PTA budget for 2019-20

Sat, Sep 14 6:51pm

If you are interested in learning more about WGE PTA programs and budgets, take a look at the budget we passed in August, which covers the 2019-20 school year.  It's attached to this email and remains ... [More]

Interested in helping craft a WGE Homework Policy?

Tue, Sep 10 10:05pm

We had a discussion about homework at Tuesday night's PTA meeting, and a group of parents is hoping to form a committee of parents, teachers, and administrators to craft a homework policy for Willow G ... [More]

NEEDED NOW: Lead for Harvest Festival

Wed, Aug 28 11:14pm

Do you like to plan parties and events? We need you - the PTA is looking for a parent or parents to lead our annual Harvest Festival.   This year's event is scheduled for the evening of Oct. 25. It’s ... [More]

Needed: PTA board secretary

Thu, Aug 22 2:58pm

Hello WGE Families,   Some of you may have heard at our PTA meeting earlier this week that a Board Member has moved away and we have a vacancy in the role of Secretary. If you are interested in this p ... [More]

Friday, Aug. 30 - Ice Cream Social

Wed, Aug 21 1:10pm

Our traditional beginning-of-the-year Ice Cream Social will be NEXT Friday, Aug. 30, 6:30 to 8 p.m., on the blacktop near the kinder yard. Teachers will be serving ice cream, and there will be opportu ... [More]

Join, Give and Volunteer

Fri, Aug 16 10:42am

Welcome back! I hope the start of the year has been smooth and happy for your family. I'm writing with three quick messages regarding the PTA, which provides classroom enrichment like art, garden and ... [More]

Urgent!! Volunteers are still needed to help sale T-shirts

Wed, Aug 14 12:54pm

please sign up to help if you have time to volunteer. any help will be appreciated.  Thanks you all


Wed, Aug 14 12:50pm

Attention WGE Tigers, Here is the schedule for tshirts sales At school: (near the cafeteria):   - Wednesday, 8/14, 8:30 - 8:50 am and 2:40 - 3:00 pm - Thursday, 8/15, 8:30 - 8:50 am and 2:40 - 3:00 pm ... [More]

Join your child(ren)'s classroom on Konstella

Tue, Aug 13 7:32pm

Now that you know your classroom teacher(s) for the year, please take a moment to assign your child(ren) to their classroom in Konstella. This year, you'll see more teachers using Konstella to communi ... [More]

Still need Volunteers

Thu, Aug 8 7:54am

Volunteers are still needed for tshirt sell event this weekend. If you are available to help please sign up here on konstella. Event is from 4-6 and will need help setting up and breaking down. If uou ... [More]

Check one thing off the back-to-school list early - join or renew your PTA membership now!

Sun, Aug 4 9:38pm

Thank you to the nearly 100 of you who have already joined or renewed your PTA membership for 2019-20! If you haven't yet, CLICK HERE to join or renew your membership. Don't forget to set up auto-rene ... [More]

Volunteer needed to support SF Opera program

Thu, Jul 18 7:20pm

We are looking for a volunteer to work with Ms. Jenichen in support of our partnership with the San Francisco Opera Guild. The program takes place over a two-month period in the fall, with one rehears ... [More]

Upcoming events for TK/kinder families - join us!

Sun, Jul 14 1:09pm

If you have an incoming kinder or TK student this fall, please join us for one or all of these events to meet some of your child's classmates and their families:  Park Play Dates at River Glen Park, P ... [More]

Deleting Konstella classrooms, graduating parents

Sat, Jul 6 7:31am

Hi everyone! This is a notice that classrooms in Konstella will be deleted beginning next weekend. If there is content in your classroom group that you wish to save, please do so before next Saturday ... [More]

Come play ball on Sunday!

Fri, Jun 21 4:19pm

Is your kiddo going through baseball withdrawal? Or were you hoping you had an activity to send them to Sunday morning so you could ___________(fill in the blank)? We still have slots for the 'Let's P ... [More]

Thank you for a great year! (with year-end financial summary)

Sat, Jun 8 6:01pm

Dear Willow Glen families, I want to thank you for a tremendously successful year for the school and the PTA. Our parents, grandparents and friends volunteered more than 18,000 hours this year, the eq ... [More]

Still need a yearbook?

Wed, Jun 5 4:21pm

If you didn't pre-order a yearbook, and you missed purchasing one on campus as well, you can still order from the company we used, Better Yearbook.  Go to, click on "Late Order" and ... [More]

Hear a budget update - last PTA meeting of the year

Tue, May 28 7:34pm

Please join us Tuesday, June 4, at 7 p.m. for the final PTA meeting of the school year. Hear how our fundraising went (spoiler alert - you all rocked it!) and have your say as we vote on next year's b ... [More]

Sacred Heart Grocery Distribution (Community Notice)

Wed, May 22 3:44pm

Book Swap Every Day This Week

Tue, May 21 12:35pm

Book Swap is off to a great start!     When: May 20-24th, before school, after school and recess   Where: In front of the library at school   How does it work:Bring in gently used books that both you ... [More]

PRIZES! --- WGE PTA Annual Giving Campaign

Mon, May 20 9:29pm

It’s time to celebrate & redeem the prizes you earned from the 2018-2019 WGE PTA Annual Giving Campaign.    Because of everyone’s thoughtful donations we raised over $80,000 for our students.   Every ... [More]

Deadline is in 24 hours!

Thu, May 16 8:17pm

Amazing Race sports are almost filled!   Deadline for registration is this Friday at 12 midnight.   We have space for 2 more stations and 2 more teams of racers.   Click below to buy now: Race Team St ... [More]

HUGE thank you!!!

Sat, May 11 6:42pm

I wanted to say THANK YOU to all of the 5k leads, volunteers, smiling participants, and amazing staff members who made today's 10th Annual Willow Glen 5k a HUGE success!!   Today was a wonderful event ... [More]

Sign up for the Amazing Race!

Thu, May 9 12:49pm

Have you heard of our Annual Amazing Race?! The fees go to help the kids, but it's the most fun you'll ever have with other parents of WG. :-)   Click on the links below to reserve your spot!   AR Rac ... [More]

Lost & Found

Tue, May 7 6:32pm

Dear Tiger Family,   Just a reminder a friendly about Lost and found located by the cafeteria. We are extremely full at the moment and need to clear out a bit. please come by and check if your child h ... [More]

Bike to School Day

Tue, May 7 5:08pm

 Tomorrow is Bike To School Day!   Unlike Walk to School Day, there is no meeting point or sidewalk parade. Just grab your helmet and bike lock and head to school and enjoy the fresh air.  Bike parkin ... [More]

STILL NEED HELP for Packet Pick Up this weekend

Fri, May 3 4:39pm

PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE look at the sign up for our Willow Glen 5k Packet Pick Up! We need a LOT more help than we currently have!! ... [More]

Parent Directory

Wed, May 1 7:21pm

A couple of people have asked recently about whether the PTA could publish a parent directory, so I wanted to make sure everyone knows how to use Konstella for this purpose. Here's how: You can search ... [More]

DON'T FORGET! Fill out the PTA survey to have your say

Wed, May 1 4:41pm

A sincere thank you to the many of you who have taken our survey seeking your input as we make decisions about next year. If you haven't already, please take 3 minutes to fill out our brief survey and ... [More]

Help Needed TONIGHT!!!

Tue, Apr 30 12:29pm

We are stuffing the race bags for the Willow Glen 5k TONIGHT at 7:30pm at San Jose Swim and Racquet Club. We are in DESPERATE NEED of help!! There are about 1500 bags to be filled with the items from ... [More]

PTA INPUT NEEDED: Please take our 5-minute survey

Mon, Apr 29 10:29pm

The PTA needs your input as we make decisions about next year! Please take 5 minutes to fill out this brief survey and tell us what you think. (Each adult in your family may take the survey individual ... [More]

No Principal's Coffee tomorrow

Thu, Apr 25 12:46pm

The calendar has been updated to reflect that there will not be a Principal's coffee tomorrow due to testing.

Find a fun role, big or small, with the PTA next year!

Tue, Apr 23 10:41pm

Hello, friends! At tonight's PTA meeting, the membership voted to elect a new board for 2019-20. A giant thank you to the dedicated parents who've agreed to serve and especially to our wonderful presi ... [More]

Do you like to talk???

Mon, Apr 22 8:44pm

The Willow Glen 5k is looking for a Masters of Ceremony. Race day is just 18 days away!! Our MC is in charge of all things on the mic, which includes but is not limited to: - Getting the racers excite ... [More]

Hear from our new San Jose Unified trustee, Carla Collins!

Wed, Apr 17 9:21pm

We look forward to seeing you at next week's PTA meeting (Tuesday, April 23, 7 p.m.) Our area's new representative on the San Jose Unified school board, Carla Collins, will be there to introduce herse ... [More]

Final call for auction! Items and parties still available!

Thu, Apr 4 9:50am

Hi everyone!    This is a final call for all auction items and parties that we still have available. The auction link will close tomorrow at 5pm.    Help us close these items and add more money to our ... [More]

Monday, April 1st - Last day for Lucky Kid Lotto

Sun, Mar 31 8:46pm

Hello WGE ,    Tomorrow, April 1st is the last day to buy Lucky Kid Lotto Tickets.    Look for us in the quad Monday morning to turn in or buy your tickets!   Each ticket is only a $1!  Your student c ... [More]

Auction items and SOME parent hosted parties are still available! Act now!

Sun, Mar 31 12:03pm

Thank you to ALL who attended the 2019 WGE PTA Auction last night! This was DEFINITELY one for the books. Everyone was on point in their 80's/90's attire!   We have raised an amazing amount for the sc ... [More]

Lucky Kid Lotto

Thu, Mar 28 6:32pm

   LUCKY KID LOTTO tickets on sale tomorrow morning  in the quad!    Tickets are only  $1.  We will have extra ticket sheets if you need more!!   Win special time with your students favorite teacher o ... [More]

A message from the WG Middle School PTA

Wed, Mar 27 12:27pm

Are you a parent, or a soon-to-be parent, at WG Middle School? Their PTA is looking for new volunteers. Board openings: president, treasurer and vice president (who can eventually transition into bein ... [More]

Auction bidding link goes live at 5pm today! Please also read the attached information for this Saturday event!

Wed, Mar 27 10:55am

Hello WGE Parents!    The silent auction link will be available to start placing bids at 5pm today! Please remember, if you are not joining the auction on Saturday you can still browse and bid from yo ... [More]

2019-2020 WGE PTA Board

Tue, Mar 26 2:44pm

All,   On Tuesday, April 23 at our monthly PTA meeting, we plan to vote on our nominations for next school year’s PTA Board:   President: Amy Kaiser Executive VP: Cori Wilser VP-Communications: Kriste ... [More]

Who can finally take the Golden Shoe from Naumchik's class?

Tue, Mar 26 8:44am

Tomorrow is Walking Wednesday and we will be checking in students that walk, bike or scoot to school (Walk 'n Roll!). The class with the most students that check in wins the GOLDEN SHOE! So far this s ... [More]

Are you ready for this Saturday's auction?? Don't be left out of all of the fun!

Mon, Mar 25 12:25pm

Hello Willow Glen Elementary Parents!    We are super excited that our auction is just days away! We are finishing the final touches on all auction items going up for bid. We currently have over 100 i ... [More]

Lucky Kid Lotto - On Sale All Week in the Quad

Sun, Mar 24 8:57pm

Hello Willow Glen Families,   Don't forget to support the PTA by purchasing your LUCKY KID LOTTO Tickets!!   Look for us in the Quad all week before and after school.  Tickets are only $1 each.    Win ... [More]

Mother-Son Video Game-a-Topia tonight, rain or shine!

Fri, Mar 22 10:41am

See you tonight, moms and sons, for some video game-themed fun! The event will happen rain or shine - some games will move inside or under the eaves if needed. Dress warmly! For those who are new to o ... [More]

Spring Concert / Concierto de Primavera

Thu, Mar 21 3:27pm

Next week, students will be performing in their Spring Concerts - the culmination of the WGE music program. Happily brought to you by your own PTA! Check out the schedule for each class on the attache ... [More]

School district bond oversight committee members needed

Wed, Mar 20 9:27pm

Interested in construction projects at our community schools and the funding for these projects? The Measure H Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee (CBOC) needs you. Responsible for reviewing the use of ... [More]

Community Info: Sacred Heart Grocery Distribution

Tue, Mar 19 3:54pm

2019 LUCKY KID LOTTO The most awesome raffle in the world!!!

Mon, Mar 18 3:38pm

  2019 LUCKY KID LOTTO The most awesome raffle in the world!!!   The students with the winning tickets drawn will win special time with their favorite teachers and WGE staff!   You may buy and enter a ... [More]

Join us for the Willow Glen 5k

Thu, Mar 14 2:54pm

Mark your calendars and join us for the 10th annual Willow Glen 5k Run/Walk on May 11th at 9am. Every year, the Willow Glen PTA puts on this amazing event to benefit our school and neighboring schools ... [More]

e-tiger folder 03-07-19

Wed, Mar 13 3:11pm

e-tiger from 03-07      

Mother-son event coming up March 22!

Wed, Mar 13 11:17am

Join us Friday, March 22, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. for Mother-Son Video-Game-a-Topia! See attached flyer for all the details ... it's going to be great! For those who are new to our school, the PTA holds t ... [More]

Specific donation auction requests!

Mon, Mar 11 10:08am

Hello everyone!   We are currently in the final weeks before our super fun PTA auction scheduled for Saturday March 30th!   Currently we are looking for a few specific donations if possible:   *Case o ... [More]

Specific donation auction requests!

Sun, Mar 10 8:28pm

Hello everyone! We are currently in the final weeks before our super fun PTA auction scheduled for Saturday March 30th! Currently we are looking for a few specific donations if possible: *Case of wine ... [More]

Hear from County Supervisor Dave Cortese at our next PTA meeting

Wed, Mar 6 9:32pm

County Supervisor Dave Cortese has asked to speak at our next PTA meeting, on Tuesday, March 12, at 7 p.m. You'll get an opportunity to hear from/ask questions of him as well as:  Get an update on the ... [More]

Needed: volunteer coordinator for next year!

Wed, Mar 6 2:32pm

The PTA nominating committee is hard at work filling board and leadership positions for next year! One key role they need to fill: volunteer coordinator.  This person organizes the Volunteer Orientati ... [More]

Have your purchased your auction tickets yet? If not you are missing out! We just confirmed.....

Tue, Mar 5 10:49pm

Have your purchased your auction tickets yet? Do you have a babysitter lined up? If not now is time to start planning!    Hot off the press: No Water After Midnight band was just confirmed!    Willow ... [More]

e-tiger folder 02-28-19

Tue, Mar 5 12:50pm

Order your Willow Glen Elementary School Yearbook! -- don't wait!

Tue, Mar 5 12:46pm

Cost is only $20 and you can order online at    Click on Place Order select San Jose, CA, select Willow Glen Elementary and your password is ... tigers (all lowercase)   ... [More]

Cleaning wipes needed in Health Office

Sat, Mar 2 12:08pm

Our school Health office is in need of disinfecting wipes (like Clorox or Lysol...any brand is fine!). If you have a chance to buy some this weekend, you can bring them to the school office.  Thank yo ... [More]

Reminder - Read Across America, Dr. Seuss Clothing or Pajamas today

Fri, Mar 1 7:24am

From Ms. Knapp: Read Across America Day and Dr. Seuss's birthday. We will be allowing the students to wear either pajamas or Dr. Seuss clothing on Friday to celebrate!

Last day for auction early bird prices! Ticket go up to full price tomorrow March 1st!

Thu, Feb 28 12:00pm

The Willow Glen Elementary PTA auction tickets go up to $100 starting on Friday March 1st!  We have so many amazing items to bid on this year such as: Sports experiences and memorabilia   Dinner at Bl ... [More]

Willow Glen PTA Auction is in need of donated items to make our auction a success!

Wed, Feb 27 2:29pm

Hello Tiger Parents!    The Willow Glen PTA Auction is in need of donated items to make our auction a success! If this is something that interests you or your business please let us know. The auction ... [More]

Get your auction tickets today before the ticket price increases on Friday!

