Wildcat Connection #2 September 5, 2014

ABSENCES - Please call the office before 9:00 a.m. if your child will be absent (984-2342) Mrs. Huck will be available by 7:45 a.m. You may leave a message at any time. We also need a written excuse or doctor's slip when student returns to school. If we do not hear from you, office personnel will call you at home or work. If we cannot contact you, the absence will be unexcused.

SCHOOL PICTURES - Grades Pre-school through 8 had pictures taken Wednesday, September 03, 2014. Proofs were sent home Thursday.

A.L.S. ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE - Waterford Elementary recently participated in the Ice Bucket Challenge. We had twenty-six teachers and staff members doused with a bucket of ice water. Members of the eighth grade class had the honor of pouring. Thanks to the generosity of our community, Waterford Elementary raised $901.00 for this worthy cause.

WASHINGTON CO. FAIR - Congratulations to all who participated at the Washington County Fair. Showing animals and completing projects takes a lot of hard work and dedication. Well done 4-H'ers.

WATERFORD ELEMENTARY COOKBOOK - We are now collecting recipes for the Waterford Elementary Cookbook to be released before Christmas 2014. Please send in recipes with your child or email to: starkey.kt@gmail.com OR wc_aketchum@seovec.org We will be collecting until late September.

PTO FALL FUNDRAISER- Tri-C Fundraiser packet will be sent home with your child Friday, September 12th. Sales will go thru till October 1st.

JR. HIGH TEAMS - Congratulations to our football and volleyball teams. They are enjoying successful seasons!

LUNCH ACCOUNTS - Please get payments in. We have several outstanding charges that need to be taken care of.

BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION - We are collecting Box Tops again this year. Please send in your Box Tops.

" It is a requirement that all seventh and eighth grade students receive a Tdap booster. Please be sure you have provided the school with a copy.

" Flu season is rapidly approaching. Consider getting you and your children vaccinated and please encourage hand-washing.

" Kindergarten: If you have not already provided proof of your child's shot boosters, please do so ASAP.