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“Straight Outta 5th Grade” PARENTS GUIDE to 5th Grade Activities 2020-2021

Due to Covid 19 all activities are Tentative

Save the dates

Pictures Needed- Please start looking for pictures of your child from all elementary years. Group photos are prefered, must be at school or a shool activity. Comittee volunteers will make a slideshow for the Banquet/Awards and provide a link for each child. Pictures must be submitted by April 10, 2021.  Link is posted in Bloomz app for your child’s classroom.
March 2nd5th Grade Photos: All 5th graders need to wear their 5th grade t-shirt for group and indivual photos. We have a limited number of shirts, please use this link if you need to purchase one: 
March 3rd through 10th - Penny Wars:  Save up those coins and dollars! This is a fundraiser for our 5th grade activities. Pennies add points for your class & non-penny coins and dollars take away points from other classes. The class with the most points wins a special prize.
April - Service Project: We will collect toiletries to donate to the Ronald McDonald House. More info to follow.
May 21st - Sports/Water Day: 5th graders will have outdoor activities and games.  More info to follow.
May 25th - Talent Show: Kids get to share their talent with their classmates.  This is a student only event (i.e. no parent attendance).
May 26th - Luau: Banquet Committee will decorate the covered court and provide lunch, music, and fun. This is a student only event (i.e. no parent attendance). 
May 27th - Yearbook Signing: Students and teachers will be together on the covered court for a breakfast snack and the yearbook signing celebration. If you don’t have a yearbook, please bring a notebook for signatures. This is a student only event (i.e. no parent attendance). 
May 28th-Awards/Clap-out: More info to follow. 

Calling All Volunteers: 5th Grade Committee

Each year Westchase Elementary and PTA set up a 5th Grade Committee to help coordinate some special activities for our 5th graders such as the 5th grade Theme & T-shirt, the Busch Gardens field trip, the Yearbook signing day, the Wizarding Gala (banquet), and the Awards ceremony. We will also help coordinate the Service project and some fundraising activities to support these activities.

Please use the Sign Up Genius link below to volunteer with this year’s events.

  • By participating on this committe you will be asked to attend the Wizard Gala as a volunteer and you must have an approved YES Volunteer Form on file with Hillsborough County.
  • Only volunteers on this committee will be allowed to attend the Gala.
  • You will need to be available to help set-up from 2-7pm on May 25th.
  • You will need to be available to volunteer at the Gala from 7am-3pm on May 26th.

There will be monthly meetings for Leads and working meetings/volunteer opportunities for all Committee members.

If you have any questions, please contact Shawna Anaya at 931-249-5790 (text or call)



Congratulations to Kylie Jones on her winning the 5th Grade T-shirt Design.

Please visit MemberHub to place your student’s order and submit your student’s preffered name. All student names will be listed on the back of the shirts.  Orders are due Friday, November 13th.