August 27, 2014
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Willow Hill Elementary School
Angela Sides-McKay, Principal
1250 Hill Street
Traverse City, MI 49684
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School Hours:
8:45 AM - 3:43 PM
1/2 Day Dismissal: 12:07 PM

(231) 933-8540
FAX (231) 933-8572



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If you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment for a school tour, please feel free to contact me at (231) 933-8542 or


Willow Hill Elementary School

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The Mission of Willow Hill Elementary, an exemplary neighborhood school, is to provide opportunities for all students to become confident, life-long learners, and contributing global citizens. The highly qualified staff, in partnership with the community, will guide and support students in this caring and nurturing environment. We will lead learners to achieve their maximum potential in academic and interpersonal skills. 

New Principal Assigned to WH

Traverse City Area Public Schools selected Colleen Smith as the new principal of East Middle School and Angela Sides-McKay as the principal of Willow Hill Elementary School.  The changes were effective on July 1, 2014.

Sides-McKay joined TCAPS as the principal of Silver Lake Elementary School in 2002.  She later served as the Director of Early Childhood and Special Education before taking on her current role as principal at Old Mission Peninsula School and Eastern Elementary School.  She has served as the principal at both schools from 2011 through this school year.

Sides-McKay received her Masters of Arts in Curriculum and Teaching, her Masters of Arts in Literacy Instruction and her Bachelors of Arts in Elementary Education from Michigan State University. 

Office Hours

The Willow Hill office is open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Please contact us at 231.933.8540 if you have any questions.  

Open Houses

Please join us on Thursday, August 28th, to view the classrooms, meet the teachers, and visit with friends. The off-site Preschool will meet on a different date and time as listed below.  

Preschool and Kindergarten  1:00-2:00 p.m.
New Families (meet in the cafeteria)  1:30-2:30 p.m. 
First through Fifth Grades  2:30-3:30 p.m.

WH Preschool at Bayview Wesleyan Church  Wed., August 27th, 4:30-5:30 p.m.


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