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MCPS Student Ambassadors who are West Marion Elementary alumni recently interviewed WMES students for the new Page Ambassador program.
MCPS Student Ambassadors who are West Marion Elementary alumni recently interviewed WMES students for the new Page Ambassador program.
Mrs. Cambron's class celebrates the 100th day of school!
Mrs. Cambron's class celebrates the 100th day of school!
These WMES students have already passed Mission One on Zearn!
These WMES students have already passed Mission One on Zearn!
Congratulations to these fourth grade students who were weekly DreamBox Leaders for the second nine weeks! Keep up the great work!
Congratulations to these fourth grade students who were weekly DreamBox Leaders for the second nine weeks! Keep up the great work!
Congratulations to Ella! Her answer to the opinion question was featured on a weekly episode of KET’s News Quiz.
Congratulations to Ella! Her answer to the opinion question was featured on a weekly episode of KET’s News Quiz.
January Staff and Student Page of the Month
January Staff and Student Page of the Month
Congratulations to our National BETA State Convention winners!
Congratulations to our National BETA State Convention winners!
Congratulations to our National BETA State Convention winners!
Congratulations to our National BETA State Convention winners!
WMES December Page of the Month
WMES December Page of the Month
WMES 2019 Christmas choir presents “Yes, Virginia”.
WMES 2019 Christmas choir presents “Yes, Virginia”.
Student and Staff Page of the Month November 2019
Student and Staff Page of the Month November 2019
WMES 5th grade students welcomed Senator Jimmy Higdon to our school to discuss government.
WMES 5th grade students welcomed Senator Jimmy Higdon to our school to discuss government.
Girls on the Run Fall 2019
Girls on the Run Fall 2019
These students have met a goal in AR!  All had at least 70 points at the end of September!  Congratulations to these hard-working students!  Pictured: Natalie, Seth, Macy, Jacob, Amelia, Connor
These students have met a goal in AR! All had at least 70 points at the end of September! Congratulations to these hard-working students! Pictured: Natalie, Seth, Macy, Jacob, Amelia, Connor
Students in Mrs. Scott’s fourth grade class have been working on the five parts  of a friendly letter. This week they wrote letters and sent them to their grandparents or someone special for Grandparent’s Day on Sunday.
Students in Mrs. Scott’s fourth grade class have been working on the five parts of a friendly letter. This week they wrote letters and sent them to their grandparents or someone special for Grandparent’s Day on Sunday.
August Pages of the Month
August Pages of the Month
WMES Principal Daniel Mattingly gave out high fives as students showed up for the first day of school.
WMES Principal Daniel Mattingly gave out high fives as students showed up for the first day of school.
Engaged Listening
Engaged Listening
STEM Activites at WMES Little Pages Jumpstart
STEM Activites at WMES Little Pages Jumpstart
Making edible dirt with the UK Extension Office.
Making edible dirt with the UK Extension Office.
It's Alive! WMES Family Resource Center Summer Fun Camp
It's Alive! WMES Family Resource Center Summer Fun Camp
These WMES students met an AR goal of at least 65 points (4th-5th gr) in the 4th 9 weeks. Pictured are Sire, Aiden, Matthew, Michaela, Tylan, Layla, Trevor, Eli, Michaela, Haley, Anthony, Gracie, Samuel, Olivia, Emma, Trent, Gavin, and Bella.
These WMES students met an AR goal of at least 65 points (4th-5th gr) in the 4th 9 weeks. Pictured are Sire, Aiden, Matthew, Michaela, Tylan, Layla, Trevor, Eli, Michaela, Haley, Anthony, Gracie, Samuel, Olivia, Emma, Trent, Gavin, and Bella.
3rd graders who met AR goal of at least 50 points in the 4th 9 wks. Pictured are (front) Khloe, Jose, Ella, Carlee, Cierra, (middle) Lauren, Addalyn, Bridgette, Ella, Preslie, Noah, (back) Makaylah, Katlyn, Eli, Ryder, Xander, Avery, and Aidan.
3rd graders who met AR goal of at least 50 points in the 4th 9 wks. Pictured are (front) Khloe, Jose, Ella, Carlee, Cierra, (middle) Lauren, Addalyn, Bridgette, Ella, Preslie, Noah, (back) Makaylah, Katlyn, Eli, Ryder, Xander, Avery, and Aidan.
