District Wide Broadcast Message

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Fall Parent-Teacher Conferences
Wednesdays in October (10/3, 10, 17, 24)
Sign up online for Parent-teacher conferences scheduled on the minimum day (12:30pm dismissal) Wednesdays in October with your child's Elementary or Middle School teachers at the link HEREMiddle School conferences will take place in the school library. 
Picture Day

School Picture Days
Individual and class school photos will be taken by grade on the following days:
• Mon., 9/24: Grades 3, 4, 6, 7, 8 (all Middle School)
• Tues., 9/25: Preschool, TK, Kinder, 2nd
• Wed., 9/26: Pre-K, Grades 1 & 5
Want to help? Click HERE

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Fall After School Enrichment (ASE) Classes 
Registration for fall After School Enrichment classes is now OPEN — offerings include ballet, chess, hip hop, Starfire Math, yoga, piano, guitar, coding, Drama Kids and more! Most classes start the week of 9/10. 
See Fall 2018 Schedule & Classes

Common Ground Speaker
Vicki Hoefle: Duct Tape Parenting: Step Back So Kids Can Step Up

  • Tues., Sept 25, 9:30am @ Saint Andrew’s Episcopal School
  • Tues., Sept 25, 7:00pm @ Woodside Elementary; Sellman
  • Wed., Sept 26, 9:30am @ The Carey School

Vicki Hoefle, author of Duct Tape Parenting, challenges parents to take a step back so their kids can step up – even if it takes a powerful adhesive to keep our mouths shut and hands firmly in laps as we watch our children make their own mistakes. She offers a perspective on what it means to be an effective, engaged parent and why giving children space to solve their own problems enables self-regulation and self-confidence.
Click HERE to see Common Ground’s on other upcoming speakers in 2018-19.

Yearbook Cover Contest

Yearbook Cover Contest
Submit your artwork for this year's yearbook cover contest with the theme Four Seasons! Deadline: 11/2

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Fresh Fruit for Snacks!
New this year, The FruitGuys will be delivery fruit on a weekly basic for Brain Breaks and whenever a student needs a healthy snack during the school day. Students can be sent to the office to collect fruit for their class. Learn more HERE.

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Recess and Lunch Activity Options
View the full list of activity options available for Elementary and Middle School students during recess and lunch in addition to playground time. 
Activities for K - 8th Grade Students

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Workshop Education Enrichment
Award Winning Afterschool Academic Enrichment Classes


We provide a Study Skills and Innovation enrichment class for K - 8th graders on all days school is in session, running from dismissal until 6 p.m. The format is mini-lesson, homework or project time, and reflective presentations. Our students learn by doing, and we give children choice to engage them fully in their learning.

Our classes start at school dismissal when students come to sign. Parents can pick up whenever they like. Study Skills class ends at 4:30 and Innovation class ends between 5:30 and 6:00. Parents can request to change schedules by 4:59 p.m. the evening before.

Our enrichment classes have been voted a Bay Area Parent Favorite for five years in a row, and have been featured in The New York TimesThe Daily JournalUniversity of Virginia education magazine, and Design Thinking in Schools

For more information and registration go to www.workshopeducation.org

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2018-19 School Calendar
Be sure to mark down key dates on the calendar for the 2018-19 school year. Click HERE to view the calendar. We strongly encourage scheduling your family travel plans to avoid missing school days.

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Shop Amazon & Earn Up to 10% for WES
Don't forget to use the PTA Amazon link below and earn up to 10% for the PTA on all purchases! 
PTA Amazon Link

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No Dogs on Campus
Please do not bring your dogs to campus. This is a school policy and signs are posted. We have had a significant problem with dog waste on our fields and campus and it is impacting our PE and recess programs. It is also important to provide a safe environment for those with allergies and animal fears.