Christian Jackson from Jackson & Peck Financial Group spoke to Mrs. Lay's class yesterday about "Financial Adulting" budgeting, saving and retirement investments such as a 401k and IRA.
Don't forget about our Holly Jolly Christmas Festival on Sunday from 3:00-5:00pm. This year is going to be our best year yet!
Sixth graders are beginning to discuss the different layers of Earth. Students discussed the names of the layers along with ways to help remember them. They also researched the thickness of each layer. This “Edible Layers of the Earth” Lab involved using Peanut M&M’s to analyze similarities and differences.
Zeb Rashid was recognized this past weekend for being named to the IHSFCA 1A All State Team. Great job Zeb!!!
Students in Mrs. Frank's English 2 class completed character maps for their midterm on To Kill A Mockingbird. They had to include symbols, character traits, and text-based evidence as part of the final design.
WES Families: As the weather continues to grow colder, please send your student with appropriate clothing to keep warm outside. Students will need boots and snow pants in order to play on the snow areas at recess. For misplaced items, students should stop by the Elementary Office or check the Lost and Found.
Bureau Valley (3-2) 45 Elmwood (1-4) 41
Stark County (3-2) 50 Putnam County (1-4) 43
Wethersfield (3-2) 50 Annawan (4-1) 52
Second Place: Bureau Valley
Third Place: Wethersfield
A very exciting final night at the 2023 Wally Keller!
Wally Keller Tournament Friday Night
Stark County 49. Bureau Valley 45
Annawan 43 Putnam County 39
Wethersfield 72 Elmwood 64
Your Flying Geese play Annawan at 6 pm tomorrow night...winner is CHAMPION of the 2023 Wally Keller!
Game 2 of the Wally Keller on Tuesday saw Elmwood defeat Stark County on a last second layup 40-39. Your Flying Geese were victorious in the final game 73-31 over Putnam County. All teams have a record of 1-1 heading into third night action which starts at 2:00 Wednesday
In the first contest of the second night of the Wally Keller hosted by Wethersfield HS the Annawan Braves take down the Storm of Bureau Valley 51-49.
The Kewanee VFW 8078 just announced the winners of the 2023-24 Patriot’s Pen Youth Scholarship Competition. Wethersfield Junior High students took first through third place! First place went to 7th grader Kayleigh Hampton. She was awarded $75 and a certificate. Kayleigh’s essay advances to the VFW District 8 competition. Placing 2nd was WJH 7th grader Caleb Neuleib with a $50 prize, and Kyra Galbraith earned third place and $25. The students submitted 300-400 word essays answering, “How are you inspired by America?”. Congratulations to these students on a job well done! Pictured from L to R: VFW 8078 Commander Rob Cade, Caleb Neulei, Kayleigh Hampton, Kyra Galbrath, Auxiliary President Linda Jacobs.
Students in Mrs. Lay's Media class worked on some Thanksgiving projects last week. They created videos using Powerpoint and Pop Art. Check out these festive pieces of artwork!
Students in Mrs. Lay's Modern Living class planned and prepared a Thanksgiving meal comparing traditional cooking methods with the use of modern cooking options. They used an air fryer, indoor grill, microwave, waffle maker, and slow cookers. They definitely realized the time-saving advantages of the equipment.
In preparation for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, first graders in Mrs. Martinez's first grade classroom created their own balloons for their own little parade in the hallways of Wethersfield. They made a design and then created their very own Balloons Over Broadway.
The final game of the night was between Bureau Valley and Wethersfield. Bureau Valley won 53-38.
The second match-up of the night was between Elmwood and Putnam County. Putnam County won 58-35.
The Wally Keller Basketball Tournament kicked off tonight at 5pm. The first game was between Annawan and Stark County. Stark County won 50-38.
In Ms. Gault's Chemistry class, students conducted a flame test. Did you know that different metallic salts and metal ions release different colors as they are heated and release energy?
It wouldn't be Thanksgiving without a little football! Students in Mrs. Woller's second grade classroom listened to the story Turkey Bowl. In this story, Ethan always watched his relatives play in the annual Turkey Bowl. It's finally his time to shine, but plans changed when an unexpected snowstorm hit the night before Thanksgiving. In class, they discussed words to describe the characters' emotions and wrote about how Ethan's feelings change throughout the story. Check out these awesome football players!