It’s National Teacher Appreciation Week! (May 5-11)

This week is the nationally recognized Teacher Appreciation Week!  Our wonderful teachers care so much for your little Patriots and work very hard each day to create lifelong learners.  Join us in taking a minute or two this week to thank them for all they do!  We are so grateful for the amazing group of educators we have at Matthew Whaley! #thankateacher

Blaze Fundraiser: April 23rd (5:30-8:30pm)!

Join us for another fun-filled night of support for our fabulous PTA at Blaze Pizza Newtown (5134 Main Street) on Tuesday, April 23rd from 5:30-8:30 p.m.!  Bring the flyer below or show it on your phone in order for our PTA to receive 20% of the proceeds back for our school.  We hope to see you all there!

 

Blaze April Fundraiser Flyer

2019 SOL (Standards of Learning) Test Information

Our state testing is quickly approaching!  Everything you need to know about our upcoming SOL testing in May is attached here to include the following:  which students are taking the tests, when the tests are taking place, what is being tested, and tips to help your student succeed.

Spring 2019 SOL Parent Information.pptx

MWES Spring 2019 SOL Schedule

 

 

Our Career Wax Museum Was Spotlighted for the School Board!

Follow the link below to watch the segment from Tuesday’s School Board that highlighted our fifth graders’ recent Career Wax Museum and Mrs. Kendall Almasian’s introduction of the career readiness instruction that occurs at the elementary level.

Great job Mrs. Almasian!!

(the segment starts at 1:24)

https://youtu.be/JuGCtjllRd8?t=5053

Strawberry Festival Volunteer Sign Up!

Our annual Strawberry Festival is just around the corner! In order to make this event the most successful it can be, we will need some help. We know your time is indeed precious, so we appreciate in advance anything you can provide to this fabulous event. Please use this sign up genius link to let us know what you can help out with and for how long. Thank you so much!
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a044aa5a929a7fd0-2019

SCA Clean the Community Day! Fri, March 22nd 5-6:30p.m.

SCA is sponsoring a clean the community day on Friday, March 22nd from 5-6:30 p.m.  We will be traveling on foot around Matthew Whaley’s campus and through CW collecting litter and disposing of it properly.  If you’re interested in joining us, please meet on the front steps of Matthew Whaley Friday at 5 p.m.  SCA will provide all of the materials needed for the clean up.  All students participating in this event must be accompanied by an adult.  Thank you for helping us keep our community beautiful!  Check out the flyer below for more information:

SCA Clean the community day

SCA Clean the Community Spanish

Third Grade Presents Their Annual Leprechaun Traps!

Our third graders showcased their annual leprechaun traps on Friday to model simple machines!

Join Us for Family Night Thurs, Feb 21st (5-6:30pm)!

We hope you all can join us Thursday night from 5-6:30 p.m. for our family night!  There will be grade level educational activities and lots of wonderful information to share.  We’re looking forward to seeing lots of families!  Check out the attached flyer for specific information about grade level activities:

Family Night Flyer

Healthy Valentine’s Day Treat Suggestions

Happy February Patriot Families!
Please see the attached photo for healthy Valentine’s day treat suggestions that adhere to WJCC’s new food guidelines. Please be advised that we are no longer able to exchange candy. We’re looking forward to a healthy Valentine’s Day with our little Patriots!

Buffalo Wild Wings Spirit Night January 28th!

Make it a fun night out on January 28th from 6-8pm at Buffalo Wild Wings on Courthouse Street!  10% of your sales will come back to Matthew Whaley to support our PTA!  You must present the attached flyer in order for MW to receive the funds.  You can dine in or take out.  We hope to see you all there!

BBW Jan 28