Vera Wilsie Elementary


deshano  Dear Vera Wilsie Families, 

Welcome to Vera Wilsie! Vera Wilsie Elementary is a kindergarten through first grade building with approximately 270 students. Our team consists of all school staff, parents, volunteers, and community members. We have a wonderful PTO that is very active in our school and is always looking for new parents to become involved!

Our most important goal continues to be student achievement, and we are committed to doing whatever it takes to reach all kids. The Newaygo Public School District has a reputation for academic excellence, and we look forward to another year of great possibilities. Together we will continue to build on the work that has made Vera Wilsie an "A" school and become even better!

I am very excited to begin working with the school system and community. I look forward to surrounding myself with a staff that has provided its students with an award winning education, giving those students opportunities to reach their highest potential. Thank you again for choosing Newaygo Public Schools. Together we can prepare your child for a successful future. If you have any questions or ideas that you'd like to talk with me about, please contact me. I look forward to hearing from you.


Adam DeShano, Principal  

(231) 652-6371 Ext. 8444 

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 "The Kindergarten Story"




Please do not drop students off before 8:00 a.m.                                            Vera Wilsie Elementary

Office Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.                                                                                140 Main St., P.O. BOX 820

Student Hours: 8:25 a.m. - 3:25 p.m.                                                                                    Newaygo, MI 49337

On half days, school begins at 8:25 a.m. & releases at 11:45 a.m.                                           231.652.6371 

                                                                                                                                                fax 231.652.9706                        


 Plumb's Tools for Schools

Educational technology changes daily! That's why Vera Wilsie Elementary School is taking part in the Plumb’s Tools for Schools program that will help us earn needed educational awards without dipping into tight school budgets. 

Thanks to the Plumb’s Tools for Schools program, we can receive computers, software, sporting goods, audio-visual aids, science items, books and other teaching tools FREE by using the Plumb’s Tools for Schools Card. 

Every purchase you make at a Plumb’s store using your Plumb’s Tools for Schools Card will give our school points for these FREE educational awards. Our program starts on October 1, 2013 and ends March 20, 2014. 

We are counting on your participation in this effort to help enhance the educational environment at our school through the Plumb’s Tools for Schools program. You may use your previous card or stop at our office and get a new swipe card!







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