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IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR WESD FAMILIES

posted Apr 20, 2018, 4:37 PM by Nicole Lusciandrello   [ updated May 4, 2018, 2:56 PM ]

Walkout Information 

 

May 4, 2018 Update:

Please see the letter below regarding frequently asked questions about the completion of the school year. Thank you for your continued support of the #WESDFamily.

Refiérase por favor a la carta más abajo que contiene preguntas frecuentes en cuanto al fin del año escolar. Gracias por su apoyo continuo de la #FamiliaWESD #WESDFamily


FAQ English 
FAQ Spanish


Please see the information below for updates regarding the teacher walkout. This page will be updated frequently as new details become available. Thank you for your patience and cooperation. 

SCHOOL OPEN FRIDAY, MAY 4, 2018 

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (UPDATED APRIL 20, 2018): 

FAQ Document English 

 

FAQ Document Spanish 

 

RESOURCES FOR FAMILIES: 

 

***Childcare will be offered at 13 WESD Schools for $20 per day. Space is limited. 

Please register your child as soon as possible. Thank you.***

 

KidSpace School Closure Camp: 

 

KidSpace Registration Form 

 

Childcare KidSpace FAQ 

 

Challenger Space Center Day Camp Information- $10 Per Day   

Temporary Drop-In Recreation City of Phoenix  

Washington Elementary School District Social Services- Community Resources 

St. Mary's Food Bank Distribution Centers  

 

***FREE breakfast and lunch will be served at all 32 WESD schools


May 3, 2018 UPDATE 


Based on the legislative action this morning, all schools will reopen tomorrow, May 4 with sufficient staff to safely supervise students and provide regular instruction. Again, all schools will be open on Friday, May 4. We look forward to seeing our students and staff at school tomorrow, May 4. Information about making up instructional hours will go home with students tomorrow.

 

Basado en la acción legislativa de esta mañana, todas las escuelas reabrirán mañana, 4 de mayo con suficiente personal para supervisar a los estudiantes y proveer enseñanza regular con seguridad. Nuevamente, todas las escuelas estarán abiertas el viernes, 4 de mayo. Esperamos con anticipación ver a nuestros estudiantes y personal en las escuelas mañana, 4 de mayo. Información en cuanto cómo reponer las horas de enseñanza se enviarán a casa con los estudiantes mañana.


May 2, 2018 UPDATE: 

 
All WESD schools will remain closed Thursday, May 3 for student instruction. Our data indicates that we will not have enough staff to safely supervise students. We will continue to serve breakfast and lunch at all 32 schools, as well as provide KidSpace childcare at 13 WESD locations. Thank you for your continued patience and cooperation. 
 
Todas las escuelas del WESD permanecerán cerradas el jueves, 3 de mayo para enseñanza estudiantil. Nuestra información indica que no tendremos suficiente personal para supervisar a los estudiantes con seguridad. Continuaremos sirviendo desayuno y almuerzo en todas las 32 escuelas, al igual que proveer cuidado de niños ‘KidSpace’ en 13 escuelas del WESD. Gracias por su paciencia y cooperación continua. 

 

May 1, 2018 UPDATE

All WESD schools will remain closed Wednesday, May 2 for student instruction. Our data indicates that we will not have enough staff to safely supervise students. We will continue to serve breakfast and lunch at all 32 schools, as well as provide KidSpace childcare at 13 WESD locations. Thank you for your continued patience and cooperation. 

Todas las escuelas del WESD permanecerán cerradas el miércoles, 2 de mayo para enseñanza estudiantil. Nuestra información indica que no tendremos suficiente personal para supervisar a los estudiantes con seguridad. Continuaremos sirviendo desayuno y almuerzo en todas las 32 escuelas, al igual que proveer cuidado de niños ‘KidSpace’ en 13 escuelas del WESD. Gracias por su paciencia y cooperación continua. 

April 30, 2018 UPDATE: 

Our data indicates that we will not have enough staff to safely supervise students and provide regular instruction tomorrow. Therefore, all WESD schools will remain closed Tuesday, May 1. We will continue to serve breakfast and lunch at all 32 schools, as well as provide KidSpace childcare at 13 WESD locations on a first-come, first-served basis. We will continue to provide you with daily phone calls. Please understand this is a fluid situation and we may provide multiple updates in one day, if new information comes in.

Updates will also be posted to the WESD Facebook page, as well as school web sites and Facebook pages. If you have any questions, please call 602-347-2600. Thank you.

La información que tenemos indica que no tendremos suficiente personal para supervisar a nuestros estudiantes y proveer enseñanza regular con seguridad mañana. Por lo tanto, todas las escuelas del WESD permanecerán cerradas el martes, 1 de mayo. Continuaremos sirviendo desayuno y almuerzo en todas las 32 escuelas al igual que proveer cuidado de niños KidSpace en 13 escuelas del WESD por orden de llegada. Continuaremos proveyéndoles información con llamadas telefónicas diarias. Comprendan por favor que esta situación es fluida y es posible que les proveamos múltiples actualizaciones en un día si se recibe información nueva. 

