Willow Glen Little League Registration Open Until February 28

Sun, Feb 21 9:38pm

Willow Glen Little League registration is open now through February 28th. Sign up today at: https://go.teamsnap.com/forms/257203.  Important dates are below and more information can be found on the WG ... [More]

Escape Room Adventure Tickets on Sale NOW!

Sun, Feb 21 9:18pm

Exciting new community connection event in 2021 – Escape Room Adventure!  Join us on March 20th from 7:30-9:30 for a super fun adventure doing a virtual Escape Room and connecting with our school comm ... [More]

Thank you WGE Community!

Wed, Feb 10 7:01pm

Thank you to those who were able to attend our PTA meeting on February 9th. For those that were not able to attend, I wanted to share some of our recent accomplishments with you. Because of your gener ... [More]

Kinder tours coming up!/¡Se acercan los tours de Kinder!

Tue, Feb 2 11:34am

Please share this information with anyone interested in attending WGE.  Kinder tours are being held virtually this year! Click here to learn the dates and details of the live WebEx sessions on the sch ... [More]

Volunteer for this year's Nominating Committee!

Mon, Feb 1 10:23am

Hello WG Elementary Community!   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 m ... [More]

Sign Up to Bring WGE Teachers Treats

Mon, Jan 25 3:06pm

Happy 2021 WGE Parents!   The PTA is planning to continue to bring the teachers Starbucks deliveries once a month through the rest of the year and would love some help to add some tasty treats along w ... [More]

Show your PURR at home - volunteers needed/Ayudar con el video mensual de PBIS

Tue, Jan 12 8:33pm

WGE Families:  Ms. Alvarez is looking for five families to help with the monthly PBIS video. Your family would create a short skit showing how they incorporate PURR at home. Please email Ms. Alvarez i ... [More]

Resource list for families during COVID/Listado de recursos para nuestras familias

Mon, Jan 11 1:54pm

COVID-19 has changed our lives and caused many challenges for our WGE families. If you or someone you know is looking for extra support, the PTA's Inclusion Committee has put together this resource pa ... [More]

Our 2020 Virtual Winter Celebration is LIVE on YouTube! / Nuestro evento virtual del celebración del invierno esta vivo por YouTube!

Fri, Dec 18 7:28pm

Hello everyone and Happy Holidays! Thank you for your submissions to the 2020 Virtual Winter Celebration!  You truly made the event a success!   Congratulations to the first 15 submissions who either ... [More]

Win prizes: Christmas in the Park & Snowglobe ornament/Gana premios: Christmas in the Park y un adorno navideno

Mon, Dec 14 1:30pm

We are asking our Willow Glen Elementary families and faculty to send in pictures or short videos showing how they celebrate during the winter holiday season. Whether it’s Hanukkah, 3 Kings Day, Winte ... [More]

WGE PTA Store os now open for online purchase

Sun, Dec 13 8:32pm

Happy Holiday WGE Tiger families.   Hope you all are still having a wonder December amidst this pandemic.  Many of you may still be shopping for Christmas and wanted to remind you that our Willow Glen ... [More]

Holiday Gift Delivery

Wed, Dec 9 12:01pm

Hi there WGE families,   The PTA is delivering Starbucks drinks and treats to the teachers and staff a week from Friday on December 18th. Due to the limitation of visitors on campus, there is a class ... [More]

A huge thank you / Muchas gracias

Wed, Dec 9 10:27am

Thank you to everyone who donated to our Willow Glen Cares fundraiser for families in need at our school. Our community donated $7,250 for these 29 families - nearly three times the total collected la ... [More]

Scholastic Wishlist Drop-off Instructions/instrucciones de entrega de libros de la lista de deseos

Wed, Dec 9 6:37am

Thank you for purchasing a book for your teacher’s classroom library from our book fair!  If you had any wish list books sent to your home and need to deliver them to the school, please read the follo ... [More]

Reunión de la PTA de diciembre - cancelada / December PTA Meeting - cancelled

Wed, Dec 2 12:08pm

¡Saludos comunidad de WGE!   Hemos cancelado nuestra reunión del mes de diciembre. Les mantendremos informados acerca de la reunión de enero. Si tiene algún comentario, pregunta o sugerencia háganoslo ... [More]

Make an Annual Giving donation today!

Tue, Dec 1 10:14pm

It's not too late to make a Giving Tuesday donation to the Willow Glen Elementary PTA! Our fundraising, like everything else, has been disrupted by the pandemic, but we continue to provide support for ... [More]

Watch the virtual tree lighting and share your holiday traditions by December 15/Celebración Virtual de tradiciones de invierno

Tue, Dec 1 3:33pm

Hello Willow Glen Elementary families! We hope you enjoyed the Thanksgiving break and are refreshed and ready to finish the year out strong.    Due to Covid 19 restrictions we were unable to plan our ... [More]

Art to Remember - Last call for the holidays!

Tue, Dec 1 8:49am

A reminder to get your orders into Art to Remember for the holidays!  If you order today, it should *just* arrive in time for the holidays.  (Art to Remember will give you an estimated arrival date wh ... [More]

Have you made an Annual Giving donation?

Mon, Nov 30 6:50pm

    Hi, WGE families! We hope you had a truly wonderful Thanksgiving and enjoyed the time with your loved ones.    If you are considering making charitable gifts this year for Giving Tuesday (tomorrow ... [More]

Gratitude + Books

Wed, Nov 25 12:57pm

Thank you to our wonderful PTA for all your support and for the Starbuck's treats last week. You have no idea how much it was appreciated! Also, many thanks to the families who have already visited ou ... [More]

DEADLINE WEDNESDAY: Make your Willow Glen Cares donation today / FECHA LÍMITE MIÉRCOLES: Haga su donación de Willow Glen Cares hoy

Tue, Nov 24 11:33am

Our annual Willow Glen Cares holiday giving program is under way now through Wednesday. Nov. 25! Formerly known as Elf Holiday Giving, it provides Willow Glen Elementary families in need with food, cl ... [More]

Book Swap/Intercambio de Libros

Sat, Nov 21 11:35am

LAST CHANCE! Make your Willow Glen Cares donation today! / ¡ÚLTIMA OPORTUNIDAD! ¡Haga su donación a Willow Glen Cares hoy!

