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January 13, 2020

Weekly Message for January 13, 2020

Hello Wakelon Families!  This is Ms. Cooper with the weekly message.   Happy New Year!!!


Kindergarten Kick-Off:  It’s time for kindergarten registration for the 20-21 school year!  We will hold our kick-off event on Thursday, February 20.  The times are 9:30-10:30 and 5:30-6:30.  Please come out and register your child.  Refreshments will be served along with parting gifts for all students.  Please come out and join us!!!

Clubs:  Clubs for students in 3rd-5th grade will begin on Thursday, January 16.  All clubs will be held afterschool from 4:15-5:30  Parents, please make arrangements for your child to be picked up on time.  Students who are consistently late being picked up will not be allowed to remain in clubs.

Helping Hands: Students who are participating in our Helping Hands program should be picked up by 5:30 each Thursday.  

Spirit Night: Please support our school by joining us at McDonald's for dinner on Tuesday, January 14.  A portion of the proceeds will be given to our PTA.

Military Connected Form:  Please complete the pink form regarding family military status and return to your child's homeroom teacher by January 31.

Readvolution:  We will be taking our students who participated in Readvolution to a hockey game next month.  More information to come soon regarding date, time and field trip forms.

AIG Spring Nomination: Would you like to nominate your child for the Academically or Intellectually Gifted Program? Nominations are accepted all year, but Spring Testing will take place January  30 - February 10. Submit your nomination in writing to your child’s classroom teacher or Wakelon's AIG teacher, Kytrina Frederick, at  

AIG Meeting for Interested Parents: January 21, 2020, at 8:00-8:30 and 4:30-5:00.  Please come out if you would like to learn more about the AIG Program.

Snacks:  Our students receive a fresh fruit and vegetable snack three days a week this month (Monday, Wednesday and Friday).  The snack menu for this week is as follows: oranges, mango chunks and celery with ranch.   Please encourage your child to participate in this healthy snack choice. 

Important Dates:

  • MLK Holiday- January 20
  • Teacher Workday-January 29
  • Report Cards-February 7



 That’s it for this week!