Ms. Jeni Barney
Track practice for Judith Giacoma and Jr. High is canceled tonight.
2 days ago, Ms. Jeni Barney
Ms. Jeni Barney
1st graders brought poetry to life today with Shel Silverstein’s poem titled Bandaids.
2 days ago, Ms. Jeni Barney
Mrs. Sheila Owen
More Family Game night fun! What a fun night!
2 days ago, Mrs. Sheila Owen
Mrs. Sheila Owen
Uno Fitness at Family Reading Night!
3 days ago, Mrs. Sheila Owen
Mrs. Sheila Owen
Hungry Hungry Hippos at Family Game Night! So much fun!!!
3 days ago, Mrs. Sheila Owen
Mrs. Taylor Learnard
Mrs. Pacot and Mrs. Learnard teaching dandelion measurement
3 days ago, Mrs. Taylor Learnard
Mrs. Taylor Learnard
Museum monsters!
4 days ago, Mrs. Taylor Learnard
Mrs. Taylor Learnard
More museum fun!
4 days ago, Mrs. Taylor Learnard
Mrs. Taylor Learnard
This is the 5th year the children’s discovery museum came to do activities with kindergarten!
4 days ago, Mrs. Taylor Learnard
Amelia Burke
Miss Burke’s class love it when their high school helper reads to them!
5 days ago, Amelia Burke
Mrs. Katie White
Thank you Westville Library for the awesome Touch a Truck event! A lot of Westville Students were there to enjoy!
7 days ago, Mrs. Katie White
Mrs. Katie White
Thank you Westville Library for the awesome Touch a Truck event! A lot of Westville Students were there to enjoy!
7 days ago, Mrs. Katie White
Mrs. Katie White
Thank you Westville Library for the awesome Touch a Truck event! A lot of Westville Students were there to enjoy!
7 days ago, Mrs. Katie White
Mrs. Katie White
Touch a Truck will come to the library on TODAY from 9 AM until Noon!! Children will have a chance to see a variety of vehicles up close and perhaps even get to sit in some of them. There will be emergency vehicles, construction type equipment and some surprises. Children will also be able to create a truck color scratch craft. Those attending that reside in the library district are invited to apply for their library card. Just bring a photo ID and 2 pieces of mail or other forms of identification that are current and list your name and address.
7 days ago, Mrs. Katie White
Mrs. Katie White
Fifth and first grade poetry coffee club, complete with coffee, drinks, and snacks! What a fun way to spend a Friday morning!
8 days ago, Mrs. Katie White
Mr. Mike Williamson
Playing Candy Land and reading CVC words in kindergarten this morning.
9 days ago, Mr. Mike Williamson
Mr. Mike Williamson
Mrs. Pacot's class continues to learn about shapes in math. Building cubes with Play-Doh and toothpicks!
10 days ago, Mr. Mike Williamson
Mrs. Katie White
What a beautiful day for learning outside!
12 days ago, Mrs. Katie White
Mrs. Katie White
Enjoying the beautiful weather! ☀️ 🌸
12 days ago, Mrs. Katie White
Mrs. Amy Pacot
OUTSIDE RECESS!!!
12 days ago, Mrs. Amy Pacot
Mrs. Katie White
Congratulations to our Paws winners for honesty! Great job everyone!
15 days ago, Mrs. Katie White
Scott Heatherton
OUTDOOR SCHOOL. Take 2
16 days ago, Scott Heatherton
Scott Heatherton
OUTDOOR School Final Day. I can not say enough about the professionalism of Mrs. Witsman, Mr. J, and Mrs. Holycross in making this an enjoyable experience for all. My kids loved this week and are better, more aware 4th graders.
16 days ago, Scott Heatherton
Ms. Jeni Barney
Track meet for 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade tonight at Hoopeston has been canceled. There will be no practice.
16 days ago, Ms. Jeni Barney
Ms. Jeni Barney
Working hard writing words with the vowel-consonant-sneaky/silent e.
16 days ago, Ms. Jeni Barney
Scott Heatherton
OUTDOOR SCHOOL Day 3 Part 2
17 days ago, Scott Heatherton
Scott Heatherton
OUTDOOR SCHOOL Day 3 Part 2
17 days ago, Scott Heatherton
Scott Heatherton
OUTDOOR School Day 3 The students and I have learned so much from this amazing teacher. I cant recall in recent memory a more enlightening experience.
17 days ago, Scott Heatherton
Mrs. Katie White
Mrs. McCabe’s class working hard to prepare for our school wide egg hunt!
17 days ago, Mrs. Katie White
Mr. Mike Williamson
Kindergarten Round-Up Bring your child in to meet the teachers and tour the classrooms!
17 days ago, Mr. Mike Williamson
Mrs. Amy Pacot
Ms. Janet from U of I extension came for her last visit!
17 days ago, Mrs. Amy Pacot
Scott Heatherton
OUTDOOR SCHOOL DAY 2
18 days ago, Scott Heatherton
Mrs. Katie White
Reading stations in Mrs. Pearman’s room. Working on letter recognition on the iPad!
18 days ago, Mrs. Katie White
Ms. Jeni Barney
Reminder......there is an admission fee for the track meet tonight in Catlin. Adults and H.S. students are $3 and senior citizens and elementary students are $2.
18 days ago, Ms. Jeni Barney
Scott Heatherton
Outdoor School Heatherton
19 days ago, Scott Heatherton
Mrs. Katie White
Congratulations to the students on bus 4! They have been working hard on their behavior and noise level on the bus. Today their hard work paid off, free ice cream cones for every student on the bus! Awesome job Bus 4!!
30 days ago, Mrs. Katie White
Mrs. Erin Wells
More on the 5th grade bodies
30 days ago, Mrs. Erin Wells
Mrs. Erin Wells
5th graders learned even more by teaching. And first graders learned new info about their bodies.
30 days ago, Mrs. Erin Wells
Mrs. Erin Wells
Learning by teaching
30 days ago, Mrs. Erin Wells
Mr. Mike Williamson
March PBIS celebration in kindergarten!
30 days ago, Mr. Mike Williamson
Mrs. Amy Pacot
Digraph detectives in Kindergarten
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Amy Pacot
Ms. Jeni Barney
Track practice will be at Judith Giacoma today until 3:20
about 1 month ago, Ms. Jeni Barney
Mr. Nathan Ford
Please feel free to share the following information!
about 1 month ago, Mr. Nathan Ford
Mrs. Katie White
Carly, Darren, and Louie the Lightning Bug had a great presentation on electric safety. The third grade students really enjoyed it! Thank you Ameren!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Katie White
Mrs. Katie White
Track practice will be at the High School track. Please pick students up there at 4:00. Thank you!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Katie White
Mrs. Katie White
Reminder, tonight’s track meet for 5th and 6th was CANCELED!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Katie White
Mrs. Katie White
What an awesome flute performance by these ladies today!!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Katie White
Ms. Ellen Howie
More from solo and ensemble
about 1 month ago, Ms. Ellen Howie
Ms. Ellen Howie
All of these talented musicians got a 1st at contest today. So proud of everyone who participated. Way to go Panthers. You rocked it!
about 1 month ago, Ms. Ellen Howie
Mrs. Katie White
Small group reading with one of our great high school helpers!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Katie White
Mrs. Amy Pacot
Building leprechaun 🍀 traps in Kindergarten
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Amy Pacot
Mrs. Stephanie Pearman
Love to capture moments like this 😊
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Stephanie Pearman
Mrs. Katie White
The 3rd and 4th grade “Mighty Minds” put on an awesome program tonight! Great Job, Mrs. Campbell, Mr. Bontjes, and students!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Katie White
Mrs. Katie White
Third grade working hard on their IAR test!!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Katie White
Mrs. Melissa Pinter
Flute choir practicing for contest. Students from all three buildings #WorkingTogether
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Melissa Pinter
Mrs. Katie White
The PBIS team is still collecting candy for the annual Egg Hunt. Please send in individually wrapped candy by March 21st.
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Katie White
Mrs. Jennie Barnes
Making landforms out of play doh in 1st grade.
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Jennie Barnes
Mrs. Katie White
Another great young author assembly for 3rd through 6th grade. Congratulations to all of our winners!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Katie White
Mrs. Stephanie Pearman
It's a Wacky day in K today!!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Stephanie Pearman
Mrs. Edwards
Reading Elephant and Piggie books.
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Edwards
Mrs. Taylor Learnard
It all began with that shoe on the wall.. happy Wacky Wednesday!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Taylor Learnard
Mrs. Sheila Owen
Special thanks to Ms. Henry from Danville Institute of Gymnastics for visiting our PreK and EC morning classes on Friday!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Sheila Owen
Mrs. Katie White
What better way to spend this snowy day then with a little letter bingo with Lucky Charms cereal!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Katie White
Mrs. Taylor Learnard
Ohhh boy!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Taylor Learnard
Mrs. Amy Pacot
What??!! The Cat in the Hat came to read😳😍 in Kindergarten
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Amy Pacot
Mrs. Katie White
Wrapping up Dr. Seuss week in first grade by making fun hats!!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Katie White
Mr. Nathan Ford
Just a reminder that Judith Giacoma Elementary will dismiss at 11:55am tomorrow, March 1st. We hope everyone has a great weekend!
about 1 month ago, Mr. Nathan Ford
Mrs. Jennifer O'Herron
“Writing the Room” with our adjectives that compare.
