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WCS Newsletter 6.13.19
WCS Newsletter 6.13.19
Jane Pratt
Thursday, June 13, 2019


June 13, 2019

The Woolwich Way

Respect • Responsibility • Honesty • Compassion • Courtesy • Quality 


6/13/19 – Last day for Pre-K

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

6/14/19 – Woolwich Way Assembly – 10:00 AM

6/14/19 – LAST DAY OF SCHOOL – 11:50 Dismissal

7/8 – 8/2 – Summer Breakfast Program @ Fisher-Mitchell

9/3/19 – First day of School


Great things are happening at WCS!

  • Our boatbuilders launched their dinghies! The successful launch happened at the Nequasset Boat Launch with the entire middle school cheering them on. Congratulations on a job well done!

  • The 4th grade Famous Mainer Wax Museum was amazing! So many famous Mainers, all in 1 space!

  • The 3rd Graders held their Celebration of Learning, showing friends and family all they had worked on this year.

  • 2nd graders had many visitors to their Bird Expedition Showcase!! Well done!

  • The Science Olympiad for grades 3, 4 & 5 – with the infamous egg drop, was a raucous success!


The last day of school is tomorrow, Friday, June 14th. Dismissal will begin at 11:50. The Woolwich Way Assembly will begin at 10:00 AM. If you would like to take your child home with you after the assembly, please send a note in with your child, so they can be ready to go.


This year we bid a fond farewell and happy retirement to Mrs. Weston, Mrs. Lane, Mrs. Friant and Mrs. Simpson who are all retiring after almost 90 years of combined service here at WCS! Each of them have been passionately dedicated to serving our students, staff and the community of Woolwich and for that we will be forever grateful.

I know that each of them have plans to enjoy time with their families and a well deserved break. We will miss them terribly and wish them nothing but the best in their futures!


Did you know studies show that students who do not read over the summer experience a loss in reading skills? That’s why it’s critical for kids to keep reading all summer! Woolwich Central School really wants to support families in their efforts to keep kids reading. You can find summer reading resources posted on the WCS Library website as well as online reading options like Tumblebooks. Also, stayed tuned to our school Facebook page. You'll see familiar faces in book recommendation videos posted throughout the summer!


Please check the website through the summer for class supply lists and other important information.  


The office will be open on Wednesdays this summer from 8-3.  


The RSU1 Food Service Program is offering FREE Breakfast this Summer!

Regional School Unit 1 (RSU1) will be offering FREE Breakfast to all students in our community this Summer! Breakfast is available to all children, ages 2-18, without charge, and is the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, age or disability. Breakfast will consist of a choice of cereal and milk or a whole-grain breakfast bar and a choice of fruit or juice. Please take advantage of this opportunity to start your day with a FREE Breakfast.

Breakfast will be served at: Fisher-Mitchell School, 597 High Street, Bath, Maine, and will begin on Monday, July 8th and then continue, Monday-Thursday, until August 2nd from 8:00 am to 8:45 am.

Each year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture partners with local organizations like RSU1, to provide free meals to children when school is out for the summer. Tim Harkins, Food Services Director

Link to more information

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.


If you have a tattered or unserviceable American flag, it can be dropped off at any American Legion Post for correct disposal. Bath Legion has a big mailbox outside for flag drop off. Also, if you want to send them to school, Mrs. McDaniel will take care of them.


Please check this link for all the information you need about the Bath Heritage Days Celebration!