School News

State Chess Championship

information provided by Bret Elzinga

The Elementary State Chess Championship will be held at BYU this year. On March 18, young chess players from all over the state of Utah will join together to challenge each other. Several hundred players are expected from nearly one hundred schools. Dozens will bring home trophies, after playing six games with others in their own grade. Registration is open to all K-6 students--no qualifying meet is required. To register, go to and click on Tournaments.

March Madness Reading Competition: Students vs. Adults!

flyer created by Gina Warren

We're MAD about reading here at Wilson! Our version of March Madness starts tomorrow, March 1st, and it's a reading competition! From March 1-28, track the minutes you read at home and turn them in to earn points for your team! One point will be awarded for every 10 minutes you read! Here are the teams:

Students (all 460 at Wilson): Turn in your reading minutes to your teacher or into the student box at the office.

Students of the Week February 13-17: Seeing the Good in Others

photo by Shawn Rawlings

Top Row L to R: Kanyon Ford, Jennifer Magdaleno, Chance Roundy, Cadence Walker, Gavin Wilson, Brytyn Mason

Middle Row L to R: Kaleb Nuttall, Yareli Lopez, Janessa Harward, Ethan Haskell, Breanna Kassuhn, Martin Degraw, Maddix Poulson

Bottom Row L to R: Abigail Pace, Ethan Pace, Rylee Depew, Jose Castro, Stryder Newell, Xavier Gil-Colunga,

Not Pictured: Kori Ashton, Serenity Losee

Students of the Week February 6-10: Encouraging Others

photo by Shawn Rawlings

Top Row L to R: Brooklyn Holdaway Hazel Higgs, Austin Adams, BreeAnn Johnson, Rylee Spencer, Ray Jolley, Logan Anderson

Middle Row L to R: Emma Thomas-Marshall, Addison Wall, Braylon Rosenlund, Sommer Fortenberry, Destini Shove, Tracer Lowe

Bottom Row L to R: Santiago Jimenez, Cynthia Aguirre, Lucero Sanchez, Miranda Walker, Shelby Adams, Jaxon Keele

Not Pictured: Jonathan Carreno and Angelica Valadez

1st-4th Grade Spelling Bee Winners

photos by Gina Warren

Congratulations to our 1st-4th grade spelling bee winners from last week! Their names are listed below. This Wednesday at 5:00pm is the 5th-6th grade spelling bee. Stay tuned!

Our 1st and 2nd grade winners are:

1st place - Analise Freestone

2nd place - Destini Shove

3rd place - Bridget Iverson

Our 3rd and 4th grade winners are:
1st place - Baylee Brokaw  2nd place - Zachary Stinson
  3rd place - Jaxon Dalley