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03/18/2019

NBC 4 at WES for Grade 3 STEM Book Fair

Thanks to Mollett Green from NBC 4 for broadcasting live from our library as we packed up more than 4,000 books and donations that were given to A Wider Circle on Friday, March 15. Grade 3 STEM class students used their entrepreneurial skills and desire to help others to plan, promote, and orchestrate this book […]

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03/18/2019

Laten Book Camp

Have you found that “just right” Lenten practice which will feed and challenge you this Lent? WES parents are invited to participate in a Lenten Book Group in the WES Religion Room on five Thursday evenings during Lent in cooperation with St. Columba’s Episcopal Church in Tenleytown. Come once or up to all five times! […]

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03/12/2019

March 1 Community Service First Friday Summary

Our March First Friday had over 50 participants busy helping our WES community and beyond with the following activities: Mrs. Cuddihy, Mrs. Dawn Harding (using her secret recipe!), and students in Grades 5–8 made cookies and personalized bags for our local Police Department. Ms. Haggerty and T, K, & 1 students made treats for the […]

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03/12/2019

Get Your Tickets for WES’s Grade 6 Musical Footloose

See our Grade 6 students—with the assistance of Grade 5 students—perform this wonderful play. This adaptation features the story of a boy named Ren and his mother move from Chicago to a small farming town. Ren is preparing for the inevitable adjustment period at his new high school. What he isn’t prepared for are the […]

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03/12/2019

Dr. Omékongo Dibinga’s International Reading List

Several weeks ago, Dr. Omékongo Dibinga came to WES and gave three special presentations to our community, —to parents, students, and faculty. Parents learned a variety of skills to engage in courageous conversations with their children about the challenges we face today. As a follow up to this parent presentation, the following are books recommended […]

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