On November 15th, the high school physics students visited the physics department at Western Illinois University. Students conducted two experiments with the assistance of professors and graduate students. The experiments were indicative of college physics labs and used equipment unavailable at the high school level. The first was the Standing Mechanical Wave Experiment.Students generated one to 10 standing waves using . . .
The students and teachers at the middle school participated in a door decorating contest. The winners were : 1st Place - 7B (Mrs. Rankin's class) - Hogwarts Christmas 2nd Place - 6B (Mrs. Miller's class) - Big Snowman 3rd Place - 7C (Mrs. Lox's class) - Gingerbread House Honorable Mention - Mrs. Stevenson's class - Snoopy
Loud cries of wonder were heard in the kindergarten classrooms at West Central Elementary recently. Students made popsicle stick catapults and then tried them out by shooting marshmallows around the classroom. The activity began with students listening to the story Mother Bruce by Ryan T. Higgins. Bruce, a grumpy old bear, ends up taking care of some baby goslings because they think he is their mother. Bruce tries . . .
Mary Grace Carlson from Casey State Bank came to speak with the Consumer Education and Coop Classes at WCHS on December 7, 2017. Mrs. Carlson talked with the students about how important a credit score is and what information is used to figure a credit score. She also discussed how a credit score is used in the borrowing process, Casey State Bank has sponsored budget program called Banzai for the Consumer Education . . .
TonightPartly cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 28 by 5am. South wind 5 to 15 mph.
WednesdayA chance of rain and snow before 3pm, then a slight chance of rain between 3pm and 5pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 25 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday NightMostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Blustery, with a north wind 15 to 25 mph decreasing to 5 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
West Central 5th grade teachers are excited about the new school year! Classroom teachers are Mrs. Winters, Miss Worthington, and Mrs. Smith. Mrs. Lumbeck is the Special Education teacher and Ms. Lewis is the Title I teacher. Contact information: School: (309)627-2339 Mrs. Smith Extension 1318 email@example.com Mrs. Winters Extension 1334 firstname.lastname@example.org Miss Worthington Extension 1323 email@example.com Mrs. Lumbeck Extension . . .
It is with great honor and excitement that I introduce myself, Kimberly Harrison, as the new Assistant Principal of West Central Elementary. I recently graduated from Western Illinois University with a Master of Science in Educational Leadership. I previously graduated from Western Illinois University with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, and have had the privilege of teaching high school mathematics for the last ten years. As I begin my first year as Assistant Principal, I am extremely excited and deeply committed to making a difference in the lives of our students at West Central Elementary. I am looking forward to an exciting year of learning and growing with our students, staff, and community, and becoming a part of the West Central family. Our mission statement is “Providing Opportunities, Expecting Excellence.” I look forward to working with our PBIS team, grade level teams, and student support systems, in order to provide a quality education where we can accomplish our mission together. I realize that it takes an entire team to work together to accomplish our mission, including our parents and . . .
Welcome to West Central High School On behalf, our the entire staff, I am very excited to welcome you to the West Central High School webpage. After teaching for 17 years, I am honored to be serving in my third year as an administrator at such an outstanding school as West Central High School. Our school serves approximately 260 students, while providing an excellent teaching staff and support personnel who all want to ensure that every child succeeds. At West Central High School we offer many opportunities to excel in . . .
Welcome to West Central Middle School (WCMS), home of the Heat. WCMS serves nearly 200 students in grades six, seven, and eight. Here we work as a team to provide the best possible educational experiences for your children. From teachers, associates, and secretaries to cafeteria workers, custodians, and bus drivers, we are all here for one reason - the students. We believe that WCMS shares a partnership with the community in educating its students. Quality education for all should be provided. Our goal is to prepare each student to seek jobs, consider careers, pursue higher . . .
West Central Elementary Welcome to West Central Elementary, home to approximately 400 Pre-K through 5 th grade students. We have a very dedicated staff that puts the needs of our students first, while upholding our mission statement, “Providing Opportunities, Expecting Excellence.” Our elementary building promotes the Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) program. We do so by rewarding those students who are following the rules and meeting the expectations set forth by the faculty and staff. The students are given an opportunity to earn . . .
As we look forward to the 2016-2017 school year, I am honored to serve as the Superintendent of West Central C.U.S.D. #235. Thank you for the warm welcome I have received. I have met and had conversations with many individuals already, and the pride with which these individuals speak about West Central is inspiring. West Central has incredible students, staff, families and community members who come together to support our mission of Providing Opportunity and Expecting Excellence. To those new to our school community, we welcome you as well and look forward to you joining our . . .