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Kindergarten Registration April 11 - 29!
Kindergarten registration will open April 11th and go through April 29th. It is imperative that you register during this time so that we can make staffing decisions for...
02/02/2016
Woodland Public Schools and Love Overwhelming receive $55,000 grant to help homeless students in Cowlitz County
Woodland Public Schools ongoing partnership with Love Overwhelming, a nonprofit organization based in Cowlitz County, resulted in the award of a 55,000 grant to provide...
10/16/2017
Celebrate National School Bus Safety Week from October 16 through October 20!
KWRL Transportation invites you to celebrate 16 million miles of transporting area students in Clark and Cowlitz Counties with no at-fault injury accidents during...
10/16/2017
Woodland High School’s floral design teams win FloraChopped, bringing home $4,800 in scholarships
Woodland High Schools Floral Design teams swept the Floral Design Institutes FloraChopped competition held in Portland, Oregon with the schools teams taking first and...
10/09/2017
Woodland Middle School partners with local paramedics to teach students emergency preparedness
Woodland Middle School arranged for paramedics to visit the school and educate students about emergency preparedness including how to call 911, provide an introduction to...
10/02/2017
Woodland High School teams up with Microsoft, TEALS, and volunteer technology professionals to offer Intro to Computer Science
Woodland High School teamed up with Microsoft Philanthropies partner, Technology Education and Literacy in Schools TEALS to offer courses in Computer Science to help...
09/25/2017
Woodland Middle School holds soccer jamboree for first-ever Clark and Cowlitz counties' middle school girls soccer league
Woodland Middle School hosted the seasons first soccer jamboree for the first-ever middle school girls soccer league in Clark and Cowlitz counties on Tuesday, September...
09/18/2017
Washington State Department of Health warns parents to take safety precautions to protect children from wildfire smoke
The Washington State Department of Health would like parents to be aware of special precautions necessary to protect your children's health in areas with wildfire smoke...
09/07/2017
Woodland Public Schools partners with ESD 112 and others to encourage families to register students for preschool
Woodland Public Schools announces the introduction of the Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program ECEAP, a preschool program free for qualified students in...
09/04/2017
Woodland teachers use summer break to keep working by learning new skills and honing their craft
When the school year ends and students go home for a much-needed vacation, Woodland Public Schools teachers continue their work by attending a professional development...
08/21/2017
Get resources and tips to prepare students for the first day of school on Tuesday, September 5!
With the first day of school for the new school year rapidly approaching, Woodland Public Schools provides information about upcoming events and tips for parents and...
08/14/2017
Good school attendance ensures student success over entire academic careers
Woodland Public Schools staff spread the word to emphasize the importance of good attendance helping students achieve their goals, graduate from high school, and learn...
08/07/2017
Woodland Public Schools celebrates Employees of Excellence with a year-end award ceremony and special video competition
The staff of Woodland Public Schools celebrated the end of the school year at a special staff luncheon featuring the second annual Employee of Excellence Awards and a...
07/31/2017
Back to School Bash 2017 will provide free school supplies and haircuts for students in need from Woodland and Kalama
Woodland Public Schools announces the Back to School Bash 2017 event offering free backpacks, school supplies, and haircuts as well as free entertainment and refreshments...
07/24/2017
Trapshooting and Equestrian teams offer Woodland students unique opportunities to experience teamwork and competition
Woodland Public Schools seeks to engage student interests both in and out of school by providing a wide variety of unique clubs and teams. Over the past five years, two...
07/17/2017
Woodland Intermediate School created 1,000 paper cranes to rally support and inspire a third grader's recovery from surgery
When one of their own third-graders suffered a life-threatening medical condition and underwent surgery, the entire staff and all of the students at Woodland Intermediate...
07/10/2017
Woodland Middle School students develop life skills by learning to juggle
Students at Woodland Middle School joined an eight-week club to learn how to juggle, but ended up learning much more including the value of perseverance, patience, and...
06/26/2017
Woodland Public Schools' English Language Learners excelled in 2017 with 17 WIS students passing the state assessment
Woodland Intermediate School's English Language Learners ELL excelled on this year's assessment test, the English Language Proficiency Assessment ELPA21, with a total of...
06/19/2017
Woodland Public Schools announces the 50-for-20 Annual Scholarship Fund, awards ten $2,500 scholarships to 2017 graduates
Woodland Public Schools proudly announces the introduction of the 50-for-20 Scholarship Awards, an annual scholarship program providing 2,500 scholarships to 20...
06/12/2017
KWRL bus cooperative introduces new features, services, and website to efficiently transport students
