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Woodview News
 

October 3, 2013   Archived Issues  


Book Fair Volunteers Needed - October 17th - 25th
Volunteers are needed to make this fall's Book Fair a success.  Please take a moment to look over the following dates and times and let Vicky Todd (jtodd@wi.rr.com or 262-375-6257) know if you are available to help.

Thursday, October 17th  - @ 2:30 pm to set-up (5 people) & 5:15-6:30 pm during Red Ribbon Pot Luck 
 Friday, October 18th - 9:00 - 11:00 am & 12:00 - 2:00 pm for student preview

Monday, October 21st - 11:00 - 12:00 (lunch) & 2:30-3:45 pm
Tuesday, October 22nd - 11:00 12:00 (lunch) & 2:30-3:45 pm
Wednesday, October 23rd - 11:00-12:00 (lunch) & 2:30-3:45 pm & 5:00 - 8:00 pm (during conferences)
Thursday, October 24th  - 3:45 -5:30 pm & 5:30-7:00 pm (during conferences)
Friday, October 25th - 8:00-10:00 am (during conferences) & @ 10:00 am to take down (5 people)
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Spell-A-Thon Spelling Test is Friday, October 4th
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BLUE SHIRT DAY™- October 7th
We’re asking kids, teens and adults to participate in BLUE SHIRT DAY™ WORLD DAY OF BULLYING PREVENTION by wearing a BLUE SHIRT on Monday, October 7th. 
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Elementary Math Information Night - October 8th at 6 PM at Kennedy Elementary School
Have you ever wondered:  "Why aren't Grafton teachers teaching math the way I learned math?"  Answers to this question and many others regarding Common Core State Standards and Math Instruction will be addressed.  Free childcare provided for ages 2-11.  Contact Kristin Schlingman at 376-5731 for more information.
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Save the Date: McTeacher's Night Wednesday, October 9th, 4-7 pm
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Coats for Kids Collection Through October 10th
GES Girl Scout Troop is collecting coats for kids through October 10th.  Please bring donations of slightly used coats and place them in the designated boxes outside the office.
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PTG Meeting - Monday, October 14th
Just a little reminder that our next PTG meeting is October 14th at 6:00 pm in the Woodview library.  Please join us and feel free to bring your kids if need be.  We will start planning Family Fun Night and Mr. Joynt will be going over the school report card.
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Help Us Kick-Off Woodview's Book Fair on October 17th During the Potluck for Red Ribbon Week!
Woodview’s Book Fair will run from October 17th – October 25th.  Have some food and find a book or two to cook up some fun at home.  Rumor has it that Clifford the Big Red Dog may even make an appearance.  (If we can get the rule of “no dogs allowed on school property” lifted for the day).   More details on the Book Fair will be posted in the Woodview News in the coming weeks.  If you have any questions, please contact Vicky Todd at jtodd@wi.rr.com or 262-375-6257. 
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Ted Arnold Book Order Form
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Woodview Chorus Information for 3rd, 4th and 5th Graders
Still accepting students for the Woodview Chorus.  WoodviewChorusSignupForm
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Thank You for Donating and Supporting the 4th Grade Bake Sale
A special thank you to all of the 4 th grade families that baked, volunteered selling, setting up, and cleaning up. We raised $303.30 for the Madison trip!  -
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Grafton Boys Basketball Upcoming Opportunities
K-6 Developmental League is now accepting registrations.  This is a very popular league. Opportunities are on a limited basis and accepted until maximum capacity is reached.
3-8 Fall Fundamentals Clinic Dates: Sept. 29 / Oct. 6 / Oct. 13
This is a free 3-week skills clinic for all boys in grades 3-8. The skills & drills session will last 30-40 minutes and then players will be divided up each night and placed on a team for 3x3 games.  Go to the website at: www.graftonschools.org/boysbasketball for more information.
3-8 Traveling Team Tryout Date: Oct. 20
Any boys in grades 3-8 who are interested in participating on a competitive traveling team should visit the website at: www.graftonschools.org/boysbasketball for more information.
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Grafton Girls Basketball Jr. Black Hawk Information
Grafton Girls Jr. Blackhawk Fall Clinic and Traveling Team Tryout Information.  
Grafton Girls Jr. Blackhawk Basketball Fall Clinic - Time Change
Grafton Girls Jr. Blackhawks Qdoba Day - Sunday, October 20

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Box Tops Competition BOYS vs GIRLS!
Who can collect more Box Tops for Education?  The BOYS or the GIRLS? Please deposit your box tops in the appropriate box in the office (pink or blue).  The box tops will be counted towards the end of October.  The winners will not only get bragging rights, but will go first for the entire day!
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The Enlightened Parent: What is My Child Thinking?
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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ozaukee County

Dear Grafton Families:


The School District of Grafton is working to grow an already strong partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ozaukee County. This program continues to provide support and encouragement to many of our students through strong, professionally-supported relationships with mentors in the Grafton area.  Please read the attached letter for more information about the Big Brothers Big Sisters program.  If you think your child would benefit from one of the mentoring programs or are interested in learning more about the program, please contact Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ozaukee County, or contact your child’s school psychologist:


Sheila Binder (KES and JLMS) - 262-376-5657

Sarah Edens (WES and JLMS) - 262-376-5787

Julie Lori (GES and JLMS) - 262-376-5721


BBBS Family Info Letter
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Two Programs Offered By Ozaukee Family Services
Ozaukee Family Services is a nonprofit organization that services the families of Ozaukee County.  They have many wonderful programs and opportunities for the children and families of our community.  These programs are offered free or at a very low cost and are located right here in Grafton.  Many of our families have shared positive experiences with these programs.  Information regarding two of these programs can be be found in the links below.  Both of these programs start in October!

 - Rainbows is a program offering support to children and families experiencing changes in their family, such as separation/divorce or loss of a family member.  Rainbows

- A girls group for girls ages 7-9 will focus on building self-esteem, friendship skills, and coping with feelings.  Girls Group Letter to Parents

Ozaukee Family Services is located at 885 Badger Circle in Grafton.  Their phone number is 262-376-7774 and their website is www.OzaukeeFamilyServices.org.
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October Lunch Menu
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More District / Community Information
Link to District Wide Flyer
 




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