WBES Workforce Team
West Broadway Elementary School’s Workforce Team was honored by the Board of Education on March 5 with a Game Changer Award. This is a new program for 5th-graders. Each applicant goes through an extensive application and interview process that includes submitting references to FRYSC coordinator Julie Faulk. They apply for specific job placements, such as special events/assembly crew, health/environmental crew, cafeteria crew, reading/math tutors and more. Students receive WBES bucks for their work. This may be spent on choices such as free homework pass, extra art, extra recess, and time assisting Mrs. Julie. Students must follow the school’s Guidelines for Success and be positive role models. The program has improved students’ motivation, responsibility and work ethic, while preparing them for real-life experiences such as applying for a job and being held accountable for their work performance.