Gracias PTO - From Woodcrest Staff

Thu, May 16 4:44pm

The Woodcrest staff sent some Thank You messages to everyone who helped make Staff Appreciation Week such a great success.  Please take a look at the attachment below to read the individual messages f ... [More]

Mileage Club - First Day Results attached and more volunteers needed

Sun, Apr 28 12:49pm

The first day of Mileage Club was a hit! We had many students and teachers from each grade running and walking and enjoying the fresh air together. The new tracking system worked great and we found 78 ... [More]

Culvers of Blaine Dine to Donate Tickets for TUESDAY 4/9/19

Mon, Apr 8 1:55pm

Tomorrow is the Woodcrest Dine to Donate night at Culvers of Blaine from 5pm-7pm. Please be sure to print out or show a digital copy of the Woodcrest Culvers Ticket (attached) when you order and Woodc ... [More]

Help make Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week amazing!

Sun, Apr 7 3:13pm

Staff Appreciation Week is coming up May 6-10th! We are looking forward to celebrating our teachers/staff and showing them just how much the parents and students at Woodcrest appreciate them. If you w ... [More]

Feed My Starving Children is THIS Saturday!!

Mon, Mar 25 12:42pm

Don't forget to sign up for the Woodcrest Community Feed My Starving Children event!  The Woodcrest Community Action and Engagement committee has scheduled us for this Saturday March 30th from 9-11am. ... [More]

Library book update help needed please.

Sun, Mar 17 3:57pm

Kids asked and we listened! But now we need YOUR help! Thanks to the amazing family support at our recent Book Fair and generous PTO Literacy funding, Woodcrest library will be adding over 700 books t ... [More]

Board Elections will be held at April 1st PTO mtg.

Sat, Mar 9 10:08pm

Hello!   Our next PTO meeting will be April 1st!  Board elections will be made at this meeting.  If you have any interest in joining the board July 2019-June 2020, please speak with a current board me ... [More]

Feed My Starving Children Event March 30th 9-11am!

Tue, Mar 5 5:05pm

Woodcrest's PTO Community Engagement Committee would like to invite you to Feed My Starving Children in Coon Rapids on March 30th 9-11am. We will package food to be sent to families in need around the ... [More]

TODAY is the final day of the book fair!!

Mon, Mar 4 10:09am

Book Fair NOW OPEN MONDAY (8-9 am and 3:30 - 5 and during the school day to kids with teacher permission)! We are still 135 books short of our goal, so decided to open on Monday. Come stock up on last ... [More]

Conference Meal THANK YOU!!

Tue, Feb 26 3:22pm

I wanted to send out a huge THANK YOU to all of the volunteers who helped out with teacher conference meals!!  We had so many parents step up and help by volunteering time, food and monetary donations ... [More]

Bookfair Volunteers Needed please!

Sun, Feb 24 6:57am

Our wonderful Winter Book Fair is happening this week and we are in need of some volunteers to help keep everything running smoothly.  There are opportunities to help set up the student book fair proj ... [More]

Book Fair Project: Deadline Extended to MONDAY 2/25/19

Thu, Feb 21 8:55pm

Hey Parents!!  We have seen many great book fair projects so far and would love to see more! The Book Fair Committee Chairs have decided to extend the Book Project Contest deadline until Monday, Febru ... [More]

Thursday Conference Meal Donations Needed

Wed, Feb 20 11:02am

Hey Woodcrest parents!  We have one more day of conference meals scheduled for tomorrow (Thursday) evening.  We are having Subway sandwiches brought in and need a couple items to supplement them.  We ... [More]

Book Project celebrating "I love to read month"

Sun, Feb 17 6:06pm

What can your kids do with their extra day this weekend? Get a head start on a Book Project for our Winter Book Fair. For the 2nd year in a row, ALL students are invited to use their creativity to cre ... [More]

Box Tops Due This Week

Sat, Feb 16 3:58pm

It's Box Tops Submission time again!  Please gather up your box tops and turn them in to Yesica by the end of this week (2/22/19).   Thank you!!   

