MAKE PLANS TO ATTEND THE WOODDROW PTA END-OF-YEAR CELEBRATION ON MAY 10, 2021. Join us from 7-9 p.m. at the Filter Building for bites and refreshments as we celebrate the 2020-21 school year.
INSTRUCTIONAL MODEL FOR 2021-22
WITH COVID-19 CASES CONTINUING TO DECLINE, WE ARE CONFIDENT EVERY SCHOOL CAN SAFELY OPEN TO STUDENTS WHEN SCHOOL STARTS IN AUGUST. We are excited to see all of our students so we can get #getback2it and prepare every student for lifelong success. Visit the Dallas ISD Hub for more information.
Virtual Learners will be sent a survey this week to see if they plan to return next school year. Look for annual enrollment information coming soon.
SENIORS - DO YOU NEED TO MAKE UP SEAT TIME? NEED TO WORK ON SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS? CATCH UP ON ASSIGNMENTS? Join us each Wednesday or Flex Days in the library for seniors only. A place for only you to get help, work with others, or just to work in a common area. Thanks to the PTA and our senior team, we will have snacks, music, and special flex days; pizza, donuts, or a coffee bar. Open all day, come and go as needed.
REGISTRATION EVENT FOR DALLAS COLLEGE
IF YOU ARE PLANNING ON ATTENDING DALLAS COLLEGE, THERE WILL BE A REGISTRATION EVENT ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 12. Dallas College will be on our campus from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. to assist with documentation and class registration.
ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 5 WE WILL HOST FRESHMEN ON CAMPUS FOR BIOLOGY AND ALGEBRA I STAAR SUPPORT, A HOT LUNCH, AND ACTIVITIES WITH THEIR LINK CREW STUDENT MENTORS. Teachers have communicated which students need to attend in-person.
Students who have excessive absences will get credit for their attendance. There will be virtual opportunities for support.
CLASS OF 2022 MEETING
WILDCAT JUNIORS, THE SPOTLIGHT IS ON YOU! Senior year is right around the corner and we want to make sure you get off on the right foot. Join the Academic Success Program (ASP) on Tuesday, May 4 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. for "What to expect and staying on track for college." Register online.
CLASS OF 2022 SHIRTS AND YARD SIGNS
CLASS OF 2022 SHIRTS AND YARD SIGNS ARE AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE THROUGH MAY 7. Senior spirit shirts are $20. Yard signs are $10, and embroidered unisex button down shirts are $20. Orders can be picked up June 4, 8 and 10. Rising seniors can wear Class of 2022 shirts the last week of school. Purchase your merchandise today! (Please note, this link is only active for rising seniors.)
THE WOODROW DANCE DEPARTMENT BOOSTER CLUB PRESENTS A MOTHER'S DAY FLOWER SALE ON SATURDAY, MAY 8 FROM 2-5 P.M. Order and pay online and then pick up in the horseshoe outside Woodrow. Covid protocols will be in place. Flowers are available in small ($12), medium ($20), and large ($30) arrangements. Colors, size and height may vary based on availability.
MAY 3-7 IS TEACHER APPRECATION WEEK. The PTA will support teachers and staff with meals and cookies to remind them (especially this year!) how grateful we are for them all. The final part of the week is a personal note of appreciation from students and parents. Text, email or submit a note of appreciation to your student's teachers by Friday, May 7. A couple of prompts to get things rolling ...
"I'm grateful for your time and energy when you _______."
"Thanks for your support when I needed help with ______."
"Teachers make a difference in our lives. I'm grateful for _______."
You can also support Woodrow by stocking our "Culture Cart" with items on the school's wish lists from Amazon and Walmart.
WEEKLY LUNCH AND LEARN
JOIN PRINCIPAL MORAN AND THE ADMIN TEAM FOR AN INFORMAL CHAT TO BRIEFLY DISCUSS SOME HOT TOPICS. We host a Lunch and Learn every Friday from 12:45-1:15 p.m. on Zoom. Check the PTA calendar each Friday for the Zoom link.
It’s hard to believe it’s already May. It’s exciting to see more students returning to campus to finish strong. This Wednesday we will host freshmen for Biology and Algebra STAAR support and time with their Link Crew mentors. Also on Wednesdays we’re turning the library into a Senior Center with food and music to make sure each member of the Class of 2021 graduates. Finally, this week is Teacher Appreciation Week. I hope that you’ll take a moment to share a note of gratitude for your student’s teachers. Thank you for partnering with us to make Woodrow the exemplary school for teaching and learning. Read more ...