News & Events

12/09/2019

Advent Prayers

In Advent, Christians around the world focus on mindfully preparing for the celebration of Christmas. On Tuesday mornings in the season of Advent (Dec. 3, 10, and 17), all adults in the WES community are invited to a brief time of prayer in the Religion Room. We will share some prayers, some scripture, and some […]

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12/09/2019

Dr. Sandy Atkins, Executive Director, Creating AHAS at WES

We are excited to welcome Math Consultant Dr. Sandy Atkins to WES once more from Dec. 9-13. Dr. Atkins has consulted with and presented at schools and conferences around the world on math education, and we are privileged that she is visiting again this year. Dr. Atkins will be working with faculty throughout the week […]

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11/21/2019

Adam Gidwitz – Special Visiting Guest Author

Award-winning author Adam Gidwitz will be visiting WES on Wednesday, Dec. 4, to talk to students in Grades 2-8 about his writing and books. Adam is the author of The Tale Dark & Grimm series and the new Unicorn Rescue Society. He won a Newbery Honor for The Inquisitor’s Tale. As Penguin Random House Speakers […]

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11/21/2019

Total Wellness Parent Program

Join us for Feel Good Friday, Friday, Nov. 22, 8-9 a.m., in the Discovery Room. Our presenter will be Matthew Lyons, certified and trained Divine Sleep® Yoga Nidra and Restorative Yoga instructor, and this is a program for WES parents. Part 1 is focused on the breath as a foundation for easing stress, anxiety and […]

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11/21/2019

Join Us for Our NEW Pop-up Coffees – Starting Dec. 2

We have been told that one of the best things about WES is our community, and this year we are hosting pop-up coffees on select Mondays to start the week on the right foot with friends and community members! Come and grab a cup of coffee (or tea) in the admission suite, located next to […]

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11/21/2019

What is a Traditional School?

From the Director of Admission. In the age of micro-schools, homeschooling, online schools, and more, some parents ask me what traditional schools look like these days. Are they the schools that many of us attended—teachers presenting information at a chalkboard and students sitting in rows taking notes? My answer to this question is both “yes” […]

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