December Theme: "Learning is a Gift at WKE"

From the Principal’s Desk

Thank you for a successful start to our second nine weeks! Learning is alive and in full effect at West Kemper Elementary. The students have settled in and teachers are providing engaging lessons on a daily basis. Your child’s academic growth and success is of the utmost importance to the staff at WKE. Our school goal for the 2014-2015 school year is 414. We have invited all parents to pick up MCT2 Reports and Star Assessment results. Please contact your child’s teacher or WKE Parent Liaison, Rose McGraw if you have not had the opportunity to pick up your child’s test information. Let’s make the next six weeks the best weeks of the school year!

   December Calendar of Events

Monday-December 8th-Picture Day
Thursday-December 18th-Classroom Christmas Parties
Friday-December 19th-Christmas Program @ 8:30 a.m. 
 Friday-December 19th--School Dismissal @ 1:00 p.m.

Congratulations to Mrs. Yulonda Brownlee and Miss Tyreasia Love for being named December Teachers of the Month!

Thanks to everyone that donated cans for WKE "Souper Bowl" Canned Food Drive . We were able to donate a truck load of cans to Love's Kitchen.

October Students of the Month

Pre-Kindergarten--Nadhya Williams

Kindergarten--Tysavion Love

1st Grade--Lorri Bernard

2nd Grade--Bryson Midcalf

3rd Grade--Shakira Jordan

4th Grade--Jamiya Bennamon

5th Grade--Tyquavian Anderson

6th Grade--Makenlee Wright  

 Note From our PTO

Help us continue to build our home and school connection. This relationship will certainly benefit our students. Attendance is very important. School begins daily at 7:15 a.m. and ends at 3:15 p.m. We need students here daily. We are making every minute count at WKE. Our instructional schedule is designed for bell-to bell teaching and students are needed. We need you to adhere to our instructional schedule as close as possible. We have our intervention time from 2:30 p.m.-3:15 p.m. This will help boost students' math and reading scores. Thanks to all who attended the last PTO meeting. We have fundraising activities planned throughout the year. Our next meeting is Monday, November 3rd.  


Vision Statement:

Our vision is to provide a happy, caring and stimulating environment where children will recognize and achieve their fullest potential, so that they can make their best contribution to society.

Mission Statement:

To provide a quality education for the youth that attends our school. We believe that a good education is necessary for good citizenship in a democracy.

The effectiveness of our district's mission rests with competent and dedicated teachers and administrators who believe and promote a healthy and safe environment for the purpose of academic achievement.







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