3rd - Classes Resume

4th - PTA Board Meeting @ 3:30

15th - Martin Luther King Day-- No School

26th - Patriot of the Month Awarded at Wake Up Woods

26th - Nutrition Waiver for January Birthdays

Students are considered tardy at 8:05 a.m.

School dismisses at 3:00 p.m.

Breakfast begins promptly at 7:30 a.m. and ends promptly at 7:55 a.m.
Breakfast is free for all students.

Lunch is served at the following times:
Lunch Period 1 - 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Grades 2 and 3 

Lunch Period 2 - 11:35 a.m. - 12:35 p.m.
Grades 6, Pre-K, and McCabe

Lunch Period 3 - 12:05 p.m. - 1:05 p.m.
Grades Kindergarten and 1

Lunch Period 4 - 12:40 p.m.-1:40
Grades 4 and 5

Lunch is $2.25 per day for students, $3.50 for adults, and $3.75 for guests.

Wake Up Woods is every Friday morning in the cafeteria- parents are welcome and encouraged to attend.

PTA Meeting Minutes

January, 2014 Meeting Minutes

PTA January 16, 2014                

The Woods Elementary PTA meeting was held Thursday, January 16th at 2:00 in the cafeteria.  President Elizabeth Thames called the meeting to order and Vice President Darcy Wollscheid led the Pledge of Allegiance.  Davina Roper presented October and November minutes and they were approved as printed.   Stacy Stites went over the budget.  Money was given to Darcy to hand out to Homeroom moms for the Valentine parties.          


Skate Night:  Last skate night we made $237.00.   

Patriot of the Month: No new information at this time

Box Tops:  $1,549.00 was given to teachers this week.                                     

Homeroom moms: Money is currently being given to homeroom moms for the Valentine’s parties.  5th grade will have separate parties. 

Founder’s Day:  It will be February 20th at 6:30.  The purpose of Founder’s Day was discussed.  There will also be a General meeting that night.  We chose volunteers to help choose lifetime members and brainstorm about that night.  Email Darcy Wollscheid if you have ideas.         

Yearbook:  Please continue to take pictures at Woods events and upload them to Replayit.com.   You can also text and email pictures to Meredith Simpson.  The deadline to order has passed.     

Artsonia:  Volunteers will start working on Artsonia one day a week at certain times so people can help if they want.  Steph will send an email out shortly with details.

Newsletter/Facebook:  No new information at this time.

Nacho Night and Book Fair:  It will be March 18th and will coincide with parent/teacher conferences.  Quyen Scott and Morgan York will be the chairpersons.   Looking forward to it since last year it was a success!

New Business:  Woods was awarded $43,977.74 for scoring in the top 10% of schools in Arkansas.  This money will be used for new technology for our school.   The topic of a possible 2nd fundraiser (selling candy bars) was introduced to purchase 3 additional sets of computers, mice and headsets for classrooms that need them.  The suggestion of talking to Woods Partners was brought up as well.     

Volunteer Hours: As always, make sure to keep track and turn in all volunteer hours.  You can email them to Janelle Farris at danner@att.net.

Important dates:

  • No school – January 20th

  • Goody’s Spirit Night-January 23, 3:00-7:00

  • Skate Night:  February 6, 6:00

  • Valentine’s parties – February 14th at 2:00


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