Announcements

WJCC Parent Forum Tonight – Lafayette High School Commons

Reminder – Parent Forum Tonight (LHS) WHEN: April 12, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm WHERE: Lafayette High School Commons 4460 Longhill Rd Williamsburg, VA 23188 All WJCC Families are invited to attend one of our Parent Forums to give us your opinion on the division’s strengths and areas where you think we could […]

Spirit Night Tonight - Blaze Pizza New Town!

Spirit Night Tonight – Blaze Pizza New Town!

What: Spirit Night to support MES! When: 5-8pm Where: Blaze Pizza – 5134 Main Street (New Town)

Run the DoG Tonight - Registration 5pm - Run/Walk 6pm!

Run the DoG Tonight – Registration 5pm – Run/Walk 6pm!

 Join MES PTA and the DoG Street running club for a dog and stroller friendly 5k run/walk tonight, Monday March 26th. Registration starts at 5pm – run/walk starts at 6pm.  The class in each grade with the highest percentage of participants with earn a lunch time treat! Come out and enjoy the evening -hope to see you there!!

PTA-SHIP Locally Grown Kale Sampling

PTA-SHIP Locally Grown Kale Sampling

This week Matoaka students will get to sample locally grown kale during lunch as part of the PTA-SHIP farm to school tastings! Kale is full of vitamins and a great addition to salads, smoothies, soups, and more.  PTA is pleased to help bring this wellness choice to all students to assist with healthier choices and lifestyles!

Carnival T-shirts - Order Online

Carnival T-shirts – Order Online

Carnival will be here on Saturday March 24th – our shirt description is below. Make sure you place your online orders at the link below on/before Wednesday March 7th! Online order form not longer available – deadline passed. Shirt description: Comfort Color Chambray blue shirt Artwork design on the back Small design on front left […]

PTA-SHIP Locally Grown Butternut Squash Sampling

PTA-SHIP Locally Grown Butternut Squash Sampling

On Thursday February 22nd, Matoaka students will get to sample locally grown butternut squash during lunch as part of the PTA-SHIP farm to school tastings! Great reasons to love this winter squash is that it is rich with vitamin A which is good for the eyes and also helps fend off illness.  PTA is pleased to help bring […]

Spirit Night at Chick-Fil-A (Mooretown Rd) - Feb 15th

Spirit Night at Chick-Fil-A (Mooretown Rd) – Feb 15th

Please join us Thursday February 15th from 5-9pm! Chick-Fil-A – 6732 Mooretown Rd (near Home Depot) Mention Matoaka and a percentage of your purchase will go back to our school! We are competing with fellow school Clara Byrd Baker for top sales (bonus!).

Carnival Planning Meeting - Friday Feb 9th - 2:30pm

Carnival Planning Meeting – Friday Feb 9th – 2:30pm

Planning is underway for our annual Cardinal Carnival.  We invite you to join us on Friday, February 9th at 2:30pm in the Cafeteria to help with planning and putting this event together! Contact: Adrianne Tropilo if you have any questions:  AdrianneTropilo@yahoo.com

Upcoming Family Fun Events – Tribe Basketball with MES Chorus!

Upcoming Family Fun Events – Tribe Basketball with MES Chorus!

Enjoy W&M Tribe Women’s Basketball this Sunday (MES families – discounted tickets!): Sunday February 11th at 2pm – W&M Women’s Basketball at Kaplan Arena – W&M Tribe vs. Northeastern – Matoaka Chorus performs at half time!!  (Tickets $2) Discounted tickets must be purchased in advance online:  http://tribeathletics.com/tickets Use promo code: MATOAKA (case sensitive) **Promo tickets will not be available at the game**

Congrats to MES Teachers Receiving WJCC Foundation Grants!

Congrats to MES Teachers Receiving WJCC Foundation Grants!

Congratulations to Matoaka teachers Kimberly Holloway, Katie Knaul, and Sue Sydow for being selected as recipients of grants from WJCC Schools Foundation!!  Awards were announced and delivered today.  View the full description of the Innovative Learning Grant Awards here:  http://wjccschoolsfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/WJCCSF-Grant-Awards-2018.pdf

Upcoming Family Fun Events - Tribe Basketball!

