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Kindergarten registration for the
2018-2019 school year is now taking place.
Call the main office for details (609) 758-6800 x3000
Students in Mr. Valles' 4th grade class participated in the Barnegat Bay Rain Barrel Challenge. Please go to https://www.facebook.com/NewJerseyH20 and "like us" on facebook!
Congratulations to our 5th grade enrichment teams for finishing 2, 3 and 4 place in their respective divisions at the North East Regional Finals of Destination Imaginagtion.
Two of our teams will be competing at DI Global Finals in Knoxville, TN! Congratulations students!
1st Grade Class Trip Rescheduled
Due to the impending inclement weather forecast the 1st grade trip to the Adventure Aquarium on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 has been rescheduled for Monday, May 14, 2018.
Kindergarten Registration packets are available at both the Dr. Gerald H. Woehr Elementary School and New Egypt Primary School main office between the hours of 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM beginning March 12, 2018. You can also access packets online on the Dr. Gerald H. Woehr Elementary School's webpage.
Please call the elementary school's main office at 609-758-6800 ext.3000 to schedule your registration appointment/screening. Appointments are available on Monday, May 21st and Tuesday, May 22nd and will be held at New Egypt Primary School on 131 Evergreen Road, New Egypt , New Jersey. If you have any questions please call the Dr. Gerald H. Woehr Elementary School at 609-758-6800 ext. 3000.
DWES Teacher on the Year
Ms. Allison Baricko!
Congratulations to Mrs. Zapata's class
for finishing in 1st place overall in the
Ocean County Sumdog Math contest!
Congratulations to Mrs. Liedtka's class
for finishing in 3rd place!
2017-2018 Yearbook orders are due
by Friday, 1/26/18
Thank you for helping to make our PTO McDonald's Teacher Night such a huge success!
We are very proud to announce that some of our classes did extremely well in the NATIONAL Sumdog math contest. 2,062 classes qualified for this contest throughout the United States!
Four of our classes placed in the top 100 classes in the United States!
Ms. Sonaidek's class - 21st place
Mrs. Rodriguez/Ms. Marsh/Mrs. DuPont's 4th grade - 28th place
Mrs. White/Ms. Silfan's 4th grade - 55th place
Mrs. Meroney/Mrs. LoPresti's 5th grade - 99th place
Please note: Our food service provider will no longer be issuing paper menus. To view the menu and nutritional information on each meal please follow the food services link on the drop down menu at the top of the page.
Chorus Rehearsals - Grades 2-5
Tuesdays - 3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
Congratulations Mrs. Rita Williams
Rita Williams , DWES art Teacher, was recognized as the Young Audiences Educator of the Year at a recent ceremony!
Destination Imagination Global Finals
The Steampunk Warriors from Mrs. Brown's Enrichment Class were invited to the DI Global Finals in Knoxville, TN. The students placed 23rd out of 81 teams competing with students from China, Australia, Turkey, Poland, Argentina, Mexico, Canada, and ten other countries. They participated in many STEM activities including building and testing a hovercraft, listening to an astronaut speak about her journey to the ISS, programing a robot and trading DI pins. It was an awesome experience!
Letter from the Principal
Welcome to the Dr. Gerald H. Woehr Elementary School. Many factors go into providing students with the superior education they will receive at Dr. Gerald H. Woehr Elementary School. Teachers and staff are committed to creating and maintaining a safe learning environment for all students. Together, we work every day to provide students with a positive, caring school climate and culture to enable them to blossom intellectually, emotionally, and socially.
At Dr. Gerald H. Woehr Elementary School, teachers are committed to helping every child maximize his or her potential. Technology is incorporated into the learning process and teachers focus on expanding student's creativity to help them solve real world problems. By focusing on the child as a whole, teachers are helping students develop life-long learning skills.
In addition to developing academic skills, we work to develop good individual character and citizenship in every student. A school with a positive climate is one where students and staff are kind, caring, and help one another in every way possible, every day.
Numerous studies show that children do better in school when their parents/guardians are involved and take an interest in their education. Parents/guardians, please take advantage of the many opportunities you will have to be involved in your child's education and maintain an open line of communication with your child's teachers throughout the entire school year.
Students, come to school prepared to be engaged and challenged by your teachers each day and they will help you achieve your personal best. At Dr. Gerald H. Woehr Elementary School, we are committed to helping every child, every day, whatever it takes.