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Week of May 6, 2024

Happy Friday Wakelon Families!


This is Principal Nealy with our Wakelon Weekly Updates! We hope that you all are doing well.  Thank you so much to everyone for joining us Thursday evening for our Spring Music concert.  We appreciate your support for your child. 


Teacher’s Appreciation Week: We are so excited to celebrate our “World Class Teachers & Staff” at Wakelon next week.  Please have your child provide their teacher with an appreciation gift (on Thursday, May 9th).  Our Wakelon PTA and school Administration team will be treating our staff all week.  Thursday will be “gift day”.  Thank you for all that you do to support our teachers and staff! Click here to learn more. Other ways to show your teacher some love are by writing a kind letter, drawing a picture, and wearing their favorite color or team.


National School Nurse Day: Let’s be sure to celebrate our school nurse, Nurse Kelly Heckman on Monday, May 6. Please remind your child to thank our school nurse for all that she does!


Pre-K & Kindergarten Letter Land Parade: will take place on Friday, May 10th at 1:30.  All Pre-K and Kindergarten families are invited to join this fun event.  


WCPSS Family Survey: Help us make your child’s school experience as positive and beneficial as possible by giving honest, thoughtful responses to the questions in our family survey from April 8 - May 17. Please visit:


Rising Kindergarten Orientation:  If you have a rising kindergarten student please be sure to come out and join us on May 23rd from 4:30-5:30 pm.  At this time you will learn all about kindergarten requirements and expectations, meet all of the kindergarten teachers and Principal Nealy, and get a head start on all items needed for the 24/25 school year.  


EOG/Literacy Family Engagement Event: This event will also take place on May 23rd.  We will have some yummy food trucks on campus from 5:00-6:00 for dinner options.  The EOG Parent Session will take place in the cafeteria from 6:00-7:00 for all 3rd, 4th, and 5th-grade students and families.  We will have some fun Literacy Engagement activities for students and families in grades Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd. The Wakelon staff will also have a raffle for Gift Baskets during this event.   We hope to see you all there.  Please use this link to RSVP for this great event.  You do not want to miss this!


Free Summer Camp Opportunities:  Please click here to learn more about some free Summer Camp opportunities for your child this summer.


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


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

@WakelonES and @DenaNealy


Kind Regards,

Principal Nealy