Western Hills Elementary School

Welcome to Western Hills School of Academics, Behavior, and Attendance! Attendance Matters: Every Student, Every Day!
Skip to main content

News & Announcements

Etiquette Club Featured in Temple Daily Telegram

Our etiquette club was featured in the news. Parent volunteer, Angela Tyree saw a need for the club after visiting the campus on several occasions. She was trained by the American School of Protocol in Atlanta, Georgia and has taught the class in the private sector on many occasions. The students' will celebrate the end of the club with a proper dinner on Tuesday February 13th. (attached story and photo courtesy of Temple Daily Telegram.)
Read More »

Cabbage Craze

This year we allowed all the students in gardening club to help grow the giant cabbages given to us by Bonnie Plants. They ranged in size from 3/4 of a pound to 10 1/2 pounds!
Read More »

Mindfulness Movement

Here at Western Hills, we value emotional education just as much as academic instruction. Thanks to the Zen Kids TEF grant, our counselor has been able to teach our students how to identify their emotions and regulate their body through the use of meditation, mindfulness, yoga, and breathing techniques. Now, our teachers are joining the "Mindfulness Movement" and will be incorporating mindfulness activities in to their classroom instruction. Click the article to view our Mindfulness Movement introduction video.
Read More »

Mrs. Cook Receives KCEN TV's Outstanding Educator of the Month Award

On Wednesday, Mrs. Cook thought she was going to the 3rd grade musical to introduce the program. In actuality, she was surprised with KCEN TV news anchors waiting to present her with the Outstanding Educator of the Month Award. She was surprised and honored to receive the award. Click on the article to be directed to the full news story from KCEN TV.
Read More »

Big Blue Wave

The 2018 Big Blue Wave is coming soon! Join us on Friday, January 26 at Thornton Elementary School for this year's 5K/1K Glow Run. Registration is open. Register at www.runsignup.com/bigbluewave. Prices go up December 17! If you register by January 18 you get this year's awesome dry-fit t-shirt and cool glow stuff to wear during the race! T3 is doing a warmup at 6:15 p.m. and the race starts at 6:30 p.m. All of the money raised benefits the Grow Your Own Program through the Temple Education Foundation! #2018BigBlueWave
Download File
RSS Feed