West Wind

Elementary School

Inspire all students to achieve their greatest potential

  • "A Teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops."--Henry B Adams, American historian

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District News

West Wind Events

Technology Checklist (Grade K-2)

    • Student uses basic keyboarding skills (Grade K: letter indentification/Grade 1: 5-10 words a miniute/Grade 2: 10-20 words a miniute)


    • Student illustrates and communicates original ideas and stories using digital tools and media rich resources


    • Student identifies, researches, and collects data using digital resources and proposes a developmentally appropriate solution


    • Student works in collaborative groups to produce a digital presentation or product in a curriculum area


    • Studnt finds and evaluates information related to a current or historical person or event using digital resources


    • Student uses simulations and graphical organizers to explore and depict patterns of growth such as life cycles of plants and animals


    • Student demonstrates the safe and cooperative use of technology


    • Student communicates about technology using developmentally appropriate and accurate terminology


    • Student demonstrates the ability to navigate in virtual environments such as electronic books, simulation software, and websites
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Technology Checklist (Grade 3-5)

    • Student can appropriately use keyboarding skills (3rd Grade: 1 paragraph/4th Grade: 1 page/5th Grade: 2 pages all in a single sitting)


    • Student produces a media-rich digital story or report using formatting and editing tools


    • Student uses digital presentation software to modify/create works of art, graphically display information, and communicate effectively during oral presentations


    • Student recognizes bias in digital resources while researching an issue with guidence from the teacher


    • Student selects and applies digital tools to collect, organize, and analyze data to evaluate theories or test hypothesis


    • Student indentifies and investigates issues and generates possible solutions using digital tools and resources


    • Student conducts science experiments using digital instruments and measurement devices


    • Student conceptualizes, guides, and manages individual or group learning projects using digital planning with teacher support


    • Student uses technology appropriately to prevent injury to self or damage to equitment


    • Student debates the effect of existing and emerging technologies on individuals, society, and the global community


    • Student practices safe behavior on the web and understands copyright law with guidence from the teacher
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Student Computer Protocol

    • Keep Your Password To Yourself


    • Watch Where You Click


    • Keep Food and Drink Away From Technology


    • Think Before You Print


    • Save Your Work


    • Respect The Computer


    • Keep Eyes On Your Own Screen


    • Leave The Tricky Stuff To Experts
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Prize Wheel Winners

  • 1st Grade: Amaiah -- Pack of Pencils


    2nd Grade: Hazell -- Pack of Pencils


    3rd Grade: Alex -- Front of the Line Pass


    4th Grade: Franco -- West Wind Hat


    5th Grade: Cassie -- Pack of Pencils

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After School Program

  • Enrichment Center at West Wind Elementary

    Monday -- Friday: After School to 6pm


    The Program Provides:

       A Safe and Secure Environment

       Structured and Interactive Play

       Homework Assistance

       Professional and Caring Staff


    Registration Will Begin On July 16!


    For More Information Contact:


    Park, Recreation & Arts Department

    City of Lancaster

    Parks, Recreation & Arts

    44933 Fern Avenue

    Lancaster, CA 93534

    (661) 723-6077




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    The Lancaster School District is now enrolling for our CARES After School Program (it's free!). CARES offers students a nutritious snack, homework assistance, and both academic and recreational enrichment. It is available at the following school sites: Desert View, Discovery, El Dorado, Jack Northrop, Joshua, Lincoln, Linda Verde, Mariposa, Monte Vista, Sierra, and Sunnydale. For further information, contact the CARES Office at 948-4661 x209.


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