Wellington Elementary School

Attention Visitors and Volunteers-Please remember to bring your Driver's License any time you come to the school!!        Thanksgiving Holiday November 24-28             Have a safe and blessed break!!

Upcoming Events

Date: 11/27/2014
Date: 11/28/2014
Vaccination Clinic
Date: 12/1/2014, 4 PM 7 PM
Location: Flower Mound High School
Date: 12/2/2014, 11:15 AM 12:15 PM
Date: 12/2/2014, 3 PM 4:30 PM

Wildcat Buzz

Yearbook Dedications
Reminder to 5th grade parents! Get your yearbook dedications in as soon as possible!! The deadline is December 5, 2014 and the cost is $10. Please contact Gillian Kelley at justg66@hotmail.com. You may also leave your dedication at the front office or with your student's teacher.
Calendar Options for 2015-2016

Calendar Options for 2015-2016 Give Input on the 2015-2016 Academic Calendar
Congratulations to Robyn Harrigan

Congratulations to Robyn Harrigan Congratulations to Robyn Harrigan, Wellington Elementary's Teacher of the Year! Robyn is the Gifted and Talented Facilitator on our campus. She thrives to enrich the experiences of our students and build strong minds. She works collaborately with all the teachers to broaden the mindset of all of her unique learners. We are proud of her dedication and commitment to the program, the campus and the students!!
Tech Night Tuesday Coming Again!
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 is the next Tech Night at Wellington. Please see the attached flyer for details.
Community Flu Vaccination Clinics
Beginning Monday, December 1, 2014, LISD along with Passport Health will be offering five Community Flu Vaccination Clinics.
Attached is the flyer in English and Spanish announcing the dates and locations.
LISD Board Holds First Superintendent Search Special Meeting
On Wednesday, Nov. 19, the Lewisville ISD (LISD) Board of Trustees held its first in a series of special meetings to discuss next steps in the superintendent search process. During this meeting, the Board formally accepted Superintendent Dr. Stephen F. Waddell’s letter of retirement, effective Jan. 31, 2015.
Enrichment Schedule Reminder

Enrichment Schedule Reminder Cold weather seems to be boot weather and it is fun to wear boots. Just remember if your child has PE they need to wear tennis shoes, so you might want to have your child keep a pair of tennis shoes in their locker or back pack. Please see the attached schedules to help with your child’s enrichment schedule.
The number in the top corner of the Monthly calendar indicates what rotation day we are on. PE is every three days, after science and technology.

PE 1
PE 2

Students Please Make Today Paws-tively Awesome!
Lewisville ISD Announces Application Resources for Parents
Lewisville ISD (LISD) is excited to announce its new parent resource website for parents to access helpful student software programs and applications their students utilize daily to support their learning.
LISD Offering Community Flu Vaccinations
Five Clinics in December Open to Public
LISD’s 1:X Initiative Receives International Recognition
Apple recently named Lewisville ISD’s (LISD) 1:X™ initiative as an Apple Distinguished Program for 2014-2016, a two-year designation. With a 30-year history of investing in creative approaches to education, Apple’s Distinguished Program award recipients are recognized internationally for setting the bar for high-quality, innovative education programs. Apple qualifies the award as non-competitive. LISD has researched past recipients of this award and there has been approximately three Texas Apple Distinguished Programs since 2007.
Lewisville ISD Graduate Profile Survey
Provide input for LISD's Graduate Profile
Superintendent Search Community Letter
As the Lewisville ISD Board of Trustees begins its national search for a new Superintendent of Schools, we would like to share with you our goals for this process. Our primary focus is to find the best candidate to serve our school district. Our children and staff deserve the very best. We know our community expects a quality educational program, and we will find the right person with values reflective of our community.
Fitness Gram
Fifth, Fourth and Third grade students will participate in the FitnessGram
test December 1 - 8. Senate Bill 530 has mandated annual fitness testing
for all students 3rd - 12th grade in the state of Texas. Information about
FitnessGram may be found on the following link
5th grade scoliosis screening scheduled for Dec. 17th
Parents, please see the attached letter regarding spinal testing in LISD.
Tuesday Night Technology Survey
Good evening Wildcat families,
We've initiated a series of Tuesday Night Technology (TNT) sessions here at Wellington this year to talk about technology issues that are important in education in this day and age. Our first session covered some discussion of the use of technology in assessment and was quite interesting. For our next evenings, we'd love to get your opinion on topics or specific programs/devices that you'd be interested in getting more information about. Below is a link to a very SHORT survey. Please take just a moment and give us your thoughts and we'll plan our TNT nights based on what we hear from you along with things we think you might find intriguing. Thanks so much for sharing. Robin Macke, Ph.D., Principal
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