Kyle R. Wilson ES

May 2017

Principal's Message

Dear KWES Families,


Thank you so much for all your support in April! We had a record number of participants at every event we did this month, starting with our FAMILY STEAM NIGHT. We had so many families attend and enjoyed all the collaborative work and thinking! We couldn't have have done it without your generous donations and support. Our first Field Day was on April 21st, and we had over 40 parent volunteers. Our students enjoyed the time they spent at the stations and your feedback was great! We will take your feedback to improve for next year. Our PTO hosted the 10th Annual Kyle Wilson Walk. It was a scorcher but there was a record turnout. Thank you so much for attending and continuing to support our school! The proceeds from the event will go directly back to our school library, technology and PE equipment. Lastly, we had a wonderful Spring Music Concert. Our fourth and fifth grade chorus and strings students sounded amazing! The Spring Concert is now available on our website for viewing.


SOL INFO

The SOL testing calendar can be found below and on our school's website.


Parent Input for Class Placement 2017-18

You have the option to submit a letter to Ms. Norwood stating what teaching style you are looking for in a teacher for your child next year. Please do not state in the letter the name of the teacher you may or may not want next year. In addition, please do not include names of students that you want your child to be with or without. As a school team, we will work together to ensure that your child is in the best fitting classroom. Now, that we've had them for a full school year, we can make more informed class placement decisions.


EVENTS IN MAY

Teacher Appreciation Week

Thank you to all of our thoughtful and generous KWES families for making Teacher Appreciation Week so special for our teachers! Our teachers were so thankful for all the flowers, snacks, supplies, cards, gifts and treats they were showered with all week! Our PTO did a beautiful job with the "Breakfast at Tiffany's" theme to start the week to made to order smoothies with a hula twist and daily treats in the lounge. We are so appreciative for all the time and thoughtfulness it took to put it all together! Our KWES families and PTO are the BEST!!


SOL ASSEMBLY- MAY 5TH

3rd - 5th Grade students had an awesome time at their SOL Pep Rally. They played a fun game of Family Fued against their grade level teachers and wrote their worries on a watermelon. Their teacher smashed all their "watermelon" worries away! Kindergarten through second grade students sent them special encouragement messages via video. They also lined up the K-2 hallways and cheered them on as they passed. We are so proud of all our kids and we are confident they are going to ROCK THE TEST!!!


CRAFT and VENDOR FAIR

PTO hosted its first Craft Fair on May 6th. The event was well organized and there were so many wonderful vendors to buy from. Thank you to our amazing PTO for putting together another great event!


Upcoming Events


Tuesday, May 16th- PTO Meeting at 6:30pm


Saturday, May 20th – 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Prince William County Community EXPO

Prince William County Community EXPO at Pfitzner Stadium Complex on Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 11 a.m.- 4 p.m.! The EXPO will provide a local venue for families to discover the many outdoor adventures, health and wellness opportunities, community and educational resources, and fun activities available to Prince William County youth and their families.


Thursday, May 25th - KWES Art Show 6:00pm-8:00pm - Art Work Showcased by EVERY student and fun art activities for the whole family!


Friday, May 26th- Interims come home


Monday, May 29th - Memorial Day- NO SCHOOL



Happy Mother's Day!

Felicia Norwood

Proud Principal

Kyle R. Wilson Elementary - Courageous, Dedicated and Strong

Family STEAM Night

Teacher Appreciation Week

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