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Weed Elementary School

SAFE Phone Numbers

Please use the following to notify the after school program after the office closes:


SAFE K-1   938-6154

SAFE 2-3   938-6118

SAFE 4-5   938-6120

SAFE 6-8   938-6119

SAFE Coordinator  938-6152





April Presented in May SOM Name
Mrs. Fantel Alex Russo
Mr. Miller Elijah Bishop - Filomena, Preston Riley, Jackie Beltran, Ariano Swango
Mrs. Fussell James Cosco
Mrs. Oberg David Rivera
Mrs. Coots Caden Segura & Cecilia Aquilar
Ms. Hall Julian Avila
Mr. Lynch Shayne Keomuennah
Mrs. Blankenship Colby Montgomery
Mr. Lemos Kobe Chanthavisouk


Regular Day:

Grades K-3

Grades  4-5

Grades 6-8 

Every Monday K-8 Early Release (1:00 pm)

Grades K-3

Grades 4-5

Grades 6-8

K-8 Minimum Day Release (12:40 pm)

Grades K-3

Grades 4-5

Grades 6-8


Bus Schedule

Quarterly Awards

Weed Elementary School Student Awards: recognizing students in kindergarten-eighth grade who earned outstanding and perfect attendance along with honor roll.

List of students for 1st Quarter

List of students for 2nd Quarter

List of students for 3rd Quarter

List of students for 4th Quarter

Williams UCP


What's Happening May 21-25

The Book Fair is coming! May 21s–May 24th

(Mon–Thurs) After School until 4pm, Thursday open until 6pm.


Congratulations and welcome to the TEAM: Mr. Douglas Benton who will be teaching music next year and to our two new classroom teachers, Ms. Janelle Jaegel and Mrs. Heather Cervantes.

A BIG thank you to our Cultural Fair Mexican Dance Coordinator, Chela Tapia and her dancers. They worked hard to bring us a great assembly and taught us about their culture. Great job!

Our Spring Concert is happening on May 23rd at 6pm in the WES Gym. Please join us in supporting our Band & Choir and see all that they’ve learned this year!

There will be an ALICE Drill this Friday, May 25th @ 10:30 AM- This will be an ALICE evacuation drill. This is a drill and we will all walk to understand where our rally points are located. All support staff wherever you are at during this time you will proceed with the classes to the closest rally points. This will be a great opportunity for us to see what works, what doesn’t and what we need to do.

It’s Spirit Week:

Monday Red Carpet Ready (Dress Fancy)

Tuesday Boys (Wear Black) vs. Girls (Wear White)

Wednesday Buddy Day (Bring your favorite Stuffed Animal)

Thursday Tropical Day (wear anything beach related - within dress code)

Friday Green Day (show your school spirit)

Join us for our TK and Kindergarten Round Up for children ages 4 & 5 entering school next year.

On May 30th 5:30-6:30, join us for a free dinner in our cafeteria and introduce your child to Weed Elementary School. We will even have our school bus pick you up at your stop so your child can experience a school bus ride (please call the school office for bus schedule). Free childcare is also provided. We want you and your child to experience Weed Elementary School on a night that’s JUST FOR YOU!

It’s End of Year A-Z for K – 4th grades:

May 21 – Mustache Day (wear a mustache to school)

May 22 – New Name Day (Choose a new name and wear it on your nametag)

May 23 – Obstacle Course (Compete through an obstacle course)

May 24 – Popsicle Day (You’ll be treated to a Popsicle)

May 25 – Quilt Day (Design a square for a hallway quilt)

May 28 – No School

May 29 – Relay Day (Relay races on the playground)

May 30 – Silly Hair Day

Summer Explore Program:

WHO: Now 6th and 7th graders at Weed Elementary School

WHAT: A 3-week summer explore program

WHEN: Every Monday-Thursday from June 11th-June 28th from 9:00 am-3:00 pm

WHERE: Weed Elementary School

WHY: To have fun this summer while hiking, riding bikes, swimming, spreading kindness and learning.

Interested students can get a permission slip and parent packet from Kelsea Ochs or Eriksson. All permission slips are due May 31st. There are only 20 spots so campers will be chosen based on completion of permission slip and behavior at school.

