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Project: Can Hunger

Project: Can Hunger

Posted Date: 03/04/2020

Acts of Kindness week was held around the World in mid-February.  To do our part, West Elementary spread a little kindness into the community by holding a food drive to help ‘Can Hunger’.  Staff and . . .

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5th Grade Students Create the Ultimate Rubber Band Race Car

5th Grade Students Create the Ultimate Rubber Band Race Car

Posted Date: 02/21/2020

5th graders put their creativity to the test with an engineering activity! Mr. Bohlander tasked all 5th grade science classes to create a rubber band car with a partner. The pairs constructed their . . .

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Donuts For Dudes

Donuts For Dudes

Posted Date: 02/18/2020

On February 11, West Elementary had its biggest turn out at the annual Donuts for Dudes. . . .

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Skateboarding and Science

Skateboarding and Science

Posted Date: 02/18/2020

On Friday, February 7th, West Elementary 5th Graders were invited to join the Wheatland Middle School for a Skateboarding Science Assembly. . . .

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West Celebrates 2nd Quarter Awards Assembly

West Celebrates 2nd Quarter Awards Assembly

Posted Date: 01/14/2020

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 . . .

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West Students Celebrate “Take Your Parent to School Day”

West Students Celebrate “Take Your Parent to School Day”

Posted Date: 12/13/2019

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 . . .

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

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

Posted Date: 11/21/2019

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 . . .

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West Survey Feedback Needed

West Survey Feedback Needed

Posted Date: 11/12/2019

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 . . .

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We Salute Our Veterans

We Salute Our Veterans

Posted Date: 11/13/2019

 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, . . .

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

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

Posted Date: 11/07/2019

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 . . .

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Now Open SchoolStore...

Now Open SchoolStore...

Posted Date: 11/06/2019

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

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Buster the Bus Educates West Students

Buster the Bus Educates West Students

Posted Date: 10/21/2019

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 . . .

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Halloween Candy Buy Back

Halloween Candy Buy Back

Posted Date: 10/21/2019

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

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Torrington Rotary Club Invests In Our Students Educations

Torrington Rotary Club Invests In Our Students Educations

Posted Date: 10/17/2019

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 . . .

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 Experiencing Real Agriculture

Experiencing Real Agriculture

Posted Date: 10/17/2019

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 . . .

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Not Every Hero Wears A Cape

Not Every Hero Wears A Cape

Posted Date: 10/10/2019

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 . . .

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Students Benefit From Reading Local Newspaper.

Students Benefit From Reading Local Newspaper.

Posted Date: 10/03/2019

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 . . .

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2019 AG Expo

2019 AG Expo

Posted Date: 10/01/2019

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 . . .

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Third Graders Need Crawdads for Science

Third Graders Need Crawdads for Science

Posted Date: 09/19/2019

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 . . .

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West Elementary Celebrates Mrs. Bjelkevig

West Elementary Celebrates Mrs. Bjelkevig

Posted Date: 09/18/2019

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 . . .

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

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

Posted Date: 09/18/2019

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 . . .

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