Wilkes 2012-2013 Budget Information
Help support Bainbridge Public Library at Eagle Harbor Books on May 29th, from 4:45-7:00 pm., when we host “Science Night at EHB”. 20% of all sales from 5:00-7:00 will go to BPL.
We have three STEM speakers
4:45-5:15, will be Gregory J. Moncada, Ed.D, the STEM coordinator for the Bainbridge Island School District. He is excited to share his favorite books for Elementary, Middle and High School students.
5:30-6:00, Sharing research passions and must-read science books will be Julie Novak PhD. Dr. Novak is head of research at Blaze Bioscience, dedicated to developing products that improve the lives of cancer patients.
6:15-6:45 will be Chad Weldy PhD, and Anna Engstrom, PhD candidate. Dr. Weldy is a BHS graduate who often gives presentations to BHS science classes. Both have degrees in Biochemistry and Toxicology.
Don’t miss “Science Night at EHB!”
West Sound STEM Expo
Calling all STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematic) enthusiasts! The West Sound STEM Network and Bremerton School District Career & Technical Education Department are partnering to host the first annual West Sound STEM Showcase. This event will feature exciting, hands-on STEM activities for students grades preK-12th as well as their families.
This fun-filled, free event will take place at
Bremerton High School
May 4, 2013 10am – 5pm
Food and drinks will be available for purchase. Enjoy more than 50 booths and activities provided by:
Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, NAVBASE Kitsap-Keyport, Naval Hospital Bremerton, STARBASE-Atlantis, Kitsap County
Rory Wilson’s Power Kites, Egg Drop!, Micro Fossils, Pacific Science Center, Pacific Planetarium, Safeboats, Bremerton Fire Dept, 4-H, FIRST Robotics, Destination Imagination, Edmonds Community College, Air Washington, Blockfest, WA State Science Fair, Kitsap Regional Library, NW Tech, American Society of Naval Engineers, Clear Creek Dentistry, Robotics Education, WA Business Week Pathways, Craft Stick Bending, American Corps WSU, Exo Labs, Adriana Lippy Art
Local School Districts — Bainbridge Island, Bremerton, Central Kitsap, North Kitsap, and South Kitsap
For more information, call 360.627.3928
Wilkes PTO board would like to welcome you, our PTO members, to a full and exciting school year. The PTO board is making an effort this year to go as paperless as possible.
To streamline the volunteer sign-up process we will NOT be sending out a packet.
Instead we have made the form available under the ”Volunteer” tab above. This form is for both Classroom Volunteers as well as PTO Volunteers.
Click on the “PTO Updates” tab and subscribe to the RSS feed to get the latest information for: Volunteer schedules, PTO meeting minutes, calendar events, budget & much more…
Questions about RSS? Click HERE.
Earn money for Wilkes while you shop!
Have you registered your Safeway Club Card and designated Wilkes Elementary to receive the eScrip contribution? Go to www.eScrip.com to renew your commitment by November 1 or to join anytime! Thank you Safeway!
Box Tops for Education: There are many ways to earn money for Wilkes through the Box Tops Program:
Clip — Clip the Box Tops from hundreds of participating products and send them to school. Each one is worth 10¢ when our school redeems them from Box Tops for Education.
Shop online — Shop at your favorite online stores through the Box Tops Marketplace® (boxtops4education.com/marketplace). Our school can earn eBoxTops® with every qualifying purchase you make, with no additional cost to you.
Sign up to support Wilkes at boxtops4education.com, where you can:
- See how much our school is earning with Box Tops
- Enter online promotions for chances to win eBoxTops and other prizes
- Print coupons for your favorite Box Tops brands
This year we are participating in a hassle-free, new fundraiser called Shoparoo. All you need to do is take pictures of your grocery receipts with the Shoparoo app for smartphones and tablets. It doesn’t matter where you shop or what you buy – every receipt submitted results in a donation to our school!
So, what are you waiting for? Simply download the free app from the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store and then select our school as your chosen cause. Since there is no limit to how much money we can raise with Shoparoo, be sure to invite your friends and neighbors to join in – every receipt counts!