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Ms. Chidester's Weekly Message: 10/20/23


Dear Conn Magnet Elementary School Families,      


Donations Needed: Thank you to everyone who has donated items for our Idea Factory! We are now only in need of tissue boxes, cereal boxes, and paper towel rolls. We appreciate everyone's support!



000 000 UCPSS Family Academy in partnership with WashinGTon & Conn Elementary presents... SAFETY NOVENBER 2 e G:30pm WASHINGTON GT NAGNET ELERENTARY 1000 FAYETTEVILLE STREET CLICK TO RSVP!!


Dismissal Check-Out Procedures: Appointments that require students to leave school early during the school day will require an adult check-out. Students will be called from class when the parent arrives to check them out. In order to check your student out, you may use the bell outside the main office to make your request. A photo ID will be required to check students out early. We do not permit early check-outs after 3:15 p.m. due to preparing for dismissal.  



WAKE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM Let's Talk About: Student Assignments & Transportation With a special visit from new WCPSS Superintendent Dr. Robert Taylor District 4 Board Advisory Council Meeting AT LIGON MIDDLE SCHOOL WCPSS DISTRICT 4 SCHOOL BOARD REPRESENTATIVE A 1.5 Hour Discussion Free & Open to the Public TARA WATERS Thursdav October 26th Ligon Magnet Middle School Principal Gary Duvall 706 E. Lenoir Street Raleigh, NC 27601 FEATURED SPEAKERS: Glenn Carrozza Assistant Superintendent for School Choice, Planning & Assignment Susan W. Pullium Senior Director, Office of Student Assignment Mark Strickland Chief of Facilities & Operations RSVP: 


PTA Updates:     

All for Conn, the PTA’s annual fundraiser, is in full swing and needs your help to ensure we reach our $45,000 goal! Please consider a donation of any amount to help fund programs that lift up ALL Conn students, teachers, and staff. Click here for more information and to make your donation today! 


Show your CONN pride! We have new t-shirts, sweatshirts, and sweatpants available for pre-order. Visit our online spirit wear store to see new designs and colors in youth and adult sizes. Orders will be delivered to homerooms in November. 




Gabriel Chidester, Principal  


Important Dates to Remember    

  • Friday, October 27- Book Character Day        
  • Tuesday, October 31- Entrepreneur Day       
  • Wednesday, November 1- Teacher Workday/No School    
  • Thursday, November 2- Internet Safety at Washington GT Magnet School @ 6:30 p.m.    
  • Tuesday, November 7- Teacher Workday/No School      
  • Friday, November 10- Holiday/No School   
  • Monday, November 13 - Friday, November 17- Book Fair 
  • Wednesday, November 15- Literacy Night @ 4:30 p.m.   
  • Monday, November 20- 5th Grade Musical @ 5:30 p.m.     
  • Wednesday, November 22 - Friday, November 24- Holiday/No School    
  • Friday, December 8- PreK Family Partnership Day   
  • Thursday, December 21 – January 2- Winter Break/No School