#WaysideSpirit Night on Monday, May 2 at Sugo Osteria in Park Potomac

Come dine with your TEACHERS and STAFF on Monday, May 2nd from 5 – 9 pm at Sugo Osteria, 12505 Park Potomac Ave, for 1/2 price pizza night and celebrate the wonderful teachers and staff at Wayside to kick off the 2016 “Hall of Fame” Staff Appreciation Week! We already have 18 Wayside teachers and staff planning to join us at Sugo! So come enjoy dinner with your Wayside friends, teachers and staff AND earn $$ for Wayside! It’s 1/2 price pizza night too! And if you can’t dine in, you can also carry out. Remember to spread the #WaysideSpirit on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. “Check in” at Sugo and post your best pics on on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter and let everyone know you were there to support Wayside and our wonderful teachers and staff! #WaysideSpirit

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PTA Slate of Officers for 2016-2017 PTA Board

The following is the slate of officers for the 2016-2017 Executive Board of the Wayside PTA as proposed by the Nominating Committee:

President – Marianne Beardall
VP Administration – Michelle Spott
VP Ways and Means – Charlene Saenz
VP Programs – Sarah Wang
VP Community Enrichment – Bonnie Handel
VP Volunteer Coordinator – Taryn Schaffer
Secretary – Bridget Calhoun
Treasurer – Jennifer Nordin
MCCPTA Delegate – Michelle Doischen
MCCPTA Delegate – Marcy Kreindler
Standing Committees:
Membership & Directory – Robin Gerchick and Amy Oram

Please attend the PTA general membership meeting on May 3, to cast your vote for next year’s board members. If you have any questions, please email Cheryl Luria at cherylluria@gmail.com

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The Show Must Go On!

Wayside’s Talent Spectacular will debut on May 13th at Wootton High School at 6:30pm. We are excited to host another star studded and entertaining performance and hope to see you there!
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Bulldog Field Hockey Clinic

Thinking about playing field hockey? Come to the Churchill field hockey team’s skills clinic on Sunday, May 15, from 9-11 am. The clinic is for girls in grades 3-8, beginners and advanced players alike, and will include drills run by current varsity and JV field hockey student-athletes. Come meet the coaches, work on field hockey fundamentals, and get to know the 2015 field hockey team members. The cost is $20 (checks made out to WCHS Booster Club), which will be collected on the day of the event. To sign up, visit our team website at www.churchillfieldhockey.com. Questions? Please e-mail coach@churchillfieldhockey.com. We have some equipment available to loan.

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Box Tops for Education

We are excited to announce that Ms. Bartholomew’s first grade and Ms. Bayburtian’s fourth grade classes tied for the most Box Tops submitted and each class will enjoy a donut party in the coming weeks! Thank you to everyone who submitted Box Tops and Labels for Education. We raised a lot of funds for Wayside just by clipping!!! Please continue to cut your Box Tops and Labels for Education and send them in, labeled with your class name!

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Reflections Program Winners

Congratulations to the following winners of 2015-2016 Reflections Program! Their amazing artworks will be entered to Montgomery County competition.

Photography: Konnor Lee (5th grade)
Music composition: Anna Kang & Ida Chen (5th grade)
Visual Art Primary Division: Charlotte Liu (2nd grade), Elizabeth Ella Kang (kindergarten)
Visual Art Intermediate Division: Sabeen Kirai (5th grade), Meggie Chang (3rd grade), Lahna Song (4th grade), Leon Wang (3rd grade)

 

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Wayside SNAP Week Makes the News!

Check out this article about Wayside’s amazing SNAP Week:

http://www.potomacalmanac.com/news/2015/oct/28/potomac-snap-week-wayside-elementary-school/

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Support Wayside by Shopping at Amazon

We are excited to announce Wayside is officially registered as an AmazonSmile charitable organization and can receive 0.5% from eligible purchases made at AmazonSmile. You can now contribute needed funds to Wayside simply by shopping at Amazon!  When first visiting AmazonSmile at http://smile.amazon.com/ch/52-1486982, you will be prompted to select a charitable organization.  Please make sure you select the correct Wayside Elementary. If you have questions, please contact Taryn Schaffer at fundraising@waysidepta.org.  Thank you for shopping!

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