Tue, Feb 26 10:59am

Quick reminder!!! The Willow Glen Elementary PTA auction tickets go up to $100 starting on Friday March 1st!  We have so many amazing items to bid on this year such as: Sports experiences and memorabi ... [More]

2 loft beds free to a good home!

Fri, Feb 15 9:02pm

One of our families is moving and is giving away two IKEA loft beds, one with a desk and one without. They need to be taken away this weekend. If you are interested, contact Arika via text at 408-646-2807.

Walking Wednesday Check-in and Route Drawing

Tue, Feb 12 5:41pm

Hi Walk 'n Rollers, Let your kids know that tomorrow is a check-in day for Walking Wednesdays. Our first rainy day check-in. Let's see how many of you aren't afraid of the rain! In addition to trackin ... [More]

Would you like to help with the WGE PTA auction this year?

Tue, Feb 12 2:45pm

Hello all!    We are looking for a few helping hands the night of the auction on March 30th.  This will include check in, checkout and a few other areas that will need attending to.    If you are inte ... [More]

Talent show - important dates

Wed, Feb 6 7:23am

If your child is participating in the talent show, you should have received an email yesterday with important dates. If you didn’t receive the email, please contact Keirsty O’Keeffe @ mrs.okeeffe@hotm ... [More]

Interested in serving on the PTA board?

Tue, Feb 5 7:24pm

We'll have several openings on the PTA board beginning July 1, and the PTA's nominating committee will soon be working to fill them. Serving on the board is a way to make a real difference at WGE — an ... [More]

Be careful out there!

Fri, Feb 1 9:21am

In the past few weeks, multiple parents have reported extremely unsafe driving and walking behavior around our campus. For the safety of our kids, please:  Do not stop/double park in the middle of Lin ... [More]

Talent Show reminder! - tomorrow are the previews - bring your registration form!

Thu, Jan 31 2:47pm

STEP 1:  Tuesday, 1/29 @ 145 pm are the previews.  in room p17. (Ms. Jenichens room)  Students need to bring their registration forms with them, already filled out.   STEP 2:  Wednesday, 2/27 530-8 pm ... [More]

Willow Glen PTA Auction is in need of donated items to make our auction a success!

Thu, Jan 31 11:13am

Hello Tiger Parents!    The Willow Glen PTA Auction is in need of donated items to make our auction a success! If this is something that interests you or your business please let us know. The auction ... [More]

Willow Glen Elementary School PTA Auction Tickets Are Now Available!

Thu, Jan 31 10:56am

Willow Glen Elementary School PTA Auction Tickets Are Now Available!    Saturday March 30, 2019 6:00pm – 10:00pm     Justin's  1285 Homestead Road, Santa Clara, CA 95050   This event is one of our big ... [More]

Sacred Heart Monthly Pantry Tonight

Fri, Jan 25 2:43pm


e-tiger folder 01-24-2019

Thu, Jan 24 9:18pm

Your (mostly) weekly digital tiger folder :)

Dads, don't miss Friday's Father-Daughter Party!

Wed, Jan 23 8:21pm

Join us for the Father-Daughter Black Light Party this Friday, Jan. 25, from 6 to 8 p.m.! The fun will include face painting, dancing, pizza and desserts. Come dressed in all-white, or as an alien or ... [More]

All Call for Auction Items

Mon, Jan 21 8:21pm

Do you have a great idea for an auction prize?  Know a local vendor who might be willing to donate?  Willow Glen PTA needs your help!  Please contact Melissa Nierman at ideas, and p ... [More]

Message from Principal Knapp

Fri, Jan 18 7:24pm

Good evening WGE Tiger families, Just a few reminders for the upcoming week. Monday, 1/21, is a holiday. Enjoy the day off! Tuesday, 1/22, is a short day. TK/Kinders are dismissed at 1:05, and grades ... [More]

Carla Collins appointed school board trustee

Tue, Jan 15 10:05pm

Tonight the SJUSD school board appointed Carla Collins, a parent at River Glen Elementary and Willow Glen Middle, to replace Pam Foley as our representative on the board. I recently had the opportunit ... [More]

SJUSD trustee appointment

Wed, Jan 9 10:56am

As we discussed at last night's PTA meeting, the San Jose Unified school board trustee representing our area, Pam Foley, was elected to the San Jose City Council in November, leaving her seat on the b ... [More]

Donate toys and books to the Tiger Store

Sat, Dec 29 8:48am

If winter sorting and donating is part of your break plans, please consider giving gently used toys and books to the Tiger Store. You can leave bags in the office when we return to school. Thank you!!

Thank you to our generous community!

Wed, Dec 19 3:26pm

A huge thank you to our generous Willow Glen Elementary community for your support of the Elf Giving program. This year, we raised $1,800 to be given in the form of Target gift cards to families in ne ... [More]

Walking Wednesday Check-in Tomorrow - 12/19

Tue, Dec 18 3:29pm

Tomorrow is Check-in day for Walking Wednesdays. If your children walk or roll to school, tell them to come find us in the Quad or by the Kinder yard to check-in. The class with the most kids wins the ... [More]

e-tiger folder 12-13-2018

Sat, Dec 15 12:20pm

please see attached pdf

Second Harvest Food Drive - urgent help needed!

Thu, Dec 13 8:26pm

Urgent help needed, our last day for the food drive is tomorrow and we have 3 empty barrels left! Please help the entire school to earn a free dress day while helping those hungry in our community! Or ... [More]

Calling Any Parents with a Love for Science or Special Science Talent

Wed, Dec 12 10:31pm

Hello Parents!   The Science Fair is coming and we would love for you to be a part! Science Fair Family Fun Night is Tuesday, February 5th and we are busy planning and organizing. We would love to inc ... [More]

Holiday Giving Program - there's still time to give!

Wed, Dec 12 9:05am

Willow Glen Elementary’s PTA provides a Holiday Giving Program to support WGE families in need at the holidays. -- deadline to give is Friday, 12/14 so we have time to give to our families before the ... [More]


Tue, Dec 11 5:21pm

Just a reminder that the PTA meeting originally scheduled for tonight has been canceled. Enjoy your Tuesday night, and we'll see you at the next meeting, Jan. 8 at 7 p.m. Cheers, Rachel

Earn money for the PTA while you shop

Wed, Dec 5 9:29pm

Don't forget to use the PTA's Amazon Smile link for all your holiday shopping! The PTA gets a portion of the proceeds, but the purchasing process looks the same. Go to and bookmark t ... [More]

Dec. 11 PTA meeting canceled

Mon, Dec 3 5:14pm

Seeing that there are no urgent items to discuss or vote on, we are canceling the PTA meeting scheduled for Dec. 11. We will see you at our next meeting, on Jan. 8 at 7 p.m. in the library. 

Art to Remember Orders

Fri, Nov 30 4:14pm

Orders were delivered to the classrooms, but some were later in the day, and may not have been handed out.  If you order did not make it home, wait until Monday after school before contacting me. If y ... [More]

Let Me Run looking for coaches

Fri, Nov 30 3:36pm

We want to start Let Me Run at Willow Glen! Let Me Run is a 7 week program that meets 2 x a week after school for an hour and 15 minutes for 4th and 5th graders.  Using running as the vehicle to inspi ... [More]

e-tiger folder 11-29-18

Fri, Nov 30 9:19am

Please see attached pdfs

Art To Remember orders are here!

Thu, Nov 29 6:22pm

I will be passing out the Art to Remember orders tomorrow after Flag Salute where the Tiger Store usually takes place.  If you cannot be there don't worry.  The orders will be passed out to the teache ... [More]

Tree Lighting: Thursday night, rain or shine!

Wed, Nov 28 7:29pm

Hope to see you Thursday for WGE's traditional Tree Lighting ceremony. The forecast seems to be improving and there is now very little chance of rain. If it does rain, it's possible our timeline and a ... [More]

Warm Coat Drive at Tree Lighting

Wed, Nov 28 11:53am

As part of the One Warm Coat initiative, Girl Scouts will be collecting gently used coats, scarves, hats, socks and toiletries for donation at the Tree Lighting on Thursday night at WGE. Please bring ... [More]

Make your Giving Tuesday donation to the WGE PTA!

Tue, Nov 27 7:03am

Dear fellow WGE parents, I'm sure you're being bombarded with Giving Tuesday pitches today, so I'll keep this brief: When you make a donation to the WGE PTA, you'll see the impact in your child's life ... [More]

Have you made your Annual Giving donation?

Sun, Nov 25 1:54pm

  Hi, WGE parents! We hope you had a truly wonderful Thanksgiving and are enjoying this time with your family. If you have been meaning to make your Annual Giving donation but just haven’t gotten to i ... [More]

e-Tiger Folder 11-20-18

Tue, Nov 20 7:54pm

Lost & Found

Tue, Nov 20 11:31am

Dear Tiger Families,   Just a reminder that this is your last week to claim your lost items. We will be Donating sweatshirts and jackets not claimed. please stop by the cafeteria to collect them today ... [More]

Elf Giving! Support WGE Families in need at the holidays

Tue, Nov 20 9:01am

Willow Glen Elementary’s PTA provides a Holiday Giving Program to support WGE families in need at the holidays.   We are asking you to kindly open your hearts and donate what you can. 100% of the mone ... [More]

Resource from Tuesday's parenting presentation

Fri, Nov 16 4:49pm

If you were unable to attend Tuesday's presentation from Deputy District Attorney Angela Alvarado, about Parenting in a Digital Age, you can download and view her Power Point presentation here: https: ... [More]

No Tiger Store Tomorrow

Thu, Nov 15 3:52pm

Hi all - due to air quality we won’t have tiger store tomorrow. Thank you!

Hope to see you Tuesday for Parenting in the Digital Age!

Sat, Nov 10 1:25pm

Hope you all are having a good weekend and managing to stay out of the terrible air. Join us Tuesday at 7 for our special PTA meeting on Parenting in the Digital Age. Details below! __________________ ... [More]

Community Info: Family University

Fri, Nov 9 3:10pm


E-Tiger Folder: 11-08-18

Fri, Nov 9 11:07am

Lost & Found Reminder and updates

Wed, Nov 7 9:48am

Dear Tiger Families,   Just wanted to remind that if your child has lost a sweatshirt, jacket, lunchbox or water bottle please come by to pick them up. We are working hard to keep the Lost&found rack ... [More]

Parenting in the Digital Age: special presentation at WGE on Nov. 13

Mon, Nov 5 9:12pm

Navigating the online world is a serious challenge for many WGE families, so our Nov. 13 PTA meeting is intended to provide some help. Angela Alvarado, a community prosecutor in the Santa Clara County ... [More]

Lost Saxophone - have you seen it?

Mon, Nov 5 6:41pm

Hi all - a saxophone from Band has gone missing as of Friday.  It was last seen either around school or near/on Iris Court.  There is a Music Village label on the case with the student's name and phon ... [More]

E-Tiger Folder: 11-01-2018

Fri, Nov 2 9:00pm

Rockathon Update - Winners!

Fri, Nov 2 5:31pm

Thanks to your amazing support, we surpassed our goal!  WE RAISED A TOTAL OF $34,372!! The classes with the highest participation are as follows: 1. Ms. Knepper 2. Mrs. Mandrusov 3. Mrs. Jensen The cl ... [More]

Update on Little Heroes/Coach Ray

Tue, Oct 30 9:13pm

Parents, I'm writing to let you know that, in consultation with Ms. Knapp, the PTA board has decided to part ways with Coach Ray and Little Heroes. The company has struggled for some time to keep a co ... [More]

The Harvest Fesitval is tomorrow and it's not too late to lend a hand!

Fri, Oct 26 8:41pm

The Harvest Festival is still looking for volunteers!  

Rockathon Update - Pledges are due tomorrow!

Thu, Oct 25 5:50pm

Thank you again for your amazing support! Pledges are due by end-of-day tomorrow in order to qualify for prizes. We'll be back next week to announce final class standings and total amount raised. It's ... [More]

Last Chance for Art to Remember!

Thu, Oct 25 12:22pm

The end is near, at least for the Art to Remember orders.  Please have them in the office by 3:00 today, or order online at and then enter your child's code. As always, thank y ... [More]

Harvest Festival THIS SATURDAY!

Wed, Oct 24 9:59pm

Put on your Halloween costumes and bring the whole family this Saturday for the PTA's annual Harvest Festival!  6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Quad and Cafeteria. Free admission! Activities will include a DJ D ... [More]

Art To Remember order forms due tomorrow!

Wed, Oct 24 4:44pm

All paper order forms need to be turned into the office by the end of school tomorrow!  Did your form go missing?  It happens to the best of us.  Never fear, you can still place an order online.   Go ... [More]

Art To Remember Deadline Two Days Away!

Tue, Oct 23 6:34pm

For all of those people like me who put things off until the last minuet, here is your reminder to place your orders for Art to Remember!  Paper orders need to be turned into the office by the end of ... [More]

Rockathon Update - 3 days until pledges are due!

Tue, Oct 23 6:20pm

We are only $600 short of our goal! There are still 3 days remaining to submit pledges for prizes! As of today, the classes with highest participation are as follows: 1. Ms. Knepper 2. Mrs. Bryant-Gre ... [More]

Community Information: Books for Treats Volunteers Needed

Mon, Oct 22 11:05am

Join me in helping out at the Books for Treats giveaway on Lincoln Avenue on Halloween Day!  This local organization gives out new books to the community AND donates books to our PTA for the twice yea ... [More]

Rockathon Update - THANK YOU!

Fri, Oct 19 7:10pm

The College Day Rockathon was a huge success and we couldn't have done it without your support! We're edging closer to our goal - Please remember that the deadline to submit pledges for prizes is Frid ... [More]

Rockathon Countdown - 1 Day To Go!

Thu, Oct 18 9:43pm

The College Day Rockathon is TOMORROW! We've raised more than $21,000 so far, which is only $9,000 below our goal of $30,000! As of today, the classes with highest participation are as follows: 1. Ms. ... [More]

Rockathon Countdown - 2 Days to Go!

Wed, Oct 17 10:02pm

The College Day Rockathon is 2 Days Away! We've raised more than $18,000 so far! As of today, the classes with highest participation are as follows: 1. Ms. Knepper 2. Mrs. Mandrusov 3. Maestra Aguilar ... [More]

Chorus open 2nd -5th graders!

Wed, Oct 17 8:24pm

After School Chorus has room for more registrants, so it's opened up for 2nd graders, as well as 3rd-5th graders!   The flyer says the deadline to register is October 10, but registration will stay op ... [More]

It's not too late to join BAND!

Wed, Oct 17 8:19pm

If you have a 3rd, 4th or 5th grader - we want you in the before school Band!   The flyer says the deadline was October 8, but we will continue taking registrations through October 25!   Not sure what ... [More]

Art To Remember Deadline Extended

Wed, Oct 17 7:14pm

Hello All, After getting feedback that families needed more time, I have been able to push the deadline to October 25th.  That is one more week!   If you place orders online there are more products, a ... [More]

Rockathon Countdown - 3 Days To Go!

Tue, Oct 16 10:06pm

The College Day Rockathon is 3 Days Away! As of today, the classes with highest participation are as follows: 1. Ms. Knepper 2. Mrs. Mandrusov 3. Maestra Naumchik The class with the highest amount rai ... [More]

Art To Remember Orders are Due this Thursday!

Tue, Oct 16 6:15pm

Paper Orders for Art to Remember need to be in by Thursday with the money or check made out to Willow Glen PTA.     Need more time?  Order online!  Use the code found on your oder form and you can pla ... [More]

Rockathon Countdown - 4 Days To Go!

Mon, Oct 15 9:56pm

The College Day Rockathon is 4 Days Away! As of today, the classes with highest participation are as follows: 1. Ms. Knepper 2. Maestra Naumchik 3. Maestra Aguilar The class with the highest amount ra ... [More]

Box Tops

Mon, Oct 15 11:16am

Dear Tiger Families, Just wanted to remind everyone that this Friday 10/19 will be the last day to turn in your box tops. So hurry and turn them in to your teachers. Please make sure to write your chi ... [More]

Rockathon (Walkathon) Countdown - 7 Days To Go!

