Author Archives: JSchutz

New Furniture

Our new furniture has arrived! The individual tables allow for more personal space while still allowing for the community feel. The tables and chairs are on rollers, so the students can regroup quickly and easily. We look forward to showing … Continue reading

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Walk For Wescott Reminder

Just a quick reminder that Walk for Wescott is taking place next Wednesday, October 5th, and next Tuesday is the last day for donations.  The money is used for a lot of important things around Wescott!  Use the following link … Continue reading

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4th Grade Show

  Congratulations on a great performance!

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Wagner Farm

Learning about farm life in Illinois at Wagner Farm!

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The Grove

Social Scientists would have been fascinated by the artifacts we saw at The Grove. Discuss and reflect upon what you saw and learned today.

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First Days of School

School started Wednesday, and we’re off and running! Reflect on the first three days of school. What did you love? What are you excited about as the year continues?

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Welcome Back!

Dear 4S Students and Families, I always know summer vacation is nearing an end when the cicadas start singing! This will be my 16th year teaching at Wescott School. It’s hard for me to believe it’s been that long! Maybe … Continue reading

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Ben’s “King Artie and the Knights of the Rad Table” Performance!

I had a great time playing the role of King Artie! Our cast did an amazing job. We performed a show that was meant for 25-30 people … with only 12! 

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Goodbye Summer, Hello 5th Grade!

This beautiful hot air balloon flew RIGHT OVER my parents’ house in Lake Geneva this weekend! It actually got close enough that we could talk to people in the basket! As it passed over the house and out of view, … Continue reading

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Our Last Trimester!

Believe it or not, we’re already into our last trimester of fourth grade! Reflect on the year so far. What accomplishments stand out to you? What goals do you have for the end of the year? Share your thoughts, ideas … Continue reading

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