Leukemia & Lymphoma Fundraiser

posted Feb 22, 2018, 8:47 AM by Diana Weis   [ updated Feb 22, 2018, 8:52 AM ]

Help fight blood cancers.  From February 26th through March 16th, we will collect donations for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.  
Each class who raises over $100 receives a popcorn party.  $10 drops can be purchased in the office before school.  Students purchasing drops will get to crack an egg over the head of a teacher at the final ceremony.  

Dr Seuss Week Feb. 26 through March 2

posted Feb 20, 2018, 1:39 PM by Diana Weis

Join in the Dr Seuss week fun!  Monday - Crazy Sock Day   Tuesday- Cat in the Hat Day (Crazy Hat Day)   Wednesday - Wacky Wednesday (Mismatched Day)   Thursday - PJ Day     Friday - Twin Day  (Thing 1 and Thing 2)

Teacher Appreciation Week March 5th - 9th

posted Feb 20, 2018, 1:35 PM by Diana Weis

Cather and Core Anniversary Celebration

posted Feb 1, 2018, 2:51 PM by Diana Weis   [ updated Feb 1, 2018, 2:52 PM ]

Willa Cather Elementary School’s

50th anniversary celebration

& 20th anniversary

of the Core Knowledge Academy


Thursday, March 15, 2018   5:00-7:00PM

3030 S 139th Plz

Book Fair

posted Jan 26, 2018, 7:25 AM by Diana Weis   [ updated Jan 31, 2018, 5:59 AM ]

Ready for a new book?  The Book Fair raffle begins January 29 and continues through February 2nd.  Tickets are $ .25 each.  Money can be brought down to the library.  Excited to choose your book?  Join us for the Cather Book Fair.  Thur., Feb 8th 4-8, Fri.; Feb. 9th 3:45-4:15; Mon., Feb. 12th 4:00-8:00; Tues., Feb 13th 3:45-4:15; Wed., Feb. 14th 2:15-3:00 in the library.

Traffic at Cather

posted Jan 26, 2018, 7:20 AM by Diana Weis

Traffic issues at Cather:

If you are waiting sitting idle to pick up your children. Please make sure you are in line w/ the rest of the traffic. Do not leave your car.  

Please make sure when you are picking up and dropping off your children that you are parking in a legal parking spot. 

Do not park in a handicap parking spot unless you have a handicap tag in your car. 

Do not park in front of the dumpsters and dock door, or areas marked no parking. 

If you walk up to the school to pick up your child, please park in a legal designated parking place as listed below. 

1.  In the neighborhood.

2.  Down the street south of the school along the sidewalk. 

3.In the parking lot behind the school, or in the lot between Millard North Middle and Cather.  Just as a reminder do not park illegally in Cather's parking lot. 

Thank you for your help in providing a safe arrival and dismissal for your children at Cather! 

Cather Movie Night

posted Jan 18, 2018, 1:21 PM by Diana Weis   [ updated Jan 25, 2018, 1:45 PM ]

Come one come all to the greatest show at Cather.  Cather's Family Movie Night starring The Jungle Book and Kung Fu Panda Tuesday, January 30th from 6:00PM to 8:00PM.   Popcorn and fun provided!

Zio's Family Restaurant Night

posted Jan 11, 2018, 11:57 AM by Diana Weis

Did you know you can support Cather by letting your waitstaff know?  Have a great meal and support Cather classrooms at Zio's Thursday, January 18 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM. 

Kindergarten Countdown for August 2018

posted Jan 11, 2018, 11:42 AM by Diana Weis

Important Kindergarten Information for students starting in August 2018

Core Academy Information Night:  Tuesday, January 16th at 6:30pm

Core Academy Tours by appointment

Kindergarten Parent Night:  Monday, April 30th at 6:00pm

Kindergarten Roundup:  Friday, May 4th 9:00-10:30

First Day of School: August 13th

Hearing Screening:  Call Michelle Breeling at Cather - 402-715-1315

Kid's Network:  402-991-6710

For more information on preparing for Kindergarten click here or 

visit the Cather's Prospective Parent Page

If you or a family you know of  have children eligible for kindergarten and did not receive the December letter from the District, please have them call the Cather Elementary office so we can include them.  Thank you!

Cather Core Night for Prospective Parents

posted Jan 9, 2018, 9:06 AM by Diana Weis

Join us for the Cather Core Parent Night, Tuesday, Jan. 16th from 6:30-7:30PM.  This night welcomes new and prospective parents interested in learning about our Cather Core Academy program.  More information at

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