Dear Windsor Hills Parents and Guardians,

 

While the summer weather and sunshine is heating-up Baltimore, things are sizzling at The “Wonderful” Windsor Hills Elementary Middle School!!!

 

We are very excited about all of the positive changes taking place at our school.  Here are some quick highlights of our new opportunities:

·         Opening of our new Weinberg Library

·         Hiring of over ten new teachers/staff

·         Expansion of the Maryland Food Bank

·         Increasing student/teacher technology that includes two open computer labs and Promethean Boards in all classrooms

·         Continuing to fully implement Common Core State Standards

·         Increasing teacher/staff leadership and ownership of growth

·         Expanding Success For All reading intervention program to Pre-K through 6th grade

·         Added the “Let’s Grow” Pre-K program that includes increased adult support for our incoming Pre-K students

·         Altering our Uniform Policy to include an additional color and the ability to order shirts from the school (a separate document sent home)

·         Moving to a full-scale Restorative Practices school that puts additional emphasis on changing student behaviors

·         Creating over a dozen new partnerships/programs that will provide opportunities for students and families (please see the list below)

Ø  Baltimore Urban Debate League (BUDL)

Ø  Network For Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE)

Ø  Junior Achievement

Ø  Parks and People (Sports and Greening)

Ø  Great Kids Farm (Greening)

Ø  BMore Fit

Ø  PlayWorks

Ø  Healthier Generation

Ø  Baltimore Orchard Project

Ø  YouthWorks

Ø  Arts Everyday (expanding our efforts)

Ø  Restorative Practices

Ø  The Incredible Years

Ø  Let’s Grow

Ø  Operation Warm (every student will be fitted and receive a winter jacket)

Ø  Expanding our relationship with the Maryland Food Bank

Ø  Mayor’s Office of Employment Development (Parent workshops)

Ø  Raising a Reader

Ø  Expansion of Success For All to include Pre-K through grade 6

 

While we made strides last SY, with the additions of high quality staff and programs, I anticipate even more growth from our students and team!  

                                                                                               

Here is a list of some important early 14-15 SY dates:

 

August 14th: New Parent Orientation

August 25th: Opening Day for Students

September 1st: No School-Labor Day

September 11th: Parent Breakfast and Feedback Session

September 18th: Back to School Night, 5-7pm

September 26th: Professional Development Day-No School for Students

 

 

 

Thank you for your support and dedication,

 

 

 

Corey Basmajian
 

Principal  

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS
 

  • Great news...the Weinberg Grand Opening will be on Wednesday, September 17th!  More details to follow!
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