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March 13, 2017

GENERAL SCHOOL NEWS 

Parcel Tax Update — Mail-In Ballot

The request for a renewed parcel tax will be considered by you, the voters, on April 4, 2017. Measure Z is an all mail-in ballot that arrived in your mail last weekThis measure was originally initiated in 1984 and it’s continuation has funded core academics and helped keep class sizes low, attract and maintain high quality teachers, and offer robust academic programs at Woodside School. 
 

Amici's Night 6th Grade Fundraiser

TONIGHT — Mon., March 13

Present the flyer below and Amici’s Pizza will generously donate 25% of your food and beverage purchases to help support the 6th Grade Class Fund.
 

Spring Music Performances & Concerts

  • 2nd: The Big Clean Up;
    Wed., March 15 at 1 pm; Sellman
  • MS Band, WW Choir, ShowStoppers: Tues., March 28
    at 6:30 pm; Sellman
  • Music Festival with Skyview Choir: 7:15 to 8:45 am; Sellman
    SIGN-UP to help or bring food. 
  • Jazz Band, CS Choir, Percussion
    Tues., April 4 at 6:30 pm; Sellman
  • 4th / 5th Band Concert:
    Thurs., April 6 at 1:45 pm; Sellman
  • 3rd: May Day, Sat., May 6; Amphitheater

Rise Against Hunger Event

Thurs., March 23; 1-2:30 & 2:30-4 pm; The Village Hub
For all information on how to participate in this fun and inspiring meal-packing event to help feed hungry families worldwide including registration, suggested donation, lunch, etc., click below. 
 

 RAH Details & Registration Form 

Bingo Night!

Fri., March 24;  6-8 pm; Sellman
Bring the whole family to Bingo Night — a lively Woodside School community event (food truck and treats on sale!) to raise funds for the 6th grade. Please consider donating movie tickets, gift cards, novelty gifts, games, books or toys (new or gently used) for prizes. Also need baskets to create raffle prizes. Collection box will be placed in the school office. Questions? Email Julie Levenson

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 

From Principal Sherman...

Warm, confident, and happy children greet me at every turn. They are polite, energetic, and full of excitement. The warm weather has put blossoms on the trees and smiles on our faces. This is an amazing place to raise children. Thank you to parents, the school board, and the school staff for such a gift.

Black History Month Projects

In the classroom, the fifth graders collaborated with our art and design teachers, librarian, and others to create an in-depth project focusing on and celebrating Black History Month.

MARS Testing

From March 6 -17, each WES student will take MARS (Mathematics Assessment Resource Service) test, taking them through a multi-level math problem. Spending about an hour on the task, this provides a window into the student's mathematical reasoning skills.
 

For more info, see the Silicon Valley Math Initiative link below. 
 

 See SVMI Info 

Woodside K-5 Science Showcase 

Thurs., March 30; 7:30 am - 3:30 pm; Community Gym

Calling all super scientists…the Science Showcase is coming and all Kinder to 5th graders are encouraged to participate!


Night of Science!

Thurs., March 30; 6-7:30 pm
This is an evening opportunity for all families to view the science projects!
 

All Science Showcase details below—including parent volunteers and necessary RSVP info:
 

MIDDLE SCHOOL 

STEM Fair

Congratulations to all of the County STEM Fair participants. Several of our students received awards and recognition for their incredible work. Thank you to Ms. Bowdoin and Mrs. Parker for their tremendous work in preparing the students for this event. 
 

Doc Film & National History Day

Congratulations to all of the students who participated in the County’s National History Day competition. Thank you to Ms. Bowdoin for supporting the students.  
 

Report Cards

The 2nd trimester ended last Friday and the 3rd trimester begins today, Monday, March 13. Report cards will be mailed home the week of March 20.

Woodside Roar Newspaper

Be sure to check out the latest edition of The Woodside Roar, produced by the students of the MS elective School Newspaper class. 
 

