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November 17: Last Week for Food Drive & Cultural Arts

Next week, we will have school on Monday and Tuesday and no school the rest of the week in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Since it is a short week, there will not be an Explorer Express next week.


Cultural Arts Performance November 29th

Thank you to the PTA’s sponsorship, all students will see a Number Drummer Cultural Arts Performance on November 29th. Performance times are as follows:

K-1: 11:40-12:25 

2-3: 1:00-1:50

4-5: 2:00-2:50


Last Week for WES Food Drive

Monday, November 13 - Tuesday, November 21

Join us in giving back to our community this month. Food donations are going to a local organization’s food pantry to serve families in Wake County. Donations can be brought to school and will be collected in the front lobby. We are collecting non-perishable food items like:

  • Peanut Butter

  • Canned Tuna & Chicken

  • Soup

  • Canned Pasta Sauce

  • Canned Beans

  • Canned Fruit

  • Pasta

  • Cereal, Oatmeal, Pancake Mix


From the PTA:


Add Your Pictures to the Yearbook

We love whole class photos and informal pictures from classroom events, activities, and field trips! This link will allow you to upload your photos directly. If you have any questions or issues, you can email Haven't gotten your yearbook yet? Order at


Positivity Project (P2)

The strength of this week was Gratitude; this is next week’s strength, as well. What does this mean? You are aware of and thankful for good things that happen.  Visit the PTA website to learn more!