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WIDA TESTING 2017
Our school will be administering the annual English proficiency test WIDA ACCESS for ELLS starting Monday, January 31st and is scheduled to end by Friday, February 17th. Dates might be postponed depending on inclement weather. This test is very important because it measures your child’s progress in the English language. For this reason, we strongly suggest you send your children to school on time each day and reschedule any appointments that might conflict with the testing dates, if possible. Please feel free to contact the school if you have any questions or concerns. As always, we know we can count on your support to make this a great success!
(Spanish) EXAMEN DE LENGUA INGLESA WIDA
Nuestra escuela comenzará a aplicar el examen anual de suficiencia en inglés, WIDA ACCESS for ELLS, a partir del martes, 31 de enero y posiblemente terminará el 17 de febrero. Las fechas están sujetas a cambios dependiendo del clima que se presente. Este examen es de mucha importancia porque mide el crecimiento de la lengua inglesa en sus hijos. Por esta razón, les recomendamos enviar a los niños de forma puntual y evitar conflictos con los horarios del colegio durante estos días. Por favor, cualquier duda adicional no duden en contactar a la escuela. sabemos que con su colaboracion, la realizacion de este examen sera muy exitosa.
ANIMAL DONATION DRIVE
Occoquan is having an Animal Shelter Donation Drive to support the Prince William County Animal Shelter. These animals need our love and helping hands! It runs until January 20th. The shelter is in need of old blankets, towels, food, toys, animal beds, and treats. Bring your items to Mr. Friedman in room 118!
REPORT CARDS AND CONFERENCES
On Monday, November 7, parent-teacher conferences will occur to discuss your child's progress in school. Please be on time to your scheduled conference to ensure the teacher is available. Report cards will go home on Wednesday, November 16th.
OPERATION TURKEY FOOD DRIVE
Please consider donating popular Thanksgiving food items, such as canned pumpkin. These items need to be non-perishable. The school goal is 1 donation per person. Occoquan is collecting food through November 2nd! Thank you for your support.
On Friday, October 21st, Occoquan Elementary will host Athletics Day. Please make sure they come prepared with proper clothing, such as tennis shoes.
If you have a student in the Special Education program, please attend SPED Night on Wednesday, October 19th at 6PM. The SPED team will provide useful information and strategies to use at home!
BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT
Don't forget to attend our back to school nights on next week. On Monday September 26th, we will have Kindergarten, First, and Second grades. On September 29th, we will have Third, Fourth, and Fifth grades. This is a very good opportunity to touch base with the school principal and teachers. The general assembly will start at the cafeteria at 6:00 pm. Then you need to go to your child's classroom to get important information of this school year. We hope to see you there!
Free PEP classes begin today, October 4th at 6PM at Occoquan Elementary School. Meet other members of the Occoquan community, learn English while you help your child, meet school staff, and become familiar with the U.S. school system! Contact Mila Gaspar or Melanie O'Neill with any questions about the program.
Clases gratis de PEP empiezan hoy, el 4 de octubre de 6 a 8 en Occoquan Elementary School. Ven a conocer al los demas miembros de la comunidad de Occoquan, al mismo tiempo que aprendez ingles mientras ayudas a tu hijo/a, conoces a las maestras y el Sistema educativo en los Estados Unidos. Si tienes alguna pregunta, por favor contacta a la Sra. O'Neill o a la señora Gaspar.