Wakefield Hills Elementary School

Weekly Staff Update: April 11th-15th, 2016

Happy last week before our Spring break! Last week was certainly a very busy week filled with lot's to do! I appreciate that you all work so hard each and every day. I understand that this time of year is hectic, to say the least, and I am truly thankful for your dedication.

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Happening this week...

*All Week* Literacy Week at WHES!


*Reading Protocol Meeting Day! The schedule can be found here: https://docs.google.com/a/westwarwickpublicschools.com/document/d/1-k2Rv-rEuMpjIX50EbHFOQlc0AJrBoH8WF_1fhJ95tw/edit?usp=sharing

*New Hi-Five Patrol Begins!

*BLC meeting: 2:45-3:15pm at the sign-up location of your choice.

*WHES PTO Meeting: 6:30pm in the Media Center


*IEP Team Meeting Day

*Keith Remillard and Frank Mealy will be in the building during the morning to assist with adding the TestNav app. to Chromebooks for PARCC testing.

*Yoga for Relaxation: Lisa Sherman will teach a yoga class for anyone interested. 2:50-4:00pm in the gymnasium.

*WWPS School Committee meeting: 6:30pm in the Deering Middle School Media Center.


*Townwide Elementary Chorus Concert at WWHS: 7:00-8:00pm.


*Spring pictures from 8:30am-12:00noon will be held in the conference room. The picture day schedule can be found here: https://docs.google.com/a/westwarwickpublicschools.com/document/d/1-co5ZHaOl4PhVhLxoUYb8Fdt1bM5VPlbzpqSenMbkcg/edit?usp=sharing


*Happy Friday!

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Important events, deadlines, etc...

*Teacher Assistants: I need to complete your annual evaluations by May 1st. I will be observing you during the week of April 11th. If you have a time preference for the week please send it to me and I will do my best to see you during that time. I will schedule a meeting with you to discuss the evaluation during the week of April 25th.

*Tomorrow is our next WHES BLC Meeting from 2:45-3:15pm. The sign-up sheet is here: https://docs.google.com/a/westwarwickpublicschools.com/document/d/1R31diWmtMywBKe72aGjP6_CND5T5hLJBpOzz7BCd9g8/edit?usp=sharing

*Reading Week at WHES will be April 11th-15th! Thank you to our reading interventionist, Mrs. Martini-Proulx and Mrs. Petrarca for your work to plan this great week!

*WWPS School Committee meeting: Tuesday, April 12th at 6:30pm in the Deering Media Center.

*Spring Pictures will be held this Thursday, April 14th.

*Spring Break is next week: April 18th-22nd! Enjoy the Week!

*Firefighter Phil will visit grades 1 and 2 on Tuesday, April 26th at 1:30pm.

*PARCC testing for grades 3 and 4: ELA (April 27th-29th) Math (May 3rd-6th) The specialist schedules has several changes for during the testing times. Please review the schedule here: https://docs.google.com/a/westwarwickpublicschools.com/document/d/1xnxvYj76-y48TtxJeEgssnfCYIuwbBV5nmxKhc7jxt4/edit?usp=sharing

*Friday, April 29th is the WHES Family Spring Dance! This event is hosted by the PTO. We hope that you are able to come by!

*Next WHES SIT meeting will take place on May 4th at 2:45pm in the Media Center.

*1st grade field trip to Casey Farm will be on Friday, May 6th.

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***Help Wanted***

*Please remind your students (2nd-4th grade) that they are not to use the side or back stairwells without an adult. If a special situation arises please notify the office.

*School Improvement Team: Please consider joining the SIT team or a SIT subcommittee. This is your school and your input is critical!