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2017-2018

Wood Gormley Principal’s Update

Sep 25 - Sep 29


Please join me in offering congratulations to Faris Wald, former Wood Gormley student, son of Ted and Anna Wald, who has been named a top 30 finalist in the 7th annual Broadcom MASTERS,® the nation’s most prestigious Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) middle school competition, founded and produced by the Society for Science & the Public. Faris will be competing for more than $100,000 in awards, including a top prize of $25,000.

Faris’s project is titled The Correlation between Solar Coronal Hole Occurrences and the Formation of Tropical and Extra-Tropical Cyclones. “I have been naturally curious about the strength of our sun's power and its true effect on our planet,” Faris says. He learned about different solar phenomena, and he became intrigued by coronal holes. Faris Wald will next compete in Washington, DC for the top award of $25,000 in late October after a rigorous competition that will test students’ abilities in STEM, critical thinking, communication, creativity and collaboration.


After-School Activities:


Mon: 9-25

Tue: 9-26

Wed: 9-27

Thu: 9-28

Fri: 9-29

Chinese Club

3:00-4:00 Panther Den


3:00-4:00 Panther Den



Girls’ Basketball


5:00-6:30

Tryouts

5:00-6:30

Tryouts



Student Council

3:00-4:00 in Room 5





Communication Tools:

In addition to reviewing the Principal’s Update on a weekly basis, we invite you to use the links on our homepage to check daily announcements and important information from our PTC. We also have a staff directory available on our main page. Select ABOUT WGES followed by Wood Gormley Staff Directory. These tools will help you stay abreast of all of our current events.


New Staff:

Please join us in welcoming Hannah Wetovsky, our new secretary, to Wood Gormley.


PTC

Please make sure you visit our PTC webpage to stay in touch. We invite you to add your email to the PTC contact list. Here is a list of upcoming events:

  • Sep 25 - Sep 29: The Adelante food drive will continue throughout the month of September. Please drop off food items in the box located in our lobby.

  • Oct 6: Wood Gormley Fall Festival sponsored by the PTC at 5:00 pm.

  • Oct 12: PTC Meeting at 6:00 pm


Safety:

Please make sure that you plan to arrive at Wood Gormley no later than 7:45 am so your child has time to move to his or her classroom area. We would also appreciate parents/guardians parking in the auxiliary lot, adjacent to the church, in the mornings. This will leave the drop off areas less congested.


Upcoming Events:

Sep 23: Back to School Bash sponsored by SFPS from 11-2, at Franklin Miles Park

Oct 5: 2nd Grade Field Trip to Los Golindrinas

Oct 6: Wood Gormley Picture Day: Students may be “out of dress code” on this day

Oct 6: Wood Gormley Fall Festival sponsored by the PTC at 5:00 pm

Oct 12: PTC Meeting at 6:00 pm

Oct 16: 4th Grade Field Trip to the Lensic Theater

Oct 18: 3rd Grade Field Trip to the Lensic Theater

Oct 23: SAC Meeting at 6:00 pm

Oct 31: Special Event

Nov 9: Choir and 3rd Grade Music Concert

Nov 13 : SAC Meeting at 6:00 pm


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