Woodcrest PTO Book Fair is here!! (*Hours updated to 3:45-5pm today)

Thu, May 19 9:30am

The Woodcrest PTO Book Fair is here! Stock up on books for summer reading. For every $1 spent, PTO earns $0.50 back in rewards to purchase books for Literacy Initiatives. Check the schedule for daily ... [More]

Don't miss PTO Meeting Tomorrow Monday May 9 at Woodcrest 6pm

Sun, May 8 3:38pm

Don't miss our last PTO meeting of the school year tomorrow, May 9th at 6pm!   PTO meetings are free to attend and open to all staff and guardians of students attending Woodcrest.  Tomorrow we will be ... [More]

Staff Appreciation Week - Taco Bar

Thu, May 5 9:00pm

  Today we celebrated Staff Appreciation week with a Taco Bar!  Thank you to everyone who donated food and helped set up and clean up today.  The staff were very appreciative!  Here are some photos of ... [More]

Staff Appreciation Week - Day 3 - Fancy Drink Day

Wed, May 4 11:44pm

  Today we had "fancy drink day" as part of staff appreciation week.  Take a look at the photos below to see the fancy drinks we had available for staff to enjoy.  Thank you to everyone who helped don ... [More]

Targetas apreciación al personal / Cards for Staff Appreciation

Wed, May 4 3:09pm

Thank you to everyone helping with Staff Appreciation week.  Monday's doughnuts and coffee was a fun treat and Tuesday's Spaghetti lunch was delicious!  PTO handed out cards to K-4 students on the way ... [More]

Woodcrest Summer Reading Book Drive

Wed, May 4 3:05pm

  Woodcrest PTO has a huge goal of providing each of the 539 students at Woodcrest with up to 4 FREE books for summer reading. This is the biggest literacy initiative of the year and we need your help ... [More]

Staff Appreciation day 2 - Pasta Bar Success!!

Tue, May 3 10:24pm

  It's Staff Appreciation Week and today the PTO celebrated Woodcrest staff with a pasta bar.  Thank you to all of the families who helped provide the food and helped set up and clean up!  Thank you t ... [More]

Staff Appreciation Week

Mon, Apr 25 9:47pm

Hey Woodcrest Families - May 2nd-6th (next week) is Staff Appreciation Week! We have a great lineup of appreciation planned for the week.  We need your help!  Below you will see a list of sign ups for ... [More]

Amazon Smile donation of $98.91!!

Sat, Apr 9 6:49am

Wow, Woodcrest families!  Great news!  This past quarter, Woodcrest Spanish Immersion PTO has earned $98.91 from Amazon Smile as a result of qualifying purchases made by Amazon customers who have sele ... [More]

THIS MONDAY April 11 Parent Mixer / Volunteer Thank you (and PTO mtg) at TORG - FREE APPETIZERS

Fri, Apr 8 11:51am

YOU DON'T WANT TO MISS our PTO Meeting on Monday!  We will be meeting at TORG Brewery at 8421 University Avenue, in Spring Lake Park.   PTO is providing free appetizers to welcome parents and thank ou ... [More]

THANK YOU to everyone who came to Leeann Chin's!

Tue, Mar 29 12:35pm

Thank you to everyone who participated in our Dine-To-Donate event last week.  We raised about $110 that will go towards supporting our students and staff!  If you missed it we will have one more even ... [More]

Volunteer Opportunities - Many Days to Help at School

Mon, Mar 28 1:49pm

Hello WCSI!   Our Wednesday Morning Volunteer Group is starting this Wednesday March 30th.  Bring your favorite beverage and meet us in the PINA room to do projects for staff from about 9:15-12pm.  Th ... [More]

Ayúdanos a Recaudar Fondos Para La Organización de Padres de Familia de “Woodcrest Spanish Immersion”

Thu, Mar 24 11:42am

Ayúdanos a Recaudar Fondos Para La Organización de Padres de Familia de “Woodcrest Spanish Immersion”   Jueves, marzo 24, 2022 11: 00am-8:00pm Lugar: Restaurant Leeann Chin Blaine-Northown 101 89th Av ... [More]

