Happy Valentines Day

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Random Acts of Kindness Week #RAKWEEK

Each day, there will be a different theme and students will be encouraged to perform at least 3 random acts of kindness (RAKs); we’ve provided a checklist of ideas:

  • Monday:  Random Act of Kindness in Your Class Day
  • Tuesday:  Random Act of Kindness at...Read More »

Today's Marijuana: What you and your child need to know

Thursday, Feb 16
Time: 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

White Hill Middle School

An event for parents and students with Jennifer Golick, LMFT, Ph.D. Clinical Director of Muir Woods Adolescent and Family Services. Covering marijuana types and potencies, the science behind marijuana and the teen brain and getting the conversation started.

Free but please RVSP...Read More »


FLO Parent Ed Coffees

FLO will be hosting parent ed coffees on 2/10 and 3/10 from 8:45 to 10:30am at Town Hall on first floor. These are informal coffees for parents to gain supports. For more info please visit floparents.com

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Parent Ed: The Soul of Discipline

The Soul of Discipline
Kim John Payne M.Ed; best selling author of Simplicity Parenting www.simplicityparenting.com
Saturday, February 11
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Marin Waldorf School
755 Idylberry Road, San Rafael

Learn how to set loving limits that work, use do-able strategies, and do discipline that connects.

Sign up online www.marinwaldorf.org
$15 per person

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Introduction to Mindfulness for Parents

Introduction to Mindfulness for Parents
with Lesley Grant of the Marin Mindfulness Institute

February 9, 7:00-8:30
Manor School Library

An evening of experiential exploration of mindfulness, and exciting information about methods and developments in the field of mindfulness with children, based on the positive results of many programs and research on mindfulness...Read More »


WTPA Meeting: 2/1 @ 6-8pm

You’re Invited to our February WTPA meeting this Wednesday!

These meetings are for you, our community of parents.

We will cover a list of topics about recent and upcoming activities around the school and we look forward to hearing from the parent community about what you think is important.

The WTPA provides childcare and...Read More »


2 Days Left! Food Drives Ends on 2/1

Please bring in your cans this week!

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Screenagers Movie

SCREENAGERS addresses the most pervasive parenting issue of our time head on—depicting teen struggles over social media, video games and internet addiction. The film empowers kids to best navigate the digital world and provides practical resources to help them do it.

January 31st, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Drake High...Read More »


The Best 50 Minute Lunch This Year

Parents, please join us in our new lunchtime volunteer program-all we are asking for is 50 minutes, one time only!

Your help and presence on campus during lunch will make it possible for us to provide more options for kids during their lunch recess.

To sign up, go to Read More »


Update: Yearbooks for Sale and Photos Wanted

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Yearbook– Our yearbook site is now live!  You can go to wadethomas.picaboo.com to pre-order your yearbooks.
Softcover books are $20 and hardcover books are $29.  Both options include 4 pages you can customize for your child.
If you have photos you’d like to see in the yearbook,  upload them  to this...Read More »

You're Invited: FREE Lego Build @ Play-Well

You are invited to a FREE LEGO Batman Gotham City LEGO Build on Saturday, February 4th from 1 – 4 PM at Play-Well Marin in San Anselmo.

With the LEGO Batman Movie coming out on February 10th, Play-Well wanted to provide a community event for kids to get excited about the...Read More »


Tonight: Kindergarten Orientation 6:30-7:30

All incoming Kindergarten families: Please join us for Kindergarten Orientation tonight in the library from 6:30-7:30

 

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TONIGHTS WTPA MEETING CANCELLED

Please join us for our February meeting 2/1 from 6-8pm. 

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You're Invited: School Board Meeting 1/17 6-8pm @WT

Due to Tuesday night’s storm, the Board of Trustees has scheduled a special meeting on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 from 6-8pm in the Wade Thomas Multipurpose Room for the purpose of repeating the presentation/discussion of item E-1 Charter Facilities Allocation.