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Jennifer O'Herron
Mrs. Katie White
One of our great high school helpers reading with first grade students. We appreciate all of their help!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Katie White
Mrs. Katie White
Tonight is our 5th and 6th grade girls Volleyball Award Program. The program starts at 6:00pm in the Giacoma Gym, doors will open at 5:30pm. Anyone that needs to turn in their uniform, please bring that tonight. See you there!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Katie White
Mrs. Amy Pacot
Busy day in Kindergarten
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Amy Pacot
Mrs. Edwards
Learning about place value
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Edwards
Mr. Nathan Ford
Thank you to the Westville Depot and Historical Society for their donation of a Heritage Banner to our school! We appreciate the kind gesture!
about 1 month ago, Mr. Nathan Ford
Mrs. Katie White
It is that time of year again! We will be collecting items for our annual Egg Hunt! We are accepting eggs and individually wrapped, peanut free candy. We appreciate your continued support for this fun event!!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Katie White
Mrs. Amy Pacot
Math Stations in Kindergarten
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Amy Pacot
Mrs. Taylor Learnard
Learning how to subtract by using the fame of bowling!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Taylor Learnard
Mrs. Edwards
Building and reading silly sentences in first grade
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Edwards
Mrs. Jennifer O'Herron
Word work fun with shaving cream!
2 months ago, Mrs. Jennifer O'Herron
Mr. Nathan Ford
Congratulations to our two students who were chosen to represent Giacoma at the Illinois Principals Association Student Recognition Breakfast today!
2 months ago, Mr. Nathan Ford
Mrs. Sheila Owen
What a fun Valentine’s day in early childhood.....decorating cookies, sorting by color and comparing, measuring with candy, and so much more!
2 months ago, Mrs. Sheila Owen
Mrs. Erin Wells
5th grade had fun exploring the world of luminescence.
2 months ago, Mrs. Erin Wells
Mrs. Erin Wells
Our school made nearly 400 Valentines for veterans and nursing home residents!
2 months ago, Mrs. Erin Wells
Mrs. Erin Wells
Our school made nearly 400 Valentines for veterans and nursing home residents!
2 months ago, Mrs. Erin Wells
Mrs. Erin Wells
Making cards for nursing home residents.
2 months ago, Mrs. Erin Wells
Mrs. Amanda Cox
We're having a little Valentine's Day fun, building words with playdough!
2 months ago, Mrs. Amanda Cox
Mrs. Sheila Owen
Mrs. Owen’s class worked on fine motor skills while sorting by color, patterning, measuring and comparing with our unifex cubes!
2 months ago, Mrs. Sheila Owen
Mrs. Melissa Pinter
Band students practicing after school for contest. #MusicMatters #Dedication
2 months ago, Mrs. Melissa Pinter
Mrs. Jennifer O'Herron
Working on point of view this morning with the 3 Little Pigs and the Big Bad Wolf!
2 months ago, Mrs. Jennifer O'Herron
Mrs. Amanda Cox
1st grade authors reading their stories to the class!
2 months ago, Mrs. Amanda Cox
Mrs. Stephanie Pearman
Thanks you Mrs. Johnson's class!!!❤
2 months ago, Mrs. Stephanie Pearman
Mrs. Amy Pacot
Ms.Janet with U of I extension office-reminding us about Nutrition.
2 months ago, Mrs. Amy Pacot
Mrs. Amanda Cox
1st grade is loving the Traveling Naturalist!
2 months ago, Mrs. Amanda Cox
Mrs. Katie White
Exciting 6th grade Volleyball games right now! Come out tomorrow night or Thursday night this week to cheer them on!
2 months ago, Mrs. Katie White
Scott Heatherton
Marilyn Willard, Playground Supervisor at Judith Giacoma was selected by Mr. Heatherton's 4th grade class as the January 20 Acts of Kindness recipient. Thank you for keeping our kids safe.
2 months ago, Scott Heatherton
Mrs. Amy Pacot
More 100th day
3 months ago, Mrs. Amy Pacot
Mrs. Amy Pacot
100th day Stations
3 months ago, Mrs. Amy Pacot
Mrs. Taylor Learnard
100 day morning fun!
3 months ago, Mrs. Taylor Learnard
Mr. Nathan Ford
Mrs. Hazel's class was joined by Senator Scott Bennett last week. The students made cards for Veterans at the VA that will be delivered by Senator Bennett on Valentine's Day. Thank you Senator Bennett for including our students in this special project!
3 months ago, Mr. Nathan Ford
Mr. Nathan Ford
Just a reminder that Judith Giacoma Elementary will be dismissing at 11:55 today. Have a great day!
3 months ago, Mr. Nathan Ford
Mr. Nathan Ford
The Little Girl Dance Team will perform at the high school game on Friday night (2/1) this week instead of Tuesday night’s game. Thank you!
3 months ago, Mr. Nathan Ford
Mrs. Lisa Coburn
Sixth grade sorting ceremony is underway.
3 months ago, Mrs. Lisa Coburn
Ms. Karen Evans
Reading Maze! Don't fall in the hot lava! @_KarenEvans #GoWestville
3 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Mrs. Amy Pacot
Success at shoe tying
3 months ago, Mrs. Amy Pacot
Mrs. Amy Pacot
We are learning to tie our shoes!
3 months ago, Mrs. Amy Pacot
Ms. Karen Evans
Family Skate Night! @_KarenEvans#GoWestville
3 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Mrs. Amy Pacot
Kindergarten maps testing on iPads!!
3 months ago, Mrs. Amy Pacot
Ms. Karen Evans
Adding fractions with Legos! @_KarenEvans #STEAM #GoWestville
3 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
Pre K-2nd grade parents, mark your calendars for a family game night on January 30 at 6pm :) See you there!
3 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Mrs. Amy Pacot
Penguin unit in kindergarten
3 months ago, Mrs. Amy Pacot
Mandy Alvarez
The PTO thanks all the kids who sold 15 items or more with limo rides & Kona Ice
3 months ago, Mandy Alvarez
Mandy Alvarez
The PTO thanks all the kids who sold 15 items or more with limo rides & Kona Ice
3 months ago, Mandy Alvarez
Ms. Karen Evans
It's a perfect day for a cozy reading party! @_KarenEvans #GoWestville
3 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Leah Kolakowski
Nothing is better than watching your kiddos help another by walking them through the steps like they’re a teacher.
3 months ago, Leah Kolakowski
Ms. Karen Evans
Our students love leading learning activities! _@KarenEvans #Studentleaders #GoWestville
3 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Mrs. Katie White
Congratulations to these outstanding students! They are Giacoma’s Paws Winners for the month of December. They were nominated by their teachers for their giving attitudes. Great job everyone!
3 months ago, Mrs. Katie White
Ms. Karen Evans
Thank you, @OrpheumMuseum !!! @_KarenEvans #GoWestville
3 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
What fraction of all the treasures will we find in The Magic Labyrinth? @_KarenEvans #TeamBuilding #Math #GoWestville
3 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
Student leadership at its finest! @_KarenEvans #GoWestville
3 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
This girl beat me at Otrio!!! @MarblesBrains #TeachingFractionsThroughGames #GoWestville
3 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
This is what it looks like to destroy your reading goals! @_KarenEvans #GoWestville #SelfReportedGrades
3 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Mrs. Taylor Learnard
Morning fine motor stations make great picture frames!
3 months ago, Mrs. Taylor Learnard
Ms. Karen Evans
Spelling with Otrio! @_KarenEvans #MakeLearningFun #GoWestville
3 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
Active phonics! #DoTheWorm #GoWestville
3 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Mrs. Sheila Owen
Early childhood had a fun-filled, family Christmas Party at McDonald’s!!! Merry Christmas to all our families :)
4 months ago, Mrs. Sheila Owen
Ms. Karen Evans
Mark your calendars!!! #2018CountyChampions #ScholasticBowl #JudithGiacoma
4 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
My absolute favorite part about Giacoma! #ChristmasCarols GoWestville
4 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Mrs. Lisa Witsman
The Grinch left the challenge for the third graders today! Who can build the tallest tower given the same materials.
4 months ago, Mrs. Lisa Witsman
Mrs. Katie White
Christmas Caroling with our Giacoma Family! What a great way to spend our morning!
4 months ago, Mrs. Katie White
Mrs. Amanda Cox
Santa! I know him! 🎄
4 months ago, Mrs. Amanda Cox
Mrs. Sarah Olson
Santa!
4 months ago, Mrs. Sarah Olson
Mrs. Sarah Olson
Christmas carols!
4 months ago, Mrs. Sarah Olson
Ms. Nancy Cook
5th grade enjoyed their field trip to Myers Dinner Theatre
4 months ago, Ms. Nancy Cook
Mrs. Amanda Cox
Reindeer day!
4 months ago, Mrs. Amanda Cox
Ms. Karen Evans
Westville Cares! Making ornaments for people in the community :) #RandomActsOfKindness #GoWestville
4 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
The last class gets ALL the frosting! #GoWestville
4 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Leah Kolakowski
Quiet and cozy 😊
4 months ago, Leah Kolakowski
Leah Kolakowski
Miss. Cook’s room has traveled to Finland with a snuggly blanket, a good book, and a plate of fudge for a cozy afternoon!
4 months ago, Leah Kolakowski
Ms. Karen Evans
4th graders decorate cookies!!! #HappyHolidays #GoWestville
4 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
Forbidden Desert!!! We found the parts to our flying machine and escaped the desert! #CollaborativeGame #GoWestville
4 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Scott Heatherton
Making Gingerbread Houses and camping of an excellent holiday season and Fall semester. Made possible by giving and dedicated parents like Sarah Freeland.
4 months ago, Scott Heatherton
Mrs. Katie White
Excellent encore presentation by kindergarten this morning for our 1st grade students! Awesome job!
4 months ago, Mrs. Katie White
Mrs. Amanda Cox
1st grade got to see a special Kindergarten performance this morning! Thank you, kindergarten!!!
