Senior Scholarships!

 

It's that time of year for graduating seniors - the search for scholarships! 

 

Deadline Approaching Soon!  The Plano West Wolf Den PTSA Community Service Scholarship will go to seniors who demonstrate meaningful and/or outstanding contributions in the area of community service, whether contributions are local, national or global. The number and amount are determined by committee; minimum $500 and maximum $2500. Students can download requirements and application here, on Naviance or pick up applications in the counseling office. Deadline to submit applications to the Counseling Center is April 1, 2019 at 4:15 pm.
 
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Is your junior or senior student a Wolf Den PTSA member?  At the Senior Lunch on May 1, 2019, multiple $500 scholarships are drawn for seniors with PTSA membership during both their junior and senior year at Plano West.  If not, there is still time to join!   Log into your account and join today!  Questions about your membership?  Please contact Linda Poole, VP of Membership at membership@wolfdenptsa.org.
 
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The Plano Chapter of the Young Men's Service League will be awarding three "Kate Porter Memorial Scholarships" in the amounts of $1,500 each to Plano feeder-school 2019 seniors who are college-bound in the fall!  To qualify, pick-up an application in the PWSH counselor's office and submit an essay by March 25, 2019. You do not need to be a member of YMSL to qualify!

 
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A variety of scholarships are posted on Naviance and listed in the Scholarship Directoron the PWSH website:  https://www.pisd.edu/site/handlers/filedownload.ashx?moduleinstanceid=15979&dataid=42769&FileName=Scholarship%20Directory.pdf 
 
Scholarships from PISD and other organizations that are also available for pickup in the Counseling Center:
 
PISD Organizations & Deadlines
  
Bettye Haun Elementary PTA, 3/15
Gulledge Elementary PTA
Robinson Middle School PTA
Jasper High School PTSA
Centennial Elementary PTA (Patty h. Meyer Scholarship), 3/22
Plano West FFA Scholarship, 5/6
Plano West PTSA, 3/29
 
 
Other Organizations &  Deadlines
  
ATPE, 4/1
Loreta HIckey Scholarship, 4/20
YMSL Kate Porter Memorial Scholarship, 3/25
 
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Applications for the some of the above mentioned scholarships and other local PTA scholarships are available on the Plano ISD website. Check out the scholarships page on Plano ISD Council's website!

 

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Senior Night Live!

April 14, 2019

12:00 am - 4:00 am

 

Preparations are underway for the Class of 2019 “Senior Night Live” After Prom Party.  We need your help!  As an incentive to get our students to stay for the entire evening, the PTSA gives out hundreds of prizes to Plano West seniors who are in attendance at our after prom event at PINSTACK.   We could use gift cards to Starbucks, Whataburger, Sonic, Subway, Quizno’s, Chipotle, Barnes & Noble, GameStop or any other place your teen likes to eat or shop.      You can drop off (in a sealed envelope marked “Wolf Den PTSA – After Prom”) at the front desk at Plano West.    If you would be interested in helping with your child’s LAST class party, we would love to have your assistance!    Contact Susan Valesano at  ways@wolfdenptsa.org  or Lisa Bruno @ volunteers@wolfdenptsa.org

 

 

 

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Congratulations to our 2019-2020 Executive Board!

 

The election of officers was held at the General Membership on Wednesday, March 6th.   The new PTSA Executive Board for the 2019-2020 school year has been elected:

 

President:  Rhonda Snyder

1st VP Programs/Aide to President:  Shannon DeWolf

2nd VP Volutneers:  Ritu Gupta

3rd VP Membership:  Sara Burnett

4th VP Ways & Means:  Denise Stavely

Secretary:  Elissa Reed

Treasurer:  Saadia Alvi

 

There will be open committee positions that need your help.  We are looking for individuals who love to share their time and talents as well as have a passion for serving our students, teachers, staff, administrators and other parents.  It is a great team. Training is provided.  If you are looking to be involved in your student's school - come join us!  Share your talents by completing an online form on our volunteer toolkit at planowestptsa.membershiptoolkit.com.    

 

 If you already have an account on this site, you will find the form under My Account -> My Forms/Paperwork.    If you will have an incoming 11thgrade student, you can create an account and register now as a Community Member.  The form will be in My Account -> My Forms/Paperwork.   

 

Questions about board responsibilities or time commitments can be directed to Lisa Osborne at parliamentarian@wolfdenptsa.org.

 

 

 

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Volunteers Needed!!

 

 

There are currently two great opportunities to help at Plano West;
minimal time commitment & on-the-spot training provided!
 
                      * Front Office - Answer phones and welcome visitors during  
  * Copy Room - Make copies for teachers         
 
To help in the front office at lunchtime,
email Jodi Nelson at twinkijo@tx.rr.com
 
 
 
 All volunteers must be cleared by Plano ISD (visit the volunteer page: https://www.pisd.edu/Domain/265)

 

 

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Vendor Fair!

 

Did you miss the 2018 Vendor Fair?
 
Don’t miss out again! Subscribe here to receive a reminder and come meet the vendors:

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Join the Wolf Den PTSA! 

 
Your membership in the Plano West Wolf Den PTSA is vital to supporting the Students, Teachers and Staff at West all year long.  One of the goals of this year's PTSA Board is to also support our parents by providing a bulletin board of information here on the Wolf Den PTSA website.  Please check back often to see what we're up to this week!  We encourage both parents and students to become members of the Wolf Den PTSA. Click on the Membership tab above to join today!
 
Help PISD PTA reach their goal, join today!
 
 
 

 

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 Booster Club Events

 

Plano West Booster Clubs - Send your announcements to DeAnn Kotlarz at president@wolfdenptsa.org to be included here!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plano West Senior High
5601 West Parker Road
Plano, TX 75093
(469) 752-9600

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Wolf Den PTSA
President – DeAnn Kotlarz
president@wolfdenptsa.org

Contact PTSA Board & Chairs

 

April 3 at 7:30 pm: Wolf Den PTSA General Meeting

April 13:  Senior Prom

April 14:  Senior Night Live

 

      full calendar

 

 

Wolf Den PTSA Social Media

 

 

Awards

2017-2018 Texas PTA Membership Awards