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WTPA Meeting: 1/18 @ 6-8pm

You’re Invited to our January WTPA meeting this Wednesday!

These meetings are for you, our community of parents.

We will cover a list of topics about recent and upcoming activities around the school and we look forward to hearing from the parent community about what you think is important.

The WTPA provides childcare and...Read More »


Tomorrow: Cyber Garage Open House 4-6pm

Please join us for Battling Robots this Thursday, January 12th from

4:00-6:00 pm at the Cyber Garage Open House (14 Ross Avenue, San Anselmo) and also experience our laser cutter, 3D printers, wood carvers, Virtual Reality and much more!

Meet some of our resident Makers, make something to take home, and discover...Read More »


Update: January WTPA Meeting 1/18 @6pm

Please note that this month, our WTPA meeting will be on Wednesday the 18th @6pm.

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Open to the Public: YES Board Meeting 1/12

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WHAT: YES will be making a board meeting public. This meeting is to assure the community transparency and provide the opportunity for everyone to be heard by the YES Board.

WHEN: Thursday, January...Read More »


Parent-Daughter Workshops with Girls Leadership (Jan-Feb)

Parent-Daughter Workshops with Girls Leadership
Girls Leadership offers a series of courses for girls and their parents to build emotional intelligence. We’ll be bringing these great workshops to the Wade Thomas community again in partnership with Parents Place in San Rafael. There are two six week sessions, one for K/1...Read More »


Give for Good: Raincoat Drive

Raincoat Drive: Sat. Dec. 17 at Imagination Park 9:00am to 1:00pm.

It’s getting colder and the rain is coming and for those without homes this is a tough time to be out on the streets. To help out a little, our kids have...Read More »


Photos Wanted: Yearbook/Memory Book

You’re invited to contribute photos to our yearbook named: Wade Thomas 2017

Get Started!

We are excited to be using Picaboo for the Wade Thomas yearbook this year. We would like to start collecting photos for the yearbook at our school-wide events including the lap-a-thon next week.

Please go to...Read More »


International Day Volunteer Needed

We need one more volunteer for our International Day Team.

This person would be working with two other incredible volunteers to help coordinate the activities and events for that day, and preferably this person may have some background in dance and can assist with dance coordination for this event.

International Day will...Read More »


Science Fridays: Simple Machines

December 9, 2016

This week we introduced six types of simple machines—machines that make work easer: lever, inclined plane, pulley, wedge, wheel&axel and screw. Everyone had a great time in this hands-on workshop. At the lever station, students built first-, second- and third-class levers out of a ruler and a book...Read More »


Bike4Good: 12/10 @ 10am

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Want to learn how to service a bike yourself? Come to Wade Thomas on
December 10th and join the fun from 10:00am – 11:30am

Bring your youth bike and join our interactive clinic to learn the basics of bike maintenance.  Pitch in and help service donated bikes and scooters for Read More »


Yearbook Photos Needed ASAP

We need parent photographers, teachers and room parents to submit their fall photos ASAP in order to be incorporated into the yearbook–specifically:

  • Round-up BBQ
  • Dance-a-thon
  • Halloween

These pages will be completed over Winter Break and once the pages are closed we cannot make changes.

We have received very few photo submissions so far (1 5th grade...Read More »


WTPA Meeting: 12/7 @6-8pm

You’re Invited to our December WTPA meeting this Wednesday!

These meetings are for you, our community of parents.

We will cover a list of topics about recent and upcoming activities around the school and we look forward to hearing from the parent community about what you think is important.

The WTPA provides childcare...Read More »


Golden Wheel Challenge: December 7 - 3rd Grade

Green Trips Tags

Remember every Wednesday is Walk n’ Roll day! Please register your child to get Green Ways Tags. Visit the WTPA website and go to the Safe Routes Trip Tracking menu. Or https://goo.gl/Fu9Ltj

Golden Wheel Challenge: December 7th – 3rd Grade

You can still Walk n’ Roll in the rain

Don’t let...Read More »


CANCELLED: Family Service Day

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The upcoming Family Service Day is cancelled because a generous parent donated the cost of a painter to finish the work we were going to do!

