WHES Beaver Lodge
WHES WEEKLY MORNING ANNOUNCEMENTS - Week of June 14th
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.
May 19 - June 16 WIDA
May 10 - June 4 - PALS K-2
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
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
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
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!
Summer school letters were mailed to students on the summer school list Wednesday, April 28th.
Students registering after the deadline will be added to the waiting list.
The Lit Limo - New Summer Schedule
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.
WHES Beaver Boosters
Happy Birthday to the following Beavers!
Ms. Barksdale (SPACE Teacher)
Ms. Huston (2nd Grade Teacher)
Ms. Smith (Kindergarten Teacher)
Ms. Greene (Instructional Assitant)
Ms. Bridges (Kindergarten Teacher)
Ms. Moses (K-5 Teacher)
Ms. Garner (School Nurse)
Ms. Henderson (Instructional Assistant)
Ms. Thompson (Art Teacher)