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Summer Meals Program

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WES Kindergarten Info for New Students

If you missed Roundup, please call Miss Sharon at 574-586-3186 as soon as possible to register and set up a screening appointment.  You may also walk in to office during school hours.  805 Washington Street, Walkerton, IN  46574 

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No School -- March 25-March 29

Libraries, zoos, and playgrounds make great no-school activities!

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Read Across America Dress Up Days!

 Join the fun next week, and read your favorite book!

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Kindergarten Roundup March 13

Please join us! 

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Tickets on Sale Feb 29 Wizard of Oz

Tickets on Sale Feb 29 Wizard of Oz 

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Wizard of Oz Auditions

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John Glenn School Corporation Among Competitive Science of Reading Grant Recipients Announced

IDOE's Literacy Center is pleased to announce the 72 awardees for the competitive 2023-2024 Science of Reading Grant. This competitive grant opportunity is designed to support state-accredited schools that serve students in kindergarten through grade three and whose educators are interested in implementing evidence-based practices aligned with science of reading and Indiana's Priorities for Early Literacy. JGSC was awarded $150,000 to use for training and curriculum aligned with SoR. This is the maximum award for a district of this size. 

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Stuff the Bus Food Drive

Students at WES have been bringing in non-perishables all week to STUFF A JGSC BUS with donations for the Walkerton Food Pantry.  Our student council members have been busy collecting and tallying the items for a fun classroom competition!  Thank you to all the parents who contributed to help our students learn about caring, kindness, and generosity.

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Fish Fry Nov 3, 2023 @ WES

Friday Fish Fry at Walkerton Elementary School tonight, November 3 from 4pm until sold out.  Drive through convenience!  Get yours and go cheer on the Falcons at the Sectional Football Game! 

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Girls Space Day at Purdue

Purdue University planned and provided an amazing day on Saturday for students around the state.  Ten JGSC girls were able to visit science labs and buildings around campus. They saw so many exciting things from drones and lasers, to liquid nitrogen and seeing a moon rock and flying aircraft. The girls also got to meet and hang out with 3 female aerospace engineering students. They asked amazing questions! 

Saturday students were up bright and early for Space Day. They heard from 2 former astronauts before being whisked away to participate in 3 different hands on STEM challenge sessions 

Thank you to the parents who helped chaperone, and who had a fun time shopping and hanging out, too.

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John Glenn Theatre Co. Presents

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Book Fair is On!

You can even shop online at this link! https://bookfairs.scholastic.com/bf/walkertonelementaryschool3?fbclid=IwAR0DaHqEDcYp7mZT7tXAeScjFNfJnEFAnlRnQtQMVIgAV58ich31juNGWbA 

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Fire Safety Month at WES

Thank you to  our local fire department for hosting our kindergarten students for an interesting walking field trip.  Thank you to Polk Township Crew who visited WES to talk to students about fire safety.  We have some budding firefighters here!

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PTA Announcements

We are busy doing big things for the 2023-2024 school year!  If you have ideas, or you would just like to help, please contact us!  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Here are some dates for 2023-2024 PTA sponsored activities:

  • School Picture Day Sept 12
  • IN Pacer's Boomer Anti-Bullying Assembly Sept 14
  • Grandparent's Night(s):  Will be two different evenings in October
  • Parent Teacher Conference Dinner for teachers: Oct 17
  • Veteran's Day Breakfast: Nov 10
  • Magic of Science Assembly: Nov 30
  • Kid's Night Out: Dec 1, backup date Dec 8
  • Holiday Shop: TBD
  • Science Fair: TBD
  • Reflections Program: To be announced
  • Fun Fair: April 26
  • Staff Appreciation Week: May 6-10
  • Field Day(s): May 16-17
  • 6th Grade Celebration: May 21

We also help with other classroom events and schoolwide celebrations throughout the year. Please join us.



Current Fundraiser

Click on the image above to purchase Rada Cutlery and earn money for our school.


PTA Fun Fair

The Fun Fair information will be announced early this school year.  This is one of our most popular PTA Sponsored Activities at WES


Pete the Cat at Book Fair

Last year our Book Fair has a special visitor, Pete the Cat.  Be watching our PTA page for this activity!

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August 9, 2023

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Hanging in there @ WES!

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Welcome Back WES!

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JGSC Staff Kicks Off 2023-2024

Superintendent Christopher Winchell addresses JGSC staff as they prepare for a new school year. 

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John Glenn Theatre Co. Presents

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School Supply Lists Available!

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WES Office Summer Hours - FREE Summer Meals - Summer School Dates

It's hard to imagine, but the 2022-2023 School Year is almost complete!

WES will be hosting Summer School this year, which begins on Monday, June 5th and runs through Friday, June 23rd.

Free Summer Breakfasts (7:45-8:15) and Lunches 11:45-12:15) at WES for all kids and teens 18 and under.

Our WES Offices will be open Monday thru Friday 8:00-3:00 until Friday, June 23rd.

If it is an emergency after that date, please feel free to contact Dr. Fuller at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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Help Us Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week!

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1st-3rd Grade Family Night Thursday, May 4

We hope you can join us for lots of camping themed fun and games!

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Kindergarten Roundup Presentation

This presentation will give you the ins and outs of kindergarten for Fall 2023. 

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