Woodlawn Principal's Message

  Time is rolling by quickly and we are getting into the groove of the school year.  I cannot believe that we just finished our 5th week of school! If there is ...

Woodlawn Principal Blog 9/13/19

September 13, 2019

  Happy Friday the 13th!   Just for fun, let’s make it a full moon and have dessert day.  Thank you to the PTO and our wonderful volunteers who helpe...

Woodlawn Principal Blog 9/6/19

September 6, 2019

  I am always amazed how tired I am at the end of a shortened week.  I am not sure how it happens, maybe I am fitting five days of questions into four days of w...

  This was a great week for me.  We were able to have Curriculum Night for all three grades, there was an awesome welcome to Woodlawn PTO lunch for 6th graders,...

  The first full week is done and our students are getting into the groove of school.  I am thrilled with the positive start we have had. The staff was treated ...

  Let the good times begin!  All of the summer work, building preparation, scheduling and coordination are worth it when we get to meet and talk with our studen...

  It is time to begin!  The building looks beyond amazing, the classrooms are ready and all the preparations have been made.  I am looking forward to seein...

  The first Principal’s Blog of the year is here!  I can almost feel the sense of relief that is rippling through the homes of Buffalo Grove, Long Grove, ...

  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...