W. O. W. stands for word of the week.
A new word will be announced every Monday and repeated throughout the week at Central. The word will be displayed on the school’s television monitor in the lobby, on the school website and throughout the school on flyers and bulletin boards. The students will be encouraged to use the word as they interact with teachers, staff, peers and parents throughout their day.
Students will be given a small piece of paper with the word, definition and questions related to the WOW. Students’ papers will be collected weekly and tallied for each classroom. The classrooms with the greatest participation will be given a “Word Wizards” banner to display as well as a book to add to their classroom library. The book will contain the word of the week or be relevant to the word of the week in theme.