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WJCC Elementary Orchestra Solo Festival

On Saturday, March 23, 93 5th grade orchestra students converged on Matoaka Elementary School to participate in our WJCC Elementary Orchestra Solo Festival.  These students performed with great poise, confidence, and musicianship.  We are very proud to announce that 20 of these students were from Matoaka Elementary School and received a Superior rating on their […]

Music in Our Schools Month

Music in Our Schools Month is wrapping up with this more guests visiting our Music class to share their talents with Matoaka students.   Music In Our Schools Month® (MIOSM™)          

Parent Academy: Raising Cybersmart Middle Schoolers – Register Today!

RAISING CYBERSMART MIDDLE SCHOOLERS How to reduce your child’s online risks   This workshop will explore online safety and responsibility for middle school children. Parents will learn about cyberbullying myths and realities, inappropriate content, and how to promote a positive digital reputation for their child.   WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17, 2019 – 6:00PM JAMES BLAIR MIDDLE […]

Lunar New Year2019 in Third Grade

Written by Janna O. (5th Grade Student Reporter) Interview with Mrs. Moran-Alley about the Chinese Lunar New Year  Janna: Did teachers choose this new unit or does it have to go according to each grade? Mrs. Alley: Yes, it does go according to each and every grade. Janna: How do teachers know about the Lunar New Year? Mrs. Alley: The teachers read about the Lunar […]

New Teacher of the Year Award

Congratulations to Emma Zahren-Newman who is Matoaka’s first recipient of WJCC New Teacher of the Year Award. As the oldest of 9, Emma Zahren-Newman has been working with kids her whole life. She is delighted to be teaching 3rd grade at Matoaka Elementary School where she brings together discovery, understanding, play, and respect. Emma is […]