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Mission Statement

The mission of Wakelee Elementary School is to develop in each student the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary for productive citizenship, including a personally reqarding quality of life, appreciation of our heritage, and a commitment to the ideals of democracy.

 

Wakelee Morning Announcements

Tune in Monday-Friday at 8:50am for our LIVE morning announcements.  

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Many gurst readers visited Wakelee to celebrate Reading.  The kindergartners at Wakelee were so lucky to have Andy the Armadillo...
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To help celebrate Dr. Seuss and Reading, Mrs. Talbots grade 1 class made snack hats.  This activity went along with the...
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In honor of Dr. Seuss's birthday, Wakelee students have been participating in themed dress days this week.   
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The Zu Zu African Acrobats performed at Wakelee this week.  They put on an exciting show, getting both the students...
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Grade 2 dressed to impress for a live theater performance of the Magic Tree House: Pirates Past Noon at the Warner Theatre in...
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The Kindergarten students held their annual Q & U Wedding today.  This event culminated a week of activities on the...
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The following Wakelee students are Recognized Inventors who will move on to the Southern Regional of the CT Invention Convention...
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This week, Mrs. Giglio and Mrs. Talbot's class got together for a Book Buddies Activity.  They worked together to create...
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Kindergarten at Wakelee celebrated the 100th day of school with activities revolving around the number 100.  They used...
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On Wednesday, January 25th, Mrs. D’Alessandro’s fourth grade class at Wakelee Elementary School visited the Wolcott...
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Wakelee held its annual Science Fair.  Each Grade 5 students participated and created a presentation board full of research...
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The Junior FIRST LEGO League program is made up of kids from Grades K-5.  We currently have 9 teams in Wolcott that represent...
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Below is the first copy of the 2017 Wakelee Student Newsletter. CLICK TO VIEW
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On Friday, the fourth and fifth grade Assembly Group put on an Honesty Program for the Wakelee staff and students.  They...
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Wakelee School recognized Ava Ciampi as the recipient of the CAS Art Recognition Award, and Kayla Phelps as the recipient of...
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Wakelee held its annual Holiday Sing Along on the day before break.  Mr. Fontaine played the piano, as the students sang...
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Mrs. Skerritt has been offering before school workouts to students in Grade 3-5.  So far, several students have taken advantage...
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On Friday, December 9th, Wakelee students donated $1 each to wear pajamas to raise money for the Connecticut Children's Medical...
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These Wakelee students passed the Grade 4 Fitness Test.   
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In keeping with Wakelee tradition, the 4th and 5th grade students celebrated a Thanksgiving Feast.  Parents and volunteers...
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Veterans were invited to Wakelee this week in order for the students to give thanks and share their appreciation.
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Wolcott High School Peer Helpers visited with the Wakelee kindergarten and first grade classes to discuss Halloween safety.
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Each classroom at Wakelee took part in the annual Pumpkin Decorating Contest.  Teachers and students came up with creative...
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Speed-painter and public speaker, Rob Surette visited Wakelee on Friday.  He inspired the students with his 6 foot paintings...
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On Friday, Wakelee first grade students visited Wolcott's Peterson Park.  The students collected leaves and used them for...
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Yesterday, Wolcott's Fightin' Third (Company 3 Volunteer Fire Department) visited Wakelee.  The firemen spoke with the students...
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The following students were awarded Wakelee September Super Reader: William Harris, Erin Cleary, Kenneth Green, Giada Biondi,...
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Last week, Wakelee Students participated in a Penny Wars with proceeds going to fight Alzheimer's Disease.  Grade 4 was...
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First Grade Wakelee students took a field trip to the Wolcott Public Library.  The students were read a story by the librarian,...
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Mr. Angelone's Grade 4 class is learning motion and distance by building K-Nex cars.  The students collaborated to build...
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This year’s reading celebration was a success. The students enjoyed the day. The ice cream truck was a treat for students...
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Wakelee School is about to partake in the Look for the Good Project.  Today, the founder of the project, Anne Kubitsky,...
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This week, grades K-5 students are doing their best on the I-Ready program.  This online program is proven to help students...
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Wakelee Second Graders performed team work activities on the first day of school.  
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Mrs. Giglio's Class listed ways that adults use mathematics on a daily basis.  This exercise really opened the students...
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Several new faces entered Wakelee School this week.  The Kindergartners are learning the daily routines and transitions...
