Weaver Elementary School

WITS Tally: 11 years
Academic Years Ending With: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 1988


2016 – 2017

Date of Visit: May 1 – 2, 2017
WITS Anthology Student Poets: Quentavian, Ryan Forrest, Kinyada Hart, Gregory Thomas, DeQeria Williams
WITS Magazine Student Poets: Jalexia, Nakhya Jackson, Quentan Jefferson, Jayla Johnson, Kaiya Newsom, Carmen Stewart
Faculty Sponsor: Sheila Grissom
Grade Levels: 5, 6
Appx. Number Students Served: 85
Visiting Writers: Elizabeth DeMeo, Cheyenne Autry
WITS Director: Megan Downey
Location: West Memphis, AR


2015 – 2016

Date of Visit: May 4 – 5, 2016
WITS Anthology Student Poets: Marterrius Alexandre, Ryan Forrest, Steven Holmes, Avryuna Maxwell, Jaleah Perry, Damarion Turner
WITS Magazine Student Poets: Kiona Bond, Brighton Gillum, Kaiya Newsom, Moses Rodgers, Toriyan Vann, Machiah Williams
Faculty Sponsor: Sheila Grissom
Grade Levels: 5, 6
Appx. Number Students Served: 100
Visiting Writers: Emily Lerner, Larissa Sprecher
WITS Director: Megan Downey
Location: West Memphis, AR


2014 – 2015

Date of Visit: May 11 – 12, 2015
WITS Anthology Student Poets: Andre Barlow, Denarius Badger, Kaliyah Gatewood, Brighton Gillum, Avryuna Maxwell, Tontiali McGhee, Niketa Thomas, Daylion Watkins
WITS Magazine Student Poets: Thomas Davis, Dewon Green, Dasia Johnson, Janiya Robinson, Cadashia Stamp, Robbia Wilson, Kristopher Wooten
Faculty Sponsor: Sheila Grissom
Grade Levels: 5, 6
Appx. Number Students Served: 100
Visiting Writers: Kirsty Bleyl and Molly Rector
WITS Director: Megan Downey
Location: West Memphis, AR


2013 – 2014

Date of Visit: May 19 – 20, 2014
WITS Anthology Student Poets: Kaniah Bond, Harmony Buckingham, Charles Joseph Long IV, Gabriella Long, Maniya Luster, Makaylon Williams
WITS Magazine Student Poets: Kevion Brazile, Thomas Davis, Abriel Holme, Lanerina Lewis, Auryuna Maxwell, Tontiali McGhee
Faculty Sponsor: Sheila Grissom
Grade Levels: 3, 4
Appx. Number Students Served: 100
Visiting Writers: Megan Downey and Michelle Myers
WITS Director: Adrian McBride
Location: West Memphis, AR


2012 – 2013

Date of Visit: May 15 – 16, 2013
WITS Anthology Student Poets: Desirae Bowen, Elise Brazile, Cu’Shaun Gillum, Jkia Jeffries, Anterious Traylor
WITS Magazine Student Poets: Maryah Aldridge, Lorenza Alls, Aaliyah Bryant, Chanselar Farrow, Quin Johnson, I’myra Robinson
Faculty Sponsor: Sheila Grissom
Grade Levels: 5, 6
Appx. Number Students Served: 100
Visiting Writers: Katie Nichol and Eszter Takacs
WITS Director: Adrian McBride
Location: West Memphis, AR


2011 – 2012

WITS Anthology Student Poets: Anterious, Angel Braun, Akira Cox, Deshawn, Quintoris Johnson, Kobie, Kelvin L.
Faculty Sponsor: Sheila Grissom
Visiting Writers: April Christiansen and Nicole Nodi
WITS Director: Nicole Nodi
Location: West Memphis, AR


2010 – 2011

WITS Anthology Student Poets: Rudy Graves, Anquanette Higgs, Keyan Scott, Keith Williams
Faculty Sponsor: Sheila Grissom
Visiting Writers: Aran Donovan and John Englehardt
WITS Director: Corrie Williamson
Location: West Memphis, AR