Announcements


Concordia Wind Quintet

posted Sep 8, 2019, 12:22 PM by Jean Hendrickson   [ updated Sep 8, 2019, 12:22 PM ]

We are excited to announce that the Concordia Wind Quintet will be visiting Norman County West on Monday, October 7th at 9:30 am. They will be working with our 3rd-5th graders. Mrs. Blotsky will be working with our students ahead of time on customized curriculum to make this experience meaningful for our students. Minnesota Public Radio is sponsoring this event in our area. #ncwhasheroes #music

NCW Students Shine on Minnesota Testing

posted Aug 30, 2019, 7:57 AM by Jean Hendrickson   [ updated Aug 30, 2019, 7:58 AM ]


2019-2020 Bus Routes

posted Aug 26, 2019, 1:09 PM by Jean Hendrickson

#ncwsuperheros #back2school #constructionzone

Thank You Valley Hardware and Supply

posted Aug 21, 2019, 12:05 PM by Jean Hendrickson   [ updated Aug 21, 2019, 12:06 PM ]

A HUGE shout out to Valley Hardware & Supply - Halstad, Mn for sponsoring our give away for the kids tonight at Hendrum's Family Fun Fest. It means the world to us that you believe in us and our students. Thank you from all of us at Norman County West. #thankyou #ncwsuperheros

Media Release For August 20, 2019

posted Aug 6, 2019, 2:53 PM by Jean Hendrickson   [ updated Aug 6, 2019, 2:54 PM ]


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posted Jul 25, 2019, 11:33 AM by Jean Hendrickson   [ updated Jul 25, 2019, 11:34 AM ]


Classroom Supply Lists 19-20

*Please label each of the marked items with your child’s name or initials



Kindergarten

  • Extra pair of tennis shoes to be left at school for use in the gym

  • 1 pair of headphones for computer-NO EARBUD headphones please

  • Book bag/backpack with no rollers

  • 1 large boxes facial tissue

  • Pencil box

  • Box of Crayons- Can either choose basic 8 or box of 24 is fine too

  • Safety cut scissors (preferably Metal Blade Fiskars for Kids)

  • 1 box of any type of crackers/healthy snack to share for snacks - may ask to be replenished throughout the year

  • 4 large glue sticks

  • 8 standard yellow pencils

  • 2 plastic pocket folders

  • 1 Mead Primary Journal (K-12) notebook (can be found at Target, Walmart, and Office Max) will have head, mid, and base lines with an area on top for an illustration

  • 1 box Ziploc (or similar brand) bags (either sandwich, snack, quart or gallon size)

  • Extra set of clothing to keep on hand for emergencies

 

First Grade List

  • Extra pair of tennis shoes to be left at school for use in the gym

  • 1 pair of headphones or earbuds for computer

  • Book bag/backpack with no rollers

  • 2 large boxes facial tissue

  • Crayons (box of 16)

  • Crayola Markers

  • 2 large glue sticks

  • 24 standard Pencils 

  • 2 large pink Eraser

  • Colored pencils

  • Scissors (preferably Metal Blade Fiskars for Kids)

  • Pencil box (cigar-box size)

  • 3 plastic pocket folders with 3 prong inside

  • 1 pkg of top loading sheet protectors 

  • 1 inch white 3-ring binder

  • 1 box Ziploc (or similar brand) bags (either sandwich, snack, quart or gallon size)

  • 1 large box of any type of crackers/healthy snack to share for snacks


Second Grade

  • 1 Extra pair of tennis shoes to be left at school for use in the gym

  • 1 pair of headphones or earbuds for computer/iPad use

  • 1 Backpack (no wheels)

  • 1 Box Colored Pencils (box of 24 or less)*

  • 2-3 Elmer’s Glue sticks*

  • 12 No. 2 Pencils (no mechanical pencils or pens, Ticonderoga brand is preferred)*

  • 1-2 Large erasers*

  • 1 Pair of blunt-tipped scissors* 

  • 1 Plastic pencil box (8.5 x 5 size is preferred)

