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From the Principal

Welcome to West Elementary.  My name is Anne Broderius, and I am excited to be a member of this dynamic learning community we call West Elementary.  I look forward to sharing my commitment, enthusiasm, love for kids, and education with you and your child.

West is a unique building where we educate the districts’ first learners – Preschool, Kindergarten, and First Graders.  There is a wonderful energy in the building, and families always love the West experience. We are excited to provide quality curriculum based on research, best practice, and state standards.  West Elementary is a place you will want your child’s educational journey to begin.

West believes in fostering a love for learning, and we are proud to offer our students many valuable educational experiences.  During their time at West, your child will have classes with teachers who specialize in Art, Music, Science, and Physical Education.  Our students also have educational experiences with a variety of up-to-date technology, and we have a wonderful library full of quality literature for students to enjoy.

West offers a free breakfast program to all of our students. Breakfast is served in the morning beginning at 8:15 a.m.  Students who would like to eat breakfast should report directly to the cafeteria upon arriving at West.  Your child may choose to eat or not to eat each day – the choice is theirs.  We serve a variety of hot and cold breakfasts throughout the month.

You are such an important part of your child’s education; after all, you are your child’s first and most important teacher.  We value your input and the time you spend helping your child experience educational success.  We welcome you as our partner in education.  Please feel free to contact your child’s teacher with any questions you may have about the school day.  You are also welcome to contact me with questions you may have about West Elementary.  We have an open door policy, and look forward to working closely with you.

The West student day is from 8:35 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.  Our office is open from 7:45 a.m.– 4:00 p.m.  Please call 587-4470 or leave a message on the answering machine after school hours.

As the principal of West Elementary, I feel blessed to have the best job in the world.  Everyday I get to come to work and be with the best staff, the best families, and best of all, the best children.

Yours in Education,

Mrs. Broderius

Hutchinson Public Schools

Hutchinson Public Schools