From the Literacy Council of Montgomery County: Caste: Isabel Wilkerson

Thursday, November 19, 2020
7:00 PM  8:30 PM

During a time in which we are seeing huge public protests for racial justice, we want to start this live series of discussions with a deep dive into Isabel Wilkerson’s book, Caste. Drs. Rhea Nedd and Kameron Van Patterson will be taking us on a deep dive into the book and using the book’s ideas to give us all more clarity around what is going on here in the country and in our region. Registration is free.

Parent Coffee

The College Search and Building a College List
Wednesday, November 18, 9:00-10:00 a.m. Click for Zoom information.

Join Zoom Meeting
Zoom Meeting Link
Meeting ID: 823 4949 7401
Passcode: 823347

Make Your Voice Heard!

Parents and students, please fill out the school survey! Available in English and Spanish. See below for the links. We will be discussing survey results at our next board meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 17!

Good evening.

The Winston Churchill administration is partnering with the PTSA to check in on our students and families now that we are nearing the end of the first marking period. The data we collect from students and parents will influence actions for the school and the community to ensure we are supporting our learners and their families during these challenging times.

Please click the link below accordingly.  This email will also be posted in Canvas for students.

Parent Survey

Student Survey  (students must log in from their gmail accounts, however the survey is anonymous)

Parent Survey – Spanish (NEW)  Thank you to Ms. Goldie Shturman for her translation work!

Thank you and take care.

Principal Heckert

MoCo Virtual Meeting

MoCo is holding a virtual meeting on whether to fund a pedestrian sidewalk/bikeway on Tuckerman Lane on November 12 at 6:30 PM. If you feel strongly about supporting this expenditure, plan to attend!

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MCPS Virtual Conversation

MCPS is hosting a virtual conversation on Thursday, Nov. 12 for the community on the framework for the return of students to in-person learning beginning January 2021.

The virtual conversation will begin at 6:30 p.m. and will be streamed live on the MCPS website, MCPS TV (Comcast 34, Verizon 36 and RCN 89) and YouTube. Submit questions in advance by visiting

MCPS presented a proposed framework to the Board of Education on Nov. 6. Learn more about the framework here.

MCPS & WCHS Connectivity Troubleshooting Guide – click here

Tomorrow is the big day.  I will be sending a comprehensive email this evening, but I wanted to send the basics about connectivity and logging on to different platforms for students and parents as we prepare for the first day of school.  Please see the chart linked here for technology support. ~Mrs. Heckert