W. W. Ashurst Elementary School
Kathy Downs, Principal


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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.

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First 100 Days

Calendar of Events:

      October 22-October 31, Red Ribbon Week; Dress up Days:

      Wednesday, October 22

      National Unity Day-No Bullying
      Wear orange

      Thursday, October 23
      "Hair's" to a Drug-Free Life!
      Crazy Hair Day
      Friday, October 24
      No School; Teacher Workday
      Monday, October 27
      "Team Up" Against Drugs!
      Wear a team shirt, jersey, uniform or camouflage!
      Tuesday, October 28
      "Sock it to Drugs!"
      Wear crazy or mismatched socks
      Wednesday, October 29
      "Follow Your Dreams...Don't Do Drugs!"
      Wear pajamas, a robe, slippers...
      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"

      Thursday, October 23, End of First Quarter

      Friday, October 24, Teacher Work Day; No School for Students

      October 23-31 - Red Ribbon Week

      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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Last Updated October 17, 2014