Willow Oaks Elementary Optional School

One of the best choices for your child's education!

Willow Oaks Elementary serves a stable, yet diverse, population of students from the surrounding Colonial Acres community as well as other areas of Memphis. In addition, students on Optional School transfers come from numerous other neighborhoods. The academically enriched programs at Willow Oaks promote enthusiasm and excitement for learning.

Mission: Academic Achievement is Number One!

[07/17/20]   Parents,
Support is available at BOE from 8-7 pm. You can register and select re-entry options.

Hay ayuda disponible para los padres en el centro educativo de las 8 - 7pm. Pueden inscribirse y escoger de que forma quieren que reciban sus clases cuando vuelvan a comenzar.

SCS is providing PowerSchool training for all parents! Don’t miss out on this opportunity to receive helpful information and to ask any questions you may still have.

SCS 2020-21 School Calendar

We Miss Our 4th Graders

Greetings 4th Grade Students and Parents,

We, the 4th grade teachers, want you to know that we miss you all. We hope that you, as well as the rest of your family, are safe and healthy. We love you and we can't wait to see you again next year.

Enjoy your summer vacation!!!

The 4th Grade Teachers


May 21, 2020

🔵We are so proud of our 5th graders!!!



🔵Help us celebrate our 5th graders by liking and commenting on their graduation video!!!!

5th grade Celebration

[05/18/20]   Willow Oaks Elementary Kindergarten Promotional Video

Please join us in celebrating our kindergarten students. Congratulations!!!

[05/15/20]   Online Registration Update for Returning Students: Online Registration for returning students is now open!

Parents of returning students can access their PowerSchool Parent Portal to verify and update student information.

During the mandatory school closure period, parents can obtain assistance with their account by contacting the SCS Help Desk at 901-416-5300 or, email [email protected] and include the following information:

Student’s name

PowerSchool number or Last four of SSN


Grade level

2019 School Location

Registration for New Students

Parents of new students who are interested in attending SCS can send inquiries to [email protected] for additional registration/enrollment information. As always, we will keep you updated as more information becomes available.

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🔵Please continue to keep moving and exercising when you can. Dance is a perfect way to exercise and have fun at the same time.

New Ballet Ensemble and School Teaching Artists give their final lesson in this Jookin Tutorial series. HUGE thank you to these 3 artists and all of NBE for supporting the arts in Shelby County!

Show us your moves using #SCSArtsMatter and submit you art and video performances at scsk12.org/artsfest for the Virtual Gallery.

Make sure to check out SCS Visual and Performing Arts for more arts content and resources and learn more about New Ballet at newballet.org.

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Are you a parent of a CLUE student entering grades 3-8? If so, don't miss out on the 2020 Virtual CLUE Camp registration! Learn more and sign up at clue901.com

This year's theme is "Walkin' in Memphis" - watch the teaser video here to catch a glimpse of what is ahead: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DJ86GwPJOSg

Willow Oaks Student Pick-Up Information

Happy Teachers’ Appreciation Week!!!

🔵Happy Cinco de Mayo, from the ESL Team at Willow Oaks!

❤️Teacher Appreciation Week 2020


Mrs. Sandy reads Davy, The Dragon Who Was Afraid

Greetings Wildcats,

Our librarian has another story for you! Check out her video below.


For the love of reading.

Happy National Principal’s Day Dr. Nichols!!! We appreciate you!


Willow Oaks Elementary / Homepage

Quarter 3 grade improvement opportunities are now posted on our website. You can check your child's grades in PowerSchool or pick them up at the Board of Education to determine if you want them to participate in this opportunity. Students can improve their grade 3-5 points!

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schools.scsk12.org After Gov. Lee's request for TN districts to extend closures, all SCS schools and District offices will remain closed until further notice.

[04/27/20]   🔵Online Registration for returning students launched Monday, March 23rd.

🔵Parents of returning students can access their PowerSchool Parent Portal to verify and update student information.

