Trailblazer Times 3/8/21
Return to in-person instruction
This week in-person instruction will occur for our PreK-3 students and our 4th and 5th-grade students in Cohort B (Mueller and Roy). The WCPSS Board of Education will be discussing whether to bring all 4th and 5th graders in Plan B back full time at their meeting on Tuesday, 3/9. Stay tuned for more updates!
Scholastic Virtual Book Fair (repeated from last week)
Our Book Fair is online! It runs from March 1 - March 14 at Banks Road book fair. Enjoy free shipping on book-only purchases greater than $25. Books can be shipped directly to your home. Teacher Wish List items will be communicated from your child's teacher and can be shipped directly to them at the school. Check out the virtual booklist flyer available here! Thanks for supporting our school and happy reading!
PTA Meeting, Tuesday 3/9/21
Please join us Tuesday. 3/9/21 for a virtual PTA meeting at 6:30 PM. To join the meeting, use the code meet.google.com/yry-qkaf-cwh. Also, the PTA is looking for 1-3 additional people to serve on our Nominating Committee. This group will find people who want to run for PTA office and committee positions next year. We REALLY need your help! Please contact email@example.com if you are interested. Thank you!
Statewide severe weather drill
On Wednesday, March 10th our teachers will demonstrate the technique for a severe weather (tornado) drill. The students will not actually participate in the drill this year due to social distancing requirements.
Single Subject AccelerationThe Spring SSA test request window will be open until March 22nd at 4:00. No test requests will be accepted after 4:00 on March 22nd. The school testing window for SSA will be April 19-May 7 with the exception of kindergarten students, which will take place in June. There will be two options to attend virtual parent meetings to learn more about SSA. One will be on March 10th at 2:00 PM, the other will be on March 12th at 10:00 AM. We will use this link https://meet.google.com/ and the code "ssabanks." Questions may be directed to Mrs. Alford, our SSA contact, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Music in school's month
March is national Music in Our Schools Month! Because we can't put on our school musical due to COVID, we are celebrating in music class with different types of lessons to raise student awareness of how important music is, and how it helps in many aspects of their lives. For more information, check out these websites: https://nafme.org/programs/miosm/ and https://www.google.com/amp/s/nationaltoday.com/national-music-schools-month/amp/
No asynchronous learning day this Wednesday
Our next asynchronous learning day will be Wednesday, March 17th. For a complete calendar: click HERE.
Our P2 character trait this week is humility.
Sarah Simmons, Principal
Tiempos de Trailblazer 3/8/21
No hay día de aprendizaje asincrónico este miércoles
Nuestro próximo día de aprendizaje asincrónico será el miércoles 17 de marzo. Para un calendario completo: haga clic en AQUÍ .
Proyecto de positividad
Nuestro rasgo de carácter P2 esta semana es la humildad.
Sarah Simmons, Directora