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Wakelee Fifth Graders graduated from the town's DARE program.  Local police officers have visited the school and taught...
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Last night, Wakelee Kindergarten students put on their annual play.  The students did a great job of acting and singing.
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4th grade students went to Old Sturbridge Village to get a firsthand experience of what it was like to live in Colonial times. ...
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This month's cultural event at Wakelee featured a folk singer.  He played the guitar and sang songs with the students.
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The PTO presented a cultural presentation where students learned about African culture and music.  Students participated...
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The Wakelee Art Show featured framed art work by the entire student body.  Art work was professionally framed and up for...
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Wakelee School held their annual Young Authors Night.  All students who participated in the program received their laminated...
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Second Grade students at Wakelee went on a Field Trip to the Lincoln Theater to see Seussical the Musical.  The students...
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At Monday Night's Board of Education meeting, Wakelee Kindergarten students Lucas Cornelio and Ivy Marroquin shared their school...
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The following students are moving to the 2016 state level CT Invention Convention at UCONN’s Gampel Pavilion on Saturday...
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The Wakelee School Band, led by Mr. Fontaine, performed for the students and staff on Wednesday.  The Spring Concert was...
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Several Wakelee classrooms visited Wolcott Lanes today.  The students spent the morning bowling and adding up each other's...
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Joe Shandrowski, a local author of the Huga Tuga book series, visited Wakelee today.  He read one of his books, demonstrated...
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This morning at Wakelee, the Student Council held an assembly to promote the school's most recent fundraiser.  Students...
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4th and 5th grade students at Wakelee participated in Jump Rope for Heart, raising money for the American Heart Association....
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Today at Wakelee, Mayor Dunn, Wolcott Administrators, and Wakelee Specialists read Dr. Seuss books to the students.  A variety...
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Today at Wakelee, Mrs. McCasland, Mrs. Whipple, and Mrs. Falencki's students got together to create leprechaun traps.  The...
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Local photographer, Roger Picard visited the Wakelee Photography Group today.  He shared stories, reviewed the inner workings...
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4th and 5th grade chorus students went to Tape Works recording studio in Hartford to record their songs from the holiday concert...
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Today, Thursday February 18th, Wakelee School celebrated its Blue Ribbon Award with a school wide assembly.  The Wolcott...
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Below are Wakelee’s Grade 4 Recognized Inventors.  These students will be going on to the Town Wide Invention Convention...
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Below is the link to the Wakelee Student Newspaper. It was created by the students, for the students. Wakelee Student Newspaper...
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Mrs. Talbot's first graders took part in an opinion writing activity this week.  The students had to judge and rank cookies...
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Students in Mrs. Ciarleglio’s second grade class learned about different ball skills with Mrs. Skerritt.  The students...
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On Thursday, January 21st, Wakelee held its annual Grade 5 Science Fair.  All students participated and their hard work...
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This morning the Wakelee Kindergartners performed their Q & U Wedding. This annual event is a fun activity that connects...
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On Thursday, January 14th, Fox61 Meteorologist Dan Amarante thanked the Wakelee students on air during his weather report.  The...
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Wakelee Student Leaders attended the CT Association of Schools Leadership Conference.
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Fox 61 Meteorologist Dan Amarante visited Wakelee fourth and fifth grade students on Wednesday.  He presented a PowerPoint...
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Today at Wakelee, Mrs. McCasland's 5th Graders aided Mrs. Murphy's Kindergartens on a computer project.  The Kindergartner's...
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On Wednesday, December 23rd, students and staff at Wakelee School got together for the annual Holiday Sing-a-Long.    
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The following 5th Grade students earned the 2015 Arts Awards at Wakelee Elementary School.  They will represent the school...
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On Wednesday, December 23rd, Wakelee students performed an assembly on Respect Around the World.  The students both created...
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Mrs. Talbot's first grade class decorated snowflake cookies for the holidays.        
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On Wednesday, December 16th, Wakelee students were treated to a laser lights show in the cafeteria.      
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On Friday, December 18th, Wakelee celebrated the holiday season with an Ugly Holiday Sweater Day.  Staff members wore their...
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On Friday, December 11th, Wakelee had a Pajama Day to unify the students in a fun way.  Students wore their comfortable...
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On Thursday, December 10th, Wolcott Animal Control Officer Roz Nenninger visited Wakelee School and spoke with the Student Council....
