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Upcoming Events.September 21


Title I

Our school is a Title I school!  Title I is the largest federal assistance program for our nation’s schools.  An important part of our success is parent participation and support to improve student achievement.  Check with your child’s teacher or our Family Liaison,Vickie Montgomery, if you are looking for ways to get more involved this year!

Touchdown for Reading!

Family Tradition


When Micheal Lewis joined the West Point Elementary School Broadcast Team, it became a family tradition. His mother Maranda Lewis was on the team when she was a student at West Point Elementary School around twenty years ago. Mrs. Lewis was able to join Micheal recently as a special guest anchor. Mrs. Lewis was a natural, slipping into the role like she did it yesterday, but she did note, however, that the technology has definitely improved since her broadcast days!

09/19/18: TCSS Graduation Rates Rise



This year, TCSS saw a lift in graduation rates - over six percentage points from 2017. In addition, we witnessed a rise in student sub-group graduation rates such as economically disadvantaged, students with disabilities, black, and multi-racial students. Altogether, 84.1% of students who entered 9th grade in the fall of 2014 earned their high school diploma in 2018. 

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Vickie Montgomery, our Family Liaison, worked with our Parent Advisory Council (PAC) members today to create a play dough representation of their purpose as PAC members. Vickie, Jeb Dunn, LaChelle Jones, and Jennifer Ferrell created these circles to represent the importance of collaborating together with parents, administration, and children for students to be the MOST successful!

Upcoming Events.September 17


Read for the Win!



Touchdown Bulldogs! West Point Elementary School is getting in the game with a good book. The Read for the Win reading challenge recently kicked off at WPE with a pep rally complete with music, games, reading cheers, and the Troup High School cheerleaders. During the last  two weeks of September, students can participate in the Read for the Win challenge and score points for reading books on their Lexile level. One book earns a first down and a bookmark, two books earn a field goal and a football pencil, and three books earn a touchdown and a picture on the Wall of Winners. At the end of the two weeks, the class with the highest percentage of points will win their choice of an ice cream or pizza party. There will be one class winner in grades K-2 and one class winner in grades 3-5. 

First Grade Family Lunch



First graders at West Point Elementary School recently enjoyed a special lunch with their families in the cafeteria. Following lunch the students went back to the classroom while their parents met with the teachers to discuss grade level expectations for the upcoming school year. Teachers reviewed several programs that will be utilized this year including Phonics with a Purpose, guided reading, iRead, sight words, writing, and Symphony Math.


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September Students of the Month


West Point Elementary School is pleased to announce their September 2018 Students of the Month. Students of the Month are selected based on their good behavior, good attitude and classroom participation. Congratulations to these exceptional students!

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Book Fair


Students at West Point Elementary School recently enjoyed the Scholastic Book Fair. The book fair, which is held once in the fall and again in the spring, allows students to purchase a wide variety of books, educational games, and school supplies. Proceeds from the sale go to the school and are used to purchase books and other equipment. 

Upcoming Events - Week of 9/7/18


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Cello Lessons


West Point Elementary School students will soon be making some beautiful music. Thanks to the Strings Attached Project, a collaboration between the Troup County School System and LaGrange Symphony Youth Orchestra, several West Point students will be taking cello lessons this fall. The program utilizes professional instruction on a weekly basis.

Broadcast team Announced


West Point Elementary School is pleased to announce the members of their 2018-2019 Broadcast Team. Broadcast team members are responsible for delivering the daily school announcements and news. Students serve as anchors, camera people and set technicians. Individuals were selected based on applications, academic performance, public speaking skills, excellent behavior and attendance. 

Upcoming Events - Week of September 3


Congratulations to our Bus Students of the Month for August!

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Annual Title I Meeting and Open House


Upcoming Events.August 24


09/21/18: The Flu - A Guide For Parents washyourhands

Flu season is upon us and there are a number of ways to protect students and staff from passing this virus to others. The easiest and most under-used protection is through hand washing. The flu can be very dangerous for children. Each year about 20,000 children younger than five are hospitalized from flu complications, like pneumonia. 

In this GUIDE FOR PARENTS, there is some valuable information that can help you recognize symptoms and learn how to protect yourself and your child. 

K5 Family Lunch

West Point Elementary School kindergartners recently enjoyed hosting their families at lunch in the cafeteria. Following lunch the students went back to the classroom while their parents met with the teachers to discuss kindergarten academic expectations for the year and how families can support student learning at home.

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Chicka Chicka Boom!


"Chicka Chicka Boom Boom!" Kindergartners at West Point Elementary School have been hard at work learning their letters. Recently, after reading the book Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin Jr., students made the first letter of their name to hang on the kindergarten "Chicka Boom" tree. 

Title I Meeting and Open House


Kindergarten Family Lunch


We Have SWAG!


West Point Elementary students have SWAG! Recently, WPE Principal Jan Franks and Instructional Specialist Shannah Mabry introduced all third through fifth graders to Students with Achievement Goals (SWAG), a school-wide improvement initiative to encourage student participation in data and setting personal goals in both math and reading. In addition to SWAG folders, where student data and goals will be recorded, each student received a bookmark where their personal goals can also be noted.

Kona Ice Donation


Bryan Wallace, P.E. teacher at West Point Elementary School, recently won a Facebook contest sponsored by Kona Ice of LaGrange. The contest asked Kona Ice followers to vote for their favorite gym coach. Congratulations to Coach Wallace who won three new Kona Ice soccer balls for the school.

Camp Bulldog!


Students at West Point Elementary School recently kicked off the new school year with Camp Bulldog. Camp Bulldog, a three-day event, focused on school rules and student expectations. As students learned the rules and expectations, which centered around responsibility, respect and readiness to learn in all areas of the building, they earned badges. Camp Bulldog wrapped up with an school-wide assembly celebrating the new year and everything that was learned during the three days.

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