Welcome to the 2011-2012 School Year!

Posted on: August 14th, 2011 by Jennifer Boulanger

How will we do this? This year all teachers will be implementing a grading system called Jupiter Grades. This portal, which will be available on our brand new website, will allow both parents and students to check grades. We are also excited about Naviance, our on-line college-readiness program available to all students and parents. Our counseling department has enhanced our Naviance offerings, and parents have expressed their appreciation for the benefits that are available for students.

This year, we will continue to focus on our communications with students and families. I am committed to ensuring that our teachers and faculty find new ways of delivering information on a timely basis. We will continue to send a Weekly Update to your email on Sunday evenings, describing the most important events and news from school. SWW parent Debbie Fullerton manages the Update. I urge you to sign up for it. To do so, please email Debbie at debbie@mfullerton.com for instructions.

I am committed to working with DCPS and the Home & School Association, to continue to find ways to improve and expand our sports, music and arts programs as well as looking at adding academic offerings that were previously cut by the budget process. This effort will be ongoing and will require your input and ideas on ways to improve our educational experience at Walls.

I am honored and proud to be the principal and leader of what I believe to be a very talented and dedicated group of educational professionals and support staff. Your students are in good hands.

Please join me in making the coming months a time of proud achievement for all of us who consider ourselves part of the Walls family.