Welcome to the WES PTO

The Wallingford Elementary School (WES) Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO) comprises parents who volunteer their time and expertise to augment the educational and recreational programs at WES.  Through fundraising, the PTO is able to support academic, cultural, and enrichment programs across all grade levels at WES.  In addition, the PTO provides funding to purchase everything from essential supplies for the school nurse to big-ticket items such as new playground equipment.

The WES PTO is able to make significant contributions to our children’s overall educational experience because of the generous contribution of time and money from the families that make up the WES community.  We thank you for your continued support!

To find out more about us, please contact the PTO Chair.

Recent Announcements

  • Math Night Update Feb 23, 2019

    Bummed out that K-2 Math Night was snowed out? Not to worry–K-2 and 3-5 Math Nights will BOTH be happening this Wednesday (February 27) from 5:30-7:30. We encourage families with younger children to arrive around 5:30 and stay for an hour or so, and families with older children to arrive around 6:15 or 6:30 and stay for an hour or so. Activities for all grades will be available the whole time though.

    If you are able to help out with set up, clean up, registration or running an activity, please visit our sign up page here! NOTE: Due to our new schedule we need people to re-sign up even if you had previously volunteered

    Thank you for helping out and attending!

    Looking forward to seeing you all there,

    Lindsay Goldsmith-Markey  and Beth Benzing

  • WES Book Bingo Jan 29, 2019

    The annual WES Book Bingo Night is Friday, February 1st.  There will be 2 sessions.  The first is from 6:00-7:00 PM. The Second from 7:30-8:30 PM.  Tickets are $5/person. Pizza will be available for sale to enjoy at the event. Desserts will be sold with all the proceeds to go in honor of WES second-grader John Lyons. Get your tickets early – this event always sells out!

    Registration flyer here!  Volunteers are needed for both sessions sign-up here!  Check out the AMAZING raffle prizes here!

    Please contact Antoinette Barrett or Jana Jordan if you have any questions.

  • Send in those Box Tops Jan 29, 2019

    Please send in your Box Tops!!  Please send them to school by Friday, February 22nd to meet the Spring Box Top Contest collection deadline.  Collect and send them in a Ziplock bag to your child’s class.   Classes raising the most Box Tops at each grade level will receive a prize.  Thank you for helping WES to earn almost $1000 during the Fall Collection!!  Congratulations to Mrs. Gaur’s class, the overall winner for Fall 2018!

  • Shop at Giant? Join Now Jan 29, 2019

    Giant A+ School Rewards Program registration is open. Visit Giant and select Savings & Rewards. Follow the prompts to create your online account. You’ll need your 11-digit BonusCard® number and the School ID # 23868. If you do not know your BonusCard® number call 1-888-814-4268 OPTION #1

    • If you are currently registered, there is no need to reregister
    • Thank you for your support of WES!!  We have raised over $1000 so far this year!
  • Hour of Code Nov 12, 2018

    The Hour of Code is coming to WES on December 3rd – 7th. Please consider volunteering for an hour to help with this exciting event. No programming experience is necessary.  You can sign up here to volunteer.  If you would like more information, you can check it out here.  If you have any questions, please contact Lindsay Goldsmith or Beth Benzing. Thank you!

  • WES Book Fair Nov 12, 2018

    The Book Fair starts today, Monday, November 12th and runs through Thursday, November 15th. On Wednesday, November 14th, from 6-8pm, the Book Fair will have evening hours for families. For more information on the book fair, please click here. You may also sign-up to help with the fair here.

  • Amazing UNICEF Update Nov 12, 2018

    92 Unicef boxes or baggies came back, filled with coins and paper money of all kinds, even some tokens for boardwalk rides! With the children’s hard work they raised $920.45! We are so thrilled and in awe of how generous our community is. Fiona Shaw in Mrs. Scott’s class and Leah Moretti in Mrs. Berman’s class were the highest collectors. Great job girls and great job to everyone who collected!