November 23, 2022

TURKEY TROT:

Please click here to view a slide show from our 32nd Annual Turkey Trot.  Happy Thanksgiving!

PJ DAY FOR THE KIDS:

The students and staff of WJJMS are invited to wear appropriate PJs to school on December 9, in support of kids who wear their pjs for long periods of time while fighting cancer at Connecticut Children’s. Make an optional donation of $1 or more & wear your PJs! For more information and to make a gift online, visit: https://give.connecticutchildrens.org/ColchesterPublicSchools.  Cash, online donations and checks are accepted. Please make any checks payable to Connecticut Children’s Foundation, Inc.  All proceeds benefit the Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders at Connecticut Children’s.

PJ Day Flyer

 

HOLIDAY STORE:

It’s that time of year again.  Students will be able to holiday shop for family and friends from 12/5-12/9 here at WJJMS. The Holiday Store will be available to students during workshop and lunch. It will be located in the PTO surplus store near Gym West. Gifts can be purchased with cash or check.  Please make checks payable to WJJMS PTO. If you have any questions, please contact Elizabeth Kukich at [email protected] or 860-861-8934.

Holiday Store

 

PTO SHOPPING FUNDRAISER:

Join us Saturday December 3rd at Thread & Nail Consignments and cross things off your holiday shopping wish list (or buy something for yourself! We won’t tell). A portion of all sales from 11am-6pm will directly benefit the WJJMS PTO. Come on out shop local, shop small and support your WJJMS PTO. With so many great products you’re sure to find something for everyone.

Thread and Nail Flyer

 

FREE BALDI CHRISTMAS TREE WINNERS:

This year we have three winners from the Free Baldi Christmas Tree Contest.  Recipients are Maggie Parekh, Aubrey Lucco, and TJ Crowell.  Congratulations!

 

WJJMS PTO PAINT NIGHT - SAVE THE DATE:

Join friends for a winter paint night at WJJMS in the Cafeteria on Wed. December 7, 2022 from 6:30-8pm.  The artist will provide all supplies, and you go home with a finished piece of art.  Cost is $15 per person and all WJJMS students can be dropped off for the event.  You must reserve your spot in advance before they sell out.  More information on how to register to follow soon! https://mrskrafty.wixsite.com/website/book-online

Paint Night Flyer

 

WJJMS REPORT CARDS:

WJJMS Report Cards for quarter one are now available on PowerSchool. 

 

PERMISSION FORM TO STAY AFTER SCHOOL AND WATCH BASKETBALL GAME:

If your student would like to stay after school to watch an upcoming basketball, this permission form must be completed and returned to the coach.  

 

TECH/VOAG SCHOOL APPLICATION PROCESS:

Many 8th grade students have shown an interest in attending Norwich Technical High School, Windham Technical High School or Lebanon Regional Agricultural Science and Technology Center for their upcoming 2023-2024 school year. If your child is interested in applying, please read the Application Process for these schools

 

LYMAN OPEN HOUSE:

Lyman welcomes all prospective students, parents and guardians to come learn more about what they have to offer. There will be an Open House December 1st from 6-8pm.  Please see this flyer for more information. 

 

SCHOOL HOURS REMINDER:

The instructional day begins at 7:18 a.m. and ends at 2:00 p.m. Students should not arrive at school prior to 7:05 a.m., as they will be unsupervised. The main office is open from 6:45 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

On a shortened day, the day begins at the usual time, but ends at 11:40 a.m. If there is a delayed opening, school begins at 9:18 a.m. and ends at 2:00 p.m.  The main office hours may change in the event of an unexpected school delay or closing.

 

YEARBOOK:

It’s time to order your 2022-2023 yearbook. The price of the yearbook is $37.00.  Simply log onto Jostensyearbook.com and follow the prompts. Any questions, please email Mrs. Gallucci, yearbook advisor, at [email protected].

 

COLCHESTER YOUTH BASKETBALL PROGRAMS:

CYB offers several programs for grades 1-8. Please see this flyer for more information.

 

COLCHESTER YOUTH WRESTLING:

CYW is accepting registration for all girls and boys, grades 3-8, who are interested in wrestling.  Please see this flyer for more information.