Fri, Oct 12 10:15am

The College Day Rockathon is 7 Days Away! As of today, the classes with highest participation are as follows: 1. Linares-Herrera 2. Tie: Ramirez, Mandrusov, Jensen 3. Tie: Knepper, Chavez, Ayala The c ... [More]

Walk to School Welcome Tables

Tue, Oct 9 6:41pm

Hi Families,   Apples! Stickers! Pencils! If your kids are able to Walk To School tomorrow (or park a few blocks away and walk the rest of the way), have them come sign in at one of our Welcome Tables ... [More]

Lost & Found

Tue, Oct 9 11:22am

Dear parents, Just wanted to remind you about the lost & found. If you are missing sweaters, jackets, lunch bags, water bottles. Please come by the lost and found as we are starting to fill up. There ... [More]

Annual Walkathon - 12 days to go!

Mon, Oct 8 12:28pm

The WGE PTA's annual walkathon will be held on Friday, October 19th. This activity is a healthy way for all children and families to make a positive contribution to our school. The money raised will g ... [More]

Learn about special education at Tuesday night's PTA meeting

Sun, Oct 7 8:38pm

Welcome back from break! Please join us Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the library for an informative presentation at our monthly PTA meeting. Casey Weber, a Willow Glen Elementary parent who works in special e ... [More]

Gently Used Tiger Store Donations Welcome

Fri, Sep 28 10:08am

Hi Willow Glen community!  If during Fall break you were thinking of sorting through some of your children's toys, the Tiger Store would love to take your donations!!   What:  Gently used stuffed anim ... [More]

Walk to School Day is coming - Wednesday Oct 10th

Tue, Sep 25 6:46pm

Join us on Wednesday Oct 10th for National Walk to School Day! Here is how you can participate: Meet at Bank of America parking lot on Lincoln Ave. by 7:30am and join us for a parade down the sidewalk ... [More]

Cub Scouts information night coming up

Thu, Sep 20 6:32pm

See the attached flyer to learn about a Cub Scouts information night for Willow Glen families, Thursday, 9/27, at 6:30 p.m.   If you have questions, contact information is on the flyer.  

5 easy ways to support WGE doing what you already do

Wed, Sep 12 11:18pm

Did you know you can help raise funds for the PTA and our school doing the things you already do? Here are five easy ways: Do all your Amazon shopping using this Amazon Smile link, and a portion of ev ... [More]

The Walk 'n Roll Committee is looking for new members!

Thu, Sep 6 10:53pm

The Walk ‘n Roll Committee  encourages walking and biking to school as a means to improve safety and encourage exercise.   The committee works on the program throughout the year, though the commitment ... [More]

Don't miss the Opera tryouts tomorrow! (correction on location)

Wed, Sep 5 9:19pm

    This is a program of the Willow Glen Elementary PTA, a nonprofit organization of parents and teachers working to build community and support students and families.

NEEDED: Donations of playground equipment

Wed, Sep 5 10:17am

The school is looking for donations of balls, hula hoops and jump ropes for use at lunch and recess. Please drop off any donations of new or gently used equipment in the school office between 8 and 4. ... [More]

Volunteer Orientation Schedule

Tue, Sep 4 10:25am

5:30 Fingerprinting starts  6:00 Garden tour and docent description 6:30 Volunteer information (for all types of volunteers) 6:45 Art (other volunteers can be fingerprinted at this time) 7:15 Art To R ... [More]

Want to get Fingerprinted at Tonight's Volunteer Meeting?

Tue, Sep 4 10:19am

Hello incoming volunteers! Today is the last day to get your TB test faxed to the District Office if you want to be fingerprinted tonight.  The ladies in the front office will fax it over to you, if y ... [More]

Get involved - fill out the Volunteer Interest Form!

Fri, Aug 31 7:38am

Interested in volunteering but don't know where to start? Fill out the volunteer interest form at this link to help us connect you to volunteer opportunities that match your interests, skills and time ... [More]

Back parking lot safety reminder

Thu, Aug 30 9:00am

This is a reminder to use the back parking lot for drop-off and pickup only, and to use the designated drop-off/pickup zones, not the red zones. There is no parent parking in the back lot - if you wou ... [More]

Join/renew your PTA membership today!

Tue, Aug 28 8:27pm

Join the PTA today! Membership costs just $10 per person and shows your support for all the PTA does for students, families and teachers.  We encourage every dad and mom to join, and we welcome grandp ... [More]

***IMPORTANt*** Volunteer Orientation Fingerprinting Information

Tue, Aug 28 3:46pm

If you are planning on getting fingerprints done during the Volunteer Orientation Night, read the following carefully: Before September 4th: 1. The results for your TB test must be faxed to the Distri ... [More]

Tiger Theatre Fall Drama Class - Space Still Available!

Mon, Aug 27 9:25pm

Please see the attached flyer for Tiger Theatre's Fall Drama Class for grades 2 - 5.  There are still spaces available for both classes! The 4-5 class starts this Thursday, 8/30, so sign up today!

WG Wear!

Sun, Aug 26 5:02pm

Looking for a little something different?     WG items by WGEPTA

Last Chance for Tiger T-shirts and Sweatshirts!

Fri, Aug 24 5:20pm

Last chance to get this year's Tiger design on a uniform T-Shirt or Sweatshirt is TONIGHT at the Ice Cream Social (6:30-8)!   OR order online at and we'll deliver it to yo ... [More]

Join the Garden Team - No Green Thumb Required!

Fri, Aug 24 1:53pm

  Interested in being a Garden Docent? No Green Thumb required!    TWO ways to engage with the program at WGE!   Attend New Docent Orientation: Friday, August 31st at 8:45 a.m. [15 min] OR  Volunteer ... [More]

Don't miss out on any school event!

Sun, Aug 19 6:20pm

Sync your calendar with Konstella to stay informed about ALL the school events this year!     Sync with WGE Konstella Calendar   Be sure to sych with both the Participation and Events calendars!  The ... [More]

T-Shirts for sale!

Tue, Aug 14 7:56pm

Get your New Tiger or WG T-shirts and sweatshirts near the Cafeteria from 8:30-9 am and 2:30-3 pm the following days: Wednesday, August 15 Thursday, August 16 Friday, August 17 Monday, August 20 And j ... [More]

Sign up for your classroom on Konstella!

Tue, Aug 14 7:49pm

Now that you know your classroom teacher(s) for the year, please take a moment to assign your child(ren) to their classroom in Konstella. This year, you'll see more teachers using Konstella to communi ... [More]

T-Shirts and Sweatshirts on sale NOW!

Tue, Aug 14 4:50pm

Come buy your uniforms while you check out who your teacher is. We’ll be here until 7!

Come Buy Your T-shirts Tonight!

Thu, Aug 2 5:00pm

Back to School is right around the corner! Come get your new uniforms at WGE during Music in the Glen tonight 6:30-8 pm. Last year's T-shirts only $5 and last year's sweatshirts only $15!

Mark your calendar with these key upcoming dates!

Mon, Jul 30 11:29am

The start of school is just around the corner! Here are a few key upcoming dates. Make sure to add the WGE PTA’s calendar to yours so you don't miss anything (click on Calendar, above toward the left, ... [More]

School supply lists

Fri, Jul 27 1:54pm

Hi, Willow Glen families. Several people have asked when they will see grade-level supply lists from the school. This year, WGE won't be asking for individual supplies for each child. Instead, there i ... [More]

Come get your T-Shirts at Music in the Glen!

Wed, Jul 25 9:47pm

The New Uniform Tiger T-shirts are in!   Come to Music in the Glen tomorrow night, from 6:30  - 8:30 pm, and purchase your 2018-19 Tiger T-shirts and Sweatshirts. Also pick up some bargain $5 T-shirts ... [More]

Upcoming events for TK and kinder families - join us!

Tue, Jul 24 10:59am

If you have an incoming kinder or TK student this fall, please join us for one or all of these upcoming events to meet some of your child's classmates and their families:  - Park Play Dates at River G ... [More]

Support WGE today on Amazon Prime Day

Mon, Jul 16 12:15pm

Hi Everyone - If you are shopping today on Amazon Prime Day, don’t forget to use the following link so that your purchases will benefit the PTA and our school at no additional cost! Shop here: wgepta. ... [More]

Get a head start on volunteering for 2018-19!

Mon, Jul 2 8:30am

You can get started now on filling out your volunteer paperwork at the district office by clicking here. If you've already been a volunteer, you just need to fill out the first form in the packet. If ... [More]

Thank you for a wonderful year! (with fundraising wrap-up)

Sun, Jun 10 8:02pm

I am writing with a brief wrap-up of the PTA's activities this past year. Thanks to you, we exceeded our fundraising goals in all areas, raising 112% of the revenue we budgeted overall! The preliminar ... [More]

TONIGHT: PTA meeting!

Tue, Jun 5 9:15am

This is a reminder to join us for the final PTA meeting of the year, tonight at 7 in the library. We'll be honoring graduating parents who have gone above and beyond in volunteerism, getting an overvi ... [More]

Very limited number of extra yearbooks for sale

Mon, Jun 4 9:28am

Yearbooks will be distributed to those who ordered them in the next day or two, depending on your teacher. If you didn't pre-order but would like to purchase a yearbook, there are a very small number  ... [More]

Is this your volcano?

Fri, Jun 1 11:04pm

Is this your volcano? Or do you know who it belongs to?   Please pick it up (it's in the back of the stage, on the left, in the cafeteria) BY TUESDAY, before it's thrown away!   Thanks, Maren P.S. The ... [More]

ISO help for the Tiger Store for next year

Fri, Jun 1 4:18pm

The PTA is looking for a volunteer or volunteers to coordinate the school's Tiger Store in 2018-19. The Tiger Store has become a key tool helping support the Positive Behavior Intervention and Support ... [More]

Special 5k Packet Pickup Time just for Willow Glen Elementary Families

Mon, May 7 9:18am

If you still need to pick up your 5k packets, take advantage of the special hour on Thursday  May 10 from 3-4, that is just for WGE families. Pickup will be in the Quad at WGE just after school gets o ... [More]

Staff Appreciation Week is coming up!

Sun, Apr 29 10:02pm

Hi WGE families! Staff Appreciation Week is coming up beginning May 7, and as usual, the wonderful leads of this program have many fabulous things planned to let our teachers and administrators know h ... [More]

San Jose Unified town hall

Wed, Apr 25 9:46pm

Don't forget — Monday night is the final San Jose Unified School District town hall meeting of the year. See the details below, and RSVP here. Here are the details from San Jose Unified: Monday, April ... [More]

Learn more about California school finance

Wed, Apr 25 6:41am

A big thank you to Pam Foley, the San Jose Unified School Board member representing Willow Glen, for attending our PTA meeting last night to speak and answer parent questions. Parents at the meeting h ... [More]

Bargain Vintage T-shirts and Sweatshirts!

Tue, Apr 24 12:21am

Every year we discount previous year's Tiger T-Shirts and Sweatshirts. T-shirts for only $5! Sweatshirts for only $15!   We have a few left. Grab them while you can! Let us know your student and their ... [More]

Past Year's Yearbooks Available!

Tue, Apr 24 12:12am

Missing any Yearbooks? Yearbooks from the following past years are available! 2017 2016 2015 2010 2009 2008 2007 Just click here to purchase!  

Five SUPER easy ways to support the PTA

Thu, Apr 19 10:22pm

This is a quick reminder about the easy ways you can help raise funds for the PTA and our school doing the things you already do: Do all your Amazon shopping using this Amazon Smile link, and a portio ... [More]

Join in the Cornhole fun!

Tue, Apr 17 10:24pm

2 slots left for 2-person Cornhole Teams this Saturday!   Join us from 12-4 for food, drinks and Cornhole fun!   Learn more and buy your tickets here:  

We need help distributing posters

Fri, Apr 13 3:23pm

Your Willow Glen 5K team needs help distributing posters to the businesses along Lincoln and beyond. If you are available to help early in the week, please email The more posters w ... [More]

Yearbook Deadline Extended!

Thu, Apr 5 7:42pm

While the deadline for getting your paper yearbook forms has passed, the deadline for pre-ordering them online has been extended through April 15!   ORDER TODAY, so you don't miss out! (Limited yearbo ... [More]

Register Now for the Willow Glen 5K!

Thu, Apr 5 11:45am

The ninth annual Willow Glen 5K is coming up on Saturday, May 12. Register now to join your friends in this neighborhood race that has become a community tradition. Proceeds from the race pay for clas ... [More]

Have a working fridge you no longer need?

Tue, Apr 3 3:12pm

The staff room is in desperate need of a working refrigerator (they are propping it closed with a chair right now).  We put out a request in November but it didn't work out - hopefully we can find one ... [More]

Tiger Folder Flyers - March 29, 2018

Fri, Mar 30 6:44pm

The following flyers are included:   •April-May Newsletter / Boletín de mayo-abril •April Calendar / Calendario de abril •Willow Street Pizza Fundraiser / Recaudación de fondos en Willow Street Pizza ... [More]

Missed your chance to bid at this years auction? Get your slot before it's gone for good!

Thu, Mar 29 6:27pm

Did you miss your chance to purchase items from the auction?   Well here's your opportunity! Help us fill the rest up the remaining slots for the parties below. Come on out and meet other WGE parents ... [More]

FRIDAY: Principal's coffee on school safety

Thu, Mar 29 7:55am

Join Ms. Knapp and your fellow parents in the cafeteria Friday at 9 a.m., after flag salute, for a presentation/discussion about school safety. 

5k REALLY REALLY needs Marketing help

Wed, Mar 28 8:45am

The Willow Glen 5k is STILL looking for someone to fill our Marketing position. Are you: Familiar with managing printed materials Familiar with Acrobat, Google Drive Familiar with Photoshop, Illustrat ... [More]

2018-2019 WGE PTA Board

Mon, Mar 26 6:40pm

All, On Tuesday, April 24 at our monthly PTA meeting, we plan to vote on our nominations for next school year’s PTA Board: President: Rachel Wilner Executive VP: Cori Wilser VP-Communications: Amy Kai ... [More]

Tiger Store Donations Welcome

Fri, Mar 23 3:53pm

Hi Willow Glen community!  Thank you to everyone who has dropped off books, toys, Target bags full of goodies, and donations from your homes  - the Tiger Store couldn't run without these amazing donat ... [More]

Auction extension is coming to a close at 5pm this evening! Help us close these parties out!

Sat, Mar 24 1:40am

The auction extension ends tonight Friday March 23rd at 5:00pm! Get your last few bids in or purchase a slot for some of the following parties:    Annual Poker Tournament  Mini Yoga & Meditation Retre ... [More]

TONIGHT! Mother-Daughter Pajama Party!

Fri, Mar 23 9:17am

Join us tonight in the cafeteria for the Mother-Daughter Pajama party starting at 6:30 p.m.! We'll have a DJ dance party, games, and cookies and milk. Don't miss it!   (PS there is no cost for this event)  

WGE mugs for sale FRIDAY at drop-off and pickup

Wed, Mar 21 9:39pm

We'll be in the quad Friday at drop-off and pickup selling WGE mugs — $10 each, with all proceeds going to the PTA. Stop by to pick one (or four!) up.  And if you bought one of these before or at last ... [More]

5k need Marketing help

Wed, Mar 21 8:51am

The Willow Glen 5k is looking for someone to fill our Marketing position. Are you: Familiar with managing printed materials Familiar with Acrobat, Google Drive Familiar with Photoshop, Illustrator If ... [More]

Order your yearboks today!

Tue, Mar 20 2:19pm

Yearbook pre-orders are taking place during the entire month of March. 11 days left to order!   You may order online at: (password: tigers), or by the hard copy pre-order ... [More]

WGE Amazing Race spots still available!

Mon, Mar 19 9:20pm

We still have a few spots left for both teams and station hosts for this year's 10th annual WGE Amazing Race! The event will storm back down The Avenue on April 28 — our very own version of the TV sho ... [More]

Auction items and parties still up for grabs!

Sun, Mar 18 10:29am

Thank you to everyone who joined our auction last night  either at the Silicon Valley Capital Club or from the comfort of your own home. We had a VERY successful turn out!   We have reopened the biddi ... [More]

Auction online bidding is now live! Go go go!!!!!!!!!!!!

Wed, Mar 14 6:17pm

Hello WGE Parents!    The silent auction link is now live! Please remember, if you are not joining the auction on Saturday you can still browse and bid from your couch! You will need to signup and cre ... [More]

FREE Ice Cream Expires March 31!

