Washington Weekly

August 13, 2018

Welcome Back!

We are so excited to get a new year started! We hope that you will enjoy our weekly parent newsletter and hope that we will be able to keep you up-to-date with the happenings at Washington.
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Back to School Night - Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Doors will open and class lists will be posted at 5:30 p.m. in the gym on Tuesday, August 14th for Back-to-School Night. This is when you will get a chance to meet your child's teacher and bring school supplies to drop off in the classroom. PTA will be selling Washington t-shirts and PTA memberships, bus passes will be available, add money to your child's lunch account, and many community groups will be here for sign up as well. WE CAN'T WAIT TO SEE YOU!!

Upcoming Dates/Events

  • August 14 - Back to School Night (5:30 pm - 7:30 pm)
  • August 16 - First Day of School!!
  • August 17 - PTA Back to School Picnic - 6pm - 8pm (Bring your own picnic to enjoy out on the playground with other families; PTA will provide water bottles, popsicles, and backyard games!)
  • August 27 - 5th Grade Orchestra Recruiting Visit
  • August 31 - September 3 - Labor Day Holiday - NO SCHOOL
  • September 4 - Professional Development Day - NO SCHOOL
  • September 6 - PTA Meeting - 6pm
  • September 7 - Mad Science Assembly - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
  • September 10 - Jog-a-Thon Kick Off at Morning Assembly
  • September 13-14 - Papa John's Fundraiser
  • September 18 - McAlister's Dining Fundraiser
  • September 20 - Jog-a-Thon (Washington Eagle Run)
  • September 21 - Fall Picture Day

Arrival/Dismissal Procedures

Here is the link to our arrivial/dismissal procedures. Thank you for taking the time to familiarize yourself with them.
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Peachjar Coming Soon!

  • Beginning this school year, Thursday Folders will be used exclusively for academic information specific to each student. School news and community events will be shared electronically through a new communication tool known as “Peachjar.”
  • Upon launch, parents will access school flyers through the Peachjar button that will be placed on your school’s home page.
  • We will let you know when the launch date is as soon as we know!

PTA Information

If you've not had a chance to join PTA please consider doing so. Memberships are $7.00. This organization is a great support to our students, teachers and staff at Washington! Below are some helpful links to the PTA calendar and Facebook page as well as a welcome from the PTA president.

Welcome from PTA President

Washington PTA Facebook Page

Washington PTA Calendar

Norman Public Schools - Mission & Values

To prepare and inspire all students to achieve their full potential.

Integrity, Inclusiveness, Collaboration, Optimism