Fri, Nov 20 8:35pm

The deadline to donate to our annual Willow Glen Cares holiday giving program is today at midnight! Formerly known as Elf Holiday Giving, it provides Willow Glen Elementary families in need with food, ... [More]

Deadline Wednesday: Help Willow Glen Elementary families in need / Ayude a las familias necesitadas de Willow Glen Elementary

Fri, Nov 20 8:29pm

Our annual Willow Glen Cares holiday giving program is under way now through Wednesday. Nov. 25. Formerly known as Elf Holiday Giving, it provides Willow Glen Elementary families in need with food, cl ... [More]

Scholastic Book Fair Ends November 29

Fri, Nov 20 1:30pm

Scholastic Book Fair Happening Now Through November 29!  Just in time for the holidays, you can purchase books in Spanish and English for your child, friends and family. If you're able, take part in o ... [More]

Help Willow Glen Elementary families in need / Ayude a las familias necesitadas de Willow Glen Elementary

Thu, Nov 19 1:20pm

Our annual Willow Glen Cares holiday giving program is under way now through Wednesday, Nov. 25! Formerly known as Elf Holiday Giving, this program provides Willow Glen Elementary families in need wit ... [More]

RSVP: New TWBI Kindergartener Orientation/Orientación de hermanos TWBI

Tue, Nov 17 1:23pm

Orientación de hermanos TWBI: ¿Tiene un estudiante que entrará a kindergarten TWBI que ya tiene hermano/a dentro del programa? Tendremos nuestra orientación para hermanos TWBI el 8 de diciembre a las ... [More]

Last Call for Notes of Appreciation

Mon, Nov 16 9:30pm

Happy Monday WGE community!   This is the last week to deliver or email in your notes of appreciation for our hard working teachers and staff. Please do so before Thursday, November 19th. Delivery ins ... [More]

Our Book Fair Is Going Online! November 16 - 29

Mon, Nov 16 2:27pm

Dear Parents and Families,   The Scholastic Book Fair is back! While the Fair will be exclusively held online this year, we still plan on making it a fun and joyous experience for our kids.    The Onl ... [More]

Parent Choice Form Due Monday, November 16/El formulario de elección de los padres debe entregarse el lunes 16 de noviembre.

Thu, Nov 12 3:22pm

Parent Choice Form: Last Friday you received a parent choice form for you to indicate your preference for the return back to school on January 5. Please fill out this form as soon as possible, and by ... [More]

Update Contact Information on the Infinite Campus portal

Thu, Nov 12 10:19am

Important information from Ms. Knapp:  Update Contact Information: We have been and are continuing to send out important school site information on a regular basis and need to ensure that all of your ... [More]

Art to Remember - keep your student engaged in art and great ideas for holiday gifts!

Tue, Nov 10 8:32pm

Hi Willow Glen Families and Friends,   Are you looking for a way to keep your student busy with something creative using the art supplies the PTA sent home with you last month?  Or maybe you are tryin ... [More]

Willow Glen Cub Scout Pack 207 Informational Meeting TONIGHT, November 10 at 6 p.m.

Tue, Nov 10 12:32pm

If you are looking for an activity for your boy or girl aged 5 - 10 years old, Willow Glen Cub Scout Pack 207 is having an informational recruitment event tonight from 6 - 6:30 p.m. over Zoom. More in ... [More]

Teacher Appreciation - November/ Apreciación del maestro - noviembre

Wed, Nov 4 11:40am

Please help us appreciate our WGE teachers and staff in November. This month parents and guardians, we would love to hear from you! Let's send our teachers and staff notes of gratitude for all they ha ... [More]

2020 Move-A-Thon final numbers

Mon, Oct 26 3:31pm

THANK YOU to everyone that made a donation to our virtual Move-A-Thon this year!!! We raised a total of $17,720!! This money will help fund music, art, PE and Schmal science when we get back in the cl ... [More]

Rock-a-thon/Move-A-Thon Donations Still being accepted!!!

Thu, Oct 22 8:00am

Great job everyone moving and grooving last Friday in our Virtual Move-A-Thon!!    We are almost to our goal of $20,000!!!! There is still time to get your donation in and it is super easy!  Click the ... [More]

Free WiFi hotspot available from San Jose Public Library/Hotspot WIFI gratuito disponible en la Biblioteca Pública de San José.

Wed, Oct 14 8:24pm

If you need of a WIFI hotspot, you can check one out from the San Jose Public Library for up to 90 days.  For more information, visit sjpl.org/hotspot-members   Hotspot WIFI (punto de acceso a interne ... [More]

Renew your PTA membership or become a member today!

Mon, Oct 12 9:14am

Renew your PTA membership or become a member today for just $10!  Not able to pay this year? No problem. WGE PTA recognizes that times are tough for many families and we value your contribution to our ... [More]

Teacher Appreciation and Campus Beautification - October 18th, 1-4pm

Thu, Oct 8 1:21pm

Hi there Parents and Caregivers!   I hope this email finds you well. I, along with my teacher appreciation crew, would like to invite you and your families to appreciate and honor the teachers and sta ... [More]

WG branded face masks/Venta de máscaras faciales de la marca WG

Thu, Oct 8 10:28am

Show your Willow Glen pride by wearing a WG face mask! These masks are being sold by the Willow Glen Athletic Boosters. Funds raised by the sale of these masks will support youth sports at our middle ... [More]

Purchase a yearbook by September 30th and get 10% off/Compre el anuario antes del 30 de septiembre y reciba un 10% de descuento.

