• Peachjar Digital Flyers

    We have launched a new electronic flyer communication tool called Peachjar. To view school-approved digital flyers, simply click the Peachjar button on our website.

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  • 2019-20 School Supplies & Summer Reading Lists


    Click here for the 2019-20 School Supply list.  

    Click here for the Summer Reading list.  You should use your 2018-19 grade level.


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  • 2019-2020 Open House & New Family Information

    We are very anxious to meet our new families!  It is important to register new students now.  

    Registration packets are available in the WUES office.  You can pick them up Monday - Thursday from 8 am - 4 pm.

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    Please mark your calendars for upcoming important dates:

    • August 22 - 1st - 5th Grade Open House and Meet Your Teacher -Last Names A-K come between 4-5 and last names L-Z come between 5-6 pm
    • August 26 - 1st - 5th Grade First Day of School
    • August 26 - 29 - Kindergarten Staggered Entry 8 am - 1 pm - Kindergarten students will attend 1 day during this week.  Info will be mailed by August 10.
    • August 29 - Kindergarten Open House and Meet Your Teacher - 5 pm
    • September 3 - 1st Day of Kindergarten

    If you have any questions, you can call the school at 704 843 2153 or e mail our Principal, Mrs. Williford or our Data Manager Ms. Johnson.


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  • 2019-2020 Kindergarten Staggered Entry

    At WUES we participate in “staggered entry”.  Each kindergartener is assigned a staggered entry day and will come to school only on that day during the first week of school (August 26-29) from 8 am – 1 pm. 

    The date is set according to the first letter of your child's last name.  

    August 26 – If the first letter of your child’s last name is A-F

    August 27 - If the first letter of your child’s last name is G-M

    August 28- If the first letter of your child’s last name is N-S

    August 29 - If the first letter of your child’s last name is T-Z.  

    Students must be brought to school by their parent/guardian.  They cannot ride the bus on their staggered entry day.  Please arrive at the office between 7:45 - 8:00 am.  (The office is at the flag pole.)  You will be escorted to the cafeteria to complete information concerning - emergency contact, lunch, pick up, etc. 

    A parent / guardian will need to return to the office at 1:00 to pick up your child.

    Kindergarten Open House is Thursday, August 29 at 5:00 pm.  Teacher assignments will be posted at Open House.  

    Kindergarten students will begin their regular schedule on Tuesday, September 3.  

    You will receive a letter via US Postal Service with more details.  If you have not received a letter by August 14, please contact Ms. Johnson.  


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    On February 27, Mrs. Deering's class had an exciting break in her morning meeting. A group from Homes for Heroes surprised the class with a special award for Mrs. Deering. Mrs. Deering was honored as the Hero of the Month by Waxhaw Homes for Heroes. She received a gift bag full of gift cards and items that were donated by local businesses.

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