The School Leadership Team (SLT) Needs You!

Parents interested in serving on the SLT next year must complete this form to be included on the SLT ballot.

There are four vacant spots to fill for a three-year term beginning August, 2018. Elections will be held during SCARTS on Thursday, May 3. We’ll ask you to briefly stand and be introduced during the general PTA meeting that evening.

Please Register Rising Kindergartners Now!

If you are a parent of a Rising Kindergartner or if you know families who have a child coming to Selwyn next year, please urge them to register their student in the front office today!

Why the urgency? The number of teachers Selwyn can hire is based on enrollment numbers. It’s imperative that student enrollment numbers are known, so please don’t delay!
A birth certificate and proof of residency are all that are needed for enrollment. Immunizations and health forms are due by the first day of school. If you have questions, please call the office. Thank you!

Spring Book Fair!

Selwyn’s Spring Book Fair takes place in the Media Center on April 30 – May 4. Classes will visit the Book Fair during the school day. Parents will be notified when your child’s class will visit.

Families are also encouraged to visit the Book Fair during Selwyn Celebrates the Arts on the evening of May 3. Please note that the Book Fair now charges sales tax on purchases.

Please help us to make the Book Fair a success! Volunteers are needed to set up before the Book Fair, to assist shoppers and run cash registers during class visits, and to help clean up afterward. To see the available shifts and to sign up, please click here.

Contact Karen Carpenter or Melissa Lovett with any questions.

Time for Spring Cleaning!

Help beautify the Selwyn Campus this spring season by coming out anytime between 1:00 and 4:00 pm Saturday, April 21. Bring your gardening gloves and non-powered yard tools and join us as we clear out the weeds and trash, spread new pine needles and plant new plants.

Contact Meredeth Murr with any questions.

SCARTS Volunteers Needed

The SCARTS (Selwyn Celebrates the Arts) Committee needs your help to prepare for our annual spring art and music event. The committee needs volunteers to prepare and hang artwork.

It takes many hands to make this event happen, so please click here to sign up and join us in the Fine Arts Building as we prepare for the fun and festive event!

Contact Robin Huffstetler with any questions.

Eagle Dad’s Volunteer Day

Calling all our awesome Selwyn Dads! On Friday, April 13th we will be holding our Spring Eagle Dads Volunteer Day. We would love for our Dads to have an outstanding presence at Selwyn by helping with morning carpool, serving as lunchroom monitors and assisting with campus clean-up items. We have added some afternoon spots, so come grab your child(ren), help out around Selwyn and head out to celebrate your work with all the other wonderful Dads!

We also ask that you check your child’s class calendar to see if there is a need to help a special area teacher on that day for your child’s class. Come join in the fun!! Refreshments will be served in the parent room.

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Let’s keep this great tradition at Selwyn going!

Contact Kerri Porter with any questions or to reserve your spot!

RRR Sponsors

We are looking for sponsors and advertisers for Red Ribbon Reading materials!

This is a great opportunity for local businesses to advertise to over 800+ families…and it is tax deductible.

Click here to learn more about the opportunities available for sponsorship. Friday, March 23 is the deadline to be included in the RRR materials printed this Spring.

Please contact Erin Boor for more information.

Health Fair

The Selwyn Health Fair is fast approaching on April 22 from 2-4 pm.

Coach Kilgo and our health and wellness team would like to send an invitation to parents that would like to participate in the Health Fair. We are looking for parents with backgrounds
and expertise in the following fields to assist with the fair:

Jazzercise Instructor
Yoga Instructor
Youth dance
Personal trainers
Nutrition/Dietitian
Optometrist
Pediatrics
Eye Care

The deadline is March 15 . If you interested, please contact Coach Kilgo at 980-343-5835 or by email.

Roll Out the Red Carpet

Selwyn’s Annual Staff Appreciation Week will be March 12-16. Please join us in celebrating our teachers and staff with festive treats and eats throughout the week. Volunteer opportunities will be posted soon! On Friday, March 16, we will send all staff and bus drivers home with gift cards.

Please consider donating to our wonderful staff in one of these ways:

  1. Purchase one or more $10 gift cards for Harris Teeter, Target or Amazon.
  2. Send in a check of any amount payable to Selwyn PTA for use towards the purchase of gift cards, enter “Staff Appreciation” on the memo line and send it in with your child.
  3. Click here to easily donate any amount via PayPal.

Collections will take place through March 9. Gift cards or checks may be sent with students in an envelope marked “Staff Appreciation” or may be dropped off in the Parent Room.

Thank you for your support!

Spring Shopping at Toys & Co This Week!

Shop at Toys & Co during the week of March 3-10 and you can help our school earn cash! ​Mention Selwyn Elementary at checkout and 20% of your purchase will be donated to the Selwyn PTA. Remember to share with friends and family…it’s the perfect time to shop for those Easter baskets and Spring birthdays!