Dine-to-Donate TODAY at Leeann Chin's

Thu, Mar 24 10:31am

TODAY is THE DAY!   Help support staff appreciation, student/family activities, and community engagement all while getting time off from cooking .  You can stop by  for dine-in or carry out TODAY from ... [More]

Lunch or Dinner Dine-to-Donate TOMORROW Thursday the 24th at Leeann Chin's

Wed, Mar 23 6:33pm

Did you get a group of friends ready to get together for lunch or will you be picking up dinner for the family?  Either way, make sure to show the attached flyer so that WCSI PTO receives a donation f ... [More]

Dine-to-Donate at Leeann Chin's

Thu, Mar 17 3:01pm

Please come  eat in or carry out at Leeann Chin's on Thursday, March 24th .  Show the attached flyer and 20% of your purchase will go to the PTO.  Help support staff appreciation, student activities, ... [More]

Volunteers Needed for help with 1st grade Prairie Garden Activities THIS THURSDAY

Tue, Mar 8 9:58pm

Hello!  PTO's annual Prairie Garden Relay has started, but we need help to get at least one volunteer per class for the 1st graders THIS Thursday, March 10th.  We need helpers to come read a provided ... [More]

Winter Family Event TODAY

Sun, Mar 6 11:10am

The PTO could not be happier with last night's snow fall! We look forward to seeing you all TODAY at Springbrook between 1 and 4pm. There will be complimentary hot chocolate, crafts and STEM activitie ... [More]

Winter Family Event Food Truck Change

Sat, Mar 5 8:22am

We are so excited for our event tomorrow and hope to see lots of families there!! We had a change in food trucks, but now we will have two choices! Check it out   There will be two food trucks at the ... [More]


Thu, Mar 3 9:20am

Winter Family Event THIS Sunday March 6th!

Wed, Mar 2 8:44pm

WINTER FAMILY EVENT THIS SUNDAY MARCH 6!   Come enjoy this year's Winter Family Event at Springbrook Nature Center (100 85th Ave. NW in Fridley) featuring:   Complimentary Hot Chocolate, Crafts and ST ... [More]

Join us for some Woodcrest PTO Community Building at the Winter Family Event Sunday March 6th!!

Sun, Feb 27 6:59am

The Woodcrest PTO Winter Family event is only one week away! We hope you will come help us build our Woodcrest community by joining us at Springbrook Nature Center Sunday March 6th from 1-4pm.   These ... [More]

PTO Winter Family Event - Sunday March 6th @ Springbrook Nature Center

Wed, Feb 16 10:00am

Mark your calendars for Sunday, March 6 at Springbrook Nature Center from 1-4pm for a Woodcrest PTO family winter event! We will have indoor and outdoor activities including a story walk, bonfire with ... [More]


Sun, Feb 6 9:14pm

Hello!   As per our calendar, we are meeting a week early this month to avoid Valentine's day next week!  We will be in the PINA room at school at 6pm.  Last meeting minutes and tomorrow's agenda are ... [More]

Volunteers needed for Art Adventure at Woodcrest

Sun, Jan 30 10:50am

The Art Adventure Committee is looking for volunteers. As a volunteer with Art Adventure, you would attend a zoom training by the Minneapolis Institute of Art to learn about a few art pieces they are ... [More]

Winter Family Night Planning Saturday at 8pm at Invictus

Fri, Jan 28 11:37am

Are you looking for an excuse to get out of the house Saturday night?  Are you interested in getting together with a few other Woodcrest parents while also brainstorming some activities to include at ... [More]

PTO Summer Reading Initiative

Tue, Jan 25 8:24am

Summer Reading Initiative If you are working on a New Year's Resolution to clear clutter from your house-Woodcrest PTO is collecting gently used books for our annual Summer Reading Initiative.  Just b ... [More]

Dine to Donate - THANK YOU!

