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Teresa Bonaccorsi, Principal
NATIONAL BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL - 2012
Message to parents of 4th, 5th and 6th Graders about Health, Puberty and Sexuality Education
On May 2, 2018, the Board voted to approve the staff-recommended Sexual Health and Puberty Education curriculum for grades 7-9, which will take place in classrooms prior to the end of this school year 2018. Parents can continue to opt their children out of part, or all, of the lessons. Though the Trustees approved a Board Policy to provide instruction for grades 4-6, they voted down the recommended curriculum. A task force will be convened after July 1 to examine other materials and make a new recommendation to the Board by January 2019, for implementation in spring 2019. There will not be any Health, Puberty and Sexuality Education for elementary students until then.
ATTENTION PARENTS OF INCOMING KINDERGARTEN STUDENTS. Student Support Services is hosting 2018-2019 Elementary Enrollment Information meetings on December 4th, 5th, and 6th from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the District Office, 4210 Technology Drive, in the Professional Development Center. We encourage families to attend the information meeting to understand the enrollment process and to have your questions answered. If you are unable to attend an Information Meeting, we will post Powerpoint slides of the presentation on this page following the meetings. PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINK FOR THE TIMELINE FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL REGISTRATION FOR THE NEXT SCHOOL YEAR 2018-2019 ENROLLMENT
~ MAZE DAY 2017-2018~
IMPORTANT BEGINNING OF SCHOOL INFORMATION
“Maze day” procedure For next school year:
In early August: MAZE day postcards will be mailed home. If you do not receive these, please come to the office so we can mail another one to you.
Aug. 18 from 9-11am and 4-6pm: Bring the postcard to pick up your Maze Day packet. No postcard, no packet. (Packet contains forms that should be reviewed and completed at home.)
Aug. 23: Submit your completed packet during Maze Day. Staff will be around to check packet completion. Once complete, you will receive your child’s room number and teacher name for 2017-2018. The schedule is as follows:
TK/Kinder: 9 am to 11 am
Gr. 1 thru 3: 11 am to 2 pm
Gr. 4 thru 6: 2 pm to 4 pm
No class lists will be posted.
Students will not be able to enter classrooms without complete packet information. This is part of mandated forms for safety purposes.
The District is considering a proposal to make Walters JH a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) Magnet school when it transitions to a middle school (6-8) in 2018-2019. Integral to this process is parent feedback. Please use the link below to complete this brief survey offering your perspective on this proposal.
Exploring Possibilities: Walters as a Middle School STEAM Magnet
Explorando posibilidades: Walters como Escuela Intermedia / Instituto STEAM
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Early Dismissal Day
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM No School - Memorial Day Holiday
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM All library books due back
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Durham Olympic Dances and Games begin
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Graduation - Adult School
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM Graduation - Adult School