Monday, September 15, 2008
Be on time to School and your Classes
Do something special today for someone else
Hispanic Heritage Month – It begins today. Celebrate Wilson’s diversity by learning more about Hispanic culture and traditions. Be on the look out for opportunities and activities to celebrate our Hispanic students, staff, and school community members.
Congratulations Our Football Team - The Wilson Tigers scored a resounding victory over Maret 41 to 10 Friday evening. It was an impressive win! From what I am told, we had more fans than Wilson has had in years. The team plays this Friday, September 19th against Coolidge at 7 pm. I strongly encourage you to show your school spirit and pride this Friday and make some noise.
Back to School Night – Our Back to School Night is this Thursday, September 18th from 7 pm - 9 pm. This event is for parents and guardians only. You will be given a copy of your schedule to take home to your parents in Wednesday’s advisory. Please remind and encourage your parent(s) to attend this important event, as we want to work with your parents to ensure your academic success this year.
Recruiting Student Leaders – We are in the process of having students complete petitions to run for SGA or class officers. Please consider being a student leader, representing your fellow-students, and having a voice in the direction of our school. Petition applications can be obtained from the main office, counseling office, Ms. Caccamise, or on the Wilson webpage.
Picture Day – Students will take their yearbook pictures on Thursday, September 18th and Friday, September 19th during their English class. All students must take a yearbook picture. Faculty and staff are strongly encouraged to have your picture taken on one of these two days (8:30-3:30).
DC Youth Advisory Council - (DCYAC) is pleased to announce that we are currently accepting applications for the 2008-2009 council. Located within the Executive Office of the Mayor, the DCYAC was created by District youth and officials in order for young people to have an official ongoing voice in the policies, programs and actions within the city. The DCYAC is responsible for influencing change in legislation and policies that impact youth, and for developing more youth and adult partnerships.
The DCYAC consists of 32 council members, between the ages of 13 and 22, selected from various sectors of the District (3 members from each of the 8 wards and 8 at-large representatives who have experience with the Juvenile Justice System and Foster Care). The Youth Advisory Council advises the Mayor, the District Council, DC public schools, other key decision makers in the District government, and other adult leaders in the District by:
Please note that applicants must have been residents of the District of Columbia for at least one year. The application is available on our website at www.dcyac.dc.gov. Clink on the "Become a Member" link. The deadline for applications is Friday, October 3, 2008 but we are interviewing candidates now. For more information, contact Carol Talley, Program Analyst at Carol.Talley@dc.gov or 202.727.7976.
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