Archive | October 2012

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Red Ribbon Week Fun and Learning Continues!

Today students and teachers dressed as their favorite book characters as well as enjoyed an assembly during community time sponsored by Ozark Electric Co-Op titled “The Magic of No.”  An audience filled with Dr. Seuss characters, Chicka Chicka Boom Boom trees, Junie B. Jones’, Laura Ingalls Wilder’s family, and many more were treated to Fishin’ […]

Red Ribbon Week Kicks Off

Willard Central celebrates Red Ribbon Week to demonstrate our choice to live Drug Free. Today our week of activities was kicked off by Coach Blake (Mrs. Blake’s husband and Evangel University Crusaders Football Assistant Coach) and some of his Crusader football players! Coach Blake explained how his team’s success is determined by their decision to […]

Thanks for Making Student-Led Conferences a Success!

How wonderful to see so many students with their families last Tuesday and Thursday night! It was a great time for students to demonstrate many of the new skills they are learning in their classrooms. And while brothers and sisters were busy with their teachers and parents, siblings were able to spend time in the […]

Student-Led Conferences

The 1st Quarter has ended and teachers and students are busy preparing for Student-Led Conferences.  Our conferences will be Tuesday, Oct. 23rd and Thursday, Oct. 25th from 4:00-7:30.  If you have not scheduled your conference time yet, please contact our school office at 831-4440.  During our conference times, students will rotate between stations within their […]


School will dismiss at 12:35 on Friday, Oct. 12th for the end of the 1st Quarter to allow teachers to work on grade reporting.  Please look for Student-Led Conference sign-up information for Oct. 23rd and 25th. Also, please mark your calendars for picture day this coming Tuesday, Oct. 16th.  Picture day informational flyers were sent […]

Read to Someone

Reading to another person and listening to another person read is a great strategy for building fluency and accuracy in one’s reading.  Read to Someone is one of the activities our students experience as a part of the Daily 5 during their literacy block each day.  Mrs. Blake’s 4th grade students had special guests to […]

Broadway Beat Opens to Rave Reviews!

Willard Central’s Third Graders, led by music teacher Mrs. Chatman, gave our school and community a fabulous performance of a variety of show tunes in “Broadway Beat” on Tuesday, October 7. Staff and students enjoyed a final rehearsal on Tuesday afternoon and then the show was presented to family and friends that evening. Willard Central […]