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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

Rededicating Ourselves: A Letter from Ronnie

Dear WMS Community,

I paused after the horrific anti-Asian violence last week to reflect with my colleagues and try to understand what this community needed. In our effort to be thoughtful, we took too long to show our Asian families our support in this incredibly painful time. As the head of the school I want to personally apologize for the silence while we weighed how to respond.

We want you to know now that we are with you and here for you. We, teachers and staff, stand firmly against anti-Asian hate and all forms of racism. We re-commit to total inclusion at WMS, and want to validate and lift up the experiences of our Asian families and all our families of color.

We have been brainstorming how to do better at talking to our young children about the reality of racism in this country. We include in our curriculum specific lessons and books on respecting differences in identity and culture, but we see now we need to do more. We are rededicating ourselves to teaching and modeling age-appropriate lessons on anti-racism, diversity, equity and inclusion.

One next step will be to host a listening space where parents and staff, especially those from communities of color, can share their feelings and experiences on how incidents of identity-based bias – particularly but not solely involving racial identity – affect you, your children and our community.  We encourage all parents to join so we can learn together and become active allies in the work against bias. Please stay tuned for details on the time and date.

We continue to learn from each other, and need your help to create a community that reflects the world we want to see.

Thank you,

Ronnie

Here are some resources we are currently utilizing to learn and grow in our effort to raise awareness in our community and children:

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