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 Bus Schedules School Supply Lists: Menu Quantico School Board Weather Contact School Board
Constitution Day & Citizenship Day/Week (September 15-19)
This year will mark the 227th anniversary of the signing. Read More...
Calendar of Events:
Wednesday, September 24; No School; Teacher In-Service Day
September 26-October 3 - PEA Sponsored Book Fair
Friday, September 26; CARES Assembly; 10:00 a.m.
Tuesday, September 30, 4:30-6:30 p.m.; Family Night at the Book Fair
Thursday, October 9; Early Dismissal for Students; 11:50 a.m.
Monday, October 13; Federal Holiday, No School
Thursday, October 23, End of First Quarter
Friday, October 24, Teacher Work Day; No School for Students
October 23-31 - Red Ribbon Week
November 4, 5 and 6; Early Dismissal for Grades K-3 for Parent/Teacher Conferences; Regular Schedule for PreK/PSCD
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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