welcome

Welcome to West Union Elementary. Our vision is to be a caring agent of change that promotes the well-being and future success of our students and community. We welcome your feedback and will do whatever possible to ensure that the students of West Union Elementary have the best educational experience. If we can be of assistance in any way, please do not hesitate to contact us.


Ben King, Principal

Karl Boerger, Assistant Principal

Emilly Collett, Assistant Principal

february bus riders of the month

West Union Elementary would like to recognize their February students of the month. Students are chosen by their bus driver for maintaining excellent behavior on the bus, following safety rules and setting a positive example for other riders. The bus riders of the month are: L to R-Tristan Furnish, Cade Morgan, Jaxtyn McCarty, Gage Carter, Brooklyn Baker, Josh Lynch, Charlie Littleton, Ethan Abrams, Audrey Weakley, Darren Justice, Christopher Young, Gavin Rowe, Jada Harrison, Chesnee Ayres, Cherokeela Johnson and Caitlin Lowe. Not pictured: Jaylynn Kindt and Ryan Evans


February Students of the Month



West Union Elementary would like to recognize theFebruary Students of the Month! 1st Row, L to R: Carlieh Sutterfield, Ryleigh Gustin, Andrew Noe, Makenna Taylor, Lylah Adams, Cody Ramsey, Lily Harlow, Harlee Blake & Logan Bradford. 2nd Row, L to R: Daulton Fenton, Logan Murphy, Kynlee Fite, Adrienne Funk, Jaylin Grooms, Brooklyn Nehus, Treyland Sullivan, Carter Hall & Raegan Cockrell. 3rd Row: Shelby Miller, Daniel Fernandez, Alexis Hembree, Wesley Ellis, Wyatt Patrick, Jason Montgomery, Westley Carver, Carley Hayslip, Hope Jordan, Isaiah Howlett & Adyn Jameson. Congratulations and keep up the fantastic work!

Ronald McDonald Visits West Union Elementary for Anti-Bullying Presentation


Ronald McDonald visited Kindergarten, First and Second Grade classes on Thursday, March 2nd. In his hour presentation he discussed the importance of working together, working hard in school, and how to respond if students experience a bully. The students absolutely loved the program. A special thanks to our local McDonalds for helping support programs such as this.

west union elementary kicks off right to read week

On Monday February 27th students at West Union Elementary kicked off their 2017 Right to Read Week. As a school, students were challenged to read 1,000 books during the week and competed against other grade levels in literacy based competitions. The week exciting activities was preluded by a visit from Senator Joe Uecker on Friday the 24th. Senator Uecker read to students as a part of our ongoing literacy based initiative that encourages community members to emphasize the value of reading. On Monday the 27th, 4th grade students had another special visit from Judge Brett Spencer. Judge Spencer read a chapter from Where the Red Fern Grows. Students in the class were given a copy of the book with a special inscription for written by Judge Spencer. Staff and students would like to sincerely thank Senator Uecker and Judge Spencer as well as other community members who continue to give their time in support of the students at WUE.


Senator Ueker reading to a kindergarten class.



Judge Brett Spencer reading Where the Red Fern Grows to a 4th grade class.



west union elementary participates in sandy hook "say hello" campaign


On Wednesday, February 7th, students from West Union Elementary participated in Sandy Hook Start with Hello campaign. The Start with Hello campaign is designed to teach students to reach out and deal with students who may be suffering from social isolation and to create a culture of connectedness and inclusion in the school. During the day, students wore name tags and greeted each other by name, they added leaves to the tree to recognize friends and classmates that had went above and beyond, a video was shown at lunch of all staff and students saying hello and students were encouraged to include others and make new acquaintances during lunch.

West union high school honor society donates winter hats and gloves

Pictured Left to right: Chelsey Yates, Shannon Runyan, Coal McClannahan, Susan Lee and Heidi McAdow.


west union elementary students compete in district spelling bee

On Thursday, February 2nd, Liberty Abner, Judah Akers, Ashley Mefford and Jaiana White competed in the district spelling bee at Peebles Elementary. Congratulations on reaching this accomplishment and respresenting West Union Elementary.

West Union Elementary Kicks Off Guest Reader Program

On Tuesday, January 17th West Union Elementary kicked off the Guest Reader Program. Over the next few months we will continue to invite parents, grandparents and other individuals from the community into the school to read. This is one of several reading initiatives for the school. Other reading programs put in place this year include the Books on the Bus Program, the Reading Mentor Program, and Books for Birthdays. We are constantly looking for ways to promote reading for our students. If you would like to volunteer or help out in any way, please contact the school.








COSI Mobile Visits West Union


COSI on Wheels is visiting WUE on January 12th and 13th. The WUE PTO sponsored the program that will allow our students in grades 1-6 to study the science of weather with a variety of hands on activities. The two day learning experience was kicked off with a school wide assembly this morning in which students participated in creating various components of a thunderstorm. We would like to thank all of our parent and student volunteers for helping make this educational experience successful!