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2019

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  • October

    Coffee Talk: Brain Exercise

    Brittany Theimer
    Please join Dr. Liz Knowles on Friday, October 25th for a Coffee Talk on Brain Exercise. Please click her flyer for additional information.
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  • Come Celebrate Master Powell's 30 Years at The Weiss School

    Brittany Theimer
    WHEN: Friday, October 11, 2019
    WHERE: Media Center
     
    Teacher Luncheon: 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
    Parents, Students & Alumni Farewell: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
     
    Please RSVP to Pam Tripp at ptripp@weissschool.org by Tuesday, October 8th at 3:30 PM.
     
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  • Trunk or Treat Schedule

    Brittany Theimer
    The schedule for the morning is as follows:
    7:00 am – 7:30 am: Vehicle Sign-in
    7:30 am – 8:30 am: Vehicle & EC – 2 Classroom Party Set-up
    8:30 am – 9:15 am: EC – 2 Classroom Parties
    9:20 am: Early Childhood Trunk or Treat
    9:30 am: Kindergarten Trunk or Treat
    9:40 am: Grade 1 Trunk or Treat
    9:50 am: Grade 2 Trunk or Treat
    10:05 am: Grade 3 Trunk or Treat
    10:15 am: Grade 4 Trunk or Treat
    10:25 am: Grade 5 Trunk or Treat
    10:35 am: Grade 6 Trunk or Treat
    10:45 am: Grades 7 & 8 Trunk or Treat
    11:15 am: Display Vehicles Exit the Field
    11:45 am: Early Childhood Dismissal
    12:00 pm: K-8 Dismissal    
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  • In the News: Weiss School Students Travel to China for Space Competition

    Brittany Theimer
    A team of current Weiss School students along with alumni are currently competing at the 2019 Future Space Scholars Meet in Beijing, China. Thank you to Mr. Simmons and Ms. Christenson for all their hard work with our students! Please read more about the competition in the Palm Beach Post article below:
     
     
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  • September

    2019 Fall Picture Day - October 2, 2019

    Brittany Theimer
    Picture Day Dress Code 
    Early Childhood: Khaki bottoms with a cobalt blue Weiss School polo shirt
    K-8: Field Trip Attire
    • Khaki pants or skirt, the light blue oxford shirt, a navy-blue tie (boys) or cross tie (girls), white, navy or black socks and navy, black or brown leather shoes or loafers
    • As an alternate to the tie, students may wear the navy-blue sweater vest with Weiss School logo
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  • Support us with Amazon Smile

    Brittany Theimer
    You shop. Amazon gives. Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service. Please choose The Weiss Gifted and Talented Schools Inc.
     
    FOLLOW THESE EASY STEPS 
    • Enter smile.amazon.com in your browser address bar & select The Weiss Gifted and Talented Schools Inc.
    • Shop and place your order
    • Amazon donates
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  • Donuts with Dads

    Brittany Theimer
    We invite all "Weiss School Dads and Father Figures" to take their child to school and enjoy donuts while shopping at our Fall Scholastic Book Fair.

    WHO: Weiss School Dads & Father Figures
    WHEN: Wednesday, September 25th
    TIME: 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
    WHERE: Media Center
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  • Fall Scholastic Book Fair

    Brittany Theimer
    The Arctic Adventure Book Fair will be held from Friday, September 20th - Friday, September 27th. We will need volunteers to assist each day during the fair, as well as to set up on the Wednesday prior and to break down/clean up on the final Friday. Please click on the link below for the SignUpGenius.  Any time you have to give is greatly appreciated!
     
    Click Here to Volunteer: https://tinyurl.com/Arctic-Book-Fair
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  • August

    Dress Down Day - Thursday, August 29th

    Brittany Theimer
    Student Handbook Description of Dress Down Attire:
    1. Closed-toe shoes, sneakers or other comfortable soft soled shoes with a full back are required. For safety reasons, NO sandals, open toe shoes, crocs, bathing shoes, clogs, high heels (greater than 1 1/2 inches) shoes with ankle back straps nor sneaker skates are allowed at anytime.
    2. Jeans are acceptable if they are not torn, shabby or have cut-outs that expose skin.
    3. Shorts, skorts, skirts and dresses are to be no more than 3 inches above the knee.
    4. At no time should midriffs, abdomens or cleavage be exposed regardless of the student’s age or grade.
    5. No shirts which display illegal or objectionable substances or have sexual graphics or wording are to be worn. In addition tank tops, spaghetti straps, muscle shirts, backless and off the shoulder shirts are not allowed at anytime.
    6. Pocket chains are not acceptable at any time.
    7. All pants and shorts must be worn at the waist without exposing undergarments.
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  • Save the Date - Dads Take Your Child to School Day

    Brittany Theimer
    Dads Take Your Child to School Day is observed annually in September in Florida’s schools. The Dads Take Your Child to School Day initiative serves to highlight and support fatherhood engagement in education by helping schools foster this important connection with fathers and father figures. Research indicates engaging dads, brothers, uncles, significant male role models, and male mentors, increases student success in numerous ways. 

    The Florida Department of Education invites you to participate in Dads Take Your Child to School Day on Wednesday, September 25th from 7:30 A.M. - 8:30 A.M. If time permits, please join us in the Media Center for Donuts with Dads while your child visits the Fall Scholastic Book Fair.
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  • July

    Back-to-School Orientation & Welcome Back BBQ

    Brittany Theimer
    The Weiss School will be hosting the 2019-2020 Back-to-School Orientation & Welcome Back BBQ on Monday, August 12, 2019 for all Weiss School families. Student schedules will be available for students and parents to review on Friday, August 9, 2019 at 3:00 PM. Copies of all student schedules will also be available in the front office the day of this event.
     