The KWRL bus cooperative serving Kalama, Woodland, Ridgefield, and La Center school districts recently redesigned their website and added new technology to provide more...
06/05/2017
Kids eat free this summer from June 26 through August 25, 2017!
Children 18 years and younger can receive free meals at Woodland Middle School throughout the summer thanks to the Simplified Summer Food Program for Children. From...
06/01/2017
Chad Trisef, author, presents to WMS students about real-life mysteries and the importance of helping others
Chad Trisef, co-writer of the fictional book series "Oracle," spoke to Woodland Middle School students to promote childhood literacy, the importance of helping others,...
05/22/2017
Woodland Primary School uses data analysis, teamwork, engaging events to improve student learning
The staff at Woodland Primary School uses teamwork, data analysis, and planned engaging events to involve all students in their own learning, offering support for...
05/15/2017
Woodland Public Schools selects James Johnston as new middle school principal
Woodland Public Schools proudly announces their selection of James Johnston as Principal of Woodland Middle School beginning in the upcoming 2017-2018 school year. ...
05/15/2017
Gabe Murfitt, motivational speaker, teaches students the importance of overcoming adversity to reach lifelong goals
Woodland Public Schools students learned about the importance of overcoming adversity during presentations by motivational speaker Gabe Murfitt, a 26 year-old who...
05/08/2017
Woodland Reads inspires family togetherness and improves elementary students' reading skills during month-long events
Woodland Reads, a teacher-led program designed to increase family togetherness and improve students' reading skills, provides free books for elementary students to read...
04/28/2017
Woodland hosts record-breaking Mass Band Concert with more than 430 middle school student musicians
Woodland hosted the 41st Annual Mass Band Middle School Band Concert with 436 students from ten schools throughout Southwest Washington playing in a massive band ensemble...
04/24/2017
Woodland High School Horticulture Science 29th Annual Plant Sale on Friday, May 5 and Saturday, May 6
Woodland High School Horticulture Science students plan to sell their organically-grown plants at this years 29th Annual Plant Sale scheduled for Friday, May 5 from 8 a....
04/18/2017
Woodland Primary School encourages and motivates positive behavior with new approaches to inspire students
Woodland Primary School uses teamwork and dedicated planning to encourage positive student behavior throughout the school by teaching students character traits and...
04/17/2017
Woodland Third and Fourth Graders cook their favorite comfort foods to compete in this year’s Future Chefs of America Event
Third and fourth graders from Woodland Intermediate School created their favorite comfort foods by cooking recipes of their own selection in Sodexo's second annual Future...
04/03/2017
Two Woodland High School teachers eliminate letter grades in an innovative approach to improve student learning
Two Woodland High School English Language Arts teachers have transformed the way students learn in their classrooms by eliminating letter grades and helping students take...
03/27/2017
Woodland High School Career and Guidance Specialist selected as ESD 112's 2017 Regional Classified Employee of the Year
Educational Service District 112 selected Woodland High School's Career and College Guidance Specialist, Mary Ann Sturdivan, as the 2017 Regional Classified Employee of...
03/23/2017
Woodland Middle School offers innovative after-school club for girls to promote self-confidence and physical activity
Two teachers at Woodland Middle School started a new after-school club for girls to talk about the issues they face in middle school and to get some exercise along the...
03/20/2017
Woodland Middle School receives inaugural grant from Port of Woodland to develop STEAM robotics curriculum
Woodland Middle School received 7,000 from the Capital Community Development Project CCDP grant awarded by the Port of Woodland to purchase 18 LEGO robotics kits for use...
03/13/2017
Woodland High School hosts nearly 300 students from 22 schools competing in the FBLA Winter Conference
Nearly 300 students gathered at Woodland High School for the Future Business Leaders FBLA of America Winter Conference where student teams from 22 schools in Southwest...
03/06/2017
Kindergarten Registration begins Monday, March 6!
Do you have a new student entering Kindergarten this fall? Kindergarten registration begins Monday, March 6! Enrollment packets for Woodland Primary School and Yale...
03/01/2017
Woodland Public Schools starting community task force to connect families in need with resources
Woodland Public Schools introduces "Our Kids, Our Business," a community task force dedicated to addressing the needs of under-resourced families and students in the...
02/27/2017
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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 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
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
K-1 Christmas Program
The Christmas Program for our students in grades K-1 will be next Monday, December 14th. We will have two performances, the first at 10:15am and the second at 2:00pm...
12/11/2015
Winter Break
Friday, December 18th will be our last day of school before Winter Break. School will be normal hours this day. We will return to school on Monday, January 4th at our...
12/04/2015
Thanksgiving Break

