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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
Woodland High School prepares "Little Shop of Horrors" for May 18-20, its first musical in years!
The Woodland High School Drama Department proudly presents their first musical in years, "Little Shop of Horrors," open to the community with performances on Thursday,...
05/09/2017
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
Be Aware During Woodland Middle School Student Pick-Up
Recently, there have been a few incidents involving the near-collision of school buses with private vehicles in the parking lot of the Woodland Middle School Commons...
12/02/2016
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
Woodland Middle School encourages parents and guardians to take part in our online survey!
You are your child's most important teacher, so we'd like to hear from YOU! Please participate in this 5-minute online survey which will ask for your views about Woodland...
10/25/2016
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
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 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
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 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 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 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
LEGO Robotics Class visits the University of Washington's 3D Printing Labs to research and share their Tiny Houses solution
The Woodland Middle School LEGO Robotics Class toured the University of Washington's three-dimensional printer research laboratories in early January, continuing their...
01/25/2016
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
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
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