Red Team Weekly Update

Week of 10/21-10/25

Breaking News

  • The Annual Great Pumpkin Drop! Each Halloween in Science class the students get to test & measure how a pumpkin drops from the 2nd story! Each student will need to bring their own pumpkin to drop. They can be any size. The student’s name & class hour should be on the pumpkin. They can be brought to Science class starting Oct. 22nd and should be brought to class no later than Oct. 29th.
  • Please click here to learn more about the PTO’s new online directory!
  • Parents- Just a reminder to check your email/spam folder for an email from Panorama Education . This is a family school relationship survey we are asking our families to complete. The data we receive will help guide our work around character education. Thank you for your participation.
  • Red Ribbon Week:
Monday 10/28– Ink out drugs Day! – wear a tattoo! Step Team will be selling tattoos at lunch for 50 cents each.

Tuesday 10/29 – Blow Out Drugs Day! – Purchase a blow pop for 25 cents from a Step Team Member.

Wednesday 10/30 – Don’t sleep on drugs, be aware! - Wear your favorite PJ bottoms to school for 50 cents!

Thursday 10/31 Keep drugs out of your face! -Two student’s per lunch shift will be drawn to throw a pie in a staff member’s face!

We will also have a Halloween Contest with gift cards for the winners!

All proceeds from the sale of tattoos, blow pops, etc will be used to fund performance uniforms for the step team. Thanks for your support!

  • WGSD Parent Safety Information Night

What: The Webster Groves School District will provide families with information about district safety initiatives, including:

· WGSD School Resource Officers will present an overview of 4E (intruder) training that we conduct with district staff and preview an elementary student presentation

· WGSD Superintendent Dr. John Simpson will provide updates on Prop E safety, accessibility, and space measures

When: Wednesday, October 30th at 7:00

Where: Steger Auditorium

701 N. Rock Hill Road

  • Families, please join us at Hixson on November 6 at 6pm for an event kicking off a community effort to crowd-source a children’s book about the incredible Black history of Webster Groves. This event features a children's author help us learn how to be story sleuths in uncovering local history, community historians and experts, packets with everything you need to get you going, and a play area for our youngest attendees. Then, you are invited to stay for a play written for young audiences based on Studs Terkel's bestseller, "Race." The 30 minute play will be most engaging for upper elementary age and older. We will provide snacks to help with dinner hour.

Upcoming Due Dates

Our annual SLU Pig Heart dissection permission forms and money are due by Oct. 31st. The trip is $15 and there are two forms the students need to bring back.

Classroom Happenings

After School Help

The Red Team has after-school tutoring sessions on Tuesday - Thursday afternoons until 4:15. Students can get extra help and/or work on assignments.

Mark Your Calendars

Friday, November 1st: Rock and Roll Bingo Fundraiser, 6pm-10pm

Friday, November 1st: No School/Teacher PD

Wednesday, November 6th: Race Play, 7pm in Auditorium

Wednesday, November 6th: Hixson PTO Meeting, 7pm in Library

Thursday, November 7th: Firenza Pizza Fundraiser, 4:30-8:30pm

Thursday, November 7th: 7th and 8th Grade Orchestra Concert, 6:30-7:30pm in Auditorium

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