We are so grateful to our parent community and all that you do to make our school such an amazing place!

...Read More »

December Birthdays: Birthday Book Club

In celebration of your child’s birthday, you have an opportunity to make a donation so that your child can choose a book to dedicate to the Wade Thomas School Library. This is a lasting and meaningful way to commemorate your child’s special day that also directly benefits our school!

The process...Read More »


Bikes for Good: Donate a Bike Saturday 12/3

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C4C has partnered with VeloFix to get useable bikes into the hands of homeless youth!

  • Please bring any bike/scooter that is in excellent condition to the Wade Thomas Parking Lot (Ross Ave) on 12/3 to donate
  • Can’t make it on 12/3?  Email Emily to coordinate an alternate drop-off

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Tonight: Dine for Good @ Farm Burger

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COMING SOON! Parent-Daughter Workshops with Girls Leadership

Girls Leadership offers a series of courses for girls and their parents to build emotional intelligence. In the upcoming workshops, parent-daughter pairs will learn about identifying healthy relationships, finding their voices, and communicating more effectively. Girls also develop resilient responses to conflict, drama, challenges, and mistakes. The program is interactive,...Read More »


Happy Thanksgiving Wade Thomas Families!

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YES Art Night & Music Demo's! Weren't they fun?

This week we had Family Art Night and several grade Music Demo’s. We’re so lucky to have such amazing Arts at Wade Thomas.


Family Art Night
had a tremendous turn out (about 60 families totaling 180 members of the WT family) and we hope everyone who attended had a great...Read More »


Photos Wanted: Yearbook/Memory Book

You’re invited to contribute photos to our yearbook named: Wade Thomas 2017

Get Started!

We are excited to be using Picaboo for the Wade Thomas yearbook this year. We would like to start collecting photos for the yearbook at our school-wide events including the lap-a-thon next week.

Please go to...Read More »


Screenagers: Growing Up in the Digital Age

Screenagers: Growing Up in the Digital Age
Screening + Discussion (adults only)
Tuesday, Nov 29
7:00-9:00 pm
Marin Country Day School Multipurpose Room 1

Free, No RSVP required
Check http://www.screenagersmovie.com for other local screening times

...Read More »

Parent Resource Library Book Exchange

To kick off our new Parent Resource Library, we are hosting a Book Exchange. Bring a book and come join us!

November 17, 6 pm to 7pm (drop by anytime, no need to stay for the whole hour.)
Wade Thomas Library
RSVP here

NOTE: This is the same evening as YES...Read More »


Reminder: YES Art Night Thursday 11/17

What: An annual favorite, spend a fun hour making art with Ms. Bahrt in the Wade Thomas art room. Join your child for a unique opportunity to get creative together.

  • When: Thurs., Nov. 17 (Grades K-2: 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm. Grades 3-5: 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm)
  • Space is limited.Sign up now!
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Kids’ Turn: A Workshop for Families Experiencing Separation and/or Divorce (5 – 17 years)

Kids’ Turn: A Workshop for Families Experiencing Separation and/or Divorce (5 – 17 years) 4 week series
Saturday, November 19, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Kids’ Turn workshops help children understand and express the difficult emotions associated with parental separation and divorce.

We teach them practical skills they can use to...Read More »


C4C: "CHANGE FOR GOOD DAY" on 11/19

Children for Change Charging On To Create More Good – “Change for Good Day” is coming!

