October 2 Newsletter
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Monday, October 02, 2017
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October 2, 2017
 
- a publication of the Westview Elementary PTO  -
Playground Workday on Friday!

Westview PTO needs your help! Last year we upgraded the K-2 playground, and are now it is the 3rd - 5th playground's turn!
The company overseeing the renovations will be working all day this Friday, October 6th, but we still need volunteers to help spread mulch. This a large job, and assisting will help cut some of the cost.
Timeslots are in two hours, but if you can only come for part of that, or there are no slots left in your desired time, just come on, we'll take all the help we can get!
Fall Fundraiser Kicks off Today

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Throughout the school year we have many events to support our students, teachers, and families (AR party, Literacy Week, Teacher Appreciation, etc.). In order to ensure the success of these very important events, the PTO is holding a Fall Fundraising Campaign starting today, Oct. 2 until October 31!  Each family is requested to donate $25.00 or more to support Westview's programming. Cash or checks can be sent in with your student, and checks should be made to the Westview PTO.
 
Participation Bonuses:
 

The first 200 families to contribute $25.00 or more will receive a free car wash from the new Choo Choo Express Car Wash on East Brainerd Road. 


 

In addition, any family that donates $50 or more will be entered into a drawing to win one front row parking spot in front of the school this year. 


 

Lastly, each grade level room that has all families donate will receive a pizza party. 

Let the Fall Fundraising Begin! We can't wait to see what we can do together!
Box Tops Collection a Success

As of Friday afternoon our students had collected 6,935 Box Tops which is $693.50 for Westview! 
This has been such a close race; here are the current grade-level standings:
Pre K
Brittingham 157

Kindergarten
Green 160
Le Master 131
Tankersley 151
White 28
Wolfe 183

1st
Bartholomew 146
Martin 207
Svoboda 116
Watts 442
Wright 423

2nd
DelValle 278
Brock 282
Ivey 55
Koppully 125
Self 200
Schuster 136
Stafford 138
3rd
Burger 555
Eaves 141
McLeod 128
Ratchford 131

4th
Cooper 93
Eller 267
Robinson 86
Saxton 93
Thornburg 10

5th
Ball 313
Berg 211
Lewis 882
Monroe 444
Norman 30
Yerby 43

No name 150
We could not credit the student or the class because there was no student or teacher's name!
Top 3
Lewis 882
Burger 555
Monroe 444
Today is the last day to turn your Box Tops! We have five more collection dates this year to meet our $2,500.00 goal.
Collection dates for the rest of school year: 
October 23-27
December 4 - 8
February 19-23
March 26-30
April 23-27
Details for our October collection and contest will be posted soon!
BOGO at Publix and Clean up the Box Top Points
Publix is running a Lysol promotion: buy one/get one free on wipes!
On the Box Tops bonus app there is an awesome offer - buy 5 Lysol products, scan the receipt and Westview gets 100 box tops ($10)!
Many teachers have Lysol wipes on their supplies wish lists, so this is the perfect 
time to replenish their supplies! 
WIN-WIN all the way around!
Upcoming Dates

October 6: Teacher Development (no students)
  Playground Workday
 
October 9 - 13: Fall Break
 
October 20: Report Cards

Remember to like Westview Elementary on Facebook and follow @westviewelementary on Instagram for more news, announcements, photos and fun stuff! 
 
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