Upcoming Events

Curriculum Enrichment


Ice Cream Social – Wednesday June 7th.  Come dunk your favorite teachers and enjoy some ice cream!  $4 per ice cream and $1 for the dunk tank.


All School Picnic Tuesday, June 20th.  PTO hosts this annual picnic for our West El students with hotdogs and hamburgers on the grill outside!


Fifth Grade Class Day – Wednesday, June 21st.  Families gather after the graduation ceremony at the Collins Center at AHS to enjoy some light refreshments (and tissues)!




Upcoming curriculum enrichment provided by the PTO fundraising dollars:


          Michelle’s Menagerie – May 26th for Kindergarteners.  Michelle shared 8 woodland animals that can be seen in Andover!


          Tidal Pools – June 1st for First Graders.  Each First Grader will go home with a fish print and some stories to tell!  (Hopefully!)


          Honeybees – June 1st & 2nd for Second Graders.  The “Bee Lady” is back to teach our Second Graders about the role these critters play in pollination!



“Un-sung” Heroes

Grant Award – Thank you to Andona for generously awarding a $1,250 grant for WERAWC!


Cash Calendars / Week of Winners – successfully raised $4,000!


Stop & Shop – received a check for $842 just because we shop there!


Box Tops we have raised $400 since December!  Keep clipping & send them in!


Thanks to your generous donations and participation in our various fundraising activities, we were able to donate to West:

·         Two large screen monitors which are already in use projecting images and snippets from West El t.v.  Look for them outside the main office and the cafeteria. 

·         A laptop to the maker’s space to better support Ms. Fowler’s video editing, etc.

Nancy Buckley – mother to Abigal (7th grade) and Michaela (5th grade), “retiring” PTO President and Board member for 5+ years.  Nancy helps with every PTO event and is a veteran room parent!  Thank you for all your years of service!


Veronica Pierni – mother to Vanessa (8th grade, Teddy (6th grade) and Brian (5th grade), Teacher Appreciation Luncheon Chair for past 2 years, regular volunteer at Book Fair, Batty Bingo, WERAWC, etc.!  We’ll miss you, Veronica!


Heidi Pearce – mother to Nick (Boston University), Karli (12th grade), and Sam (5th grade), constant volunteer at WERAWC, Teacher Luncheon, Book Fair, & in the classroom!  Thank you, Heidi!


And a special thank you to the Year Book Chairs Melissa Rea mother to Conor (5th grade) & Tracey Spruce mother to Tessa (7th grade) & Will (5th grade)! 

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