T. J. Connor Elementary School recognizes that each child is an individual and that all children need to succeed. To this end, T. J. Connor establishes a culture of learning by providing an engaging and rigorous curriculum. The staff at T. J. Connor promotes the intellectual, social, emotional, and physical development of each child. Our small school setting, with its safe and supportive environment, empowers our students to become motivated learners and challenges them to excel.
During the week of Feb. 11-15, students in grades K-5 participated in various Heart Healthy activities to celebrate the end of the Kids Heart Challenge.
Four Wheatland-Chili musicians recently performed with the Hochstein Youth Wind Symphony, an ensemble of students grades 9 through 12 representing 22 school districts.
Congratulations to Jenna LaMere for achieving 1000 career points with the Wheatland-Chili Varsity Girls Basketball team.
Drawings by seventh-grade art students in Megan Melville’s class are on display in the third floor art gallery, outside the Board of Education Room, at T. J. Connor. The students learned to create the illusion of depth on a flat surface to draw their fantasy bedroom. “I am incredible proud of the level of craftsmanship, hard work, and accuracy that these students portrayed,” wrote Melville.
Transportation Assistant Todd Shero with bus drivers Scott Lund, Gary Kaminska, Beth Wacenske, and Karen Nash together with bus aide Karen Ahrens and Monroe County School Resource Officer Lauren Udicious gave the 5 Bus Rules safety lesson to all T. J. Connor students in small group sessions.
Art teacher Val Savage selected the artwork of Allissa Merritt and Nissa Burch to be in the Start Here 2019 High School/Middle School Art Exhibition.
“You think it can’t happen to you, but I never thought it would happen to someone in my family.”
Shrek the Musical will be on stage at Wheatland-Chili High School on March 21 at 4:00 p.m. for Senior Citizens and matinee ticket holders. Senior Citizens are able to reserve their complimentary tickets in advance for the March 21 performance. Shows on March 22 and 23 are at 7:00 p.m. We hope you’ll join us. Tickets are $10 and will be available online on the District website and at the door one hour before each performance.
One of our Board of Education goals relates to community outreach, and providing our parents and community with information so they are well informed. We have launched our Electronic Newsletter to support this goal. The Electronic Newsletter is available biweekly, and includes current news from our schools. Current issues are available on our website in our Quick Links
7:00 PM Sports Booster Meeting
7:00 PM High School Spring Musical
5:30 PM Audit Committee Meeting
7:00 PM Board of Education Meeting