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June 2022
Important: Last day of school, next year's start time and more!

Important: Last day of school, next year's start time and more!

In the fall Winn Brook will be changing our start time by 10 minutes. We will open doors between 8:30 - 8:35 and students will be tardy beginning at 8:40. This change helps some families who are trying to get to work by 9:00 and helps our teachers participate more easily in district PD and events.
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May 2022
Today at Winn Brook

Today at Winn Brook

Today at Winn Brook, it will be business as usual. We know for our students keeping to our routines is reassuring and useful. We will not be initiating conversations about the events in Texas. If it comes up, teachers will acknowledge it but not discuss it at length. We are safe at Winn Brook.
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Winn Brook School Book Fair

Winn Brook School Book Fair

The Winn Brook Elementary School Book Fair starts on Monday, May 23, 2022! Our book fair will feature the latest and greatest titles for your preschool through preteen readers. Discover hundreds of books for all the readers in your family. Parents, children, teachers, and the community are all invited to attend.
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WB Lost and found

WB Lost and found

Lost and Found public viewing this week! Any remaining items will be donated on Friday, May 26th after school. The attached pictures are only a sampling of our extensive collection!
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March 2022
Masks optional @ Winn Brook

Masks optional @ Winn Brook

As you may be already aware, Belmont School Committee is meeting this evening at 6:00 pm to discuss the masking policy for schools. It seems likely that the decision to be "masks optional" in our schools could become policy as soon as tomorrow, March 8th.
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November 2021
Affinity Groups at Winn Brook

Affinity Groups at Winn Brook

We are thrilled to share that we are forming affinity groups at each of our elementary schools. Affinity groups are designated “safe spaces,” intended to support and amplify the voices of individuals with a particular identity who have historically been marginalized. The groups we are piloting this year will be for students who identify as Black or Brown.
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October 2021
Pools and Puddles and More!

Pools and Puddles and More!

Early Release: This Wednesday and again next Wednesday we will be dismissing at 11:50 in order for our teachers to hold parent teacher conferences. Flip Flop Schedule: On early release Wednesdays we follow a flip flop schedule. This week it means that Wednesday is Friday and Friday is Wednesday. This will apply to your child's specials. Strings' lessons will be on Wednesday this week as well.
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Winn Brook School Advisory Council and Wednesday Schedule

Winn Brook School Advisory Council and Wednesday Schedule

I hope that you are outside enjoying this gorgeous day and are not reading these emails until tonight. I will try not to trouble you again until Tuesday when I will tell you how well the Pool Testing went and remind you that we are dismissing at 11:50 on Wednesday due to Parent/Teacher Conferences.
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Information about K - 4 POOL TESTING PILOT at WINN BROOK this Tuesday

Information about K - 4 POOL TESTING PILOT at WINN BROOK this Tuesday

As Superintendent Phalen shared in his message on Friday, Winn Brook is scheduled to pilot Pool Testing. There is a great deal of information below. Please read through it carefully. There is also a link to a short video to share with your child. Our first run will be this Tuesday, October 19th. We are able to pilot pool testing in all grades K-4 due to the additional help of the National Guard.
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Affinity Groups at Winn Brook

Affinity Groups at Winn Brook

We are thrilled to share that we will be forming affinity groups at each of our elementary schools. Affinity groups are designated “safe spaces,” intended to support and amplify the voices of individuals with a particular identity who have historically been marginalized.
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