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Thank you for visiting the District #235 Web Page. We hope you find the information in this website useful and informative. We welcome your suggestions for things that you would like to see included at this website. If there is something that you feel would be important to include on this website, please let me know and we will do our best . . .
21 st Century/After School F.I.R.E Program The After School Program offers many fun activities, including tutoring help for any students wanting homework assistance. Arts and crafts, STEM activities (Science, Technology, Engineering, . . .
3rd and 8th Grade Parents
West Central Elementary and Middle School is looking forward to the launch of a 1:1 Chromebook initiative for all 3 rd and 8 th grade students in January. A Chromebook is a laptop like device that is built around the web experience . . .
Lunch Menu -December 2013 December 2 Chicken Patti w/Bun Hash Brown Steamed Cauliflower Apple Slices December 3 Cheesy Beef & Mac Peas . . .
The midterm grading period for Second Quarter ended on Friday, November 15, 2013 and again this year we are making the midterm reports for the middle school and high school available on Family Access in Skyward. In order to see your . . .
PreK-2nd Concert will be on 12/03/13 beginning at 6:30 pm. 3rd-5th Concert will be on 12/09/13 beginning at 6:30 pm. MS/HS Concert will be on 12/16/13 beginning at 7 . . .
Biggsville — Nov. 15, 2013, has been designated as School Board Members Day in Illinois, and the West Central School District is joining other districts across the state to thank these community volunteers for their commitment and . . .
West Central CUSD #235 Superintendent Ralph Grimm, above, receives a check in the amount of $1600 from Midwest Bank of Oquawka Banking Center. The check represents the donation to West Central School Ditrict from the Chalk Up Money for . . .
It has become apparent that we may be in for some more hot “summer” days. We encourage you to remind your students to drink plenty of fluids during this time. Also, students throughout the district are encouraged to let teachers . . .
West Central Elementary School Handbook 2013-2014 (PDF format) West Central Middle School Handbook 2013-2014 (PDF format) West Central High School Handbook 2013-2014 (PDF format)
West Central Registration for 2013-2014 School Year * Tuesday, August 6, 2013 1-7pm Physicals 4-6pm Dental Exams 1-5pm * Wednesday, August 7, 2013 1-7pm Physicals 4-6pm Dental . . .
Congratulations to Mrs. Dottie Ray!! She is the second runner-up of the Hawkeye Teacher of the Year. Mrs. Ray is an employee of the West Central Special Education Co-op and works with many of our students here at West Central as a . . .
Teacher Appreciation Week
"You're a 'Magnificent' and 'Marvelous" teacher! Thank you for being my M & M!" was just one of the messages heard this week by teachers at West Central District #235. One teacher felt like royalty as a gift from the West Central . . .
Courageous Smiles 2013 What a cold blustery day for our Courageous Smiles Track Meet on May 2, 2013. But that didn’t stop the students from having a good time. At the beginning the kids got to . . .
March 7, 2013
The following links will take you to information presented at the District Finance Meeting held on March 7, 2013. Community Meeting Presentation Finance Committee Recommendations
Upcoming Meeting Dates
Consideration of Change, December 2012
Early Childhood MissionStatement The Early Learning Project’s initiative is to create a consistent program for preschool age children withinHenderson, Mercer, andWarrenCounties. The vision of the Early Learning Project . . .
School Tragedy in Connecticut
I received this information this evening from the Illinois Association of School Administrators. I thought it would be helpful to post this information on our web site for parents who are attempting to deal with this tragedy with their . . .
The following is a copy of the blog that will appear in The Review Atlas the week of December 10, 2012. Since my last blog at the end of October, quite a few things have been happening in the West Central School . . .
November 5, 2012 Dear Community Members, At the September 19 th Board of Education monthly meeting, a school board Finance committee was formed to review the short- and long-term financial needs of the West Central School . . .
November 15, 2012, has been designated as School Board Members Day in Illinois, and West Central Community Unit School District #235 is joining other districts across the state to thank these community volunteers for their commitment and . . .
The West Central Education Foundation recently presented three West Central teachers awards for special projects that they had requested funding for. Linda Reaves, shown above on the left, awarded WCES PE Teacher, Carrie Todd (second from . . .
