November 09, 2010
School #58 has been like our second family for over 10 years. We feel at home whenever we step into the building. The PTO keeps our school connected by having an array of social activities which are fun for the whole family (annual picnic, movie nights, potluck dinners, snow party, workshops, etc.). The school secretaries are friendly and efficient. The custodial staff keep our building and grounds clean and tidy. The administrators and teachers are top-notch, innovative educators and it is evident by the Expeditionary Learning Exhibit, which are done in the Fall and Spring. They participate in Outward Bounds twice a year and the students go hiking, fishing, kayaking and canoeing which helps to build team spirit. The school has Parent/Teacher Conferences which are student led. There are an array of extracurricular activities for students to participate in like the Step Team, poetry club, band, choir, basketball, soccer and the outdoor club. Every Wednesday, the school has a morning meeting. These meetings are student led. Each week, they have the number of the week, a song, a dance to perform and their own radio station: WGYB (We Got Your Back). We are happy to be a part of WOIS #58 and recommend the school to everyone. There school motto is: We are Crew Members not Passengers.
- submitted by a parent