Department of Defense Education Activity

West Point Elementary School

Deployment-Related Resources for Military-Connected Children

Deployment-Related Resources for Military-Connected Children

Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) counselors work with classes, small groups, and individual students to develop resiliency through character education, teaching positive coping strategies, and helping children experience the competence that leads to personal confidence.
Coronavirus

Coronavirus

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. The first case in the United States was announced on January 21, 2020. There are ongoing investigations to learn more.
Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST)

Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST)

Nominate your favorite K-6th grade Math or Science teacher for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching – the Nation's highest honors for teachers of mathematics and science. Nominations open till March 1st.
Playground Use

The WPES PLAYGROUND is open only during school hours. The gates will be secured daily. As we are still an active construction site with equipment nearby, the play areas must be closely supervised. Please remind students that they are not permitted to go to them before or after school hours/weekends.

 




West Point ES School Hours

Grade Regular Hours
K - 5 8:30 - 14:50
Pre-K AM Session 8:30 - 11:00
Pre-K PM Session 12:20 - 14:50 

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Relationships key to student success

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Academic
National Engineers Week

National Engineers Week

February 11, 2020 To help promote STEM careers among students, DoDEA is celebrating National Engineers Week, February 16-22, 2020
Observances
National School Counseling Week

National School Counseling Week

January 28, 2020 National School Counseling Week 2020, “School Counselors: Helping Build Better Humans,” will be celebrated from Feb. 3–7, 2020, to focus public attention on the unique contribution of school counselors within U.S. school systems.
Observances
Black History Month

Black History Month

January 28, 2020 Black History Month celebrates the achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing their immeasurable impact on the history of the United States.
Observances
DoDEA Career and Technical Education Month

DoDEA Career and Technical Education Month

January 28, 2020 DoDEA celebrates CTE Month every February as a reminder to students that Career and Technical Education programs are available to all those who want to pursue a college education; enlist in the military; or enter directly into the workforce.
Observances