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THE WES PTO

THE WALLINGFORD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PARENT TEACHER ORGANIZATION

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2022 - 2023 Executive Committee

Chair: Christine Greco
Co-Chair: Candice Rogers
Secretary: Kim Roguszewski
Treasurer: Fran Yan
Receiving Treasurer: Allison Collings

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Print and digital access to the 2022-2023 WES Student Directory is now available to purchase!  This helpful resource is your connection to the WES community, with all of the important information in one place - including the school calendar of events, class lists and contact information for teachers and families. 

announcements

WES PTO Thanksgiving Food Drive 

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As part of Wallingford Elementary School’s ongoing citizenship project, the WES PTO is collecting non-perishable food items to help provide holiday meals for families in need. We will be working with City Team – Chester and the Media Food Bank. Your donations will help to offer much needed support to local families this holiday season.

When: Collection will run Thursday, November 10th - Friday, November 18th.

Where: Collection bins are located inside the front lobby of WES.

If each family could contribute at least one item to our food drive, the WES community can help make an impact for many families in need. Please support our effort by donating according to the following list of suggested non-perishable items as shown by grade level: (No glass containers, please)

  • Kindergarten: Powdered drink mixes: Iced Tea, Lemonade, etc.

  • Grade 1: Cranberry Sauce, Applesauce, Packaged Gravy

  • Grade 2: Canned Vegetables, Canned Sweet Potatoes, Yams, Olives, etc.

  • Grade 3: Potatoes in a box: Mashed, Scalloped, etc.

  • Grade 4: Stuffing Mix, Bread and Roll Mixes: Cornbread, Nut Breads, Muffins, etc.

  • Grade 5: Dessert: Pie Filling, Non-perishable Pie Crusts, Canned Fruit, Jello, Pudding

FROZEN TURKEY DONATION: The WES PTO will also be collecting frozen turkey donations to be delivered to City Team in Chester. Your donations will help to provide holiday meals for local families in need. Drop off frozen turkeys on Friday November 18th anytime between 9am-3pm in the Main Lobby. 

Thank you for supporting our local community in this way! For questions contact Ashley Drane or Danielle Nicholson

Mrs. Gaur's Milk & Cookie Stand

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Mrs. Gaur's annual Milk & Cookie fundraiser will be taking place on November 16th, 17th, 18th. All proceeds will go to the people of Pakistan to help those affected by the devastating floods. The cost for the milk and cookie per day is $1.

We need help from our families to bake 2-3 dozen homemade chocolate chip cookies. Please deliver the cookies in a labeled container with your child’s name and teacher to the Main Office or Room 127 by Tuesday, Nov. 15th. 


Please email Mrs. Gaur if you have any questions. Thanks for all your support!

Hour of Code - December 5th-9th

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The Hour of Code is coming to WES on December 5th – 9th. Please consider volunteering for an hour to help with this exciting event. No programming experience is necessary. You can sign up here to volunteer. We will need two volunteers for each classroom who will help facilitate Hour of Code activities.  Tutorials of what to do and what to expect will be provided. If you have any questions, please contact Beth Benzing,  Nicole Hanley or Bobby Griffin. Thank you!

Sustainability Re-Prize Drive

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From November 28th through December 9th, the WES PTO Sustainability Committee will be collecting like-new and gently used small toys and trinkets. These items will be given new life in our May Day prize booth, helping reduce the amount of new consumption needed to host the event–while helping you declutter at the same time! Please see the attached information sheet here for full donation guidelines before contributing. Questions? Please reach out to Erin Stancill,  Arianne Allan or Amanda Hemmer

      Iron Hill Night
Monday, December 5th

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Save the Date! Dine-in or takeout from Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant in Media on Monday,
December 5th. Present a printed or digital flyer here, or mention the WES fundraiser and Iron Hill will donate 20% from your bill
towards the WES PTO. Thank you for your support! 

Volunteer for Car Line

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Please SIGN UP here for Car Line for the 2022-2023 school year.

We're back for another year of asking for your help in providing a warm welcome in the morning and ensuring a safe and smooth car line drop-off for all of our kids.   Thank you to all of our dedicated volunteers over the past few years.  We couldn’t have done it without you!  For anyone not familiar, Car Line Volunteers help in the back loop at WES from 8:15-8:45am each morning, keeping the traffic flowing and assisting the kids with their backpacks and car doors. Please contact Katie Finley or Renee Joyner if interested or with any questions.

Grade-level Faceboook groups 

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Kindergarten - WES Class of 2035

First Grade - WES Class of 2034 Parents

Second Grade - WES Class of 2033 

Third Grade - WES Class of 2032 Parents 

Fourth Grade - WES Class of 2031

Fifth Grade - WES Class of 2030 Parents

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