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Week of May 13, 2024

Happy Friday Wakelon Families!


This is Principal Nealy with our Wakelon Weekly Updates! We hope that you all are doing well. We hope all moms and those who are motherly caregivers to our Wakelon students have a Happy Mother’s Day!

Interim Reports: Please expect interim reports on Friday, May 17.   Please reach out to your child’s teacher if you have any questions.


School Speech Pathologist Appreciation Day: May 17th is School Speech Pathologist Appreciation Day.  Special thank you to Mrs. Courtney Roulhac for all that she does for our students.  


Wake Up and Read: Students will have an opportunity to build their home library beginning May 16.   All Wakelon students will get to select their favorite books.  Happy Reading!


Fifth Grade Dance: We will have a dance for our fifth-grade students on Friday, May 17 from 6:00-8:00 pm.  This dance is only for fifth-grade students who attend Wakelon.  Parents can drop their fifth-grade students off at 6:00.  Please be on campus to pick up your child by 8:00 at the latest.  Thank you so much!


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 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!

Raffle Baskets:  You do not need to want to miss the opportunity to earn one of our baskets.  All baskets are valued at 20.00 or more.  Families are encouraged to come to our May 23rd Family Engagement Night.  Tickets only cost a dollar.  Look at these amazing baskets by clicking here. We hope to see you there.


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


PTA Meeting: We will have our May PTA meeting on Monday at 5:30 PM. 


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 the great things happening day-to-day at Wakelon.

@WakelonES and @DenaNealy


Kind Regards,

Principal Nealy