March 6, 2008
IN THIS ISSUE...
of IN FOCUS features a special tribute to our
nation's 43 presidents and first ladies. On February
22, students at Oak View Elementary School honored the first
families with their annual play
Also this week, we'll take you inside the Williamson County
TRANSITION ACADEMY and show you how teachers are helping
students with special needs prepare for the future.
Plus, find out why the Tennessee Department of Education
recently honored a WCS counselor with a
SPECIAL AWARD, and the
LUNCH visits two more schools.
Some of the
other stories you'll find in this edition of IN FOCUS
include information about an upcoming program at Centennial
High School. WSMV Channel 4 Meteorologist Lisa Spencer
will host the program titled
SURVIVING SEVERE WEATHER. You will also find
important information to help your children prepare for the
upcoming TCAP TESTS, and
details surrounding BMI SCREENINGS
at your child's school. Carrie Underwood was among
several celebrities who visited Williamson County schools
for READ ACROSS AMERICA
March 3. We'll tell you what other stars took part
in the event. Plus, if you're one of those people who's
always looking for a great deal, then you'll definitely want
to be a part of this year's
WCS SURPLUS AUCTION.
also want to check out our
MUSIC/THEATRE sections for some new events happening
around our schools, including details on how you can attend
an upcoming concert by the country music group Lonestar.
And be sure to take a glance inside our
You never know who might be featured.
We hope you
enjoy what this issue has to offer. As always, feel free to
EMAIL US with any comments or suggestions. The
next IN FOCUS will be out March 27.
Wednesday, March 12,
End of Third Quarter Grading Period
17-21, No School due to Spring Break
Wednesday, March 26,
No School for Students due to Professional
March 31-April 23,
TCAP Testing Window
Saturday, April 12,
ACT Testing for all 11th Grade Students
19-22, Semester Exams
22, Last Day for Students
dates, check with each individual school