Welleby Elementary: Weekly Tidbits

Week of May 9, 2016

A Word from Principal Haynes

Greetings Parents,

Happy Mother's Day Greetings to all of our mothers, grandmothers, aunties, and anyone serving in a motherly capacity. You are appreciated! We hope that you enjoyed your day and were treated royally!

Have a Marvelous Week!!

Principal Haynes

Reassignment Window Is Now Open!

Visit www.browardschools.com to apply!! Window remains open through September 2nd. Pass the word to your friends!



In accordance with year-end procedures, and to ensure that all checks received by the District have adequate time to be processed by the bank prior to the end of the 2015–2016 school year, checks will not be accepted as payment for meal services after Friday, April 29, 2016. Please take the necessary action to inform teachers, parents, and students that checks will not be accepted after this deadline.

Effective Monday, May 2, 2016, Food and Nutrition Services cannot accept checks as payment for student meals for the remainder of the 2015-2016 school year. However, this does not affect on-line payment access at myschoolbucks.com.

This Week's Events

1st and 2nd Grade End-of-Year Primary Reading Testing

May 10th
  • Primary End-of-Year Reading Test: 1st and 2nd grades

May 11th

  • Primary End-of-Year Reading Test: 1st and 2nd grades

May 13th
  • PTA Dollar Day Fundraiser: No Uniform Day
  • Dolphin Depot: PK-2nd Grade

Calendar Events Subject to Change

Please Join Us for another FUN Family Night!

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Increase in After Care Fees

Please be advised that effective July 1, 2016 there will be in increase in fees for After Care Services. The District has increased the rates for the program for the first time in many years. The school activity fee will remain the same.

Additional information can be obtained from the After Care Desk.

The flyer below was personally created by Student Council Members with very little editing to the original flyer. Great job!!

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Coming Events!!

May 17th
  • PTA Meeting (Elections for Officers for 2016-17): 8:15AM in Media Center

May 18th

  • PTA Menchies Night

May 20th
  • Shoe Drive: Support our Student Council! Please see flyer!!
  • Dolphin Depot: 3rd- 5th Grade

Calendar Events Subject to Change

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To opt in to receive texts send a text message to 81010:

  • To learn about school happenings at Welleby, text: @welleby
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If you receive an error message, you may be unable to send short code (the 5 digit number), so instead use the phone number: 954-740-8625 to get SCHOOL HAPPENINGS (@welleby).

The School Board of Broward County, Florida, prohibits any policy or procedure which results in discrimination on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, marital status, race, religion, sex or sexual orientation. Individuals who wish to file a discrimination and/or harassment complaint may call the Director, Equal Educational Opportunities/ADA Compliance Department at 754-321-2150 or Teletype Machine (TTY) 754-321-2158.

Welleby Elementary School

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