Kyle R. Wilson Elementary

March 2017

Principal's Message

Dear KWES Families,

Thank you for coming out to support our Jump Rope for Heart Event! It was so great to see the students and their families enjoy a wonderful night of simple fun. I enjoyed meeting more families and jumping rope with the students. With your great support, we raised over $2300 to benefit the American Heart Association! Way to Go Wilson Sea Lions!


A BIG Thank you to Chief McGee, his senior staff, and the members of the Prince William County Department of Fire and Rescue for taking time out of their busy schedules to read to our students in honor of Read Across America Day! State Trooper Carrubba also came in to read to our students in the library. We had a wonderful week celebrating reading and Chief McGee and our local heroes made it that more special!


Uncle Slam visited our school last week to get our kids excited about participating in Uncle Slam's Reading Program. The Potomac Nationals want to team up with local schools to help promote reading. Students that participate will get free tickets to a Potomac Nationals baseball game and on-field recognition before the game. The game is Sunday, May 6th and each bookmark turned in at the game receives two free tickets (please do not send bookmarks to the school). A flyer with details about the program went home in your child’s take home folder. We hope to get great participation from KWES! Our Sea Lions love to read!


This month we have a few great events coming up:

March 13th- 24th PTO Read-A- Thon Fundraiser

March 20th Community Read Day

March 24th PTO Movie Night- 6:30pm-8:30pm “STORKS” will be played

March 27th Spring Picture Day

March 30th –April 6th Book Fair- Evening Hours on April 5th 5:30-7:30

April 7th- 17th Spring Break – NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS


FAMILY STEAM NIGHT

We will have a Family STEAM Night coming in late April (after Spring Break). We need your help to make this a successful event. We are asking for donations of recycled cardboard tubes (paper towel or toilet rolls) and cereal boxes. We will have a box in the Office to collect the materials. We will start taking donations next week on Monday, please donate any and all that you can provide. Thank you greatly!


TRANSFERS

If you are at Kyle Wilson ES on a transfer, please complete a new transfer request for the 2017-18 school year. Transfer requests must be completed each year. They are not guaranteed and are dependent on space. If you are planning to transfer to a new school next year, please make sure that you have those submitted to Ms. Norwood by April 1st. The sooner you get them in the better. If you have completed a transfer to attend another school, I sign those as soon as I receive them. We send them to the requested school for further approval. It is up to the parent to contact that school to follow up on whether or not that transfer will be accepted or not.


WARM WEATHER ATTIRE

It is important that as the weather gets warmer that our students come to school dressed appropriately. Please review the parent handbook on our webpage for more detailed information. However, make sure that students wear shorts or skirts longer than the fingertips of their hands, no flip-flops or tank tops with spaghetti straps. If you have any questions please contact administration.


KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION

If you have a child who will be five years old by September 30th , please join us by registering them for kindergarten on the following dates below:

April 6th – 8:30-4:00, April 19th 5:00 – 8:00, April 20th 8:30-4:00, April 27th 5:00-8:00

All paperwork needed for registration can be found on our website under Kindergarten registration at wilsones@pwcs.edu. If you have any questions, please contact Deb Rodriguez at 571-589-4327.


YOUTH ART MONTH

March is Youth Art Month. Mrs. Tice, our dedicated Art Teacher, will be hosting a 15-day drawing challenge and poster contest for Kyle Wilson Elementary. The winning poster submission will be displayed at the County Art Show. More information coming.

Warm Wishes!


Felicia Norwood

Proud Principal

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