Our school year is certainly off to an excellent start as we welcome 19 new families and 26 mission-appropriate students to our current Woodland family that is now 92 families and 127 students strong! This is a testament to our wonderful faculty and staff, our strong curriculum and our caring Woodland community, all of which help to bring the best in education to your children.
Athletics: Permission slips for field hockey and soccer have gone out and will continue to be sent home as requested by the prospective participants. Player will purchase their own uniforms and will be able to have their number and last name on the uniform shirt.
Upper School Trips: Annual class trips scheduled for September 17th to the 19th (20th for eighth graders). Camp Mason (fifth grade), Washington, D.C. (sixth grade), Philadelphia (seventh grade), and Williamsburg (eighth grade). Please see that the appropriate installment payments and permission slips are returned by Tuesday the 17th.
Fundraising: Details for Entertainment Books and Cherrydale packets went home. Development will hold their first Basket and Bag Bingo of the school year on Friday September 26th! The festivities start at 7 o’clock and doors open at 5 o’clock in our gymnasium. Admission is $25.
Back to School Dance: “Mr. T’s Back to School Dance” is Friday October 3rd from 6 o’clock until 9 o’clock. The dance is open to students in grades 5-8 and alumni from the Class of 2014. Admission is $5.00 per student and proceeds will benefit the Hug a Bear Foundation.
Emergency Forms: One final important note, please return your emergency medical consent forms to both Nurse Rathbone (as required by the State of New Jersey) and Mrs. Martorana as soon as possible. This will help us to stay organized and quickly contact you if needed.
Breakfast with the Head is scheduled for October 1st
Interim Progress Reports will be generated on October 7th.
Parents’ Visiting Day is October 17th!1:00 dismissal.
Pumpkin Carving is October 17th at 6:00 in the gym.
Spooktacular is October 18th (buy your tickets early)