While all parents and guardians are automatically members of the PGO, there are many ways to have a more active role in the Wildwood PGO. If you are interested in learning more about becoming part of the PGO Core Leadership group, please contact us by emailing email@example.com or contacting me directly at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you so much.
Date: Tuesday, June 5 Time: 8:30 to 9:30am Where: Main office conference room Get to know your Principal, hear what’s happening at the school and ask whatever has been on your mind. Sponsored by the Wildwood PGO View Flyer in English View Flyer in Spanish
Date: Thursday, May 31st, (rain date- Thursday, June 7) Location: Behind Wildwood Elementary School Time: 5:30 – 7:30 pm DON’T FORGET! This coming Thursday is our celebration of cultural diversity. In addition to a fantastic community potluck there will be international performances, a fashion show, family photographs, and activities / games / crafts. We look forward to seeing you! […]
Calling all incoming Middle School parents to be a part of the Middle School PGO. We are going to have a transition meeting one evening during the first week of June, so that the current PGO can download all of our knowledge to the future PGO, and so we can try to fill some of […]
SAVE THE DATE! Plan on attending Wildwood’s end-of-the-year community potluck, which celebrates the diversity of our school. In addition to a fantastic meal there will be a variety of activities, including a fashion show, performances (music, dance, song, etc.), and arts/crafts/games. If you would like to perform or help with the event please send an […]
Jennifer Haugsjaahabink and I are working on the 2017-2018 yearbook! We are seeking photos from the following PGO events: Science Night (both upper and lower) Dance Night The 6th grade sale and carwash We are hoping to include a PGO page with these events but we need pictures please! Can you help us? Please send […]
Thank you to all Wildwood families for helping make this year’s Valley Gives fundraising campaign a great success. Together, you donated a total of $3,610 – between online and brown envelope donations – exceeding the goal of $3,000! Through your continued support, the PGO is able to fund curriculum enrichment events and activities, and support […]
Please support us on Tuesday May 1 for #VALLEY GIVES & BROWN ENVELOPE FUNDRAISER Your generous, tax-deductible gift to the Wildwood Parent Guardian Organization will help support equity and enrichment at Wildwood. The funds we raise provide curriculum-enhancing opportunities for our children and support dedicated staff. DONATE ONLINE AT: http://valley-gives.org/organizations/wiildwood-parent-guardian-organization OR MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO: WILDWOOD PGO […]
The First Annual Wildwood Tag Sale and Car Wash sponsored by Grades 5 and 6 will be held from on May 5, 2018, rain date May 6, 2018! Proceeds will go to the 6th Grade Field Trip. We are seeking donations of gently used household items, clothes, books etc. from 4th, 5th and 6th grade families. […]
Welcome Wildwood STARS May 1 -Valley Gives Fundraiser May 5 – First WW Tag sale/Car wash (rain date May 6) May 9 – Early Release, 1:20PM dismissal for WW students May 28 – Memorial Day, No school Important Links / Hiperenlaces importantes 2017-18 School Calendar: View on web Wildwood Bus Routes: WW_17-18_BusRoutes How to Contact the School […]
Please remember to donate to the PGO on May 1.
Come lie on a bed of nails and check out some cool weather experiments and optical illusions! Join us at the Wildwood Elementary School Gym for Science Night with The UMass Science Outreach Club. Grades K-2: Wednesday, April 11 Grades 3-6: Thursday, April 12 6 PM to 7 PM All children must be an accompanied […]
In an effort to keep fundraising equitable, non-competitive and stress-free, the PGO holds two Brown Envelope Fundraisers per year. Both fundraisers correspond with broader Pioneer Valley community fundraising drives: Giving Tuesday in December and Valley Gives in May. Many people ask what the PGO does and why they should contribute so this year the PGO […]
This week, the ARPS PGO was awarded a Community Choice Grant of $1413.00 from Florence Bank. The money will be used to support PGO initiatives within our member schools. Thank you to all who voted for us. Congrats to the almost 60 nonprofits in our community who also received grants through this annual program. Since […]
Wildwood Elementary School Presents a Title 1 and PGO sponsored school-wide math event. Thursday, March 22, 2018 5:45-7:30 pm* “Play and Take” Math Games Pizza dinner in the cafeteria: 5:45-6:15 Math games in rooms around school: 6:15-7:15 Grand prize raffle in the cafeteria: 7:15-7:30 *Buses will pick up at entrance (and drop off after the […]
In a few short weeks, on March 22nd, Wildwood will host Math Night. This is a school-sponsored event, but relies on several PGO volunteers to make it successful. Elizabeth Pretel and Nicola Usher have been working hard to organize this event and have created a sign-up sheet online. Please visit using the link below and sign-up […]
Here’s a graphical representation of where the PGO’s funds are coming from and going to so far this school year. All your generous donations are put to good use supporting our great teachers, enriching the children’s curriculum, and building community.
