Memphis City Schools




Fifth grade student, India, won first place in the Willow Oaks D.A.R.E. Essay Writing contest and 2nd place for the District! We are very proud of you!

Willow Oaks Students, Juan, 2nd; Melissa, 4th; Jackson, HM; and Estanly, HM; Place in the Briarcrest Regional Art Competition and Exhibition

Willow Oaks was awarded Honorable Mention in three categories in the Beautify Your School contest through Memphis City Beautiful!

Ms. Hooper, Visual Arts Specialist, was awarded $1,000 grant for the Art in the Making program which is affiliated with the River Arts Festival. Congratulations Ms. Hooper! For more information click here.

Ms. Campell was spotlighted by Shelby County Schools this week! Each week SCS spotlight teachers across the district doing unique things in their classroom to support our Destination 2025 goal. Ms. Campbell was spotlighted and shared the strategies that she uses in her classroom to help students accomplish early literacy expectations that support the Destination 2025 strategic plan. Way to go, Ms. Campbell! Click here to watch the video.

Congratulations to Ms. Wallace, and Ms. Leatherwood's classes for collecting the most, "Coins for Cancer!" Ms. Ragland's class earned honorable mention. Thank you for helping the fight for cancer!

The Willow Oaks family participated in the St. Jude Walk/Run event in September. We raised over $2,500 for St. Jude! At St. Jude, families never receive a bill for anything — because all they should worry about is helping their child live.


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Willow Oaks participated in the Go Jim Go campaign to raise money for LeBonheur Children's Hospital. WOE students, parents, teachers, and staff raised over $1500 for our friends at LeBonheur!

Go Jim Go is a 6-day telethon on wheels featuring Jim Jaggers, WREG News Channel 3 Meterologist. Jim and the Go Jim Go Cycling Team ride 333 miles throughout the region raising money for Le Bonheur Children's Hospital. Since its inception, Go Jim Go has raised more than $1.75 million for Le Bonheur. 

Terri Campbell, fifth grade teacher, has been selected to attend the State of Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Energy Camp June 13-17, where she will learn new ways to motivate students to pursue science through reading, writing, and project-based learning.

Memphis City Schools does not discriminate in its programs or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, handicap/disability, sex, or age.  For more information, please contact the Office of Equity Compliance at (901) 416-6670.
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