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Warren E. Hearnes Elementary School

Our Building Mission:

At Warren E. Hearnes (WEH) Elementary, it takes all of us - teachers, staff, parents, grandparents, family, and students - to prepare our students for life in the real world.
Contact Us:

Warren E. Hearnes Elementary School
1015 Plant Road, Charleston, MO 63834
Charleston R-I Map & Directions

Phone: (573) 683-3728
Fax: (573) 683-2915 
Adam Grindstaff, Principal
Amy Smotherman, Assistant Principal
Margaret Shands, Guidance Counselor
Lisa Karnes, Office Secretary
Wonda Fennell, Office Secretary
Heidi Jones, Speech & Language Pathologist
Shonna Slaughter, Parents As Teachers
Student ID Cards:

Student ID and Barcode Card Requirements

Important Links:

Tyler SIS 360 / Parent Portal - for Parents, Teachers, and Students to access Parent Portal.
Parents As Teachers (PAT) - located on the Warren E. Hearnes Elementary campus.

Report Bullying:

Students, parents, or community members: Use the following Bullying Incident Report Forms to report incidents of bullying for investigation purposes.

Online Bullying Incident Report Form - Google Docs
School Board Policies / Regulations:

Charleston R-I Board Policy Manual - MSBA


Seesaw is our official building communication tool for interaction and viewing your child's digital portfolio of work. Teachers, students, parents, and families, download the Seesaw Family Application on your smartphone.


Parent Portal:

To access Parent Portal, use the following link:

Staff Resources:

For Charleston R-I School District faculty and staff only.
Employees of Charleston R-I School District can access their email accounts via web browser by visiting https://mail.google.com and using their charleston.k12.mo.us credentials, or by using the Gmail app. For assistance or troubleshooting, please contact your supervisor or the IT department.


Updated 2021-09