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October  17, 2016

Schoolwide News

Parent/Teacher Conferences

Schedule your Parent/Teacher conference appointments through this Friday. Conferences will be held Oct. 25-28 in the afternoon. Log in below, find your child's homeroom teacher or Middle School teachers and register for an open slot. 

Yearbook Cover Art Contest

Submit your entry for our yearbook cover art contest representing this year's theme of  "Under The Sea". 


Check out Choicelunch
Our new lunch provider, Choicelunch, offers a great selection delicious and healthy meals that include fruit and vegetable options, milk, juice, or water, and a daily snack. Meals available for students with dietary restrictions. 

Parent Volunteer Opportunities 

Elementary School 

School Safety — Bikes On Campus
We have had an increase in students riding their bikes on campus. Riding anything with wheels (bikes, skateboards, backpacks) is NOT allowed on campus between 8 am to 3:30 pm. 
Woodside students were fortunate to experience “Riveropolis” last week outside their classrooms and at Garden Fest. Read about how the students explored, built, tested and reflected upon this portable moving river and ecosystem. 
4th Grade Design Project
The 4th grade has been busy designing and building Native American habitats in the Design Lab for their social studies unit. Learn more details about the type of homes they created and why. 


 Read More & Photos 

Meet the Middle School & Shadowing

All 4th and 5th grade parents are encouraged to attend the annual Meet the Middle School this Wed., Oct. 19 from 
10 am to 12:20 pm
in Wildcats. 


 Learn More  

Parent Education
Woodside Preschool Director Tom Limbert will be leading the following presentations for parents of children of all ages. Both sessions will take place in Wildcats.
  • Thurs., Oct. 20 @ 6:30 pm
    “Raising Girls”
  • Wed., Nov. 2 @ 6:30 pm
    "Motherhood Today”  

Middle School 

Overnight Field Trips

All dates and fees for the Middle School overnight field trips are set. 

7th Grade Design Project

The 7th grade's design project focuses on creating solutions for issues related to Earth Science. Are you or someone you know an expert or  knowledgeable in the following fields? Email Ms. Fenton.

  • Weathering & Erosion

  • Chemical Weathering & Air Pollution

  • Algae Blooms & Ocean Life

  • Water Treatment

  • Beach Combing/Beach Clean Up

 Read More about Project  


2016 Annual Fund

The Annual Fund begins on October 31 and ends on December 22. Your participation and generosity benefits the amazing programs offered at our public school. 


Original Art Orders

Your child's Original Artwork packet went home last week and included a preview magnet for purchase. All orders help support our school's Art program and will arrive no later than Nov. 18. Order deadline is Friday, Oct. 21. Questions? Contact Ms. LaCrosse

Halloween Pumpkin Carving Contest

Our annual Pumpkin Carving Contest will be held on Halloween day at the School Garden. Learn about contest categories, when and where to deliver your creation and more details on this fun tradition.

Athletics: Fall Sports 

Basketball: Basketball season is almost here! For program info and registration forms for all grades, see below. Registration closes Tues., Nov. 8.

 Basketball Program Details & Forms 

Flag Football: Cheer on our MS teams!
Mon., 10/17 @ Corte Madera MS
3:45 pm: 6th/7th grade team only
Wed., 10/19 @ Palo Alto School League
4 pm: 7/8th grade team 
5 pm: 6/7th grade team


Halloween Parade

Our annual Halloween parade will be held on Mon., Oct. 31. Students on should arrive to school with their costumes in a bag, not wearing them.

 See Parade Schedule & Route 

Practice the music and learn more details:

This week...

Wed., Oct. 19
Meet The
Middle School
10 am, Wildcats

Thurs., Oct. 20
Parent Education
"Raising Girls"
6:30 pm, Wildcats

... and beyond

Oct. 25 - 28

Parent/Teacher Conferences

(minimum days)

Thurs., Oct. 27
Pizza Sale
12:30 pm, blacktop

Oct. 31 - Halloween

Pumpkin Carving Contest & Parade


 See Full Calendar 

Mileage Club

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

Earn 10% for WES!

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

Box Tops Program

Learn how your student can participate in a fun and easy way to earn funds for our school.





Spring Select
Try Outs

Sun., Oct. 30


Woodside Community Theater
Ragtime: The Musical
Oct. 21 - 30

Halloween Night 
in the Glens

Mon., Oct. 31

The Village Hub

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