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WCS Newsletter 11.7.19
WCS Newsletter 11.7.19
Jane Pratt
Thursday, November 07, 2019

WOOLWICH CENTRAL SCHOOL

www.woolwich.rsu1.org

November 7, 2019

The Woolwich Way

Respect . Responsibility . Honesty . Compassion . Courtesy . Quality

IMPORTANT UPCOMING EVENTS

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)

11/14            NO GOOD NEWS CLUB

11/15        Grandparent’s Luncheon RSVP due by Wednesday 11/13

11/16        8th Grade Harvest Supper 4:30 - 6:30 PM

CELEBRATIONS!

Great things are happening at WCS!

  • Student-made wooden stools were delivered this week to our Boat Builders. They’re learning the basic woodworking techniques, wood technology and thinking in three dimensions, all of which they’ll need when they start their skiffs!

LUNCH UPDATE

Lunch on Tuesday 11/12 will be Orange Chicken over Rice.  

PD DAY AND VETERAN’S DAY

There will be no school on Friday 11/8 due to a professional development day. There will also be no school on Monday 11/11 as we pause to thank and recognize our Veterans, whose service and sacrifice keep us free.

GRANDPARENT’S LUNCHEON FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 15TH

Please join us on Friday, November 15, 2018, for a brief classroom visit followed by lunch. The sign up sheet has been sent home, you can also 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

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.  

ANNUAL HARVEST SUPPER: SATURDAY 11/16

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.

PTA-WOOLWICH FAN WEAR

You have an exciting opportunity to purchase some Woolwich Central School fan gear! The order form is available online at www.woolwich.rsu1.org (Click Menu, then Documents, then Parent Resources.) Items range in price and many have the option to be customized with your name. The due date is November 22. You can return the form to your child’s teacher or to the office. I hope everyone enjoys the new items we are offering there is something for everyone, even hair scrunchies. If you have any questions, please feel free to email me directly at Amandaorff03@icloud.com  Thank you! ~WCS PTA

PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCE SCHEDULE AND SIGN UP

ALL students, grades K-8 will have ½ days with dismissal at 11:50AM on both Monday and Tuesday 11/25 and 11/26. WCS conferences will only be held on Monday 11/25 from 12:00PM - 6:00PM.

Once again, we will be scheduling Parent Teacher Conferences online with PTCFast.com. On this site you will be able to schedule a conference for all of your children. If you do not have internet access, you can call the office (443-9739) and we will schedule the conference(s) for you, or answer any questions. 

Click on www.woolwich.rsu1.org, then on “Parent Teacher Conference Schedule and Sign Up” link to schedule your children.

  • You will be directed to a screen with all the teachers listed. Click on your child(ren)’s teacher(s).

  • Middle school parents (Grade 6, 7 & 8) should meet with their student’s individual subject teachers. You will have 10 minute conferences and may choose with teachers you would like to speak with.

  • If you have more than 1 child, select “...more than one student” on the next screen.

  • Fill in your child’s first and last name on the next screen and click “done” when finished.

  • Enter your contact information and click “submit.”

  • You will receive an email within the next few minutes, with a link that will take you to the sign up screen, where you can choose what conference time is best for you.

  • We encourage you to leave time between conferences, so that the schedule will not get bogged down. (3:15 - 3:30 and then 3:45 - 4:00, e.g.)

  • Since there are limited time slots available, we are limiting conferences to one per child. Conferences are 15 minutes for K-5 and 10 minutes for 6th, 7th & 8th. Please adhere to the time limit. Feel free to email your child’s teacher throughout the school year to stay up to date. You can find email addresses of staff on the school website. Parents of students in grades 6, 7 & 8 can check their student’s grades and attendance all year, through the Infinite Campus Portal. Please contact the office if you did not receive sign in information.

UPCOMING FLU CLINICS

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: 

- 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


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.

CLICK HERE for Information about Girl Scouts

CLICK HERE for Information about Bath Parks & Rec Winter Sports

CLICK HERE for Information about a SASSMM Parent Letter

CLICK HERE for Information about WCS Fan Gear Order Form

CLICK HERE for Information about Flag Football Camp

CLICK HERE for Information about an upcoming Dental Clinic