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A Day at Wildwood Elementary School

Every school day is an opportunity to build community, nurture young learners, and incubate curiosity with rich learning experiences on a campus designed specifically for our youngest Wolves.  

Whether singing during a performing arts exhibition, leading All School Meeting, or organizing an endangered species awareness march around campus, children find their own unique voices, and no two days are ever the same.

Take a glimpse at how a typical day at Wildwood's elementary school might unfold:

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9:00 a.m.

All School Meeting

Friday morning is a time for community building as students, faculty, staff, and families gather for All School Meeting, led each week by 5th graders.

9:15 a.m.

Morning Meeting

During Morning Meeting, classes share greetings and news, discuss current events, review lesson plans, and practice skills for academic success.

9:30 a.m.

Systems Thinking

A Systems Thinking lens is applied to all areas of the curriculum, guiding students to see and understand that our world is connected.

10:00 a.m.


The Library is an exciting, hands-on creative spot, as well as a cozy space that welcomes students throughout the day.

10:00 a.m.

Reader’s and Writer’s Workshops

After mini-lessons, students practice reading and writing skills with a variety of genres, from narratives to poetry.

10:30 a.m.


Time to get moving! P.E. uses Life Skills to help children develop physical and social skills and a lifelong love for healthy activity.

10:30 a.m.

Social-Emotional Learning

Lessons to develop self-management, awareness, social, and decision-making skills are weaved in the K-5th grade program.

1:00 p.m.

Big Yard

Big Yard is a time for unstructured play and nurturing new interests.

1:00 p.m.

Affinity Groups

Affinity groups provide a safe space for 3rd-5th grade students to examine salient issues and common experiences.

1:30 p.m.

Arts Specialists

Children build confidence  in art, music, performance, and  movement.

1:30 p.m.

Math Workshop

Focused time for direct instruction around specific lessons and small group and independent practice.

2:00 p.m.


Time to get your hands dirty. Every grade level partakes in learning about the garden and its systems and is involved in its care and well-being.

2:00 p.m.

Science Specialists

In our inquiry-based model, students gather evidence, experiment, propose solutions, and collaborate.

3:30 p.m.

Afterschool & Athletics

School’s out, but the day isn’t over, with a full array of after-school and athletics activities offered each day.

Elementary School FAQs



Each day at Wildwood is designed to be an adventure in hands-on activities and project-based learning. 

Students become the architects of their education by discovering who they are as learners, and finding ways to take their progress to the next level.

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