Winchester Weekly

February 22, 2019

Upcoming Key Dates

February 28: 1st Grade Informances

~ Borman 5:00-5:30 pm

~ Carson 5:40-6:10 pm

~ Nicholas 6:20-6:50 pm

March 1: School Spirit Day - Pajama Day (cost is $1)

March 2: Surviving the Jungle Conference 9am-12:20pm @ Academy of the Sacred Heart

March 6: Cookie Day @ lunch (50 cents)

March 12: Credit Union Deposit Day

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March is Reading Month Volunteers Needed

Mrs. Rush is looking for parent volunteers to help on Tuesday mornings from 8:45 - 9:30ish during the month of March. Volunteers will be responsible for entering the number of student reading minutes into a spreadsheet. If this sounds like something you would like to help with, please complete the Google Form below. Thank you!

March Is Reading Month Author Book Orders

We have an author visiting on Tuesday March 26th. It is Peter Raymundo and he is an illustrator and an author who has worked for Walt Disney World as an illustrator on these movies: Mulan, Tarzan, Lilo & Stitch, The Emperor's New Groove, and Princess and the Frog! Here are 3 book order forms for books he will sign when you order! Please see the attached order forms and turn them into the office by Friday March 8th!
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Cookie Day

Another Cookie Day is coming up on March 6th! Students will have the opportunity to purchase a chocolate chip cookie for 50 cents. Please see the following list of ingredients so you can make an informed decision for your child:

Chocolate Chip Cookie

Whole wheat flour, enriched flour (wheat flour, niacin, reduced iron, thiamine, mononitrate, [vitamin B1], riboflavin [vitamin B2], folic acid), sugar, eggs, vegetable shortening (canola oil, palm oil with mono and diglycerides), semi-sweet chocolate chips (sugar, chocolate liquor, cocoa butter, soy lecithin, salt, artificial flavor), oats, cream cheese (pasteurized milk and cream, cheese culture, salt, stabilizer [carob bean gum and/or guar gum and/or xanthan gum], modified wheat starch. Contains 2% or less of water, inulin, salt, leavening (sodium bicarbonate, sodium aluminum phosphate), dairy blend (whey, sodium caseinate, nonfat milk, soy lecithin, calcium phosphate, calcium oxide), soy lecithin, natural flavor.

* Contains milk, egg, wheat and soybean products *Consuming raw cookie dough increases your risk of food borne illness.

Dragonflyer Jr. – Grades K-2

Attention all K-2 students!
Would you like to contribute to Winchester’s Dragonflyer Junior, our school’s newsletter
that is created by kids? If so, we would love some illustrations of Healthy Heroes.
What does that mean? Simple, draw and color a super hero that is made out of fruits and vegetables. Have fun and be creative. Keep in mind, it’s Winter and maybe your character is outside! Include your name, teacher and grade on your picture. Scan and email it to by March 1st. "

GOTR & STRIDE - Girls & Boys Grades 3-5


Both programs begins the week of March 11th ~ GOTR will happen on Tues. & Thurs. from 3:45-5pm, however, the STRIDE days are still being determined. They will run a 5K on May 19th at St Claire Metropark. The registration cost is $140, and there are scholarships available if needed. The group caps out at 26 for safety regulations. And we are still looking for volunteer coaches for STRIDE if any parents are interested!!!!

Any questions please contact Elisabeth Deller:

Surviving the Jungle Conference

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Northville Mustangs Baseball Camp

A Northville Mustangs baseball camp is being held on Saturday, March 16th & Sunday, March 17th. Please see the attached document for details on the camp. If you have any questions, please reach out to Julie Redwine at

Yearbook Orders

ORDERING: Orders can be placed online. See attached info.

PHOTOS: We need your pictures. When submitting photos please be sure to upload the highest quality photo you can. The program we use to create the yearbook does not accept low quality photos.

If you have any questions, please contact:
Erika Eloff -
Jean Sterioff -

Pal Sign Up Jan - June 2019

Please consider volunteering to assist in the lunchroom during your child/children's lunchtime. You can sign up for lower or upper elementary lunchtimes or both using the following link:

Office Hours

Our office is open from 8:00 to 4:30.

Contact us at (248) 465-2400


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