October 20, 2022

One Team One Willard Wednesday

Student Government Association

For this week's #OneTeamOneWillardWednesday, we visited our Student Government Association (SGA).

Our SGA says that #OneTeamOneWillard means working to involve and connect every student, no matter their values or backgrounds, and continuing to look for ways to build up our community which extends not only throughout our school but to our district as a whole. We are constantly striving to value every voice and work as one team!

´╗┐If you would like to be included in future #OneTeamOneWillardWednesday posts, email news@willardschools.net.

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Student Half Day Tomorrow, October 21

Half Day Friday, October 21

Tomorrow, Friday, October 21st, will be a half day for students and the end of the first quarter. The High School and Middle School will release at 11:30 a.m. and the Elementary and Intermediate Schools will release at 12:30 p.m.

Student Fall Break October 28th - 31st

Student Fall Break 

Students will be out of school for Fall Break from Friday, October 28th, through Monday, October 31st, 2022. Enjoy the break, and we look forward to seeing your students on Tuesday, November 1st, 2022. 

WHS Band Holiday Fundraiser

The Willard High School Band is beginning their annual Holiday Greenery Fundraiser! This is a long-standing,  successful tradition for the program.

If you would like to order your holiday wreaths, garlands, or other greenery please do so here.

Orders will be taken through next Thursday, October 27. Delivery is expected between November 28 - December 7.

Thank you for supporting our Willard Band!!

Order Holiday Greenery

Teacher Proud Tuesday - October Recipient

We are excited to celebrate our great educators with other districts in the region throughout the school year through the Teacher Proud program. This month, we are spotlighting 8th Grade ELA Teacher, Mrs. Candis Shaw.

Her peers say she is always a positive person, creates great relationships with students, and makes learning fun. She is known for her catchphrase, "I support you," and extends that support to students and colleagues. Thank you, Mrs. Shaw, for investing in our students!

Visit our website to learn more about the Teacher Proud program and be sure to check back the second Tuesday of each month to see our recipients!

Teacher Proud Tuesday

Spooky 5K Sprint Benefiting Better Together Playground

Willard Parks and Recreation is hosting a Spooky 5K Sprint on October 29, 2022, benefiting Better Together Playground. The "haunted" run/walk will follow the city-wide Trunk or Treat event on October 29th and begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Frisco Trailhead. 

Registration for the event with a t-shirt is $25. Without a t-shirt, registration is $15. 

Register Here 

Athletic Booster Club Chili Cook-Off | Save the Date

Our Willard Athletic Booster Club (WABC) is hosting their first Chili Cook-Off Kick-Off on Saturday, November 12, from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. in the Willard High School Commons.  

The entry fee for contestants is $20. Tasters will pay $5 per chili tray (which includes approximately six 1/2 cup containers). Additional trays are available to purchase for $5. All WABC members and athletic programs business sponsors will receive their first tray free of charge

To enter as a contestant, register here.There will be prizes for place winners which will be voted on by a judging panel, as well as a People's Choice Award. 

Following the cook-off, WABC will honor Fall Sports Athletes and showcase Winter Sports Athletes. If you have any questions, please reach out to WABC Vice President, Jennifer Dixon.

Contestants Register Here 

Upcoming District Events

Thursday, October 20

V/JV Boys Soccer @ New Covenant Academy 4:00 P.M.

High School Vocal Music - Fall Concert 7:00 P.M.

Board of Education Meeting 7:00 P.M.

Friday, October 21

Student Half Day - End of 1Q

Football vs Carthage 7:00 P.M.

Monday, October 24

Volleyball Districts

9th Football vs Carthage 6:00 P.M.

JV Football @ Carthage 6:00 P.M.

Tuesday, October 25

Willard Food Pantry 10:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.

V/JV Boys Soccer @ Carl Junction 5:00 P.M.

Friday, October 28

No School - Student Fall Break

Football Districts 1st Round

High School Speech & Debate - Home Tournament

Saturday, October 29

High School Speech & Debate - Home TournamentCross Country Districts

Boys Soccer - Districts

For additional details, please visit our District Website Calendar or our Willard Athletics Website.These calendars will have the most up-to-date information of what's going on, so be sure to check them regularly. We can't wait to see you at our various events!

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