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This Week at Wheeler February 27, 2020

Don't you wish you were in Hamilton Grade 8 homeroom? Each year the class decorates building lumber for the Habitat for Humanity of Rhode Island. Imagine the good vibes in those new houses!

In celebration of Learning Differences Awareness Weeks, we've gathered profiles from Hamilton alumni to highlight their stories, and share the life-long benefits of a Hamilton School education.

Hamilton helped instill a sense of understanding and empathy, making me more aware of the challenges we all face, and a willingness to take those challenges on.

John Donegan Hamilton School Alumnus `05

Vol. 1 Issue 22

This Week

This Week at Wheeler:  We are wondering how 100 Days of School have already gone by!? And are discussing the value of a Hamilton education and the impact Hamilton School has made on the lives of its alumni. Because it's Learning Differences Awareness Weeks, we want to remind you to register for our ps & qs party! Does 24601 mean anything to you? We have a new list of books to read thanks to the Rooster Games, (now in its 18th year!), we love seeing this annual event bring students together over their love of reading. We've done a lot of science this week, too! First with our PreKindergarten and Upper School students who were busy building volcanoes while our 5th grade Hamilton and Wheeler Scientists took a Brain Break . Don't miss our Warriors this play off season, and  Have you heard? We've got the chance to raise $50K for Wheeler! GET ON IT.

Next Week at Wheeler

  • Thursday, March 5: US Play, Les Miserables (Wheeler Memorial Hall) Note: this is a PG-13 show with loud gunfire noises during the performance.
  • Friday, March 6: Mind your ps and qs Party (Hale Family Assembly Hall)
  • Friday, March 6: US Play, Les Miserables (Wheeler Memorial Hall)
  • Saturday, March 7: US Play, Les Miserables (Wheeler Memorial Hall)
  • Wednesday, March 11: LBGTQ Coffee, 8 am
  • Friday, March 13: MS 3rd Quarter Closes
  • Friday, March 13: Adoption Coffee, 8 am
  • Friday, March 13: Invention Convention, 8: 30 - 9:30 am
  • Friday, March 13: Open Mic Night / Hope For Haiti, 7 pm

There are even more calendar highlights on our website www.wheelerschool.org! Login to the Parent Portal to see the full Wheeler calendar as well as parent and staff directories.

Important Tidbits

Be sure to check out all the new Awards and Honors of our students! There are several categories to look through, so make sure to check them all!

Spring Forward Fridays at the Wheeler School Store: Spring break is on our minds! Join us at the School Store every Friday until March break to spin the wheel for great discounts towards purchases of $10 or more.

Join us for Open Mic Night/Hope for Haiti on Friday, March 13: This eagerly anticipated annual event takes place from 7-9 pm in the Isenberg Auditorium in the GCA. For the 11th consecutive year , our Open Mic Night will benefit Patriote de la Zone, a rural school in Jacmel, Haiti, co-founded by Wheeler alumni parents. Every donation helps to provide an education for deserving kids. Open Mic Night/Hope for Haiti is a free, fun, all-ages, feel-good event where students and faculty share their writing and musical talents, and it's also a great way to kick off spring break. Any questions about the event or the school can be directed to Ann Bruno at annbruno@wheelerschool.org. If you are interested in donating concessions for the event, you can sign up here

Registration for Wheeler Summer Camp is Open: Find a link to the registration website here. We hope your child will return or join us for the first time for an unforgettable summer.

WSPA needs your help in April! The Famous Wheeler Clothing & More Sale, currently in its 72nd year, would not exist without volunteers. Parents and guardians make this annual fundraiser a success. Any amount of volunteer time helps and as a bonus, this event is a great way to meet other members of our community, we always have fun! To join us - please sign up here!

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