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WCS Newsletter 5.24.19
WCS Newsletter 5.24.19
Betsy Lane
Friday, May 24, 2019

WOOLWICH CENTRAL SCHOOL

www.woolwich.rsu1.org

May 24, 2019

The Woolwich Way

Respect • Responsibility • Honesty • Compassion • Courtesy • Quality 

IMPORTANT UPCOMING EVENTS

5/27/19 – Memorial Day – NO School

5/30/19 – Grades 3-5 Recorder Concert and Art Show – 6PM

5/31/19 - 5th grade RSU1 Social/Dance – 6:30 - BMS

6/2 – 6/6/19 - 8th Grade DC Trip

6/4/19 - 5th Grade trip to Boston

6/5 & 6/6/19 – WCS Book Swap!

6/8/19 - 8th Grade Fancy Dance – 7:00 -9:00 PM

6/13/19 – Last day of Pre-K

6/13/19 – Recognition Night for 8th Grade – 7:00 PM

6/14/19 – Last day of school K-8– 12:00 dismissal

CELEBRATIONS!

Great things are happening at WCS!

  • Morse Shipbuilders Committed spent the morning with our 5th grade classes. They are a group of high school students committed to being the best they can be in all aspects of their lives through leadership training, wellness, knowledge, and camaraderie. Today they shared some of their own work with our 5th grade classes in hopes to set an example for these kids as they move into middle school and eventually into high school and college.
  • The Woolwich Central School kindergarten classes, along with support from the school community, recently raised $244 for a fundraiser to drill a well so that children in rural Kenya can have clean drinking water. The kindergarten students made posters and some even donated their own birthday money and piggybank contents to help these students in Africa.

MEMORIAL DAY

..Memorial Day remains one of America's most cherished patriotic observances. The spirit of this day has not changed - it remains a day to honor those who died defending our freedom and democracy. - Doc Hastings

There will be no school on Monday, May 27th, as we remember and honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice to keep our country free.

GRADES 3-5 SPRING RECORDER CONCERT AND ART SHOW

Thursday, May 30th is the last spring concert of the year! Join students in the cafetorium at 6:00 PM as they play selections including: Fais Do Do, Viva la Musica, Springtime in Kyoto and Minuet. There is amazing art work in the lobby as well.

7TH GRADE THANKS AND APPRECIATION

What a wonderful spaghetti supper last Saturday! Thank you to the Woolwich community, who consistently supports our kids and their goals! The 7th grade is off to a great start in their fundraising for DC2020!! Only 4 more school days til DC2019!!

BOXTOPS

The final collection date for this year for Box tops is next Friday 5/30/19. Please turn in all your Box tops next week!! See the attached flyer about the big changes coming to Box Tops, and easier ways to earn money for our school, through the PTA!      Box Top Flyer

LIBRARY BOOKS? LUNCH BILLS?

Please make sure you've turned in any overdue library books, and that your lunch bill is up to date. Remember, if there is money left on your lunch account at the end of the year, it will be waiting for you in September!!      

8TH GRADE STEP UP DAY AT MORSE!

Morse High School Step Up Day is on Tuesday! Our 8th graders will be going to MHS to learn more about their future high school careers. We will leave from Woolwich school at 8:45 am and return by 10:45 am. Students will have the opportunity to tour the school and sign up for clubs and sports.

In accordance with School Board policy, the following promotional announcements have been included at the request of the sponsoring organization because they may be of interest to students and their families. These activities are not sponsored by the school, and inclusion of these announcements does not constitute endorsement of the organizations or activities by the school.

FRANCE TO MAINE FOREIGN EXCHANGE PROGRAM

If you are interested in hosting a French student this summer, please contact Erin Holbrook at erin.bonjourmaine@gmail.com, or 207-607-9609. She is working with Julie Gilbert of Bonjour Maine through the French agency Sejours Home Abroad. There are still students available, June 27- July 17, and July 17 – August 7.