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January 23, 2017

General School News

Common Ground Speaker Series
Don't miss this speaker on our campus tomorrow night!

Woodside Preschool Parent Orientation

Tues., Jan. 31; 9 - 10:30; Wildcats

The Priority Enrollment Period for the 2017-2018 academic year will start on Tues., Jan. 31 with a Parent Orientation and Tour from 9:00-10:30 am in Wildcats. No RSVP necessary. 

 See More Details 

Winter After School Enrichment Classes
Many ASE classes have started but you can still register! Classes run through mid-March. Scholarships are available — contact Amanda in front office. Questions? Email Jennifer Zweig. View classes and register at link below.

 Winter ASE Calendar & Classes 

Substitute Teachers Needed

Dear Parents: All of California is experiencing a significant shortage of qualified substitute teachers and we are no exception. Requirement to attain a short term substitute teacher permit includes an undergraduate degree and to successfully pass the CBEST,  
CTC | CBEST Test Information, a comprehensive, basic assessment of reading writing and math skills. If interested in serving our school in this capacity, contact Cathy Stienstra

Elementary School 

Design Thinking in the Classroom

Design Thinking supports the idea that everyone can be part of creating a more desirable future and be used when faced with a difficult challenge. The design process is what puts Design Thinking into action and is woven into our standards and integrated into lessons in classrooms across the campus. Learn about the four steps to the Design Process:

 Learn More about Design Thinking 

TK & Kindergarten Info Meeting
Mon., Feb. 6 @ 8:30 am, Wildcats

Parents of Kindergarten and Transitional Kindergarten age children are encouraged to attend this 2017-18 Kindergarten Information meeting and tour. For all info on schedule dates, meeting and registration, click below:

 Schedule, Mtg. Info & Registration 

Middle School 

6th-8th Grade STEM Fair

Wed., Jan. 25; Community Gym 

The Middle School STEM Fair will be held this Wednesday—be sure to check out all the innovative projects! The awards presentation will take place that evening at 6:30 pm in the Community Gym. 

 More Details 

8th Grade Parent Meeting

Thurs., Feb. 2 at 7 pm; School Library

Meeting for all 8th grade parents to discuss Operetta, D.C. trip & graduation. All parents of 8th graders are highly encouraged to attend to this evening meeting to learn more details about these important events. 

 More info on Parent Mtg 

5th - 8th Grade Talent Show
Wed., Feb. 8 at 6:30 pm; Sellman

The Student Council’s annual Talent Show is almost here! Fine Art viewing before the show at 6:15 pm. $5 tickets will go on sale Mon., Jan. 30. 

 Talent Show & Ticket info 


Creative Ideas Needed

The Grand Auction’s Silent team is looking for your best ideas for hikes, feasts, and voyages. Let your imagination set sail and check out what to donatesubmit your donation online or email for assistance.

Grand Auction Art Contest

Winning submissions for this Grand Auction Art Contest will be featured on Grand Auction printed pieces and website. Let your creativity take you Out Of This World! Deadline is Fri., Feb. 3.

TED Woodside Lens

Don't miss these upcoming informative sessions covering a variety of relevant topics. Spaces are still available for all, just, email the WSF office


Scientific Advancements in Health 
Thurs., Feb. 2 @ 10 am; Wildcats

Unveil through Documentaries
(Dis)honesty (2nd installment)
Mon., March 6 @ 5:30 pm; Wildcats


Embrace Wellness

Tues., March 13 @ 10 am - 2 pm
at Putman/Carlsmith home


General PTA & Room Parent Meeting

The next meeting will be held next
Wed., Feb. 1 @ 8:30 am in Wildcats.

Scrip Cards

It's always a great idea to stock up on
Scrip cards and it's one of the easiest way to support the PTA and our school.

 More on PTA Scrip Program 

Athletics: Winter Sports 

Basketball: Practice and games schedules for all school basketball
teams listed below (please see modified practice schedule for this week due to MS STEM Fair in Community Gym):

Team Esface

It's not too late to get involved with Team Esface basketball clinics — held every Thursday in WES Community Gym. 

  • Grades 3-5: 4:30 - 6:00 pm 
  • Grades 6-8: 6:30 - 8:00 pm

 Esface Info & Regsistration 


Open enrollment for Woodside Whistlers (Wed AM) and Chamber Singers (Thurs AM) Choirs. WW Choir & CS Choir info. Contact Dr. D. to enroll. 

Performance/Concert Schedule:

 Three Piggy Opera performance on Fri., March 3 at 9 am; Sellman. Practice music: K PIGGY

1st Grade: Concert this Wed., Jan. 25 at 1:45 pm; Sellman. Practice: 1st MUSIC

2nd Grade: The Big Clean Up on Wed., March 15 at 1 pm; Sellman. Practice msuic: THE BIG CLEAN UP

3rd Grade: Concert this Wed., Jan. 25 at 1:45 pm; Sellman. Practice music: 3rd MUSIC & MAY DAY performance: Sat., May 6, 2017. MAY DAY info.

5th-8th Talent Show: Wed., Feb. 8 at 6:30 pm; Sellman. Important Info for participants. Tickets on sale soon. 

MS Band, WW Choir, ShowStoppers (8th): Performance on Thurs., March 28 at 6:30 pm; Sellman. 

JAZZ Band, CS Choir, Percussion: Performance Tues., April 4 at 6:30 pm in Sellman. 

4th / 5th Band: Concert info TK soon. 

This week...

Tues, Jan. 24
Common Ground:
Scott Barry Kaufman
7 pm; Sellman

Wed., Jan. 25
1st & 3rd Grade
Music Concert
1:45 pm; Sellman

Viewing all day
6:30 pm: Awards 
Community Gym

... and beyond

Tues., Jan. 31
Preschool Orientation
9 am; Wildcats

Wed., Feb. 1
PTA Meeting
8:30 am; Wildcats

Thurs., Feb. 2
8th Grade Parent Mtg
7 pm; School Library

Mon., Feb. 6
TK & Kinder Info Mtg
8:30 am; Wildcats

Site Council Meeting
3:30 pm; Wildcats

Tues., Feb. 7
School Board Meeting
3:30 pm; Wildcats

Wed., Feb. 8
5th-8th Talent Show

6:30 pm; Sellman
Tickets on sale 1/30

 See Full Calendar 

Registration Opens on Feb. 1st

Registration for Workshop 2017-18 opens Feb. 1st.
Experience what makes Workshop Education a Bay Area Parent Favorite—enrichment classes designed to make a real difference in your child's life. See your child's true potential after they learn new study skills and innovation abilities. Flexible scheduling allows for changes in the classes your child attends as needed.

 Register for   Workshop 

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!

Just click, bookmark, shop and earn 10% for the PTA on all purchases. So easy!

 PTA Amazon Link 



Woodside W-Ball
Spring 2017
 More Info 

Camp Galileo
Summer 2017
 Locations & 


Panthers Camp
Summer 2017
 Camp Info 

Volleyball League
Early Registration Ends 2/1/17
 Info & Registration 

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