Academics

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Notes From Notestine

Mr. Notestine is enjoying time with his family this week. "Notes" will return in the next edition.                 

Parents Corner 

Information Concerning Rising 8th Grade

Parents, if you were unable to attend either meeting for parents of rising 8th graders this link will give you the information which was distributed at that time.   Rising 8th registration packet for coffee 14-15.pdf

Around the World in a Night - Ticket Sales End Friday, April 18!

Parents, it's time to pack your bags! Ticket sales end this Friday, April 18, for "Around the World in a Night," to be held on Saturday, April 26, from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. This is a magical, fun-filled evening for Woodward parents, with gourmet food stations from countries around the world, a full range of premium adult beverages, your favorite dance music, and international door prizes. We are giving away more than 100,000 airline miles, gift cards to upscale restaurants throughout Metro Atlanta, fine wines, tickets to sports and theater events, paintings from up-and-coming artists, a priceless, handcrafted Moroccan lamp, and so much more! For details, visit the PC Social Events webpage.

Link to PC Social Event page… http://www.woodward.edu/parents/pc/socials/index.aspx

Spring E-cycle/Reuse Drive

The spring e-cycle/reuse drive for Main Campus will be Saturday, April 26, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. to celebrate Earth Week. To learn more including location, accepted items and tax receipt from CFY, please visit  http://www.woodward.edu/go/ecycle.

Middle School Moms Night Out

Join Us For An End-of-the-Year Get Together!
When: Thursday, May 8
Time: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Where: St. Regis Wine Bar & Patio
88 West Paces Ferry Road NW
Valet Parking Available

** Appetizers will be served. **

Questions?
Contact Tammy Benjamin at tdbenjamin@bellsouth.net or Michelle Bowden at bowdens5@yahoo.com.

RSVP at:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1RfVKJdjJPbenlU8EzhEkyVrKsm_v7zBC54QNwhihmUM/viewform

Scuba Trip

Those interested in scuba diving might enjoy a trip to Panama City Beach, Fla., for Memorial Day weekend. Highlights of the trip include great wreck diving, dolphin encounters, and a fun BBQ on the beach. This is the perfect weekend to refresh your scuba skills, become more advanced, log some more dives, or learn a new specialty like search and recovery, rescue, night diving, boat diving, deep diving, or fish identification. For more information, go to: http://fintasticdiving.com/upcoming-trips/ or contact Saffron@FintasticDiving.com.

Upcoming Scuba Classes held at Woodward’s pool: April 27: 10:00 a.m to 1:00 p.m.; May 4: 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.; May 18: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Summer Camp Registration

Registration is now open for Woodward Academy Summer Camps. Please consider taking advantage of our "New Camper Credits" program for 2014. You can receive a $25 credit for every new camper you refer. More details are available on the summer camps website. We also will have several bus stops for your convenience and an afternoon activity camp (WACtivity camp). You can find a list of all camp offerings and camp descriptions on our website.

Visit the Summer Camp pages to register now and take advantage of our payment plan. http://www.woodward.edu/summer/camps/index.aspx. We look forward to a great summer at Woodward this year! 

Student Spotlight  


Winners in the Jesse Draper Raffle

The top fundraiser for the 8th grade is Keera McDonald and for the 7th grade is Abby Marin. Both girls will receive a $25 American Express Gift Card and a slice of pizza every day until the end of the year. Honorable Mention goes to 7th grader, Delaney Zinn, for collecting the next highest amount. We are also very proud of our Middle School students this year for their wonderful behavior during the raffle and for their incredible efforts as we collected approximately $10,500 in support of the Jesse Draper Boys & Girls Club.

Auditions for Upper School Dance Ensemble

Practice classes for the Woodward Academy Dance Ensemble audition will be held Monday, April 21, and Wednesday, April 23, in the Richardson Hall Dance Studio from 3:45 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. The audition will be held on Monday. April 28. Please see Mrs. Herring or Ms Gould for more information. 

Club Updates

Eagle Club:  Homeroom balances for Save the Children:  

Barber - $20.00
Bandrowski - $10.00
Crawford - $ 31.26
Hildebrand - $75.00
Holland - $86.05
McNeill - $30.00
Mousadis - $20.00 
Stratton - $24.00
Tarraso - $5.00
Williams - $15.00
Willsey - $374.37   

Social Studies Club: Don't forget to turn in your permission slips to Mrs. Crawford for the field trip to the Renaissance Festival. Forms are due no later than April 15. 

Peer Helpers: There will be a Peer Helper meeting Tuesday, April 22, during homeroom study hall.


French Club:  The French cartoons party will be Tuesday, April 29, in Room 205 from 3:35 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Book Club will meet after school on Thursday, May 1. Students should have read the novel, "Flipped". This is a classic romantic comedy of errors told in alternating chapters by two fresh, funny new voices. Wendelin Van Draanen, the author, is at her best here with a knockout cast of quirky characters and a hilarious series of misunderstandings and missed opportunities. Plan to ride the late bus. 

