PLANNING TO RIDE THE BUS IN 2019-2020? YOU MUST REGISTER (even if you're a past rider)! Students not registered BEFORE 8/27 will NOT be allowed to ride to or from school. Register online: https://portal.kwrl.org/parent/registration or call the district office at (360) 841-2700
Back to School Bash is this Saturday (8/17 from 3-6pm at WHS)! Can you believe it's almost time for the new school year to start? More details on the Bash are available on our website: http://bit.ly/WoodlandBash2019
Woodland Public Schools start on Tuesday, August 27! Do you know everything you need to know for the new year? Check out our weekly feature for information, tips, and resources to hit the ground running for the 2019-2020 school year! http://bit.ly/WPS-BackToSchool2019
Do you have a kindergartner starting school this fall? All Woodland kindergarten students start on Tuesday, September 3 - a week LATER than all other grades. Learn everything you need to know from our website: http://bit.ly/WPS-Kinder2019
Save the date for Back to School Bash 2019 on Sat, 8/17 from 3-6pm at WHS! Back to School Bash provides FREE backpacks and school supplies for students as well as games, bounce houses, prizes and food! For more details: http://bit.ly/Back-to-School-Bash-2019
Community support and local grants help Woodland Public Schools offer free summer meals and backpacks with school supplies to students in need. To learn the whole story, click here: http://bit.ly/FCRC-Support-Jun2019
*BUS REGISTRATION REMINDER* If your student will be riding the bus in the 2019-2020 school year, you must register them for transportation even if they have ridden the bus in past years. You can register online from KWRL’s website: https://portal.kwrl.org/parent/registration
The entire staff of Woodland Public Schools gathered at Woodland High School for the End-of-Year Staff Awards Luncheon on Wednesday, June 12, 2019. To see more pictures and learn about this year's winners and retirees, click here: http://bit.ly/WPS-StaffAwards2019
The Class of 2019 celebrated graduation by taking part in Woodland's Annual Parade of Graduates through the district's schools. For pictures and to learn more, click here: http://bit.ly/WHS-GradParade2019
Congratulations to Woodland Middle School, one of 34 Washington middle schools to receive a 2019 State Recognized School Award! Click here to learn the whole story: http://bit.ly/WMS-receives-2019-SRSA
HEALTH UPDATE: * All student medication must be picked up by 2pm on Thurs 6/13. * Washington State no longer permits philosophical exemptions for the MMR vaccine. Students must be vaccinated to attend school in 2019-2020. More info is on our website: http://bit.ly/WPS-MMR19
Woodland High School and TEAM High School celebrate the graduates of the Class of 2019! To learn the whole story, click here: http://bit.ly/WSD-Class-of-2019
Woodland Middle School’s new Drama Class and After-School Club performed ‘Big Bad,’ a play about the trial of The Big Bad Wolf, and put on the school’s first play in more than five years. To learn the whole story, click here: http://bit.ly/WMS-Big-Bad
Looking for a great family dinner with live music this weekend? Come to the 22nd Annual Hot Chili Cool Jazz Concert at Woodland High School this Friday, May 31, 2019 at 6 p.m.! For more details: http://bit.ly/HotChiliCoolJazz2019
KWRL is introducing new features which means ALL Woodland students planning to use KWRL bus transportation in 2019-2020 must register. You can register online: https://portal.kwrl.org/parent/registration You can also register in person at the district office or KWRL at 989 Frazier Ln in Woodland.
