November 18, 2017
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Important Dates:
November 22, 23, 24 : No School Thanksgiving Recess
November 30 :  Winter Concert 6:30
December 2 : PTA Craft Fair 9:00-2:00
December 23 - January 1 :  Holiday break

Update on CHaD Hero Penny Drive

Thanks to the generosity of our WRS school community we were able to contribute a significant donation to the Children's’ Hospital at Dartmouth.  Mrs. Mamroe B.A.T. club coach writes: “Thank you all for supporting the BAT team coin drive. We raised $152.60 from students. Other contributions brought out total to $347.60. With the donor matching b...


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The Way We Approach Holidays at WRS

As we approach  Halloween  and other winter holidays I want to share with families the way we address holidays at WRS.   Our goal at WRS is to make our students’ learning environment and schedule as consistent as possible.  As you know, when schedules and routines are vastly different, children don’t cope with that well.   Some...


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Farm Day Was a Blast!

I hope that your child was able to tell you about her/his experience at Farm Day last Friday.  The weather was great, but the presenters that we had were fantastic!  Check out some Farm Day pictures. I want to thank ...


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Boys' Athletic Training Club raising money for CHaD

We are very fortunate to be able to offer our “B.A.T. Club”.  This stands for Boys’ Athletic Training Club and our male students in grades 3-5 are able to join it each fall and spring.  We created this club a few years ago to offer something comparable to Girls on the Run Inc. which is open to our ...


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Becoming Informed About Technology Use Among Elementary Children

This is my 30th year as an educator and one of the things that I’m greatly concerned about is how many of our students have access to devices at home and apps that they are most likely not mature enough to be responsible with.   Over the past 5 years or so, I’ve received numerous complaints from parents and students regarding upsetting and/or...


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Visits to the Hood Museum

Our 5th grade students will be visiting the Hood Museum in Hanover, NH five times this year, participating in the Images program. ..."During each visit, students will develop their visual literacy skills as they spend time engaging with art objects from around the world, and in the studio creating their own works of art."... The Hood     
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