Mon, Jan 24 8:28pm

Thank you to everyone who joined our dine-to-donate at Chipotle last Wednesday night.  You helped raise over $248 for PTO programs including staff appreciation, community engagement, and student suppo ... [More]

Art Adventure

Mon, Jan 24 3:01pm

Hello!   If anyone is interested in hanging out with students at Woodcrest and leading simple discussions about art in Feb, upcoming training dates with the Minneapolis Institute of Art (VIA ZOOM) are ... [More]

Spirit Wear orders delayed until January

Fri, Dec 17 12:47pm

We learned today that we will not be able to get the 2021 Woodcrest Spirit Wear orders before Christmas this year.  We tried really hard, but with supply chain issues affecting everyone, we just weren ... [More]

Lost and Found photos, Looking for Art Adventure Volunteers, current budget report

Tue, Dec 14 10:47am

Hello WCSI!   Here are a few photos of some of the Lost and Found items.  I will see if Yesica can send some of the bagged items.  If you see something you need, I would call the office and see if the ... [More]

LOST & FOUND items available to view at our in person PTO MEETING THIS MONDAY December 13 at 6pm.

Sun, Dec 12 2:32pm

Hello WCSI!   Our next PTO meeting is at 6pm tomorrow night in person at Woodcrest inside the PINA room.  Masks are required.  We hope to have a short meeting and then have some pre-winter break fun.  ... [More]

Storytime with Sr. Franke - 7pm tonight at Barnes and Noble Northtown

Sat, Dec 11 2:07pm

Don't forget to join us at Barnes and Noble Northtown tonight at 7pm for a special storytime with Sr. Franke!!  It's a great time to finish up some holiday shopping, support the PTO by using code 1261 ... [More]

Barnes and Noble Woodcrest Shopping Days THIS weekend!!

Tue, Dec 7 1:38pm

Hello Woodcrest families! We have a very exciting opportunity to help our school and its literacy initiatives by shopping at the Northtown Barnes and Noble this weekend, December 11 & 12. ALL purchase ... [More]

Woodcrest PTO shopping days at Barnes and Noble: Dec 11th-12th

Mon, Nov 29 11:44am

Mark your calendars for December 11th and 12th for the Woodcrest Spanish Immersion PTO shopping days at Barnes and Noble - Northtown.  This is a great opportunity to pick up some extra gift items and ... [More]

Woodcrest Spirit Wear due TODAY https://www.churchoffsetprinting.com/woodcrestspiritwear.html

Fri, Nov 26 6:11am

Don't forget to get your Woodcrest spirit wear orders in by today!  This is the only time of year we have Woodcrest spirit wear available.     Woodcrest Spirit Wear is HERE!!   The Woodcrest Spirit We ... [More]

Woodcrest PTO and Amazon Smile! https://smile.amazon.com/ch/61-1717174

Mon, Nov 22 4:23pm

Did you know that you can support the Woodcrest PTO while shopping on Amazon? When making purchases on Amazon, use Amazon smile and a portion of sales goes to our PTO. Click on the link below to get s ... [More]

PTO Student Experience Grant Success!!

Tue, Nov 16 10:53am

    Each year the PTO awards staff or staff/student grant applicants with items for the school. This year, nine grants were awarded, including document cameras, special movement props for the music cl ... [More]

Woodcrest Spirit Wear Ordering Now Available!

Sat, Nov 13 12:16am

Woodcrest Spirit Wear is HERE!!   The Woodcrest Spirit Wear Online Store is open now through November 26th!  WCSI PTO annually provides the opportunity to purchase SLP and Woodcrest themed items to he ... [More]

PTO mtg on Zoom Monday November 8 at 6pm

Sun, Nov 7 5:14pm

Hello Woodcrest!   This Monday, Nov. 8th is our next PTO meeting at 6pm on zoom!   In December we will be returning to in person meetings at Woodcrest!    https://zoom.us/j/76799886422.  Meeting ID: 7 ... [More]

Thank you Prairie Garden Volunteers!

Mon, Nov 1 9:36am

Thank you to each of the parents who volunteered to read a book to students during the prairie garden time last week!  We appreciate your willingness come help out!!  The kids had a great time!   Thank you!

