School News

New Teacher Spotlight: Blake Mecham


We have a new Special Education teacher in our school, and his name is Blake Mecham. Mr. Mecham has been married for four years and has two children, Boston and Ella. He loves chicken alfredo, and his favorite dessert is cookie dough ice cream! He loves Star Wars books, and his dream car is a Dodge Viper. With an hour of free time, Mr. Mecham would go swimming. He can even hold his breath long enough to swim 50 meters at the bottom of the pool! If Mr. Mecham could go on any dream vacation, he would choose to go on a cruise to the Bahamas. Mr.

Our First Pawkemon Winners!


Yesterday was our first Pawkemon day, and two boys found the lion paw! Travis Moser and Knighton Godfrey are our lucky winners. Congratulations to these two boys and their great observation skills! Way to go, lions!

Pawkemon Go!

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Have you been playing Pokemon Go? Well, here at Wilson Elementary, we are playing PAWkemon Go! Every Wednesday, Mr. Rawlings will hide a large, green lion paw somewhere in the school*, and the first student to find it and take it to his office wins a prize! Let's have fun together playing Pawkemon!

*The lion paw will not be hidden inside classrooms.


New Teacher Spotlight: Breanna Partridge


Some of you may know Breanna Partridge as one of our amazing substitute teachers here at Wilson, but she has also recently become our new Computers teacher! She married her sweetheart in 2012, and she and her husband have 2 dogs that they treat like family. Mrs. Partridge’s favorite animal is the sphynx cat (hairless cat), and she loves salmon with broccoli and Banana Foster with peaches. She loves reading, especially fantasy and science fiction books. Her dream vacation would be to go to South Korea and Japan to try all of their amazing food! Mrs.

New Teacher Spotlight: Kirsten Beal


Another new third grade teacher at our school this year is Kirsten Beal. Mrs. Beal was recently married this summer, and she is the fifth of six children in her family. Her favorite dessert is pie, and her favorite animal is a dog. Her dream vacation would be to go anywhere as long as it is with her family. Something unique about Mrs. Beal is that she can loop her arms all the way around her body! Three of her favorite books are Goose Girl, Blackmore, and Ella Enchanted. Mrs. Beal brings a bright energy to our school, and we couldn’t be more excited to have her here!

Come Meet Your Kindergarten Teacher!


Attention Kindergarten Parents: Tomorrow, Tuesday, Aug. 23rd, through Thursday, Aug. 25th, are kindergarten assessments. Friday the 26th is Come Meet Your Kindergarten Teacher Day! You can come to the school between 12:15-2:15pm on this day and meet your child’s teacher. Kindergarten then begins on Tuesday, August 30th. See you soon!

New Teacher Spotlight: Celeste Fisher

Celeste Fisher is one of our new 3rd grade teachers, and we are so excited to have her! Mrs. Fisher has five children, four grandchildren, and another granddaughter coming in February! Mrs. Fisher and her husband just celebrated their 32nd anniversary. Her favorite food is Mexican food, and she loves anything chocolate, especially with nuts, marshmallows, caramel, toffee, etc. added in. Mrs. Fisher enjoys playing the piano and singing. When asked about her dream vacation, she said, “ I have always wanted to go to Austria.

New Teacher Spotlight: Tiffany Cook

Tiffany Cook is joining our 3rd grade team this year, and she is phenominal! Mrs. Cook has been married for five years, and she and her husband enjoy spending time outdoors. They rock climb, travel, camp, and scuba dive! In fact, her dream vacation would be to go to Cook Islands to go scuba diving. Her favorite food is Korean, and she loves anything sweet for desserts! Mrs. Cook loves reading and enjoys reading whatever her students like to read. She particularly likes You are Special by Max Luccado. When asked why she became a teacher, Mrs.