C4C is super excited to announce its first annual “CHANGE FOR GOOD DAY” happening on NOVEMBER 19th! On this very special day, kids will lead the charge to create change in their community by volunteering throughout Marin at 5 different locations....Read More »


You're Invited: Wade Thomas YES Art Night: Thursday 11/17

YES November Highlight: “YES Art Night” at Wade Thomas

  • What: An annual favorite, spend a fun hour making art with Ms. Bahrt in the Wade Thomas art room. Join your child for a unique opportunity to get creative together.
  • When: Thurs., Nov. 17 (Grades K-2: 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm. Grades 3-5: 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm)
  • Space is limited.Sign up...Read More »

We Love Our Teachers!

The teachers had a wonderful lunch today provided by the families in 2nd and 3rd grade!

A special thank you to Elizabeth Peterson and Eliza DeNitto for setting it all up and Sarah Thongnopneua for cleaning up!

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Donate Books to Help us Create a New Parent Resource Library!

Donate Books to Help us Create a New Parent Resource Library! 
How do you inspire your child’s learning? Growth? Creativity?
How do you manage screen time? Discipline? Eating well?
Should you praise achievementor focus on process?
It seems every day...Read More »

Parent-Daughter Workshops with Girls Leadership

Girls Leadership offers a series of courses for girls and their parents to build emotional intelligence.

In the upcoming workshops, parent-daughter pairs will learn about identifying healthy relationships, finding their voices, and communicating more effectively.

Girls also develop resilient responses to conflict, drama, challenges, and mistakes. The program is interactive, fun, and...Read More »


Volunteers Needed for Upcoming Activities!

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If you have some extra time and would like to contribute to the schools upcoming activities, we’d love to hear from you:
  • International Day needs a volunteer to coordinate the dance activity. This person would work with either the teachers or a choreographer (depending on which direction the school goes)...Read More »

    Handling Parental Anger (all ages) 11/8 @7pm

    Handling Parental Anger (all ages)
    Tuesday, November 8, 7:00 – 9:00 PM
    We’re only human! Parenting young children is a joy. It is also one of the hardest jobs you’ll ever do. Frustration and exhaustion are common, and anger cannot be avoided.

    We all lose our tempers occasionally, but learning to...Read More »


    Drop-off and Pick-Up Safety Reminders

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    Remember the new 15MPH Speed Limit

    All schools in San Anselmo have new school zone speed limits. There are new signs post at the start of the school zones. The speed limit when children are present is now 15MPH, and 25MPH when not.

    Lots of Illegal Maneuvers

    We are still seeing a...Read More »


    STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Is Happening on Campus!

    Wade Thomas has invigorated its STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) opportunities to all students through interested and active parent volunteers working with our Principal and the WTPA!

    Current activities include the ongoing Science Question of the Week in the Library.

    Parents, ask you student about it.  More than 170 students have submitted answers so...Read More »


    Thank You Lap-a-Thon Ladies

    A very special THANK YOU to Marie Henrio and Kristen Marcucci for all the hard work, time spent on campus away from your families, long days and nights dedicated to helping our school raise all the $$$$ we need to do the things we need to do to make it a...Read More »


    NEW: Parent Resource Section on WadeThomasSchool.org

    Check out our NEW Parent Resources page on the website:
    There are great parent ed speakers, workshops and films happening all around Marin this fall, be sure and check out this section for all the latest!
    ...Read More »

    Winter Faire This Saturday 10am-5pm

    Winter Faire is this weekend!

    Manor Elementary, in Fairfax, hosts a winter wonderland party for the entire community.

    For more information www.winterfaire.com  

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    Reminder: Parents Night Out Saturday

    Sing along time peeps!
    All together now, to the tune of  “Escape (The Pina Colada Song)”

    If you like drinks with your buddies, after Halloween in the rain
    If you’re not into couch time, if you’ll have some champagne.

