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News – April 2017

Spring is here and we have many upcoming school events!  Please make sure to mark your calendar or refer to school calendar that was sent home with students.

Spring Break : 4/3 – 4/7

Angel’s Baseball ticket sales (Game 5/12) : 4/10 – 4/21

April W.O.S.A Meeting : 4/12 @ 8:30 am

Spirit Day-Super Hero Day : 4/14,  students may wear super hero clothing

Book Fair : 4/17 – 4/21 During lunch, after school, and during Open House

Open House : 4/18  Taco’s Garcia and Kona Ice fundraiser 4:30 – 7pm,  Classroom Visits – 6 – 7pm

Kinder & 5th Grade Cap&Gown pictures : 4/21

Foundation Games : 4/22 @ Fred Kelly Stadium

All Star Assembly :  4/28,  TK-2nd @ 8:15 am

3rd – 5th @ 8:45 am



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News – January 2017

Happy New Year!  Welcome Back!  Hope everyone had a wonderful Winter Break!

Here are some important dates for January:

1/11 – January WOSA meeting

1/13 – “80’s Day”  Students may dress in 80’s era clothing

1/16 – No School – Martin Luther King Jr Day

1/26 – 5th Grade Visual & Performing Arts Showcase 10:45 am

1/27 – All Star Assembly : TK-2nd @ 8:15 am,  3rd-5th @ 8:45 am

***Every Tuesday is Library Night from 5 – 6pm



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Annual Harvest Festival 2016

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Our Annual Harvest Festival will be on Friday, November 4, 2016 from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm.

 Join us for family fun, food, music, and carnival games!

We will have wristbands for unlimited carnival games on sale for $10 each.

We will also have tickets on sale for $1 each to be used for raffles, popcorn, cotton candy, pie the teacher in the face, cake walk, and photo booth. Bulk ticket packages will also be available for purchase.

Additional parking will be available on the field at the Lime Street entrance.

Hope to see everyone there!

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*If you would like to volunteer your time and help with a food stand or game, please contact me to sign up or click on the volunteer tab to sign up on our volunteer site.  You may also sign up at school in the school office.

*We are also in need of donations for our event.  Donations needed:  booth sponsorships,  raffle basket items,  cash donations, and baked goods for cake walk (store bought only).



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Red Ribbon Week 10/24 – 10/28

To celebrate Red Ribbon Week and a drug free lifestyle we are having a different and fun dress day each day 10/24 – 10/28.  Classes with the most participation each day will receive popsicles at the end of the day.

Monday, 10/24 : Put A Cap On Drugs! – Everyone is encouraged to wear a hat.

Tuesday, 10/25 : Sock It To Drugs! – Everyone is encouraged to wear crazy socks.

Wednesday, 10/26 : “It’s My Dream To Be Drug Free!” – Everyone is encouraged to wear pajamas.

Thursday, 10/27 : Shade Out Drugs! – Everyone is encouraged to wear sunglasses.

Friday, 10/28 : Don’t Let Drugs Rob You of Your Bright Future! : Everyone is encouraged to wear red.

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School News – Week of 10/10 – 10/14

Our Kids First fundraiser will end on Friday, October 14th.  Please remember to turn in all order forms and money on Friday.  We are encouraging all students to sell at least 1 item from the catalog or a $10 donation to help West Orange reach our fundraising goal.  If 90% of your students class sells at least 1 item or a $10 donation, the entire class will be invited to attend a DJ Glow Party in January!  Your student may also earn an invite to the DJ Glow Party by selling 9 items or $90 in donations.  Would be so great to have all classes attend!

We will be celebrating Red Ribbon Week October 24 – October 28.  Your student will be sent home with a flyer next week indicating daily participating activities such as wear red to school,  wear sunglasses,  etc.  Classes with the most daily participation will earn a popsicle party.

October 31st is the 50th day of instruction at West Orange Elementary!  We are celebrating it by allowing our students to dress in the 50’s them and having math activities involving the number 50.  Please make a note that this is an opportunity to increase our student’s mathematical knowledge.  They have the option to wear costumes that with the 50’s them only. No other costumes will be permitted.

