Welleby Elementary: Weekly Tidbits

Week of June 6, 2016

A Word from Principal Haynes

Greetings Parents,

It's not too late to sign up for our Welleby Summer STEM Camp! Please come by the front office if you are in need of childcare for the summer vacation. Also, save the date to come by the school on August 8th if you need to complete an application for Free & Reduced Lunch--District personnel will be able to assist you. Also, the City of Sunrise will have their annual Back to School Roundup on Saturday, August 13th from 4PM to 7PM.

On behalf of the entire faculty and staff of Welleby Elementary, I want to thank you for all of your support and dedication this school year. We hope that all of our families have a safe, wonderful, and fun-filled summer vacation.

Have a Marvelous Summer!!

Principal Haynes

This Week's Events


June 6th

  • 3rd Grade Honor Roll Ceremony: 8:15AM in Welleby Cafe

June 7th

  • 4th Grade Honor Roll Ceremony: 8:15AM in Welleby Cafe

June 8th

  • 5th Grade Moving Up Ceremony: 8:15AM in Welleby Cafe

June 9th

  • Last Day of School--EARLY RELEASE DAY: Dismissal at 11:50AM

Have a fabulous and safe summer!! See you in August!!

Calendar Events Subject to Change

Spaces Available in our Fee Based PK Program!!!

Do you have a 3 or 4 year old student? Do you need daily childcare?
Check out our Integrated Pre-Kindergarten Class taught by a Florida Certified Teacher! Payments are affordable! There are limited spots available.
Call the front office for more details: 754-322-8850.

Last Chance for Yearbooks

There are a limited number of yearbooks available for purchase. They are on sale for $25. You can send in cash or money order ONLY in a sealed envelope marked with your child's name and teacher. The PTA will fill your orders on a first come, first served basis.

End of Year School Awards

The End of Year Awards Ceremonies are coming soon! Please mark your calendar for the dates listed below. The following awards will be given out:

  • Perfect Attendance (All grade levels)
  • Accelerated Reader Awards (All grade levels)
  • Certificate of Kindergarten Completion (Kindergarten)
  • Bringing Up Grades Awards (3rd-5th Grade)
  • A/B Honor Roll (3rd-5th Grade)
  • Principal Honor Roll (3rd-5th Grade)

Please mark your calendar for the following dates. All ceremonies will take place in the Welleby Cafe.

June 6th: 3rd Grade
June 7th: 4th Grade
June 8th: 5th Grade


Dear Broward County Parents / Guardians,

Florida Statute 1002.45 requires Florida school districts to offer a virtual instruction program to students in grades K-12. A virtual instruction program offers students a flexible option to attend a public school using distance and online learning technologies. The enrollment window for Broward County students entering grades 6 through 12 is open until September 21st, 2016. Enrollment for students entering grades K-5 is open until July 22nd, 2016. Students must meet criteria to qualify for enrollment. More information about virtual instruction program options, including enrollment criteria, can be obtained online at www.bved.net or by calling Broward Virtual School at 754-321-6050.


El estatuto 1002.45 del estado de la Florida requiere que todos sus distritos escolares ofrezcan programas de educación por Internet (o educación virtual) para los estudiantes en los grados K – 12. Un programa de educación por Internet le da a los estudiantes una opción flexible para asistir a clases en la escuela pública utilizando tecnología de aprendizaje a distancia. El período de matrícula, para los estudiantes del Condado de Broward que comenzarán los grados 6 al 12, será a partir del 22 de abril y terminará el 21 de septiembre de 2016. Para los estudiantes que comenzarán los grados K – 5, el período de matrícula se iniciará el 22 de abril y terminará el 22 de julio de 2016. Puede obtener más información acerca de los programas de educación por Internet y de los criterios para matrícula en la página Web www.bved.net o llamando al 754-321-6050.


Lwa Leta Florid, seksyon 1002.45 (Florida Statute 1002.45) ekzije pou tout distrik eskolè nan Leta Florid ofri elèv kap fè klas Kindègadenn rive douzyèm anne (grades K-12) yon pwogram enstriksyon vityèl. Yon pwogram enstriksyon vityèl ofri elèv-yo yon opsyon fleksib pou frekante yon lekòl piblik. Pwogram enstriksyon vityèl itilize teknoloji ansèyman adistans nan Entènèt. Nap asepte anwolman (enskripsyon) ant 22 avril ak 21 septanm, 2016 pou elèv Broward County ki pral fè klas sizyèm rive douzyèm anne (grades 6 - 12). Pou elèv kap antre nan klas kindègadenn rive senkyèm anne (grades K-5), anwolman ap kòmanse le 22 avril epi fini le 22 jiyè, 2016. Elèv-yo dwe satisfè sèten kritè anwolman pou yo kapab kalifye/elijib pou pwogram-lan. Ou kapab ale nan sit Entènèt www.bved.net oswa rele 754-321-6050 pou jwenn plis enfòmasyon sou opsyon pwogram enstriksyon vityèl ak ransèyman sou kritè anwolman.


O Estatuto 1002.45 da Flórida exige que os distritos escolares da Flórida ofereçam um programa de ensino virtual para estudantes do jardim de infância à 12ª série. O programa de ensino virtual oferece aos estudantes uma opção flexível para frequentar uma escola pública usando a tecnologia de ensino à distância. O período de inscrição para estudantes do Condado de Broward que estão entrando na 6ª à 12ª série se inicia em 22 de abril e se encerra em 21 de setembro de 2016. A inscrição para estudantes que estão entrando no jardim de infância à 5ª série se inicia em 22 de abril e se encerra em 22 de julho de 2016. Os estudantes devem atender aos critérios para se qualificar para inscrição. Maiores informações sobre as opções do programa de ensino virtual, incluindo os critérios para inscrição, podem ser obtidas online em www.bved.net ou pelo telefone 754-321-6050.

Increase in After Care Fees

Please be advised that effective July 1, 2016 there will be in increase in fees for After Care Services. The District has increased the rates for the program for the first time in many years. The school activity fee will remain the same.

Additional information can be obtained from the After Care Desk.


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