Connie White, Director of Learning Design & Innovation has been recognized by the Association of Technology Leaders in Independent Schools (ATLIS) as a 2020 ATLIS Pillar Award winner.
Beyond the Gate: The Woodward Academy Blog is a gathering place for our community members to share all of the remarkable things happening at Woodward in the classroom and beyond. Our talented faculty and staff will share their ideas and philosophies as well as news about the programs and activities that make the Academy special. We’ll also hear from students, alumni, parents, and other members of the War Eagle family. We invite you to explore and share your comments! If you would like to be a BTG blogger, submit a post now!
Working from home has been an adjustment for so many people throughout the world, whether they're lawyers, marketing professionals, or teachers. The same has been true for students, but we've been so very impressed with how adaptable ours have been throughout this process. Today, we'll check in with Middle School students about how they're adjusting...
Woodward's International Public Policy Forum (IPPF) Debate Team advanced to the Elite 8 round of competition.
Senior Jenna Benedict participated in Dyslexia Day February 25 at the Georgia State Capitol.
Senior Nishita Ghanate has been named a 2020 PAGE STAR Student.
Woodward North’s Odyssey of the Mind teams competed at the North Georgia regional tournament February 22.
Two Upper School students were selected to represent Woodward and the state of Georgia as Delegates at the Congress of Future Medical Leaders.
Sophomores Jack Hightower and Elizabeth Li won the Second Year Debate State Championship last weekend.
Woodward North sixth-grader Rania N. was recently published on TimeforKids.com.
The Woodward Academy Debate Team has advanced to the Top 32 round of the 19th Annual International Public Policy Forum (IPPF).
Eighth-grader Rishabh Jain won the Middle School Geography Bee held January 9.
The theme of the Woodward winter magazine is 2020: The Future in Focus. One area in which we are helping to shape 2020 and the future beyond is with our Independent Scientific Research program in the Upper School. To learn more about the program, we talked with Upper School Science Teacher Kevin Hurysz...
Sophomore Ashna Ghanate and senior Sam Wombough finished second at the Billy Tate Southern Bell Forum at Montgomery Bell Academy (MBA).
Kindergartner Trey E. recently participated in the First LEGO League Jr. Expo at Mt. Paran Christian School.
Seniors Nishita Ghanate and Sam Wombough were recently presented with the National Speech & Debate Association's Academic All American award.
Eighth-grader Noah Song received national recognition at the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth (CTY) Grand Ceremony.
On November 7, Upper School students were inducted into the World Language Honor Societies.
Upper School students participated in the 7th Annual World Languages Poetry Recitation Competition.
Fifth-grader Gianluca S. was named the Woodward North National Geography Bee school champion.
Third-grader Sarah M. and her stepfather, Shaun, have written an illustrated children's book.
Junior Gavin Bush recently came in 3rd place at the Georgia High School Students Chinese Culture Knowledge Contest.
Social and emotional learning has become one of the most talked-about concepts in modern education. Jennifer Knox, Woodward's Director of Character Education and the Ron M. Brill Chair for Ethical Leadership Development, wrote this piece for Front Porch Magazine about the value of Social, Emotional, and Ethical Learning...
More than 20 student delegates from the Upper School's Model United Nations group participated in the two-day annual Georgia Tech Model UN Conference.
Third-grader Brandon M. recently placed 2nd in the Metro Atlanta Youth Football League (MAYFL) Spelling Bee.
Our 6th grade Transition team at the Lower School has started off the school year in a unique way, putting together a culture wall as one of their projects this fall...
Seventh-grader Jack Doane was selected this year by Time for Kids (TFK) Magazine as a "Kid Reporter."
Sixteen Upper School students recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.
Three Upper School teachers were selected to teach for the Governor's Honors Program in their respective disciplines.
Woodward Academy has a new leadership team in the Middle School this year, and we thought it'd be a nice idea to put together a Q&A with the new leaders to let you get to know them...
Rising ninth-graders Jacob Westlund and Alex Van Aacken recently attended Robotics Academy at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, home of Space Camp®, Space Camp® Robotics™, Aviation Challenge®, U.S. Cyber Camp® and NASA Marshall Space Flight Center’s Official Visitor Center.
Francesca Henderson, a rising 9th grader, was a delegate to the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Lowell, MA from June 23 to 25.
