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J.V. Washam
Elementary School
School Information:
9611 Westmoreland Road
Cornelius, NC 28031
Courier # 433
P: 980-343-1071 | F: 980-343-1072
Principal: Paula Rao
LC: North Learning Community
Bell Schedule: 7:45 AM - 2:45 PM
Grades: K-5
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School Announcements
April 22: Beginner's Day for rising kindergarten families
4/13/2015Read full story
Camp Invention is June 29 at Washam
3/16/2015Read full story
Please DO NOT drop off/pick students in Weatherstone
2/27/2015Read full story
School Tour Dates
1/9/2015Read full story
Don't forget to order a yearbook!
12/16/2014Read full story
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Current Calendar Events
Apr 18Father/Daughter Dance
Apr 21McTeacher Night at McDonalds
Apr 22Beginner's Day (for rising kindergarten students and families)
Apr 231st Grade Performance/PTO General Meeting
Apr 24Awards Ceremony
Apr 27 - May 1Spring Book Fair
Apr 30School Tour, 10 a.m.
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Thank you to everyone who came to the basketball game on April 16 for our annual event that raises money for the Ada Jenkins Center. We might have come out on the losing end of the game against Davidson Elementary, but we appreciate the effort by our staff members who played! The Jump Rope Club, and Hawkettes and Junior Hawkettes cheerleaders had fantastic performances that can be seen by clicking the links below.

Junior Hawkettes cheerleaders                    Hawkettes cheerleaders

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   Mrs. Barber's 4th graders wore blue on Thursday, April 2, in support of autism awareness. 


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Teachers rocked the Spring Book Character Day by dressing as characters from books including Peter Rabbit, Bad Kitty, Edward Tulane and Fly Guy. 

Fifth Grade Teachers            Third Grade Teachers

Kindergarten Teachers       Second Grade Teachers

First Grade Teachers         Fourth Grade Teachers

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                                                        (photo courtesty of David Boraks/

Mrs. Keller's 1st graders have joined a campaign to put the image of a woman on a $20 bill. Read about it on by clicking here.


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We have a rockin' reporter in our midst! Justin Alquiza, a 5th grader, contributed to an article in this month's My School Rocks magazine on Charlotte Hornets player Brian Roberts. Great job, Justin! To read the article, visit


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