Mon, Sep 28 8:45pm

Yearbook sales for the 2020-2021 school year have begun! Receive 10% off if you purchase before September 30th. To take advantage of this offer, visit https://www.treering.com/validate?PassCode=101558 ... [More]

Teacher Door Decorating!

Wed, Sep 9 8:04pm

Hi there parents and caregivers!   I hope everyone's week has been great. I'm writing to you with an idea to help lift the spirits of our teachers since they can't be with our kids in-person. You may ... [More]

Support WGE using Amazon Smile/Soporte WGE usando Amazon Smile

Wed, Sep 9 2:22pm

Activate your Amazon App & Support WGE using Amazon Smile!     You can now activate your Amazon app so that our school gets a portion of each purchase donated directly back to the PTA.  Simply go to " ... [More]

Do you need school supplies? / ¿Necesitas útiles escolares?

Tue, Sep 8 5:28pm

The Willow Glen Elementary PTA understands that the Covid crisis is creating many hardships in our community. If your family is in need of additional school supplies, the PTA can help. Please fill out ... [More]

Does your student need books? / ¿Su estudiante necesita libros?

Sun, Sep 6 9:21am

With both classroom libraries and the school library off-limits for now, we know some families are struggling to find enough books for their students to read. Here are two options we hope can help: PT ... [More]

If you or someone you know needs food / Si usted o alguien que conoce necesita comida

Mon, Aug 24 3:19pm

While district meal service is suspended due to air quality, families who need food can find it through Second Harvest Food Bank:  Website: https://www.shfb.org/get-food/ Or call: 1-800-984-3663, Mond ... [More]

Attention Parents of 6th Graders at WGMS

Mon, Aug 24 1:17pm

This message is for parents of students at Willow Glen Middle School only.  If you have already registered please disregard   Must register by 9PM on August 24th or you will not receive a link to the ... [More]

Deadline tomorrow: Complete PTA Covid Survey/Complete la encuesta de respuesta de Covid de la PTA

Sat, Aug 22 10:46am

The PTA wants to know how we can best support you and your family during Covid-19 distance learning. Please give us your perspective by filling out this brief survey by August 23. Link to English Surv ... [More]

COVID Committee Survey and Volunteer Opportunity

Mon, Aug 17 7:27pm

Parents,   Before the first PTA meeting of the year, the WGE PTA COVID Committee wanted to inform  parents about some of the programs we are talking about.   We also wanted to gather more perspectives ... [More]

Join your child(ren)'s classroom on Konstella/ Pon tus hijos en el salón con Konstella

Wed, Aug 5 9:09am

(Para español presione el botón google translate) 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, ... [More]

WGE PTA’s response to Covid-19 | Respuesta de WGE PTA a Covid-19

Tue, Aug 4 4:01pm

Para traducir, haga clic en "Seleccionar idioma" en la parte inferior del menú de la izquierda en Konstella en una computadora de escritorio. Hello fellow parents! The PTA knows that with the start of ... [More]

Welcome Back Willow Glen Elementary Families! ¡Bienvenidos de nuevo a las familias de Willow Glen Elementary!

Fri, Jul 31 1:13pm

Dear Returning Willow Glen Elementary School Family,    Welcome back to the 2020-21 school year! I hope that you are all healthy and have been enjoying summer. As we prepare to start our school year v ... [More]

Devices for students

Tue, Jul 21 12:17pm

Hi WGE families - Ms. Knapp sent the below note via the district email system this morning - just in case you didn't see it, I'm including it here. The bottom line is you need to fill out the survey s ... [More]

Need a mask? Look no more!

Thu, Jul 9 8:52am

Hello Tiger Families,   Hope everyone is doing well. Just wanted to let you know that one of our long time WGE mom & volunteer Noemi Cavares has been busy making masks for her family and I wanted to s ... [More]

We need your help! Join our Committees

Tue, Jun 30 8:48am

There is no doubt that 2020 has opened our eyes to our strength and adaptability. Our WGE community has shown that in the face of adversity, we will grow stronger and support one another. As we contin ... [More]

Lots of books available at Books Swap!

Mon, Jun 29 4:07pm

Last week of music

Mon, Jun 29 9:33am

Hi all, We are on our LAST week of music in "June" with Ms. Jacqueline. Today and Thursday are the last days. Last Recorder testing day is Friday. Thank you to those who have made it so far! It has be ... [More]

Book Swap is On!

Fri, Jun 26 5:41pm

I'm excited to announce I'm running a mini Book Swap on my front porch for as long as needed!   Where:  1150 Minnesota Avenue (across from the Maynard Mansion)   When:  Any day, any time during daylig ... [More]

Update on district plans for 2020-21

Fri, Jun 26 5:06pm

WGE families, At Thursday night’s SJUSD board meeting, district leadership provided a brief, high-level overview of the preliminary plan for the fall. This update was based on the requirements laid ou ... [More]

Thank you for a great year!

Thu, Jun 25 1:26pm

Dear Willow Glen families,   On behalf of the entire PTA Board, I want to thank you and congratulate you on another successful year for the school, the PTA and our children. Despite the challenges of ... [More]

Friendly music reminder

Mon, Jun 15 9:32am

Hi everyone! Remember this week is Monday and Thursday!

From Ms. Yesson: Get Inspired for Summer Reading!

