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Friday, October 10, 2014

Kings Landing                                                                  

Mr. Johnson's and Ms Higgins' classrooms went to Kings Landing on Friday, October 3, 2014 for a field trip.  Kings Landing is located in Fredericton, New Brunswick, so we had to cross the Canadian border. Grades 5-8 went with Mr. Johnson's group.  I thought it was really fun.  The fifth through seventh grade girls dressed up in dresses from the 1800's, while the boys were outside playing croquet and riding a wooden horse. There were many highlights like the houses, the clothes, the people, and the animals. My favorite part of the trip was riding the carts and seeing the horses. There were stores, and they brought you in and made you feel like you were really in the 1800's. I'm sure that everyone had fun. I would love to go back again.       By Chloe                      


Halloween Party

On October 31 WVS is having our annual Halloween party in the morning!

On that day, we will be doing lots of spooky things like.... Spooky stories, and hay bail scramble! After that we will have lunch which will be very yummy! We will end that  Halloween madness with an early release.   By Tyler


Plants in the Greenhouse

Everyone in the school has started a plant in a big can or tray. Every week I will give you a report about how the plants are growing. This time I noticed that different types of lettuce grew differently. The black-seeded Simpson lettuce hasn't grown at all. While other lettuces, like the Solvenova lettuce, is growing well. Some other plants that aren’t growing well are the parsnips and spinach.   By Antonio


THE PUMPKIN PATCH

At the pumpkin patch there were orange, white, and green pumpkins, but we all got the ones we wanted. Everyone in the upper grades had a pre-ker to pair up with and help pick a pumpkin. We cut the stems on the pumpkin and got our name written on them. Then we got on the bus and went back to school. When we got there, the upper graders unloaded the pumpkins from Mrs. Hall's truck that had carried them back to school.   By Melach


YEAR BOOK

In the uppergrade room, we have already started doing the year book, so we can get a head start on it and get all the pictures of the year in them.  Like the pumpkin patch and Kings Landing trips, which both of them were very fun by the way,  other stuff will be worked on as the tear goes on. Make sure when the year book comes you buy one.     By  Sadie


Art Class

The WVS art class, for grades 5 and 6 are doing a “shade” theme this week. Mrs. Fo, the art teacher, wants us to see the different shades. My opinion is I think it's great, fun and interesting.  If you want to know more about it, you can read about it in the next article.    By Abby





Notes from the Principal's desk....



Monday, October 13th Columbus Day, - No School

Tuesday, October 14th is a teacher workshop day – No Students that day.




Whiting Village students will be participating with the students at Edmunds Consolidated on Oct 16th for fire safety. The Dennys River Fire Dept. will be sponsoring the event for both schools. The students in Pre-K to 4 will go in the morning, and the rest will go in the afternoon. More details will be provided as soon as final plans are made.

The PTC (Parent-Teacher Committee) will meet at 5:30 on Tuesday, Oct. 21st to work on plans for the fall events: Halloween Party, Harvest Dinner, Craft Day, and the Christmas Performances.

The PTC is planning the Halloween party for late morning on Friday, Oct 31. This is an early release day for students with a noon time dismissal. The party is sure to be a Fantastic Event with a Spooky Lunch to add to the festivities.

As always, please contact the school with any questions or concerns.

Scott Johnson, Teaching Principal






 
About Us and Our School and Web Site.....

Welcome to the Whiting Village School website. This site is just one more way we hope to keep in touch with parents, former students, and community members.  Whiting Village School is a very small school in rural coastal Washington County, Maine that uses a multi-age model allowing younger and older students to learn together.

Whiting Village School, Whiting, ME


Please feel free to stop by the school and visit us. We are always pleased  to hear from parents, former students, and the community.

.Whiting Village School was established in 1825 with the main part of the current building  constructed about ten years later.  Additions and amenities were added through the years creating an eclectic style of hardwood floors and high-speed internet.

Our school many years ago

 

Please check out the various links to some of our forms, calendars, and other bits of information. 

 As always, please contact the school with any questions.

Scott A. Johnson

Teaching Principal

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