Woodland High School's SkillsUSA team won six medals at the 2019 State Conference and Kim Miller was selected as Adviser of the Year! To learn the whole story, click here: http://bit.ly/WHS-SkillsUSA-2019
Cascadia Technical Academy recognizes three Woodland High School graduates for their exemplary work and notable accomplishments! Congratulations! Click here to learn the whole story: http://bit.ly/WHS-Cascadia-2019
Art Fest 2019 is almost here – next Monday (5/20) through Thursday (5/23)! Come see more than 1,000 pieces of student art from throughout the district at Woodland High School. Click here for details: http://bit.ly/ArtFest2019
Nominate a Woodland Public Schools employee to be considered for an Employee Excellence Award! Do you know an individual who creates a positive, caring and productive school environment? Nominate them today by using this online form: http://bit.ly/1XtHP1Y
Woodland Middle School's Horticulture students learn to care for plants from seed to harvest. Students research plant growing requirements; develop natural herbicides; cultivate soil to ensure healthy plant growth and much more! http://bit.ly/WMS-Horticulture-2019
UPDATE: Woodland High School in Woodland, Washington was NOT placed in lockdown on Friday, May 10 and there was NO incident of any kind on our campus. Any information to the contrary is likely referencing the Woodland High School located in California. We ask all community members and social media users to please verify your news sources before sharing any information on social media to avoid causing unnecessary concern.
Travel into the fantasy world of New Landia with the WHS Drama Club as Agnes seeks to discover why her sister loved Dungeons & Dragons in “She Kills Monsters.” Performances: 5/17-5/19 at 7pm. Tickets: $10 adults, $5 students/children. (PG-13) Learn more: http://bit.ly/WHS-SheKillsMonsters
Partners in Transition students ages 18-21 learn how to transition to adulthood by organizing outings and learning from professionals. This year, students attended the Night to Shine prom experience and learned about aerodynamics! http://bit.ly/WPS-PartnersInTransition2019
Woodland Public Schools along with Kalama, Ridgefield and La Center Districts threw a special appreciation luncheon for our KWRL bus drivers and transportation staff! Thank you for ensuring our students make it to and from school safely every day! http://bit.ly/KWRL-2019
Woodland High School’s Jazz Choir won first place in Vocal Division 3 of the Commencement Bay Jazz Festival for the second year in a row – and this is only the festival’s second year! Click here to learn the whole story: http://bit.ly/WHSJazzChoirWinsX2
How are your Woodland schools performing? In the 2019 Progress Report: • Detailed data about Graduation Rates, Attendance and SBA Performance • How our staff has dedicated themselves to improving student learning • Our plans & goals for the future http://bit.ly/WPS-ProgressReport2019
Under Washington State’s new funding formula, one school district is getting far more state dollars than a district right next door. Learn why WHERE you live impacts the state’s investment in your school: https://youtu.be/2ARokFWRM0E
Woodland Public Schools held its Kindergarten Kickoff on Tuesday, April 16! New students and their families registered for school, met their principals, and even took a school bus ride so they could see what it's like! Click here to learn more: http://bit.ly/WPS-KinderKickoff2019
Woodland elementary students cooked their favorite Mexican recipes to compete in Future Chefs of America. 2nd-5th graders picked & cooked their own recipes with presentation plates for judging by a panel of judges. Learn the whole story! http://bit.ly/FutureChefs2019-Woodland
Elizabeth Vallaire, TEAM High School Teacher, selected as Secondary Alternative Learning Teacher of the Year for Washington State! Click here to learn the whole story: http://bit.ly/2KmycpZ
What’s at the core of the changes to school funding in Washington? Learn more about the tough issues school districts across the state are facing. https://www.esd112.org/schoolfunding
Kindergarten registration has started for the 2019-2020 school year for Woodland Public Schools! Packets are available from the district’s registrar 7:30am-4pm Mon-Fri. For more information: http://bit.ly/WPS-KinderRegistration We can’t wait to meet our new students!
March Madness sweeps up Woodland High School students as they debate the significance of 16 different Supreme Court cases! Click here to learn the whole story: http://bit.ly/WHSMarchMadness2019
Woodland High School celebrated its Top 5% GPA Earners for 2019 in a special assembly on Thursday, March 21, 2019: http://bit.ly/WHSTop5-2019
Students learn proper table etiquette and try new foods during the annual Fine Dining Event at Woodland Intermediate School. Third graders learned proper table manners and how to use a full set of dining utensils while enjoying a multi-course meal. http://bit.ly/2JloYKf
Woodland community members, staff and students turned out to make this year's annual $50k-for-20 Scholarship Fundraiser Kickoff Event a success. Attendees dined on Mexican cuisine prepared by Culinary Arts students, bid on student artwork and much more! http://bit.ly/2UCc7EE
STUDENT DROP-OFF ALERT: Due to an accident on Lewis River Road, we wanted to make parents and guardians aware that buses may be delayed. We will post updates as we receive additional information.
