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Martin Luther King, Jr. Assembly on Thursday, Jan. 15

January 6th, 2015

Wiley staff and students will hold an assembly honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. on Thursday, January 15.  The assembly will be from 1:45pm to 2:15pm in the Wiley gym.  Members of the Wiley family are invited to attend the assembly.

Hope to see you there!


Wiley Family Reading Night – Thursday, November 20

November 14th, 2014

Thursday, November 20, 2014, Wiley Elementary will host their Family Reading Night in celebration of national Parent Involvement Day.  The event will take place from 6:00pm to 7:00pm.  There will be a free book giveaway for every Wiley student!

Please see this flyer for more information.  Hope to see the Wiley families and community at Family Reading Night!  This event is funded by Title One, a federally-funded program.

Wiley gets visit from children’s author, Barb Rosenstock

October 20th, 2014

The Youth Literature Festival, sponsored by the University of Illinois, brought a number of children’s authors to Urbana-Champaign.  One author, Barb Rosenstock, visited with the students at Wiley and helped bring to life the story of of a camping trip historical figures John Muir and Theodore Roosevelt (yes, that Teddy Roosevelt) embarked on.  Ms. Rosenstock had help from two Wiley fifth graders.  The News-Gazette had a nice write-up on the event.  You can read it here: Young fans provide children’s author’s best reward.

KAM:WAM Adventures

September 18th, 2014

It’s that time of year again! The Wiley 5th grade classes have spent the week at Krannert Art Museum for their annual KAM:WAM.  While they were there, Nicole Lafond, education reporter for the News-Gazette, visited the group to see what they were up to.  Here’s her report: Krannert Art Musuem program helps youngsters celebrate art

Wiley students and the case of motion around us

May 22nd, 2014

Wiley 5th grade students recently made a visit to Krannert Center, where they collaborated with members of The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s Consilience Project, which is part of the University’s I-STEM Education Initiative.  I-STEM published a great story about the visit and the students’ work with this group.  The story can be found here: http://www.istem.illinois.edu/news/consilience.html

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