Conference meals - egg bakes and soups needed

Tue, Feb 12 8:48pm

Hey Woodcrest Families! Thank you for all of the sign ups we have received so far for the winter conference meals!  We still have the greatest need for more egg bakes and soups for the Friday meals.   ... [More]

Tonight's PTO mtg and guest speaker RESCHEDULED to next week 2/11/19

Mon, Feb 4 12:30pm

The Woodcrest PTO  guest speaker, Alison Feigh, from the Jacob Wetterling Resource Center and the PTO business meeting with treasurer election that was scheduled for tonight has been rescheduled to NE ... [More]

Thank You!!

Sun, Feb 3 10:58am

I wanted to send out a huge THANK YOU to all of the volunteers who helped make the Winter Family Night such a success!  These events can't happen without volunteers, and it was great to see so many pa ... [More]

Family Night Tonight!

Fri, Feb 1 10:31am

Just a reminder that the Winter Family Night is tonight at Woodcrest from 6-8pm, where we will have music and dancing in the gym, movies in both the learning lab and cafeteria (popcorn will ONLY be av ... [More]

Volunteers needed for Winter Family Night THIS Friday night!

Thu, Jan 31 1:37pm

Hey Woodcrest Families! Winter Family Night is tomorrow (Friday) night and we are still in need of a few volunteers!  We could especially use some help with the slime making in the art room and helpin ... [More]

Winter Family Night Volunteers Needed

Fri, Jan 25 12:05pm

Just a reminder - Winter Family Night is only a week away!  We still have some volunteer opportunities available. Please check out the link to the sign up on Konstella.  https://www.konstella.com/app/ ... [More]

PTO treasurer needed ASAP.

Tue, Jan 22 3:18pm

We Want YOU!!  The Woodcrest PTO Executive Board is accepting nominations for the position of Treasurer to serve Feb-June 2019. Join this passionate group asap!  Please submit interest via https://goo ... [More]

Pringles Cans and Pop Tabs for Art requested please

Thu, Jan 10 11:43am

Sra. Nicholas is planning some recycled art projects and would love it if families could bring in any empty Pringles cans and pop can tabs (the silver tab that you pull to open a can of pop/water, etc ... [More]

Winter Family Night Co-Chairs Needed

Sun, Dec 16 6:49pm

Hey Woodcrest families!!  It's time to start thinking about this year's winter family night and we are in need of a chair or a couple co-chairs to plan the event! It is scheduled for Feb 1st.  If you ... [More]

12.10.18 Meeting Information and Fall PTO Newsletter

Mon, Dec 10 11:35am

Hello Everyone,   Please find the agenda for tonight's meeting, fall PTO newsletter and minutes from last meeting attached.  We will be holding elections tonight for the treasurer position for the res ... [More]

PTO Meeting Monday December 10th

Wed, Dec 5 11:47am

Join us next Monday for our next PTO meeting 6-7:15pm!   We are excited that many staff will be there to present about new things happening at school.   Sra. Hughes: Bridges Math Curriclum/ Currículo ... [More]

Supplies needed for Kindergarten projects please

Mon, Dec 3 11:14am

Our kindergarten team is planning some projects for December and early January and they are in need of some extra supplies for the kids.  If anyone has any extra shoe boxes (for their big diorama proj ... [More]

It's time for a Book Drive - PTO Literacy Committee

Sun, Dec 2 4:58pm

Are you cleaning out your kids bookshelves to make room for the holidays? If so, please consider donating books to Woodcrest. The PTO Literacy Committee is doing a Book Drive for all of December. Book ... [More]

Cookies with Sra. Linares

Tue, Nov 27 2:30pm

Please join Sra. Linares for a relaxed conversation and cookies in the new flex space on Wednesday November 28th from 4-4:45 pm.  Childcare will be available for children over 3.  We hope to see you there!

