Winter Wonderland Spirit Event

On Wednesday, December 5 (Early Release Day), get into the holiday spirit with an afternoon of Ice Skating at Winter Wonderland at Southpark Symphony Park from 12:00 until 7:00 pm . Mention Selwyn Elementary and our PTA will receive $5 from every ice skate rental that afternoon.

Remember to share with friends and family!

Winter Book Fair

Selwyn’s Winter Book Fair will take place in the Media Center from December 3 through December 7. First through fifth grade classes will visit the book fair during the school day; you will be notified when your child’s class will visit. Kindergartners and second graders are encouraged to visit the book fair with their families on the evening of their winter program.

Profits from the sale will be split between projects of the Selwyn SOS Service Club and textbooks for the schools served by The Lunch Project.

Volunteers are needed! To see the available shifts and to sign up, please click here.

Sweet Treats for Sweet Teachers

Selwyn will again be partnering with Dewey’s Bakery in Winston-Salem to provide each of our Selwyn teachersand staff with a Moravian Sugar Cake. It’s a small token to show our appreciation for all they do! We must purchase 125 cakes to ensure everyone receives one. Please help us by donating $5 (the cost of one cake) or more by the order due date, Monday, November 19 .

There are two easy ways to donate:
1. Check – Payable to Selwyn PTA -”Sugar Cakes” in memo line
2. Paypal and Instructions.

Questions? Please contact Brittany Jackson.

First Grade Food Drive

Selwyn will be collecting food items to donate to the Loaves & Fishes food pantry November 13 – 16. While first graders are leading this effort, all students are encouraged to participate!

First graders should take items to their classrooms, but all other students may place donations in the collection bins located in the rotunda.

Loaves and Fishes’ priority needs list:

Canned fruit
Canned meat
Canned pastas
Corn muffin mix
Powdered milk
Cereal
100% juice

Volunteer Day at Billingsville

Selwyn’s Schoolmates committee is looking for volunteers to help with an upcoming Volunteer Day Wednesday, November 14 at our sister school, Billingsville Elementary.

Volunteers are needed for a variety of jobs – laminating, making copies, helping organize resource rooms, etc. If you are interested in helping out, please sign up here.

Please contact Cathy Bradley or Jamie Scurry with questions.

Friday Night Lights

Touchdown! A big thank you to all our Selwyn families, volunteers, teachers, staff and vendors who made this year’s event another great success. We loved seeing the large crowd at the event and hope you enjoyed it. A special thank you to those who purchased raffle tickets, made bids on the blind auction items, ordered pizza and purchased football tickets to cheer on the Mustangs. Much of the raised money goes to pay for the event itself. All profit goes right back to the PTA to support our children and wonderful Selwyn teachers and staff!

And the winners are……

All items can be picked up at Katrina Moffett’s house 10/22- 10/26 after 6:00pm and Saturday, 10/27 between 12:00pm – 4:00pm. Address – 3038 Ferncliff Road.

Thanks, again!

Shelby Ott, Katrina Moffett and Auguste Olson
2018 Friday Night Lights co-chairs

Selwyn’s Friday Night Lights
Friday, October 19th
5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Join Selwyn families in the bus parking lot as we picnic Selwyn style!

ENTERTAINMENT

Enjoy a DJ, the MPHS band and cheerleaders, hair and face painting, and a football toss. Stay for the MPHS Homecoming football game following the event.

FOOD

Pack your own family picnic or pre-purchase Libretto’s Pizza below. Dessert available by Sunset Slush and Bucks Ice Cream.  Pizza may be pre-ordered below or you may return the form found in your child’s take home folder to your teacher along with a check.

RAFFLE AND BLIND AUCTION

Win great prizes in our raffle and blind auction! Click the link below for the list of exciting prizes and details on how to enter. Winners will be picked the evening before the event, and will be announced at the event and on social media.  You do not need to be present to win. Proceeds help support this fun family event and the Selwyn Elementary PTA.

TICKETS

Wristbands for game admission are $5 for adults and non-Selwyn students and FREE for Selwyn students and staff and can be pre-purchased below. MPHS Football tickets can also be purchased at the event by cash/check.

Proceeds help support this fun family event and the Selwyn Elementary PTA.

Friday Night Lights – Raffle Ticket & Blind Auction Info

Printable Raffle Tickets

Printable Blind Auction Tickets

Friday Night Lights Printable Food Order Form

Prospective Parents Open House

**NOTE NEW DATE**

Please reach out to friends and neighbors with children who will enter kindergarten next year and invite them to Selwyn’s Prospective Parents Open House on Thursday, October 25 at 9:30 am. Prospective parents can hear from our principal, one of our Kindergarten teachers and other Selwyn representatives and take a school tour led by an existing Selwyn parent. Those attending should bring a photo ID and arrive 15-20 minutes early for check-in.

Please help us spread the word. We look forward to sharing all that makes Selwyn a special school!

Email selwynkindergarten@gmail.com with questions.

Walk to School Day

Join students, families, and school leaders around the country on October 10 to celebrate the benefits of walking to school during International Walk to School Day.

International Walk to School Day is a global event that involves communities from more than 40 countries walking and biking to school on the same day. It began in 1997 as a one-day event. Over time, this event has become part of a movement for year-round safe routes to school and a celebration – with record breaking participation – each October.

Friday Night Lights – October 19th

Please join us for Friday Night Lights on October 19, 5-7 pm in the bus lot to tailgate Selwyn style before the Myers Park football game! This family-friendly event will include the Myers Park cheerleaders and band, a DJ, Libretto’s pizza, Bucks Ice Cream, Sunset Slush, raffle prizes and more.

Your child will bring home a pizza order form and information on how to bid in the blind auction and purchase raffle tickets. Additional copies of the forms are available on the PTA website. Pizza and adult football tickets can also be purchased online. All raffle ticket purchases and pizza orders are due Monday, October 15!

Please consider volunteering at this event to make it a fun evening for the kids! Sign up here to help.

Questions? Please contact  Auguste Olson Katrina Moffett or Shelby Ott.

RRR Pledge Money Due!

Red Ribbon Reading is in full swing! Don’t forget, pledge forms and pledge money are due this Friday, September 28!

Red Friday is happening on October 12. Our top readers and students in the 100 hour club will be recognized and awarded for all their hard work this summer. For your student to receive their raffle tickets, you’ll need to return their logs and collect pledges. Another fun bonus…the grade with the most participation will be awarded with a pizza party!

As always, thanks for supporting Red Ribbon Reading! It’s because of our awesome parent involvement that our kids are able to take amazing field trips and our teachers have all the supplies they need to provide kids a wonderful learning environment.

Checks are welcome (made out to Selwyn PTA with your student’s name and RRR in the memo line) or Paypal is another easy option for payment.

Please contact Jennifer Whitworth or Krissy Sternberg with any questions.