Se publicarán actualizaciones en el sitio Web y la página de Facebook del WESD, igual que en los sitios Web y las páginas de Facebook de las escuelas. Si tienen preguntas, favor de llamar al 602-347-2600. Gracias

April 27, 2018 UPDATE:

All WESD schools will remain closed Monday, April 30. Additionally, this is a reminder that the WESD track and field meet scheduled for tomorrow at Thunderbird High School is also cancelled. Breakfast and lunch will be served Monday at all 32 schools and childcare is available at 13 WESD locations on a first come, first served basis. We will continue to provide you with daily phone calls. Please understand this is a fluid situation and we may provide multiple updates in one day if new information comes in. Updates will also be posted the WESD Facebook page, as well as school web sites and Facebook pages. If you have any questions, please call 602-347-2600. Thank you.

Todas las escuelas del WESD permanecerán cerradas el lunes, 30 de abril. Además, este es un recordatorio que se ha cancelado la competencia de pista y campo programada para mañana en la Escuela Secundaria Thunderbird. Se servirá desayuno y almuerzo en todas las 32 escuelas el lunes y cuidado de niños estará disponible en 13 escuelas del WESD por orden de llegada. Continuaremos proveyéndoles información con llamadas telefónicas diarias. Comprendan por favor que esta situación es fluida y es posible que les proveamos múltiples actualizaciones en un día si se recibe información nueva. Se publicarán actualizaciones en el sitio Web y la página de Facebook del WESD, igual que en los sitios Web y las páginas de Facebook de las escuelas. Si tienen preguntas, favor de llamar al 602-347-2600. Gracias


 

April 26, 2018 UPDATE: 

 

IMPORTANT UPDATE: All WESD schools will remain closed tomorrow, Friday, April 27. 

Please remember that breakfast and lunch is being served at all 32 schools and childcare is available at 13 WESD locations 

on a first-come, first-served basis. We will continue to provide you with daily updates on our District Web site, 

social media channels and through phone calls. Please understand this is a fluid situation and we may provide 

multiple updates in one day if new information comes in. If you have any questions, please call 602-347-2600. Thank you. 

 

Todas las escuelas del WESD permanecerán cerradas mañana, viernes, 27 de abril. Recuerden 

por favor que se servirá desayuno y almuerzo en todas las 32 escuelas y tenemos cuidado de niños 

disponible en 13 escuelas del WESD por orden de llegada. Continuaremos proveyéndoles información 

con llamadas telefónicas diarias. Comprendan por favor que esta situación es fluida y es 

posible que les proveamos múltiples actualizaciones en un día si se recibe información nueva.


April 25, 2018 UPDATE: 

 

IMPORTANT MESSAGE: ALL WESD SCHOOLS WILL BE CLOSED TOMORROW, APRIL 26. WESD 

will offer a KidSpace camp for $20 a day at 13 WESD locations. The WESD will also provide free breakfast and 

lunch at all 32 schools. We will continue to update the #WESDFamily as more information becomes available. 

Thank you for your patience and cooperation 

 

MENSAJE IMPORTANTE: TODAS LAS ESCUELAS DEL WESD ESTARÁN CERRADAS MAÑANA, 26 DE ABRIL. 

WESD ofrecerá un campamento ‘KidSpace’ por $20 al día en 13 escuelas del WESD. El WESD también proveerá 

desayuno y almuerzo gratis en todas las 32 escuelas. Continuaremos actualizando el #WESDFamily a 

medida que haya más información disponible. Gracias por su paciencia y cooperación .


April 24, 2018 UPDATE: 

 
IMPORTANT UPDATE FOR WESD FAMILIES: Breakfast and lunch will be served at all 32 schools on 
Thursday, April 26 as well as on any day that school campuses are closed. Any child, ages 1 to 18, 
can receive free breakfast and lunch at any WESD school. Children do not have to attend a WESD 
school to receive food. Adults may purchase breakfast or lunch for $3.50.
The WESD is also working on an amended childcare plan for WESD students during school closures. 
Please check back tomorrow for detailed information regarding childcare. 
As always, we thank you for your patience and understanding. #WESDFamily

UN MENSAJE IMPORTANTE PARA LAS FAMILIAS DEL WESD: Se servirá desayuno y almuerzo en todas las 

32 escuelas el jueves, 26 de abril al igual que en cualquier día que las escuelas estén cerradas. 

Cualquier niño, de 1 a 18 años de edad, puede recibir desayuno y almuerzo gratis en cualquier escuela del WESD. 

Los niños no necesitan asistir a una escuela del WESD para recibir comida. Adultos pueden comprar un 

desayuno o almuerzo por $3.50.

