Kona Ice truck and penguin mascot

KONA ICE is coming!

Kona Ice will be here on Thursday, September 29th.  All money for Kona Ice must be turned in by Wednesday the 28th by 2:00pm.  Please send exact change in an envelope or baggie with their name, grade, and homeroom teacher.  To save time and money and to reduce waste, students in grades K-2 will only be allowed to purchase a small size which is $2.00, and students in grades 3-5…

5th grade teachers Anne Taylor, Mickenzie Wells, and Lisa Burkhead

Faces of WCES

  This week’s Faces of WCES features the 5th grade team, consisting of Lisa Burkhead, Anne Margaret Taylor, and Mickenzie Wells.  Mrs. Burkhead has been teaching at WCES for three years, Mrs. Taylor for 22 years, and Ms. Wells for one year.  Thank you for your dedication to the students of WCES!


3rd Grade Students Experience the Life Cycle of a Monarch Butterfly

By Mrs. Metcalf The 3rd grade students at WCES had the opportunity this year to watch the complete life cycle of a butterfly occur. Kimberly Bartley from Kentucky Division of Conservation came in to talk with the students about the life cycle of a butterfly, how she finds the eggs and how to determine if it’s a boy or girl. She also brought with her three caterpillars that would go…

student and spiderman

WCES Superhero Literacy Night

Kindergarten students and their siblings recently participated in Superhero Literacy Night at WCES.  Students took part in several superhero themed activities, dressed as their favorite superhero, and even got to meet a few superheroes while parents met with teachers to discuss their child’s progress.

students fold the flag

WCES Students Learn Flag Etiquette

      Fifth grade students at WCES have been given the responsibility of putting up and taking down the flag each day. Students attended an informational session, taught by an Army Veteran, on the importance of the flag and flag etiquette. They learned how to properly put up, display, take down, and fold the American Flag. Teams of three students share this responsibility for two weeks, when they are…

student at Entrepreneur Fair

Student Entrepreneurs Raise Money for Charity

Ms. Wells, Mrs. Burkhead, and Mrs. Taylor’s fifth grade students recently participated in the Entrepreneur Fair.  Students, working in small groups,  were asked to come up with an item to sell to other students and teachers.  They had to formulate a business plan, figure input costs, advertise, and make their items to bring in.  The Fair was a huge success and the money raised through this project will be donated…

striped socks

Wear Your Crazy Socks!

Tomorrow, Tuesday, September 20th is National High Attendance Day. To celebrate, we will have crazy sock day. All students are invited to wear their craziest socks. We hope to see you at school tomorrow!

girl with breakfast

Is Eating Breakfast THAT Important??

We’ve all heard the saying “breakfast is the most important meal of the day,” but it can be hard to get everyone up and out the door in the mornings and still have time for breakfast. Did you know that ALL CHILDREN can eat breakfast and lunch for FREE at school every day? Breakfast is served every morning from 7:30 until 7:45. Learn more here about how a healthy breakfast can help…

Happy Fall word collage

Fall Break Reminder

Fall is just around the corner! Just a reminder, Fall Break will be October 3-7, 2016. Also, there will be no school on Friday, September 30th due to teacher professional development.

welcome sign with superheroes

September 12th Activities

    We wanted to remind everyone of the activities at WCES tonight, Sept 12. At 5:30 we will have Kindergarten Title 1 family night. Students may come dressed as their favorite super hero as the theme is “train like a super hero”. Parents, you will be meeting with teachers to review your child’s Brigance and MAP scores. At 6:00 we have a Budget Committee if you would like to…