Our Kinder Squad Loves Fridays!

Fourth Grade Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month!

 

Ms. Carroll’s fourth graders celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month with a Flocabulary lesson on Cesar Chavez.  They learned all about what Hispanic Heritage Month is, why it’s celebrated, and Cesar Chavez’s contributions.  Join us in celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month Sept 15-Oct 15!

First Grade Celebrated Constitution Day!

First grade celebrated Constitution Day on September 17th!  We are proud little Patriots!

Fall Gifted ID Deadlines-Due October 15th!

The Williamsburg-James City County Program for Gifted Students provides services for formally identified gifted students in grades K-12.

Referrals for fall screening for K-4 students, not previously screened or new students, will be accepted through October 15th. Referrals can be made by a parent, teacher, or staff member. 5th grade high performing students that are new to the division can also be screened.

If you are interested in learning more about the program or would like to discuss the assessment process contact Debbie Besnier, Gifted Resource Teacher, by phone at 229-1931, or by email at: Deborah.besnier@wjccschools.org.

If you would like to a referral form, you may download it from: https://wjccschools.org/departments/student-services/gifted-education/

All referrals for fall must be received by October 15th.

 

Back to School Night: Sept 20th (6-8pm)

Join us for our 2018-19 Back to School Night September 20th from 6-8pm! Our teachers are excited to meet with families to answer any questions you may have about the upcoming school year. We hope to see you all there!

Back to School Night! Sept 20th (6-8pm)

Join us for our 2018-19 Back to School Night on September 20th from 6-8pm! Our teachers are excited to meet with families to answer any questions you may have about the upcoming school year. We hope to see you all there!

Welcome to Our New Staff Members!

Matthew Whaley has lots of new faces this year!  We welcomed our new staff with baskets full of goodies.  Please join us in welcoming them when you’re visiting!  From left to right:  Carolyn Imoehl (special education assistant), Jennifer Quarles (kindergarten), Julie Collins (reading recovery), Amy Newcomb (special education 2-5), Michael Bruno (long term substitute), Jane LaBua (special education k-2), Kelly Ann Kelly (first grade), Candice Bresnahan (special education assistant), Tijen Monroe (special education assistant), Jessica Anderson (receptionist), Amy Hurley (fifth grade), and Rachel Bristow (fifth grade). WELCOME TO THE PATRIOT FAMILY!

Our Outdoor Classroom is Officially Open!

Last year, we began the construction of an outdoor classroom next to Mattey’s Garden to serve our fabulous little Patriots.  We had an official opening of the classroom before the start of our school year and we are so excited to use it this year!  Special thanks go the following people for making this all possible:  Meredith Robertson-Matthew Whaley PTA, Andrew Taylor-College Creek Construction, Randy Coleman-Coleman Nursery, and Fred Hoar-Fred’s Custom Woodworking.  THANK YOU!