Chuck E. Cheese’s on Feb. 13, 2020

Make your purchases at the register, and say you’re with Woodburn.

Woodburn’s February fundraising night takes place THURSDAY, Feb. 13, at Chuck E. Cheese’s!

Date: Thursday, Feb. 13
Time:  3pm – 9pm
Address: Chuck E. Cheese’s
(Pickett Shopping Center)
9404 Main St.
Fairfax, VA 22031

Notify the cashier that you’re participating in Woodburn’s Fundraising Night each time you make a purchase at the register.  Up to 20% of all Sales purchased at the register will be donated to Woodburn (this includes all food, merchandise, and gaming deals).

A flyer and coupons will come home in Thursday folders on Feb. 6.

Click here for the Woodburn-Chuck E Cheese flyer
(Volante en Espanol)

On the day of the event (Feb. 13), each Woodburn student will be sent home with 1 sticker to receive 10 free tokens to use at Chuck E. Cheese’s on Thursday, Feb. 13.

Invite your friends and families! Share the flyer and remember to say you’re with Woodburn! See you there!

Valentine’s Day BoxTop Contest

Now through Feb. 7, 2020

VALENTINE BOXTOPS CONTEST

Turn in your BoxTops before February 7th and win a Valentine Goody Bag!

Use the BoxTop collection sheet or place BoxTop clips into a plastic bag and include the student’s name and teacher name.

Turn into school by Friday, Feb. 7.


Remember, you can also download the BoxTops app, scan your receipts in support of Woodburn.


Hasta el 7 de febrero

CONCURSO DE RECOLECCIÓN DE BOXTOPS

Envíelos BoxTops a la escuela por viernes, el 7 de febrero para ganar bolsa de regalos de san valentín.

Use una hoja de recolección provistas, o colocarlos en una bolsa de plástico con los nombres del maestro y del estudiante.

5 Guys on Jan. 29 | Woodburn Restaurant Night!

Visit 5 Guys on Wednesday, Jan. 29 between 4 pm – 9 pm for Woodburn Restaurant Night!

Merrifield FIVE GUYS
8130 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church, VA
Wednesday, Jan. 29 | 4-9pm

Dine-in or take-out — be sure to show this post or mention “Woodburn” when placing your order so that our PTA will get full credit. Five Guys will donate 20% of your purchase to Woodburn PTA.

Get the word out to friends, families, and colleagues! We’ll see you Wednesday, Jan. 29, between 4pm-9pm at Merrifield Five Guys (in Yorktowne Shopping Center)!

Merrifield FIVE GUYS
in Yorktowne Shopping Center
8130 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church, VA
Wednesday, Jan. 29 | 4-9pm

The Woodburn PTA thanks you for all your support throughout the year!

Student contests from VA PTA

There are few great student contests that run throughout January 2020. Read on and click the links below for full details.

THANK A TEACHER ART CONTEST

The Third Annual Thank a Teacher Art Contest takes place from January 2 – January 31. Public school students can enter their original artwork online for a chance to win a $150 gift card and money for their school’s art department. Learn more here:  http://www.thankateacherva.com/

VIRGINIA PTA CITIZENSHIP CONTEST 2019 – 2020

Theme: “What does it take to be a good citizen?”  
Due Date: February 1, 2020 

Click below for the application, rules, and other details: https://www.vapta.org/programs/citizenship-essay-contest

VA PTA POWER PLATES COMPETITION

Calling all chefs!  The VA PTA Health & Safety Committee is seeking young chefs (grades pre-K to 12) to enter the VA PTA Power Plates competition
Deadline: February 3, 2020
Learn more about the program and how to enter at this link: https://vapta.org/programs/health-and-safety/power-plates-hs

Good luck students!

Raise a Reader! | Feb. 21, 2020

In celebration of National PTA’s Take Your Family to School Week in February, the Woodburn PTA and school leadership are hosting Raise a Reader!, an event focused on sharing the joy of reading.

On Friday, February 21st   families are invited to attend a reading hour in their child’s classroom. A special guest reader in each classroom will read a story aloud to students, and family visitors will have a chance to read one-on-one with their children. Tips on encouraging reading at home and reading resources will be available. The event will take place between 10 am to 12 pm (see specific times by grade):

Grades 1, 3, 4, 5, and 6 from 10 am – 10:45 am
Grades K and 2 from 11 am – 11:45 am

The PTA and Woodburn School encourage families to read together at home and share photos on social media using the hashtags #woodburnreads and #raiseareader. 

Spanish translation will be available on the day of the event and transportation between Woodburn and Fairmont Gardens will be provided.

The PTA is honored to have a received a $1,000 2020 Take Your Family to School Week Grant, sponsored by Office Depot OfficeMax and the National PTA.