September 2021 Newsletter

Stay connected and see what's happening at WAE this month.

September Events

  • 9/3: Music/Art/PE fundraiser starts
  • 9/6: Labor Day (No school)
  • 9/10: Brighter Bites Distribution @ 3:00 p.m.
  • 9/10: Grandparents Day
  • 9/13-9/17: Book Fair Week
  • 9/13: Student Fall Picture Day (Free dress for students)
  • 9/14: GPISD College Night at NSSH
  • 9/15: Encounters Begins for 4th/5th grade students
  • 9/16: Open House *VIRTUAL LIVE SESSIONS from 4:30 - 5:00p.m. and 5:00-5:30 p.m.*
  • 9/17: No School for Students (Staff Development Day for Teachers)
  • 9/21: Reading Unit Test, Grades 2-5
  • 9/22: Science Unit Test, Grades 2-5
  • 9/23: Math Unit Test, Grades 2-5
  • 9/24: Brighter Bites Distribution @ 3:00 p.m.
  • 9/25: Robotics/STEM Kickoff
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Parent and Family Engagement Survey

The Parent and Family Engagement Survey is posted on our webpage. The window closes on September 3rd.

Brighter Bites is Back!

The Houston Foodbank will be offering its program, Brighter Bites again to the WAES families. Every parent of a WAES student can sign up to receive a box of produce. We have 2 distributions each month at 3:00 p.m. The produces will be distributed during dismissal through the car rider line. Please be patient with us as we work through this new process.
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Woodland Acres Elementary PTA

Please consider joining our WAES PTA this year. The membership fee helps out with so many different programs at our school. For you convenience a letter and envelope was sent home. Also, the first classroom from each grade level that reaches 100% enrollment will win a pizza party. Thank you in advance for your cooperation and support of our PTA!


-Mr. Lettner, PTA President

Masks

As of August 13th, Galena Park ISD requires all students, staff, teachers, and visitors to wear masks, regardless of vaccination status, while indoors on school property and school buses, until further notice.


*Please make sure your child has a mask each day. Consider sending an extra one in their backpack.

COVID Protocols

Please visit the GPISD COVID information page for up to date information and procedures.
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Character Education Theme

The character education themes for the month of September continue to be School Pride and Citizenship.

Stay Connected with Us!

-Check our campus website: https://www.galenaparkisd.com/waes

-Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WAEWildcats/

-Keep your phone number and email updated in Skyward to receive Blackboard, School Status and Skyward messages.

Thank you for reading our September newsletter!