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Welcome to Our House! house

Welcome to Our House!

The Wildcats have been drawing this week for their house.

Parent Orientation "Pop In" for a Glimpse of the 2019-2020 School Year Pop In

Tuesday, August 13: Parent Orientation "Pop In" for a Glimpse of the 2019-2020 School Year

My School Bucks: School Payments Simplified

Easily pay for school items and fees

2019-2020 Classroom Supply Lists classroom supplies

Link to 2019-2020 School Classroom Supply Lists


Prevent the Dark Slide of Summer Setback! StarWars

What:  Book Fundraising Day

All proceeds will go to funding classroom libraries for West Side students.


Where: Barnes & Noble - 3030 Franklin Terrace, Johnson City, TN


When: May 4, 2019    Store Hours 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

FIeld Day Schedule field day

Please look at field day times and dates for your children.

Recap: 5th Grade Night

Parents of rising 6th graders, if you couldn't make it to 5th Grade Night or you wanted to review some of the topics we discussed, please check out the presentation here.

Puzzle Pieces Community Support puzzle

Puzzle Pieces

Typhons Swim Club swim

Love to Swim? 2019 Swim Tryouts

Support Girls on the Run GOTR

Show your support for our girls by registering for The Girls on the Run 5k Saturday, May 11.

Smile.... Spring Picture Day Picture Day

Spring Pictures will be taken at WSE on Thursday, March 14, 2019

College & Career Week March 11-15, 2019 Science

College & Career Week
March 11-15, 2019

Please change Thursday, March 14th to Spring Picture Day.

Read Across America/Dr. Seuss Dr Seuss

Friday, March 1st, Dress up as your favorite book character in celebration of Read Across America!

ECS tuition application: online for grades K-8, in person for grades 9-12

Parents interested in their children attending Elizabethton City Schools as new tuition students should apply online in the Cyclone Connection for grades K-8 or in person for grades 9-12. 

Please Place Your Orders for Your Wildcat Yearbook Now! yearbook

Being Sold online this year!
$20 for yearbook $25 for Ads
LAST DAY to order is March 6th!

Online Ordering Open Now!

WSE Celebrates Kindness Week: Always Choose Kindness kindness

Kindness Week at West Side!  This is a week where we can all focus on how we and our students treat each other and show kindness that fosters a positive culture! BE KIND!


West Side Wildcats Would Like to Thank Ms. Reasor! Counselor

School Counselors Celebrate During National School Counseling Week, Feb. 48, 2019

Mrs. Ensor's 2nd Grade Rolling Right Along 2nd math

Mrs. Ensor's 2nd grade students are enjoying a roll and comparison learning activity for math class.

Snow Ball Dance Invitation dance
Mrs. Snodgrass's 5th Grade Students Are Learning About Galaxies galaxy
Ms. Pless' 2nd Graders are Completing Word Contraction Surgery surgery

Ms. Pless' 2nd Graders have been completing word contraction surgery.

Ms. Blevins' 4th Grade Learning Fractions Baking Pies pie4th

Ms. Blevins' 4th graders are completing fraction activities in class.

Congratulations WSE Teachers of the Year Congratulations


West Side Elementary
Kim Pless
Lisa Adams

2019-2020 ECS System Level Teachers of the Year

Kim Pless


Please Support Our Awesome Cyclone Baseball Team by Attending the Baseball Silent & Live Auction on Feb. 2 baseballauction

Baseball Silent & Live Auction set for Feb. 2

The annual Elizabethton Cyclone Dugout Club silent and live auction will feature 50-80 silent auction baskets or items, as well as several live auction items. Goodwin & Street’s Auction will be conducting the auction. Proceeds benefit the Elizabethton High School Baseball Team.


Mrs. Blevins' 4th Grade Math Class Declares War.... 4thmathwar

Mrs. Blevins' 4th Grade Math Classes Declares War

Strong Schools = Strong Communities...Thank Your School Board! BOE2019

West Side Elementary would like to acknowledge January as School Board Recognition Month by honoring the Elizabethton City District School Board members: Rita Booher, Phil Isaacs, Grover May, Danny O'Quinn, and Eddie Pless.

News From Mrs. VanHuss Important Dates Dates

2019 Important Dates for West Side from

Mrs. VanHuss

Parents - 5th Grade May Day ALERT!! BabyPic

Parents, Ms. VanHuss needs the following items for this year's May Day: Please send a baby/toddler picture of your child to school. It needs to be 8 by 10 and portrait style (as shown in the pictures above).

