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Wilmore Elementary School News

snow day faq Snow Day FAQ

Information on school closings for inclement weather can be found at this link. If you have additional questions regarding school closings, please complete the form at the bottom of the link above.

Book Fair Joseph Beth Book Fair at WES!

We'll have a great selection of books available at our school book fair from Nov 12-16 during school hours. The book fair will also be open on Family Fun night Tuesday, Nov 13, from 5:30-7:00pm.

Family Math Night Family Math Night

Family Math Night next Tuesday November 13th! The event is from 5:30-7pm. It will be full of take home math games, food, prizes, crafts and FUN!

thanksgivinglunch Thanksgiving Lunch to be Served Nov 14

Jessamine Co. Schools are serving a Thanksgiving Feast on Wednesday, November 14, 2018.

Food Drive Give Thanks ~ Give Food!

Wilmore Elementary is partnering with The Community Service Center by hosting a food drive. We will start collecting items on November 1st through November 16th. Items will be specified by grade levels.

 

After School Clubs WES After School Clubs

Find out more about our after school activities available for your students!

Veterans Day Veterans Day Assembly

 

Veterans Day Assembly in the WES gym at 9:30am November 12, 2018.  We will have performances by the 100th Army Band/Ft. Knox, KY, and the Wilmore MusicMakers.  Presentation of the American Flag and colors will be done by the ROTC Color Guard from JCTC.  Our special speaker will be Sgt. Nicholas Morris/Ft. Knox, KY.  Sgt. Morris is a recipient of the Purple Heart.

 

4th grade recorder concert 4th Grade Recorder Concert

4th Grade Recorder Concert - Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 1:30pm and 6:30pm. All 4th grade students will perform in this concert.  We will feature the 9 songs that we have learned in the Recorder Karate curriculum.  This concert will be held in conjunction with Wilmore Math Night.

Rock Around The 50's Rock Around the 50's Concert

Our Wilmore Elementary 5th Graders will present ROCK AROUND THE 50'S on Thursday, Novemeber 8, at 8:30am and 6:30pm. Please mark your calendar for this special event.

Remind 101 REMIND 101

Sign up for REMIND 101 - Information will be texted about special days, early release days, emergency situations, etc.
If you would like to receive texts from school, just text @wilmor to 81010. For PTO information text @wilmorepto1 to 81010.

lunch JCS Food Service to Offer FREE Lunch to Students During Fall Break

JCS Food Service is proud to offer FREE lunch to anyone under the age of 18 during the JCS Fall Break (October 8-12). Lunch will be served at NES from 11:30-12 each day.

Thank you Fun Run Sponsors THANK YOU to our Sponsors

WES would like to shout out a big THANK YOU to our sponsors, PTO, parents and kids for participating in our 2018 FUN RUN!

Entrepreneurial Fair WES 5th Grade Entrepreneurial Fair

Come out and support our 5th grade students as they raise money for their End of the Year BASH!  Thursday, Oct 4th from 6-7:30pm in the Hall of Flags, cafeteria and gym.  

Fall Picture Day Fall Picture Day 10/17/18

School yearbook photos wil be taken on October 17th!

ic apps NEW Infinite Campus Apps

Infinite Campus has released new apps, Campus Student and Campus Parent. Those using the old Infinite Campus app will need to download the new app, as the old one will no longer be supported.

1:1 JCEF Works with JCS on 1:1 Chromebook Project

The Jessamine County Education Foundation is working with JCS to raise funds for Chromebooks for our students.

Fun Run HERO FUN RUN FUNDRAISER

Join the FUN on September 27th with the HERO FUN RUN at WES. We now offer a secure online donation through Paypal. Volunteer opportunities available. READ MORE for details...

matt moore September Superintendent Message

This month's message from Superintendent Matt Moore

Jcs Arts+ JCS Arts+ Registration

Join the JCS Arts+ program - Register students NOW for CHOIR K-2 & 3-6 and ORCHESTRA 4-6 grades (other grades are available as well)

WES Tshirt Order Your WES Shirts from PTO!

Order your Wilmore Elementary T-Shirts in youth to adult sizes from PTO before September 14th. READ MORE for order form...

