Westbriar Elementary School PTA
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2020-2021 Westbriar Spirit Wear is LIVE and you get to customize your order with design and apparel choice this year! Orders over $50 ship free! We have something for everyone - girls, boys and parents!
Be on the look out for special discount offers each month!
Welcome Back to Westbriar!
Your PTA sponsored a decorated and drive-thru photo opportunity for new families and Kindergarten students. For families who attended this event, please make sure that you are a PTA MEMBER to access the password and download full resolution images. (Join Here) The link for photo download page can be found HERE for PTA Members.
Save the Date for the school year's first guest speaker, Mary Turos. Please click here or on the flyer below to learn more about this exciting event sponsored by your PTA!
To access event info and Zoom link, please sign in. Not a PTA member? Click here to join today!
Missed the LIVE Presentation? If so, check out the following resources and TED Talk by Dr. Berry.
TED TALK: https://youtu.be/q0YDt64IWFU
Here are the books Dr. Berry shared with us during her Live workshop - remember if you use AmazonSmile when you buy you will support your PTA also!
From Brownicity.com: We don’t have to irresponsibly silence our children with the ‘colorblind approach’ when they want to talk about skin tone and race. We can responsibly normalize conscious conversations to equip children to become competent, comfortable, and courageous as they navigate our hyper-racialized society and seek ways to bring healing and change.
You can start with some of our favorites.
Welcome to Westbriar! We hope your child is excited about their new school and we can't wait to welcome you into the PTA. Registration for 2020-2021 Kindergarteners is now open. Getting connected and registered is as easy as 1,2,3
1. FCPS/Westbriar School Introduction Video & Registration: Please click the above photo to be redirected to the Westbriar Elementary website with more details and a presentation. Please send registration materials and questions to Mrs. Brammer at EMBrammer@fcps.edu. If your child has not been officially registered by June 25th, you will inform the school directly about your enrollment choice for the Fall.
2. PTA FAQs: Find Kindergarten Parent Information and FAQs provided by the PTA and the Kindergarten Liaison, Aja Chaker HERE.
3. PTA Socials: Be on the lookout for a Kindergarten Virtual Playdate this summer! If you'd like to be on the invite list for these playdates PLEASE fill out this form!
Westbriar Elementary Equity Committee is a new committee this year that sends a representative to the Westbriar School Equity Board so the PTA's voice can be heard. Thank you to those who have volunteered to serve in this group! The Westbriar Equity Committee addresses conscious and unconscious racial bias at school.
Westbriar Garden Program - We missed Spring planting because of the COVID pandemic, but the garden can still be a place for joy and engagement. We plan on planting Fall crops soon an welcome volunteers. Please contact Amanda Aragon if you are willing to stop by and weed, water or tend the garden!
SUMMER SHOPPING TIME?
(This is so simple!)
At no extra cost to you, your purchases through smile.amazon.com provide a
donation when linked to our school.This year we accrued about $1000.00!
2020-2021 Registration begins July 1st!
Click here for May 2020 General Assembly meeting minutes.
On January 31st, Westbriar ES enjoyed its first ever Pi Night - a Math Celebration, the brainchild of Karen Hall, who brought it to life with the support of our administration and lots of our staff!
EARN MONEY FOR WESTBRIAR
AmazonSmile customers can now support Westbriar Elementary School PTA in the Amazon shopping app on iOS and Android mobile phones! Simply follow these instructions to turn on AmazonSmile and start generating donations.
Go to your local grocery store and ask the cashier to link your account to Westbriar Elementary School.