CLICK HERE for the August 2019 Back to School Newsletter!
Tues., August 13th-Thurs, Aug. 15th: Kindergarten Jump Start, 8:45-12:15
Fri., August 23rd: Ice Cream Social, 2:00-3:00. Class Rosters will be posted in the cafeteria. Meet the Teachers!
Mon., August 26th: First Day of School for All Students, 11:45 Dismissal.
Tues., August 27th – Thurs., August 29th: Full Days for 1st-5th Grade Students, 8:30-3:35. Kindergarten/Young 5’s Soft Start, 8:30-11:45.
Fri., August 30th – Mon., September 2nd: No School for Students – Labor Day Weekend.
Suggested Supply Lists by Grade Level are listed below. Students will be provided with materials needed for school. The items on the lists below are optional, and not required.
Thank you students and parents for making the Literacy Pop-up Wednesday event (#FordsonFeederReads) at William Ford a HUGE success. Over 250 people attended, with students from 13 schools!
(William Ford, Henry Ford, Lowrey, Woodworth, Becker, McCullough-Unis, McDonald, Stout, Lindbergh, Salina, Maples, Cotter and even a student from Melvindale)
Read more at Executive Director Shannon Peterson’s Blog… Click HERE!
The next Summer Fun opportunity will be held at McDonald Elementary on July 10th, 9:30-11:30. See you there!
Please read daily, enjoy time with family and friends!
Don’t forget… Pop-up Wednesday at William Ford!
Wednesday, June 26th from 9:30-11:30
Monday, June 10th:
Fun Day Postponed to Tuesday due to the forecasted weather
Book Fair, 9:00-2:00
Tuesday, June 11th:
PTA Fun Day – 9:00-3:00
Volunteer Breakfast, 8:35-9:30
Book Fair, 9:00-2:00
Preschool, Kindergarten and 1st Picnic on the Playground
Fifth Grade Science Fair, 2:00-3:00, Cafeteria
Fifth Grade Lock-in Party, 4:00-6:00 in the Cafeteria & Gym
Wednesday, June 12th:
2nd Grade Picnic – Ford Woods
3rd Grade Picnic – Playground
4th Grade Picnic – Field trip to Midway
Fifth Grade Field Trip – Bowling & Movie
Reflections’ Winners Ceremony at Stout, 5:30
Thursday, June 13th:
4th Grade Picnic – Playground
5th Grade Promotion, 1:45-3:15, Cafeteria – Parents are Welcome!
Friday, June 14th
Last Day of School, 11:45 Dismissal
5th Grade Breakfast Social, 8:30-9:00
Young 5’s Promotion at 10:30, Mrs. Sadek’s Classroom, Parents are Welcome!
Kindergarten Promotion at 11:00, Cafeteria – Parents are Welcome!
4th Grade Red Carpet Event, Mrs. Hamid’s Room, 9:00-11:30
Dismissal for Summer, 11:45
Summer Fair – June 7th @ 8:45
Parents, you are invited to attend the Summer Fair on Friday, June 7th from 8:45 until 10:00. You will be invited to come inside after bringing your children to school. We will have opportunities for you to learn about supporting your child’s learning during the summer break.
Scholastic Book Fair – June 7th, June 10th, and June 11th
We are also hosting a Scholastic Book Fair on Friday, Monday, and Tuesday (June 7th, 10th, and 11th). Students may bring money to school to purchase books for summer reading. They will attend the fair with their class, at a time scheduled by the teachers. We are looking for parents to help out at the book fair. Please sign up by clicking on this link: https://bit.ly/2I1rlxG.
Congratulations to following for being elected as the William Ford Elementary 2019-2020 PTA Board at the May 23rd PTA Meeting held in the Library.
President: Nada Aljahmi
Vice President: Najlaa Ammari
Treasurer: Leen Kanafani
Secretary: Fatimah Ahmad
Thank you to everyone for making William Ford’s Clean-up Parade a HUGE hit! The weather cleared and the parade was on. Thank you to Mayor O’Reilly and City Officials, Chief Haddad and the First Responders, to Dr. Glenn Maleyko, Shannon Peterson and District Officials, to Trustee Mary Petlichkoff and Commissioners from the City Beautiful Commission, to the Staff at William Ford, to our 675 students and to our parents and community for making our parade a success! And, thank you to our Grand Marshall, Gary Schilbe…most deserving!