These WMES students met an AR goal of at least 50 points (1st-2nd grades) in the 4th 9 weeks. Pictured are Ava, Isaac, Gavin, Raela, Eric, Elijah, and Aaliyah. Congrats to these hard-working students!
These WMES students met an AR goal of at least 50 points (1st-2nd grades) in the 4th 9 weeks. Pictured are Ava, Isaac, Gavin, Raela, Eric, Elijah, and Aaliyah. Congrats to these hard-working students!
3rd grade AR READING rockstars!! Connor has over 300 points. Kenlee and Alani have over 200 points. Taylor, Mattie, Sophia, and Miley have over 100 points!  Congratulations!
3rd grade AR READING rockstars!! Connor has over 300 points. Kenlee and Alani have over 200 points. Taylor, Mattie, Sophia, and Miley have over 100 points! Congratulations!
WMES student, Owen, recently competed in the North Central Kentucky Spelling Bowl held at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College.  We are so proud of him!
WMES student, Owen, recently competed in the North Central Kentucky Spelling Bowl held at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. We are so proud of him!
These WMES students met an AR goal of at least 65 points (4th-5th grades) in the 3rd 9 weeks. Pictured are Wyatt, Natalie, Eli, Brayden, Foster, Joseph, Gracie, and Macy. Congrats to these hard-working students!
These WMES students met an AR goal of at least 65 points (4th-5th grades) in the 3rd 9 weeks. Pictured are Wyatt, Natalie, Eli, Brayden, Foster, Joseph, Gracie, and Macy. Congrats to these hard-working students!
These WMES students met an AR goal of at least 50 points (3rd grade) in the 3rd 9 weeks. Pictured are Owen, Taylor, Lila, Stanley, Mattie, Brennan, Alani, Joie, Lucas, and Eric. Congrats to these hard-working students!
These WMES students met an AR goal of at least 50 points (3rd grade) in the 3rd 9 weeks. Pictured are Owen, Taylor, Lila, Stanley, Mattie, Brennan, Alani, Joie, Lucas, and Eric. Congrats to these hard-working students!
These WMES students met an AR goal of at least 50 points (1st-2nd grades) in the 3rd 9 weeks. Pictured are Emery, Seth, Avery, Lilly, Elijah, Claire, Emma, and Madison. Congrats to these hard-working students!
These WMES students met an AR goal of at least 50 points (1st-2nd grades) in the 3rd 9 weeks. Pictured are Emery, Seth, Avery, Lilly, Elijah, Claire, Emma, and Madison. Congrats to these hard-working students!
WMES recently hosted a 5th grade STEAM Fair. Congratulations to all participants!
Buckler: 1st Hayden, 2nd Macie and 3rd Bella 
CMattingly: 1st Isaac , 2nd Logan and 3rd Layla
PMattingly: 1st Ethan, 2nd Britney, and 3rd Addilynn
WMES recently hosted a 5th grade STEAM Fair. Congratulations to all participants! Buckler: 1st Hayden, 2nd Macie and 3rd Bella CMattingly: 1st Isaac , 2nd Logan and 3rd Layla PMattingly: 1st Ethan, 2nd Britney, and 3rd Addilynn
WMES recently hosted a 4th grade Science Fair. Congratulations to all participants!
Hutchins 4th: 1st Haley, 2nd Sire and 3rd Olivia 
Scott 4th: 1st Adam , 2nd Jade and 3rd Mason and Sawyer 
Thomas 4th: 1st Macy, 2nd Landen and 3rd Stephen
WMES recently hosted a 4th grade Science Fair. Congratulations to all participants! Hutchins 4th: 1st Haley, 2nd Sire and 3rd Olivia Scott 4th: 1st Adam , 2nd Jade and 3rd Mason and Sawyer Thomas 4th: 1st Macy, 2nd Landen and 3rd Stephen
Fourth grade students competed weekly to complete multiplication facts in a minute. Congratulations to these classroom "Mad Minute" Madness Champions: Aubrey, Savannah, and George.
