LuLaRoe Playground Fundraiser!

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Thank you Tiffany Kneeland LuLaRoe for hosting these fundraisers for the playground! LuLaRoe will be matching her fundraising efforts!

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Board & Paint night fundraiser!

Screen Shot 2018-05-01 at 11.31.21 AM.pngCome paint a board with us on Friday May 11th! Over 100 beautiful designs to choose from, with themes such as Love, Family, Sports, Beach, Camping, & more. Select your design when you register and choose your colors the night of the event. Register by clicking this link.

 

 

 

 

Cards for a Cause fundraiser!

Dear WES/WMS Parents, We are kicking off a fun, NEW fund-raising program for the WMS Playground. Your friends, family and co-workers will love this fundraiser!

30 beautifully handmade greeting cards in a reusable keepsake box, for only $30!

  • THEY SAVE MONEY! These cards would cost upwards of $4-$5 in a store. Your customers get the box of 30 cards for $30 – JUST $1 PER CARD, with coordinating envelopes! There are 4 boxes to choose from:
    • Two different all Occasion boxes
    • One Kids’ Box with birthday cards
    • One Thanks and Blanks Box.
  • THEY SAVE TIME! No extra trip to the store at the last minute to pick up a card – it’s right there on your desk, ready to mail. Birthdays, Anniversaries, New baby, Get Well and blank cards too!
  • THEY’RE USEFUL! The cards come in a decorated box with magnetic closure, perfect for storage after the cards are gone.
  • THEY HELP YOUR CHILD! Our Playground will receive $13 per box sold to help provide the final funds needed to install the new WMS playground!
  • Collect orders April 30 – May 11.                                                                                                  Please make checks payable to Woodstock PTO.                                                                 Return your order form and checks to your child’s teacher on or before May 11, 2018. The cards will arrive by the end of May. All cards will be sent home with your child from school for you to distribute.
  • If you would like to order but don’t have a child in the WES/WPS, contact Heidi at hszydlo@yahoo.com or Crystal at crystala476@gmail.com

Please contact Heidi Szydlo at hszydlo@yahoo.com if you have any questions with products. Thank you for all you do…to help us, help your children! Check out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W-S8xMEQXb8 to see examples of the types of cards inside each box.

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Thank you SPIROL!

The Woodstock Playground Committee would like to extend a sincere thank you to the SPIROL International Charitable Foundation who generously donated $5,000 to the WMS playground this week.

We are now almost 80% of the way to our fundraising goal! Thank you to everyone who has helped us to bring this amazing playground to our community. We are looking forward to building and having a ribbon-cutting ceremony this summer!

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Woodstock Middle School Playground

Save the Dates for these Upcoming Playground Fundraising Events!

The playground is over 73% funded! We are working hard to raise the rest of the money so we can build this summer. We have a variety of fundraisers planned over the next few months and will add more information as the dates get closer. Thank you for helping us reach our goal!

MARCH

3/1 Walk Across Woodstock begins, goes through June.

Bottle Drive at Marty’s Liquors now through end of June.

 APRIL

March 30th-13th Pampered Chef online sale this month. We get 20%

April 2nd-13th WES April Penny Wars dates.

4/28 Dine for a Cause The Muse Gastropub in Worcester

4/29 Scrub a Pup at Pet Valu Putnam 1-4 pm. We keep all $10 from each bath.

MAY

April 30th-May11th Cards for Causes. We get $13 per box. ($30 for 30 cards)

5/11 Sign Painting Fundraiser at WMS

5/18 LuLaRoe classroom at WES Art Show

5/24 Chrysler Cars4Classrooms at WMS Art Show & LuLaRoe

JUNE

6/1 Bloom on Woodstock Hill WES Cafeteria or 5/31 WMS Cafeteria

June 4th –June 15th Kiss a Goat/WES/WMS/Community

6/15 Wine Tasting at The Barn at Roseland Park

6/23 Wiffleball tournament, rain date 6/24

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Walk Across Woodstock for a playground and clean roads!

Playground committee members Crystal Adams and Joan Fortin are lacing up their sneakers as they prepare to Walk Across Woodstock to help raise funds for the new playground and plan to help clean up the community along the way.

Woodstock has just over 148 miles of roads, and Joan and Crystal plan to walk at least 100 miles of them between March and June. With approximately $35,000 left to raise to meet their $100,000 goal, they hope to inspire families and businesses to pledge a dollar amount for mile or make a flat donation.

Joan Fortin came up with this idea. “Bringing a playground to our community is all about exercise, movement, physical fitness and fun. Instead of talking about the importance of exercise and movement, we are going to put our words into action and walk across Woodstock.”

Adams says she is hoping community members can join some of these walks. “When we are planning to walk a quiet back road where there is a place to park, we’d like to post the date, time, walk location and mileage to the Woodstock Middle School Playground Facebook page in case a few others can join us.” Adams has spoken to State Representative Pat Boyd who has agreed to join them on one of their walks.

Adams and Fortin will post photos of their walks to the Facebook page as well as update the total miles walked and the number of bags of trash they have collected. Watch for Adams and Fortin Walking Across Woodstock from March till June. They will wear bright-colored t-shirts for visibility. Follow their progress here https://www.facebook.com/wmsplayground/ on Facebook.

Join us by making a donation or pledging a dollar amount per mile walked. Please print the file linked below and mail or drop it off at the Woodstock Elementary School:

Walk Across Woodstock

WMS Penny Wars!

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This week is the Penny War fundraiser at Woodstock Middle School! There are coin collection jars set out for each grade. Pennies, bills, and checks are positive points and should go into jar that is assigned to your child’s grade. One penny = 1 point, one dollar bill = 100 points, a five dollar bill or five dollar check = 500 points, and so on.

Students place silver coins into the jars of other grades. These coins are negative points and will take away from that grade’s total. A nickel will subtract 5 points, a dime subtracts 10 points, and a quarter subtracts 25 points.

Friday February 2nd is the last day for collection. The grade with the highest total wins a giant and fun game of human foosball set up in the gymnasium for them to play at an upcoming recess. See the photo below for an idea of how this game look. All funds will go towards the new playground!

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