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WHES WEEKLY MORNING ANNOUNCEMENTS - Week of June 14th

WHES Morning Announcements - Week of June 14th

ACADEMICS

iReady

Friday May 28th Winners!!

K-2 Allen Moody

3-5 Jai'Sean Oulahi


iReady prizes are sponsored by St. Edward the Confessor Catholic Church!!


The next drawing is Thursday, June 17th during our Final Celebration!!

Complete the iReady diagnostic to be eligible for the raffle.

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Assessments

Testing Windows


May 19 - June 16 WIDA


May 10 - June 4 - PALS K-2

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Our virtual SOL testing schedule will mirror the in-person schedule. Our test coordinators (Blackstone & Williford) and our coaches (Reed & Robertson) will be administering the virtual tests to those students who have signed up for it. Students who have opted out of in-person AND virtual testing will have asynchronous learning that day. (Tutors will still be available for their tutoring sessions, though)

Virginia Remote Student Progress Test

***Virtual Testing Schedule***


June 14th - Grade 4 Math


June 15th - Grade 5 Math


June 16th - Make ups for Reading and Science in-person and remote


June 17th - Make ups for Math in-person and remote

Take a look at this week's Humanities Newsletter, a special summer reading edition!:

https://www.smore.com/1by07

Inside you'll find:
- links to the books we've read in library this year
- a link to the WHES virtual library
- information about the Richmond Public Library's summer reading program
- podcast links!

WHES UPCOMING EVENTS

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End of the Year Events!!

Wednesday, June 16

5th Grade Moving-On Ceremony (11am-1pm): This will be a drive-thru celebration for our 5th graders!


Wednesday, June 16

Westover Wednesdays LAUNCH @Belt Atlantic (5-6pm)


Thursday, June 17

Final Celebration! (9-10am): We will show a WHES Year-in-Review video and have our iReady Diagnostic Raffle for 2 bikes!! Students must have completed the reading AND math EOY diagnostic to be entered in our final raffle.


Early Dismissal (12pm): The last day of school ends at 12 noon for students.


Final Drive-Thru Drop-Off (1:00-2:30pm): We would like to encourage as many families to come through and drop off their Chromebooks, hotspots and/or leadership notebooks. We will be offering incentives for students who drop off their items!


Final Car Parade (3:00-4:30pm): After the drive-thru event, we would follow the loop around our neighborhoods with 3-4 designated spots to collect chromebooks, hotspots and/or Leadership Notebooks...offering the same incentives, of course!


Wednesday, June 23

Westover Wednesdays #3 @Belt Atlantic (5-6pm)


Wednesday, June 30

Kindergarten Meet-Up (4pm - for current K students)

Westover Wednesdays #4 @WHES (5-6pm)

DATES TO REMEMBER

June 17 - LAST DAY OF SCHOOL (12 noon dismissal)

June 18 - RPS Holiday for Juneteenth

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Summer School 2021

2021 Summer Session – We're excited to offer a variety of free, in-person programs for RPS students this summer! For grades PK-8, our theme is "Summer Learning Olympics," with special activities to learn about countries all over the world in celebration of the Summer Olympics in Japan. Each summer school site even has an Olympics-themed name - check them out!

  • Broad Rock ES - Southside Summer Superstars
  • Chimborazo ES - Team TORCH (Taking Our Resilient Children Higher!)
  • George W. Carver ES - Marathon Learners
  • J.B. Fisher ES - Team High Achievers
  • J.H. Blackwell ES - DREAM (Dedication, Responsibility, Engagement, Achievement & Motivation) Team
  • Overby-Sheppard ES - CHAMPS (Children Having Ambition, Motivation, Perseverance & Swagger)
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. MS - Champions
  • Richmond Technical Center - Team Finish Line
  • River City MS - Southside Sprinters (Sprinting Toward Achievement)

The PK-8 summer program is designed for students with unfinished learned from this past year. Families of these students will receive a communication from RPS (if they haven't already) with additional information. The five-week session will run from July 12 - August 13. Please note that Monday - Thursday will be fully in-person, and Friday will consist of virtual field trips and activities.


For high school students, we have five different pathways to meet students' unique needs. To get all the details, just click here!

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Summer School Parent Letter

Summer school letters were mailed to students on the summer school list Wednesday, April 28th.

Summer School Information and Online Registration

Students registering after the deadline will be added to the waiting list.

The Lit Limo - New Summer Schedule

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Richmond Public Library's Summer Reading Program


The Richmond Public Library's summer reading program begins June 12th! Pick up a reading log from any Richmond Public Library branch or download one from the web site. We'll also have summer reading logs to pass out at our Chromebook collection on June 17th!

Read this summer because reading is fun, it makes you smarter, you learn cool words, and you can also win some great prizes from the Richmond Public Library.
https://rvalibrary.org/summer-reading/

WHES Beaver Boosters

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Happy Birthday to the following Beavers!

June 6th

Wyatt Shelton


June 8th

Maybellene Meade


June 9th

Aubrey Overton

Byrd Tingle


June 11th

D’Ziyah Polk

Ms. Barksdale (SPACE Teacher)


June 12th

Toretto Riddick


June 13th

Trinitee Jiggetts


June 15th

Claire Lyle


June 17th

Serenity Hughes


June 18th

Levi Henderson

Leya Henderson

Jonathan Murillo-Chavez

Ms. Huston (2nd Grade Teacher)


June 19th

Addison Reid


June 21st

Ms. Smith (Kindergarten Teacher)


June 22nd

Jayla Bynum

Jaylen Bynum

Kah'nye Taylor


June 24th

Ma'kei Pitchford

Davontae Whitlow


June 25th

Zaniya Daniels

Tre'Yahda Lewis

Ms. Greene (Instructional Assitant)


June 27th

Ms. Bridges (Kindergarten Teacher)


June 28th

Ethan Grant


June 29th

Seth Surratt


July 2nd

Gray'Lyn Jones

Demontre Lynch


July 3rd

Emory Banks

Chanel Johnson


July 5th

Tremonte Johnson

Hezekiah Monteiro


July 6th

Jeremiah Bowens

Calvonte Tyler


July 7th

Prince Barlow


July 8th

Jamone Logan


July 9th

La'shalle Broadnax

Zy'Onah Mealy


July 11th

Heaven Harris

Henry Pega

Ms. Moses (K-5 Teacher)


July 12th

Shunoria Smith


July 13th

Traiq Parham


July 15th

Zion Brown

Darby Mason


July 16th

Rico Rodriguez

Ms. Garner (School Nurse)


July 17th

Ava Thomas


July 19th

Jamiah Brooks


July 20th

Le'Miyah Johnson


July 21st

Ajahnae James


July 22nd

Isaiha Ziegler-David


July 23rd

Qu'Mani Qunu


July 24th

A'Kaleigha Perkins


July 25th

Adonis Harris

Ms. Henderson (Instructional Assistant)

Ms. Thompson (Art Teacher)


July 26th

Lacari Imhotep


July 27th

Julius Johnson

Skila Mclemore


July 28th

Isaiah Walker

Darain Winston


July 29th

Arainna Aarstad

The Community Pantry

The 5th grade community pantry is open and fully stocked. Located at 1211 Jahnke Rd. on the side of the school, next to parking lot. Take what you need, give what you can. Please help yourself to groceries and supplies, and/or please share the word. Thank you!
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