Fourth grade students competed weekly to complete multiplication facts in a minute. Congratulations to these classroom "Mad Minute" Madness Champions: Aubrey, Savannah, and George.
9 (Sawyer) and 10 (Isaac) year old 4-H speech champions.
9 (Sawyer) and 10 (Isaac) year old 4-H speech champions.
Congratulations to these fourth grade students who were February classroom leaders for our DreamBox Learning Program!
Congratulations to these fourth grade students who were February classroom leaders for our DreamBox Learning Program!
WMES students, Kenlee and Connor (3rd graders), are S.T.L.P. state champions in the KY Travel category with their presentation and video about Marion County.
WMES students, Kenlee and Connor (3rd graders), are S.T.L.P. state champions in the KY Travel category with their presentation and video about Marion County.
WMES students receive recognition for Conservation Posters.
Issac W- 1st place in school and 2nd place in county
Olivia C- 2nd place in school
McKenna T- 3rd place in school
WMES students receive recognition for Conservation Posters. Issac W- 1st place in school and 2nd place in county Olivia C- 2nd place in school McKenna T- 3rd place in school
After learning about how long people and animals could survive in space, 3rd grade students completed the Mystery Science Activity “Astronaut-in-Training.”
After learning about how long people and animals could survive in space, 3rd grade students completed the Mystery Science Activity “Astronaut-in-Training.”
Congratulations to these fourth grade students who were January classroom leaders for our DreamBox Learning Program!
Congratulations to these fourth grade students who were January classroom leaders for our DreamBox Learning Program!
These WMES students met an AR goal of at least 50 points (1st-3rd grades) or at least 65 points (4th-5th grades) in the 2nd 9 weeks.  Pictured are Kylie, Miley, Jacob, Sophia, Grayson, Eli, and Amelia.  Congrats to these hard-working students!
These WMES students met an AR goal of at least 50 points (1st-3rd grades) or at least 65 points (4th-5th grades) in the 2nd 9 weeks. Pictured are Kylie, Miley, Jacob, Sophia, Grayson, Eli, and Amelia. Congrats to these hard-working students!
Sophia, a 3rd grader at WMES, won a Singsation Solo Deluxe 5-in-1 karaoke system!  She was selected out of thousands of students in KY who completed in Achieve3000’s Make the Break holiday contest.
Sophia, a 3rd grader at WMES, won a Singsation Solo Deluxe 5-in-1 karaoke system! She was selected out of thousands of students in KY who completed in Achieve3000’s Make the Break holiday contest.
4th graders at WMES investigated what it takes to make an object’s shadow move, tying this to the relationship of the sun’s position in the sky to the size and direction of shadows.
4th graders at WMES investigated what it takes to make an object’s shadow move, tying this to the relationship of the sun’s position in the sky to the size and direction of shadows.
West Marion would like to congratulate 5th grader Layla  on winning our school's "AARP Kentucky Grandparent of the Year" essay contest. Layla's essay is now eligible to be selected to go on to the next level of the competition! Way to go Layla!
West Marion would like to congratulate 5th grader Layla on winning our school's "AARP Kentucky Grandparent of the Year" essay contest. Layla's essay is now eligible to be selected to go on to the next level of the competition! Way to go Layla!
4th graders are learning how sound waves travel through matter.
4th graders are learning how sound waves travel through matter.
Michaela D. and Tristen H. were selected to sing in the KMEA Kentucky Children’s Chorus that will perform in February at the Kentucky Center for the Arts.  This is a great honor since almost 700 students auditioned to be part of the 200 member choir.
Michaela D. and Tristen H. were selected to sing in the KMEA Kentucky Children’s Chorus that will perform in February at the Kentucky Center for the Arts. This is a great honor since almost 700 students auditioned to be part of the 200 member choir.
These students surpassed AR goals for the first nine weeks (primary-50 points, intermediate-65 points).  C.H. (92 pts), P.B.J. (407.7), B.B. (93.1), M.C. (65.5), P.L.B.J. (212.7), K.S. (64.5)  WAY TO GO, BOYS AND GIRLS!
These students surpassed AR goals for the first nine weeks (primary-50 points, intermediate-65 points). C.H. (92 pts), P.B.J. (407.7), B.B. (93.1), M.C. (65.5), P.L.B.J. (212.7), K.S. (64.5) WAY TO GO, BOYS AND GIRLS!
