Welcome to Willow Grove
Line-up Bell sounds at 8:55 am
School Hours: Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri 9:00 am - 3:20 pm
Thurs 9:00 am - 1:40 pm
Office Hours: Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri 8:30 am - 4:00 pm, Thurs 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Dates to Remember:
|May 27, 2015||Band Concert for
6:30 - 7:00 p.m.
|June 9, 2015||Fifth Grade Promotion
10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
|Minimum Day - Last
Day of School
Dismiss at 12:30
|August 19, 2015||First day of school
Good Evening Grizzlies, this is Mrs. Huff with the Willow Grove weekly
UPCOMING HOLIDAY REMINDER
JUST A REMINDER- Tomorrow, May 25th, is a holiday as we will be celebrating Memorial Day.
WILLOW GROVE STAFF SELECTS THE 2014-2015 VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR!
Congratulations to Julie Hume for being selected as Willow Grove's Volunteer of the Year! We appreciate her dedication to Willow Grove and the amazing activities she plans for all of our students and families!
COLLEGE FIELD DAY WAS A HUGE SUCCESS!
Thank you to the PTA for sponsoring College Day- a fun-filled, school wide event! Dawn Shetzer, Jenn Carroll and Sally Lee did an amazing job chairing this athletic event that had Grizzlies racing, jumping, tugging and more! It is awesome to see how this event gets better each year!
CONTINUING STUDENT REGISTRATION THIS WEEK!
If you were unable to complete your continuing student registration last week, please make sure to stop by the office and complete the paperwork this week. We want to ensure a seat for your Grizzly for next year! 9:30 - 12:00
BAND ORCHESTRA CONCERT IS THIS WEDNESDAY, MAY 27TH
Reminder for parents of 5th grade band and orchestra students: You are invited to the spring music concert on Wednesday, May 27TH, at 6:30pm in the Willow Grove multi-purpose room. Strings students' arrival time is 5:30 p.m. and band students' arrival time is 6:00 p.m. Doors for audience seating will open 5 minutes prior to concert time. Please have your child dress nicely for the evening concert. In addition, students will perform an assembly for the school the same morning. Our final music class will be May 27th.
The PTA is interested in forming a new Yearbook Committee for the next school year. If you are interested in joining the team please contact Julie Hume at JHumeWGPTA@yahoo.com
BUY YOUR 2015-2016 SCHOOL SUPPLIES SOON
2015-2016 Class Supply Wish Lists are rolling in, and The Willow Grove Foundation would like to make purchasing these items for next year just a bit easier. Order with us and have the supplies waiting for you at school on the First Day. We are using SchoolKidz again, and you will be able to purchase these supplies, already in kits, and have these kits delivered directly to Willow Grove. Not only will you escape waiting in long lines in August, a portion of each kit purchased will go directly to the Foundation to help fund programs like PE, Music, and the latest technology. The link will be up soon on the Foundation website!
FOUNDATION BOARD WELCOMES NEW MEMBERS
The Foundation would like to welcome its new members for the 2015-2016 school year. We are excited for Nicole Asch, Kathleen Higgins, Kim Kaelin, Nicole Link, Stephanie Matinpour, and Caitlin Panesse to join the board for next year. We'd also like to say goodbye and a big thank you to departing members Kara Hansen, Alan Jenks and Romy Loseke.
THE PTA WELCOMES 2015-2016 NEW MEMBERS
The PTA is excited to announce our new board members for the 2015-2016 school year. Welcome VP Programs Lisa Ryan, VP Legislation Lindsay Davis, Treasurer Harmonie Pham, Financial Secretary Ally Pawlicki, Auditor Lelia Khansari, and Historian Cara O'Brien. Returning Board Members with new positions are Jane Kang as VP Memberships, Liz Clink as VP Volunteers, Silvia Hannaman as Secretary, and Lois Bernstein as Parliamentarian.
Saying goodbye and THANK YOU to past board members Sally Lee, Anyi Lee, Andrea Lynam, Janice Jaurigue and Dawn Shetzer is difficult. These ladies have served as board members for numerous years and put in countless hours of time and energy into helping make this school the great place that it is today. Julie Hume returns as President and Soo Chen will be returning as VP Ways and Means.
ATTENTION FIFTH GRADE PARENTS!!
Mark your calendars for The Fifth Grade Promotion that will be on Tuesday, June 9th, at 10 a.m. Parking will be limited so be sure to plan ahead. Please note: Unfortunately balloons set off our fire alarm so no balloons of any kind will be allowed on campus. We don't want anything disrupting this special event. Any balloons brought on campus will need to go back to your car. Thanks for your understanding.
It's going to be a grrrrreat Grizzly week. See everyone on Tuesday!