BOX TOPS - please bring to school by Tue. Oct. 26th.

Wed, Oct 13 11:48am

Do you have any General Mills / Pillsbury / Annie's / Betty Crocker / Gogurt /  Lysol / Papermate / Nature Valley / Old El Paso  / Nestle products on your shelf?   (We've attached the whole list to th ... [More]

Final Day of the Bookfair = TODAY!!

Tue, Oct 12 8:11am

LAST DAY TO SHOP THE BOOK FAIR: The Woodcrest PTO Outdoor Book Fair will now be open ONE LAST DAY, Tuesday 3:30 - 5 p.m. (Wednesday is cancelled due to predicted rain.)    We are only 143 books away f ... [More]

WCSI PTO Annual Student Experience Grants - Sign up to be on decision committee

Mon, Oct 11 12:46pm

It is time for our Woodcrest PTO Annual Student Experience Grants!  These grants are an annual line item on the PTO budget to positively affect Woodcrest’s learning goals, student experiences, and com ... [More]

Book Fair Updated Hours (open Monday/Tuesday - cancelled Wednesday due to predicted rain)

Sun, Oct 10 8:02pm

"BOOK FAIR HOURS UPDATED: The Woodcrest PTO Outdoor Book Fair will now be open Monday 3:30 - 6 p.m. and Tuesday 3:30 - 5 p.m. (Wednesday is cancelled due to predicted rain.)    Come shop 100's of book ... [More]

Shop the BOOK FAIR before our WCSI PTO Monthly Meeting Monday Oct 11

Sun, Oct 10 4:12pm

Hello Woodcrest Spanish Immersion!   Come shop the BOOK FAIR before our  PTO meeting on Monday!   It will close at 6pm when our meeting starts, so come 15-20 minutes early and do some shopping!   Ever ... [More]

There is still time to donate to our FUN RUN!

Sun, Oct 10 8:15am

W.O.W.  Friday was a great day!  Thank you to everyone who came to support runners and celebrate at our social!  The kids loved the opening torch ceremony, bubbles, and visit by the panther during our ... [More]

Fun Run Family Social and Book Fair TONIGHT 4:30-6:30 (Volunteers still needed, please)

Fri, Oct 8 9:00am

Don't forget, tonight is the Fun Run Family Social and Scholastic Book Fair from 4:30-6:30. Come enjoy the night and connect with other Woodcrest families!  We will have 2 food trucks at tonight's Fam ... [More]


Thu, Oct 7 9:55pm

WCSI PTO FUN RUN FUNdraiser! We are reaching the final lap for our FUN RUN!  Please gather all donations and return them to school tomorrow in the envelope provided!  Currently we are at about 1/3 of ... [More]

Book Fair VOLUNTEERS needed!

Wed, Oct 6 2:48pm

Hey Woodcrest families! We are in desperate need of volunteers for the book fair this week!  This is such a fun event to volunteer to help.  The more volunteers we have, the more days we can keep it o ... [More]

Scholastic Book Fair is Back!

Wed, Oct 6 6:28am

The Scholastic BooK Fair is back! The Woodcrest PTO Scholastic Book Fair is back IN PERSON! Save the date for an OUTDOOR Book Fair in front of Woodcrest starting Thursday, October 7th! Join us this we ... [More]

Fun Run Social Friday Oct 8th 4:30-6:30

Tue, Oct 5 9:00pm

After cheering on students during our FUN RUN during the school day event (bring your own noisemaker!), we hope you will come CELEBRATE with us on Friday, Oct. 8th from 4:30-6:30pm.   In addition to s ... [More]

Fun Run info from Sr. Franke

Tue, Oct 5 8:48pm

We are so excited to have spectators back in person at our Fun Run! Please read all the details from Woodcrest below...   "Greeting Woodcrest families, I'm happy to announce that, in partnership with ... [More]

Wednesday is Grade Color Day!

Tue, Oct 5 8:44pm

Don't forget, Wednesday October 6th is Grade Color Day Students can participate in Spirit Week on Wednesday by dressing in their particular grade color!! Pre-K Purple, K-Orange, 1-Blue, 2-Green, 3-Red, 4-Yellow

Spirit Week: Tuesday is Mismatched Clothes Day!!

