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Math Team Wins SumDog Competition

Math Team 1

 

Math Team 2

 

Wacona Elementary School won first place in the October Sumdog Okefenokee Math Competition. Out of the 75 classes that competed from the surrounding areas, Wacona 1 came in first place and Wacona 2 came in 2nd. In the online contest, each student is given one thousand math questions to answer and an overall class score is computed from the students’ average number of correct answers.  Out of the 926 students that played from the Okefenokee area, Connor C. came in first place and Maddox G. came in third place. Wacona’s Math Club is coached by Jennifer Cone and Heather Tyre.

 

Wacona 1 Math Team students pictured L-R front to back:  Trent T., Jackson R., Ryan P., Jase M., Grant G., Waylon S., Mason T., Jaxton H., Noah B., Dallas B., Sophie C., Evan P., Maddox G., Connor C., and Luke H.

 

Wacona 2 Math Team students pictured L-R front to back: Cyntiana C., Jenna C., Semaj S., Grayson M., Olivia S., Gracie C., Logan H., Jarrett W., Owen S., Cason Z., Cody G., Addi G., Sianna G., and Mason C.

Parents Attend Title I Meeting

Several parents attended Wacona's Annual Title I meeting on September 22-23. Parents were informed about Title I, including the School Improvement Plan, Parent-School Compacts, Parent Involvement Plan, Title I funds, student assessments, district and school goals for this year, and parent engagement activities at Wacona Elementary. It takes all stakeholders working together to make Wacona a success! All parents are encouraged to be actively engaged in Wacona activities that support student achievement. For more information, contact Ms. Yaun at 287-2362 or myaun@ware.k12.ga.us.

Box Tops Contest

We only have one week remaining in our annual Box Tops Contest.  The contest will end at noon on Friday, September 30.  Below is the graph showing how many box tops each class has brought in.

Wacona Elementary Students Learn with Gator Goo
Hornets Learn to Swim

HORNETS LEARNS TO SWIM

Students from Mrs. Oakley’s class learned to swim at the local YMCA. They joined in with Mr. Shelton’s 2nd grade class to learn this important life skill. Each student learned the basics of swimming, as well as important water safety rules.

 

The swim lessons lasted the entire week. The students started out by getting comfortable in the water and with the life guards. By the end of the week, each student completed a swim test in which they had to jump into the deep end of the pool, tread water, and swim to the side of the pool. These brave boys and girls gave it their all and earned a certificate for completing the program.

 

Mrs. Oakley and her students would like to thank the YMCA and the life guards for allowing her students to participate in this wonderful program.

Ware County School System to Participate in Community Eligibility Provision

All students will receive breakfast and lunch at no cost

Pupils, Pizzas, Circles, and Squares

Learning is yummy at Wacona Elementary!

Friday Night Highlight Winners
Mrs. Pearson's Class Reward

As part of our new PBIS program, Wacona students earn Hornet Bucks for exemplifying the motto: Be Ready, Be Respectful, Be Responsible.  The students in each class put their Hornet Bucks together to earn special rewards, chosen by the class. Students in Mrs. Pearson’s 1st grade class have earned 25 Hornet Bucks.  The reward they chose was a Hat Day. Shown in the picture is Mrs. Pearson’s class, showing off their cool hats.

Kindergarten Lunch and Learn

Approximately 60 parents of kindergarten students attended the Lunch and Learn program at Wacona.  The parents had lunch with their students and then went back to the classroom to watch a phonics lesson being taught. Parents also received resources to help their child work on reading skills at home. The next Lunch and Learn will be 1st grade on September 27th. Mr. Chancey is the principal of Wacona Elementary School. 

(You can view the other photos in our Photo Album.)

September is Attendance Awareness Month

September is Attendance Awareness Month!! Watch the video below to learn the role attendance plays in your child's education! #SchoolEveryday

 

 

 

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