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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

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

8th Grade Dance | 

Reflections | Blanche Kim, Hyunji Lee

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

Dine & Donate - Orchid Pavilion

We're excited to announce our first dine and donate of the year! Pick up some delicious food from Orchid Pavilion Cafe, 1540 Webster Street this Tuesday, Sept 18, from 5-9 pm.

It's a really small restaurant, so taking your food home is recommended! Order online here, or call in your order to 510-871-2908.


PTA Association Meeting, Thursday 9/20

We encourage everyone to join us for our first PTA meeting of the school year - Thursday, September 20, at 7:00 pm in the Media Center. We'll be outlining our plans for the year, and approving our budget. We hope to see you there!

You can sync the date of this meeting and all PTA events with your phone or computer calendar from the Calendar page of our website, here


Book Fair Now Online!

Many thanks to the Wood community - students, parents/ guardians, Wood staff and our wonderful volunteers - for another successful book fair!

The book fair is open online until September 27 - you can shop here for all the great titles you missed last week! Online purchases benefit the PTA too. And, online orders will be shipped free of charge to the school.


Earn $$ for Wood PTA!

Support your favorite PTA while shopping online!!!

Use - and bookmark! -  this specific Amazon link and up to 6% of your purchase will be donated to Wood PTA. It's a really easy way to help  support our students and the programs they love!

Share the link with family, friends and neighbors - they can earn money for Wood too!


Otis Drive Safety Survey

Please read this notice from the City of Alameda about plans for Otis Drive and neighboring streets.  This work will significantly impact the area around Wood School. If you are ever concerned about the safety of our kids walking/biking near/along Otis Drive, we encourage you to complete the city's survey, linked in this notice.

Please submit your response by Sept 19.

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!

Amazon Rewards

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

You can share it with friends and family too.

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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