The Windham PTA is eager to spread love and gratitude to the over 600 teachers and staff for “Staff Appreciation Week” and needs your help. The staff in Windham has been unwavering in their dedication to help each and every student in our community feel safe and cared for. They have demonstrated so much resilience, grace and flexibility throughout a very difficult year and this a small way to show them how much they are valued.
This year the events will be sprinkled over the first two weeks of May to Windham’s four schools, bus garage and central office. The kickoff to the celebration begins May 2nd, “National Teacher Appreciation Day” with a letter of recognition to the staff and highlights of the scheduled events. “Over the years we’ve learned that teachers really enjoy food. It’s an easy way to show our gratitude for everything they do for our kiddos,” Ernesta Kennedy, PTA’s President shares.
“You’re Wonderful Wednesday” will take place on Wednesday, May 4th for both the middle and high schools and Wednesday, May 11th at Manchester School. “Muffin Monday” consisting of a variety of simple breakfast foods will commence, May 9th at all four schools. Thursday, May 12th “Grab & Go” snacks will be available at the bus garage. On Friday, the 13th the celebrations wraps with “You’re Fabulous Friday” with lunch provided at Windham Primary school.
Throughout the two weeks door prizes consisting of a variety of gift baskets and gift cards will be drawn. All staff, including teachers, bus drivers, custodians, kitchen personnel and administrators will be entered into the random drawings and announced each morning. Those staff who are also PTA members get an extra chance to win door prizes. Kennedy explains, “It’s a special way for us to give back for their commitment.” The PTA has more planned for the two week celebration, but wants some things to remain a surprise. This celebration could not be possible without the help and generosity of the community and parents.
Thank you and please reach out with any questions,
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Options for those preferring to make a monetary donation:
1. Checks can be sent to school with your child payable to Windham PTA
2. Electronic payments https://windham-maine-pta.square.site