News
November 7th, 2018

Please remember to dress your child appropriately!  Students go outside for recess unless it is below 10 degrees.  Make sure your child has a warm coat, hat and mittens or gloves.


November 7th, 2018

There will be no school November 21-23.  Enjoy your Thanksgiving Holiday!


November 7th, 2018

Willard will be celebrating Veteran’s Day on Friday November 9th from 7:30-8:30. Thank you to all men and women who have served for our freedom!  


October 4th, 2018

Parent Teacher Conferences will be held on Tuesday, October 23rd from 3:15 to 7:00pm and Wednesday, October 24th from 2:00 to 7:00pm.  Your student should have brought home a note with your conference date and time.  If this time does not work for you, please call the office at 242-8439 to reschedule.


October 4th, 2018

Come and check out the wonderful selection of engaging and affordable books for every reading level.  Books starting at $1.00. Books make great gifts! If you cannot make it to the Book Fair, you can order online at http://www.scholastic.com/fair and search for Willard.  Online dates are Oct 18-31.


September 28th, 2018

Pictures will be taken the morning of Tuesday October 2nd.  Please have your student bring their best smile!


September 14th, 2018

Des Moines Public Schools is happy to announce the adoption of an innovative mobile device app and website entitled Here Comes the Bus®. Please click here to get more info.  The code for DMPS is 87641.  If you need your student’s id number, please call the office. https://www.dmschools.org/departments/operations/transportation/comes-bus-app/


July 10th, 2018

The first day of school is Thursday August 23rd.  We will dismiss at 2:25 on this day.  We look forward to seeing you! Reminder:  our new school hours are 7:30 am to 2:25 pm (1:10 Wed).


July 10th, 2018

You are invited to come meet your teacher on Tuesday August 21st from 3-5:30pm.  You may also bring your school supplies this night.


June 15th, 2018

The school bell times at Willard will change with the beginning of the 2018-19 school year. Our new start time is 7:30 AM and we will dismiss at 2:25 PM, with a 75 minute early dismissal on Wednesdays. Please click on the headline to learn more about how we are engaging our staff to ensure an orderly transition when school resumes August 23.