A Colorful Week!

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Important Dates and Reminders:

**From the WCDS Office: On Monday, you should receive an email from Asylnn Belancic about Veracross, our new database. This email will provide directions on how to set up an account with Veracross. We will continue using Praxi until we have transitioned all aspects of the school, but we will begin with progress reports for the first trimester. Progress Reports should be available to you in the parent portal in Veracross by Thursday, November 16th. Should you need help logging in after receiving the email on Monday, please email abelancic@wcdsedu.com to assist you by phone or attend the parent coffee on Wednesday.

**November 15th – 29 Hours of Giving Begins!

 **Tuesday, November 21st – 12:30pm Dismissal
**November 22nd-26th – Thanksgiving Break
**Monday, November 27th – Classes Resume, 10:00am start

It was back to preschool this week when Miss Stephanie subbed for our Music class! The kiddos loved shaking their sillies out to some very upbeat tunes.

We finished our first deep dive in science and created a wonderful rainforest in our hallway. The class loved making their own rainforest toilet paper animals. After completing individual webs using adjectives, students wrote about their animals.

The first graders loved the “Monster Math” addition booklet. Many have mastered his/her facts through 10 or are so close to finishing! We are gearing up for addition/subtraction facts to 20.

We had an exciting end to our week with “Bring a Friend Day” and the Color Run. We loved having new friends on campus!

This week, we used Mr. Jack (our jack-o-lantern) to discuss decomposition. We placed him outside our classroom and plan to observe him through the year as he decomposes.

 Please tag us both when sending emails and/or Talking Points if you have any questions or concerns this school year: dfuentes@wcdsedu.com and kmead@wcdsedu.com.

Have a wonderful weekend!

Danielle and Karen