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WCS Newsletter 11.1.19
WCS Newsletter 11.1.19
Jane Pratt
Monday, November 04, 2019

WOOLWICH CENTRAL SCHOOL

www.woolwich.rsu1.org

November 1, 2019

The Woolwich Way

Respect . Responsibility . Honesty . Compassion . Courtesy . Quality

IMPORTANT UPCOMING EVENTS

11/3          Daylight Savings Ends - Fall Back 1 hour!

11/5          Election Day - held at WCS

11/8          Professional Day - No School for Students

11/11        Veteran’s Day Celebrated - No School

11/12        Veteran’s Day Assembly - 1:30 PM (check-in with the office for student pick up from assembly)

11/15        Grandparent’s Luncheon 

11/16        8th Grade Harvest Supper 

CELEBRATIONS!

Great things are happening at WCS!

  • This week we learned about fire safety with some help from the Woolwich Fire Department. Rescue vehicles came to school and Students K-2 were treated to a talk and a chance to explore the truck and ambulance.

  • On Wednesday Mr. Libby spent the day working on the roof as a result of our school meeting its goals for fundraising!

SATURDAY  NIGHT 11/2  SET YOUR CLOCKS BACK 1 HOUR!

2019 VETERAN’S DAY ASSEMBLY AT WOOLWICH CENTRAL SCHOOL

Tuesday, November 12th at 1:30PM in the GYM

Come to see: Grades 1 & 2, Middle School Band and Middle School Chorus. If you would like to take your student home with you from the afternoon performance:

- Please remember your ID

- Check in with the office before the performance. We will arrange for those students to be released to you at the end of the performance.   


            WOOLWICH WARRIORS

The Woolwich Warrior Challenge PTA event was a huge success- thank you to all who participated in the evening! Our top timed racers were delivered to school in a firetruck on Monday morning:

Grades 3-5 - Charli Ware

Pre-K - Kindergarten - Willa Luchies

Grades 1-2 - Colby Walker

Great job guys!

LAST DAY FOR DODGEBALL IS WEDNESDAY 11/6/19

ANNUAL HARVEST SUPPER

Come to the Harvest Supper to support the Woolwich Central School 8th grade class trip to Washington, D.C. Serving homemade beef stew, bread, salads, pies and other desserts, coffee and drinks. The event will be held in our gymnasium on Saturday, November 16, 2019 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. $3.00 child 3-12, $5.00 Senior, $6.00 Adults, and $20.00 household family.


GRANDPARENTS LUNCHEON FRIDAY NOVEMBER 15TH

Please join us on Friday, November 15, 2018, for a brief classroom visit followed by lunch. The sign up sheet is being sent home today, or you can find it on our website. Please turn them in no later than Wednesday, November 13. Hope to see you here! 

Times are: Grandparent Arrival Lunch

Grades 6, 7, & 8 10:40 10:50

Grades K, 1 & 2 11:05 11:20

Grades 3, 4 & 5 11:55 12:15


LUNCH UPDATE


 LINES FROM THE LIBRARY

Many students at WCS have been participating in Global Read Aloud again this year! 3rd-5th grade students just finished Stella Diaz Has Something to Say, by Angela Dominguez. They have been gathering together weekly as a wing to enjoy guest readers and shared discussion. K-2 are participating in GRA during library classes with picture books by Yuyi Morales. Through these books, we have connected with each other and students all over the world using Padlet and Flipgrid. It’s a fun way to show how books can connect us! 


HEALTHY HIGHLIGHTS

Flu season is upon us, and flu clinics abound.  I highly encourage all that are able to get a flu shot.  Here are three upcoming clinics where you do NOT need an appointment and shots are free: 

- Tuesday, 11/5 at the Bath Middle School  2:30 PM - 7:30 PM 

- Monday, 11/18 at Dike Newell School  4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

- Monday, 11/25 at the Woolwich Central School 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM 

For our clinic this year I am going to allow your students to get flu shots without the parent/guardian being present.  If that is what you desire you MUST fill out a form in advance of the clinic.  I have them on my desk so you should call me, (or send me an email) to have one sent home. You can also stop by to fill it out. Students cannot get a shot without you here, if the form is not completed. I am offering this as many parents work and it is hard to get here.  There is NO CHARGE for this flu shot. If you have any questions please let me know. ~ Nurse Sherwood


WCS BASKETBALL

Tryouts will be held Thursday, November 7th with the boys going from 3:00PM - 4:30PM and the girls going from 5:30PM - 7:00PM.  Please note that Physical forms must be turned in before tryouts in order to take the floor. Athletes who participated in a fall sport are all clear to tryout.  Athletes who did not participate in a fall sport need to have a form signed by their doctor stating they are clear to participate. Forms are online or you can pick them up in the WCS office.

THIS IS IMPORTANT !!!!!!!!  Please do not wait. Get the forms done now.

November and December practice and game schedules will be posted online when finalized.  I have not received a game schedule but a tentative first game will be November 26th.

We are all looking forward to an exciting season.

Go Wildcats!


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.

SALVATION ARMY CHRISTMAS SUPPORT

The Salvation Army is currently taking applications for support with Christmas until November 7th. You can apply in person at the Salvation Army on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9AM - 12PM. You’ll need to bring a photo ID, proof of income and proof of expenses. If you qualify, you'll receive an outfit for your children as well as some toys for Christmas.


Click here for more info on Bath Rec Winter Sports:

BATH PARKS & REC WINTER SPORTS PROGRAMS