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The Weston Weekly April 16, 2021

Many important announcements below: ILEARN (third grade only), Body Safety, Fun Run Fundraising, PTO volunteer opportunities, and many more. Please read below!

Boosterthon Fun Run ~ We’re only 2 weeks away from our Weston Fun Run! Our goal is to raise $10,000 for classrooms and student activities. Here is a quick video overview of our fundraising program.

Also, here are a few things to know about this important fundraiser:

• All families can support our school by either donating, sharing on funrun.com, or both Students can receive rewards when parents share from funrun.com

• All students get to participate in the Event day, regardless of financial participation

• This fundraiser comes with an incredible character development program for students where they’ll be learning about the importance of teamwork, care, courage, grit and celebration

We are working hard to make this fundraiser safe, fun, and successful for everyone!

Key dates to remember:

• Donating Opens - 4/12. Register on FUNRUN.COM, SHARE, & GIVE!

• Fundraiser Kick Off with students - 4/26

• Event Day - 5/7. Unfortunately, due to COVID precautions, we will not be able to have volunteers. Our staff will be sure to share plenty of photos with our families!

Thank you for working with us to make our school stronger. We are grateful for your support!

Body Safety ~

Warmer Weather ~ The temperatures are beginning to rise. Please send your student with a reusable water bottle, if they wish to have a drink during the school day. We have bottle fillers available for refills. Also, please take a moment to read over our dress code from the student handbook in regards to proper attire.

3rd Grade Families Only ~ ILEARN

Each child will need a set of working headphones for the ILEARN assessment. Headphones must be wired. No bluetooth headphones are allowed. The plug needs to be a straight plugin like shown below. Wal-Mart sells inexpensive pairs, if you are in need.

GC Virtual Programming 2021-2022

Community Involvement

Kindergarten Enrollment

Kindergarten enrollment is now open for the 2021-2022 school year. Please visit the Greenfield Central website for more information. GC Website

Cougar Cubs Preschool

Registration is now open for Cougar Cubs Preschool. Below is more information about Cougar Cubs Preschool (Begins at age 3).

Cougar Cubs Preschool is now accepting applications for the 2021-2022 school year. Please visit gcsc.k12.in.us to access our online application. On our website, you will also find a description of our program offerings and a link to our updated Family Handbook, which provides information about our philosophy, program goals, curriculum, assessment, and much more. Questions regarding preschool should be sent to Alisha Savage at asavage@gcsc.k12.in.us

Social Work Corner~ Mrs. Miller

PTO ~ Parent/Teacher Organization

The Weston PTO would like to wish the following wonderful Weston staff members very happy birthdays!

Mrs. Linder – Kindergarten Teacher – April 1st

Mrs. Dowden – Speech Teacher – April 24th

Staff Appreciation Week – Volunteer Opportunity!

Staff Appreciation Week for Weston is May 3rd-7th and we’d love your help to show our gratitude to all the staff of Weston for all that they do for our children! The PTO has created a Sign-Up Genius for volunteers to sign-up to donate food/drink items for a snack cart that will be available to staff that week. Feel free to substitute flavors listed if not available. On Thursday, April 29th, you may either send your items in to school with your child or the items can be dropped off at the home of PTO president, Jenn, at 1323 Bittersweet Drive, Greenfield. There will be a box on the porch to place items in anytime that day. Thank you for helping show the Weston staff how much they are appreciated! Please click this link to sign up for items: Sign Up Genius Link

Staff Appreciation Week – Family Participation Opportunity! The Weston PTO would love to compile a video for Staff Appreciation Week of parents/students thanking Weston’s staff members for all that they do! Please submit short video clips of appreciation for teachers and staff to boilermakernurse@gmail.com by Friday, April 23rd. Thank You!

Weston PTO's Web Page

Staff Wish Lists & Favorite Things

Calendar and Menus

Breakfast & Lunch Menus ~ Please click below to access our menus.

YMCA

YMCA ~ We will still offer YMCA after school care at Weston. Please visit the link below to register your student and read more information regarding the program.

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