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Will C. Wood Middle School | 420 Grand St. Alameda, CA 94501 | 510.748.4015 | @GoWoodBeavers

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Resources for Immigrant Families

Please go to this page for information about AUSD's Safe Haven Resolution, the City's Sanctuary City proclamation, and other resources about the status of immigrant families in our school district and community.

Principal's Message

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Dear Wood Families,

On behalf of the entire staff I would like to thank you again for your continued support of our students both at school and home. We are a small school with very big expectations ...more

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Group Delphi, local Alameda design leader partners with Wood's MakerSpace!

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Students tinker and create!

Wood students participated in a fun afterschool program where they explored the childhood pasttime of "tinkering". Take a look at what they created.

Tinkering

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Safe Transportation Announcement

Dear Parents/Guardians and Students:

The safety of all our students is our priority as they move to/from Wood Middle School.

We want to remind the students of safely riding their bike, scooters and ...more

Exploratorium 2016

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Wood Middle School is 50 Years Old This Year!


 

Wood Middle School Creates an “Everyone Belongs Here” Mural




In response to the district wide, “Everyone Belongs Here” event on Nov 16, Wood Middle School students created a 20’ mural on campus. This project was spearheaded by Lindsey Shepard, WMS art ...more

WMS Robotics Team Wins Awards in Competition

Wood's FTC Team, 12199 The Spider Pigs, competed this Saturday at the Daly City Qualifier with their robot "Bacon". They were joined by a couple of high school students from our FRC team (who ...more

Check out Wood Middle School featured on Stopwaste.org!

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-Special Congressional Recognition of outstanding and invaluable service for the community as an Ocean Guardian School  by Representative Sam Farr

-NOAA Ocean Guardian Award for our Exemplary Efforts as a guardian of Our Oceans
 

News

3/27/17

Track and Field is always looking for volunteers to support the meets.  The field events are scheduled for Encinal High School and the track races are at the College of Alameda. Please see the calendar for meet dates.

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3/10/17

EUREKA!

 

Girls Inc. has a fabulous program called Eureka! We have had students accepted to this STEM focused program in the past and it’s really worthwhile. There’s a mandatory summer component this summer (yay!), swim lessons, STEM lessons/activities, and college prep and mentorship for the next five years! #Wow

 

To be accepted to EUREKA! you must:

-be a 7th or 8th grade girl

-be interested in a STEAM career

-have at least average Math & Science grades

-be able to commit to the summer program (no exceptions)

 

We're hosting an informational meeting for EUREKA! during lunch on Tuesday, March 21st. All 7th & 8th grade girls are invited.

 

If you you want to apply, please download the attachment or ask Ms. Dwyer for an application. Make sure you get help from your teachers and counselors to complete your applications!

 

 

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3/6/17

Earn It! Keep It! Save It! (EKS) is a coalition of Bay Area organizations that provide free tax preparation to households earning less than $54,000 a year. United Way Bay Area partners with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), churches, nonprofits, and other organizations to scale the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) effort across the region.

 

Our VITA sites serve families and individuals that are filing taxes. There is not age targeted at our VITA sites. The Alameda site is at Mastick Senior Center.

Contact: Kat Russo, Program Specialist, 415.808.4263, Krusso@uwba.org

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WEB Leaders host 6th Grade Orientation

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Today: 3/27/17
1:00 PM *Reminder* UC Berkeley Boost Program Application Deadline is April 7th (for 8th graders only)
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What is STEAM?

STEAM is a way to teach how all things relate to each other, in school and in life. It’s more fun than traditional learning styles and makes more sense to all types of learners because it is based on ...more

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Congratulations Wood Science Department and Students!

Everyone Belongs Here

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Common Core (CAASPP) Updates

Looking for information about the Common Core tests your students took last spring? AUSD’s "Common Core Assessments" web page offers a wealth of information on the California Assessment of Student ...more

Parent Info Night-Sept.

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