C.W. Shipley Elementary
652 Shipley School Road
Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
Heather Boucher, Principal


  • HELP SAVE LIVES! American Red Cross
    C.W. Shipley is sponsoring a blood drive Monday, June 1st, 2015 from 1:30pm-7:00pm.  A blood drive is a commitment to helping meet the needs of seriously ill or injured patients.  Every donation may help save up to three lives!    www.redcrossblood.org    This is open to the community. 
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  • There will be an SEA meeting Monday, May 18 at 4:00 pm in the conference room to nominate officers for the 2015-16 school year. 
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    Congratulations to the following students, whose art was chosen to be displayed at the Harpers Ferry Train Station:  Charles Liddell, Elizabeth Temple, Hannah Barnhouse, and Annabella Temple.
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    Congratulations to the following students on their winning design-an-ad entries:  Gregory McWilliams and Melannye Alcala (Grand Prizes); Lily Orlando, Adrienne Troxell, and August Costello (First Place); Elizabeth Gottlieb, LeAnn Boggs, Amaya Szemborski, and Helena Radford (Second Place); Kailin Spencer, Gabrielle Sine, and Zack Holmes (Third Place); and Sonora Smith and Melody Taylor (Honorable Mention).  The Design-An-Ad Awards Ceremony was held on Tuesday, April 7 at the Martinsburg Mall.  
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    May 1
    Breakfast:  Breakfast bar choice, cheese stick, banana, milk
    Lunch:  Pizza, toss salad with dressing, corn, oatmeal chocolate chip cookie, apple, milk
    May 26
    Breakfast:  Pancake on stick, fruit choice
    Lunch:  Cheeseburger on wholewheat bun, lettuce, tomato, mayo, carrots with dip, tater tots, fruit choice, milk
    May 27
    Breakfast:  Waffles (with cinnamon), yogurt, fruit choice, milk
    Lunch:  Egg Patty, sausage patty, hashbrowned potatoes, slice tomato, salsa, biscuit, fruit choice, milk
    May 28
    Breakfast:  Banana Muffin, yogurt, juice, fruit choice, milk
    Lunch:  Beef nachos with taco chips, refried beans, toss salad with dressing, fruit choice, milk
    May 29: 
    Breakfast:  Cereal bar choice, yogurt, fruit choice, juice, milk
    Lunch:  Chicken chunks, egg roll, brown rice pilaf, steamed oriental vegetables, fruit choice, milk
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    1.  State Certified Birth Certificate

    (Student must be 5 years old before September 1)


    2.  Immunization Records

                (According to West Virginia State Law and Rules)

    3.  Physical (Each student entering Kindergarten must have a five year old Physical. Physical forms for a five year old are available at the local doctors' offices, Jefferson County Board of Education Office, or on the Jefferson County website under Medical Forms.  Please call your Doctor for an appointment before school starts.)  The Physical Form is due before the first day Kindergarten Students start to school.
    4.  Dental Examination Documentation.  Proof of exam should show the date of the exam (within the previous 12 months) and have the dentist's signature.


    5.  Social Security Card


    6.  Proof of Residence (911 Physical Address)
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    Ethan Fisher and board vice president, Mark Osbourn honor Ethan’s Certificate of Excellence for advancing as a semifinalist to the National Geographic State Bee.
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  • Shipley Wrestlers! 
    Three C.W. Shipley students placed at the Mason-Dixon Wrestling Tournament, which was held on March 1 in Hedgesville.  James Battulga (second grade) placed first in his category, Garrett Fauble (third grade) placed third in his category, and Tristan Rucker (second grade) placed sixth in his category.  Congratulations James, Garrett, and Tristan!
    The order of students in the photo: Garrett Fauble, James Battugla, Tristan Rucker. 
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    Grace Esterly (Grade 4) won the county Young Writers Contest for her essay, "A Day at the Farm."  Her essay has advanced to the state Young Writers Competition, which is being held in Charleston.  Grace will receive a plaque to commemorate her achievement.  Congratulations, Grace!
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    Please note the following calendar adjustments:
    • March 11, 12, and 13 are regular school days.  The doors at CWS will open at 8:30.  Students go to their classes at 8:45.  The tardy bell rings at 9:00.  Students are dismissed at 3:40.
    • March 27 -- end of the 3rd nine weeks grading period.
    • April 2 -- report cards will be sent home.
    • April 2 -- 2 hour early dismissal.  Students will be released at 1:40.
    • April 3-10 -- Spring Break
    • May 2 -- Father-Daughter Dance
    • June 15 -- Last day for students

    ** If there are any future changes with the calendar, we will notify you as soon as possible.

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