PTSA Weekly Update Oct 6

WVMS PTSA Weekly Update
October 6, 2017

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WVMS PTSA 2017 Holiday Boutique

The WVMS PTSA Sixth Annual Holiday Boutique will be held on
Saturday, October 28, 2017!!

The holidays are almost here! Get your shopping done early by supporting local vendors and crafters while helping raise money for our school. Our 6th Annual Holiday Boutique will be held on Saturday, October 28th from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm and our Bake Sale and “Teacher Experience” Auction will be held the same day, from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.

We will have vendor booths, gift drawings, “Teacher Experiences” to bid on, food truck catering, a bake sale, student vendors, and so much more!!  This is a family fun event you won’t want to miss. All vendor table fees, donations, and proceeds go directly back to our West Valley Middle School students.

Vendor list and “Teacher Experiences” coming soon…

Keep an eye out on our WVMS PTSA Holiday Boutique Facebook page, as well as our web page for “Teacher Experiences” and lists of participating vendors!

Holiday Boutique Facebook Page

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Vendors needed for WVMS PTSA 2017 Holiday Boutique

Do you want to be a vendor or know someone who does?

Vendor applications are due by October 6, 2017 and can be found on the WVMS PTSA webpage (www.westvalleyptsa.org), the WVMS PTSA Holiday Boutique Facebook page, as well as in the office. As always, priority will be given to West Valley families and Holiday Boutique-Returning Vendors.  We will limit the number of direct sales vendors to one of each company. Completed applications (all forms and payment) will be dated and priority for table selection will go to those vendors who turn their applications and checks in earlier.

Student Vendors

Are you an artist?  Jewelry designer?  Baker?   WE WANT YOU!!  We are looking for West Valley students who are interested in showcasing their talents.  There are no table fees to set up your items; however, a 10% donation of your proceeds is expected.  Applications can be found on the WVMS PTSA webpage, WVMS PTSA Holiday Boutique Facebook page, as well as in the office. Forms need to be completed and turned in by October 6th.

Vendor Form

Student Vendor Form

Rules and Agreement Form

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Holiday Boutique Bake Sale Items Needed

Do you like to bake? The PTSA can use your help if you do. We are in need of baked goods for our bake sale during the Holiday Boutique. If you are interested, please click on the link below.

Holiday Boutique Bake Sale Sign Up

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Holiday Boutique Volunteers

We are so excited about the Holiday Boutique and could really use some help with set-up; hospitality; greeters; assisting vendors; and clean-up! Please sign up for a time slot to help with this great event.

Holiday Boutique Volunteer Sign Up

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Congratulations

Congratulations to Mrs. Roskop’s homeroom class for having the largest percentage of students/Parents join the PTSA during the first week of the PTSA Membership Drive.  Congratulations also to Mrs. Suffridge’s homeroom class for having the largest percentage of students/Parents join the PTSA during the second week of the PTSA Membership Drive.

Both classes received a breakfast provided by the PTSA during homeroom.

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Box Tops

The PTSA will be collecting Box Tops throughout the school year. If you have any you would like to send in, please either bring them into the school office or have your child turn them in to their homeroom teacher.

Please check the expiration date of your Box Tops before sending them in.

Due date for submitting: Friday, October 6

For more information contact: Marianne Benson at benson.marianne13@gmail.com

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Clinic

The school clinic is in need of the following items: New underwear, sizes: Kids 12 and 14/16, Women’s x-small, small and medium.

The clinic also needs volunteers to help our children during the school day. If you’re interested, please contact:

Kelsey Mitchell at Kelsey@graymitchell.com

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Treats for Troops

Treats for Troops is a yearlong Student Council project that’s aimed at providing treats for those that serve our country. If you are able to donate any non-meltable snacks please send them into school after each break (Fall, Holiday, and Spring) and the Student Council will make sure that are passed along to our troops.

Note: It takes 2 weeks for items to reach the base and they need to be donated in boxes.

Examples of treats: Goldfish, peanut butter crackers, beef jerky, energy bars, gum, mints

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Yearbook

It’s time to order your yearbook!  If you send in an order to the school, your student can give it to his/her homeroom teacher or send it to Ms. Webster. Yearbooks are $55. Remember, as in years past, we will NOT be ordering

As always, if you have any questions, please email Ms. Webster at brittany.webster@knoxschools.org

Yearbook Flyer

Yearbook Order Form

Online Ordering

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November is National Novel Writing Month

NaNoWriMo – is National Novel Writing Month. Students who decide to participate should:

  1. Get a permission form in the library or from their ELA teacher
  2. Sign up on the online classroom
  3. Come to the three meetings in October or get the information from the library website
  4. Set up your goals for a daily writing word count
  5. Come to a Start off Celebration October 31stafter school in the library
  6. Write all month (November)
  7. Revise with help later
  8. Publish!

Go to https://nanowrimo.org/ and sign up with class code: PBREBVNI

Flyer with information: NaNoWriMo Flyer

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Upcoming Dates: October

October 9-13: Fall Break

October 16: 12:30 pm, PTSA Room

October 28: Holiday Boutique

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WVMS PTSA Website

WVMS PTSA Facebook Group

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