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Woodland Public Schools Superintendent helps construct school in Dominican Republic
Woodland Public Schools Superintendent Michael Green traveled to the Dominican Republic to help construct a school along with 50 other educators and administrators from...
02/20/2017
Letter from Superintendent about Making Up Snow Days
Dear Woodland Families: We have received a number of questions regarding the impact of nine days of weather related school closures on the 2016-2017 school calendar. ...
02/15/2017
Thank you for your support, Woodland!
Dear Woodland patrons, I want to personally thank the community of Woodland for demonstrating their support for public education and our excellent schools by passing the...
02/14/2017
A small group of Woodland High School students uses Instagram to promote individuality and combat cyber-bullying
Earlier this school year, a mysterious Instagram account appeared created with the mission to combat cyber-bullying. Each day, the account spotlights a different...
02/13/2017
Buy your tickets now to the 5th Annual Taste of Jazz event on Thursday, February 23, 2017
Does a night of excellent music and delicious dessert sound like fun? Support Woodland High School students by buying tickets to the 5th Annual Taste of Jazz event held...
02/07/2017
Woodland High School SkillsUSA team organizes record food drive, creates recipe book for the Woodland Action Center
This year, the Woodland High School SkillsUSA team organized a food drive for the Woodland Action Center food bank raising a record 850 items. In addition to helping...
02/06/2017
Woodland Public Schools now accepting referrals for Highly Capable Testing
All Woodland Public Schools are now taking referrals for Highly Capable Testing for grades 1-2 from February 6-28. Anyone, including parents, teachers, media specialists...
02/06/2017
The Staff of Woodland Public Schools recognizes their dedicated Board of Directors
In celebration of School Board Recognition Month, the administrative team of Woodland Public Schools presented their Board of Directors with special certificates and a...
01/30/2017
Woodland Public Schools' plan for snow make-up days
Dear Woodland Parents, Guardians, and Community Members: What an epic winter season we are having! We are glad our children enjoyed the snow, but also recognize the...
01/19/2017
Elementary students learn how to take on leadership roles and develop self-confidence
The students at Woodland Intermediate School learn to become effective leaders and learners in a new class taught by Stacia Aschoff and developed by the school staff to...
01/09/2017
Students present the history of Nintendo and YouTube to learn public speaking and research skills
Eighth graders at Woodland Middle School learn how to research effectively and develop public speaking skills by selecting exciting topics to present to their class with...
01/02/2017
Parents of Woodland Public Schools students can now track their student's bus location in real-time
KWRL, the transportation cooperative serving Woodland Public Schools, is proud to introduce live Global Positioning System GPS tracking for the bus routes serving...
12/26/2016
Woodland students learn about economics and the global marketplace through the Junior Achievement Program
Woodland students learn about economics, the global marketplace, cultural differences, and preparing for their own financial futures through an innovative program called...
12/19/2016
Woodland Ceramic Club's Empty Bowls event raises nearly $3,000 to help combat hunger
The Woodland Ceramic Club hosted an Empty Bowls fundraiser dinner on December 1, 2016 raising more than 2,775. 00 for the Woodland Action Center, a foodbank based in...
12/12/2016
Woodland Public Schools to seek Replacement Operations and Maintenance Levy in February 2017
The existing three-year Operations and Maintenance Levy for Woodland Public Schools expires next year. In order to maintain existing high-quality school services and...
12/05/2016
Middle school students learn about osmosis and how cell membranes work by dissolving the shells off of eggs
Woodland Middle School students in Jennie Zarosinski's Life Science classes dissolved the shells off of eggs using vinegar to study shell-less eggs and learn how cell...
11/28/2016
Police and Fire Officers visit Woodland Primary School to educate students and show the friendly face of first responders
The Woodland Police Department and Cowlitz County Fire Department visited Woodland Primary School to discuss safety, the importance of knowing personal identification,...
11/21/2016
Woodland High School's drama students prepare for their production of "Our Town" with their new director
Woodland High School's drama students are preparing to put on their production of "Our Town," the first performance directed by the school's new drama director, with...