4 months ago, Mrs. Amanda Cox
Dr. Seth Miller
Your 2018 Panther MVPs
4 months ago, Dr. Seth Miller
Dr. Seth Miller
Most Improved Players
4 months ago, Dr. Seth Miller
Dr. Seth Miller
Panther Awards #heartandhustle
4 months ago, Dr. Seth Miller
Dr. Seth Miller
5th grade Panther players of the game throughout the season #effort
4 months ago, Dr. Seth Miller
Dr. Seth Miller
Great night for Panther Basketball! Well done players- thanks Coach Barney and Coach Simpson #brightfuture
4 months ago, Dr. Seth Miller
Ms. Karen Evans
Rocket Math masters!!! #GoWestville
4 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
Playing "hot lava" to discover math patterns! #GoWestville
4 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
Escape Room: Christmas Edition! Follow the clues, cross the hot lava, read all the words, find the code, open the box, find the code, open the bigger box... GIFTS! That's one way to get presents! #GoWestville #TeamWork
4 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Mrs. Jennifer O'Herron
Ag in the classroom. Working together to build a fence for our cows!
4 months ago, Mrs. Jennifer O'Herron
Ms. Nancy Cook
5th graders working on totem poles
4 months ago, Ms. Nancy Cook
Mr. Nathan Ford
Mr . Downing dressed extra festive today!
4 months ago, Mr. Nathan Ford
Ms. Karen Evans
Practicing math while cup stacking!!! #GoWestville
4 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
It's a pretty exciting day when your teacher's mom sends you a Christmas gift! "I'm shaking in my boots!" -Student
4 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
I now present the winner of our word card competition! #GoWestville
4 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
Creating our own wrapping paper and having a word card competition! #GoWestville
4 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Nancy Cook
5th grade pen pal Paige Thornsbourogh makes a surprise visit to Miss Cook's class. Thank you for your service, Paige!
4 months ago, Ms. Nancy Cook
Mrs. Amy Pacot
Mr. Grinch
4 months ago, Mrs. Amy Pacot
Mrs. Katie White
Congratulations to the Panther Players of last night’s game! Great job boys!
4 months ago, Mrs. Katie White
Ms. Karen Evans
Grateful for the kindness of others! #BookMail #GoWestville
4 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
It's always a good day to read! #GoWestville
4 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
Exploring factors and multiples with hockey! #GeniusMathematicians #GoWestville
4 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Mrs. Lisa Witsman
Mrs. Oreskovich and Mrs. Witsman's awesome third grade students rang bells for Salvation Army tonight. Nightcap with cookies and milk afterward!
4 months ago, Mrs. Lisa Witsman
Mrs. Katie White
From Mrs. Sutliff- I have a lot of items in the lost and found. There are coats, hoodies, hats, gloves, lunch boxes and headphones. I will be taking to donation places next Friday. If your student is missing something please stop by my office. May I suggest that you put the students name in coats and hoodies so they can get back to you. Please share.
4 months ago, Mrs. Katie White
Mrs. Amanda Cox
Mrs. Cox's 1st grade elves! 🎄
4 months ago, Mrs. Amanda Cox
Ms. Karen Evans
Hockey: Reading Edition! #GoWestville
4 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
Partner spelling competition! Student- "We're all geniuses!"
4 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Mrs. Katie White
Congratulations to the Panther Players of last night’s game! Great job boys! 🏀
4 months ago, Mrs. Katie White
Mrs. Madonna Poggendorf`
Mrs.Poggendorf’s Christmas Play
4 months ago, Mrs. Madonna Poggendorf`
Ms. Karen Evans
Our 4th grade students raised money to purchase books for the Westville Library! @WestvilleLibr #givingback #Kindnessmatters #GoWestville
4 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Mrs. Melissa Pinter
I want to make sure my students have what they need to succeed, so I just created a DonorsChoose.org classroom request entitled "Trumpet Time!" Your support would mean so much to my students. Just go to DonorsChoose.org and search by zip code 61883 to find the project and give. Thank you for your support!
4 months ago, Mrs. Melissa Pinter
Ms. Karen Evans
Student leadership at its finest! #Gowestville #ReadersAreLeaders
4 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Mrs. Taylor Learnard
Loving daily 5 stations today!
4 months ago, Mrs. Taylor Learnard
Mrs. Katie White
Congratulations to these two boys, Panther Players of the game! Games tonight start at 6:00.
4 months ago, Mrs. Katie White
Mrs. Amanda Cox
New fine motor stations!
4 months ago, Mrs. Amanda Cox
Mrs. George
Doing some holiday art. They had fun drawing Santa.
4 months ago, Mrs. George
Mrs. Michaele Hallett
Game day with our Bigs and Littles!
4 months ago, Mrs. Michaele Hallett
Mrs. Sarah Olson
Two digit addition and subtraction around the room!
4 months ago, Mrs. Sarah Olson
Mrs. Michaele Hallett
Game day with our Bigs and Littles!
4 months ago, Mrs. Michaele Hallett
Mrs. Michaele Hallett
Game day with our Bigs and Littles!
4 months ago, Mrs. Michaele Hallett
Mrs. Amy Pacot
50 years of Judith Giacoma Elementary 😍
5 months ago, Mrs. Amy Pacot
Mr. Nathan Ford
Just a reminder that Judith Giacoma will be dismissing at 11:55 today, December 5th. Have a great day!
5 months ago, Mr. Nathan Ford
Mrs. Taylor Learnard
50 years of Giacoma!
5 months ago, Mrs. Taylor Learnard
Mrs. Sheila Owen
Afternoon PreK and EC classes also joined the 50th day celebration!
5 months ago, Mrs. Sheila Owen
Scott Heatherton
Many people in a school make up a success profile by their unselfish service to our students and staff. Our 20 Acts of Kindness award goes to Jason Anderson . Ouiet, approachable, and dependable, Jason helps our school with a whole host of technology issues. We owe a lot to him. Thank you Jason.
5 months ago, Scott Heatherton
Leah Kolakowski
He patrols our halls and he volunteers. So thankful we have such a great principal!
5 months ago, Leah Kolakowski
Mrs. Amy Pacot
Tapping out Reindeer words with Mrs. Pacot
5 months ago, Mrs. Amy Pacot
Mrs. Katie White
Please join us tomorrow for an open house, from 9:00-10:00am, celebrating 50 years at Giacoma School!
5 months ago, Mrs. Katie White
Mrs. Edwards
First grade fun for Grinch Day with the Grinch and Cindy Lou.
5 months ago, Mrs. Edwards
Mrs. Katie White
Warm-ups have started for the Winter Band and Chorus program for Giacoma and the Junior High! Program starts at 2pm.
5 months ago, Mrs. Katie White
Mrs. Katie White
Congratulations to the Panther Players of this week’s games! Awesome Job Boys! 🏀
5 months ago, Mrs. Katie White
Leah Kolakowski
So glad I got to support my fifth graders as they performed with the dance camp at the half time if the game last night!
5 months ago, Leah Kolakowski
Mrs. Madonna Poggendorf`
Second Grade Celebration
5 months ago, Mrs. Madonna Poggendorf`
Mrs. Sarah Olson
Second grade behavior incentive!
5 months ago, Mrs. Sarah Olson
Mr. Nathan Ford
Judith Giacoma Elementary is proud to partner with two groups that are helping our community this holiday season. We are partnering with the American Legion by collecting canned goods and other non-perishable food items. We also have a collection bin for Santa’s Anonymous and are currently accepting new and gently used toys for their program. All donations may be brought to school and will be picked up on Friday, December 14th. We appreciate any donation and our community’s support this holiday season!
5 months ago, Mr. Nathan Ford
Mr. Nathan Ford
Westville Community Unit School District #2 is proud to announce two great activities on December 4, 2018. At 9:00 a.m. on December 4th, Judith Giacoma Elementary School will begin an Open House at the building to commemorate their 50th year anniversary. The School District would like to invite all former students, staff, and administration to attend and have a look around the building to see the many changes over the years. Light refreshments will be served. Guests are encouraged to stay for the closing of a time capsule presented by current staff and students at 9:45 in the school’s gym. The day will also feature the District’s annual free Senior Citizen Dinner at Westville High School’s old gymnasium starting at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, December 4, 2018. Seniors are encouraged to come out and participate in the activities and enjoy the holiday meal and entertainment hosted by Westville School District staff and students.
5 months ago, Mr. Nathan Ford
Mrs. Amy Pacot
FUN-dations
5 months ago, Mrs. Amy Pacot
Mrs. Amy Pacot
Pre feast
5 months ago, Mrs. Amy Pacot
Mr. Mike Williamson
Isn't she the best?!
5 months ago, Mr. Mike Williamson
Mr. Mike Williamson
Thanks to all the families that came in to make this day a success! Happy Thanksgiving!
5 months ago, Mr. Mike Williamson
Mr. Mike Williamson
Thanks to all the families that came in to make this day a success! Happy Thanksgiving!
5 months ago, Mr. Mike Williamson
Mr. Mike Williamson
Mrs. Ellis's class enjoying a Thanksgiving treat!
5 months ago, Mr. Mike Williamson
Mrs. Amanda Cox
Math stations make math fun!
5 months ago, Mrs. Amanda Cox
Mr. Mike Williamson
Such good helpers!
5 months ago, Mr. Mike Williamson
Mr. Mike Williamson
Such good helpers!
5 months ago, Mr. Mike Williamson
Mrs. Sarah Olson
We love Pig Day and Mo Willems! Mrs. Olson and Miss Burke’s class!
5 months ago, Mrs. Sarah Olson
Mrs. Sarah Olson
Happy Pig Day from Mrs. Olson and Miss Burke’s class
5 months ago, Mrs. Sarah Olson
Mrs. Sarah Olson
Happy Pig Day!!
5 months ago, Mrs. Sarah Olson
Mr. Mike Williamson
3rd, 4th, and 5th graders made feathers to dress the turkey in library with Mrs. Atwood this week.  They wrote about an adult that they are thankful for at school.
