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This article may provide information for parents of preschoolers as they prepare their children for kindergarten. 

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100th Day Celebration

Next Wednesday we will be celebrating the 100th day of school with a special dress up day.  We are inviting the staff and students to dress up as though they were 100 years old.  (However, we are asking that the students not bring walkers or canes).  If you need some inspiration for 100th day outfits we’ve created a Pinterest page http://pinterest.com/clkography/100th-day-of-school/   Please do not feel obligated to purchase outfits especially for this occassion.  Outfits can probably be found by combining outfits that are already in your closets.

 

 

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It seems as though some elves decorated the principal’s offices today while they weren’t in them.  You just never know what will happen on WACKY WEDNESDAY!

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Local Report Card Superstars

Today we unveiled a secret video we’ve been making for the past few days.  Eight randomly chosen Fourth graders gave up some of their lunch recess time to help us tell the world what an EXCELLENT job we are doing at WES.  At the following link you can learn about the preliminary Local Report Card data that we released last week by the Ohio Department of Education.  The link is:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SOesVeFA2lw&feature=plcp

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Canned Food Drive

We are amazed at the generosity of out staff and students, once again. Today, we invited everyone to wear sweat pants and brings canned and boxed food in memory of our friend and middle school teacher Barb Norton. Mrs. Norton, who recently passed away, was a champion of children and families in need. The food, household items and money donated will be given to God’s Storehouse where Mrs. Norton volunteered. Thank you to the WEA for organizing this activity.

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Math Parent Meeting

Last night we had about 100 parents join us for the math parent night.  If you didn’t have a chance to join us last night Cridersville Elementary will host a math parent night on Wednesday at 6:30.  You are, of course, welcomed to attend.

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Look Who’s Talkin’

We are learning that most of the time the discussion about a math problem is more important than writing the correct numbers on a paper. In this picture 3 fourth graders work together to solve a problem. Join us tonight at 6:30 in the Wapak Elementary cafeteria to talk about math with us.

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