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Weed Elementary School office is open daily from 7:30 A.M.- 4:30 P.M.

530-938-2715

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Vision & Mission

OUR VISION

WUESD is committed to providing an educational environment that supports, encourages, and challenges each student and staff to strive for academic excellence, mutual respect and responsible citizenship.

 

OUR MISSION

We, at Weed Elementary School, believe that it is our responsibility to provide quality educational programs which foster significant academic achievement for ALL students in a safe environment characterized by mutual respect and acceptance of the individual differences.

 

 

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WEEK OF 12/15-12-19

What's Happening

On Thursday, Dec 18th WES will be having our Holiday Celebration Concert in the gym at 6pm (participating students need to be at school at 5:30). Our concert will be followed by a Cub Power Dessert Social in the Cafeteria with a visit from Santa! We are also having a book giveaway – free books for your family!! Please bring a dessert to share (home baked or store bought) by 3pm Thursday. We are excited to see what our students have been working on this year!

2nd – 8th grade students interested in the Ski & Snowboard program: If your parent wasn’t able to make the informational meeting last week, we have packets available in the office outlining the program.

The winners from our typing contest:

Imogen G. 58wpm

Jaida T. 45wpm

Manvir S. 28wpm

Congratulations ~ way to go CUBS!!! There will be another middle school typing contest on Tuesday, December 16th during lunch recess in the computer lab. Prizes will go through 8th place

8th graders: Please turn in your yearbook quote by Dec 17th.

Community News:

Friends of the Ice Rink received an amazing donation that will sponsor 10 kids (under age 11) to join us at the Holiday Skate Camps this season. The Holiday Skate Camp for Kids at the ice rink in Mt Shasta will be Dec 22nd – 24th or Dec 29th – 31st 10:00a - 12:00p for more info call 926-1715 Also there are Ice Hockey scholarships available for ages 8-17.

Yearbook News:

Yearbook prices will be going up in January – Get yours now. Payment can be accepted in the officer or visit this website to order: http://www.jostens.com/apps/shop/yrbk_catalog.asp?cid=175590&pfid=2014091304152179354&affiliateId=1008 134

 

Cub Power (PTO):

Our next meeting will be on Jan 21st beginning at 2:15 with Site Council Cub Power is planning on being a part of our Holiday Celebration which will include a Music Performance and Dessert Social on Dec 18th with Hot Chocolate, Coffee and Cider….Santa will be there with a little goodie for our students too…stay tuned!!

 

Cub Character Recognition:

We are so excited for our qualifying students to get to go to the Mt. Shasta Cinema next Friday!! 4th – 8th students will qualify if they have received positive votes from two of these three groups: their peers, their teacher and the classified staff (playground aids, bus driver etc.) K - 3rd students will qualify if they have met their teachers’ requirements. Cub Character events are designed to reward our students’ positive character. Those students who are doing what they should be doing every day! WES values positive behavior and wants to make sure that this is recognized and rewarded! Voting will take place the day before the event. If you have questions regarding your child’s eligibility please call their teacher directly. Please note: Students who do not qualify for this event will have a regular minimum school day. Parents who would like to chaperone – please check in at the office (we have to cap it at two per classroom in order to have room to accommodate everyone).

 

What’s Happening in SAFE:

SAFE students will be heading to the Shasta View Nursing Center to sing Carols and give art decorations to the residents on December 18th from 4:00pm-5:00pm. Students who would like to participate may collect a permission slip from SAFE.

 
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ACADEMIC FOCUS

2014-2015 -(MP1) Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them; (MP2) Reason abstractly and quantitatively; (MP3) Construct Viable arguments and critique reasoning of others.

 

2013-2014- Students will read complex text closely to analyze what the text says explicitly and make logical inferences from it; citing specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.

Character Focus

Humanity

Humanity is believing that people of different cultures, abilities, religions, sexes and races are equally valuable members of our society.

CUB CHARACTER
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Cub Character

W.E.S. students who demonstrate outstanding character are recognized monthly:

September

October

November

December

January

February

March

April

May/June

Weed Cubs have the best students.  Way to go!

This Week

December 16th 8th grade parent meeting 5:15
December 17th 4th & 5th to COS for performance --Classroom Student of the Month recognition for 2nd through 5th --Board Meeting 7pm
December 18th Holiday Celebration Concert 6pm --Student of the Month luncheon with our Superintendent December 19th Minimum Day ~ 12:40 release --Cub Character Event - Movie Theater

 

 

Next Week

Winter Break begins.  Happy Holidays and we will see you on January 5.

 

GREAT HAPPENINGS AT WES

  • Common Core
  • Individual computers in middle school
  • Transitional Kindergarten program
  • French Creek Outdoor School
  • Six Sports Programs
  • Ski/Snowboarding Program
  • College Exploration/Tours
  • Career Fair
  • Job Shadowing
  • Student/Community Involvement
  • Art Exhibitions
  • Science/History Day
  • Multicultural Month
  • Science Museum
  • Accelerated Reading
  • Intervention Programs
  • Class Field Trips
  • Quarterly Family Awards nights
  • Parent Workshops
  • GATE
  • Cooking classes
  • Music
  • Monthly Cub Character Events
  • SAFE~Free after school care 
  • After School Enrichment classes
  • School-wide assemblies
  • Community Projects
  • Educational training for staff in Common Core Standards

Please feel free to call and set up an appointment for a campus tour or to talk to the Principal about WES.