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Below is a link to West Central Elementary School's monthly newsletter.  Within this newsletter 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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West Central 3rd Grade Donates at Christmas

Students at West Central 3rd grade have been learning the theme “Choose Kind” this school year. This year, instead of doing a Christmas gift exchange, the 3rd grade students brought in items to donate to the Oak Lane Nursing . . .

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Polar Express at WCEL

On Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, the students of West Central Elementary were able to take a trip on the Polar Express.  In their pajamas, they boarded the train about 2:15 pm.  Conductor Stewart greeted them and began to tell . . .

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Happy Holidays from WCEL

Each classroom decorated a piece of the poster to display in our Lobby! 

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Enrichment Hour of Code 2017

The Hour of Code takes place each year during  Computer Science Education Week . The 2017 Computer Science Education Week was December 4-10. Computer Science Education Week is held annually in recognition of the birthday of . . .

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Donuts for Dad 2017

  On November 4th, West Central staff invited kindergarten through second grade students along with Dads and other guests to use various kitchen staples in new ways with Kitchen Chemistry activities.  Mrs. Lafary began the . . .

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BizTown 2017

Fifth grade attended Junior Achievement BizTown in Davenport, IA on October 25th. The students had been learning how to run a business and keep a bank account in our classrooms before venturing up to actually run their very own business. . . .

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Muffins with Mom 2017

  Building balloon towers, making aluminum foil boats, creating marble runs, constructing straw rockets - these activities and many more were part of the fun during the Muffins with Mom program.   Kindergarten . . .

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WCEL Red Ribbon Week 2017

Each elementary classroom decorated a square of our Red Ribbon Week Poster!   The 2017 theme is "Your Future is Key, so stay Drug Free!"   Dress up days for Red Ribbon Week: Mon. 10/23 - . . .

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Ms. Worthington Joins the 5th Grade Team!

My name is Bonita Worthington, and I am very excited to be part of the staff at West Central Elementary! I will be teaching one of the 5th grade classes this school year. I live in the small town of Little York about 20 miles Northeast of . . .

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New Art Teacher Leigh Erlandson

My name is Leigh Erlandson and I am the West Central Elementary and West Central High School Art Teacher for the 2017-2018 school year. In 2010 I received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Interior Design from the Illinois Institute of Art . . .

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NEW PE Teacher at WCEL

Hi my name is Taylor Tucker. This will be my first year of teaching. I will be teaching Physical Education at the elementary. I attended college at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, Illinois. I currently live in Burlington, Iowa . . .

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Fun at Basketball Camp!

Can you figure out what fundamentals they are learning about?

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