Wilkesboro Elementary Students SOAR           S ~ Stay Safe          O ~ Outstanding Attitude          A ~ Always Respectful          R ~ Responsible           Wilkesboro Elementary Students SOAR           S ~ Stay Safe          O ~ Outstanding Attitude          A ~ Always Respectful          R ~ Responsible

From the Eagle's Nest

 Please open the link below to read the most current newsletter from Mrs. Burchette.



Congratulations to Wilkesboro's principal, Mrs. Sandra Burchette, for being selected as Wilkes County's Principal of the Year! We at Wilkesboro Elementary are proud of you!

After School Opportunities

Good News Club

Good News Club is an exciting, fun-filled 90 minutes once a week.
It includes:  

*Dynamic Bible Lessons
*Creative Learning Activities
*Inspiring Missionary Stories
*Meaningful Songs
*Life-Changing Scripture Memory

Tuesdays until 4:45 PM
Hosted by Oakwoods Baptist Church


Kindergarten Registration


February 12 and 26, 2015

6:00 - 7:00 PM in the Media Center

The following information is REQUIRED for Kindergarten enrollment. Please make sure that you bring all of the information to your appointed Kindergarten screening. The enrollment process is all on-line. More information will be given at the Kindergarten Enrollment meeting.

Spanish Flyer


Wilkesboro is pleased to announce that yearbooks may now be ordered online. Please visit ORDER NOW to purchase a 2014-2015 WES yearbook. You will need to enter 11752415 as the Yearbook ID Code for Wilkesboro Elementary. You may also donate to a fund to help purchase yearbooks for students who would otherwise not receive a yearbook. Thank you for all your help!

Information was sent home on 1/9/15 about purchasing your child's yearbook through school. You will no longer be sending a deposit in. The full amount of $25 must be paid up front by 2/27/15.

Parent Information

Please view the "Weather - Limited Bus Route".

Escuelas Del Condado De Wilkes Plan for Einclemencia Del Clima

REMEMBER if buses run on a limited route in the MORNING, they will run on a limited route in the AFTERNOON as well.

Please view the Winter Weather Information for Students and Staff.

Student Ambassadors

In-House Crew


Flag Crew


Media Assistants

Second Quarter:  Fifth Graders have been selected as our student ambassadors. Students had to write an essay and model our school motto of SOAR.



Wilkesboro Elementary received a Green Ribbon Award at the NC PBIS Recognition Ceremony for the 2013-2014 school year. This award was earned by implementing school-wide behavior systems and scoring above 80% for Level I Implementation on the annual evaluation. Congratulations to the PBIS Team, the Wilkesboro Elementary Staff, and Wilkesboro's students for SOARing on a daily basis!
The students, staff, and parents of Wilkesboro Elementary School are very proud of our school. We are a part of the Wilkes County School System.

Monthly Attendance Winners

A K-2 and a 3-5 class earn the honor each month of displaying the Attendance Award Banner. Help congratulate our high attendance winners for Month 4.

Our winning class for grades K-2 is Johnson - 98.05%

Our winning class for grades 3-5 is Key - 97.44%


School Improvement Team and Plan

Members of Wilkesboro Elementary School's School Improvement Team (voted on 9/6/14) include:


  Sandra Burchette 

Assistant Principal

  Danielle Dowell

Instructional Specialist

  Tamarah Cornette

Teacher Representatives  

TA - P. Parker, PK - Mondragon,

K - A. Stone, 1 - S. Hagaman,

2 - C. Jolly, 3 - S. Key,

4 - C. Folwer, 5 - K. Cogdill,

EC - A. Yandle, Special - C. Edwards,

Media - J. St.John

Chairperson - J. Cardwell

Parent Representatives
  Erin Anderson and Kathryn Wright


NC School Report Card

Mission and Vision

The mission of Wilkesboro Elementary School is to empower our students with skills, knowledge, and strength of character, enabling them to become good decision makers and lifelong learners.

Vision: Wilkesboro Elementary School is a progressive and nurturing community where all stakeholders engage with students in the continuing pursuit of academic excellence.

Crime Stoppers

Upcoming Events

Friday, March 6
DRESS UP AS YOUR FAVORITE CHARACTER of any book. Have your book to share please!
JAWC 4th and 5th
Sunday, March 8
Daylight Savings Time Begins
Wednesday, March 11
PTO Executive Committee
PTO Executive Committee


Today, 3/6/2015
High: 41 Low: 21
Mostly sunny
13% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 3/7/2015
High: 57 Low: 24
Mostly clear
0% chance of precipitation.