Your Weekly Update from Bennett-Hemenway Elementary School
Things You Need to Know for Next Year
1- WILSON 4TH TO 5TH GRADE TRANSITION INFORMATION
Please find the attached transition timeline for all 4th graders transitioning to Wilson Middle School. Be sure to take advantage of the these opportunities to learn more about Wilson Middle School and all they have to offer to support a successful transition.
2 - 5TH GRADE COURSE SELECTION REQUIREMENT - DUE APRIL 7
Students in 5th grade get to select which performing arts class they would like to take for the year. They take other classes for specials including PE, a full year course, and Art, Library Research Skills, Tech Ed, Instructional Technology, Theater, and Health, which are all trimester-based courses. Students have many options for their music class. Included are several important links to help you decide between our course offerings and answer some frequently asked questions.
The following link is to select whether your child will be participating in band, chorus, general music or orchestra next year. Please be sure to complete all required sections of this form.
Please complete the selection form by Friday, April 7, 2023. If you have any questions, please reach out to Sue D’Agostino, Vice Principal at Wilson Middle School, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Each year I share a letter inviting parents to share compelling information that will support our class placement process. We are busy starting this process now. Please take a look at the guidance in the letter. Thanks in advance for partnering in this process.
Thursday, April 13 at 7pm via Zoom -- For parents, caregivers, educators, and community members of all ages
In this talk, author Devorah Heitner, PhD, will share pragmatic, research-based advice on how we can mentor our kids on cultivating a healthy online presence. She will address why character and learning how to navigate relationships are most important and how parents can stop stressing and focus instead on helping young people become responsible digital citizens. ASL interpretation will be provided at this event Register and learn more about this FREE online program and all our upcoming events at www.SPARKKindness.org
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- Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972
- MGL, Ch.76, Section 5: Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 76, Section 5