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Spanish Dual Language Immersion/Coding Academy Information Night on Wednesday, February 21st at 5:30 pm!

Register today for our Language Academy to give your children the opportunity to learn the skills needed for the future. Our students are immersed in the Spanish, English, and Coding languages to promote 21st century learning to prepare them for the global economy. Call 714-895-3765 to schedule a tour or register your child and see the amazing teaching and learning going on in our classrooms and Innovation Lab. Don't miss this chance for your children to become multiliterate, multilingual, and multicultural individuals.
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Code to the Future Epic Build Showcase--A Success!

Our Cycle 2 Code to the Future Epic Build Showcase was on Friday, January 26th! Our very own students opened the event with a keynote presentation with valuable information about coding at Willmore, sharing how we transform learning through computer science. The opportunities that computer science will bring our students are unlimited and will become an equalizer to give them the skills and knowledge they need for the future! Our students shared their projects with families and district personnel. It has been a great progression and we are looking forward to what our students will do next!
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Kindergarten Dual and Traditional Information Nights on Wednesday, January 31st!

On Wednesday, January 31st, Willmore is hosting Kindergarten Information Night. Our Dual Kinder Information Night is from 5:00-6:00 and the traditional Kinder Information Night is from 6:30-7:30 pm in the Multipurpose Room. In Kindergarten, students have the opportunity to learn Spanish, English, and Coding (computer science). Come learn about our amazing kindergarten programs and hear about our new online registration. Childcare and translation will be available.
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T-Birds Code and More During Computer Science Education Week

Computer Science Education Week was on December 4th-10th, and Willmore students joined the millions of people worldwide taking part in this annual event to promote computer science. In keeping with our school mission to bring computer science education to our students, all classes had opportunities to do some coding as well as explore other aspects of the field. Please click on the headline to view photos.
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Happy Meals, Happy Faces at McTeacher's Night

On Wednesday, November 15th Willmore families were treated to a welcome change at their neighborhood McDonald's.  In addition to being served by McDonald's employees, children were being catered to by their teachers!  Willmore staff members, including principal Dr. Jacobson, were on hand to greet diners, take orders, and serve all the customers.  McDonald's generously donates a portion of the profits to the Willmore PTA, and the night was a huge success.  Willmore earned over $870 from this fundraiser!  But raising the money was not the only benefit.  Both parents and children enjoyed the lively atmosphere, and the Willmore teachers loved seeing their students outside of the classroom.  Thank you to the entire community for coming together to support Willmore! Please click on the headline to view our video.
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Code to the Future Showcase Makes Awesome the New Normal at Willmore

Computer science immersion is now a school-wide program offered at Willmore Elementary. With partners at Code to the Future, Willmore teachers guided students in their first EPIC Build project this trimester. Families and community members were invited to the EPIC Build Showcase for this first cycle to learn why students should learn to code and to take a closer look at the student projects from Transitional Kindergarten to Fifth Grade. Please click on the headline for the entire news article and video link.
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Google Expeditions Comes to Willmore

At Willmore, we are committed to bringing innovative learning experiences to our students. On October 26th, Google Expeditions Pioneer Program brought augmented reality lessons to our first through fifth graders. Please click on the headline for the entire news article and video link.
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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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