Congratulations to this weeks recipients of Winner Circle/ Winner Winner Chicken Dinner for the week of Jan. 18th - 22nd!! Keep up the hard work and be watching your mailboxes for a special treat. Please send us a picture of your winner to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Congratulations to the recipients of the Winner Circle Outstanding Student for the first semester!! Keep up the hard work and be watching your mailboxes for a special treat. Please send us a picture of your winner to email@example.com.
Check out our new Outstanding Students from the Winner's Circle for Friday, January 15, 2021. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UAxynqq9FLc
Kindergarten-6th grade students can pick up additional food every Thursday and Friday at King, Silas Willard, and Steele during their regular pick up time! The additional food has been provided by Blessings in a Backpack, the community organization that is supported by Knox College, Galesburg Lions, 1st Presbyterian Church, and a number of community individuals, businesses, and organizations.
Congratulations to last week's recipients of Winner Circle/ Winner Winner Chicken Dinner for the week of Jan. 4-8th!! Keep up the hard work and be watching your mailboxes for a special treat. Please send us a picture of your winner to firstname.lastname@example.org, if you have not done so already.
Here is our last Holiday Read Aloud! We hope you have enjoyed the stories we have shared each evening. Tonight we have Mrs. McKillip reading "Mooseltoe" by Margie Palatini. Enjoy! We would like to wish everyone Happy Holidays and a safe and Happy New Year! https://drive.google.com/file/d/1kpKyGC49QjIxlEHY7GJnvLusAhZFHM4m/view?usp=sharing
Holiday Read Aloud for Monday, Dec. 21st is the story "Snow Bunny's Christmas Wish" by Rebecca Harry. This is being read to you by Mrs. Bevenour https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ag6BTptQFtErCl8gZflE-TmS4ORZIawF/view?usp=sharing
Winner's Circle has new members! See the new winners from last week. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uSkloHkX8vs
Click on the link below for today's Holiday Read Aloud. Mrs. Cummings is reading "Winter's Gift" by Jane Monroe Donovan. We hope you can take some time to enjoy this read aloud! https://youtu.be/Nquc103-Wlo
Hope everyone is having a Super Saturday! In the link below Miss Dornon is reading "Hooray for the Holidays" by Catherine Hapka for today's Holiday Read Aloud! https://drive.google.com/file/d/1YtbjqbAwF3syI2Hv1bfnLBLpaTof3Vte/view
Congratulations to this week's recipients of Winner Circle/ Winner Winner Chicken Dinner for the week of Dec. 14- Dec. 18!! Keep up the hard work and be watching your mailboxes for a special treat. Please send us a picture of your winner to email@example.com.
Holiday Read Aloud for December 18th "How to Catch an Elf" by Adam Wallace & Andy Elkerton Enjoy as Mrs. Kohl reads this cute holiday story to you! https://youtu.be/Aoy_yq7dwx4
Read Aloud for Dec. 17th. Tonight we have Mrs. Rorem reading "Pete the Cat Saves Christmas" by Eric Litwin. Get comfy on the couch and enjoy this cute holiday story. https://youtu.be/LUovWnYShos
Dec. 16th Holiday Read Aloud Tonight we have Mrs. James reading "If You Take A Mouse to the Movies" by Laura Numeroff. Hope everyone has a chance to enjoy this holiday story. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1pot08WhH60ic14v4TStLed4Hbj4W0K3d/view?usp=sharing
Here is your Holiday Read Aloud for Dec. 15th. Tonight we have Mrs. Lindsey reading "Santa's Stuck" by Rhonda Gowler Greene. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1sZWQ4InMBUoJ1_19aB3LrTjh_XUOqJAn/view?usp=sharing
