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September 2021

Mon
27

9:30-10:30am: Welcome Coffee (Hudson A & Hudson B)

Tue
28

1:15-2:15pm: Welcome Coffee (Duane 2PM, Duane 3PM, Duane 6PM)

Tue
28

5:00-5:45p: Zoom Parent Night (Hudson B, Hudson C, Hudson E)

Tue
28

6:00-6:45p: Zoom Parent Night (Hudson A)

Wed
29

5:00-5:45p: Zoom Parent Night (Hudson D & Hudson F)

Wed
29

6:00-6:45p: Zoom Parent Night (Hudson GH)

Wed
29

9:30-10:30am: Welcome Coffee (Hudson C & Hudson E)

Thu
30

9:30-10:30am: Welcome Coffee (Duane 4AM & Duane 6AM)

Fri
01

9:30-10:30am: Welcome Coffee (Hudson D & Hudson F)

Mon
04

9:30-10:30am: Welcome Coffee (Hudson GH)

Tue
05

1:15-2:15pm: Welcome Coffee (Duane 4PM & Duane 5PM)

Wed
06

6:00-6:45p: Zoom Parent Night (Duane 2AM & Duane 3AM)

Wed
06

7:00-7:45p: Zoom Parent Night (Duane 2PM & Duane 3PM)

Wed
06

9:30-10:30am: Welcome Coffee (Hudson 5AM)

Thu
07

6:00-6:45p: Zoom Parent Night (Duane 4AM, Duane 5 AM, Duane 6AM)

Thu
07

7:00-7:45p: Zoom Parent Night (Duane 4PM, Duane 5PM, Duane 6PM)

Thu
07

9:30-10:30am: Welcome Coffee (Duane 2AM & Duane 3AM)

Mon
11

INDIGENOUS PEOPLES’ DAY — School Closed

Thu-Fri
11-12

Parent/Teacher Conferences — School Closed for Children

Thu-Fri
25-26

THANKSGIVING RECESS — School Closed

Mon-Fri
20-31

WINTER RECESS — School Closed

Mon
03

WMS Reopens for Children and Staff

Mon
17

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY — School Closed

Mon
21

PRESIDENTS’ DAY — School Closed

Tue
22

Faculty & Staff Appreciation Day — School Closed

Wed
23

Staff Development Day — School Closed for Children

Mon-Fri
14-25

SPRING BREAK — School Closed

Mon
28

WMS Reopens for Children and Staff

Fri
15

Passover & Good Friday — School Closed

Thu-Fri
28-29

Parent/Teacher Conferences — School Closed for Children

Mon
30

MEMORIAL DAY — School Closed

Tue
14

Last Day of School for Children

Fri
17

Last Day of School for Staff

Mon
27

First Day of Summer Program

Mon
04

INDEPENDENCE DAY — Summer Camp Closed

Fri
05

Last Day of Summer Program

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Letters from Ronnie

A Message from Ronnie

Dear WMS Community,

As the pandemic rages, with new, more contagious variants appearing and a
vaccination distribution system under enormous pressure, our school continues
to focus intently on its two primary goals, keeping the school physically open and
keeping our entire community as healthy and safe as possible. While we see both
as important, during this extraordinarily challenging period, balancing these two
goals require constant attention and sometimes a shifting emphasis.

As a result, keeping all our classes and our sites continually open cannot be
guaranteed and we must remain vigilant as well as flexible as we move through
the coming months. Also, as we begin pool testing, where 100% of the staff and
children are tested every week, as opposed to the current program where 15%
are tested every week, there is a strong possibility that we will discover a higher
number of positive tests, requiring additional classroom or site closings. But, as
frustrating as this will be, it provides us the strongest chance of keeping the virus
at bay.

So, please understand that we must be patient and attentive during this difficult
time and give thanks to our dedicated staff and teachers, who have worked
relentlessly since last March to provide the best environment for our own
community, to the children who express such joy when they are able to be with
their teachers and friends (my favorite line from a child after the first day back at
school in September was, “This is amazing!”) and to our parents who have
contributed so generously to our Covid relief fund.

Please remember to bring your completed Covid test kit to school, for Hudson
Street children and staff, on Monday and for Duane Street children and staff on
the first day the site is open, most likely on Tuesday.

We are in this together and will see it through,
Ronnie

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