Rising senior William Gore will study Arabic in Morocco this summer through a National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) scholarship. NSLI-Y is a program of the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
Rising junior Jackson Fryburger has been accepted into Stanford University's "Newsroom by the Bay" summer program.
Uswa Khan '19 has been named a 2019 Stamps Scholar.
Rising eighth-grader and first year Middle School debater Caden Morris earned a scholarship to attend Vanderbilt's Debate Camp.
Class of 2019 graduate Liz Wheeler was recognized by the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards for her poem.
Upper School students pass world language proficiency tests in French and Japanese.
Upper School German teacher Ben Shivers recently passed the the highest level C2 of the Goethe-Zertifikat.
Junior Lekha Koganti won first place in the AATSP Spanish Essay Competition.
Juniors Aspen Andrews and Jack Pressgrove were accepted into Stanford University's "Newsroom by the Bay" summer program.
Sixth graders at the Lower School researched and wrote about issues surrounding water quality and access to clean water around the world as a class project. Read more about the projects here...
Former Director of the Transition Learning Program Selma Ridgway recently appeared on WABE's City Lights.
Students from the Lower School competed in the Cheetah Cup Math Competition.
Seventh-grader Anna Schwartz and eighth-grader Aiden Robinson were named the first and third place winners in the 2019 Enlighten America Essay Contest.
Junior Emma Brantley has been awarded a full scholarship to the 2019 Kode With Klossy Web Development Summer Camp.
Eighth-grader Seraiah Kornegay will be a Delegate to the Congress of Future Medical Leaders.
Woodward North fourth-grader Gianluca S. competed in the National Geography Bee state competition.
Hear from David-Aaron Roth '10, Upper School English Teacher and Service Learning Coordinator, about Woodward's new app for students, Helper Helper, and the ways in which this tech tool is helping to better connect our students with meaningful service learning experiences. Enjoy!
Woodward North’s Odyssey of the Mind Team competed at the North Georgia regional tournament.
Computer Science Chair Timothy Hipp was recently selected to serve as an AP College Board Advocate at the Georgia state capital.
Fourth-grader Gianluca S. recently won the Woodward North Geography Bee.
Woodward North second-grader Aditya L. participated in the state level Vex IQ Challenge.
Eighth-grader Davis Hollis recently served as a Page at the Georgia House of Representatives.
Seniors Mona Mahadevan and Malachi Robinson won their fourth consecutive state championship debate victory.
Senior Anna-Kathryn Hodges was recently presented with the 2019 Outstanding Senior in French Award.
Junior Matthew O'Stricker and freshman Maya Packer have been offered full scholarships to attend the Investigative Journalism Workshop at The University of Missouri's School of Journalism.
The Butterknife is our student-led newsletter that is emailed out regularly throughout the school year. Below is an excerpt from the most recent Butterknife, describing the recent College Knowledge Day, where juniors learned about the admissions process and visited local colleges and universities.
This is National School Counselor Week, and in that spirit, we decided to talk to one of our newest school counselors, Kelli Watling, who is midway through her first year as the Primary School counselor...
The Georgia Chinese Language Educators (GCLE) presented Woodward sophomore Gavin Bush with the Star Student Achievement Recognition award.
In mid-January, the Upper School's W.A.R.Botics Team hosted Sphero Academy—an outreach event for local Main Street Academy students.
Woodward North's FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL) team, Ewok Landers, competed in the FLL Super Regional Tournament.
Woodward Academy's Student Publications staff has been awarded the 2019 Journalism Education Association's (JEA) Diversity Award.
Middle School Robotics team participated in the VEX Competition.
Senior Mona Mahadevan has been named the 2019 PAGE STAR Student. Mona selected English teacher Margaret Lee as her STAR teacher.
Woodward North sixth-graders advance to GISA Spelling Bee.
Paula Gentry and Marianne Lecesne were recently selected by the College Board's AP Program to serve as AP Readers.
Zoe Schwartz recently passed the DELF (Diplôme d'Etude en Langue Française) exam.
Senior Sydney Hallas has been named a top 300 scholar in the 78th Regeneron Science Talent Search.
The Upper School W.A.Robotics team hosted a series of community events.
Juniors Yimeng Ma and Ruijia Cao competed in round 1 of the Kennesaw State University Mathematics Competition.
Sophomore Ella Schutze recently authored a book.
