FFA week at West Central starts on February 19, 2018. The following is a list of some of the activities taking place during the week. Monday - No School Tuesday - Annual High School FFA Assembly in the morning. Please wear your FFA shirt. The FFA will be sponsoring a $5.00 jean day in honor of Alicia Pence and her battle with cancer. Wednesday - Official Dress at High . . .
The WYSE (World Youth in Science and Engineering) Team competed in their first competition on February 13, 2018. Two students came back with first place finishes: Riley Peterson in Engineering Graphics and Laine Gholson in Computer Science. The team will move on to sectionals with a total of 5 students! Added to the two first place finishers will be: Tori Olson in Biology, Jenna Robertson in . . .
It was all “higher order thinking” for the Pastries with Parents event at West Central Elementary on Friday, February 9th. While attendees enjoyed pastries and juice, Mrs. Lafary kicked off the program and Mrs. Lumbeck joined in, discussing why hands on learning is a terrific way to provide higher order thinking and learning. Then students and their special guests had a variety of activities to explore including; . . .
1) Tonight's 7th/8th grade Volleyball game in Stronghurst against Cuba is still on. The 7th grade game will begin at 6:00 with 8th graders being honored between the games. 2) The high school girls basketball banquet is still on as scheduled. 3) All other practices are canceled for tonight.
The Chief Shaubena Chapter, Roseville, IL, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, would like to recognize Todd Lant of West Central High School, as their 2017-2018 Good Citizen Award recipient. Todd is the son of Heather Swisher of Stronghurst, Illinois and Jeff Lant of Burlington, Iowa. Todd has attended West Central District throughout his entire school career. While in high . . .
Students got to relax in their pajamas while they listened to stories read aloud for World Read Aloud Day on Thursday, February 1st. Guest readers joined the students, sharing old favorites as well as new books. Our guest readers showed off their “read aloud” skills by shouting, whispering, and using their voice to express the emotions and activities of the book characters. . . .
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TonightRain with drizzle likely before 4am, then a chance of rain between 4am and 5am. Patchy fog. Steady temperature around 38. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
FridayMostly cloudy, with a high near 45. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday NightA chance of snow after midnight, mixing with freezing rain after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org Mrs. Winters Extension 1334 email@example.com Miss Worthington Extension 1323 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 . . .