May Day Performance Schedule MayDay

Parents, check the attached May Day schedule for your child's performance. This is an exciting performance by all our students collaborated by Mrs. VanHuss and Mrs. Keen.

Show Your Christmas Spirit on Dress Up Days Christmas

Show your Christmas spirit by dressing up for Christmas Monday and Tuesday.

Merry Christmas!

Come Discover an Enchanting Assortment of New Books at Our Enchanted Forest Book Fair. Enchanted

Come discover an enchanting assortment of new books at our Enchanted Forest Book Fair. Book Fair runs December 3rd-7th! #mybookfair

Support Your Classroom Teacher by Purchasing Books for the Classroom Libraries from the Scholastic Book Fair Wish List

Support our classroom teachers by purchasing books from the Scholastic Book Fair. Teachers are providing Classroom Wish Lists for books to be purchased for the classroom libraries. You can shop online now or shop at the Scholastic Book Fair starting Monday, December 3.

The Scholastic Book Fair is Coming...... books

Support the Wildcat Media Center by shopping at our Scholastic Book Fair coming Monday, December 3- Friday, December 7.


Shop Online starting today!

Teachers are also posting Classroom Wish Lists. Purchase or order books for Christmas gifts for your teacher.


Dare to Join Us for NIGHT AT THE SCHOOL? sleepover

Night at the School

WHERE:  West Side School Gymnasium


WHEN:  Friday, November 16th, 2018 from 7:30pm to 8:00am

          Saturday, November 17th, 2018


WHO:  West Side Students, Parents, and Faculty. 


West Side Gears Up for Family Festivus uglysweater

Family Festivus

Where: West Side Elementary

When: December 3 from 6:00-7:00

Kindergarten Enjoy Harvest Day Harvest reading

Kindergarten students at West Side Enjoy a Day of Harvest Reading and Storytelling. 

West Side 1st Graders Enjoy a Funfilled Day of Activities Halloween 1st grade

West Side 1st graders enjoy a funfilled day of activities.

Picture Re-Makes Picture Day

Picture Re-Makes Tuesday, October 30. There will be NO charge for students to have their picture taken tomorrow morning if they were absent for the first picture day. All other students will need to pay a $2 charge for re-makes.

West Side Would Like to Thank Our Elizabethton Board of Education and Elizabethton City Schools Administrators Applause

West Side would like to thank our Elizabethton Board of Education and Elizabethton City Schools administrators for their work in creating a position to enable West Side to regain our lost Math Interventionist position. 

New Shade Addition to Playground at West Side Shade

The students, faculty, and staff are enjoying the new addition of shade to the playground. Appreciation goes to the PTO and parent volunteers.

West Side Students, Faculty, and Staff Would Like to Thank PTO Chromebooks

The students, faulty, and staff would like to thank PTO and all volunteers for the awesome fundraising events and donations this school year. The West Side PTO helped West Side be technology ready by purchasing 100 Chromebooks and 23 batteries for our existing laptops.

No Time to Cook Supper? Come Out and Support the Wildcat Family at McTeacher Night mcteacher

McTeacher Night

West Side Students Participate In National Walk-to-School Day walk


National Walk to School Day is observed annually on the first Wednesday in October. This is a day to get out and get some exercise while enjoying the weather.



Students Earn Reward Day for Exemplifying the West Side Way reward

West Side students worked toward earning a Reward Day by exemplifying the true meaning of West Side Way.

A Great Day at West Side....... Spaghetti

A Great Day at West Side for students working so hard to meet their AR goals  four the 1st Nine weeks.  


Wildcats Caught Reading..... Caught Reading

We love to see when students are unexpectedly caught reading.


2018 Elizabethton Cyclones Homecoming Week Homecoming


West Side Wildcats enjoying 2018 Cyclone Homecoming activities and learning along the way. HC 33


WSE Students Caught Reading Reading

As students are working diligently toward their AR goals, we caught a few reading this week.

Homecoming Week Celebration Go Cyclones! Helmet

“West Side Homecoming Week”

October 1 – 5, 2018


Show your “CYCLONE and WILDCAT SPIRIT” and participate in the “Dress-Up Days” for Homecoming week!