News Blast from WordMasters!!!!
A team of students representing Wandell School recently won highest honors in the WordMasters Challenge, a national language arts competition entered by over 225,000 students annually, which consists of three meets during the year. Supervised by Mrs. English, the schools third, fourth, and fifth graders participate in above grade level vocabulary and then use these words to complete analogies both metaphorically and analytically.
Congratulations to Wandell's third, fourth, and fifth graders as they continue at the top of their game.
Wee Deliver, Wandell's Postal Service
The post office is ready to re-open!
The Wandell School post office provides opportunities for fifth, fourth, and third grade students to work as postal employees. Children are encouraged to write to each other on a daily basis using the Wandell directory which contains a school address for every child. Parents are also invited to write!They can drop off letters to their children via the paent mailbox located outside the front door of Mrs. English's room.
The goals of the Wee Deliver program are to provide students with real-life working experiences and responsibilities, to explore and develop various avenues of writing and to unify the student body through a student centered, school-wide communication system.