Tue, Mar 13 8:26am

IF you are a PTA Member, you have a free scoop of Ice Cream waiting for you at Baskin Robbins!   Come to the PTA Meeting tonight (7pm in the WGE Library), or stop by the WGE Office to pick up your cou ... [More]

A Pot of Gold anyone???

Mon, Mar 12 10:43pm

Attention WGE Parents! We are super excited that our auction is just days away! We are finishing the final touches on all auction items going up for bid. We currently have over 100 items, super fun pa ... [More]

Join us for next week's PTA meeting

Sun, Mar 11 11:25am

Join us next Tuesday, March 13, at 7 p.m. for a PTA meeting in the school library. Are you interested in learning more about the PTA-led art program? Come hear all about it.  Child care is available f ... [More]

Opening on PTA board for communications lead next year

Sat, Mar 10 9:54am

Do you have experience or talent in communications? Are you interested in getting more involved at school?  We have an opening for a VP of Communications for next year, beginning July 1. Board members ... [More]

TK/Kinder Park Dates Planning 2018-2019

Fri, Mar 9 9:40am

Who doesn't like playing at the park and meeting new parents and kids before the new school year?  Get all those nerves out and ask all those questions before the first day of school that your too sca ... [More]

2018 LUCKY KID LOTTO! The most awesome raffle in the world!!!

Thu, Mar 8 12:26pm

2018 LUCKY KID LOTTO The most awesome raffle in the world!!!   The students with the winning tickets drawn will win special time with their favorite teachers and WGE staff! You may buy and enter as ma ... [More]

11 days out for the WGE PTA Auction!

Tue, Mar 6 2:03pm

Hello WGE Parents! We are just 11 days out from the WGE PTA Auction! We are super excited to see what we have in store for you!  We just confirmed several more items that have been donated to us that ... [More]

Tiger Store 2018-2019

Mon, Mar 5 10:33am

How fun does this job sound! Working with kids and handing out toys and prizes that they have earning from getting Tiger Tickets. You get to see there faces light up as they get excited to hand you th ... [More]

Band Coordinator and Band Rentals

Mon, Mar 5 10:24am

We are looking for either 1 or 2 people to take over for the year 2018-2019 for Band Coordinator and Band Rentals. Below is a brief description of what both roles entails. If your kids love band and y ... [More]

Games Closet Lead for 2018-2019

Sun, Mar 4 3:44pm

Games Closet:   Make sure the games closet is well stocked and organized Organize volunteers to manage games closet during lunch M-F  Solicit request from students for games and sports equipment and c ... [More]

Kinder Welcome Party Planner for the year 2018-2019

Sun, Mar 4 3:22pm

Kinder Welcome Party This event is an opportunity for incoming kinder parents and students to get to know each other and learn more about the school and the PTA. Responsibilities include:   Promote th ... [More]

ABC Volunteers

Sun, Mar 4 3:11pm

  Hello Parents, Do you enjoy reading? Do you enjoy reading to kids ? We are looking for a few parents and volunteers for next year to help with the ABC program.  We could use one more ABC leads to he ... [More]

Are you creative and tech savvy? Want to help with the yearbook?

Thu, Mar 1 2:18pm

The two parents managing the yearbook are graduating from WGE this spring, so we are looking for people to shadow them this spring and take on their roles next year. Here's what we're looking for:  1. ... [More]

Don't wait! Today is the last day for presale auction tickets!

Thu, Mar 1 11:20am

The WGE PTA Auction tickets go up to $100 starting TOMORROW! Here is another sneak peak of what we have up for bid: Private Tasting at San Francisco Brewing Co Indoor Skydiving Sessions LEGOLAND Ticke ... [More]

Get your auction tickets today before the ticket price increases on Friday!

Wed, Feb 28 11:35am

Quick reminder!!! The WGE PTA Auction tickets go up to $100 starting on Friday March 2nd! We have so many amazing items to bid on this year such as: Sports experiences and memorabilia   Brunch at Blac ... [More]

Have your auction tickets yet? Buy now for early-bird pricing!

Sun, Feb 25 8:45pm

Early bird pricing for the PTA auction is available through Thursday, so buy this week for the big event.  Click here to buy tickets and pre-register for the auction.   The details Saturday March 17, ... [More]

Tiger Folder Flyers - February 15, 2018

Fri, Feb 16 7:00pm

The following flyers are included:   •Willow Glen Elementary Auction / Subasta de la Escuela Primaria Willow Glen •Pajama Party: Mom and daughter night / Pijamada: Noche de madre e hija •Project Corne ... [More]

Willow Glen Elementary School PTA Auction Tickets Are Now Available!

Fri, Feb 16 12:22pm

Hello WGE Parents!  We are about 30 days out from our auction can you believe it? We are so excited to see you all there! We have some AMAZING items to bid on this year. Ticket prices go up on March 2 ... [More]

Would you like to help with this years WGE auction? We have one more role left to fill!

Fri, Feb 9 2:26pm

Hello WGE parents —   As you all know the auction is right around the corner on March 17th! We are currently looking for someone to help soliciting donations of family parties (ie, a movie night for t ... [More]

Willow Glen Elementary School PTA Auction Tickets Are Now Available!

Wed, Feb 7 1:33pm

Willow Glen Elementary School PTA Auction Tickets Are Now Available!    Saturday March 17, 2018 6:30pm – 10:30pm   Silicon Valley Capital Club 50 West San Fernando St San Jose Ca 95113 17th Floor      ... [More]

Do you have to drive on Walking Wednesdays?

Tue, Feb 6 10:39am

Do you and your kids want to participate in Walking Wednesdays, but you have to drive, either because you live too far from the campus, or you don't have the time to walk from home? Well the good news ... [More]

WGE Auction items still needed! Are you able to donate?

Mon, Feb 5 11:13am

Attention WGE Parents, Grandparents, Families and Friends!   We are still looking for donations for the auction that is scheduled for Saturday March 17th at the Silicon Valley Capital Club.   The foll ... [More]

Science Fair Next Week!

Sat, Feb 3 3:47pm

Science Fair is next week and we can't wait to enjoy science with you! Project drop off for Family Night is Tuesday, February 6th 1-4pm.  TK - 3rd grade class projects will be set up in the library.  ... [More]

Tiger Folder Flyers - February 1, 2018

Thu, Feb 1

The following flyers are included:   •February-March Newsletter / Boletín de Febrero - Marzo •February Calendar / Calendario de Febrero •SELAC Meeting / Reunión del SELAC •February Kids Club Schedule ... [More]

ISO our next talent show coordinator!

Thu, Feb 1 1:21pm

This is the last year for our current talent show coordinator, so we are looking for a parent to shadow her for this year's event, on March 2, and take over running it next year. The talent show is so ... [More]

Volunteers for Willow Glen 5k

Wed, Jan 31 10:00am

Hello Willow Glen family! We still have a few major roles to fill for the Willow Glen 5k. Please help us make this event the best year ever by jumping into one of these positions!! Listed are the posi ... [More]

Please ignore the Talent Show Post!

Tue, Jan 30 9:11pm

Hi all - please ignore the Talent Show post unless you've already submitted your forms.  Thank you!!!  Erica

SJUSD Parent Climate Survey

Mon, Jan 29 3:48pm

If you haven't yet completed the Parent Climate Survey from SJUSD, please do!  It just takes a few minutes to complete.  Answer the questions for your youngest child.  Full details below.  Take the su ... [More]

Help set the PTA up for success next year!

Sun, Jan 28 11:26am

The PTA is looking for three members for this year’s nominating committee. This group, required by our bylaws, will recruit volunteers to fill out the slate of board members and leads for PTA events a ... [More]

Science Fair Project Info

Fri, Jan 26 9:28pm

Science Fair Poster Drop Off & Set Up Tuesday, February 6th 1-4pm

Fri, Jan 26 8:02pm

Good evening WGE parents,    We hope you and your students are getting excited about science! The Science Fair is coming soon! Family Fun Night is Tuesday, Feb 6th 6:30-8:00pm. Drop off and set up of ... [More]

Tiger Folder Flyers - January 25, 2018

Thu, Jan 25 10:35pm

The following flyer was included:   •NFL FLAG Silicon Valley Registration Info  

Willow Glen Elementary School auction needs donations!

Thu, Jan 25 1:52pm

Willow Glen families-  Be sure to check your students Thursday Tiger folders today. The Willow Glen Auction is in need of donated items. If this is something that interests you or your business please ... [More]

Father-Son Wiffle Ball Extravaganza — this Friday, Jan. 26, 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Tue, Jan 23 10:40am

Father-Son Wiffle Ball Extravaganza — this Friday, Jan. 26, 6:30 to 8 p.m.   We’ve had a change in theme for Father-Son night, and it’s going to be a blast.   Join us for a night of playing ball! Kids ... [More]

Tiger Folder Flyers - January 18, 2018

Sat, Jan 20 3:35pm

The Following Flyers are Included: Workout Gear Day / Dia de Ejercicio Father-Son Nerf-Gun Fun Party / Fiesta Divertida para Padres e Hijos con pistolas Nerf de Juguete Talent Show / Espectaculo de Ta ... [More]

Need an action plan for kids and internet safety? Learn about "The Smart Talk"

Wed, Jan 17 10:16pm

INTERNET SAFETY EVENT What you hope your kids are doing online isn’t always what they’re actually doing. Join San Jose Unified and national/state PTA representatives to learn how you can use The Smart ... [More]

Middle Schooler next year???

Wed, Jan 17 8:43pm

If you want information about Hoover Middle School, be sure to go to their information night TOMORROW!   Here are the dates to put on your calendar: Parent Information Night, Jan. 18th, 6:15-7:30pm, H ... [More]

Middle School Information

Wed, Jan 17 3:19pm

Hi WGE families — If you're interested in attending district events to learn about middle schools, please see this link to the district flyer: ... [More]

Book Swap Donation Opportunity

Tue, Jan 16 9:27am

We welcome gently used books for our twice a year Book Swap, and this is a great event to get used books super cheap!  Our Book Swaps help students create libraries at home. So many of you have alread ... [More]

Tiger Folder Flyers - January 11, 2018

Sat, Jan 13 1:07am

The following flyers are included:   • Breakfast and lunch menu / Menú del desayuno y almuerzo • Hip Hop  / Clases de baile • Creative writing after school class /  Clases de escritura creativa despué ... [More]

Science book recommendations

Fri, Jan 12 9:58am

Hi everyone — The founder of Schmahl Science, our hands-on science enrichment program, offered some science book recommendations at our December PTA meeting. Passing along Belinda Schmahl's advice for ... [More]

Have a little extra time to help with the school auction?

Wed, Jan 10 9:53pm

Hello WGE parents — The school auction is right around the corner, on March 17! Our auction chair, Dylan Wooten, is hard at work on the event, and she's looking for some help soliciting donations and ... [More]

Learn about Little Heroes at our next PTA meeting

Wed, Jan 3 1:18pm

Hi everyone — Happy new year! I hope you'll join us next Tuesday, Jan. 9, at 7 p.m. for a PTA meeting. We'll hear from Coach Ray who'll discuss the PTA-funded program Little Heroes, in addition to our ... [More]

Auction help needed!

Mon, Dec 18 9:54pm

Hi everyone — Dylan Wooten, our wonderful auction chair, is looking for a group of volunteers to help solicit donations for this annual event. She'd like to find a lead and several helpers to work tog ... [More]

4 hours left for 122 members to join!

Fri, Dec 15 8:04pm

Last chance to win PE equipment for your classroom! Contest ends at midnight tonight.   # of members needed: Andresen  2 Arambula  6 Baxter  20 Blanco-Johnson  5 Flanagan   5 Fuentes  9 Gibson  12 Hur ... [More]

Congratulations to Mrs. Lowe and Ms. Calleja-Harris' classes!

Fri, Dec 15 4:53pm

Mrs. Lowe's and Ms. Calleja-Harris' classes have joined the following classes in achieving PURRfect membership! CONGRATULATIONS! Aguilar Ayala Linares-Herrera Broadnax Bryant-Green Chavez Jensen Kaul ... [More]

Science Fair is Coming!

Fri, Dec 15 11:17am

Good morning WGE families! Just wanted to give you heads up that the Science Fair is coming soon. Science Fair Family Fun Night will be help on Tuesday, February 6th. We are encouraging all classes to ... [More]

Tiger Folder Flyers - December 14, 2017

Fri, Dec 15 8:03am

The following flyers are included:   •Pajama day / Día de Pijamas •Second Harvest Food Bank / Banco de Comida del "Second Harvest"  

Websites to make giving easier (Elf Giving and Second Harvest)

Thu, Dec 14 5:53pm

Want to Give to a good cause or two?  Here are the websites to donate on line:   Elf Giving- all money goes to helping some Willow Glen Families have a better holiday with a gift card to Target. http: ... [More]

Update on PTA Members needed...

Thu, Dec 14 4:03pm

# of members needed: Lowe  4 Blanco-Johnson  5 Knepper  5 Arambula  6 Andresen  3 Flanagan     5 Quiroz-Medrano     7 Scibetta  7 Calleja-Harris  3 Miranda     5 Hurtado  8 Jenichen  9 Fuente  10 Rami ... [More]

Shop at Amazon, earn money for our school

Wed, Dec 13 9:33pm

If you're shopping with Amazon for the holidays, make sure you enter using the link below — our PTA earns money with every purchase you make. Just bookmark this link and use it every time you shop — a ... [More]

We need you!

Wed, Dec 13 1:51pm

The PTA needs you! 17 classrooms have not achieved PURRfect Membership yet, and won’t be winning $50 in PE Equipment without your help! JOIN by Friday to help the classes win... # of members needed: L ... [More]

The Season to Give

Tue, Dec 12 9:18pm

Two ways to help others this Holiday Season: 1.  Elf Giving is asking for Money donations.  All donations are turned into Target Gift Cards and given to families in need.   Donate in person in the off ... [More]

Tiger Folder Flyers - December 07, 2017

Tue, Dec 12 5:08pm

The following flyers are included:   •December-January newsletter  / Boletín de Diciembre-Enero •RobotEd Sign up information / Información de registro para RobotEd

Girls on the Run spaces still available - register now!

Thu, Dec 7 8:18pm

Spots are still available in WGE's wonderful Girls on the Run after-school program for 3rd, 4th and 5th grade girls. Girls learn life skills like good decision-making while training together to compet ... [More]

Art to Remember Where and When

Wed, Dec 6 7:59am

Art to Remember will be given to parents only during the morning handouts When: Thursday and Friday mornings 8:15-9:00 Where: Tiger Store Area.  Across from the Playground that is between the cafeteri ... [More]

Art to Remember Pick Up

Tue, Dec 5 7:59pm

Hello Willow Glen Families!  If you ordered from Art to Remember, you items are here!   New this year is a chance for parents to pick up their orders before school on Thursday and Friday of this week. ... [More]

Learn about science in WGE classrooms!

Mon, Dec 4 10:08pm

Come to our PTA meeting next Tuesday, Dec. 12, at 7 p.m. to learn all about Schmahl Science, which provides hands-on lessons to supplement our classroom teachers' science instruction. Hear about Schma ... [More]

20% off at Sports Basement (or online) tonight!

Mon, Dec 4 5:26pm

In store shopping info: REG: %SKU: 699658 + MKTR SKU: 2050008417315   Can't join us at the store? Join the celebration by shopping online! Use the code 2050008417315 at checkout.  

Tiger Folder Flyers - November 30, 2017

Thu, Nov 30 4:52pm

The following flyers are included:   •December calendar / Calendario de Diciembre •SELAC meeting / Reunión del SELAC •WGE Food Drive / Colecta de alimentos en WGE •Breakfast and lunch menu / Menú del ... [More]

Volunteer needed to help with school marquee

Thu, Nov 30 2:46pm

Hello WGE families! We are in need of a new volunteer(s) to change the announcements on the school marquee approximately once per week.   This position is fairly simple but crucial, as many families f ... [More]

Are you a master party planner? We need you!

Wed, Nov 29 10:51pm

The PTA is looking for a lead volunteer to plan our mother-daughter event on Friday, March 23, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Would you like to help?  For those new to the school, our parent-child events are a f ... [More]

Elf Giving has begun!