Meet the Candidates for School Committee! at the next Wildwood PGO Meeting, Tuesday Mar 6, 2018 6:00pm-7:15pm 6pm Candidates for Amherst School Committee, Kerry Spitzer, Ben Herrington, and Allison McDonald will each give a brief speech and then answer your questions in preparation for the town-wide election on March 27th. 7-7:15pm PGO Updates and Meet & Greet
Meeting Sponsored by the Wildwood PGO When: Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 6 p.m.-7:15 pm. Where: Wildwood Elementary School Library What: Come meet the School Committee Candidates: Ben Herrington, Kerry Spitzer, Allison McDonald Candidates will give a brief speech and then answer questions from the audience. Join us!
Do you have Ziploc baggies of Box Tops sitting in the junk drawer that you’ve been meaning to send in? NOW IS THE TIME! Did you know each Box Top coupon you clip and donate to Wildwood School is worth 10 cents that will go straight towards funding events to benefit our students and staff? Visit http://www.boxtops4education.com/earn/participating-products for a complete […]
View the PGO Budget Report for the 2017-2018 school year. Any questions can be directed to the treasurer, Toni Cunningham at email@example.com.
The Wildwood PGO wishes everyone a happy holiday season, and a restful break! School reopens Jan 2nd after the holiday break, and the blog will be taking a break until Friday, January 5th. Enjoy all that family time, and we’ll see you next year!
Florence Bank gives away $100,000 each year to community non-profits through its Community Choice grants program. Florence Bank customers vote for the non-profit of their choice & all non-profits getting at least 50 votes receive a grant. There are 2 easy ways that people can vote: (1) Online – Visit https://www.florencebank.com/vote to view the online voting site […]
We made it! Together, the generosity of our school community helped us hit our goal of $3,000, raising a phenomenal $3,152.31 for the Wildwood PGO! Our two annual fundraising campaigns, Giving Tuesday in the fall and Valley Gives Day in the spring, raise 60% of our annual funds. These campaigns are integral to supporting PGO […]
Doing any online shopping through Amazon during the holidays? Did you know you can earn money for the Wildwood with each Amazon purchase. Enroll in passive fundraising to earn money for the Amherst Schools PGOs while you shop! AMAZON SMILE Shop for everyone on your gift list this holiday at smile.amazon.com/ch/46-4510327 and Amazon donates to Amherst Regional […]
is NOVEMBER 28 2017 #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving. One […]
What is my Child Learning in Math? A presentation by Math Coach Elizabeth Pretel Tuesday, November 28th, 6:00pm 6:00pm Meet in the library to hear what the PGO is up to and ways to take part in our school. 6.30pm Math Coach Elizabeth Pretel will present on what is happening in Math in grades K-6 […]
The Wildwood PGO has had a very busy and successful first three months of school. Thank you to the many volunteers who have helped make these events special for our children. In addition to the people who are listed here, we want to acknowledge all of those people who jump in and help out in […]
We welcome all talents and abilities! To learn more about fun, unique and exciting volunteer opportunities at Wildwood, visit our Volunteering and Contributing page CORI Background Check: If school or PGO volunteer opportunities bring you into contact with students at Wildwood ES or on a field trip, you must have a CORI (Criminal Offender Record Information) check […]