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

ronald mcdonald visits west union elementary

On Thursday, November 2nd, Ronald McDonald visitied West Union Elementary. He spoke to Kindergarten through 2nd grade students about the importance of reading. He also took the time to read to the students. A special thanks to the local McDonalds for helping sponser this program.

September Bus Rider of the Month

West Union Elementary would like to congratulate our September Bus Riders of the Month! Dakota Chamblin, Kayden Hayslip, Alyssa Hayslip, Amara Johnson, Owen Davis, Payton Grooms, Rylan Dryden, Caitlin Carter, Eva DeMint and Marissa Thiel. Not pictured: Kaylynn Foster, Samuel Gorman, Axl Cohorn-Hayes, Kenyen Copas, Leon Copley and Alexis Taylor.


Students and parents enjoyed the Back to School Dance on Saturday, September 23rd. The attendees enjoyed dancing, food, hula hoop contest and a limbo contest. Thanks to the PTO for hosting this event.

3rd Grade hold mock trial

Students in 3rd grade held a mock trial on Wednesday, September 20th with the help of some very special visitors. The Honorable Judge Spencer and his staff assisted as these 3rd grade students prosecuted Mrs. Baldwin for the theft of a cupcake. The jury found her not guilty. This experience helped students gain a better understanding of the judicial system. A special thanks to Judge Spencer and his staff for taking time out of their busy schedule to assist with the trial.

chestnut trees planted at West Union Elementary

Above is a picture of West Union Elementary students plating Chestnut Trees. The Chestnut trees were destroyed with a blight throughout the United States in the early 1900's. The Edge of Appalachia Preserve graciously donated two trees that are resistant to the blight and they were planted by students at West Union Elementary so that future students can enjoy.

Buster the bus visits

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On the afternoon of Monday, August 28th Buster the Bus visited with Kindergarten through 3rd grade students to talk about the importance of bus safety. Buster talked about appropriate bus behavior and emphasized important rules to stay safe.

West Union Elementary Student Recognized for heroism

On Thursday, May 18th, Sheriff Kimmy Rogers recognized 4th grader James Haas for his heroic actions. In April, James acted quickly during an emergency involving his sister. His sister, Hailyann Muth's clothes caught on fire after she fell into a bonfire. James immediately responded to this dangerous situation and had her stop, drop and roll. According to physicians and family members, his quick response likely saved her from more serious injuries. The staff and students at WUE are extremely proud of you James!

Friday, May 12th West Union Elementary Promotes Being Drug Free

On Friday, May 12th, West Union Elementary students partnered with the Adams County Sheriffs Department in promoting being drug free. A special thanks to the Sheriffs Department for providing shirts for all of our students.

Volunteer Banquet recognizes west Union elementary volunteers

The success of any school is largely dependent on help from the community. West Union Elementary has been blessed with numerous community members stepping up to help our in a variety of ways. On Monday, May 8th we recognized those individuals at our 1st Volunteer Banquet. Volunteers were treated to a catered meal, were recognized for their service and a very enlighting speech from board member Charlie Bess. We truly appreciate all that you do for our students. If we failed to invite or recognize any other volunteers, please accept our sincere apology.