Daily Morning Announcements
Welcome to Kate Smith Elementary!
¡Bienvenido a la escuela primaria Kate Smith!Kate Smith is recognized as a model Nevada Governor Designated STEM School.You can read more about this at http://www.wearewcsd.net/?p=8946. We have worked extremely hard as a school community and this designation is a testament to our community and a commitment as a school to continue leading our students to success in all areas!Kate Smith provides a culture that is both academic and social in a respectful, caring, safe, and supportive way. We inspire and motivate our students through a rigorous, learning focused environment that fosters meaningful and purposeful communication to collaborate with others. At Kate Smith Elementary School, our students become innovative, responsible, productive, socially aware, critical thinking members of the community.It is the mission of Kate Smith Elementary School to continually strive for excellence in our work, our students, and ourselves by following the Kate Smith Core Principles of Accountability, Quality, and Responsibility.Check out this video highlighting what it means to be a Kate Smith Cougar!
Kate Smith is a Platinum Level PBIS school.Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports (PBIS) is a proactive approach to improve school safety and promote positive behavior. The focus of PBIS is prevention, not punishment.At Kate Smith, students learn expected behaviors for each common area through explicit instruction and opportunities to practice and receive feedback. We use Cougar Cash and Classroom Positive Paws to reinforce students who are following our ROARS expectations (see the Matrix below). If you have any questions about our PBIS program, please contact our school counselor, Lauren Frydman.
From the District...
Notice of Non-Discrimination and Web-Accessibility
The District prohibits bullying, cyber-bullying, harassment, sexual harassment, discrimination and/or retaliation in any of its educational programs/activities, employment, and employment opportunities. For the District's full Notice of Non-Discrimination statement as well as methods to address questions and concerns please visit our Notice of Non-Discrimination and Web Accessibility page. For more information, visit the Civil Rights Compliance Department page.
WCSD Parent Student Handbook