2/22 (Mon)...... D Day
2/23 (Tues)...... E Day
2/24 (Wed)...... F Day
2/25 (Thurs).... A Day – Early Release
2/26 (Fri)......... B Day
Winter Box Tops Contest Through 2/24!
All students received a Box Tops contest flier and a labeled sandwich baggie to help easily collect and submit the Box Tops you've been saving. The class in each grade who collects the most Box Tops will receive a fun surprise, compliments of the PTO! The contest runs now through end of day, Wednesday, 2/24. Please review the contest flier for all details.
Please contact Casey Knowles (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions.
GEM Awards Nominees Announced
Sponsored by Roush Honda and Westerville Parent Council, the annual GEM Award honors community members, volunteers, teachers and staff who consistently go above and beyond for students in Westerville schools. GEM stands for “Great Educator Mentors”.
The winners will be announced publicly on March 11. However, we would like to announce those who were nominated as a Fouse GEM for the time period February 2015 – January 2016.
This year’s GEM Award Nominees are:
Thank you to all of our nominees for your contributions to Fouse!
Homework: Winning the battle without fighting the war, 3/1
Westerville Parent Council is sponsoring a unique workshop on Homework Challenges, Executive Function Skills and Supporting Students of ALL Ages. Presented by local advocate for individuals with ADHD, Christine Kotik .
Not just for parents and caregivers of students with ADHD - homework challenges and understanding Executive Function skills are important topics for ALL families to understand in order to provide positive support at home.
Tuesday, March 1, 2016 - 7:00pm
Westerville Public Library
No charge to attend/No reservation needed. More information can be found here: http://www.wcsoh.org/News/4707#sthash.G8YSh9Of.dpbs
Summer Activities Expo, 3/9
The annual Summer Activities Expo will be held at Westerville North HS on March 9, 5:30-7:30. This is a free event that is open to everyone in our community. Visitors can learn about the many summer camp and activity options in the Westerville/Columbus area for children. There will be representatives on site that offer programs for preschool and elementary-aged children, as well as middle and high school students and many will offer on-the-spot registration.
Assessment Literacy Night for Parents, 3/15
Presented by Dr. Scott Ebbrecht, Director of Assessment and Alternative Education for Westerville City Schools
Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Westerville Central High School auditorium
This workshop will provide an opportunity for parents and caregivers to:
Teacher of the Month Program
In partnership with ThisWeek Community News, and through the support of Education First Credit Union, the WEF is pleased to provide community members with an opportunity to recognize outstanding Westerville City School District teachers through its new Teacher of the Month program.
Teachers chosen to receive this honor will be featured in a full-page advertisement in the ThisWeek Westerville News & Public Opinion. Following a thorough and thoughtful review of nominees, three recipients -- one from the elementary, middle and high school levels -- will be selected each month.
Nominations may be submitted through the WEF website at www.westervilleeducationfoundation.com.
Ways to Support the Fouse PTO… Without Spending Extra!
These great programs allow you to support the Fouse PTO while shopping for everyday items…
Other important Dates
February 25… Early Release
March 25-April 1… Spring Break
2015-16 Westerville Schools Calendar: http://www.wcsoh.org/content_page.aspx?cid=474
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