Smiling Faces Boys 2 Men Watch Us Soar! 2017-2018 Broadcast Team Pink OUT Reading Spirit Night School Faculty and Staff Berta Weathersbee welcomes its newest Principal, Mr. Willie Cooks Million Minute Reading Challenge Mosaic Artwork 2017-2018 Teacher of the Year PBIS Rewards!
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Teacher of the Year Ms. Welch

Congratulations to Nyshunda Welch, our 2017-2018 Teacher of the Year! Ms. Welch has been teaching four years, all of them at Berta Weathersbee. She earned her undergraduate degree at the University of Georgia and earned her Master's from Columbus State University. Her motto for teaching is, "They don't care what you know until they know that you care." Congratulations Ms. Welch!

Basketball Try-Outs Basketball Try-Outs

Berta families with 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students : Our Soaring Eagles Co-Ed basketball team is hosting tryouts, this upcoming WEDNESDAY (Oct. 18th). Tryouts will be after school and students should be picked up out front at 3:30 pm. Bring your basketball shoes! 

Important- Students *must* have a signed parent permission slip to stay after school & participate in tryouts. Forms were sent home with students last week and are due this Tuesday, October 17th.

Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon Week

Fall Book Fair Fall Book Fair

Students at Berta Weathersbee Elementary School recently enjoyed the Scholastic Book Fair. The book fair, which is held once in the fall and again in the spring, allows students to purchase a wide variety of books, educational games, and school supplies. Proceeds from the sale go to the school and are used to purchase books and other equipment.

Wal-Mart Donation Wal-Mart
Huge thank you to our local Walmart’s Transportation and Safety department for their donation to BWES!
Pink OUT for Breast Cancer Awareness Pink Out

Berta families with 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students : Our Soaring Eagles Co-Ed basketball team is hosting tryouts, this upcoming WEDNESDAY (Oct. 18th). Tryouts will be after school and students should be picked up out front at 3:30 pm. Bring your basketball shoes! 

Important- Students *must* have a signed parent permission slip to stay after school & participate in tryouts. Forms were sent home with students last week and are due this Tuesday, October 17th.

Boys 2 Men Boys in Bow-ties

Berta Weathersbee Elementary School has recently started a Boys in Bow-ties group for third, fourth and fifth grade students. The boys meet twice a month for fellowship, leadership training, and to discuss topics relevant to boys at this age. Additionally the students dress for success each Thursday by wearing their best clothes and bow-ties.

Girls in P.E.A.R.L.S. Girls in P.E.A.R.L.S.

Recently, Berta Weathersbee Elementary School began a Girls in P.E.A.R.L.S. club for students in the third, fourth and fifth grades. P.E.A.R.L.S. represent the purpose of the program which is to "Present Excellence in Academics and Represent Leadership in School." In order to promote self-image and appropriate attire, the girls will dress their best every Thursday and wear a strand of pearls that they received when accepted to the program. The club meets bi-monthly after school to socialize, play games and discuss topics that cover the unique challenges that girls face.

Long-time Faculty Recognized Mrs. George and Mrs. Whitley Honored

The PTO at Berta Weathersbee Elementary School recently honored long-time faculty members Ann George and Barbie Whitley with a plant and a gift card. Mrs. George has been with the school for fifteen years and Mrs. Whitley has been there for twenty-one. Congratulations and many thanks to both of these outstanding educators!

PBIS Rewards PBIS Rewards

Several first-graders were recently earned enough "Eagle Cash" to make large purchases from the Positive Behavior Intervention and Support (PBIS) store. PBIS is a system utilized by the school to promote positive behavior through school-wide expectations and culture. With PBIS students that follow the expectations get acknowledged and rewarded. 

Million Minute Reading Challenge Million Minutes

 

Can we do it? Together, we can! We have recently been challenged to read 1,00,000 minutes by the end of the school year. The Million Minute Reading Challenge helps promote a love of reading while increasing reading stamina in students. Students will be rewarded for minutes logged with prizes and special events. Keep up the good work Berta Readers!

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