Wed, Nov 22 7:03pm

ELF HOLIDAY GIVING PROGRAM   Our annual Elf Holiday Giving Program is under way! This program helps WGE families-in-need to provide food, clothes and toys for their children and have a happier holiday ... [More]

Coat Drive at the Tree Lighting Ceremony

Tue, Nov 21 3:38pm

Help those in need by bringing your gently used coats, hats, and scarfs to WGE's annual Tree Lighting Ceremony! Girl Scout Troop 60479 will have a collection bin in the school quad from 5:30 - 7:30.   ... [More]

Tiger Folder Flyers - November 16, 2017

Sun, Nov 19 8:23pm

The following flyers are included: -Annual Giving -Shrek -Academic Chess -Tree Lighting -After School program

Don't forget PTA with your Amazon shopping!

Fri, Nov 17 8:09am

Dear Parents and Teachers, The shopping season is coming!   When you shop at Amazon, please remember to start at instead of, then bookmark that link once you're sig ... [More]

Save your Sports Basement shopping for Dec 4!

Fri, Nov 17 7:51am

WGEPTA always receives 5% back when you shop at Sports Basement AND sign up (for free) to be a Basmenteer with WGE as your beneficiary.   YOU always receive 10% off your purchase!   EXCEPT, on Decembe ... [More]

Got Toys?

Wed, Nov 15 8:57am

The Tiger Store is looking for gently used toys, games and books as prizes for the tiger tickets the students receive for good behavior.  Things like: Clean stuffed animals (they love Beanie Babies!!) ... [More]

Tiger Folder Flyers - November 9, 2017

Fri, Nov 10 12:08pm

The following flyers are included: -Sports Day -Holiday Giving Program -Machado's Martial Arts -TWBI Orientation -Principal's Letter -River Glen's Musical

Did you know your kids can join?

Wed, Nov 8 10:30am

PTA  doesn't limit Members to moms. Dads, grandparents, aunts, uncles, nannies, neighbors and even STUDENTS can join!   And ALL Members get a vote! (And a free Ice Cream cone from Baskin Robbins).   W ... [More]

Walkathon Class Winners!

Mon, Nov 6 10:35am

We're excited to announce that the following are the class winners for participation in the pledge drive for the walkathon -   Maestra Kaul (10 students submitted pledges) Maestra Ayala (10 students s ... [More]

Got your FREE Ice Cream yet?

Sun, Nov 5 8:11pm

IF you are a PTA Member, don't forget to pick up your Baskin Robbins FREE ice cream coupon! at the PTA Meeting this Tuesday night, or from Megan in the school office.   Not a PTA Member yet? Join now!  

Tiger Folder Flyers - November 2, 2017

Fri, Nov 3 5:25pm

The following flyers are included: -November Calendar -Scholastic Book Fair -November Menu

Congratulations to 2 more classes!

Wed, Nov 1 8:11pm

Kaul and Naumchik have also achieved PURRfect membership now too!   Make sure your student's classroom has enough members to earn the $50 PE Equipment prize!   Have you joined the PTA yet? All the ben ... [More]

Here's what WGE students are learning with ABC Readers this month!

Wed, Nov 1 1:07pm

Has your class won PE Equipment yet?

Sun, Oct 29 10:26pm

Congratulations to the following classes for having PURRfect membership! (An average of at least one member per student.) Aguilar Ayala Chavez Jensen Linares-Herrera Mandrusov Naumchik Ochoa Don't see ... [More]

Tiger Folder Flyers - October 26, 2017

Fri, Oct 27 6:32pm

The following flyers are included:   Absence Reporting / Reporte de Ausencias Art to Remember / Arte para Recordar      

20% off and delivery for your shopping!

Fri, Oct 27 9:26am

If you are a PTA Member, try Google Express and get 20 percent off your first order on home, office and school supplies!   With Google Express you can shop from trusted stores like Costco, Target and ... [More]

Last Day to Submit Walkathon Pledges

Fri, Oct 27 7:52am

The deadline to submit Walkathon pledges is TODAY to be eligible for prizes!! Pledge forms are available at the office or at the website:, where you can also create an ... [More]

Last Call for Art to Remember Order Forms

Thu, Oct 26 8:51pm

Don’t miss out!  Tomorrow is the last day to turn in you paper order forms for Art To Remember.   Did you know that is your child’s artwork featured on the flyer?  Everything you order will be with th ... [More]

Last Call for Art to Remember Order Forms

Thu, Oct 26 4:42pm

Don’t miss out!  Tomorrow is the last day to turn in you paper order forms for Art To Remember.   Did you know that is your child’s artwork featured on the flyer?  Everything you order will be with th ... [More]

Urgent! HS and Middle school Volunteers needed for Harvest Festival!

Thu, Oct 26 10:00am

Our Harvest Festival is in urgent need of High School and Middle School students to manage games at the event.  The shift for student volunteers is 6 pm - 8:30 pm, October 27.   Do you have a HS or MS ... [More]

Walkathon Deadline 3 days away!

Wed, Oct 25 7:08am

There are only 3 days left to submit pledges to qualify for the prizes for the Walkathon! Current class standings are as follows - Arambula:  $2,605 Hurtado:  $2,150 Chavez:  $1,780 Pledge forms are a ... [More]

Baked Goods Needed for the Harvest Festival!

Tue, Oct 24 7:18am

The Cake Walk at our Harvest Festival is in need of donations!  Donated baked goods must be store-bought and nut-free (and individually wrapped if possible.) Please drop off donations Friday morning, ... [More]

Thank you for supporting the Walkathon!

Sat, Oct 21 7:47am

The 2017 College Day Walkathon was a great success - thank you to all who volunteered and attended.  The kids all did a great job and, most importantly, seemed to have a lot of fun. There's still a we ... [More]

Tiger Folder Flyers - October 19, 2017

Fri, Oct 20 1:45am

The following flyers are included:   Halloween Parade / Desfile de Halloween  Rainbow Day / Día del Arcoiris WGE Opera / Ópera de WGE Walking Wednesdays / Miércoles de Caminar a la Escuela Picture Ret ... [More]

Tiger Folder Flyers - October 12, 2017

Fri, Oct 13 4:27pm

The following flyers are included:   Believe Kids items pick up / Entrega de productos de Believe Kids Second Harvest Food Bank / Banco de Comida de “Second Harvest”  

Community Volunteer Opportunity - Books for Treats!

Thu, Oct 12 3:37pm

Join me in volunteering with Books for Treats, a non-profit that hands out free books on the Halloween downtown trick or treat walk.  In the past,  this organization has given us much appreciated new( ... [More]

Walkathon is 10 days from today!

Tue, Oct 10 9:51pm

The 2017 College Day Walkathon is right around the corner, on Friday, October 20th.  All students participate in the event, so please collect pledges and be ready to walk (or run)! **Online pledges ar ... [More]

Walk to School Parade to start at 8am (NOT 7:30)

Mon, Oct 9 5:45pm

Hi WGE Families, We made an error in our Walk to School Day Flyer. The parade will start around 8am, NOT 7:30am. So you get to sleep in now! You can still come meet us at the B of A parking lot anytim ... [More]

Tiger Folder Flyers - September 28, 2017

Sat, Sep 30 1:56am

The following flyers are included:    October Calendar / Calendario de Octubre Letter from Principal Knapp / Carta de la Directora Knapp SELAC Meeting / Reunión de SELAC Rockathon / Caminata Walk to s ... [More]

Annual Walkathon - Kickoff for pledges starts today!

Fri, Sep 29 3:42pm

The WGE PTA's annual Walkathon will be held on Friday, October 20th.   This activity is a healthy way for all children and families to make a positive contribution to our school. The money raised will ... [More]

WGE PTA Annual Giving Campaign -

Thu, Sep 28 10:33pm

WGE PTA ANNUAL GIVING CAMPAIGN Did you know that the average cost of private school in San Jose is about $12,000 per year?  We are very fortunate to attend a public school with a PTA that works to pro ... [More]

Need more Tiger T-shirts or Sweatshirts?

Thu, Sep 28 8:46pm

Bring your $ tomorrow morning, and purchase them in front of the cafeteria during Flag Salute and before the Principal's coffee!   8:35-8:55 am  

WGE PTA Annual Giving Campaign - It's never too late to give!

Sun, Sep 24 10:48pm

WGE PTA ANNUAL GIVING CAMPAIGN   A huge thank you to the families who have donated so far - we have reached the $30,000 mark! Last year's Annual Giving Campaign raised approximately 34% of the total f ... [More]

3 more students needed to hold CHORUS after school!

Sat, Sep 23 1:52pm

Only 3 more days left to register! If we don't have 3 more students register by Sept. 26, we won't have enough to hold the after school program.   If you're thinking of it, please register today!

September 29 is Crazy Hair Day! Students should be in uniform.

Fri, Sep 22 4:59pm

Just to clarify - September 29 is Crazy Hair Day, but students should be in uniform.  The September calendar showed September 29 as a Free Dress Day, but that was an error! 

Want to save 10% at Sports Basement, and support WGE?

Fri, Sep 22 11:28am

Become a Basementeer at Sports Basement and support Willow Glen Elementary!  Basementeers receive 10% off and give 10% back to schools:   10% off every item every day, every time you shop 10% of annua ... [More]

Tiger Folder Flyers September 21, 2017

Fri, Sep 22 4:53am

The following flyers are included: Autumn Book Swap / Intercambio de libros para el otoño Creative Writing After School Class / Escritura creativa después de la escuela School Site Council Ballot  / B ... [More]

Opera Auditions for 3rd, 4th and 5th graders!

Mon, Sep 18 11:47am

WGE PTA Annual Giving Campaign

Sun, Sep 17 10:47pm

WGE PTA ANNUAL GIVING CAMPAIGN Thank you to all of the generous families who have donated so far. We have reached the $25,000 mark, so the whole school has earned a free dress day! (Date TBD) Every ye ... [More]

Tiger Folder Flyers September 14, 2017

Sat, Sep 16 8:36am

Included: WGE PTA Annual Giving Campaign Hip Hop Classes

10 more Chorus students needed! (2rd-5th grades)

Wed, Sep 13 10:22am

We are so fortunate to have the opportunity for After School Chorus again, after losing it a few years ago when Norree Williams retired.   Now, our wonderful in-class Music Teacher, Lara Lopez, is off ... [More]

WGEPTA Notice - Proposed Amendments to Bylaws

Mon, Sep 11 10:31pm

Hi Everyone, Please note that the following amendments to our Bylaws will be proposed and subject to approval by PTA membership at our meeting next month on Tuesday, October 10, 2017: 1. Article IV, S ... [More]

Only 330 more PTA members needed!

Mon, Sep 11 5:36pm

Thank you to everyone who has joined WGEPTA so far!   We have 450 members, and we only need 330 more to have PURRfect membership!   If you haven't joined the PTA  yet this year, please JOIN NOW!

Free Ice Cream!

Mon, Sep 11 12:16am

Join the PTA, and get a free scoop of Baskin Robbins Ice Cream!   Coupons available for pickup at the PTA meeting Tuesday night at 7 pm!   Join online NOW OR by sending your membership envelope in you ... [More]

Tiger Folder Flyers September 7, 2017

Thu, Sep 7 11:51pm

The following flyers are included:   Academic Chess Sign Up Form RobotEd - AdventureBots Sign Up Info WGE Schedule for After School Program Machado's Martial Arts Sign Up Form    

Learn About Cub Scouts!

Thu, Sep 7 3:20pm

You are invited to stop in for ice cream, more information on Cub Scouting in Pack 204, and to sign-up Thursday, September 14 from 6:30-8 pm at St. Chris!


Thu, Sep 7 3:15pm

 We received enough registrants, so band will start Monday!   Not too late to register if you'd still like to...   Register here:   Have a beginning ban ... [More]

Learn about Girl Scouts!

Thu, Sep 7 12:16pm

We're more than half way there!

Thu, Sep 7 1:59am

Thank you to everyone who has joined the PTA so far! We have 363 out of our goal of 780 members.   Remember, EVERY class that has at least one member per student will receive $50 for the teacher to sp ... [More]

BAND still needs 7 more students!

Wed, Sep 6 3:34pm

Band can't happen without your 3rd-5th grader! We still need 7 more students to sign up!   Register here:   Have a beginning band student who is not sur ... [More]

Details for fingerprinting tonight!

Tue, Sep 5 2:18pm

Come tonight at 6:15 to get fingerprinted, if you haven't already done so through the district.   They will do fingerprinting during the meetings too. If you are coming for just art or ABC, you can ge ... [More]

13 more student still needed to hold BAND!

Tue, Sep 5 2:06pm

The before school band still needs 13 more students for it to run.   Sign up today?!  

Volunteers Can Get Fingerprinted at Meeting Tonight!

Tue, Sep 5 8:13am

Save yourself a trip to the District!   Finger printing will be available tonight by Verify Group, A Live Scan Fingerprinting Service approved by the district. You can even have it done before you hav ... [More]

Come to Volunteer Orientation Night!

Fri, Sep 1 1:25pm

Volunteer Orientation Night will be held on Tuesday, September 5, at 6:30pm in the library (childcare provided for kids ages 3+). Find out how to become an Art, ABC, Los Dichos, and Garden docent in y ... [More]

Correct Link to Join the PTA!

Fri, Sep 1 11:35am

Yes, both parents should join the PTA!

Fri, Sep 1 11:21am

Reasons both parents should join the PTA: If an important issue comes up that you want a say in, you want the votes of both parents. Becoming a member does NOT mean you are obligated to volunteer. We ... [More]

50 Students band needed ASAP!

Fri, Sep 1 11:14am

50 students are needed to have our band continue at WGE! The deadline for registration has been extended until Sept. 7 to allow enough students to sign up. Please sign up today, so we can order books ... [More]

Tiger Folder Flyers Aug 31, 2017

Fri, Sep 1 12:25am

The following flyers are included:   Konstella Sign-Up Info Picture Day September Calendar Volunteer Orientation Night Box Tops    

550 PTA Members Needed!

Tue, Aug 29 9:31pm

We have 780 students at WGE, and 230 PTA Members so far.   Only 550 to go, for PURRfect membership!   So easy to join or renew your annual membership today. Simply CLICK HERE to join online! OR fill o ... [More]

Looking for Volunteers for the Walk 'n Roll Committee

Tue, Aug 29 11:03am

We are looking for 2-3 parents to join us on our brand new Walk 'n Roll Committee. Walk 'n Roll is a program sponsored by the San Jose Department of Transportation to increase the number of kids walki ... [More]

Join the WG Band! OR Chorus! (3rd-5th graders)

Tue, Aug 29

Yes! Band is on for this year!   I am thrilled to introduce our new band leader, Matt Volkar, of the CSMA (Community School of Music and Arts) - our current in-class music provider.   CSMA will also b ... [More]

Reminder: ALL new and returning volunteers need to be registered through the District

Sun, Aug 27 9:57pm

A quick reminder that anyone who volunteers on campus during the school day MUST be registered through the District (no exceptions). There is a new online process that makes the procedure much simpler ... [More]

NEEDED: Toys/games/PE equipment for recess/lunch

Sun, Aug 27 9:18pm

Hi, Willow Glen families. The school office tells us that they are a little low on toys, games and PE equipment to use outside at recess and lunch.  If you have any items you no longer need, and that ... [More]

TOMORROW is deadline to guarantee your Tiger T-shirts!

Thu, Aug 24 9:03pm

If you want more Tiger design T-shirts and Sweatshirts, you must place your order by the Ice Cream Social - which is tomorrow!   Order in person at the Ice Cream Social   or online: http://www.wgepta. ... [More]

Tiger Folder Flyers Aug 24, 2017

Thu, Aug 24 3:50pm

The following flyers are included:   Tiger Theatre Back to School Night Uniform Policy PTA Volunteer Opportunities Student Health Update Information Ice Cream Social Join/Give PTA      

Community Meeting for the Minnesota Avenue Project - Sep 5

Wed, Aug 23 11:00am

How to add your child to their classroom on Konstella

Mon, Aug 21 7:45pm

Now is the time to add your child to their classroom on Konstella if you haven't already.  It's a great way to connect with your teacher and other parents in the classroom.   1. Click on "Your Childre ... [More]

Ice Cream Social - Friday August 25th

Fri, Aug 18 1:32pm

Tiger Folder Flyers August 17, 2017

Thu, Aug 17 9:16pm

Included: Letter from Principal Knapp Parent Volunteer Form August - September Menu Principal's Coffee

T-Shirt Sales times

Tue, Aug 15 9:19am

2017-18 UNIFORM T-SHIRTS AND SWEATSHIRTS ON SALE NOW!   At school: (near the cafeteria): -  Wednesday, 8/16, 8:30 - 8:50 am and 2:40 - 3:00 pm   -  Thursday, 8/17, 8:30 - 8:50 am and 2:40 - 3:00 pm   ... [More]

What school supplies should I get?

