WMS Friday Forecast

March 16, 2018 - Volume 26

Parents - We need your help!

This coming Monday our students will be participating a PARCC simulation to allow them to walk through the testing experience before it is the real thing. We will need every student to bring their FULLY CHARGED CHROMEBOOK plus a pair of EARBUDS. Please ensure your student has both of these items ready to go and brings them with them to school on Monday. We appreciate your help!
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The Conversation

Hello WredHawk Parents:

Being an adolescent is a tough time in every child's life. And with today's culture, our students are struggling more than ever. There are many things that have not changed for our kids- they still yearn for our love and affection, they still want to build strong relationships with peers, and they still want to succeed.

This article talks about why we are seeing our kids struggle. It is a quick and interesting read. While more research is coming, here is a simple takeaway: look at how your kids are using screens and limit their time. Get them in front of their friends and your family.


Congratulation A.A.U.W. Winners & Honorable Mentions!

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Wredling had eight students recognized for their written work this year. We are proud of each of them for their accomplishment! Most of them showed up for a group photo.

  • 7th grade
    Vianne Slovick, honorable mention, for nonfiction
  • 8th grade
    Isabella Hoecker, first place, fiction
    Meghan Brophy, third place, fiction
    Lennon Pinarci, second place, nonfiction
    Christa Holes, third place, nonfiction
    Kaiwen Huang, first place, poetry
    Ava Spielman, honorable mention, for nonfiction
    Noah Badea, honorable mention, for poetry

A little bit about the contest from the local branch of the AAUW: The Batavia-Geneva-St. Charles Branch proudly continues its tradition of encouraging and honoring aspiring young writers through its Creative Writing Contest. In this technological age where communication via texting and tweeting sacrifices creativity for brevity, it is rewarding to see that many young people still take time to seek self-expression through prose and poetry.

Entries are submitted from 7th and 8th graders from our Tri-Cities - Batavia, Geneva and St Charles. Student from public schools, private, parochial and home schooled may submit an entry.

Winners have been invited to attend a special ceremony in their honor on Thursday, April 5, 2018. Congratulate these RedHawks on achieving this honor!

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Buddies Partnering with RISE

Students offer parts of their school day to be a part of the RISE buddy program. Students work together on academic work, social interactions, writing about community experiences, and leisure activities. Here are some fun moments from 3rd quarter!
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Next Monday is our Chipotle Fundraiser night. We have some awesome things planned for our Wredling students. Any cash raised helps us achieve our goals so come on out and make this a great fundraiser for us!

Be sure to either bring the flyer or show it on your smartphone! A whopping 50% of the proceeds will be donated back to our PTO fund!

This coming Monday, March 19th from 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm at the Chipotle at 3821 E Main Street here in St. Charles.

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Science Olympiad Competition

Wredling Science Olympiad participated in the College of DuPage regional on March 10. The team competed in 23 events in all areas of science aligned with the NGSS standards. Highlights included the tower, battery buggy, wright stuff and roller coaster events. A lot of STEM design skills went into creating these devices and collecting data. Medals were earned in Thermodynamics by Nihal Majjiga and Ethan Bingaman, Crimebusters by Jack Morby and Ashwin Jain, and Microbe Mission by Tyler Locklin and Ian Heilers. Way to go Scientists!

2018 Science Olympiad Team

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Fiction on the Fox, an open mic night for creative writers in 6-12 grades, is accepting submissions for this special event. Any students who have a knack for creative writing OR who has a story that you wrote this year that is of quality and worth sharing, please consider submitting your piece. See flyer for additional information.
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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)

Join us at the Saints Remembering Saints Walk-A-Thon

Come join your fellow D303 students and community members as they walk in rememberance of Saint Charles East students who were lost last year. Proceeds from the walk-a-thon will go towards the purchase of memorial benches. All are welcome and encouraged to come together and attend this community event! See below for details!
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March 19, 2018-Parent University brought to you by Centennial Counseling

March 19, 2018-Parent University brought to you by Centennial Counseling

6:00-8:00 p.m. – St. Charles North High School Room 302

Relational Communication with Adolescents: Fostering Connections while maintaining Healthy Boundaries

Relational Communication with Adolescents: How to Foster and Deepen Connections while maintaining Healthy Boundaries, presented by Sara Schramer, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and Centennial Counseling staff member. The session will address how to develop and deepen emotional connections with adolescents while maintaining healthy boundaries.

You can also learn about other upcoming Parent University and Centennial Counseling offerings by clicking here.


ATTN 8th Grade - Future Saints