Students study the effects of erosion on a glacier.

Fourth Grade Studies the Effects of Erosion

Fourth grade students in Mrs. Metcalfe’s science class have been learning about glaciers.  They took advantage of the warm weather last week to go outside and work with a model of mini glaciers. They investigated to see how erosion slowly changes the mini glacier as it is moved over the concrete surface.


WCES Kosair Bike Rodeo

WCES 3rd grade students participated in the Kosair Bike Rodeo today.  Students learned about bike safety and had the opportunity to put what they had learned to the test.  They had a wonderful time and learned a lot of great information about staying safe while biking.           


Community Heroes Lead Family Literacy Night at WCES

WCES was honored to have our own community heroes visit us for literacy night.  Members of the Springfield Fire Department, Washington County EMS, and Police Chief Jim Smith led groups of students to teach them about their jobs, what services they provide for the community, and safety tips for home and school.  We are so appreciative of them and the time they spend helping our community everyday!  


WCES Welcomes Special Guests to 4th Grade

WCES 4th graders learn about our Community and Careers by A. Abell and L. Smith   Mayor Debbie Wakefield and Councilwoman Brooke Coulter visited the 4th graders at WCES.  They shared information about various jobs in local government in Springfield.   Students wrote thank you notes as a follow-up to our guest speakers’ visit.  Ashton wrote in his thank you letter to Ms. Coulter, “You have inspired me to become…

calling all kindergartners (child coloring)

Kindergarten Registration 2017-18

Kindergarten registration for Washington County Elementary School will be held on Friday, February 24 from 7:30 to 4:30.  If your child will be attending WCES in the fall please be sure to come out on Friday, February 24 to register him/her.  We encourage you to register your child on this date; this information is needed so we can begin planning our classes for next year. Things to know and/or bring…

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WCES Celebration Assemblies Held

Wednesday, we had two Celebration Assemblies to recognize our students for participation in sports and community activities and clubs and for MAP growth and achievement in Reading and Mathematics!  Students take an assessment called Measures of Academic Progress, or MAP, in the fall, then set goals for growth and achievement to be reached on their winter MAP.  Our K-2 students had their assembly at the beginning of the day, while…

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WCES Literacy Night for 1st and 2nd Grades

Date: Monday, February 13 Time: 5:30-6:30 p.m. Place: WCES WHO: ALL WCES 1st and 2nd Graders Event: Literacy Activities and More WCES will be hosting a Title1 Literacy Night. We will have a “Community Heroes” theme, speakers, and activities for all children. Parents will travel to each station with their child and receive materials that will help with literacy and safety. Parents will be receiving their student’s MAP scores for…