Upcoming Family Fun Events – Tribe Basketball!

Two great opportunities to experience W&M Tribe Basketball are coming for MES families (discounted tickets!): Saturday February 3rd at 4pm – W&M Men’s Basketball at Kaplan Arena – W&M Tribe vs. Drexel  (Tickets $6) Sunday February 11th at 2pm – W&M Women’s Basketball at Kaplan Arena – W&M Tribe vs. Northeastern – Matoaka Chorus performs at half time!!  (Tickets $2) […]

Be Creative for Matoaka on this Snow Day - Yearbook Art!

Be Creative for Matoaka on this Snow Day – Yearbook Art!

Looking for something for the kids to do on this snow day, here is an idea…  The deadline for the yearbook cover art contest is just over a week away.  All students welcome to create a submission! More info and details can be found here: http://www.matoaka-pta.org/wp-content/uploads/MESyearbookcovercontest2018.pdf

Carnival Planning Meeting

Carnival Planning Meeting

Planning is underway for our annual Cardinal Carnival.  We invite you to join us on Friday, January 19th at 2:30pm in the Cafeteria to help with planning and putting this event together! http://www.matoaka-pta.org/wp-content/uploads/PTA_Carnival_EarlyCmteFlyer_Jan18dist.pdf

Locally Grown Sweet Potatoes Sampled by Matoaka Students

Locally Grown Sweet Potatoes Sampled by Matoaka Students

Matoaka students overwhelmingly made a great choice on December 14th to try locally grown sweet potatoes prepared by Chef Marie Homer of SHIP.  Chef Marie and Beth Berry helped Matoaka PTA volunteers to hand out samples to students who were rewarded with stickers.  Mataoaka’s PTA encourages student wellness through increased activity and better food choices.  […]

PTA-SHIP Locally Grown Sweet Potato Sampling

PTA-SHIP Locally Grown Sweet Potato Sampling

A super food and great source of vitamins A and C, sweet potatoes are very good for you…and PTA/SHIP are bringing them to lunchtime to sample on Thursday December 14th!  All Matoaka students will be given an opportunity to sample the recipe (ingredients: sweet potatoes, garlic, rosemary, oil, parsley and black pepper).  We hope you […]

Spirit Night at Moe's Tonight - Thurs Nov 30th 5-9pm

Spirit Night at Moe’s Tonight – Thurs Nov 30th 5-9pm

  Don’t Forget!! Please join us for a Matoaka Spirit Night!! Where:  Moe’s Southwest Grill – 4950 Monticello Ave. When: Thursday November 30th from 5-9pm Mention Matoaka and a percentage of your purchase will go back to our school!

PTA Membership Drive 2017 - Winners Announced!

PTA Membership Drive 2017 – Winners Announced!

Thanks to all families who joined before and during our membership drive.  Your support of Matoaka’s PTA is critical to the success of the support we provide to students each year.  Thank you very much! Overall Grade Winner: Kindergarten!  They win a Zoo Pro Program! Top Class Winners – each of the following win $50 in […]

HUGE THANKS - Walk-A-Thon Sponsors!

HUGE THANKS – Walk-A-Thon Sponsors!

  Thanks to some hard-working students collecting donations and some VERY generous businesses in our local community, Matoaka’s 2017 Walk-a-thon was awesome!  Check out our banner on the corner of Brick Bat and Centerville Roads and keep these kind businesses in mind as your shop the ‘Burg!

PTA Membership Drive Is Underway!

PTA Membership Drive Is Underway!

Matoaka’s Kindergarten families are rocking our membership so far this year…but it is not over yet!  PTA’s Membership Drive will conclude on Wednesday, November 22nd – please make sure you submit your paper or online form by this date!  A Zoo Pro Adventures assembly will be awarded to the winning grade. Join online:  https://member.pta.org/Join

School of Excellence Survey - Please Complete!!

School of Excellence Survey – Please Complete!!

Our School of Excellence survey deadline has been extended through TUESDAY NOVEMBER 14th and we need input! Please help Matoaka but taking 5 minutes to complete this survey.  Your participation matters! THANK YOU!! https://goo.gl/forms/6YAl0pNC61RlCNrw1