Under the state’s new school funding formula, the ability to fund programs via local levies has been reduced by 40% in some cases. Click the link below to learn the core issues facing Woodland Public Schools: https://www.esd112.org/schoolfunding/
Dakota Wilcox, Woodland Middle School student and aspiring baker, donated more than $600 in proceeds from her cookie sales to Woodland Primary School's special education preschool program! http://bit.ly/2F6zKzN
Have you bought tickets to the $50k-for-20 Fundraising Dinner on March 14? There's still time! Tour CTE facilities plus dinner from WHS's own Culinary Arts program. Tickets: $20 eacj or $35 per couple. Proceeds pay for graduate scholarships. http://bit.ly/50kFor20-2019Dinner
The staff and students of Woodland Public Schools celebrated their Board of Directors during the district’s regular board meeting on Monday, February 25! Click here to learn the whole story: http://bit.ly/2SEoSwA
Next week (March 4-8) is National School Breakfast Week! Celebrate with us as our food services team offers FREE breakfast for ALL students throughout the entire week! More details and menus: http://bit.ly/2GTtMV0
School funding across the state of Washington has changed dramatically. How do we take a bite out of the problems that have cropped up? https://www.esd112.org/schoolfunding/
The Board of Directors has approved new elementary school names! Beginning this fall, Woodland Primary will be named Columbia Elementary and Woodland Intermediate will be named North Fork Elementary. Yale Elementary stays the same. More: http://bit.ly/WPS-Reconfiguration-2019
Have you voted for your favorite names to replace Woodland Primary and Intermediate this fall? You have until the end of the day on Friday, February 15! Click this link to vote: http://bit.ly/NameYourSchoolsFinal
Woodland Middle School students learn how dropping out of high school could affect their futures during special CHOICES in-school workshop with Fibre Federal Credit Union. Learn the whole story: http://bit.ly/WSW-WMS-CHOICES2019
The Name Your Schools finalists are in! Vote for your favorite name-pair to replace Woodland Primary School and Woodland Intermediate School from now until February 15! (Only one vote per person - duplicates will be deleted) Click this link to vote: https://goo.gl/forms/AuQ1JKrkfPhWUWH83
Yale Elementary School attracts teachers looking for a non-traditional classroom experience. Although more than 20 miles away, the location is all that’s remote about Yale School as the staff remains very much a part of Woodland Public Schools. http://bit.ly/2BdWCuX
Woodland High School’s Mike “Coach Woody” Woodward Shares Lessons Learned From 20 Years Of Coaching. http://bit.ly/2WsIpTF
Want to learn more about reconfiguration or the district’s new school start times for 2019-20? Come to the Reconfiguration Information Night on Thurs, Jan 31 at 6pm at WHS! For more information, you can also visit the district's website: http://bit.ly/2FL1taU
Clark County Health Dept. is investigating a measles outbreak, identifying 22 confirmed & 3 suspect cases in Clark County as of January 21. Woodland Public Schools advises parents to take proper precautions. For more information: http://bit.ly/2FPlyvT
Don't forget to submit your ideas for names for Woodland Public Schools' K-4 elementary schools! The Name Your Schools campaign closes tomorrow (Tuesday, January 22, 2019)! http://bit.ly/NameYourSchools
Name Your Schools! With Woodland Primary & Intermediate both serving K-4 next year, they need new names! We want your ideas! Submit as many ideas as you want at: http://bit.ly/NameYourSchools The form closes 1/22/2019. You will get to vote on your favorites after that time!
