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Sunday Night Announcements - Week of February 14th


     Hello Wonderful Wendell Families,


     Here are the Sunday Night Announcements for the week of February 14th:



     New Stuff


     No School on Friday or Next Monday

     There will be no school for students on Friday, February 18th (WCPSS Teacher Workday) and Monday, February 21st (President's Day Holiday).  Students will return to campus on Tuesday, February 22nd.


     All Visitors Welcome on Campus

     In accordance with updated WCPSS policies, all signage referring to "essential visitors" has been removed from campus... Which means that all are welcome once again!  

     Please reach out to your child's classroom teacher if you are interested in volunteering on campus... All volunteers will still need to complete the online registration form, which can be accessed at any WCPSS school site.

     Update:  Families will not be permitted to eat lunch on campus here at WES for the remainder of this school year.  Please contact Mr. Zellmer with any questions/concerns. 



     Friendly Reminders


     Title One Funding and Meal Benefits

      Please help WES continue to receive our Title One funding in 2022-2023 by completing a meal benefits application online at  Paper applications can be requested by calling 919-588-3535. 

     As of this message, we are still 19 applications short of our funding threshold... Tell a friend, because WES really needs to maintain that funding!


     2021-2022 Yearbooks

     Yearbooks are now on sale!  WES families can purchase yearbooks for $20 by visiting and clicking "order pictures and yearbooks".  From there, just enter your name and email and click "Access Yearbook."  Our school code is YB101443. 

     The deadline to order books at the $20 cost is February 28th... They will be $24 beginning on March 1st.  Please see this electronic flyer for all of the information.


     Give Kids a Smile

     Please see this flyer for information on a free oral health education event happening on Saturday, February 19th.


     Student Wellness Reminders

     Please keep your child(ren) at home if experiencing any of the following symptoms: 


  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea


      After your child takes a PCR test, please do not send them to school until you have the results showing "negative", at which point you can email those results to


     Thanks for doing your part to keep our students and staff healthy!


     Sign Up for the Spirit Rock

     The WES Spirit Rock is a great way to celebrate your student! Here's how:


     1) Email WES PTA ( to reserve the week you want to paint the rock.


     2) After you receive confirmation for your week, pay the $25 fee on memberhub here:


     3) Paint the rock on Saturday or Sunday to celebrate your student!


     Thanks for supporting our Wendell Eagles!


     WES Family Handbook

     Please take some time to read through our 2021-2022 WES Family Handbook, which contains school-specific information on a variety of topics.


     Here Comes the Bus App

     The Here Comes the Bus app is now available in the App Store for WES families.  Existing app users will need to add students back but should not need to reinstall the app.  Please reach out to Ms. Armstrong at with any questions/concerns.


     School Lunch Menus

     Please visit the School Meals section of our homepage to view daily breakfast and lunch menus up to five weeks in advance... You can also register for the Meal Viewer website/app.


     Mr. Zellmer's Google Voice Number

     I have a Google Voice account dedicated solely to one-on-one family communication.  Please text or call me at 919.374.0503 anytime!








     Jack Zellmer

     Principal, Wendell Creative Arts and Science Magnet Elementary School