Sat, Jun 13 10:32pm

"Get Inspired for Summer Reading!” Learn more about Summer Reading Programs at the District Virtual Library Site.  These programs include free access to e-books, suggested activities and prizes. Keep ... [More]

Free Virtual Summer Fun with WGCEDEP

Thu, Jun 11 1:41pm

Free virtual summer camp open to ALL children grades TK-5th; including the recently promoted, and outside WGE.    Zoom into Summer Fun

Educational Info: Free Virtual Fractions Set

Thu, Jun 11 12:04pm

Here is a resource for a free virtual fractions set for ages 7 - 15.   https://www.shillerlearning.com/blogpost/ls_towne   Find more resources on this document (the PTA has not vetted these resources) ... [More]

Password Reset for 10am today

Wed, Jun 10 10:05am

I am sorry this happened yesterday as well! Meeting ID: 873 1479 1275 | Pswd: 9nmWYy Doing my best to comb through everything to make sure this isn't reptitve and frequent. Thank you foe your patience!

Password for 2/3 grade

Tue, Jun 9 10:09am

Hi everyone - please try this password for all future Tuesday classes: 8ikZbm

Music with Ms. Jacqueline starts TODAY

Tue, Jun 9 9:29am

Hi Everyone,   Friendly reminder that music starts today!   Hope to see you soon, to kick off music classes in June!   Ms. Jacqueline

Yearbooks available for purchase

Tue, Jun 2 9:00pm

We have received many questions asking if yearbooks are still available for purchase. Good news - you can still purchase one and have it shipped to your house!   Follow the link below and use the pass ... [More]

Willow Glen Elementary PTA February 11, 2020 MEETING MINUTES

Tue, Jun 2 11:25am

For PTA Members, minutes from February 11, 2020 meeting.

Hello Tigers! Final 19/20 PTA Meeting tomorrow

Mon, Jun 1 5:40pm

Hello Tigers!   We hope you can join us for our last meeting of the 19/20 school year.  And while our final meeting will be a virtual one, it will still be truly great to see you all.  We have a packe ... [More]

Thank you from the Willow Glen 5k

Wed, May 27 11:35am

Thank you to all who participated in the Willow Glen 5k this year. It was a crazy event, with more moving parts than usual this year. To all runners who just went with it and participated in the race ... [More]

Music with Ms. Jacqueline

Tue, May 26 11:39pm

Hi everyone!   I sure do miss all of you!    I have uploaded and am continuing to upload music files on Konstella. Click on "More" then click on "Files&Links".   Look out this week for a June music sc ... [More]

Join California PTA for a listening session on distance learning

Thu, May 21 3:18pm

Please join California State PTA for an interactive networking session on distance learning and the challenges of parenting during this pandemic. The PTA wants to hear from parents and guardians about ... [More]

WGE 5th Grade Yard Signs

Tue, May 19 3:50pm

Hello WGE Families, I hope this message finds you safe and healthy, waiting patiently (or impatiently) at home for things to return to normal. Have you seen these great signs all around Willow Glen ce ... [More]

Registration ending FRIDAY for the WG5k

Tue, May 5 2:00pm

Registration closes Friday night for the Willow Glen 5k!! As you know by now, we are hosting a VIRTUAL race this year. Sign up your family and we will deliver your shirts and bib numbers directly to y ... [More]

WGE 2020-2021 PTA Board

Mon, May 4 4:21pm

All, On Tuesday, June 2 at our monthly PTA meeting, we plan to vote on our nominations for next school year’s PTA Board:     President: Amy Kaiser VP-Educational Programs: Cori Wilser VP-Communication ... [More]

Reminder: WGE PTA Online Auction PJ Party starts today @ 12pm PST!

Thu, Apr 16 8:48am

  Let’s get ready to party- the WGE PTA Online Auction starts TODAY!    Get ready to have some fun and support our school- the online auction opens at 12pm PST!  Register HERE to join in on the fun! Y ... [More]

Register TODAY for the Willow Glen 5k

Sun, Apr 12 2:21pm

YOU can help us make the 2020 Willow Glen 5k a huge success!! As you know, we are having a virtual race this year, which means runners can plot their own race course, starting and ending on their own ... [More]

2 open PTA Board positions

Mon, Apr 6 12:01pm

Hi everyone a little while ago I sent out the message below, but I also wanted to inform you that you can be a guardian and/or grandparent at the school as well. Some may not know this and I wanted to ... [More]

WGE PTA PJ Party Online Auction!

Fri, Apr 3 4:32pm

We can’t be together for the annual PTA Auction + Dinner this year, but we can still raise money for the school we love during these challenging times through our Online Auction — a 3-day event where ... [More]

2 open PTA Board positions

Fri, Apr 3 3:09pm

Hello WGE families … I hope you are all managing the adjustment to homeschool life well. My name is Jacqueline, some have seen me around campus. I am the music teacher as well as volunteer coordinator ... [More]

WG 5K going virtual

Mon, Mar 30 11:31am

A message from the WG 5K race organizer, Debbie Lewis: Let me start by thanking you for your continued support of the Willow Glen 5k Run/Walk for Education. If it wasn’t for racers like you, we would ... [More]

SJ Unified board meeting streamed live tonight at 6

Thu, Mar 26 10:37am

For those looking for more information on the school district's response to COVID-19: The San Jose Unified School Board will be meeting tonight virtually at 6 p.m., and the meeting will be streamed li ... [More]

Laptop needed

Wed, Mar 25 1:38pm

Hello Community!  We have a fellow parent in need of a laptop for their children's studies.  Unfortunately their laptop broke and it's not a great time to go get anything fixed.  They don't use Apple ... [More]

Check out Ms. Jenichen's YouTube Channel

Mon, Mar 23 8:48pm

Our very own kinder teacher, Ms. Jenichen, started a YouTube channel when school closed down. Her videos are primarily read alouds with some phonics, and it's tailored to TK-2nd grade.  Click here to ... [More]

