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Sunday Night Announcements

 

     

     Hello Wonderful Wendell Families,

 

     Here are the Sunday Night Announcements for the week of January 25th:

 

 

     New Stuff

     

     Updated Front Office Hours

     Beginning tomorrow through Friday, February 12th, front office hours at WES will be Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 8:30-3:30.  

 

     2nd Quarter Report Cards

     Classroom teachers will email 2nd quarter report cards home on Friday, January 29th.

 

     No Asynchronous Day on Wednesday 

     This Wednesday is a regular day of remote learning for students.  Please see the "Friendly Reminders" section below for the a list of WCPSS asynchronous days.

 

     Spring Pictures and Yearbooks

     Due to the uncertain timeline of returning to the building and in the interest of equity for all children, there will be no spring pictures or a yearbook here at WES this year.  Please reach out me at jzellmer@wcpss.net with any questions/concerns.  

 

     2020 Before/After Care Tax Forms

     2020 Before/After Care tax forms were mailed last week.  If you have any questions/concerns, please email our lead secretary, Ashley Alain, at aalain@wcpss.net.

 

 

     Friendly Reminders

 

     Remote Learning Extended

     The WCPSS School Board has voted for students to remain in remote learning through at least Friday, February 12th.  Please do not send your child(ren) to the building, as no adults will be there to receive them.

 

     Asynchronous Learning Days

     The WCPSS School Board has also voted to continue asynchronous learning days in the 2nd semester, albeit less frequently.  Here are the remaining asychronous days for the rest of the 2020-2021 school year here at WES:
 
     Wednesday, February 3rd
     Wednesday, February 24th
     Wednesday, March 10th
     Thursday, March 11th
     Wednesday, April 14th
     Wednesday, May 5th
     Wednesday, May 26th  
 
 

     Before and After Care

     Due to the overall lack of need/interest from our families, WES will not provide on-campus Before/After Care for the 2nd semester.  

 

     Spirit Rock

     Please visit and sign-in to Memberhub in order to pick your week for the Spirit Rock!  Please see Memberhub for all of the details.

 

     Join the PTA!

     This is my weekly reminder to please consider joining the PTA!  In this time of remote learning and school budget limitations, a strong PTA can help support WES students/staff in ways that might not otherwise be possible this year.  Click on this link to join the WES PTA... It's fast and easy!

 

     Passive Fundraisers

     There are three passive fundraisers that bring in additional money for WES... For Free!  Just click on the link below each to put your Amazon, Harris Teeter and Lowe's Foods accounts to work for WES!

 

     Amazon

  
     Harris Teeter
 
     Lowe's Foods
 
 
     Also... Did you know that you can now submit your Box Tops digitally?  Please view this short video to find out how... Thanks for considering this easy way to support WES!
 
 
     Digital Book Access for WES Students

     Did you know that all of our students here at WES have access to a huge collection of digital books?  Please click the MackinVIA logo below and use the following info to login with your child's WakeID:

 

     Username:  First part of the student's email address (before the @wcpss.net).  For example, "jdzellmer".

     Password:  Student's lunch number

                                             MackinVIA

       Please contact our Media Specialist, Nikohl Scheuerlein at nscheuerlein@wcpss.net with any questions/concerns.  Happy reading!

 

     Mr. Zellmer's Google Voice Number

     This year, I will continue to use my Google Voice Number specifically for family communication... You are welcome to text me anytime at 919.374.0503.

 

     WES Homepage

     Please make a habit of regularly visiting our homepage (https://www.wcpss.net/wendelles), as new information will be consistently posted.

 

   

 

     WHO'S GOT IT BETTER THAN WES?  NOBODY!

 

 

 

     Jack Zellmer

     Principal, Wendell Creative Arts and Science Magnet Elementary School

     jzellmer@wcpss.net

     @WESPrincipalJZ

     #WhosGotItBetterThanWES