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Wolf Creek Learning Fun
Wolf Creek Learning Fun
09/24/2019
Thursday September 19th was a day full of learning fun at WCES! Kindergarten students participated in apple activities. First graders learned about Native American homes during a Tipi presentation. Second graders spent time out in nature by traveling to the Overland Park Arboretum.
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SNOW Much to Read at the Upcoming Book Fair!
SNOW Much to Read at the Upcoming Book Fair!
09/17/2019
Yes, you read that word correctly - it said SNOW! Don’t worry, none of that white stuff should be coming anytime soon (we hope!). But, the upcoming book fair will bring a blizzard of great reads for your child. Come check out the fair and see that there is SNOW much to read.
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Special Happenings in Specials Classes
Special Happenings in Specials Classes
09/09/2019
Our WCES Students LOVE when it is time to go to specials each day! This allows them the chance to participate in PE, Computer, Music, or Art. Art teacher Michelle Seichepine and Music teacher Kim Demings are engaging students with some exciting new activities!
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PTO Meeting Coming Soon!
PTO Meeting Coming Soon!
09/07/2019
The first PTO meeting of the year will take place Monday September 16 beginning at 6:30 in the WCES library. We would love to have you join us!
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STEAM Team
STEAM Team
08/28/2019
What do the letters STEAM stand for? They could stand for Students Teams Engaging and Activating Minds! In reality, those five letters stand for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math. And more importantly, they are the name of one of our new specials times at WCES.
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WATCH DOGS DAD Pizza Night
WATCH DOGS DAD Pizza Night
08/23/2019
Calling all men and kids! We’d love to have you for our WATCH D.O.G.S. Dad Pizza Night this coming Thursday August 29th from 6-7pm in the WCES Cafeteria.
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It’s Cookie Dough Fundraiser Time!
It’s Cookie Dough Fundraiser Time!
08/23/2019
The PTO Fall Fundraiser has begun! Students are working to sell cookie dough and other items to earn money for our school.
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Back to School Orientation is Coming
Back to School Orientation is Coming
08/16/2019
Wolf Creek parents are invited to come to school on Tuesday August 20 for our Back to School Orientation.
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The 2019-2020 School Year is Here! Are You Ready?
The 2019-2020 School Year is Here! Are You Ready?
08/06/2019
The teachers and staff at Wolf Creek Elementary are ready to see all of our Wranglers again - both new and returning faces!
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End of the Year Special Memories
End of the Year Special Memories
05/22/2019
The end of the 2018-2019 school year has brought many special memories for all of us at WCES. Here is a spotlight on just a few!
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Author Bridget Heos Visits WCES
Author Bridget Heos Visits WCES
04/10/2019
On Wednesday April 10, children’s author Bridget Heos visited WCES and shared about becoming an author and writing books.
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Jumping in to Spring at WCES
Jumping in to Spring at WCES
03/22/2019
The snow is melting (finally!), flowers are beginning to poke up through the soil, and the birds are chirping. It sure is starting to look and sound like spring. WCES students had the opportunity to participate in some spring learning throughout this first week of spring.
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Seuss Fun
Seussical Celebration
03/03/2019
March 2nd is children’s author and illustrator Dr. Seuss’ birthday. This is a day when many of us enjoy remembering Seuss’ 50 plus classic stories. WCES staff and students rang in his 115th birthday with some Seuss fun!
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Heart Month
Kindness, Healthy Hearts, and Valentines' Day
02/14/2019
February is a month filled with important and fun activities. WCES is participating in three of these very special activities during the month of February.
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Learning about the American Flag and President Abraham Lincoln
Patriotic Fun in Second Grade
02/12/2019
Second grade students at WCES had two very exciting activities this week that helped them learn a bit more about our country!
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Creating in the WCES Makerspace
Creating in the WCES Makerspace
02/06/2019
We are excited to see how our students grow as makers, inventors, and thinkers as they use the items in the Makerspace! Many thanks to the Spring Hill Education Foundation for their generous grant that allows this to happen!
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Mrs. Lenz Receives Horizon Award
Mrs. Lenz Receives Horizon Award
01/10/2019
4th Grade Teacher Sarah Lenz was awarded the Horizon Award!
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Winter Party Fun
Winter Party Fun
12/21/2018
It’s beginning to look at lot like Christmas around Wolf Creek! Wranglers have celebrated this fun season in a variety of ways!
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Honor Choir
Honor Choir
12/12/2018
WCES students participate in the Kansas Music Educators' Association East Central District Elementary Honor Choir!
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Things to Know for Winter Break
12/11/2018
Winter Break is getting closer! Here are some important dates that you might want to be aware of!
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Decorating the WCES Tree of Warmth
Decorating the WCES Tree of Warmth
12/11/2018
Each year, WCES students and staff participate in decorating the Tree of Warmth.
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Connecting together in our Grow Groups
Wranglers Connect with Gratitude
11/20/2018
Our Wranglers focused on gratitude during November's Grow Groups.
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Honoring our Veterans
Honoring Our Veterans
11/13/2018
WCES students, staff, and families took time on Friday, November 9 to recognize the men and women of our country who are committed to serving in the various branches of the United States Military. This is an important event for our entire school community, and something we look forward to each year.