Mary Henry award Congratulations Mary Henry!

Wilmore's 4th grade teacher, Mary Henry, has been awarded Asubury's Educator of the Month! 

WES Shield WES~A SCHOOL WITH THE WORLD INSIDE

Diversity of thought, culture and origin is at the heart of Wilmore Elementary.  READ MORE to find out what our new logo represents...

Grandparents luncheon Grandparent's Luncheon

Please mark your calendar to invite the grandparents to join their grandchildren for lunch in the WES cafeteria. READ MORE for grades, dates and times.

 

 

Safety Assessment Safety Assessment Survey for Parents

Safety is very important at WES. We would appreciate it if parents would take a moment to fill out this parent safety assessment survey.

important Hep A Final Extension

 

JCS has extended the deadline for the student Hep A vaccine. The new date  will be October 1st..   This extension gives parents 4 more weeks through Sept. 28th to obtain what is needed for school. We have verified with local doctor offices as well as the health department and our school-based clinics that numerous appointment dates are available in September. 

If the updated student immunization certificates are not received by Oct. 1, the students cannot return to school.   

matt moore Welcome Back JCS!

It’s almost here!  Jessamine County’s first day of school is Wednesday, August 15th and we are excited to welcome each and every one of our students as we return from summer break.  District and school offices are open and ready to assist your family with whatever you might need to get the year off to a great start.  

Facebook KEEP UP WITH WES ON FACEBOOK!

Be sure to LIKE our WES PTO and Family Resource Center on Facebook!

Open House WES OPEN HOUSE

August 13th, 5:30-7:00 pm  Wilmore Elementary School
(Teacher letters will be mailed out July 16-20) 
Meet your teacher and drop off school supplies. Information will be available
about PTO, Bus Routes and “WES Discovery Zone” (after school child care).

 

BASH WES BACK TO SCHOOL BASH

Main Street, Wilmore, August 9th from 5pm-8pm. Meet your teacher from 6-7pm.
Kids Activity Sign Ups, Music, Inflatables ($5), Free School Supplies, Touch-a-Truck, Food for purchase and more.

supplies 2018-2019 SCHOOL SUPPLY LISTS

Click on "Read More" to find your child's supply list.  

WJMS summer reading WJMS SUMMER READING

Greetings! The 2018-19 school year looks to be a great one, and we are anticipating many exceptional readers. We have made a few exciting changes to our summer reading program and our WJMS reading program.  If you have any questions or concerns regarding our WJMS Summer Reading Program, please contact Mrs. Brown or Mrs. Purcell at WJMS.

registration JCS District Wide Registration Day

JCS District Wide Registration day is Thursday, July 12 at JELV 

Special meeting Special SBDM Meeting On June 22

There will be a special SBDM meeting held in the library on June 22 at 9:00am.

graduation 5th Grade Recognition Ceremony 5/17/18

Please join us at HUGHES AUDITORIUM on Asbury Campus at 6:30pm on May 17th to celebrate our 5th graders. Click READ MORE for details.

oovoto OOVOTO (Our Own Version Of The Olympics)

Due to rain, OOVOTO Will be on May 23rd.  Parents are encouraged to attend but must sign in with the office. Please click on read more for your child's schedule.

school lunch JCS PARTICIPATING IN THE COMMUNITY ELIGIBILITY PROVISION (CEP)

JCS is pleased to announce that ALL STUDENTS at our elementary schools and TPS will be served both lunch & breakfast at no charge beginning in the 2018-19 school year.

Preschool JELV Preschool Registration

Half Day Preschool and Headstart registration information ~ click on read more

screenshot Jessamine County Summer Kick-Off

 

Please join us for our 1st Annual Jessamine County Summer Kick-Off featuring booths from organizations benefiting 
our community’s families & kids!! Saturday, May 19, 2018 11 am - 2 pm, Nicholasville Elementary Front Lawn

Important NEW ARRIVAL AND DISMISSAL PROCEDURES

For safety reasons, our school will have new arrival and dismissal procedures for our students. Please read more for information...

Yearbook WES 2017/2018 YEARBOOKS!