Seventh-grader Michael Wu recently won the Middle School Geography Bee sponsored by the National Geographic Society.
Upper School students participated in the World Languages Poetry Recitation Competition.
Sophomore Jackson Fryburger has written more than 500 articles on Bulldogs football for UGA Wire.
Senior Ashani Sharma, a member of Woodward's first Ethical Dilemmas and Decision Making courses, recently published two books.
Woodward North media specialist Mary Brown is one of more than 4,000 teachers across the U.S. to renew their certification as a National Board Certified Teacher (NBCT).
Beyond the Gate talked with a few of our teachers to get a glimpse into their classrooms, their philosophies on education, and their feelings about teaching at Woodward. Today we share Part 3, our talk with Middle School math teacher Dana Jefferson...
Class of 2018 graduate Anna Gianneschi's poem has been published in the November edition of Albricias magazine.
The Upper School Robotics team has hosted a number of outreach events for younger Woodward students including three STEM Fairs.
On Thursday, October 18, Woodward inducted several Upper School students into World Language Societies.
Sixth-grader Carl A. Jr. recently completed the Duke Talent Identification Program (Duke TiP) Aircraft and Spacecraft Design Academic Adventures course.
Beyond the Gate talked with a few of our teachers to get a glimpse into their classrooms, their philosophies on education, and their feelings about teaching at Woodward. Today we share Part 2, our talk with Upper School history teacher Dr. Bill Nicholson...
Beyond the Gate talked with a few of our teachers to get a glimpse into their classrooms, their philosophies on education, and their feelings about teaching at Woodward. First up, we’re sharing thoughts from Primary School teacher Dr. Kimberly Kulka...
Woodward ninth-grader Jace Vaughn has been accepted into the Harvard Debate Council Diversity Project (HDCDP) for the project's second year.
Our expert guide gives tips on touring colleges and universities for students and parents.
On August 30, the Woodward Robotics team, known as W.A.Robotics, participated in the Dreaming Out Loud S.T.E.A.M. event, where they learned many valuable lessons about science, technology, and teamwork...
Seniors Wyatt Johnson and Sydney Hallas received their L1 certifications on Saturday, September 15, at a launch held in Birmingham, Alabama. Johnson started a 501c3 non-profit in 2017 called Atlas Rocketry to increase youth involvement in aerospace engineering and amateur rocketry...
Woodward Academy's debate team achieved its most successful start to a season in more than a decade as seniors Mona Mahadevan and Malachi Robinson finished second at the Greenhill Fall Classic in Addison, Texas.
Eight Upper School students received National Merit Semifinalist recognition from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.
Parents today are constantly hearing how important it is for kids to learn STEAM skills, so they often focus on finding middle and high schools with strong programs. But it’s critical to start early. What should parents look for in STEAM programs for young children?
Recently, we caught up with Shelley Carter, Upper School computer science teacher, who comes to Woodward having received her degree in chemical engineering from Hampton University, after which she worked in the industry as a Radiological Control Engineer. Read on to learn a lot more about Ms. Carter and developments in Woodward STEM!
Sixth-grader Aaly N. won second place at a chess tournament on Saturday, August 18.
Rising 8th grader Nicholas Allen participated in Duke TIP's summer studies program at Rollins College in Winter Park, FL.
Woodward Academy's student publications received the 2018 Premier Print Award for outstanding achievement in the production of the 2017 Phoenix yearbook.
Two of Woodward North's Odyssey of the Mind teams competed in the World Finals held at Iowa State University
Freshman Alex Lester was awarded a scholarship to attend the Summer Springboard Business & Entrepreneurship bootcamp at UC Berkeley.
Freshman William Mattingly and junior Ashani Sharma won gold medals on the National German Examination by placing in the 90th percentile.
Sophomores Sydney Graves and Sydney Mance entered the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP) annual essay competition.
Freshman Jackson Fryburger has been awarded a scholarship to attend the Media & Leadership Academy at Grady College at the University of Georgia.
Middle School students excel on National Spanish Exam.
Four Upper School students recently passed the Chinese Proficiency Test.
French students junior Emma Gallagher and sophomore William Gore each won first place in the state of Georgia in their respective divisions in the National French Contest, Le Grand Concours.
Students from the Lower School and Woodward North compete in the annual Cheetah Cup Math Competition.
