3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Kindergarten Summer Playdate
7:00 PM Regular Board Meeting
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Summer Playdate for ALL new families
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Back to School Ice Cream Social
Students in Ms. Neri and Mr McLaughlin's class had tons of fun working to program drones in their coding class with Mr. Fuerte! Students put their knowledge to the test and applied coding skills learned this school year to help their robots complete obstacle courses. Students were excited, engaged, and used their problem-solving and collaboration skills to work in teams to troubleshoot and resolve challenges. Special thanks to D65 partners at the Evanston Public Library and Northwestern University for supporting this work! Click on the headline to watch a video of the students in action!
Willard Elementary School has been named one of 11 Illinois Schools to be a Best Communities for Music Education recipient by The NAMM Foundation. Willard Elementary School demonstrates an unwavering commitment to providing comprehensive music education for all students. The NAMM Foundation is a nonprofit supported in part by the National Association of Music Merchants and its approximately 10,400 members around the world. For more information about the NAMM Foundation, please visit www.nammfoundation.org.
The Anti-Bias Committee has created a wonderful website [http://willardschoolantibias.weebly.com/] that details Willard's Anti-Bias work. It includes classroom connections, reading lists, and ways to incorporate the ideas at home. Click on the above headline to learn more!
The District 65 Librarians are happy to share with you our summer reading lists for 6-8, 3-5th, and K-2nd. Our students can find a book which will open up a new perspective, a book that is a 'mirror' or a 'window', to their own experience, or a book that opens a new vista to them. Check out the D65 Summer Reading website [bit.ly/d65reads] for more details.