Three Woodland High School students make a one-in-a-million chance by earning perfect 800 math scores on the SAT! Click here to learn the whole story: http://bit.ly/2FspbIP
Woodland Primary School has a new Facebook Page: http://www.fb.com/WoodlandPrimarySchool Due to technical issues, the previous page was eliminated. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.
Do you have a 2nd-5th grade student who loves to cook? Compete in the free Future Chefs competition for favorite Healthy Mexican Food Recipe! More information and entry forms available here: http://bit.ly/2QCSxoJ
Practice makes perfect - Woodland Middle School's staff and students handled a live fire alarm on Thursday, January 10, 2019. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2H3XvM4
Woodland High School held a Shelter-in-Place Drill (also known as an Earthquake Drill) on Wednesday, January 9, 2018. For more information on what this drill entails as well as safety updates from around the district, visit our Safety Corner: http://bit.ly/2ymwxIM
There is still plenty of room in the free Strengthening Families class offered for families with kids 10-14 years old! This free 8-week class is open to 12 families with youth ages 10-14. Learn more & register: http://bit.ly/2SKEIq2
Woodland’s sixth graders learned personal financial management while becoming sales managers and CEOs for a day at Junior Achievement's JA BizTown! Click here to learn the whole story: http://bit.ly/2Re6WgC
The Board of Directors approves a boundary plan for reconfigured elementary schools in 2019-2020. To learn more about the reconfiguration process, click here: http://bit.ly/2s1YrGt
Woodland Middle School held a Lockout Drill on Wednesday, December 19, 2018. For more information on what this drill entails as well as safety updates from around the district, visit our Safety Corner: http://bit.ly/2ymwxIM
TEAM High School helped Luke Cook graduate a semester early, join the military, and pursue his dream of working in law enforcement. Click here to learn the whole story: http://bit.ly/2EtGsQj
Woodland Middle School’s LEGO Robotics Team is headed to the state competition after coming in second place this past weekend! The team competed in three categories – Project (with a student-programmed “robot nurse”), Core Values, and Robot Design. GO TROJANS!
If you can't make it to tonight's WHS concert at 7pm, you can watch the concert on YouTube live (or after the event) from this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SxBqLYfOgMM If you have an account with YouTube (Google), you can set a reminder so you can join us live tonight!
The Cowlitz County Extension of Washington State University is offering a free Strengthening Families Class for parents and caregivers of preteens and teens. This free 8-week class is open to 12 families with youth ages 10-14. Learn more & register: http://bit.ly/2SKEIq2
Woodland Police Chief Jim Kelly and Officer Brent Murray visited Katie Klaus' Woodland High School government class to discuss citizens’ rights, the Constitution, and how law enforcement protects the public. Click here to learn the whole story: http://bit.ly/2Px25kO
You are invited to attend a gallery showing of artwork from students in Woodland High School’s AP Studio Art class on Friday, December 14 from 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Lovejoy Gallery located at 226 Davidson Avenue, Suite A in Woodland. To learn more: http://bit.ly/2QgS4xo
Explorience empowers students at Woodland Primary School to learn science and social studies by becoming explorers, astronauts, aviators, and more! Learn the whole story: http://bit.ly/2KRfQtV
Woodland High School band students took part in “Music Major for a Day” at Washington State University followed by a private tour & instruction at the University of Idaho's Lionel Hampton School of Music. Learn the whole story: http://bit.ly/2DLkHvd
The inaugural Woodland Days Career Fair, in partnership with the Port of Woodland, connected more than 700 Woodland students with over 40 local businesses offering living-wage career opportunities. Read the whole story: http://bit.ly/2B3tA1p
Dear parents of K-3 students, You will receive an email later today with a link to participate in a survey to help guide the district’s planning process to transform WIS & WPS into K-4 neighborhood schools. Please help our team by taking a few minutes to participate. Thank you!
