Congratulations, Mrs. Tighe, Williamsburg’s Teacher of the Month


Congratulations to Mrs. Tighe!! Each month Williasmburg Families and School Crossing partner together with the community to select one very deserving Teacher of the Month. Our very own Mrs. Tighe in 5th grade was selected as February’s Teacher of the Month! We are so proud to call you a MUSTANG!

Click here to read more about Mrs. Tighe.

Congratulations Teacher of the Year, Mrs. Herspold


Join us in Congratulating Mrs. Herspold as DJ Montague’s Teacher of the Year! We are so lucky to call you a MUSTANG!!! Yay, Mrs. Herspold!!

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Fundraiser

DJ Montague is working to raise money towards blood cancer research. We are having an online fundraiser from Friday, February 17th- March 10th. D.J. Montague has set a personal goal of $3,000! The top 35 fundraisers will receive a pasta party lunch from Olive Garden if a goal of $700 is reached.

To donate:

  1. Visit
  2. Click “Donate to”
  3. Search b your teacher’s last name, city, and state, then click, “find”
  4. Click on your teacher’s name and DONATE


If you want to learn more about blood cancers, please visit

Thank you for your generosity!!

Grants and Headphones in Ms. Hammer’s 5th Grade

Nicole Hammer


Congratulations to Ms. Hammer who received funding for her third grant through last month. Ms. Hammer received headphones to increase their ability to use technology in the classroom. Ms. Hammer’s students will use the headphones with classroom computers for math fluency, projects, and more-the possibilities are endless. Ms. Hammer received funding through and Horace Mann!

Reading Comprehension Resources

Click below to find 2 different resources on reading comprehension. We hope that you will take the time each night to read to or with your child. Asking questions about what he or she has read helps the student to make sure they are understanding what the are reading. It also encourages active and engaged reading. Reading to and with your child is a great way to share your love of reading with your child. 

Comprehension Questions, Grades K-2

Reading Comprehension Strategies


The Great Kindness Challenge

D.J. Montague students have been taking part in the Great Kindness Challenge. This is a nationwide event that encourages everyone to spread kindness with simple, daily kind acts. As Aesop says, “No act of kindenss, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” Click here to find a list of lots of different ideas on how you can spread kindness! Make a pledge today to find one new way to show kindness and see what a difference it makes.

We had some busy Mustangs showing kindness already.

  1. Forest in 1st grade gave his sister a ride on his moped when she was upset that she didn’t have her own moped!   Forest
  2. Cole in 2nd grade goes out of his way to say, “Thank You” to his bus driver each day. He is also a big helper with chores at home.
  3. Canton in 2nd grade loves to read to his little sisters.
  4. Anthony in 4th grade donates clothing and food to the Grove Christian Outreach Center.Anthony
  5. Kieran in Kindergarten drew a picture for his bus driver. KieranKeep up those KIND acts, Mustangs!!