Monday, April 14, 2014

4/14/14 Update

Wiley Updates

New Dates for: Last Day of School, EOG, and 5th Grade Celebration
Because of the wacky winter our end of year has been extended and has changed on multiple occasions. This impacts our last day of school, EOG dates, and the date for the 5th grade elementary school graduation celebration. New dates are:
*EOG Dates: 
-May 30th- 5th grade Science EOG
-June 2- 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade Math EOG
-June 3- 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade Reading EOG
-June 11- 5th grade graduation celebration, 9:30am
-June 12- Last Day of School, full day 

WCPSS Board Advisory Meeting This Week
The 4th Quarter Board Advisory Committee (BAC) meeting is this Thursday, April 17th from 12.00-1.15.  The meeting will be at Daniels Middle School, 2816 Oberlin Rd.  The topic this time is the BUDGET:  David Neter, Chief Business Officer of WCPSS will be joining us to talk about the budget and to answer any questions.  

As always, all stakeholders are invited to attend this meeting.  If you are interested in learning more about the budget beforehand please check out the presentation at the following link:  .  If you are unable to attend the meeting but have questions for Mr Neter please send them to me in advance. 

Wiley PTA Updates
Wiley Band Registration & Instrument Show and Tell
Registration for the 2014-2015 Wiley Before-School Band is in full swing, and all rising 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders are welcome to join!  For more information about band, please visit

If your child is interested in joining band, please join us for Instrument Show and Tell on April 14 and 16 from 4-5pm in the media center.  At Show and Tell, your child will learn about the instruments in the band, and have the opportunity to play them!  We'll feature woodwinds (flute, clarinet, and sax) on April 14, and brass and percussion (trumpet, trombone, bells, and snare drum) on April 16th.

Spring Book Fair Coming to Wiley--Find Your Reading Oasis
The 2014 Spring Book Fair is almost here.  Join us April 28th – May 2nd in the Media Center where we will offer fiction, non-fiction, storybooks, activity books, science kits, and more for all grade levels.  More information on the book fair will come out soon.
In the meantime, we are looking for volunteers to help us with all aspects of the book fair, especially staffing, set-up, and clean-up.  There are opportunities to fit every schedule, and any amount of time is appreciated.  You can sign up at the following link:
If you have questions, email
Wiley Restaurant Night April 29th at Red Dragon
Red Dragon will be hosting Wiley’s next restaurant night. Beginning after school and running through dinner, the restaurant will give 15% of proceeds back to Wiley PTA for take out or in-restaurant orders. Mark your calendars. If you like to look forward and plan ahead for the tasty meal, their menu is on their website: 
The restaurant’s address is: 
2513 Fairview Road
Raleigh NC 27608
Make sure you are a PTA member to be able to vote in upcoming election for PTA President
The Wiley PTA will be holding an election for President for 2014-2015 on May 22nd. We have two moms who are both excited to lead the Wiley PTA in 2014-2015. More information on the election will be coming in the next two weeks, but in the meantime, make sure that you are a current (2013-2014 school year) member so you can cast your ballot!
If you need to check to see if you are a member, email or If you need to join, a membership form is attached to the blog this week. Submit the application with a check via your child's red folder. One membership entitles you to one vote, so if more than one parent / guardian would like to vote, make sure you are both registered members.