Watertown Mayer Elementary School
Growth through Connections and Opportunities
October 4, 2019
Royal Expectations!
This month, our school-wide theme is Skills for Learning: listening, focusing, using self-talk to stay on-task, and being assertive when asking for help with a learning task. In our morning announcements, we'll be reminding students of these skills, which helps students be successful learners.

Please let me know if you'd like more suggestions about supporting skills for learning at home or check out the Second Step website.

Katie Brandenburg
Behavior Interventionist
Homecoming Fun
Picture Retake Day is Coming!
Wednesday, October 9th

All students who did not have their pictures taken during Royal Connections, should have their pictures taken, even if you choose not to purchase a portrait package.
Students in first grade had the opportunity to visit the Stages Theatre Company in Hopkins to watch Spookley the Square Pumpkin.
Tuesday, October 8th is Fire Safety Day at WMES.
  • Kindergarten - Story time with Sparky and a Watertown Firefighter
  • Grade 1 - Firefighter talk with fire gear
  • Grade 2 - Firetruck tour in parking lot
  • Grade 3 - Fire Safety House in parking lot
  • Grade 4 - Firefighter Challenge Obstacle Course
Grade 2 Visits the Oliver Kelley Farm
Hula Relays in PE Class
We are a little over a month away from the November 5 referendum election.

Please join us for an open house at Watertown-Mayer Elementary School on October 14 at 7 pm. Visit the referendum website for more information.

Absentee and early voting runs from September 20 to November 4. Early voting is held on regular student days from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm at the Watertown-Mayer District Office. The office will also be open for early voting on October 15 and October 24 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm.
Mrs. Meyer's Must Knows

50 Questions to Ask Your Child Instead of "How Was Your Day?"
From the website

Here are some ideas to (hopefully) get your kids talking about their school day:

  • What made you smile today?
  • Can you tell me an example of kindness you saw or showed?
  • Who did you sit with at lunch?
  • Tell me something you know today that you didn't know yesterday.
  • What was the hardest rule to follow?
  • What made your teacher smile?
  • What made your teacher frown?
  • If you could switch seats with anyone in class, who would you switch with?
Link to the full 50 questions here:

Natasha Meyer, LSW | Social Worker & District Homeless Liaison
7th: WMES PTO Meeting, 7:00 pm at the ES Media Center
8th: Fire Safety Day
9th: Picture Retake Day
15th: Gr 3 Field Trip to Mill City Museum
16th: Kindergarten Field Trip to Lowry Nature Center
          Early Release at 1:00 pm
17th-18th: No School - MEA
23rd: Unity Day
29th-30th: Great Pumpkin Chase 
31st: Harvest Parade at 1:45 pm
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