August 24, 2016
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Important upcoming dates:

For students who did not attend WRS Pre-k last year, 
kindergarten screening will take place August 25 from 9AM-10AM

Grades 1-5 First day of school August 30

Kindergarten Open House August 31 9AM-10AM

Pre-k Open House August 31 
*Morning Pre-k 9:00-9:30
*Afternoon Pre-k 10:00-10:30

K and Pre-k First day of school September 1

School closed Labor Day September 5

Important dates for Pre-k and K students

For students who did not attend WRS Pre-k last year, kindergarten screening will take place August 25 from 9AM-10AM. Kindergarten Open House    August 31 9AM-10...


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Pre-School Blog

For information on pre-school, check out the Pre-K blog at wrsprek.blogspot.com


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Fourth grade students at WRS have read more than 200 biographies since December 2015!

Fourth grade students at WRS have read more than 200 biographies since December 2015! The 4th grade biography project starts with the class reading a biography together and noticing how similar the story elements (character, setting, problems, characters “heart's desire”) are to fiction. The teacher calls special attention to the time that the person “discovered” their lifelong calling.

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White River School School Report Card 2015/2016

The No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act is federal legislation which was passed in 2001 with the intent of improving education for all children by holding schools responsible for results, promoting teaching methods that work and ushering in a new age of accountability.  Just as your student receives a report card that tells you how they are doing in...


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Message from Secretary Holcombe

The Vermont State Board of Education released a memo to parents and guardians regarding their child’s “Smarter Balanced” test results. A small clip from that letter: "As a parent, encourage your child to reach as high as he or she can. Let her or him know that they are worthy and capable. Keep track of how well your child is doin...


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Thanksgiving Feast

  The annual WRS Thanksgiving Feast will be held on Tuesday, November 24th.   Please look in  your child's folder for a paper that tells what his/her class is collecting donations for.  Each  student and staff member contribu...


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