Wakefield Hills Elementary School

Weekly Update 12/14/15-12/18/15

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I hope you all enjoyed the unseasonably warm December weather this weekend! Congratulations to Mrs. Moroso on your marriage! This week and next are filled with holiday activities and special events. Please invite me to any special projects you may be doing with your classes, I am also happy to read to any classes! Enjoy the week!

Upcoming....

Happening this week...

** Serving Up Smiles** All Week! The West Warwick Firefighters will be serving our students lunch and Sodexo is offering prizes to students with special stickers on their trays. The Kent County Times will be visiting on Tuesday, 12/15. **


Monday:

*Math Wizards Ceremony: 8:30am in the gymnasium


Tuesday:
*IEP Team Meeting Day

*PTO Holiday Shop

*Yoga for Relaxation with Lisa Sherman: 2:50-4:00pm in the Gymnasium for all staff members!


Wednesday:

*RTI Team Meeting: 8:10-9:10am

*PTO Holiday Shop

*Lovely Sweater Day for all staff! *Do not forget to vote for the most lovely of all!


Thursday:

*Reading Intervention Protocol Meetings

*Report Card Distribution

*4th grade classes visit WWHS to see the "Children's Theater" class perform! (12:10-1:30pm)


Friday:

*Dress Down Day for all Staff to collect funds for The Tomorrow Fund

*Festive Hat Day for all students to collect funds for The Tomorrow Fund

*WWTA Holiday Party!

*Happy Friday!!

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Important events, deadlines, etc...

*Report cards will be distributed to students on Thursday, December 17th. (Families have been notified via email and text message that the report card distribution date is now December 17th.) PARCC test results for all 4th grade students must be included with the report cards along with a letter from the Commissioner. You will receive these items with your printed out report cards to be put into the student envelopes.


*ATTENDANCE: As many of you are aware student attendance is a major concern of mine. Students within the "warning" and "chronic" absence rate have been sent letters and meetings have been set up with families to discuss a solution to the attendance issues. This is a time for me to problem solve with the families and hold them accountable for their child's attendance. I also plan to review the attendance policy during these meetings. If you have concerns about a specific student please let me know. I will notify you after a meeting if it pertains to a student in your classroom.


*Safety: Just a reminder to remain diligent about safety within our school. The holidays can be a crazy time and also a time to become more complacent. Please be sure to wear your badges (if you have them- we are STILL awaiting the new ones for this year.) All traveling staff must sign-in/out upon entering the building. Any staff leaving the building during prep time or outside of their normal hours must also sign-in and out. The clipboard is located on the front counter of the office. We will be having a fire drill this week- the weather looks nice!


*Holiday Break begins on Wednesday, December 23rd!

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