We will have no school Wednesday, November 25 - Friday, November 27 to celebrate Thanksgiving.  Enjoy your holiday!

11/16/2015
Veteran's Day Assembly
All Veteran's Weclome!! On Tuesday, November 10th our students at our 2-4 campus will be hosting Veteran's Day assemblies. Grade 3 will host 8:45 - 9:15am, grade 4 will...
11/06/2015
Early Release & Conferences
Conferences will be held October 27 - 30 at both the Pk-1 and 2-4 campuses. If you have not scheduled a conference with your student's teacher please call the office to...
10/27/2015
Open House & Book Fairs
Join us for Open House and check out the Book Fair! Open house for PK-1 will be 929 from 5-7pm. 2-4 will be 101 from 5-7pm. Enjoy hot dogs and the book fair from 5-6...
09/25/2015
Welcome Kindergarten Students and Families
Welcome Kindergarten Families! We look forward to partnering with you and your child as they start their learning journey through the Woodland K-12 education system. ...
09/12/2015
Drop in \ Drop off
Reminder!Pre-K-4 Drop in Drop off Tomorrow, Tuesday, September 8, 2015Grades PreK-1Primary School from 2:00 p. m. to 3:00 p. m. Grades 2-4 Intermediate School from 1:00...
09/07/2015
Welcome Kindergarten Families
Welcome Kindergarten Families to Woodland Primary! The upcoming school year will be an exciting one for you and your family as you enter full-time Kindergarten. A packet...
08/19/2015
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
Office Closed June 29 - August 21

Our office is closed for the summer and will reopen on August 24th.  Enjoy your summer!

06/29/2015
School Office Closing June 26th

The school office will be open until June 26th.  We wil reopen on August 24th.  Enjoy your summer!

06/25/2015
Limited Office Hours
Due to remodeling of the school office we will be running on limited access to the public through June 26th. Should you need to pick up your student's medicaiton or...
06/22/2015
End of the year!

Field Day will be Thursday, June 18th from 9am - 11am.  Last day of school will be Friday, June 19th.  School will release at 12:00pm both days.

06/12/2015
Volunteer for Field Day 6/18!
Field Day for WPS will be Thursday, June 18. We need volunteers! Please contact the WPS office if you would be willing to coordinate Field Day or run a station, 360-...
06/01/2015
No School Friday, May 22nd

There is no school on Friday, May 22nd.  It was a day reserved as a snow make up day, however, as there were no cancelled days we will enjoy the day off.

04/27/2015
No School Friday, March 27

There is no school on Friday, March 27th.  It was a day reserved as a snow make up day, however, as there were no cancelled days we will enjoy the day off.

03/26/2015
Smarter Balanced Assessment Parent Info Night
Please join us for a 3rd grade parent information night where we will explain the new Smarter Balanced Assessment replacing the MSP. March 10th 17th at 5:30 in the...
03/09/2015
Kindergarten Registration
March 16th - 26th we will be enrolling kindergartners for the 2015-2016 school year. Please pick up an enrollment packet in the Primary School office, 8:00am - 3:30pm...
03/06/2015
Dr. Seuss Day is March 2nd!

Monday, March 2nd is Dr. Seuss Day/Read Across America Day!  Our students are invited to wear pajamas and bring their favorite book to share with the class!

02/20/2015
No School 2/13 & 2/16

There will be no school Friday, 2/13 and Monday, 2/16.  Enjoy your long weekend!

