Family Access

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

Daily Announcements

Share Your Thoughts on 21st Century Education and Technology

Speak Up, a national online research project facilitated by Project Tomorrow, gives individuals the opportunity to share their viewpoints about key educational issues, particularly concerning 21st century education and technology.

Each year, findings are summarized and shared with national and state policy makers. Participating schools and districts can access their data online, free-of-charge in February 2015.  Please share your ideas by taking the appropriate survey at: Thank you!

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.

Winter Has Arrived!!

Please remember to send your child to school with the proper snow gear - Winter jacket, gloves/mittens, hat, snow pants and boots!!  

Information Regarding School Closings Due to
            Inclement Weather

As the winter months approach, please review the attached information regarding school closings due to inclement weather.  Please make sure the office has current phone numbers and email information. 

School Closing Due to Inclement Weather.pdf

Just Moved? Not sure what school your child will be attending? Check your address using the link below.

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

Thursday, December 18
Holiday Workshop
Sponsored by the Willow River Parent Group
Friday, December 19
Holiday Workshop
Sponsored by the Willow River Parent Group
Monday, December 22
1st Grade Field Trip
Octagon House
9:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Tuesday, December 23
5th Grade Field Trip
Hudson Bowling Center
9:00 a.m.-10:15 a.m.
Wed, Dec 24 - Thu, Dec 25
NO SCHOOL Winter Break


Today, 12/18/2014
High: 26 Low: 18
Mostly cloudy
11% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 12/19/2014
High: 29 Low: 24
4% chance of precipitation.