Mon, Oct 4 5:50pm

Don't forget, tomorrow, Tuesday October 5th, is mis-matched clothes day, find some tops and bottoms that do not go together!  Enjoy the silly day!

4 days remaining in our Olympic Fun Run FUNdraiser!!

Mon, Oct 4 12:52pm

Hello Woodcrest!     There are ONLY 4 DAYS REMAINING in our Olympic FUN RUN FUNdraiser.  So far we have raised about $1900 towards our $15,000 goal.  With about 500 students, this goal represents an a ... [More]

Spirit Week: Monday is Panther Pride Day!!

Sun, Oct 3 6:22pm

Don't forget, Spirit Week starts tomorrow (Monday October 4th) with Panther Pride day!  Students are encouraged to participate by wearing a Woodcrest or SLP shirt or the colors red, white, or blue. Le ... [More]

FUN RUN FUNdraiser is here!

Mon, Sep 27 9:11am

It's that time of year again!  Today we officially kick off our annual FUN RUN FUNdraiser!  Please look for the flyer and envelope for the PTO Olympic Fun Run that was sent home with your child. Stude ... [More]

September is a great time to order Scholastic Books for your kids!

Sat, Sep 25 2:44pm

Did you know that over half of Woodcrest teachers have chosen PTO to manage Scholastic Book Club for their class? September is a great time to place an order. During the month of September, PTO earns ... [More]

Scholastic Book Orders Deadline Extended.

Mon, Sep 20 11:23am

Deadline Extended one more week for Scholastic Book Club orders!  September is a great time to stock up on new books. Using the code NJ89V (Woodcrest PTO is teacher name) will support literacy initiat ... [More]

Zoom ONLY for tonight's PTO meeting due to possible rain in the forecast

Mon, Sep 13 4:03pm

Due to the forecast of rain the PTO meeting will ONLY be available via zoom tonight from 6-7pm! Log onto zoom at https://zoom.us/j/76799886422 Meeting ID: 767 9988 6422 Passcode PTO2021  

First meeting OUTSIDE (plus zoom option) MONDAY SEPT 13th!!

Sun, Sep 12 5:53am

Grab a chair and join us for our first outdoor PTO meeting on Monday, Sept. 13th at 6pm next to the Woodcrest playground.  This is a great opportunity to reconnect with other parents, hear what has be ... [More]

PTO Meeting Info for THIS MONDAY Sept. 13th

Sat, Sep 11 9:16am

Be a PTO Olympian - and each can Go for the Gold!    During the year we each can help enrich the lives of staff, students and our surrounding community!  Woodcrest's Parent Teacher Organization is fre ... [More]

Amazon Smile Donations

Wed, Sep 8 7:39am

Woodcrest Spanish Immersion PTO has just received a $45.60 donation from the AmazonSmile Foundation as a result of AmazonSmile program activity from April 1 - June 30, 2021!  Way to go Woodcrest PTO f ... [More]

Scholastic Book Orders: Due Sept 17th

Wed, Sep 8 7:31am

First Scholastic Book Orders of the Year!!

Fri, Sep 3 2:16pm

School is almost back in session and the beginning of the year is a great time to stock up on new books with Scholastic Book Club  Using the code NJ89V (Woodcrest PTO is teacher name) will support lit ... [More]

Konstella Classrooms are Live!

Tue, Aug 31 8:47am

Hey Woodcrest Parents! 2021-2022 Classroom Assignments are starting to be announced and our in-person Konstella Classrooms are now live!  (I hope to add the EFL classrooms soon) Please take a minute t ... [More]

PTO, Pizza, and more at Meet & Greet this Wednesday! CASH ONLY!

Mon, Aug 30 9:38pm

Hello WCSI!   PTO can't wait to see you at the meet and greet this Wednesday at Woodcrest!  Stop by our booth to enter a raffle, grab a meeting calendar, and kids can pick up their scavenger hunt priz ... [More]