Holiday Read Aloud for December 14th! Mrs. Sturgis is reading "Mrs. Greenberg's Messy Hanukkah" by Linda Glaser. Hope everyone enjoys! https://youtu.be/_rdchW6pt-Q
Surprise!! Ms. Sallows wanted to bring you a Sunday Story Read Aloud. So here she is reading "Bear Stays Up for Christmas" by Karma Wilson and Jane Chapman. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1A156EdyrKH21bbp_FH6yJD0PbXEyrVXo/view?usp=sharing
Holiday Read Aloud Saturday Surprise! Here is a story you don't want to miss. Mrs. Jennings is reading "The Abominable Snow Teacher" by Lisa Passen https://youtu.be/I2OvnXrvYMM
Dec. 11 Holiday Read Aloud Tonight's read aloud has Mrs. Shinn reading "Llama Llama Holiday Drama" by Anna Dewdney. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1_DHwiWbe9qj0CzQ3S22ygKFq4Gv03h_C/view
Congratulations to this week's recipients of Winner Circle/ Winner Winner Chicken Dinner for the week of Dec. 7- Dec. 11!! Keep up the hard work and be watching your mailboxes for a special treat. Please send us a picture of your winner to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hello Silas Willard Wildcats! Please congratulate the new additions to the Silas Willard Winner's Circle. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-D5xJ88WDqc
Dr. Asplund shares more information about the parent survey in his weekly video this week. https://youtu.be/LA0ZNsiricU
Holiday Read Aloud #5 Today we have Mrs. Wells is reading "The Gingerbread Pirates" by Kristin Kladstrup. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1nc-FiK_vBjvBOteYHnG-UubtfEqxLl4W/view?usp=sharing
Who is ready for Holiday Read Aloud #4? Here it is: Mrs. Fuller is reading "How the Grinch Stole Christmas!" by Dr. Seuss https://drive.google.com/file/d/1qeZ2V0EpHE0I2rlHBnT6Iv8wWoHcUpHC/view?usp=sharing
Holiday Read Aloud #3 Today we have Mrs. Erickson reading "There was a Cold Lady who Swallowed Some Snow!" by Lucille Colandro. Enjoy! https://drive.google.com/file/d/13ZK5RTAlv_64VimlVgVW7fLyxegborej/view?usp=sharing
Holiday Read Aloud #2 Mrs. Smith is reading "Snowflakes Fall" by Patricia MacLachlan & Steven Kellogg Grab a cup of hot cocoa to enjoy while you listen! https://youtu.be/ryn9L5QNb_M
Holiday Read Alouds!! Join in as our Silas Willard staff reads various holiday stories. We will post at least one Holiday Story Read Aloud video each school day until Winter Break. Here is our first story: "Mittens" by Jan Brett and read by Mr. Bradburn. https://youtu.be/BhoLg08Ezhk
Congratulations to our recipients of Winner Circle/ Winner Winner Chicken Dinner for the week of Nov. 30- Dec. 4!! Keep up the hard work! Be watching your mailboxes for a special treat. Please send us a picture of your winner to email@example.com.
Check out our new Winner's for Friday, December 4, 2020. Please keep sending us pictures of your winner. Our wall of fame continues to grow! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5n13ilrFDrw
Silas Willard School Spirit Day!! Let's see your spirit. Send in pictures to firstname.lastname@example.org
It's Favorite Sport/Team Day at Silas Willard! Miss Dornon is rockin' the gear for her favorite team. She even has a mask to match! GO VOLS!! Let's see what sport/team you support! Send pictures to email@example.com
Silas Wildcats... Join Miss Dornon in kicking off Spirit Week with Hat Day! Wear your favorite or craziest hat to your Google Meets today. Feel free to send pictures to me at firstname.lastname@example.org so that we can showcase your school spirit on our social media pages!
