Mission

It is the mission of W. E. Striplin Elementary School to provide innovative and individualized educational experiences. Students will be inspired to develop great character and to strive for personal excellence.

Vision

To engage and inspire

Motto

Where everyone is someone

The following are current programs and activities in our school with the beginning year listed (where possible).

  • Art
  • Music
  • Strings
  • Library
  • Technology
  • Accelerated Reading
  • Accelerated Math
  • Alabama Reading Initiative (ARI)
  • Alabama Math, Science, Technology Initiative (AMSTI) 2008-09
  • Meaningful Work Program 2004
  • National Junior Beta Club
  • Student Government Association (SGA) 2004
  • Homeroom Representatives 2004
  • At-risk Counseling
  • Career Exploration
  • Read Across America Week
  • Spelling Bee
  • Clean Campus Activities
  • Big Brothers/Big Sisters Mentoring Program
  • Parent Volunteer Program 2005-06
  • Parent Learning Experiences
  • 21st Century’s Extended Day Guided Enrichment (EDGE)
  • Peer Tutoring
  • Teacher of the Month Recognition 2007-08
  • Good News Club 2010-11
  • Mentoring
  • Community Service 2004-05
  • American Math Challenge 2010-11
  • World Math Day 2010-11
  • World Spelling Day 2011-12
  • Bullying Awareness and Prevention Class (in conjunction with the Quality of Life Outreach Services)
  • Language Arts Olympiad
  • Grandparents Day 2011-12
  • 4-H Program (fifth grade only)
  • International Walk to School Days (fall and spring) 2008
  • National Day on Writing (October) 2011-12
  • Men’s Day for all male students 2011-12
  • Women’s Day for all female students 2011-12
  • World Science Day 2011-12
  • Adopt a Classroom 2009-10
  • Gadsden 1:1 Initiative (fifth grade) April 2012
  • National Elementary Honor Society 2012-2013