Theme: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
School Day: 9:15am – 4:15pm
Extended Care: 6:30am – 6pm
Summer Programs: STEM Summer Camp offered for grades 3-5
Only elementary school in the state of TN chosen to participate in Project Lead the Way's Biomedical Science and Computer Science curriculum
iPads, laptops & computers offered in all classrooms; all classrooms SmartBoard ready. Interactive PE classes (Web & Game-Based)
Students have been the TN State Champions in VEX Robotics; they represented Tennessee in VEX's World Robotics Competition. Students have placed 1st place in the University of Memphis's E-Day for transportation design. School won a 3D printer from the Tennessee STEM Innovation Network and have received a Tennessee STEM Leadership Academy Grant; STEMscopes curriculum winner, and the recipient of an Exxon Mobil Educational Alliance Math & Science Grant. WESS is the first SCS school to host a VEX Competition.
21st Century Library that includes a Computer Science lab and a Game-Based Learning Lab.
All field trips focused on STEM and college- and career-readiness; received $20,0000 grant from Verizon for Summer STEM Camp.
Extracurriculars: VEX Robotics, STEMcast (broadcasting, webcasting, pod-casting), 4-H, 3-D Printing Club, SECME, Science Club, Technology Club, Engineering Team, Math Club, St. Jude, First LEGO League, Jr. Robotics Club, Green Team, Builders Club, Recycling Team, Choir, Drum Line, Art Club, Garden Club, Grub Club, STEM-Writing Club, Digital Yearbook Club, Digital Arts & Beautification Club
Gifted Education: CLUE
Special Education: Inclusion-Resource
Parent Involvement: PTO, Parent University for STEM, Language Arts, and Math, Family STEM Night, STEM Club Showcase, Muffins for Moms, Donuts for Dads, and more.
Tours: Monday-Thursday 10am-3:30pm by appointment - contact Principal Elliott
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