W. W. Ashurst Elementary School
Kathy Downs, Principal
Vision Statement: School and Community working together, striving to meet the needs of all Mission Statement:
Educate, Engage, and Empower Each student to succeed in a dynamic world.
Regular School Hours:
PreK 8:45-11:15 a.m. or 12:30-3:00 p.m.
Grades K-3 8:55 a.m. - 3:20 p.m.
Principal's Newsletter Transportation School Supply Lists: Menu Quantico School Board Weather Contact School Board
Calendar of Events:
October 23-October 31, Red Ribbon Week; Dress up Days:
Thursday, October 30 Say "Peace Out!" to Drugs
Wear tie-die, hippie clothing, bright colors
Friday, October 31 "Too Smart to Start!"
Wear red, your school spirit or career "Dress for Success"
Friday, October 31; CARES Assembly; 2:00 p.m.
November 4, 5 and 6; 11:50 a.m. Early Dismissal for Grades K-3 for Parent/Teacher Conferences; Regular Schedule for PreK/PSCD
Tuesday, November 11; Federal Holiday; No School
Friday, November 14; End of PreK Trimester; No School for PreK
November 19-21; PreK/PSCD Conferences; No School for PreK/PSCD
November 26-28; Thanksgiving Holiday; No School
Tuesday, December 2; Student Photo Retake Day
Thursday, December 4; Early Dismissal for Students; 11:50 a.m.
December 22-January 2; Winter Break
The Department of Defense has initiated a study, CONUS Education Options Assessment (CEOA) by the National Defense Research Institute (RAND). The objective of the study is to recommend options that most effectively balance cost, quality and implementation considerations. Read the CEOA letter to parents.
Ashurst School’s Continuous School Improvement Goals
SMART GOAL 1: By the year 2014, all students will improve their math problem-solving skills, supported across the curricula, with a five percent increase in the number of students at or above standard each academic year as measured by selected system-wide and local assessments.
SMART GOAL 2: By the year 2014, all students will increase their higher level thinking across the curricula with a focus on analysis, the separation or breaking up of something into smaller parts, with a five percent increase in the number of students at or above standard each academic year as measured by selected system-wide and local assessments.
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