Family Fun Night Wrap Up
Family Fun Night was a great success this year and could not have happened without the help of the following: Thank you to Fareway for donating the bottled water and to HyVee for donating cookies for the supper. Kudos to Wood's to Wedge's for bringing Golfzilla for lots of added excitement. Thank you to Secondy Story Promotions Mike & Lisa Drinkall for donating the chapsticks. Mindy Wendt Photography provided the photo booth where fun was had by all. Thank you to Michelle Dalton for organizing the Teacher Pizza Party Raffle and to all of the teachers for donating their time while enjoying pizza and drinks with the following lucky winners on Monday, April 29 from 2:45-3:00 PM. Teacher Guest Teacher Guest KW Rolin M. KW Miller Chloe K KC KK Gracie A. KK Peterson Katelyn O KK KC Brynlie KC Sinnott Ally B 1A 1J Ava 1J Lumby Carter L. 2Y 1A Kyle W 1A Mr. M Aron Kerkhove 1J 1G Jacob D 1G Schulz Elena Milde 4P 2M Alex R. 2M Tomash Briana Clymer 1J 2L Kaitlyn H. 2L Mrs. G Krissy 5W 2Y Myka A 2Y Dalton Alayna Flint 1J 3P Zach B. 4S Gahagan Karley Harris 1J 3R Bri B. 3R Trappe Abby Wells 2D 3W Owen KK Feller Allyson Anderson 3W 4K Zeke 4K Hanna Kaine A KK 4A Emma W 4A Monagan Sydney Beaver 3W 4P Kylie F 4P 5C Travis H 5W Hailee B. 5H Reece
We had some students go above and beyond selling 100 or more raffle tickets: Katelyn Hampson Tyler Holub Lauren Heeren Payton Bates Tristan Howard Grace DeWitt Kaycee Schulte
Congratulations to Ms. Young's Second Grade class for having the highest class raffle ticket sales. They enjoyed some yummy treats. Also thank you to the famlies who donated treats for the cake walk and Angels Cakes for the cupcakes.
Thank you! A big round of applause to the following students and their families who donated to the Basket Raffle/Silent Auction: Michael Novak Adam Pint Ryan & Jonah Skogerboe Nathalie Vu Laila & Tyler Bousselot Sadie Schoen Jamie & Morgan Panosh Karli Sletteland Dakota Elmore Megan Renz Aron & Tommy Kerkhove Megan Grundy Brie-Anna & Bradley Wilson
Caidan Dolezal Amy Kahler Tyler Satterlee Nina Taylor Kaycee Schulte Webber Zehr Jackson Wilson-Maher Madison Wassmer Justin Bishop Emma Stockton Abby Wells Hannah Stockton Katie Barnbidge
Kyle Kacena Kylie Fink Anna Swartz Lindsey Swartz Chloe Heefner Kaitlyn Clark Brynlie Peery Katelyn Hampson Rion Rannard Mrs. Drinkall Mrs. Kester Kim Eby
Congratulations to the Basket Raffle Winners: 1. iPad - Tom Garthwaite 2. PS3 - Dan Corbett
3. Oh Baby - Kyle Kacena 4. Recession Buster - Kristin Kallas 5. Cyclone Fever Greg F. 6. Hawkeye Nation - Tammy Richards 7. Tailgating - Deanna Howard 8. Wake Up - Carter Lampe 9. Marion Fire - Kolby Slife 10. We are Linn Mar - Dave Boyd 11. Rainy Day Fun - Alisa Felton 12. Marion Police - Christopherson
13. New Year/New You - Krsek 14. Kansas City Royals - Shirleen Jackson 15. Explore Iowa - Justin Jackson 16. Prom Queen - Melissa Garthwaite 17. Mother's Day - Judy Hutching 18. Date Night - Larry Scott 19. Fun for 1 (or 2) - Shirleen Jackson 20. Family Fun - Que Vu 21. Pamper Me - Angela Richards 22. Explore Waterloo - George Ward 23. Father's Day - Ben Buol
If you still have raffle tickets at home from past years, please send them back to school. We would love to reuse them. Thanks to Mr. Sinnott and Mr. Mohwinkle for taking one (or three) pies to the face for the team. This will happen at 6:45 PM at the Family Picnic/Art Show on Thursday, May 9th. A lot of hours were put in by the Family Fun Night Committee: Food Deanna Howard Games Ashley Heeren Basket Raffle & Silent Auction Pam Kacena & Shannon Hampson Ellen Teller & Heide Sletteland - silent auction during FFN Thank you also to all of the parents and SODA students who volunteered at FFN.
