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April 3, 2017


Parcel Tax Renewal — Mail-In Ballot
Last Two Days to Vote!

  • Please vote by mailing in your ballot (must be postmarked by April 4th) or dropping it off at Town Hall on Election Day, Tuesday, April 4th from 8am to 12pm or 1 to 5pm.
  • There is also a 24-hour dropbox available through April 3 and Election Day from 7am to 8pm at Voting Center - Registration & Elections Division, 40 Tower Road, San Mateo, CA 94402.

Woodside School Board Meeting

Tues., April 4 at 3:30 pm; Wildcats

Everyone is welcome to attend this meeting. Agenda items to be discussed:

  • High School Placements

  • Facilities Update

  • A/C in Sellman

  • Middle School Roofs

  • LCAP Findings

2017-18 Class Placement

We want to partner with you to ensure our students are well placed for the
2017-18 school year. We are very interested in knowing about the type of classroom environment that works well for your child and in your knowledge about student groupings that work well and those that should be avoided. Please email Dr. Polito and copy Dr. Peterson with any feedback you may have for our placement process no later than Mon., April 24 to be considered. 

Spring After School Enrichment classes!

After School Enrichment registration is in full swing. Some classes start THIS week so check out the calendar and sign your students up!

 Register for Spring ASE Classes 

ISO Guest Designers

We are currently seeking parents and community members who might be interested in being guest designers this spring in our Design Lab. Please email Dr. Polito by today (4/3) if you are interested in being a guest designer. After we collect names and areas of interest or talent, teachers will select and coordinate dates and times with each guest desiger.

Spring Music Performances & Concerts

  • Jazz Band, CS Choir, Percussion
    Tues., April 4 at 6:30pm; Sellman
  • 4th / 5th Band Concert:
    Thurs., April 6 at 1:45pm; Sellman
  • 3rd: May Day, Sat., May 6; Amphitheater


From Principal Sherman
Spring in the School Garden!

Spring gardening is here! The sunny weather has brought life and lots of activity to our garden. Last Wednesday, I joined Ms. Lighty's class enjoying a quiet moment decorating zen stones at the garden tables and Mr. Myrtetus' and his crew were busy making spring rolls from the produce the class had grown...

 Read More & See Photos 


Music Concert — tomorrow night!

Tues., April 4, 6:30pm, Sellman
The Jazz Band, Chamber Singers and 8th Grade Percussion will perform this Tuesday evening. We hope to see everyone come out and support all of the students!

8th Grade Washington D.C. Meeting

Thurs., April 6, 6:30pm, Sellman
There is a mandatory parent and student Washington, D.C. meeting this Thursday evening. See below for more info. 

 D.C. Meeting Details 

8th Grade Exit Design Project

The 8th grade students are in great need of supplies to use for prototyping their Exit Projects. Questions? Contact Ms.  Bowdoin or click below for more info. 

 Exit Project Supply Needs 


Grand Auction — Out Of This World
Saturday, May 20; 5:30 pm
Tickets for the Grand Auction are now on sale! It's time to get serious about your costume and book your sitter.  

 Purchase Grand Auction Tickets 


PTA Meeting

Wed., April 5; 8:40am; Wildcats
We'll be voting on our New Board Slate and find out what fun PTA events are happening this spring! Also, Dr. Polito will be there to discuss staffing updates.

My New Red Shoes
Poster Decorating Event for Kids

Wed., April 5; 2:30-4pm; Village Hub
Join us at this fun event for the kids decorating posters to promote the MNRS Shoe Drive taking place the following week. Bake Sale on site for kids to buy treats to enjoy while working on posters. Parent supervision required. 

My New Red Shoes "New Shoe Drive"

Wed., April 19 – Wed., May 3
This is your chance to support this amazing organization that provides homeless and low-income children with the gift of new clothing and shoes. Learn more at My New Red Shoes

 More Details on MNRS Event & Drive 

Good Eggs Promotion

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


 See More Details 

Shop Amazon & Earn 10% for WES!

Don't forget to bookmark the PTA Amazon link below and earn 10% for the PTA on all purchases. So easy!

 PTA Amazon Link 


Middle School Tennis team practice is every Wed. on WES tennis courts:

  • 2:40-3:40pm: 8th graders
  • 3:40-4pm: All team players
  • 4-5pm: 6th & 7th graders

Join Ms. Jones' Tennis for Fun (an ASE class) starting the week after spring break on the WES tennis courts. 

This week...

Mon., April 3
Site Council 

3:30pm; Wildcats

Tues., April 4
School Board Mtg.
3:30pm; Wildcats'

Jazz, CS Choir & Percussion Concert
6:30pm; Sellman

Wed., April 5
Wed Line-Up &
Paws of Praise
8:25am; Sellman

PTA Meeting
8:40am; Wildcats


MNRS Kid's Poster
Decorating Event 
2:30; Village Hub

Thurs., April 6
4th / 5th Band Concert
1:45pm; Sellman

8th Grade D.C. Student/Parent Mtg.
6:30pm; Sellman

... and beyond

April 10 - 14
Spring Break

 See Full Calendar 

Order Your 2016-17 Yearbook Now! 

Our school yearbook is now on sale for $35 each. Order online or bring a check to the front office. Yearbooks will be distributed the last week of school.

 Yearbook    Order Details 

Workshop Enrichment Classes

Would your child benefit from exercises to become a more curious and engaged learner? Or projects to see how probability and ratios work in real life? Check out our April enrichment classes and request a class or register if you think your child would like.

 Workshop Classes 

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 12-30. 

 Info & Registration 

Drama & Drums Camp
A wonderful afternoon (12:30-3:30) camp run by Dr. D'Ambrosio & Ms. Dameron Hoss. Sessions run
June 12-30. 
 Info & Registration 

Decathalon Camp
at WES!
Summer 2017
Spots still open in Session Two!
 Info & Registration 



Soapbox Derby

Sun., May 7, 2017
 Info & Details 

The Village Hub
Find out what's happening across
the street!
 Info & Events 

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