Words from Weston
A Monthy Newsletter from Weston Elementary
October, 2020 Issue
Kasie Allen, Principal / Debbie Case, Secretary / Ronda LeBrasseur, Clerk
Weston School Day: 9:15-2:30
Dear Weston Families,
This is a school year that many of us will remember for a long time. Here at school, memories are already being made and many positive experiences have already occurred in this first month. We have been impressed by the awesome behavior of our students and the great learning they are doing.
Curriculum work in math, reading, writing, science, and social studies is underway. Good school habits like sleeping on a regular schedule, having a quiet work/reading space at home, being on time to school/virtual meetings, and completing assigned tasks are a critical part of being successful this year.
Thank you for all you do to support our Weston Wonders!
Kasie Allen, Principal
Congratulations to Our Students of the Month!
Students who go above and beyond to demonstrate elements of good character are recognized as Students of the Month. Congratulations to the following students for being selected for September!
Mr. Chambers: Marek L.
Ms. Jones: Pedro L.
Ms. Becker: Randy L.
Mrs. Berlin: Adisyn H.
Mrs. Hays: Oren M.
Mrs. Kacel: Kash J.
Mrs. Simms: Kennedy B.
Mrs. Goulish/Cichowicz: Nicholas T.
Mrs. Lobsinger: Lydeah L.
Mrs. Brockman: Kellaina C.
Mrs. Howell: Breelyn B.
Mrs. Ogans: Brylie D.
Mrs. Webster: Amelia R.
Hearing and Vision Screenings
WEDNESDAY (10-14) - 8:00-9:00 Online KDG Students from Mr. Chambers' Class
THURSDAY (10/15) - 8:00-9:00 Online KDG Students From Ms. Jones' Class
FRIDAY (10/16) - 8:00-9:00 Online KDG Students From Mrs. Meyer's Class
Halloween 2020 at Weston
- Next meeting: November 2, at 5:30
- Meeting ID: 967 4271 9980
- Passcode: Uct1UC
Fall Parent-Teacher Conferences
Parent Engagement in Title I Schools
Your student's teachers will be wrapping up the STAR test early in October. Below you will find a document that will answer questions about what the assessment is and what teachers do with the data.
Getting Enough Sleep
Several factors impact a child's sleep patterns. Children with televisions in their bedrooms are at increased risk of not getting enough sleep. Dr. Ronald Chervin, a neurologist and sleep specialist of the University of Michigan says, “The bedroom should ideally be a place to sleep. The TV is very activating, with a broad light, and that’s not even talking about the content.” Children with televisions tend to get to sleep later that those without them. Caffeinated drinks, such as colas, can also keep children awake at night. Children who drink these beverages get an average half hour less of sleep per night than those who did not.
We value the importance of your child being at school every day and learning as much as (s)he can. For the 2020-2021 school year, according to the State of Michigan, the district must report the number of students "engaged in pandemic learning." Therefore, please have your student log in to classes daily if learning online, or come to school on time each day for in-person learning. We will not have negative consequences regarding attendance, as long as kids are completing their work. If your child is an in-person learner and is sick, please keep him/her home and reach out to the teacher for assignments. All teachers have Google Classroom and can readily provide instruction and materials there.
It's Getting Cooler Outside!
Now that the weather is beginning to change, please send your child to school wearing a coat. Children go out for breaks daily, unless it is raining or the temperatures are too low. It is also very helpful if you label your child’s belongings with his/her first and last name in permanent marker in case they’re lost. It is also a good idea to have the little ones practice zipping, snapping and tying, so that they can get themselves ready with increasing independence.
Michigan schools are required to report immunization information regardless of their mode of instruction. Any student who fails to meet immunization requirements shall not be admitted or participate in school classes.
After October, paper lunch menus will no longer be sent home. If you are interested in knowing what is offered for breakfast and lunch ahead of time, click here:
Then select "Breakfast," "Lunch" or "Virtual Meal Kits," depending on the menu you'd like to view.
Make Sure You're in the Know!
A quick and easy way to keep in touch with your child’s teacher is through email. Email addresses are generally the first initial and last name of the teacher @kearsleyschools.org.