Mon, Aug 14 10:17pm

Check out the supply lists by grade level here!  

T-shirt sales will be in QUAD!

Mon, Aug 14 7:57am

Hi everyone, Since class list posting will be by the office today (not the kinder lot), T-shirts sales will be there too! See you in the quad between 5 and 7 pm!

New online process for district volunteer authorization

Tue, Aug 8 3:51pm

With the start of the school year around the corner, here's some info on a new process for completing the district authorization to volunteer in the classroom. They've moved the process online, so it ... [More]

TK/Kinder Welcome Pizza Party

Thu, Jul 27 10:26pm

Happy Summer WGE Families!   School is just around the corner, and we will soon be having our TK/Kinder Welcome Pizza Party. If you have an incoming TK or Kinder student, or you'd like to come welcome ... [More]

Got Any Spare Hangers?

Thu, Jul 27 5:06pm

Hangers needed for hanging new Tiger Sweatshirts! Dry cleaning hangers work just great. :-) If you have any spares, please bring them to the WGE quad tonight, and stay for Music in the Glen! 6:15-8:30 pm

NEW Tiger T-shirts are in!

Wed, Jul 26 9:20pm

T-Shirts and Sweatshirts on sale TOMORROW at Music in the Glen, 6:15-8:30 pm   Come and get your school uniforms early. :-)   Congratulations to Charlie Osborne for winning the Tiger design contest!   ... [More]

Chapter Books for Book Swap - Check out Sales over the Summer

Fri, Jun 9 2:00pm

Hi all and happy end of school!  As you enjoy your summer, will you keep a look out for chapter books you can donate for our two annual Book Swaps? The Book Swaps occur in the Fall and Spring.  They h ... [More]

Kona Ice today!

Thu, Jun 8 10:59am

PTA Meeting Minutes 5-9-17 for review

Mon, Jun 5 9:30pm

Hi Families,   Attached are the PTA Meeting Minutes from 5-9-17. Please review them and join us at tomorrow's last PTA Meeting of the year with your questions and comments.   Cori

In-Class Music Survey results.

Mon, Jun 5 8:22pm

See what you think of the PTA funded in-class Music Program for all students on our survey results page!

Last Chance for this year's Tiger Wear!

Sun, Jun 4 3:53pm

We have limited supplies of this year's Tiger T-Shirts and Sweatshirts! Purchase online, and write your student's teacher's name for class delivery this week. T-Shirts available in ALL youth sizes 3 A ... [More]

Music in the Glen 2017!

Sat, Jun 3 2:19pm

Mark your calendars for this fun community event put on by The Kiwanis Club of Willow Glen Thursday nights this summer!  

Info regarding Kids Club Summer Camp

Fri, Jun 2 12:57pm

Yearbooks are here!

Fri, Jun 2 12:41pm

Yearbooks will be distributed to classrooms on Monday, June 5th for those who bought online. There will be a limited number of yearbooks for sale for $20 outside the Library on the following dates: Mo ... [More]

TIger Folder Flyers June 1, 2017

Thu, Jun 1 9:02pm

Included: We Have Shoes to Fill! - PTA Vacancies Beach Day, June 7, 2017 @ 10 am Dates to Remember, June 2017 Letter from Mr. Grau, June 2017

Proposed PTA Meeting Agenda for June 6, 2017

Sat, May 27 1:29pm

Please come to our last PTA Meeting on Tuesday, June 6th starting at 7 pm.  We will present next year's preliminary budget.  Thanks everyone!    

Tiger Folder Flyers May 25, 2017

Fri, May 26 10:19pm

Included: PTA Spending Priorities (Can take survey online here!) 2017-18 Instructional Calendar Summer Reading Program County Fair Aug 3-6

Want to perform with your group at the County Fair?!

Fri, May 26 10:09am

2017 Santa Clara County Fair Community Events Stage Performer Invitation and Application   The Santa Clara County Fair is a four-day celebration of the gifts and talents of our community. The dates fo ... [More]

Tiger Folder Flyers May 18, 2017

Fri, May 19 4:36pm

Included: Dates to Remembers May-Aug, 2017 How to Prevent Spread of Norovirus

Do you have gently used uniforms to donate?

Wed, May 17 6:09pm

Feel free to bring washed, gently used uniforms to the office for our free uniform closet.  No stains or rips.  We'll put them out at various events throughout the year for people who can use them!   Thanks!!

Community Information: Public Hearing

Wed, May 17 12:45pm

Regarding potential Teacher housing on Lincoln Avenue  

Tiger Flyers Galore! May 11, 2017

Thu, May 11 8:13pm

Included: Bike to School Day - TOMORROW! Pajama Day - TOMORROW! Principal's Coffee - TOMORROW! WG5K - THIS Saturday! Jamba Juice Fundraiser - Buy in 2 for 1 Cards in Office Neon Day - May 8 (passed) O ... [More]

Bike To School Day Tips

Thu, May 11 7:37pm

Tomorrow is WGE Bike To School Day! Here are some tips:   It is also Pajama Day - be sure to where pajamas that are safe to bike in. You can roll up your pant leg on the side of your chain. Come by th ... [More]

To be entered in raffle, register for 5K today!

Wed, May 10 8:51am

At flag salute Friday, May 12, we are raffling off: 13 Saucony water bottles 11 pedometers 1 Jamba Juice Squirt Water bottle 1 Brooks lightweight backpack 1 Autographed copy of The Running Joke Cartoo ... [More]

Volunteer roles for next year still available!

Tue, May 9 8:00pm

No matter how much or how little you want to commit, there are lots of opportunities to help out in the area you are passionate about.   Open roles are listed here: ... [More]

EMT for 5k

Tue, May 9 9:13am

We are in desperate need of an EMT for the 5k this weekend. Ours backed out and we are having a hard time finding another. Please email Debbie at to help.   Five days!!!

The PTA needs YOU next year!

Sun, May 7 11:50am

The Nominations for next year were voted on, but we have many roles that are not filled!   No matter how much or how little you want to commit, there are lots of opportunities to help out in the area ... [More]

76 openings for 5K Kid Zone Helpers!

Thu, May 4 8:30pm

LOTS of help is still needed for the WG5K Kid Zone!   Have a middle school or high school student who's willing to help?   There are dozens of fun shifts open for managing games!   Please sign up here ... [More]

Register for WG5K by Wednesday for Raffle entry!

Thu, May 4 7:48pm

At flag salute Friday, May 12, we are raffling off: 13 Saucony water bottles 11 pedometers 1 Jamba Juice Squirt Water bottle 1 Brooks lightweight backpack 1 Autographed copy of The Running Joke Cartoo ... [More]

Need labels for Summer Camps?

Mon, May 1 10:43am

Purchase your multi-purpose labels, clothing labels, bag tags, household labels, stationary and safety products from Lovable Labels, and WGEPTA gets 20% back!  

Proposed PTA Agenda for May 9th Meeting

Sat, Apr 29 11:32am

Please look over the agenda.  Thanks!!  

For 5K: Only one pack of flyers left to hand out tomorrow and Sunday!

Fri, Apr 28 4:41pm

Can anyone take one pack of flyers to hand out this weekend?  The flyers notify residents and businesses of the race route for our upcoming 5K.  You can choose from the Brace Avenue area or Lincoln Av ... [More]

Tiger Folder Flyers, April 27, 2017

Fri, Apr 28 8:52am

Included: WGE Calendar May/June 2017 Kids Club Summer Camp

There is still time to order books from the Kinder Author Event this Friday!

Wed, Apr 26 4:36pm

Deadline is tomorrow (Thursday) by end of school day if you would like a signed book (or two!). You don't have to be in Kinder to order a signed book.

Info for each day of Staff Appreciation next week!

Mon, Apr 24 4:12pm

Staff Appreciation week is coming soon!

Mon, Apr 24 4:10pm

60% off school and teacher supplies!

Fri, Apr 21 2:51pm

The Office Depot at Hamilton and Bascom is closing,  and everything is 60% off! (Including fixtures)   1760 South Bascom Ave Campbell, CA 95008   Now through May 20, but I have a feeling it will go fa ... [More]

Tiger Folder Flyers, Apr 20, 2017

Fri, Apr 21 10:09am

Included: Twin Day today (sorry this is late for that!) Staff Appreciation May 1-5 Tiger Theater presents Aristocats Kids May 3 & 4 Otis Spunkmeyer and Popcornopolis delivery Wed, April 26, 2-4 pm in ... [More]

Get to know SELAC - Everyone is invited to come to Tuesday's Meeting

Wed, Apr 19 3:39pm

Staff Appreciation Sign Ups are on your student's door!

Tue, Apr 18 3:18pm

Spring Box Tops due this Friday, April 21st

Tue, Apr 18 12:15pm

Thank you Parents, Students and Teachers for participating in the Spring 2017 Box Tops for Education contest !!      Please turn in your Box Tops to the office by Friday, April 21st.      If you need ... [More]

Please fill out a Quick Music Program Survey!

Mon, Apr 17 9:01pm

The PTA funded a new in-class MUSIC PROGRAM this year. Please tell us what you and your student(s) thought about it! (you may fill it out multiple times for mu ... [More]

Willow Glen's Amazing Race 2017

Mon, Apr 17 7:28pm

Which team will have the right mix of stamina, creativity and fun that it takes to win this years amazing race????

Willow Glen Amazing Race

Thu, Apr 13 9:47am

Hello prospective Amazing Racers!   There are only a couple team spots left but if you act fast you too can have the time of your life racing around 95125.  100% of your entry fee goes directly to the ... [More]

Mother / Son Magic! Fri, Apr 21, 2017

Thu, Apr 6 5:34pm

Information: Summer Camp Opportunity

Thu, Apr 6 12:29pm

April 19th Town Hall Meeting: San José Environmental Sustainability Plan

Wed, Apr 5 9:26pm

PTA Volunteers needed for next year!

Tue, Apr 4 8:42pm

The PTA Volunteers for next year were nominated tonight. Thank you to everyone who has volunteered!   We are still in need of people to step up for positions highlighted below. Do you see a role you c ... [More]

The infamous 2017 Willow Glen Elementary Amazing Race

Tue, Apr 4 8:08am

Hello prospective Amazing Racers!   There are only a couple team spots left but if you act fast you too can have the time of your life racing around 95125.    As some of you know, Maren & Steve passed ... [More]

PTA Meeting Minutes Available for 3-14-17

Mon, Apr 3 5:41pm

The PTA Meeting Minutes from the 2/15/17 meeting are now available for review on Konstella under "Files and Links". Take a look at them and come to the PTA Meeting on Tuesday 4/4/17 at 7pm with your q ... [More]

Auciton Parties moved to!

Sun, Apr 2 10:34am

We still have some fabulous events that were offered at the Auction that have space left!   The items have been moved from the auction software to Check them out here!   San Jose Giants VI ... [More]

Tiger Folder Flyers, Mar 30, 2017

Thu, Mar 30 7:54pm

Included: WGE Calendar April 2017 After School Chess, Apr & May 2017

REMINDER: Tomorrow is the LAST DAY to order yearbooks!

Tue, Mar 28 12:16pm

Order now - there will only be limited quantities for sale at the end of the school year.  Thanks!!  

Proposed Agenda for April 4th PTA Meeting

Sun, Mar 26 3:24pm

This will be our election meeting - come join us!  

Last chance for a free ice cream scoop!

Fri, Mar 24 6:17pm

Thank you for joining the PTA this year!   If you joined, you received a coupon from Baskin Robbins for a free scoop of ice cream. The coupons expire March 30!   If you have not joined yet, you still ... [More]

Tiger Folder Flyers Mar 23, 2017

Fri, Mar 24 5:51pm

Included: Pout Pout Fish Illustrator Visit for 1st and 2nd graders April 4, Autographed books open to all students! Box Tops Contest - deadline April 21, 2017 Spring Music Concerts April 5, 6, 7 Macha ... [More]

REMINDER: One week left to order Yearbooks!

Wed, Mar 22 12:35pm

Order now - there will only be limited quantities for sale at the end of the school year.  Thanks!!  

Fun Event: “Act!vated” performance at the Rose Garden Library on April 4th at 6:15 pm

Wed, Mar 22 12:12pm

The Rose Garden Library is hosting a performance of the “Tales Afoot” by nationally touring theatre company Act!vated Story Theatre and SJUSD students are invited. “Tales Afoot” is a highly energized ... [More]

Sprind Music Concert Dates

Mon, Mar 20 9:20pm

All classes had weekly music in class from November to now. They will be performing concerts to show off what they've learned! Come see them April 5, 6 or 7 - depending on what grade your student is i ... [More]

5k help still needed!

Mon, Mar 20 11:04am

The Willow Glen 5k Team is looking for two more members: - Festival Lead - Volunteer Coordinator The Festival Lead will help coordinate rentals and deliveries leading up to and on race day. They will ... [More]

4 spots opened up for the Poker Party!

Fri, Mar 17 1:15pm

There is still room in a few other parties as well. :-)   Place your bids here!   (Or use the text/email you got if yo ... [More]

Tiger Folder Flyers, March 16, 2017

Thu, Mar 16 6:13pm

Included: Crazy Hair Day, Mar 31 Grau letter Mar/Apr SJUS Familiy University Apr 1

Invite a friend to join Konstella!

Thu, Mar 16 6:01pm

Have a friend in our WGE community who's not on Konstella yet? Have them down load the Konstella app from iTunes or Google Play, and use the code 5wLHDH to register as part of the WGE!

P.E. and Exercise at WGE

Thu, Mar 16 1:30pm

Here is a handy FAQ regarding recess rules at school.  Feel free to contact Coach Ray or the office if you have any questions.   

Awesome AmazonSmile donation for Thursday, March 16th!

Wed, Mar 15 11:16pm

Saving something on your Amazon Wish List or in your Cart?  AmazonSmile earns WGEPTA around $2000 each year when you shop using the below link. Bookmark it for the future, and shop Thursday, March 16t ... [More]

5k help needed!

Wed, Mar 15 1:10pm

The Willow Glen 5k Team is looking for two more members: - Festival Lead - Volunteer Coordinator The Festival Lead will help coordinate rentals and deliveries leading up to and on race day. They will ... [More]

REMINDER: Yearbook Orders are available now through March 29th!

Wed, Mar 15 11:45am

Order now - there will only be limited quantities for sale at the end of the school year.  Thanks!!  

Who will you get to have fun with at the Auction Parties?

Tue, Mar 14 8:06pm

Purchase a spot for an auction party and join the following familes:   VIP Baseball with the San Jose Giants - Leave the kids at home and come enjoy an evening on the VIP deck at the San Jose Giants g ... [More]

Don't miss these events!

Tue, Mar 14 6:56pm

There are some spots left at amazing parties that were auctioned off Sunday!   VIP Baseball with the San Jose Giants Campbell Brewing Company Tasting Amazing Race Teams & Stations Lunch and Tour at Fi ... [More]

Tiger Folder Flyers, March 9, 2017

Mon, Mar 13 8:04pm

Included: Yearbook Info. Order by the end of March! WizardBots after school program Mar-May 2017  

Updated Proposed PTA Meeting Agenda for Tuesday, March 14th

Mon, Mar 13 1:07pm

Updated to include Assistant Principal's topic of Behavioral Policies and Procedures  

PTA Meeting Minutes Available for 2-15-17

Sun, Mar 12 2:27pm

The PTA Meeting Minutes from the 2/15/17 meeting are now available for review on Konstella. Take a look at them and come to the PTA Meeting on Tuesday 3/14/17 at 7pm with your questions or comments. Cori  

Special Announcement!

Sat, Mar 11 6:49pm

WGE Friends,   You only have a few more hours to get your tickets to the Mardi Gras celebration OF THE YEAR!    Get ready to enjoy a night filled with a live jazz band (The Abe Train), Cajun style din ... [More]

The WGE Auction is now live!

