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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Announcements

  • CARES

    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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