UPDATE: COVID-19 Emergency Fund

Sun, Mar 22 7:46pm

We are absolutely blown away by the response of the Willow Glen Elementary community. In about 24 hours, we raised an astounding *** $6,250 *** , and as a result, 25 of our most vulnerable families wi ... [More]

HELP NEEDED: PTA launching the WGE COVID-19 Emergency Fund

Fri, Mar 20 1:08pm

Many of you have asked how to help the families at our school most deeply affected by the current crisis. The WGE PTA today is launching the Willow Glen Elementary COVID-19 Emergency Fund. The PTA is ... [More]

More resources for at-home learning

Thu, Mar 19 11:47am

Hi everyone. A few more resources to share: Maestra Arrasmith has put together a Google doc with lots of resources and activities. She is keeping it updated and adding new things all the time - and it ... [More]

Home study packets from Moreland School District, TK-8

Wed, Mar 18 8:34am

Moreland School District has sent 20 days of home study packets to its families for each grade level, TK-8. Hopefully this will prove useful in some way for you and your kids. Click here for Moreland ... [More]

Info from Khan Academy

Mon, Mar 16 9:12am

Hi everyone. I just got this email from an acquaintance who works for Khan Academy, with details on their new resources for homeschooling. Lots of great tools here that I think we can all use. Khan Ac ... [More]

Educational resources for school closure

Mon, Mar 16 8:59am

Hi there - a group of great parents (several of them educators) have put together some educational resources in one place, in case you are looking for help.  In this folder you'll find a sample schedu ... [More]

Free breakfast and lunch for SJUSD students

Sun, Mar 15 4:00pm

Wanted to make sure everyone saw the announcement today from SJ Unified that breakfast and lunch will be available at 10 locations within the district starting TUESDAY. Details attached. Galarza Eleme ... [More]

PTA Coronavirus update

Sat, Mar 14 9:05am

Hello, fellow parents. During this uncertain time, I’m writing to update you on the PTA’s plans. Many of you have asked about the status of our two major upcoming events — the Havana Nights Auction + ... [More]

Mother - Daughter event moved to April 25

Mon, Mar 9 3:29pm

  The mother - daughter event has been rescheduled to April 25th. We hope you can attend then! Thank you to the volunteers that signed up to help with set up and clean up. We hope you can volunteer on ... [More]

PTA Events cancelled through March 20th

Fri, Mar 6 6:51pm

Hello WGE Families,   Please refer to the message sent by Principal Knapp and the message from San Jose Unified School District with updated information about COVID-19 (attached for reference). Follow ... [More]


Fri, Mar 6 11:46am

Per the District, Talent Show will be rescheduled after March 20th because of the corona virus and new recommendations from the Health Department. Thank you to everyone who has volunteered and we hope ... [More]

Photos still needed for the yearbook - please help!

Mon, Mar 2 9:29pm

Thank you to the parents and teachers who have uploaded pictures of your classroom for our yearbook. We currently do not have any photos for these classes:   Ms. Flanagan, Ms. Calleja-Harris, Ms. Scib ... [More]

Volunteer needed to lead the WGE Amazing Race parent event

Sun, Mar 1 8:19pm

  The Willow Glen Elementary PTA is looking for a volunteer to take over as the lead of the Amazing Race, our very own version of the popular TV show that is run every year as a fundraiser. In this ad ... [More]

Havana Nights Dinner & Auction tickets on sale now!

Sun, Mar 1 2:57pm

Have you bought your tickets to our biggest parent event of the year? The time is now! Prices go up on March 15.   Ticket includes dinner, 2 drink tickets, $25 in casino chips, photos, dancing — and t ... [More]

Sandwich Bag Donations

Fri, Feb 28 9:46am

Good Morning Willow Glen Elementary School Families. The health office is almost out of sandwich bags for ice packs and we would love a few donations to get us through the end of the school year. Than ... [More]

Tiger Folder Flyers - Feb 27, 2020

Fri, Feb 28 7:35am

Tiger Folder Flyers attached: March calendar March breakfast and lunch menu PTA Auction (Havana Nights) Picture day is March 5 Tiger Theatre Cub and Tech Crew Summer Sports Camp

WG5k Kids Zone needs your help

Wed, Feb 12 4:44pm

KIDS ZONE is the carnival in Tiger Park during and after running the Willow Glen 5k. There are games and prizes and a bouncy slide! The Willow Glen 5k needs a parent to help with Kids Zone. Our lead i ... [More]

Purchase Your Havana Nights Auction Ticket Today!

Wed, Feb 12 4:21pm

Havana Nights Dinner & Auction is here!  Buy your early bird tickets today! $75 each. Prices go up March 15.  Ticket includes dinner, 2 drink tickets, $25 in casino chips, photos, dancing — and the ch ... [More]

Classroom photos needed for the yearbook - submit by Feb 21!

Thu, Feb 6 1:41pm

Parents and Teachers,  The yearbook is currently being designed and is in URGENT need of classroom photos for their dedicated classroom page in the yearbook.  Each classroom page will need 6-12 pictur ... [More]

ROOM NO. CORRECTION: Talent Show Mandatory Preview Day is tomorrow: Room P-17

Wed, Feb 5 2:23pm

Talent show preview day **MANDATORY** for ALL performers Thursday 2/6, 3:00-4:00, at school in Room P-17, see you there!   Please contact Keirsty @ mrs.okeeffe@hotmail.com with any questions.