All School Movie Night

Fri., March 31; 7 pm; Sellman

The Student Council is hosting a movie night for all Woodside School students and parents featuring Finding Dory. All tickets are $5 and will be sold before and after school and in the main office. 

 

 See Movie Night Details 

Screenagers: Growing up in Digital Age

Wed., March 22; 7 - 8:15 pm; Sellman 

All parents and Middle School students are invited and encouraged to view this special screening focusing on this very relevant topic. Please reserve your seat by registering below.

There will be a follow-up parent discussion on Wed., March 29 at 8:30 am; Wildcats.

 

 Register for Screenagers Movie 

FOUNDATION

Grand Auction — Out Of This World
Saturday, May 20
Donations are in! Thank you to everyone who donated an event, party and/or item for the Grand Auction. Tickets for the main event will go on sale March 31, the auction catalog will be distributed the week of April 24, and the online auction will be held May 10-15.
 

 Grand Auction 2017 Website 

PTA

PTA Spring Teacher Luncheon

Thurs., March 23: 11:30 am, Wildcats

Calling all Middle School parents! Please sign up to make and bring a dish for the teachers to enjoy at the Spring Teacher Luncheon.
 

 Sign-Up to Bring Lunch Item 

Good Eggs Promotion

Get $15 of FREE groceries and give back to WES this March and April. Sign up early and get $30 of free groceries!

 

 See More Details 

Shop Amazon & Earn 10% for WES!

Just bookmark the PTA Amazon link below and earn 10% for the PTA on all purchases. So easy!
 

 PTA Amazon Link 

ATHLETICS: SPRING SPORTS 

Spring Sports have started!

It's not too late to register for the WES spring sports of TENNIS and TRACK & FIELD. If your 6th-8th grader is interested in tennis, or your 4th-8th grader in Track and Field, click below to register.

 

Middle School Basketball (6-8 grades)

Congratulations on a very successful season! All teams displayed excellent sportsmanship, cooperation, dedication, and teamwork. Way to represent Woodside School well!  Also, thank you to all the athletes and their families for your support towards this amazing sport.

This week...



Mon., March 13
Amici's Pizza Night 

Wed., March 15
2nd Grade Musical
The Big Clean Up
1 pm; Sellman


Fri., March 17
Teacher Work Day
NO SCHOOL

... and beyond



Wed., March 22
Screenagers movie
7 pm; Sellman


March 23 & 24
Teacher Conferences
Minimum Days


Thurs., March 23
PTA Teacher Lunch
11:30 - 1 pm; Wildcats

Rise Against Hunger
1-2:30 pm / 2:30-4 pm

The Village Hub

Fri., March 24
Bingo Night

6-8 pm; Sellman

Wed., March 29
Screenagers  movie Follow-up Discussion 

8:30 am; Wildcats

Thurs., March 30
K-5 Science Showcase

All day; Sellman

Fri., March 31
All School Movie Night
7
 pm; Sellman


 See Full Calendar 

Grand Auction 2017 
Sat., May 20

 OOTW Website 

Mileage Club

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

on WES campus

 


Art & Games Camp

Spend the mornings making art with Ms. Iverson and playing games with Ms. Jones. Sessions run June 12 - June 30. 

 Info & Registration 



Drama & Drums Camp
Join Dr. D'Ambrosio
& Ms. Fenton for a fun afternoon camp (12:30-3:30pm) this summer. Sessions run June 12-June 30. 
 Info & Registration 

on WES campus

 


Art & Games Camp

Spend the mornings making art with Ms. Iverson and playing games with Ms. Jones. Sessions run June 12 - June 30. 

 Info & Registration 



Drama & Drums Camp
Join Dr. D'Ambrosio
& Ms. Fenton for a fun afternoon camp (12:30-3:30pm) this summer. Sessions run June 12-June 30. 
 Info & Registration 

COMMUNITY NEWS




The Village Hub
 Event Details 
 


WHS Musical
"Anything Goes"

March 17 &18

 Info & Tickets 
 


Summer 2017 Classes at Serra HS

 Info & Registration 

COMMUNITY NEWS
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