Hey Silas Wildcats! Let's have some fun and show our school spirit as the Holiday's approach! Starting Nov. 30th through Dec. 4th we are going to have Silas Willard Spirit Week. Come to your Google Meet or in-person learning dressed accordingly to celebrate Spirit Week. Parents feel free to send in a picture of your student participating and we will share their Silas Willard School Spirit on social media! You can send these to email@example.com
Congratulations to our recipients of Winner Circle/ Winner Winner Chicken Dinner for the week of Nov. 16-20!! Be watching your mailboxes for a special treat. Please send us a picture of your winner to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Congratulations to our recipients of Winner Circle/ Winner Winner Chicken Dinner for the week of Nov. 9-13!! Be watching your mailboxes for a special treat. Please send us a picture of your winner to email@example.com.
New Winner's Circle nominees announced for Friday, November 13, 2020. Congratulations to our new Winner's! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rdoM3XdXr9Q
***Due to inclement weather, SEL on Wheels is canceled tonight. We look forward to seeing students on Thursday, November 12, 2020! #SELin205
***Due to inclement weather SEL on Wheels is canceled tonight. We look forward to seeing students on Thursday, November 12, 2020! #SELin205
Congratulations to our recipients of Winner Circle/ Winner Winner Chicken Dinner for the week of Nov. 2-6!! Be watching your mailboxes for a special treat. Please send us a picture of your winner to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Congratulations to Winner's Circle additions for Friday, November 6, 2020. Please keep sending us great pictures of our winners! https://youtu.be/QA5OBOh1UlM
Congratulations to our recipients of Winner Circle/ Winner Winner Chicken Dinner for the week of Oct. 26-30!! Be watching your mailboxes for a special treat. Please send us a picture of your winner to email@example.com.
Good afternoon! Please see the new additions to our Winner's Circle for Friday, October 30, 2020. Congratulations to our new Winner's! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O2VNDuoYPYk
Due to the Fall Parade, we will do the Winner's Circle video on Monday, November 2, 2020 for this week. We hope to see you along our parade route today!
Good evening. Please watch the video update about the parade scheduled for Friday, October 30, 2020. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TnlNMjLDejA&t=4s
Congratulations to our recipients of Winner Circle/ Winner Winner Chicken Dinner for the week of Oct. 19-23!! Be watching your mailboxes for a special treat. Please send us a picture of your winner to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Congratulations Winner Circle Recipients for September 21 - 25! Keep up the great work! https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/105ncapa5cijZe6SvaEiLeWa-pCYkurlkuJklJp_OvhA/edit?usp=sharing
To those students with September Birthdays..... Happy Birthday from Silas Willard!! https://documentcloud.adobe.com/link/review?uri=urn:aaid:scds:US:49cf083e-a3b0-4ee5-8e0c-89bdc5f45a0b
Happy Belated Birthday to those students with August Birthdays from Silas Willard!! https://documentcloud.adobe.com/link/review?uri=urn:aaid:scds:US:20417433-5baf-4ebe-9b1d-bd8f4f56738c
See the Silas Willard Winner's Circle nominees inclulded in the video below. Congratulations to our September 25, 2020 Winner's! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x2zU8tl1ySk
Mr. Bradburn's Monday announcement for September 21, 2020 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NCnQGQdACOo
Please check out the great video created by our fabulous Deans of Students. The Winner Winner Chicken Dinner program is for attendance, Google Meets and completing work. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_4L19TZ_BYU
Mr. Bradburn's mornng announcement for Tuesday, September 15, 2020 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=thwDt9Lk0Yc
Have you driven by Silas Willard and noticed some construction near the playground? Watch the video to learn more! https://youtu.be/vTXHwm13FgY
Stay Connected: Please make sure you have the correct email and phone number in Skyward Family Access! If you need help with your login or password, please email email@example.com for assistance!
Reminder - Yearbook pickup for Silas Willard is Thursday, May 21, 2020 from 2:00 to 6:00p.m. Please pull into the "U" drive to collect your yearbook. Yearbooks can be purchased on the 21st as well for $15.00. This is first come first serve. Thank you!
