Mr. West, our very own 2nd grade teacher, was chosen as the Magic 98.9 Teacher Who Makes Magic. Mrs. Michelle Pear, a parent in his class wrote the followingas part of his nomination packet: Mr. West is an amazing 2nd grade teacher at A.J. Whittenberg Elementary School in Greenville County. He does a fabulous job taking the children where they are individually and moving them forward, challenging each of them, so they may reach their maximum potential! My child has thrived in his class this year. Mr. West makes learning fun by using technology and music to teach the standards. Thank you, Mr. West! You are a rare gem in elementary education! To view more, click here.
We are proud to announce that we had the most participants in the 2011 Reedy River Run. This earned us $1000! Thank you to all the students, parents, staff, and friends that helped us earn this award!
We are very excited about our first Jump Rope for Heart participation. The school raised a total of $2,489.34 for the American Heart Association. Elisa Hindman, from Miss Hoovers', class was the top money raiser. Elisa raised $874!
AJW has been selected by the Greater Greenville Association of Realtors to receive a 2010 Revitalization Award. These awards are presented to organizations that make differences in communities. To read more about the Greater Greenville Association of Realtors, click here!
As a community school, AJW relies on corporate involvement and grants to support its innovative curriculum, programs, and instructional technology. Since its opening, AJW has received more than $400,000 in sponsorships, donations, and grants to ensure the implementation and sustainability of its high quality program. Want to get involved? Contact Ansel Sanders, Program Director.
2011-2012 Congratulations to our first Teacher of the Year, Mrs. Heather Dye. Mrs. Dye teaches 2nd grade.