Dear Hirsch Families,
I hope that you all had a wonderful summer, and I would like
to welcome you to our new school year! I
have always loved the beginning of the school year. Even as a child, I remember the start of
school meaning new things: a new outfit,
new pencils, a new teacher, and meeting new classmates as well as connecting
with old friends. It’s also a time that
can make one nervous. We want to make
sure all students feel safe and comfortable, but challenged with new learning. It’s
a great time to start the year with a fresh outlook: think about the
accomplishments from last year, and how we might want to do things similarly or
differently for the new year.
We have a terrific staff.
Our teachers are smart, caring and hardworking. They collaborate with each other and are
life-long learners. Our staff is
dedicated to providing not just engaging learning opportunities, but with a
great overall school experience.
Character Education is very important at Wanda Hirsch. We focus on six pillars of character: trustworthiness, respect, responsibility,
fairness, caring and citizenship. I want your child to feel welcomed and
treated respectfully, as well as to welcome and treat others with respect. Opportunities to practice good character
occur throughout the day.
I want students to have fun while they learn. I want them to think, solve problems, make
mistakes, and build perseverance.
Students will receive rigorous and engaging lessons which will build
upon each other, to help prepare them for middle school, high school, and
eventually college and/or career. In the
meantime, please be an active part of your child’s school life. Please attend the many family events that our
school offers, and be involved. Back to
School Night is Thursday, August 11th. Your child’s teacher will go over what your
child will learn this year in more detail.
I’m looking forward to a fantastic year!
Assistant Principal Message
Parents, Students and Staff,
am truly honored and filled with excitement to join the Patriot Community as
the new Assistant Principal of Wanda Hirsch Elementary. I look forward to
assisting Mrs. Sasser in making this a great school year. My goal for this
school year is to not only support the academic achievement of all our
students, but to also support and build trusting relationships with the
students, teachers, staff and parents.
will be splitting my time between Hirsch and Poet. However, I will always do my
best to be available to answer questions, so do not hesitate to contact me if
you need anything. Also, please feel free to stop by and say hello, as my door
will always be open. I wish all of you a great school year and I cannot wait to