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
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.
Students can make and decorate a “gingerbread” house with candy and icing.
Friday, December 6th | 4:05 pm – 5 pm | $5 per student
Register by Friday, Nov. 22
Space is limited. Sign-up as soon as possible, by Friday, Nov. 22.
Two ways to register: 1) Register online and pay with credit card at a discounted rate OR 2) Complete and return the paper form (sent home in Thursday folders) with your payment ($5 per student; cash, or make check payable to Woodburn PTA)
IMPORTANT EVENT DETAILS: PLEASE READ
No student is allowed to walk home.
An adult must meet or pick up children at school at 5:00pm.
NO bus is provided for this event.
Kindergarten students must be accompanied by an adult.