Congratulations to our beloved Theatre teacher Mr. Richard Martin, who has been named a semifinalist for Louisiana's Teacher of the Year! Bravo!!
Congratulations to Willow School senior William Xi! He has been named a finalist in the Louisiana High School Student of the Year competition! William will join other finalists at the Capitol Park Museum in Baton Rouge on April 19 for an awards ceremony and the announcement of the Louisiana Students of the Year winners. We couldn't be more excited to have William represent The Willow School!
We are so proud of our HS orchestra! The Willow HS Orchestra (grades 8-12) competed in the Louisiana Music Educators Assoc. (LMEA) District IV Multi-District Orchestra Large Ensemble Music Performance Assessment on March 16. They received #1 rankings (highest score possible) in all 3 categories. The orchestra performed 3 songs on stage in front of other Louisiana Middle and High School orchestra students. They also performed a judged sight reading piece. Congrats!
Symphonic Band at the Boil
The only ingredient missing in this Boil is YOU!
Fun times at the Boil
Congrats to the Willow Academic Games team. On-Sets, where the Senior Division team recorded yet another 1st place finish. Contributors to that team include seniors Jack McAvoy, who also finished 1st overall individually, and William Xi, tied for 10th, as well as junior Roy Wilkes, tied for 14th. In the third game, Presidents, played in January, William finished 3rd; Jack tied for 10th, and Roy tied for 12th. The Senior team overall recorded a 3rd place finish for Presidents.
Re-Registration Coming Soon! Be on the lookout for an email later this week regarding Re-Registration for the 2023-24 school year. The process will again be online, and you may wish to begin gathering residency proof documents now (tax bill/lease and utility bill) in preparation for the Re-Registration window, which will run through March 27. Go to this link to view re-registration steps: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1TKwWwCFnhGEskSdBosqguYQ2-FMk8d_hSeuySSC79hg/edit
Thursday's High School Second Line, led by Ms. Tammy, in celebration of our Robotics and Soccer team state championships
Cheer on the varsity baseball team tonight at Bonnabel Stadium, 7pm
Willow School Summer Sports Camps: Basketball Camps - May 29 - June 2 and June 5-9 Soccer Camp - June 12-16 All camps open to boys and girls, ages - 6-13. Registration will be online and is coming soon. Camp Director - Hunter Higgins - Hunter_higgins@willowschoolnola.org
Congratulations to Willow athletes Jacoby Sorapuru and Talon Spears for being named to the 9-4A All-District Boys Basketball Team. Caleb West received Honorable Mention.
The Crawfish Boil Committee will be pre-selling food, beverage and game tickets and t-shirts at all three campuses next week! T-shirts will be $16.50 (inclusive of tax) and have an amazing design by 6th grade student Gianna Celestine! Early Bird tickets are buy 20, get 5 free! Card and check only. HS campus- 3/16-17- During lunch, in the Spirit Shop MS campus- 3/16 at morning drop-off; 3/17 at afternoon pickup in the Joseph Side yard LS Campus- 3/16-17 at Morning Meeting outside the Pine St gate Sign up to help at the boil here: https://signup.com/client/invitation2/1738430ccd016ebac6159c672c7d93ffa659a1b0/126994376766744053/false/#/invitation
Congratulations to our robotics team for winning the state championship for the second year in a row! On Saturday, the FTC Robotics State Championship was held at Denham Springs High School and featured the 23 best teams throughout the state.
Check out this week’s newsletters: Lower School Newsletter: https://express.adobe.com/page/udP58TlxS7K0z/ Middle School Newsletter: https://express.adobe.com/page/JFQxAnyaduuSg/ High School Newsletter: https://express.adobe.com/page/EI1I0pStOxvF2/
We are entering our season of senior shows in the Cave Gallery here at Willow High, featuring the work of our Level 4 CAVA students. From now through the end of the school year we will have a series of shows on display. The gallery is on the 4th floor, in the "room 407" corner of the high school. Each show will also have a reception after school to celebrate the artists. Thanks for supporting our Willow artists! Our first show features the experimental textile and wearable works of B Fabacher and visually explosive digital collages of S Martinez. The show will be open March 28-30 with a reception 3:30-4:30 on Thursday, March 28.
Get ready for the 39th Annual Crawfish Boil: Let the Good Times Boil-- Saturday, March 18, from 11-6! There will be music, games, inflatables and great food! Volunteer here: https://signup.com/client/invitation2/1738430ccd016ebac6159c672c7d93ffa659a1b0/126994376766744053/false/#/invitation Admission is free, but food and game tickets will be pre-sold at all three campuses on 3/16 and 3/17. Buy before the boil and take advantage of our Early Bird pricing (5 free tickets for every 25 purchased). Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions!
Congratulations to the Willow middle and high school singers who performed with the LPO last weekend. They sang beautifully, presented themselves professionally and had a blast onstage and off!
Today is the deadline to sponsor our annual Crawfish Boil! Sign up here: Purchase your sponsorship here: https://willowspiritshop.square.site/shop/crawfish-sponsorship/11
It's not too late to sponsor our annual Crawfish Boil! The deadline has been extended to Wednesday, March 1. Sponsorships start at $100.00 and can represent individuals, families, businesses, or groups. Each sponsorship comes with special benefits such as food tickets, brand new Willow School swag, or fence signage to show our appreciation. 🌟We are also looking for in-kind donations of delicious food, paper products, tents and game prizes! 🌟 Your sponsorship is tax-deductible and supports our school. You can purchase your sponsorship here or mail a check made to "Willow School PTSA" to 7315 Willow St, NOLA 70118. Purchase your sponsorship here: https://willowspiritshop.square.site/shop/crawfish-sponsorship/11