Auction items needed for Auction & Dinner fundraiser

Tue, Feb 4 11:34am

Wanted: Auction Items! The WGE PTA Auction Committee is seeking donations for our Auction & Dinner fundraiser on April 4.  Are you able to donate or solicit from a friend or your company … A vacation ... [More]

Talent Show Sound Volunteers Needed

Mon, Feb 3 2:10pm

Needed ASAP: 1-2 volunteers to assist with music for the Talent Show rehearsal 3/4 (5:00-8:00 pm) and the Talent Show 3/6 (4:30-8:30 pm). Volunteers would be assisting with sound equipment. Some basic ... [More]

February PTA Meeting - Special Guest Principal Paul Slayton, Willow Glen Middle School!

Sun, Feb 2 8:33pm

Hi All,   We are happy to announce that Principal Paul Slayton from Willow Glen Middle School will be at our February meeting!  See you in the Willow Glen Elementary Library at 7pm following Ms. Knapp ... [More]

Planning to volunteer? Get approved by SJUSD

Sat, Feb 1 3:19pm

Our school and students are successful because of our volunteers. If you haven’t already, get approved by the school district so you can volunteer too! Find the process at the links below: http://go.s ... [More]

Help set the PTA up for success next year!

Sat, Feb 1 10:40am

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]

Talent Show Registration Form Due January 31st

Tue, Jan 28 5:47pm

Willow Glen’s got talent!  Remember to turn in your Talent Show Registration Form to the office by this Friday, 1/31.  Form is attached.  If you have any questions, please contact Keirsty O’Keeffe @ m ... [More]

Any amount helps!

Mon, Jan 27 4:30pm

Wasn’t that a fun Father & Son event? Don’t forget that the Mother Daughter event is on March 21!  Events like these great nights in addition to your children’s academic enrichment programs are funded ... [More]

Tiger Folder Flyers - Jan 17, 202

Fri, Jan 17 6:43am

WGE Annual Science Fair January 2020 calendar SJUSD Middle School Orientation Schedule After school sports Father / Son scavenger hunt January 2020 breakfast and lunch menu Willow Glen Sports February ... [More]

Willow Glen 5k needs volunteers

Wed, Jan 15 9:30am

Hello, fabulous Willow Glen Elementary family!! We are looking for FIVE key people for our Willow Glen 5k Team: > Community Outreach - someone who can connect with the area schools to get the word out ... [More]

Community Announcement: Girls on the Run Coach Needed

Wed, Jan 15 9:00am

GOTR at WGE is looking for volunteers interested in coaching the 2020 Girls on the Run season. The season begins the week of March 3rd and runs through May 16th, the day of the Girls on the Run 5k. Pl ... [More]

Learn more about Schmahl Science at the PTA meeting on Tuesday!

Sun, Jan 12 7:12pm

The Schmahl Science program will be joining us at Tuesdays PTA meeting to give us a lesson and a chance to experience what our kiddos learn! Every year, each class from TK to 5 gets nine Schmahl scien ... [More]

Science Fair 2020

Tue, Jan 7 11:04am

Calling all parents, family, friends who have a love for science and passion that they can share with the Willow Glen Elementary School community. Last year, in addition to displaying student and clas ... [More]

Book donations for Book Swap

Sat, Dec 21 10:09am

If you are doing some book donations this holiday season, I'd be happy to take some for our twice annual Book Swap at school.  You can leave them in the school office after the break or on my porch an ... [More]

Tiger Folder Flyers - Dec 20, 2019

Fri, Dec 20 2:04pm

Included January 2020 calendar SJUSD Recipe Entry Form After school basketball / flag football form

A huge holiday thank you to our generous community

Tue, Dec 17 11:48am

A huge thank you to our generous Willow Glen Elementary community for your support of the Willow Glen Cares Holiday Giving program (formerly Elf Giving).  This year, we raised $2,515 to be given in th ... [More]

Second Harvest Food Drive ends Monday

Sun, Dec 15 7:10pm

Monday, December 16 is the last day of our Second Harvest Food Drive. Bring non-perishable food to the bins in the cafeteria or donate online at shfb.org. Click on “Give Help”/Donate finds and type in ... [More]

Art To Remember Order Mix Up

Thu, Dec 12 1:36pm

I have heard back from four different individuals about a mixed up order.  Please check your order, especially if it was in a box, like the mugs or plates, to make sure your order is correct.  If it i ... [More]

LAST CHANCE! Donate to help WGE families in need

Tue, Dec 10 4:10pm

TODAY IS THE LAST DAY TO DONATE to our annual Willow Glen Cares Holiday Giving Program. Formerly known as the Elf Holiday Giving Program, it provides Willow Glen Elementary families-in-need with food, ... [More]

DEADLINE TOMORROW! Make your Willow Glen Cares donation today

Tue, Dec 10 4:07pm

Our annual Willow Glen Cares Holiday Giving Program is under way through Friday (Dec. 13). Formerly known as the Elf Holiday Giving Program, it provides Willow Glen Elementary families-in-need with fo ... [More]

Help WGE families in need - deadline Friday!

Mon, Dec 9 8:43pm

Our annual Willow Glen Cares Holiday Giving Program is underway now through Friday (Dec. 13). Formerly known as the Elf Holiday Giving Program, it provides Willow Glen Elementary families-in-need with ... [More]

Thank You Book Fair Volunteers and Shoppers!

Mon, Dec 9 4:02pm

Thank you to everyone who came out for the Scholastic book fair last week. This is one of the many PTA-run events that raises money for our school and this year was our most successful book fair we've ... [More]

No PTA meeting tomorrow December 10th - Willow Glen Elementary

Mon, Dec 9 3:49pm

A pre-scheduled calendar reminder went out, so just to clarify. we will not be having a PTA meeting on December 10th.  Our next meeting will be in the New Year on  January 14th.    We hope you enjoyed ... [More]

Lost & Found

Mon, Dec 9 11:58am

Hello Tiger Families, Just a friendly reminder to pick up your childs lost items. We are trying yo keep it light. Jackets& sweatshirts rack is located inside the cafeteria. Lunch bags & water bottles ... [More]

Art to Remember Mix Up

Mon, Dec 9 11:48am

If you made a purchase from Art to Remember,  please open up the boxes and check that the mug, or travel mug  is actually your child's art work.  There have been some mugs, travel mugs, and plates tha ... [More]

Still spots open for Tiger Theatre - Today is the last day to register!

