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School will be closed on Monday, May 25th
for Memorial Day

Dear Parents, Field Day is just around the corner and we are asking for your help. In the past, we have always had a great showing of parents on Field Day. Hopefully, this year will be like every other year. There is something special about this day and I believe having all our parents there to take part in the day’s activities is that driving force. If you are volunteering, please remember to register inthe gym once you arrive.

DATE: Monday, June 8, 2015, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm (Rain Date is Monday June 15, 2015)

Volunteers are needed for events, shopping, set up, clean up and lunch. Please fill out the below form and return it to your child’s teacher by Wednesday, May 27, 2015. (Forms can also be given to Mr. Trahan or Ms. Siramarco or placed in their mailboxes in the main office).

Tracy Gardner
Stgardner@optonline.net

2015 Field Day Volunteer Form


8th Grade Washington, DC / Hershey Park Trip
June 3rd – 5th, 2015

Friday, June 5th & Saturday, June 6th
WSPTA Drama Grade 2-5 Production of The Little Mermaid Junior

Camp runs Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays starting
Monday, July 6th thru July 31st, 9:00 AM–1:00 PM.
Camp is held at Back Beach unless otherwise stated on calendar for field trips or special events.
Camp is open to all Wanaque students entering 1st to 6th grade.
The camp fee of $180.00 includes camp t-shirt, snack and drink.
Campers must provide their own lunch.

July 6 — First Day of Camp, Meet and Greet, T shirts handed out
July 8 — The fun begins:  Bubbles, chalk, water balloons!
July 10 — Wanaque Fire Dept. Wet Down Day (bring towels, sun screen and wear bathing suit)
July 13 — Sports Day
July 15 — Mad Science coming to Us
July 17 — Holiday Bowl 10AM–1PM (parents drop off and pick up)
July 20 — Facepainting Day and Olympic Tournaments
July 22 — Hike Day (bring bug spray and FYI your shoes will get wet and dirty)
July 24 — Wanaque Fire Dept. Wet Down Day (bring towels, sun screen and wear bathing suit)
July 27 — Day at the Movies (details to follow)
July 29 — Passaic County Sheriff's Dept.
July 31st — Last Day of Camp (DJs, bounce house, dunk tank)

Calendar can change due to scheduling.

REGISTRATION DATES:
May 22nd – June 7th.  Online registration only.  Click link for Recreation Department registration will be available starting May 22nd.
We have a limited number of openings.  Make sure to indicate T shirt size.
Cost is $180.00 per camper

Reminder: keep collecting those box tops and labels for education.  Remember to mark your child's homeroom teacher on the envelope.

We will be continuing to collect Box Tops and Labels for Education through the end of school so keep sending them in! Thanks for supporting this program for our kids.

Any questions, contact Wendy DeMaio at wendy_demaio@yahoo.com

Spring Concert for 2nd–5th Grade will be
Friday, June 12th at 9:00AM and 2:00PM

The concert will highlight Class Rock Music of the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s and the "costume" is as follows

* Sneakers * Dark pants, shorts, capris or leggings * A shirt that makes your child look and feel like a rock star! (shirts with guitars or other music symbols, shirts with glitter, unusual prints, etc.  No shirts with letters like "Wanaque Soccer" or "New York Mets"!  No shirts with contemporary logos like Gap or Aeropostale!  We're talking the 60s, 70s and 80s here!

We look forward to performing for you!

Mrs. Spirko

The 8th Grade Awards Assembly will be held
Wednesday, June 17th at 7:00PM in the Wanaque School Gym.

PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE

** 8th Grade Dance will be Friday, June 19, 2015 **

Graduation Practice will begin on Tuesday, June 23rd.
Students should bring the shoes they intend to wear the night of graduation to school that day.  (We will be lining students up according to their height in those shoes).  To present uniformity, we request that all students wear black shoes for the graduation ceremony (no sneakers or strapless shoes please).

The 8th Grade Graduation Brunch will be held on
Tuesday, June 23rd at 11:00 AM, following graduation practice.

Graduation Ceremonies are scheduled for
Wednesday, June 24th at 6:00 PM at Wanaque School.