Mr. Bradburn's morning announcement for Friday, May 15, 2020 https://photos.app.goo.gl/8VEwhf4wDspQkv8n6
Mr. Bradburn's morning announcements for Tuesday, May 12, 2020 https://photos.app.goo.gl/Z6Fb3SFXkggwVq4W7
Mr. Bradburn's morning announcements for Thursday, May 7, 2020 https://photos.app.goo.gl/7AnE1iFJWST4R2dz8
The weather decided it was time for a day indoors! Don't let the rain and clouds stop you from checking out all the grade level choice boards! Click the link, and share a picture with us when you complete an activity! https://sites.google.com/galesburg205.org/choice-boards/home
Mr. Bradburn's morning announcements for Monday, May 4, 2020 https://photos.app.goo.gl/4gp8L2p1C7SLsNW5A
May 4th-8th is Teacher Appreciation Week, and we have started the celebration early. #205 teachers were able to present a check to the Galesburg FISH Food Pantry. District #205 made the donation of $5 per #205 staff member, totaling $3,145. Through this gift that will serve so many in need, our intention is to convey our appreciation for you all!
Mr. Bradburn's morning announcements for Thursday, April 20, 2020 https://photos.app.goo.gl/FNtL59MY2yU7ABT36
Parents of current and 4th and 5th grade students, we need your help! If your student hasn't made elective choices for next year, please watch the video from Mr. Young! https://youtu.be/7hf32sAzFMQ
Mr. Bradburn's morning announcements for Tuesday, April 28, 2020 https://photos.app.goo.gl/qEgtzu26GygwcE77A
Mr. Bradburn's morning annoucements for Thursday, April 23, 2020 https://photos.app.goo.gl/5Y7kmUkJr3L2tSrx5
Mr. Bradburn's morning announcement for Tuesday, April 21, 2020 https://photos.app.goo.gl/1htVV6XuEuxNvz337
Morning announcements from Mr. Bradburn for Monday, April 20, 2020 https://photos.app.goo.gl/djUpc1cMss1K1DHT6
Please visit the link below to get information on some upcoming events for our school. https://documentcloud.adobe.com/link/track?uri=urn%3Aaaid%3Ascds%3AUS%3A861d5dee-30f8-463a-9eac-9313f12994f9
Governor Pritzker has announced that schools in Illinois will remain closed for the rest of the school year. We will send out more information as it becomes available. The weekly video message from Dr. Asplund is now available at the following link https://youtu.be/-ZxeaJJVQVA
Mr. Bradburn's morning announcements for Friday, April 17, 2020 https://photos.app.goo.gl/SDH4qjfZicZgJYmH8
Mr. Bradburn's morning announcements for Thursday, April 16, 2020 https://photos.app.goo.gl/GXH1gvXkAuahHA628
Morning announcements from Mr. Bradburn for Wednesday, April 15, 2020 https://photos.app.goo.gl/kgseepbASXa63afKA
Morning annoncements from Mr. Bradburn for Tuesday, April 14, 2020 https://photos.app.goo.gl/E3PhBm9cxQgo8nfb9
Parents and Guardians, please click the following link to view the weekly message from Dr. Asplund! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AwCKBS1kxmY
Morning announcements from Mr. Bradburn for Wednesday April 8, 2020 https://photos.app.goo.gl/JPbkaTmbpCNjXFT88
Mr. Bradburn morning announcements from somewhere in Silas Willard School for April 7, 2020. https://photos.app.goo.gl/vdMwedL1yiwvLsyo8
Even more so in these difficult times, CUSD #205 puts your child's health, safety, and emotional well-being as the primary focus. Each week we will share information with you about how to help your child cultivate these important goals. School leaders and teachers will also keep Social and Emotional Learning at the forefront during this time. View this video for a quick introduction to SEL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ikehX9o1JbI
CUSD #205 Parents and Guardians, Dr. Asplund has some reminders for you today in his weekly video update! https://youtu.be/5bn6QUba_l4
Mr. Bradburn's morning announcement for Friday, April 3, 2020 https://photos.app.goo.gl/K62XkiCm5zXLtKXz9
Please view Mr. Bradburn's morning announcement for Wednesday, April 1, 2020 https://photos.app.goo.gl/7VZh1MEYRg9CcrD69
See Mr. Bradburn's morning announcements for Silas Willard on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 https://photos.app.goo.gl/awoRCVehH7656VCC9
We have listed the link for the learning packets that were mailed to K-5 Students and included the list of links for additional resources on the following document. https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/624396/K-5_Resource_Guide___1_.pdf
We know all of our students are experiencing a new way of learning at home. Share what your students are doing at home by sending an email to HomeLearning@galesburg205.org. We may share your ideas, photos and videos with our school community!
