Wiggin Street Parent Update

March 18, 2022

Better Together

Dear Wiggin Street Families,

Our teachers have been highly engaged in Professional Development today. This will be a quick message, but I wanted to share out some great pictures from this week and information about Talent Show Tryouts.

Best wishes and have a wonderful weekend!


Christy Grandstaff

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Librarian for the day, Caroline Morr

Art Teacher for the Day, Mrs. Elena

Elena got to be "Mrs. Biggerstaff" (though she asked that her students call her Mrs. Elena) and, she taught the class an art lesson of her choosing. She wanted the class to draw the character "Puss in Boots." She did a wonderful job and was very patient and encouraging to her students!

3rd Grade Dental Screening

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3rd Grade Fun Cooking a St. Patrick's Day Treat with Dr. Snow

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2nd Grade Shares Books with Kindergarten

Mrs. Clippinger's class wrote books about an animal based on the series If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Numeroff and shared them with Kindergarten students.
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Kids Heart Challenge

Students have until Friday before Spring Break to collect. Money is due anytime during the week of March 21-25.

Homework Club

Homework Club will resume next week!

Fifth Grade Camp

Fifth grade students will be taking a day trip to Heartland in May. Schools are partnering with their shared specials school.

May 2nd Twin Oak & Columbia

May 9th Dan Emmett & East

May 16th Pleasant St & Wiggin St

Buses will leave at 9 am to be there by 10am. We will leave Heartland around 5pm. Heartland will provide lunch in their cafeteria and a snack will be provided a little later so kids are not hungry on the way home.

More details will be coming.

Friends of Wiggin Street

Save the date! Friday, April 22nd the Spring Fun Festival is BACK!!!

We will be needing donations of cookies, brownies, and Rice Crispy Treats for desserts in the cafeteria:)

Thank you to the Mount Vernon YMCA for making a fun donation for the basket raffle. More info. to come!

Next FOW meeting is Thursday, April 7th @ 5:00 pm. This is a change from the originally scheduled April meeting due to the K-2 Spring Mini-Musical being performed April 5th.

Thrive Kids

We had a fun week as we continued working on the PUSH movement throughout our classes and encouraging the students to build their GRIT! Two lessons we learned this week:

  1. Who you follow matters. The people around us will influence our mindset and actions which means we need to be aware of who we surround ourselves with! It’s not easy to “unfollow” someone but the more aware we can be of how we are being influenced the better leader we can be!

  1. Hard work is easier when it’s fun! We learned a new skill this week, wall walks, and the students challenged themselves all while having fun! We discussed how much easier it is to push through discomfort and overcome a challenge when we are having fun!


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Have a great week and work hard!

-Coach Hannah

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Idle-free Zone

For pick up, please do not arrive until 3:30. There is no stopping, standing, or parking on E. Brooklyn St. allowed. Also, please reminder that our school is an Idle-free Zone. Protect our children and the community by turning off your engine.
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Upcoming Important Dates


21 District Spring ELA Testing Opens

22 Battle of the Books @ HS theater

22-23 4th Grade ELA State Testing

23-24 5th Grade ELA State Testing

25 Report Cards go home 3rd 9 wks

25 EXTRA Popcorn Day:)

26-31 MVCSD Spring Break


1-3 Spring Break continued

4 School Resumes

5 Spring Mini Musicals beginning @6:30 in the WS gym

5-6 3rd Grade ELA State Testing

7 PTO Meeting, 5:00

8 Popcorn Friday

11 District Spring Math & Sci Testing Opens

13 Gifted Seminar @ Ohio Historical Center

14 District Spring ELA Testing Closes

15 No School

19-20 3rd Gr. Math State Testing

20-21 5th Grade Sc. State Testing

22 Spring Fun Festival 5-8:30

26-27 4th and 5th Gr. Math State Testing

29 Arbor Day


2 District Spring Math & Sci Testing Closes

2 NWEA MAP Window opens

2-6 Teacher Appreciation Week

3 PTO Meeting, 5:00

6 Popcorn Friday

6 Kenyon Dance Collab. Performance

9 Kindergarten Screening

12 5th Grade vs. Staff Hockey Game

13 5th Grade Cases for Smiles

13 End of the Year Picnic

16 5th Grade to Heartland Camp for the day with Pleasant Street

18 Field Day

19 Field Day Rain Date

20 NWEA MAP Window closes


22 High School Graduation

24 Talent Show

26 End of 4th 9 weeks/Last Day of School

26 KDG Graduation 9:15 am

26 5th Grade Graduation 10:30 am

26 Final Report Cards go home

27 Teacher Work Day

30 Memorial Day