11/14/2016
Woodland's third graders enjoy fine food while learning proper table etiquette
Third graders at Woodland Intermediate School learned proper table manners and how to use a full set of dining utensils while enjoying a five-course meal during the...
11/07/2016
Woodland students learn computer coding to help them solve complex math problems
Students in Nate Alanko's math classes at Woodland Middle School learn how to solve complex mathematical formulas by programming computer to help them. Middle school...
10/31/2016
Innovative Heroes of Myths and Legends course challenges students' modern perspectives by studying ancient mythology
Seniors at Woodland High School can take an innovative new elective, the Heroes of Myths and Legends, to learn about ancient mythology, and use the skills they develop...
10/24/2016
Flexible seating options help third graders sit, stand, or lie down in order to learn more effectively
Third graders at Woodland Intermediate School are taking a stand or lying on the carpet, wobbling on wobble stools, or bouncing on yoga balls all in an effort to help...
10/17/2016
Interested in part-time work? KWRL needs bus drivers!
Interested in part-time work? 18. 43 per hour Health Benefits Pension Benefits Paid Sick Leave and Personal Leave KWRL will pay applicants for Commercial Driver License...
10/06/2016
Horticulture students at Woodland Middle School learn how to grow plants without soil
Woodland Middle School seventh and eighth graders in Horticulture class learn to grow herbs, vegetables, and other plants hydroponically, without the use of soil, in...
10/03/2016
Volunteer musicians help pep up the Woodland High School Pep Band
Community members and students not currently enrolled in band classes volunteer to help fill out the sound in Woodland High School's Pep Band by playing during football...
09/26/2016
Woodland Middle School's Lunch and Lockers Event helps ease students into the school year
Before the beginning of each school year, new and returning students at Woodland Middle School attend a special orientation and kickoff event called Lunch and Lockers...
09/12/2016
Woodland Public Schools prepares for the school year with new programs and services
As another school year begins, Woodland Public Schools look forward to continued success in student learning as faculty and staff continue to refine their use of quality...
08/29/2016
The First Day of School for Woodland Public Schools is Wednesday, August 31, 2016
The first day of school for Woodland Public Schools is Wednesday, August 31, so this week's Woodland Schools Weekly comes packed with tips to make sure students, parents...
08/15/2016
Woodland High School students learn to reach for their dreams through planning and financial management
Woodland High School students learned how to achieve their dreams by settings goals, managing money, and planning for their future from Colin Ryan, a professional speaker...
07/11/2016
Woodland High Language Arts students write and present their beliefs in "This I Believe" assignment
Woodland High School students declared their beliefs in powerful, personal essays, and read those essays in front of a panel of judges as well as their classmates for the...
06/27/2016
Woodland Public Schools water testing results reveal clean water at all schools
Woodland Public Schools received the results from water testing performed at all of its schools. Results of district water testing for lead found the water to be safe in...
06/24/2016
Woodland Public Schools celebrated the Class of 2016 with a Senior Breakfast, Graduate Parade, and Commencement
Woodland High School celebrated the graduating Class of 2016 with a series of events culminating in the Commencement Ceremony on Friday, June 17. Woodland High School's...
06/20/2016
Woodland music students learn music composition and performance from a visiting composer
Composer Darryl Johnson II visited Woodland Public Schools band classes during the district's Meet the Composer event in late May to teach students how to play his music...
06/13/2016
Kids eat free this summer with the United Way meal program!
Kids ages 18 and younger can receive free meals at schools, parks, community ceneters, and more thanks to the United Way's Live United Program. Click this image for a...
06/10/2016
Woodland elementary students learn water, fire, and car safety from the experts
Students at Woodland Primary School learned a variety of safety lessons from Cowlitz County safety professionals during a two-day visit on May 20-21, 2016. Students at...
06/06/2016
Award-winning Woodland High teacher uses March Madness to inspire students to debate famous Supreme Court cases
Sharon Conditt, Woodland High School History and Government teacher, uses a variety of innovative techniques including designing debates utilizing College Basketball...
05/23/2016
Woodland High School teacher Shari Conditt receives Gilder Lehrman Washington State History Teacher of the Year Award!
