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PAWW News Letter

PAWW:  PARENTS ASSISTING WEST WILSON
Want to stay up to date? 
Join REMIND by texting @wwpaww to 81010 - Remind will be our primary communication method.

We will also communicate via email. If you are not receiving PAWW emails, please send an email to 
paww.wwms@gmail.com to be added to the email list.
 
Like our facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/paww.wwms/
 
Our goal is to communicate and engage all parents who want to help so they can assist as they can!  We will work to send volunteer opportunities so you can plug in as it works for you.  We want WWMS to be an outstanding experience for all students and staff!
Upcoming Parent Volunteer needs:
Open House 5pm-7pm. Volunteers needed to work the PAWW table and spirit cage.
Wildcat Cafe Volunteers needed for Sept. 8th and Sept. 15th
City Saver Collection volunteers
Color Run Volunteers
Would you like to join the board?  Please send an email to paww.wwms@gmail.com if you would like to join the PAWW board.
Upcoming FUN Student Events scheduled:
September 8th - Wildcat Cafe after school for Homecoming Game
September 15th Wildcat Cafe after school for MJMS Game
Want to give back to WWMS while shopping? (These are some very easy ways to help our school!)
AMAZON:
Shop on AMAZON?  Connect your amazon account at 
https://smile.amazon.com/ch/46-3372142 
KROGER:
Shop at Kroger? August is Re-enrollment time... Here is an easy way to help our school. Register your normal Kroger Plus card online and choose our organization under the community rewards section of your profile. We are listed under Organization # 87028 or by name of PAWWMS Booster Club. https://www.kroger.com/communityrewards
Then all you have to do is be sure you use/swipe your Kroger plus card at checkout! If you registered during last school year - you must re-register your card this school year as well. Please help support our school!
PUBLIX:
When checking out, just ask the cashier to scan the WWMS Publix Community Card and a portion will be donated back to our school.  Have 2 schools you need to support?  No problem, just ask they swipe both.
COMPANY MATCHING:
Does your employer offer company matching? PAWW is listed as a non profit and can be found via our EIN# 463372142 under Parents Assisting West Wilson.  Pay for fundraisers through your company matching and just print the donation confirmation sheet to include as payment.
UPCOMING FUNDRAISERS:
Fundraisers are how the school and the PTO raise money.  Please feel free to pick and choose the fundraiser that is right for you and your student, if any.  

Fundraisers this fall: 
School - Otis Spunkmeyer (Aug 10-24)

PAWW - City Saver coupon book (Aug 29-Sept 9)

School & PAWW - 3rd Annual COLOR RUN (Sept 30th with rain date being Oct 7)
PAWW look back at last year and how we helped WWMS:
Hosted 2 Wildcat Cafe's for students

Hosted Blacklight Pep Ralley for School

Purchased & assembled 9 picnic tables.

Pressure washed and repainted the Wildcat Paww's and Wildcat head at the front entry.

Purchased, assembled, and installed the 6 new benches at the front of the school.

Purchased rolling Chromebook carts for making technology more secure and accessible.

Purchased a new projector to replace broken ones in the classroom.

Funded getting the blinds replaced in classrooms with Window tinting.

Hosted Teacher Appreciation week providing teachers lunch, hosting a beverage cart, stocking staff break rooms, provided appreciation gifts.

Provided staff WWMS shirts as a welcome back to school gift.

Hosted Field Day concessions for our students.

Provided teachers with Valentine treats.

Opened the spirit cage weekly for students to purchase school spirit items and supplies.

Made donation to the Nurse for supplies needed.

Hosted a back to school breakfast for teachers.

Hosted a staff holiday lunch.

Provided teachers dinner on Parent Conference Night.

Contributed to the offsite teacher Christmas Dinner.

Purchased cornhole boards for Wildcat cafe and other school events.

Purchased blacklights for school event use.

Purchased 20 cases of paper for teacher use.
 
We look forward to working together with you this school year!



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