Cash only food sales tonight

Fri, Nov 9 4:21pm

Just another reminder that if you are planning to purchase food at tonight's Magical Family Fun Night, don't forget to bring cash!  Unfortunately, we are not set up to take credit cards for food sales ... [More]

CASH ONLY FOOD AT FAMILY FUN NIGHT

Wed, Nov 7 6:19pm

You don't need to worry about getting your food out in the cold Friday night-all the food is inside the cafeteria, and there is lots of seating.  Big Dipper Ice Cream, Jet's Pizza, and Acapulco will b ... [More]

Breakfast with a Buddy: THURSDAY 11/8/18

Tue, Nov 6 8:32pm

Clarification:  The Schoology post tonight regarding the Bookfair Breakfast with a Buddy was incorrect.  The Bookfair Breakfast with a Buddy is THURSDAY morning, Nov. 8th from 7:30-9am.   **Please rem ... [More]

Book Fair Buddy Breakfast Needs YOU!

Fri, Nov 2 10:27am

The Woodcrest Book Fair Buddy Breakfast is coming up and we are in need of volunteers to help!  There are spots available to cashier, refill food, or greet people at the door and help direct them as n ... [More]

Conference Meals THANK YOU!!

Fri, Nov 2 10:17am

A huge thank you to everyone who donated items and time for fall conference meals!!  The teachers and staff were very grateful and everyone enjoyed the treats.  An especially big thank you goes to Jes ... [More]

Amazon Smile donation is up to 5% now through Nov 2nd!!

Thu, Nov 1 10:29am

If you made purchases through AmazonSmile with Spring Lake Park Schools Spanish Immersion PTO listed as your charity, thank you!  We have been issued a $22.39 donation from the AmazonSmile Foundation ... [More]

Book Fair is November 8-9th!

Tue, Oct 23 10:34pm

The Fall Book Fair will be open at Woodcrest on November 8-9th.  We are in need of volunteers to help cover all of the events surrounding the book fair from the initial book fair set up, book fair bud ... [More]

Bookfair props/costumes needed!

Tue, Oct 23 2:55pm

Our fall book fair is quickly approaching (Nov. 7th – 9th). To match our theme, we are looking for wizard gear, magical creature and fairy tale props and costumes (adult sized). Think wands, fairies, ... [More]

Be part of your Konstella Classroom!!

Tue, Oct 23 9:40am

Have you signed up under your Konstella classrooms for each of your children yet?  If not, please take a minute to do so!  This will enable you to communicate specifically with the other parents withi ... [More]

Art Adventure Volunteers Needed

Thu, Oct 18 1:59pm

Art Adventure planning is in the works for Woodcrest students and we are in need of volunteers who are interested in participating!  As a volunteer, you would attend a training session at the Minneapo ... [More]

Dine to Donate THANK YOU!

Wed, Oct 10 1:59pm

We had a great turn out last night for this year's first Woodcrest PTO "dine to donate" night.    We were able to raise $278.32 for our kids' PTO sponsored activities! Thank you to everyone who partic ... [More]

Art Adventure is starting!!!!

Thu, Oct 4 7:03pm

Art Adventure time is here and Woodcrest kids LOVE it!      Art Adventure is a program offered through the Minneapolis Institute of Arts (MIA). This program brings reproductions of works of art from t ... [More]

THANK YOU!!

Sat, Sep 29 12:41pm

We want to send a HUGE thank you to all of the volunteers who helped make the 2018 Fun Run such a big success!!  The kids had so much fun!  Thank you for being "All-In" and helping make Woodcrest such ... [More]

Top 3 "All-in 100%" things you need to know BEFORE this Friday!!

Thu, Sep 27 11:24am

Top three “ALL-IN 100%” things you need to know BEFORE THIS FRIDAY!   1.  “All-IN 100% Arco Iris” FUN RUN    DAY TIME INFO: ***ALL DONATIONS are DUE by THIS Friday, September 28th to be eligible for F ... [More]

How to change your account settings

Mon, Sep 24 9:16am

This year, Konstella  has started offering their own online workshops and education seminars which ARE NOT given or endorsed by the  Woodcrest PTO.  These are optional online educational seminars that ... [More]

It's Fun Run Week!!

