Buffalo Island Central West Elementary School

WITS Tally: 14 years
Academic Years Ending With: 20182017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2007, 2004, 2002, 2000


2017 – 2018

Date of Visit: October 18 – 19, 2017
WITS Anthology Student Poets: Cason, Dakota Edge, Kinsley Hamilton, Jarlsen Hawkins, Hector, Jerry, Junior, Kennedy, Mitsaka, Sypher Sherrod, Vylan Walls
WITS Magazine Student Poets: Hayden Barajas, Cayden, Jaxton Decker, Emery Green, Kinsley Hamilton, Emma Kate, Nathan Kerr, Cason Kiter, Ryleigh M., Braxton Matheny, Sophi, Piper White
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Kima Stewart
Grade Levels: 3, 4
Appx. Number Students Served: 120
Visiting Writers: Victoria Hudson, Samantha Kirby, Zach Schwab, Anna Vilner
WITS Director: Elizabeth DeMeo
Location: Monette, AR


2016 – 2017

Date of Visit: November 10 – 11, 2016
WITS Anthology Student Poets: Demre, Evelyn, Kynlee, Mallory Cazares, Dalton Clark, Bella Gasho, Emery Green, Riley Parker, Jesalynn Talavera, Silas White
WITS Magazine Student Poets: Gabriel, Dakota Edge, Logan Hancock, Cason Kiter, Kallie Lambert, Sophie McFall, Elizabeth Moore, Landon Myers, Natalee Parnell, Tommy Stone, Georgia Truex, Gavin Weatherly
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Kima Stewart
Grade Levels: 3, 4
Appx. Number Students Served: 117
Visiting Writers: Caroline Beimford, Collin Callahan, Joy Clark, Zach Schwab
WITS Director: Megan Downey
Location: Monette, AR


2015 – 2016

Date of Visit: November 12 – 13, 2015
WITS Anthology Student Poets: Alyssa Barajas, Raegan Decker, Remee Delegarza, Andrew Hill, Hank Hurst, Gaven Ladel, Adrian Maulding, Alanna Neldon, Riley Parke, Gabriel Roach, Kendra Towell, Hallee Wells
WITS Magazine Student Poets: Alyssa, Brook, Caitlynn, Christa Austin, Jamian Cerda, Abigail Croom, Claire Jackson, Max McCoul, Emma Milligan, Damara Montalbo, Arabella Oliyer, Lynlee Womack
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Kima Stewart
Grade Levels: 3, 4
Appx. Number Students Served: 130
Visiting Writers: Andrew Butler, Kevin Corbett, Zach Hester, Josh Idaszak
WITS Director: Megan Downey
Location: Monette, AR


2014 – 2015

Date of Visit: December 6 – 7, 2014
WITS Anthology Student Poets: Elyza, Eli Crouch, Emma Graddy, Jasman Harrison, Dawson S., Madalyn Tharp
WITS Magazine Student Poets: Brayden Carmichael, Cody Harrell, Cody Martin, Haley Milligan, Grady Peel, Eli Teeta
Faculty Sponsor: Terri Cossey and Dr. Kima Stewart
Grade Levels: 4, 5, 6
Appx. Number Students Served: 100
Visiting Writers: Kathleen Heil and Diana Reaves
WITS Director: Megan Downey
Location: Monette, AR


2013 – 2014

Date of Visit: November 19 – 20, 2013
WITS Anthology Student Poets: Sofia Galvan, Kyle Gathright, Jasman Harrison, Brandon Hill, Carlie Wattigney, Colin Weatherly
WITS Magazine Student Poets: Lilie Hatch, Riley Hill, Noley Jackson, Harris M., Gannon Valle, Lexa Whitley
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Kima Stewart
Grade Levels: 4, 5, 6, 7
Appx. Number Students Served: 90
Visiting Writers: Stu Dearnley, David Kinzer, Adrian McBride, Chris Tamigi
WITS Director: Adrian McBride
Location: Monette, AR


2012 – 2013

Date of Visit: November 15 – 16, 2012
WITS Anthology Student Poets: Abi Bolar, Krista Cox, Lilie Hatch, Teagan Lee, Alison Spencer, Carlie Wattigney
WITS Magazine Student Poets: Carlee Bird, Peyton Fowler, Ethan Griffin, Jasman, Joe Mac, Jacob Turner
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Kima Stewart
Grade Levels: 4, 5, 6
Appx. Number Students Served: 70
Visiting Writers: Eszter Takacs and Corrie Williamson
WITS Director: Adrian McBride
Location: Monette, AR


2011 – 2012

WITS Anthology Student Poets: Abby Barnett, Brodie Couch, Kaleb Dublin, Kaitlyn Fry, Kelli Gill, Morgan James, Gannen Varner
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Kima Stewart
Visiting Writers: Adrian McBride and Josh Peterson
WITS Director: Nicole Nodi
Location: Monette, AR


2010 – 2011

WITS Anthology Student Poets: Carlee Bird, Kayla Griffin, Jamison Key, Noah Teeter, Avery Danielle Uthoff
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Kima Stewart and Terri Cossey
Visiting Writers: Kaj Anderson-Bauer and Adam Pearson
WITS Director: Corrie Williamson
Location: Monette, AR