    Remember every Wednesday is Walk n’ Roll day! Please register your child to get Green Ways Tags. Visit the WTPA website and go to the Safe Routes Trip Tracking menu. Or https://goo.gl/Fu9Ltj

    Golden Wheel Challenge: November 2nd – 4th Grade

    You can still Walk n’ Roll in the rain

    Don’t...Read More »


    Update: Dance-a-Thon/Lap-a-Thon

    Parents! We have raised a total of $72k as of today for our school, thank you so much for all your donations and those of you that volunteered, it was a huge success!!!

    If you and those you know were not able to donate, the website will stay up until...Read More »


    WTPA Meeting: 11/02 from 6-8pm

    You’re Invited to our November WTPA meeting this Wednesday!

    These meetings are for you, our community of parents.

    We will cover a list of topics about recent and upcoming activities around the school and we look forward to hearing from the parent community about what you think is important.

    The WTPA provides childcare...Read More »


    Photos Wanted: Yearbook/Memory Book

    You’re invited to contribute photos to our yearbook named: Wade Thomas 2017

    Get Started!

    We are excited to be using Picaboo for the Wade Thomas yearbook this year. We would like to start collecting photos for the yearbook at our school-wide events including the lap-a-thon next week.

    Please go to...Read More »


    Parents Night Out: Saturday 11/5 @ Mateucci's

    Calling All Parents!
    The WTPA has coordinated a casual evening for adults only at Mateucci’s.
    Please join us Saturday 11/5 from 7pm-10pm.
    During that time, Mateucci’s will open it’s doors to ONLY parents of children at Wade Thomas.
    There will not be a coverage charge and it’s a no host cash-only bar.
    We hope you will come join us...Read More »

    Reminder: Dance-a-thon is Tomorrow

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    Our Mustangs will hit the MPR tomorrow from 8:30-1:40 to dance their hearts out.

    If you haven’t already:

    Please donate through our Scholastic website or your child’s personal page
    We can always use helping hands, please volunteer
    Have questions? Click here.
    If you have not found what you are looking for, contact...Read More »


    Service Day Thank You

    Thank you to all the families who came out for Family Service Day on a dreary, rainy Saturday! 

    Despite the poor weather conditions, we had a great showing and accomplished a ton!  It was heart-warming to see the community of adults and kids come together to make this...Read More »


    Volunteers Need for Lap-A-Thon

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    Calling all volunteers, we need parents to sign-up for 30 minutes to an hour or more (we will take whatever time you can spare)!

    This is an event you don’t want to miss and the kids love seeing you there and hearing your cheers!

    To volunteer, click here

     


    Can’t wait to see...Read More »


    We Are At 54% of Our School Fundraising Goal!

    Thank you to everyone that created a Lap-a-thon page and donated!!

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    Lap-A-Thon FAQs

    We have a dedicated page for FAQ’s, here are some of the things we cover:

    Q: How far are the children running/walking?
    A: On the morning of the event, orange cones are set up in an oval on the field.
    The size of the oval is smaller for the K/1st...Read More »


    Volunteer for Lap-A-Thon

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    We have about 150 jobs for you: to volunteer, click here

    A few jobs need to be done BEFORE the event (soft deadline of Friday Oct 21st), most of them being on LAPATHON DAY.
    Pick a spot, pick 2, pick 3 – be aware of the exact timing for each...Read More »


    Questions About Fundraising: Come Chat w/Marie 10/18

    Marie is going to be available for questions from our parent community tomorrow at 2 different times,8:30am and 6pm in the MPR, to accommodate parents who can make mornings and evenings.

    Please come to discuss everything you want to know about fundraising in our school and how we use the money...Read More »


    The Family Toolbox

    Click to access the: parenting-toolbox-program

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    Come meet your WTPA Treasurer

     

    Marie is going to be available for questions from our parent community on 10/18 at 2 different times, 8:30am and 6pm in the MPR, to accommodate parents who can make mornings and evenings.

    Please come to discuss everything you want to know about fundraising in our school and how we use...Read More »


    Lap-a-Thon in 16 Days!

    The Wade Thomas Lap-A-Thon is just 16 short days away!

