Programs and Contests

International Day

Wilchester alternates between Art Expo and International Day each year.  For 2018-2019, we’ll be celebrating Art Expo in the Spring.

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McGruff

  The McGruff Program is a crime prevention and safety education program for children who are in Kindergarten through 3rd grade.  McGruff encourages children to become engaged in their communities and learn about safety while having fun.  Through the McGruff Program children explore the topics of drug prevention (Red Ribbon Week October 22-26), bullying, neighborhood and …

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Odyssey of the Mind

What is Odyssey of the Mind (O.M)? Odyssey of the Mind is an international educational program that provides creative problem-solving opportunities for students from kindergarten through college. The students apply their creativity to solve problems that range from building mechanical devices to presenting their own interpretation of literary classics.  They will work in a group …

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Paw Print Express

What is Paw Print Express? Paw Print Express (PPE) is the Wilchester Elementary student mail service that allows students to write letters to friends, teachers and other staff members. Parents may also write encouraging letters to their children as well to surprise them. How does it work? Each Friday one classroom is assigned to assist …

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Reflections Art Contest

The Reflections Contest is a national program that encourages students in pre-K through grade 12 to explore and be involved in the arts. The theme for the 2018-19 school year is Heroes Around Me. Thousands of students will reflect on the theme and create original works of art in the categories of dance choreography, film production, music composition, literature, …

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Science Fair

The Wilchester Science Fair is an annual event for 1st through 5th graders at Wilchester Elementary and designed to teach students the true nature of science. The student researcher must formulate a hypothesis or need, design experiments and ensure proper data collection, and is designed to empower students, in a fun, positive manner, to realize that they can …

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Spelling Bee

For more information regarding the Spelling Bee, please contact 2018-2019 Chair: Tara Rizvi – tarariz@gmail.com  

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WCE Sister School Program

Wilchester  Elementary is part of SBISD Sister School Solution Program and has proudly supported Spring  Shadows Elementary as our sister school since 2011.  The program is designed to improve education, support teachers’ needs and most importantly to support the basic  food and clothing needs of children.   Our student council is actively involved in conducting drives such …

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