Woodward North and the Lower and Middle Schools have been named Common Sense Certified Schools for 2017-18.
Freshman Vaishnavi Vuyyuru participated in the National Junior High School Chess Championship.
Freshman Jackson Fryburger was recently presented the All-Georgia Award in the category of Broadcast Production at the 2018 GSPA Spring Awards Ceremony.
Thirty-four students were selected to take the DELF (Diplôme d'Etude en Langue Française) exam.
Five Upper School students have been named finalists in the Governor's Honors Program (GHP).
Two Woodward North Odyssey of the Mind teams win state championship titles.
Sophomores Ruijia Cao and Yimeng Ma recently competed in the Junior Varsity State Championship Math Tournament where they earned individual rankings of 2nd and 3rd place.
Junior Adin Burwell won first place in the Georgia 4-H Junior-Senior Project Achievement district competition in the area of environmental science.
Last month, we posed a question to some of our teachers: what do you wish parents or students knew? We loved the answers so much that we decided to share them in full with you...
The Upper School robotics team earned the Rookie All-Star Award at their first competition this season.
Senior Jaylen Taylor was recently presented with the 2018 Outstanding Senior in French Award from AATF.
Six Upper School students participated in the annual FLAG contest.
Woodward Academy’s yearbook, Phoenix, has been recognized for excellence and featured in the 2018 Jostens Look Book, celebrating the best-of-the-best in yearbook design and coverage.
Twenty-eight Upper School students have been recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Cooperation.
Seventh-grader Caleb Welch served as a Page at the Georgia House of Representatives on March 16.
Ashani Sharma '19 and Megan Garrison '18 have been published in the March 2018 edition of Albricias magazine.
Twenty-one students from Woodward Academy will participate in the invitation only Chess Team State Championship on March 25.
Woodward teacher Jennifer Knox shares about her passion for Social, Emotional, and Ethical Learning, and how that has led to her presenting to the Dalai Lama himself this year...
Woodward Academy won its third consecutive Georgia State Debate Championship last weekend by “closing out” the final round of policy debate at the Georgia Forensic Coaches Association State Championships.
The Junior Varsity Academic team were named semifinalists in the 2018 Georgia History Bowl State Championship.
Woodward North sixth-grader Sohum T. qualified to advance to the state level competition of the National Geographic Bee.
Take a peek at the typical relationship between our Primary School students and their teachers, via a neat journal project...
Sophomores Ruijia Cao and Yimeng Ma recently competed in the annual Kennesaw State University (KSU) Mathematics Competition for Georgia high school students.
Last week, a group of Woodward teachers attended the 55th Annual Learning Disabilities Association of American (LDA) international conference held in Atlanta.
Last week, 15 Middle School students participated in the regional National History Bee.
The Upper School Science Olympiad team competed in the regional competition at Georgia Tech on February 10.
Senior Arjun Srinivasan has been named the 2018 PAGE STAR Student. Arjun selected Director of Debate Maggie Berthiaume as his STAR teacher.
We heard there were exciting developments in STEM in the Lower and Middle Schools, and as soon as we came across the phrase "Underwater Robotics," we had to find out more...
The Georgia Chinese Language Educators (GCLE) presented Woodward sophomore William Gore with the Star Student Achievement Recognition award.
Sophomore Matthew O'Stricker was selected as a member of the inaugural class of The Harvard Debate Council Diversity Project.
Juniors Mona Mahadevan and Malachi Robinson finished in second place overall at Montgomery Bell Academy's Billy Tate Southern Bell Forum.
The Varsity debate team of Mona Mahadevan '19 and Malachi Robinson '19 took first place at the Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart Invitational.
The Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA) has named Silent Voices, Woodward Academy's Upper School literary magazine, a 2017 Scholastic Crown Award Finalist in the High School Magazine category.
Two Woodward Academy teachers—Carrie Edmison in the Primary School and Jennifer Green in the Upper School—were awarded the Ben F. Johnson Professorship this fall to recognize their outstanding, innovative work in the classroom...
Woodward Academy hosted the 30th Annual First and Second Year National Debate Championships the weekend of March 17-19. Approximately 200 students from 47 schools and 18 states traveled to Woodward for an intense three days of competition.
In December, students across Woodward, including Primary School students, engaged in the Hour of Code, which is just one small part of Woodward's efforts to increase technology education.
