Gracie Morris, 5th grade student at Weatherbee Elementary School, recently placed first in the 2016 MLK Youth Essay and Oratorical Contest, “Dream Forward: Choose Peace, Equality, and Change.” Shown in the photo with Gracie and her parents are Weatherbee teachers Mrs. Guermithe Ogé and Dr. Jennifer Nelson, Assistant Principal Jen Avellino, and Principal Mike Hitsman.
On October 23rd and 24th parents and other caring adults were given the opportunity to listen to their student express their academic and behavioral goals and give encouragement as they learn to monitor their own progress and feel a sense of accomplishment. We thank all parents and caring adults for their participation and support! While…Details
The families, faculty, and staff of Weatherbee Elementary recently collected and filled over 100 shoeboxes with much needed health care supplies for our neighbors in hurricane stricken Haiti and Bahamas. Mrs. Guermithe Ogé and Mrs. Darlene Sydné coordinated the collection drive.
The faculty and staff at Weatherbee Elementary are “Happy” to begin a new school year. Here they are putting on their best smiles.
Weatherbee Elementary School has once again achieved Gold Level Model PBS School status. Recently, Dr. Lurana Hillard presented the PBIS team with a certificate of success for the 2013-14 school year along with gold pins for all faculty and staff. Pictured is the PBIS team accepting the award.
The Holy Family Church Council of Catholic Women presented Weatherbee Principal Kim Cain with a generous donation of Blessings In Bags which will assist in making the holidays bright for our Mariners.
Weatherbee Elementary has just completed their book fair. The name of every student who made a purchase, was put into a jar to draw for a series of free books. The winners were: Dominick Baily, Ronald Cantarero, and Jyssel Nunez.
The Weatherbee administration recently staged “Prep Rallies” for 3rd, 4th and 5th graders. Students prepared for the high stakes testing by showing off their math and reading skills. Here, Bobby Lloyd is being put to the test by Principal Hitsman, AP Avellino, and Reading Coach Terrie Norris.
Students at Weatherbee Elementary School are applying literacy and STEAM skills during weekly visits to the media center. Students create in the new Maker Space, read in the Library Living Room, practice fluency in the George Washington Readers’ Theater, and work on computer-based learning in addition to checking out their favorite books.
Recently Weatherbee hosted our first annual “Math Olympics!” This exciting event was planned for students who passed a math facts fluency test. Every student who showed proficiency on these quizzes was able to play Giant JENGA on the stage in the cafeteria and also invited to our outdoor Olympic event. Students participated in the High…Details