Sunday, April 20, 2014

Frances Willard School


Free Tutoring Available for Students Who Qualify

If your child receives a free/reduced lunch you could qualify for free tutoring. Interested parents (who have not previously applied this year) can contact Julie Smith in the Teaching & Learning Department at 309-793-5900, ext 258, by February 24, 2014.  Read More →

2014-2015 School Year Calendar

The Board of Education has approved the 2014-2015 calendar for the next school year. The first day of school for elementary and jr. high students is Tuesday, August 5.  Read More →

Winter Program Dec. 12!

Thursday, December 12th the grades K-6 will have a Winter Program at 1:30 pm. Students will sing and play musical instruments. Parents and special guests are invited to attend.  Read More →

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Congratulations to the Goonies FIRST LEGO League Team

The Frances Willard Goonies (FIRST LEGO League team) were awarded the Core Values Teamwork Award at the Illinois Central State Championship at the University of Illinois on Saturday, Jan. 18!  Read More →

Helpers at Frances Willard for Day of Caring

Employess from Royal Neighbors of America came to Frances Willard to volunteer for the afternoon as a part of the Day of Caring sponsored by the United Way of the Quad Cities. The school appreciates all of the work completed to help make the building a beautiful place for learning! Volunteers cleaning the front garden. The front garden.      Read More →

Kirundi Day at Frances Willard

Frances Willard Elementary held Kirundi Day on Thursday, April 5. The Kirundi speaking English Language Learner (ELL) students planned the entire presentation with ELL teacher Mrs. Goslin (recently named Master Teacher by the Dispatch and Argus!). Various classrooms in the school signed up to attend a 30-minute presentation put on by the ELL students about the Kirundi culture. Students learned about the geography of Tanzania, refugee camps, Kirundi language, games, dances and songs. Kirundi Day at Frances Willard Kirundi Day at Frances Willard  Read More →

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