This Week at West Elementary School November 13, 2023

Thanksgiving Lunches for 4th and 6th Grades on November 14, 2023

4th and 6th Grade students will have Thanksgiving Lunches with their parents on Tuesday, November 14, 2023. 6th Grade Homeroom times are: Mrs. Hayes - 10:45 AM, Mrs. Hollingsworth - 10:50 AM, Ms. Britton - 11:00 AM, Mrs. White - 11:10 AM, and Mrs. Spradlin - 11:40 AM. 4th Grade Homeroom times are: Ms. Files - 11:55 AM, Mrs. Grobe - 12:00 PM, Mrs. Darnell - 12:10 PM, Mrs. Meharg - 12:45 PM, and Mrs. Adams - 12:55 PM. Students will attend with their homeroom teacher.

Thanksgiving Holidays

Thanksgiving Holidays are Monday, November 20 through Friday, November 24, 2023. No School for students.

Progress Reports

Progress Reports for the 2nd Grading Period will be sent home on Friday, November 17, 2023.

Veterans Day Assembly Program

Thank you to Mrs. Fowlkes, our 5th Grade students, and 5th grade teachers on an outstanding Veterans Day Program. They also performed for the Cullman Park and Recreation Senior Center on Wednesday of last week. We are proud of our students, and it was an honor to recognize our local veterans for their service and sacrifice to our country.

West Elementary School Yearbook Sales are open online

The West Elementary School 2023 - 24 Yearbooks are now on sale. You can purchase your yearbook online. The link is at the West Elementary School website under the "Announcements" tab. You can also access the site to purchase the yearbook at www.yearbookforever.com. The cost is $35.00 plus a $2.25 service fee.

6th Grade Honor Pages for 2023 - 24 Yearbook

6th Grade Parents, you can purchase a 1/4 page ad in the Yearbook to honor your 6th-grade child. The cost is $45.00 for the ad. Parents can put a picture and a quote or message for their child in the ad. The deadline to purchase the ad is December 1, 2023. We cannot take any late orders. More information is at the West Elementary School website under the "Announcements" tab. This will take you to a link to scan a QR code to purchase your ad.

West Elementary School Book Fair is November 27 through December 1, 2023

The West Elementary School Book Fair is from November 27, 2023, through December 1, 2023. Your child will go to the Book Fair during their Library lesson time (approximately 45 minutes). Students can shop for books, and there will be other items (think small toys) for them to purchase as well. Parents can attend the Book Fair with their children or, if you cannot attend at your child's assigned time, you can come during the school day. Please let your child's teacher know if you will be attending.

Family Movie Night is Friday, December 8, 2023, at 6:00 PM.

The West Elementary School PTA will sponsor a Family Movie Night on Friday, December 8, 2023. We will have soft drinks and popcorn for families. We will show a movie in the lunchroom. Parents and students can attend. You can bring lawn chairs and blankets to spread out for the event. We do ask that all students attend with a parent and not be dropped off unsupervised. We are planning on showing The Christmas Chronicles. Please consider coming out to this event.

Early Dismissal on last Student Day of 1st Semester - Friday, December 15, 2023

School will dismiss early on Friday, December 15, 2023, at 11:30 AM. Students will still be able to eat breakfast and lunch on this day at school. We will follow all normal dismissal instructions on this day. Please let your child's teacher know in advance if their dismissal instructions change on this day. The Christmas Holiday will be from Monday, December 18, 2023, through Tuesday, January 2, 2024. The first student day of the 2nd Semester will be Wednesday, January 3, 2024.

Important Dates

Tuesday, November 14, 2023 - 4th and 6th Grade Thanksgiving Lunches with Parents

Thanksgiving Holidays - Monday, November 20 through Friday, November 24, 2023 - No School

West Elementary School Book Fair is Monday, November 27 through Friday, December 1, 2023.

Family Movie Night is Friday, December 8, 2023 at 6:00 PM

Friday, December 15, 2023, last student day of the 1st Semester. School dismisses at 11:30 AM.

Christmas Holiday Break - Monday, December 18, 2023 through Tuesday, January 2, 2023 - No School for students.

The First Student Day of the 2nd Semester is Wednesday, January 3, 2024.

West Elementary School Mission and Vision Statements

West Elementary School Website: wes.cullmancats.net

Email: Dr. Jay Page - jpage@cullmancats.net

Phone: (256) 734-4271

Follow Dr. Page on Twitter at @PrincipalPage and on Instagram at @pagejay002. Dr. Page will provide updates on our learning and events that occur at West Elementary School.