Fri, Mar 10 5:00pm

The WGE Auction is now live! You can start checking out all of the fabulous packages available and start bidding now!    Even if you aren't able to attend the event on Sunday, you can still follow alo ... [More]

Last Chance to Let the Good Times Roll!

Thu, Mar 9 12:40pm

Thanks to our supportive community, we are going to have an awesome silent auction this Sunday!!!   Be sure to get your tickets before Saturday at and be ready to let the good t ... [More]

Don't miss this once a year opportunity!

Wed, Mar 8 7:02am

Don't miss your chance to go home with the following at this Sunday's auction: Once in a lifetime helicopter ride with San Jose's finest PD A Truly Me American Girl Doll with a WGE Tiger t-shirt unifo ... [More]


Tue, Mar 7 4:44pm

CORRECTION! We don't vote until the April 4th meeting. Here are our nominations for our next PTA Board. Thank you to those who are willing to serve!   Here are the nominees: President Rachel Wilner Ex ... [More]

Did you know?

Tue, Mar 7 6:55am

Wanted to share some fun 2017 WGE Trivia with you.  Did you know that the PTA raises $160K with only four fundraisers each year?!  THANK YOU!   Our kids need your support to fund crucial enrichment pr ... [More]

Mardi Gras Auction- ticket link

Mon, Mar 6 9:11am

In case you waiting until Today to purchase your auction tickets.... Here is the link: We hope to see you there!

How you can help WGE in less than 1 minute....

Sun, Mar 5 8:18pm

The WGE Mardi Gras Auction is less than 1 week away and we need everyone’s help to pull off a successful event on March 12th at 5pm.  Here are two simple ways to help out:   Buy Tickets at www.wgepta. ... [More]

Tiger Folder Flyers, March 2, 2017

Thu, Mar 2 8:50pm

Included: Lucky Kid Lotto Prizes Lucky Kid Lotto Raffle Tickets Spring Portraits, March 9 WGE Calendar March 2017 Principal's Coffee, March 10    

Mardi Gras Auction- Get your tickets today!!!!

Thu, Mar 2 5:47pm

A lot is happening behind the scenes to make this an event to remember!  Get your tickets ASAP!   A little teaser for our March 12th event!!!   Are you interested in getting to ... [More]

Last Opportunity to join Girls on the Run - space available!

Mon, Feb 27 10:10am


Tiger Folder Flyers, February 16, 2017

Thu, Feb 16 8:24pm

Included: Eat Breakfast at WGE Spring Testing Information

Autism Spectrum Disorders Seminar on March 25, 2017 through Stanford

Thu, Feb 16 1:28pm

PTA Legoland Deals

Wed, Feb 15 2:23pm

Visit LEGOLAND California and SEA LIFE® Aquarium for only $52 per adult or child. That’s more than 50% off the regular price. Must be reserved and pre-paid. Pre-register online or call  (760) 438-5346 ... [More]

PTA Minutes available for review

Tue, Feb 14 3:45pm

The PTA Meeting Minutes from the 1/10/17 meeting are now available for review on Konstella in both English and Spanish. Take a look at them and come to the PTA Meeting on Wednesday with your questions ... [More]

Buy Your Auction Tickets!

Sun, Feb 12 7:59pm

Purchase your tickets now!

Addition to Wednesday PTA Meeting Agenda: Update on Solar Panels on WGE campus

Fri, Feb 10 12:35pm

Steve Adamo from the District will give an update on solar panels at our Wednesday PTA meeting.  Thanks!  Erica  

Lost & Found

Thu, Feb 9 2:28pm

A gentle reminder that Lost & Found items will be donated after each monthly Flag Salute.  You can find the Lost & Found racks in front of the Cafeteria.     Please take a look before this Friday's Fl ... [More]

Young Inklings Creative Writing still has room - classes start today!

Thu, Feb 9 1:06pm

First Day of Class: Thursday, Feb. 9 from 3:00-4:00pm in Room G202 Link to register online:

Update: Proposed Agenda for Wednesday, February 15th meeting

Mon, Feb 6 9:21pm

Added a date change action for the Mother/Son event in April.  Please note the meeting is on Wednesday next week.  Thanks!!

Tiger Folder Flyers Feb 2, 2017

Thu, Feb 2 8:18pm

Included: Science Family Fun Night! Tues, Feb. 7, 2017 Principal's Coffee. Fri, Feb 10, 2017  

Don't forget your Amazon link!

Thu, Feb 2 8:04pm

Did you know WGEPTA makes money anytime you shop through our Amazon affiliate and smile link?   Simply go to Amazon from this link:   And BOOKMARK IT, so you always shop though the link!  

Talent Show Registration Form due this Friday, February 3rd!

Wed, Feb 1 4:19pm

Don't forget to turn in your Talent Show Registration Form to the office by Friday, February 3rd.  All the information about dates and times can be found on there, and the forms are attached.  Thanks!!

Tiger Folder Flyers Jan 26, 2017

Tue, Jan 31 12:17am

Included: Tiger Flyer Jan 2017 WGE Calendar Feb 2017 Mr. Grau letter Jan-Feb 2017 Father-Daughter Switch-a-roo Feb. 3, 2017 Talent Show Info and Registration March 3, 2017 SJUSD Survey Opt-out Form  

Parking in our neighborhood

Mon, Jan 30 7:21pm

Just a reminder to be conscientious when parking around the neighborhood, especially on Iris Court.  Please follow all parking rules and don't block neighbors' driveways.  Thank you!

Important: PTA Meeting Date Change to February 15th

Thu, Jan 26 9:19am

Hello PTA Members!  We originally moved our Tuesday, February 14th PTA Meeting to the 13th to make room for Valentine's evening.  Now, there is an important District Town Hall meeting occurring on Feb ... [More]

Upcoming District Meetings - Your Chance to Communicate!

Tue, Jan 24 3:58pm

There are several upcoming opportunities to participate in discussions with the District about academics, school climate and inclusion.   District Survey: ... [More]

Tiger Folder Flyers Jan 19, 2017

Sat, Jan 21 1:01pm

Included: Disney Day Father Daughter Switcheroo Machado's Martial Arts Creative Writing Basketball  

School Food Drive was a Big Success!

Wed, Jan 18 4:02pm

Willow Glen Elementary joined in the fight against local hunger by donating food and money to the Second Harvest Food Drive.  96% of Second Harvest's expenses go directly toward programs that feed our ... [More]

The WG 5K team is looking for marketing help!

Wed, Jan 18 11:40am

The WG 5K, our biggest event and fundraiser of the year, is only a few months away and we are looking for help with marketing. We need someone who will help coordinate getting the word out about the r ... [More]

Tiger Folder Flyer Jan 12, 2017

Thu, Jan 12 8:23pm

Creative Writing After School Class

Hip Hop and Soccer After School Programs still available!

Thu, Jan 12 6:41pm

The new session of Hip Hop and Soccer after-school programs start tomorrow 1/13.  There is still time to sign up!   Sign up online or turn your form and money into the office.    

Kinder tours coming soon!

Thu, Jan 12 3:52pm

Parents of incoming TK or kindergarten students — even those already attending — are invited to attend a tour at Willow Glen Elementary to learn about the school and its programs, including the two-wa ... [More]

Come find your Lost and Found!

Thu, Jan 12 12:43pm

All sweatshirts and lunch boxes are hanging up outside the cafeteria. Come find what's yours!

PTA Minutes available for review

Mon, Jan 9 11:28am

The PTA Meeting Minutes from the 12/13/16 meeting are now available for review on Konstella. Take a look at them and come to the PTA Meeting tomorrow with your questions or comments.  

Updated Proposed Agenda for Tuesday, January 10th PTA Meeting

Mon, Jan 9 9:38am

Updated Agenda:  I want to clarify Action Item f: We will be discussing and potentially voting on rolling Tiger Theatre into the PTA.  Thanks!  

Calling all Willow Glen 5K Potential Volunteers!

Fri, Jan 6 3:44pm

It's time to get started on the Willow Glen 5K.    Join us for a volunteer meeting to see where you would like to pitch in. We will meet at 20 Twenty Cheese Bar directly after the PTA meeting on Tuesd ... [More]

Proposed Agenda for Tuesday, January 10th PTA Meeting

Mon, Jan 2 11:30am

Tiger Folder FLyers 12 22 16

Fri, Dec 23 4:25pm

Included: Jan 2017 WGE Calendar Principal's Coffee, Fri. Jan 13 After School Soccer Winter 2017 TWBI Orientation

Calling all scientists!

Wed, Dec 21 7:02pm

The Science Fair is coming! February 6-8th!   Grades K-3: Lower grade students will participate in a class project. ·        The teachers are looking for parent volunteers to assist with the classroom ... [More]

Thank You from the WGE PTA! Annual Giving Campaign Update

Tue, Dec 20 11:48am

A giant Thank You from the Willow Glen Elementary PTA to everyone who has contributed toward the 2016-2017 Annual Giving Campaign! We are super close to our goal of $50,000 (just $175 short!) and we a ... [More]

WG Ornaments Limited Availablity!

Sun, Dec 18 3:10pm

Tiger Folder Flyers, Dec 15, 2016

Thu, Dec 15 6:39pm

Included: Free Dress Day Dec 23 Art House Kids Academic Chess Hip Hop Girls on the Run

Girls on the Run

Tue, Dec 13 11:08am


PTA Meeting Minutes available for review

Mon, Dec 12 8:29pm

The PTA Meeting Minutes from the 11/1/16 meeting are now available for review on Konstella in both English and Spanish. Take a look at them and come to the PTA Meeting tomorrow with your questions or  ... [More]

Tiger Folder Flyers, Dec 2016

Sun, Dec 11 5:53pm

Letter from Superintendent Nancy Albarrán with Teaching Tolerance link RobotEd after school program flyer  

Reminder! Friday is the last day to donate to the Food Drive!

Thu, Dec 8 10:09pm

Thanks to all the families that have helped fill 6 barrels of food to donate to Second Harvest Food Bank. We need to fill two more barrels with donations in order to get our free dress day!

Shopping Night at Kendra Scott this Friday, 12/9, 5pm- 8pm

Tue, Dec 6 7:56pm

Please join us for an evening supporting Willow Glen Elementary enjoy sips, sweets and jewels   Friday, December 9th, 5pm- 8pm   Kendra Scott Santana Row 334 Santana Row, San Jose 95128     20% of the ... [More]

Proposed PTA Meeting Agenda for Tuesday, December 13th

Sat, Dec 3 11:16pm

Girls on the Run Registration Information - Starting today

Sat, Dec 3 4:18pm

Kiln Room/Tiger Store Key Missing

Fri, Dec 2 4:00pm

Please let me know if you have the office key for the kiln room/Tiger Store that is on a green lanyard.  It has been missing for two days.  Thank you!  Erica


Thu, Dec 1 8:58pm

Hi everyone. Thanks for coming out to the Tree Lighting tonight!   The High School Band Instructor lost some sheet music tonight. Any chance anyone found some music? If so, please turn it into Maren S ... [More]

Elf Giving going on now!

Thu, Dec 1 9:51am

ELF HOLIDAY GIVING PROGRAM Our annual Holiday Giving Program is under way! This program provides WGE families-in-need to provide food, clothes and toys for their children and have a happier holiday se ... [More]

Receiving Konstella emails but still not registered?

Wed, Nov 30 2:23pm

If you are having any problems registering with Konstella, reply to this email or contact me at and I can help get you set up!     Thanks for being a part of the WGE PTA Community!

WGE Food Drive - Let's help out our Community!

Wed, Nov 30 2:20pm

Celebrate Giving Tuesday with a donation to the WGE PTA!

Tue, Nov 29 9:44am

Today is Giving Tuesday - a day celebrated internationally to inspire people to support organizations they are passionate about. At Willow Glen Elementary, we are passionate about our children's educa ... [More]

Think of PTA this Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Giving Tuesday!

Wed, Nov 23 6:12pm

Black Friday Willow Glen Elementary Ornaments Be sure to pick yours up while supplies last! Not a direct fundraiser, but Willow Glen Business Association is a very supportive partner with WGEPTA, and ... [More]

Tiger Folder Flyers Nov 22, 2016

Tue, Nov 22 8:52pm

Included: Letter from Mr. Grau, Nov/Dec 2016 Harry Potter Dress Day, Dec. 2 Kendra Scott Jewelry and Nail Laquer fundraiser, Fri. Dec. 9

Tree Lighting Ceremony on Thursday, December 1st

Tue, Nov 22 12:57pm

We hope you'll help us celebrate the holiday season by attending WGE's annual Tree Lighting Ceremony on Thursday, December 1st!  The festival begins at 5:30pm, the performances start at 6:00, and the ... [More]

Tiger Folder Flyers Nov 17, 2016

Thu, Nov 17 8:42pm

Included: Tiger Flyer Nov 2016 Tree Lighting, Dec. 1, 2016 Scholastic book Fair Elf Giving Machado's Martial Arts

Need a new Sweatshirt?

Wed, Nov 16 7:36pm

Sweatshirts (as well as T-Shirts) WG Bumper Stickers (which make great holiday gifts!) WG Tote Bags (which make great reusable holiday gift wrapping!) are available online. Inventories are current, so ... [More]

Project Cornerstone Grant Opportunity

Mon, Nov 14 10:54am

Project Cornerstone, which administers the ABC program our PTA volunteers use in the classrooms once a month, is up for a grant from the Kind Foundation.  Read below if you would like to support this ... [More]

Ornaments for sale with WGE on them!

Fri, Nov 11 8:02pm

For the last 4 years Willow Glen Business Association has sold a collectable Christmas Ornament. This year, the ornament features Willow Glen Elementary!   They are available at the following stores o ... [More]

Tiger Folder Flyers Nov. 10, 2016

Fri, Nov 11 7:35pm

Included:   WGE Dates to Remember Nov 16 - Jan 17 Future Chefs Contest  

The Walkathon winners are...

Tue, Nov 8 3:23pm

1) Maestra Blanco-Johnson:  $3,440 2) Maestra Aguilar:  $2,981 3) Maestra Broadnax:  $2,140 THANK YOU SO MUCH!  This year's walkathon was an amazing success - we raised $24,466, which was just short o ... [More]

Tiger Folder Flyers, Nov. 3, 2016

Mon, Nov 7 7:40pm

Included: Opera Nov.  8 Book Fair Nov. 28 - Dec. 1, 2016

Lost and Found: Tips!

Mon, Nov 7 12:37pm

With over 800 students at our school, you can imagine how full the Lost & Found can be.  Three PTA Volunteers help out the school by sorting Lost & Found when we can, but the job is still too big.     ... [More]

Art to Remember

Tue, Nov 1 8:05pm

It's not too late for online orders!  Go to order.arttoremember and enter your child's code.  You have until this Friday, November 4th.  Anything ordered by Friday will be here December 1st, just in t ... [More]

WGE PTA Annual Giving Campaign - We are Thankful for You!

Tue, Nov 1 1:28pm

WGE PTA ANNUAL GIVING CAMPAIGN   We are so thankful for all of the the generous WGE families who have donated so far. We have reached the $43,000 mark!    Every year, the PTA spends more than $120,000 ... [More]

Last Call for Art to Remember Paper Forms

Sat, Oct 29 9:56pm

This Monday is your last chance to order your Art to Remember keepsake.  Over 30 possible  products and they make great gifts for the holidays.  Why not buy a few?   Drop off your paper forms to the f ... [More]

Walkathon pledges are due tomorrow, Oct. 28th

Thu, Oct 27 1:26pm

There is still one more day to submit walkathon pledges to qualify for prizes! To pledge online, go to: E-mail for pledge forms or questio ... [More]

Art To Remember Fundraiser

Tue, Oct 25 11:53am

Extended Deadline for Art to Remember!  Orders are being accepted up to Monday Oct. 31st!   Questions?  Contact Julia Casto at or 408-828-4041

Harvest Festival this Friday, 6:30-8:00pm

Tue, Oct 25 10:22am


Books for Treats help

Tue, Oct 25 9:27am

Books for Treats is looking for some help for their Halloween book giveaway.  I'll be volunteering Friday and Monday to help get free books into kids' hands - come join me if you can!  Books for Treat ... [More]

Walkathon pledges due Friday, Oct. 28th

Sun, Oct 23 11:01pm

Thanks to everyone who came to school on Friday to cheer on the students during the walkathon - the kids were amazing and seemed to have a great time walking for their school!   There are still 6 days ... [More]

Proposed PTA Agenda for November 1st Meeting

Sat, Oct 22 7:58pm

Please note the date change for our next PTA Meeting.  We will meet on November 1st instead of the 8th so everyone can enjoy Election night!  Because of this new date, we will not have a bank reconcil ... [More]

Tiger Folfer Flyers Oct 20, 2016

Thu, Oct 20 5:12pm

Included: Halloween Parade info Tiger Flyer, Oct 2016  

College Day Walkathon is only 2 days away!

