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Student and parent accounts for SchoolFusion (this web site) that were not working earlier this week are now functional again. If any parent finds that their account no longer seems to be "connected" to their student(s), two options are available: (1) Log in and click on My Family on the left navigation bar, then click on Add Student and enter the student's long ID number in the box; OR log in and click the Join Class pages on the Classrooms page and select all of the class pages you wish to "join". We apologize for any inconvenience in restoring site user services.
Upcoming Events
4/23/2014
- 2nd Grade Field Trip
9:15 AM - 2:15 PM
4/30/2014
- Kindergarten Field Trip
8:30 AM - 1:30 PM
5/1/2014
5/3/2014
- Saturday School
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
5/5/2014
 
School Announcements
Parent/Guardian Input for 2014-2015

Our 2014-2015 Parent/Guardian input window will be open May 12 - 16. All parent/guardian input for next school year must consist of the signed input form, as well as a letter explaining your child’s academic learning style. The form is available online HERE or in the main school office. Thank you for your valuable input regarding your child!



Kindergarten Spirit Day
Adorable Kindergarteners performed
Friday, April 11 as a part of our Spirit Day assembly.

Wildwood ES Students Compete
at State Odyssey of the Mind Event

Wildwood Elementary School 4th and 5th grade students Colby Carlson, Blanca Hidalgo, Gregory Keil, Haley Kumanski, Rene Reyes, and Cynthia Williams competed the weekend of April 4-6 in Brentwood, CA (near Livermore) under the supervision of advisor, Mr. Dave Metheny, 5th grade teacher at Wildwood. The overall results for the Wildwood Team were 6th place in the State overall for Division I.  That is out of 13 statewide teams and fantastic for the District’s second year of participation. The actual assigned problem for them to solve, independent of any adult assistance, is called The Stackable Structure (the problem and breakdown of the scores/results that make up the overall 6th place final score are listed below).



Problem: The Stackable Structure (Divisions I, II, III & IV)
  • Style:  2nd place
  • Weight:  3rd place
  • Long Term:  3rd place  (a score of the team's long-term solution)
“Teams will design and build a structure made up of separate components stacked on top of one another. The structure components will be made of only balsa wood and glue, and will be tested by balancing and supporting weights after they are stacked. Teams will be scored for the number of components they use in their final structure. Before they are stacked, the separate components will be integrated into an artistic representation of Earth. The team will include the stacking of the components, placement of the weights, and Earth into the theme of its performance.” 

Alignment to STEM and Common Core:  Odyssey of the Mind provides an extra-curricular activity for students that is driven by problem-solving, discovery, exploratory learning, and it requires students to actively engage in order to find its solution. Throughout the problem solving process, Odyssey of the Mind students learn STEM concepts by assessing the composition and strength of materials, designing vehicles and devices, engineering structures, sets and backdrops, and calculating scores, geometry and physics. Because students are working in a project-based environment where they solve a problem from a multi-disciplinary approach, they incorporate science, technology, engineering and math into the process. Odyssey of the Mind problems, from technical to classics, structural to performance, provide a creative and innovative way to problem solve while applying STEM concepts that students have learned. (http://www.calomer.org)
2014-2015 Registration Info
2014-2015 Registration going on now!

2014-2015 registration packets are available  in the school office. Our office is open from 7:30 AM until 3:45 PM Monday through Friday. 

Along with the completed registration packet,
you will need to bring:

  • complete immunization record
  • birth certificate
  • proof of residency
    (utility bill, pay stub, or correspondence from a government agency [federal, state or county government, DMV, voting agency, etc]).

Kindergarten Age Requirement: The kindergarten age cutoff for 2014-2015 is September 1. Children must turn 5 on or before September 1 to be enrolled in kindergarten for the 2014-2015 school year.

TK Age Requirement:  If a student turns 5 on or between September 2 and December 2, they can register for TK. Intra and Inter district transfer polices apply to grades TK-6.
 
TK Age Exception:  If a student turns 5 on or between July 1 and August 31, they may attend TK if the parent/guardian requests such a placement. This would only be the case for those parents/guardians who do not believe their child is ready for kindergarten, but turn 5 on or between July 1 and August 31. Parents/guardians are required to sign the Two Year Kindergarten Waiver Form which is available in the school office.  


