Family Access

If you have forgotten your Family Access information, please contact the Willow River Main Office at (715) 377-3880.

Daily Announcements

3rd Grade Orchestra Sign-Up Night

Orchestra Sign-Up Night is Tuesday, April 7th at the Hudson High School cafeteria and all current 3rd grade students are invited to attend!  This year we will be having two meetings to make the registration process more convenient.  Please attend the meeting scheduled for your school.

5:00 pm - EP Rock, North Hudson, Hudson Prairie

6:30 pm - Houlton, River Crest, Willow River

If you are unable to attend your assigned meeting time due to scheduling conflicts, you may attend the other meeting.  Please visit for more information.

3rd Grade Orchestra Sign Up
Tuesday, April 7th at Hudson High School Cafeteria
  • 5PM: EP Rock, North Hudson, Hudson Prairie
  • 6:30PM: Houlton, River Crest, Willow River

Attention Parents of Incoming Kindergartners!
Kindergarten Orientation will be Wednesday, April 15, 2015, for students who are entering Kindergarten in the 2015-16 school year. 

Letters were recently mailed to families. There will be three orientation sessions throughout the morning, each lasting approximately 1 hour.

THERE WILL BE NO KINDERGARTEN CLASSES ON THIS DAY, so our Kindergarten teachers can meet with incoming students and their families.

Please contact the Willow River office at (715) 377-3880 if you have any questions.

Save the Date!

April 17, 2015
4-9 p.m.

Willow River Music & Art Show

Willow River Elementary School Receives High Ranking from Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Willow River Elementary continues to exceed expectations, according to the most recent report card issued by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. All schools in the Hudson School District have continued their high rankings by exceeding or significantly exceeding expectations on the recently released Wisconsin School Report Cards.

To view Willow River Elementary School's report card, click here.

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Lunch/Recess Schedule

Kindergarten 11:15-12:00
First Grade 11:30-12:15
Second Grade 12:00-12:45
Third Grade 11:45-12:30
Fourth Grade 12:30-1:15
Fifth Grade 12:15-1:00

School Lunch Cost 
Elementary Student  $1.95
Adult $3.05                  
Milk  $.35
Snack  $.50 

You are invited to come and eat lunch with your child. If you are joining us for lunch, please send a note in the morning with your choice or call the Main Office so we have enough food for everyone! 
(See link for Lunch menu below.)

From the Principal

Welcome to the Willow River webpage! Willow River Elementary is situated in the heart of the beautiful historic center of Hudson. Through the work of a dedicated, hard working staff and an active parent group, Willow River Elementary creates an educational environment that allows students to thrive by embracing best educational practices, philosophies and beliefs with a global vision.
We look forward to working with our families and community in our effort of raising student learning through a great year filled with an abundance of teamwork. I am looking forward to working with you. Come join our learning community.
Educationally Yours,
Kimberly Osterhues
“When you know that someone believes in you, it makes it easier to believe in yourself”

Upcoming Events

Monday, March 30
5th Grade Field Trip
Warner Nature Center
9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Wednesday, April 1
FreeStyle Yogurt
5-8 p.m.
Monday, April 6
Culver's Night
5-8 p.m.
Tuesday, April 7
3rd Grade Orchestra Sign Up
5:00 pm for EP, HP, NH Students
6:30 pm for HO, RC, WR Students
HS Cafeteria
Wednesday, April 8
Willow River Family Boot Camp
5-6 p.m.
Willow River Elementary Gym


Today, 3/30/2015
High: 60 Low: 36
Mostly cloudy
15% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 3/31/2015
High: 59 Low: 41
Mostly sunny
1% chance of precipitation.