Family Access

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

Daily Announcements

Willow Walk/Permission Slip

The 2nd Annual Willow Walk will take place on the last day of school, Friday, June 5th. The walk follows a three-week PowerUp School Challenge, which inspires kids to PowerUp their bodies with fruit, veggies and physical activity.

Students and staff will be walking down to Lakefront Park and back. The estimated return time is 11:00 a.m.

Students are encouraged to:

  • Wear appropriate walking shoes,
  • Wear fitness attire, including students' Willow River tie-dye shirts,
  • Reapply sunscreen at home prior to leaving for school,
  • Students may want to bring a water bottle and a hat.

All students are required to return a signed permission slip for this event. Please click here for Willow Walk Permission Slip.

Middle School Band Registration Night - May 11th

Attention 5th Grade Parents - Learn more about Middle School Choir (click here)

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

Friday, May 22
5th Grade Field Trip

9:15 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Minneapolis Institute of Art & Sculpture Gardens

Kindergarten Field Trip

Fire Station/Library/Police Department
WALKING Field Trip
12:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

(Rain Date=5/26)

Monday, May 25
NO SCHOOL Memorial Day

Thursday, May 28
4th Grade Track and Field Day
Friday, May 29
4th Grade Walking Field Trip
St. Croix River
5th Grade Track and Field Day
Kindergarten Celebration


Today, 5/22/2015
High: 71 Low: 49
Mostly sunny
0% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 5/23/2015
High: 69 Low: 55
Chance rain showers
29% chance of precipitation.