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On Friday, Dec. 4th, 3rd Graders at Wakelee School had the opportunity to explore and study rocks and minerals beyond their work...
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On Thursday, the President of the Wolcott Historical Society, Florence Goodman, came in to speak with Wakelee's Photography Club....
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Today Wakelee held its annual Thanksgiving Feast.  Students dressed as Pilgrims and Native Americans, presented a slide...
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Earlier this week, Wakelee Principal Robert Nagashima and other Wakelee representatives were honored at a banquet in Washington...
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On Thursday, Wakelee School held an Anti-Bullying Rally that culminated in donating money to the Wolcott Dog Pound.  The...
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On Friday, October 30th, Wakelee students celebrated Reading with Literacy Day activities.  Students dressed as their favorite...
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Below is the link to the Wakelee Student Newspaper. It was created by the students, for the students. Wakelee Student Newspaper...
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On Friday evening, Wakelee held its annual Halloween Party.  Students dressed up in their costumes and enjoyed an evening...
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This morning at Wakelee, Wildlife Encounters hosted a school wide assembly.  Wildlife Encounters delivers the extremely...
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This month, Wakelee School held its annual pumpkin decorating contest.  Teachers and Kindergarten students decorated pumpkins...
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The following Wakelee Students were named Super Readers for the Month of September. Juliet Ciampi, Ethan Hamel, Ella Strahowski,...
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Mrs. Talbot's class took a field trip to Wolcott's Peterson Park.  The students took a nature walk and collected leaves...
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On Friday, Wakelee School celebrated reading by having their annual JamboRead activities and assembly.  Students were rewarded...
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The Fight'n Third from the Wolcott Company 3 Volunteer Fire Department paid a visit to Wakelee School on Wednesday.  The...
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Mrs. Ciarleglio’s students had fun working in groups to create Tableaus (a human frozen reenactment) of classroom routines...
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Friday, September 25th, Miss Stec's Kindergarten Class took a field trip to Norton Brothers Farm in Cheshire.  The students...
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Dear Parents and Guardians, I have attached a press release informing you that Wakelee School has been named a 2015 National...
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Wakelee Grade 2 - Teamwork Cup Stacking Challenge Mrs. Matozzo’s second graders worked together, using accountable talk,...
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In Art Integration, Mrs. Valovcin’s third graders have been learning about different types of landforms in Social Studies....
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The Wakelee Elementary School canopy is still under construction, but this week it got one step closer to completion.  The...
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The following students earned Wakelee PAWS for the Week of 8/31. CLICK TO VIEW
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Today, September 3rd, marked the first meeting of the Wakelee Grades 4-5 Technology Integration Group.  Grades 4 and 5 students...
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Last week, Wakelee Elementary School welcomed many new faces at the Kindergarten level.  The new students came in excited...
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Today, Friday August 28th, Wolcott Police Officer Tom Gorman paid a visit to the Wakelee Computer Lab.  Officer Gorman worked...
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Students were all smiles as they stepped off the bus and into Wakelee for their first day of school.  Teachers were at their...
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Today, Wakelee Elementary School celebrated its annual Flag Day ceremony.  Students sang patriotic songs, waved flags, boy...
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On June 18th, Wakelee School celebrated its annual Field Day.  The entire school participated in several team building activities...
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Mrs. Giglio and Mrs. Talbot's classes joined together to act out "Sarah Cynthia Sylvia Stout".  This was a part of their...
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This morning, June 12th, Grade 5 students at Wakelee visited Wolcott Lanes.  The students enjoyed three games of bowling...
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Mrs. Discepolo and her Project Explorer students visited Wolcott High School to produce a commercial.  The spot was written,...
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Grade 2 students at Wakelee visited the Peabody Museum in New Haven this week.  The students took a tour of the exhibits...
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Today the Kindergarten students at Wakelee Elementary School performed the annual Kindergarten Play.  The students have...
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On Thursday, Wakelee first graders took a field trip to the University of Hartford to enjoy the play Junie B. Jones.
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Yesterday, Wakelee held its annual Spring Band Concert.  The entire school was treated to the wonderful performance.  
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Wakelee Grade 4 students visited the Wolcott Historical Society museum. They went on an artifact scavenger hunt and learned about...
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On Tuesday, Wakelee Grade 5 students went on a field trip to the Connecticut Science Center.  They spent the day enjoying...
