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Free Breakfast & Lunch This Summer in Alameda

 

ALAMEDA BOYS & GIRLS CLUB 1900 3rd Street Breakfast Time:8:30 – 9:30 Lunch Time: 12:00 – 1:00 6/19 – 8/11

 

ALAMEDA POINT COLLABORATIVE 677 W Ranger Avenue Breakfast Time: 9 – 10 Lunch Time: 12:00 – 1:00 6/19 – 8/11

 

WASHINGTON PARK 740 Central Avenue Lunch Time: 12:00 – 1:00 6/19 – 8/11 SHINSEI GARDEN APARTMENTS 401 Stargell Avenue Lunch Time: 12:00 – 1:00 6/19 – 8/11

 

ALAMEDA HIGH SCHOOL 2201 Encinal Avenue Breakfast Time: 8 – 9 6/19 – 7/14 Lunch Time: 12:30 – 1:00 6/19 – 8/11

 

RUBY BRIDGES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 351 Jack London Avenue Breakfast Time: 8 – 9 6/19 – 7/14 Lunch Time: 12:30 – 1:30 6/19 – 8/11

 

*The Summer Food Service Program serves FREE meals to ALL kids & teens, 18 years and younger!

 

*No Applications | No ID | Just show up and receive free nutritious meals

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Posted by: Kai Dwyer
Published: 6/5/17




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Alameda Middle School Summer Running/Conditioning

All students entering 6th, 7th and 8th grades are invited to participate in a free drop in summer running/conditioning program at Crab Cove (in front of the Visitor’s Center), Monday, Tuesday and Thursday afternoons at 3:30 – 4:30, beginning June 12th, continuing until the end of summer break.  Fitness and fun are the goals of the program, no prior running experience necessary.  Workouts include stretching, form drills, trail running, core exercises, often ending with a running game.  Participants in this summer program may be interested in joining the Alameda Asteroids Middle School Cross Country Club, sponsored by the Alameda Education Foundation.  It is an after-school program from September to early November, with practices at Crab Cove.

 

Coach Debra Cramer, smithcramer@yahoo.com 510-917-5745 is an Alameda resident, parent, runner and Alameda Asteroids Middle School Cross Country Coach, member of the Lake Merritt Joggers & Striders running club and racing team.

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Posted by: Kai Dwyer
Published: 5/24/17




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Dear Wood PTA,

 

Will C. Wood staff would like to acknowledge and thank our fabulous PTA for providing us with coffee, pastries, home cooked meals and baked sweets along with a lot of love and support this week.

 

We are grateful to have the support of such a wonderful and generous group of parents!

 

Love,

Wood Staff

 



 

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Posted by: Kai Dwyer
Published: 5/12/17




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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Issued By:           Sean McPhetridge, Superintendent (510) 337-7060 and

Gary Lym, President, Board of Education (510) 337-7187

 

Two AUSD Schools Receive Gold Ribbon Awards

Wood Middle School and ASTI Recognized by State

 

Alameda – April 19, 2017 – Two secondary schools in the Alameda Unified School District (AUSD) have been designated Gold Ribbon Schools, the California Department of Education (CDE) announced Tuesday.

 

The Gold Ribbon Schools Award was created to honor schools in place of the Distinguished Schools Program, which is currently on hold as the state transitions to new assessment and accountability systems. Schools applied for the award based on a model program or practice, including standards-based projects and practices that led to gains in implementing state standards and can be replicated in other districts.

 

Last year the CDE gave the award to elementary schools, including four in AUSD (Otis Elementary School, Maya Lin School, Earhart Elementary School, and Haight Elementary School). This year the CDE honored secondary (middle and high) schools. The  two AUSD schools that received the designation are:

 

Wood Middle School for its STEAM-Integrated Learning Through Inquiry program

 

Alameda Science and Technology Institute (ASTI) for its Early College High School program

 

You can see more detail about these programs on the AUSD website.

 

"I am always thrilled when our schools are recognized by the state Department of Education,” said Superintendent Sean McPhetridge. "It is testament to the hard work of teachers, staff, students, and families. It serves as a reminder to us all that Alameda is truly blessed with excellent and innovative educational programs for our youth.”

 

In March, ASTI also won a Green Ribbon award from the CDE.  Both ASTI and Wood Middle School will be recognized for their accomplishments at a luncheon hosted by the CDE in Santa Clara next month.

 

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Posted by: Kai Dwyer
Published: 4/19/17




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Please click here for a listing of APRD's safe and fun summer options. Their full catalog is also attached to this news item!

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Posted by: Kai Dwyer
Published: 3/29/17




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Wood Sweeps Top Prizes in City Speech Contest!

 

Wood Middle School is proud of their students who participated in Alameda’s Season for Nonviolence speech contest held at City Hall, March 25.

 

Eighth grader Vi Le and seventh grader Pauline Capili presented powerful speeches about how to bring more peace into the world.

 

Three Wood students placed in the top three spots after four judges deliberated about the ten middle school contestants.

 

Eighth grader Kaila Villaluna took third place.

Sixth grader Maegan Barroga came in second.

Eighth grader Nehemiah Talavai took first place.

 

These students won a cash prize from the city for $100, $75, and $50.

 

Congratulations to all five Wood contestants & shout out to their mentor and ELD teacher Ellen Mulholland!
 

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Posted by: Kai Dwyer
Published: 3/28/17




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Please click here to learn about open enrollment in Alameda Unified School District.

 

Please click here and complete the form if you wish to change your students high school placement from next year.

 

Wood Middle School cannot change the high school students are assigned to. This is based on the student's address and managed by the district office located at 2060 Challenger Drive, (510)337-7072.

 

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Posted by: Kai Dwyer
Published: 2/1/17




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ALAMEDA — Trustees with the Alameda Unified School District will consider declaring the district “a safe haven” for all students at its Tuesday meeting in response to reports that racism and intolerance have risen following the national presidential election.

 

The draft resolution calls on trustees to prevent to the “maximum extent possible” agents from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement visiting campuses without prior written approval from Superintendent Sean McPhetridge.

 

The resolution also would give McPhetridge the authority “to protect the data and identities of any student, family member, or school employee who may be adversely affected” by actions of the incoming Trump administration.

 

The proposed resolution follows state Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson releasing a letter Dec. 21 that encourages all California public schools to be declared “safe havens” for students and their parents.

 

Torlakson also urged public school officials to remind families about existing laws that protect students’ records from questions about their immigration status.

 

“Unfortunately, since the presidential election, reports of bullying, harassment, and intimidation of K-12 students based on immigration status, religious, or ethnic identification are on the rise,” Torlakson said in the letter, which was distributed to county and school district superintendents, charter school administrators, and principals.

 

On Tuesday, Alameda trustees will just consider the resolution. They are expected to vote on it at a future, unspecified date.

More than 72 languages are spoken in the Alameda school district, approximately 11 percent of its 9,500 students are immigrants, and 17 percent are English language learners, according to a background report on the resolution.

 

The draft resolution, which was submitted by McPhetridge, asks trustees to reaffirm their “focus on promoting and elevating tolerance, inclusiveness, and kindness to all students, families, and staff,” as well as their commitment to ensuring a safe learning environment for all.

 

School district trustees will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall, 2263 Santa Clara Ave., Alameda.

 

Original article from the East Bay Times can be found here!

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Posted by: Manya Morris
Published: 1/9/17




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Hello Wood Parents!

 

Below is a video designed by the state of California to help you and your student understand their CAASPP (state standardized test) scores. Please enjoy!

 

 

 

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Posted by: Kai Dwyer
Published: 8/8/16