Spring Break is soon! Monday, March 20th - Friday, March 31st

Spring Break is soon! Monday, March 20th - Friday, March 31st

Spring Break is soon! Monday, March 20th - Friday, March 31st

April 2023


WMS Reopens for Children


Good Friday - School Closed


Rachel Henes Parent Workshop (Virtual)

Beyond Stereotypes: Understanding Gender, Socialization & Development


Time: 8.00 p.m. Sign up via newsletter.


Parent Teacher Conferences - School Closed for Children


Room to Grow Book & Toy Drive


April Mug & Muffin (AM)

Location: 134 Duane St. Time: 9.15 - 10.15 a.m.


All welcome. Meet with Carrie & Heather to discuss parenting. Sign up via the newsletter


WMS Art Show

55 Hudson St. More details to follow in the weekly newsletter.


May Mug & Muffin (PM)

Location: 55 Hudson St. Time: 1.15 - 2.15 p.m.


All welcome. Meet with Carrie & Maria to discuss parenting. Sign up via the newsletter


Memorial Day - School Closed


WMS Street Fair


Last Day of School for Children


First Day of WMS Summer Program


Independence Day - School Closed


Last Day of WMS Summer Program

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Letters from Ronnie, WMS Founder

Guidelines for Health & Safety: A Letter from Ronnie

Dear WMS Community,

It is October 1st, we have gotten through three weeks of school and we have only had to close one class and the after-school program. Pool testing is working; we just heard that in our most recent pool test, everyone tested negative. The whole school community—children, teachers, staff and parents—is working with great intensity to maintain what we have accomplished because it is extraordinarily important that we do our best to bring normality back to all aspects of our lives, but particularly creating an easy and natural school experience for our children.

Dealing with the pandemic has been a very difficult experience for all of us, but probably more so for our children. While we have spent 18 months under the threat of Covid, for us adults this represents a very small percentage of our lives, but for our children, the shadow of the pandemic has been with them for as much as three quarters of their young lives.

New Yorkers are, for the most part, behaving rationally and with a sense of social responsibility. Vaccination rates are high, mask wearing, particularly indoors and on public transportation, is widespread and we seem ready to accept government mandates designed to end the pandemic and protect our health. At the same time, New York City is, by far, the densest large city in the United States and we all remember, when Covid first hit and we had little means to ward it off (washing our avocados didn’t seem to do the trick), how it ravaged the city. So population vigilance faces population density and we must remain attentive to the continuing threat of the virus.

This is not an easy task, as rules and practices are continually being modified as we learn more about the virus and how to combat it. We know we must be flexible and willing to change protocols as the health professionals present new parameters. To that end, please click here for what we believe are our clearest interpretation of CDC guidelines for health and safety as we resume NYC life in the fall.

With appreciation,


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