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Below are some links to West Central Elementary School's monthly newsletters.  Within these newsletters is some information you may find valuable as well as some important dates!  Please click on each link to access the . . .

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Donuts with Dad Program

On Friday, November 4, 2016, West Central Elementary School held its annual Donuts with Dad Event.  This program was a huge success as we had over 113 families represented.  This number represents a 13% increase over last . . .

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WEST CENTRAL #235 INVITES YOU TO ATTEND…

Parent Presentation on Erin's Law

  October 20, 2016 5:30 p.m. & 6:30 p.m. (30 minute sessions) West Central Elementary Gym       . . .

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Safety Day 2016

In September, Mrs.  Meier  and Mrs. Smith's  5th Grade went to Safety Day at the fairgrounds in Stronghurst. The weather was beautiful and the day was educational fun. Students listened to trained instructors speak and . . .

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Engineering Challenge

My class has been busy doing a John Chapman Apple Raft Engineering Challenge!  They were given only string, and had to bring in their own sticks and twigs to create and build rafts that would float an apple.  This was my first duo . . .

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Fourth Grade STEM Activities

     Fourth grade students at West Central Elementary have been participating in daily RTI blocks where they are able to work on various skills.  One group is working on STEM activities.  STEM stands for . . .

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West Central 3rd Grade showing their school spirit!

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Summer Reading Program Ice Cream Social

West Central Elementary is incredibly grateful for the wonderful summer reading program that the Henderson County Public Library provides for our students and community.  Each year there is tremendous participation, and this year . . .

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5th Grade Wax Museum

Mrs. Winter's 5th Grade Wax Museum 

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4th Grade receives trees for Arbor Day

Celebrate Arbor Day, Plant a Tree The 4th Grade students at West Central Elementary received trees for Arbor Day.  They were presented with the trees by Mr. Dale Buss and Mr. Shannon Pence.  The trees were provided on . . .

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Pecos Bill

Presented by Mrs. Meier's 5th Grade

Pecos Bill 2016   

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WCE "Takes Control" of PARCC!

Mrs. Hennings, a third grade teacher at West Central Elementary, teamed up with Mr. McGuire, the art teacher at West Central Elementary and West Central High School, to create a wonderful poster reminding students of how they can . . .

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Polar Express comes to West Central

On Thursday, Dec. 17 around 10:00 am the Polar Express came to West Central Elementary.  The Elementary students boarded the train and were on on their adventure.  The Polar Express was read by Conductor Pilger.  Fun time was . . .

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Hour of Code

On December 7, 2015 the WC Elementary Enrichment took part in an "Hour of Code".  Hour of Code was designed for the kids to spend at least one hour during the week of  December 7-13  on Computer Coding through . . .

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Ice Cream Party!

First Quarter

On Thursday, October 29, we celebrated our First Quarter AR Goals with an Ice Cream party!  Over 80 students participated in the celebration.  Students that participated met their quarterly AR goal and were randomly selected in . . .

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Enrichment 10/27/2015--Candy Experiment

On October 26 the Elementary Enrichment did an experiment with candy.  First they looked up the PH levels of a few candies.  After finding out the PH levels, they then added the candy to a baking soda and water mixture to see if the . . .

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Learning about the Mississippi River

Students in Mrs. Lumbeck's room have been reading about the Mississippi River this week.  To end the week, they built bridges out of popsicle sticks.  This activity required a lot of creative thinking, patience, and . . .

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WCEL Back to School Night

West Central celebrated being "Back to School" on August 17, 2015!!  

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