Interested in part-time work where you make a difference? KWRL is looking for school bus drivers! Benefits include $20.97 per hour, Free & Paid CDL Training, and Public Employee Benefits. For details, visit: https://goo.gl/tVDDxC or call (360) 841-2023
Join us as the WHS Drama Club presents "Nooses Off," a comedy about drama productions and the actors who perform them. TIMES @ WHS Commons Fri, 11/16 & Sat, 11/17 - 7pm Sun, 11/18 - 2pm Tickets: Adults - $10. Students & Children - $5.
Woodland High School’s Floriculture Team placed eighth in national FFA competition! Team members: Cooper Kaml, Jacob Laddusaw, Jennifer Parkhill, Elisabeth Patnode & Megan Shubert with Team Advisor Mary Ellen Vetter. http://bit.ly/2Ps0zEv
Yale Elementary students learned fire safety from the Cowlitz-Skamania Fire District 7 firefighters during a visit recently. Learn the whole story: http://bit.ly/2Pn3bDS
Digital Citizenship Week teaches students how to use technology responsibly from November 5-9. Students will learn to think critically, behave safely, and participate responsibly in a world that’s becoming more and more digital. For more information: http://bit.ly/2J9aBF4
Woodland High School provided free health screenings for students thanks to a partnership with the Providence Heart Institute. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2q2O9ol
Ever wanted to visit a Woodland High School classroom virtually? Now, you can! Friday, Oct 19, WHS will live-stream class debates in Aaron Blackwelder's 9th grade class starting @ 8:25 a.m. Watch the action as it happens: http://bit.ly/2EuigyZ
All of Woodland Public Schools held Earthquake Drills today, Thursday, October 18 for the Great Washington Shake-Out at 10:18 a.m.! Learn more at the Safety Corner: http://bit.ly/2ymwxIM
WHS families: Attend Woodland High Connect Night to learn more about high school life on Wednesday, October 24 at 5pm! The first 400 attendees can eat at a free baked potato bar with all the fixings! Free childcare is available from 5:15-7:00pm. We hope to see you there!
WHS AP Government students attended a congressional debate and met with a Cowlitz County Defense Attorney to learn more about the U.S. political and justice systems thanks to teacher Shari Conditt using hands-on experiences to enrich student learning. http://bit.ly/2C3nGOx
Book Buddies at Woodland Intermediate School work together to improve their reading skills. Every week at WIS 4th & 2nd graders read aloud with each other to improve reading and writing skills as Book Buddies. To read the entire story, click here: http://bit.ly/2y4fvOl
Woodland High School made ASB cards free for every student this year to reduce the financial burden of attending school events and participating in athletics. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2QRwxbn
Did you know that September is National Attendance Awareness Month? Learn why attendance is important and how Woodland Public Schools is dedicated to ensuring all students receive the best possible education by improving attendance: http://bit.ly/2NTCqpH
Woodland Public Schools staff kicked off the new school year by reflecting on current progress and setting future goals. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2MEp5g9
Woodland Public Schools announces reconfiguring of existing schools to Neighborhood Schools to accommodate substantial growth in enrollment. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2CHgFFn
SAFETY UPDATE: Woodland High School held fire drill today, Thursday, 8/30. We encourage you to discuss the details of these experiences with your students to get feedback on how they felt during the drill. For more information, visit our website: https://goo.gl/bt1BLG
REMINDER: Buses may run a bit late during the first days of school as drivers & students get used to routes. You can view your bus's progress in real-time using GPS! Log into Skyward Family Access, click District Links, select KWRL Parent Portal. https://goo.gl/nzRiNe
Woodland Public Schools' Back to School Bash 2018 gave away nearly 800 free backpacks to students in need attending Woodland, Kalama and La Center school districts on Saturday, August 18! Learn more: https://goo.gl/xGkn3q
Woodland Public Schools staff partnered with Woodland Co-Op Preschool to teach parents of preschoolers how to educate their children about appreciating people with disabilities including using the proper vocabulary and recognizing differences. Read more: https://goo.gl/gQZCvP
Is your student riding the bus to school this year? Only previously-unregistered students need to register. Register online and find your route number using KWRL's redesigned website and "Find My Bus Route" tool at www.kwrl.org The 2018-19 school year starts Tuesday, August 28!
