Parent Party at Park Lanes

Don’t miss the annual Selwyn Parent Party on Friday, March 9 from 7:00-9:00pm at 10 Park Lanes (1700 Montford Drive)! $12 per person/$24 per couple. Come mingle with other Selwyn parents while enjoying heavy hors d’oeuvres, drink specials, college basketball, and raffle drawings.

Pay by:

  1. Check (payable to Selwyn PTA, enter “Selwyn Parent Party” on the memo line) and send it in with your child
  2. Paypal – Click here to easily pay for your tickets via PayPal.

Please send in your payment by March 6. Your payment will serve as your RSVP.

A Tale Not to be Missed! Our School Play is Coming Soon!

Mark your calendars and bring the whole family to our annual Selwyn School Play! Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jr. is on Thursday, March 1 and Friday, March 2 at 7:00 pm in the Selwyn gym.

Many of our 5th graders have been hard at work after school getting ready for the big productions, which will feature a different cast on Thursday and Friday! Doors open at 6:30 pm. Tickets available at the door for $5 – no advance
sales. Children who are 5th grade and under are free!

Reserve your Copy!

Place an order to reserve your copy of the 2017-2018 Selwyn Yearbook NOW through February 28! You can order on line (school code 10674) or call (866) 287-3096.

Already placed an order? You may have received a confusing automated email. To confirm your order status, you may call the yearbook center at the number above.

This year we have included an option to add a scholarship book to your order. By purchasing a scholarship book, you can help us ensure ALL children who want a yearbook receive one. Simply type SCHOLARSHIP BOOK in the student First and Last Name field, then choose UNSPECIFIED for Grade.

Let’s Dance!!

Grab your space gear and your dance shoes because Selwyn’s annual dance party will be a stellar event! Join us Friday, February 23 from 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm in the Multi-purpose Room where we’ll have a DJ, treats, games and more!

RSVP via email on or before Tuesday, February 20 with the name of your oldest Selwyn student and the number of children and adults in your party.

This event is limited to Selwyn students and their immediate family only. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Please adhere to Selwyn’s dress code.

Volunteers are needed to make this event a success. Please sign up today!

Please email your questions to: selwynfamilyfun@gmail.com.

Volunteer Day at Billingsville Elementary

Selwyn’s Schoolmates committee is looking for volunteers to help with an upcoming Volunteer Day Wednesday, February 28 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.

Save the Date!

Join us for Selwyn Spirit Night at the Charlotte Checkers game Friday, February 9 at 7:15 pm (doors open at 5:45 pm).

Tickets are only $16 each ($5 comes back to Selwyn) and everyone gets a Checkers hat! Purchase tickets or learn more today!

Contact Emily Cooper with questions.

Sip ‘N Learn – Counselor Coffee

Selwyn Support Staff will host a Parent Coffee on Thursday, January 18, 2018at 10:00 am.You spoke and we listened! Based on feedback from the recent Parent Needs Assessment, we will present and discuss information about Peer Relationships. Come find out what is really behind bullying, bothersome and mean moments. Get tips to help your children navigate the ups and downs of making and maintaining friendships, and ways to help them effectively resolve conflicts.

Please RSVP to Jessica Webster.

Building Blocks

The 2017-2018 Building Blocks campaign will officially begin on January 8. Building Blocks is Selwyn’s annual capital campaign that funds critical needs for classroom equipment, technology, and instructional resources for our children. Look for materials to come home in January with additional details.

Although the campaign will officially kick off in the new year, families who would like to make a contribution in 2017 may do so by mail or online. Please make checks payable to Selwyn PTA, memo: Building Blocks. Or you can click here to make an online donation.

Remember, if you make your contribution prior to 12/31/17, it can be tax deductible for 2017!

Questions? Please contact Susan or Chris Rukus.

Make a Difference in the Life of a Child: Become a Literacy Tutor!

Augustine Literacy Project provides free, one-on- one instruction in reading, writing and spelling to struggling readers in high poverty schools. We train and support tutors- giving tutors and students the tools for success!

In 2018, we look forward to welcoming our 11th partner school, Billingsville Elementary! If you are interested in tutoring at Billingsville or elsewhere, please click here for an application. Help us spread the word!

Questions? Please contact Melissa Vullo.

Pizza! Pizza! Pizza!

Visit California Pizza Kitchen at South Park Mall (4400 Sharon Road) on Wednesday, December 6 between 11:00 am and 9:30 pm to enjoy a hot slice with Selwyn friends! It’s early release day, so grab the kids or take a break from shopping to have lunch or dinner while raising money for Selwyn!

A portion of money spent comes back to the Selwyn PTA fund, but only if you mention Selwyn when ordering!!

Contact Hillary Lacouture with questions.