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Weed Elementary School


September's SOM

Mrs. Fantel Martell Vongsavan
Mrs. Fussell Delonte Floyd-Blackman
Mr. Miller Elizabeth Swango
Mrs. Yandell Elijah Crawford
Mrs. Oberg Annalisa Asbury-Ferreira
Mrs. Coots Giselle Guadarrama
Ms. Hall DeJon Horton
Mr. Lynch Jorge Arguello
Mrs. Blankenship Karli Reynolds
Mr. Lemos Gabi Tapia


Rotary Student of the Quarter- Gabi Tapi


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

SSC Dates for 2017-2018


October 18, 2017

December 20, 2017

January 17, 2018

March 21, 2018

May 16, 2018




October 18, 2017

December 20, 2017

January 17, 2018

March 21, 2018

May 16, 2018

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

WES Happenings October 23-27

Cub Power is sponsoring an Ice Cream Social for the top 20 sellers of the Popcorn Palace Fundraiser! Fundraiser money is due TODAY!

Our students will be in the Costume Parade on October 31st beginning at 1pm. The students will walk up Main St. and end at the Mercantile Mall. K-5th will have a drawing for all students in costume. 6th – 8th will have a prize for the most creative costume. Join us the evening of the 31st for Weed Family & Comm Resource Center’s Harvest Festival at the WES Gym. Trick or Treating in the primary grades is from 4:30- 5pm and the Festival will begin in the gym at 5pm.

This is the last week of our Popcorn Palace fundraiser. If you haven’t tried this amazing popcorn now is your chance!! Support our WES Cubs in their effort to raise money for their school. Fundraiser money is due to the school office by Monday, October 23rd. Checks can be made out to WES.

Weed Elementary School along with Student Council, and the leaders of The Weed Green Team are planning a variety of activities throughout the month of October to raise

awareness and participate in National Bullying Prevention Month. This week for Bully Awareness: Week 4 (October 23-27): On Friday, October 27 all students will wear or be in as much blue as possible. The class with most blue on will receive a class party.

8th Grade News:

Our next 8th grade parent meeting is Thursday, November 30th at 5:30 in Room 22

The students have decided on a 3 day/2 night trip to the Bay Area. Information will be coming home.

Sports Corner

There is a mandatory Cheer meeting on Friday, Oct 27th at the 10:15 recess in the library for all

interested middle school students. Girls & Boys Basketball signups (for 6th – 8th

graders) are in Middle School.

Cub Character

Yohannes Mcgee: Yohannes has been working very hard and is really improving

in A.R. Way to go, Yohannes! ~ Ms. Hayes

Gavin Robinson: Gavin offered to help a TK student who was having trouble

staying seated on the bus, by keeping him entertained and showing him how to sit properly, good job! ~ “Bus-Mark”

Ayden Claunch: Ayden spent all of his lunch recess teaching one of my kids how to play football and played catch with him. Thank you Aden! ~ Ms. Osa (Special Day Class)

Jada Gibson: Jada is always willing to help out in our classroom. She is a huge help with homework folders too! Thank you Jada! ~ Mrs. Wilson

William Cosco & Jaiden Evans: These boys partner read together cooperatively. They stayed focused the whole time. Great Work! ~ Mrs. Wilson

Lily Rhea: Lily cleaned up after a very messy painting project without being asked. Thank you for your help! ~ Mrs. Wilson

Ciowa Perry: When a younger student dropped their lunch, Ciowa jumped right in and started picking it up! Thank you Ciowa! ~ Ms. Hayes

Jacqueline Beltran: When two students in my RTI group that shouldn’t be next to one another were, Jacque offered to switch with one of them. Thank you for being so responsible!

~ Ms. Hayes

Chelsey Satterfield: When another student arrived to class late and didn’t have a text book, Chelsey offered hers to him since she sits next to another student who also had hers and the

other student sits alone. Thank you for your kindness, Chelsey! ~ Ms. Hayes

Blaik Waller: When I asked a student in the lunch line if he knew how to tie his shoe (and he didn’t), Blaik volunteered to do it for him. Thank you for your kindness, Blaik! ~ Ms. Hayes


Pizza with the Principal/Other Events

On Friday Mrs. Cummings shared pizza with the September Students of the month, artists from the t-shirt contest and the winners of the Cub Character drawing.  


  • 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.


(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.

Cub Character Focus


Perseverance is staying with a task; not giving up

Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th. ~ Julie Andrews

Cub Character

Cub Character

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










Weed Cubs have the best students.  Way to go!

Upcoming Events

Oct 27 Fire Drill @ 8:30--Cub Character Magic Show 12:50 gym

Oct 31 Costume Parade Downtown beg @ 1:00--Harvest Festival WES Gym 5pm

Nov 1 Picture Retakes

Nov 5 Daylight Savings–Set your clocks back 1hr

Nov 8 Board Meeting – WES Library at 7pm

Nov 9 Student of the Month & Cub Character drawing winners – Pizza with our Superintendent--Awards Night in the Gym:

K-3rd 5:30-6:15--4th – 8th 6:30-7:15

Nov 10 NO SCHOOL – Veterans Day

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.



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