Thursday, April 30, 2009 #32

TESTING

Our two weeks of OAT testing is finally over. Thanks so much for your cooperation in trying to make sure your child was present on those day. Results of the tests will not be back until mid-summer. The test scores will be mailed home when we receive them. REWARD FOR TEST – As a reward for students in grades 3 – 8 for great test weeks those students will be going skating at the Marietta Roller Rink Friday, May 1. There is no charge. The PTO is paying for admission. Grades 3-5 will be leaving at 8:30 and return at 11:30. Grades 6 – 8 will leave at 11:45 and return at 2.30. Students will still eat lunch at school. Wonderful!!!!!

SAFETY TOWN

The Safetytown enrollment forms are now available in the school office. Safetytown is designed for children who will be entering kindergarten next fall. Dates for the program are June 1-12 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon daily for 10 days. All sessions will be held rain or shine at Beverly-Center Elementary School. The Beverly Lions Club sponsors Safetytown in cooperation with Wolf Creek and Fort Frye Schools, area fire, police, water, natural resources organizations and others. Activities include Identity Training, Automobile Safety, Home Safety, Water Safety, Farm Safety, and Friends in the Community. This program is very worthwhile. There is no charge.

FARMER’S MARKET

The Waterford FFA Alumni will be sponsoring a Farmer’s Market every Thursday 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. June to September. It will be held in the Waterford Elementary parking lot. For more information contact Missy Antill (525-9932) or Melissa Huck (984-2237.

MINI RELAY FOR LIFE

On Friday, May 8 students in grades K-8 will participate in our annual mini Relay for Life to benefit the fight against cancer. A collection envelope and letter highlighting the events will be sent home this week. Please read carefully so that you know what is going on. We will have our memorial wall display to honor and remember your loved ones that have battled cancer. Thanks so much for your support of this very worthy cause.

PTO NEWS

Square dance May 8, 2009 6:00-9:00 p.m. in the elementary parking lot. (WHS gym if raining). Fun for everyone – come and have fun!!!! * Raffle tickets can still be sold until May 8. * Basket Raffle – Please have your child bring in his/her basket goodies by Wed. May 5. Kindergarten – gardening / home improvement
First – kitchen Second – summer fun Third/Fourth – toy chest Fifth / Sixth – arts / crafts * PTO is also selling T-shirts which say “Waterford Excellent School” – Ohio’s Best Rating. They are green with white lettering. Check it out in the office.$12.00