Something to read as you head into Spring Break: the March 2021 "Cardinal" WHS school newsletter is online now at https://bit.ly/3rIaC7v
IMPORTANT NOTE: Meals will not be served during Spring Break. The final week of ‘to go’ meal service for Waitsburg students will begin April 12th, in preparation for all students returning to full-time in-person learning the following week. Please make sure to sign up before April 7th if you plan to pick up meals during that last week of service. Thank you for your continued support of our food service program.
Beginning Monday, April 19th, Waitsburg students in all grade levels K-12 will attend school in-person full time each day, Monday-Friday. Please read complete details on our website at www.waitsburgsd.org/news
Following today's updated guidance from DOH and Governor Inslee, Waitsburg School District will be moving forward with ongoing planning effortsl to return all Waitsburg students K-12 to in-person learning by mid- to late-April. We will send an update with a specific timeline to families no later than April 2nd (prior to spring break).
Waitsburg Elementary conferences are next week! Conferences take place from Monday, March 29th through Thursday, April 1st from 4:00-6:00 PM. Parents/guardians of elementary students should sign up for Parent Teacher conferences through Class Tag. If you have not already done so, make sure to check your Class Tag account to sign up!
6th-12th Grade Open House - Tuesday, March 30 Preston Hall Middle School and Waitsburg High School Time: 3:00 – 7:00 PM Please drop in at your convenience to visit your student’s teacher(s)
The 2021-2022 Waitsburg School District calendar was approved at the February 18th board meeting and is online now at https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/976857/2020-2021_School_Calendar_Updated_10-21-2020.pdf. This current version is in anticipation of starting the 2021-2022 school year following a "normal" five day per week, full-time calendar. If needed, the district will make necessary modifications based on COVID health and safety mandates and communicate any changes accordingly.
Tonight the DW Football team takes on TC Prep. We're livestreaming from our NEW Athletics Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Waitsburg-Athletics-105602741582550. The game starts at 7:00 PM on Friday, March 5, 2021. Let's go Valley Football!!
Reminder for Waitsburg School Families: Make sure to pre-order your meals online each week at https://bit.ly/3awlrnS. Families wishing to continue receiving meals for students at home must preorder online and pick up the meals from school. Orders must be received no later than Wednesdays at 5:00 PM for pick up the following week. Meals can be picked up between 8:00-9:00 AM on Mondays or Thursdays. > Read complete details here: https://www.waitsburgsd.org/article/404221.
Next week is Read Across America Week (which includes Dr. Seuss' birthday)! Waitsburg elementary students are encouraged to wear crazy hats and socks on Monday, March 1st as well as Thursday, March 4th. Let's see your school spirit next week! #ReadAcrossAmerica
Are you ready to watch tomorrow's DW Football game vs. Highland? We're livestreaming from our NEW Athletics Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Waitsburg-Athletics-105602741582550. The game starts at 2:00 PM on Saturday, February 27th!
We kick off the Fall Sports season tonight when our DW Volleyball team travels to Mabton to take on the Vikings. Links to watch via live stream are listed below. Match will begin at 6:30 p.m. EWAC Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/groups/175177717709593 or Mabton School District Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/MabtonSD/
Because Waitsburg School District used a snow day on Tuesday, February 16th, 2021, Group B will be in-person on Thursday, March 4th, all day. This will be a regular school day for Group B.
Waitsburg School District is running on time today, Friday, February 19, 2021.
The National Weather Service is predicting freezing rain/snow mix for our area beginning this afternoon and into the early evening. If the weather conditions deteriorate overnight and we have to make adjustments to our school day, we will send a notification of a delay or closure by 6:00 am.
**Changes to Meal Service Delivery for Waitsburg Schools** Beginning Thursday, February 25th, we will no longer be providing home delivery of meals. Families wishing to continue receiving meals for students at home must preorder online and pick up the meals from school. Orders must be received no later than Wednesdays at 5:00 PM for pick up the following week. Meals can be picked up between 8:00-9:00 AM on Mondays or Thursdays. > Read complete details here: https://www.waitsburgsd.org/article/404221. > The link to the Online Meal Preorder Form is here: https://bit.ly/3awlrnS
VOLLEYBALL UPDATE: Our region has moved in to Phase 2; therefore, the volleyball matches scheduled for Feb. 23, Feb, 25 and Feb. 26 are back on the schedule now! View the full schedule at https://www.waitsburgsd.org/page/volleyball-schedule
UPDATE: Due to adverse weather conditions, Waitsburg School District will now be CLOSED Tuesday, February 16, 2021. There will be no in-person or online instruction. All schools closed.
Based on current road and weather conditions and the anticipation of more precipitation later this afternoon/tonight, Waitsburg School District will be on a 2-hour delay tomorrow, Tuesday, February 16th, 2021. There will be no morning Pre School. Breakfast will not be served. Doors will open at 10:00 am with classes beginning at 10:30 am.
Due to hazardous road conditions - volleyball and football practices scheduled for Monday, February 15 are CANCELLED.