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WELCOME WILDCAT FAMILIES! We're so glad you're here! 

The Wayne Thomas PTO is an all-volunteer, parent-run, non-profit organization committed

to enhancing and enriching children's education and fostering a sense of community within

Wayne Thomas. The PTO keeps parents connected and informed by facilitating a closer

connection between school and home.

PTO Memberships: $25.00 (Twenty Five Dollars and No cents) which is valid ONLY BEFORE August 13, 2021.  
As of AUGUST 14, 2021 the amount is $30.00 (Thirty Dollars and No Cents).
 
FOOD DAYS ARE BACK & READY TO ORDER!!!
https://ptgms.com/lunchsolutions/waynethomas

Hot lunch for your child(ren) every day! Lunch Solutions, a professional school lunch management company, 
is being used to place orders and deliver lunches easily to Wayne Thomas Elementary School.

Help us support our Wayne Thomas PTO and local restaurants !  It's a win-win and you don't have to pack a lunch.

Lunch orders are due a minimum of one week prior; EVERY FRIDAY BY 9:30AM for the following week.

If your child is absent and you would like to pick up their lunch please notify Lizie Lazar or Shira Gaule by 9am that day, or your child's lunch will be put in the teachers lounge for a hungry staff member.

Details on how to order are posted below:

Lunch Solutions Ordering Instructions

  1. After accessing the Lunch Solutions Home Page, click on login on the upper right corner.
  2. Go to “CREATE NEW ACCOUNT”Enter User (Email) and Password of your choice.
  3. Go to the PLACE ORDER tab. Click ADD to enter your student/s.
  4. NOTE: LAST NAME IS FIRST ON THE SCREEN.This is the section which allows ordering.
  5. Please make sure you enter your students GRADE LEVEL as lunches will be served accordingly. 
  6. Without this information we cannot guarantee correct delivery.

Your student's name should be on the screen.

Click on the name and choose the Start Shopping button below the name/s.

Add items to your shopping cart by clicking on the entrée you would like to order from the calendar.

You can choose as many days to order as you like. 
Initial Ordering will open August 13th and close at 10:00 am on Friday,

August 20th for the following week.

When you are finished choosing lunch items, hit Review Cart button located under the calendar items.

Please check that your order is correct. You can Remove items from this screen or hit the X in

the upper right corner to go back to the ordering calendar.

After reviewing Click the Continue to Payment Button.

At the Payment screen you can choose to pay with a check or Credit Card (Note:there is a 2.9%

service fee for credit card payments). Just click on the button of your choice. 

NOTE: Checks must be mailed to Lunch Solutions and received within a week of order placement.

Late payments will result in ordering and lunch service cancellation.

Then hit the PLACE ORDER button. Your order is not placed until you do!

Print your order for reference, download it into your calendar or log in later to view your serving dates.

Your order/s will appear on the screen under the Orders and Payments screen when placed.

 

SHOW YOUR WILDCAT SPIRIT WITH WAYNE THOMAS SPIRIT WEAR

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BIRTHDAY SIGNS!!
 
Calling all Wildcats!
Are you or someone you know having a birthday soon?  
Spread a little extra cheer in your front yard with three XL Wildcat birthday signs. 
Contact Meredith Marcus for pick up: 312-282-0442 at 2984 Summit Ave. 
 
 
The Wayne Thomas PTO Angel Fund is a fund set up to help the PTO assist the needs of our
Wayne Thomas families that are unable to participate on their own. Our mission is to make sure
that no child is excluded from our events and fundraisers due to financial constraints. Please help
us to make Wayne Thomas one big inclusive family. Your donation makes you a Wayne Thomas Angel.
All donations $25+ will receive a special Wayne Thomas Angel magnet.
 
 
The Wayne Thomas PTO is an all-volunteer, parent-run, non-profit organization committed to
enhancing and enriching children's education and fostering a sense of community within Wayne Thomas.
The PTO keeps parents connected and informed by facilitating a closer connection between school and home.
 
The heart of the PTO's mission is a commitment to strengthen the Wayne Thomas School's capacity to
provide the highest quality education possible for all students. In a typical school year,
the PTO strives to do this by:
  • Financially supporting school-wide programs 

          - Leader in Me, Learning Garden, Arts in Action, etc.

  • Managing events that provide supplemental supplies and resources

          - Book Fair, Food Days, Dine & Donate, Spirit Wear, Birthday Signs, Events

  • Purchase 'wish list' items for teachers 

          - PE Equipment (gaga pit, pop-a-shot, etc), 3D Printers, etc.

  • Hosting numerous staff appreciation events throughout the school year
The PTO's annual budget is raised through membership dues and fundraising events.
 
The goal for the 2021-2022 school year is to RAISE A MINIMUM OF $43,000, all of which goes directly into Wayne Thomas.
 
 
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Shop at smile.amazon.com to generate donations for the Wayne Thomas PTO at no extra cost. Follow this link to register, and all your future Amazon and Whole Foods online orders will contribute towards your PTO.
 

SUPPORT Wayne Thomas!

For years "food days" has served as our primary source of fundraising. These funds are used to support teachers and administration staff through meaningful grants, which directly benefit our students, and provide us with the means to show appreciation to our amazing staff.

Our plan is to continue to support Wayne Thomas at the same level... and we need your help!

Please consider supporting Wayne Thomas by participating in one of the following ways.

THANK YOU for your support!

 

2021-2022 PTO Membership
Online

Join the PTO for the discounted price until August 13thcool

(As of August 14th, the membership will be $5.00 additional)


Click here to order for 2021-2022 PTO Membership
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Fun Run (details on district website)
Sat, Oct 02, 2021
2984 Summit
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Fri, Oct 08, 2021
2984 Summit
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Angel Fund
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The Wayne Thomas PTO Angel Fund is a fund set up to help the PTO assist the needs of our Wayne Thomas families that are unable to participate on their own. Our Mission is to make sure that no child is excluded from our events and fundraisers due to financial constraints. Please help us to make Wayne Thomas one big exclusive family. Your donation makes you a Wayne Thomas Angel. All donations $25+ will receive a special Wayne Thomas magnet.


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Birthday Sign Rental
2984 Summit

Rent a Birthday Sign for your Wayne Thomas student cool these signs will be available for rental throughout the year

  
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Picture Day Retakes
Thu, Nov 11, 2021
2984 Summit
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