October 8, 2021

 

LEGACY STUDIOS PICTURE DAYS

Mark your calendars, picture Day is coming October 14, 2021! Check out shop.legacystudios.com and use the online code 3557F22. Picture Make-up Day is November 15, 2021.

 

DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP FRIDAYS IN OCTOBER

WJJMS is planning on having our whole school participate in lessons on digital citizenship during the national Digital Citizenship week, Oct 18-22! There will be activities and optional challenges. And in case you are wondering what Digital Citizenship means - it is a big umbrella over the digital life we lead. What our presence is online, how we interact online, and more~  

 

4TH ANNUAL NO-LIMIT FOOD BANK FUNDRAISER & BALDI CHRISTMAS TREE DRAWING

Tuesday, October 12 through Friday, November 19! Listen for the winner of the drawing to be announced before WJ’s Thanksgiving break! Bring in two toiletries (or more), non-perishable food items, or pet food or treats (there is no limit) Drop your items off for two drawing tickets to Mrs. Baldi in the Nurse’s Office. Questions? See Ms. Tamburrino or Mrs. Baldi.

 

FALL AFTER SCHOOL CLUBS

The Fall Afterschool Clubs that are being offered this year include: 

Chess Club

Guitar Club

Kindness and Crafts Club

Science Bowl

Quiet Drawing Club

Unity Club: LGBTQ+ and Allies

6th, 7th & 8th Grade Homework Clubs

Clubs will begin in November.  Permission slips with all the details are available in the office and in the WJJMS google classroom. Get those permission slips in, if there is not enough participation the clubs will not run.

 

STUDENT COUNCIL

Are you interested in becoming a part of a community of caring and responsible WJJMS students? Do you want to help organize fundraisers, spirit weeks, and activities that help the community as well as provide a fun and relaxing atmosphere for WJJMS students? Do you possess good listening skills and are you open to new ideas? If you answered yes to these questions, then WJJMS Student Council is for you!!!  Permission slips to join student council are in the office. These are due back to Mrs Gallucci by Friday, October 15th. Any questions, just ask!

 

VIRTUAL OPEN HOUSE

Although we would have preferred to have all the families here in person, we conducted our Open House through a video presentation on September 29, 2021. We hope that you enjoy it! https://bit.ly/WJJMSOpenHouse2021


THE PTO PUMA FAN GEAR FUNDRAISER HAS BEGUN

Puma Fan Gear  - https://fancloth.shop/GYBSQ Order through October 22, 2021. Please help support WJJMS PTO and look great while doing it with our new fun apparel: sweatshirts, tee-shirts, joggers, water tumblers, bags, masks and more. All orders shipped directly to buyer and will there before holidays. 

 

CT STORM BASKETBALL

Ct Storm Registration/Fall Ball
Ct Storm 2021 Fall Program
Ct Storm 2022 Spring Travel Team Tryouts begin October 3, 2021


GOVERNOR LAMONT SIGNS EXECUTIVE ORDER EXTENDING THE DURATION AND MAKING REVISIONS TO SEVERAL PREVIOUSLY ISSUED COVID-19 ORDERS

September 28, 2021 (HARTFORD, CT) Governor Ned Lamont today announced that as the Connecticut General Assembly has given final legislative approval to renew the COVID-19 civil preparedness and public health emergency declarations through February 15, 2022, he has signed an executive order – Executive Order No. 14 – authorizing nine previously issued executive orders to remain in effect through the duration of the renewed declarations, and revising and narrowing two previously issued executive orders.


COLCHESTER YOUTH SERVICES

We have a new session of Girl's Circle starting this October! The group will run on Thursdays starting October 7th for 7th grade girls! Register today at www.colchesterct.gov/youth-social-services!

 

WJJMS OCTOBER MENUS

Breakfast
Lunch


MCM LYMAN ORCHARDS PIE & OTIS SPUNKMEYER COOKIE DOUGH

The PTO Fall Fundraiser of pies and cookies begins on 9/27/21 and ends on 10/15/21! The pickup date is 11/15/21. Don’t miss out on these yummy and easy sweets! Look for the order form in your child’s school ‘stuff’ on Monday for the details. You can order online, too. Watch for the code next week. Please contact Lynn Dickey @ [email protected] with questions. As always thank you for supporting our kids and teachers at WJJMS.