The Cardinal Connection
Week of April 5th
At J.O. Wilson Elementary School, we are SOARing to success every day in every way by creating an environment in which joy, pride, positive interactions, and growth mindsets lead students to comfort in taking risks, self-advocating, and facing adversity.
Apr. 1st: ENROLLMENT/RE-ENROLLMENT SEASON KICKS OFF
Apr. 5th: 3rd-5th grade Spelling Bee @1:30pm
Apr. 5th: PTA General Body Meeting
Apr. 7th: Cardinal Auction Night Planning Session @6PM (see below to register)
Apr. 8th: 1st-2nd grade Spelling Bee @ 9:30 am
Apr. 8th: Kindergarten Spelling Bee@ 1:45 pm
Apr. 11th-18th: SPRING BREAK
APr. 23rd: JOW New Families Play Date and Enrollment Saturday Event
Apr. 28th: Family Game Night
Extended Office Hours To Support Enrollment
Extended Office Hours To Support Enrollment:
During enrollment season, Ms. Stepehnson will have extended office hours to help support families get enrolled for the upcoming school year. Every Monday- Thursday until May 1st Ms. Stephenson will keep the office open until 7 PM to support families with enrollment.
**During Spring Break the office will remain open until 7 PM on Tuesday, April 12, Wednesday, April 13, and Thursday, April 14th only. **
Please call Ms. Stephenson at 202-698-4733 or email her at email@example.com with any questions as it relates.
It's Enrollment Season!
It's enrollment season at JOW and this year we are going to knock enrollment out of the park! In an effort to assist in hitting our enrollment marks we are going to INCENTIVIZE enrollment by five grade bands: PK3-PK4, K-2nd, 3rd-4th, SPED self-contained classes
- All students enrolled by April 23rd will be entered in a drawing for an opportunity to win a bike, a scooter, 5 tickets to a Nats game, movie passes, board games, over-the-door basketball hoops, and more.
- It's enrollment season at JOW and this year we are going to knock enrollment out of the park! In an effort to assist in hitting our enrollment marks we are going to INCENTIVIZE enrollment by five grade bands: PK3-PK4, K-2nd, 3rd-4th, SPED self-contained and IPL classes.
- The first class by grade band to reach 90% of all students enrolled will win an ICE CREAM party and PIZZA PARTY here at JOW and that teacher will win an additional GOLDEN GOOSE AWARD.
As a reminder, all families can enroll online at https://enrolldcps.dc.gov/ . Any family that needs support with enrollment information, paperwork, the process, has any questions, etc.
GOOD LUCK to ALL and let the enrollment games begin. Please call Ms. Stephenson at 202-698-4733 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions as it relates.
J.O. Wilson PTA Virtual General Body Meeting – Tuesday, April 5th @6PM
(*Note that April’s PTA meeting is the first Tuesday of the month due to Spring Break.)
We are excited to welcome Principal Eric Fraser of Stuart-Hobson Middle School. Principal Fraser will provide a general overview of what families can expect as their students prepare for the transition to middle school.
Register in advance for this meeting:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Free Kid-size KN95
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Save the Date for Labyrinth Family Game Night!
Save the Date for Cardinal Auction Night – Friday, May 13
This is the biggest fundraiser of the year, and we need your help! Assist the planning committee with soliciting donations from local businesses, updating information for the website, and party planning. We will also need on-site volunteers the evening of Friday, May 13, to help the event run smoothly. Please reach out to the PTA (email@example.com) to get involved.
Our next planning meeting will be Thursday, April 7, at 6 p.m. All are welcome!
Meeting ID: 861 4709 7368
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