Wrightsboro e-News

March 21, 2021

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Severe Weather Season

The next couple of months have historically been times when we experience severe thunderstorms and the conditions are often right for tornadoes. Please make sure your family has a plan in the event of severe weather. Talk to your children about where they should go in your home if necessary. Practice this plan. Make sure you have your storm supplies ready to go. Stay safe Cool Cats!

International SEL Day

Friday, March 26, 2021 is International SEL Day! SEL stands for Social/Emotional Learning. We are excited about our plans to celebrate here at Wrightsboro! Students will be working to complete a schoolwide activity in their classrooms so we can celebrate together while following covid-19 protocols. Stay tuned to hear more about our celebration and see photos from our day!

Spotlight on Fifth Grade!

5th grade students participated in a virtual Sea Scholars field trip over the last two weeks. The North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher zoomed into our classrooms to give us a tour of the aquarium as well as the nearby maritime forest and salt marsh. They also answered student questions about these fascinating habitats. This experience tied in perfectly to our study of ecosystems and biomes.

Spotlight on Media!

Students have been busy in the media center!

We enjoyed learning about NASA’s landing of the Perseverance Rover along with the Helicopter Ingenuity on Mars. Students used Legos, K’Nex, a Code and Go Robot Mouse, NASA’s website, and books from our media center to engineer, design, experiment, create, code, and read as they learned more about this amazing accomplishment.

We have also been enjoying National Reading Month during March by reading across America with great books with settings in the different regions of America. The read alouds of the books have been followed with coding activities using the Kodable app on ipads and connected critical and creative thinking activities with Legos and K’Nex.

Students also celebrated National Reading Month by choosing books to “read around the campfire” and add to their home libraries. These books were generously donated by Wrightsboro United Methodist Church.

Through these opportunities students are learning more about themselves as readers and as innovators!

Our School's Why

School Mission:

The mission of Wrightsboro School is to establish and promote a caring, engaging, and supportive environment that enhances learning and leadership for all.

School Vision:

Today we learn. Tomorrow we lead.

School Beliefs:

We believe children want to learn and lead and will take responsibility to actively meet goals that will help them succeed in the future. We believe teachers inspire success, and encourage a love of learning by providing a supportive environment that fosters leadership through instruction to meet the unique needs of each child. We believe families that work together with our school contribute to successful learning for every child.