    FUNDRAISE!

    Visit http://www.scholasticchallenge.com/events/52Ut8M@33 to register and collect donations from friends, family, neighbors, and co-workers.

    The Lap-A-Thon is our primary fundraiser just for Wade Thomas!

    The money we raise pays for school events like International Day, PE equipment, School improvements, as well as...Read More »


    Family Service Day Saturday @9am (even if it rains)

    Get ready to be a part of an all-around-feel-good kind of day on October 15th from 9am to 4pm!

    It’s our Family Fall Service Day at Wade Thomas!!

    We will be giving a little love to our campus by planting, mulching, painting, art projecting and constructing to make our little school feel...Read More »


    Children for Change Club Launches This Week!

    The Children for Change Club: Join us and make some Change For Good!

    It’s a new year and the Free The Children Club has a brand new name, Children for Change, and tons of fun and rewarding events on the calendar for both you and your kids! If you’ve been searching for...Read More »


    How to set up your Lap-A-thon page!

    Instructions on how to create your kid Lapathon page:

    STEP 1: Create a Personal Fundraising Page (PFP)
    1. Go to the Wade Thomas Lap-A-Thon event site by clicking HERE or copy and past this link into your browsers window. http://www.scholasticchallenge.com/events/52Ut8M@33
    2. Click the GREEN “PARTICIPATE” button.

    Teacher Appreciation Luncheons!

    One of the Wade Thomas traditions is the Teacher Appreciation Luncheons where the parent community in partnership with the WTPA put on lunches for the teachers.
    You will hear from your room parents with more details on how you can help make this special event happen.
    Here are the dates for 2016-2017:

    2nd/3rd...Read More »

    October Birthdays: Birthday Book Club

    In celebration of your child’s birthday, you have an opportunity to make a donation so that your child can choose a book to dedicate to the Wade Thomas School Library. This is a lasting and meaningful way to commemorate your child’s special day that also directly benefits our school!

    The process...Read More »


    Make Our Schools Whole: Please, Give to Both!

    Hearing a lot about donating lately?

    Here’s a handy flier to help you navigate the funding of your child’s education!

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    It's time for the 23rd Annual Wade Thomas Lap-A- Thon 10/28!

    It’s time for the 23rd Annual Wade Thomas Lap-A- Thon! This year, our Mustangs will hit the ground running on Friday, October 28th.

    For new parents, our annual Lap-A-thon is a fun, physical fundraising event on campus that all the children can participate in.

    The children raise money to run, walk or...Read More »


    RVHCC Speaker Series Fall 2016

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    Wednesday, October 5th is International Walk to School Day and the 5th Grade Golden Wheel Challenge!

    Calling all walkers, scooter-ers, pogo-stickers, professional hula-hoopers, bikers and parent-powered joggers!

    This weeks Walk n’ Roll Wednesday is also International Walk to School Day as well the 5th Grade Golden Wheel Challenge

    • 7:45am – Meet at Creek Park, downtown San Anselmo. If you get there early, move farther away from the bridge...Read More »

    Register Now! Safe Routes To School Tally System

    Registration is now open for the our Safe Routes green trips tally system.

    Register Now!

    What is the Green Trip Tally System you ask?  Its an online service that helps us tally each child’s green trips to school. Before we used to do all this by hand. Now...Read More »


    Internet Safety Presentation @ WhiteHill 9/22 6:30-8:00 (K-8 Parents Invited)

    The Ross Valley Healthy Community Collaborative is pleased to present this parent education event on Internet safety for young people.
    The presentation will focus on the websites most kids frequent, the dangers within, and how to keep our kids safe online.
    Thursday, 9/22...Read More »

    Why should I volunteer in the classroom?

    Parents, as we begin the school year the teachers have sign-ups for various volunteer positions in the classroom and we encourage you to sign-up.

    The volunteer spot usually require 30-60 minutes/month.

