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Wea Ridge

Elementary

November 16, 2018

Timberwolf Tales

Upcoming Events

 

NOVEMBER 16

Movie Night - Incredibles 2

 

NOVEMBER 19 & 20

Kindergarten Grandparents Day

 

NOVEMBER 20

PTO Restaurant Night - Hot Box Pizza - 350 location 

 

NOVEMBER 21, 22 & 23

Thanksgiving Break

 

NOVEMBER 26

5th Grade Mrs Wright & Miss Martin Field Trip - SIA 

 

 

DECEMBER 4

1st Grade Holiday Show - 6:45 - 7:45

 

DECEMBER 17

Boomer from Pacers to visit

 

DECEMBER 21

End of 2nd nine weeks

End of 1st semester

 

DECEMBER 24 - JANUARY 7

Winter Break

 

JANUARY 8

Students return

Mark your calendars:

Due to the snow day for icy conditions on November 15, 2018,  school will be in session on February 18, 2019. 

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Thanksgiving Break

 

This year, Thanksgiving Break will be Wednesday, November 21 to Friday, November 23.  Have a safe and happy holiday! 

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On October 25, 2018 Wea Ridge ElementarySchool had a Purdue spirit wear day and collected donations for cancer research in honor of our PE teacher, Mr. Schultheiss. The WRE staff and students donated a whopping $702.00!! Way to go WRE!

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PTO News: 

 

NEXT MEETING - Monday, December 3 at 5:30 pm, cafeteria. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend!  Please enter through door #16 (at the back of the building by the Gym).   

 

RESTAURANT NIGHT Hot Box - November 20 - Mention Wea Ridge Elementary and 20% of all orders will be donated to the PTO.  See the attached flyer for more details. 

 

MOVIE NIGHT- Tonight, November 16, Incredibles 2 will be the featured movie for our movie night.  Check in begins at 5:45 at door 16 (by the gym).  Donations of $5 per child ages 4 and up are welcome.  Siblings under 5 are welcome to stay if accompanied by a parent for the entire movie.

Pick up is at 8:30 at door 16. Popcorn, candy, juice and water will be available for purchase from $.50 to $1.00.

Students my bring a pillow and sleeping bag or blanket. 
School dress code applies. No inappropriate attire. 

 

 BOX TOPS - $197.20 submitted from Box Tops!  Keep clipping and sending them in! 

  

The Wea Ridge PTO will be planning several events this year. They will need your help to make them successful!  Please fill out the PTO volunteer form if you are interested in volunteering

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DONUTS for DADS:

 

We had a very successful Donuts for Dads turn out.  We served over 830 donuts!  Thank you to everyone that participated in making this event a hit! 

 The PTO works hard to make this event happen.  A special thanks to all our volunteers:  Michelle Harding, Heidi Wallar, Amber Laffoon, Roxanna Holle, Dana Blanchard, Allen Blanchard, Andrea McVicker, Laura Willenborg and the WRE Student Council members.  

 
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2018 Christmas Parade Snow Prince and Princess

 

Be sure to watch Wea Ridge's Snow Prince, Adam Marshall and Snow Princess, Emma Draper as they represent WRE in this years Lafayette-West Lafayette Christmas Parade December 1, 2018 at 5:30pm.  In the event the Prince or Princess cannot attend the parade, our runners up are Mason Holdgrafer and Brooklyn Sutton.

Congratulations! 

Did you know? Lafayette's annual Christmas Parade kicks off the local holiday season. Letter carriers have walked in the parade every year to pick up letters to Santa. Come on down to Main Street on Saturday, December 1st, for the parade at 5:30 P.M. Bring your letters to Santa and include your address because Santa loves to write back!

Veteran's Day 2018

 

On November 12, 2018, Wea Ridge Elementary honored Veteran's. The students worked hard on learning the songs, making stars for their Veteran family members and art work they completed in art class. The American Legion Post #11 also visited to help with the program events and show the proper procedure on how to fold the American Flag and what each fold symbolizes. Our Veterans each received thank you cards and a carnation bouquet. Thank you to everyone that helped to make this program successful. And special thanks to all the Veteran's!

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From The Library:

 

Don't forget to read while you're enjoying some extra time away from school! Get caught up, or move ahead of your AR goal for the semester! Need a book? We have open library times most of the day Monday and Tuesday afternoon. We received over 200 new books in the library and they're ready for you to enjoy!

If you're missing a book, please search for it over break. Don't forget to keep books safe from, pets, food, drinks and young siblings and guests. Please make sure if your book travels with you, that you remember to bring it home.

 

Happy reading and Happy Thanksgiving!

Mrs. Blanchard & Ms. Janes

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The nurses office is in need of pants. If you have pants that no longer fit your child, would you please consider sending them into the school?  We are in need of all sizes in both boys and girls.  We also need boys shoes.

 

Please remember to send your child to school with coats, hats and gloves.

 

Thank you,  

 

Kim Buckley, RN

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Continued CAUTION! 

 

At this time, some of our playground equipment is not safe for our children to play on.  We have put warning signs up and have taped off the equipment.  The maintenance department is working to make the playground safe for the children.  Thank you for your patience and understanding. 

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Stay informed of weather delays and closings


Snow, fog and other conditions can cause a delay to the start of our school day. Make sure you are signed up for TSC alerts and notifications so you will be informed about a change in the regular school schedule.

Families can receive instant messages via email or text from the TSC through our website. Click on the "Parents" tab at the top and look for the link to "TSC Alerts & Notifications" with instructions on how to create an account. Make sure you are signed up for the "TSC alerts, delays and closings" option, not just for your school's news and alerts.

A delay or cancellation will also be posted on our websites. You will get a pop-up message as soon as you go to the TSC or any TSC school website.

TSC officials notify numerous media outlets if there has been a change to the regular school schedule. These media outlets include, but are not limited to, 105.3 FM-WKOA, 98.7 FM-WASK, WLFI-TV 18, 96.5 FM-WAZY, Journal & Courier and Indianapolis TV stations.

Several factors are considered when making the decision to delay or cancel school. They include road conditions, temperatures, the ability to safely operate buses and the condition of our buildings and parking lots. To learn more, check out the responses to these Frequently Asked Questions.

 
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WEA RIDGE ELEMENTARY

1333 East 430 South • Lafayette, IN 47909 • (765) 471-9321

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