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Students are learning a new "language" at Willmore...CODING!

Our students are becoming bilingual, biliterate, multicultural citizens in our Spanish/English Dual Language Immersion Academy. We are proud to announce that coding immersion has started at Willmore Elementary School as well this year. All of our Transitional Kindergarten through fifth grade teachers have been trained by the wonderful Dr. Martin, and are motivated to bring the excitement to all of our amazing students. All students are learning block based coding and are highly engaged in class. They are learning how to persevere and use logic in our 21st learning environments. We are committed to bringing the best possible education to our students at Willmore Elementary School!
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Code to the Future is coming to Willmore and Back to School Night is September 21st!

With our Spanish English Dual Language Immersion Academies, we are excited to introduce our "third language". We are proud to announce that all of our Transitional Kindergarten through fifth grade students will engage in coding and computer programming. This coding immersion will begin in September as students work with block based coding in the first cycle with our coach and teachers. We are looking forward to sharing student progress at our Epic Build Showcases. Make sure to ask your children about it!
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Dual Commitment Nights Coming Soon!

Looking forward to our upcoming Dual Family Commitment Nights!

Dual Kindergarten:
Tuesday, August 22nd from 5:30-7:30 pm in the Multipurpose Room

Dual Preschool and Transitional Kindergarten (TK):
Wednesday, August 23rd from 4:45-5:45 pm in the Multipurpose Room (Preschool)/6:00-7:00 from 6:00-7:00 pm in the Multipurpose Room (TK)
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First Day of School is Thursday, August 31, 2017! Office opens August 22nd.

The office will reopen on August 22nd from 7:30 to 4:00. You can preregister your student online at https://parentportal.wsdk8.us/enrollment/. If you are interested in enrolling your child at Willmore's Spanish Dual Language Immersion Academy for the Fall of 2017, please email Dr. Jacobson at njacobson@wsdk8.us. She will be available to take interested families on tours in July and August, so please feel free to contact her to setup an appointment. We are excited about the addition of Transitional Kindergarten (TK) and 1st grade in the 2017-18 school year for our Spanish/English Dual Language Immersion Academies. We are looking forward to another great year at Willmore!
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Willmore Language Academy offers Spanish/English Dual Language in PreK, TK, Kinder, and 1st Grade and Coding for All!

Willmore is excited to move into our second successful year of Dual Language Immersion with classes in Preschool (3 year old and 4 year old class), Transitional Kindergarten (TK), Kindergarten, and 1st Grade. Engagement and opportunity are at the forefront of learning as we strive to prepare our students to be multilingual, multiliterate, and multicultural global citizens. Students at Willmore will develop critical thinking skills, confidence, worldly connections, and a growth mindset in an engaging and motivating way to ensure their success in becoming tomorrow’s leaders today. All of our dual teachers attended the Association of Two Way & Dual Language Education conference this summer for professional development to network, learn, and share best practices around dual language.
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Willmore Wins $10,000 Scholar Dollars Grant!

On April 24th, California State Treasurer John Chiang awarded $300,000 in grant money to 20 schools throughout the state. Willmore Language Academy and Sequoia Academy from Westminster School District each won $10,000 to support STEM and robotics programs at their sites. Click on the link to read more about the Scholar Dollars grant winners.
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Community Input Sought for New Superintendent

The Westminster School District Board of Trustees is seeking input from community members regarding the qualities and skills they are looking for in the next superintendent. Please take a moment and click on the headline to take this anonymous survey.
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