WMS Friday Forecast

May 4, 2018 - Volume 32

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"May the Fourth Be With You!"

Star Wars Day, May 4, celebrates George Lucas' Star Wars. It is observed by fans of the media franchise. Observance of the commemorative day spread quickly through media and grassroots celebrations.

The date was chosen for the pun on the catchphrase "May the Force be with you" as "May the Fourth be with you". Even though the holiday was not actually created or declared by Lucasfilm, many Star Wars fans across the world have chosen to celebrate the holiday. It has since been embraced by Lucasfilm as an annual celebration of Star Wars


Wredling Families:

Boys Town out of Nebraska works with some challenging teens. Their email newsletter, Disciplining Teens - Issue 1, may provide useful insights on dealing with your pre-teen who is suddenly "angst-filled, moping and ​moody." Several D303 staff members have worked within the model suggested by Boys Town and have found it can be effective.

CLICK HERE to access the article.


ALL MEDICATION (both over-the-counter & prescription) that is stored in the health office for student use must be picked up by the end of the school day on June 5th. All medication that is not picked up
will be discarded through our commercial medical waste disposal service.
Compliance with local, state and federal regulations necessitates that we dispose of all medication safely and promptly.

Thank you for your assistance in this matter.
Your Health Services Team

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The "Early Bird Discount" is NO LONGER AVAILABLE. All registration fees and materials are due back ASAP. You can get to all of this year's information on the WMS website by clicking HERE.

Some important things to note:
  • Two documents (highlighted yellow) MUST BE COMPLETED ONLINE this year.
  • Several documents (highlighted turquoise) must be completed and returned. The number of required forms will vary by grade level and depend upon whether or not your student is new to D303.
  • The Health Survey (highlighted purple) must be completed and returned ONLY if changes have occurred.
  • The School Tool Box link, to order pre-packed school supplies, is now up and running. Click here for further details.
  • You may sign up to volunteer for the PTO and pay dues on the PTO website at www.wredlingpto.org
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We Want YOU!!!

Our students here at Wredling, as well as our staff, have benefitted so much from having a wonderful and active PTO! The PTO has hosted MANY events throughout the year, raised funds, brought in surprises, copied materials, partnered in large purchases, funded team purchases, and provided volunteers for school events and more! We can't do what we do without our wonderful group of parent volunteers!!!

In addition to the open positions posted on the PTO website, there are so many ways you can make a difference here at Wredling! We appreciate each person who contributes to making great things happen here! Let us find a great fit for your particular skillset and time availability. Just sign up or ask! PTO Volunteer Form

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Attention All Athletes Interested in Trying out for St. Charles East Cheerleading:

There will an athlete & parent meeting on May 17th at 6:00 PM in the EAST LRC.

Clinics will be on May 22nd-24th in the Sports Complex from 3:30-5:30 PM. Tryouts are May 25th starting at 3:00 PM.

ALL participants must:

  • have the tryout packet paperwork completed

  • be registered on the East Athletic Website at http://il.8to18.com/scehs

  • have a current physical

Tryout packets can be found in the athletic office or on the 8to18 Cheerleading Page under "Resources" (left column, near the bottom of page)and be printed off at home.

Click Here to go to the D303 Webstore - Summer Programs

Scroll Down to EHS Dance Team options!

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Our Final Parent Univesity This Year!

May 21, 2018-Parent University brought to you by Centennial Counseling

6:00-8:00 p.m. - St. Charles Public Library

Addressing Questions and Challenging Issues while Emphasizing and Demonstrating Self-Care Strategies for Parents

Expert Panel Potpourri. Four local clinicians will answer your toughest questions and challenging issues, while emphasizing and demonstrating self-care strategies for parents on the front line. Questions may be submitted at the time of registration, or during the session.




We are once again offering some great summer camp options for your middle schooler. There are several different athletic and music camp offerings for you to choose from. Registration for these camps is planned to be open by Monday!

  • CLICK HERE for the Athletic Camp information
  • CLICK HERE for the Summer Strings Camp information
  • The July Music Camp for Band & Choir "Save the Date" is below! (click the image to go to the online store after Monday to register and pay)

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