 

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School News – Week of 9/26 – 9/30

This Friday is our Kids First fall fundraiser kick off.  The fundraiser information and catalog will be sent home with all students on Friday.  If you should have any questions regarding the fundraiser, please contact us.

We are still in need of volunteers to join our Measure S school site team and help make phone calls to voters to ensure that Measure S is passed this coming election.  Our assigned dates and times to make phone calls at the OUEA office are listed below.  Please contact us to help.

10/6, 6:00 – 8:00 pm

10/10, 6:00 – 8:00 pm

10/17, 3:30 – 5:30 pm

10/24, 3:30 – 5:30 pm

10/30, 3:30 5:30 pm

11/7, 6:00 – 8:00 pm

Join your child next Wednesday, 10/5 for Muffins with Moms, Donuts with Dad, and Grapes with grandparents @ 7:30 am in the library.  Pastries, fruit, coffee, and juice will be served.  Our October WOSA meeting will follow at 8:30 am.

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School News – Week of 9/19 – 9/23

This coming Thursday, 9/22 is Picture Day.  Picture order forms will be sent home with students.  Make sure to include payment in your order form envelope and send with your student on picture day if you are buying pictures.

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We still need volunteers to join the West Orange Measure S School Bond Site Team.  Measure S will provide locally controlled funds to update and repair orange unified high schools. Orange Unified high schools are in desperate need of these updates and repairs. We need parent volunteers to join our school site team and help by making phone calls to city of Orange voters at the OUEA office. There are several dates that West Orange Elementary is assigned to cover. You may sign up for one or several dates and times. (See previous post for assigned dates and times) Contact us to sign up and help. We need as much help as possible to help get Measure S passed so our children currently attending West Orange and other Orange Unified elementary schools will benefit from updated and repaired high schools.
You can find more info on Measure S at : www.yesons2016.org

The address for OUEA (Orange Unified Education Association) is: 1224 E. Katella Ave,#203, Orange, CA 92867

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Measure S

Measure S, the Orange Unified School District bond measure is on the ballet for the upcoming November election. Measure S will provide locally controlled funds to update and repair Orange Unified high schools. Orange Unified high schools are in desperate need of these updates and repairs.

We need parent volunteers to join our school site team and help by making phone calls to city of Orange voters at the OUEA office. There are nine dates that West Orange Elementary is assigned to cover. You may sign up for one or several dates and times. We need as much help as possible to help get Measure S passed so our children currently attending West Orange and other Orange Unified elementary schools will benefit from updated and repaired high schools.

Here are West Orange Elementary’s assigned dates and times:

9/12 , 3:30 – 5:30 pm

9/19 , 6:00- 8:00 pm

9/27, 6:00 – 8:00 pm

10/6, 6:00 – 8:00 pm

10/10, 6:00 – 8:00 pm

10/17, 3:30 – 5:30 pm

10/24, 3:30 – 5:30 pm

10/30, 3:30 5:30 pm

11/7, 6:00 – 8:00 pm

 

Please contact us for more info or sign up on our volunteer page: https://app.ptasocial.com/communities/1615

 
You can find more info on Measure S at : www.yesons2016.org

OUEA (Orange Unified Education Association), 1224 E Katella Ave # 203, Orange, CA 92867

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West Orange Spirit Wear

SHOW YOUR SCHOOL SPIRIT!

West Orange shirts and hooded sweatshirts are available to purchase in the school office!

SPIRIT HOOD 2016 TECHSHEET

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           Youth, ladies, and men’s sizes available.

Shirts $10

 Hooded sweatshirts $20

Cash Only please.

 

 

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Welcome!

Welcome to the 2016-2017 school year!  WOSA hopes to make this another great year at West Orange Elementary!warrior  WOSA is our parent group that helps the school through fundraising and other activities.  The money WOSA raised through fundraising helps pay for buses for field trips, school programs, and additional school needs.  WOSA also organizes school events such as our Annual Harvest Festival, Book Fair, Red Ribbon Week, Santa Shop, Teacher Appreciation Week, Sweetheart’s Dance, and many other activities throughout the year.

To get involved and help make this another great year at West Orange,  visit our volunteer sign up page:

https://app.ptasocial.com/register/wosa

All volunteers will need to fill out a volunteer form in the school office before they can help on campus.

Thank you!