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  This is it!  The last blog of the 2018-19 school year.  I am always amazed at how quickly time goes by.  It seems like just yesterday that this scho...

Happy Friday of Memorial Day Weekend!  We had a lot of fun with our 8th graders this week as they have been practicing for graduation and went to Great America yesterda...

  What a week!  Tuesday night was recognition night at the School Board meeting for many of our students.  Wednesday night was the Woodlawn Talent Show, Th...

  Another great week here at Woodlawn this week.  We had a fire drill here this morning. Our students and staff did a great job, ensuring that we will be safe i...

  The rain stopped today in order to give us some nicer weather for the weekend.  If you can believe it, we are in the month of May! Yikes. I cannot believe tha...

The energy was at a high level as students entered the building today!  It is amazing how the students have a positive approach toward school on a half day Friday in Ap...

Another week is in the books here at Woodlawn!  This is the time of year when the Woodlawn staff is challenged to keep our students focused on the work at hand.  We wi...

Another week is in the books and we keep rolling along here at Woodlawn.  Last Saturday was an absolute highlight for me when many of our Woodlawn girls participated in the...

We are back from Spring Break and ready for the end of the school year!  We still have a lot to get accomplished before the end of the year and time becomes an issues. &nbs...

Spring Break is here!  We had an awesome spirit week as our students wore PJ’s, slippers, college or sports team clothing, hat & hoodie day and our homeroom war w...

  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 lot of fun opp...

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...