Differentiated Movement

The Williams Elementary School Gym was transformed last week when veteran Physical Education Teacher Scott Colby set up his “Lord of the Rings” gymnastics course.   Between mini lessons on core strength and coaching sessions on headstands, handstands, and rolls, students were free to explore the course at their own pace and challenge their skill…

New Principal for WES

Congratulations to Williams Elementary School’s new principal, Melanie Smith! “We are happy for Ms. Harris-Smedberg as she moves into her new position,” Assistant- Superintendent Carl Gartley said in a recent note to staff, “but this left us with big shoes to fill at WES.  How fortunate for RSU 18 to have such talented leaders in…

MPA 2017 Secretary of Year!

Karen Alley was recently recognized by the Maine Principals’ Association as the 2017 Secretary of the Year! She goes above and beyond her regular duties, works tirelessly on behalf of the staff, students, and families of WES, and presents a welcoming first face to all who visit WES.  She was honored at the Secretary’s Conference…

Changing Lives in RSU 18

  We all know how life changing a good teacher can be, and we are fortunate to have many such wonderful educators in our district, several of whom have been recently recognized for their positive impact on our children and our community.  Now Williams Elementary School fifth grade teacher Valerie Glueck has been nominated for…

WES Door Decorating Contest!

Above are a few sneak peaks from Williams Elementary School’s door decorating contest. The theme is Winter Wonderland and doors will be judged by Chief Tracy, Superintendent Smith and Nurse Hebda on December 22. May the best door win!

Congressman Poliquin Visits WES

Today Congressman Bruce Poliquin visited Williams Elementary School and shared a message of setting goals and not giving up when things get difficult. The children were then able to ask questions and find out more about the responsibilities of a US Representative.