Friday, December 16, 2016

Winter Break 2016

Students will be dismissed early on Friday, December 16, 2016. There will be no school from December 17, 2016 - January 2, 2017. School will resume on Tuesday, January 3, 2017. We hope you have a wonderful holiday break with family and friends!

Thursday, December 8, 2016

We are now on Facebook

Wilson's Mills Elementary now has a Facebook page to increase our communication with parents and the community. You can find us at

Holiday Spirit Week

Next week we are getting into the holiday spirit by having special dress-up days each day of the week. Click for the schedule:

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

PTA and Holiday Program

Attentions families, our December PTA meeting will be on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 starting at 6 pm. It will be followed immediately by our student holiday performance.

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Happy Thanksgiving!

Our WMES family wishes your family a safe, restful and filling Thanksgiving holiday. Please remember that there is no school on Wednesday, November 23, 2016- Friday, November 25, 2016.

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Salvation Army Food Drive

We are collecting non-perishable food items for the Salvation Army now through Monday, November 21, 2016. Collection bins are located in the main office. Let's show our Mustang Pride and show the community some support!

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Parent Reading Night 10-27-16

Tonight from 5:30pm-7 pm, we are having a Parent Reading Night. There will be sessions given to help you learn different ways to help your child with reading at home. There will be a drawing for Leap Pad reading systems for those who attend.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

3rd grade families: Donuts with Dad

Attention 3rd grade families: On Wednesday, October 26, 2016 from 8:00 am - 8:50 am, we are hosting a special Donuts with Dad gathering. Any adult family member is welcome to join their 3rd grader, however it must be limited to one guest per child please.

Thursday, October 20, 2016

McDonald's Family Dinner Night

Tonight is PTA Family Dinner Night at McDonald's on W. Market Street in Smithfield. Please join us from 5-8 pm. McDonald's will give a portion of their proceeds during this time to support our WMES PTA. #familyspiritnight @McDonalds

Friday, October 14, 2016

Book Fair Extended

Our Fall Bookaneer Book Fair has been extended! Because students have not been in school due to Hurricane Matthew, we have decided to extend our book fair. The last day will now be Monday, October 24, 2016. For more information please visit

Thursday, September 22, 2016

2016 Open House and Title I Night

Open House and Title I Night will be held on Thursday, September 22, 2016 from 6-7pm. Please join us to learn about curricular objectives and our school's achievement data. You will also see what your child is learning about at school.

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Sweet Frogs Spirit Night

Please join us @sweetFrog in Smithfield tonight for our first PTA Spirit Night!

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Sweet Frogs Spirit Night

Join us @sweetFrog in Smithfield on Thursday, June 2, 2016 from 5-9pm for a family spirit night. This is a great way to support our school's PTA while eating some delicious frozen yogurt.

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Kindergarten Readiness Night

Attention parents of students who will be in Kindergarten for the 2016-2017 school year. You are invited to attend an informational meeting, on Thursday, May 19, 2016 from 6-7 PM, about getting ready for a successful school year. We will share information on topics that include

Monday, May 16, 2016

Student Performance May 16, 2016

Strings and Showcase and 5th graders, oh my! On Tuesday, May 16, 2016 we will have student performances following the PTA meeting. There will be performances by our strings students, our Showcase students, and a 5th grade singing group.

Thursday, May 12, 2016

PTA meeting on May 17, 2016

Please come join us and be a part of our PTA meeting from 6-7 pm on Tuesday, May 17, 2016. We always welcome parents to contribute to our school.

Monday, May 2, 2016

Family Dinner Night May 3, 2016

Please join us in helping support our school by dining at Zaxby's in Smithfield on Tuesday, May 3, 2016 from 5-8 pm. We look forward to seeing you there!

Monday, April 25, 2016

4th/5th grade reading night

We welcome all 4th and 5th grade families to join us on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 for reading night. From 5:30-6pm, PTA will have a $1 book sale with light snacks. From 6-7pm there will be two sessions to provide strategies to increase student reading achievement. All WMES parents that attend will be entered into a drawing for a gift card.

Monday, April 11, 2016

Duke Energy Science Night

You are invited to WMES's Duke Energy Science Night on April 12, 2016 from 5-7 pm. The science night is an opportunity for you and your child to explore science together! Hands-on activities will introduce a range of science, technology, engineering, and math topics in a way that is fun and easy to understand.

Report Cards April 11, 2016

Report cards will be sent home today. Please review your child's report card and sign & return the envelope tomorrow. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the teacher.

Thursday, April 7, 2016

Grooving Into Books

Next week, we will have special themed days to coordinate with our book fair. The book fair theme is Grooving Into Books: Peace, Love, and Books! Please click below to see what is happening for each day.

Spring 2016 Book Fair

Our Spring Scholastic book fair is approaching fast! The book fair will run from Monday, April 11, 2016 - Monday, April 18, 2016. Parent night will be Tuesday, April 12, 2016 from 4pm-7pm. It will also be open on Saturday, April 16, 2016 from 10 am - 2 pm. For more information, please visit

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Spring Break

It is time for a little rest and relaxation. Spring Break for students is March 24, 2016 - April 3, 2016. We hope everyone comes back to school ready to learn and finish out the year strong.