Kid’s Club
(before and after school program) is available on site, but is run through the City of Yucaipa. Information may be obtained by contacting them directly at 909-790-7460 or
http://www.yucaipa.org/cityDepartments/communityServices_Recreation/kidsClub.php.

 

Congratulations!
Nonnie Nafzgar, Wildwood ES Parent and PTA member, was recently recognized as the recipient of the Rotary Club Volunteer Award. This award is well-deserved by this energetic mom! Pictured below is Principal Lucia Hudec, Award Recipient Nonnie Nafzgar, Superintendent Cali Binks, and Nonnie's son, Cannon. Congratulations!



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Jr. Jazzercize!
Get up and dance!
Join us Wednesdays after school for
Jr. Jazzercise
WES MPR, 3:15 - 4:15 pm!

Hot music!
Easy-to-follow dance steps!
Props & Games!
Health & Nutrition Education!


$25/month per student*
(*sibling discount available)

Students in grades K through 6 are welcome.

For more information, call Arrianne, (909) 800-8797
or email her at Alljazzedup10@hotmail.com.
Check us out on Facebook! www.facebook.com/JrJazzercize.
Spanish Class Offered After School


Join us for Spanish Classes
at Wildwood Elementary!


 Room E-5
Tuesdays 3:15-4:00pm
for grades 1-6

(enrollment required-see below)

Learning a foreign language is highly beneficial to developing your child’s brain and we use proven methods that are fun and engaging: full-immersion with music, games, art, and drama. What better gift can you give your child than the ability to communicate in another language? Embark on a language-learning adventure with Lango & give your child the world!

Cost: $49 per month (once a week classes)
(Free materials are included!)
Classes will meet Tuesdays 3:15-4pm in Rm E-5
Call or visit us online to enroll
909-528-3154
www.langoredlands.com

Lunch Money Account
Manage your child's cafeteria account online!
MySchoolBucks.com is a fast and simple online payment center and more! Use mySchoolBucks.com to:
*  Pay for your child's meals.
*  Set up automatic email reminders to tell you when a payment is needed
*  View your child's cafeteria purchases and get information on foods your child eats at school. 
To sign up for this wonderful program, please click
here to see the website.  You will need your child's student number to sign up.


Report your child's absence!
If your child misses school for any reason, please call or email the attendance clerk, Carol Norris. Absence reasons must be reported within 5 days or they will automatically be marked unexcused. Note: not all absence reasons will be considered excused, even when they are reported within the 5 day window.

If you choose to call or wish to speak to the attendance clerk, please be aware that our phone system has no voice mail. Our office hours are 7:30 am to 3:45 pm. Thank you.





SCHOOL HOURS:
The School Office is open 7:30 am to 3:45 pm every school day.

School starts at 8:45 am for all students except PM K.

PM Kindergarten starts at 11:30 am.

Students in grades 1-6 & PM Kindergarten are released at 3:05 pm.

TK & AM Kindergarten students* are released at 12:20 pm.
*AM Kindergarten students who are in the K/1 Combo class are released at 1:10 pm.

DROP OFF / PICK UP TIMES:

Please drop off your TK, AM K & Gr 1-6 students
between 8:15 & 8:40 am if possible. Students must be in their seats in the classroom by the 8:45 am bell. This means students must be through the front gates by at least 8:43 am in order to allow time to get to class on time. Students who arrive later than this will not make it to class on time, meaning in their seats at 8:45 am. The gates will be closed at 8:43 am and students must report to the office for a tardy slip.


PM K students may be dropped off
between 11:15 & 11:25 am.
(If they will be eating hot lunch,
you may drop them off in the cafeteria at 11:00 am).

Please pick up all students within 15 minutes of release time.
Kid's Club is available on site for parents who require earlier drop off or later pick up. Contact the City of Yucaipa or click
HERE for more information.

For grade-specific recess and lunch times, as well as minimum day and inclement weather schedules, please click the Calendar & Schedules link on the left and select Bell Schedules.


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