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  1. WES Dates to Remember

    Posted on December 11, 2017 - School News

    IMPORTANT DATES December 12 – Early Release / Students will be dismissed at noon. December 14 – PTA Meeting at Williams, 6:00PM – 7:00PM. December 14 – Chorus Field Trip to Mount St. Joseph’s Nursing Home and the Alfond Youth Center. December 15 – Holiday Sing-Along at the MHS PAC at 12:30 for district K-5… Read More

  2. WES Eagles of the Week!

    Posted on December 11, 2017 - School News

    We announced our first Eagles of the Week! Eagles of the Week are nominated by Williams staff and students.  Students are nominated when they exhibit leadership in the areas of our “Fly Like An Eagle” code of cooperation.  Each letter of Eagle stands for: E = Engaged A= Awesome Attitude G=Maintaining a Growth Mindset L… Read More

  3. Counselor’s Corner

    Posted on November 13, 2017 - School News

    Counselor’s Corner The Big Brother/Sister program has begun at Williams Elementary School. There is still room for students to join. The program meets on Tuesday until 3:45 P.M. for some students and Wednesdays until 3:45 P.M. for others. If you would like your child to join this wonderful program, please contact me at cwoodard@rsu18.org or by calling the main office… Read More

  4. Rainforest – Maine Forest Art Show and Concert to Showcase Student Work

    Posted on October 25, 2017 - School News

    by Julia Hanauer-Milne The rainforest and Maine’s forests have more in common than you might think. That’s what third and fourth graders at Williams Elementary School are learning through an integrated music and art project called Rainforest—Maine Forest. In art class, students in grades 3,4 and 5 are creating art about rainforest and Maine forest… Read More

  5. American Cancer Society Walk

    Posted on September 20, 2017 - School News

    The Atwood Primary School joined with Williams Elementary School for the 9th annual parade to raise money for the American Cancer Society. On September 19, Atwood and Williams, along with parents, grandparents, brothers, and sisters raised $977 to support the fight against cancer. Children and faculty held signs honoring loved ones who are in the… Read More

  6. Field Day Fun

    Posted on June 22, 2017 - School News

    rsu18blog / June 22, 2017 While rainy weather caused delays,  Monday’s surprisingly warm breezy day provided the perfect conditions for several Field Days around the district. Atwood and Williams Elementary do a combined field day that is organized by Physical Education Teacher Scott Colby. MMS Phys Ed teacher Paul Begley and his fantastic crew of 8th graders… Read More

  7. Differentiated Movement

    Posted on June 6, 2017 - School News

    rsu18blog / June 6, 2017   The Williams Elementary School Gym was transformed last week when veteran Physical Education Teacher Scott Colby set up his “Lord of the Rings” gymnastics course. Between mini lessons on core strength and coaching sessions on headstands, handstands, and rolls, students were free to explore the course at their own pace and… Read More

  8. New Principal for WES

    Posted on June 1, 2017 - School News

    rsu18blog / June 1, 2017   Congratulations to Williams Elementary School’s new principal, Melanie Smith! “We are happy for Ms. Harris-Smedberg as she moves into her new position,” Assistant- Superintendent Carl Gartley said in a recent note to staff, “but this left us with big shoes to fill at WES.  How fortunate for RSU 18 to have… Read More

  9. MPA 2017 Secretary of the Year  

    Posted on April 11, 2017 - School News

    April 11, 2017 Karen Alley was recently recognized by the Maine Principals’ Association as the 2017 Secretary of the Year! She goes above and beyond her regular duties, works tirelessly on behalf of the staff, students, and families of WES, and presents a welcoming first face to all who visit WES.  She was honored at… Read More