Category Archives: News

No School Oct. 27 & 28

Remember that school is out of session for students this Thursday and Friday due to teacher assessment and planning. Enjoy the fall break and see you on Halloween!


Parent Engagement Night Big Success

Thank you to all who attended our first Parent Engagement Night!  We were thrilled to share all the wonderful things happening with Personal Success Factors at Westerly Creek.  If you attended, please fill out our survey located at goo.gl/z22bpk.   Westerly Creek is proud to be a leader in the Denver 2020’s plan to support the […]


Bookaneer Book Fair – October 17-21

AAARG, WCE parents and kids! Our annual favorite FALL BOOKFAIR is coming soon and it’s going to be PIRATE-TASTIC! Come visit us in the Library the week of October 17th-21st  to support WCE and check out lots of great new reads. Our Fall book fair is a great way to restock your shelves at home, contribute to […]


When to Keep Students Home for Illness

As we are headed into cold/flu season, parents often ask how they know whether or not it’s ok to send a child to school who isn’t feeling well.  Our school nurse suggests following the guidelines at the link below, prepared by Children’s Hospital of Colorado.  We hope they help answer your questions and help you […]


October Count is October 5th

Every year in October the Colorado Department of Education conducts an October count at each school and the numbers from that count are used to determine how funds will be distributed to our school.  Funds are determined by the number of students in attendance during the count on the designated day.   It is very important that […]


WCE Featured in DPS’s Spotlight on Success

DPS recognized Westerly Creek Elementary for our positive work on changing the culture of discipline in Denver Public Schools.  You can read the report here. This study was conducted as part of a researcher-practitioner partnership between the University of Denver (DU) Graduate School of Social Work (GSSW) and the Office of Social-Emotional Learning at Denver Public Schools (DPS). […]


Book it to the CREEK Celebration Friday, Sept. 30!

  It’s time to celebrate all the great reading our children completed over the summer!  Festivities for the children will begin in the gym, but due to space limitations in the gym we request that only parent volunteers attend the assembly (sign up to volunteer).  Parents who would like to celebrate with their children can attend […]


WCE PTA has a new Web Address

The WCE PTA has a new web address:  http://www.thewcepta.com.  Please bookmark this new address to find all information related to our PTA!  This shift occurred after the September 1st weekly update was sent, so any links in that or earlier publications will not take you to the current site.  Please use the link above to locate […]


Thursdays are For Information Sharing

Remember, each Thursday you will receive communications from the school and from your grade team via email.  Please read these thoroughly as they contain important information.  If you are not receiving your grade level emails please contact your child’s teacher.  If you are not receiving the school-wide emails then please email wce_communications@dpsk12.org and request to […]


Enrichment Registration Open – Closes September 9th

If you are interested in your child participating in the after-school enrichment activities for the fall session, please visit the Enrichments page of our website to see all the offerings and for registration and other enrollment information.  The session will begin August 29th so secure a spot now! Some of the classes this fall include […]


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