Back-to-School Announcements

  • Kindergarten Assessment Days/ Parent Information Session

    July 24th and 25th

    WHES is committed to providing an exceptional education for every student.  We want to ensure classrooms are well balanced and students have a strong start to the school year. For this reason, teachers take the time to assess each learner’s strengths and needs prior to the first day of school.  Incoming kindergarten students need to attend a 1-hour assessment with kindergarten teachers on July 24th or 25th. During this assessment, parents/guardians will meet separately with members of the kindergarten and office team to learn about kindergarten programming at WHES.  This info session will provide details regarding expectations, curriculum, and additional details about the kindergarten program. Please sign up for one of the following dates/times using the following link.

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  • Classroom Assignments Released July 26th

    Families will be receiving communication from classroom teachers by the end of the day on the 26th.

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  • First Day of School- Kindergarten

    August 1st  8:30-11:00

    The first day of school for kindergarten students at WHES is August 1st.  On July 31st, after all testing is complete and classes are finalized, you will receive an email letting you know the name of your child’s teacher.  On August 1st, we ask that parents and students meet the teachers at 8:30 on the front lawn by the gym door where we will begin the day.  Please plan to stay with your child until approximately 11:00.  We will begin by putting away all supplies and go over a few procedures and routines.  Students will also create a craft to remember their first day of school! Families will then move to the cafeteria to enjoy lunch together and get a feel for what this experience will be like for students each day.  All parents and students will be dismissed for the day after lunchtime.

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  • First Day of School 1st-5th Grade

    August 2nd 8:30 AM-3:40 PM

    We are very excited to start the 2017-2018 school year.  Our first day of school for 1st-5th grade is August 2nd.  Our school hours are 8:30am -3:40pm.  Please do not drop students off at school before 8:15am as there is no supervision before this time. WHES offers a breakfast program and students coming for breakfast will line up outside the main front doors at 8:05am.  

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  • First Day of School- Preschool

    August 7th

    Please look for additional information from your child's teacher.

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  • Assessment Day

    August 11th

    We will be conducting literacy assessments with our students on Friday, August 11th for all K-5 students. These assessments are designed to assist each classroom teacher with the implementation of skill-based reading groups to meet the needs of each child in order to maximize your child’s growth this year.  We appreciate your support in setting up your child(ren) for success in literacy this year!  Teacher will have a sign-up sheet for assessment day during Back-to-School Night or will send an email invite.

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  • Free Sports-School Physicals for Military Connected Students - Active duty and retired military families are invited to start the school year of strong with free sports and school physicals for students ages 4-21. Physicals will be provided at the Warrior Family Medical Clinic at Evans Army Community Hospial on Fort Carson. Bring ID cards for sponsor and children age 10 or older and any immunization records with you. Call the Access to Care line at (719) 524-2273 to set up an appointment. Available dates and times:

    Saturday, July 22: 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    Saturday, Aug. 5: 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

    Visit the calendar for more information.

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