Special Events

 

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100th Day Celebration/Ice Cream Social
The Ice Cream Social began as a celebration to commemorate the 100th day of school and has turned into a gathering for all ages. Held during the month of February in the school gym, this event is a great way to get the kids out of the house after a long winter for a night of family fun and for some delicious ice cream sundaes!

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All-School Picnic
The All School Picnic is held during the last week of school in June and is for Wilson students and staff. It is a school / PTA function that takes place during the children’s school day. The day is filled with classroom games and lunch outdoors (weather permitting)..

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Fall Fest
The Back to School Brat Fry takes place during the first month of school and is the PTA’s largest fundraiser. This event is the perfect place for returning families to catch up with old friends, and for incoming Kindergarten families, it is the best time to make new ones. At the event you will find a variety of food, children’s games, raffles and most of all, FUN!

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Book Fair
Wilson's library staff hosts a Scholastic book fair each year during spring parent-teacher conferences.

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Fifth Grade Banquet

A celebration of students’ growth throughout their elementary school years. Parents and teachers work together to create a memorable program for the students and their families.  Special recognition is given to students for their extra-curricular activities and accomplishments. The program reflects on the past and leads the students toward a new adventure in middle school.  The banquet has traditionally been held at South High School in the Commons and is organized by the 4th grade parents.

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Kindergarten Orientation
Kindergarten orientation will be held at the end of April. There will be a presentation that will include information from the district nurse, the PTA, and the kindergarten teachers. Children will have the opportunity to play in a kindergarten classroom, listen to a story, and complete a project. If you have a child who is entering kindergarten and you are unable to attend orientation, please contact the Wilson school’s office.

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Spring Dance
The Spring Dance is a PTA sponsored event that is held during April. Both children (all grades) and parents are encouraged to attend, but only 250 tickets are sold. This has always been a sold-out event, so get your tickets right away! At the event, you will find a DJ spinning tunes, various contests, an end of the night raffle with great prizes and last, but not least, DANCING! Pizza, soda, snacks are also available throughout the night.

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Winter Sing
The Winter Sing is a presentation of holiday songs both sacred and secular. The fifth grade band performs as well as the fourth and fifth grade string orchestra. All students, kindergarten through fifth grade, participate in the choral performance. The concert is performed in the morning and again in the afternoon. All parents, family, and friends of Wilson School are welcome to attend.

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Santa Secret Shop
Santa’s Secret Shop is a great place for your child to start learning the value of a dollar and the importance of thinking of others. The Shop includes a variety of lower priced items for the children to do some Christmas shopping, on their own, for their loved ones. This event takes place in December right at Wilson School: very convenient for you and a ton of fun for the kids!

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Spring Concert
The Spring Concert is the grand finale of the arts department at Wilson School. The fourth and fifth grade chorus, PAWS, performs their final concert of the year. Band and orchestra students show off the skills they have learned and practiced throughout the year. It is a performance of their very best work. The Spring Concert usually takes place in mid to late May.

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Student Council Talent Show
The annual Student Council Talent Show is an evening event for students to perform their hobbies, skills, and talents. The performers are chosen through an audition process and spend a lot of time practicing their acts before the big event. The Student Council does a wonderful job coordinating and running this annual show.

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