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Buster the Bus Educates West Students

National School Bus Safety Week, held during the third full week of October each year, focuses on the importance of school bus safety.   Here are Five Tips to Keep Your Children Safe on the . . .

Posted Date: 10/21/2019

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Halloween Candy Buy Back

Anderson Dental is sponsoring a Halloween Candy buy back this year for our community. was started by a dentist who collects all donated candy and sends it to the troops as . . .

Posted Date: 10/21/2019

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Torrington Rotary Club Invests In Our Students Educations

Every year the Torrington Rotary Club donates dictionaries to the 3rd grade because education is a priority.  There are many adults and children that do not have dictionaries. The Torrington Rotary . . .

Posted Date: 10/17/2019

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Experiencing Real Agriculture

3rd graders attended annual field trip to Torrington Livestock Sale Barn and University of Wyoming Sustainable Agriculture Research Extension Center (SAREC).  This experience provided a great . . .

Posted Date: 10/17/2019

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It's going to be "Snow much fun!!

Attached you will find a book fair flyer that will be put on the West and District web sites outlining the activities for book fair week. . . .

Posted Date: 10/16/2019

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Not Every Hero Wears A Cape

The National Fire Prevention Week is observed in the United States, the week in which October 9th falls. During this week, the Wheatland Volunteer Fire Department visited with West students during an . . .

Posted Date: 10/10/2019

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Students Benefit From Reading Local Newspaper.

The Platte County Record Times has recently been in implemented in classrooms at West Elementary.  Reading the newspaper is a great habit that has provided a great sense of educational value for . . .

Posted Date: 10/03/2019

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2019 AG Expo

Third and fourth graders attend the annual AG Expo.This event is sponsored by the Laramie Peak Cattlewomen of Platte County and is meant to educate students on all things agriculture based! Students . . .

Posted Date: 10/01/2019

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Third Graders Need Crawdads for Science

You guessed it! It’s that time of the year! The 3rd graders are in need of CRAWDADS for Science class. They would like around 20 and need them in a couple weeks. Please call Skye Dunlap at West Ele . . .

Posted Date: 09/19/2019

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West Elementary Celebrates Mrs. Bjelkevig

On Wednesday, September 18, West Elementary celebrated one of the best at West, Mrs. Jana Bjelkevig. Fifth grade teacher, Mrs. Bjelkevig rang the bell Tuesday to celebrate her last treatment of chemot . . .

Posted Date: 09/18/2019

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West Elementary 5th Graders celebrate their success in the “Best of West” Summer Reading Challenge!!

Last Spring the 5th grade teachers challenged all incoming 5th Graders to read over the summer. The goal was to read a minimum of 115 steps before the beginning of the 2019-2020 school year. One . . .

Posted Date: 09/18/2019

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