    Benefits of volunteering in the classroom:

    1. Volunteering in the classroom sends a powerful message to your child that you value what is happening...Read More »

    You're Invited: WTPA Meeting Wednesday 6-8pm (Library)

    Parents, please join us for our November WTPA meeting Wednesday in the school library from 6-8.

    Childcare and pizza will be provided to children of parents attending the meeting, a sign-in will be required for those participating in this free service.

     

    ...Read More »

    How do I Donate to Field Trips?

    We are excited to report that this year we are going digital with our Field Trips donations.
    Visit this page on our website: http://www.wadethomasschool.org/donate/field-trip/.

    You can donate with either a Credit Card or through Paypal. 

    If you cannot contribute financially, please go to the same page and select “require scholarship”...Read More »


    Family Service Saturday: Coastal Clean-up Day: 9/17

    Our first Family Service Day will be for International Coastal Cleanup Day: Saturday, September 17th!

    Wade Thomas families will be meeting at Drakes Beach.

    Please Sign Up to Clean Up and join the world’s largest volunteer event to keep our oceans and waterways clean.

    Last year, more than 18 million pounds of trash...Read More »


    You're invited: Back-to-school Night Tonight 6:30pm

    Parents, please join us on campus tomorrow at 6:30pm.

    6:30-7:00pm in the MPR (next to the library)
    You’ll hear from our Principal, Donna Faulkner, meet the teachers, your WTPA, YES, Safe Routes to School and more from the community with important updates.

    7:00-8:00pm in the classrooms
    You’ll be in the classrooms getting...Read More »


    Parent Education Event: Beyond Measure Film on 9/13

    What:
    Beyond Measure Film
    When:
    Tuesday, Sept 13 at 7 pm
    Where:
    Wade Thomas Multi-purpose room
    This event is FREE but please RSVP:
    Watch the trailer and learn more at
    ...Read More »

    Mustang Wear For Sale 9/7 @ Back-to-School Night

    Parents, if you are interested in purchasing clothing for your child or car magnets, the WTPA will be selling gear at Back-to-School night, Wednesday 9/7.

    Below is a list of gear and prices for what we will have available:

    Please bring cash/check.

    ...Read More »

    Volunteers Needed in September

    Parents, we kindly ask that you consider volunteering for one of our open positions coming up in September.

    Below is a list of  openings with estimated time requirements, if you are interested please email wtpadna@gmail.com to sign-up and indicate what you are signing up for in the email.

    When: 9/13 Parent Ed Movie...Read More »


    Parent Education: Survey for Parents

    We are starting to plan parent education events for this year and would love your input.
    We want to know things like:
    What topics are you interested in?
    What times are most convenient for you?
    Please take a moment to fill out our survey:
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    School Hours

    Kindergarten: 8:30am-1:55pm

    Minimum Kindergarten: 8:30am-1:45pm

    Super Minimum Kindergarten: 8:30am-12:00pm

    1st-5th grades: 8:30am-3:05pm

     

     

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    Parent Volunteers Rock!

    Thanks to all the volunteers (parents and children) that helped us today on Back-to-School folders!

    And a special thank you, Marie Henrio for the donuts and sweet tunes this morning!

    It’s time for Back-to-School!

    ...Read More »

    Room Parents Wanted: All Grades

    The role of a Room Parent at Wade Thomas:
    • Supporting your teacher!
    • Organize class parent volunteer sign-ups for Back to School Night
    • Recruiting or filling in the gaps of the class positions that do not have a parent volunteer.
    • Communication to parents regarding school, class, community events and happenings
      • communication via email, volunteerspot/shutterfly & classroom...Read More »

    Help Needed: Tuesday 8/23 @ 3:30

    The WTPA will be in the MPR room stuffing folders for back-to-school night tomorrow, Tuesday 8/23 starting as early as 3:30pm.