Jock Journal

Soccer: The boys soccer team defeated Pace Academy on Friday 5-0. Goals were scored by Foster Hopkins, Tej Munshi, Alex Brown, Jack Gryboski, and Alex Taylor. Player of the game award goes to Jack Gryboski. 

Tennis: Both MS Tennis teams ended their season on a high note beating Lovett on Saturday, April 12. The girls ended their season 6-1 and the boys ended 3-3. We will be having an end of the season party on Tuesday, April 22, after school at the MS lounge from 3:45 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Great season boys and girls!

Track & Field
:  The Middle School League Championship track meet will be Wednesday, April 23, at Marist. The track meet begins at 4:00 p.m.

MS Service News

  • MS 2012-13 Community Service Totals

    Save the Children:
    $800.00

    The Terranova School:
    $10,000.00 ($17,854.04 Academy's Grand Total)

    Jesse Draper Boys & Girls Club Walk-athon:
    $6,564.78 ($43,118.78 Academy's Grand Total)

    Canned Food Drive:
    $16,603.00 and 24,000 lbs. of food (Academy's Grand Total)

Middle School Calendar & Events

Apr 21 Mon

MS Theater Rehearsal

Thru: 4/24/20143:45 PM - 6:00 PM
Apr 22 Tue

Earth Day at Woodward

Location: All School Campuses

More Information

Passover Ends at Nightfall

Apr 24 Thu

MS Performing Arts Trip

Location: Orlando, FL
Thru: 4/27/2014
Apr 25 Fri

Arbor Day

Apr 26 Sat

PC Parent Social - Around the World in a Night!

Location: Woodward Academy Main Campus

Electronic Reuse/E-cycling at Main (WN 4/12)

Location: Main Campus

More Information

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Apr 28 Mon

MS Edline Export

MS Theater Rehearsal

Location: Richardson Hall Theater
Thru: 5/2/20143:45 PM - 6:00 PM
Apr 29 Tue

Parent Community Board Meeting

Location: R. L. Brand Boardroom, Carlos Hall
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
May 3 Sat

MS Theater Tech Rehearsal

Location: Richardson Hall Theater
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
May 4 Sun

MS Choral Concert

Location: Gresham Chapel
5:00 PM

MS Band Recital

Location: Gresham Chapel
7:00 PM
May 5 Mon

MS Theater Tech Rehearsal

Location: Richardson Hall Theater
3:45 PM - 6:00 PM
May 6 Tue

MS Theater Final Dress Rehearsal

Location: Richardson Hall Theater
3:45 PM - 6:00 PM

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Newsletter last updated: 

April 17, 2014

Upcoming MS Events

Apr 21 Mon

MS Theater Rehearsal

Thru: 4/24/20143:45 PM - 6:00 PM
Apr 24 Thu

MS Performing Arts Trip

Location: Orlando, FL
Thru: 4/27/2014
Apr 25 Fri

Arbor Day

Apr 26 Sat

PC Parent Social - Around the World in a Night!

Location: Woodward Academy Main Campus

Electronic Reuse/E-cycling at Main (WN 4/12)

Location: Main Campus

More Information

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Apr 28 Mon

MS Edline Export

MS Theater Rehearsal

Location: Richardson Hall Theater
Thru: 5/2/20143:45 PM - 6:00 PM
Apr 29 Tue

Parent Community Board Meeting

Location: R. L. Brand Boardroom, Carlos Hall
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
May 3 Sat

MS Theater Tech Rehearsal

Location: Richardson Hall Theater
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
May 4 Sun

MS Choral Concert

Location: Gresham Chapel
5:00 PM

MS Band Recital

Location: Gresham Chapel
7:00 PM
May 5 Mon

MS Theater Tech Rehearsal

Location: Richardson Hall Theater
3:45 PM - 6:00 PM
May 6 Tue

MS Theater Final Dress Rehearsal

Location: Richardson Hall Theater
3:45 PM - 6:00 PM
May 7 Wed

MS Theater Production - Assembly for LS

Location: Richardson Hall Theater
10:15 AM

MS Teacher Appreciation Luncheon

Location: Teachers' Lounge
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

April 3, 2014


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Upcoming MS Volunteer Opportunities

May 7 Wed

MS Teacher Appreciation Luncheon

Location: Teachers' Lounge
11:00 AM - 1:00 PMMore Information...
May 15 Thu

MS 8th Grade End-of-Year Ice Cream

Location: MS Courtyard
May 19 Mon

MS 7th Grade End-of-Year Ice Cream

Location: MS Courtyard
May 20 Tue

MS Exam Bisquits

Location: MS Cafeteria

Parent Programming Events - all parents invited