the Winskill Weekly


Happy Mother's Day!

I hope that you've all had a lovely Mother's Day weekend. I took advantage of my children's good nature and rearranged furniture, cleaned the house, and worked around the yard with their help. It's funny how something like that can feel like such an accomplishment- especially when it's done as a group effort.

That's how the school year often feels- it can be hot, sweaty work as we shift practices to find an arrangement that works better for our learners, sometimes tempers flair, we may feel as if we will never be done, it's can back-straining at times...but in the end, the sense of accomplishment that we feel when we look at how far our students have come, both emotionally and academically, is well worth the effort. As we move into these last weeks of school, let's all remember that we are all doing the very best that we can at any given moment- and that often people are going through things that we may never be aware of. We truly are #BetterTogether and I cannot think of a better team of people to work with than the team at Winskill.

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Looking Ahead...Please send Leah any dates/events to add to the calendar

Monday 5/9

Mrs. Chambers Kdg Pledge Leaders

STAR testing

Bicycle Safety Unit in PhyEd

Specials Team mtg @11:20

5th grade anti-bullying presentation @LMS @1:00

-switching lunch times with 4th grade

4K PLC @1:00

K-2 RtI mtg @3:30

Friends of Winskill mtg @6:30

Leah @CESA for Title 1

Tuesday 5/10

STAR testing

SpecEd PLC @8:15

Admin Mtg @9:00

1st gr PLC @11:10

5th gr PLC @2:25

Homework Club @3:15

Wednesday 5/11

Happy Nurse's Day, Laurie Walker!

STAR testing

4th gr PLC @8:25

3rd gr PLC @9:25

Lunch Club

Faculty Leadership mtg @3:30

Mentor Mtg @3:45

School Board Mtg @7:00

Thursday 5/12

STAR Testing

4K & ECE field trip to Majestic View Dairy

Thoughtful Thursday K/1 @8:15

2nd gr PLC @10:45

Homework Club @3:15

Special Education mtg @3:30 (Sped Office)

5th gr Band Open House 4:00-7:00

Friday 5/13

STAR testing

Champion Games

Monday 5/16

Mrs. McWilliams kdg Pledge Leaders

STAR testing

Specials team mtg @11:20

4K PLC @1:00

Bev Mattingly's Winskill retirement party @3:30

Tuesday 5/17

STAR testing

Sped PLC @8:15

Admin mtg @9:00

Butterfly Collection with Mr. Younk (Missy's dad)- all day

Homework Club @3:15

5th gr Band Open House 4:00-7:00

Wednesday 5/18

STAR testing

FOW 5K Run

Lunch Club

Instructional Leadership mtg @3:30

Thursday 5/19

STAR testing

EMS Schedule – Thursday, May 19, 2016

Grade levels are scheduled for 30 minutes. If you prefer to break into 2 classes for 15 minutes feel free.

Time Grade Level

9:00 – 9:30 2nd grade

9:30 – 10:00 4K AM

10:30 – 11:00 3rd grade

11:00 – 11:30 4th grade

12:30 – 1:00 4K PM

1:20– 1:50 KDGN

1:50 – 2:20 5th grade

2:20 – 2:50 1st grade

First Grade Grandparents Day

Thoughtful Thursday 2/3 gr @8:15

Thoughtful Thursday 4/5 @9:20

Kindergarten Circus Dress Rehearsal 8:30-10:30

2nd gr PLC @10:45

Homework Club @3:15 Last one!

5th gr Band Open House @6:00-8:00

Friday 5/20

STAR testing- Last day!

2nd gr field trip to Madison Zoo

Kindergarten Circus @ LHS 8:30-10:30

Monday 5/23

Tuesday 5/24

Mrs. McLimans/Mrs. Cooley 4K Pledge Leaders

Maggie Martin's Bridal Shower @3:30

Wednesday 5/25

5th grade Regions Fair

District Retirement Party @Holiday Gardens @5:30

Thursday 5/26

Schreiner Memorial Library (Presentation Room)

8:30 1st

8:45 4K/ECE
9:00 3rd Grade
9:15 4th Grade
9:30 Kdg

1:00 4k/ECE

Pizza Reading Party- pm

Friday 5/27

1st gr to Schreiner Park

1st gr 100 Books Read Celebration @2:30

FOW Clothing Pick Up

Sunday 5/29 Congratulations to all of our Lancaster Graduates!

Monday 5/30 Memorial Day- No School

Tuesday 5/31

5th & 6th grade Track & Field Day

Wednesday 6/1

FOW Carnival

Staff Meeting

Thursday 6/2

Track & Field Rain Date

*Picnic Lunch

Friday 6/3 Last Day of School

#WinskillPride Assembly

Early Release @11:45-Student Send-off by staff

Winskill Elementary School

"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much." Helen Keller