Welcome to Willis Road Elementary School
It takes a Pack to raise a WOLF
Principal: Dr. Charles Smith
Assistant Principal: Rebecca Minerd
Assistant Principal: Dr. Waikiki Upshaw
Referral Period for testing into the Gifted (REACH)
Program is according to the schedule below:
Elementary – 1st – 5th Grade
January 1 – 16, 2015
Please email Mrs. Cheatham or Mrs. Thompson
if you would like to refer a student.
This is an open referral time. Teachers, parents,
and students (who have not been tested within the past 2 years)
can be referred for consideration for testing. If
any teacher would like to refer a student,
please email Lori or LeAnne the student’s name.
Congratulations to the 2014 WRES Spelling Bee winners
Reid Roberts ~ Winner
Ethan Renfroe ~ runner up
VFW Teacher of the Year
Local and District 5
Congratulations to Eve Johnson, 5th grade teacher
Eve Johnson, a fifth grade teacher here at Willis Road Elementary was selected
as VFW teacher of the year. She was nominated by her co-worker, Kelly Zern.
The award was presented to Eve Johnson at the school faculty meeting on
Wednesday, December 10. She was also informed that she was nominated
for the District teacher of the year and won. She is the District 5 VFW
teacher of the year.
She has been nominated for the State VFW teacher of the year. The
state teacher of the year will be selected in early January.
Below is information about the VFW teacher of the year program:
VFW TEACHER OF THE YEAR
December 19- Affidavits of Residency Due
December 22-January 1 Christmas Break
January 2- Teacher Work Day
January 5- First student day after holidays
January 9- Report Cards come home
January 9- Once Upon A Time Reading logs due
January 19- Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday (no school)
February 13-Six Flags reading logs due
February 16-20 Winter Break