5 months ago, Mr. Mike Williamson
Mr. Mike Williamson
Mrs. Pacot, Mrs. Pearman, & Mrs. Learnard preparing for our kindergarten Thanksgiving feast!
5 months ago, Mr. Mike Williamson
Mrs. Taylor Learnard
Kindergarten parents- We’re ready for ya!
5 months ago, Mrs. Taylor Learnard
Scott Heatherton
Someone to Know -Unsung Heroes There are many people whom make up a school. I may not teach the next Steven Hawking, but I can teach them to be kind and fight for the little guy. Our unsung hero this week is Debbie Vallangeon who works in the lunchroom.
5 months ago, Scott Heatherton
Mrs. Madonna Poggendorf`
Mrs.Poggendorf’s Pilgrims and Indians at our Thanksgiving Feast.
5 months ago, Mrs. Madonna Poggendorf`
Mrs. Amy Johnson
Celebrating one of our favorite authors, Mo Willems, today! Our high school helper helped us record our plays, we made and ate “Piggie Slop”, buddy read all the Elephant and Piggie books, and so much more!!
5 months ago, Mrs. Amy Johnson
Ms. Nancy Cook
Miss Cook's class is reading The Westing Game and following the stock market. It's going down!
5 months ago, Ms. Nancy Cook
Mrs. Katie White
Congratulations to the Panther Players of last Thursday night’s game! Great job boys!
5 months ago, Mrs. Katie White
Mrs. Edwards
Complete engagement while Mrs. Cox’s class practiced marking phonics words with a partner.
5 months ago, Mrs. Edwards
Mrs. Edwards
“Blasting off” on reading our sight words and writing sentences this morning.
5 months ago, Mrs. Edwards
Mrs. Erin Wells
Dress like your favorite teacher! Aww, thanks!
5 months ago, Mrs. Erin Wells
Regan Smith
First graders book shopping for new books to read!
5 months ago, Regan Smith
Mr. Mike Williamson
Kinders learning to skate.
5 months ago, Mr. Mike Williamson
Mrs. Amy Pacot
MrsPacot’s Class is Thankful for...
5 months ago, Mrs. Amy Pacot
Mrs. Sheila Owen
Mrs Owen’s classes loved acting out Pete’s A Pizza!
5 months ago, Mrs. Sheila Owen
Mr. Mike Williamson
Practicing for the Christmas program. Kindergarten is so much FUN!
5 months ago, Mr. Mike Williamson
Mr. Mike Williamson
Practicing for the Christmas program. Kindergarten is so much FUN!
5 months ago, Mr. Mike Williamson
Mrs. Amy Pacot
Learning about Owls in Kindergarten
5 months ago, Mrs. Amy Pacot
Mr. Mike Williamson
Mrs. Atwood getting Miss Richardson's kindergarten class excited about reading!!
5 months ago, Mr. Mike Williamson
Mrs. George
Math races☺
5 months ago, Mrs. George
Mrs. Erin Wells
Thanks Lainey for sharing!
5 months ago, Mrs. Erin Wells
Mrs. Erin Wells
SNAP CIRCUITS WITH LAINEY
5 months ago, Mrs. Erin Wells
Mrs. Sheila Owen
Mrs Owen’s class enjoyed the story “The Doorbell Rang!” We had to figure out how many kids came and how to divide the cookies equally among the friends.
5 months ago, Mrs. Sheila Owen
Mrs. Madonna Poggendorf`
Miss Denton helping in the classroom.
5 months ago, Mrs. Madonna Poggendorf`
Mrs. Madonna Poggendorf`
From Second grader to High School Helper.❤️❤️
5 months ago, Mrs. Madonna Poggendorf`
Mrs. Madonna Poggendorf`
Second graders using STEM Bins
5 months ago, Mrs. Madonna Poggendorf`
Mrs. Erin Wells
Books, Books, Books!
5 months ago, Mrs. Erin Wells
Mr. Mike Williamson
Mrs. Learnard's class having fun in the computer lab!
5 months ago, Mr. Mike Williamson
Mrs. Erin Wells
We love reading with our first grade friends!
5 months ago, Mrs. Erin Wells
Mrs. Erin Wells
We love reading with our first grade friends!
5 months ago, Mrs. Erin Wells
Mrs. Erin Wells
Books with Littles
5 months ago, Mrs. Erin Wells
Mrs. Amanda Cox
A big "Thank you!" to the Westville Public Library for visiting and leading us in a fun turkey book and craft!
5 months ago, Mrs. Amanda Cox
Mrs. Katie White
Congratulations to the Panther Players of last night’s game! Awesome job boys!!
5 months ago, Mrs. Katie White
Mrs. Erin Wells
SMART GRIDS IN 5TN GRADE
5 months ago, Mrs. Erin Wells
Mr. Mike Williamson
Lots of learning happening in Mrs. Pacot's class today!
5 months ago, Mr. Mike Williamson
Mrs. Amy Pacot
Math Stations in Kindergarten
5 months ago, Mrs. Amy Pacot
Mrs. Stephanie Pearman
We Love having a former Kindergartner come read to us in Mrs. Pearman's room❤
5 months ago, Mrs. Stephanie Pearman
Mrs. Jennifer O'Herron
Turkey directed drawing and painting fun!!
5 months ago, Mrs. Jennifer O'Herron
Mr. Mike Williamson
Check the engagement happening in Mrs. Learnard's class!
5 months ago, Mr. Mike Williamson
Amelia Burke
Taking some time to reflect and write down what we are thankful for this Thanksgiving!
5 months ago, Amelia Burke
Mr. Mike Williamson
Continuing to learn about letters and their sounds in kindergarten!
5 months ago, Mr. Mike Williamson
Mrs. Sheila Owen
Mrs. Owen’s and Mrs Cummings’ classes celebrated the first snowfall with an indoor snowfall fight in gym! Oh what fun working on our gross motor skills :)
5 months ago, Mrs. Sheila Owen
Scott Heatherton
NO better way to celebrate Thanksgiving than Turkey Brownies.
5 months ago, Scott Heatherton
Mrs. Melissa Pinter
Giacoma chorus performing at festival of trees.
5 months ago, Mrs. Melissa Pinter
Mrs. Amy Johnson
We love when our high school helper reads to us!
5 months ago, Mrs. Amy Johnson
Mrs. Katie White
Celebrating our Veterans! Thank you to all of our Veterans, we appreciate your service!
5 months ago, Mrs. Katie White
Ms. Karen Evans
Puzzling! Solving all of math's mysteries! #gowestville
5 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
It's snowing!!!!! #GoWestville
5 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
Friday Reading Games! #gowestville
5 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Mrs. Katie White
Congratulations to the Panther Players of last night’s game! Great job boys!
5 months ago, Mrs. Katie White
Ms. Karen Evans
Day made!!! #Grateful #Kindness
5 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Mrs. Katie White
Congratulations to the Panther Players of last night’s game! Great job boys!
5 months ago, Mrs. Katie White
Mr. Nathan Ford
Judith Giacoma Elementary would like to invite all current military service members, veterans, and their families to our Veterans Day Program on Friday, November 9th at 9:30 in the gym. We are truly thankful for all current and former military members and their families for the sacrifices they make to defend our freedoms!
5 months ago, Mr. Nathan Ford
Mrs. Edwards
When first grade readers ask to read the story again on their own ❤️
5 months ago, Mrs. Edwards
Scott Heatherton
Students from Mr. HEATHERTON'S 4TH GRADE CLASS write servicemen and servicewomen in Afghanistan thanking the for their service.
5 months ago, Scott Heatherton
Ms. Ellen Howie
WHS Drama Club will present “Singin’ in the Rain” tonight at 7PM and tomorrow at 2PM. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students and senior citizens. This is a wonderful show with a lot of our talented high school and jr high students. Come out have a good time and support them!
6 months ago, Ms. Ellen Howie
Ms. Karen Evans
Cha-Cha Slide meets multiplication!!! #GoWestville
6 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Mrs. Melissa Pinter
Beginning trumpet students practicing their C's before school. #TrumpetTime #MusicMatters
6 months ago, Mrs. Melissa Pinter
Mrs. Amy Johnson
We loved making a real paragraph burger as we learned the parts of a paragraph! #writingisfun
6 months ago, Mrs. Amy Johnson
Mr. Matt Maser
A student bringing in his Harry Potter LEGO’s for our book reading! #kidsareawesome #excited #HPforthewin
6 months ago, Mr. Matt Maser
Scott Heatherton
Halloween
6 months ago, Scott Heatherton
Scott Heatherton
Halloween
6 months ago, Scott Heatherton
Ms. Karen Evans
Halloween party fun! #GoWestville
6 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
No one does Halloween quite like we do! #GoWestville
6 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Mrs. Taylor Learnard
Candy corn math stations
6 months ago, Mrs. Taylor Learnard
Ms. Karen Evans
Practicing spelling with friends! #GoWestville
6 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Scott Heatherton
As I was saying in previous posts in our 4th grade class we are promoting 20 Acts of Kindness. We are doing this by recognizing weekly those people who help the students behind the scenes. They do their jobs quietly. This week our winner was custodian Terry O'Reilly.
6 months ago, Scott Heatherton
Scott Heatherton
In Mr. Heatherton's 4th grade class we are recognizing those "unsung heroes" in our school whom are in the background quietly performing their jobs. Our previous winners were Lisa Coburn and Valerie Barnes.
6 months ago, Scott Heatherton
Ms. Karen Evans
Story Cubes! #Monyay #GoWestville
6 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Mandy Alvarez
Monday, October 29th is fundraiser pick up for those who sold the PTO Club Choice. Pick up time is 3:00 - 5:30 PM.
