Newsletter November 2021


Washington Elementary School

November 2021




What: Holiday Concert

When: December 9th

Time: 6pm

Where: Alberta Kimball

Henrico Community Band Holiday Concert



Upcoming Events


November 4th - PTO Meeting

November 10th - Early Release

November 8th -12th - Dress Up Week!

November 24th - 26th - No School

November 25th - Thanksgiving!


Safety Sign, Remember Your Mask!, Each - CP Lab Safety

The district face mask requirements have been extended through November 5th, 2021. Students will need to make sure their face covering is on before entering the building in the morning with their teacher. Students and staff are able to take their masks off while eating and outside for recess, mask breaks, or learning outdoors.  PLEASE BE SURE YOU ARE SENDING A MASK WITH YOUR STUDENT EVERY DAY. 




November 8th-November 12th


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Monday: Pajama Day!

Tuesday: Mismatch Day!

Wednesday: Hat day! Wear your favorite hat!

Thursday: Wear Red, White, and Blue for Veteran's Day!

Friday: School Color Day! Wear BLUE or GREEN!


November Menu


A Note from Mrs. Kese...

National No Bullying week takes place from Monday, Nov 15 – Friday, Nov 19.

Children's literature is a great springboard for learning and talking about this important issue.  Below are great titles followed by conversation starters on the topic of bullying.


Books about Bullying for Children: 

-Junkyard Wonders by Patricia Polacco
-Bully by Patricia Polacco
-I Walk With Vanessa: A Story About a Simple Act of Kindness by Kerascoe╠łt
-Chick-O-Saurus Rex by Lenore and Daniel Jennewein
-Arnie and the New Kid by Nancy Carlson
-Red by Jan De Kinder
-The Juice Box Bully by Maria Dismondy
-My Friend Maggie by Hannah E. Harrison
-First Day in Grapes by L. King Perez
-The Smallest Girl in the Smallest Grade by Justin Roberts
-The Hundred Dresses by Eleanor Estes
-Save Me a Seat by Sarah Weeks 

Conversation Starters About Bullying:

-Have you ever witnessed someone being bullied? How did it make you feel? What did you do?
-How did the main character in the story deal with bullying? 
-What can you do to stop bullying?
-What do you want others to know about bullying?
-Why do you think some people choose to bully?
-Have you ever been bullied? 



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