Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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MARY WALTER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
4529 MORRISVILLE RD.
BEALETON, VA 22712
(540) 422-7710 phone (540) 422-7729 fax
 

PRINCIPAL: ALEXANDER O'DELL

ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL: LYNNE BISEK

TO REPORT AN ABSENCE CALL: (540) 422-7715 


UPDATED PHONE INFORMATION/STUDENT PICKUP

With the change of the weather; colds & coughs, fevers, sore throats & flu-like symptoms  have been showing up in the classrooms.

We are requesting that if your child does not feel well in the morning, to check them out.  If they have a fever, vomiting, bathroom problems or a bad cough they should stay at home or visit the doctor.  If their symptoms get worse at school, we will have to call the parents to pick them up. 

Therefore, it is very important that the information on the child’s emergency card be current.  We should have a current home, work and cell phone for each parent.  There should be at least 3 other persons listed by name/relationship to child with phone numbers listed.  If you have to call someone to pick them not listed on their emergency card, they will need to bring a note (in English) from you & their photo ID to pick up the child.

 

 


You are invited to attend:

Family Reading Night

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

from 6:50 – 8:00 in the gym

 

Featuring

Darlene Green as our Guest Performer  

 

 Darlene Green

- is an award-winning storyteller who loves

telling stories, using an animated and expressive style

- won numerous storytelling and public speaking contests

- won Distinguished Educator Award in 2010 and 2012

- is a highly successful playwright and director

- is President and Lead Performer of D. Green Storytelling.

 After her performance, refreshments will be served and all students will receive a bookbag,Stickers, a bookmark, a balloon, and a book of their choice.  For recycling purposes, it would be much appreciated

if you would have your child return the balloon weight the next day. 

(room #29 or #36 or the library)  ThanksJ

 


 

POPCORN DAY OCT 31, 2014

TWO Flavors to choose from! (BUTTER OR CINNAMON & SUGAR) $1.00

**Send money in with student day of popcorn day in an envelope or baggie to give to teacher**


October 2, 2014

 Dear Parents,

This year, several schools in our county are piloting electronic sign-in technology: Mary Walter Elementary will be receiving this technology in the future. To create a more secure learning environment at this time and in preparation for the new technology we will be asking all persons (regardless of familiarity) to present a valid form of photo ID when entering our building beginning Monday, October 6th.    

 In addition, if you send a friend or family member, who is not on your child’s emergency card to pick up your child, please send in a note with that person indicating they have permission to pick him/her up. On the note you must include the person’s name, the child he/she will be picking up and a phone number where you can be reached to verify your permission.

  We realize this will place an extra burden on you as a parent but we believe it will help us keep your child safe and we will greatly appreciate your patience as we transition to the new system.

 Sincerely,

 Mr. Alex O’Dell, Principal 

Mrs. Lynne Bisek, Assistant Principal