Congratulations to Shari Conditt, History and Civics Teacher at Woodland High School, for earning the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History Washington State...
05/17/2016
Woodland Middle School students study the original Star Wars trilogy to learn classic storytelling concepts
Woodland Middle School students studied the original Star Wars trilogy to learn classic storytelling concepts including monomyth, archetypes, social justice, and more in...
05/16/2016
Woodland High School students act dead for a day to raise awareness for drunk driving
Dozens of seniors at Woodland High School volunteered to act dead for a day to raise awareness for drunk driving through the Every 15 Minutes program run by local law...
05/09/2016
What do state assessments mean for Woodland's schools and students?
This spring, our students are once again participating in state-mandated standardized tests. The results of these assessments provide our teachers and administrators...
05/05/2016
Woodland Third and Fourth Graders learn how to cook healthy meals by competing in the Future Chefs Event
Third and fourth graders from Woodland Intermediate School competed to create the healthiest breakfast by cooking recipes of their own selection in Sodexo's Future Chefs...
05/02/2016
Woodland High School Drama Department presents Three Fairy Godmothers
Interested in seeing some live theater appropriate for the entire family? The Woodland High School Drama Department is proud to announce their production of Three Fairy...
04/27/2016
Woodland High School students learn Horticulture Science culminating in an annual plant sale open to the community
Students in Mary Ellen Vetter's Horticulture Science classes at Woodland High School learn how to organically grow plants in mass quantities culminating in this year's...
04/25/2016
Woodland High School Teacher earns prestigious $24,000 James Madison Fellowship Award
Woodland High School Social Studies Teacher Katie Klaus earned the prestigious James Madison Fellowship Award, America's most prestigious award in constitutional history...
04/18/2016
Nominate an employee to be considered for an Employee Excellence Award!
Woodland Public Schools invites its employees and the entire Woodland community to nominate employees to receive Employee Excellence Awards. The Excellence Award...
04/12/2016
Woodland Middle School students raise a record of nearly $3,000 to help fund Leukemia and Lymphoma Research
Woodland Middle School students raised a record amount of nearly 3,000 to help support the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society to help fund research into finding more effective...
04/11/2016
Woodland Public Schools offers an innovative combination home-school/on-campus program with Lewis River Academy
Woodland Public Schools offers the Lewis River Academy LRA to help parents with home-schooled students to integrate on-campus coursework and activities into their...
03/28/2016
Woodland High School receives $10,000 grant to offer assistance to students to earn college credit
Students at Woodland High School can receive financial assistance to take advanced courses which earn college credits thanks to a 10,000 grant the school received from...
03/21/2016
Woodland Middle School students learn the history of art from around the world while creating innovative projects
Woodland Middle School students learn the history and background of different eras of art while creating innovative projects by taking Nicole Caulfield's art classes. ...
03/14/2016
Woodland Public Schools introduces innovative techniques to make recess socially-inclusive and supportive for all students
Woodland's Primary and Intermediate Schools received specialized training to make recess fun, safe, energetic, and supportive to a healthy student culture for all kids. ...
03/07/2016
Woodland elementary students receive free books to motivate and inspire a love for reading
Woodland Public Schools provides free books to K-4 students through the Reading is Fundamental Program to encourage and motivate younger students to discover their love...
02/29/2016
Woodland's New Head Football Coach upholds Woodland's ideals of student athletes as students first
Woodland Public Schools announces the hiring of Mike Woodward as the new Head Football Coach at Woodland High School continuing Woodland's tradition of providing students...
02/22/2016
Woodland Middle School holds Invention Fair to study the effects of humanity on the Earth
Joe Bosch, science teacher at Woodland Middle School, held an Invention Fair on February 3 where all of his sixth graders were invited to present their final projects,...
02/12/2016
Woodland Public Schools hosts FBLA conference for nearly 300 students from around the region
Nearly 300 students gathered at Woodland High School for the Future Business Leaders of America FBLA Winter Conference where student teams competed in 60 events ranging...
02/08/2016
Judith Lute wins January 2016 Sodexo Experience Award
Judith Lute, one of Woodland's Sodexo employees, deserves special recognition for winning the January 2016 Sodexo Experience Winner award this month. During lunchtime at...
