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News for the Week of Sept. 19-23
Posted 9/18/22

Good evening Welby Way families,

 

I hope everyone is having a wonderful weekend as we have a busy week ahead of us.  It was wonderful to congratulate some of our students at this month's Honor's Assembly and have it lead by two respectful Principals of the Day.  They did a fabulous leading the school for the day.

 

COVID Updates:  I am happy to share that we only had 3 positive COVID cases this week and only 2 of them were from students who were on campus and from the same household.   If your child was deemed a close contact, you would have received an email and an antigen test was sent home with your child on Friday.  Please be sure to administer the test prior to your child returning on Monday.   If your child tests positive, please be sure to label the test with your child’s first and last name, date of birth, school, POSITIVE, and date of the test and upload it to your child’s Daily Pass.   Also, please be sure to email me (sfritzen@lausd.net) and your child’s teacher regarding the positive results so I can assist you with the safe return to school timeline.  Please remember if your child exhibits any flu like symptoms please keep your child home and test them prior to returning to school to ensure they are negative.

 

POWW -  POWW is hosting our first movie night of the school year with an Encanto Sing-Along on Friday, September 23rd.  Welby Way Elementary Doors Open at 6:00 pm.  Movie begins at 7:00 pm.  POWW presents $10 per person presale and tickets will be sold at the door on Friday for $15 per person.  Tickets available for purchase on Pay4SchoolStuff.com (no refunds).    Preordered pizzas also available for presale on Pay4SchoolStuff.com.  Refreshments & Concessions will be available for purchase onsite. Don't forget to bring your own chair and/or blanket and be ready to have an enjoyable night as a family.

 

Room Parent Meeting:   There will our first room parent meeting this Monday following the bell.  Please be sure to check in at the office to receive your visitor's pass and thank you for your support of our school and teachers this school year.   

 

POWW Parent Mixer:  On Friday morning following the bell, POWW is hosting a POWW Parent Mixer in the Parent Center.  This is a wonderful time to gather, meet other parents, and understand the role and support POWW provides Welby each year along with a cup of coffee.  Please be sure to check in at the office to attend.  Thank you!

 

**Save the Date for the POWW Trunk or Treat on Saturday, October 29th from 4:00 - 8:00 pm.   This will be a great party with games and music for all who attend.   Candy donations are needed for the event and can be dropped off in the office.   

 

Picture Day – Picture Day is coming on Sept. 21, 22nd, and 23rd and order forms were sent home this week and orders can be placed on line. The schedule for picture day will be as follows:

TK - 1st grade - Wednesday, Sept. 21st

2nd & 3rd grade - Thursday, Sept. 22nd

4th & 5th Grade & Group classroom photos - Friday, Sept. 23rd

 

No School – Reminder that there will be no school on Monday, Sept. 26th as it is an unassigned day.  School will resume on Tuesday with regular Tuesday 1:30 pm dismissal.  

 

Upcoming School Tours:  If you know of any wonderful families that would like to attend Welby Way, we will be hosting upcoming Magnet and Charter tours.  Dates are posted on the Welby website and start on Sept. 29th for Magnet and Oct. 7th for Charter at 8:30 am.   Be sure to spread the word.  

 

Have a wonderful rest of the weekend - be well, and thank you for your partnership as we work together to do what is best for the Welby Way students.   This is all for now.

 

Your Welby Way Principal,

Mrs. DaCorsi