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Bulldog Bites Jan. 22-26
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Thursday, January 25, 2018

Bulldog Bites

      from the elementary school                                  

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Week of January 22-26

  • Students 4K-5 participated in presentations regarding bus safety this week.  Representative from Dousman Transport Company provided hands-on experiences for students in grades 4K-3 and a leadership training for students who ride the bus in grades 4-5.  Please look for a brochure from Dousman, “Rules of School Bus Safety”, that was sent home this week with all students.  Bus safety is very important.  Please take some time to review the brochure with your child(ren).

  • Congratulations to the following elementary students who had pieces that were selected to be published for the Southern lakes Anthology: Katelyn Stearns, Ayden Andrysczak, Evan Welsh, Antonio Perez, Malik Kumisbayev, Libby Anhold, Kara Rees, Caleigh Gamble.

  • The WBES Student Council will be hosting a food drive for the Elkhorn Area Food Pantry during the month of February.  There are specific items in need so each week the student council is requesting the following items:

    • Week 1 - February 5-9: Canned Good, Condiments and Boxed Items --- Chicken Noodle Soup, Pancake Mix, Rice Packages Pasta Sides, Pork and Beans, Canned hash, Ranch Dressing, Italian Dressing, Pancake Syrup, Mustard, BBQ Sauce

    • Week 2 - February 12-16: Personal Hygiene --- Toothbrushes, Toothpaste, Mouthwash, Soap, Deodorant, Hair Brushes, etc.

    • Week 3 - February 19-23: Pets Week --- Dog Food/Treats, Cat Food/Treats, Bleach, Cat Litter, Paper Towels, etc.

    • Week 4 - February 26-March 2: Canned Good, Condiments and Boxed Items --- Chicken Noodle Soup, Pancake Mix, Rice Packages Pasta Sides, Pork and Beans, Canned hash, Ranch Dressing, Italian Dressing, Pancake Syrup, Mustard, BBQ Sauce

  • Milwaukee Bucks ATTENDANCE MATTERS: The Milwaukee Bucks and Wendy’s Attendance matters program is returning to schools this year.  Students who have perfect attendance, with no tardies, during the month of February will receive a complimentary ticket offer for a Bucks game.  

  • The William’s Bay District Spelling Bee is coming up in February. Every year, students in grades 4-8 participate in their classes spelling bee to see who will compete in our district. Winners from our school district competition will then move on to the next level of competition at the Regional Bee in Whitewater. Parents and family members of participants are welcome to come on February 2, 2018 at 9 am in the Elementary Gym. Families will be notified when students have qualified. It is always good to see students learning new words and giving their all in this annual event!

  • Williams Bay Elementary School will host 4K screening on Thursday, March 8 and Friday, March 9.  Children who will be four years old on or before September 1, 2018 are eligible for 4K/P.A.W.S. attendance.  All students will be required to provide a certified copy of their birth certificate.  Information will be sent home soon requesting name and address of children you believe will be 4K/P.A.W.S. age in the fall of 2018.

  • Spring Parent/Teacher Conferences will be held on February 15 and 20 from 3:45-7:15.  This year these spring conferences will be primarily be for specific students that teachers feel an additional conference is necessary.  Parents are welcome to contact teachers to arrange a conference if one is desired.  4K/K and 2nd grade teachers are planning to include information meetings on Feb. 15 to help prepare students for the transition to the next grade.   Teachers will provide more specific information to families in the coming weeks.

  • 5th Grade Families: We are now in the 3rd quarter and it’s that time of year for students and parents to consider all the options Williams Bay Middle School has to offer.  To help prepare you and your child for next year we will be hosting a “6th Grade Information Night” on Thursday, February 8, 2018 at 6:00 p.m, in the Middle School Lecture Center.   Discussion items are: Promotion Policy, Acceleration Process, as well as clarify course options so you and your child will be able to make appropriate decisions about their future schedules.   We will also be answering any questions you may have about your child’s education.

Lunch menu for the week of Jan. 29-Feb. 2:

  • Mon. Jan. 29: Grilled Cheese Sandwich OR Chicken patty of a Bun

  • Tues. Jan. 30: Homemade Lasagna and Garlic Toast OR Italian Meatball Sub

  • Wed. Jan. 31: Soft Shell Taco OR Chicken Fajita

  • Thurs. Feb. 1: BBQ Chicken Sandwich OR Roasted Hot Dog

  • Fri. Feb. 2: Pizza Parlor Pizza OR Hamburger

Upcoming events:  

  • February 2 - Spelling Bee, Grades 4-8 @ 9:00 in the Elementary Gym

  • February 8 - 6th Grade Information Night @ 6:00 in the MS Lecture Center

  • February 9 - Geography Bee, Grades 4-8 @ 9:00 in the HS Lecture Center

  • February 12 - Board Meeting at 7:00

  • February 15 & 20 - Parent/Teacher Conferences 3:45-7:15

  • February 22 - Teacher Inservice - No School

  • February 23 - Winter Break - No School



                                                     


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