Williamstown Elementary & Williams Annual Partnership Report

2017-2018 Annual Report

Geraldine Shen, Williamstown Elementary School Coordinator, Classroom Support

Tracy Baker-White, Williamstown Elementary School Coordinator, Science

Williams Elementary Outreach (WEO) coordinated six programs, Science Fellows, Reading Buddies, After School Tutoring, Big Sibs, Adventures in Learning, and Classroom Help, worked with various student-led and community groups that brought student volunteers to WES, and further developed and/or piloted additional programs during the 2017-2018 school year.

  • 112 Williams students worked in programs (73 Fall, 96 Spring)
  • 84+ Williams student volunteers
  • 4,658 hours worked

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5/9, 5/11 Four WES Kindergarten classes visit Sheep Hill to study bird migration

5/5 Three WES 5th grade classes visited by 5 Williams College Law Society students forĀ discussion and education about the Constitution

4/25, 5/2 Three WES 2nd grade classes visit Sheep Hill to study frogs and life cycles

4/28 Three WES 6th grades visit Hopkins Forest to study ecosystems

4/14 Four WES Kindergarten classes visit Hopkins Forest to study ecosystems

4/13 Professor Lauren Williamson and her neuroscience students visit WES 6th grade for Brain Awareness Week presentation and activity

3/10 Four WES 4th grades visit Williams Chemistry Department

February Ephs Out Loud visits 4th, 5th, 6th grade music classes to lead music workshops

1/9-1/13 BioEYES with three WES 3rd grade classes

11/10 WES 6th grade visits Images to view Step

10/21 Three WES 6th grade classes visit Hopkins Forest to study land use

10/14, 10/20 Four WES 5th grade classes visit Hopkins Forest to study food chain, consumer, recycler, producer

10/12, 10/14 Three WES 3rd grade classes visit Sheep Hill to study local farm history

9/16, 9/20 Four WES 1st grade classes visit Sheep Hill to study seeds