Weimer Elementary Dedicates ; New Playground Equipment; One of Principal's Goals for the School Achieved

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Weimer Elementary Dedicates ; New Playground Equipment; One of Principal's Goals for the School Achieved


Calwell, Ben, The Charleston Gazette (Charleston, WV)


bcalwell@cnpapers.com 304-348-5188

Reaching for a tissue, Pam Snead, principal at George C. Weimer Elementary School, was a little weepy-eyed.

Her tears were those of joy, though, because she was talking about the St. Albans school's new playground equipment, which was dedicated on Aug. 16, the day before school started.

When the students first ran to the new equipment and started playing, "they squealed and laughed - it made my day," Snead said.

Two years ago, Snead, who is starting her third year as Weimer's principal, had as one of her goals for the school, new playground equipment to replace the old and worn out equipment that was between 15 and 20 years old.

With the assistance of Alum Creek Elementary Principal Karen Scherr, Snead applied for grants from the Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation and from the state Legislature.

Scherr "gave me guidance; they (Alum Creek Elementary) had just received funding for a playground. She was a mentor and was very helpful," Snead said.

The school was in need of new playground equipment.

"The old equipment was in deplorable condition ... it was at least 15 to 20 years old."

Two years ago, with Scherr's help, Snead applied for the GKVF grant, and then wrote to each state delegate and senator in the school's district asking for money to fund the new equipment. …

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