6300 Alderson St.  |  Weston, WI 54476
Phone 715.359.4221  |  Fax 715.359.2056

Pre-K Screenings — Child Find

Child-FindThe D.C. Everest (DCE) Area School District provides free developmental screenings for children ages 2 years, 9 months – 5 who reside in the DCE School District. Child Find developmental screenings typically take 20–30 minutes in order to obtain information regarding a child’s:

  • Speech/Language Development
  • Fine and Large Motor Skills
  • Vision and Hearing
  • Overall Learning Readiness

Who: Children ages 2 years, 9 months – 5 (who are not attending 5-year-old Kindergarten) who reside in the DCE School District.

Why: Child Find screenings help parents and guardians determine if their child’s development is similar to children of the same age. Screeners will share concerns with parents/guardians immediately following the screening and advise parents/guardians regarding services available to them.

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Standards Based Grading

StandardsBasedGradingInfoGraphicIn order to best prepare students for post-secondary education and a career, the D.C. Everest Area School District is using a standards-based assessment and grading system to more accurately monitor, measure and communicate a student’s learning, growth and academic achievement. This grading system will also positively affect the classroom — allowing teachers to provide clearer and more meaningful feedback for each student based on their specific needs and goals.

For additional information we have produced a couple informational pieces for you to view as well as a blog to discuss 

  • parent document with in-depth information about Standards Based Grading
  • An introductory video
  • Feel free to post and read previous questions on the districts SBG Blog Site.

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DC Everest Junior High and Senior High Recognized for AP Excellence

The Wisconsin Advanced Placement Advisory Council (WAPAC) recently recognized both D.C. Everest (DCE) Junior High and DCE Senior High as Pacesetter schools in Advanced Placement. The District offers Advanced Placement (AP) courses for grades 9 – 12 in a variety of subjects, ranging from AP Physics, AP Chemistry and AP European History, to AP Calculus, AP Psychology and AP Economics. Upon completing an AP course, students take an AP exam; those who earn a score of three or higher on the AP test qualify for advanced university credit.

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DCE Educators Participate In Exclusive Professional Development Event Focused on Using Technology To Support Student Achievement

DC Everest School District’s Jill Baregi, a 4th Grade Teacher at Rothschild Elementary School, and Jennifer Cucchiarelli, a 1st Grade Teacher at Weston Elementary School, recently joined over 100 fellow educators from around the world for the 2016 DEN Summer Institute (DENSI), an immersive, week-long professional development experience. Baregi and Cucchiarelli were two of only 150 educators selected to participate in DENSI.

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How to sign up for DCE text alerts . . .

Twitter LogoWe will be posting school closures, delays, and other alerts through our @DCEalerts Twitter account. You can receive text messages instantly from this Twitter account and you *DO NOT* need a Twitter account of your own to receive these texts. Follow @DCEalerts
To receive alerts via text:
1. Compose a text message addressed to 40404 and send the message follow DCEalerts to subscribe.
2. You will receive a confirmation text indicating you’ve successfully subscribed to the text alert system.
3. If you’re not a Twitter user, you will receive information on how to “sign up and join the conversation.” You can ignore this.
4. As messages are sent to the @DCEalerts twitter page, you will automatically receive them as text messages on your phone.

Please note that receiving texts may cost you money if you do not subscribe to a texting plan.

If you’d like to stop receiving our tweets via text, send unfollow DCEalerts to 40404.