Who Will Be the 2011 Teachers of the
Nominations are now being accepted for the
2011 Teachers of the Year! Who has inspired you?
Been the most creative? Made learning the most
fun? Who is your most respected colleague? One
teacher at the elementary, middle and high school levels will
be chosen to receive a cash prize of $500 and be feted at an
awards ceremony at the College of William & Mary’s new
School of Education building on March 31. Click [HERE]
for more information about this year’s recognition. Click [HERE]
for a copy of the nomination form.
Out Sick? Planning a Vacation and
need Make-up Work?
Please Notify Attendance. Parents may request
homework/make-up work for their student via
EMAIL. Requests will be processed within 24 hours. All
student work will be available for pick up the next day in the
Guidance Office between 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm.
PROBLEMS? Please contact:
Ella Donaldson, School
Melanie Halpin, School IT Specialist
Donna Crinklaw, School ITRT Specialist
Public Invited To Feb. 13 Reception To Welcome New
A reception will be held Sunday, Feb. 13, from 3 to 5 p.m.
at the Williamsburg Community Building, 401 N. Boundary
Street, in Williamsburg, to welcome WJCC’s new superintendent,
Dr. Steven M. Constantino.
High Schools to Hold “Back-To-School” Nights For
High school students and their families can learn what to
expect for the Spring semester at “Back to School” nights,
where they can meet teachers ask questions about their
schedules. “Back-To-School” night will be Thursday, Feb.
24, from 6-8 p.m. at Lafayette HS and Warhill HS; 6:30 p.m. to
8:15 p.m. at Jamestown HS.
“Learning Today; Earning Tomorrow” Is Theme Of CTE
Career/Technical Education Month in Virginia as proclaimed by
Gov. Bob McDonnell (click [HERE]
to see resolution). WJCC offers technology courses at
the middle and high schools that focus on engineering
principles, concepts and careers. Students engage in
learning using high-tech equipment and devices, critical
thinking and problem solving experiences, collaborative and
cooperative learning opportunities and mathematical and
scientific applications that prepare them to take on
real-world challenges. This week’s featured engineering
project is Berkeley Middle School’s “Future City” project,
which has earned them a chance to compete in national
competition in Washington, D.C., Feb. 18-23. Click [HERE]
to read press release.
February is Black History Month; WJCC School Board
Since 1976, February has been designated as Black History
Month throughout the country. In recognition of the
contributions of African Americans and in support of the
Division’s efforts to improve the achievement of all students,
this resolution [click HERE]
was approved by the WJCC School Board at its Feb. 1 meeting.
Body Mass Index (BMI) Tests To Be Given To Students In
Grades 3, 5, 7, 9
The Student Health Initiative Program (SHIP)
will conduct Body Mass Index (BMI) tests on students in grades
3, 5, 7 and 9 beginning in mid-February, continuing through
March. The data collected will be private and confidential,
and will not be shared with individual students or their
families. The data is to be used solely for program
evaluation and to provide baseline data for future
applications for state and federal funding. Funding for the
tests is provided by the Williamsburg Community Health
Foundation. Click [HERE]
to learn more about this initiative.