    After the Back-to-School Orientation at The Weiss School, please join us at the Burns Road Recreation Center pool and playground area for our Welcome Back BBQ. This will be a great time to catch up, meet new friends, and have a delicious lunch with your Weiss School family! We encourage students to come dressed comfortably for the day and they can wear swimsuits under their clothing. The Welcome Back BBQ will conclude at 2:00 p.m.
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  • May

    2019 Summer Reading at The Weiss School

    Brittany Theimer
    Students Entering KindergartenPlease read a minimum of ten picture books. Encourage your child to sound out and blend any words that he/she does not recognize by sight. Have your child practice reading high frequency words. These strategies will help your child to become a confident and successful reader.  
     
    Students Entering 1st-2nd Grade2019 Primary Summer Reading
     
    Students Entering 3rd-5th Grade2019 Intermediate Summer Reading
     
    Middle School Students2019 Middle School Summer Reading
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  • Weiss School Teacher Wins the Esteemed 2019 Dwyer Award for Excellence in Education in STEM

    Brittany Theimer
    Congratulations to Mr. Kevin Simmons who received the Dwyer Award for Excellence in STEM education at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts on Wednesday, May 15, 2019! The Weiss School Wolverines are so proud to have such an amazing educator on our campus.

    Please check out the news article in the Palm Beach Post: https://tinyurl.com/2019DwyerWeiss

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  • April

    TEDx Youth Event

    Brittany Theimer
    On Friday, May 3, 2019, The Weiss School is hosting our first TEDx Youth event.  Speakers will present a variety of inspirational topics related to the theme of Full STEAM Ahead: Dream, Drive, and Discover. Tickets to the event are still available, however ticket costs will increase on Monday, April 29th. For more information on this event, please contact Ms. Christenson at schristenson@weissschool.org.

    Event Website: https://tedxtheweissschool.com/home

    Speakers: https://tedxtheweissschool.com/meet-our-speakers 

    Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tedxtheweissschool-tickets-58492191720
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  • Congratulations to Mrs. Nikki Magnetico & Mr. Kevin Simmons

    Brittany Theimer
    Please join us in congratulating Mrs. Nikki Magnetico and Mr. Kevin Simmons for being selected as Dwyer Finalists. We are so proud of having TWO instructors selected from The Weiss School - Go Weiss Wolverines! Please click here to read more about our two Dwyer Finalists.
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  • 2019 State Science and Engineering Fair Awards

    Brittany Theimer
    We are very proud of the three Weiss School students who competed in the 2019 State Science and Engineering Fair last week in Lakeland, Florida. Samer Elhoushy - 4th place, Alexa Ernce - 1st place and Russell Widder - 1st place. Alexa and Russell were also selected as two of the four middle school Grand Champions for the entire state. Alexa investigated pesticide effects on daphnia health. Samer looked at material degradation in the UV lunar environment and Russell analyzed nitinol hinges as a deployment mechanism for our upcoming lunar rover mission. Alexa, Russell, and Samer are all members of the Wolverine CubeSat Development and Public Policy Teams, and members of the AIAA Weiss High School Chapter. In the past thirty days they also called on Congress, presented at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, and learned NASA had selected us for a second time to build and fly a satellite in space. Go Wolverines!!!
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  • Congratulations to the Robotic Wolverines

    Brittany Theimer
    Please join us in congratulating Mr. Steve Portz and his students for being chosen as semi-finalist for the Ninth Annual First Lego League Global Innovation Award! We are so proud of Mr. Portz and the Robotic Wolverines! Please click here for more information...
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  • The Weiss Middle School Theater Presents "Freaky Friday"

    Brittany Theimer
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  • The Weiss School Elementary Theater Presents "The Little Mermaid Jr."

    Brittany Theimer
    Come out and support the Elementary Theater! Tickets go on sale starting Tuesday, April 23rd at the front office for $10.00 or at the door on performance days for $15.00.
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  • March

    2019 Spring Book Fair

    Brittany Theimer
    The Dino-Mite Book Fair will be held from Friday, March 29th - Friday, April 5th. We will need volunteers to assist each day during the fair, as well as to set up on the Wednesday prior and to break down/clean up on the final Friday. 
     
    Please click on the link below for the SignUpGenius.  Any time you have to give is greatly appreciated!
     
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  • Retired Astronaut Lands at Florida Space Day at the Capitol

    Brittany Theimer
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  • 2019 AC2ES International Day Camp & Summer Camp

    Brittany Theimer
    Please contact Kevin Simmons at ksimmons@weissschool.org for additional information.
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  • 2019 Mechatronics Summer Camp

    Brittany Theimer
    Please contact Stephen Portz at sportz@weissschool.org for additional information.
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  • 2019 Summer Camp Adventures

    Brittany Theimer
    Please contact Muriah Lynn at mlynn@weissschool.org for additional information.
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  • 2019 Summer Fun Camp

    Brittany Theimer
    Please contact Muriah Lynn at mlynn@weissschool.org for additional information.
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  • January

    The Weiss School Annual Auction 2019: A Night Around the World with Weiss

    Brittany Theimer
    Please join us! Our most exciting event of the school year features live and silent auctions, music, food stations, and an open bar. To purchase your tickets email LSlonin@weissschool.org.

    Purchase Tickets By:
    3/1 - $125
    At Door - $150


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The Weiss School is a co-ed private school that serves gifted students in PreK-3 through 8th grade in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. A Weiss School education prepares students to think analytically and creatively, act socially responsible, live vigorously, and create imaginatively in a warm and supportive educational environment.