Thanks for visiting Karen Western Elementary

Welcome to Karen Western, Home of the Cardinals!  We are dedicated to providing all of our students a  high quality education. We strive to make our learning atmosphere supportive and caring, what Karen Western is known for. At Karen Western, we strive to meet the needs of all students.  We would welcome the opportunity to share the many great learning experiences that are happening in our school with you.  

Please contact our office if you would like to come visit our community of learners.


NEXT PTO MEETING - Thursday, April 3rd @ 6:00pm
in the Media Center

Don & Millies Night
Thursday, April 10th 4:00-9:00pm 


Kindergarten Orientation
Wednesday, April 30th
9:30-11:00am & 1:00-2:30pm

*Kindergartners do NOT have school on Wednesday, April 30th due to Kindergarten Orientation

5th & 6th Grade Track Meet
Friday, May 2nd

Monday, May 5th
4th-6th Grade Spring Program
Ralston High School 6:00pm

last day

Writing Club Schedule
4th-6th Grade:  Mondays 3:30-4:15 on March 24 & 31, April 7 & 14
2nd-3rd Grade:  Tuesdays 3:30-4:15 on March 25, and April 1, 8, and 15

A.R.T. Club Schedule
Fridays 3:30-4:30 on March 28, April 4, 11, 25, May 2, 9, and 16
(No Club on April 18th)

5th & 6th grade Track Practice Schedule
Tuesdays & Thursdays 3:30-4:00
April 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29
& May 1

2014-15 Parent Calendar
2014-15 Staff Calendar

Breakfast begins at 7:55 a.m.  Please do not drop off students prior to 7:55.

School begins at 8:15 a.m.  Students should be in their classroom and ready to start their day by 8:15.  

School dismisses at 3:30 on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday.  Karen Western has early release every Wednesday and dismisses then at 1:30 p.m.

Lunch Times: Prices:
2nd & 3rd Grades  11:15-11:45 Adult - $3.05
PreK, Kg, 1st  11:45-12:15 Student - $2.20
4th, 5th, 6th  12:15-12:45

If you are planning on eating lunch with your student and want to order a school lunch, please call the office by 9:00am so the kitchen can plan accordingly.  Thank you!


To develop safe, respectful and responsible citizens that contribute to our society and are able to adapt in a diverse world.


Growing safe, respectful and responsible learners.


Hit the Books Competition
Posted on 02/11/2014
Hit the Books Competition 
Lost and Found Clothing Center