pta-sponsored activitiesAcademic Enrichment & Family Engagement Activities
This year Wilburton Elementary PTA brings Spelling Bee, Reflections, Yearbook Contest programs to the school.
Learn more about each program below.
Family Engagement and Community Building are our top priorities for this year.
We all are new to the school and many of us are new to the community, but we want everyone to feel welcome and involved, find new friends and meet your neighbors.
Every month we have exciting events for the whole family. Learn more about Family Engagement and Community Building events and initiatives below.
Some activities are already on the website, some that are coming later this year will appear soon. Subscribe on the main page to receive PTA weekly news and updates! Like our Facebook Page, and check our Calendar.
This 2018-2019 school year PTA brings programs and academic enrichment to Wilburton Communities. PTA-sponsored Academic Enrichment Programs designed as extensions of the school curriculum offer students an opportunity to expand their knowledge and academic experience.
Family Engagement and Community Building
Wilburton Elementary’s just opened doors for the first time and it’s our first year as a brand new PTA. This year we’re focusing on building our community and making sure that everyone feels welcome at school. This year we’ll have monthly Coffee and Chat to share news, Cultural Festival, Variety Show, Nature and Science Night, Board Game Night, End of Year Celebration, and many more. Subscribe on the main page to receive PTA weekly news and updates! Like our Facebook Page, and check our Calendar.
Seeing how it’s our first year at this beautiful new school, we are starting with a beautiful new family tradition. Please join us for carnival games, face painting, the ever-popular CAKE WALK, fun and games from CrossFit Amped, Sports booths and activities from Local Hoops, Soccer with Bellevue United Football Club, Bellevue Girls lacrosse, Bellevue Boys lacrosse, fun activities from WISE Camp and ParisAcademy Northeast, and even a food truck to supply dinner.
We will also be joined with special guests from Chick Fil A, the Bellevue police department and the Bellevue FIRE department. The fire department (barring emergency) will be giving an optional shower to those children/families interested in getting WET (there will be a wet and dry areas provided).
More details HERE.
Wilburton Elementary PTA invites our community to join us for Family Movie Nights. Every month throughout the school year we’ll be hosting Movie Nights at school’s cafeteria.
Join us for this FREE PTA Event! The entire family is welcome to come and meet other families and watch the movie together. The movie Title and more details are coming in PTA weekly e-blast.
Past Family and Community Events
Nature and Science Night. April 4, 2019
We’re excited to invite Mad Science and Bug Man, and bring Evolution Activities from Burke National History Museum for our students and families to learn about Science and Nature around us.
More details are HERE.
Wilburton Wolves speak 35 languages! Bellevue is one of the most ethnically diverse city in Washington state. We feel so proud and for us it’s very important to celebrate this diversity at our school. This year Wilburton Elementary PTA hosts Festival of Culture on January 25, 2019. During this time students research different countries and present their research at a Cultural Festival to celebrate their different cultures through authentic costumes, music, storytelling, dance, arts, international cuisine, and many other things that make cultures unique.
Wilburton Elementary PTA is hosting a Variety Show and inviting Wilburton Wolves in Grades K-5 to participate and share your talent and passion for Wilburton Families.
Audition is Friday, February 15th, 2019 3:30pm – 5:00pm at Wilburton Elementary Cafe.
Variety Show is Friday, March 8th, 2019 at 6:30pm at Wilburton Elementary Cafe.
October is a National Principals Month and it’s our opportunity to say “thank you” to principals everywhere and to share with the community all the great things that principals do.
In October students and teachers were working on books and postcards with the theme “What Principals Do” to show their appreciation and to share what they think Ms. Hamilton and Ms. Neal do for the school and during the day.
TapRoot Theatre. March 11, 2019
Taproot Theatre creates theatre experiences to brighten the spirit, engage the mind and deepen the understanding of the world around us while inspiring imagination, conversation and hope.
Taproot Theater will perform during the morning assembly.
by Bethany Wallace
Your favorite heroes from Camp Super Friend are back for a new adventure! It’s Marvel’s first day at Asteroid Academy and Jet introduces him to Danrelle, a girl with invisibility power, and Tilly, a girl with super-strength and a temper to match. When Danrelle uses her power to steal Tilly’s rocket ball and bully her into losing her temper, Tilly’s reaction puts her in danger of being suspended. Can Tilly learn to manage her emotions in time? Will the students of Asteroid Academy learn the power of the three R’s: Recognizing, Reporting and Refusing Bullying Behavior before their actions cause superhero-sized trouble?
Our Upcoming Curricular Events & Activities
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Nature and Science Night
Learn Science and have fun with Mad Science, Insect Safari and Burke.
Wilburton Elementary PTA is hosting a Nature and Science Family Night and inviting Wilburton Wolves in Grades K-5 to have fun and learn about science: Mad Science is bringing Dry Ice and Electricity booths, Insect Safari is bringing tables with butterflies, spiders and little crawlers from around the world. Burke Natural History Museum is providing the Evolution Kit.
Enjoy time with your family and red your favorite books together.
General Membership Meeting
6:20pm-7:00pm - New Board election. 7:00-8:oo - parents workshop.
We’re meeting to elect PTA board for the next school year 2019-2020.
Nominating Committee report with candidates recommended by the committee is to be sent to the membership though our weekly e-blast 15 days before the General Membership meeting. Please join the meeting and vote for your candidates!
6:20pm – 7:00pm: Elections and General Membership Meeting.
7:00pm – 8:00pm: Parents Workshop in partnership with Greater Good Science Center, Forterra, and Camp Kindness Counts.
Annual convention and WSPTA cerified trainings and classes.
Dear PTA leaders and members,
On behalf of your Washington State PTA board of directors and staff, I would like to invite you to attend the 106th Annual WSPTA Convention taking place April 26-28, 2019 at the SeaTac Hilton.
Our program is designed to help you discover the power and value PTA has for you as PTA leaders!
After School programs
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