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Wood Middle PTA 2016-17

Executive Board

 

President | Nuala Creedon

 

Executive VP | Peri Drake

 

VP Membership | Sandy Gottlieb

 

Secretary | Kelly Scott

 

Treasurer | Cici Cheung

 

Auditor | Lena Ng

 

Parliamentarian | Sarah Yee


Historian | Fahima Arghandiwal

 

Committees


Hospitality | Sahru Keiser

Dine and Donate | Catherine Kassirer

Safe Routes 2 School | Allen Yip

4th/5th grade Liaison | Kelly Scott
Robotics Liaison | Maria Thorne

8th Grade Dance | Sarah Yee, Sandy Gottlieb, Jolynn Elliot-Fournier

Reflections | Blanche Kim, Hyunji Lee

Book Fair | OPEN

Volunteer Coordinator | OPEN

Communications | OPEN

 
 

 

 

PTA Info

Connect with Wood PTA

www.WoodMiddlePTA.com

Please visit and bookmark our PTA website for news, PTA events, to subscribe to our newsletter, buy spirit wear and more!

 

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This Week's Updates

8th Grade Dance - Sign Up Now!

Congratulations to our graduating Senior Beavers!!! Their 8th Grade dance is this Friday, June 1 at 7pm.

8th Grade Parents/ Guardians: you can help set up and clean up, bring finger foods - savory and sweet -  and drinks.

6th & 7th Grade Parents/ Guardians: we also need chaperones - you can help out here!

Many thanks to everyone who has signed up already. If you haven't, please sign up here to help make this a truly special night for our graduating class!!

 

Junior Beavers Carnival - Volunteers Needed!

Let's celebrate a fantastically super school year!!  On Thursday May 31, 11:15 am -1:45 pm, the 4th & 5th graders will be enjoying games and prizes and music and food on the Lum blacktop.  We need lots of help -- sign-up for a shift or the whole day.  It's sure to be a very fun day with our Junior Beavers!

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080f44a4a928a20-junior

Thanks so much,

Kelly Scott

Wood PTA 4-5 parent liaison

 

8th Grade Bladium Day

On Monday, June 4th, Bladium Sports and Fitness Club will host Wood's 8th grade students for a day of fun, games and other exciting activities!

Read on to learn about Summer Fun at Bladium!

Looking for a fun, healthy and active Summer? At Camp Bladium, children can experience a wide variety of activities including camp games, rock climbing, and outdoor inflatable water slides. Lunch and snacks included. Also available are BISA Soccer Summer Camps; offering recreational and competitive programs. BISA camps are fun, challenging and skill-intensive activities structured to improve fundamental soccer skills and knowledge.

Have a Birthday this Summer? Party at Bladium! A dedicated Party Host will set up, facilitate and clean up so you can enjoy your event. Bladium lets you choose your party activity—it can be sports, rock climbing, inflatables or something entirely different.

Call 510.814.4999 and ask for a Sales Coordinator or visit bladiumalameda.com for more information about birthday parties, Camp Bladium and BISA Soccer  Summer Camps.

 

SUMMER MOVIE SERIES TICKETS  -  ONLY $10  

(That’s a dollar a movie!  Whatta deal!!!!)

10 weeks of kids' movies in the historic Alameda Theater.  Movies play Tuesday and Wednesday mornings at 10:00 AM. Due to a printing error, all tickets are valid for either Tuesday or Wednesday shows this summer.

Alameda Theater generously donates the tickets to local schools and non-profit organizations to sell as a fundraiser.  Please support our PTA by purchasing tickets - contact BlanchePTA@gmail.com or woodmiddleschoolpta@gmail.com.

Get them soon!  We have limited quantities.

Week 1 - June 5, 6 LEGO Batman

Week 2 - June 12, 13 Boss Baby

Week 3 - June 19, 20 Smurfs: The Lost Village

Week 4 - June 26, 27 Captain Underpants: The 1st Epic Movie

Week 5 - July 3, 4 Despicable Me 3

Week 6 - July 10, 11 The Emoji Movie

Week 7 - July 17, 18 The Nut Job 2

Week 8 - July 24, 25 Ferdinand

Week 9 - July 31, August 1 The LEGO Ninjago Movie

Week 10 - August 7, 8 My Little Pony

 

More End-Of-Year Events

Mark your calendars for lots of end-of-year fun!

Tuesday May 29th, Wednesday May 30th, Thursday May 31st: 7th Grade Ropes Course (1 group per day)

Thursday, May 31st, 11:15 am - 1:45 pm: Junior Beaver Spring Carnival

Friday, June 1st, 7:00-10:00 pm: 8th Grade Dance

Monday, June 4th: 8th Grade Fun Day at Bladium

Tuesday, June 5th, 9:00 am: 5th Grade Promotion, Wood MPR

Wednesday, June 6th, 10:00 am:  8th Grade Promotion, College of Alameda

 

AUSD Annual Parent Survey

Please  be sure to take the AUSD Survey about your student's school that was sent to your email address on April 24. The information you provide will help guide district and school efforts to promote safety, enhance learning supports, and improve student achievement.   2018 Parent Survey

Wood PTA Calendar

Tip: Click on the '+Google Calendar' button above to sync this calendar with your phone or computer calendar so that you are always up-to-date with PTA events!

Amazon Rewards

Bookmark this link to earn money for Wood PTA every time you shop on Amazon! 

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PTA Meetings 2017-2018

Please join us in Wood's Media Center at 7PM unless otherwise notified.  Your input and ideas are valued and needed.  

 

September 5

November 9

January 11 

March 8 

May 3

 

Please see meeting agendas and minutes here.

Does Your Student Need Community Service Hours?

By registering with Remind, your student can get Community Service Opportunity information and alerts by text.

Here's how it works:

  1. Add Remind number 81010 to your contacts.
  2. Start a new text to 81010.
  3. Send the message @woodcommu
  4. You'll get a confirmation text; follow the instructions to register, using your full name.
  5.  When you get a text alert, follow the instructions to register to volunteer at the event.

Please note: You don't need the Remind app to receive texts.

Other Resources

Join the Wood School Site Council (SSC)

The school site council is an important advisory committee that meets monthly to develop, maintain and evaluate school plans and budgets.  Parents and staff, elected by their peers, meet with Principal Harris to discuss school programs and improvements.  If you'd like to join, please ask in the office for your name to be added to the SSC ballot.  Questions?  Email Blanche Kim at  blanche@woodmiddlepta.com