Sixth-grader Kingston W. won first place in the 10-11 Division of the Basketball Hoop Shoot Competition.
Sixth-grader Avi G. plays for the Atlanta Center Ice Peewee Travel hockey team.
Woodward North second-grader Tristan C. plays with the Atlanta Fire travel hockey team.
Senior Jenna Benedict competed last weekend at the Jamfest National Cheer Competition.
On Friday, January 17, Lower School students gathered for the 29th Annual Jump Rope for Heart event.
Woodward North fourth-grader Tim W. plays with the Nashville Jr. Predators 08 AAA hockey team.
Eighth-grader Carter Caldwell represented the Clay Target team in the Middle School State Championship.
Freshman soccer player Trinity Knox was invited, with her club soccer team, to participate in the International Champions Cup (ICC) Futures Tournament.
Eighth-grader Shristi Roy qualified for the USATF Region 4 Junior Olympics Cross Country Championships.
Senior Varsity football quarterback Mike Wright was awarded the Georgia High School Football (GHSF) Daily state "Player of the Week" award.
Sophomore Colby Harley recently traveled to Bulgaria to compete with Team USA in a Cadet Sabre tourney.
Third-grader Dev S. recently earned his 1st degree Black Belt.
Members of the Clay Target team recently traveled to the National Sporting Clays Association Championship event.
The Woodward Academy cheerleading teams performed at the Atlanta Falcons football game.
Sophomore Colby Harley recently traveled to Hungary to compete for Team USA in a World Cup fencing event.
Junior Clay Target student-athlete Robert Hicklin participated in two Skeet Tournaments over the summer.
Woodward North second-grader Cameron P. competes in a number of area triathlons.
Four Middle and Upper School students participated in the 8th Annual Atlanta Kids Triathlon.
This weekend, Woodward will honor several players and teams from its storied athletic history with induction into the Woodward Academy Athletic Hall of Fame. The event will take place this Saturday in the Tyler H. Brown '96 Student Center at 11 a.m.
This summer, three Woodward students competed in the Junior Track Cycling Nationals held in Los Angeles.
Woodward North fifth-grader Sasha P. won first place at the 2019 Balkan Tour Zeus Open International Dancesport Competition.
Several Woodward students traveled to San Marino, Italy, to compete in the 18th annual San Marino Cup
This summer, senior Nick Masters finished in the top 4 at the Greco Roman Junior Nationals.
Rising fourth-grader Jagger W. won 1st place in the Free Throw Competition at the Youth Basketball of America National Championship.
Head Varsity competition cheer coach Malia Raley will be featured in the September issue of My Intown magazine in a special feature about coaches.
Rising senior Maddy Cronin was recently selected to attend the National Student Leadership Summit.
Rising Senior Alexa Richardson earned National Title and All-American Honors in the 4x400 Meter Relay at the USATF Junior Olympics.
The Varsity, Junior Varsity, and Middle School Cheer Teams attended UCA Cheer Camp at the Great Wolf Lodge in LaGrange.
Woodward Academy's Will Sanders '20 has been vaulting up the high school baseball prospect rankings over the past several months. The rising senior for the War Eagle baseball team has recently been named to two major All-American roster events for this summer.
Teagan Fritts '19 and rising senior Amelia Connor were selected to play for the South team in the GHSGCA North / South All-Star Cup.
Eight girls soccer players have been named to the 2019 All-Region Teams.
Seventh-grader Nour Youssef received an invitation from the USA Volleyball High Performance National Program to join their elite summer training program.
Fifth-grader Kingston W. won first place in the High Jump at the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association Track State Championship
Freshman baseball player Chandler Pollard attended a 14U Perfect Game Scouting Showcase earlier this month.
Sophomore Baleigh Bruster, a member and captain of the U.S. Under-17 Womens National Soccer Team, earned a 4-0 victory against regional rival Mexico.
Sophmore Morgan Ellison recently competed in the Georgia State Golf Association (GSGA) Junior Tour Spring Finale.
Senior soccer athlete Tej Munshi has been named 2019 DiVarsity 4A Player of the Year.
Junior Jenna Benedict's competitive all-star cheer team, Stingray UV, won first in national competition.
Junior Nick Mair was selected to represent the Olympic Development Program (ODP) Region Team.
Senior Ayanna Habeel presented Holy Innocents student Haven Ward with the APIVEO Player of the Month Award.
