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    Mr. Braswell, Principal

    Dear Parents and/or Guardians:         

    Welcome forward to the 2018-2019 school year. We are preparing to commence with a new school year and I wanted to welcome you and your child to the start of a new beginning. As a school community, we believe education is the fundamental key to unlocking possibilities and unmatched potential on the part of your child/ren. As a district, we share in the journey you are on with your child as they venture towards new experiences in learning as they prepare for college and/or future endeavors.

    Increasing levels of student performance is our mission and ongoing pursuit towards excellence, but we understand it will require hands across the community to support this mission. Assist us in the following ways by ensuring when your child/ren come to school each day they are well rested and ready to learn. Attendance and arriving on time are also important- we do not want our students to miss valuable instructional time, so please make sure your child arrives on time every day. In addition, uniforms have become a valuable part of our educational process, as it takes away barriers and creates an even playing field for all students, so we require students were their uniforms daily. At Washington Rose Elementary School, we wear our uniforms the entire school year.

    We also ask that you support us by making sure your child understands that school is important and success in school is something that your family values. Research shows that students whose parents are involved in their education do better in school.

    Therefore, I hope you will be an active partner with us, whether you choose to join our district parent-teacher group, volunteer at the school or take part in special events. We welcome your involvement in our school. Parental involvement and engagement is important to the success of any school or district.

    I also encourage you to stay in touch with your child’s teacher or teachers and with me if you have any questions during the school year. Working together, I know we can make this a great year at Washington Rose Elementary School and I look forward to collaborating with you this year to educate the whole child.


    Mr. Clyde A. Braswell
    Washington Rose Elementary School
    Tel: (516) 345-7600
    Fax: (516) 345-7690

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