04-18-2020 Willow River News
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Virtual Spirit Week Begins on Monday, April 20th!
Even though we are learning remotely, we can still celebrate our school spirit! Beginning on Monday, April 20, you’ll be able to participate in these fun days. for more details and to see each day’s theme. We’re looking forward to seeing your school spirit!
Teacher Appreciation Week is Coming Soon!
Teacher Appreciation Week is May 4-8, and we would like to send your “Shout Outs” to Willow River staff members. Please to let us know who you would like to acknowledge, and Mrs. Osterhues will announce it on the Raider Report!
Stay Connected with the Willow River Raider Report
Mrs. Enberg (and her lovely co-host/daughter, Evelyn) are producing daily segments of the Willow River Raider Report.
Be sure to tune in each day to stay connected with your Willow River Elementary community. Mrs. Enberg would like students to submit video clips for the Raider Report – you can do a special report, the Willow River pledge, the Pledge of Allegiance, or a weather report! To submit a video clip (.mp4 or .mov files preferred), please email Mrs. Enberg.
Parent Input Forms for 2020-2021 School Year
If you wish to have input in the class placement process, please complete the by the end of April 2020. If you feel the Willow River staff should make the class placement decision without any additional input from you, you do not need to complete this form.
Registration is Now Open for K-8 Summer School Opportunities and Summer Swim
to learn how to sign up online, or visit the District web page and click on the Families tab.
Registration for the 2020-2021 School Year is Now Open!
The Hudson School District requires annual registration for its students, which can be completed online through Skyward Family Access. Navigate to the registration portal by logging into Family Access – the site is linked on the Hudson Raiders.org homepage. If you don’t remember your credentials, use the Forgot Your Login/Password? Link. for detailed instructions.
Food Resources During the School Closure
The Hudson School District will be providing FREE breakfast and lunch to families during the school closure. Meals are provided for children 18 years of age and under.
The Hudson Area Backpack Program will be providing food to any family in the district who would like to participate. The Backpack Program will hand out food at the High School from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM on the following dates:
- Wednesday, April 22 and Thursday, April 23
Delivery is an option for families who cannot pick up food during this time. Please register for the Backpack Program at to help us have an accurate family count and order the right amount of food. Families will receive shelf stable items, fresh produce, bakery, meat/poultry, dairy and household supplies. If you have questions or need assistance please call 715.781.5781. If you are interested in volunteering to help, please go to and signup for a shift.
Out of an abundance of caution, we ask that drivers stay in their vehicle. Traffic cones will direct you to the grab-and-go area where you can pick the meals from your vehicle.
Please complete this Meal Survey ONLY if you did not sign up previously (). Also, please enter the total number of children 18 years of age and younger that will need meals. Families are welcome to sign up anytime. If you signed up previously and would like to be removed from the list, please contact Nutrition Services at email@example.com or call 715.377.3717; press #1 to leave a message.
Houlton Food Resource
Family of Christ Church, located on the corner of County Road V and County Road E in Houlton, is hoping to help families during this difficult time. If families are in need of food, please contact Connie in the Family of Christ Church Office (715-549-6140) to arrange to pick up food during the church’s office hours. Food deliveries can also be arranged.
- M-T: 8am-2pm
- W-Th: 10am-2pm
- F: Closed
Community Meal Resources
FoodShare Outreach continues to help our neighbors! Information and assistance is available over the phone from the comfort of your home! Call or text 715-496-3121 to speak with your local outreach specialist, Maureen Wilson, or contact the Feeding WI helpline at 715-257-4558. You can also email questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Technology Support for Families
During the school closure, the Hudson School District is asking families and staff to use the Google Form linked on this document to request technology support. This document will be frequently updated with additional support resources. Also included here is a parent’s guide to online safety.