Welch Elementary School

Where our students are soaring to success.

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  • April 2017 Important Dates

    Stay up-to-date on important events at Welch Elementary. Download our latest April 2017 Calendar.

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  • Energy Express 2017

    Are you looking for a fun way to spend the summer? Well look no further! Energy Express offers Family Style Meals, engaging artwork, writing stories, skits, plays, weekly-take-home books, games and much more! If you would like more information, download the 2017 pdf flyer.

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  • McDowell County Lil’Superheroes Fair

    On April 28, 2017 McDowell County host an event for families and children ages birth to five. It will be located at the Welch National Guard Armory. For more information regarding this event, download our pdf flyer.

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  • Tips on Engaging Conversations with Kids

    Welch Elementary would like to emphasize the importance of engaging conversations with kids. We realize that most kids are reluctant to share information about their school day. Download our pdf flyer that offers practical tips and suggestions for parents and guardians to engage their child in conversations about their school day.

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  • Pennies for Puppies and Kittens

    Welch Elementary Student Council and Kindness Club is working together to help our local no-kill animal shelter. This starts March 28, 2017 and will end by April 28. 2017. (For more information, be sure to download our pdf flyer.)

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  • May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

    Mrs. White at Welch Elementary would like to stress the important role of being active in order to be healthy! In recognition of this, we will have a Biddy Basket Ball Game held after school. Each grade will play May 18, 2017. Also, we will have a Faculty Volleyball Match May the 24th.

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  • Go Blue for Autism Awareness

    All students and staff are encouraged to wear blue in support of Autism Awareness Day this Friday, which is March 31, 2017. Autism Awareness Day is April 2, 2017.

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Welcome to Welch Elementary School...

Where our students are soaring to success!   


The core beliefs of Welch Elementary School

We will meet the needs of the whole child, establish a caring environment by strengthening the home/school connection, and prepare our students to contribute to an ever-changing society. 

Welch Elementary School Goals

1. Meet or exceed our Index Target in reading and mathematics as measured by WV Statewide Summative Assessment  

2. Promote a culture of high expectations and positive relationships

  Mascot: Eagles

Colors: Maroon and Gold