Woodlawn Principal's Message

  The middle of March hasn’t shown much of a break in the weather.  After many, many years of watching Tom Skilling, I just learned about a bomb cyclone s...

Friday is here and our Spring Conferences are done!  I was able to get into many of the conferences from last night and this afternoon, and I was very impressed with how ou...

March is here and by all reports, it is coming in like a lion!  I remember being taught, "in like a lion, out like a lamb" in kindergarten. I wonder if that ...

  Friday is here and yes, it is the last Friday in February. Unbelievable how fast the year is going.  I personally get excited about March because there are a ...

Woodlawn Principal's Blog

February 15, 2019

  We had another good week here at Woodlawn!  We passed the halfway point of February and saw a sea of red yesterday, along with a bunch of lot of candy being e...

We are rolling through February and thankfully, the weather cooperated with us this week!  The students have been awesome at Woodlawn and we continue to roll on in the clas...

So that happened...a snow day on Monday and two cold weather days on Wednesday and Thursday.  It is funny how you tend to romanticize the weather when it is in your distanc...

It is a brisk Friday here at Woodlawn and we are headed to the weekend.  As always, these short weeks always seem additionally busy. The students were much more focuse...

I am cranking out the blog and thinking about the snow, our students on the ski trip and the three day weekend ahead of us.  So far it is just flurries and the thought of s...

Welcome back to the Woodlawn Principal's Blog!  Can you believe that we are in the year 2019?  It was a fast and interesting week as we went right back to work.&nb...

Winter Break! We have been working so hard this year and it is time for our longest break of the school year.  I want to wish everyone a safe break and if you are traveling...

We had a really good week here at Woodlawn.  The students were focused on their work and we are one week away from our Winter Break.  I am always amazed at how fast ou...

We had a great first week of December.  I have been doing a number of classroom observations and I have been blown away at the high levels of learning that is going on in o...

  Snow in November.  I mean a real snowstorm where we missed a day of school kind of storm.  Wow! Anyways, we had a really good week here at Woodlawn. Our ...

The last Friday before Thanksgiving is here!  Is this school year flying by or what? We are looking forward to conferences next week and seeing as many of our parents as po...

It was an interesting week here at Woodlawn with the students having Tuesday off and a half day today.  On both days, our teachers had intensive meetings with their job ali...

November 2nd.  Let me say that again...It is November 2nd everyone!  Yikes. I cannot even think about how fast the next two months will go.  Instead, let me give ...

  Happy last Friday of October!  If you can believe it, November is here next week.  Wow. Last night, Woodlawn hosted 285 students at our fall party and it...

  Happy Friday, October the 19th!  We have been in school for two months and we are rolling along.  Great things are happening in the classroom and we are ...

  If it is going to be this chilly out there, I will not be doing bus duty again until May!  I will make sure that Mrs. Garlick (Woodlawn AP) is out there freez...

  Friday leading into Columbus Day weekend and we had a really good week here at Woodlawn.  I have been having great conversations with our students related to ...

    Today is National Ask a Stupid Question Day!  I wonder how many people participated in this without even realizing it?  Maybe that was a qu...

Woodlawn Principal Blog 9/21/18

September 21, 2018

We started school in the middle of August and next week will be the last week of September. Today was our first PTO Special Lunch and it was great to have all of our PTO vol...

  Happy Friday!  This was a really quick week that ended with our PTO parents handing out the dessert day treats to our students!  Whenever the topic of de...

  We are getting into the swing of things here at Woodlawn!  The students are feeling comfortable and our students are working hard in the classroom.  Socc...