Photos from graduation!
Congratulations to our 8th graders! We will be celebrating 8th grade graduation tonight at 7pm! Live streaming is available on our twitch station at https://www.twitch.tv/wesd185
Today is the day! Awards Assembly begins at 1:30 p.m. in the gym!
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We have a few bricks from the old Waltham north building that was recently taken down. If you or someone you know would be interested in a brick for memorabilia please call the school at 815-661-4417 to arrange a time to come pick one up.
The 8th Grade Language Arts students recently wrapped up a creative writing unit in which they wrote and illustrated Picture Books. Today, they shared their work with Mrs. Kummer’s Kindergartners!
The first completed birdhouses
6th Grade Birdhouses Phase 3, Building.
Thank you to these amazing teachers for helping our students reach for the stars! Mr. Bailey (JH Language Arts), Ms. Lucio (JH Reading), Mr. Bara (JH Social Studies), and Ms. Blue (MTSS Coordinator) ... THANK YOU!
Thank you to these amazing teachers for helping our students reach for the stars! Mrs. Kinzer (4th grade), Ms. Voss (5th grade), Mr. Gustafson (5/JH Math), Ms. Berman (5/JH Science), and Mrs. Mitchell (Instructional Coach)... THANK YOU!
Thank you to our K-3 teachers for inspiring lifelong learning in our youngest students! Mrs. Kummer (kindergarten), Mrs. Hill (1st grade), Mrs. Linnig (1st grade), Ms. Siembab (2nd grade), Miss Guenther (3rd grade) and Miss Mertes (student teacher - 3rd grade)... THANK YOU!
Thank you to our specials team! Ms. Schultz (STEAM), Mrs. Culjan (STEAM), Mr. Brannan (physical education), and Ms. Backus (music & band) are a top-notch team that keep our students thinking, moving, and learning! We are so thankful you are part of our Waltham team!
Thank you to our custodial crew! Mr. Maltas, Ms. Dischler, and Mrs. Baker work tirelessly to make sure that our building is safe and sparkling clean each day! We are so thankful you are part of our Waltham team!
Thank you to our student support team! Mrs. Goth, Mrs. Harmon, Mrs. Zebron, Mrs. Hollingsworth, and Mrs. Miller: your flexibility and willingness to jump in to any situation and support both students and staff is inspiring! We are so thankful you are part of our Waltham team!
Thank you to our student services team! Mrs. Alvarado (special education), Mrs. Fought (special education), Mrs. Naas (speech), and Mrs. Holtzman (social work) you are invaluable resources in our district! We are so thankful you are part of our Waltham team!
Today we are kicking off Staff Appreciation Week! We will be showcasing our amazing staff throughout the week! Thank you for helping us celebrate the dedicated professionals that care so deeply about the children of Waltham Elementary School and their success!
It was a bittersweet day for third grade- Miss Mertes has completed student teaching! We will miss her greatly, but know she will be an incredible first grade teacher in Colorado!!
Come join us!
A few more pics from 7th grade field trip.
7th grade at the Old State Capital