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Woodside School Parent Survey
Click HERE to participate
We are surveying parents, students and staff with the goal to solicit input and data to improve and align our school's programs and strategies with the needs and desires of all members of the Woodside School community. Please complete this survey no later than Fri., April 27. 
Teacher Appreciation Day

Teacher Appreciation Day
Thursday, April 26; 8:00-8:25am; School Library Courtyard
Make your cards, pick your flowers, bake some homemade treats and get your appreciation on for our amazing teachers and staff! Simply deliver your goodies to the tables located in the courtyard in front of the school library. Starting at 7:45am, there will be tables set up for ALL WES teachers/specialists and every staff member will have a station, vase and basket/bag with their name on it. 

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Coffee Chats with WESD Board
Monday, April 30 at 6:30pm; Wildcats (revised date)
We encourage parents and members of our community to join two members of the Woodside School Board to openly discuss topics of their choosing. This informal chat will be the second opportunity, and scheduled in the evening, for guests to ask questions, voice concerns and sip coffee with their board members. 

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Parent Coffee Discussion — Differentiation
Wed., May 2nd at 8:45am in Wildcats
All parents are encouraged to join Differentiation Coach Nancy Coleman and Dr. Beth Polito as they review district priorities in differentiated instruction, best practice and current practice by grade level (TK - 8th).
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6th Grade Bingo Night!
Friday, May 4 in Sellman
5pm: Taco truck opens  •  6pm: Let the games begin!
The 6th grade is sponsoring Bingo Night on May 4th and all families are welcome! This annual event is a crowd favorite, and the proceeds help support the 6th grade class.

DONATIONS: Please consider donating movie tickets, gift cards, novelty gifts, games, books, etc. for prizes. Also, baskets are needed to create raffle prizes, and a collection box will be in the school office. Email Meghan Clark for details.
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May Day Festival
Saturday, May 5
May Day is upon us and this year the theme is Cinco de Mayo! It takes many, many volunteers to make this a fun and successful event. Please sign up for at least one time slot (if you have multiple children, you choose the grade). SIGN UP HERE. More May Day info to follow. 

Open House
Open House Night
Thurs., May 10; 6:30pm
Come see all the work your student has been working on this past year at Open House Night! The Jazz Band will be performing in the Bell Courtyard and then parents and students can walk through current and next year's classrooms. This is a great opportunity to meet the teachers in the grade above. 
Woodside Community Invitation to Open House and Operetta 2018
Invitation to the Woodside Community

As valuable neighbors and partners, Woodside School invites our community members to visit us on campus and share this year’s successes. Please join us for our end of year celebrations: Open House (Thursday, May 10) and Operetta (May 30 & 31, June 1). MORE INFO.

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2018-19 School Calendar
The calendar for the 2018-19 school year has been approved! Click HERE to view the calendar. We strongly encourage scheduling your family travel plans to avoid missing school days.

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Recess and Lunch Activity Options
View the full list of activity options available for Elementary and Middle School students during recess and lunch in addition to playground time. 
Activities for K - 8th Grade Students
In addition, we also offer the following clubs – Lego, Game & Dance — all hosted by our school counselor, Scott Shaffer. For details on each club, click HERE
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Registration for 2018-19 Workshop Education is open!
A Workshop student recently described what our classes do in 8 words. She said, "I do better in school with less stress." See how our study skills and innovation enrichment classes can help your child. Registration for 2018-19 school year is now open. Spots fill, register today.
More Info & Registration

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Lunch Provider
Check out the monthly menu options HERE. Our lunch provider Choicelunch, will continue servicing Woodside School families. However, we are now using a new, easier ordering link: LunchIsServed. Questions? Contact Amanda Bedolla
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Shop Amazon & Earn Up to 10% for WES
Don't forget to use the PTA Amazon link below and earn up to 10% for the PTA on all purchases! 
PTA Amazon Link

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No Dogs on Campus
Please do not bring your dogs to campus. This is a school policy and signs are posted. We have had a significant problem with dog waste on our fields and campus and it is impacting our PE and recess programs. It is also important to provide a safe environment for those with allergies and animal fears. 
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