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December 4, 2020

Dec. 4th-Friday Message

Happy Friday, Families!


We will welcome cohort C of our 4th and 5th graders back next week and we look forward to seeing the students! Please take a moment to review the very important announcements are listed below.


Take care!

~Dr. Sykes

Registration is now open for Virtual Academy for the Spring semester that will begin on Jan. 20th: 

Please visit the site below to register for the Virtual Academy for the Spring semester if:

  1. You registered for the fall only and would like to continue in Virtual Academy for the Spring.

  2. You forgot if you registered for the whole year, but want to make sure you register for the Spring semester.

  3. If your student is in K-3rd grade on Plan B (attending school everyday for face to face instruction) and you want them to attend Virtual Academy instead during the Spring semester.

  4. Your student is in 4th and 5th grade who is on the Cohort A/B/C Schedule but you want them to attend virtual academy when 4th and 5th graders start coming to school daily on January 20th.

Virtual Academy Registration Link: Registration closes on December 9th.

Would you like to talk to Dr. Sykes more (or ask questions) about your enrolling in Virtual Academy or returning back to school before you make your decision? If so, please join one of the Q&A sessions below:

Remote Learning Day Next Week Our Remote Learning day next week will be on FRIDAY, December 11th. We will have face to face instruction and live instruction for VA students on Wednesday.

Reminder: Form to Receive Winter Break Meal Bundles Due Today! 

Daily curbside and bus deliveries will not be operational from Tues., Dec. 22nd to Jan. 1. Child Nutrition Services will be offering free meal bundles that will be distributed Mon., Dec. 21 from 10:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. at select distribution sites. The Winter Break Meal Bundle will include eight breakfasts and eight lunches. One meal bundle per child. You do not have to be a WCPSS student to receive meals, only 18 years of age or younger to qualify. The meals will be provided at no cost. Complete the Winter Break Meal Bundle Form by Fri., Dec. 4.


Picture Day for 4th and 5th Graders in Cohorts A and C

Picture Day for 4th and 5th Graders in Cohort C will be Thursday, 12/10 

Picture Day for 4th and 5th Graders in Cohort A will be Tuesday, 12/15


Picture Day for Virtual Academy Families 12/10 and 12/15

Schedule an Appointment:

Lifetouch will be having 2 days for VA families to sign up for School Pictures. Please know that school pictures are optional and are not required.


You must schedule an appointment using the link above. You will arrive and come through the bus loop where a staff member will conduct a Health Screening for your child and will escort your child into the gym for their picture.



Thursday, December 10 from 10:30 am - 6:00 pm. There will be no appts between 3:30 - 4:15 due to dismissal.

Tuesday, December 15 from 10:30 am - 3:00 pm

(Everyone must have an appointment, Walk-ins are not permitted)




  • December 9th-Virtual Academy Registration closes
  • December 10th-Picture Day for 4th and 5th Graders in Cohort C (during the school day)
  • December 10th-Picture Day for Virtual Academy Students by appoint only. See sign up link and times above.
  • December 11th-Remote Learning Day (Asynchrounous unless communicated by teachers)