At the August 22, 2012 West Central School Board Meeting, a group of West Central High School students were recognized for their academic achievements. To earn the designation of a West Central High School “Academic All Star”, . . .
On Thursday May 3, 2012, twelve students from West Central School District 235 participated in the Courageous Smile Track Meet in Carthage, IL. They participated in softball throw, long jump, whistle blowing, tennis ball throw, 25 meter . . .
During the last week, there have been some questions concerning Connect-Ed messages. Hopefully the following information will solve some of the questions you have concerning what phone numbers receive a message. If you would like . . .
March 20, 2012
Dear Parent, I am writing to share with you information regarding an incident that has been handled regarding the high school. Sunday evening we became aware of an allegation of a threat of violence by a student on a particular date. We . . .
Dear Parents, Child Health Examination forms are required for all new students entering from out of state, students entering Preschool, Kindergarten, 6 th , and 9 th grade. Physical exams/sports physicals are also required prior . . .
West Central High School
West Central High School recently received notification from the Illinois State Board of Education that the school had earned an Academic Improvement Award. The 2011 Academic Improvement Award honors 114 schools across the state that . . .
Three teachers in the West Central School District have successfully achieved the coveted National Board Certification. . . .
Once again The West Central Education Foundation has awarded grants to teachers throughout the district for use in their classroom or at their grade level. This year the foundation awarded over $1800. worth of grants. Last year . . .
Receives $2,000 from Midwest Bank of Western Illinois
Chris Gavin, President of midwest Bank of Western Illinois announced that the bank has disbursed $2,000 to West Central School District 235. The check represents the banks donation to the school district from its Chalk up Money for . . .
Click on the following link to access the Illinois E-Pay site for West Central CUSD #235. If you have any questions, contact the West Central Unit Office. Illinois E-Pay Program
Two teachers in the West Central School District have successfully achieved the coveted National Board . . .
Each year a significant portion of our students participate in the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) and the Prairie State Achievement Exam (PSAE). These assessments test our students’ knowledge relative to the Illinois . . .
West Central District #235 recognizes the importance of communication between the school, the parents of our students, and the community. In order to enhance and promote that communication, West Central District #235 has implemented . . .
Elementary 2009-2010 School Improvement Plan PDF Format Elementary 2010-2011 School Improvement Plan PDF Format Elementary 2011-2012 School Improvement Plan PDF Format Elementary 2012-2013 School . . .
Wednesday, March 24, 2010 TO ALL DISTRICT STAKEHOLDERS: As many of you are aware, the State of Illinois is facing a budget crisis of historic proportions. As of the Governor’s budget address of Wednesday, March 10, 2010, Governor . . .
Dear District Residents: We have added a new item to the district web page. If you scroll down to the bottom of the district home page, you will see a crawler informing you that as of a certain date, the state of Illinois . . .
from Midwest Bank of Western Illinois
The Chalk up Money for Schools program is a rewards program where customers can support their favorite public or a private school, grades K-12. Each time they make a purchase using the Midwest Bank SHAZAM Chek Card, the bank will . . .
Dear Parents and Guardians of Students in District 235: Those of you who know me understand that I believe in honest and direct communication, and you also know that I appreciate the value of a cooperative approach to tackling . . .
October 15, 2009
Hello. This is Barb Scott at West Central School. The purpose of this message is to address several issues regarding the latest information on H1N1. After speaking with the Henderson County Health Department, . . .
Dear Parents: As all of you are aware, there is significant concern nationwide over the H1N1 flu virus. The purpose of this letter is to let you know what we are doing to prepare if/when this strain of flu is found in our . . .
Parent(s) or legal guardians(s) who must provide transportation to and from school, because free transportation is not available for their children, may be eligible to receive money from the state to help offset some of the cost; for . . .
2008 School Report Cards
We are pleased to present to our parents and district residents the 2008 school report cards as put together by the Illinois State Board of Education. Included in these report cards you will find information about our district's . . .
With the beginning of the 2008-09 school year, the safe transportation of all students to school is a primary concern. Of particular importance is both student and motorist awareness of the potential dangers of getting on . . .
What is MRSA? • A potentially deadly staph infection How is MRSA spread? • By skin to skin contact • . . .