Schools on Traditional Academic Calendar to hold Open House events

With the first day of classes already underway for three schools on the Non-Traditional Academic Calendar, and quickly approaching for 28 schools on the Traditional Academic Calendar, Wayne County Public Schools (WCPS) is gearing up for Open House events to help students get a jump start on the school year. The first day of school for schools operating on the traditional academic calendar is Monday, August 27. Below is important Open House information for parents and students:

Open House

Open House events allow students the opportunity to meet teachers, tour their school, pick up supply lists, and see daily schedules for classes. Open House also allows parents the opportunity to ask teachers individual questions in reference to their child's needs, and hear teachers’ expectations for students. 

Elementary Open House Events: On Tuesday, August 21, elementary schools will hold Open House events from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Other important information for parents:

  • Teachers at Edgewood Community Developmental School will contact parents to schedule an appointment to meet on Tuesday between 7:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Middle/High Open House Events: On Wednesday, August 22, middle and high schools will hold Open House events from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Other important information for parents:

  • As part of its Open House, Brogden Middle will hold a parent meeting at 5:00 p.m. with classroom visitations to follow.
  • Eastern Wayne Middle will hold a special 6th Grade Open House on August 20 from 5:00-7:00 p.m., and will hold its regular Open House for 7th and 8th grade students on August 22.
  • Teachers at Edgewood Community Developmental School will contact parents to schedule an appointment to meet on Tuesday between 7:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.

District administrators say teachers and staff look forward to welcoming students and families back to school.

“We want every student to be ready for their first day of classes,” states Dr. Michael Dunsmore, WCPS Superintendent. “We encourage students and families to take part in Open House events, and use them as one of their first steps towards completing a successful school year.” 

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