Woodward North third-grader Ronak A. recently earned his black belt.
Third-grader Makhi G. was recently accepted to participate in the Atlanta United Regional Development School (RDS).
Students at Woodward North joined their peers from throughout metro-Atlanta, and across the country, this month in the Kids Heart Challenge.
The Woodward Academy Wrestling team captured their 2nd State Championship of the season at the State Traditional Tournament in Macon, GA. In addition, the War Eagles added five individual champions and one state runner-up.
The WA Dance Ensemble recently performed at the Brenau University High School Dance Festival.
ourth-grader Ryan F. competed as a Level 5 gymnast in the Brestyans Las Vegas Gymnastics Invitational.
Woodward Academy celebrated 15 National Letter of Intent signees at a special ceremony.
The Woodward Academy Wrestling team competed in the 2019 AAAA State Duals last weekend in Macon.
Brothers Kingston and Jagger W. named Player of the Year and MVP, respectively, for local football league.
Woodward Academy Varsity Girls Golf coach Pete Fritts Jr. was recently named the State Coach of the Year for Georgia Girls Golf.
Woodward North third-grader Olivia L. and her Atlanta Jayhawks Allstar Cheerleading Team recently competed at the COA Rocky Top Nationals.
The Varsity Boys Basketball team has been selected for the 2nd annual Hawks-Naismith Holiday Classic
Eighth-grader Hannah Ackerman competed in the Region 4 division of the USA Track & Field (USATF) Junior Olympics Cross Country meet.
Woodward North fourth-grader Arsul D. recently participated in the SEIG Table Tennis Tournament and won a silver medal.
Seventh-grader Peter Tatem recently qualified to compete in the 2018 USATF Region 4 Junior Olympic Cross Country Championship.
Eighth-grader Alexandra Humphrey recently won the ALTA City Finals.
Senior Izzy Baldwin competed in the NSCA championship tourney.
Woodward North fourth-grader Sasha P. represented Volga Dance Academy at the Carolina Fall Classic USA DanceSport Championship and National Qualifying Event.
Sixth-grader Mateo R-L swept the main events in Mini Swift racing at the World Karting Association Manufacturer's Cup Series.
Woodward boys soccer head coach Matt Holmes attended the Atlanta United First Team Observation this past Wednesday.
The Woodward Clay Target team had its Service Project day at Tom Lowe Shooting Grounds (TLSG) on September 19. The team built ten new 5-Stand stations that were donated to Luke Deshotels for use at TLSG.
In addition to the 5-Stands, the students also cleaned up trash at the facility that resulted in truckload of litter being removed.
Fifth-grader Lola M. was selected for the Georgia Soccer Olympic Development Program (ODP).
The Woodward Girls Lacrosse team will host the Georgia Tech Women's Lacrosse team and Head Coach for a lacrosse stick skills clinic.
Junior Justin King and sophomore Connor Meyer and their club soccer team, Chiefs FC 01 Premier, won the Publix Atlanta Cup.
Sophomore Baleigh Bruster recently competed in the CFA International Women's Youth Football Tournament in Weifang, China.
Five Lower and Middle School students recently participated in the 7th Annual Atlanta Kids Triathlon.
Sixth-grader Ayo A. was selected to join the Atlanta United Youth Development Program.
Fifth-grader Chance D. played in the Baseball Youth All-American tournament in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
Third-grader Evelyn S. competed in the Atlanta Swim Association Championship held at Georgia Tech.
Sixth-grader Roman M. won first place in his division of the Junior Golf Championship at Druid Hills Golf Club.
Rising second-grader Brandon M. won first place in point fighting at the 2018 Atlanta Sport Karate Fighting Championship.
Graham R., a rising third grader, and his All-Star baseball team Smyrna Blue won the Little League Rookie State Championship.
Rising 8th grader Trinity Knox and her Marietta-based Southern Soccer Academy team won the NPL National Championship finals.
Soccer and baseball student-athletes are named to All Region teams for 2018.
Fifth-grader Sadie W. rounded out her first season of gymnastics by competing in the Georgia Gymnastics State Meet for the Compulsory Level 3.
Sixth-grader Nour Y. received an invitation from the USA Volleyball High Performance National Program.
Fourth-grader Kingston W. won first place in the 400 meter race at the GRPA Track State Championship.