Sun, Sep 23 10:20am

Don't forget: This week is FUN RUN WEEK! Show your school spirit by dressing up for spirit week this week. Monday: Panther Pride Day - wear your SLP Panther gear or blue-red-white Tuesday: Mismatch Da ... [More]

Pledge Star Instructions

Sat, Sep 22 8:22am

We have a little less than a week left to raise money for our 2018-19 Fun Run Fundraiser!  This year we have added Pledge Star to make it more convenient for family members who don't live in the area ... [More]

*NEW* Carpool "social group"

Fri, Sep 21 1:19pm

We have had a couple questions come up this year asking if there are any open carpool groups heading to/from Woodcrest.  To try to help parents reach other parents who may have similar requests, we ha ... [More]

Thursday Library Help

Wed, Sep 19 4:23pm

No help is needed in the library tomorrow.   Michelle will let us know when she is ready for volunteers.  We will keep you updated!  Thanks!

Intern Ride needed!

Wed, Sep 19 12:58pm

Emily Byers-Ferrian (Woodcrest Immersion Specialist) is looking for someone who would be able to pick up Alejandro Goez (kindergarten intern) from his host family's house in Blaine and drop him off at ... [More]

Turn in your Box Tops!!

Tue, Sep 18 12:47pm

Clipping Box Tops is an easy way for you to help our school buy what it needs.  Box Tops are each worth 10¢ and they quickly add up to real cash for our school. This school year, our school’s earnings ... [More]

Fun Run Volunteers needed

Mon, Sep 17 10:40pm

Hey Woodcrest families!!  Our Fun Run FUNdraiser kicked off today.  This is our main fundraiser which pays for most of our activities through the year: butterfly garden maintenance, indoor recess bins ... [More]

Proposed Minutes from Sept. 10 PTO Meeting and Raffle Winners

Mon, Sep 17 3:33pm

Thanks to everyone who came to the PTO Meeting and School Involvement Fair last Monday.  If you couldn't make it, it's not too late to learn more about how you can be involved at Woodcrest!    There i ... [More]

Thank you! No more help needed today.

Mon, Sep 17 2:12pm

Thank you to everyone who responded to help with Fun Run Flyers!  The need has been filled for today.  We appreciate all who jumped to action!  Thank you!!

Oportunidad de aprendizaje para los padres de Woodcrest que hablan español (Learning Opportunity for Spanish-speaking Parents of Woodcrest)

Thu, Sep 13 11:11am

Learning Opportunity for Spanish-speaking Parents of Woodcrest:   ¿Habla usted español?    Venga a conocer a otros padres de Woodcrest que hablan español mientras que aprenda más sobre el sistema esco ... [More]

Help Needed!!

Thu, Sep 6 11:57am

We have an opportunity to get to know this year's International Teaching Interns from Colombia, El Salvador and Spain!   Woodcrest is currently looking for one or two volunteers who can help...    Pic ... [More]

Monday September 10th PTO Meeting & School Involvement Fair

Wed, Sep 5 11:31pm

Hello Woodcrest Families!    We are just five days away from our annual PTO School Involvement Fair!  This event is a great chance to learn more about our Parent Teacher Organization, which organizes ... [More]

Spirit Wear Raffle Winners!

Wed, Sep 5 2:32pm

Please pick up your Spirit Wear Item in the main office at school!  Thank you so much for supporting PTO!     Congratulations to:   1. Latosha/Justin Lopez -Shirt!!! 2. Marie LaBreche- Shirt!!! 3. Sar ... [More]

First Week of School Volunteers needed!!

Wed, Aug 15 3:21pm

Greeting Woodcrest Parents!! The first week of school is coming up fast!  In order to help ease some of the transitions for kids (and teachers/staff), we are looking for volunteers to help with arriva ... [More]

Agenda, budget and past April mtg minutes for PTO meeting TONIGHT - 6pm @ SLP High School Cafeteria

Mon, Aug 13 12:59pm

Please find attached the proposed April 2018 minutes, tonight's agenda and budget proposal for the 2018-19 school year for tonight's meeting. Tonight's agenda includes: *Introductions *Intro to Robert ... [More]