We would like to recognize and give a huge thanks to Amy Brown, Amanda Martin and Kim Ertwine for planning this year’s Book Fair. These ladies have been working very hard behind the scenes to make sure next week is fun and successful. Thank you ladies!
Week of 12/02/18
This week we would like to recognize two amazing PTA volunteers for all of their endless ‘behind the scene’ hours that they have donated to Mission Estancia. Michelle Hannah, our PTA treasurer, has put in countless hours ensuring the PTA budget process is running smoothly. She is always organized and on top of the endless work that flows her way. We would also like to thank Courtney Bustillos, our PTA Vice President. She spends endless hours every week managing the Wildcat Weekly, school emails and our website. Thank you so much for all you do Michelle and Courtney!
Week of 11/25/18
A ‘Wildcat shoutout’ goes to Amy Pleickhardt and Jamie Burnett for organizing and putting all the quote decals in the student bathrooms throughout campus. Jamie also arranged to have the wall ball courts painted! A big thank you to these ladies for helping make our campus shine!
Week of 11/18/18
We would like to recognize Shawna Coleman and Courtney Evanskaas for their continued dedication to the health and wellness of our ME community. This week they rolled out ME’s Inclusion in Action Program. Thank you ladies for your efforts in reinforcing the importance of inclusion toward all students and for supporting the creation of a more empathetic learning environment.
Another ‘Wildcat shoutout’ goes to Amy Pleickhardt and Val Wallace for hosting last weeks restaurant night at Chipotle and Menchie’s and also for their continued procurement of sponsorships for ME’s programs and events.
Another amazing parent volunteer ‘shoutout’ goes to Jen Bazzel for all she did in organizing the PTA Reflections Art contest. Thank you Jen!
Week of 11/11/18
A special recognition goes to Amanda Goad, Megan Nelson and Courtney Evanskaas for all their help with our Shoebox Drive! They packed over 80 boxes for children in need. Because of them and the rest of our ME community, children who need it most will have a brighter holiday season.
Week of 10/14/18
A special recognition goes to Stella Shaw and her committee for their countless hours planning and organizing our ME Fall Festival. The following volunteers helped in so many ways to the success of this day: Amy Brown, Kim Ertwine, Shadae Talebi, Bonnie Durnil, Angie Collins, Robyn Platt, Jen Styn, Courtney Evanskaas, Jennifer Rohr, Jodi Hai, Amie Sullivan, Elyssa Lamoureux, Amy Pleickhardt and Val Wallace. We appreciate all of the hard work you dedicated to Mission Estancia so that our students, families and community can enjoy food, games, dancing and many laughs together.
We would also like to thank everyone who came to the event and the individuals who volunteered to work a class booth. Thank you for supporting Mission Estancia!
Another ‘Wildcat shoutout’ goes to Shawna Coleman and Courtney Evanskaas for their efforts in arranging next week’s Red Ribbon activities. Thank you ladies for supporting the wellness of our students and reinforcing the education of making lifetime healthy choices.
Week of 10/07/18
A big ‘Wildcat shoutout’ goes to Jerry Archbold for running the Dad’s Club Campout. He organized an amazing event that our community continues to love! Also, thank you to his team: Greg Newton for his insight and data, Craig Schneider for errands and securing raffle items, John Gitlin for being the first to arrive and help out wherever was needed, Chris Minard for supplying labor and experience, Crispin and Nora Luna for helping with the grill and front gate, Ryan Wickman for front gate ticket sales, Drake and Casey Archbold for assisting with ticket sales and set up, Antonio Fuentes for running the glow stick project, Steve Martin for nonstop grilling, Stewart Gordon for picking up the bagels for breakfast and Jarkko Kaislasaari and Jeff Fioresi for setting up the lemonade and popcorn. More thanks to Carlos Andreiu, Jason Hilsenroth, Matthew Dukleth and Jory Culbreath for grilling and taking on any job where needed. You all rock!
Another ‘Wildcat shoutout’ goes to The Sporrer Family for organizing our ME bike/walk/roll week. We loved seeing all the students and families bike/walk/roll onto campus! Thank you so much for your continued hard work in planning this event, placing route signs, purchasing giveaways, and arranging raffle prizes. We appreciate all of your hard work
Week of 9/30/18
As we finished out our ME PTA/EEF Pledge Drive for the year, we owe a special thank you to Amy Brown and Shital Bhakta, Co VP’s of Membership. Thank you Amy for your role in the pledge drive and for always stepping up to help in all PTA activities. Shital, thank you for helping manage the pledge drive and all of the small details. Lastly, we owe a huge ‘Wildcat roar’ to all the families who donated. We appreciate it!
Week of 9/23/18
A huge Wildcat ‘shoutout’ goes to Amy Durkin, KC Cullum, Jamie Burnett, Sarah Tolmay, Jen Bazzel and Jen Styn for hosting in-class volunteer meetings and helping our amazing volunteers get started on their work. Thank you so much to all the parents who stepped up to volunteer as room parents, garden parents, art parents and photographers in their classrooms. We appreciate all of the support you are offering to the teachers and students of Mission Estancia.
Week of 9/16/18
A huge ‘Wildcat Shoutout’ goes to Amy Brown, Shawna Coleman, and Kim Ertwinefor helping restock PE equipment for all of our Wildcat classrooms! They spent a full morning inflating playground balls, footballs, and basketballs to deliver to each teacher, along with some new jump ropes. Thank you so much for taking the time out of your busy schedules to refresh the playground equipment for our kids!
Week of 9/9/18
A huge ‘Wildcat Shoutout’ goes to Chelsea Koehnen for organizing this years ME Pancake breakfast. Thank you so much for putting on such a fun community event where our families can gather to enjoy conversation and yummy breakfast! We would also like to thank Mika Barber, Jim Styn, our ME Dads Club, Andrea Hilsenroth (event sponsor) and all the other volunteers who helped decorate, set up, clean up and contributed to the success our this event.
Week of 9/2/18
A huge ‘Wildcat Shoutout‘ to our amazing teachers for making this years Back to School night a huge success! From their decorated classrooms and organized presentations, our teachers worked hard as a team and individually to prepare for this night. We hope you all had a great night mingling with your teacher and learning what to expect in his or her class during this school year at ME. It takes a village to put on an event and we appreciate every parent volunteer who helped on Wednesday night. In particular, we would like to thank Nicole Fowler, Mika Barber and Amy Brown for all their ‘behind the scenes’ effort with decorations, food prep and organizing such a fun gathering for our school community!
Week of 8/26/18
A huge ‘Wildcat Shoutout‘ to our amazing teachers for making this years Back to School night a huge success! From their decorated classrooms and organized presentations, our teachers worked hard as a team and individually to prepare for this night. We hope you all had a great night mingling with your teacher and learning what to expect in his or her class during this school year at ME. It takes a village to put on an event and we appreciate every parent volunteer who helped on Wednesday night. In particular, we would like to thank Nicole Fowler, Mika Barber and Amy Brown for all their ‘behind the scenes’ effort with decorations, food prep and organizing such a fun gathering for our school community.