Alexia Ortega
Hello again Willard Families! Please disregard the previous message: THERE IS NO MATERIALS EXCHANGE TOMORROW AS IT WILL BE SATURDAY. Please plan to swap out materials TODAY if you haven't already done so. Thank you and be well!
about 1 month ago, Alexia Ortega
Alexia Ortega
Hello Willard Families! If you haven't done so already, please drop by Willard today or tomorrow anytime between 7:30am and 5pm to get your students' belongings that were left in March and to turn in school materials that were lent out at that time. Thank you!
about 1 month ago, Alexia Ortega
Alexia Ortega
Hello Willard Families! If you haven't done so already, please drop by Willard today or tomorrow anytime between 7:30am and 5pm to get your students' belongings that were left in March and to turn in school materials that were lent out at that time. Thank you!
about 1 month ago, Alexia Ortega
Alexia Ortega
Hello Willard Families! This is a reminder that all this week from 7:30-5pm is our materials exchange. Please plan to drop off devices and other materials in exchange for your kids' personal items that were left behind back in March. Thank you!
about 1 month ago, Alexia Ortega
Alexia Ortega
Hello Willard Fams! There will be a Willard Staff motorcade driving through Sanford in hopes of seeing our students and their fams this Thursday the 21st at 2pm. Please check our website or McWillard PTA Facebook page for more info. We hope to see you!
about 1 month ago, Alexia Ortega
Matt Nelson
Hope all is well. Happy Friday! Another successful week of distance learning. A letter to families regarding the end-of-the-school year can be found at this link: https://5il.co/g5ji Have a great weekend.
about 1 month ago, Matt Nelson
Alexia Ortega
Hello, Willard Fams! Just a reminder that report cards will be emailed to you between 3/30 and 4/3 of this week. Please reach out to your child's teacher if you think they don't have an email for you. Also, report card addendums are in the documents section of this site. Be well!
3 months ago, Alexia Ortega
Alexia Ortega
Hey Willard Fams! Make sure to check our website regularly to see what Willow, Ory and Dodger have been up to during Distance Learning. They never stop learning and neither should you! We'll also post a bulletin every Monday with general updates. Enjoy the dog videos and BE WELL!
3 months ago, Alexia Ortega
Matt Nelson
I-Pads & Additional Resources Available for K-4 students on Friday, March 20th Sanford Schools Thursday, March 19, 2020 The following is a letter from Matt Nelson, Superintendent of Schools This is an important message to let families of K-4 elementary students know that iPads and additional resources for learning will be available for pick up at all three elementary schools tomorrow, Friday, March 20th from 7:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. At CJL and Willard School, parents will remain in their cars and provide the child’s name and classroom teacher for curbside pick-up. At Lafayette School, parents will be met at the front door. The Sanford School Department is being proactive in putting technology in your child’s hands. Students’ iPads have many apps children may use to support the work that has been done in the classroom. The distance -learning document that accompanies the device focuses on additional school learning opportunities in the event that school closings extend beyond March 27th. If you are unable to pick-up your child’s iPad and additional learning resources on Friday, please contact your elementary school’s main office on Monday during normal school hours to make arrangements to pick-up materials. Sincerely, Matt Nelson Superintendent
4 months ago, Matt Nelson
Alexia Ortega
Hello Willard Families. This is just a heads up that bus 19 is running 10-15 minutes behind schedule this afternoon.
4 months ago, Alexia Ortega
Alexia Ortega
Clarification: THIS IS A GENERAL MESSAGE THAT HAS GONE OUT TO ALL PARENTS AND IS NOT DIRECTED AT ANYONE. IF YOU HAVE A SICK CHILD, PLEASE CALL THE SCHOOL.
5 months ago, Alexia Ortega
Alexia Ortega
Good morning. Please make sure to call your child out every day that your child is out sick. We cannot excuse absences that we don't know about. Thank you for your attention to this matter.
5 months ago, Alexia Ortega
Alexia Ortega
All students who ride bus 15 will be on bus 31 today. It will arrive at Willards in about 7 minutes from now.
