Wileman Elementary School News

IMAGE: 2017 Retirees with plaques
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2017 Retirees have combined 216 years at DD Schools

Delavan-Darien's "Class of 2017" retirees has 216 years of combined experience serving our community's youth. Special thanks to the retirees from this school year — Kenneth Blanke, Elizabeth Christianson, Karen Combs, Patricia Enger, Peggy Fleck, Cheryl Maisonneuve, Patricia Schlicher, Terri Brown, Melodie Wisdom. You've made us #DDCometProud for your contributions to our schools and our students!
IMAGE: Silver PBIS Award
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All 5 DD schools recognized for great behavior programs

We're #DDCometProud to announce that ALL FIVE Delavan-Darien School District schools were recognized this year for having great behavior programs! When the Wisconsin RtI Center/PBIS Network Schools of Recognition for the 2016-17 school year were announced, we learned that DDHS received a silver award, while Phoenix Middle School, Darien Elementary, Turtle Creek Elementary and Wileman Elementary each received a bronze award. The schools are among 900+ in Wisconsin recognized for implementing a culturally responsive multi-level system of support. More on our website.
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Free Spanish classes for English speakers offered

Interested in learning Spanish this summer? Parents, teachers, and community members in the Delavan-Darien School District are invited to enroll in a free four-week program that will begin June 19, 2017.
IMAGE: DDHS Business Education students with Rep. Paul Ryan (center), Geneva Supply Co-Founders Mark Becker and Jeff Peterson (left) and Business Education Teacher Kris Slawson (Right)
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Business Education students 'grill' Speaker Ryan

Delavan-Darien High School business education students got a chance to 'grill' U.S. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Janesville) Friday at the pre-grand opening event for the all new BizTank.
IMAGE: Pam Clark shows some of the books Wileman Elementary School won.
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Wileman is Wis. winner in Scholastic book contest

WE'VE WON!!! — Wileman Elementary School will receive 500 free books from Worldwide bestselling author Dav Pilkey and book publisher Scholastic after winning the Dav Pilkey Summer Reading Educator Contest. Only one school in each state wins the award. Wileman was chosen because of an essay submitted by Kindergarten Teacher Pam Clark on the importance of our summer bookmobile! #DDCometProudThe prize will provide Wileman Elementary with a set of 500 books to build their school library and help kick off summer reading.Wileman kindergarten teacher Pam Clark wrote a short essay about the community-wide importance of Delavan-Darien School District running a summer bookmobile program in order to be considered for the award. She was surprised to hear Wileman was chosen to receive the books, many of which will surely find their way onto the district’s bookmobile van.
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School district family needs assistance after springtime fire

YOUR HELP IS NEEDED!!! — A Delavan-Darien School District student and her family are in need of assistance after a fire destroyed their home and possessions earlier this spring. See what they need and where to make donations on our website. PLEASE SHARE AND SPREAD THE WORD!
IMAGE: Middle school students enjoying eating soup at Empty Bowls 2017 event.
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Thank You Empty Bowls 2017 Supporters

The cash was counted, the checks are in and we’re so happy to say that our 2017 Empty Bowls soup fundraiser event held earlier this year raised $1,900 for the Boys & Girls Club located here at Phoenix Middle School. Thank you to the donors and patrons who supported this event! #DDCometProud
IMAGE: Fifth grade class showing off pillows they made for the Walworth County Tree House
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Fifth graders make pillows for Walworth County Tree House

#DDCometProud of the fifth grade students who, along with Ms. Blanke and Ms. Kelnhofer, made pillows made for the kids and families being served at teh Walworth County Tree House Family and Child Center in Elkhorn.
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Discount Sign Up for summer 5K Run for Education

There is another chance for Delavan-Darien students, families and staff to save big money when signing up for the upcoming 5K Run For Education at Delavan-Darien High School this summer. Discount Sign-Up Day is this Thursday, May 11, from 3-6 at School Admin Center. Details on our website.