Place you order now for the 2017/2018 WES school yearbooks. Orders will be accepted through April 27th. Cash or checks made payable to Wilmore Elementary School. Enjoy your child's school memories forever!

kyproud JCS to offer Kentucky Proud Lunch on Monday

In conjunction with Earth Day, JCS will be offering a "Farm to School" Kentucky Proud menu at all of our schools on Monday, April 23.

book walk Family Night BookWalk featuring “A Lei for Tutu"

Family Night! Literacy Luau & Story Walk! WES Tuesday, April 17 5:00pm-7:00p.m
Click on READ MORE for more details!

 

logo Information on 4.13 School Closing

More information on our school closing April 13, 2018

Book Fair Scholastic Book Fair April 16-20

Come shop the Scholastic Book Fair April 17th-20th during your library class and April 17th from 5-7pm. Click READ MORE to shop online and sign up for volunteer opportunities!

old logo 2018-19 REGISTRATION OPEN

Online Registration will remain open until August 14. All JCS families must verify information online before shool starts.

Art WES ART SHOWCASE 3/22

Join us for our annual WES Art Showcase and a performance by MUSICMAKERS on Thursday 3/22 from 5:30-7:00pm Our students have worked hard and their beautiful artwork will fill our hallways for you to enjoy.

important JCPS EMAIL MIGRATION

JCS Gmail migration begins at 4:30 pm on Thursday, March 22. ALL JCS email accounts will be unavailable until the migration is complete. Staff and students read more...

Safety WES Safety Forum April 11 at 6pm

Wilmore cares about the safety of our kids. Please join us for a Safety Forum with JCPS Superintendent Matt Moore and Hallie Bandy in our library on April 11 at 6pm.

Talent Show WES Talent Show Final Round -May 24th Thursday 1:30PM

The WES talent show is always an exciting time for student, staff and families at Wilmore. Please click on READ MORE below for the schedule.

Track Field West Jess Track & Field Clinic Grades 1-5

West Jessamine Track & Field will be offering an introductory track & field clinic series for elementary students in grades 1-5.  Click READ MORE for the registration form.

password New Student Passwords and Lunch Numbers

JCS student passwords and lunch numbers are changing. Passwords will change March 10 and lunch numbers April 9.

GT Gifted & Talented Program Applications

If your child is interested in auditioning or submitting work to be considered for Gifted and Talented identification in the area(s) of Art, Music, Dance, or Drama, letters will be made available on March 16th with requirements to begin this process. Auditions for all areas will take place in April. See Mrs. Shouse for the letter and rubric, or visit the JCS G/T website to find a copy.

Turner Congratulations Mary Turner!

Wilmore Elementary's 2018 teacher of the year is MARY TURNER!  Congratulations!

survey Special Ed Services Survey

We need your input! Our school district and the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) want to hear from
parents regarding how well your child’s school is doing to involve you in the special education services
provided to your child.

Carnival SPRING FLING

Spring Fling is Friday, March 2 from 5-8pm.  There will be games, food, inflatables silent auction and more! Pre-order your Chick-Fil-A meals before 2/28. 

jsc logo JCS School Safety Information Series: PART 6

Jessamine County Schools Safety Information Series.

Part 6 of 6: Mental Health and Supportive Services

Volunteers needed PTO VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

WES Spring Fling Friday, March 2nd,   
WES Art Show Preparation March 5th - March 16th and March 19th - 21st
Click on "Read More" for details.

jcs logo A Message from Superintendent Moore

A message from Matt Moore regarding the threat to JCS posted on social media on Saturday.

Mission Statement WES MISSION STATEMENT

Our mission statement at Wilmore Elementary School

movie night FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT

PTO is sponsoring Family Movie Night on Friday, February 12 at 6:00.  The movie, Despicable Me 3, will begin around 6:15.  A pizza

Google classroom WES TECH TIME FOR PARENTS

Join us for a hands on training for Google Classroom.  This training is for parents.  Preregistration is required.  Learn about

Academic team CONGRATULATIONS WES ACADEMIC TEAM

The Wilmore Academic Team brought home the 2018 District Superintendent's Cup for second year in a row! Congratulations!

