Wiggin Street Parent Update
November 4, 2022
This week started out with our Fall Harvest Parade and Parties, and it was so nice to be able to share costumes with all of you! Our teacher theme was Nursery Rhymes, and I was dressed as Mother Goose. It was fun for all of us to share the Nursery Rhyme that inspired our costumes with the kids!
Our 3rd Grade students worked hard on their fall Ohio State Tests this week, and I'm so proud of the other students too for respecting others by being quiet in the hallways. We also talked a lot about being feeling detectives this week to have empathy and compassion for others.
There were also lots of other events to check out in this update. We had our first Chess Club meeting for grades 3-5, and over 50 students participated. The 5 Kenyon students were amazing and thankful for us starting the club. They get as much from the collaboration as our students.
Hope you all have a healthy and restful weekend!
We will be having a flag ceremony, weather permitting, with our students on the morning of November 15th in observance of Veterans Day. We would like to invite any Veterans that are available to attend, so you may be recognized. The flag ceremony will take place on the front lawn around 9:10 am and is the same day as our "Donuts with Grownups" that begins at 8:00 am, so you are welcome to observe the ceremony which will include the flag raising, Pledge of Allegiance, poems, and the National Anthem.
EASY WAYS TO HELP OUR School
Friends of Wiggin Street School (FOWS) would like to inform parents of two easy ways to earn cash-back rewards for the school. Below are instructions provided by Kroger and Amazon on how to sign-up for their charitable rewards programs.
Kroger Community Rewards
Create a digital account, link your card to the organization "Friends of Wiggin Street School” and cash rewards are sent directly to this charitable organization at no added cost to you
To use AmazonSmile, simply go to smile.amazon.com on your web browser or activate AmazonSmile in the Amazon Shopping app on your iOS or Android phone within the Settings or Programs & Features menu. On your web browser, you can add a bookmark to smile.amazon.com to make it even easier to return and start your shopping with AmazonSmile.
Fall Harvest Parade and Parties
5th Grade Pumpkin Chunkin'
Grades 3-5 Chess Club
5th Grade American Red Cross "The Pillowcase Project"
Playground Painting Phase 1
Richard Cowdrey- Visiting Author/Illustrator
The Fiona book series is based on the beloved hippo born at the Cincinnati Zoo. Cowdrey's children's books "Bad Dog, Marley" and "A Very Marley Christmas" also made him a New York Times No. 1 Bestselling illustrator.
He will visit Wiggin Street on December 8th, and the pre-order books are planned to arrive in time for the visit.
Lost and Found
Remember that it is helpful to label all jackets, lunchboxes, bookbags, etc.
There is a lot more in lost and found than pictured. It's overflowing! Donations will be made over winter break, so please remind your child to check out the Lost and Found.
6 Daylight Savings Time Ends
8 Election Day
9 Gifted Seminar @ Fieldhouse
11 Veteran’s Day
14-18 Food for the Hungry
15 Donuts with Grown Ups; 8:00 am in the gym
15 Morning Flag Pole Ceremony/Veterans Day Observance; 9:10 am
23-28 Thanksgiving Break
1 Picture retakes
2 Popcorn Friday
6 FOW Meeting, 5:00
7 Gifted Seminar @ Fieldhouse
8 Richard Cowdrey- visiting author/illustrator
9 Holiday Shop; 8:30-11:15
13 Grades 3-5 Winter Performance Dress Rehearsal during school
13 Grades 3-5 Winter Performance @ Rosse Hall; 7:00 pm (Students arrive at 6:30)
15 Gingerbread Man Play Dress Rehearsal during school
15 Gingerbread Man Play 6:15 pm (students arrive @ 6:00)
16 Holiday Parties
19-Jan. 2 Winter Break