October 31st, 2013
On Monday, November 4, 2013 we will start a Re-usable Basket Pilot Program at Wiley Elementary School. We are looking to stop using the typical five compartment Styrofoam tray used in School Lunch Programs across the U.S. This will have MANY benefits on our environment as well as to Urbana School District. We will show the students our baskets for the pilot this week and wanted to make you aware of this change at our school!!!
Here is a “sneak-peek” as to what they will look like:
September 20th, 2013
Wiley students and staff celebrated Constitution Day on Tuesday, September 18, 2013. The first graders watched a short clip about the beginnings of the United States and had a discussion about the five freedoms of the first amendments. Replicas of the Constitution where made available for this students to read.
August 26th, 2013
A member of the Altrusa Club recently made a donation of school supplies on behalf of the group for the Wiley Students.
Mrs. Mary Muller, a representative of the Altrusa Club, presented the school supplies to Wiley School principal, Mrs. Barbara Sartain. The Altrusa Club donation is a wonderful example of community support, and the Wiley staff and parents deeply appreciate their work for our children!
June 1st, 2013
The Wiley class of 2013 presented The American Dream, A Musical Celebration of American’s Early Heritage during their 5th grade celebration and promotion ceremony. Under the direction of fine arts teachers Cara Maurizi and Rusty Clevenger with the help of Fiona Bullock, the students performed a musical narrative about the early building of the country. After the performance in front of family, friends and community members, the students were awarded their completion certificates and other awards.
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April 11th, 2013
On Monday, April 8, the Wiley community held an assembly in their gym celebrating their One Million Minutes read. True to his word, fourth grade teacher, Alex Valencic, submitted himself for a clean head shave. Read the rest of this entry »
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