Wed, Oct 19 10:12pm

The College Day Walkathon will take place on Friday, October 21, which is just 2 days away!  Students have until October 28 to submit pledges to qualify for the following prizes: All students will rec ... [More]

Tiger Folder Flyers - Oct 13, 2016

Thu, Oct 13 9:42pm

Attached: Join Give Volunteer Connect GIVE WGE Dates, Oct - Dec 2016 Principal's Coffee - tomorrow! Believe Fundraiser items in - Pickup tomorrow! Harvest Festival - Oct 28 Main Street Fundraiser - Oc ... [More]

Lost & Found - Pick up before Flag Salute on Fridays

Thu, Oct 13 10:55am

A gentle reminder that Lost & Found items will be donated after each monthly Flag Salute.  You can find the Lost & Found racks in front of the Cafeteria.     Please take a look before this Friday's Fl ... [More]

The College Day Walkathon is only 11 days away!

Tue, Oct 11 12:33am

The College Day Walkathon will take place on Friday, October 21, which is just 11 days away!  It's a really fun event and a great way to get the kids active and involved in raising the money needed to ... [More]

Would you like to participate in the WGHS Homecoming Parade?

Tue, Oct 4 9:54am

The parade route starts and ends at the WGHS track.  The parade will make it's way through a couple side streets and then down Lincoln Avenue towards the elementary school.  It then heads back to the ... [More]

Stanford Football Tickets

Tue, Oct 4 9:42am

Stanford Football is offering free kids' tickets for an upcoming game.  Check it out!  

Proposed PTA Meeting Agenda for Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Sat, Oct 1 7:34pm

Thank you!

Tiger Folder Flyers 9 29 16

Fri, Sep 30 4:38pm

Flyers attached: College Day Rockathon, Friday, October 21, 2016 Walkathon Pledge Sheets Walkathon receipts page Create & Innovate After School Program MarineBots RobotEd After School Program

Young Inklings needs 3 more students!

Fri, Sep 30 8:08am

The deadline for registering for Young Inklings has been extended if you still want to sign up! This is a fabulous workshop for all aspiring writers! If they don't get 3 more students, they will have ... [More]

Legoland Offer for PTA Members

Thu, Sep 29 10:54am

Band is a GO!

Sat, Sep 24 12:59pm

Yay! We have enough students to have a band! Band will start next week.   Please read all the details below, and let me know if I missed any of your questions!   Band will be in the cafeteria this yea ... [More]

Tiger Folder Flyers 9 22 16

Fri, Sep 23 1:50am

Attached: Technology Documents - Cover Letter Tech Pledge Acceptable Use Agreement Internet Essentials Acknowledgement of Handbook USSC After School Soccer Young inklings Writing Class Before School Band    

16 more band students needed!

Thu, Sep 22 4:05pm

We have 37 potential band members so far.  We need 50 to make it happen!   Email Maren at (or reply to this announcement) if you're interested in joining!   Oh, and band will now be 7: ... [More]

WGE PTA Annual Giving Campaign - It's never too late to Give!

Thu, Sep 22 1:57pm

WGE PTA ANNUAL GIVING CAMPAIGN   Thank you to all of the generous families who have donated so far. We have reached the $33,000 mark!  Every year, the PTA spends more than $120,000 on programs such as ... [More]

Meet the new Band Instructor!

Mon, Sep 19 8:26pm

Provided we get 50 students register (we are at 16 so far), here is who our new band instructor will be! Noah is an opera singer from Mountain View, California. He graduated with a Bachelor of the Art ... [More]

After School Soccer flyer

Mon, Sep 19 8:19pm

Daisy Girl Scout Info Meeting: Thursday, Sept. 22nd

Mon, Sep 19 5:35pm

Turn in your Viva Calle SJ School Challenge Cards tomorrow!

Sun, Sep 18 8:34pm

Wow, Viva Calle SJ was a great success today! I saw many many WGE families out there enjoying our open streets. I hope everyone grabbed a School Challenge Card. Please turn them into your teachers Mon ... [More]

Viva Calle SJ is this Sunday!

Fri, Sep 16 10:29pm

This Sunday is the day to come explore 6 miles of open streets in San Jose while they are closed off to traffic. Don't forget to stop by one of the black and yellow Viva Calle SJ Information tents to ... [More]

Interested in Band?!

Fri, Sep 16 5:11pm

BAND WILL NOT HAPPEN THIS YEAR UNLESS WE GET THE MINIMUM 50 STUDENTS NEEDED!   Band this year will be run like our other after school providers (except that it will be before school). The cost will be ... [More]

Martial Arts flyer in English

Fri, Sep 16 4:44pm

Tiger Folder Flyers 9 15 16

Thu, Sep 15 9:37pm

Attached: Pizza My Heart restaurant Night Fundraiser Sept. 21, 2016 VivaCalle THIS SUNDAY! Details for contest... School Site Council info meeting Grau Letter Sept/Oct 2016 Rules for School PURR PURR ... [More]

Shop on Amazon - Get Money for our School!

Wed, Sep 14 11:27am

Use and bookmark this link to shop on Amazon and PTA will earn up to 15% on purchases.  So far this school year, Amazon has sent us over $300, just from people using this link!   F ... [More]

Help WGE win $1000 by attending Viva Calle SJ!

Mon, Sep 12 12:57pm

Calling All Students!   Want a fun way to win $1000 for your school? Want to win a class party with Ms. Patten? Do you want to run, play and bike along Lincoln Blvd with NO cars?  This is your chance! ... [More]

PTA Minutes for Review

Mon, Sep 12 12:47pm

The PTA Meeting Minutes from 8/23/16 are posted on Konstella. Take a look at them and come to the PTA Meeting tomorrow night if you have any questions or comments!

Tiger Folder Flyers

Thu, Sep 8 9:01pm

Flyers included: JOIN the PTA! GIVE to the PTA! Opera Cub Scouts Machado Martial Arts after school  

WGE PTA Annual Giving Campaign - Your Help is Needed!

Thu, Sep 8 12:14pm

WGE PTA ANNUAL GIVING CAMPAIGN   Thank you to all of the generous families who have donated so far. We have reached the $20,000 mark!    Every year, the PTA spends more than $120,000 on programs such ... [More]

UPDATED: Proposed Agenda for September 13, 2016 PTA Meeting

Wed, Sep 7 2:49pm

Note:  Added a presentation on solar panels by Steve Adamo from the District and eliminated the solar panel action item.  Thanks!

Come to Volunteer Orientation and Training!

Fri, Sep 2 12:46pm

PLEASE NOTE:  Being an Art and ABC/Los Dichos Docent in your child's class does require training.  If you are unable to attend Tuesday's meeting, please email as soon as possible ... [More]

Tiger Folder Flyers Sept. 1, 2016

Thu, Sep 1 6:12pm

Tiger Flyer Sept 2016 Principal's Coffee Sept. 9, 2016 No Nuts Policy

WGE PTA Annual Giving Campaign - Donate Today!

Tue, Aug 30 12:00pm

WGE PTA ANNUAL GIVING CAMPAIGN By now we hope you’ve begun to learn about some of the fun, inspiring programs the WGE PTA pays for — and if you haven’t, your kids will surely be telling you about them ... [More]

Come to Volunteer Orientation Night!

Sun, Aug 28 11:10am

Are you interested in doing art projects with your child's class?  Are you curious about the ABC / Los Dichos anti-bullying program?  Come find out how to volunteer in your child's classroom as an Art ... [More]

Have you been searching for Pokemon?

Thu, Aug 25 8:54pm

Read your green Science Camp flyer carefully!   Although your student has come home with flashy marketing and promises of fabulous prizes for purchasing items through the Believe catalog, they can get ... [More]

Tiger Folder Flyers Aug 25, 2016

Thu, Aug 25 8:44pm

The following flyers are included: Ice Cream Social Tiger & WG T-shirts & Sweatshirts (deadline to order TIGER design tomorrow!) Join Give Volunteer Konstella Back to School Grau Aug Letter Science Ca ... [More]

PTA Meeting Minutes For Review (English and Spanish)

Sat, Aug 20 6:56pm

At the PTA Meeting on 8/23 we will present the two previous PTA Meeting Minutes for approval. The minutes from the meeting on 5/31 and 7/5 have been posted on Konstella. To review them, login to Konst ... [More]

Earn books for your classroom!

Fri, Aug 19 2:19pm

Order books from the Scholastic catalogs that are sent home, or order online here:   Your teacher earns points for every book you purchase, toward their purchase of b ... [More]

School Supply Lists

Wed, Aug 17 3:58pm

To all Volunteers

Tue, Aug 16 10:07pm

Welcome to the new school year and thank you for your interest in volunteering!   For those volunteering in the first few days of school who have volunteered in the past, please sign the orange volunt ... [More]

Link for buying T-Shirts online

Tue, Aug 16 9:40pm

T-Shirt Sales Hours

Tue, Aug 16 7:47pm

2016-17 UNIFORM T-SHIRTS AND SWEATSHIRTS ON SALE NOW!       At school: (near the cafeteria): -  Wednesday, 8/17, 8:30 - 8:50 am and 2:40 - 3:00 pm   -  Thursday, 8/18, 8:30 - 8:50 am and 2:40 - 3:00 p ... [More]

Proposed PTA Meeting Agenda for Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

Mon, Aug 15 11:07am

[Back to School Night Date Corrected - thank you to our sharp-eyed PTA members!]   We hope you can come to our first PTA Meeting of the year on Tuesday, August 23rd starting at 7:00 pm in the School L ... [More]

PTA and WGE Summer Mailers

Tue, Aug 2 8:55pm

PTA Summer Mailer New Family PTA Summer Mailer Returning Family Grau Welcome letter Uniform Policy Supply Lists 2016-17 Instructional Calendar  

Lincoln Ave. roadwork

Tue, Jul 5 5:24pm

On June 28, San Jose City Council unanimously voted to make the Lincoln Ave. Pilot Project (ie. Road Diet) permanent.   Work has already begun to fix deteriorated sections of Lincoln Ave.   Electrical ... [More]

After Class Enrichment

Mon, Jul 4 1:05pm

After Class Enrichment (ACE) is a program the school would like to try out to help organize all our after school programs.   We will vote on it Tuesday night. Please come vote!  

VivaCalleSJ, Sept. 18, 2016

Mon, Jul 4 1:02pm

Save the date: Sept. 18, 2016!   Streets will be closed off to traffic from 10-3, for people to bike, walk, skate, jog, dance and smile in San Jose, starting at our school!  

Summer Newsletters from Kathryn Dubose

Fri, Jun 24 5:52pm

Check out these Summer Newsletters from our Computer Lab expert, Kathryn Dubose! She shares tons of information about reading programs, the San Jose Public Library, educational sites for kids, plus lo ... [More]

Special PTA Meeting to Vote on 2016/17 Budget Items

Thu, Jun 23 5:30pm

Please come to a brief special meeting to vote on budget items - read below and thanks!!   In accordance with WGEPTA’s Bylaws, two WGEPTA executive board members, Colin McCarthy and Maren Sederquist, ... [More]

Shop Amazon through the App?

Mon, Jun 20 4:27pm

If you shop from your iPhone or iPad, you will need to do the following once on each device: Open Safari and type in the web address field at the top. Amazonsmile for wgep ... [More]

Road Diet Update

Mon, Jun 20 4:21pm

The San Jose Department of Transportation has recommended to: Accept the Lincoln Avenue Pilot Project Report, and support the plan to pave and stripe Lincoln Avenue in the current pilot configuration, ... [More]

Amazon now links with Shoparoo!

Mon, Jun 20 3:37pm

Hopefully you've already booked our amazon link (, so you earn money for WGEPTA every time you shop.   Now you can also earn Shoparoo money by linking your Amazon account!   Y ... [More]

Experience "Dancin' on the Avenue" From a Different Angle

Fri, Jun 17 5:17pm

Come experience a different angle on the 21st "Dancin' on the Avenue" festival and volunteer to help this Saturday, June 18th in Downtown Willow Glen.   Drink service volunteers are needed on both shi ... [More]

Fixed links: Free Google Express for 6 months + earn $15 for WGEPTA!

Tue, Jun 14 11:41am

PTA members, friends and families get 6 months of FREE delivery from Google Express! For a limited time -- until August 1 -- Google Express will also donate $15 to your PTA every time someone signs up ... [More]

7 spots open for Cheer Camp June 13 & 15!

Wed, Jun 8 5:19pm

7 more spots are left for Cheer Camp! (Only 3 signed up so far)   Cheer camp will be led by Coach Kari and the Willow Glen High School Varsity Cheer Team.   Monday and Wednesday, June 13 and 15th from ... [More]

Congratulations to Charlotte Davis!

Wed, Jun 8 4:04pm

Graduated 5th grader Charlotte Davis is the winner of this year's T-shirt design contest. See her design that will be on next year's uniform T-shirt below!

Need a Yearbook?

Sat, Jun 4 9:01pm

They're available here:   and we'll drop it on your doorstep!  

Schmahl Science Camps offered this summer!

Thu, Jun 2 5:32pm

Here are previews of 15 different camps offered! Full flyers are in the Tiger Folder Flyers section of FILES in Konstella.

Summer Produce and Help the School: Farmigo is available during the summer!

Thu, Jun 2 5:29pm

Farmigo has been up and running at our school and the feedback is great! In just four weeks, we have raised over $460 toward the school's Science Camp Fund.  I'm happy to say we will continue produce ... [More]

REMINDER: Jenelle's Retirement Party is Wednesday Afternoon

Tue, May 31 10:01pm

  Our beloved Secretary, Jenelle Morella, is retiring. Please come help us celebrate and share memories!   Wednesday, June 1, at 3 pm in the WGE Cafeteria.   Bring stories, photos and well wishes. And ... [More]

Yearbooks for Sale

Tue, May 31 1:51pm

WGE Families: Yearbooks have arrived! Pre-ordered books will be delivered to teachers on Tuesday, May 31. Additional yearbooks were ordered and will be on sale on a first come, first served basis at t ... [More]

Cheer Camp to support WGEPTA!

Mon, May 30 11:09pm

We have some left over spots from the Auction for a Cheer Camp!   Monday and Wednesday, June 13 and 15th from 4:30-6:00  in the Willow Glen High School Cafeteria.   Kinder through 5th grade welcome.   ... [More]

Tiger Folder FLyers May 26, 2016

Fri, May 27 8:00pm

Tiger Folder Flyers attached below: May - Aug 2016 Dates to Remember Kona Ice Fundraiser June 2, 2016 Letter from Grau June 2016 2016-17 SJUSD Instructional Calendar Santa Clara County Fair Aug 2016  

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Wed, May 25 8:11pm

Konstella Flyer Sports Dress Day May 27 Jenelle's Retirement Party

Final PTA Meeting - May 31, 2016

Sat, May 21 9:16pm

  PTA Meeting May 31, 2016, 7:00 pm WGE Library 7:00            Welcome                 Call to Order Establish Quorum Introductions   7:05            Consideration of Minutes – May 10, 2016           ... [More]

Schmahl Summer Camps! 2016

Mon, May 16 2:54am

Tiger Folder Flyers

Mon, May 16 1:55am

Tiger Folder Flyers attached: Book Swap May 16-20, 2016 Open House & Book Swap, May 17, 2016 Surrogate Parent Training May 25, 2016 Tiger Flyer May 2016 Dates to Remember May June 2016      

Proposed Meeting Agenda for 5/10/16 - Our Last Meeting!

Sat, Apr 30 11:07am

Show WGE’s “Blue Ribbon” staff they are Best in Show!

Fri, Apr 29 3:30pm