WMS Friday Forecast

June 1, 2018 - Volume 36

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Have You Been "Phubbed" By Your Kids?

“Phubbing” (aka snubbing someone you’re talking to to look at a cell phone) may not be a term you are familiar with, but it’s almost certainly happened to you. Just think about how often you are ignored when asking a question because someone has their nose in their phone screen. We see it occurring every morning here at Wredling! There are some great articles offering advice on how to deal with this - often aggravating - issue out there right now.

We hope these articles offer insight for your family as they did for us!

Dear Parents

Just a "heads-up" that all 7th and 8th-grade students turned in their device and charger during PE classes today. 6th-grade students will do the same on Monday, June 4. Will you please remind your student(s) of the following:

  • 6th Graders bring your Chromebook and charger to PE on Monday
    If your 6th grader has a long-term loaner (they will know what that is) while their Dell is out for repair, they will have two chargers to return. Please have them bring in both!

  • Any 7th/8th Grader who was absent or forgot it on Friday should bring their Chromebook and/or directly to the LRC and see one of the staff members there

  • log off and shut down your Chromebook

  • remove any stickers that YOU put on (not the school ones on the back)

  • wrap up your cord(s) with the velcro strap or a rubber band

We will be making note of any student who does not turn in a Chromebook and/or their charger and a replacement fee will be added to their account in PushCoin by ITS during the summer. ITS will be evaluating the Chromebooks for intentional damage and will place fees for repairs/replacement on PushCoin. The fees include:

  • replacement charger: $20

  • replacement Chromebook: $250

  • intentional damage/vandalism: $50-250

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There will be a brief meeting Tuesday Morning. June 5th, in the main gym at 8:10 for any 6th or 7th grader interested in playing football next school year. If you cannot attend please see Coach Kohler or Coach McPeak.

There WILL NOT be any football practice on Monday, June. 4th.


The Lost & Found will be cleaned out at the end of the year and all remaining items will be donated. Please take the time to check for any missing items you know about, especially now that they are cleaning out lockers - More things may appear there!!!


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Dear Redhawks & Families -

With the excitement of summer upon us, we know that you are looking for some fun and relaxing reads to keep your brain in gear over the next few months! This year, Wredling’s recommended reading list is in the form of a bucket list challenge. We are challenging students to cross off bucket list items as they enjoy some new reads and relax this summer. Click here to see the flyer advertising our bucket list challenge.

This program will encourage our Redhawks to experience a variety of genres and share their thinking with our learning community. The Summer Reading Bucket List has titles for all readers to enjoy! Please note that the books listed are mere suggestions - students are free to read other books that fit within the various categories. Here is the link to our Google slideshow explaining the challenge and providing several book trailers to check out!

For each book read, students need to create a short Flipgrid video reflection. In the fall, we will hold raffles to award prizes to students who participate. To create a book review, students will visit flipgrid.com and enter the flip code: b76b55. There is a teacher example provided to get students started.

Happy reading!


Meghan Cannon - LRC Director

Angie Marx - Instructional Support Coach

Carrie Tucker - Reading Specialist



ALL MEDICATION (both over-the-counter & prescription) stored in the health office for student use must be picked up by the end of the last school day on JUNE 5th. All medication that is not picked up will be discarded through our commercial medical waste disposal service. Compliance with local, state and federal regulations necessitates that we dispose of all medication safely and promptly.

Thank you for your assistance in this matter.
Your Health Services Team

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The "Early Bird Discount" is NO LONGER AVAILABLE. All registration fees and materials are due back ASAP. You can get to all of this year's information on the WMS website by clicking HERE.

Some important things to note:
  • Two documents (highlighted yellow) MUST BE COMPLETED ONLINE this year.
  • Several documents (highlighted turquoise) must be completed and returned. The number of required forms will vary by grade level and depend upon whether or not your student is new to D303.
  • The Health Survey (highlighted purple) must be completed and returned ONLY if changes have occurred.
  • The School Tool Box link, to order pre-packed school supplies, is now up and running. Click here for further details.
  • You may sign up to volunteer for the PTO and pay dues on the PTO website at www.wredlingpto.org
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Be a Part of the Youth Police Academy

The St. Charles Police Department is hosting its annual Youth Police Academy for D303 students ages 13-16. Classes meet June 11-15, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. The Academy offers a hands-on look at careers in law enforcement. Come and learn about crime scene evidence collection, what it’s like to be on patrol, be in a mock trial, and more. Pick up an application at your school (click here for online version). Contact Crime Prevention Officer Jim Burden at 630.443.3835 or jburden@stcharlesil.gov for more info.
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CLICK HERE for a downloadable version of North's form above.
Click Here to go to the D303 Webstore - Summer Programs

Scroll Down to EHS Dance Team options!


We are once again offering some great summer camp options for your middle schooler. There are several different athletic and music camp offerings for you to choose from. Registration for these camps is planned to be open by Monday!

  • CLICK HERE for the Athletic Camp information
  • CLICK HERE for the Summer Strings Camp information
  • The July Music Camp for Band & Choir "Save the Date" is below! (click the image to go to the online store after Monday to register and pay)

Summer Cross Country Camp at Wredling

Sign up your 6th to 8th grade student (as of Aug 2018) to develop their cardiovascular endurance skills while learning about the great sport of Cross Country. Students will learn base training, interval workouts, as well as developing long-distance racing strategies. Camp will be designed for students for a variety of skill and experience levels.

Wredling Summer Volleyball Camp

Don't miss out on a great opportunity! Sign up your 4th - 8th Grade student to learn or enhance their volleyball skills this summer. Our coaches will work on passing, setting, serving, and overall game play. Special focus will be on teamwork - NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY! This is a camp to have fun and learn while doing so! CLICK HERE for more information on the WMS Volleyball Camp!
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