Waterville Parents Association
Waterville Parents' Association
The purpose of the WPA is to enhance and support the educational experience at Waterville Primary. A variety of activities and events will develop a closer connection between school and home by encouraging parent involvement, and to improve the environment at Waterville Primary through volunteerism and financial support.
We sponsor events such as Movie Night, Secret Santa, Winter’s Ball, Bowling with Boys, Donuts at Dawn, Muffins in the Morning, Spring Spectacular, 4th Grade Send Off, Book Fairs, and much more!
Plus, our fundraising efforts help support the school by providing technology equipment (Chromebooks, 3-D printers, etc.), library and classroom resources, and much more!
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WPA Sponsored Projects
Donuts at Dawn
- Fathers or special guests and their children get to share a donut and socialize before school. Runs in conjunction with the fall book fair.
A Winter's Ball
- Fun-filled evening of dancing and treats for girls and their dads or special guest. Moms encouraged to volunteer for this event.
The Toledo Zoo
- Our students experience the exciting and educational visit from the Toledo Zoo right in the classroom.
Bowling with Boys
- Fun-filled evening of activities for moms or special guest to share with their sons. Dads encouraged to volunteer for this event.
- Waterville students may watch a movie and have a snack in the community room on a Friday night.
Muffins in the Morning
- Mothers or special guests and their children get to share a muffin and socialize before school. Runs in conjunction with the spring book fair.
Book Fairs – Scholastic books bring in books that are sold for discounted prices to parents, students, and school personnel.
Secret Santa Shopping Days
- Busy elves work hard all year to provide a gift shop for the students to pick out a gift for every family member during the holiday season. Volunteers help children shop and each gift is less than $3. Pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus offered.
- WPA will help with different events that may come up.
- Fun-filled day of bounce houses, carnival games and prizes. Runs in conjunction with track-and-field day.
- To promote fitness and getting to know your neighbors. Volunteer parents, school staff and faculty meet at various locations in the neighborhoods near the school and walk together to school. Different themes for each day and parents encouraged to walk and/or volunteer.
- The WPA collects photos of events throughout the year to include with the student pictures for a great keepsake.
- The Generals’ March is a walk-a-thon that will be held at Waterville Primary for all Preschool through Fourth Grade students. The goal of this fundraiser is to encourage healthy habits and to raise money for technology and literacy materials. Our Anthony Wayne Community is strong and we hope to encourage future generations to be mindful and make healthy choices.
Box Tops – Collected and redeemed for cash for our school.
Amazon Smile - Visit smile.amazon.com, select Waterville Parents Association and use it each time you shop Amazon to help raise money for our school. www.smile.amazon.com/ch223969836
Restaurant Night Out – local area restaurants will donate a percentage of their sales to the WPA on a pre-determined night. Usually held once a month.
Kroger Community Rewards - Use your registered Kroger Rewards Card and earn cash for our school. Set it up using Waterville Parents Association NPO number 95152.
Otis Spunkmeyer - Our biggest fundraiser of the year! Kids ask friends and family to purchase cookie dough and other products. Students can win prizes and the funds raised are used to provide the resources to put on all the other WPA events and activities as well as help with providing funds to the school for use.
Generals' March - The Generals’ March is a walk-a-thon that will be held at Waterville Primary for all Preschool through Fourth Grade students. The goal of this fundraiser is to encourage healthy habits and to raise money for technology and literacy materials. Our Anthony Wayne Community is strong and we hope to encourage future generations to be mindful and make healthy choices.
Fall, Winter and Spring Book Fairs – Scholastic Book Fairs are presented in the gym with a percentage of the profits and/or books going right to the WPA or our library.
Spirit Wear – Fun Waterville Primary School merchandise available for purchase. Forms sent home with students a few times a year.