AMI lesson plans are located under Documents on the school’s webpage for MDW
NWEA Winter Testing begins on Monday, 01/08/18 for MD Williams Students.
MDW Tutoring will resume on Monday, 01/22/18.
Parents, MDW will soon be releasing AMI assignments later in the week for students to complete during inclement weather conditions
The Pocahontas School District will be closed for the Christmas Holiday Break from December 20th - January 2, 2018. School will resume on January 3, 2018 at normal hours.
3rd Grade Christmas Play tonight @ 6:30 pm. Students need to be here at 6 pm.
Buses just now leaving MDW at this time Students will arrive at their drop a little delayed
Buses have just now began leaving school. Students drop off may be a little delayed this afternoon. Thank you
Science Family Night @ MD Williams 6 pm
Flower Bus is having mechanical problems and will be running a little late delivering students home
The Giraffe Bus was delayed in leaving MD Williams this afternoon. Students will arrive home later than usual today. Thank you
Buses are delayed in leaving school this afternoon. Student will arrive a little late for tjeir stops. Thank you parents for your patience
6th grade students on the field trip are coming through Jonesboro and should be back to school by 4:00 - 4:15
6th grade students who are away for the field trip are in route back to school and should arrive back this afternoon at approximately 4 pm.
Parents the 5th grade is on a field trip and the previous message pertains to 5th grade only. Thank you
Attention Parents It is 2:00. We have left LR and are projected to be back at school at 4:00. The kids have had a wonderful day!
5th Grade Dare Picnic has been delayed until about 9:30 am due to the potential weather. The picnic will be rescheduled if lightening is in the area after 10:00 Am. Please contact the school if you have any questions.
We will be doing make-up ACT Aspire assessments beginning Friday morning, May 5th in the Science Lab for students grades 3-6th.
Elementary Football Camp has been rescheduled for May 11-12th, 3:25-5:20 pm due to the flooding issues for some students.
The Band Concert has been cancelled for tonight and rescheduled for May 15th..
School will be in session tomorrow, May 1st
Buses maybe running late today.
Early Dismissal Today @ 2:25 pm...
Early Dismissal Tuesday, April 25, 2017 @ 2:25 pm.
Per Chris from the Pocahontas Sports Complex...All youth baseball and softball is cancelled tonight
Attention Parents & Guardians: There will be no school for Friday, April 14, in observance of Good Friday. School will resume on Monday, 4/17/17.
Attention Parents or Guardians: The Popcorn has arrived and is ready for pick-up in the MDW Gym.
Wednesday, 04/12/17; Popcorn Deliveries at MDW
Immunization Clinic for students and staff tomorrow, Wednesday, April 5th at MDW conducted by the Randolph County Health Clinic.
Attention Parents: the Popcorn will be delivered on April 12th.
6th graders going to 7th grade: Sport/Cheer Free physicals will be Wednesday, March 29th at 3:30 in the athletic complex.
March 16th, 2017 MDW will dismiss at 2:25 pm in observance of Student-Led Conferences beginning at 3:30 - 7:30 pm.
Parents: MD Williams is not having tutoring this Week. Tutoring resumes after Spring Break. Thank you!
StarBurst Presentation for MDW, Monday, 3/13/17 @ 1 pm. Admission $1 per student.
Starburst Acts have been selected and are posted in the front lobby window @ MDW
Starburst Performances will be on Monday & Tuesday, 3/13 & 3/14/17. Evening performance will be Monday @ 6 pm.
Parents please be advised that we have a lot of coats left in the lost and found box. If your child is missing a coat please check in at the office.
StarBurst Try-outs today & tomorrow, 2/27/17-2/28/17, after school
Check MDW Events for upcoming Basketball Tournament, sponsored by: Project Graduation
No School on Monday, February 20th, in observance of President's Day
Spring Pictures are scheduled for March 2nd @ MDW. Additional info to follow
Parents: Just a reminder that tomorrow evening @ 6 pm. MDW will host Family Movie Night. Free Admission, and Free Concessions.
Special thanks to the paraprofessionals at MDW for all the hard work they do. Each of you are an asset to our school!
MDW Family Movie Night presenting TROLLS, the movie on February 16th @ 6 pm in the MDW Gym FREE popcorn, drink, & candy
Congratulations to the MDW Chess Team on their high scores today and to Kenan Ogden for winning 1st place.
No School Monday, January 16th in observance of Martin Luther King Day.
ABBIT has been rescheduled for Friday, January 13th.
Attention Parents: The ABBIT Assembly, 11-17-16, times have been changed. Please refer to the news feed for your class scheduled time
Update on the Zoo Trip: Buses are leaving Memphis now. They have advised us it will be closer to 5:30.
Students attending the Zoo Trip today will be returning this afternoon at 4:30 pm. Parents please make plans to pick up your child at MD.
Student Council will be hosting "Wear a Costume Day" on Monday, October 31st. See news for details.
LifeTouch will be here to do retakes on December 1st
Parents: If your child has outstanding meal charges that need to be paid, please make necessary arrangements to clear those up as soon as possible.
To access the Home Access Center-Click Explore on our website, select your school, Click Explore again. Listed under the Parents header.
Parents please remember when arriving on campus to check in with your drivers license in the office.
Parents please Be Aware: Buses are running late today about 15 minutes.
A fiber optic line has been cut in our area and is causing us to experience outages with our phones. We hope to have this resolved soon.
