Welcome to NWEL
Northwest Upper Elementary School is a three through fifth grade building with over 800 students. Creating a positive school culture is a priority in our district and we are very proud of the culture that we have created in our building. We seek to accomplish this through a framework called PBIS (Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports). Within this framework our focus is on being Responsible, Respectful, Safe and Showing Effort. These four guiding qualities are foundations for all learners to engage both socially and academically.
Responsible: Engage in the NW curriculum everyday doing your very best.
Respectful: Be patient with those around you in the learning environment.
Safe: Follow the directions of the adults to maximize the learning experience.
Show Effort: Determine in your mind and practice in your actions, doing your very best.
We are fortunate to offer a variety of academic activities and supports. We offer Music, STEM and PE to our students on a rotating basis. In addition to our regular classes we have utilized our STEM lab for a Robotics Team. Our students have competed in local Robotics competitions.
Our counseling staff works with classrooms to help ensure a focus on Social Emotional Learning. We also have multiple Instructional aides that offer support to students and staff throughout all grade levels.
We are continuing to celebrate greatness daily throughout the 2020-2021 school year, whether students are Face to Face learners or Mountie Virtual Program learners. Our teachers have done a tremendous job this year as they have worked together to ensure the highest quality of education for all of our students.
Thank you again for your interest in our building and possible openings. We look forward to talking and meeting with you soon.
Eric G. Kelly Ed.S., Principal
Aaron Bush, Assistant Principal