Woodrow Wilson Film program has been asked to participate in an event in Paris called Clash of the Titans. Some of the most renowned international schools with some of the strongest film programs in the world will meet in Paris in January where students will have the challenge to create a short film in 48 hours. Please help support these students with a donation.
Auditions for this year's One Act Play, "We Are the Sea," will be Monday, November 15 at 7 p.m. AND Tuesday, November 16 at 7 p.m. Students interested in being a part of this production will need to attend BOTH days. Both nights will be finished by 9 p.m.
"We Are the Sea": Norah, Una, and Iseult set sail from Ireland to escape the ravages of hunger, only to find a new set of dangers on their ocean voyage. The so-called "coffin ships" are full of illness, squalor, and grief, and the passengers can rely only on one another and their memories for comfort. When a cruel, angry sailor refuses to show them mercy, it seems like even their stories might be lost. But they don't know that the sea that swirls around the ship is listening. The sea remembers everything. And the sea demands justice. A poetic and striking historical drama with a hypnotic ocean chorus.
MONDAY: We will read the play (it will take about 35 minutes) and assign groups to different scenes to prepare. The prepared scenes will be presented on TUESDAY. We will also go over some basics concerning accents of specific characters.
TUESDAY: You will present the scenes (in the groups) that were assigned and prepared on Monday.
Irish accents are IMPORTANT for the characters of Norah, Una, Iseult and John. They are NOT for the sea or for the sailors. We also understand that Irish accents are a WORK IN PROGRESS!!! We are not expecting perfection at the audition!
PIPPIN MUSICAL AUDITION RESULTS
Auditions for Pippin went fantastic!!! We are going to have a great show! The cast list will be posted on the callboard after school on Friday this week, November 19. Please do not contact any of the directors if you have questions about the results over the break. We will be happy to address any concerns people have once we get back to school on November 29.
THANKSGIVING MEAL DISTRIBUTION
Dallas ISD will distribute curbside meals for all children ages 1-18 during Thanksgiving break. Distribution is Monday, November 22 from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. or until supplies last. Visit the DISD Food and Nutrition Services site to get meal information and the distribution schedule.
DISD is asking every family to confirm its contact information. You can contact the school to confirm your address, phone number and email. You can also use "Let's Talk" to contact the campus and update your information. From Woodrow's DISD website, click the yellow vertical "Let's Talk" button at the right of the page. In the subject field, type "Updated Parent Contact Information." In the message field, provide your student's full name and grade. Also enter your current phone number, email address and mailing address.
ATTENDANCE FOR CREDIT
To earn credit for a course, a student must earn a passing grade and be in attendance at least 90% of the time the course meets. Students who miss more than 10% must participate in the Principal's Plan to recover seat time. The school hosts recovery sessions on Wednesday and Thursday mornings and afternoons as well as select Saturdays. View the Attendance For Credit (AFC) calendar for more information.
There are only five more instructional days until the holiday break. The semester will be over before you know it. It is very important to review grade, tardy and attendance data in PowerSchool with your student. Read the complete message ...
LUNCH & LEARN
The next Lunch & Learn with Principal Moran is Wednesday, November 17. Join the call from 12-12:30 p.m. The meeting ID is833 0351 9140.