Williams Elementary-Middle School Announces Students of the Month for November | Williams-Grand Canyon News


WILLIAMS, Ariz. – Williams Elementary-Middle School (WEMS) recently announced the November Students of the Month (SOM).

The pre-k SOM is Matthias Soria. His teacher said that Matthias is an amazing student and a great friend to everyone in class. He is very energetic and loves to sing and dance during circle time. Matthias comes to school every day with a big smile on his face and ready to learn new things. His teacher can always rely on him to listen and follow instructions the first time.

The SOM kindergarten is Elysia Long. Elysia comes to school every day smiling and ready to learn. She is helpful, kind and loves to learn. She follows the school rules and reminds others of the rules when needed. Elysia is kind, caring, and overall a wonderful friend. Elysia is a prime example when it comes to SOARing every day. She quickly finishes her work and is ready to help other friends and the teacher.

The freshman SOM is Kash Pour. Kash is an excellent student and always does his best. He is always ready to take on a new challenge and tackles it head-on. Kash is respectful to adults and his peers and is always one of the first people to offer help. He has a great imagination and I liked to see it reflected in his writings.

The second year SOM is Lucy Walbourne. Lucy is new to our school this year and she does a fantastic job of being friends with everyone she meets. She stays on task in the class, follows instructions and helps others when needed. Lucy has a big smile and a hug for her teacher every day. She loves school and likes to learn. Lucy is always ready with an answer when called upon and makes sure she understands the mission before completing it. Lucy is an amazing addition to our 2nd grade cohort and her teacher is so excited to have Lucy in the class.

The third year SOM is Matthew Rigo. Matthew comes to school every day with a positive attitude and ready to learn. He enjoys sharing with his teachers and peers things that are important to him. He has many friends and treats others with kindness. He does his best in all missions. Matthew showcases the character traits that make him SOAR. Consideration, kindness and a good work ethic are why Matthew is November’s SOM.

The fourth year SOM is Joslin Uebel. Joslin is a phenomenal student. She is kind, caring, hardworking, diligent and motivated. She does her best for each assignment and is very focused in class. She pursues excellence and it shows in all of her work. Her teachers have noticed how great a role model she has become and we are very proud of her daily progress in class.

The fifth-year SOM is Cody McCloy. Cody strives to do his best academically. He rarely misses recess because of incomplete schoolwork. He has a great attitude at school and can always be counted on to help his peers if they are having difficulty. He’s a leader and just a big, versatile young man. It is for these reasons that Cody was chosen as fifth-grader of the month.

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The college SOM is LaDamian Cooke. LaDamian is always on task, respectful and responsible in the classroom. He helps the other students so much to stay focused. He is really patient and knows how to retain information very well. LaDamian is one of the first to complete class assignments.

The SOM college is Belle Martinez. Witnessing Belle’s growth over the past few years has been a true honor. She has grown into a truly wonderful person, full of wry humor and subtle smiles. His presence in class is always a gift, especially when you can hear him laugh. We want you to know that we see you and that we all believe that you can do anything and go anywhere you want. Thank you for being you through the best and the worst times.

Information provided by Williams Unified School District.


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