8th Grade Washington D.C. Parent Mtg
CANCELED – more info to follow
San Mateo County STEM Fair Update
The County STEM Fair event has been canceled. However, the judging process will continue but will be assessed and judged remotely via videos from student participants. More information to follow.
Middle School Student Council Candidate Forms Due — March 6
Candidates for Middle School Student Council Officer positions: please be sure to turn in your applications to the school office by the end of the day this Friday, March 6th.
Middle School Conferences & Minimum Days — March 19 & 20
The Middle School will be holding teacher-initiated conferences on the March 19 & 20 minimum days. Since these will take place at the teachers’ discretion, please keep an eye out for invites. Please feel free to reach out to any teacher with questions.
MARS Testing — March 2 - 12
All students will take the 2020 MARS assessment during the first two weeks in March with specific dates and times provided by your child’s teacher. To ensure all students receive a consistent and comfortable testing environment, all students must arrive on time and appointments or absences scheduled outside of this testing window. Questions? Contact your child’s teacher or Ms. Bowdoin.
End of Trimester 2 — Thursday, March 12th
Trimester 2 will conclude on Thursday, March 12th, but please note that the final deadlines to turn in late or missing work may be before that date. PowerSchool will not be accessible to students or parents/guardians the following week. Middle School Progress Reports
MS Tennis Team Update
Practices have been postponed and will not start until after spring break. More information to come. MS Tennis Team Info
Mid-trimester progress reports were sent home with students at the end of the day 02/13, so please check with your student if you haven't seen it already. The trimester ends Thursday, 03/12, so your student still has time to take or retake tests and turn in late or missing work during teachers’ office hours. For a list of those days and times, please click (HERE).
8th Grade Parents: High School Recommendations Update
The Woodside staff has been working hard to ensure that all high school recommendations have been written and sent to the schools that parents and students requested. Please log into your parent portals to check that everything is in order on your end. If there appears to be any recommendations still pending, please let Jennifer Pedersen (formerly Mull) know as soon as possible.
Middle School Talent Show — February 5th
All Middle School students are invited to participate in the Talent Show on February 5th. Interested students must turn in the sign up form.
Middle School Halloween Festivities
Thursday, October 31st 1:15-2:30 p.m.
All middle school students wishing to dress up for Halloween at school should bring their costumes to school to change into after lunch. Students should not wear their costumes to school. Please also refrain from bringing accessories to costumes that may be regarded as a weapon. Students will return to their 8th period class once the Halloween festivities have concluded.
Upcoming No School Days
Friday, Nov. 1st, Monday, Nov. 11th, and the week of November 25th
There will be no school for students on Friday, November 1st. This is a Teacher Work Day. There will also be no school held on Monday, November 11th as the school will observe Veteran’s Day. The school will observe Thanksgiving during the entire week of November 25th.
6th Grade Marin Overnight Parent Information Meeting
Monday, November 4th 6:00-6:30pm in Rm 24
6th grade parents are encouraged to attend the Marin Overnight Trip information session in Ms. Parker’s room. Topics to be covered include a trip overview, presentation of the packing list, and a Q&A session. Parents who are unable to attend but would like the information may contact Ms. Parker directly.
End of Trimester 1
Friday, November 15th
The first trimester will come to a close on Friday, November 15th. All students should refer to their schedules to identify any course changes (i.e.: electives) that will occur the following week. The gradebook will close on Friday for students and parents. The specific date of when report cards will be sent home will be updated soon.
Meet the Middle School - October 30th - 1:00-2:30 p.m. in Wildcats
Fall MS Parent-Teacher Conferences - October 8, 9, 17 & 18
August 19, 2019
Welcome Back from the MS Deans
Dear Woodside Middle School Families,
Welcome to the 2019-2020 school year! We hope you’ve had an exciting summer. The three of us have the privilege and honor of serving as your new Middle School Deans. Señor Wickstrom is the 6th Grade Dean, Ms. Bowdoin is the 7th Grade Dean, and Ms. Mull is the 8th Grade Dean. We are really looking forward to seeing you all on August 21st, and supporting you throughout this upcoming school year. As our Superintendent, Mr. Frank, stated in his note above, pertinent information will be coming soon in the summer mailing packet. Please carefully review this packet and let us know if you have any questions. In the meantime, enjoy the rest of your summer vacation and get ready for a great school year!
Preferred email for Deans: email@example.com