6 months ago, Mandy Alvarez
Mrs. Sheila Owen
A huge thank you to Westville fire department for coming to speak to our preschool for all and early childhood classes today! We learned so much! We even got to see their fire truck and check out their uniform and special tools. Did you know they have to be able to get suited up for a fire call in 1 minute???
6 months ago, Mrs. Sheila Owen
Ms. Karen Evans
Ten Frame Challenge! #GoWestville
6 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
I have a ten-frames that has some counters on it. One row of the frame is full and one is not. What is the largest number I could make? #MathGeniuses #GoWestville
6 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
This scholar beat a level in our reading program and graduated to the next level!!! #LevelUp #GoWestville
6 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
These boys are writing a book together! #GoWestville
6 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Dr. Seth Miller
Congratulations to the Lady Panthers on a great season - thank you coaches for all the effort #improvement #thefutureisbright #gopanthers
6 months ago, Dr. Seth Miller
Mrs. George
We had a great week at Outdoor School.
6 months ago, Mrs. George
Ms. Karen Evans
Reflecting on the first quarter of school using Flipgrid! Great idea, @AdamYoder23 . #GoWestville #FlipgridFever
6 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
"I'm so glad to live in a world where there are Octobers." -L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables #GoWestville #vermilionctyconservationdist #Friluftsliv
6 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Scott Heatherton
October Award Winners
6 months ago, Scott Heatherton
Ms. Karen Evans
Learning about density at Project Success! #STEAM #KidsDeserveIt #GoWestville
6 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Mandy Alvarez
Halloween Skate Party Fun!
6 months ago, Mandy Alvarez
Ms. Karen Evans
Outdoor School: Day 2! #Hiking #GoWestville #vermilionctyconservationdist #Friluftsliv
6 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
PTO
Congratulations to all of our High Honors, Honors, & Paw Awards! The PTO hopes your enjoyed your pizza award! Great Job & Keep up the hard work!
6 months ago, PTO
PTO
Tuesday, October 23rd is the PTO Halloween Skate Night at Illini Skateland from 6-8 PM. There will be a costume contest & prizes!
6 months ago, PTO
Ms. Karen Evans
It's a beautiful day for Outdoor School! #GoWestville #vermilionctyconservationdist #Friluftsliv
6 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Mr. Nathan Ford
Just a reminder that Giacoma Elementary will be dismissing today, October 17, and tomorrow, October 18, at 2:20pm. Conferences will be from 4:00 to 7:00 both nights. Thanks!
6 months ago, Mr. Nathan Ford
Ms. Karen Evans
Practicing reading while working together to complete a puzzle! #GoWestville #Teamwork
6 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
Teachers teaching teachers! #TeacherLife #GoWestville #ProjectKidTech
6 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Mrs. George
Practicing vocabulary for Outdoor School.🐾🦅🌳
6 months ago, Mrs. George
Mr. Nathan Ford
Mrs. Linda Chernausky was a guest reading in Mrs. Cumming's PSFA class today. She also read to other classrooms throughout the building. Thank you for spending your time reading to our students Mrs. Chernausky!
6 months ago, Mr. Nathan Ford
Ms. Karen Evans
Smashing our reading goals! #ReadersAreLeaders #GoWestville
6 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Mr. Nathan Ford
Mrs. Hazel’s class had some special visitors from the Westville Library that helped them with a project. Thank you to the Westville Library for all of your support!
6 months ago, Mr. Nathan Ford
Leah Kolakowski
After all sorts of fun at recess, sometimes you gotta do a little yoga to calm down for reading.
6 months ago, Leah Kolakowski
Ms. Karen Evans
Fun at Project Success yesterday! #KidsDeserveIt #GoWestville
6 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
Teachers leading professional development before school! #CoffeeClub #TeacherLeaders
6 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Mrs. Katie White
Close 5th grade game tonight! 6th grade game starts at 7:00! Way to go girls!! 🏀
6 months ago, Mrs. Katie White
Ms. Ellen Howie
The Talent Show is Saturday, October 13th in the WHS old gym. Come out and support our talented Westville students!
7 months ago, Ms. Ellen Howie
Mr. Nathan Ford
Just a reminder that there will be an informational meeting for 5th and 6th grade boys and their parents who are interested in going out for basketball tonight in the Giacoma gym at 6:00pm.
7 months ago, Mr. Nathan Ford
Ms. Karen Evans
Math Races! #GoWestville
7 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
When our students are so intrinsically motivated and driven that they keep track of their score without being asked because they want to beat it and improve their reading!!! Look at these assessment-capable learners! #SoGrateful #GoWestville
7 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Mrs. Katie White
Great games tonight at Giacoma for 5th and 6th grade girls!
7 months ago, Mrs. Katie White
Mrs. Madonna Poggendorf`
Painting at Project Success
7 months ago, Mrs. Madonna Poggendorf`
Ms. Karen Evans
It's a beautiful day for outside reading games! #GoWestville
7 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
This boy noticed another student whose birthday was not celebrated and decided, on his own, to give him three gifts! #Kindness #GoWestville
7 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Mrs. Madonna Poggendorf`
Second grade off to the Curtis Apple Orchard!! It is going to be a great day!!
7 months ago, Mrs. Madonna Poggendorf`
Mr. Nathan Ford
Lunch with the principal!
7 months ago, Mr. Nathan Ford
Ms. Karen Evans
Sensory Halloween Party!
7 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Mrs. Katie White
Congratulations to our September PAWS winners! These students were chosen by their teachers for showing responsibility in the classroom. Great job everyone!!
7 months ago, Mrs. Katie White
Mrs. Katie White
Congratulations to the Panther Players of last night’s game!! 🏀 Great job!!
7 months ago, Mrs. Katie White
Ms. Karen Evans
Nothing makes a kid's day like getting a new book!!! In a student's words, "It's a special day for books!" #GoWestville
7 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
So proud of these girls! #GoWestville
7 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Mrs. Katie White
Reminder: 5th and 6th grade girl’s basketball game tonight at 6:00! See you there!
7 months ago, Mrs. Katie White
Mrs. Erin Wells
LETTERS WITH LITTLES. 5th graders are helping first graders with their letters, sounds, and building words.
7 months ago, Mrs. Erin Wells
Ms. Karen Evans
First escape room of the year! #MathMasters #GoWestville
7 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Mr. Mike Williamson
Lots of learning taking place in kindergarten this morning! Just check out that engagement!
7 months ago, Mr. Mike Williamson
Mrs. Katie White
Congratulations to the Panther Players of Monday night’s game!! Way to go girls!
7 months ago, Mrs. Katie White
Ms. Karen Evans
Winners!!! #GhostBlitz #ReadingGame #GoWestville
7 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
When you ask a student to read ONE sentence and they decide to read TEN!!! #IntrinsicMotivation #Goals #GoWestville
7 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
Perfect weather for Ghost Blitz! #ReadingGame #StormyDay #GoWestville
7 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
PTO
September 25th is the last chance to receive your Achievers for your Club Choice orders. Simply bring in your coupons for your items sold so far, with a parent's signature and you will be entered to win some prizes!
7 months ago, PTO
Mrs. Katie White
Reminder: The 5th and 6th grade girl’s basketball game is tonight at 6:00! See you there!
7 months ago, Mrs. Katie White
Mrs. Taylor Learnard
One of the kindest teachers
7 months ago, Mrs. Taylor Learnard
Mrs. Katie White
Congratulations to the Panther Players of Wednesday night’s game!! Great job!!
7 months ago, Mrs. Katie White
Ms. Karen Evans
More scholars set and beat their reading goals!!! #SoProud #SetGrowthGoals #GoWestville
7 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
These scholars set and beat their reading goals!!! #SoProud #SetGrowthGoals #GoWestville
7 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
Fun at Project Success! #GoWestville
7 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
Bounce-Off Reading! @Mattel #ProjectKidTech #GoWestville
7 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
PTO
Friday, September 21st is a Club Choice Achiever Coupon Day! Kid's bring in those coupons from your club choice packet and win some prizes. All Mom & Dad need to do is sign off on the number of items you have sold so far!
7 months ago, PTO
Ms. Karen Evans
Jump rope reading!!! #GoWestville
7 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
Free fall family camp for families that have a loved one with a disability between the ages of 2-16!
7 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Mrs. Amy Pacot
Learning to tie shoes! #lookatthatsmile
7 months ago, Mrs. Amy Pacot
Mrs. Katie White
Last chance to purchase Giacoma Wear! The site will close at 2:30 today! To order online go to, shop.fancloth.com/61883/428740. Also, thank you to everyone that has ordered! PBIS appreciates your support!
7 months ago, Mrs. Katie White
Ms. Karen Evans
The joy of a surprise gift is unreal! Thanks so much to those of you who love our children! #BeKind #RandomActOfKindness #GoWestville
7 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
Writing stories just like Patricia Polacco! @PatriciaPolacco #GoWestville #WeAreWriters
7 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
This morning we read "Thank You, Mr. Falker" by Patricia Polacco and drew pictures to deliver to the teachers who have impacted our lives! We also looked at photographs from Ms. Evans's visit to her home and studio! @PatriciaPolacco #RandomActsOfKindness #BeKind #GoWestville
7 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Mrs. Melissa Pinter
Representatives from The Music Shoppe will be in the cafeteria at Giacoma from 5 - 7 p.m. on Wednesday, September 19th. They will have band instruments and supplies available.
7 months ago, Mrs. Melissa Pinter
Mr. Nathan Ford
Judith Giacoma Elementary will be dismissing at 11:55am tomorrow, September 19th. Also, if you are interested in ordering Giacoma Apparel, today is the last day to order. All ordering is done online at shop.fancloth.com/61883/428740 Thank you!
