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Warsaw Community Schools is hosting a job fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 2, at the WCS Central Administration Office. During the event, attendees are invited to meet with various WCS department leaders to learn more about open positions and their roles within the district.  

The fair will highlight full and part-time openings within various WCS departments. These positions include custodians, paraprofessionals, bus drivers and food services staff. Interested candidates are encouraged and welcome to apply during the job fair for open positions. Resumes are welcome but not required to apply.

For more information or questions, email hr@warsawschools.org. For further details on job postings visit wcsjobs.com.
Warsaw Community Schools' middle school band students recently concluded their summer band program. Both beginner and advanced students took part in practices, a band cookout, trip and concerts.

According to Band Director Joseph Peloza, students in the beginning band began their endeavors with their instruments through practicing out of their books. Peloza noted students made immense progress during their training.

“As a group of beginners just starting, I was impressed by the tone quality they displayed, enthusiasm, and their focus,” stated Peloza. “I heard many positive comments from parents after our concert. They enjoyed our dramatic opening to the concert as well as the students’ ability to follow my direction quickly. They could not believe that the students had only been playing for a few weeks.”


The advanced band students performed a concert that included a variety of musical styles. Their selections included Star-Spangled Banner, America, the Beautiful, This Is My Country, and music from the musical Cabaret. “They (the students) didan amazing job preparing for this concert. I am fortunate to work with a great group of students,” noted Peloza.

In addition to their practices, 66 middle school band students embarked on Saturday, June 23, to Deep River Waterpark, Merrillville.

“Our practices, band cookout, trip and concerts were enjoyed by everybody,” stated Peloza. “I had a great time working with the students this year and look forward to a great school year starting in August!”

Warsaw Community Schools invites parents to attend a night of free learning in the fields of digital learning and safety for youth and teens. The event will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. Monday, July 23, in the Warsaw Community High School Performing Arts Center.

Two guest speakers will attend the event to share information on youth and teen technology use. Speakers will include Adam Welcome, a champion of building classroom relationships with students in a digital age, and Dr. Lori Desautels, assistant professor at Butler University’s College of Education focusing on brain research in adolescents.

The event is free to the community and parents with students of all ages are encouraged and welcomed to attend. Snacks will be provided during the event. In addition, parents will be able to ask questions and receive information on the WCS iPad insurance plan. Sign-ups for insurance will not be available during the event. This event was made possible through the Summer of E-Learning grant award by the Indiana Department of Education.
Warsaw Community Schools requires you to submit your child’s health forms on CareDox, our digital health platform.

How do I complete health registration?

DOES YOUR SCHOOL HAVE YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS?

Yes - Great, you’re ready to register.
No - Contact your school to update your email address. CareDox will receive it within 24 hours.

COMPLETE HEALTH REGISTRATION

Sign up using the direct link that is emailed to you from activation@caredox.com
Or go to our district link:
https://secure.
caredox.com/enroll/warsawin

What happens after health registration?

AFTER YOU SUBMIT Your school nurse will approve or request more information if they have questions.

THIS SCHOOL YEAR Your school nurse will see your child’s conditions, medications, allergies, and more. You will receive email notifications when your child visits the nurse, if their medication is running low, and more.

NEXT SCHOOL YEAR Your child’s health record will be saved, so all you have to do is update information that has changed.

Complete your child’s information here: 
https://secure.caredox.com/enroll/warsawin as soon as possible or by August 13, 2018
Warsaw Community Schools is offering free training to those interested in becoming a paraprofessional.

Participants are required to participate in all three activities (TABE, prep classes, ParaPro test). The dates of these activities are as follows: 
  • July 10-12 9 a.m. to noon TABE Testing (test of adult basic education)
  • July 17-Aug. 2 Free parapro prep classes every Tuesday and Thursday
  • Aug. 7 Parapro test ($55) fee waived for pending employment with WCS

Those interested in participating must have a minimum of a high school diploma. TABE fee is waived for participants. The number of days required to participate may vary depending on individual TABE score. 

Those with questions may contact Betty O'Hara at bohara@warsawschools.org.

RSVP by visiting http://bit.ly/WCSParaPro

The first session of summer school at Lakeview Middle School has nearly wrapped.  Check out this gallery for photos of learners in action!
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