Weekly Parent Blast

Van Wyck Eagles!

Van Wyck Elementary School

Take Aim at Greatness

February 16, 2020

VW Eagles!

Make a note the make up day due to storms on February 7 will be Monday, March 16.

Winter MAP testing is underway. You can check the full schedule in the email.

We need YOUR help. If you can find time in your busy schedule to share your career with our students- we need YOU. There is a link in the email you can fill out. Please and thank you!

And it’s not too late to purchase tickets to the Daddy Daughter Dance on Friday night. You have until Thursday to send in money or buy tickets online. We can’t wait!


Coach P


LCSD has determined the make-up day for our missed school day on February 7 will be Monday, March 16. Please make note of the change on your calendar. Monday, March 16 will now be a regular school day.


The Lancaster County Schools My Favorite Teacher contest is underway! Let us know who your favorite teacher is and you could win a prize! Check out this flyer for more information.The deadline to enter is March 16!


Read Across America Week is coming. Help us celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday with a week-long run of fun. Check out the schedule HERE.


We need YOUR help! During the months of March there will be 3 opportunities where we will celebrate career exploration with our 3rd-5th grade students!

We are looking for volunteers from our community to educate students about their careers.

If you are interested in volunteering, take a few minutes to complete THIS form. If you have any questions please feel free to contact Ms. Ellam at kijuana.ellam@lcsd.k12.sc.us.


Winter MAP testing is underway. Check out THIS schedule to see when your child’s class is testing.


Monday, February 17

No School for Students

Tuesday, February 18

Specials Day: E – 1

MAP Testing (K-5)

UpLevel in PE

7:00am: Honor Choir Rehearsal

7:00pm: LCSD School Board Meeting

Wednesday, February 19

Specials Day: F – 1

MAP Testing (K-5)

2:00pm: Girl Scouts (Brownies) in E107

2:00pm: Odyssey of the Mind (TEAM 1)

Thursday, February 20

Specials Day: A – 2

MAP Testing (K-5)

2:00pm: Good News Club (Media Center)

Friday, February 21

Specials Day: B – 2

MAP Testing (K-5)

Dollar for Dress Down

2:00pm: Odyssey of the Mind - Team 2 (Media Center)

6:30pm: Father/Daughter Dance!


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For continual information and flyers please visit the flyer section of our website HERE.


It is our mission to provide an amazing atmosphere for all our students, staff, and families to learn and grow. We would love to hear from you.

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