7 months ago, Mr. Nathan Ford
Ms. Karen Evans
Reading Olympics! #ReadersAreLeaders #GoWestville
7 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
The things you get to do in order to practice multiplication! #DutchBlitz #GoWestville
7 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
We can build and read HUGE numbers! #Math #GoWestville
7 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
Monday morning fun! #KidsDeserveIt #GoWestville
7 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Mrs. Katie White
Beautiful day for 1st Grade’s Lunch on the Lawn!! 🌞🌸
7 months ago, Mrs. Katie White
Mrs. Katie White
Congratulations to our 5th and 6th grade Panther Players of last night’s game! These girls are receiving recognition for being a good teammate, playing hard, being coachable, and being a leader. Great job girls!
7 months ago, Mrs. Katie White
Mrs. Michaele Hallett
Bigs (5th grade) and Littles (1st grade) is one of our favorite parts of school!!!📚🔡✏💗
7 months ago, Mrs. Michaele Hallett
Mrs. Katie White
Smart Grid training with Illinois State professor, Dr. Brad Christensen. #CeMast #LifeLongLearners
7 months ago, Mrs. Katie White
Mrs. Madonna Poggendorf`
Project Success Kids building with STEAM BINS😊
7 months ago, Mrs. Madonna Poggendorf`
Mrs. Amanda Cox
First grade did a little practice telling time in the sunshine!
7 months ago, Mrs. Amanda Cox
Mrs. Brittany Nelson
6th graders are applying decimal operations to real life experiences (and enjoying the weather)!
7 months ago, Mrs. Brittany Nelson
Mrs. Katie White
Congratulations to our 5th and 6th grade Panther Players of last night’s game! These girls are receiving recognition for being a good teammate, playing hard, being coachable, and being a leader. Great job girls!
7 months ago, Mrs. Katie White
Ms. Karen Evans
Book mail!!! This book came to our classroom from Kalamazoo, Michigan! There are so many people all over the United States who care about our students. @peterhreynolds @Scholastic #Grateful #GoWestville
7 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
Self-reported grades have an effect size of 1.33. What a great pair of assessment-capable learners! @john_hattie #Hattie #GoalSetting #SelfReportedGrades #GoWestville
7 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Mrs. Michaele Hallett
Past 1st grade students reading to current 1st grade students is hands down the best!!!📚💗
7 months ago, Mrs. Michaele Hallett
Mrs. Melissa Pinter
Fifth grade students practicing Orff instruments in music class. #PantherPerformers
7 months ago, Mrs. Melissa Pinter
Ms. Karen Evans
Super Speedy Spellers! #WilsonReadingSystem #GoWestville
7 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
Readers are Leaders! #StudentLeadership #GoWestville
7 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
The excitement over Book Fair finds is unreal! Thanks so much to all the parents working at our fair this week. @Scholastic #CarryABookWithYou #ScholasticBookFair #GoWestville
7 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Dr. Seth Miller
Six grade in action tonight! Go Panthers!
7 months ago, Dr. Seth Miller
Dr. Seth Miller
Opening night for Giacoma girls basketball #gopanthers
7 months ago, Dr. Seth Miller
Mrs. Katie White
Wrapping up fall pictures with our final class. I cannot wait to see them!
7 months ago, Mrs. Katie White
Ms. Karen Evans
Comparing numbers with math basketball! #PlaceValueRelationships #GoWestville
7 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Mr. Nathan Ford
Judith Giacoma Elementary will be selling school apparel. All of the ordering and payment will be done online. Please visit the following link to see what items are available: shop.fancloth.com/61883/428740
7 months ago, Mr. Nathan Ford
Mr. Nathan Ford
Please remember that Fall Picture day is September 11th at Giacoma. Thanks!
7 months ago, Mr. Nathan Ford
Ms. Karen Evans
It's incredible to work in a place where the teachers show so much kindness towards one another <3 #MsCook #LunchClub #GoWestville
7 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Mr. Nathan Ford
Grandparent's Day in our Preschool For All Classes
7 months ago, Mr. Nathan Ford
Mr. Chris Bontjes
7 months ago, Mr. Chris Bontjes
Mrs. Edwards
First grade is excelling in number sense and number recognition with ‘Who Am I?’ and ‘I Have, Who Has?’
7 months ago, Mrs. Edwards
Mr. Nathan Ford
Thank you to The Order of the Eastern Star for their generous donation of books to our school library. We appreciate your support!
7 months ago, Mr. Nathan Ford
Mrs. Brittany Nelson
6th graders “escape” using their knowledge of decimal operations!
8 months ago, Mrs. Brittany Nelson
Ms. Karen Evans
Identifying similarities and differences has an effect size of 1.61 and a percentile gain of 45 points! Today we compared two incredible books: "Shark Lady" and "Miss Mary Reporting"! @robertjmarzano @JabberwockyKids @pwisemanbooks #GoWestville
8 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
Silent Reading Party!!! #PostMAPTesting #ReadersAreLeaders #GoWestville
8 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
When a student finds out he can borrow a book! #EpicBliss #GoWestville
8 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
“Wherever you go, you take yourself with you.” -Neil Gaiman ...And a book! Take a book too! #HoodieBook #ReadersAreLeaders #GoWestville
8 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
Word Card Relay! #KidsDeserveIt #GoWestville
8 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
Spelling with scooters! #KidsDeserveIt #GoWestville
8 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Mrs. Taylor Learnard
Thank you Westville Lion’s Club for the stem bins!
8 months ago, Mrs. Taylor Learnard
Ms. Karen Evans
Practicing reading with Magic Labyrinth! @LionRampantImp #ReadersAreLeaders #KidsDeserveIt #GoWestville
8 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Mrs. Katie White
Thank you, Mrs. Witsman, for a fun night at Forest Glen hunting for leaves for the 3rd grade leaf project!
8 months ago, Mrs. Katie White
Mr. Mike Williamson
Mrs. Pearman's kindergarten class learning about the number 4. Just look at how engaged everyone is!
8 months ago, Mr. Mike Williamson
Sherri Givens, CCC/SLP
In speech-language we are collecting words like the character Jerome from the Peter H. Reynolds book The Word Collector. One student contributed eleven words today to get us started.
8 months ago, Sherri Givens, CCC/SLP
Mr. Chris Bontjes
Mr. Bontjes is offering group piano lessons at Giacoma after school on Tuesdays. Classes start Tuesday, September 18 and cost $5.00 per week. Contact Mr. Bontjes at bontjesc@gowestville.org for more information or to sign up.
8 months ago, Mr. Chris Bontjes
Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Cook spread kindness today by making lunch for the teachers! #GiacomaLunchClub #EpicBliss #BeKind #GoWestville
8 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
Practicing Math with Tenzi! #ProjectKidTech #MathMasters #GoWestville
8 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
Words have power! @bjnovak @penguinusa #ReadersAreLeaders #WritersAreLeaders #KnowledgeIsPower #GoWestville
8 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
Get To Know You Jenga! #KidsDeserveIt #GoWestville
8 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
We LOVE our books! Thank you for thinking of our students! #BeKind #GoWestville
8 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
Finding our just right learning levels! #DataDrivenInstruction #GeniusMathematicians #GoWestville
8 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
It's so great to know that people all over the country are thinking about these scholars as they start the new school year! Each child was given a book to welcome them back to school. #BeKind #GoWestville
8 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
When a student beats you on a reading contest... #ReadingMoreTonight #ReadersAreLeaders #BringIt #GoWestville
8 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Dr. Seth Miller
Coach Arteaga off to a great start with Lady Panther basketball today- great turnout!
8 months ago, Dr. Seth Miller
Ms. Karen Evans
Practicing our entrance procedure with confidence! #ConfidentKids #Affirmations #GoWestville
8 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Mr. Matt Maser
Mr. Maser’s class enjoying the first day of school!
8 months ago, Mr. Matt Maser
Mr. Nathan Ford
Book Tasting in Mrs. Rull and Mrs. Heffernan’s class!
8 months ago, Mr. Nathan Ford
Mrs. Katie White
2018-2019 Assembly practice in the books!
8 months ago, Mrs. Katie White
Ms. Karen Evans
Another day, another book delivery! Our students are so lucky! #Grateful #GoWestville
8 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
It's the first day of my 10th year teaching and my 7th year working with 4th graders. I am so very lucky that you share your children with me! #GoWestville
8 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Mrs. Madonna Poggendorf`
Drinking our Jitter Juice to get our Second Grade “ Jitters” out!!❤️
8 months ago, Mrs. Madonna Poggendorf`
Ms. Karen Evans
The books keep coming! So very grateful for the generosity of others. This year will be incredible! @Scholastic @LiveInspired #FourthGradeReaders #FirstDayOfSchool2018 #GoWestville
8 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
It was an epic day for book mail in our class today!!! Have you guys read Sloth at the Zoom? @HarperCollins @OwlKids #GoWestville #ReadersAreLeaders #FourthGrade #SoGrateful
8 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Dr. Seth Miller
Great turnout at the Giacoma Open House - it’s going to be a fantastic year! #gowestville
8 months ago, Dr. Seth Miller
Mrs. Katie White
Reminder: tonight is our Back to School Open House! Please join us from 5:00-7:00pm, enter through the gym doors. See you soon!
8 months ago, Mrs. Katie White
Ms. Karen Evans
Westville's Lions Club is the absolute best! Thank you so much for your donation to our classroom! @MsEvansJG #ReadersAreLeaders #EmpowerStudents #LionsClub #GoWestville
8 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Mrs. Katie White
Anyone with a Bachelor's degree, Associate's degree, or 60 semester hours of college coursework that is interested in becoming a substitute teacher, is invited to Central Office Tuesday, August 14th from 6:00pm-7:00pm to learn more about this great opportunity!
