Cooper Elementary School

WITS Tally: 5 years
Academic Years Ending With: 20182017, 2015, 2014, 2013


2017 – 2018

Date of Visit: February 20 – 21, 2018
WITS Anthology Student Poets: Samantha Aten, Asher Heiner, McKenzie Lawvey, Addison Mohrhauser, Hunter Moore, Mya, Rhett Noding, Jessica Stockley, Isabelle Thompson, Caden Todd, Chase White, Kamryn Zeiset
WITS Magazine Student Poets: Kelly Alas, Will Bankston, Anna Becerra, Kya Brown, Emma Fink, Kaliana Milford, Cruz Porter, Max Ranken, Kylee Sallee, Cora Smith, Ella Spahn, Jessica Stockley
Faculty Sponsor: Christina Hallwachs
Grade Levels: 4
Appx. Number Students Served: 90
Visiting Writers: Anthony Blake, Joy Clark, Jacob Collum, Zachary Schwab
WITS Director: Elizabeth DeMeo
Location: Bella Vista, AR


2016 – 2017

Date of Visit: February 23 – 24, 2017
WITS Anthology Student Poets: Christian Banzhaf, John Brandenburg, Ella Estle, Cameron Farrell, David Fletcher, Abery Gabriele, Kayla A. Land, Mackenzie Maddry, Logan Price, Emma Sherwood, Kyler Taylor
WITS Magazine Student Poets: Alexander, Madison Arnold, Faith Blown, Izzy Cronin, Bella Demery, Gypsy Hicks, Gram Jackson, Serenity Lane, Tabitha Lantz, Murphy McGee, Jackson Parker
Faculty Sponsor: Christina Hallwachs
Grade Levels: 4
Appx. Number Students Served: 140
Visiting Writers: Cheyenne Autry, Kirsty Bleyl, Sheena Woods, Vicente Yepez
WITS Director: Megan Downey
Location: Bella Vista, AR


2014 – 2015

Date of Visit: April 13 – 14, 2015
WITS Anthology Student Poets: Daytona, Ethan, Keith Adkins, Raegan Blething, Bryson Delozie, Jack Hall, Ethan Hughes, Makaila Smith, Brenleigh Spence, Hayden Thompson, Bryies Tucker
WITS Magazine Student Poets: Alison, Jocelyn Andreasen, Madeline Bengz, Ashlyn Farmer, Emma Maes, Peyton Morris, Lakyn Prouga, Buckley Ronkin, Sean Watkins, Reese Willardson
Faculty Sponsor: Deronda Ray
Grade Levels: 4
Appx. Number Students Served: 80
Visiting Writers: Anthony Blake, Collin Callihan, Josh Idaszak, and Suzanne Monroe
WITS Director: Megan Downey
Location: Bella Vista, AR


2013 – 2014

Date of Visit: April 28 – 29, 2014
WITS Anthology Student Poets: Brianna, Madalyn Meyer, Hillary Neuman, Faith Sobiech
WITS Magazine Student Poets: Max Deloach, Sebastian Greenwood, Brayden Hilgo, Ciara Jurbala, Lucy Lemmon, KJ Sallee, Rylee Stinespring
Faculty Sponsor: Christina Hallwachs
Grade Levels: 4, 5
Appx. Number Students Served: 80
Visiting Writers: Stu Dearnley and Jesse Irwin
WITS Director: Adrian McBride
Location: Bella Vista, AR


2012 – 2013

Date of Visit: March 2013
WITS Anthology Student Poets: Jessi Baldwin, Anthony Bleything, Alex Henry, Emma Mosher, Hannah Seal, Sophia Soldani, Olivia Washaliski
WITS Magazine Student Poets: Emily Beck, Gavin De Fazio, Tanner Hoyer, Theron Humphrey, Natalie Schultze, Bella Sotlar, Keegan Tweedy
Faculty Sponsor: Christina Hallwachs
Grade Levels: 3, 4
Appx. Number Students Served: 80
Visiting Writers: Megan Blankenship, Jane Blunschi, Kimberly Driggers, and Katie Nichol
WITS Director: Adrian McBride
Location: Bella Vista, AR