Daniel Wright Junior High School Newsletter - Jan. 15, 2021
Conquering the Competition
- If you cannot answer the question yourself, please visit the parent support website. It has troubleshooting tips and a Google form that you need to complete. Completing the form will lead to a faster turn around for support as D103 tech staff is monitoring the support site.
- This Google support form is also available as a “Get Help!” Button on all DW student school-issued iPads.
Simplifying Stevenson for Eighth-Graders
Attention eighth-grade students and parents! Please plan to join us through a Zoom conference event on Wednesday, Jan. 20 at 7 p.m. for an informative and interactive program called, Simplifying Stevenson, led by Stevenson's Principal, Troy Gobble. No RSVP needed!
The question and answer format will involve former DW students to share information that helps parents and students navigate SHS. This program is for eighth-grade students and their parents.
Battle of the Books
Attention book lovers: Tryouts for the Daniel Wright Battle of the Books team will be held virtually on Friday, Jan 22 at 3:00 p.m. Please tune into the the Zoom channel for the tryout session.
Once a team is formed, practices will be held Tuesdays after school from Feb. 2 through March 9. Please contact Mrs. Shelton at email@example.com or Mrs. Wechselberger at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
School Picture Days Set
Daniel Wright picture day has been scheduled for the last week in January. Pictures are being taken by Stuart Rodgers, which has provided excellent service to our school for many years. Their company has been serving many other area schools and understand safety concerns and procedures during this pandemic. Student photos will be taken in small groups and all the safety procedures will be followed. Please fill out the Picture Order Form in advance of picture day.
The picture day schedule follows:
- In-Person Learners - 8:45 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Friday, Jan. 29
- Full Remote Learns - 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 30. Remote learners will sign up for a picture time slot.
Send Us Your Pictures
Other District 103 News
Leave Your Legacy in D103
The D103 Learning Fund Foundation invites your family to leave a legacy at D103 with the launch of the Legacy Brick Fundraiser. With the completion of the Daniel Wright construction project, the Foundation invites families to donate $100 to inscript their name on a brick pathway outside the remodeled school.
This LFF Legacy Brick Fundraiser video, narrated by Daniel Wright Principal Michelle Blackley and featuring the new school mascot, outlines the project. This is a great opportunity to bring our community together, so please consider a donation. The Learning Fund and all of our schools appreciate your generous support.
How to Raise a Socially Conscious Child
What does it mean to be anti-racist? How do you raise a socially conscious kid? D103 PTO Parent Education experts will share a virtual presentation on how parents can better prepare children to tackle issues of racism, equity, and social justice; how parents can go on their own anti-racism journey; and what steps families can take to build stronger communities through anti-racist work. RSVP for the virtual Webinar on How to Raise Socially Conscious, Anti Racist Kids at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021.