Washington Weekly Newsletter

September 20, 2020

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*Professional Learning Day – Fri, September 25th – NO SCHOOL*

NEWS FROM OUR PRESCHOOL:

Our friends in preschool continue to talk about feelings. What makes us happy, sad, or scared, and what do our faces look like when we feel that way? We will continue to play games and sing songs helping us to learn the names of our friends. Reminder: There is never preschool on Monday.

NEWS FROM OUR KINDERGARTEN:germ collection

Our friends in kindergarten will welcome a scientist from Zoetis, via Zoom, who will speak to us about the importance of washing hands to prevent the spread of germs. We have petri dishes with samples taken from classrooms to show how germs can multiply when given time to do so. 

NEWS FROM OUR 1ST GRADE:

Our friends in 1st grade continue to work on building good habits for solving hard words while reading. We are also switching our math brains from addition to subtraction. Remember to keep reading with your child at home.

NEWS FROM OUR 2ND GRADE:

Our friends in 2nd grade will work on subtraction facts and the next plant mystery, discovering if a plant can grow without light.

NEWS FROM OUR COUNSELOR:

On September 24th at 6:00 p.m., a FREE event will be featured on the Charles City Community School District Facebook page featuring a live Q&A focused on building student academic and social emotional skills. The guest presenter will be answering questions from families to provide skills and strategies to use with students of all ages. If you want to submit a question, email the School to You team at or text the team cell number at 641-257-9064. To learn more about this event, please view the flier by clicking here: Event Flier

NEWS FROM OUR ART DEPARTMENT:

Our new teacher, Ms. Meredith Hamm, wants to invite you to like her newly created Facebook page, “Comet Creators: Charles City Art Rooms” for a look into what is happening in the art classroom. Watch for more information about a potential art class held after school.

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