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C.W. Shipley Elementary
652 Shipley School Road
Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
304-725-4395
 
Heather Boucher, Principal

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  • HARPERS FERRY'S ART WALK
     
    Congratulations to the following students, whose art was chosen to be displayed at the Harpers Ferry Train Station:  Charles Liddell, Elizabeth Temple, Hannah Barnhouse, and Annabella Temple.
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  • MARTINSBURG JOURNAL DESIGN-AN-AD WINNERS
     
    Congratulations to the following students on their winning design-an-ad entries:  Gregory McWilliams and Melannye Alcala (Grand Prizes); Lily Orlando, Adrienne Troxell, and August Costello (First Place); Elizabeth Gottlieb, LeAnn Boggs, Amaya Szemborski, and Helena Radford (Second Place); Kailin Spencer, Gabrielle Sine, and Zack Holmes (Third Place); and Sonora Smith and Melody Taylor (Honorable Mention).  The Design-An-Ad Awards Ceremony was held on Tuesday, April 7 at the Martinsburg Mall.  
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  • COOK'S CHOICE MENUS (MAY 1 AND MAY 26-29)
     
    May 1
    Breakfast:  Breakfast bar choice, cheese stick, banana, milk
    Lunch:  Pizza, toss salad with dressing, corn, oatmeal chocolate chip cookie, apple, milk
     
    May 26
    Breakfast:  Pancake on stick, fruit choice
    Lunch:  Cheeseburger on wholewheat bun, lettuce, tomato, mayo, carrots with dip, tater tots, fruit choice, milk
     
    May 27
    Breakfast:  Waffles (with cinnamon), yogurt, fruit choice, milk
    Lunch:  Egg Patty, sausage patty, hashbrowned potatoes, slice tomato, salsa, biscuit, fruit choice, milk
     
    May 28
    Breakfast:  Banana Muffin, yogurt, juice, fruit choice, milk
    Lunch:  Beef nachos with taco chips, refried beans, toss salad with dressing, fruit choice, milk
     
    May 29: 
    Breakfast:  Cereal bar choice, yogurt, fruit choice, juice, milk
    Lunch:  Chicken chunks, egg roll, brown rice pilaf, steamed oriental vegetables, fruit choice, milk
     
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  • C. W. SHIPLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

    KINDERGARTEN  REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS

     

     

    1.  State Certified Birth Certificate

    (Student must be 5 years old before September 1)

     

    2.  Immunization Records

                (According to West Virginia State Law and Rules)

     
    3.  Physical (Each student entering Kindergarten must have a five year old Physical. Physical forms for a five year old are available at the local doctors' offices, Jefferson County Board of Education Office, or on the Jefferson County website under Medical Forms.  Please call your Doctor for an appointment before school starts.)  The Physical Form is due before the first day Kindergarten Students start to school.
     
    4.  Dental Examination Documentation.  Proof of exam should show the date of the exam (within the previous 12 months) and have the dentist's signature.

     

    5.  Social Security Card

     

    6.  Proof of Residence (911 Physical Address)
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    Ethan Fisher and board vice president, Mark Osbourn honor Ethan’s Certificate of Excellence for advancing as a semifinalist to the National Geographic State Bee.
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  • Shipley Wrestlers! 
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    Three C.W. Shipley students placed at the Mason-Dixon Wrestling Tournament, which was held on March 1 in Hedgesville.  James Battulga (second grade) placed first in his category, Garrett Fauble (third grade) placed third in his category, and Tristan Rucker (second grade) placed sixth in his category.  Congratulations James, Garrett, and Tristan!
    The order of students in the photo: Garrett Fauble, James Battugla, Tristan Rucker. 
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  • YOUNG WRITERS  COMPETITION

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    Grace Esterly (Grade 4) won the county Young Writers Contest for her essay, "A Day at the Farm."  Her essay will advance to the state Young Writers Competition, which is held in Charleston in May.  Grace will receive a plaque to commemorate her achievement.  Congratulations, Grace!
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  • SCHOOL CLIMATE SURVEYS:
     
    STUDENT SURVEY
     

    As part of the WV Safe and Supportive Schools Initiative, students in Grades 3-5 are invited to take part in the WV School Climate Student Survey.  The survey will be administered online in a school-based computer lab and will take about 20 to 30 minutes to complete. 

    You may request to see a copy of the survey at the school office, or view it using this link:  http://wvde.state.wv.us/healthyschools/wvscs/documents/WVSCSElem2013.pdf.  A green permission form will be sent home with students in Grades 3-5 on Wednesday, March 11.  Please return the form to your child’s school by Friday, March 20.
     
    To access the student survey click HERE.
     
    Password to Access the Student Survey is: S037206
     
    PARENT SURVEY
     
    Parents are invited to take part in the WV School Climate Parent Survey.  To fill out the parent survey, click HERE.
    Your login code is:  P037206  
     
    The survey link will be available through May 15.

    If you have any questions, please contact the WV Department of Education, Office of Research at 304-558-2546.

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  • CW SHIPLEY STUDENTS' ART DISPLAYED AT COUNTY AND STATE ART SHOWS
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    The artwork of Eliza Allen Lee (First Grade), Elizabeth Temple (Fifth Grade), and Wyatt Thompson (Second Grade) was entered and displayed in the Jefferson County Art Show.  Elizabeth's and Wyatt's artwork was selected to be sent to the WV State Art Show, and Elizabeth's artwork won Third Place in the WV State Art Show!  Now, the art from the WV State Art Show goes on to Arts Alive to be judged again. 
     
    Eliza Lee, Helena Radford, Emerson Tracy, and Annika Collins have their artwork shown at the Jefferson County Schools Student Art Exhibit at the Firehall Gallery at 108 N. George Street, Charles Town, WV from March 15-30.  A reception for the artists will be held March 22 from 1-4, compliments of the Jefferson Arts Council.   Congratulations to all our artists!
     
     
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  • CW SHIPLEY STUDENT ADVANCES TO STATE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC BEE
     
    NAT GEO BEE
     
     Ethan Fisher, a Fifth Grader at C.W. Shipley Elementary School, has been named a National Geographic Bee State Bee Semifinalist by the National Geographic Society.  Ethan won the C.W. Shipley National Geographic Bee and had one of the top 100 scores in the state.  He will be competing in the 2015 WV National Geographic State Bee in Athens, WV on March 27.
     
    The National Geographic Bee is in its 27th year.     The National Geographic Society invites to top 100 scoring students in each of the 50 states, District of Columbia, Department of Defense Dependents, and the US Territories to compete in the state Bees.  Each state champion will receive $100, the "National Geographic Atlas of the World," a medal, and a trip to Washington, D.C.  The national champion will receive a $50,000 college scholarship and a lifetime membership in the National Geographic Society.
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