March 12, 2009
IN THIS ISSUE...
of IN FOCUS features four videos for you to
enjoy. The first one takes you inside an amazing
PROJECT OPPORTUNITY, which is used to
teach important job skills to students with special needs.
Plus, you'll meet a second grader named Hannah who chose to
donate her hair to a charity called
LOCKS OF LOVE
after learning her principal had cancer. Fourth
graders at Trinity Elementary concluded their study of 18th
Century America with a special event called
We'll show you what that was all about. And country
music singer Rodney Atkins was one of several celebrities to
read to students during
READ ACROSS AMERICA week.
Some of the
other stories you'll find in this issue of IN FOCUS
include new information about OPEN
ZONED SCHOOLS, details regarding KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION,
a complete list of GRADUATION dates and times and
information about an exciting camp for rising eighth grade
girls with an interest in MATH AND SCIENCE.
Plus, we'll tell you which Williamson County teachers were
recently named Regional TEACHERS OF THE YEAR, and
take you inside Franklin High School where students recently
opened their very own FINANCIAL CENTER.
Also in this issue, we'll tell
you about a free music event for high school students called
CLEAN BREAK '09.
Plus, find out how much money Williamson County school
employees were able to raise for the
UNITED WAY. And two
WCS assistant principals are honored with a
If you're a fan of musicals,
be sure and check out our MUSIC/THEATRE section where
you'll find information regarding future performances of
The King and I, The Sound of Music and Grease.
Plus, find out how you can be part of an exciting golf
tournament and raise money for a local school at the same
time. Details are in our FUNDRAISER section.
And don't forget to check out the
PHOTO GALLERY where
you'll find dozens of snapshots from across the district.
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suggestions you might have. The next issue of IN
FOCUS will be released on March 26.
Friday, March 13, End
of Third Quarter Grading Period
6-10, No School due to Spring Break
18-21, Semester Exams
Thursday, May 21, Last
Day of Second Semester (1/2 day for students)
21-24, Graduation Window