8 months ago, Mrs. Katie White
Mrs. Katie White
Anyone with a Bachelor's degree, Associate's degree, or 60 semester hours of college coursework that is interested in becoming a substitute teacher, is invited to Central Office Tuesday, August 14th from 6:00pm-7:00pm to learn more about this great opportunity!
8 months ago, Mrs. Katie White
Mrs. Katie White
Westville School District registration will begin August 7th in the Judith Giacoma gymnasium. Parents are encouraged to fill out forms electronically in advance, print off, and sign to avoid registration wait times. All forms will be available for onsite registration on the following dates if needed. August 7th- 12:00-3:00pm and 4:00-7:00pm (Students last name A-L) August 8th- 12:00-3:00pm and 4:00-7:00pm (Students last name M-Z)
9 months ago, Mrs. Katie White
Ms. Karen Evans
I'm not sure who is more excited for school to start: teachers or students! #4thGradersUnite #GoWestville
9 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Mrs. Shelly Jenkins
Thank you to all of the parents and my students for the work and fun they put into this year’s Balloons Over Vermilion event. I’m so proud of you!
9 months ago, Mrs. Shelly Jenkins
Mrs. Katie White
Honorary Grand Marshall, Shelly Jenkins, on her very own balloon ride. Giacoma pride was flying high on this beautiful morning!
9 months ago, Mrs. Katie White
Mr. Nathan Ford
2018-2019 Supply Lists
10 months ago, Mr. Nathan Ford
Ms. Karen Evans
Teachers designing, constructing, and flying kites! #ProjectKidTech #KidsDeserveIt #GoWestville
10 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
Teachers learning about the science concepts behind bubbles and designing our own bubble wands! #STEAM #ProjectKidTech #GoWestville
10 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
Teachers Teaching Teachers! #SummerBreak #ProjectKidTech #GoWestville
10 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
Beyond grateful for Project Kid Tech! I can't wait to use these toys in our classroom next year! #ProjectKidTech #KidsDeserveIt #GoWestville
10 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Mrs. Lisa Coburn
What do teachers do on summer vacation? Design and construct forts of course! #STEAM #ProjectKidTech #KidsDeserveIt #GoWestville
10 months ago, Mrs. Lisa Coburn
Mrs. Katie White
Congratulations to Luke Barney! The top DARE essay winner in Vermilion County! Great job, Luke!
11 months ago, Mrs. Katie White
Ms. Karen Evans
Having fun on the last full day of school! #KidsDeserveIt #GoWestville
11 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Mrs. Pam Dalenberg
May PAWS winners for positivitiy! #WeArePositive GoWestville
11 months ago, Mrs. Pam Dalenberg
Mrs. Edwards
STEM challenges with Brick Logic, Shape Logic, and Block Logic
11 months ago, Mrs. Edwards
Mrs. Madonna Poggendorf`
Second grade at the park
11 months ago, Mrs. Madonna Poggendorf`
Ms. Nancy Cook
D.A.R.E. Graduation - 6th grade
11 months ago, Ms. Nancy Cook
Mr. Ben Gilly
4th Grade is climbing, bouncing, crawling, and sliding through the end of the year. #InflatableFun #HereComesSummer #GoWestville #Giacoma
11 months ago, Mr. Ben Gilly
Ms. Karen Evans
4th grade incentive! #BouncingInto5thGrade #KidsDeserveIt #GoWestville
11 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
Using math to construct a zoo and an aquarium! #STEAM #KidsDeserveIt #GoWestville
11 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
Skip-It Word Card Relay!!! #KidsDeserveIt #GoWestville
11 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
Our finished balloon! @BalloonsOverVC #BalloonsAreBack #BOV2018 #STEM #STEAM #KidsDeserveIt #GoWestville
11 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Mrs. Lisa Coburn
11 months ago, Mrs. Lisa Coburn
Ms. Karen Evans
Mrs. Jenkins's class building balloons! @BalloonsOverVC #BalloonsAreBack #BOV2018 #STEM #STEAM #KidsDeserveIt #GoWestville
11 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Mrs. Madonna Poggendorf`
Young Author Winners K-2
11 months ago, Mrs. Madonna Poggendorf`
Mrs. Melissa Pinter
Giacoma students stuff the balloon
11 months ago, Mrs. Melissa Pinter
Mrs. Madonna Poggendorf`
Mrs. Poggendorf’s Mother’s Day Tea.💕
12 months ago, Mrs. Madonna Poggendorf`
Ms. Karen Evans
Kinesthetic Spelling!!! #KidsDeserveIt #WholeBrainLearning #ActiveLearners #GoWestville
12 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
Student-selected non-fiction book project! #ReadersAreLeaders #KidsDeserveIt #GoWestville
12 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
This is the life!!! Thank you Giacoma PTO! #HealthySnacks #TeacherFuel #GetInMyBelly #GoWestville
12 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
Word Card Challenge!!! #KidsDeserveIt #ActiveLearning #ReadersAreLeaders #GoWestville
12 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Mrs. Amanda Cox
Thank you to our awesome Giacoma PTO! They treated us to new books for our classroom library! ❤
12 months ago, Mrs. Amanda Cox
Dr. Seth Miller
Diving Panthers!! Nice job third grade readers!
12 months ago, Dr. Seth Miller
Dr. Seth Miller
Mr. Downing instruting 3rd grade students who met their reading goal- these Panthers are going to SCUBA! #readingopensupdoors
12 months ago, Dr. Seth Miller
Mr. Mike Williamson
What a great day for lunch on the lawn with kindergarten!
12 months ago, Mr. Mike Williamson
Mr. Ben Gilly
Thanks, Ms. Hull, for bringing such a fun event for our 4th graders. HAPPY BIRTHDAY JOSIAH!! #BubbleMania
12 months ago, Mr. Ben Gilly
Mr. Ben Gilly
Thanks, Ms. Hull, for bringing such a fun event for our 4th graders. HAPPY BIRTHDAY JOSIAH!! #BubbleMania
12 months ago, Mr. Ben Gilly
Mr. Ben Gilly
4th Grade top AR readers having a "bowl"!!
12 months ago, Mr. Ben Gilly
Mrs. Pam Dalenberg
PAWS winner for April. Caring!
12 months ago, Mrs. Pam Dalenberg
Ms. Ellen Howie
3rd got to listen to and see the Danville Symphony and the North Ridge Red Coats. They also go to see astronaut Joe Tanner!
12 months ago, Ms. Ellen Howie
Ms. Ellen Howie
3rd grade at the Danville Youth Symphony!
12 months ago, Ms. Ellen Howie
Mrs. Amy Pacot
Kindergarten Recital
12 months ago, Mrs. Amy Pacot
Mrs. Amy Pacot
Kindergarten Piano Recital- getting ready to kick it off!
12 months ago, Mrs. Amy Pacot
Mrs. Edwards
Come enjoy the Piano Recitals this morning at Giacoma gym. Excellent job students and Mr. Bontjes!
12 months ago, Mrs. Edwards
Ms. Karen Evans
Practicing fluency with math facts while jamming to Vitamin String Quartet! #KidsDeserveIt #GoWestville
12 months ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Mr. Chris Bontjes
JG Piano Recital is tomorrow, Saturday, April 28, in the gym. Adults must stay with students for the performance. Details and schedule at https://jgmusic.weebly.com/
12 months ago, Mr. Chris Bontjes
Ms. Nancy Cook
Preschoolers learned about honey bees today.
12 months ago, Ms. Nancy Cook
Ms. Nancy Cook
Congratulations to Shelly Jenkins! She was honored as the IEA/W.E.A. Friends and Advocates Banquet tonight for her dedication to education.
12 months ago, Ms. Nancy Cook
Mrs. Michaele Hallett
Learning about the human body Big & Little style!😎
12 months ago, Mrs. Michaele Hallett
Mrs. Madonna Poggendorf`
Second graders excited for the Indianapolis Zoo!🙂🙂
12 months ago, Mrs. Madonna Poggendorf`
Mr. Mike Williamson
More carnival fun!
12 months ago, Mr. Mike Williamson
Dr. Seth Miller
The Giacoma Panther Chorus performing tonight #pantherarts
12 months ago, Dr. Seth Miller
Mr. Mike Williamson
It's a great day for a kindergarten carnival
12 months ago, Mr. Mike Williamson
Ms. Caitlin Harris
Come join us for the Giacoma band and chorus Spring Awards Concert at 7 pm! #musicrocks #thecalmbeforetheconcert
12 months ago, Ms. Caitlin Harris
Mrs. Taylor Learnard
Let the games begin
12 months ago, Mrs. Taylor Learnard
Mr. Nathan Ford
Thank you Delta Dental for providing the Land of Dental assembly! #brushyourteeth
12 months ago, Mr. Nathan Ford
Mrs. Sheila Owen
Join PreK and EC at the mall for Week of the Young Child. We are here having fun until 2!
