The Wilmot Word: 01-13-23

Reminder - No school on Monday, January 16, 2023

Kindergarten and New to Wilmot 1st Grade Registration For 2023-2024 is Now Open!

Have an incoming kindergartener or new Wilmot 1st grader (or know someone who does?). The registration process for the upcoming school year is now open. Our staffing decisions are based on the number of fully registered students, so the earlier we know who is coming, the better we can plan! Just go to to learn how to begin the process. Please reach out to our registrar, Rosa Castillo ( with any questions.

MAP Testing

The MAP testing Window opens on Tuesday, January 17. Teachers will share their individual schedules.

Save the Date for Grade Level Music Concerts and Art Share

This year we will combine our in-person music concerts with an art share. Below are the dates for all music concerts and art share events. The Art Share will begin at 5:45 and the music concert will begin at 6:00. Please note that we have moved the 5th-grade concert and art share to January 31 to allow more time for students to prepare.

  • Tuesday, January 31 (Revised date)
  • Wednesday, February 22 - 3rd Grade
  • Wednesday, March 8 - 2nd Grade
  • Monday, March 20 - 1st Grade
  • Monday, May 8 - Kindergarten

Wilmot Talent Show 2023 - February 10 (final posting)

This year we will hold our annual talent show in February. This will be a collaborative effort between the student council, Wilmot staff (Ms. Franzese and Ms. Rosenthal), and Team Give. Students in grades 2-5 may participate in the Talent Show. Please click here to learn more about tryouts, rehearsals, and the performance.

PTO Corner

BINGO is back!!! Join the PTO for Wilmot's annual BINGO night on Friday, January 20 from 6:30-8:00 pm.

  • Where: Wilmot gym
  • Registration: Please pre-register with Zelle:
  • Cost: $10 per family
  • Admission at the door is cash or check only
  • Concessions will be sold
  • Teacher raffles and a silent auction

Student Council - Wilmot Wacky Days and Spirit Days

Thursdays will be an optional flannel day throughout the winter, November-March.

March 22, 2023- March Madness Basketball- Bonus date to wear clothing for your favorite college team.

Wacky Wednesdays

  • February 1, 2023 - Tie-Dye Day
  • March 1, 2023 - Read Across America Day: Bring a book and read
  • April 5, 2023 - Crazy Hair Day
  • May 3, 2023 - Hat Day
  • May 31, 2023 - Beach Day

Important Dates

Tuesday, January 17

  • Winter MAP testing window opens - teachers will share schedules

  • Winter enrichment classes begin

  • PTO meeting - 1:30 pm

Thursday, January 19

  • Team Give at lunch recess (3rd, 4th, and 5th)

Friday, January 20

  • PTO BINGO Night

Thursday, January 26

  • Spelling Bee - 1:50 in the GMA

Friday, January 27

  • Spelling Bee (snow date) - 1:50 in the GMA

Tuesday, January 31

  • 5th-grade music concert and art share