WMS Friday Forecast

October 15, 2021

Thank You!

This morning, as I got out of the shower, I decided to Q-Tip my ears. They both came out bright pink because I had missed some of the powder from the PTO Color Run last night. Our Color Run was an absolute blast! Because of amazing planning by PTO committee chairs Laura Halpenny and Margie Vardalos, and with the support of their volunteers and WMS staff, the Color Run went off on a beautiful, sunny fall afternoon. It felt 100% normal- which was really nice!

It takes a great number of people to support a school. Certainly, teachers, teaching assistants, office staff, custodians, and administrators do this every day. But it is because we have a strong parent organization with our PTO that we are able to support some additional initiatives that we would otherwise not be able to! Take a look at this incredibly long list of things that our PTO has supported.

We are getting ready to kick off our WMS PTO PapaNicholas Coffee, Tea, and Hot Chocolate and Write-a-Check Fundraiser on November 1st. This is our BIG FUNDRAISER for the year and we will need your help! Please note that I am going to be pushy and direct in my plea for you to help our PTO make a bunch of money to support the great things the PTO supports at Wredling. From class novels to fitness equipment, from wobble chairs to board games... our PTO uses that money to support students at Wredling!

➥Thanks to all of our volunteer parents, guardians, and grandparents who help us make great things happen here at Wredling. YOU MAKE THE DIFFERENCE!

Enjoy your weekend!


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RedHawk Pride Award

Congratulations to our RedHawk Pride Winners for this week!

  • Jayleen Alvarado from Mr. Celaya

  • Noah Wang from Mrs. Cozzi

  • Wendy Reyes from Ms. Boehm

  • Vaughn Woker from Mrs. VanSickle

  • Brooke Cassady from Mrs. Ahmed

  • Jillian Emmerich from Mrs. Ahmed

  • Jack Cicero from Mrs. Salmon

  • Annika Johnson from Mrs. Salmon

  • Zach Sunderbruch from Mrs. Johnson in the Cafeteria

  • Kayla Bell from Mr. Gabel

  • Nate Butcher from Mrs. Breon

  • Jarratt Tisch from Mr. Wilkerson

  • Quinn Barber from Mrs. Olson

  • Erini Vardalos from Team 7-4

  • Giselle Zarza from Team 7-4

  • Geo Spyrnal from Team 7-4

  • Jackson Mowry from Team 7-4

Summer CTE Camps Survey

The Northern Kane County Regional Vocational System is a consortium of school districts U-46, District 300, District 301, and District 303 working together on career and technical education and college and career readiness throughout the region. The districts are currently considering the possibility of offering summer camps aligned to these opportunities giving students exposure to different career fields. Career fields include robotics, computer science/programming, automotive technology, architecture, engineering, manufacturing, welding, construction, video and music production, culinary arts, veterinary science, and health science. In order to plan and offer the very best in camp opportunities for our students, we need to hear from you and your students. We would like your feedback on these possible summer opportunities. Please take a moment to complete the survey below by October 31st and share your thoughts with us.

CTE Summer Camp Parent Survey


1ST SEMESTER Non-Attendance Days for Students

November 22-26- Thanksgiving Break

December 20-December 31 - Winter Break

1ST SEMESTER Early Release Days for Middle School

October 27 - Wednesday. Dismissal at 2:52 for all students

December 1 - Wednesday. Dismissal at 2:52 for all students


Butterbraid Fundraiser

Wredling Middle School Cheerleaders are kicking off their ButterBraid fundraiser. The fundraiser will be running from 09/09/2021 – 10/21/2021. To order, please contact any member of Wredling Middle School Cheerleaders, or you can place an order online by clicking this link! Thank you for supporting Wredling Middle School Cheerleaders!

Parent Volunteer Communication from the District

In District 303 we believe that families are the strongest partners we have to support our students’ education. We are excited to welcome volunteers back into District 303 buildings to assist with a variety of classroom and school activities.

As a public school district, we are required to comply with the Governor’s Executive Order relative to COVID-19 mitigation steps in all district buildings. These steps will keep our students, staff members, and volunteers safe while they are in our schools. Given that, all volunteers must:

  • Provide proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test received within 72 hours of arriving to volunteer

  • Bring documentation to the front office upon arrival

  • Wear a properly fitting mask at all times while in the building

  • Complete the Volunteer Information Form prior to the first time you volunteer

Our students and staff members appreciate your willingness to volunteer your time!


Attention Wredling Nation! Our online sale will run 10/15 – 10/29 for you to purchase your winter Redhawk gear!

Hoodie, long sleeve shirt, pants, and hats – you will stay warm during winter months, show your Wredling pride and support our school’s PTO! This is our last online sale this school year so don’t miss it! Go to www.CelticCustom.com or scan the QR code.


Can you Help?

The WMS PTO is looking for a parent connected to the printing world to help us get a great price on printing the flyer for our PapaNicholas Coffee fundraiser and our Write-a-Check campaign. We need about 2200 double-sided, full color, glossy copies. If that is you, please contact our fundraiser chair Rachel Gundersen (rachelgundersen@yahoo.com).

Dear RedHawk Families

Staff, students, and parents are encouraged to help digitally document this year in the yearbook. We offered this opportunity to our families last year and loved the many submissions we received.

Theme of photos we are currently looking for:

  • Fall Activities at school or at home!

Pictures can be shared directly with Mr. Massie via email Timothy.Massie@d303.org or by clicking the image below!
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Support for Your Child if they are Quarantined:

If your child is quarantined due to Covid, our teachers will send work to your child and work with you and your child as we always have when a child is out of school. We want to recognize that quarantine offers some unique challenges for our students.

We will be offering instructional support through a certified teacher during quarantine. Ann Rose, a recently retired D303 teacher, will be available to support our quarantine students through Zoom. When a child begins quarantine, we will email both the child and the parent with information on how to access Mrs. Rose's Zoom for support. We encourage our quarantined students to access this instructional support!

Facilitated Book Talk: Differently Wired by Debbie Reber

October 20, 2021
Zoom - 6:30 p.m.
Click here to register!

Dr. Cindy Ruesch, Director of Staff, Family and Student Services, and Dr. Patti Palagi, Director of Instructional Interventions will lead a discussion about the book and how it can help parents embrace and accept their children who think differently. As part of the registration, you will receive a free copy of Ms. Reber’s book you may pick up at Town House Books.

Pick up a free copy of the book any time during normal business hours (Monday-Saturday 9:00-4:00) at:
Town House Books
105 N 2nd Ave, St. Charles, IL 60174
Please note, you must register in order to be on the list at Town House Books.

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CTE is back to doing LIVE IN-PERSON SHOWS!

Children's Theatre of Elgin presents Shrek The Musical Jr.

Join Shrek, Donkey, Fiona, and more beloved characters in this fairy tale romp! Get your tickets now at https://bit.ly/cteshrek

The beloved movie is now a Broadway musical, and this Junior version is perfect for young actors and audiences of all ages! The story follows Shrek, an ogre with a big chip on his shoulder, on his quest to rescue Princess Fiona in order to appease the cantankerous Lord Farquaad, and get his swamp back. But with a wise-cracking donkey, a feisty and strong princess with a big secret, and a myriad of fairy tale characters, this story will satisfy audiences in their quest for fun!

Shows will take place live and in-person at the Hemmens Cultural Center in Elgin. Masks are required to be worn by all audience members over the age of 2. Seating will be socially distanced, and a limited number of tickets are being sold to each performance. Thank you for helping us bring back theatre safely! We hope to see you at the show!

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