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1st and 2nd grade reading buddies

Prepping for our math test with Kahoot!

Reading games at Family Literacy Night

Asking a true Olympian speed skater some questions we developed through our Winter Olympics IBL project.

2nd Grade Wax Museum

Mrs. Lappe explains the life cycle of a pumpkin.

1st and 2nd grade reading buddies

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Kindergarten students spell their name with virtual magnetic tiles.

2nd Grade Wax Museum

Mrs. Larson's 2nd graders prepare for their Genre test through the use of Kahoot!

Flexible seating as we work on comprehension skills using ReadTheory.org.

1st grade students take a picture with an Olympic Speed Skater, Nancy Swider-Peltz.

Read-to-Selfie Station

Thank you for participating in Watch DOGS!

Lights, Camera, Read!

Comprehension Station at Family Literacy Night

Superintendent, Mr. Salemi, reads a story to the 2nd grade students.

2nd Grade Wax Museum

Mrs. Larson's students practice mathematical concepts on EDpuzzle.

2nd Grade Wax Museum

STEM Day

STEM Day

Gamifying the 2nd Grade Classroom

STEM Day

Is the Author's Purpose to Entertain, Inform, or Persuade?

What is the Author's Purpose?

Coding Minecraft for STEM Day

STEM Day

STEM Day

Mission Statement

Westchester Public Schools, District 92½, will apply inquiry-based strategies within the curriculum and foster a culturally responsive, caring and safe environment that addresses the instructional needs of all students while developing leadership skills and opportunities.
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News & Announcements

Registration

If you have not yet completed your child's enrollment, please visit our registration page on www.sd925.org as soon as possible. We are in the process of placing students with their teachers, and online registration must be both completed and approved by District 92½ before a student will be placed on a classroom list for the 2020-2021 school year. Please note that the District may require a home visit and/or additional documentation to verify residency before approving your student's registration. Teacher assignments and student schedules will be distributed as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience during this time.

Please note that we will not process any enrollments on August 24-26th.

Also, remember to contact us if you move over the summer and need to transfer your child out of our school. Then we can prepare the necessary paperwork for you in a timely manner. We don't ever want to see our Dolphins leaving, but we understand that circumstances change.

Important Events and Dates

August 6th - The last day of use for IXL and Reading A-Z for the previous school year

August 8th - Backpack Pick-up - click on this LINK for details

August 13th - Virtual Google Meets

August 19th - August 21st - District Issued Supply Pick-up from 1:00 -4:00 pm.

August 20th - Board of Education Meeting - 6:30 pm. (time subject to change)

August 24th - Virtual Meet and Greet with Teachers - 5:00 -7:00 pm - additional information will be provided

August 26th - First Day of Student Attendance Remotely

September 3 - Board of Education Meeting Committee of the Whole 6:30 pm. No School - September 7 - Labor Day: No School

IXL Math and Reading A-Z

Beginning August 7th, all staff and student accounts for IXL Math and Reading A-Z will be deactivated to allow for an upload of current students K-5 and "cleaning up" of the user accounts. All accounts will be available on the first student attendance day, August 26th. All current login information will be provided to families on supply pick-up day, August 19 - 21. Please contact our Director of Curriculum, Stephanie DelFiacco, at sdelfiacco@sd925.org if you have any questions.

August 26, 2020 - First Day of School- Remote Attendance Day All Grades

All students will be learning remotely for the first 9 weeks of the school year. Our amazing WPS teachers have been working this summer to prepare for this unprecedented start. Teachers will be communicating with you the necessary information for students to have a successful start to the school year and will hold a virtual Meet and Greet on August 24th from 5:00 pm.- 7:00 pm. The WPS staff values your partnership to ensure learning. The first day of school is August 26th and will be Remote Learning.

AM Students

8:40 - 11:15 -Synchronous instruction/morning meeting (online with their classroom teacher)

12:40 - 3:25 - Specials and asynchronous (independent video instruction and assignments)

PM Students

8:40-11:15 - Specials and asynchronous (independent video instruction and assignments)

12:40-3:25- Synchronous instruction/morning meeting (online with their classroom teacher)

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