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Explorer Express for 8/28/22


Welcome to the 2022-2023 School Year


Explorer Express Newsletter


Weatherstone Elementary School (WES) and the WES Parent Teacher Association (PTA) send out a combined newsletter via email, posted on our WES website and social media, and links are sent via SMS messaging.  Please note that if you are not receiving a copy of this newsletter make sure that your contact information is accurate in PowerSchool.  (PowerSchool is the student database that North Carolina uses in all public schools.)


If you would like to update your preferred communication methods then please visit the WCPSS website at The SMS texting feature must be opted-in by texting YES to 67587.


WES Arrival and Dismissal Procedures


The safety of our students is important to us and we want to thank our Weatherstone Community for following the procedures listed in the link above for Walkers, Carpool, and Bus Riders.


  • Please note that as a large elementary school, during arrival and dismissal times, we are unable to accommodate families that park their vehicles and walk up to the front doors.

  • On staggered entry days and on Tuesday, September 6th (for the Kindergarten Social), Kindergarten families may walk their child to class. 

  • Arrival and Dismissal will take a few extra minutes this week so please plan accordingly. 


Early Release Day Friday at 1:45pm


As a reminder that students will be dismissed at 1:45pm this Friday, September 2.


The Weatherstone PTA Welcomes You To Join Us


WHAT: First PTA Meeting of 2022-2023

DATE: Thursday September 1st

TIME: 11am-12pm

PLACE: Virtual - Please complete this form to receive the meeting link


  • Meet the PTA Officers
  • Approve the Budget for 2022-2023
  • Open Positions
  • Upcoming September Events
  • Closing Remarks

We hope that you will be able to attend, and look forward to your support for a wonderful school year!


Upcoming Dates




  • 29- First Day of School

  • 29- Kindergarten Staggered Entry Begins




  • 1- Kindergarten Staggered Entry Ends

  • 1- WES PTA Meeting
  • 2- Early Release Day Dismissal at 1:45pm

  • 5- No School Labor Day

  • 6- Kindergarten Social in Cafeteria 9:00am-9:45am

  • 20- Open House 5:30pm-7:00pm

  • 26- No School Teacher Workday

  • 27- School Picture Day

  • 30- 1st Quarter Interim Reports

  • 30- Weatherstone Family Picnic 5:30pm-7:30pm