385 West Main Street
Lexington, Ohio 44904 (419)884-2765
Western Elementary Newsletter
From the Desk of Mr. Roberts
Right to Read Week
Reading Through the Past and Into the Future
Western Elementary will hold Right to Read Week activities March 25-28, 2013. Our theme this year will be a celebration of Lexington Village Bicentennial. Our activities during the week will center around the 200th birthday theme.
These activites will include:
Monday and Everyday - "Drop Everything and Read" and questions over the PA each morning about our community's history. In addition, Mrs. Stewart will be showing students a presentation of past and current pictures of different local sites and events of our community during the students' library times.
Tuesday - Each class will place an article in a time capsule. The time capsule will be buried and opened in ten years!
Wednesday - A scavenger hunt to find historical facts will be held.
Thursday - Students are encouraged to dress like a pioneer! We encourage each student to wear, if available, clothes that depict different eras of our community. Presentations will be held by the Richland County Mueseum personnel.
2013-2014 School Year Requests
Many are already looking ahead and starting to plan for the 2013-2014 school year. In doing so, I wanted to make you aware that we are unable to honor parental requests to have particular teachers. Any concerns that might negatively affect the placement of a child must be brought to the building principal's attention, in writing, no later than Friday, April 26, 2013.
Every effort is made to distribute the children among the classrooms fairly and heterogeneously. We take into consideration many factors to help ensure each and every student has the best possible educational placement and environment. Our efforts are in doing the best we can for ALL children.
Important Upcoming Dates
March 25-28 - Right To Read Week
March 29 - April 5 - NO SCHOOL - Spring Break
April 8 - School Resumes
April 9 - P.T.O. at Western
April 11 - Spring Picture Day
April 17-19 - Kindergarten Screening
April 22 - Third Grade Ohio Achievement Assessments-Reading
April 24 - Third Grade Ohio Achievement Assessments-Math
April 24 - Early Release
April 26 - Interims Sent Home