Walker Elementary News and Events

September 17-21, 2018

Vision & Mission

Vision

The Walker Elementary vision is for all students to be college and/or career ready. Students will be respectful, responsible, and contributing citizens.

Mission

Students will be actively engaged in their learning where critical thinking and perseverance are the standards. Families, staff, and community will partner to help students develop strong academic and social skills within a safe environment where curiosity and creativity are nurtured.

Upcoming Events

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Lunch with Grandparents on September 20th & 21st

If your child has a grandparent who will be coming to school for lunch, please return the form sent home.
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What are Some Questions to Ask Your Child During Conferences?

What are your goals this year?

What have you learned so far?

What steps have you taken to reach your goal? What's your next step?

Are you proud of your work so far?

Which piece of work are you most proud of?

Which is your favorite subject? Why?

Which subject is difficult for you? Why?

What makes you happiest at school?

What do you want to be in the future?

How can these goals in school help you be what you want to be in the future?

How can I help you achieve your goals?

What is the parent or guardian's role in student involved conferences?

  • Families become partners in learning.

  • Families’ responsibilities include:

    • Providing feedback, reinforcement, encouragement, and praise;

    • Asking probing questions;

    • Help students look realistically at the quality of the work;

    • Listening and spending time with their child;

    • Seeing what school is like through the “eyes of their child”.

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Scholastic Book Fair

Walker Book Fair will be here from September 17-27.

The book fair will be open late on Monday and Tuesday (9/24 & 9/25) during conference week.

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Lunch Account App Link

Create an account to manage your child's lunch account or fill out for FREE/REDUCED LUNCH.