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West Celebrates 2nd Quarter Awards Assembly

It was a packed gym during the West Elementary 2nd quarter awards assembly.  West Elementary students proved to be very successful in their academics this quarter.  West staff and students also had . . .

Posted Date: 01/14/2020

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West Students Celebrate “Take Your Parent to School Day”

West Elementary 5th graders invited their parents and loved ones to come spend the day in 5th grade for, “Take Your Parent to School Day”! 60 adults joined their student creating social media posts fo . . .

Posted Date: 12/13/2019

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A Trip Back in Time...........

On Thursday, November 9th, 4th grade went on a field trip to the National Historic Trails Interpretive Center in Casper.  After an interactive video presentation, students were split into small . . .

Posted Date: 11/21/2019

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West Survey Feedback Needed

The purpose of this survey is to ask students, parents and guardians, and staff members for feedback about their school’s climate. Results will help the district understand what schools are doing wel . . .

Posted Date: 11/12/2019

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We Salute Our Veterans

 The West Elementary 5th grade paid tribute to all veterans by performing a Veterans Day concert under the direction of West music teacher, Karen Loveland.  Patriotic songs were sang by students, . . .

Posted Date: 11/13/2019

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Arctic Storm of Books Blows into West Elementary......

West had a phenomenal turnout at the Family Literacy Night. Parents and students enjoyed our bookmark craft, face painting and scavenger hunt. However, the highlight of the evening was our guest . . .

Posted Date: 11/07/2019

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Now Open SchoolStore...

Just in time for the Holidays!  West is excited to announce we are partnering with to raise funds for essential tools our students and teachers need to succeed.  SchoolStore’s . . .

Posted Date: 11/06/2019

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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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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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