A.C. Williams Family Tiger News

Tiger Parents, Students, and Community Newsletter

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Hello to all ACW Tiger families and friends!

March 4, 2019

  • The ACW School starts at 7:55am and tardy bell rings at 8:00am every day of school and ends at 3:25pm.
  • Please have your students at school by 7:45am for the Morning News! This is a wonderful live news assembly each morning in our gym.
  • Breakfast is free for your child EVERY day they want!
  • We would love for you to come eat lunch with your child anytime; just find out when their lunch time is!
  • All visitors must sign in and present ID at the front desk. You will be given a sticker to wear while in our cafeteria/school, until you sign out at the front office. Safety of all our children is the #1 priority at ACW!

  • Tuesday folders come home every Tuesday with important information. Please be on the look out for these orange folders.
  • All students have Agendas (calendars) they write in every day. Please check your child's agenda often.

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A. C. Williams Open House on March 13th from 6:00-7:00pm

Wednesday, March 13th is ACW Open House.

We hope you will come to see your child's school, teachers, and classrooms.

We will open the doors by 6:00pm until 7:00pm.

Come see what all the great things your child is doing at ACW!

Go Tigers!!

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ACW Counselor's Corner by Darcie Rochester

How Parents and Youth Can Contribute to Bullying Prevention

Parents and youth are given opportunities to contribute their expertise. To sustain parent and youth involvement, schools provide meaningful roles for them.

For example, at ACW:

  • Students can contribute their views and experiences with bullying during guidance lessons. They can take leadership roles in school to promote respect and inclusion (Student Council), communicate about bullying prevention with their peers, and help develop rules and policies.

  • Parents can contribute to a positive school climate through the parent teacher organization (PTO), volunteering, and school improvement/family engagement events.

  • School staff keep parents informed, make them feel welcome, and treat them as partners.

Benefits of Parent and Youth Engagement

When parents and youth are involved in the solutions:

  • Students feel safer and can focus on learning.

  • Parents worry less.

  • Teachers and staff can focus on their work.

  • Schools can develop more responsive solutions because students are more likely to see or hear about bullying than adults.

  • School climate improves because students are engaged in taking action to stop bullying.

  • Parents can support schools’ messages about bullying at home.

ACW 2019 Calendar of Events

The link below is the updated calendar of events for this school year. More activities will be added as we get closer to the end of this school year.

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A. C. Williams Elementary

Principal: Lisa Palazzetti

Assistant Principal: Tina Bronson

Counselor: Darcie Rochester

Secretary: Diane Freeman

PEIMS Clerk: Racheal Bailey