Friday, October 14, 2016

week 7

Mrs. Nunes' former student reading to her class!! 

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Dr. Ribeiro working on Math Standards 
with our 3rd grade teachers on our PD Day! 

Students that are being  dropped off or picked up in office during  the school day due to unforeseen circumstances...
Please plan to pick up your student at their respective office!

Grades 2 and 3  at the Janelli Annex Office (Mrs. Dumas)

Pre-K, K and 1 Delaney Office (Mrs. Rando, Mrs. Goddard)

Please direct any bus plan requests to the office staff, Mrs. Rando and/or Mrs. Goddard. 


Reminder: Bus drivers will not let Kindergarten students off without seeing an adult. Students in grades 1-3 will be allowed off the bus without an adult.

Bus Safety Issue

If your child misses the bus, under no circumstances should you drive your car behind the bus and attempt to have your children board after running along the side. Children who miss the bus need to be driven to school, please!

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Grade 3 MCAS 2017 TENTATIVE schedule  
General Window-4/3-5/26/2017
Specific Grade 3 dates are 5/2-5/3-5/16-5/17

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A Note from the office!

If your little cherub is sick for a day or two, there is no need to notify us by phone.  You could send an email to the teacher if you'd like.

A Note to Preschool Parents!!!

We have openings in our 2 day Preschool PM class, 
Please call the Delaney office for more information 
at 508-384-5430

Buckets are located in the cafeteria!

Please send in your box tops!  Our school earns "free" money!

We are not collecting plastic bags anymore!

Halloween Hustle
Sunday, October 23rd
9:00- Registration
10:00 -Monster Dash
10:15-1 mile

 Halloween Party!  

 Friday October 28th
PreK-Grade 1
6:00-8:00 PM
(Parent must attend with child)    

Wrentham Fire Department Open House 
The Wrentham Fire Department is pleased to announce that it will be hosting its annual Fire Prevention Open House at the Public Safety Building, 99 South Street, on Sunday, October 16th, 2016 between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon During the Open House we will be providing free blood pressure checks, tours of the station and the fire apparatus. In addition to our scheduled events residents are invited to pick up fire prevention information, TOT Finder decals and other safety related information. Also on display will be our collection of photographs and videos of your fire department in action. Refreshments will also be served. We are expecting a visit from Smokey the Bear and Sparky the Fire Dog. Please come and visit us on this important safety day, rain or shine, on October 16th, 2016. Between 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon

The coat boxes are in the Delaney and Annex Lobbies!!

Please donate your non-perishables in any school lobby!



New Playground
Frequently Asked Questions

What were the major priorities of the playground committee?

The committee’s goal was to create a space where ALL of the Delaney students could play together and that the space was inclusive and accessible to meet the needs of all students. The focus was on enriched play that enhances recess fun with physical, social, cognitive, and sensory experiences. 

Who was on the playground committee?

The voluntary and open committee was comprised of parents, teachers, community members, School Committee member, WEST and PTO representatives, school administrators including superintendent, principal, student services director, business manager, school nurse, and maintenance director.

How was the decision made what equipment was purchased?

Many companies sent information and plans. The final two sent proposals and these were evaluated by the committee and compared and contrasted until consensus was reached.

How was the individual equipment chosen?

Equipment was chosen based on the amount available to spend combined with the ability to have different experiences for students as well as multiple users.

What were the major expenses of the project?

The major expenses consisted of equipment purchase, excavation of the land, sub surface materials, Pour and Play surfacing, regulated wood chip surfacing, installation of all of the mentioned, Also included were replacement parts for the existing playground upgrade and new swing mats.

Why were there so many fundraisers?

This project required substantial resources that are not a part of the regular operating school budget.

Why is the new playground so close to the preschool and original playground?

The layout of the new play space was chosen to minimize grading and filling and thus saving costs. It also keeps play in one area to make for better supervision of students.

How are students reacting to the playground?

The students are excited and happy about being able to play together and discover new challenges at recess!

October 21st-8:30 am
Vogel Auditorium
MCAS Results

Thank you for reading and viewing!

Colleen Wagstaff

Delaney Principal

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