02/12/2015
Join us for Math Night 2/10
Grades K-6th, Tuesday, February 10th, 5:30 - 7:30 at Woodland Intermediate School. Parents and community members are invited to join the Woodland School District in an...
02/09/2015
No School Friday, January 30

Friday, January 30th is our semester break.  There will be no school on this day.

01/29/2015
No School Monday, January 19

In observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day there will be no school on Monday, January 19th.  See you all on Tuesday!

01/16/2015
Parent Math Night Dec. 2nd
Parents and community members are invited to join theWoodland School District in an evening of thinking aboutmathematics and the Washington State Math StandardsCommon...
11/25/2014
Annual Holiday Program
Our annual holiday program will take place in our gym on December 15th. There will be two performances. If your students last name begins with A-M please come at 9:...
11/20/2014
VETERANS DAY ASSEMBLY
Please plan to attend our annual Veterans Day AssemblyMonday, Nov. 10th at 10:00 a. m. WPS students have been working very hard preparing for this special event!...
11/08/2014
Parent/Teacher Conferences
ParentTeacher ConferencesOctober 28 - 31, 2014 The parent-teacher conference provides an opportunity to have uninterrupted time to collaborate with your child's teacher...
10/13/2014
Reminder: Late Start Monday
REMINDER: On Monday, September 8, 2014 Woodland Primary School will begin our regular Late Start Mondays. Every Monday, school will start at 9:45 am. Woodland Primary...
09/05/2014
Coffee, Tea, and Tissues
Coffee, Tea, and Tissues On Monday, September 8, 2015, 9:45 a. m. to 10:30 a. m. Hosted by the Woodland PTSA Drop off your kindergartner and come to the school...
06/17/2014
Dear Woodland Primary School Parents...from the Superintendent
March 12, 2014 Dear Woodland Primary School Parents, We hold the safety and welfare of your children as our highest priority. To that end, when there is information of...
03/12/2014
Kindergarten Registration Begins March 10th
Parents looking to enroll Kindergartners for the upcoming school year can begin picking up registration folders on March 10th! Along with your completed Registration...
02/24/2014
Father Daughter "Royal Ball"

Saturday, February 22, 2014

Woodland Primary Gym, 6-9pm

$10 per Father (Daughters free)

go to woodlandgrace.com for more info

01/23/2014
Snowflake Bazaar

The 30th Annual Snowflake Bazaar

Saturday, November 22nd

10:00 - 4:00 WPS Gym

11/12/2013
VETERANS DAY PARADE AT FORT VANCOUVER
VETERANS DAY PARADE AT FORT VANCOUVER. If you're looking to watch a great Veterans Day parade, check out Fort Vancouver's annual event this Saturday, November 9th from...
11/08/2013
Daylight Savings Time Ends November 3rd.

Don't forget to turn back your clocks Saturday, November 3rd to adjust for Standard Time.

10/31/2013
Dogs Pies and Books
Don't Miss DogsPies AND Books! 1. 50 Per Person5. 00 Family Thursday, September 26 DinnerDessert: 5:00-6:30 Classroom Visits: 6:00-7:00 Visit our BOOKS throughout! Please...
06/18/2013
PTSA Meeting

 The Final PTSA meeting of the Year

Will be on June 5th @ 6:00 at WIS in the Libraray.

 

 

06/04/2013
Mark Your Calendars!

Mark your Calendars….
Monday, JUNE 10th
School will start at 8:30

05/23/2013
MSP Testing

3rd Grade MSP Testing….

Tuesday, May 7th

& Wednesday, May 8th

8:30

Parents, please have your 3rd grader at school

on time and ready to go!

 

04/22/2013
Parent Input Forms
Parent Input Forms Each spring one of the responsibilities of our staff is the placement of students into classrooms for the upcoming school year. Many factors are...
03/27/2013
Important!! Evening Conference Change

There has been a change with our Evening Conferences...
Evening Conferences are on Thursday, March 28th NOT Wednesday, March 27th.

02/25/2013
13-14 Kindergarten Registration
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...
02/13/2013
Parent Safety Procedure Letter
Dear WPS Parents: I write to thank you so much for respecting and supporting our increased safety focus around school. So much of what we are doing to insure safety can...
01/18/2013