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West Weekly 12/18/2019
West Weekly 12/18/2019
Unity West Elementary School
Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Tomorrow is Ugly Sweater Day.  We are having a school wide ugly sweater day on Thursday, December 19.  You can either pull an ugly sweater from the closet or create your own.  

 

Friday is our Day Before Winter Break and Pajama Day!  We will gather in the gym at 8:45 to hear the 5th grade chorus and sing some Christmas songs. Class parties will take place throughout the day, please check with your child’s teacher to confirm party times. 

 

 5 Essentials Survey - Please take about 5 minutes to complete the 5 Essentials Survey for Unity West.  The survey gathers data related to five indicators that can predict important student outcomes, including improved attendance and larger test score gains. If at least 20 percent of Unity West parents complete this survey, a parent supplement report will also be generated. Please visit https://survey.5-essentials.org/Illinois/ to take the parent survey.  4th and 5th grade students will be completing the student version of the survey over the next 2 weeks. 

 

January Lunch Menu - Please click here for the January Lunch Menu.

 

Lost and Found - We have a lot of sweatshirts, hats, gloves, and even some coats in our lost and found.  If your child has lost something, please encourage them to come to the office and look in the lost and found.  All items remaining after December 20, will be donated.  

 

Unity Apparel - Looking for a Christmas present?  Unity Apparel is now available online.  There are tons of options to choose from and logos to choose from as well! Visit this site to check out all the available options! All proceeds benefit the Unity West PTO!

 

AmazonSmile for Your Holiday Shopping - Remember to use AmazonSmile to help out Unity West while you finish your holiday shopping.  AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know.  Same products, same prices, same service.  The difference is that, when you make your purchases through this site, Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. 

 

So how do you get started?  On your first visit to AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com), select "Unity West Elementary PTO" as your charitable organization before you begin shopping.  AmazonSmile will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make at smile.amazon.com will result in a donation.  It's that easy!

For more information on PTO, please check us out on Facebook or on our website.  For questions or concerns, please contact us at westpto@unity.k12.il.us.

 

Upcoming Events

December

19 - Ugly Sweater Day

20 - Pajama Day/Holiday Parties (contact classroom teacher for times) 

20 - 2:05 Dismissal 

December 23-January 3 Winter Break

January 6 - School Resumes