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Wards Creek Elementary
Where Children Excel
We are Lighting the Way to Leadership
Franklin Covey “Leader in Me Lighthouse School”

BUS ROUTES 2016 – 2017

Wards Creek School Advisory Council (SAC)
Monday, December 12th, 6:00 PM

Please join the Wards Creek School Advisory Council (SAC) on Monday, December 12th  when Mr. Klein will present the 2016-2017 School Improvement Plan.  We will meet at 6pm in the Media Center.  You may email Heather Clubb at Heather.Clubb@stjohns.k12.fl.us  if you have any questions.  We hope to see you there!

Building a Legacy of Leadership
Brick by Brick

Wards Creek Elementary is building a legacy of leadership and we want you to be a part of our ongoing history! We are offering commemorative bricks on our Legacy Walkway in front of our school building. Buy one to honor your current or former student, your family, a great teacher, a community member, alumni, your business or civic organization, or just to support our school. We want all friends and family to be included, so please spread the word!

Click here to learn more or place your order.

CHARACTER COUNTS! 6 Pillars 6K/3K Run/Walk
Walkers, runners and fitness enthusiasts are invited to participate in the CHARACTER COUNTS! 6 Pillars 6K/3K Run/Walk on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 9 a.m. The run/walk will begin and end at Palencia Elementary School.
Learn more and register today!
Attention All 5th Graders!
Are you interested in the performing or visual arts? Then, come audition at R.J. Murray Middle School for the Center of the Arts Academy! The online application will be open from Jan. 19 - Feb. 10.
Find out more and apply!



Engage Learners
to Excel in Life
and Embrace Leadership
to Enhance our Local and global society.


We believe that:

The Character Counts Pillars of Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Fairness, Caring and Citizenship are essential qualities to model and instill in our students.

The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People are the foundation for developing leaders.

All individuals are valuable and can make meaningful contributions.

A caring and compassionate learning environment will support the needs of the whole child and inspire all to reach their full potential.

Leaders are life-long learners.lighthouse seal


We are a school Where Children Excel by developing leaders with character and a passion for lifelong learning.



1. Be Proactive – I am in charge!
2. Begin with the end in mind–Have a plan!
3. Put first things first–Work first, then play!
4. Think win/win –There’s plenty for all!
5. Seek first to understand, then to be understood – Listen before you speak!
6. Synergize – Together is better!
7. Sharpen the saw – Balance feels best!

8. Find your voice, and inspire others to find theirs – I’m on a mission!

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