Black History CELEBRATE BLACK HISTORY MONTH

The Jessamine County Library will be holding several events to celebrate Black History Month.  Click on READ MORE for events.

Blue and orange day BLUE AND ORANGE DAY

On Friday February 2, Kentuckians statewide are asked to wear Marshall County High School’s colors of BLUE and ORANGE.   The BLUE and ORANGE represents the memory of the victims of last 

teacher of the year JCS Now Accepting Teacher of the Year Nominations

It's that time of year again-nominate a teacher for the JCS Excellence in Education award! 

Special called meeting SBDM COUNCIL SPECIAL CALLED MEETING

The SBCM Council "Special Called Meeting" will take place Wednesday, January 10th at 3:15 in the Library.  Click

report card REPORT CARD DELAY

Report cards will be sent home January 12th instead of January 9th.

mismatch day 4 MISMATCH DAY - Friday Jan 12

Students and staff can wear MiSmaTChEd clothing to school on Friday, January 12th.  LET'S HAVE FUN!!

Holiday fun HOLIDAY FUN AT WES
  • Thursday, December 14- Grinch (Green) Day;
  • Friday, December 15- Holiday Hat Day;
  • Monday, December 18- Pajama Day;
  • Tuesday, December 19- Holiday Sweater Day;
clever snowman NTI & CLEVER LOG IN

Students were given a packet of information in early December for our Non-Traditional Instruction (NTI) days. Jessamine County Schools is now using Google Chrome and Clever log in as a way to access our school applications (Lexia & Moby Max). Please see the attach document on how to log in to Clever.

Santa's Workshop SANTA'S WORKSHOP

Santa's Workshop will be held on December 12th thru 14th. It is open for 3 days and all items are $2 each. Come shop for your family and friends! 

santa's workshop PTO VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Santa's Workshop will be held on December 12th thru 14th.  Santa's Workshop is open for 3 days, therefore we need MANY volunteers. See the list of days and times to help. If you are available, 

immunizations NEW IMMUNIZATION LAWS

New legislative changes regarding school immunizations went into effect in July 2017, and every student in our school district will be impacted by these changes. Each student will have to provide their respective schools with a new KY Immunization Certificate, which has been re-designed.  Even if the student has a Religious Exemption, he/she will be required to provide a new Religious Exemption form which now requires a notary signature and seal. 

PTO Volunteers needed WES PTO NEEDS VOLUNTEERS

It is time to start decorating WES for the Holiday season!  On Monday, November 27th, starting at 1pm, WES PTO would love help with decorationing our hallways!  Any time given would be greatly appreciated!   Contact Amanda at 

food drive ANNUAL WES FOOD DRIVE-GIVE THANKS-GIVE FOOD

Christmas 2017 is upon us!  WES is proud to be collecting food items that will be used to fill Christmas Dinner Baskets for local families in need.  The Family Resource Center and WES Leadership

picture retakes PICTURE RETAKE DAY

WES picture retake day is on Tuesday, November 28th.  

CLEVER CLEVER

All students are using CLEVER to access WES educational programs this year.  The 1st through 3rd grade teachers will send home a CLEVER Badge (QR Code) to use for log in.  The 4th and 5th graders use their email address and password to log in to CLEVER.  Your child's teacher will provide the CLEVER Badge or email address and password (also availble in the Parent Portal).

For directions to access CLEVER on an iPad at home.  CLICK HERE
For directions to access CLEVER on a Computer or Chromebook at home.  CLICK HERE

Should you have any questions or concerns, do not hesitate to contact your child's teacher.


 

PTO Rocks THANK YOU PTO!

WES would like to thank our PTO for making our Color Run a BIG success!  We appreciate all the planning, work, and effort that was put into making our event so much fun.

Sponsors WE APPRECIATE OUR SPONSORS!

WES appreciates the companies and families that sponsor our fundraisers to help make our school great! We value your  support and all that you do for our children.

Watch Dog BECOME A WES WATCH D.O.G.S.

Watch D.O.G.S. (Dads Of Great Students) Who are WatchDOGS? Fathers, grandfathers, step-fathers, uncles, and other father figures who volunteer to serve at least one day a year in a variety of school activities as assigned by the school principal or other administrator. 

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