Lex Way Students

Western Elementary recently celebrated World Read Aloud Day by taking time for teachers and staff to read aloud to the students.

100th day of school.

Students at Western Elementary enjoyed a Winter Wonderland sponsored by the Lexington PTO. Special thanks to the many volunteer parents and the Mansfield Area YMCA. Our Lex PTO is THE BEST!

Western Elementary first graders had their annual Friendsgiving feast. Everyone had a great time. Thank you to the first grade teachers and volunteer parents for making this fun and meaningful event possible.

Western and Central Elementary third grade students had their second annual combined Veterans' Day Program. The program was awesome and the kids performed to a packed house. God Bless the USA!

Western third graders have been working hard this past grading period studying rocks, minerals and soil. In addition, they have been talking about and learning what it takes to be kind, treat others as they would like to be treated and how to spread kindness. One project ...

November 13th was National Kindness Day. Pictured are some Western first graders celebrating Kindness Day by learning about being the “I” in Kindness.

Western Kindergarten students visit the Little Buckeye Museum and the Carousel.

Congratulations Patrick S., current first grader at Western Elementary, winner of the nationwide Book It! contest sponsored by Pizza Hut. Patrick read more than 8 books each month of the last school year despite only being in Kindergarten. For his efforts, Patrick was ...

Central and Western students enjoyed learning from the experts on Safety Day! Thank you to everyone who volunteered their time and talents.

Mrs. Hughes' Third Grade class learned all aspects of an assembly line; including production, advertising and shipping and delivered their boxed up products to Second Grade students.

Thank you PTO for awarding Mrs. Saurers' class with a visit to Der Dutchman.

First graders learned about their eyes through a Realeyes presentation.

We are so proud of these students for being exceptional Minutemen by showing their pride in academic and character achievement. These students are the fourth receivers of Student of the Month for the 2018-2019 school year at Western Elementary.

Mrs. North's second grade class at Western Elementary collected and delivered their "giving" goods to the Animal Shelter. The students loved the idea of doing a service project to help the animals waiting to be adopted.

First Grade Thanksgiving.

Mrs. Coffman’s class learning about states of matter.

Lex Way Students
Lex Way Students
Western Read Aloud Day
Western Read Aloud Day
100th Day
100th Day
Winter Wonderland
Winter Wonderland
Western Friendsgiving
Western Friendsgiving
Veterans' Day Program
Veterans' Day Program
Western Kindness Rocks
Western Kindness Rocks
National Kindness Day
National Kindness Day
Western Field Trip
Western Field Trip
Western First Grader Wins National Book It! Contest
Western First Grader Wins National Book It! Contest
Safety Day
Safety Day
Economics Assembly Line Project
Economics Assembly Line Project
First Grade Der Dutchman Visit
First Grade Der Dutchman Visit
First Graders Learn About Their Eyes
First Graders Learn About Their Eyes
Western Students of the Month
Western Students of the Month
Western Animal Shelter Donations
Western Animal Shelter Donations
First Grade Friendsgiving
First Grade Friendsgiving
States of Matter
States of Matter

Grade Card Update

Grade cards for students in grades 1 through 3 will be available through Parent Access for the third nine week grading period starting at noon on Friday, April 3rd.  A detailed step by step guide to how to access the grade card in Parent Access will be available here. 

Grade cards for kindergarten students will be mailed home on Friday.

If you do not have computer/internet access, please contact your building principal or your child's teacher to request a paper copy to be mailed to you.

If you have not activated your Parent Access account and no longer have the information to do so, please contact Vickie Stima at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

If you have forgotten your password, please follow the directions on the Parent Access log-in page to reset your password.


newsletter

Click Here for the March Newsletter

Dear Western Community and Family,

On behalf of the Lexington Family & Community, it is truly my pleasure to extend a warm and heartfelt welcome to you as we begin the new school year at Western Elementary School.  August and September are the times of year to reconnect with old friends and welcome new friends. We at Western are very pleased to welcome everyone to this school year!  To those students and parents who are new to Western we extend an especially warm welcome and best wishes for an exciting and productive year in your new school. We hope that you will quickly feel at home and become involved in the activities of our school through the PTO and your child’s classroom program. 

In Service to Children,

Genelle Eggerton

Lexington Local Schools will hold kindergarten registration on Thursday, March 5th from 9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. and Thursday, March 12th from 4:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. at Central and Western Elementary. Your child must be 5 years old on or before August 1, 2020 to be eligible for kindergarten. The following documentation is needed for kindergarten registration:

     1.  Child's original birth certificate
     2.  Child's social security card
     3.  Child's immunization record
     4.  Custody papers (single, adoptive, foster family or name change)
     5.  Proof of residence (current rental/purchase/lease agreement or
         utility bill)
     6.  Your driver's license 

Parents will sign up for a kindergarten screening date & time during registration.

Fundations

Students in grades K-2 use the Wilson Fundations program on a daily basis. Fundations provides research-based materials and strategies essential to a comprehensive reading, spelling, and handwriting program. Fundations is a recognized leader in multisensory, structured language programs. Fundations makes learning to read fun while laying the groundwork for life-long literacy. Students in grades K-2 receive a systematic program in critical foundational skills, emphasizing:

  • Phonemic awareness
  • Phonics/word study
  • High frequency word study
  • Reading fluency
  • Vocabulary
  • Comprehension strategies
  • Handwriting
  • Spelling

Click Here for Kindergarten Units

Click Here for Grade 1 Units

Click Here for Grade 2 Units

For more information and resources, visit
 https://www.wilsonlanguage.com/programs/fundations/

Our focus this year within our Western community is a Growth Mindset. Each saying will be a focus throughout the school year.

Click Below for More Information about our Growth Mindset and The Lex Way

Growth Mindset

The Lex Way

"The Lex Way...Responsible, Respectful, Ready to Learn"

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