February 2016 School Highlights

JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT (JA) WE NEED YOU! To be a Junior Achievement classroom volunteer. Junior Achievement teaches students about financial literacy and workforce readiness. Lesson plans and materials designed specifically for each grade level are provided for you. EVENT: JA Volunteer Training breakfast DATE/TIME: Wed, February 17th @ 8:30-10:00 AM...

Frames, Folk & Fitness Night – February 25

Help us celebrate our well-rounded students by joining us for an evening of Art, Music and Physical Education! This diverse event will be Feb. 25 from 6:00-8:00p.m. Our cafeteria will be transformed into a museum-style setting, displaying the children’s masterpieces. Each piece will be matted, framed and available for...

Jump Rope for Heart – February 15-19

Westchase Elementary School is participating in this very special community service program to raise funds for the American Heart Association. We’re joining in the fight against our nation’s No. 1 and No. 3 killers-heart disease and stroke. We’re also working on increasing our students’ awareness about their own hearts...

January 2016 School Highlights

WESTCHASE ELEMENTARY MOVIE NIGHT On December 4th, “Westchase Pizza Planet” served up pizza, drinks and popcorn for the showing of Toy Story. Aside from a few technical difficulties, the evening provided a fun-filled family event. Thank you to all the Wizard Families that donated toys for the Toys for...

December 2015 School Highlights

2015/2016 PTA Fundraising Goal: $30,000 ACTUAL (thru November): $41,000 WOW!! Thank you Westchase Families 2015 PTA BUDGET: FUNDRAISING $41,000 PROGRAMS ($12,000) TEACHER GRANTS ($11,000) Estimated Amount for SCHOOL Donation $18,000 The PTA’s goal is to have one MAIN fundraiser each year. For 2015, that fundraiser was Boosterthon. The PTA has been...

PTA Movie Night, December 4

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Want to help brighten a child’s holiday season? The Westchase PTA is holding a toy drive to benefit the Tampa Toys for Tots. Please bring an unwrapped, new toy (no swords, guns or weapons and no gifts with food please) for children ages 1-12 to the PTA Movie Night...

November 2015 School Highlights

PENNY CAMPAIGN This year the Penny Campaign is raising funds for the local charity Stay In Step SCI Recovery Center, whose primary mission is to assist individuals recovering from spinal cord injuries. Military veterans are among the patients treated at the center. The Stay In Step Organization is raising...

October 2015 School Highlights

MENTOR BREAKFAST Mentor Training Breakfast at 8:30am in the MPR for volunteers that have signed up to be mentors or would like to become a mentor and get more information. A Mentor is a special volunteer committed to helping students experience greater success academically, socially, mentally, and physically, in...