Welcome to Williams Elementary School!

Williams Elementary School is a grade 3-5 school where we strive to meet the individual needs of each student. We welcome each student where they are and diligently work to move each student to their achieve their academic best, while also nurturing students to become well-rounded, confident , and successful. We believe that all children belong at Williams Elementary. 

We are geographically located approximately 20 miles north of our state capital, Augusta, Maine. The area is rural yet renowned for the Belgrade Lakes, a chain of seven lakes including East Pond, North Pond, McGrath Pond, Salmon Pond, Great Pond, Long Pond, and Snow Pond. Our school is part of the Messalonskee School District RSU # 18, which encompasses the towns of Oakland, Belgrade, Sidney, Rome and China, Maine.

 Dates to Remember


Tuesday, April 25- Thursday, April 27: MEA Science for grade 5


Wednesday, April 26: RSU 18 School Board meeting, 7:00 p.m., MMS


Friday, April 28: Grade 4 field trip to Acadia

Atwood-Williams PTA Paint Nite, 6:00 p.m., WES cafeteria

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WES News

MPA 2017 Secretary of the Year

April 11, 2017

Karen Alley was recently recognized by the Maine Principals’ Association as the 2017 Secretary of the Year! She goes above and beyond her regular duties, works tirelessly on behalf of the staff, students,...

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Changing Lives in RSU 18

December 22, 2016

We all know how life changing a good teacher can be, and we are fortunate to have many such wonderful educators in our district, several of whom have been recently recognized for their positive impact...

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Author/Illustrator Ben Bishop in RSU 18

October 27, 2016

Earlier this month WES  and BCS libraries hosted Maine author and illustrator Ben Bishop.  Mr. Bishop, who is best known for his graphic novels, provided the illustrations for Lost...

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