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Outdoor Spring Cleaning

Outdoor Spring Cleaning

Due to rain in the forecast, we have moved the spring clean up to Sunday, May 12.

Spend part of your Mother’s Day, an hour or two will do, helping us make the outside school areas beautiful for the spring.

Arrive between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. with a rake and work gloves and we’ll all do our part to give our outdoor grounds a spring-cleaning. We will help re-rope the first and second grade playground area, clean up flower beds and gardens, and help with many other tasks.

WCA Community Meeting Update

WCA Community Meeting Update

Open meeting during both dismissal times (1pm and 2:45 pm) in the Trayes Room.

Earth Oven Re-Build Day Postponed

Earth Oven Re-Build Day Postponed

The rebuilding of our school’s earth oven is still being planned for fall 2019. Please contact Linda Wrinn if you are interested in helping with this project.

Earth Oven Re-Build Day Postponed

Earth Oven Re-Build Day Postponed

The rebuilding of our school’s earth oven is still being planned for fall 2019. Please contact Linda Wrinn if you are interested in helping with this project.

Media Exposure and Our Children April 4 Summary of Event

Media Exposure and Our Children April 4 Summary of Event

The Campaign for a Commercial Free Childhood (CCFC) focus on researching the impact of commercialism on children, explained Josh Golin, executive director of CCFC. Starting in the mid-1980s, marketing started to be directed at our children. The CCFC, founded in 2000, advocates for companies to stop marketing directly to our children. Luckily, they have been successful in many of their efforts.

Josh showed attendees examples of the ways in which various companies have infiltrated the places where children “hang out” online (YouTube, social media) and through TV, movies and video games, and how it is all paired with consumerism, offering merchandise in strategic ways. We saw how advertising used to “speak” to parents. Now, advertisement is speaking directly to children, knowing that children are often left unsupervised while on their screens.

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