Entries by WJCC

Attention 5th Grade Parents

Virginia state law requires that all rising sixth grade students provide written proof of having received a Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) booster shot if at least five years have passed since the last shot (listed as Dtap, Td or DT).  Please plan to have your child immunized as soon as possible and provide documentation of the […]

It’s Allergy Season!

With the beginning of spring, pollen will begin to cause symptoms in our sensitive children.  If your child takes medicine for seasonal allergies, please be sure to treat them promptly so that they can remain in class.  Also be aware that I can rinse children’s eyes when they are irritated, but I do not have […]

Proposed Slate of Officers, 2014-15

The CBB proposed slate of officers for 2014-2015 are as follows: President – Mike Loy 1st VP– Rodelle Williams 2nd VP– Lynda Lyons Treasurer – Wyllo Hanson Corresponding Secretary – Christy Jensen Recording Secretary – Karen Burden Elections will take place Friday May 2nd at Clara Byrd Baker before the Talent Show. If you are […]

February – What Is My Child Doing in PE?

Kindergarten and first graders will learn about heart health and will become aware of their breathing rate during exercise. Students will practice jumping rope. Second and third graders will explore the relationship between heart rate and intensity and continue to learn about energy as it relates to eating from the five food groups. Students will […]

January – What Is My Child Doing in PE?

Kindergarten and first graders will learn about rhythm and dance, and how dance can be used as a great way to exercise.  Students will be introduced to the skeletal system and will understand what functions bones serve in the human body. Second and third graders will continue learning different folk, line, and social dances.  They […]

October – What Is My Child Doing in PE?

Kindergarten and first graders will practice underhand rolling and tossing skills, continue to work on locomotor movements, such as skipping, galloping, and jumping, and will get their first practice on the Rawls Byrd climbing wall! Second and third graders will practice kicking skills, including dribbling, passing, and trapping.  Students will be introduced to the PACER […]

September – What Is My Child Doing in PE?

Kindergarteners will spend the first few weeks of school practicing safe ways in which to move throughout the gymnasium. Basic locomotor movements like walking, running, jumping and hopping will be introduced, as well as the concepts of personal space and intensity First graders will review the concepts of personal space and intensity. They will practice […]