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  • Welcome

    And we are now an
    AVID Certified School Site!!!!

     WWES, winner within every student


    Mission Statement
    Wildwood Elementary School endeavors to provide an academic, nurturing, and safe learning environment where diversity is respected and individuality is encouraged.
    Children, our most valuable assets, are provided an opportunity to achieve academic excellence and interact through engaging and challenging experiences. 
    Faculty and staff members are dedicated professionals who promote shared accountability among the home, child, school, and community to develop responsible, knowledgeable, productive, and compassionate citizens committed to lifelong learning. 
     students with marigolds
    Ms. Laing's students completed a project using recycled cans as flower pots to grow marigolds.  The class did a great job!!
    Go to the students page to see a few more pictures. 
    Another successful AVID CAREER DAY!!
    CAREER DAY Presenters
    career day presenters
    To see more pictures, go to the student page.
    Mr. Temple had agreed to have a barber come on campus and shave a cool design and the word READ into his head if students reached their goal.  Well, students surpassed their AR Reading goal by earning over 7900 AR points for the month of March.
     head with read shaved in to it
     principal kissing a pig
    Principal Temple is kissing a pig after kids reach monthly 8200 point goal for AR (Accelerated Reader).

    Please consider becoming a volunteer for Wildwood  Elementary School. If you would like to help in the classrooms or attend field trips, you must become a “registered" volunteer.


    Follow the link below to fill out the volunteer application online.

    Wildwood Elementary School's TEACHER OF THE YEAR
    Ms. Linda Magliocca
    Linda Magliocca


    Mr. Temple, the principal of Wildwood Elementary School, was presented with a donation of new school clothing and a monetary donation from The Baby Boomers South in The Villages.

    members of the villages baby boomers south clup

    baby boomers club members presenting donations to Mr. Temple, principal of wildwood elementary

    Thank you to Jacaranda Island Book Club for
    donating money to help support our Book Fair. 
    Ladies from the Jacaramba Island Book Club pictured with the principal and media specialist because they donated money to hel
     “S.T.E.A.M. Team After-School Program”
    (click S.T.E.A.M. for more information)


    2017-2018 School Improvement Plan


    WWES Website is still under construction.
    Feel free to look around as we continue to update our information. 
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Great Things Are Happening In Sumter District Schools

  • The 34th Annual Sumter Scholarship Golf Tournament Was a Success!!!

    Tournament was held on May 5, 2018 at Belle Glade Country Club. This tournament is to raise funds for scholarships for SSHS & WMHS Seniors to attend Lake Sumter State College.

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  • 2018 Outstanding Volunteers and Outstanding Service to Schools

    Volunteers and mentors were honored for over 89,000 hours of service to schools during the 2018 school year at the April 17th School Board meeting. During the ceremony dozens of people and organizations that donate their time, talents and money to support the students of the school district were recognized. Superintendent Richard A. Shirley commented, “We are so appreciative of their service! They help our students tremendously and develop a great bond to help them succeed!”

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  • Solar Powered Car STEM CHALLENGE

    Let’s run on the Sun! Eighth grade students from Wildwood Middle High and South Sumter Middle participated in the school district’s second annual Solar Powered Car STEM Challenge. The challenge was created in response to Superintendent Richard A. Shirley and his STEM Advisory team’s endeavor to increase STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) opportunities for students across the district helping prepare them for college or careers upon graduation.

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  • Students Pitch Business Concepts at 3rd Annual Sumter’s Future Entrepreneurs Live Event

    Students Pitch Business Concepts at 3rd Annual Sumter’s Future Entrepreneurs Live Event Bushnell, Florida – The entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well in Sumter County as was so evident at the “Shark Tank-like” event that took place on Thursday, April 12, at the Wildwood Community Center. Seventy seven (77) applications were submitted as startup business ideas to compete for cash prizes in the Sumter’s Future Entrepreneurs event! All three Sumter County High Schools were represented in this third annual event. The business plans first went through a round of rigorous online judging. The top two projects from each school were invited to pitch their concepts at a live event for cash awards.

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  • Women's Solar Power Camp

    Want to be part of a leading energy innovation? Women’s S olar Power Summer Camp 2018 June 25th - 28th Monday through Thursday 8:30am to 3:30pm Lake-Sumter State College Sumter Center 1405 County Road 526A Sumterville, FL 33585 Register by June 1 LSSC.edu/SolarCamp Have you ever been curious about what makes the lights come on at night? How about being in charge of making sure that they do? The Women’s Solar Power Summer Camp offers young women in school (grades 8th through 12th) the opportunity to explore the innovative engineering technology field of solar energy. This is a free STEM-themed program, so all young women interested in STEM are encouraged to attend.

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