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West Weekly 12/11/2019
West Weekly 12/11/2019
Unity West Elementary School
Wednesday, December 11, 2019

5 Essentials Survey - Please take about 5 minutes to complete the 5 Essentials Survey for Unity West.  The survey gathers data related to five indicators that can predict important student outcomes, including improved attendance and larger test score gains. If at least 20 percent of Unity West parents complete this survey, a parent supplement report will also be generated. Please visit https://survey.5-essentials.org/Illinois/ to take the parent survey.  4th and 5th grade students will be completing the student version of the survey over the next 2 weeks. 

 

Candy Grams: Candy Grams will be on sale December 5-13 for just $.25 each.  

 

3rd Grade Concert: Join us on Thursday at 7:00pm for the 3rd grade holiday concert. Student should arrive by 6:45 wearing festive attire. Gym doors will open at 6:30. 

 

5th Grade Choir: Saturday December 14, the Unity West 5th grade choir will perform at 1:00 p.m at Barnes and Noble. The music boosters will receive a percentage of each sale made with these vouchers on 12/14. Check out the music boosters website for more information about upcoming events https://unitymusicboosters.org

 

Lost and Found - We have a lot of sweatshirts, hats, gloves, and even some coats in our lost and found.  If your child has lost something, please encourage them to come to the office and look in the lost and found.  All items remaining after December 20, will be donated.  

 

Holiday Happy Hour - Unity West PTO will be hosting a Holiday Happy Hour for adults on Friday, December 13th at 5:30 PM. This event will be held at El Toro at the Fields. It will be a great opportunity to meet other Unity West parents in a relaxed setting.  Please note that each person will be responsible for their own bill.

Questions? You can reach out us on Facebook or email us at westpto@unity.k12.il.us.

 

Box Tops Contest  - The current contest is a classroom challenge and it will end December 13th. The prize is a popcorn party for the top two classes.

 

Unity Apparel - Looking for a Christmas present?  Unity Apparel is now available online.  There are tons of options to choose from and logos to choose from as well! Visit this site to check out all the available options! All proceeds benefit the Unity West PTO!

 

AmazonSmile for Your Holiday Shopping - Remember to use AmazonSmile to help out Unity West while you finish your holiday shopping.  AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know.  Same products, same prices, same service.  The difference is that, when you make your purchases through this site, Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. 

 

So how do you get started?  On your first visit to AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com), select "Unity West Elementary PTO" as your charitable organization before you begin shopping.  AmazonSmile will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make at smile.amazon.com will result in a donation.  It's that easy!

For more information on PTO, please check us out on Facebook or on our website.  For questions or concerns, please contact us at westpto@unity.k12.il.us.

 

Upcoming Events

December

5-13 Candy Grams On Sale

12 - 3rd Grade Concert - (Students arrive at 6:45 wearing festive attire)

14 - 5th Grade Choir at Barnes and Noble 1:00pm

19 - Ugly Sweater Day

20 - Pajama Day/Holiday Parties (contact classroom teacher for times) 

20 - 2:05 Dismissal 

December 23-January 3 Winter Break

January 6 - School Resumes