Mon, Dec 9 10:22am

A reminder that today is the last day to register for the spring play for 1st through 5th graders. There is a mandatory parent meeting tonight at 6pm in the cafeteria and auditions start this week. Th ... [More]

Tiger Folder Flyers - December 5, 2019

Fri, Dec 6 5:30pm

Included December breakfast and lunch menu Willow Glen Cares    

Scholastic Book Fair Teacher Wish List

Thu, Dec 5 9:30am

Don’t forget to look at the Teacher Wish List board when you come to our Scholastic Book Fair this week! You can buy books for a teacher’s classroom. Open today after school, tonight at Tree Lighting ... [More]

Art to Remember Orders are in!

Mon, Dec 2 8:46pm

Good news!  The Art to Remember orders have arrived at school and are being sorted.  Parents will have a chance to pick up their child's order Thursday morning in front of the Tiger Store.  Any orders ... [More]

No PTA meeting on December 10th

Sun, Dec 1 12:26pm

We will not be having a PTA meeting on December 10th.  Our next meeting will be in the New Year on  January 14th.  In the meantime, enjoy these upcoming events:   Scholastic Book Fair, going on now th ... [More]

Have you made your Annual Giving donation?

Sun, Dec 1 12:21pm

Hi WGE parents.  We hope you had a truly wonderful Thanksgiving and are enjoying this time with your family.   The Annual Giving Campaign is still going on!   If you have been meaning to make your Ann ... [More]

Giving Tuesday is tomorrow! Please consider WGE in your plans

Sun, Dec 1 10:05am

Have you made your Giving Tuesday plans? I hope you’ll consider a donation to the WGE PTA’s Annual Giving campaign, if you haven’t made one already. Giving Tuesday is the international day of giving h ... [More]

Willow Glen Cares Holiday Giving Program is here!

Tue, Nov 26 2:12pm

Our annual Holiday Giving Program is underway now through December 13, 2019.  Formerly known as Elf Holiday Giving Program, this program provides Willow Glen Elementary families-in-need with food, clo ... [More]

The Book Fair is Coming!

Mon, Nov 25 6:18pm

Our Scholastic Book Fair is a reading event that brings the books kids want to read right into our school. It’s a wonderful selection of engaging and affordable books for every reading level. Please m ... [More]

Scholastic Book Fair eWallet URL

Sat, Nov 23 12:09pm

Oops! We forgot to include the URL for creating an eWallet for your student to use during the book fair. Please visit our book fair homepage to set this up:   https://bookfairs.scholastic.com/bf/willowglenelem

Tiger Folder Flyers - November 21, 2019

Fri, Nov 22 4:38pm

Included December calendar Tree lighting Sports day (Dec 6) Book fair e-wallet Book fair hours Second harvest TWBI orientation information Tiger theatre announcement KnowledgeQuest class  

Make your Giving Tuesday donation TODAY to the WGE PTA!

Fri, Nov 22 9:33am

Today is Giving Tuesday —we hope you’ll make your Annual Giving donation today and help us reach our goal of $70,000!   We recommend a donation of $300 per child, but any amount is greatly appreciated ... [More]

Lost & Found

Wed, Nov 20 11:42am

Hello Tiger Families,   Just a friendly reminder to check lost and found for your kids items. Friday we will be donating it all!    Thanks!


Wed, Nov 20 11:20am

Hello Tiger Families,   The nurses office is in need of disinfectant wipes (Clorox wipes or any brand) anything will be appreciated.    Thanks in advance!

Lost & Found

Sun, Nov 17 4:05pm

Hello Tiger Families,   Just a Reminder  that at the end of this week we will be donating the lost and found. We will Leave the items with name tags on the racks till Tuesday the following week. pleas ... [More]

Spring Registration for Willow Glen Little League

Wed, Nov 13 5:24pm

Spring Registration for Willow Glen Little League is now open!  Sign up before December 31st to receive $25 off current prices.  WGLL hopes to see Willow Glen Elementary school students (boys and girl ... [More]

Spring Softball Registration

Mon, Nov 11 9:46pm

Calling all softball players!  West Valley Slammers spring recreational softball is now open for registration. Check out the attached flyer and visit www.wvslammers.com for more information.   

WGE Rockathon Update - Winners!!

Mon, Nov 4 11:49am

Thanks to your amazing support, we surpassed our goal!! WE RAISED A TOTAL OF $31,160!!   The classes with the highest participation are as follows (it was a tight race!):   1. Maestra Arrasmith   2. M ... [More]

Art to Remember Orders due today!

Mon, Nov 4 7:44am

Please have your paper order forms turned into the office by the end of the day.  12:50 as it is an early release day.  You can order on line as well.  Need a code?  Contact Julia Casto at jcasto2011@ ... [More]

Art to Remember due Tomorrow!

Sun, Nov 3 10:17am

You get an extra hour to place your Art to Remember orders!  They are due tomorrow if you are doing the paper order and or online. Great gifts for the holidays and support your school at the same time ... [More]

Tiger Folder Flyers - October 31, 2019

Sat, Nov 2 12:26pm

Included: November menu Yearbook information Kid's club signup form

Art to Remember Treat no Trick!