02/03/2016
New changes to Woodland's Elementary Schools
Beginning January 4, 2016, Dr. Juliann McCarthy will be Interim Principal of Woodland Primary School and Steven Carney will be Principal of Woodland Intermediate School...
12/16/2015
WHS Science Teacher selected as Top Ten Educator of the Year!
The National Society of High School Scholars NSHSS named Jennifer Cullison, one of Woodland's science teachers at Woodland High School, as a Top Ten Claes Nobel Educator...
12/07/2015
Woodland Public Schools Board of Directors selects new interim Director for District 5
Woodland Public Schools Board of Directors selected Steven B. Madsen as interim representative for the Director District 5 board position for a two-year appointment...
10/09/2015
Woodland Public Schools announces Smarter Balanced Assessment Results
Washington State recently released the results of the inaugural year of the Smarter Balanced Assessment using the Common Core Academic Standards. Woodland Public Schools...
09/25/2015
Woodland Public Schools invites interested community members to apply for Board Vacancy
Woodland Public Schools currently seeks an interim representative for the Director District 5 board position for a two-year appointment until the general election in 2016...
09/14/2015
Woodland Public Schools announces changes to all students' bus routes for 2015-16 school year
Woodland Public Schools announces changes to Student Bus RoutesParents and students can find their bus routes online www. kwrl. org Woodland Public Schools wants to make...
09/03/2015
Woodland Public Schools to reconfigure elementary schools to create consistent student expectations and culture
Starting this fall, Woodland Public Schools will reconfigure two of its elementary schools, the Woodland Primary School and Woodland Intermediate School, to create a...
08/11/2015
Woodland Public Schools makes security improvements to its campuses
New security improvements ensure all visitors must check in at main offices before entering schools Throughout the summer, Woodland Public Schools introduced and...
08/03/2015
Fall 2015 -- What you need to know! / Otoño 2015 -- ¡lo que tiene que saber!
The 2015-16 school year will bring new bell schedules, new bus schedules and new locations for many of our students. Heres a cheat sheet to help September start smoothly...
06/08/2015
WHS teacher to tackle Shakespeare in NY
Woodland High School English teacher Heather Gordon will be spending part of her summer steeped in Shakespeare. Selected as a Summer Scholar through the National...
06/01/2015
Eat Hot Chili and hear Cool Jazz on June 5!
The 18th annual Hot Chili Cool Jazz fundraiser is scheduled for 6 p. m. Friday, June 5, at the Intermediate School, 2250 Lewis River Rd. Come and enjoy some chili with...
05/22/2015
WPS students honor 'whale guy' for 30 years of visits
Three decades ago, Woodland Primary School teacher Sandi George attended a gray whale slideshow presentation in Vancouver. Fascinated, she asked the speaker if he would...
05/18/2015
Test scores do not define our students
This spring our students are encountering the new state-mandated standardized tests. The results will give our teachers and administrators valuable information about...
05/07/2015
Woodland teachers remaining in class
Teachers in many school districts across the state have decided to protest the state Legislature's inaction to fully fund public education, as was required by the state...
05/06/2015
WHS Drama to present Dracula
Join the WHS Drama Department for Dracula, a tale that will send a tingle up your spine! It will be staged May 7, 8 and 9 at 7 p. m. in the WHS Auditorium. Tickets...
05/04/2015
WHS Spring Plant Sale to take place May 1, 2
When spring comes to Woodland, you can count on robins, rainbows . . . and the WHS Plant Sale! In this, the sale's 25th year, the WHS horticulture class and floral...
04/28/2015
Students build life skills at PIT
Abigail Storm has a big dream: to create a mall for animal lovers. The Partners in Transition student imagines a mall with a pet store, a bookstore, a groomer and a...
04/23/2015
WIS earns state achievement award
For the third year in a row Woodland Intermediate School has won a Washington Achievement Award. The school is being honored in the category of High Progress for 2014. ...
04/16/2015
WHS hosts German students
After two family trips to the United States, Julius Michaelis wanted to return as a short-term exchange student. The German teenager got online and looked at cities he...
