Welcome

Hello!  Welcome to the West Parish School PTO website.  Our goal is to provide our West Parish parents with as much information as possible about what is going on in and outside of school.  We are looking forward to another great year!

Stepping into Spring!

Food Drive! We will be collecting food donations for The Open Door from March 25th to April 5th.

Join us for the West Parish Pride Stride on April 28th. Our 2019 goal is to raise $1000… Donate to our cause here!

April Vacation is right around the corner on April 15th!

Next PTO meeting is April 10th. Hope to see you there!

September 2018 Events

Tuesday September 4th: 3pm-4pm Kindergarten Popsicle Party.  For all incoming Kindergarten students.  The building will be open at 2:45 for kindergarten students to get a sneak peak at their classrooms and drop of any supplies for the school year.

Wednesday September 5th:  First day of school for grades 1-5!!

Monday September 10th:  Fall harvest day with Backyard Growers.  Please contact Deb Telep at d.worth.telep@gmail.com if you would like to help out with harvest or tasting day.

Tuesday September 11th:  Fall tasting day.  The children will get to taste the items harvested the previous day during their lunch block.

Monday September 17th: Charleston wrap fundraiser begins!!  Look for catalog and order information to come home in your child’s backpack.  This fundraiser is a big part of our budget for the year and helps to pay for enrichment, family fun, outdoor recess equipment and much more.  If you cannot participate in this fundraiser find another way to contribute that works for you!!

Tuesday September 18th:  Early release day, students will be dismissed at noon.

Tuesday September 18th:  Fall staff appreciation luncheon hosted by West Parish PTO.  If you would like to contribute you can send a monetary donation back in the envelope sent home, make a donation via our paypal link on our website or the facebook page, or you can send in fruit or a dessert the day of the event.  The teachers truly appreciate this special treat and it is a great way to say thank you to them for loving our children for 6 hours a day!

Wednesday September 19th: September West Parish PTO meeting in the library at 6:30pm to be followed by the 5th grade committee meeting at approximately 7:30pm.

Wednesday September 26th:  School pictures.  Please send in your envelopes with your child on the day of the event if you would like to order photos.

Thursday September 27th:  West Parish Open House.  Grades K-2 are from 5-6pm.  Grades 3-5 are from 6-7pm.  This is a parent only event.  Please try to carpool with friends or neighbors and please try to not arrive early for the second session or leave late from the first session to make adequate parking for all parents.

Welcome new and returning parents to the 2018-2019 school year!

Stay Informed!

Like us on Facebook at Friends of West Parish Elementary School and sign up to receive our email blasts by sending your email address to Liz Ciolino at lizciolino@comcast.net.

The best way to stay on top of 1/2 days and events at school is to download the Google calendar onto your smart phone. Follow this link to the West Parish School calendar and click on the download link in the lower right hand corner.

http://westparish.gloucesterschools.com/calendar

Did you know that you can see the school lunch menu for the school year on your phone? Go to the app store and download the Nutrislice app, then type in your city/state and choose West Parish Elementary!

A safe and easy way to pay for your child’s lunch is by using the following link on Send Money to School. You can put money in the account when ever you want for your child to easily purchase breakfast or lunch.

https://www.sendmoneytoschool.com/Dashboard/Login.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2f

Looking forward to another great school year!!