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Wood Middle PTA 2018-19

Executive Board


President | Nuala Creedon


Executive VP | Peri Drake


VP Membership | Kelly Gregor Hartlaub


Secretary | Jenny Gong


Treasurer | Kelly Scot


Auditor | Cici Cheung


Parliamentarian | Kathryn Yamada

Historian | Open


Hospitality | Sahru Keiser




Dine and Donate | Catherine Kassirer


Safe Routes 2 School | Allen Yip, Blanche Kim


5th grade Liaison | Kelly Scott


8th Grade Dance | 


Book Fair | OPEN


Volunteer Coordinator | OPEN


Communications | OPEN




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

PTA Info

This Week's Updates

Congratulations to the 2019 Wood PTA Spelling Bee Champions! 

5th grade:  1st - Niranjana K, 2nd - Gus W, 3rd - Michael O

6th grade:  1st - Mehmet H, 2nd - Oscar R, 3rd - Dawar H

7th grade:  1st - Althea W, 2nd - Dwight B, 3rd - Ila C

8th grade:  1st - Chelsea W, 2nd - Christine C, 3rd - Nathan K


WMS To Present at AUSD Board Meeting

Wood families are encouraged to attend the AUSD Board meeting next Tuesday, February 12, at 6:30 pm to hear students and Ms Harris update the Board on Wood’s programs and achievements. Two staff members will also be recognized for their service to our students and school. Come show your school spirit!

Go, Beavers!


Help Needed for 7th Grade Renaissance Day

The 7th graders will be participating in Renaissance Day on Friday, February 15th.  All 7th graders will get to experience various Renaissance-themed activities throughout the day. As a thank you to our Renaissance instructors, we would like to provide breakfast and lunch.  Please sign-up to lend a hand, here.  

Parents are welcome to stop by and check out the fun during the day!  

Thank you,

Kelly Scott, Wood PTA


AUSD Programs

  • Family Enrichment Series: families are invited to Screenagers: Growing Up in the Digital Age, a nationally acclaimed documentary about kids and screen time. The film follows parents and their teens as they struggle to strike a balance between time spent on video games, social media, academics and internet addiction. Screenagers will be shown at Paden School, February 7, 7:00-8:30 pm. Here’s the flier, or register here (space is limited).
  • Parent University is for middle school parents and guardians. Your adolescent is growing up in this digital age, and our parenting style has to adjust and calibrate. Tweens/Teens need our support to navigate their social- emotional life in middle school AND also have the critical academic conversations for their future.  View our general program outline Join us at our Spring session, February 13, 6:00-8:30 pm at Lincoln Middle School. Register here.

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!

Connect with Wood PTA


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


Wood Facebook Page

Prefer Facebook? Follow us on our Facebook Page - WoodMiddleSchoolPTA - to stay up to date with news and events!

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PTA Meetings 2018-19

Please join us in Wood's Media Center at 7PM unless otherwise notified.  


September 20

November 8

January 10

March 14

May 9

We look forward to seeing you there.

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.

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