Mustang News

  • WMES Custodians Are Appreciated

    We honor our wonderful custodians on Custodian Appreciation Day for all of their diligence and dedication, especially during this pandemic. You are essential to the success of our school and we appreciate you.

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  • Boxes of Produce Donated and Distributed

    Wilson's Mills Elementary received a donation of produce boxes and made them available to those in the community who desired to have one. They were distributed during the lunch distribution hours.

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  • Finalist for The Flame of Learning Award

    Congratulations to Carmen Young, a finalist for The Flame of Learning Award. Wilson's Mills is proud of her and her students, for the accomplishments of the inclusive playground.

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  • WME Bus Driver Awards

    Congratulations to Devin Arnold, WME Sub. Driver of the year and Diane Haschke, WME Driver of the Year. We commend you for a job well done.

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  • Mrs. Rosenbaum Is A March Shining Star

    Mrs. Rosenbaum is a Kindergarten teacher at WMES! She loves Dunkin Donuts coffee, Reeses and horses. Mrs. Rosenbaum was chosen as our March Shining Star because she has been an amazing first year teacher, has been an incredible asset to our school and has gone above and beyond all year to be an active member of the Mustang Family as if she has been here for years. Mrs. Rosenbaum is a go-getter, a doer and a helper who does it all with a smile and kindness. We are thankful to have Mrs. Rosenbaum as part of our Wilson’s Mills Elementary family!

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  • Ms. Hill Is A March Shining Star

    Ms. Hill is an EC TA at WMES! Ms. Hill was chosen as our March Shining Star because she has stepped up to lessen a burden in the EC department and to make the transition far less challenging for the students and staff. She has put our students' needs first and rolled with the punches to make sure they were met. We appreciate Ms. Hill’s flexibility, creative thinking and team approach to helping out this month in a variety of classrooms in addition to this one. We are thankful to have Ms. Hill as part of our Wilson’s Mills Elementary family!

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  • WMES Drive Thru Event

    Staff members of Wilson's Mills Elementary gathered in the parking lot of the school with signs of heartfelt messages for students to read as their parents drove them by amid the social distancing standards put in place due to COVID-19.

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  • March Students of the Month 2020

    We recognize these students for exemplifying the March character trait which is Ethical. They have shown that they understand the difference between right and wrong, act in ways consistent with good values and abstain from intentional harm to others.

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  • February Shining Star Awarded to Ms. Rueter

    February's Shining Star Award was presented to Ms. Rueter because she is one of the silent heroes of our school. She is patient, kind and loyal.

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  • February Shining Star Awarded to Mrs. Young

    February's Shining Star Award was presented to Mrs. Young because of her fierce passion for believing in all kids.

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  • Peanut Butter Donation for Backpack Buddies

    The Junior Women's League of Smithfield donated 254 jars of peanut butter to benefit the Backpack Buddies Program at Wilson's Mills Elementary.

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  • Mrs. Selah Receives National Board Certification

    Congratulations to Mrs. Selah for receiving her National Board Certification. Along side her is Dr. Michelle Casey, Director of Leadership Development for Johnston County Public Schools.

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  • February Students of the Month 2020

    These students have exhibited the February character trait which is Critical Thinker and Inquirer. They anticipate, identify, and evaluate issues and use multiple resources to solve problems in a variety of contexts.

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  • Taking the Kids Heart Challenge

    The students of Wilson's Mills Elementary assembled to take the Kids Heart Challenge. They will learn about their heart and help others by raising money for the American Heart Association.

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  • January Students of the Month 2020

    We recognize these Students of the Month of January for embodying the character trait of being a Balanced, Self-Directed Learner. They strive to understand, appreciate, and model a life-long love of learning.

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  • Puppies and Reading

    Mrs. Jones' third grade class had a reading party to celebrate a project that was funded for the class entitled, "Puppies and Reading: Building Compassion, Empathy, and Love of Reading." The class pledged to love, take care of, and read to their reading pals for 20 minutes per day. The class was gifted with a whole new library of high interest grade level books including graphic novels and culturally diverse chapter books.

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  • December Students of the Month 2019

    We commend these students for exemplifying the Communicator and Collaborator character trait. They cooperatively work with others to accomplish goals and tasks while appreciating individual contributions.

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  • November's Mustang Movement A Great Success

    November’s Mustang Movement, “ Giving Thanks, Spreading Love” was a great success! We participated in Operation Christmas Child (Samaritan’s Purse) and were able to pack and pay the associated shipping costs for 17 shoe boxes! Mrs. Vickie Capps, representing Wilson’s Mills Baptist Church, collected these boxes and now they are on the way to boys and girls in need all over the world. Pictured left to right: Angel Fields, Christy Nait Saidi, Vickie Capps, and Faye Tant.

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  • Student Government Association Members Selected

    The 2019-2020 SGA members have been selected as representatives by their peers. They will complete a service project directed by Mrs. Olmstead. Left to right: Karen Martinez, Beverly Reyes, Carley Grissom, Jaylen Farmer, Brianna Molina, Angie Cruz Banegas.

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  • November Students of the Month 2019

    Congratulations to our November Students of the Month! They have exhibited the character trait of being a Problem Solver and Value Creator.

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