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Office Hours

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

530-938-2715

SAFE PHONE

Our phones in the SAFE program are not working at this time.  If you need to reach the after school program please call 938-6144.  Please remember that students need to be picked up from SAFE between the hours of 5:00 PM and 6:00 PM. 

WES Schedules

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.

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WEEK OF: April 20-24

What's Happening

We would like to wish our fantastic 1st grade teacher, Mrs. Jensen, the BEST of luck!! She’s running in the Boston Marathon today! WES will be with you every step of the way Mrs. Jensen ~ Finish Strong!!

Wednesday we had a visit from the County Superintendent of Schools, Kermith Walters and the County School Board presenting a plaque honoring our students and staff for the heroism and bravery shown during the Boles Fire. They presented WES with a lovely plaque that will be hung at our school for everyone to see. We are honored for the recognition ~ thank you!

A big thank you to The Red Scarf Society of Yreka who provided WES with a music assembly by the Golden Boughs – a group that’s been together for 35 years and plays all over the world! We are so thankful for that special treat!

Yearbooks are still for sale, but there are only a limited number of yearbooks left. You can order them online at http://www.jostens.com/apps/shop/yrbk_catalog.asp?cid= 175590&pfid=2015041004150514364&affiliateId=1008134 or pay $30 in the Weed Elementary office. If you order a yearbook you will receive your yearbook anywhere from June 1st - June 8th.

Information will be coming home about our Spring Fundraiser: America’s Freedom Card. This is a free app for your smart phone and we will sell them a card with an activation code for $10. This fundraiser will be for 3rd – 8th grade and will be put towards Cub Character events, assemblies etc. 8th grade sales will go toward their 8th grade trip. Thank you for your continued support!

Sports Corner:

Anyone that does not have a medical clearance from a doctor (paperwork in the OFFICE) will not be able to participate in track meets. No physical, no uniform no track meets.

8th Grade:

We will have a mandatory 8th grade parent meeting on May 11th @ 5pm (Room 19) – we will be finalizing things for graduation and we will need you to sign paperwork etc.

Cub Power (PTO):

Our next Cub Power meeting is on Wednesday April 22nd  at 6pm in the Library.

Cub Character Assembly

Congratulations to our students who qualified to go to our March Cub Character Event. We had Joe Odhiambo, an incredible Basketball Trick Star who holds 5 Guinness World Records! He had a great, positive message about believing in yourself. Joe said we all have the tools to do whatever we want but we have to 1. Believe 2. Persist and Practice 3. Have patience (because becoming the best takes time) 3. Do the right thing in the right place at the right time 4. Work hard and 5. Be responsible.

ACADEMIC FOCUS

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

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

Self-Esteem

Self-Esteem is having and demonstrating a positive belief in yourself .

Congratulations to Association of California School Administrators Student of the year:

Carson Ekman and Imogen Gonzalez

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Mitchell Repass

Mitchell Repass, third grade student at Weed Elementary School was recognized by the California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom as regional winner of this year’s story writing contest, “Imagine this………”  Mitchell’s paper was chosen out of 300 students who entered.  Pictured with teacher Stan Miller.

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March SOM

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This Week

April 20th 4th grade to Klamath River

April 21st Discovery Preschool visit WES Kindergarten

April 22nd Cub Power meeting 6pm in Library

April 23rd Middle School to Mt. Shasta Museum

April 24th Track Meet – Shastice Park

Next Week

April 28th 2nd grade to Weed Fire Dept.

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!

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.