    As you all know, these are the folders we all get at back-to-school night that include important hand-outs from the District.

    If you (and your child) are available we have approximately...Read More »


    Back to School Shopping Made Easy

    Parents, if at the end of last year you didn’t sign-up for school supplies to be delivered to this years classroom, Amazon has created lists by grade to make shopping for supplies super easy.
    Follow this link, enter your zip code and the list of schools, including Wade Thomas will...Read More »


    What's Happening?!

    The WTPA wants to hear from you about things happening at the school and school-related experiences you and your family are having.

    The more we share with each other the more we feel connected as a community.

    Submit your updates or just pictures with a caption to wtpadna@gmail.com.

    Things we’d love to hear...Read More »


    2015-2016: WADE THOMAS MAKES HONOR ROLL!

    Wade Thomas has been selected by Educational Results Partnership (ERP) and the Campaign for Business and Education Excellence (CBEE)  as one of 1,714 public schools in California to receive the title of 2015 Honor Roll school.

    The Honor Roll is part of a national effort to identify higher-performing schools and highlight...Read More »


    Check Out Our MASCOT!!!!!!

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    June Birthdays: Birthday Book Club

    In celebration of your child’s birthday, you have an opportunity to make a donation so that your child can choose a book to dedicate to the Wade Thomas School Library. This is a lasting and meaningful way to commemorate your child’s special day that also directly benefits our school!

    The process...Read More »


    May Birthdays: Birthday Book Club

    In celebration of your child’s birthday, you have an opportunity to make a donation so that your child can choose a book to dedicate to the Wade Thomas School Library. This is a lasting and meaningful way to commemorate your child’s special day that also directly benefits our school!

    The process...Read More »


    April Birthdays: Birthday Book Club

    In celebration of your child’s birthday, you have an opportunity to make a donation so that your child can choose a book to dedicate to the Wade Thomas School Library. This is a lasting and meaningful way to commemorate your child’s special day that also directly benefits our school!

    The process...Read More »


    Emergency Preparedness Updates

    2015-2016: Our emergency preparedness bags throughout the school have gone through an intensive audit and overhaul by our Principal and parent volunteers. We are up to date and the bags will be good for the next two years.

     

    Thank you Donna and volunteer parents for making sure we’re safe!

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    March Birthdays: Birthday Book Club

    In celebration of your child’s birthday, you have an opportunity to make a donation so that your child can choose a book to dedicate to the Wade Thomas School Library. This is a lasting and meaningful way to commemorate your child’s special day that also directly benefits our school!

    The process...Read More »


    February Birthdays: Birthday Book Club

    In celebration of your child’s birthday, you have an opportunity to make a donation so that your child can choose a book to dedicate to the Wade Thomas School Library. This is a lasting and meaningful way to commemorate your child’s special day that also directly benefits our school!

    The process...Read More »


    Safety Issues During Drop-off & Pickup

    Last year, several parents voiced concern about the serious safety issues being seen with regard to vehicles during our student drop offs and pickups.

    Please be aware that there is NO STOPPING ANYTIME on Woodland Ave, or Ross and Sunnyside Avenues.

    The curbs are painted red because stopping (even if you use your hazard...Read More »


    January Birthdays: Birthday Book Club

    In celebration of your child’s birthday, you have an opportunity to make a donation so that your child can choose a book to dedicate to the Wade Thomas School Library. This is a lasting and meaningful way to commemorate your child’s special day that also directly benefits our school!

    The process...Read More »


    Bike Safety Tips

    Marin Safe Routes to Schools has put together a little flyer of bike safety tips. (español)

    This has some great quick tips to help make sure your kids are safe on the road. We’d like to add a few more things.

    Schoola

    Did you know that Schoola is one of our fundraising efforts that takes place all year. You can donate your gently used clothes on campus, just look for the bins labeled Schoola.

    And at anytime you can check to see how much money we’ve raised and this link also showcases the clothes...Read More »