Wickliffe Town Meetings

Town Meetings are about celebrating and expressing learning. There are components of Town Meetings that suggest a performance, but Town Meetings are about celebrating and expressing learning.
 
A performance is more about…A Town Meeting is more about…
Performance: A musical or dramatic presentation that's main purpose is to entertain.Town Meeting: A presentation that often incorporates the arts wit the sole purpose of sharing our learning and the processes we use.
The stage, sound system and lighting are used to enhance the performance and entertainment.The stage, sound system and lighting are used to enhance the visibility of the students and of their work.
Rehearsals: Practice while wondering, "Is this performance entertaining? Will the audience like it?" Rehearsals are more directed practice sessions than reflective opportunities for learning.Rehearsals: Practice while wondering, "Are we sharing what we've learned in a way that others will understand (and be somewhat interested)?" Rehearsals are more learning experiences than opportunities for perfection.
Audience: There because they choose to be and are ready to be entertained.Audience: There because they are a part of the Wickliffe learning community. They're ready to see what their buddies have been learning and to practice being attentive to their buddies during the sharing.
Using individuals with the most skilled abilities and talent that fit the needs of the performance.Abilities and talent found within the group shape the sharing of the learning and learning process.
Town Meetings are an important piece of what makes Wickliffe, Wickliffe.

Town Meeting Dates

Town Meetings begin at 8:30 a.m. on Fridays in the Wickliffe gym. 

Below are the dates for the 2019-20 school year (with more dates to be added):
Aug. 23 - Opening Town Meeting 
Aug. 30 - Construction Town Meeting 
Sept. 13 - Constitution Day Town Meeting
Sept. 27 - Construction Town Meeting  
Oct. 4 - Mrs. Hughes' 5th-grade class
Oct. 4 - Mr. Williams' 5th-grade class
Oct. 25 - Construction Town Meeting 
Nov. 8 - Veteran's Town Meeting 
Nov. 22 - Mr. Hamilton's 4th-grade class
Dec. 6 - Winter Music Festival Sing-a-long
Dec. 13 - Winter Music Festival Band/Strings
Jan. 24 - Construction Town Meeting
Jan. 31 - Mrs. Miller's 4th-grade class
Feb. 7 - Mrs. Kernen and Mrs. Coplin's 2nd/3rd-grade classes
Feb. 14 - Mrs. Giles' 2nd/3rd-grade and Mrs. Jentgen's 1st-grade classes
Feb. 21 - Mrs. Pilutti's 2nd/3rd-grade class  
Feb. 28 - Construction Town Meeting 
March 6 -  Mrs. Gildersleeve's 5th-grade class
March 13 - Mrs. Sorin's 2nd/3rd-grade class
March 27 - Construction Town Meeting 
April 3 - Mrs. Nocera's 5th-grade class
April 24 - Construction Town Meeting 
May 8 - Golden Star Choir
May 15 - Construction Town Meeting 
May 22 - Awards Town Meeting 
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