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Tower Garden Installed at WES

Shannon Wallace, parent of Macyn (a fourth grader at Williams), volunteered to help Ms. Richard and her students assemble the new tower garden at Williams.  The tower garden will be housed in the science lab at Williams.  32 more words


All Day I Dream Of Peace

I’ve never ridden a proper train before. Not like most people have used trains throughout their existence— going from city to city. The first train I’d ever ridden, at least that I can remember, was the El train from Evanston, Illinois to downtown Chicago. 205 more words

Interactive Bulletin Boards at WES

WES has two interactive math bulletin boards in the school where students leave estimates and evidence of their mathematical thinking.

One board focuses on a weekly “estimystery” routine where students estimate the number of objects in a picture and revise their estimates based on daily clues. 32 more words


More Guest Readers at WES

WES has had the pleasure of several guest readers from Central Office lately.

Recently, Administrative Assistant Kristi Farrell made her first appearance in the WES library when she came in to read  98 more words


Williams Odyssey of the Mind Teams Headed to States

by Julia Hanauer-Milne – OM Coordinator

Saturday is state tournament day for two of Williams Elementary School’s three Odyssey of the Mind Teams.

Odyssey of the Mind is a creative problem-solving tournament in which teams of seven students choose a problem, write a play to “solve” that problem, make sets and costumes, and perform—all without the help of adults. 492 more words


Reading with Mr. Gartley

Mrs. Smith and Mrs. Bailey had a great time reading with Mr. Gartley in the Williams Library. Mrs. Langis’ students enjoyed hearing Snappy the Alligator… 36 more words


The genomic landscape of small cell carcinoma of the esophagus


In this study, 55 patients with SCCE underwent whole-exome sequencing (WES), and 4990 individual cell mutations were identified. The mutation rate of females was higher than that of males. 475 more words