12 months ago, Mrs. Sheila Owen
Ms. Karen Evans
We did a thing... County Scholastic Bowl Champions!!! #FirstPlace #JudithGiacoma #GoWestville
about 1 year ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
Moving on to county finals!!! #JudithGiacoma #ScholasticBowl #GoWestville
about 1 year ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Mrs. Melissa Pinter
Giacoma drumline practice at 8:00 a.m. #TheseKidsRock
about 1 year ago, Mrs. Melissa Pinter
Ms. Karen Evans
Thank you to all the families who attended our reading night! We loved seeing the children so excited about reading! #BeKind #GoWestville
about 1 year ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
Sometimes we dance and read at the same time! #WeLoveBooks #ReadersAreLeaders #GoWestville
about 1 year ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
I gotta feeling that tonight's gonna be a good night! #FamilyReadingNight #JudithGiacoma #GoWestville
about 1 year ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
When students plan and lead their very own reading party complete with a read aloud and games... #HeartFull #ReadersAreLeaders #GoWestville
about 1 year ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Dr. Seth Miller
Congratulations Young Author award winners! #pantherpride #creativity
about 1 year ago, Dr. Seth Miller
Mr. Chris Bontjes
Our school-wide piano recital will be on April 28. Visit jgmusic.weebly.com for times and details.
about 1 year ago, Mr. Chris Bontjes
Ms. Karen Evans
Join us for Giacoma's Family Reading Night on Tuesday at 6pm!!! We have so many fun activities planned and LOTS of prizes :) See you there! #KidsDeserveIt #GoWestville
about 1 year ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Mrs. Shelly Jenkins
We have made our designs for the Balloons Over Vermilion event in July!
about 1 year ago, Mrs. Shelly Jenkins
Ms. Karen Evans
Teachers learn too! #LifelongLearners #CoffeeClub #DataDrivenPD #TeacherLedPD #GoWestville
about 1 year ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
Sometimes you match! #ThinkSpring
about 1 year ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
"I want to read books all day long!" #ReadersAreLeaders #GoWestville
about 1 year ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Mrs. Amy Johnson
Poetry share on this great Friday!
about 1 year ago, Mrs. Amy Johnson
Ms. Karen Evans
Reading while skipping... #HowWeRoll #SkipIt #KidsDeserveIt #ReadersAreLeaders
about 1 year ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
These kids beat level 2! #ReadersAreLeaders #GoWestville
about 1 year ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Mrs. Pam Dalenberg
March PAWS winners for friendship! #CharacterIsImportant
about 1 year ago, Mrs. Pam Dalenberg
Ms. Karen Evans
4th graders playing The Crazy Professor game! #GoWestville #ReadersAreLeaders
about 1 year ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
Building with dominoes! #Math #GoWestville
about 1 year ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
A very belated birthday celebration! #SharkGame #KidsDeserveIt #GoWestville
about 1 year ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
Playing hangman with multisyllabic words! #GoWestville #KidsDeserveIt
about 1 year ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
Enjoying a picnic lunch at the park after watching "A Wrinkle in Time"! #GoWestville #Sunshine
about 1 year ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Mr. Ben Gilly
They may be tired, but they had fun. #4thGrade #IMAX #FieldTrip #WrinkleInTime
about 1 year ago, Mr. Ben Gilly
Mrs. Melissa Pinter
WJHS student accompanying a Giacoma student at Solo & Ensemble Contest. #MusicInOurSchools
about 1 year ago, Mrs. Melissa Pinter
Ms. Karen Evans
Students spreading kindness around Giacoma! #BeKind #BeGrateful #GoWestville
about 1 year ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Mr. Mike Williamson
Happy birthday Ms. Dalenberg from all of your friends in kindergarten! We hope you have a wonderful day!
about 1 year ago, Mr. Mike Williamson
Mrs. Sheila Owen
Early childhood watching in awe as the water turned to green for St. Patrick’s Day!
about 1 year ago, Mrs. Sheila Owen
Ms. Karen Evans
Today is a great day for math games! #GoWestville
about 1 year ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Mr. Nathan Ford
3rd and 4th grade concert. Great job everyone! #letseat
about 1 year ago, Mr. Nathan Ford
Mr. Ben Gilly
Hope you have a healthy appetite. 3rd and 4th grade are cooking up a great music program for this evening.
about 1 year ago, Mr. Ben Gilly
Mrs. George
Our first Flat Stanley has returned to us from Hawaii. We also received pictures of another Flat Stanley heading to China.
about 1 year ago, Mrs. George
Mrs. Jennifer O'Herron
Water Cycle baggie experiment!
about 1 year ago, Mrs. Jennifer O'Herron
Mrs. Melissa Pinter
Band students practicing after school for solo and ensemble contest.
about 1 year ago, Mrs. Melissa Pinter
Mrs. Madonna Poggendorf`
It is a Green Eggs and Ham morning!!
about 1 year ago, Mrs. Madonna Poggendorf`
Mr. Ben Gilly
It's Friday! Mr. Gilly's class is glad to have conquered another week.
about 1 year ago, Mr. Ben Gilly
Mrs. Jennifer O'Herron
Making 120th day structures with 120 cups!!
about 1 year ago, Mrs. Jennifer O'Herron
Mrs. Jennifer O'Herron
Making 120th day structures with 120 cups!!
about 1 year ago, Mrs. Jennifer O'Herron
Ms. Karen Evans
Finding missing numbers in a sequence! #MysterySolvers #GoWestville
about 1 year ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
Teachers learning how to use toys for classroom instruction! #ProjectKidTech #CoffeeClub #GoWestville
about 1 year ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Mrs. Katie White
Enjoying the beautiful weather, having math outside! Thank you WHS shop class for the awesome picnic tables! #GoWestville
about 1 year ago, Mrs. Katie White
Ms. Karen Evans
When the students request the shark game... #BirthdayMath #GoWestville
about 1 year ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
Giacoma won their first scholastic bowl game of the 2018 season!!! #GoWestville
about 1 year ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Mrs. Michaele Hallett
Miss Illinois Abby Foster came to school today to share her love of reading!! 👑❤📚
about 1 year ago, Mrs. Michaele Hallett
Mrs. Amy Johnson
Having fun making sandwiches and adding money!
about 1 year ago, Mrs. Amy Johnson
Mrs. Amy Pacot
Getting to know Miss Illinois
about 1 year ago, Mrs. Amy Pacot
Mrs. Pam Dalenberg
Miss Illinois, Abby Foster, helping Giacoma celebrate Read Across America! #GoWestville #ReadingWithAQueen
about 1 year ago, Mrs. Pam Dalenberg
Mrs. Amanda Cox
Our special reading guest...Miss Illinois!
about 1 year ago, Mrs. Amanda Cox
Mr. Nathan Ford
Congratulations again to Mrs. Jenkins’s class!
about 1 year ago, Mr. Nathan Ford
Mr. Nathan Ford
Mrs. Jenkins class was selected to be ambassadors for the Balloons over Vermilion event this summer! What an awesome opportunity!
about 1 year ago, Mr. Nathan Ford
Ms. Karen Evans
Exploring equivalent fractions with air hockey and a multiplication chart! #GoWestville
about 1 year ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Mrs. Katie White
Giacoma Wear on sale now through Saturday, March 3rd. Shop online at www.bodynsolesports.com, click on Team Sales, then select Judith Giacoma Elementary. All proceeds will go toward funding PBIS activities for students.
about 1 year ago, Mrs. Katie White
Mrs. Leann Hazel
Team Hazelnuts! #unicefstrong #kidpowerbands #getactivesavelives
about 1 year ago, Mrs. Leann Hazel
Mrs. Jennifer O'Herron
Magical words for word work!
about 1 year ago, Mrs. Jennifer O'Herron
Mr. Nathan Ford
Congratulations to our Illinois Principal Association Award winners!
about 1 year ago, Mr. Nathan Ford
Ms. Karen Evans
Fraction Olympics!!! Today's events: Air Hockey and Array Construction! #GoForGold #KidsDeserveIt #GoWestville
about 1 year ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
Who needs to take a test when you can play breakout instead? #GoWestville #BreakoutEDU #KidsDeserveIt
about 1 year ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Mrs. Katie White
NEW Giacoma Wear! Promotion ends February 22nd! Order soon at Bodynsolesports.com!
about 1 year ago, Mrs. Katie White
Mrs. Madonna Poggendorf`
Second grade learning about animals from the Traveling Naturalist.
about 1 year ago, Mrs. Madonna Poggendorf`
Mrs. Amy Pacot
Kindergarten and critters-vccd
about 1 year ago, Mrs. Amy Pacot
Mrs. Michaele Hallett
1st Grade learning about reptiles and amphibians from the Traveling Naturalist today!🐢🦎🐍
about 1 year ago, Mrs. Michaele Hallett
Mr. Mike Williamson
These two students worked together to construct this impressive structure that was nearly as tall as them! #teamwork #KindergartenIsFun #WeCanCount
about 1 year ago, Mr. Mike Williamson
Ms. Karen Evans
Students designed their own learning games to practice fractions! #GoWestville
about 1 year ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
Word building, cup stacking challenge!!! #GoWestville
about 1 year ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
Birthday kids get to pick the learning games we play! #BirthdayParty #Hockey #Reading #GoWestville
about 1 year ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Mrs. Madonna Poggendorf`
Figuring out the Smart Grid electricity sources.
about 1 year ago, Mrs. Madonna Poggendorf`
Ms. Karen Evans
Who can build the most words? #GoWestville #Challenge
about 1 year ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Mr. Nathan Ford
The PSFA classes had an opportunity to meet and skate with some of the Danville Dasher players. Everyone had a great time!
about 1 year ago, Mr. Nathan Ford
Mr. Ben Gilly
4th grade had a great time at Eagle Day and they learned a lot, too. #DACC #BirdsOfPrey #GoWestville
about 1 year ago, Mr. Ben Gilly
Mr. Ben Gilly
Getting to know our new friend, Dakota. #EagleDay #Raptors
about 1 year ago, Mr. Ben Gilly
Mr. Matt Maser
Mrs. Nelson and Mr. Maser's classes working hard with the Smart grids. They did great! #stemlearning
about 1 year ago, Mr. Matt Maser
Mr. Ben Gilly
4th Graders are ready for Eagle Day! #DACC #BirdsOfPrey
about 1 year ago, Mr. Ben Gilly
Ms. Karen Evans
Giacoma's Scholastic Bowl Team! #GoWestville
about 1 year ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Ms. Karen Evans
Reading Hockey! #GoWestville #ActiveLearning
about 1 year ago, Ms. Karen Evans
Mrs. Pam Dalenberg
Technology enhances learning! #gowestville #lovelearning
about 1 year ago, Mrs. Pam Dalenberg