Lacrosse player Ella Bennett '19 was picked to represent the state of Georgia as part of "Team Georgia."
Sixth-grader Brandon P. and his Elite 2.0 AAU Basketball Club team won the 2018 NCAA Nike Spring Showdown.
Third-grader Jackson G. recently passed his test to become a certified black belt in Tae Kwon Do.
Junior Tej Munshi was selected to represent the Olympic Development Program (ODP) Region Team.
Varsity swim & dive athlete Samantha Humphrey '19 has been named at 2017-18 Atlanta Region Winner by Positive Athlete Georgia.
Junior Ayanna Habeel finished in 3rd place at the recent Atlanta Athletic Club High School Invitational.
Freshman Caden Gradek recently participated in the John Hunter Regatta at the Lake Lanier Olympic rowing course.
Third-grader Ryan F. participated in a fundraiser in support of Shining Stars—Intown Stars Gymnastics' special needs program.
Woodward North sixth-grader Emily B. won 1st place at the 2018 Magnolia Open ice skating competition.
Fifth-grader Sadie W., a member of the College Park Tumbleweeds Gymnastics team, recently competed in the 30th Annual Gasparilla Classic in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Third-grader Ryan F. recently competed in the Presidential Classic Gymnastics Meet at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Arena at Disney.
Sophomore Jenna Benedict competed in the Cheersport Nationals with her all-star cheer team, the UV Stingrays, at the Georgia World Congress Center last weekend.
Lower School students raised more than $14,000 in the annual Jump Rope for Heart event.
Woodward North sixth-grader Andrew H. is the starting defensive end for the Atlanta Ducks Elite travel youth football team.
Woodward Athletic Director Dr. Jose Fernandez was recently named Region 4-AAAA Athletic Director of the Year.
The Varsity Girls Golf team received a grant of $1000 from the Georgia Women's Golf Association (GWGA) for the second year in a row.
Senior volleyball player Lauren Harrison was recently named to the 2017-18 Under Armour First Team All-America team.
Woodward junior Ayanna Habeel was named the 2017 award winner for the Calvin Peete Champion Award.
Boys Varsity Soccer Head Coach Matt Holmes was recently named the GA Soccer Olympic Development Program (ODP) 05 Girls Head Coach.
The War Eagle Varsity football team will be featured in the 2017 Great American Rivalry Series, one of the most prestigious football events in the country, on Friday, September 1, during the home game against Westminster.
Senior basketball player Brennan McDaniel is moving on to the University of Chicago this fall after putting together two excellent years at Woodward as both a student and an athlete.
Junior Emily Pugh was one of 18 Atlanta area high school juniors and seniors selected for The Alliance Theatre's Teen Ensemble for 2018-2019.
Sixth-grader Avery M. is performing in the Atlanta Shakespeare Company’s production of Anne of the Thousand Days.
Fourteen Woodward North students recently scored superior ratings at the National Federation of Music Clubs Festival (NFMC).
Sixth-grader Pilot B. has been cast as Edgar in the Broadway Musical Ragtime at Serenbe Playhouse.
Freshman Gabby Norwood has been invited to serve as the Teen Ambassador for the Youth Celebrity Project of the 2019 National Black Theatre Festival.
Every year, Experience the Arts Day provides students of all ages an opportunity to truly immerse themselves in artistic pursuits. Our student painters, sculptors, artists, dancers, musicians, singers, and more perform their crafts in front of and inside Richardson Hall, and other students from each of our schools spend some time walking through and taking in the array of canvases, art boards, sculptures, pottery, and more dotting the landscape....
Junior Seth Jones was selected to perform at University of Louisiana at Lafayette for their annual “String Day.”
Woodward North third-graders Alexa S. and Jason H. recently participated in a National Federation of Music Clubs (NFMC) Festival.
Lower School students performed at the Berry College Elementary and Middle School Music Festival.
Eighth-grader Jessica Deng received the Gold Key Award and Best-in-Grade Award in the National Scholastic Art Competition.
Sixth-grader Pilot B. will be performing in a lead role in the American Civil War musical Shenandoah at Serenbe Playhouse.
Piano students participated in the Sonatina Music Audition in February.
Woodward North fourth-grader Bianca V. recently received an Outstanding Performer award from the North DeKalb Music Teachers.
Two Upper School theatre students have recently received top accolades.