7 months ago, Alexia Ortega
Liz Dudgeon
KRISTIN DALY NAMED INTERIM ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL AT WILLARD SCHOOL Sanford, ME – November 27, 2019- The Sanford School Committee named Kristin Daly as Interim Assistant Principal for Willard School at a meeting held on November 18th. Daly began her duties on Monday, November 25th. Daly, who has taught third grade in Sanford for the past 16 years, received her Bachelor of Science degree in Communication and Business from Marist College in NY and completed a Teacher Certification Program in Elementary Education at Franklin Pierce College in NH. She followed this with a Master of Education degree from Lesley University with a major in Curriculum and Instruction as well as a Master of Education degree from University of Phoenix with a major in Administration and Supervision. Superintendent Matt Nelson nominated Daly for the position on November 18th and the School Committee unanimously approved her appointment. Superintendent Nelson stated, “I am very pleased to have Kristin join our administrative team. Within our district, she has been a consistent high performer in a variety of roles and her leadership skills will greatly benefit Willard School.” Daly believes that a successful academic environment is driven by positive relationships among the students, faculty, staff, administration, families and community members. She further states that she plans to “… foster an environment where the teachers and school staff collaborate to nurture students, help them to become self-regulated, lifelong learners and exemplify citizenship...”
7 months ago, Liz Dudgeon
Steve Bussiere
Bus 14 was in a minor traffic accident during the secondary run this afternoon. The bus will be running about 20 minutes late as a result.
8 months ago, Steve Bussiere
Matt Nelson
Veterans observance hosted by the students of Willard School at Memorial Gym. The 4th grade students performed songs of the US Armed Forces and all grades had a role in honoring those who serve and have served including those in attendance. Proud!
8 months ago, Matt Nelson
Alexia Ortega
The Willard Lost and Found is overflowing! Please encourage your students to stop by and look for a lost item or please come by and check it out yourself. Just sign in to the front office and we'll direct you. Thank you!
9 months ago, Alexia Ortega
Matt Nelson
Tomorrow is Friday - Remember to try to wear something red and white to show our Sanford Pride and Spartan school spirit.
9 months ago, Matt Nelson
Steve Bussiere
The Sanford School Department wants to remind parents to renew their Free and Reduced Meal Applications before October 15th to avoid any break in eligibility. Paper applications are available by calling your child’s school or parents can use the new, secure online application available at: https://www.myschoolapps.com/ . If you have any questions about the process, please contact our Foodservice Office at 608-8762.
9 months ago, Steve Bussiere
Alexia Ortega
Don't forget, Willard families: make-up picture day is Monday. Have a great weekend!
9 months ago, Alexia Ortega
Alexia Ortega
Hi Willard! Reminder: Students shouldn't enter the school before 8:05. At 8:05 they can go to library or get breakfast. At 8:10 they can go to class or breakfast. Before 8:10 we are not fully staffed. We thank you for your cooperation in this matter!
10 months ago, Alexia Ortega
Alexia Ortega
Good morning Willard families!The school is not fully staffed before 8:10, we ask that no students enter the building before 8:05. Any student coming in at 8:05 will be directed to the library. At 8:10 students will be able to go to their class or breakfast. Thank you!
10 months ago, Alexia Ortega
Alexia Ortega
Open House tonight! 5:30-7:00pm Also, several buses are running late this afternoon as the district welcomed Kindergarteners for their first day of school today. We thank you for your patience!
10 months ago, Alexia Ortega
Alexia Ortega
Hello Willard Families! Don't forget about our Open House this evening from 5:30-7:00pm. We hope to see you there!
10 months ago, Alexia Ortega
Alexia Ortega
Hi Willard Community! Please know that today we will dismiss at 3. ERD will begin next Wed 9/11; at 2pm. If your child has a regular dismissal plan, please write a note explaining your child's regular dismissal plans. 1 note can be for the year.
10 months ago, Alexia Ortega
Alexia Ortega
Hello! We're looking forward to welcoming everyone back to school. Please check the Willard School website for our most up-to-date arrival and dismissal procedures and policies. We have had many changes!
10 months ago, Alexia Ortega