October 1, 2009
IN THIS ISSUE...
finally here and the first quarter grading period will soon
come to an end. Students have plenty to be excited about
these days. In addition to all the homecoming events and
festivals, Fall Break is only a few weeks away. Students
will have Monday, October 19 and Tuesday, October 20 off,
giving both them and their teachers a well-deserved break.
of IN FOCUS features a total of four videos.
In the first one, we'll take you to Grassland Elementary
School for a special occasion dedicated to
Plus, travel back in time as the students at Walnut Grove
learn all about history with an annual event known as
MEDIEVAL DAY. See performances from each
Williamson County high school marching band at the
WCS BAND EXHIBITION. And find
out what's happening in the world of Williamson County
athletics with the
WCS SPORTS REPORT.
news happening around the district, the district's new
DIRECTOR OF SCHOOLS makes it official. Also this week,
information for people interested in being a part of this
year's World of Possibilities CAREER FAIR, and
Franklin High School prepares to celebrate a
MILESTONE. What names would you give to the
county's newest elementary schools? The
School Board would like to know, so be sure and
YOUR IDEAS before it's too late.
looking for something to do? You'll find several
upcoming performances listed in the
section including Ravenwood's production of Shakespeare's
A Midsummer's Night Dream. Plus, get a glimpse of life
inside the classroom with our PHOTO GALLERY. Inside,
you'll find snapshots of students and teachers from schools
across the county. And a local student scores a
perfect 36 on the ACT exam. Find out who he is in our
remind folks to
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Wednesday, October 14,
End of First Quarter Grading Period
October 19 & 20, No school for students due to Fall
November 25-27, No school due to Thanksgiving
December 15-18, First Semester Exams
Friday, December 18,
Half day for students, End of first semester
dates, check with each individual school