Wileman Elementary School was opened in 1952, but to us, it’s all brand new.
The school recently transitioned from a neighborhood elementary that served students through grade 5, to one that now only serves our Delavan-Darien community’s youngest learners. As part of our “Center School” concept, Wileman houses our Early Childhood, 4-year-old Kindergarten and 5-year-old Kindergarten programs.
The school is designed with the littlest learners in mind, and provides opportunities for before- and after-school childcare.
Also, any student who rides the bus to school only rides with his or her schoolmates. All the bus routes to and from Wileman Elementary are separate from the routes that serve our other elementary schools and our middle and high schools. That makes the transition to school that much easier and that much safer for our early learners.
Despite being young, our Wileman Elementary School students have all the perk’s of the “bigger kids” when it comes to technology. Our One-to-One technology program is district-wide and reaches down all the way into our pre-school classrooms. There, students use iPads and Chromebooks to enhance their learning through a wide variety of age-appropriate applications and websites.
The school also houses the beginning grades of the county’s only Dual Language Education program. In this model, students as young as 4-year-old kindergarten are immersed in bilingual classrooms where Spanish and English are the dominant languages. In fact, in 4-year-old kindergarten, Spanish is spoken about 90 percent of the school day. As the students progress, additional English is introduced until the instruction is split about 50/50 between the two languages. The choice program is open to all students — including native English speakers — and sets kids on a pathway to becoming bilingual, biliterate, bicultural and much more employable when they’re adults!
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End of 3rd QuarterMarch 23
No School for 4KMarch 28
STEAM Outreach EventMarch 28 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
NO SCHOOL – GOOD FRIDAYMarch 30
No SchoolMarch 30
NO SCHOOL – Spring RecessApril 2 - April 6
Spring BreakApril 2 - April 6
NO SCHOOL – Teacher inserviceApril 16
No School – Teacher InserviceApril 16
Earth DayApril 22
No School for 4KApril 25
Raising Active and Healthy Children Outreach EventApril 25 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
NO SCHOOL – Memorial DayMay 28
No SchoolMay 28
No School for 4KMay 30
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- NO SCHOOL: Friday, Feb. 9 (Weather Closing)ORIGINAL MESSAGEDear Delavan-Darien School District families,All Delavan-Darien schools are closed 2/9/2018 due to the weather. All after-school activities have also been canceled. Please check our website, www.ddschools.org, for further updates.Thank you. EspañolEstimadas Familias del Distrito Escolar Delavan-Darien,Todas las escuelas de Delavan-Darien estaran cerradas el 9/2/2018, debido al clima. Todas las actividades después ... read morePublished on Thursday, February 8, 2018
- All After School Activities Cancelled 2/5/18All Delavan-Darien School District after-school activities scheduled for today, 2/5/18, have been canceled due to the weather. Stay safe! ... read morePublished on Monday, February 5, 2018
- Hoops and Tech Night 2018See our Tech Teams In Action!Thursday, Feb. 22, 20185:30 – 7 p.m. @ DDHS, Hoops games start at 5:30 & 7 p.m. Student DemosWatch and learn as our students show you how they use all kinds of different tech in our amazing 21st Century classrooms! Hands OnSee for yourself! Get to experience ... read morePublished on Friday, February 2, 2018
- SCHOOLS CLOSED: Tuesday, Jan. 23, due to weatherDear Delavan-Darien School District families,All Delavan-Darien schools are closed today, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018 due to the weather. All after-school activities have also been canceled. Please check our website, www.ddschools.org, for further updates.Thank you.Estimadas Familias del Distrito Escolar Delavan-Darien,Todas las escuelas de Delavan-Darien están cerradas el día de hoy, Martes, ... read morePublished on Tuesday, January 23, 2018
- Delavan-Darien Authorizes $3.5 Million Operating Referendum for April 3 BallotFunding marked for current, upgraded programs and facility improvementsOn January 8, the Delavan-Darien Board of Education unanimously authorized an operating referendum for community vote. If approved, the April 3 referendum would provide $500,000 per year for three years (2018/19 – 2020/21) for academic and vocational classroom improvements, upgrades for culinary ... read morePublished on Friday, January 19, 2018
- Phoenix Career Fair is March 14, 2018. Volunteers needed!Phoenix Middle School is hosting a Career Expo Fair for the Phoenix Middle School students (6th-8th Grade) from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, March 14. Volunteer guests are needed at the Career Expo Fair and will provide expertise to help middle school students have a better understanding of their career goals and pathways.CLICK PIC FOR ... read morePublished on Thursday, January 18, 2018
- Summer Fun and Resource Fair 2018DON’T MISS THIS FREE EVENT!Get ready for the summer and beyond! Delavan-Darien School District is hosting its third annual Summer Fun and Community Resource Fair.Date: Saturday, February 24, 2018Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.Location: Phoenix Middle School, 414 Beloit St., Delavan, WI (map)Admission is free for both visitors and vendors. ... read morePublished on Thursday, January 18, 2018
- Fire Alarms/Evacuation at DDHS – 1-17-18, 9:55 a.m.UPDATE 10:02 a.m.:Fire crews have determined it was a faulty detector in the ductwork near the pool area. School operations are resuming again as normal. All students and staff are safe.ORIGINAL POSTStudents and staff at DDHS were evacuated from the building about 9:37 a.m. today, Wednesday, Jan. 17 2018, for ... read morePublished on Wednesday, January 17, 2018
- PE Teacher Ortiz Earns National Board CertificationPE Teacher Ortiz Earns National Board CertificationShe’s one of 2 teachers in district with the distinction Delavan-Darien Physical Education Teacher Sandee Ortiz was one of 126 Wisconsin teachers to have earned national certification through the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards this January 2018. Ortiz is now one of ... read morePublished on Monday, January 15, 2018
- CLC Program Canceled Tonight: Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018ATTENTION PARENTS OF OUR CLC PROGRAM STUDENTS: Due to the threat of winter weather and icy roads tonight, Thursday, January 11, we are canceling our after school CLC program at Turtle Creek Elementary School. Students in the CLC program will need to ride their regular bus home at the end ... read morePublished on Thursday, January 11, 2018
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