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Week of March 11, 2024

Happy Sunday Wakelon Families!

 

This is Principal Nealy  with our Wakelon Weekly Updates! Wakelon was so happy to host our Superintendent, Dr. Taylor this week!  He shared his admiration for our school and all of the great things that are happening here!  Way to go, Wakelon!

 

Teacher Workday: We have a Teacher Workday on Monday, March 11th.  There is no school for students on this day.  

 

Spring Class and Individual Pictures: Spring Picture Day is upon us! We will have both class and individual pictures on Tuesday, March 12. No money will be collected on picture day. All payments are online and digital. 

 

2nd & 3rd Grade Spring Concert: We are looking forward to our Spring Concert that will showcase the vocal skills of our second and third grade students.  They have been preparing for this beautiful occasion.  If you have a second or third grader, please be sure to come and support them at their Spring Concert on Thursday, March 14 from 6:00-7:00.

 

Festival of Colors: Our first grade team will be celebrating the Festival of Colors on Friday, March 15 at 2:15.  Please view this doc to learn more about this celebration. We hope our first grade parents/guardians are able to attend.

 

School Fundraiser: We are so excited to announce that our school’s PTA is sponsoring the Apex Fun Run.  Please view the following docs to learn more about what to expect.

Click Here to Read: English Parent Letter

Click Here to Read: Spanish Parent Letter

 

Single Subject Acceleration (SSA): It is almost time for the SSA Testing Window! Please watch THIS VIDEO from Ms. Stephens for more information on what SSA is, when the test request/testing windows are, and if your child would be a good candidate for SSA. If you feel your child would be a good candidate AFTER watching the video and/or contacting Ms. Stephens, please fill out this SSA Test Request Google Form between April 1st and April 12th. There is also a bit.ly and QR code on the presentation. If you have any questions, please reach out to Ms. Stephens directly through Talking Points or kstephens3@wcpss.net. 

 

Virtual PTA Board Meeting: will take place on Monday from 5:30-6:30.  Link will be shared by our Board President with all members prior to Monday’s meeting.  Please remember that our school building will be closed on this day. 

 

PTA Newsletter & Calendar:  Please click here to view the upcoming PTA Newsletter and Calendar.  All upcoming school events can be found here. 

 

Art to Remember School Fundraiser: We are so happy to have Art to Remember at Wakelon.  This is an awesome opportunity for parents to purchase your child’s keepsake artwork.  Art to Remember provides families with affordable gift options for various occasions.  Please click here to learn more about this AMAZING opportunity.  

 

W.E.S Yearbooks: Yearbooks will be on sale until Friday, March 15th. The cost is $17. Yearbooks may be ordered online at www.strawbridge.net using the code YB29283. Please remember to send in the online confirmation code with your student. Other forms of acceptable include cash and check. Please send a message to your teacher if you need an extra order form.

 

Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter to see all of the great things happening day-to-day at Wakelon.

 

@WakelonES and @DenaNealy

 

We look forward to seeing our Bulldog students on Monday! Kind Regards

 

Principal Nealy