04/06/2015
Fifth grade scientists win awards
Woodland Intermediate School made its debut showing at the Intel Northwest Science Expo -- and reeled in two awards! Isabella Mattison received an honorable mention in...
03/27/2015
WHS science students head to nationals
Congratulations to the WHS HOSA -- future health professionals -- chapter! At the state competition March 21 in Vancouver, all of WHSs participants made it to the second...
03/25/2015
Fifth graders fly hot air balloons
It was a cold and beautiful morning. The fog had finally burned off, and it was only about 38 degrees, perfect for flying tissue-paper hot-air balloons. We held the...
02/27/2015
WHS to present Taste of Jazz
Its time to glam up and get together for the third annual Taste of Jazz! On Feb. 26 the WHS Jazz Choir and Jazz Band will perform jazz standards and more, Touch of Class...
02/06/2015
WMS Digital Arts students share their talent
Woodland Middle School held its own Digital Arts contest and selected winners in the categories of Best of the Year, action, portrait, landscape, special effect and other...
01/30/2015
WMS robotics team takes third at state
Congratulations go out to Woodland Middle School's FIRST LEGO League robotics team! The team of eight seventh- and eighth-graders -- called RBT8 -- competed against 60...
01/26/2015
WPS student council sets crowd-pleasing agenda
Fresh from election victories, Woodland Primary School's newly established student council took some constituent-pleasing action: It voted to purchase a caboodle of...
01/21/2015
A few fun facts about Woodland’s new High School:
Sensors in classrooms at the new High School will detect bright conditions and automatically dim the ceiling lights. The current High School has two full science labs...
01/15/2015
Board Discussion of Preliminary Transportation Plan for 15-16
Here is a link to the Board discussion item information from Monday night's Board of Directors meeting, regarding the preliminary discussion of three models for...
01/14/2015
WHS jazz musicians to compete at Clark
While many of us are still poking at our oatmeal, a group of Woodland High School students is jamming to the music of Dizzy Gillespie, Duke Ellington and Charles Mingus...
01/14/2015
Middle School Robotics Team to Compete at State Qualifier
This years LEGO robotics team is preparing for the state tournament qualifying competition that will be held at Salmon Creek Elementary School on December 6th. The team...
11/21/2014
Woodland teachers use time wisely to collaborate and plan
Woodland Middle and High School teachers are collaborating to create a Professional Learning Community that spans grades 7-12. Teachers use their Monday professional...
11/03/2014
Spencer's Heartstrong Foundation Donates $8,000 to Woodland Schools
At the regularly schedulded board meeting on Monday night Spencer and Rich Best represented Spencer's HeartStrong Foundation and presented a donation of 8,000 to the...
10/28/2014
School Bus Safety Week
While school bus safety is a year-round priority, this week it receives special attention. School Bus Safety Week, which occurs the third week in October, reminds...
10/21/2014
Welcome Back Students & Staff
Greetings Woodland parents, students and staff! As we kick off another great school year in Woodland Public Schools, I am excited to welcome back students and staff. We...
09/16/2014
ASB Leadership Plan for Coming Year
ASB students take a break from summer to plan for the coming school year.
08/25/2014
Technology Enhancements
Teachers take a few hours out of their summer to learn about the new Promethean Interactive Whiteboards at the Intermediate School.
08/21/2014
Summer Reading Program
Our early learners spent the summer turning pages and filling up their reading chart!
08/21/2014
Congratulations PIT Grads!
06/12/2014
School Reconfiguration Decision Made
At their May 27th regular meeting, the Woodland School Board approved a recommendation to reconfigure schools following the Fall 2015 opening of the new Woodland High...
05/28/2014
Student Spotlight : Vince Nigro
Vince Nigro is finishing up his senior year at WHS and has been involved in a number of activities in and outside of school. From football to track and field to juggling...
05/15/2014
Student Spotlight: McKenzie Collins
McKenzie is rounding out her junior year at Woodland High School with a big smile on her face. The National Honor Society member is taking several honors classes this...
