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PTA Weekly Howl Oct. 8th

Reported by dawn_vieira@ipsd.org on 10/12/21

THE WEEKLY PROWL

Announcements:

Thank you to all the families that participated in W.E. Give Back and the Fall Festival Color Fun Run! White Eagle is such an amazing community and we appreciate all the generosity that fuels the amazing student programs at our school. We wanted to share a few statistics with you:

- We hit 82% of our fundraising goal!!
- 42% of families participated in the Write-A-Check fundraiser.
- 262 students registered to run the Color Fun Run along with 2 teachers!
- Kindergarten won the ice cream social with 53% participation in write-a-check!
- Mrs. Contursi’s class won the coveted White Eagle trophy for the most registered runners with 73% participation.

Each year, the White Eagle Spirit Squad comes out to cheer on our W. E. parents and teachers running the Healthy Driven Naperville Half Marathon and 5K with Team IPEF (Indian Prairie Educational Foundation). WE has one of the biggest teams running with Team IPEF, so we should have the BEST Spirit Squad too!!! We have a new location for 2021 on the EAST corner of W. Jefferson and N. Ewing Street. This spot gives us access to both the 5K and the Half Marathon routes, so we will be able to cheer on every runner this year! We will have donuts and fun spirit items to borrow like pom-poms and noise makers. If you would like to join us, please arrive no later than 7:00 a.m. (6:30 a.m. to help set up). Did we mention... the team with the best spirit squad will earn $300 for their school!! White Eagle Elementary won the #1 Spirit Squad contest in 2017, 2018 AND 2019!! Can we do it again folks!?!?
Find out more: https://wepta.org/spirit-squad

PTA Reflections is a nationally acclaimed student recognition program to encourage artistic creativity at home. Students of all grades (k-12) and abilities may participate and explore the arts based on the 2021-22 theme: “I Will Change the World By …” This program will be conducted virtually, as we did last year. You can turn in your submission form and artwork online. The last date to submit your artwork is Friday, October 29, 2021. You may submit your artwork at the following link: https://sites.google.com/view/ippc-reflections

The PTA has worked very hard to update their new website so that it contains the latest and greatest information that is pertinent to families. Be sure to bookmark or flag our website to stay in the know on school events and activities: https://wepta.org/

Upcoming Events:
-October 17, 2021 – 7:00 a.m. - Team IPEF Spirit Squad - https://wepta.org/spirit-squad
-October 23-31, 2021 – Red Ribbon Week
-October 29, 2021 – Last Day to Submit Reflections artwork

To stay up to date with the latest White Eagle Elementary PTA news, please follow us on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/whiteeagleelementarypta or visit our newly updated website

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