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November  7, 2016

General School News

Support The Annual Fund

The WSF's Annual Fund enables Woodside School to offer enrichment classes and programs. Watch this darling video of our students highlighting our LIBRARY program and Get with the Programs — DONATE today! More info on the Annual Fund and donation options available at Annual Fund.

 View Library Video 

School Board Meeting

Wed., Nov. 9; 3:30 pm in Wildcats
All parents and community members are welcome to attend. Agenda items:
Parcel Tax Renewal Update
Community Service Report
Preschool Enrollment & Budget Update
Facility Use Fee Structure Discussion

A Dedication for Rudy Driscoll

Please join us on Tues., Dec. 6 at 3:30 pm
to honor Rudy Driscoll. 


Parent Volunteer Opportunities 

Elementary School 

WES Activities Abound

Woodside students often have the opportunity to share in a variety of experiences outside the classroom.
Read about several events that help contribute to students’ overall academic and social-emotional learning.  

  • 1st Grade: Gustafer Yellowgold

  • TK: Marine Science Institute
  • Grades 1-5: Halloween Festivities

Clarifying Lunch Time Schedule

Confused about our school's lunch schedule for students and the amount of time they have to eat? For more information about the lunch schedule.


 Info on Lunch Time Schedule 

Recess & Lunch Activity Options

In addition to sports, there are many alternative activities available during recess and lunch. See all options available. 


 See Recess & Lunch Activity Options 

Paws of Praise for November

Woodside students who have exemplified qualities of giving of one self, being kind and persevering were awarded Paws of Praise for the month of November


 See Paws of Praise Awardees 

Parent Ed: The Benefits of Boredom

All parents are encouraged to read the article “Being Bored is Good for Children” to learn how allowing children to be occasionally bored is actually good for their development. 


Middle School 

End of 1st Trimester

The 1st trimester ends Thursday, Nov. 10. All missing work must be turned into teachers by this date to receive credit.

 Read More Details 

Election Day

Election day is Tues., Nov. 8 and all
4th - 8th grade students are invited to
cast their votes for President and
Vice-President tomorrow in the library.

 See More on MS Election Voting 

Foundation — Support The Annual Fund

Get With The Programs

The Annual Fund enables Woodside School to offer non-standard public school enrichment classes and programs, such as the Library. Watch this darling video of our students and Get with the Programs — DONATE today! More info on the Annual Fund and donation options at Annual Fund.

Grand Auction 2017 

The theme of the Grand Auction is literally Out of this World!  Mark your calendars to Transcend Space and Time on Sat., May 20, 2017


Not Too Late for Original Art Orders!

We're offering another opportunity for early December order delivery if you turn in your order by Nov 10th. This program supports our school's art program. Contact Ms. LaCrosse with questions.

Common Ground Speaker Series

Don't miss the upcoming speaker sessions in November: 

  • The Parents We Mean To Be
    Richard Weissbourd, EdD
    Tues., Nov. 15; 9 am, Nueva School


  • The College Admissions Process
    Frank Bruni & Richard Weissbourd
    Tues., Nov. 15; 7 pm, Menlo


  • Where You Go Is Not Who You'll Be
    Frank Bruni
    Wed., Nov. 16; 7:30 pm, Bellarmine

     Details on Upcoming Sessions 

Athletics: Fall Sports 

Basketball: Registration for basketball in grades 1- 8 closes tomorrow, Tues., Nov. 8. For program info and registration forms for all grades:

 Basketball Program & Forms 


Music Program

Learn about grade-specific musicals, zero period programs, concerts, songs to practice and more. 

 Dr. D's Music Program Page 

This week...

Mon., Nov. 7
Site Council Meeting
3:30 pm, Wildcats

Wed., Nov. 9

School Board Meeting
3:30 pm, Wildcats

See Full Agenda

Thurs., Nov. 10

End of 1st Trimester

Report Cards Mailed
Week of Nov. 21


Fri., Nov.  11

Veterans Day

... and beyond


Nov. 23 - 25

Thanksgiving Break
No School


 See Full Calendar 

2016 Annual Fund 

Oct. 31 - Dec. 22

The Lost & Found...

is overflowing! Find missing jackets, shirts, shoes, lunch boxes and other items on walkway next to the 4th grade wing and in front of Mr. Frank's office. 

Mileage Club

Open every Tues. & Thurs. at recess and lunch on the Kinder field. See the weekly updated list of "Toe Token" awardees.

Earn 10% for WES!

Click, bookmark, shop and earn 10% on all purchases.

 PTA Amazon Link 


Woodside Soccer Club — Spring '16 Tryouts Info & Dates

Harmony at Home
Parent Sessions
The Village Hub

Thursday mornings

Beauty & The Beast 
Cañada College Theatre
Nov. 4 - 13

Alpine Strikers FC
Spring '16 Tryouts
Info & Dates

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