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West Weekly 10/2
West Weekly 10/2
Unity West Elementary School
Wednesday, October 02, 2019

Parent Teacher Conferences are just around the corner. We look forward to seeing all families during Parent Teacher conferences on October 24 from 3:00-9:30 pm.  Unity West Parent/Teacher Conference sign-ups are now available  If you need assistance with the sign-up, please call the office.  

Unity Day 2019, a day put on by the National Bullying Prevention Center and devoted to uniting together for kindness, acceptance, and inclusion, will take place on Wednesday, October 23.  In an effort to show hope and support for kindness in our schools and communities, please help cover Unit Seven orange.  To purchase your orange Unity Day apparel, visit  

*Ordering Instructions:  

Go to link and select apparel 

Choose "Store pick-up:  Neil Street" at check-out, but DO NOT pick up in store

Pick up apparel at the Rocket Center from 3-5pm on Thursday, October 17, or 5-7pm on Monday, October 21.  

Wear orange on Wednesday, October 23


PTO Meeting (10/8)

Mark your calendars! The next PTO Meeting is Tuesday, October 8 at 6:30 pm in the Unity West library.  This is a great time to learn more about the PTO and see how you can get involved.  We hope to see you there!

Scholastic Book Fair (10/21-10/26) - Mark your calendars ... the fall Scholastic Book Fair is coming up on October 21-26.  Please see this flyer for more details.  We will need lots of volunteers in order to make this event a success.  Please click here for more information and to sign up for a shift. 

Club's Choice Product Pick-up (10/23) - The Club's Choice product pick-up day will be October 23rd.  Volunteers are needed for unloading and organizing orders, and assisting with order pick-up.  There are three shifts available to fit your schedule. Please sign-up here.


Monical's Restaurant Fundraiser (10/24) - Come join us on Thursday, October 24 at Monical's Pizza in Tolono and help support Unity West PTO.  Monical's will donate 20% of your bill to Unity West PTO if you bring in this flyer.  Good for dine-in, carry out and delivery.

Box Tops Contest - Our next box tops contest will include Box Tops AND Coke Rewards!  The 2 families that hand in the most Box Tops and Coke Rewards will win a tailgate snack basket.  Families can submit their earnings in 2 ways:

1.       You can email a copy of your electronic earnings to

2.       You can put them in a plastic bag with your child’s name and teacher’s name on it and have your child turn them in at school. 

This challenge will end on October 25th!  Please make sure to send in all Box Tops that have an expiration date of November 1, 2019. 


Spooktacular STEM Day - We will be hosting our 2nd annual Spooktacular STEM day on November 1st.  Students will engage in several hands on STEM activities in their classroom throughout the day.  Thanks to the PTO, we will also be hosting the Curiosity Dome.  Each grade level will get to see 45-50 inside the dome.  Click here if you’d like to learn more Curiosity Dome.  Students will also have Halloween parties on this day, times may vary based on grade levels so check with your child’s teacher if you have questions.  

Unity Youth Wrestling Club- The season is approaching for Unity Youth Wrestling.  Click here for all of the details.

For more information on PTO, please check us out on Facebook or on our website.  For questions or concerns, please contact us at


Upcoming Events


 4 - 3rd-5th Grade Ag Safety Day with Unity East here at Unity West

 8 - PTO 6:30 Unity West Library

11 - No School Teacher Institute

14 - No School Columbus Day

23 - Unity Day Wear Orange 

24- 11:20 Dismissal Parent Teacher Conferences 3:00-9:30

25 - No School Parent Teacher Conferences 

29 - Picture Retakes


 1 - Spooktacular STEM Day with Curiosity Dome Assembly (This is our Halloween Celebration day)