What We Do

Our Programs and Events by Committee

Education Enrichment

  • Academic Mini-Grants - Evaluate proposals from teachers and grade levels, in conjunction with WCES Curriculum Specialist, for various classroom items
  • Artist Day - Coordinate and execute a full day of art education, exposure and fun for the entire school
  • Media Center - Aid librarian by coordinating volunteers to shelve books in the library
  • Student Art Contest - Promote school wide art contest and collect students’ entries. Coordinate with PTO members from neighboring schools to finalize winners and plan awards ceremony
  • Science Force - Coordinate and execute a schedule for hands on Science Fun that follows the science curriculum for each grade

Community Services

  • Boo Hoo / Welcome Breakfast - Plan a first day of school welcome breakfast for all Pre-K, Kindergarten and new WCES families
  • Green Program - Oversee the school ‘green team’ and help school recycle, reuse and reduce
  • Landscaping - Beautify school grounds with some color throughout the year
  • Staff Appreciation Luncheons - Plan and coordinate 4 staff luncheons throughout the school year to show our appreciation for and support of our teachers and staff
  • Teacher / Staff Appreciation Week - Plan creative ways to say “Thank you” to teachers and staff during teacher appreciation week in early Spring

Student Services

  • Field Day - Coordinate volunteers for a day of physical education directed fun for the entire school
  • Fifth Grade Finale - Plan and coordinate activities for the 5th graders final week of elementary school
  • Room Parents - Coordinate classroom volunteers and special activities; work as a liaison between teachers and classroom parents
  • Scholastic Book Fair - Assist with Wilson Creek’s Annual scholastic book fair; organize the display and inventory; coordinate volunteers to assist with sales
  • Yearbook - Oversee creation and distribution of annual school yearbook
  • Sneak Preview & Curriculum Nights - Plan, execute and oversee our main fundraising event where the PTO offers PTO memberships, spirit wear and yearbooks for sale.

Family Events

  • B-I-N-G-O Night - Organize a fun evening event for our Wilson Creek Families
  • Donuts with Dad - Plan and execute a donut breakfast for students and their Dads
  • Muffins with Mom - Plan and execute a breakfast with muffins and pastries for students and their moms
  • Movie Night - Provide students and their families with a relaxing evening of fun watching a family movie with friends
  • Storybook Night - Recruit teacher volunteers and schedule one of Wilson Creek’s favorite events where the teachers bring our favorite stories to life
  • Taste of Wilson Creek - Plan, coordinate and execute an evening that celebrates our school diversity

Communications

  • PTO Email Blasts - Communicate PTO information to the school community; receive information from VPs and chairs then create and send email blast using Membership Tool Kit.
  • PTO Facebook - Post information about PTO or PTO events happening at Wilson Creek
  • PTO Website - Update and maintain PTO information on website
  • PTO Bulletin Board - Maintain PTO bulletin board with current information. Update PTO bulletin board every month with upcoming PTO events / meetings
  • Membership Tool Kit - Maintain database of registered WCES families. Set up online store with items available for purchase (ie. membership & spirit wear) Create sign ups for committee chairs, as needed
  • VIPs (Very Important Papers) - Coordinate and lead a group of volunteers, each Thursday morning, stuffing VIP envelopes for school-wide distribution
  • Welcome Committee - Welcome new Wilson Creek families and provide them with information on the PTO; coordinate quarterly meet & greet coffees/ happy hours

Fundraising

  • Box Tops - Coordinate school-wide collection of Box Tops to raise money for Wilson Creek incentive program
  • Spirit Nights - Identify local restaurants or family venues interested in supporting WCES. Coordinate spirit nights throughout the school year
  • Membership - Organize annual PTO membership drive and continue to promote membership throughout the school year. Maintain membership records and update Membership Tool Kit with membership information
  • School Supply Kits -Coordinate each grade’s school supply list and work with vendor to provide a one stop shop for our students supplies
  • Spirit Wear - Coordinate the ordering and sale of all school spirit wear items
  • Family Portraits - Organize our annual fall family photo event
  • Parking Space Sales - Advertise and coordinate the sale of premium WCES parking spaces
  • Tennis Tournament - Organize and promote an adult tennis mixer at a local tennis venue. Secure sponsorships for this event from local businesses