November 7, 2019

Today is A day 

QUEST LUNCH
*Popcorn Chicken Bowl served with steamed corn
*Cheese tortellini with marinara and steamed corn

*The library is closed today for all grades during lunches.
*Friday the library is closed during 7th and 8th lunches.
 
SCHOOL EVENTS
*Today is the final day for the Appelley Poetry contest submissions! If you plan to mail in a poem, the deadline is today.
*Register now for The American Mathematical Competition.  More info on the D.W. News webpage
*The Wright Way Club is sponsoring a We CAN Gobble Up Hunger Food Drive.  Canned food items are being collected to donate to the Vernon Township Food Pantry. Collection boxes in the cafeteria from November 4th to November 15th. 
*If you would like to share your Halloween candy, a nonprofit organization, GiveNkind will use candy to fill
holiday bags for families in need.  Donations can be brought to D.W. from November 1 to 8.  A collection bin will be
In the office. This Friday is the final day for candy donations.

ACTIVITIES & CLUBS
*Sign up for Winter activities and clubs has begun.  Register now for Chess, Art Club, Fiber Arts, Flute Choir, Improv, Rubik’s Cube and STEAM Club.  Information is posted on the Clubs & Activities pages on the D.W. webpages and flyers for these activities are available in the office and cafeteria.
*STEAM Club meets in room 117
*Free to Be will meet in room 131
*Student Council meets in room 128
*Fiber Art Club will be in room 126
*Attention all DW students!  Do you like to Read? Is ‘competition’ your middle name?  Have you begun reading any of the Caudill novels yet? If you can answer YES! YES! YES!, then The Battle of the Books competition team is for you!  If you are interested in learning more about the DW Battle of the Books team, please bring your lunch to the library on Friday, November 15. Information sessions will be held during all three lunches. 

ATHLETICS
*7th Grade Boys Basketball A & B teams travel to West Oak.  A teams play at 4:00 p.m. and B game follows.
*8th Grade Boys Basketball A & B teams play West Oak  at DW. A team plays in Green Gym, B team in White Gym. 
*Spirit Team has practice today, they will not perform at the game.

After School Clubs – Registration begins November 4, 2019

Chess Team – Grades 6, 7, 8 - Provides an opportunity for students to socialize, learn to play chess, and compete with others
November 14 – First meeting at 3:45 p.m. in room 106
More info: From DW webpage click on Quick Links – RevTrak – DW Make a Payment – Clubs and Sports –
select Chess Club or click on After School Activities on the DW homepage.
Registration opens November 4 at 8 p.m. and closes on November 14 at 8 p.m. or when class is full


After School Activities – Registration begins November 4, 2019

Art Club – Grades 7 & 8 – Students explore new media & materials to create self-directed projects

Fiber Arts Club – Grades 6, 7 & 8 – Sewing, quilting, knitting, crocheting, embroidering, felting and weaving

Flute Choir – Grades 6, 7 & 8 – All flute ensemble for flute players (with 1-year experience)

Improv – Grades 6, 7 & 8 – Students participate in a form of live theatre, which the plot, characters, and dialogue of a game, scene, or story are made up in the moment

Rubik’s Cube – Grades 6, 7 & 8 – students who enjoy cubing, or want to learn cubing – enjoy
learning moves to master challenging puzzles

STEAM Club – Grades 7 & 8 – Students will have hands-on experience and an understanding of
STEAM topics (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math)
More info: From DW webpage click on Quick Links – RevTrak – DW Make a Payment – After School Activities – click on activity or click on After School Activities on the DW homepage
Registration opens November 4 at 8 p.m. and closes December 4 at 8 p.m. or when class is full


American Mathematical Competition – AMC

American Mathematical Competition AMC 10 – for students in 10th grade and below an exam in high school mathematics designed to promote the development and enhancement of problem-solving skills
More info: DW homepage: click on Quick Links – School Fees RevTrak – DW Make a Payment– Other Purchases – American Mathematical Competition.
Registration opens November 4 at 8:00 p.m. and closes on December 1 at 12:00 p.m.