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PTO Sign-Ups are Now Online

We’ve tried to simplify things for you this year by making them easier to find online:

If you want to sign up for our Weekly PTO Newsletter, click here

If you want to sign up to be notified about volunteer opportunities as they come up, click here

If you’re signed up for the Webster PTO Newsletter and you’ve decided that it’s not for you and you want to unsubscribe, click here.  No hard feelings :)

Thanks.  Looking forward to a great 2018-2019 school year!

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2018-2019 Calendar Has Been Entered

The calendar for the 2018-2019 school year has been entered.  You can click here to click on the Calendar link at the top of the page to go there.  The dates are up-to-date as we know them right now, but always subject to change.  We will continue to keep this calendar updated all year as we get more information.  While you’re there, you can click the SUBSCRIBE link on the bottom-right of the calendar and get all of the calendar updates to sync with your devices if you use Outlook, Apple, Google, or more.  Check it out and stay up to date with everything going on at school this year.

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Weekly News Update: 2/11/18

Webster Families and Staff,

Here is your weekly news update from the PTO:

  • Tuesday is Popcorn Day at school. 50 cents a bag; limit four (4) bags per student.
  • Friday is an Early Release at 1 PM. Please make arrangements to pick up your student by 1.
    • Friday is also 3rd Grade Special Person Lunch. Your student’s special person should check in with volunteers before going to the cafeteria. Special Person Lunch starts at 12:20 PM.
  • Thursday night is the Show Choir Performance at 7 PM at the Weidner Performing Arts Center on the UW Green Bay campus. Tickets are $8 per person and can be order before the concert in the school office. Show Choir Information
    • Performing students should arrive by 6 PM to be on time for on stage rehearsals.
  • The Webster WildKAT Challenge is quickly approaching! On Thursday, February 22nd students will answer as many questions as they can to raise money for school improvements.
    • Raffle tickets will be awarded to students for multiple things they accomplish in the Challenge:
      • One raffle ticket will be awarded for every pledge sheet turned in.
      • One raffle ticket will be awarded for every ten (10) questions answered correctly on Challenge Day.
      • One raffle ticket will be awarded for answering the bonus question correctly on Challenge Day.
      • One raffle ticket will be awarded for turning in their pledge money.
    • Students will be awarded their raffle tickets at the School Dance on April 6th. A basket will be available for each prize and students can place their tickets in the basket of whichever prize (or prizes) they hope to win. The drawing for the prize will occur during the dance; winners must be present to receive their prize.
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News Update for 10/16 to 11/3

Hi Webster Families,

Here’s the news for the next two weeks:

  • Our biggest event for the fall is our annual Fall Fest! This community building event will be on Tuesday, October 24th from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Webster Elementary. We will have a candy trail featuring local businesses sharing both candy and info about their organizations. There will be no cost for the candy trail for Webster students and siblings; we ask for a $2 admission fee for non-Webster students who wish to go through the candy trail.
  • We will have a craft/game room, a snake/reptile exhibit, a magic show, balloon twisters, and a bounce house as special entertainment. All of these activities will be free! The magic show will be at 6:30 PM in the gym.
  • We will have a concession stand available with food and drink. Cash only for the concession stand please.
  • Our Fall Fest will also feature some PTO Fundraising efforts:
    • We are having a bake sale that parents, guardians, and teachers contribute to. Here is a link to the sign up page: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0d44aaad2aa7f58-fall1
      • Please drop off baked goods at school, either after school on the 23rd or the morning of the 24th.
    • We will also have a raffle baskets that we’re asking families for donations. An information sheet went home with the last Tuesday folder and outlined the themes for each grade level.
      4K – Cooking Fun
      K – Arts & Crafts
      1st – Movie Night
      2nd – Game Night
      3rd – Taco Night
      4th – Italian Dinner
      5th – Ice Cream Sundae
      • Please have these donations into school by Friday, October the 20th. Thanks!
  • PTO is looking for volunteers for Fall Fest. We need help with selling concessions, selling bake sale items, selling raffle tickets, greeting at the candy trail, and monitoring the bounce house. These will be about one hour of volunteering per area. Please reach out to PTO if you’re able to help.