Además, el WESD está trabajando en un plan enmendado para cuidado de niños para los estudiantes del WESD 

durante el cierre de las escuelas. Favor de regresar a este sitio o página mañana para más información en 

cuanto al cuidado de niños. Como siempre, agradecemos su paciencia y comprensión.

 

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April 23, 2018 UPDATE: 

PARENT LETTER ENGLISH 

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April 20, 2018 UPDATE: 

Parent Letter English 

Parent Letter Spanish 

 

TALENT SHOW - May 10

posted Apr 12, 2018, 11:20 AM by Debra.Karns@wesdschools.org

5:00 p.m.
Looking for all talents ... singing, musical instrument, dance, etc.
This is your night to SHINE!!!

More information to follow!

PETER PIPER Fundraiser - APRIL 19

posted Apr 12, 2018, 11:16 AM by Debra.Karns@wesdschools.org

Enjoy Great Food & Fun and raise some dough at our Family Fun Night!
15% OF ALL FOOD, BEVERAGE AND TOKEN SALES BENEFIT Richard E. Miller Elementary School.
Thursday, April 19
4:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Peter Piper MetroCenter Location
9620 N. Metro Parkway West, Suite 130
Join us for a variety of games, contests and other activities! 
100 Game Tokens for $20 plus tax...
We look forward to seeing you there!

CHIPOTLE Fundraiser - MAY 1st

posted Apr 12, 2018, 11:09 AM by Debra.Karns@wesdschools.org   [ updated Apr 12, 2018, 11:10 AM ]

Make dinner a selfless act by joining us for a fundraiser to support our school.  Come in to the Chipotle at 3039 W. Peoria Ave. #C-105 in Phoenix on Tuesday, May 1st between 4:00 - 8:00 p.m.  Bring in the attached flyer, show it on your smartphone or tell the cashier you're supporting the cause to make sure that 505 of the proceeds will be donated to Richard E. Miller Elementary.
Your Student Council thanks YOU!

JAMBA JUICE Fundraiser Fridays in May

posted Apr 12, 2018, 11:06 AM by Debra.Karns@wesdschools.org   [ updated Apr 12, 2018, 11:17 AM ]

Every Friday in May (4th, 11th, and 18th) the Student Council will host Jamba Juice as a fundraiser.  You can buy an 8 oz. drink for only $3.00 during lunch.

BOOK FAIR

posted Feb 27, 2018, 2:33 PM by Debra.Karns@wesdschools.org

Thursday, March 1, 5:00-7:00 p.m.

Monday, March 5, 7:10 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Tuesday, March 6, 7:10 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Wednesday, March 7, 7:10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Thursday, March 8, 7:10 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Friday, March 9, 7:10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

 

For more information or to shop online:

http://www.scholastic.com/bf/richardemillerelemschool

If you would like to volunteer, please contact Renee Morrison at: (602) 347-3009 or at

renee.morrison@wesdschools.org

Volunteers for 2+ shifts receive $10 gift certificate to use at the Book Fair.

Millerville Seuss-a-bration!

posted Feb 27, 2018, 2:32 PM by Debra.Karns@wesdschools.org

Millerville Seuss-a-bration!  Come join us on Thursday, March 1 -  5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Listen to wonderful tales, take home a book of your own, play games, have fun and win prizes!You will be happy you didn’t stay home!

FREE PIZZA, drink and a cookie!

Parent/Teacher Conferences 1/31 - 2/2

posted Jan 22, 2018, 11:09 AM by Debra.Karns@wesdschools.org   [ updated Jan 22, 2018, 11:10 AM ]

Parent/Teacher Conferences are coming up!  Conferences provide an opportunity for parents and educators to exchange important information.  Interpreters (Spanish and Arabic) will be available on Thursday, February 1st, from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. for your convenience. 

The following three days will be dedicated to meeting with parents.

  • ·        Wednesday, January 31, from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
  • ·        Thursday, February 1, from 2:00 – 7:00 p.m. (translators available)
  • ·        Friday, February 2, from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

·       K-3 Grade Teachers and Special Area teachers will be meeting in their homeroom classroom. 

4th – 5th Grade Teachers will be meeting in the library.

  • School will be dismissed at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 31, Thursday, February 1 and Friday, February 2.

Kindergarten Open House 1/25/18

posted Jan 22, 2018, 11:06 AM by Debra.Karns@wesdschools.org   [ updated Jan 22, 2018, 11:11 AM ]

Calling all future kindergarten families! Welcome to Richard E. Miller Elementary School. Registration for 2018-2019 began on December 1, 2017!  We will have our Kindergarten Open House on January 25 from 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.  Please come and meet our teachers! You can pickup a registration packet, complete it and take it to our Registration Center for final student registration.

Friday, December 22

posted Nov 29, 2017, 11:38 AM by Debra.Karns@wesdschools.org

There is NO school on Friday, December 22.  This is the first day of Winter Recess.  We will see you all back on Monday, January 8.  Have a wonderful break.

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