UPCOMING WES EVENTS
- Tuesday, January 22, Coffee With the Principal, 7:30am WES office - Please send Ms. Mills an email if you plan to attend!
- Tuesday, January 22, Special Board Meeting, 6pm, WUHSMS Library
- Friday, January 25, Snowball, Social Gathering for grades 5-6, 6-7:30pm WES Gym
- Wednesday, January 30, Chess Club begins (3rd through 6th grade) See attached interest letter that went out last week).
- January 29-February 1, Report cards mailed
- Tuesday, February 12, 1st grade concert in the gym, 6pm
- Wednesday, February 13, 2nd grade concert in the gym, 6pm
- February 18-22 School Winter Break
- Thursday, March 7th, Summer Programs Expo, 3-6pm at WES
Horizons Observatory Events Notification
Throughout the year, the Horizons Observatory hosts free public stargazing tours by knowledgeable docents using telescopes, binoculars, and naked eye observation. To ensure clear skies for these events, a “short notice” (24-30 hours before the event) email is sent out to all those on the Horizons Observatory notification service. To be placed on the notification service, simply go towww.horizonsobservatory.org, click on “Blog”, type in your email address in the space provided, and click “Submit”. It’s that easy! The Horizons Observatory is located on the grounds of The Prosper Valley School in Pomfret, Vermont.
WES NURSE NEWS
There are two upcoming community events coordinated by Annie Luke, the district's Student Assistance Professional-Community Liaison
Title: Drugs/Community Awareness & Information Evening - January 23/5-6:30pm, Woodstock Union HS/MS Library
Description: What are the facts about legal and illegal drugs in our community? Some of the topics will be marijuana, vaping, alcohol, edibles, dabbing, as well as other drugs of choice.
Guest speaker: Steve Waldo, a 34-year veteran of the Vermont Department of Liquor Control in both the Enforcement and the Education Divisions and previously Chief of Police in Ludlow, Vermont.
February 13th/5-6:30pm/Woodstock Union HS/MS Library - Detective Sgt. Richard King.
There will be a community presentation on drug awareness by Detective Sergeant Richard King of the Ludlow Police Department.
This presentation will discuss drug trends in society and Vermont. We will cover the seven drug categories to include the indicators of use and paraphernalia commonly associated with each category. We have included sections on synthetic drugs, bath salts, cannabinoids, vaping-different types and illicit uses, THC concentrates and edibles.
Presenter(s) are nationally certified Drug Recognition Experts with extensive experience in impaired driving enforcement and drug investigations.