All schools and offices will be closed on Thursday, June 20th in celebration of West Virginia Day! Offices will reopen on Friday, June 21. Learn more:
1 day ago, Wood County Schools
The school year may be over, but it's never to early to mark your calendar! The 2024-2025 school year will host Open House on Monday, August 19. Elementary schools will be from 4 to 6 pm and middle and high schools (including WCTC/Caperton Center) from 5 to 7 pm. View event dates and details anytime on the WCS app or by visiting
5 days ago, Wood County Schools
Emerson families, We will have awards ceremonies tomorrow for students in grades 1-5. Please note the times. You are welcome to attend!
19 days ago, Jeanna Plumly
Join us for the USDA free summer meals program, a wonderful initiative aimed at ensuring that children have access to nutritious meals even when school is out. This program provides free meals for children and teens in low-income areas during the summer months, helping to bridge the nutrition gap that often occurs when school meals are not available. By participating in this program, you can help support the health and well-being of children in your community, ensuring they have the fuel they need to thrive and enjoy their summer activities to the fullest. Learn more at
26 days ago, Wood County Schools
Good afternoon Emerson Families, As a reminder, our Fun Run is tomorrow starting at 3 p.m. Students will dismiss at normal time. If your child rides a bus but you plan to pick them up at school for the event, please send a note to school tomorrow morning. The Fun Run entrance will be set up on the left side of the building. Students must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Students will receive their race number at check in, starting at 2:50 p.m. The K-2 run is at 3 p.m. with the 3-5 run at 4 p.m. The run will be six laps around the school track. Rain or shine! Last minute student entries will be accepted at the school until noon Thursday.
27 days ago, Jeanna Plumly
Good day Emerson families, This is a quick reminder that all tardy students (arriving after 8:05 a.m.) must be walked in by an adult and signed into school. Thank you. We also want to remind parents that the cut off for students to register to run/walk during the "student" portion of the race is noon tomorrow. Grades K-2 run at 3 p.m. and 3-5 run at 4 p.m. Public registration begins at 5 p.m. with the public race at 5:30 p.m. We will have extra color for children to throw for sale at the event, along with a variety of t-shirts and freeze dried candy. This is a PTA sponsored event.
27 days ago, Jeanna Plumly
Good afternoon Emerson families. We are starting to distribute Fun Run shirts for our pre-paid students. Each student will also have a ticket to bring to the event. On Thursday, students will turn their tickets in at the main entrance for their race number. We are excited the Emerson PTA is bringing this amazing event to our school. If you would like your child to participate and have not turned in their registration yet, time is running out. Please call the school office to schedule a time to come in to register. There will be no student registration the afternoon of the event. The general public may register at 5 p.m. for the 5:30 p.m. public Fun Run.
29 days ago, Jeanna Plumly
On Friday, May 31, Emerson Elementary will hold the final awards assembly of the 2023-24 school year. 1st and 2nd grade at 9am, 3rd and 4th grade at 10am, and 5th grade will have a special assembly at 1pm.
about 1 month ago, Kayla Brown
Please join Emerson Elementary tomorrow, Thursday May 16, from 4:30-6 PM at the Wood County Public Library for a "Night at the Library".
about 1 month ago, Kayla Brown
Night at the Library
The much-loved Golden Ticket Summer Reading Challenge has returned for the summer! Learn more to get started.
about 1 month ago, Wood County Schools
instructions for the golden ticket summer reading challenge at wood county schools
Reminder, Wood County Schools will be closed Tuesday, May 14, 2024, for Primary Election Day. Classes resume Wednesday, May 15, 2024.
about 1 month ago, Wood County Schools
Today is the last day for students to pre-register for the Emerson Elementary PTA Fun Run and receive a race shirt. Parents are welcome to stop at the school today before 3:30 p.m. to complete their child's registration forms and pay the $10 registration fee. Registrations will be accepted for students up until May 23 but students will not receive a shirt. Registration for the public run will begin at 5 p.m. the day of the race. C&G Athletics will be on site offering a variety of shirts the day of the race for a fee.
about 1 month ago, Jeanna Plumly
The West Virginia Department of Education Office of Child Nutrition and the West Virginia Department of Human Services are teaming together to provide income-eligible students of West Virginia with supplemental food benefits for the summer of 2024. Learn more...
about 1 month ago, Wood County Schools
west virginia summer ebt program logo with a sun with the center as a watermelon
Please check folders today and tomorrow for information about Emerson's Night at the Library event. This event will take place Thursday, May 16th at the Wood County Public Library from 4:30-6 PM.
about 1 month ago, Kayla Brown
Night at the Library
Just a quick reminder that pre-registration for the Fun Run ends tomorrow. Students who return their registration forms after Thursday will not receive a free shirt. Come join us for this fun event! Adults and non-Emerson students may walk/run for just $20 by registering in the school office or by registering at 5 p.m. the day of the event.
about 1 month ago, Jeanna Plumly
Next week, Emerson Elementary will be kicking off GSA testing with a spirit week. All students are encouraged to participate. Monday: Crazy Sock Day Tuesday: Disney Day Wednesday: "Wacky Wednesday" Thursday: Emerson Spirit Friday: Dress for Success GSA testing will begin the following week on Tuesday, May 7th with reading for 3rd-5th grade students.
about 2 months ago, Kayla Brown
Spirit Week
Good evening Emerson families. On May 23 our PTA is hosting a 2K Fun Run, filled with fun, laughter and lots of COLOR! Our students will have the chance to run (or walk) around the track prior to a public run at 5:30 p.m. More information about the student portion of this special event will be sent home in the coming days, along with an application to participate. In the meantime, help us get the word out about our public event by sharing this event with friends and family.
2 months ago, Jeanna Plumly
fun run
Our BOGO book Fair starts tomorrow. Students will get the opportunity to shop for books during their STEAM and PE specials class. We will also have Parent Shopping times after school starting at 3:00 Monday, Tuesday and Friday. You can set your child up with an eWallet using the link below. Unsure of what an eWallet is, check the video link in the comments of our Facebook page for more details.
2 months ago, Emerson Elementary
Save the date! We are having our final book fair for the school year. This is a BOGO fair. Everything in the fair is buy one get one (of equal or lesser value) free.
3 months ago, Emerson Elementary
BOGO fair
Buses may be delayed this morning due to high water in several areas across the county. We appreciate your patience as we work to safely pick up and deliver students this morning.
3 months ago, Wood County Schools