West Marion Elementary would like to recognize the following PAGES of the Month for October. These students exhibit a can-do attitude each day at school!
West Marion Elementary would like to recognize the following PAGES of the Month for October. These students exhibit a can-do attitude each day at school!
Congratulations to the Mid Kentucky Youth Football Champions!
Congratulations to the Mid Kentucky Youth Football Champions!
Wearing orange for Ava
Wearing orange for Ava
4th graders at West Marion were “enlightened” as they built electric circuits to understand how electricity travels along a path.
4th graders at West Marion were “enlightened” as they built electric circuits to understand how electricity travels along a path.
Grandparents' Day lunch at WMES
Grandparents' Day lunch at WMES
Mrs. Kaminski’s class is putting a cap on drugs for Red Ribbon Week!
Mrs. Kaminski’s class is putting a cap on drugs for Red Ribbon Week!
Idiom parade at WMES
Idiom parade at WMES
West Marion Elementary 4th grade book character pumpkins
West Marion Elementary 4th grade book character pumpkins
Mr. Peterson visited with Loretto Head Start and read Curious George's Dinosaur Discovery and What Principals Do When No One is Looking.  Remember to always read twenty minutes a day!
Mr. Peterson visited with Loretto Head Start and read Curious George's Dinosaur Discovery and What Principals Do When No One is Looking. Remember to always read twenty minutes a day!
Fifth graders and WMES staff participated in Ham Days events in Lebanon.
Fifth graders and WMES staff participated in Ham Days events in Lebanon.
The 3rd and 4th graders at West Marion visited the University of Louisville on Thursday where they were given a quick tour and attended a show inside the planetarium.
The 3rd and 4th graders at West Marion visited the University of Louisville on Thursday where they were given a quick tour and attended a show inside the planetarium.
West Marion 4th graders in Mrs. Scott's classroom enjoy a cool treat from the PTO Kona Ice Fundraiser.
West Marion 4th graders in Mrs. Scott's classroom enjoy a cool treat from the PTO Kona Ice Fundraiser.
Students at West Marion Elementary learn about metacognition  reading strategies in Mrs. Sarah Hutchins' class.
Students at West Marion Elementary learn about metacognition reading strategies in Mrs. Sarah Hutchins' class.
First day of school at West Marion.
First day of school at West Marion.
Getting to know each other at WMES.
Getting to know each other at WMES.
Excited for the first day of school.
Excited for the first day of school.
Learning the procedures of a new classroom.
Learning the procedures of a new classroom.
Fifth graders learn the procedure for checking out books.
Fifth graders learn the procedure for checking out books.
Opening Day Breakfast
Opening Day Breakfast
Swinging on the playground at West Marion Jumpstart.
Swinging on the playground at West Marion Jumpstart.
Having fun on the playground at West Marion Jumpstart.
Having fun on the playground at West Marion Jumpstart.
Eating popsicles on the playground at West Marion Jumpstart.
Eating popsicles on the playground at West Marion Jumpstart.
Making friends at Kentucky Life: A Journey Through Time Camp.
Making friends at Kentucky Life: A Journey Through Time Camp.
Kentucky Life: A Journey Through Time
Kentucky Life: A Journey Through Time
West Marion Elementary Summer Program
Kentucky Living---Then and Now
West Marion Elementary Summer Program Kentucky Living---Then and Now
It takes some teamwork to make the perfect corn husk doll at West Marion's Kentucky Life camp.
It takes some teamwork to make the perfect corn husk doll at West Marion's Kentucky Life camp.
West Marion Kentucky Life campers decorated the marbles they made.
West Marion Kentucky Life campers decorated the marbles they made.
Ms. Elaine from the Marion County Public Library stopped by at WMES to help with corn husk dolls.
Ms. Elaine from the Marion County Public Library stopped by at WMES to help with corn husk dolls.
Taking turns of the basketball court at WMES Kentucky Life Camp.
Taking turns of the basketball court at WMES Kentucky Life Camp.
Kickball underway at WMES Kentucky Life Camp
Kickball underway at WMES Kentucky Life Camp

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