Spring Pictures

Spring pictures have recently been sent home. Please return any unwanted pictures and/or picture money as soon as possible. There is no obligation to purchase.

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Used Printer Cartridge Recycling

Wilson's Mills Elementary is starting a used printer cartridge recycling program. If you have any empty/used inkjet or laser printer cartridges at home that you were going to throw away, please send them in to school instead. Not only will it be safer for the environment to recycle them, but it could also earn a little bit of money to help our school.

Parent Survey Ending March 23

Parents and Guardians, our online parent survey is ending on Wednesday, March 23, 2016. If you have not yet completed it, please go to to access the survey. This is your chance to have your voice heard. Thank you.

Monday, March 21, 2016

Career Day is Coming Soon

Career Day is Wednesday, March 23, 2016. 5th graders should dress as if they were going to an interview since they will meet will several members of the community about careers. This is a great way to present a good first impression. Grades K-4 can dress as their future career. This will be a fun day as we explore our future possibilities.

Thursday, March 17, 2016

PTA Board Positions

For anyone who may be interested in joining our school's PTA Board, please visit for a brief summary of each position. These positions will be voted on at the general assembly meeting on May 17th. This is a wonderful way to stay connected with the school and help your child.

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

K-3 Reading Night

Attention parents of K-3 students. On Thursday, March 17, 2016, we will host a reading night to give parents some useful reading tips to use at home. From 5:30-6:00 pm there will be a book sale sponsored by the PTA. Books are either new or gently used and will cost $1.00 each. There will also

Thursday, March 10, 2016

McDonald's Family Dinner Night

Please join us at the McDonald's at the intersection of US 70/West Market St. and Wilson's Mills Road on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 from 5-8pm. It is a PTA Family Dinner Night. McDonald's will graciously donate 25% of all sales during this time to our school.

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Spring Picture Day

Both individual and class pictures will be taken on Wednesday, March 2, 2016. All class pictures need to be purchased before or on this day. Remember to dress nice and bring your smiles! :)

Friday, February 26, 2016

Read Across America Week

Next week is Read Across America Week in celebration of Dr. Seuss. Each day next week we will celebrate with something special. Each day is listed under the "Student Life" tab or you can click to read more to see what is special for each day.

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Early Release Feb. 24, 2016

Please note that Wednesday, February 24, 2016 is an early release day for students. Car riders will begin dismissal at 1:45 pm and bus riders will begin at 1:55 pm.

Monday, February 22, 2016

PTA Meeting and Science Open House

There is a PTA meeting on Tuesday, February 23, 2016 starting at 6 pm. PTA will sell refreshments on this night. The meeting will be followed by a science open house which will end at 7pm. Please visit your child's classroom to see what we have been learning. You will also have a chance to fill out the JCS Parent Survey.

Kindergarten Registration

The Kindergarten Registration date is scheduled for Thursday, March 10, 2016. Please call the school, (919) 934-2978, to schedule an appointment for this day. For more information on what you need to register your child, please click here.

Friday, February 19, 2016

3rd Quarter Progress Reports

Progress reports will go home Monday, February 22, 2016. Please review your child's grades, sign the reports, and return them to school, If you have any questions or concerns, please contact your child's teacher.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

White Swan Family Dinner Night

It's time to start planning for Thursday's dinner. Join us at the White Swan in Wilson's Mills on Thursday, February 11, 2016 from 4 pm-8pm. All purchases will help support our school's PTA. We all need to eat dinner, so why not eat with us at White Swan? See you there!

Monday, February 1, 2016

Jump Rope for Heart

We are excited to kick off Jump Rope for Heart starting February 4, 2016. Students will learn about how to take care of their hearts and are encouraged to get their form signed to participate in this event. Students can also help by

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Report Card Date Revised

It is important to note that the report card distribution date has changed to Friday, January 29, 2016. Please review this information and return the signed report card envelope on Monday. If you have any questions or concerns, please notify your child's teacher. Thank you.

Friday, January 15, 2016


Our 2015-2016 Wilson's Mills Elementary Yearbook is available for purchase! For a limited time, you can reserve your copy for $15.00. This special price is only good until January 29, 2016. After that,

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Online Spirit Wear Store Closing

Our WMES Online Spirit Wear Store is closing January 15, 2016. If you are interested in purchasing any spirit wear for students or adults, go to Please remember that all purchases benefit our school.

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

PTA Used Book Sale

PTA will be collecting books in good condition for a book sale. Please send in any gently used books that your family isn't using so that we can add them to the collection. You will be able to 

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Online Spirit Wear Store Returns!

For only a short time, January 4 - January 15, 2016, you can visit for our WMES online Spirit Wear store sponsered by the PTA. You will find both adult and youth sizes in