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On Friday night, several Wakelee students and their families attended the New Britain Rock Cats game.  During the Seventh...
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The Third Edition of the Wakelee Newspaper written by Bree Guillemette and Kayla Nuehlen. CLICK HERE TO VIEW
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This week, Wakelee First Graders released the butterflies that they had cultivated since they were caterpillars.  The students...
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The Second Edition of the Wakelee Newspaper written by Bree Guillemette and Kayla Nuehlen. CLICK HERE TO VIEW
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Wakelee celebrated it's annual Walk-a-thon this afternoon.  Students got plenty of exercise by walking around the building,...
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The first edition of the Wakelee Newspaper written by Bree Guillemette and Kayla Nuehlen. CLICK HERE TO VIEW
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Wakelee held its annual Art Show.  Click on the link below to see several of the displays. ART SHOW    
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This weekend, several students from Wakelee School presented their Invention Convention projects at Gampel Pavilion in Storrs,...
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This week, Wakelee First Graders are working on a science lesson involving the life cycle of a caterpillar.  Students have...
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Mrs. Couture's class at Wakelee School is attempting to grow plants in a bag.  The experiment attempts to grow plants using...
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Today, Wakelee Fifth Graders began taking the SBAC test.  The students have been working diligently in the classroom and...
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This morning, the Wakelee Student Council presented a check to the Connecticut Alzheimer's Association.  The students have...
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This afternoon, Japanese Taiko Drummers visited Wakelee for a cultural event.  The students had the pleasure of hearing...
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To celebrate the start of the new Baseball season, Wakelee students participated in Jersey Day.  The students showed school...
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Last night, Wakelee Elementary School hosted it's annual Art Show and Young Author's Night.  The halls were decked with...
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Seven 4th Grade Wakelee students were invited to display and present their inventions in the state capitol building today. ...
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Earlier this month, Grade 5 students at Wakelee Elementary School began their annual DARE program with Officer Spiotti.  ...
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On Friday, March 27th, Grade 5 students at Wakelee Elementary School visited Tyrrell Middle School for an orientation.  The...
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Last night several 4th Grade students represented Wakelee at the Wolcott Town-Wide Invention Convention.  The students did...
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Today, 4th and 5th Grade students at Wakelee Elementary School put on two separate band concerts for their families and peers....
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On Thursday, March 19th, Wakelee students enjoyed a Laser Safari presentation from Prismatic Magic.  Prismatic Magic is...
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On Tuesday, March 17th, Fourth Grade students at Wakelee Elementary School celebrated St. Patrick's Day whil learning Fractions....
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Here are the results of Wakelee School's Grade 4 Invention Convention: Mrs. D'Alessandro's Class - Sophia DeLeo, Emily Goddard,...
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First and Fourth Grade students teamed up on a project to create Valentine's Day cards for U.S. Veterans.  The project was...
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Wakelee held it's annual Grade 5 Science Fair on Thursday, January 29, 2015.  All students participated in the event and...
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Students at Wakelee Elementary School showed their support for the UConn Huskies sports teams by wearing their favorite UConn...
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On Tuesday, December 2nd, Wakelee students enjoyed a performance by the famous Chinese Acrobats.  This cultural event wowed...
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On Wednesday, Fourth and Fifth Grade students celebrated the annual Wakelee Thanksgiving Feast.  Students performed music,...
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In the spirit of Halloween, students at Wakelee dressed up as a character from their favorite book.  Primary grade students...
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On Thursday, October 23rd, Joe "The Trick-Star" Odhiambo visited Wakelee School for a Good Character Assembly.  This was...
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Every October, at Wakelee School, each classroom decorates a pumpkin for the annual Pumpkin Decorating Contest.  The unique...
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Jambo Read 2014 at Wakelee Elementary School was a major success.  Students enjoyed an outdoor picnic lunch, under sunny...
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On Wednesday, October 8th, the Wolcott Volunteer Fire Department paid a visit to Wakelee Elementary School, as a part of National...
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On Friday, October 3rd, First Grade students at Wakelee Elementary School visisted Rogers Orchards in Southington, Connecticut....
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On Friday, October 10th, Wakelee 1st Graders visited Peterson Park in Wolcott.  The students worked on classification of...
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On Friday, October 3rd, Wakelee Grade 4 students visited Old Sturbridge Village in Massachusetts.  Old Sturbridge Village...
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