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French Immersion and Intensive French Registration for 2021-22 School Year

January 18, 2021
French Immersion registration at Lady Grey Elementary School in Golden is from February 1 to​ Feb 26 at 3:00 p.m.  Parents of Grade 3 students will be notified of registration in early February.  Please see Lady Grey Elementary School's website for more information. Intensive French  online registration for all Kimberley and Windermere Zone students...

Kindergarten Registration 2021-2022 School Year

January 08, 2021
​We are excited to welcome kindergarten registration applications for children born in 2016, turning 5 in 2021. Registration is from January 25 to February 5.    Here is a link to catchment areas if you are not sure which school your child should be attending.   Please call your school...

​Student Representative to the Indigenous Education Council on the Territories of The Ktunaxa and Secwepemc

October 18, 2020
​ Student Representative to the Indigenous Education Council on the Territories of The Ktunaxa and Secwepemc   The School District and its Indigenous Partners in Education are seeking two interested individuals to represent Indigenous student voice at the Indigenous Education Council table. If you are an Indigenous student between the ages...

Ministry Update RE: September 2020 School Reopening

August 02, 2020
​Hello WES Parents and Guardians, 
Please see the updated information from the BC Ministry and SD6 Superintendent regarding the early planning of schools opening up at Stage 2.  
Thank you
July 29, 2020 Superintendent's Message.pdf
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Thank you Elinor Florence!

November 11, 2019
Invermere author Elinor Florence visited Windermere Elementary School last week to tell our students about how children helped to win the Second World War, through such efforts as rationing, recycling, and writing letters.
Parents and students can read her whole blog post here:
Elinor has written a lot about Canadians in wartime...
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Welcome Back! Important New School Year Info!

August 26, 2019

Hello to our WES families! Welcome back!  Please read the important information below for our 2019/2020 school year start up: ALL previous WES students are to attend their their last year's classroom for the first day of school.  Please pack your child a snack and have them bring a water bottle.  No lunch...
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WES Meet and Greet

September 14, 2018
  Parents/Guardians! WES is inviting you to a  Meet and Greet  on  Tuesday September 18 th  from 6:00 – 7:00 pm .  We are requesting that parents/guardians with  primary  students (K-3) stop by from  6:00 – 6:30 pm  and those with  intermediate  students (4-7) join us from  6:30 – 7:00 pm...

WES Renovation!!! - Update and information

September 03, 2018
  Hello WES Families! As I am sure many of you have noticed, WES is getting a significant renovation!  The entire exterior envelope of our school is being replaced.  This includes the installation of new siding and new exterior doors and windows.  We are also getting a brand new fence on...
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Welcome Back!!!

August 27, 2018

Hello to our WES families! ALL students are to attend to their previous homeroom (their last year's classroom) for the first day of school.  Please pack your child a snack and have them bring a water bottle.  No lunch is needed this first day.   Classes only run from 8:35 am - 11:30...

SD6 Operations Department - Equipment for Sale

July 05, 2018
​School District No. 6 is accepting offers on equipment for sale.  Closing date for offers is Wednesday, July 11th, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.   Please click on the following link for more information Equipment for Sale.pdf

Student Celebration of Learning!

April 23, 2018
​ WES Student Celebration of Learning WES will be hosting a Student Celebration of Learning on:
Wednesday May 2nd from 5:00 – 7:00 pm. 
Instead of an informal report being sent home, we are hosting an open house to celebrate and showcase your child’s learning. This will be an opportunity to...
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Gr. 7 Ski Day - Monday Feb. 26

February 23, 2018
​A gentle reminder that Gr. 7 students will be heading up to Panorama for their last ski day!  We hope everyone has a great time! ​
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WES is recognizing Pink Shirt Day - Feb.28, 2018!

February 23, 2018
On February 28, 2018, we encourage everyone to practice kindness and wear pink to symbolize that you do not tolerate bullying. WES has a strong foundation of respectful expectations.  These expectations are displayed, practiced, and recited every single day at our school.  These, of course, are our WES School Pillars:  We...
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WES Family Literacy Day!

January 23, 2018
​To celebrate reading, WES is holding a whole school reading session this Friday.  Please come join us Friday January 26th from 8:30 - 9:15 am!  Come read along with your child!
Family Literacy Day is a national awareness initiative created by ABC Life Literacy Canada in 1999 and held annually on...

DRAFT School Calendars for 2018-2019 and 2019-2020

January 02, 2018
​Draft calendars are being circulated for review prior to the February 13, 2018 Board Meeting.  Please send any feedback to​ prior to February 7th at 4:00 p.m. 2018-2019 School Calendar DRAFT Dec 2017.pdf 2019-2020 School Calendar DRAFT Dec 2017.pdf​ ...

WES Christmas Concert - Thursday Dec. 14

December 05, 2017
​This year’s Christmas Concert will be on Thursday, December 14 with two performances: 1:15pm and 6:00pm in the school gym.  We hope to see you there! ​

Science World Presentation!

November 23, 2017
A HUGE thank you to the WES PAC for arranging the Science World Vancouver - On the Road program to come to our school tomorrow!  Everyone is looking forward to the presentations!​ ​

Student Conferences!

November 23, 2017
Parents/guardians: WES student conferences are taking place next week between Nov. 27 - 30 and spots are filling up fast!  Please contact our school 250-342-6640 to speak with Mrs. Nelson to make an appointment.   Thank you!

Letter to parents/guardians from the Minister of Education

November 03, 2017
​Changes to the New Curriculum Implementation Schedule for Grades 10 - 12.
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School-Wide Swim

October 19, 2017
​ ​​School-Wide Swim - Tuesday, October 31 11:30-2:30 at Fairmont Hot Springs Pool
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Picture Re-Takes

October 06, 2017
​ Picture re-takes will be on Thursday, October 26, 2017

Westside Legacy Run

October 06, 2017
​ RUN FOR DREAMS—Westside Legacy Trail   WES Students will be participating in the Westside Legacy Trail "Run for Dreams" on  Thursday, October 12th.    The event is to raise money for the Westside Legacy Trail. Pledge forms will be sent home this week if you wish to participate in the...
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Terry Fox Run

September 21, 2017
​ ​WES will be holding our Terry Fox Run on Friday, September 29, 2017.
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2017 - 2018 School Year

September 21, 2017
​ Welcome to Windermere Elementary School!

Windermere Elementary School

4747 Government St., Windermere, BC V0B2L2 Phone: 250-342-6640 Office Hours: M-F 7:30am-3:00pm
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