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Turkey Trot
Running the Halls of WCES
11/13/2018
The Turkey Trot is a yearly event where students have the chance to run for a good cause. Students pay to participate in either the one mile or two mile race. And just to add some fun, the race happens INSIDE THE SCHOOL, DOWN THE HALLS, IN THE DARK! Parents line the hallways as students zoom past and collect a glow stick as they complete each lap.
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One District, One Book
One District, One Book™ Begins October 22
10/18/2018
On October 22, our elementary schools will once again be embarking on a special project, a district-wide book club called One District, One Book™
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Bronco Football Spirit
Bronco Football Spirit
09/19/2018
Bronco Football Players help WCES Students with their learning!
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Ice Cream and Science?  How Does That Work?
Ice Cream and Science? How Does That Work?
09/19/2018
Second Grade Students learn about science as they enjoy a sweet treat!
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Dr. Thies Enjoys Helping Students
Connecting with New Faces at WCES
09/11/2018
We have many new faces at WCES this year. We’d like to give you the opportunity to meet them over the next several weeks. We hope you will welcome each new staff member to our Wolf Creek Family!
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Familiar Faces in New Places
Familiar Faces in New Places
09/05/2018
WCES welcomes some familiar staff members in new positions this school year.
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Fundraiser Finish Line
Fundraiser Finish Linie
09/05/2018
The PTO Fundraiser finishes this Friday September 5.
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Kindergarten Ages and Stages Questionnaire
Kindergarten Ages and Stages Questionnaire
08/21/2018
Kindergarten parents have been invited to complete an Ages & Stages Questionnaire.
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2018-19 Y-Club Registration Information
06/11/2018
The Before and After School Program through the YMCA of Greater Kansas City offers its childcare program to any family within the Spring Hill School District.
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Summer Meals Available Starting 6/4
06/11/2018
With summer break now underway, breakfast and lunch programs are now available to all families.
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Guess Who Mrs. Gazzano Is!
Guess Who Mrs. Gazzano Is!
05/18/2018
Mrs. Gazzano's students challenged her to reach 100 subscribers on her YouTube channel. They won! Their reward was getting to see Mrs. Gazzano dress as a famous artist or piece of artwork for 5 different days!
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The girls at work.
Principal and Assistant Principal for the Day
05/09/2018
Two lucky students took on the role of Principal and Assistant Principal on May 7, 2018.
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Students Compete in District Battle of the Books
05/08/2018
On Thursday, May 3, 4th and 5th grade students in the Spring Hill School District competed in the District Battle of the Books competition.
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5th Graders Attend Greater KC Science Fair
5th Graders Attend Greater KC Science Fair
04/26/2018
Each year, 5th grade students from WCES have the unique opportunity to enter the Greater KC Science Fair held at Union Station.
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Beth Cooper portrait
Parents Invited to Meet and Greet
04/06/2018
The district will host a meet and greet on April 24, 2018 from 6:30 - 7:30 pm in the WCES cafeteria for parents to meet WCES Principal, Mrs. Beth Cooper.
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The Lorax
Grow Groups Celebrate Dr. Seuss' Birthday
03/21/2018
“If you never did, you should. These things are fun. And fun is good.” –Dr. Seuss
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March Mania Comes to Wolf Creek!
March Mania Comes to Wolf Creek!
02/23/2018
Sousa’s March Mania competition is coming to Wolf Creek Elementary starting February 26th!
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All-State Choir
All-State Elementary Choir
01/18/2018
This year, the Wrangler Choir had 10 students audition to be a part of the All-State Elementary Choir that takes place in Wichita in February.
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Miss Shelton's 4th Grade-Word Wednesday
Dec. Technology Feature
12/15/2017
Each week at WCES, one classroom introduces a vocabulary word to the entire school.
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Technology Feature
11/19/2017
Students have been using their devices to work on group projects using a new resource called PebbleGO!
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Wolf Creek Author Visit
11/09/2017
Students and staff of Wolf Creek sat enthralled with Ernst’s stories and her detailed explanation of the very cool job that she gets to do each day!
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Digital Curriculum Showcase
10/24/2017
On Thursday, September 28th, Wolf Creek staff, parents, and students enjoyed an evening of fun with our Curriculum Showcase!
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Grow Groups are Blooming!
10/24/2017
“Sometimes the most ordinary things could be made extraordinary, simply by doing them with the right people.”
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STUCO Officers
Student Council Officers Selected
09/06/2017
Wolf Creek Elementary School has a very active Student Council, which is an organization that fosters leadership skills in students.
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New Elementary Boundaries Set for 2018-19
07/31/2017
The Spring Hill Board of Education finalized the new Elementary School Boundaries, to incorporate Timber Sage Elementary School, at their July 10th meeting.
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Grow Group Web
Grow Group Connections
Wolf Creek Staff and Students CONNECT In GROW GROUPS
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5th Grade Dynamic Duo
The New 5th Grade Dynamic Duo
Join us in welcoming two new WCES staff members to our fifth grade team this school year.
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Mrs. Book and Miss Dugan
Connecting With New Faces at WCES
We have a few more new staff who we would like to introduce you to. Please give a warm welcome to Mrs. Erica Book (first grade teacher) and Miss Maggie Dugan (third grade teacher).
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