"The Word" at Wallace Gregg

Week of April 24, 2022

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Important Dates


April 14-22, 2022

Spring Break - No School for Students


April 27, 2022

Title I Family STEM Night @ 5:30 pm


April 29, 2022

Accelerated Reader Celebration


May 3, 2022

1st Annual-City Visual Art Show

500 S. Dargan Street


May 10, 2022

SC READY Reading for grades 3-6


May 11, 2022

SCREADY Writing for grades 3-6


May 19, 2022

WGE Spring Concert @ Francis Marion University @ 6:00 pm


May 25, 2022

Kindergarten Completion Ceremony @ 10:00 am

Sixth Grade Completion Ceremony @ 12:45 pm


May 26, 2022

5th Grade Field Trip to WonderWorks


May 27, 2022

Field Trip to Charleston, SC


May 27, 2022

Accelerated Reader Celebration

World's Finest Chocolate Fundraiser

Thank you to each parent and student for participating in the fundraiser. A special congratulations to Shiasia Cribb for being WGE's top seller! Due to the generous support of the fundraiser, WGE sold $7,621.00 of chocolate and made a profit of $3,203.00. The School Improvement Council for 2022-2023 will determine how to utilize the funds to support our students and teachers for next school year.

Related Arts Parent Input Survey


Happy Spring Break! Over Spring Break, will you take just a few minutes to provide your feedback on the related arts schedule to help our school make decisions for next year. Teachers have already completed a survey. Students will be surveyed upon their return to school. This survey is intended to be completed by the parent/guardians of WGE students. Thank you in advance. https://forms.gle/j6qkQNVEKGBUS39c7

F1S All-City Visual Art Show

CONGRATULATIONS!

K: Olivia Scott (Blake-Smith)

1: Emileigh Hatley-Miller (James)

2: Zuri Jones (Quinn)

3: Erianne McCormick (Sims)

4: D'Onthony Grate (Martin)

5: Serenity Williams (Woodard)

6: Madelyn Jackson (Brown)


These amazing artist's work have been chosen to be displayed in the 1st Annual F1S All-City Visual Art Show! Students will be invited to a reception where they will be acknowledged for their artistic talent.

WGE Book Fair

Our In-person Book Fair is over, but our Virtual Book Fair will be available until April 17th. It has a huge variety of books and items. There are many book sets available there also!
Here is the link to our Virtual Book Fair:
https://bookfairs.scholastic.com/bookfairs/cptoolkit/homepage.do?method=homepage&url=wallacegreggelemschool

WGE Apparel

Exciting News! Have you ever wanted to purchase WGE gear to show your support of our school?!!?!? Now you have the opportunity! Check out the website and order gear for you and/or your child. WGE receives a percentage of each purchase. I can't wait to see all of the WGE apparel!
https://www.dafactoryco.com/collections/wallace-gregg-collection
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Title I Support at WGE

Title I, Part A (Title I) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESEA) provides financial assistance to local educational agencies (LEAs) and schools with high numbers or high percentages of children from low-income families to help ensure that all children meet challenging state academic standards. Wallace Gregg Elementary School's 2021-2022 Title I Plan includes funds to:


  • Purchase Project Lead the Way kits to support STEM implementation
  • Purchase Tynker software and professional development to provide coding courses for students
  • Employ one full-time STEM Coach/Teacher
  • Employ two full-time instructional assistants
  • Provide a stipend for four teachers to teach GEMS in STEM afterschool program
  • Purchase a parenting program to provide parenting workshops
  • Provide refreshments/meals at parenting workshops
  • Provide a stipend to staff for conducting parenting workshops
  • Purchase postage for parent communications
  • Purchase School Dismissal Manager
  • Purchase 1:1 Online Tutoring for Students
  • Purchase headphones for all students in grades K-6
  • Purchase Multicultural books for the school library
  • Provide a technology vendor for Title I STEM Night
  • Purchase video software and hardware to live stream Title I Family Nights

Turndown Tardies

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Wallace Gregg Elementary School's Bullying Intervention Plan

Wallace Gregg Elementary School strives to provide a safe and nurturing learning environment. Please take a moment to click the link to review WGE's Bullying Intervention Plan.

Accelerated Reader Update

At Wallace Gregg Elementary School, students are encouraged to take at least one Accelerated Reader test each week. For students in grades 1-6, students receive a G,S,U on their report card in the subject labeled Reading Renaissance each nine weeks. Most of the books in our school and classroom libraries are Accelerated Reader books. This gives students the opportunity to read and earn points for prizes that are distributed at the end of the month. Reading should be enjoyable and fun. The goal is for the students to read for at least 100 minutes per week. Check out the Accelerated Reader stats for the month of February. Our students met their reading goal by reading on average more than 20 minutes a day. WGE is looking forward to this data to continue to grow as the school year progresses. Remember to encourage your child to read each night for 20 minutes.

Please click the link above to read the information regarding student attendance.

Help Support Our School: JOIN OUR APT ORGANIZATION

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Student Sign-Out

In order to ensure students have access to instruction in all subjects and to ensure a smooth dismissal, the latest time students can be signed out is 1:30 pm. If there is an appointment or emergency, please contact the school or your child's teacher that morning or the day before.

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