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The Wallingford Elementary School (WES) Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO) consists of a group of concerned parents who volunteer their time and expertise to help augment the educational and recreational programs at WES. Raising funds through a number of fundraisers, the WES PTO is able to support activities such as our library programs, visiting authors, international night, math night, science assemblies, and cultural arts assemblies. In addition, we provide funding to purchase everything from supplies for the school nurse all the way to big ticket items such as new playground equipment.

The WES PTO is able to make these types of significant contributions to our children’s overall educational experience due to the generous contribution of both 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, Kelly Whitehead.

 

Recent Announcements

  • Spirit Night at Rita’s 2017/5/23 - Join us for a night out at Rita’s in Media on Wednesday, May 31st from 6 to 9pm.  Proceeds from the evening’s sales will be donated to the PTO and there will be prizes to win.  Some of our teachers will be celebrity scoopers for the night and will feature the “Rusty the Raccoon” Blendini – a blend
  • Homeroom Parents Needed for 2017-2018 School Year 2017/5/19 - If you are interested in being a homeroom parent for your child’s class next year, please contact Kim Killeen (thekilleens@comcast.net) and Stephanie Cavanagh (stephanie.cavanagh@gmail.com). Volunteers are primarily selected on a first come, first served basis so don’t wait! Please read (here) for additional information. Thank you and we hope to hear from you soon!
  • May Day 2017/5/9 - WES’ annual May Day Festival is coming on May 19th, right after Field Day. May Day is a carnival-like event with games set up throughout the WES playground. Wristbands will be sold in advance for a discount price of $12.00 each.  Each wristband will include unlimited games, 2 drinks, and 3 snacks.  Please purchase them in
  • School Supplies for 2017-2018 2017/5/9 - Many of you should have received a grade-specific order form for the School Kidz kits. These kits contain all the grade specific supplies your child will need next year, conveniently packaged in a single box that can be picked up before the beginning of school in the fall. While you do not need to purchase
  • Guest Author- Sara Pennypacker 2017/4/24 - After a year of entertaining visits from many fantastic authors, the WES PTO is delighted to sponsor a school-wide day with Sara Pennypacker!  Her newest exciting title Pax, the breathtaking adventure about a boy and his fox, is still on the New York Times Bestselling list after over a year.  Whether you were spellbound by the
  • Family Night at Oasis 2017/4/4 - Please join us on Monday, April 24th from 6-8pm at Oasis for a fun, family night.  You’ll have unlimited access to all their attractions including the Soft Playground, Ballocity Arena, Trampoline Basketball, Rock Climbing Wall, Lazer Maze and arcade games.   It’s going to be a great night!  The cost is $15 for your first child and $10 for
  • Spring Book Fair 2017/4/4 - The Spring Book Fair will be held Monday, April 17th – Friday, April 21st.  Students will have the opportunity to browse and shop during their library periods.  Families may shop during evening hours on Wednesday, April 19th from 6-8pm.  Library periods along with fair details are listed here.  We need your help assisting our young shoppers! Please sign up here