Welcome to West Elementary!

The 2023-2024 School Year is Fast Approaching

Be sure to visit the Principal's Corner for a Welcome Back message from Principal Kara Huisman.

School Supply Lists for 2023-2024

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3rd Grade Supply List

1 Pencil Bag or Box
1 Box of Colored Pencils 12/set
1 Pkg of Loose Leaf Notebook Paper (wide ruled) 2 Spiral Notebooks (wide ruled)
1 Set of Earbuds or Headphones'
36 #2 Pencils (3 dozen) Sharpened
1 Box of 24 Crayons
2 Glue Sticks
2 Pkgs Sticky Notes 3x3
Scissors (5" pointed tip)
1 Large Erasers (white pentel • high polymer)
3 Plastic Two Pocket Folders
1 Black Sharpie Marker
4 Black Expo Dry Erase Markers
1 Inch Binder
1 Highlighter

2 Boxes Kleenex
1 Bottle Hand Sanitizer (Girls)
1 Box of Gallon Storage Bags (Boys)

4th Grade Supply List

Colored Pencils
1 Box of 24 Crayons
4 Medium Point Dry Erase Markers
(boy-med. point, girl-fine point)
36 #2 Pencils Yellow (wood or mechanical)
2 Glue Sticks
Scissors (Fiskars)
6 Pocket Folders with prongs
1 Large Eraser
4 Spiral Notebooks (single subject)
2 Pkgs of Sticky Notes
1 Black Sharpie Marker (med. point)
1 Inch Binder
1 Set of Earbuds or Headphones
Highlighters- skinny multi pack
1 Pkg. of loose leaf paper
12 Inch Ruler {Inch & Cent.)

1 Container of Clorox Wipes
2 Boxes of Kleenex
Boys- 1 Bottle of Hand Sanitizer
Girls- 1 Bottle of Liquid Soap
Zip Lock Baggies (boys-gallon, girls-quart)

5th Grade Supply List

No Locker Decor
1 Set of Earbuds or Headphones
1 water bottle
1 Antibacterial wipes
1 Pkgs of Loose Leaf paper (wide ruled)
6 Spiral Notebooks
5- 2 Pocket Folders
1 Clipboard
36 #2 Pencils (sharpened)/ mechanical pencils
1 Pencil Bag or Box
2 large Erasers
2 Black Dry Erase Markers
2 Glue Sticks
1 box 12 Colored Pencils
1 Box 24 Crayons
2 Pkgs. Sticky Notes 3x3
Scissors (Fiskars)
1 Hand Pencil Sharpener w/ lid
1-1 Inch 3 Ring Binder (no trapper)

2 Yellow Highlighters
3 Boxes of Kleenex

West Elementary Earns National Recognition

Named 2022 National Blue Ribbon School

West Elementary has been named a 2022 National Blue Ribbon School by the US Department of Education.  West is one of only 297 schools nationwide and 5 schools in the state of Iowa to earn this prestigious recognition.

West Family Newsletter

Visit the Principal's Corner for this month's West Elementary Newsletter

Covid Quarantine Guidance

Please review the following guidelines and make sure that your child follows them if exposed.  Also, please keep your child home if they have symptoms of infectious diseases, including COVID-19.  Testing is encouraged for any child who exhibits symptoms of COVID-19.

Should your student test positive for or be exposed to Covid-19, we recommend the following actions listed below or:

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Positive Covid Test

If You Test Positive for COVID-19 (Isolate)

Everyone, regardless of vaccination status.

  • Stay home for 5 days. 
  • If you have no symptoms or your symptoms resolve after 5 days, you can go to work or attend school.
  • Continue to wear a mask around others for 5 additional days.

If you have a fever, continue to stay home until your fever resolves.


If you are exposed to Covid-19:

  • Begin masking as soon as you learn you were exposed
  • Mask for 10 days from your last exposure
  • Testing is recommended on Day 6 from exposure
  • If negative test, continue masking through Day 10

Our New Website

We're excited to showcase our new GlenwoodSchools.org website. Please read an important update regarding many of the new features by clicking on the button below.