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Popsicles with the Principal July 20th from 4:30-6:30pm

posted Jul 1, 2017, 11:26 AM by WA Young Elementary School   [ updated Jul 1, 2017, 11:26 AM ]

Come meet your new Principal on July 20th from 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM.

Cyber Cats take 1st Runner-Up in Competition!

posted Apr 26, 2017, 8:52 AM by WA Young Elementary School   [ updated Apr 26, 2017, 8:53 AM ]

The WA Young Robotics team place 1st runner-up in the district competition on April 25th.  This team is made up of all 4th graders.  This is the first time anyone on this team has competed in a robotics competition.  The missed winning by 3 tenths of a point.  WAYE to go Cyber Cats.  They will be traveling to Charlotte on Saturday to compete in the Regionals.  Good Luck!

Kindergarten Registration

posted Mar 20, 2017, 8:14 AM by WA Young Elementary School   [ updated Jul 1, 2017, 11:23 AM ]

Please come by the school office to register your kinder student for the upcoming 2017-2018 school year. Someone will be available to help you from 7:30am-3:30pm. Please bring a copy of your child's birth certificate and proof of residency. Feel free to contact the school at 584-0632 if you have any questions. Thank you. We look forward to working with your family. 

Wildcat Wellness Night

posted Mar 6, 2017, 3:03 PM by WA Young Elementary School   [ updated Mar 6, 2017, 3:03 PM ]

We had an awesome turnout at our March Madness Wellness Night.  Great food, great fun and great memories~ especially beating the staff in basketball ;)!  Thanks to all who came out and supported our Wellness Team!

Red for Women Heart Health Awareness Day

posted Feb 5, 2017, 1:39 PM by WA Young Elementary School   [ updated Apr 6, 2017, 8:53 PM ]

The faculty and staff at WA Young wore red on Friday to show their support for women heart health awareness.  For everyone that has made donations for Jump Rope for Heart we would like to thank you.  He have met our original goal of $2500 but Mrs. Murray has upped the ante and wants us to see if we can make it to $3000.  Keep those donations coming in!

Simply Good Breakfast. Every Child. Every Day.

posted Jan 31, 2017, 10:46 AM by WA Young Elementary School   [ updated Jan 31, 2017, 10:47 AM ]

Universal Free Breakfast is now available at WA Young Elementary.  We are happy to inform you that WA Young is participating in the Universal Free Breakfast Program.  This program began  on Monday, January 30th and is a pilot program.

Universal breakfast is a program that allows every student in the school to eat breakfast for free!

Your child automatically qualifies and can start receiving a free breakfast at school immediately.

Teacher and Teacher Assistant of the Year

posted Jan 26, 2017, 5:42 PM by WA Young Elementary School   [ updated Feb 14, 2017, 4:03 PM ]

Congratulations to our Teacher of the Year Janet Lawson and Teacher Assistant of the Year Terri Morris.  
The students and staff would also like to wish Mandy Allen good luck on the new adventures in her life.  She will be truly missed by everyone.

JumpRope for Heart

posted Jan 19, 2017, 7:22 AM by WA Young Elementary School   [ updated Jan 19, 2017, 7:23 AM ]

Please help our school reach its Jump Rope for Heart goal of $2500.00.  There are 2 ways you can raise money to help your child.  You can register him/her online at www.heart.org/jump and send emails/facebook requests or you can collect donations from family and friends.  The kids earn some cool prizes and learn about helping others as well as taking care of their hearts.  I encourage you to help us.  If you have any questions please contact me at mmurray@burke.k12.nc.us.  We will be collecting money through Friday, FEBRUARY 17th.

The Elves Have Taken Over

posted Dec 2, 2016, 11:43 AM by WA Young Elementary School

WA Young began celebrating Christmas with an Elf costume contest!  Here are some of our Fabulous Elves.  The winners are the elves standing in front of the trees.  Congratulations to all that participated.


School Improvement for WA Young

posted Nov 14, 2016, 1:35 PM by Bcps Bcps   [ updated Nov 14, 2016, 1:41 PM ]

School Improvement Plan for 2016-2017 is located in Indistar.  This is a web-based tool that guides WA Young in charting its improvement and managing the continuous process.  To access WA Young's School Improvement Plan, visit Indistar and log in with username: GuestS15702 and password: GuestS15702.  The website is case sensitive.  After you have reviewed the School Improvement Plan, you can provide written feedback on this form.

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