Thursday, May 19, 2022

HHS Senior Walk

We were thrilled to bring back a cherished tradition where Hampshire High School graduating seniors visited Gary D. Wright Elementary School as part of the District 300 Senior Walk event.  Congratulations, Hampshire High School Class of 2022!  Thank you for serving as role models for our GDW Wildcats!  

Monday, May 16, 2022

Field Day 2022

Field Day 2022 was nothing short of EPIC!  The weather was absolutely perfect.  We had amazing food including Kona Ice which was generously donated by our PTO and pizza which was generously donated by Dr. Scarpino and the District 300 Board of Education.  Thank you to our PTO volunteers as well as HHS AVID student volunteers and 5th Grade student leaders!  Also, thanks to Mr. Gilbert, Mr. Rahimi, and Mr. Hunt for providing such awesome activities and for organizing the day's schedule of events!  

Sunday, May 15, 2022

Girls on the Run 5K

Congratulations to our GDW students and running buddies who participated in today's Girls on the Run 5K at Lippold Park in Crystal Lake.  Also, a huge thanks to Miss Pagano, Mrs. Damsch, and Mrs. Ronowski for serving as our coaches this year!  Girls on the Run is so much fun!

Friday, May 13, 2022

i-Ready Olympics Classroom Celebrations

Congratulations to the following classes for passing the most lessons at their grade level during GDW's i-Ready Olympics Challenge:
  • Kindergarten - Mrs. Lupo's Class
  • First Grade - Mrs. Tohme's Class
  • Second Grade - Mrs. Kann's Class
  • Third Grade - Mrs. Moore's Class
  • Fourth Grade - Mr.s Zawilla's Class
  • Fifth Grade - Mrs. Ziller's Class
To celebrate their accomplishments, each of these classes had a slime-making or Play-Doh party.  A fun time was had by all!

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Fifth Grade Field Trip to Medieval Times

Today, GDW's Fifth Grade Team took a field trip to Medieval Times, where they had a great time enjoying a special meal and cheering for their knights! Here are a few pictures from their trip:

Thursday, May 5, 2022

Kindergarten Picnic

GDW's Kindergarten students enjoyed a picnic and fun activities throughout the day.  A special thank you to the Hampshire High School AVID students who volunteered to support this special event!  A good time was had by all!

5th Grade Wax Museum

As a culmination of their biography research, GDW's Fifth Graders dressed up and put their learning on display by creating a Wax Museum.  Our students and staff visited the museum throughout the morning.  The fifth graders did such an incredible job on this project!