September 2021

WES Newsletter

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Welcome Back!

We have had a great first few weeks back to school. We have greatly appreciated all of our families patience and cooperation as we have worked through parent pick-up procedures, child transportation plans, and delayed buses as we learn the new routes. The reason our School is so aWESome is because of the kids and families we get to work with. Thank you for a great start to the 2021-2022 School Year!

Facebook & Class Dojo

Have you "LIKED" our Wheatfield Elementary School Facebook Page yet?!

Click HERE to do so:

Have you signed up for your child's Class Dojo?!

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Meet Our New Staff Members

Please welcome the following staff members to our WES family!
  • Mrs. Hazlett | Transitioned to Title I Teacher
  • Mr. Parks | Transitioned to 1st Grade
  • Mrs. Toppen | Transitioned to Instructional Coach
  • Mrs. Biggs | Transitioned to Kindergarten Teacher
  • Mrs. Lindemer | 3rd Grade Teacher
  • Mrs. Panozzo | 3rd Grade Teacher
  • Mrs. Previs | Kindergarten Teacher
  • Mrs. Knight | Kindergarten Teacher
  • Ms. Phillips | Mrs. Parks' Maternity Leave
  • Mrs. Cooley | Kindergarten Instructional Aide

College Go! Week

September 21st - September 25th is College Go! Week.

We will have themed dress-up days, and students will learn more about life after High School Graduation.

End-of-Day Transportation

If the plan for your child's transportation changes during the school day or you forgot to send in a note. Please call our School Office. 219-956-3221. Do not email or leave a Class Dojo message with your child's teacher.

Improving Reading @ Home

One way is to read out loud to your child for 10-15 minutes per day. Reading to your child is beneficial in many ways. It exposes him/her to vocabulary he/she might not get otherwise. This helps strengthen reading comprehension. When you read aloud:

1. Define unfamiliar words.

2. Give examples of how a word's meaning can change depending on how it is used in the sentence (ex. pet can be a noun or a verb).

PTC Meeting, September 2nd @ 3:45 PM

Labor Day, September 6th | No School

School Picture Day, September 16th

Kindergarten Vision Screening, September 23rd

Thank You!

I wanted to give a BIG 'Thank You' to our Students, Parents, Staff, and Community for the warm welcome as the new Principal at WES. Everyone has been so kind, caring, and gracious to me as I move into this position. Wheatfield Elementary and our Community is a very special place filled with the best of people. It is my honor to serve you in this position and continue to make WES the "place to be".

Mr. David Myers