  • 2 Spiral notebooks (70 sheets/1 subject, wide-ruled)

  • 1 Composition notebook (wide-ruled)

  • 2 Two-pocket poly folders

  • 1 box of gallon or quart-sized Ziploc bags (to be shared)

  • 2 boxes of Kleenex (to be shared)

  • 1 box of any type of crackers/healthy snack to share for Milk Break (will need to replenish)

 

Third Grade

  • Extra pair of tennis shoes to be left at school for use in the gym

  • 1 pair of headphones or earbuds for computer

  • Book bag/backpack with no rollers

  • 1 or 2 large boxes facial tissue

  • 2 erasers

  • 24 #2 pencils (no mechanical pencils)

  • Pencil box

  • 2 glue sticks

  • 2 spiral notebooks (wide-ruled)

  • 3 pocket folders plain colors

  • 1 package 8 count markers

  • 1 box colored pencils

  • 1 scissors (student size)

  • 1 pencil sharpener

  • mini wireless mouse to use with Chromebook (optional - student choice)

 

Fourth Grade

  • Extra pair of tennis shoes to be left at school for use in the gym

  • 1 pair of headphones for computer

  • Book bag/backpack with no rollers

  • 2 large boxes facial tissue

  • 4 pocket folders (prefer solid colors)

  • 6 lg. glue sticks

  • 3 notebooks - red, blue and green

  • 1 box colored pencils

  • 1 box of 24 Ticonderoga #2 pencils (no mechanical pencils please)

  • 1-2 Large erasers

  • Pencil box (cigar-box size without handles)

  • Scissors

  • mini wireless mouse to use with Chromebook (optional - student choice)


 

Fifth Grade

  • Extra pair of tennis shoes to be left at school for use in the gym 

  • Book bag / backpack with no rollers 

  • 1 pair of headphones or earbuds for computer 

  • 2 boxes of facial tissues 

  • 1 pencil box or pouch 

  • #2 pencils (four packs) – Ticonderoga brand preferred 

  • 3 pens 

  • 1 small personal pencil sharpener

  • Crayons – 24 count 

  • Colored pencils – 24 count 

  • 6 glue sticks 

  • Scissors 

  • 1 container of pencil eraser tops 

  •  5 separate 70 sheet spiral notebooks (colors: red, blue, green, yellow, and purple) 

  • 5 2-pocket folders with prongs 

  • Two black and white marble composition notebooks (not spiral)

  • If you have your calculator from last year please bring it!

  • mini wireless mouse to use with Chromebook (optional - student choice)

Welcome to the NCW Family

posted Jul 22, 2019, 9:46 AM by Jean Hendrickson   [ updated Jul 22, 2019, 9:46 AM ]

We are excited to welcome three new members to the Norman County West Family. Kelsey, Katie and Tanner are going to be an AWESOME addition to our family and will do amazing things in our Kindergarten, 3rd Grade and 4th Grade classrooms. #ncwfamily

2019-2020 Free and Reduced Meal Applications

posted Jul 22, 2019, 9:14 AM by Jean Hendrickson   [ updated Jul 22, 2019, 9:15 AM ]

We are accepting applications for Free and Reduced Meals for the 2019-2020 school year. The application is located under the "Administration" tab on the district website. If you have any questions please contact Netta in the office and she will be happy to assist you. #bestschoolyearever


PTO Meeting

posted Jul 22, 2019, 8:41 AM by Jean Hendrickson   [ updated Jul 22, 2019, 8:42 AM ]

Parents, Grandparents, Teachers, and Community Members if you are interested in helping us make this the best school year ever for the students at West Elementary we would love you to join us for our PTO Meeting tomorrow evening. #bestschoolyearever

School Supply Drive

posted Jul 9, 2019, 12:31 PM by Jean Hendrickson   [ updated Jul 9, 2019, 12:31 PM ]

Please consider making a donation if you are able. This is helping kids right here in our own communities. We are working to get a drop of site located in western Norman County.

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