Thu, Oct 31 1:40pm

Art To Remember Treat?  Yes an extended deadline!  Due to the Halloween craziness, the deadline has been extended to Monday, November 4th!  Orders turned in on Monday will be delivered early in Decemb ... [More]

After school care-funraiser orders

Tue, Oct 29 1:35pm

Hi Tiger Families, If your child is in aftercare and has funraiser orders.We have separated the orders and set aside for your child. Please ask at pick up. Thanks

Fundraiser Items

Mon, Oct 28 5:20pm

Hello Tiger Families,    Just a reminder that Fundraiser items have arrived!! You may come tomorrow 10/29 in the cafeteria between 12:45-4pm to collect your items. Thank You.    

Library volunteers needed

Sun, Oct 27 8:26pm

Love books? The WGE library needs volunteers to help with class visits, reshelving and library projects. Flexible schedule and time commitment. If interested, please contact Lisa Yesson at lyesson@sju ... [More]

Tiger Folder Flyers - October 24, 2019

Thu, Oct 24 7:03pm

Included: Rainbow Day Announcement November school calendar Art To Remember  

Art to Remember Order Forms coming home this week!

Wed, Oct 23 7:38pm

Your child is an artist!  Look for their personalize order form in Tiger Folders this Thursday.  Artwork created by your child can be made into over 40 different products like mugs, T-shirts, stickers ... [More]

Rockathon Update - 3 days until pledges are due!!

Wed, Oct 23 11:39am

We are edging closer and closer to our goal!! Thank you for your support!! There are still 3 more days remaining to submit pledges for prizes!   As of today, the classes with the highest participation ... [More]

Lost & Found

Mon, Oct 21 8:35am

Dear Tiger Families, Please remind your kids to stop by and pick up their coats. We are over flowing in the cafeteria. Next month we will start to donate. Thanks

Harvest Festival - Big Thank you!

Sun, Oct 20 8:01pm

Dear parents and volunteers - BIG Thank you to all of you!!! The event was only possible because of your time and donations!   This year, you ran new games such as Mini Golf, Harvest Quidditch (surpri ... [More]

Rockathon Update - THANK YOU!!!!!

Sat, Oct 19 10:30am

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

Tiger Folder Flyers - October 17, 2019

Fri, Oct 18 7:32am

Flyers attached:   Halloween Parade October Calendar October lunch menu Harvest Festival WGE Opera Fall Book Swap Flag Football

Tiger Folder Flyers - October 17, 2019 - Part 2

Fri, Oct 18 7:29am

Flyers attached: Harvest Festival WGE Opera Fall Book Swap

ROCKATHON Countdown -- 1 Day to GO!!!!

Thu, Oct 17 11:09am

The College Day ROCKATHON is TOMORROW! We've raised more that $11,000 so far!  This is a bit below our goal of $30,000, but there is still plenty of time to get your pledges in!!   As of today, the cl ... [More]

WG Rockathon (Walkathon) Countdown - 7 Days to go!

Fri, Oct 11 4:45pm

The College Day Rockathon is 7 Days Away!   As of today, the classes with the highest participation are as follows:   1. Ochoa 2. Tie: Schwartz, Tagimaroa  3. Lowe   The class with the highest amount ... [More]

Walk to School Day - Wednesday Oct 16th

Wed, Oct 9 9:59pm

Willow Glen Elementary is celebrating Walk to School Day on Wednesday Oct 16th.  We would love to see everyone participate that is able. Here are some ways you can be part of the fun.  Meet at the Ban ... [More]

College Day ROCKATHON is next Friday!!

Tue, Oct 8 6:02pm

Our Annual Rockathon/Walkathon is next Friday, October 18th @ 2:00pm  This activity is a healthy way for all children and families to make a positive contribution to the school. The money raised will ... [More]

3 Leads Needed for the School Auction

Thu, Sep 26 10:11pm

The PTA is looking for three lead volunteers to plan this year’s school auction — a fun event where parents can get to know each other and bid on great auction items. Last year this event raised more ... [More]

Purchase your yearbook now!

Wed, Sep 25 9:44pm

If you would like to purchase a yearbook for your child: Go to treering.com/validate Enter our school passcode: 101558020761576 Note that we have a new vendor this year, TreeRing, so the process is sl ... [More]

School Band

Thu, Sep 19 12:41pm

It's not too late to sign up your 3rd, 4th or 5th grader for band!  Come to band the first week or two to see the different instruments and figure out what you want to learn to play!  Band schedule 7: ... [More]

Let Me Run registration is open

Wed, Sep 18 6:58pm

Reminder that registration for the Let Me Run program (open to 4th and 5th grade boys only) is now open. Please register your child before September 21st to secure them a spot on the team. Let Me Run ... [More]

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 betteryearbook.com, 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!!   https://www.konstella.com/app/school/55dd24ece4b03b6ee99d4879/signups ... [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 http://www.betteryearbook.com    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 auction@wgepta.org 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 wgepta.org/amazon 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!     https://www.konstella.com/app/school/55dd24ece4b03b6ee99d4879/signups/5bd154aae4b07a082955b910  

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 Order.ArtToRemember.com 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 http://www.wgepta.org/store/ 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: http://www.wgepta.org/events/auction/auction-parties/  

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 Organizer@wg5k.org. 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: http://www.betteryearbook.com (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:  http://www.sjusd.org/allen-at-steinbeck/docs/SJUSD-2017- ... [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 http://wgepta.org/amazon instead of amazon.com, 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:  http://www.wgepta.org/walkathon, 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: http://arts4all.org/in-school-programs/register   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: http://arts4all.org/in-school-programs/register   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?!   http://arts4all.org/in-school-programs/register  

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!   http://www.sjusd.org/willow-glen-elementary/staff/school-supplies/school-supplies/27499/  

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! http://www.wgepta.org/music-survey-results/

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: http://www.wgepta.org/members/offic ... [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 Organizer@wg5k.org 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]

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