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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

Thank You: A Letter from Ronnie

Dear WMS Community,

The last eight months have been a time of heightened decision-making by many people at our school. At our weekly Admin meeting this past Monday, I shared my gratitude with our peerless administrators who keep the school safe and clean and healthy; who ensure our Enrollment continues strong and that our children who are leaving for Independent schools are recorded and their reports sent in a timely fashion; who monitor our finances and our Fundraising efforts; who coordinated the Book Fair and our celebrations for Diwali; who daily keep our health records and communications up to date; who enhanced our website and started our presence on social media, who supervise our staff and all that makes us the yummiest and most spectacular early childhood center in the world. (ask the kids!).

The appreciation for our teachers who have been accurately labelled “our heroes” by parents’ chalk messages and through gift boxes is endless. They allow us to carry on through this most challenging time of our respective lives. Please forgive me for quoting Sir Winston Churchill as I know this is not a war with daily bombing and an unknown ending of when the enemy will be thwarted, but it surely feels like that at times:

“We shall not fail or falter. We shall not weaken or tire. Neither the sudden shock of battle nor the long-drawn trials of vigilance and exertion will wear us down”. I feel this beautifully describes how the entire WMS community has responded to the shock of the pandemic attack. Since March, everyone has worked unstintingly, not weakening or tiring, many not taking a day off, to provide the best possible education while maintaining the highest level of safety for the children and our staff.

So I want to thank you all for continuing to make this daunting school year a success, and that, of course, includes our WMS families, who have provided generous and caring support for what we are doing. We hear your appreciation and it allows us to have an even deeper sense of community.

Please stay well and keep the health of our community in mind as you celebrate,

Ronnie

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