02/25/2014
Robotics Team Scores at State Tournament
This has been a busy year for The Floods, the Woodland Middle School LEGO Robotics team. On December 7th, they competed against thirteen other teams at the qualifying...
02/04/2014
Yale Gymnasium
We have some exciting news, the Yale Gymnasium is complete! The exterior of the building is made of cementuous siding a mixture of concrete and wood fiber also known as,...
01/23/2014
Student Spotlight : Michael Mentler
Michael is a senior this year at Woodland High School. He is involved in a number of activities in and outside of school. He enjoys running for both the track and cross...
01/14/2014
Student Spotlight : Rebekah Krohn
A senior this year at WHS, Rebekah Krohn stands out among her peers as an outstanding student. Rebekah is involved in the Woodland Rotary Interact Club, teaches dance at...
12/17/2013
M&O Replacement Levy Passes... Thank You Voters!

Click here to view information on the approved M&O Replacement Levy.

12/16/2013
Student Spotlight : Grant Booker
Grant is a senior this year at Woodland High School. He is involved in a number of leadership activities such as ASB President, VP of FBLA, VP of W Club, VP Choir Club,...
12/10/2013
9 Woodland Teachers Pass National Board Certification
Nine additional teachers have become part of a rather prestigious group of peers in the Woodland School District by achieving national board certification form the...
12/09/2013
Woodard to Retire from School Board After 16 Years
Long-time Board of Education member, Bill Woodard, who is recognized for his strong and thoughtful leadership and dedicated service to Woodland Public Schools, retired...
12/06/2013
Capital Projects Update

 

 Check out our Capital Projects Page for up-to-date information on facilities progress of the new Woodland High School.

 

 

11/22/2013
Common Core Explained
Common Core is a real-world approach to learning and teaching. Developed by education experts from 45 states, these K-12 learning standards go deeper into key concepts...
11/15/2013
Challenge Day
Students at Woodland High School participated in Challenge Day on Wednesday, November 6, 2013. Challenge Day is a 6 12 hour workshop for 100 high school students. The...
11/13/2013
Spotlight on Robotics
Woodland Middle School is in its 9th year of having an established Robotics Team. Students this year have been working up to their first LEGO League competition on...
10/28/2013
Woodland Welcomes All-day, Everyday Kindergarten
At the beginning of the 2013-2014 school year, Woodland Primary School and Yale Elementary implemented all-day, everyday Kindergarten for our earliest learners. Research...
10/21/2013
Partners in Transition Program Graduating Class
The following students graduated from Woodland School Districts Partners in Transition PIT program on June 6th: Geoff Burgess, Zoey Wilson, Karly Cordano, William...
06/07/2013
Important Dates as Our School Year Ends
As our school year ends, we would like to remind you of these important upcoming dates and times:
05/30/2013
WIS and WHS Recipients of 2012 Washington Achievement Award
We are happy to report that Woodland High School and Woodland Intermediate School are recipients of 2012 Washington Achievement Awards http:www. k12. wa....
04/18/2013
Woodland High School Students Plant Trees for Arbor Day
Woodland, WAMonday, April 15, 2012 Woodland High Schools Horticulture Class and Partners in Transition students joined the City of Woodland in honoring Arbor Day on...
04/15/2013
Kindergarten Registration for the Upcoming 2013-2014 School Year Continues!!
Please stop by the office and pick up your KG packet. Things you MUST bring with you are Birth Certificate and Immunization records. . . Office Hours are 9:00-4:00For...
04/08/2013
Survey for K12 Statewide Hazard Mitigation Plan
The Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction OSPI Program Development Manager of School Facilities and Organization, has asked that we circulate this survey for...
02/21/2013
Parent U
An outreach program for parents called Parent U has been established through the ESD 112. They provide a webinar series for parents covering various topics. This Winter...
01/28/2013
Value Engineering Workshop
Project managers and engineers are partaking in a week long Value Engineering VE workshop surrounding the current capital facilities projects. A VE study is a cost...
01/17/2013
Dear Woodland Families:
We all share the same feelings of sympathy and sadness as we work to comprehend the tragic events that took place on Friday in Connecticut. Our thoughts and sympathies...
01/15/2013