Leaders are built at Wright Elementary!

Evelyn, a Wright ES Student

We are so proud of one of our 3rd grade students, Evelyn! She has taken it upon herself to be proactive! Evelyn has teamed up with local Mask Catchers and goes out in the community to "catch" people wearing their masks and reward them!

She is truly showing what it means to be a leader and we are PROUD! Keep up the great work Evelyn!


 

December Dolphin Dialogue

Season’s Greetings from the Principal!

It’s unbelievable that it is December and with it comes the excitement that the season brings. We realize this season will be different. Our lives have changed due to COVID-19. However, we have remained constant. Our school is truly a community school and during this special time of year that closeness is demonstrated through the acts of kindness and friendship exhibited by all. The New Year will bring new challenges in learning and new opportunities for fun. I look forward to what we will accomplish in the New Year. Happy Holidays from Dr. Choice and the Wright Elementary Staff!

Read the December Dolphin Dialogue Here!


 

AT&T STEM Grant Awarded to Ms. Cross and Ms. Stitzer

Wright - ATT Grant

Congratulations to Debbie Cross and Laura Stitzer from Wright Elementary School for being awarded an $1,800 statewide AT&T STEM Grant. With these funds, they will teach their students the concepts of aviation in an after-school program.

"I am so proud to see our teachers and schools implementing STEM and CTE programs in Okaloosa Schools, but especially at the Elementary Level,” said Superintendent Marcus Chambers. “It is never too young to get students excited about STEM related fields. Great job Ms. Cross and Ms. Stitzer for your outstanding dedication and for going the extra mile for your students. Also, thank you Principal Dr. Anita Choice for your support and emphasis of STEM at Wright Elementary."


 

Scholastic Book Fair

Wright Book Fair

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Hurry! Wright Elementary School Book Fair Ends Sunday, December 6th!

It's the final days to help Wright earn 25% in rewards. Remember, all orders ship direct to home + receive FREE shipping on book-only orders over $25.*

Shop the Store Button

NEW: You can also shop through this interactive experience and relive the magic of an in-person Book Fair!

Questions? Call Customer Service at 1-800-770-4662

*Free standard shipping is available on book-only orders of $25 of more, after all discounts are applied. Free standard shipping (books) must be selected during checkout. Orders containing products other than books are not eligible for this shipping promotion.


 

Virtual Title I Literacy Night

Virtual Title I Literacy Night Screen Shot

Wright Families recently attended a Virtual Title I Literacy Night. Author Jill Clark read poetry from her book, Loose Balloons and interacted with families. It was a fun and informative night for all. Clark is publishing her second book of poetry and promised to visit with us after the book is released.


 

Congratulations!!

Congratulations to Laura Stitzer, 2nd Grade Teacher, for being selected Wright Elementary School’s Teacher of the Year!

Laura Stitzer

Congratulations to Bobby Bess, Classroom Assistant, for being selected Wright Elementary School’s Educational Support Professional of the Year!

Bobby Bess


 

Wright ES School Report Card

There have been updates to the online Wright Elementary School Report Card from the Florida Department of Education (FLDOE). The updates emphasize subgroup performance, and the most recent changes allow viewers to drill down into how each subgroup is performing. They even assign a grade to the subgroup. Schools that are identified for support are now clearly identified together with the reasons for the identification. There is a highlight section for 3rd grade reading (not a formal part of the school grading formula on its own) and there was a great deal of discussion of the importance of this milestone.

View Wright Elementary's School Report Card information below:


 

Poetry in Pajamas

Wright Elementary School TITLE I is proud to present:

Poetry in Pajamas

The whole family is invited to grab a cup of hot chocolate and join us for a relaxing night of poetry. Jill Clark, the author of Loose Balloons, will engage children in fun learning activities. Children can join us in their pajamas with hot chocolate and popcorn for a night to remember.

Loose Balloons

For lovers of poetry and those who are new to poetry

Save the Date: November 19, 6:30 - 7:30 PM

We are sure you won’t want to miss a single moment. We will be Zooming and hope you will too! The Zoom link will be sent through Bloomz.


 

Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures Coming to Wright Elementary

Pensacola Chapter of the Links through their partnership with Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures, are bringing Colgate's award-winning curriculum on dental hygiene to Wright Elementary School on Friday, October 30th.  Chapter President Shelia Grimes and Wright Principal, Dr. Anita Choice are excited about the impact this program will have for both the health and academic progress of students at Wright.

