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Congratulations to the 5th and 6th grade students who were inducted into the National Junior Beta Club this past Thursday!  The purpose of the Beta Club is to "promote the ideals of academic achievement, character, leadership and service" and this exemplifies our Wadsworth students. 
              
 Wadsworth students absolutely ROCK!
 
The Cherrydale Fundraiser (formerly Great American) is in full swing and will go thru September 12th! Go here to create your online account and select Wadsworth as the recipient. Please share the link widely with family and friends! Remember, Wadsworth will earn 40% for each sale!

No time to sell anything? Opt-Out! 
Learn more here about making a one-time donation to Wadsworth in lieu of selling!
 
Thankful Thursdays is a new initiative started by the PTA as a way to show our appreciation to our hard working teachers and staff by stocking the Teachers' Lounge with coffee, snacks, notes of appreciation, flowers, etc., on the first Thursday of each month.  Our first Thankful Thursday will take place on Thursday, September 5th and will be sponsored by Ms. Roseberry's 4th grade homeroom.  The schedule for the rest of the school year is as follows:
 

October - Grant (4th grade)

November - Sanders (5th grade)

December - Natal (5th grade)

January - McNabb (5th grade)

February - Masood (6th grade)

March - Loadholt (6th grade)

April - Crosby-Guard (6th grade)

May - PTA


Room parents for the respective homerooms will coordinate the Thankful Thursdays.  Please be on the lookout for more information when it's your child's homeroom's turn. 

Speaking of Room Parents.........  We are still in desperate need of room parents for Ms. Natal's 5th grade and Ms. Loadholt's 6th grade classrooms. Please contact info@wadsworthmagnetpta.com to volunteer. Room parent participation is essential to the success of our many initiatives this year. 

The Book Fair is coming:
Want to volunteer? Help make the event a success by signing up online or emailing Book Fairy jillhennecy@gmail.com.

The Fall Festival will take place on October 19th.  Please plan to join us for a day of fun!  We are still in need of volunteers.  Send a message to info@wadsworthmagnetpta.com if you are interested.  Emails will be going out this week for those who have already signed up to volunteer.

PTA Store Hours for September:
Mon,Wed,Fri: 7:30am to 8:30am
Wed, Fri: 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Please visit the PTA Store and take some of the FREE uniforms leftover from our first ever Uniform Exchange last spring. Help us clear up some space and help the environment by reusing/recycling.


Bring in those Box Tops or receipts! Better yet, download the app and scan the receipts! The Wadsworth Box Tops total has increased every week this year.  Way to go Panthers! Every little bit counts!

 
Free and Local: The Yellow Daisy Festival at Stone Mountain - September 5 - 8
Voted one of the top arts & crafts shows in the nation by Sunshine Artist Magazine, a Southeast Tourism Society Top 20 Event, and winner of multiple awards by the Southeast Festival and Events Association. More than 400 artists and crafters from 35 different states will display their works for your appreciation.  Enjoy live entertainment, Children's Corner activities, fabulous festival foods and crafter demonstrations. The event is free, however there is a fee to park.  For more information, please visit
https://www.stonemountainpark.com/Events/Yellow-Daisy-Festival.   

Wadsworth Magnet Adult Polos Pre-order
Many of you expressed an interest in purchasing a Wadsworth Magnet Polo for yourselves to show your Wadsworth Magnet school spirit. The PTA is accepting pre-orders.  The deadline has been extended thru 9/16 to allow for all parents and staff to order a shirt if you'd like.  Please return this form, indicating your size, with cash or money order, to the PTA room or mailbox.  Card payments are accepted during store hours. 

Wadsworth Rocks!

We would love to hear from our families about anything that is good at Wadsworth. Send your news items, photos of your child and their new friend, a nice story about a teacher, or anything that is positive, to info@wadsworthmagnetpta.com and we'll share it on social media. Also, be sure to "like" and follow our Wadsworth Magnet School Facebook page.


5th graders bonding over skating and then dinner at The Golden Corral.

Check out our upcoming PTA events:
  • Thankful Thursday: Sept. 5
  • Community Coffee: Monday, Sept. 9 at 7:45am in cafetorium
  • Book Fair: Sept. 16-20
  • PTA Meeting: Thursday, Sept. 19, 6pm
  • Fall Festival: October 19 *new date
 

Please join the PTA today, volunteer for a committee, and support our initiatives as the year progresses.
 
Staci Corbett - President
Trin Intra - Vice President
Anya Parkes - Treasurer
Kadian Leslie - Secretary
 
Did you notice that the newsletter was not in your child's courier last week? We are beginning to phase out hard copies and soon the newsletter will only be sent electronically (to save the trees).  If you like getting this newsletter and haven't gotten the emailed version, be sure to email us at info@wadsworthmagnetpta.com.

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