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Character Council Announced

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West Point Elementary School recently announced the new members of their 2019-2020 Character Council. Character Council members are leaders at the school and are chosen based on teacher recommendation, attendance, responsible behavior and good attitude. The students participate in numerous service projects throughout the year. Congratulations to these outstanding students!

09/18/19: TCSS Graduation Rates Rise to 86.6 Percent Graduation

Today, TCSS received some good news – the graduation rates were up once again. TCSS posted numbers almost five percentage points higher than the state average. The district’s rate over the past four years has increased 9.6 percentage points from 76.9 percent to 86.6 percent. With a total of 768 graduates, the TCSS 2019 graduation rates are as follows:
 

  • Callaway High - 86.7%
  • LaGrange High - 86.4%
  • Troup High - 87.2%
  • TCSS - 86.6%
  • State of Georgia - 82%

Read entire story here. 

09/17/19: Dr. Johnson Teaches Teaching as a Profession Johnson

This morning, students in LaGrange High School's Teaching as a Profession pathway welcomed a familiar face as guest speaker - Dr. Penny Johnson, Asst. Supt. of Curriculum Instruction and Professional Learning for TCSS.

Guest Author

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Michael Lewis, a fifth-grader at West Point Elementary School, recently surprised the first-graders in Mrs. Chapman's class with a special treat. After writing a children's story that his mother illustrated, Michael came to the media center to be a guest author for the first grade class. He shared his dreams of becoming an author with the students, as well as giving them some insight into his creative process. After reading his book, he answered their questions. He did a great job!

Bus Safety Poster Contest

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WPE is proud to announce that these students’ bus safety posters have been selected to go to the county level competition for the bus safety contest!

First Grade Family Lunch

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First graders at West Point Elementary School recently enjoyed a special lunch with their families in the cafeteria. Following lunch and a short musical performance by the students, the parents learned about grade level expectations and curriculum from the first grade teachers. 

For the complete photo album, please click here.

LaGrange Mall READS

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August Students of the Month

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West Point Elementary School is pleased to announce their August 2019 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!  

 

To see the complete album, please click here. 

August Bus Students of the Month

Congratulations to our August Bus Students of the Month!

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Broadcast Team

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West  Point Elementary School is pleased to announce the members of their 2019-2020 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. 

August Readers of the Month

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West Point Elementary School is pleased to announce their August Readers of the Month. Readers of the Month are selected by homeroom teachers and are chosen based on their attitude, commitment to reading and effort. In addition to a certificate and bookmark, each reader gets to select a friend and have lunch one day in the media center. They also earn a special seat during media center rotation.

To see complete photo album, please click here

Title I Meeting and Open House

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West Point Elementary School recently held their Annual Title I Meeting and Open House. During the meeting information about Title I and the importance of parental involvement in student success was shared. Afterward families visited their student's classrooms to provide input into grade level compacts and learn more about the expectations for the year. Additionally the PTO held a pizza dinner fundraiser featuring Johnny's Pizza and the book character Dog Man visited the Scholastic Book Fair.

Scholastic Book Fair

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Students at West Point Elementary School are enjoying 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. The book fair also provides an excellent opportunity for our parents to get involved with the school. We love our parents and volunteers!

Yum!

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Yum! Thursday night (August 29) promises to be delicious and informative. Make plans to join us for some delicious Johnny's Pizza!

Annual Title I Parent Meeting/Open House

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Kindergarten Family Lunch

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

 

To see the complete photo album, please click here.

Pawsome Behavior!

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West Point Elementary School recently celebrated the first week of school with a "Pawsome Behavior" assembly. The students reviewed school-wide expectations and how to have a successful school year. Additionally, a drawing was held for students who scored proficient or higher on the GMAS from last year. Yorkbricus Taylor and Chance Grier, who are now in middle school, each received a Walmart gift card. Brady Smith and Aniyah Wingfield also received Wal-Mart gift cards. Our grand prize winner was Vianna Gardi who won a night at Great Wolf Lodge!

Thank You!

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WPE would like to thank our officer friends from the West Point Police Department! They are at WPE each morning to greet our students as they are dropped off for school. 

New Carpet

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The media center at West Point Elementary School is sporting a whole new look for the 2019-2020 school year. Interface, one of the school's Partners in Education, replaced the media center carpet this summer. The team from Interface managed the entire project, from custom designing the new carpet to taking out the old carpet and even re-shelving the books. We appreciate Interface's continued support!

Welcome Back, West Point!

Student Accident Insurance Plan 2019-2020

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School Supply List 2019-2020

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Meet the Teacher

We look forward to seeing everyone on Friday, August 9 between noon and 6 p.m. Also, please don't forget to register on-line. If you have any questions, please call the school M-Th between 7 and 5 p.m. 

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online Registration for 2019-2020 School Year

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