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photo of Westarea community members celebrating Veterans DayWestarea Elementary held a program to honor our military veterans. Mr. McRae, Westarea Elementary social worker, served as emcee. The program began with the posting of colors by the Men of Promise color guard. Fifth grade student, Solomon T., explained the
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Published by Flora McLain on November 8, 2019

        


graphic of the word clubsAfter school clubs will begin on November 14, 2019 from 2:45 – 4:00. Westarea Elementary students in grades 3 – 5 will have the opportunity to participate in science, art, dance, and other educational experiences. Each student will receive a snack. Parents are excited about the monthly chance for their children to receive this enrichment.

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Published by Flora McLain on November 7, 2019

        


Reading Rocks logoStudents at Westarea are excited about Reading Rocks. This campaign raises funds for student learning materials, such as books, STEM kits, calculators, and manipulatives. Students can donate to the coin drive.  The top two classes will earn a pizza party. Spirit Week, November 18-22, gives students another way to show the enthusiasm for literacy. Finally, the Reading Rocks Dance
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Published by Flora McLain on November 7, 2019

        


Photograph of US flagWestarea Elementary will be closed on Monday, November 11, 2019 for the Veterans Day holiday. Westarea will reopen for students at 7:25AM on Tuesday, November 12, 2019.

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Published by Flora McLain on November 7, 2019

        


photo of Grandparents DayFor the last seven years, Westarea Elementary has hosted an annual breakfast to salute and honor our students’ grandparents with a school-wide program. Grandparents show love and care for their grandchildren on a daily basis. This program gives grandparents another opportunity to be involved in their grandchild’s learning experience. This year’s school-wide program was an RSVP event on September 13th at 9:15 AM which included students from K-5th grade.

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Published by Flora McLain on October 23, 2019

        


photo of Ms. Caldwell with members of the Clerk of Superior Court displaying student made cardsRecently, 4th-grade students partnered with members of the Clerk of Superior Court to make Veterans’ Day cards. Led by Westarea Elementary art teacher, Ms. Caldwell, students created cards to be included in the care packages assembled by members of the Clerk of Superior Court. The care packages will be donated to the veteran residents of Community Living Center located at the Fayetteville VA Medical Center.

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Published by Flora McLain on October 22, 2019

        


Scholastic Book Fair Artic Adventure Snow Much to ReadThe whole school is excited about the upcoming Book Fair. An amazing selection of books is headed to Westarea Elementary!  The Book Fair will be open from Monday, October 28 until Friday, November 1, 2019. At the Book Fair, you will find the latest and finest titles for kids, as well as books of interest to parents.  You can also contribute books to your child’s classroom library.  You can even order books online. The Book Fair is a great way to get everyone excited about reading.  Research shows that reading at home can help your child be successful on End of Grade tests, at school, and in life.  See you at the Book Fair!

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Published by Flora McLain on October 14, 2019

        


graphic of red ribbon with a caption of Red Ribbon Week, October 23 - 31, 2019 Pledge to be Drug Free! #RedRibbonWeek

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Published by Flora McLain on October 11, 2019

        


Be a Mentor!

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Published by Flora McLain on October 1, 2019

        


Every Minute Counts From start to finish, class time matters!

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Published by Flora McLain on October 1, 2019