Ever feel like you could use more tools in your parenting toolbox? We all have moments when we are not at our best and have run out of ideas. Come listen to educator and mom Joanna Ho Bradshaw talk about restorative
Definition Mindfulness is the awareness that comes from paying attention to each moment without judgement. It is like diving beneath turbulent waves in the ocean, the waves are still there but they are not tossing you around. Mindfulness helps create
Join us in the Library on Wednesday 2/6, 6-7:30pm for our monthly WTPA Meeting. Bring your questions, share your ideas, and meet new people! This is a great way to learn what is going on at school and to get
Please join us on Jan 31 for TK Preview Night, 6:30-7:30pm, in the Brookside School Library.
New Student registration begins online tomorrow, January 25! www.rossvalleyschools.org. We will be hosting a Parent Preview Night TONIGHT, Jan 24, at Wade Thomas, 6:30-8pm. This is targeted to new families, giving them a chance to meet the Principal and some
Kids are going crazy for “Fortnite.” Here are some practical tips to manage it from Common Sense Media. Read Article
January 11, 2019 The first Science Fridays of the year started off with exploration of the night sky. Students built beautiful constellation art and telescopes. We are lucky to live in a town where we can see bright stars at
December 21, 2018 This final winter lab of the year 2018, students enjoyed exploring three states of matter of water. They had fun building ice igloos with ice cubes and salt. Kids made snowflake paper craft noticing the 6 part
December 14, 2018 This science lab we applied our knowledge of electric circuits to build LED light-up holiday cards for our teachers and staff. We used copper tape, LED lights, colored paper, markers, and a lot of imagination. Kids also
Here is a great article from Common Sense Media with tips on how to set up controls on various devices to help protect your kiddos from explicit content. But is also reminds us that the best protection is talking with
Still searching for the perfect holiday gift? How about a Wade Thomas t-shirt, hat or water bottle? A WTPA member will be selling WT merchandise at the upcoming Holiday Sing on December 19th at 12:45 by the MPR! Or purchase
A renown British author Sir Ken Robinson, acclaimed by Fast Company magazine as one of “the world’s elite thinkers on creativity and innovation”, writes with erudition and persuasion to the parents and educators on managing one’s child’s school years’ education.
December 7, 2018 We celebrated the week of Hour of Code by introducing the fundamentals of code to our elementary school students. Kids broke down the path of a “mouse” through a “maze” (10×10 taped squares on the carpet) into
November 28, 2018 The annual Wade Thomas science night, STEAMFest, delighted families with science-themed hands-on activities brought by the Wade Thomas Parent Association STEAM Team and by our local vendors: MVCode Club, TinkerTech and Play-Well TEK. Thank you to all
With the holidays underway, there will be lots of requests for the latest game, app and probably even a computer or cell phone too! We’ve gathered a lot of great resources to help you navigate technology decisions and find the
If our parent ed event just piqued your interest in Mindfulness or you were not able to attend, this is a great book to add to your parenting toolbox! From Amazon Review Introducing mindfulness into the lives of our children
Come celebrate the Holidays while our kids treat us to a Sing-Along, Wednesday Dec 19 in the MPR!
Join us in the Library with Donna, after dropoff on Friday, Dec 14! Grab some fuel for the day and take an opportunity to chat with our Principal, meet other families, and have your questions answered. Can’t join us? Send
Wade Thomas Event: Bring Mindfulness Home Join us DEC 13! Jennifer Couture and Sara Staley, our resident Wade Thomas Mindfulness teachers will be back again this year to talk about the Mindfulness program that the 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders are
November 9, 2018 This Friday we collected data on the students’ birthday months and determined corresponding birthstones. Students could then study gems and minerals available for viewing in our lab, followed by a step-by-step process of identifying their own rock
One of the many ideas the WTPA is hearing from the parent community is that it would be helpful to have a Wade Thomas family directory. Did you meet another parent and forget their name? Does your child want to
Parents of 4th & 5th graders, please join fellow parents from across the district for an in-depth look at White Hill. Meet teachers and students, visit classrooms, and learn about the philosophy and opportunities at our award-winning middle school. Details
Choose a green way to get to school on Wednesday, November 14 and grab a snack and some Safe Routes schwag before class! Marin Safe Routes to Schools has put together a little flyer of bike safety tips. (espanol) Here
A fun night of STEAM activities for Wade Thomas families, ALL AGES can play!!
Yes, we have a library for PARENTS here at Wade Thomas! It’s online and it’s FANTASTIC. Thank you to Susie Shaw for compiling recent articles, books, and websites on relevant topics to navigate the world of raising kids. Whether you
Your Wednesday evening just got better! Join us for a WTPA Town Hall from 6-7PM and stay for the WTPA Meeting from 7-8PM in the library. Childcare and pizza provided in the MPR. Before or after the meeting, dine out
November 2, 2018 Today our young paleontologists dug through dirt and sand for toy dinosaurs, cleaned and dried them, measured their length, classified their features (bipedal or quadrupedal, herbivore or omnivore) and identified their name by comparing to the index
October 26, 2018 We hit record attendance for the Slime Lab this week! Students had a blast learning about chemical reactions and the periodic table of elements. Kids played with baking soda and pipettes full of colored vinegar, creating fizzing
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Join us Tuesday, Oct 23 for a Coffee Chat with our RVSD Superintendent, Dr. Bagley. Bring your questions and suggestions! 8:30am, Wade Thomas Library