Woodley Archives 2012-2013
The April 4th Spring Fling was a huge success. Over 100 students and parents came out to enjoy an evening of dancing and fun!
Woodley Elementary students present and original series entitled "Walk the Walk." The "Walk the Walk" is a children's book series based on the 9 Core Values of the Hattiesburg Public School District. "A Lesson on Courtesy" focuses on the value COURTESY. The books are authored and illustrated collaboratively by students.
Featured Authors and Illustrators:
Jada Pittman (4th Grade) - Ms. Daniels/Ms. Hicks
Ahyanna Wilson (4th Grade) - Ms. Daniels/Ms. Hicks
Arrionne Magee (5th Grade) - Ms. Washington/Ms. Fortenberry
Marvin Miller (5th Grade) - Ms. Washington/Ms. Fortenberry
George Murry (6th Grade) - Ms. Selmon/Ms. Durr
Kristopher Wheeler (6th Grade) - Ms. Selmon/Ms. Durr
On Thursday, April4th, Woodley is having a student/parent Spring Fling double date night. From 5:30PM until 6:30PM the students can dance away their cares in the auditorium, while parents enjoy a relaxing evening of music and mingling with other parents. Please come out and enjoy the evening. All students who are attending the dance MUST be accompanied by their parents. Students cannot be dropped off or accompanied by another family member. No non-Woodley students may attend. We look forward to seeing you!
Mississippi Association of Partners in Education hosted MAPE's Governor's Awards Luncheon on Thursday, February 21 at the Hilton of Jackson, Ms. Woodley received special recognition from Governor Phil Bryant and was awarded the Partnership of Excellence Award 2013.
Community Partner(s): Parkway Heights United Methodist Church
Activities: Partnership supports Fall Carnival, Field Day, PBIS rewards, science fairs, teacher appreciation events, campus beautification. Donates uniforms, clothing, eyeglasses and supplies for teachers and students. Sponsors two book distributions annually as part of DREAM’s Reading is Fundamental program. Provides volunteers to assist with reading curriculum in K-2 classes. Launched “Beyond the Lunch Table” backpack food program.
Community Partner, Parkway Heights Methodist Church, recently donated over 300 books to the Woodley Library. Along with providing the students of Woodley Elementary with new and exciting titles via RIF, the members of Parkway Heights, continuously donate books and time to ensure the betterment of every single child at Woodley.
On March the 1st, Woodley Elementary participated in Read the Most from Coast to Coast. The task was nothing uncommon for the students of Woodley, but the results were nothing less than extraordinary. The goal was to, as a nation, beat last year's record of taking more than 3,581,992 quizzes in a single day. Woodley did its part by taking 515 quizzes. The record of 3,581,992 was broken around lunchtime and at the conclusion of the school day, the nation’s learners read a staggering 4,028,528.
The students of Woodley Elementary School came out tonight to celebrate the traditions of Christmas. "Christmas Around The World" was an eclectic collection of Christmas traditions from countries all over the globe. Among the countries being honored tonight were: Germany, Africa, Mexico. Japan, England and of course the U.S.A.