Make a difference in a child's life by being a Woodland lunch buddy for 40 minutes once a week! Mentor training is next Tues, 8/21 at WPS 2-3pm or 7-8pm. Register with John Christopherson at firstname.lastname@example.org or (360) 431-6455.
The first day of school for Woodland Public Schools is Tuesday, August 28! You can get a jump-start on the new school year with this week's feature article with resources and tips including how to download our new smartphone app! https://goo.gl/pEkAK8
Find out how some Woodland Public Schools' staff members spent their summers working To prepare For 2018-19 School Year! https://goo.gl/Etwfef
SAFETY CORNER UPDATE: Old trees removed to improve student and community safety as well as make way for new Celebration Maples coming later this fall! More details: https://goo.gl/2H3zGE
Do you know any children in need of free meals this summer? Our free Summer Meals Program continues through Tuesday, 8/17 with free breakfast & lunch for kids under 18 at WMS. https://goo.gl/Cu9Zqf
Woodland Intermediate School held its first Career Day featuring guest professionals who taught students about a variety of career choices! https://goo.gl/8jDyC1
Don't forget - kids eat free this summer! Kids 18 & younger eat free breakfast at WMS from 8:30-9am & lunch 11:30am-12:30pm from 6/25-8/17. Adults: $2.50 breakfast, $3.50 lunch. https://goo.gl/ALTGnY
Staff had the End-of-Year Staff Awards! Superintendent Green announced Kimberly Miller, WHS CTE Teacher, is Regional Teacher of the Year! (Pic: Asst Supe Asha Riley & Kim) Pics: https://goo.gl/Wuxxac
Today is the last day of school! We wish our students a happy, fun & safe summer! Stay tuned to Facebook, Twitter & woodlandschools.org for updates. Our first day of school is Tuesday, August 28.
Save the date for Back to School Bash 2018 on Sat, 8/18/18 from 3-6pm at Woodland High School for ALL students of ALL ages featuring free backpacks and school supplies!
Woodland Public Schools celebrated its largest graduating class, the Class of 2018, on Friday, June 15! To read the entire story, click: https://goo.gl/oJh9Dy
The Class of 2018 Commencement Ceremony will be held tomorrow night, Friday, 6/15 at 7 p.m. at Woodland High School, 1500 Dike Access Road! Watch it live for free on YouTube: https://goo.gl/rpztKP
Woodland Public Schools' TEAM High School offers a true alternative for students seeking flexible schedules and the ability to work at their own pace. https://goo.gl/T8VfDM
Woodland High School held a lockdown drill today, Monday, 6/11. We encourage you to discuss the details of these experiences with your students to get feedback. https://goo.gl/7kt3tz
The Partners in Transition program teaches special needs students the skills they need to succeed in life and work. To read the entire story, click: https://goo.gl/TiLHht
Come see more than 1,000 pieces of K-12 student art during Art Fest 2018 from June 4-7 at WHS! https://goo.gl/skreSd
Congratulations to our WHS Beavers Softball Team - this year's 2A State Champions! https://goo.gl/nwHUqF
The KWRL Transportation Cooperative drives more than one million miles each Year to get students to and from school safely. https://goo.gl/GLFCxw
Woodland Public Schools’ Food Pantries offer resources to families-in-need thanks to community support! https://goo.gl/1rdKH5
Woodland Intermediate School held a fire drill today, Friday, 5/11. We encourage you to discuss the details of these experiences with your students to get feedback on how they felt during the drill.
Woodland High School was selected as a SkillsUSA National Model of Excellence as the Culinary Arts capture the minds of Woodland students! https://goo.gl/5MAaPh
Learn how Woodland Public Schools uses technology, training, and teamwork to keep students and staff safe! Read this week's feature story to find out more: https://goo.gl/WCygEh
Learn how Woodland Public Schools uses technology, training, and teamwork to keep students and staff safe! https://goo.gl/o5zQbU