8th Grade News:

Enrollment at Weed High School is now open! All enrollment is done online. Please visit the High

School Website: http://whs-suhsd-ca.schoolloop.com/ If you are in need of computer/internet please call the school office and we will arrange a time you can use our computer lab. Parents: Please bring 3-5 pictures of your student to Mrs. Quigley or email to: nquigley@weedelem.k12.ca.us for the Graduation slide show.

Community News

The Family & Community Resource Center of Weed is having a Summer Fun Day Camp. This Camp will run for 6 weeks June 18th – July 26th for ages 5 – 10. For more information please call 938-9914.

Cub Character

Mrs. S.: Thank you for stepping up for our kids! Your kindness towards our students and your willingness to jump in and help out wherever you are needed is SO appreciated! What GREAT Cub Character!

Malia Lewis & Aminety Mcgee: Malia & Aminety were a HUGE help in our first grade classroom. They helped with making our Mother’s Day cards and cleaned up after! Thank you. ~ Mrs. Wilson

WES Activities


Weed Elementary School is celebrating the last of our four month multicultural celebrations, ending this month with the celebration of our Mexican/American cultures.  This week we were fortunate and excite to watch eight of our students perform for the entire school. They performed traditional dances from the state of Jalisco, Mexico.  The men wore Mexican charro outfits which were black shirt and pants, a rebozo/sarape hanging on the side, a big charro bow and a large sombrero. The ladies wore a colorful dress with ribbons and beautiful lace.  Our amazing students performed five different dances. The students performing were: Brian Garcia, Abigail Escobedo, Nayeli Flores, Julio Garcia, Gabi Tapia, Tommy Pineda, Gissell Murillo, Daniel Garcia, Isabella Garcia and Alex Sanchez.  Thank you so much to our students for sharing their culture with us and to Chela Tapia for putting together this amazing assembly.



  • Common Core
  • GAFE school
  • SAFE~Free after school care until 6:00 PM-snack and supper served
  • 1:1 Technology devices for every student
  • Transitional Kindergarten program
  • Extended Transitional Kindergarten 
  • Small Class Sizes
  • French Creek Outdoor School
  • Six Sports Programs
  • Ski/Snowboarding Program
  • College Exploration/Tours
  • College Options
  • Career Fair
  • Job Shadowing
  • Student/Community Involvement
  • Art Exhibitions
  • History Day
  • Multicultural Months
  • Science Fair
  • Accelerated Reading
  • Quality Intervention Programs
  • Class Field Trips
  • Quarterly Family Awards nights
  • Parent Workshops
  • GATE in the classroom
  • Cooking classes
  • Music
  • Quarterly Cub Character Events
  • After School Enrichment classes
  • School-wide assemblies
  • Community Projects
  • Educational training for staff in Common Core and technology
  • Common Core Math- K-5 Everyday Math and 6-8- CA Math
  • Piloting Common Core ELA- K-5 Benchmark and 6-8 Amplify

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

Choir Festival at Songs

Cub Character Focus

Perseverance: Perseverance is staying with a task; not giving up

Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and

most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do. ~ Pele

Cub Character

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










Weed Cubs have the best students.  Way to go!

Upcoming Events

May CAASPP State Testing for 3rd – 8th


May 21-24 Book Fair in Library – After School

Mar 21 Girls Circle

May 22 Science Fair for Middle School

May 23 Spring Concert–Dress Rehearsal @ 1 Concert @ 6pm – Dessert after

May 24 Open House –

May 25 SBA Dance for 6th–8th Grades 6-9pm--WHS Senior Walk at WES--WES will have ALICE Evacuation training at 10:30am--End of Year Girls Circle Party (6th)

May 28 NO SCHOOL – Memorial Day

May 29 Mr. Miller & Mrs. Fussell’s to Yreka Museum--Tobacco Peer Ed for 6th grade

May 30-Jun 1 8th Grade Trip

May 30 Kindergarten Round Up--4th & 5th to McCloud Falls


Vision & Mission


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.



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.





If WES students and staff need to evacuate the school for an emergency please do the following:


1. Remain calm- we will evacuate all of our students safely.

2. Please let us get all students to the evacuation sight and meet us there for sign out and pick up.

3. As soon as possible you will be notified with information if we need to evacuate.


If we are evacuating off campus and remaining in the uptown area of Weed please meet us at Son's Field by the high school


If we are evacuating off campus to the downtown area, pick up will be on Alamo by the train depot.


If you would like more information regarding our evacuation plans please contact our Superintendent, Alisa Cummings.



WUESD Transportation Safety Plan


(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.