You can now apply for school meal benefits online! See our Nutrition page for video and link to the form. http://goo.gl/wx70KL
MDW Orientation Nights Are as follows: August 9th: 3rd grade @ 5:30-6:30. 5th grade follows @ 6:30-7:30. August 11th: 4th grade @ 5:40-6:30. 6th grade to follow @ 6:30-7:30
2016 MDW Student Orientation August 9th 3rd grade: 5:30-6:30. 5th grade: 6:30-7:30 in the Gym. August 11th, 4th grade: 5:30-6:30. 6th grade: 6:30-7:30 in the Gym. Info packets will be handed out
The 2016-2017 yearly calendar has been posted here: http://5il.co/9dn It is also located under the "Explore" menu on our website.
Pocahontas Public Schools is proud to announce the launch of our new website. The website is now fully integrated with our App and Social Media accounts. www.pocahontaspsd.com
Summer Backpack Food Program pickups will be on Thursdays, between the hours of 3:30-5:30 pm weekly. For more information you may contact Shannon Barr at the MDW office @ 870-892-4573
Dear Parent/Guardian, We still have students with outstanding meal charges that need to be paid. If you are one that is in question, then please contact our office, or contact the district Food Service Officer Patty Moore, at (870) 892-4573 ext 5030, in order to take care of your outstanding charges. Thank you in advance for your attention in this matter. Mr. Fish
Due to a threat of weather on Wednesday, the 3rd & 4th graders will participate in Field & Track Day on Monday afternoon, 5/23/16. Concessions will be available. All students will need a bottled wat
5th Grade Parents: The Buses have gone thru Tuckerman and are on schedule to arrive at 4 pm.
Attention 5th Grade Parents: Please be advised that the students are in route back to school and the projected arrival time is 4 pm. We would like to ask that each parent, with a student on the filed trip, be here in time to collect their child as the bus arrives.
Attention 6th Grade Parents: Buses leaving Memphis at 2:40 pm and is on schedule to arrive at MDW by 4:30 pm. Please make arrangements to be here to pick up your child by then.
ABBIT Assembly, Friday, 5/20/16 8:30 am: 4th Grade 9:45 am: 6th Grade 10:45: 5th Grade 2:00 pm: 3rd Grade
4th Grade Students and Parents: tomorrow, April 29th, will be the 4th Grade Field trip to see Jungle Book. Mr. Fish wishes to announce that students will not be permitted to have electronics tomorrow on the field trip. It is for the concern of the students property safety that this request is being made.
Tuesday, April 26th, the Pocahontas Public Schools will have an early (2:25 pm) dismissal for SEGP. Also, be advised that tutoring will be cancelled on Tuesday, 4/26/16 & 4/27/16. Thank you!
ABBIT Assembly Friday, April 15th. Schedule is as follows: 8:30 am: 3rd Grade 9:30 am: 4th Grade 10:30 am: 6th Grade 1 pm: 5th Grade
NWEA Testing begins April 11th - 15th of next week.
Attention: 6th Grade Students & Parents you may download a form for an athletic physical from the Pocahontas MDW webpage.
Cookie Dough has Arrived.. you may pick up now until 6 pm this evening. Thanks!
Town Hall Meeting April 14th beginning at 5 p.m. Hosted by the Randolph County Cornerstone at the Pocahontas First United Methodist Church. Alcohol & Drug Awareness Prevention in our community
COOKIE DOUGH DELIVERY INFORMATION The cookie Dough will arrive on April 7th. and will be available for parents to pick up their orders in the MDW Gym during the hours of 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm. Parents: we do not have storage capability to hold uncollected orders. Please make arrangements to pick up your order by 6 pm.
March 14th: Starburst Performance (in the gym) 8:30 am = 5th & 6th Grades 12:30 pm = 3rd & 4th Grades Fund Raiser Monies Due today... March 16th: Business Expo (GT Students) Bus leaves at 7:30 am.
Reader's Cafe Fund Raiser going on now at MDW. Deadline is March 14th. Students who sell 20 items will receive a FREE Kindle.
LifeTouch will be here tomorrow to take class pictures. Cost is $12 each. Checks are to be made payable to LifeTouch.
There is an updated version of our App for Android Phones now available in the Google Play Store. https://goo.gl/FYMQZq
5th & 6th Grade Students are hosting Muffins for Moms tomorrow @ MDW Cafeteria beginning at 7:30 am.
Valentine Day Parties @ MD Williams Intermediate Friday, February 12th, 2016 Will be at Teacher's Discretion & Times TBA
Congratulations to Zoey Chadwick and Jaxon Dunham-Smith for having their stories selected for use in this year's Story Store production. Elements from their stories will be used in a stage production that will be performed by the Williams Baptist College theatre department.
Please be advised, the Deer, Turkey, Camel & Jet buses will run snow routes this afternoon. All other buses will run regular routes.
RANDOLPH CO. SPELLING BEE HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR THIS EVENING and has been rescheduled for January 25th @ 6 pm.
January 22, ABBIT Program in the MDW Gym 3rd grade: 8:30 4th grade: 9:30 6th grade: 10:30 5th grade: 1 pm
Attention: 4th Grade Science Students Mrs. Jenkins has request that you check-out the following website regarding Earthquakes. http://facts.randomhistory.com/earthquake-facts.html#.VpaJElE_4qA.email
MD Williams Students and Faculty enjoyed a day of Lady Red Wolf Basketball today at ASU! https://www.facebook.com/AStateRedWolves/videos/946923895343164/
School will be closed November 23-27th for the Thanksgiving Holiday. May each of you have a safe & happy holiday!
Watch your Pocahontas Redskins take on the Star City Bulldogs, live Friday at 7:00pm http://livestream.com/pocahontaspsd-tv/events/4521216