Show your appreciation by patronizing the following businesses that made the Basket Raffle & Silent Auction possible: AAA Airport National Golf Amanda Detwiler Massage Arbonne Kelly Banes Bellezza Salon Betty Jane Candies Black Hawk Children's Theatre Blank Park Zoo Blue Rhino Body by Vi Carrie Bonesteel Body Oasis Massage Brucemore Bruegger's Bagels Build A Bear Canvas on Demand Carlos O'Kelly's Cedar Rapids Community Concert Association Cedar Rapids Ice Arena Cedar Rapids Kernels Cedar Rapids Museum of Art Cedar Rapids Parks and Rec Chicago Cubs Coffeesmith's Coinstar Collins Community Credit Union Cotton Gallery Craftaholics CRAG CrossFit Dan Gable National Wrestling Hall of Fame Donutland Eric Carle Evans ATA Black Belt Farmer's State Bank Fazoli's Freedom Festival Gallagher Bluedorn Great Clips Green Mountain Coffee Grout Museum District Hairline Hall Bicycle Handprints Therapuetic Massage Hands in Harmony Hawkeye Downs
Hawkeye Harley Davidson Heritage Bank Hills Bank History Center Homestyle Signatures - Cindy Wilson Indian Creek Nature Center Iowa Crush Iowa Cubs Iowa Speedway Iowa State Java Creek JAZB Jewelry Jones County Fair Kansas City Royals Kenzi Photography La Reyna Lia Sophia - Nikki Horning Linn County Fair Linn Mar Athletics Linn Mar Booster Club Lisa Reynolds MAC Extreme Marion Fire Department Marion Parks & Rec Marion Police Marriott Mary Kay Heide Sletteland McDonald's McGrath Dodge McGrath Kia Milio's Motorcycle Museum Naomi's Kitchen Naso's National River Museum Norwex - Julia Neihart Thielen Oh Sew Boutique Old Creamery Theatre Ooh La La Waxing by Sarah Origami Owl - Angie Santis Palmer's Fun Center Parlor City Ice Cream Peck's Penguins Comedy Club Photo Pro Pink Calyx Planet X Playtime Poppy Portrait Innovations
Potter's Obsession Premier Dental Putnam Museum Quad City River Bandits Quality Auto Rebuilders Revive Therapeutic Massage - Betty Usher Revolution Martial Arts Riverside Casino Scentsy - Cindy Wilson Scheels Science Station Second Story Promotions Mike Drinkall Shear Inspirations at the Hair Venue - Jessica Miller Splurge Boutique Sportraits Stampin' Up Studio 1146 Super Skate Theatre Cedar Rapids Thirty-One - Shelly Wells Title Boxing Club Total Eclipse Treasure Chest Collectibles Tupperware- Alisa Felton UNI Usborne - Heather Davidson Walt Disney World Waterloo Bucks Wehrenberg Witte's Coffeehouse Wood's to Wedge's Wright Touche Bake Shoppe Your Tanning Bar Authors - Tracey Garvis Graves Jessica Park SC Stephens Michelle Mankin Abbi Glines Tiffany King T. E. Sivec J. Sterling Jan Brett
The PTO has been very busy this spring with lots of activities that wouldn't be possible without the
support of families and staff of Wilkins, so thank you. HyVee Receipts Great job on collecting HyVee receipts for the Cash 4 Students program this year. Wilkins will be receiving over $1200! HyVee has decided to continue this program next year, so start saving your receipts again May 1, 2013 to April 30, 2014. Box Tops Over $2200 has been received this year from Box Tops. We will be sending them in again at the end of the school year. Look for a summer challenge coming home soon. Play Station Thanks to all those who came out to play at the Play Station during spring break. Wilkins raised $85.21. Tomaso's Wilkins Night at Tomasos has brought in $313 to date. Keep it up! McTeacher Night Our 2nd Annual McTeacher Night brought in $350. Big thanks to the teachers and staff who volunteered their time that night and the families who came out to support Wilkins. Movie Night You didnt have to be Brave to enjoy Wilkins Movie Night. We had a great turn out and collected 147 nonperishable food items. Everyone had a great time! UPCOMING EVENTS Tuesday, May 7 at 6:30 PM Please join us for the final PTO Meeting of the school year. Daycare is provided. Thursday, May 9 from 5:00-7:00 PM Family Picnic and Art Show, 6:45 PM Mr. Sinnott and Mr. Mohwinkle will be receiving 3 pies each to the face. Sunday, May 19 at 2:05 PM Wilkins Day at the Kernels Tuesday, May 21 Tomaso's Night Saturday, July 27 from 7:15-8:45 PM Wilkins Pool Party at the Marion Pool.
Wilkins will be hosting Restaurant Days/Nights throughout the summer at some of your favorite places like Culver's, Granite City, Tomaso's, Parlor City Ice Cream, and Orange Leaf. Grab a bite to eat while supporting Wilkins! Look for more info at the end of the school year.
We're using VolunteerSpot (the leading online signup and reminder tool) to organize our upcoming activity. Please sign up for PTO Event Chairs 2013-14 - here's how it works in 3 easy steps: 1. Click this link to go to our invitation page on VolunteerSpot: http://vols.pt/LMMwW4 2. Enter your email address: (You will NOT need to register an account on VolunteerSpot) 3. Sign up! Choose your spots - VolunteerSpot will send you an automated confirmation and reminders. Easy! Note: VolunteerSpot does not share your email address with anyone.