UPDATED Information for Silas WIllard Families https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/618429/Updated_Silas_COVID_Letter_to_Parents_K-5__1_.pdf
Governor Pritzker has just informed all Illinois school districts that schools will be closed Tuesday, March 17, 2020 and through Monday, March 30, 2020. The district is developing a remote learning plan and will be notifying parents shortly with details.
For up to date information on COVID-19 from Galesburg CUSD #205, please visit http://galesburgil.apptegy.us/o/galesburg-cusd-205/page/pandemic-preparedness.
The 2019-2020 School year calendar has two built in emergency days during the month of March, March 12 & March 13. Dr. Asplund has decided to change the emergency days to non student attendance days. To clarify, there will be no student attendance on March 12 & March 13.
Silas Willard Parents, we need your help! Please click on the link to participate in the Illinois 5Essentials parent survey! Your feedback is important! Thank you. https://survey.5-essentials.org/Illinois/
Just a reminder: Monday 11/25/19 Regular Attendance Tuesday 11/26/19 One Hour Early Dismissal Wednesday 11/27/19 No School Thursday 11/28/19 No School Friday 11/29/19 No School
Reminder: CUSD #205 K-12 buildings will be on a Half Day Dismissal schedule on Thursday, October 31, 2019. http://bit.ly/205buildingtimes
Silas Willard’s Halloween parade is scheduled for 10:30 on October 31st.
REMINDER: Thursday, October 17 and Friday, October 18 are both 1 Hour Early Dismissal Days for CUSD #205 Schools. https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/455925/Early_Outs.pdf
Acknowledge. Care. Tell. Act. (A.C.T.) Form https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScN65CqxWs8UDy3uZ9Q4p4hnPcIN4zwSU3uHoEWdGRZhL8hsg/viewform
We are currently experiencing internet issues within District #205. There was a internet cable cut between Monmouth and Macomb. This is causing a disruption with Skyward as well. Thank you for your patience and understanding.
September 25 is National Food Service Workers Day! Thank you to all the food service employees in District #205 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ADd83H3k0iw
We want your feedback! Please click on the link to take the 5/6 Curriculum survey! http://bit.ly/lombardsurvey
Tutoring and robotics are cancelled for Thursday, September 19th due to early dismissal for heat.
Galesburg Schools will be on a one hour early dismissal schedule on Thursday, September 19 and Friday, September 20. Thank you
On behalf of the faculty and staff of Silas Willard, I want to thank Jimmy John's for providing lunch today. We really appreciated it.
Hey Silas Willard families! We are ready to start our Walking School Bus again this year. We will begin having supervised walks to school beginning Tuesday September 3rd. If you have not signed up for your student to participate and would like to, please visit the Silas Willard website. You will find information and forms there. We are excited to offer this experience again for our school.
Reminder that tomorrow is a half day dismissal. Students will be dismissed at 12:15.
Hi there Silas Families! The Walking School Bus is getting ready to start again at our school. Check out our website for information on how to sign your student up for this opportunity to walk to school with community volunteers.
Silas families, Backpack Night is Wednesday, August 14 from 5:30 to 7:00. Come have some Smokin Willie's barbecue and visit with the Silas Willard team. We look forward to seeing you!