The Pensacola Chapter of the Links is a volunteer service organization with a long tradition of engaging in educational, civic, and intercultural activities in the community. Since 1972, they have partnered with sponsors and civic groups in Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, and Walton Counties.

Colgate Bright Smiles


 

Dolphin Dialogue - October

We are off to a great Fall Season. Here are some highlights for the month of October:

OCTOBER CALENDAR  /  SPANISH

LEADER IN ME PROCESS
Our students have had Leader in Me (LIM) Training and are implementing what they have learned at school. Hopefully, you have accessed the LIM website so you can continue helping your students incorporate the 7 Habits in their daily lives. The Habits include: 1) Be Proactive 2) Begin with the End in Mind, 3) Put First Things First 4) Think Win Win, 5) Seek First to Understand, then to be Understood 6) Synergize and 7) Sharpen the Saw. We will continue to Celebrate Leadership and school unity by wearing Leadership T- Shirts every second Tuesday of each month. Ask your child to share their personal goal for the year.

BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL DROP OFF AND PICK UP
Thank you for your patience with the Drop Off/Pick up line. As you know, we have plans move to the PikMyKid process. Registration information was posted on Bloomz.

DID YOU KNOW?

  • October is a month we emphasize walker safety. October is also National Hispanic and School Principal Month
  • Our education of the whole child will continue this month with a celebration of National Hispanic Month and Red Ribbon Week.
  • We also encourage you to participate in our virtual SAC and PTO meetings.

GUIDANCE NEWS: RED RIBBON WEEK:
October 26-30 “Be Happy Be Brave, Be Drug Free!” See the calendar for daily activities to promote Drug Free Lifestyles! Students, faculty, staff, volunteers, and parents are encouraged to be a part of Wright’s Red Ribbon Week celebration. Each day has a clothing theme. This is an excellent time for us to stress to students the importance of a drug-free lifestyle.
Habit of the Month.

THE LEADER IN ME:
The habit for October is Begin with the End in Mind. Begin each day or task with a clear vision of your direction and what you want to accomplish.

THANK YOU BUSINESS PARTNERS/COMMUNITY SUPPORTERS!

  • Trinity United Methodist Church
  • Striving for Perfection Ministries (S4P Synergy)
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Jade Nails
  • FWB First United Methodist Church
  • Coastal Bank and Trust
  • Publix
  • Beulah First Baptist Church Women’s Ministry
  • Emerald Coast Board of Realtors
  • HotSpot Coffee

Kudos to our School Ambassadors: They have been very helpful to our school family! Ms. Cross, Sponsor

TIPS FROM TITLE I:

The Title I Compact Agreements will be sent home on Tuesday, 9/30.  The Title I Parent/Teacher/Student Agreement is a document that requires the teacher, parent and student to read and sign annually.  It is important that you, as parent explain the part you are signing, then, explain to your child the importance of reading, agreeing and abiding by the agreement they signed. These are duplicate forms so you, the student/parent, should keep the yellow copy at home but send the white copy back to school as soon as possible. Thank you for taking the time to send the Compact Agreement back to your child’s teacher not later than *Thursday, October 15.

Parents, please take a few minutes to view our Title I Annual Parent Meeting. Review the Title Compact sent home on 9/30, then take our Title I parent Survey. Spanish Subtitles can be turned on to view the video if needed. Title I Annual Parent Meeting 2020-2021 https://youtu.be/0TVMPNmbjg

Survey https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/G7FZX3L Mr. Joseph Johnson


 

Pages

Welcome to Wright Elementary School 

To ensure adequate supervision, please do not drop off students before 8:00 a.m. [School Board Policy 4-27, Florida Statutes 1001.41, 1001.42]


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OCSD Online Assignments


Daily Schedules


2020 - 2021 Bus Schedules


Registration


Chronicles in COVID-19


Healthy Schools


School Supply List


Single Gender Classrooms

(Spanish Version)


School Climate Survey


Take the ESE Survey Today!

Picture of Parent Survey Graphic


 

Link to ClassLink Application


Wireless Communication Devices: Please reference SB Policy 04-12 Part F. Technology access is a privilege and not a right. All students will have access under school supervision to Internet World Wide Web information resources through their classroom, media center, or school technology lab. The use and his/her parents must sign the District's MIS Form 5251 before being granted access to the OCSD network or the internet through a school's electronic resources. Computer access can be withdrawn from a student at any time by either a member of the school's staff or the student's parents/guardian.


 

Link to Parent Portal


 

Link to School Performance Plan

School Performance Plan


 

Link to Volunteer Application


 

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Link to  school advisory council


 

Link to The Leader In Me