January News and Notes

posted Feb 16, 2017, 9:18 AM by Elizabeth Nelson
Good Evening Wolf Swamp Families,
 
Half Day This Friday 1/27/17
As a reminder, this Friday January 27, 2017 students will be dismissed at 11:30 AM so that staff can attend Professional Development.  All staff will be leaving Wolf Swamp Road School immediately following dismissal to make their way to our workshop, so it is imperative to make proper arrangements to pick up your child at Wolf Swamp Road School by 11:30.
 
As a reminder, our preschool dismisses 10-15 minutes before our K-5 students.   Should you arrive more than 15 minutes early to the live line, we are asking that the preschool parents, which are limited in numbers, gain access to the front of the live line.  We will continue to ask parents or guardians of students in K-5 to stop just before the doors located by the cafeteria entrance.   Individuals picking up a preschool student will bypass the line of those waiting for a student in K-5 and go right to the front of the school.
 
Lunch Monitor
Wolf Swamp Road School is currently looking for a lunch monitor.  We are looking for someone who is available to work Monday- Friday 11:15am -1:00pm.  If you are interested please apply online.  http://www.longmeadow.k12.ma.us/employment
 
Longmeadow Police Training
Local and State Police will be participating in active training at Wolf Swamp Road School during the weekend of February 25-26.  There will be a heavy presence of Emergency Vehicles, we do not want you to be alarmed by this scheduled training.
 
Homework Survey
We have had a tremendous response to the Homework Survey that was sent out on January 11.  If you haven’t yet filled out the survey, please take a few moments to respond by clicking here  Homework Survey.
 
Winter Break February 20-24, 2017
Schools will be closed for winter break from Monday, 2/20/17 through Friday 2/24/17.  We will welcome students back to Wolf Swamp Road School on Monday, 2/27/17.
 
PTA Weekly Email Blast
It has come to the attention of the PTA, that some folks are not receiving the full email blast on a weekly basis.  If you are having issues receiving the weekly blast, please email the PTA at wolfswamppto@gmail.com.
 
PTA Family Bingo Night February 14 (15th snow date) 6-7:30 pm
Mark your calendars &  join us for a night of family fun! Bring your kids for Valentine Bingo Night--Games, Food, Prizes & Fun--a family event to help support the PTA!  All tickets will be Pre-Sold and purchased on the website ONLY http://www.wolfswamp.org/.  There are a limited number of seats, first 185 get a spot!  
 
SEAL- Special Education Alliance of Longmeadow
On Tuesday, February 7 @ 7pm the Special Education Supervisors from Glenbrook Middle School, Williams Middle School and Longmeadow High School will speak at SEAL’s monthly meeting to discuss the special education programs within their schools.  All are welcome to attend.
 
As always, if you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me.
 
Respectfully, 
 
Beth Nelson, Principal
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