Washington Lands Elementary School

Our Mission

No matter what the call - a positive learning environment and personal success for ALL.

IMPORTANT UPCOMING DATES:

 

October 16 - School fundraisers due & pumpkin drop groups may begin working on their design

October 17 - Picture day

October 23 - 5th grade trip to WLU

October 24 - Fundraiser reward to Heinz Field

October 27 - PBIS fall festival & Halloween parade (2:20PM)

October 31 - Pumpkin drop

Photos from the 2016-17 school year:

WLES Using Smart Technology to Help Stop the Spread of Illness in School

Pictured from left: Christina Robinson (WLES Nurse), Brandi Newland (parent) and Julie Sturgill (WLES Principal) show off the smart thermometers and the app being used through the Kinsa FLUency program. As we hit the peak of flu season in the Ohio Valley, Marshall County Schools hopes to stay one step ahead of illness this year,…

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Southwestern Energy and CFOV Award STEM Education Grants

Several area classrooms will soon feature enhanced STEM-based learning materials, opportunities and experiences thanks to Southwestern Energy (SWN) and the Community Foundation for the Ohio Valley (CFOV). The grant opportunity demonstrates SWN’s ongoing commitment to STEM education and supports the energy company’s desire to be an active corporate citizen while enhancing elements of the educational…

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Marshall County Strings Winter Concert

The Marshall County Strings Program will present its elementary and middle school Winter Concert on Tuesday, December 3, 2019, at 6:30pm in the John Marshall High School Center for Performing Arts. The concert will feature combined performances involving nearly 200 students from Cameron, Center McMechen, Central, Glen Dale, Hilltop, Sand Hill and Washington Lands elementary…

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Students Hear a Special Message from a Superhero

Pictured from left with Batman: Leana Roberts, Gabby Dantrassy, Dylan Burgy, Colton Scherich and Liam Nickerson. Batman traveled to several different schools in Marshall County to talk to students about how they can be a superhero against bullying. Thursday, the Caped Crusader made stops at Center McMechen Elementary, McNinch Primary and Sand Hill Elementary. Students…

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2019 American Education Week Proclamation Signed in Marshall County

On Thursday, Marshall County Commissioners as well as the mayors from the cities of Marshall County, members of the West Virginia Legislature along with the Sheriff gathered to sign a proclamation declaring November 18-22, 2019 as American Education Week in Marshall County.  Also attending the signing were members of the Marshall County Board of Education,…

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WLES Students Gain Science and Math Skills Through Pumpkin Drop

Students in the fourth and fifth grades at Washington Lands Elementary competed in the school’s 6th annual Pumpkin Drop Thursday, despite a few rain showers. The idea behind this yearly event is for students to gain knowledge and acquire skills in both math and science while trying to figure out a way to protect their…

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5th Graders Participate at Annual Ag Day

Roots run deep in the Moundsville community and the fruits of these roots have been feeding the minds of Marshall County fifth graders through the annual Hands-On Agriculture Day. The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and the Northern Panhandle Conservation District hosted the 11th annual Hands-On Ag Day at the Marshall County Fairgrounds in Moundsville…

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Marshall County’s Huff State Finalist for Service Personnel of the Year

Washington Lands Elementary School Pre-K Aide Colisia Huff was named one of the three finalists for West Virginia School Service Personnel Member of the Year. Huff was recognized by the West Virginia Board of Education for her accomplishments during Tuesday evening’s Marshall County Schools Board of Education meeting. WV BOE member Dr. James Wilson was…

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Walmart Funds Every WV Teacher’s Classroom Request on DonorsChoose.org

More than 340 teachers across West Virginia received a back-to-school surprise as Walmart announced it had funded all of their classroom requests on the education crowdfunding platform DonorsChoose.org. The donation totaled over $260,000 and supported requests for items including books, classroom supplies such as notebooks and organizational tools, technology, robotics kits, art supplies and more. The donation from Walmart…

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New School Year Begins in Marshall County

Students in grades 1st through 12th returned to school in Marshall County today for the start of the 2019 – 2020 academic year. Half of the county’s kindergarten students and their parents spent today participating in orientation classes. The remaining kindergarten students, along with their parents, will attend orientation tomorrow. The first full day of…

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