November 11, 2019

Tomorrow will be  A day 

Students walking to school should not be walking in the street to get to DW.  There were students
walking from Brampton on the road - a dangerous situation especially in diminished visibility and
icy and snowy conditions.  ‘

QUEST LUNCH
Due to Veteran’s Day activities in the cafeteria, students will eat their bag lunches in their classrooms.
 
SCHOOL EVENTS
•What is a Veteran?  A Veteran whether active duty, discharged, retired, deceased, or reserve is some is some who,
at one point in his or her life wrote a blank check made payable to “the United States of America” for an amount
of  up to and including his or her life.  That is honor.
Today we will all  participate in a school-wide event in honor of Veterans Day.  We appreciate our Veterans and
honor them today and everyday.  Thank you to all the Veterans who are with us today and the teachers who organized
this great event.

Students will have lunches in classrooms with their bag lunches and drinks brought from home.

ACTIVITIES & CLUBS
*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. 
*The Wright Way Club’s canned food drive ends this Friday.  Collection boxes are in the cafeteria. Thank you for helping nearby families in need.
*6th Grade Math Team meets in room 103
*7th and 8th Grade Math Teams meet in the Library
*Improv is in room 129
*Rubik’s Cube meets in room 109A
*Jazz Band practices in the band room
*Yearbook will meet in room 100A

ATHLETICS
*7th and 8th Boys Basketball teams have practice
*Spirit Team practices

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.