Other events and happenings in the next two weeks:

  • School Picture Re-Take day is Wednesday, October 25th.
  • There is no school on Friday, October 27th.
  • Hansen’s Order pick-up is on Thursday, November 2nd. Pick up is from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM at the backdoor off the gym.
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PTO Meeting WebEx Info

If you can’t make it to the Webster PTO Meeting at 3:30 PM on Thursday, January 12, 2017, and would like to participate online via WebEx, please do the following:

Click this link to access the WebEx

Here is the information for the virtual meeting, if needed:

Where: WebEx Online

Meeting Number: 198 728 621

Password: This meeting does not require a password

If you need to call the meeting, here is the phone number and access code you will need:

Phone Number: 1-415-655-0001

Access Code: 198 728 621

If you have any questions or issues, please contact websterschoolpto@gmail.com.  Hope to see you at the meeting!

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Setting Device Restrictions

Thanks to all who attended our Tech Night on Monday, April 11th.  Below you’ll see a list of devices.  Click on the links to view instructions on how to set Restrictions/Parental Controls on those devices.

Apple iOS (iPhone/iPad)

Microsoft Windows 7

Microsoft Windows 10

Apple OS X (Mac)

Android (Google)

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Teacher Luncheon

The teacher luncheon is Thursday, March 3.  We are looking for food donations.  Please contact websterschoolpto@gmail.com for more information.

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Upcoming Election

We need to find a communications replacement to serve on the Executive Board. Please let us know if you are interested. The nominations will stay open until 3:00 pm on February 23rd. We will then vote that evening at the PTO meeting.

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Neighborhood Rollerskating Party

6th Annual Neighborhood Roller Skating Party at St. Mary’s Roller Rink from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Saturday, February 13.

 

Click this link for more information

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Candid Photos Needed

It’s that time of year again. We are in the process of preparing the yearbook and need your photos! Please send us candid photos from school events to have them added to the yearbook. Include your child’s name and grade so we can make sure it goes in the correct part of the yearbook!

Please submit pictures to websteryearbook@yahoo.com

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Volunteers Needed!

Ms. Paral, Webster’s Art teacher, needs your help! She is in the process of adding art around the school to make Webster look more Art Smart! She needs help with hanging the art as well as helping make art to display around the school.

She also needs assistance at the upcoming Festival of Arts in April. If you can help her prepare for this, please contact her at tjparal@gbaps.org.

Even if you don’t think you’re artsy, you may still be able to help with painting or hanging items. We really appreciate your help!

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PTO Executive Board – New Treasurer Position

Hello Webster Families!  Final call for anyone interested in the Treasurer position on the PTO Executive Board.  Nominations will close January 21st at 3:00.  A vote will take place at the general PTO meeting that evening at 6:00.  Below are the duties of the PTO treasurer.

  • Keep accurate record of all receipts and expenditures
  • Disburse funds as authorized by the Executive Board
  • Keep financial reports
  • Attend regular PTO meetings
  • Attend monthly Executive Board meetings
  • Bonus :)  Make new friends, be more involved in the school, and build relationships with staff and the principal

If you have any questions, please ask!  Contact the PTO at websterschoolpto@gmail.com

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Webster 2015-2016 Directory

If you missed us in the library at the Open House, you can still sign up for the Webster School 2015-2016 Directory.  To enter your family in to the directory just click here and follow the instructions.  If you have any questions about this you can contact the PTO at websterschoolpto@gmail.com.

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Weekly PTO Newsletter

When the school year starts we’ll post the weekly PTO Newsletter right here on the homepage of the PTO website.  However, if you’d like to receive the newsletter via e-mail, please contact websterschoolpto@gmail.com to sign up.

We’ve also added a few forms to the Files and Forms page that you can fill out if you’re interested.