Williamstown Elementary School

Weekly Newsletter 5/20/22

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LIBRARY UPDATE

Greetings from the library!


The last day for students to check books out is Friday, May 20th. All library books are due back by Friday, June 3rd. (Of course, if you find any library books after June 3rd, still definitely bring them in!)


This year, we’re doing an end of the year library raffle!


To promote end of the year book returns, the library is giving out raffle tickets that students in all grades can use for a chance to win a number of great prizes! Everyone will get one ticket to start with. When a student returns all their library books, they’ll get two more. The first two classes in the school to return ALL their books will receive two extra tickets per student. We’ll be distributing tickets and getting a chance to use them towards prizes during library class at the start of June.


The winning tickets will be pulled and announced during the last week of school.


Good luck to all our students in the raffle!


Alexandra Scott

School Librarian

STUDENT AUTHOR NIGHT

Student Author Night:

WES Authors night will take place May 26th 6:30pm-8pm (we will meet inside the main entrance). The night will encourage the wonderful students of WES to read/ share poems, short stories, articles, memes (!), and so on in a small group setting with a facilitator who will provide feedback and encouragement. Please use this sign up form. All participants will receive the book, Chief Ninham: Forgotten Hero, written by a Stockbridge-Munsee author. Questions: email: bonney.hartley@gmail.com, jgd1@williams.edu, ftcolby@protomail.com.

Upcoming Spirit Days

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Save the Date

  • Field Day: Friday, June 3rd

  • Walk For WES: Friday, June 3rd

  • 6th grade musical: Friday June 3rd and Saturday, June 4th at 7pm; Tickets will be $5 per person for admission

  • 6th grade graduation: Friday, June 17th at 1pm

PTO Updates

May PTO Minutes are linked here



Clothing Sale: Thank you to all the volunteers, in addition to everyone who shopped and those who donated, in order to make the spring clothing sale so successful.


We'd like to thank:


Jaime Campbell, Caroline McKeough, Elena Traister, Joann Phelan, Sara Houghteling, Liz Creighteon, Kim Nicoll, Katie McDonough, Wendy McWeeny, Katrina Klaus Weid, Caitlin Lopez, Andrew Giarolo, Laura Fernandez, Debbie KoaMaya, Kristen Perez, Jackie Latimer, Joy Washburn, Chrissy Holland, Jaime Elder, Matt Wooliver, Tania Casey, Carl Strolle, Lindsay Neathawk, Liza Cruz, the WES custodial staff, and all the students who came with their parents to help out

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Last Day of School

  • The last day of school for students in grades K-6 will be June 17th. Students will be dismissed at noon.

  • The last day of school for preschool students will be Thursday, June 16th.

COVID Update

  • Positive Staff = 5
  • Positive Students= 6
  • In order to receive at home tests, families must click here to opt-in

Upcoming MCAS Schedule

  • Fifth Grade:

    • May 24 and 25: Science and Technology/Engineering

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Pooled Testing

  • Pooled testing occurs every Tuesday
  • If you have not signed up yet, please click on this link to sign-up.

2022-2023 Academic Calendar

Take a look at next year’s calendar here

School Directory

Click this link to access our 2021-2022 student directory.
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Community Corner

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