William O. Schaefer Elementary School

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Memorial Day Tribute Books 2017 (Updated)

While many consider Memorial Day to be the unofficial start to the summer, students at William O. Schaefer School remembered the meaning of this holiday by participating in Vetiquette program’s Memorial Day Tribute Book project. To create books to honor fallen Read More

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Fidget Spinners

Please note, Fidget Spinners should NOT be brought to school.  A fidget is a tool to help a student focus—not a toy. Fidgets are meant as one tool or strategy, often among many, to support students, not distract them.  Teachers and staff at William O. Schaefer School Read More

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