School Supplies – Order Now for Next Year

Selwyn is pleased to offer a service that takes the hassle out of buying back-to-school supplies. This service will package your child’s supplies exactly as the school requests with name brand products at competitive prices. The sale has already begun and will last through July 10th.

To order:

  1. Go to https://www.educationalproducts.com/ShopPacks/, buy school supplies. Enter our school number: SEL003.
  2. Select the appropriate grade pack and gender for next year.
  3. Pay with a credit card at checkout.

Your Back-to-School Pack will ship directly to Selwyn before the first day of class and will be waiting in your child’s classroom on Drop-in Day. Questions? Contact Heather Simmons or Kerri Porter.

Let’s Get Wild About Reading!

Red Ribbon Reading is here! We kicked off RRR with an exciting Pep Rally on Friday and focused on our 2015 theme: “Wild About Reading!”

Information and pledge forms came home with your child on Friday. Please read over the brochure and help your child set a summer reading goal and start gathering sponsors. Sponsor forms are due back Thursday, May 28. Your participation helps fund SCARTS, class field trips, outreach programs, science lab and much more! Questions? Contact Dawn Coleman or Catinna Sideris.

You can also download forms and read more information about RRR by visiting our Red Ribbon Reading page.

Selwyn Spirit Week

Monday – Sports Day

Dress in attire from any sports team. Ex- Panthers, Checkers, Knights.

 

Tuesday – 80’s Day

Dress in popular fashion of the 1980s.

 

Wednesday – Wacky Wednesday

Dress in a wacky way!

 

Thursday – Crazy Hair Day

Style your hair in a crazy way!

 

Friday – Selwyn School Spirit Day

Wear Selwyn shirts and red and blue.

Office Staff Would Like to Thank ALL Volunteers

Save the date: Monday, May 5th
ALL Selwyn volunteers are invited to a
“Coffee and Donuts Drop-In”
9:00 – 10:00 am
We want to say THANK YOU for the numerous
hours of dedication and service you have
given Selwyn this year!

Taking Nominations Through April 15 for School Leadership Team (SLT) Parent Members

The School Leadership Team (SLT) is composed of Selwyn parents, teachers and administrators. We will elect 4 new parent members to the SLT at the April 30 General PTA Meeting. We are looking for volunteers, or nominations, for new parent members. SLT parent terms are three school years. We meet 4-5 times per year. For more information about current members and the SLT goals, please click here. Please email the SLT parent co-chair Ghazale Johnston, if you have questions about the SLT, the position, or are interested in being nominated. The deadline for nominations is April 15.

Building Blocks Count Me In Campaign Exceeds $100,000 goal and achieves 50% participation!

You did it Selwyn! Thanks to the generous participation of FIFTY PERCENT (50%) of our Selwyn families, we raised $112,118 for the 2014-15 Building Blocks Campaign allowing us to exceed our $100,000 dollar goal by over $12,000!

A HUGE and heartfelt thank you to each of the 300 families who showed their support for Selwyn and Billingsville by standing up and proudly saying “COUNT ME IN”. Click here to view a list of donors. Your generosity is critical in helping our teachers further enrich the educational experiences and lives of each of our students. We could not have done it without YOU!

A special part of our Building Blocks Campaign is allowing donors to designate a certain portion of their donation to go to our Schoolmates Partner, Billingsville Leadership Academy. Again, THANKS TO YOU, we raised $12,000 for Billingsville for the 2014-15 school year! They are overwhelmed and overjoyed by the wonderful support from Selwyn families.

Thank you for your generosity, dedication, and support during this past year. We are thankful to be part of such a wonderful school and amazing community of families, teachers, administrators and students.

DONORS – Please check the attached donor list to be sure your name is listed correctly. Please email any corrections to bbselwyn@gmail.com prior to Wednesday, March 18th. Thanks again for your support!

Charlotte Checkers Selwyn Spirit Night – Thursday

Join us the evening of Thursday, March 12 at TWC Arena at the Charlotte Checkers match to cheer on both our home team as well as our fabulous Selwyn Chorus and Student Council members! The Chorus will be singing as Student Council raises the flag before the 7:00 pm game! Purchase your tickets for $13.00 each and join us! Click here for a flyer with more information. It promises to be a fun night!

Red Ribbon Reading Sponsorships Opportunities

Are you interested in having your company logo on the back of every Selwyn student, on brochures and flyers sent home to all Selwyn families, as well as on our school’s great new website? The Selwyn PTA is currently looking for sponsors for this year’s Red Ribbon Reading program. RRR is our summer reading fundraiser where students set reading goals, find sponsors and raise money for Selwyn! This is a great opportunity to promote your business while being part of our community and school.

For more information, please click here to view a flyer, and contact Kursten Callahan with questions. Secure your spot as a sponsor by March 13th to be included in materials printed this spring!

Selwyn Parent Party – February 27

Invitations for the Selwyn Parent Party, scheduled for Friday, February 27th, 7:00 to 10:00 pm, will be going home in bags later this week. This lively event will take place at Maverick Rock Taco. For $14 per person ($28 per couple), you can mix and mingle with other Selwyn parents right in our own backyard. This price includes heavy hors d’oeuvres, too. Grab your friends and join us for what is sure to be a fun evening! Please email Jane Morrison with any questions.

Thank you to families who have participated in our Building Blocks Campaign!

A HUGE thank you to these families who have already participated in our Building Blocks Campaign!  We’ve reached 42% participation and need YOU to get to 100%!  Let’s go Selwyn!

Thank you to our 2014-2015 Donor Families!

If you would like to donate to our Building Blocks Campaign – donate here today!