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Welby Mission and Vision:

We are a community working together to create a culture of rigorous learning to conquer hard things and grow together. We will create a safe environment where mistakes are a stepping stone to success through data-driven, collaborative,and reflective practices.


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PTA FUNDRAISER

Dear Welby Parents!
Welcome to the 2020-21 PTA fundraiser!  Your student will have watched a fun kickoff video production, and will be bringing home a coordinating flyer today! (For those online, or any other parents who would love to watch the fun video, here is the link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1kQrIihNw81KoOCUHPMym0qj6lpan_7M1/view?usp=sharing) Please read over the flyer, and sign the bottom - it just shows us you have received the information!  If your child brings the bottom portion back to school, they will receive a cool vinyl sticker for their water bottle/folder!
Because we are doing a direct ask fundraiser, we have set up a collection page for your child on the 99Pledges website!  No need to send in cash or check this year!  Here is how you can access their page to donate:
2.  At the top there is a search box that says "search for participant".  Type in the first name of your child and select from the dropdown with the correct grade and teacher name!
3.  DONATE there, directly on their page!
4.  Share your child's page right from there directly to family and friends.  You can also share it on your Face Book or Twitter page if you would like!
THAT'S IT!  Thank you so much for supporting our Welby PTA during these unprecedented times!  We are committed to using all funds donated to supporting students, parents, teachers and administration during a time when they need our support more than ever!  Feel free to contact us at contactwelbypta@gmail.com if you have any questions.
Thanks SO MUCH!!
Polly Uffens
PTA President 2020-21
p.s. Online students - we have you covered!  You're grouped into an "Online class" for the fundraiser where you can also earn the class reward as a group!  In addition, if you bring your signed flyer into the office, there is a vinyl sticker there for your kids to choose also! Thanks for your support, and let us know if you have any questions!

https://youtu.be/Po1pDj5xhdM


Face to Face Instruction Welby Fridays

  • Student attendance at school on Fridays is by teacher invitation only.
  • Students may be invited to work with their teachers in person or online.
  • Students who come to school on Fridays will be here from 11:00 PM-1:55 PM and lunch will be served.
  • Teachers will provide activities for students who will be at home. Activities may or may not require the use of technology.
  • Students may be issued a chromebook to take home for use on Friday. Chromebooks cannot be issued unless a checkout form has been signed by a parent or guardian and returned to the school. Forms are available from teachers.

If you have questions about what your class will be doing, please email your teacher (addresses are located on our website).


Kindergarten Orientation: Video from our school nurse:


Plan to reopen schools: 2020-2021 School Reopening_approved


Welby Return to School Safety Plan

The above link will provide access to Welby's reopening plan for the 2020 - 2021 school year.


Virtual Back to School Night 20-21


Parking Reminders:

  • When you are dropping off or picking up a student in the parking lot, please pull into a parking stall.
  • If you are parking in a handicap stall, you need to have a disability placard or license plate
  • Please use the crosswalks

Drop Off/Pick Up Map:


Welby is now on Twitter and Instagram:
Twitter: @welbyelementary

Instagram: welbyelementary


Battle of the Books

Battle of the Books is a reading incentive program designed to encourage students to read quality literature.

http://battleofthebooks.org

GRADES 5/6 - 2020/2021

The White Mountains (Tripods Series #1) John Christopher
Ice Magic Matt Christopher
Who Was Neil Armstrong? Roberta Edwards
What's the Big Idea, Ben Franklin? Jean Fritz
My Side of the Mountain Jean Craighead George
Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library Chris Grabenstein
Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer Kelly Jones
Masterminds Gordon Korman
A Wrinkle in Time Madeleine L'Engle
Ella Enchanted Gail Carson Levine
Number the Stars Lois Lowry
The Mad Wolf's Daughter Dian Magras
Wonder R.J. Palacio
Hatchet Gary Paulsen
Scared Stiff Willo Davis Roberts
Esperanza Rising Pam Munoz Ryan
Holes Louis Sachar
Brothers at Bat: The True Story of an Amazing All-Brother Baseball Team Audrey Vernick
Love, Ruby Lavender Deborah Wiles
The Castle in the Attic Elizabeth Winthrop

GRADES 3/4 - 2020/2021

The One and Only Ivan Katherine Applegate
Mr. Popper's Penguins Richard Atwater
Lincoln and Kennedy: A Pair to Compare Gene Barretta
Freckle Juice Judy Blume
Bobbie the Wonder Dog: a true story Tricia Brown
Tornado Betsy Byars
Muggie Maggie Beverly Cleary
The Lemonade War Jacqueline Davies
Because of Winn-Dixie Kate DiCamillo
Phineas L. MacGuire. . . Erupts!: The First Experiment Frances Dowell
Boxes for Katje Candace Flaming
My Father's Dragon Ruth Stiles Gannett
The Infamous Ratsos Kara LaReau
Nim's Island Wendy Orr
Clementine Sara Pennypacker
Knights of the Kitchen Table Jon Scieszka
I Survived The Great Molasses Flood, 1919 Lauren Tarshis
Boxcar Children Gertrude Warner
Charlotte's Web E.B. White
You Never Heard of Sandy Koufax?! Jonah Winter

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Safe Walking Routes to Welby


New to Welby?
Click here to enroll your child online if you are new to Jordan School District

Click here if you are enrolling a new child, but have a Skyward Family Access Account