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This Week’s Events

10/10 – Walk & Roll to School Day
10/12 – Family Movie Night – Hotel Transylvania 3 – Doors open at 6 p.m. Movie at 6:30.

Upcoming Events

10/15 – Last Day for Fun Run Donations
10/16 – Picture Day
10/17 – PTC Meeting – 7 p.m. (Library)
10/18 – Continent Club check – 8:45 – 10:45 a.m. (Cafeteria)
10/18-26 – Book Fair (Library)
10/24 – Beaverton Clothes Closet (adult volunteer event)
10/24 – Pie Orders & Payment Due
10/25-26 – NO SCHOOL – Fall Conferences

Thank you Althea Bean for coordinating our Art Literacy program this year, and to the volunteers who will teach the art lessons and help our kids create their works of art. Lessons have started in the classrooms with this month’s artist, Vincent VanGogh.

Volunteer Needs – Sign Up Links Below (Completed Background Check Required)
10/12 – Movie Night

10/18 – Continent Club

10/18 – 10/26 – Scholastic Book Fair

10/24 – Clothes Closet – 2 hour shifts between 9:30 – 4:15 p.m.

Fundraising Corner
ALL-STAR FUN RUN UPDATE – THANK YOU WEST TV FAMILIES! We did it! We have surpassed our goal of raising $20,000 with the current total at $21,408, and donations will still be accepted through Pledgestar through October 15th. More details on how the money is used are included this FLYER and the great incentives available! Incentives FLYER

We are striving for 100% participation, which means every child donating (in whatever way a family is willing and able, every penny counts!). Here are the current amounts raised by class:

  • Hoffman, KF – $2,434
  • Leonard, 3rd Grade – $2,144
  • Adams, 2nd Grade – $1,774
  • Tichenor, 1st Grade – $1,770
  • Brock, 1st Grade – $1,633
  • Regali, KF – $1,568
  • Hauser, 4th Grade – $1,517
  • Schroeder, 2nd Grade – $1,411
  • Gassert, 3rd Grade – $1,260
  • Knudsen, 5th Grade – $1,231
  • Bedwell, 4th Grade – $1,220
  • Paul, 1st Grade – $1,063
  • Youm, 5th Grade – $756
  • Anderson, 3rd Grade – $713
  • Blanc, 4th Grade – $600
  • Rosett, 3rd – 5th – $260
  • Eckrode, K – 2nd – $55

YUM!! PIE SALES – Have you checked out the delicious pies from Willamette Valley Pie Co. on the order form your student brought home on Friday?!? There are standard pies, specialty & artisan pies (including a no-bake pumpkin chiffon), cobblers, mini pies, and even frozen fruit!! FLYER
These pies are handmade in Silverton, Oregon with all-natural ingredients, no preservatives, and no GMO’s! The pies are delivered frozen and go straight from the freezer to your oven, for an easy dessert at Thanksgiving or anytime throughout the year!
Invite your family, friends, and neighbors to buy a pie, too!! Funds raised will support the West TV PTC, which directly enhance our students’ elementary experience!!

BOX TOPS – If you have been collecting BoxTops, please drop them off in the box in the office by October 24th for the current collection cycle. FLYER

Event Information
Walk & Roll to School Day – 10/10 This Wednesday, 10 October, is International Walk and Roll to School day. West TV will be actively participating along with 30 other Beaverton schools. Your WTV Green Team will be welcoming students who choose active transportation to get to school (walk, bike, scoot, and bus) in 3 locations between 8:10-8:30 AM. Locations include the main school entrance, the crossing guard at the bottom of 88th, and where the buses unload and students arrive through the gate closest to Catlin Gabel.

Attention parents and guardians…..The Little Store is generously providing a cup of house coffee and a fresh cookie when you bring a Walk and Roll sticker into the store after drop off. Green Team will be passing stickers out. Warm up and start your day connecting with our incredible community.

Let us all be champions of a healthy environment, community, and body! Walk, bike, scoot, or bus to school this Wednesday!

Family Movie Night – 10/12 – Join us in the school gym for family movie night! We will be showing Hotel Transylvania 3. Bring blankets/pillows and reusable water bottles. Admission $2/person or $5/family. There will be pizza and snacks available for purchase. Proceeds directly help West TV families in need of assistance.
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Scholastic Book Fair – Enchanted Forest – The West TV Book Fair will be here October 18th – 26th! Open daily after school and during Parent-Teacher Conferences. Proceeds from our fair benefit the West TV library and our classroom libraries. Watch for your child’s Wish List and help grow a reader!
Unable to attend the book fair in person? This year our fair is also available online at Scholastic Book Fair with an even wider selection of books.
Enjoy connecting kids with books? We need volunteers to help assist kids with wish lists and purchases. Please see above or mVP for the schedule.
Programs

Continent ClubOctober Study Maps are now available!! The first check of the year will be on October 18th and the focus is on SE Asia and Oceania. Have fun learning geography with your child! There are resources available on the website just below the study maps.
Grades: 1 – 5
Check Dates and Continent: October 18 – SE Asia and Oceania (See you in the cafeteria from 8:45 to 10:45 for check day)
Prizes: Stamps and coins from other countries throughout the year.
New: We are planning to bring back WTV’s advanced geography program (formerly Quiz Kids) for 2019-2020. The format is still in development. We may do something at the end of this year but are definitely looking forward to additional participation and challenges next year. Stay tuned.
Good luck and have fun!
Questions? Send a message to wtvptc.continentclub@gmail.com to connect with the Continent Club Program Leads. FLYER

All Star Reading ClubFLYER. Questions? Send a message to the coordinator, Holli Shenfield at hollishenfield@gmail.com.

Art LiteracyFLYER Please sign up to work in the classroom under the specific teachers name on mVP. Questions? Send a message to wtvptc.artliteracy@gmail.com to connect with the Continent Club Program Leads.

General PTC Information
We are in the process of moving the PTC website, so posting financials and meeting minutes will be delayed. We will have links as soon as the site is ready.

WTV Spirit Wear is available! Would you like to purchase a t-shirt, sweatshirt, or other item with West TV logo? Visit the Spirit Wear shop to purchase. You can pick up items or have them shipped to you. https://westtv.gearupsports.net/

The West TV PTC would like to thank the following sponsors of the 2018-2019 school year:

  • All Stars: Touchmark and West Hills Vision
  • Shooting Stars: McBride Capital, Portland Pelvic Therapy,
  • Northwest Women’s Clinic
  • Twinkling Stars: Hackett Law, Raejean Sly at Coldwell Banker Bain, United Finance, Umpqua Bank

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