🔵During the mandatory school closure period, parents who need assistance resetting their password or creating an account can contact the SCS Help Desk or, email [email protected] and include the following information:

✅Student’s name

✅PowerSchool number or Last 4 of SSN


✅Grade level

✅2019 School Location

🔵Registration for New Students: Parents of new students who are interested in attending SCS can contact us at [email protected] for enrollment information. As always, we will keep you updated as more information becomes available.

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‪Thank you to our SCS team and families for making our pickup process today smooth and safe!‬

‪Want to skip the line? View report cards on PowerSchool (or request them by email) and find learning guides online! More information- http://www.scsk12.org/coronavirusfacts

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Ekundayo Bandele, CEO of Hattiloo Theater, reads Life Doesn't Frighten Me by Maya Angelou.

Hello Wildcats,

The 4th grade team created math and reading challenges for their students to complete at home. Check out two of our 4th grade Kahoot Winners!

P.S. 4th Graders, ask your teachers, via Class Dojo or email, for more information on how you can win our next challenge!

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***Quarter 3 Grades Update***

Quarter 3 report cards will be posted online in the PowerSchool Parent Portal, as well emailed by request and available for pickup next week, April 27th - May 1st. You can find complete details about this process, including the process for requesting an emailed report card and the hours available for picking up printed copies at the Board of Education here: http://www.scsk12.org/coronavirusfacts/reportcards?PID=1672

Additionally, we are allowing all students in grades 1-12 to improve their quarter 3 grades by completing an optional assignment. Schools will be reaching out to families next week with assignment information for each grade. Students will have the opportunity to improve their quarter 3 grade by 3 to 5 points by completing the assignment. The grade improvement opportunity is available in English/Language Arts, Math and Science for grades 1-8. It's available for all high school subjects. Again, schools will be contacting families with more info on assignments next week. Students can complete the optional work May 4th-11th. You can find more facts about the grade improvement process in the link above.


Greetings Wildcats,

Ms. Carson has another great story for you! Check out this video!😀




Happy Earth Day!

🌎Happy Earth Day!🌍


Join Jessi and Squeaks as they talk about some things you can do to make the earth a better place! ---------- Love SciShow Kids and want to help support it? ...

Happy Administrative Professionals Day Ms. Abston, Ms. Washington, and Ms. Harris!!! We appreciate you!

[04/20/20]   🔵Watch this video to help you log onto Microsoft Teams for distance learning lessons.

#SCS #ShelbyCountySchools #SCSRocks #WIllowOaks


Join us for “Mondays with Michelle Obama!” As part of the PBS KIDS Read-Along series, Michelle Obama will read four of her favorite children’s books (one book every Monday through 5/11!) The first book is “The Gruffalo.” Watch on Monday 4/20 at 12 pm ET here, the PBS KIDS YouTube channel & Penguin Random House! #ReadTogetherBeTogether #pbskidsread.

Greetings Wildcats,

I have posted the Remote Learning Master Schedule for Willow Oaks Elemenatary. All grade levels are listed. You will meet your teacher on Teams at the listed times.

This is a snapshot from Mrs. Ray's small group lesson, this afternoon. Her students were learning more about 3 and 4-digit multiplication. Great job Wildcats!🐾

Willow Oaks Chest Pass

Good Day Wildcats,

Coach Powers has another treat for you! Learn how to practice a chest pass to keep you up and moving during this extended break. #SCS #ShelbyCountySchools #WillowOaks

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We Miss Our 4th Graders
Happy Teachers’ Appreciation Week!!!
Willow Oaks Chest Pass
P. E. Teacher Coach Monroe
Willow Oaks Wildcats Tik Tok
Teachers of Willow Oaks Elementary Optional School
Teachers of Willow Oaks Elementary
Well Wishes From Willow




4417 Willow Road
Memphis, TN

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Monday 08:15 - 15:15
Tuesday 08:15 - 15:15
Wednesday 08:15 - 15:15
Thursday 08:15 - 15:15
Friday 08:15 - 15:15
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