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 Make-Up Days for Dorchester District 4 are set for the following dates:

October 23, 2017

January 12, 2018

March 16, 2018

School will operate on the Make-Up Days as regular scheduled full days. 

 *The Make-Up Days are due to the three days the District was closed due to the inclement weather conditions caused by Hurricane Irma.  


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Image result for Gifted and Talented   The Gifted and Talented Screening Application Window is October 1st-13th.  Please look under the Guidance Link under Departments for the GT Screening Application and Parent Letter.

Image result for soccer ball clip artSoccer Season starts Monday, October 19th.  Check the Soccer webpage or click on the soccer ball icon for the 2017 Soccer Schedule.  Team rosters and practice schedules can be accessed on the Soccer webpage (look under After School Sports).

 

student of the month copy.png (500×500) The Student of the Month recognition and breakfast for September will be held Thursday, October 19th, at 8:30 A.M.

Image result for Flu Shot Clip ArtFlu shots will be given at WMES for all students who have signed parental permission.  Please click on the icon on the left to access information on how to sign your child (or children) up before Thursday, October 19th.

*The signing up process is different this year, so please read the DHEC letter carefully.  Please remember that no permission forms will be sent home.

red ribbon week.jpg (200×131)Red Ribbon Week will be October 23-27.  Click on the Red Ribbon icon to the left to access the information for each day.


Image result for Important information  There should be NO student drop-off in the Front Parking Lot.  All Car Riders should be dropped off in the Car Rider Line.

All Transportation changes must be written and made before 2:00 P.M.  Changes will NOT be accepted over the telephone.


Help establish a strong literacy foundation for your child and support the South Carolina & Clemson championship traditions by participating in the South Carolina Department of Education’s 2017 Read Your Way to the Big Game contest. 
All pre-kindergarten through eighth-grade students who read six books will be entered in a drawing to win tickets to the Clemson vs. South Carolina game on November 25th. Once students have completed their readings, they should turn in the list of books read to their teacher. The last day to turn in your book form is November 10, 2017.  Winners will receive four tickets and pre-game sideline passes to the Clemson vs. South Carolina game.

*Forms will be sent home with students during the week of September 18th.

Visit SCReads.org for more details.

    


 

Miss Sherry O'Cain-Media Specialist

Dorchester District 4 2017-2018 Teacher of the Year

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WMES 2017-2018 Teacher of the Year

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WMES WAS SELECTED TO BE A CHANNEL 2 COOL SCHOOL FOR JANUARY 2014.

WMES RECEIVED THE SOUTH CAROLINA PALMETTO GOLD AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT DURING THE 2014-2015 SCHOOL YEAR.

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WMES  WAS SELECTED AS A FINALIST FOR THE SOUTH CAROLINA PALMETTO'S FINEST AWARD DURING THE 2014-2015 SCHOOL YEAR.  

(THIS AWARD RECOGNIZES THE BEST ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS IN THE STATE.)

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 Things to know....To register your child for Kindergarten through 5th grade, you will need to have your child's birth certificate, immunization record, social security card, and proof of residence (utility bill). If you have any questions, please contact the office at (843) 563-3231.

 



School Events
10/16/2017
•  Soccer Games (4:30- 6:30)
10/17/2017
•  Board Meeting @ District Office 6:00 P.M.
10/19/2017
•  Fall Pictures or Picture Money Due
•  Student of the Month Breakfast @ 8:30 A.M.


Sports Events
10/16/2017
•  Soccer Games (4:30- 6:30)  (Soccer)
  
Soccer is Coming!

  
Don't forget to save those Campbell Soup labels!  The PTA is collecting the labels, so please turn yours into the front...

  
Don't forget to clip and save those boxtops labels!  The PTA is collecting the labels, so please turn yours into the front...

  
The PTA is collecting Coke tops and boxes for Coke Rewards.  Please turn yours in at the front office.