Frances Willard students who receive free/reduced lunch may qualify for free tutoring services…
In September, Frances Willard Elementary will be submitting a 5 year “Lights on for Learning” grant for a total of $500,000.00. The grant, if awarded, will pay for before and after school tutoring, student enrichment opportunities through Figge Art Museum and various organizations throughout the Quad Cities. It will also allow for STEMS (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) [...]
Here are the School Supply Lists for 2012-2013: Frances Willard School Supply List (PDF) >> Mrs. Carpentier’s Class list (PDF) >>
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 students at Frances Willard Elementary had the outstanding opportunity to work with local artist Sally Gierke on a self-portrait mural. The opportunity was made possible through financial support from the Isabel Bloom “Arts in Education” grant and the Miner Family Grant. Each child at Frances Willard painted a self portrait on a 4″x4″ ceramic [...]
Three Frances Willard students attended an Illinois Grade School Music Association solo competition in Geneseo and came home with Level 1 medals! Miguel Casteneda received a Level 1 award for his solo on the saxophone, Neisha Elsey received a Level 1 award for her solo on the clarinet, and Andres Carrillo received a Level 1 [...]
Kindergarten Round Up will be at Frances Willard on Monday, May 14 from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. at the school. Parents and guardians should bring birth certificate, physical (if done), social security card, and proof of residence. Child must be 5 on or before September 1st, 2012.
This year marks the 75th anniversary of Frances Willard Elementary school! The school will be celebrating this special occasion by hosting an Open House on Thursday, September 22, 3:00-5:00 p.m. Students will sing the Frances Willard school song (written by a former Frances Willard teacher) and also share special commemorations of what the Frances Willard [...]
What started out as an email instrument drive with our business partner, the City of Rock Island, has now become an EVENT - Frances Willard Elementary Music Instrument Drive. Wednesday, May 25th, from 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. the Hauberg Civic Center will be open for drop off donations. If you would like to help, but do not [...]
Each year the Rock Island Elks purchase dictionaries for all of the third graders in the Rock Island-Milan School District. Students at Frances Willard received their new dictionaries (complete with a cool bookmark!) on Tuesday, September 21. Some students went right back to their school work to use their new dictionary.