Wayside Waves – 2/23/2020

1. Gift Card Donations for Staff Appreciation Week
2. 5th Grade Talent Show 
3. Hoover Theatre Presents Guys and Dolls Jr. (3/6 – 3/8)
4. Stem Night (3/25)
5. It Takes a Village

1. Gift Card Donations for Staff Appreciation Week

The Staff Appreciation Committee wants to get a jump start on making this year’s Staff Appreciation Week (May 4-8) amazing! We are humbly asking for $20 gift card donations to give to each one of our fantastic Wayside staff. Sign up here to make a donation. It’s one way of saying THANK YOU for taking wonderful care of our children. Gift card ideas include: Amazon, Target, Starbucks, AMC, Dunkin Donuts, etc. Feel free to drop the gift cards off in the office or with your child’s teacher who will get them to the office. Please email Jackie Stief at jaxk17@gmail.com with any questions.

2. 5th Grade Talent Show (3/6)
Mark your calendars! The 5th Grade Talent Show is on Friday March 6, 2020, at 6:30pm (doors open at 6:15). Come see many of the talented 5th graders show what they love to do best!!! Candygrams and Flowergrams to celebrate and congratulate your 5th grade friends as well as snacks and drinks will be for sale at the show. PTA reps from Hoover will be there for a meet & greet and have Hoover gear available for purchase. You don’t want to miss this exciting evening!

3. Hoover Theatre Presents Guys and Dolls Jr. (3/6 – 3/8)

4. STEM Night (3/25)
Save the date!! Inviting all wayside families to the 2020 STEM Night on March 25th, Wednesday from 6:30 to 8:30 PM

Be STEM-tastic!!!

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Night is coming up at Wayside – make sure you don’t miss it! Join us for an evening of exploration, investigation, and learning with fun, hands-on activities, presentations, and popular exhibits from external vendors for the whole family.

It’s open to ALL Wayside community to participate!  You (parent and child) can participate by:

  1. Managing a table with pre-determined fun projects (materials will be provided)..see below for more information.
  2. Showcase your own project ideas.

Either way, you and your child are going to have a lot of STEM-tastic fun!! No age limit!
Please sign-up to grab your spot by 2/1/2020!
SSL kids will be given credits for volunteering!
The STEM committee welcomes suggestions and questions from the Wayside community. So please feel free to contact us!
Email: stemcommittee.wayside@gmail.com

Pre-determined S.T.E.M projects like……
Mystery number cards
Magic balloon
Tower building
Balancing birds
Paper bridge
Swim with sharks
Elsa power
And much more…..

External Vendors
Churchill Stem Club
Panda Coding
Georgetown Medical Professionals
Mad Science
And much more……

5. It Takes a Village

A world of thanks go to event chairs Sharmeen Fasihuzzaman, Deepa Narayanan, and Eun Kim for a festive and delicious Multicultural Night last week. We are also thankful for the many parents who shared their cultures with us, and to the students who performed songs, dances, and even a fashion show! Thank you! Danke! Merci! Gracias!

More information coming up soon….

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