Today . . . and . . . in the Future

April 21
40 Years in Our Neck of the Woods Celebration

April 22

Earth Day 

April 25 - 29
ACT Aspire Testing, Grades 3-6

April 26
Mid-term Grades Sent Home

April 29
Patriot of the Month at Wake Up Woods
Nutrition Waiver Day for March & April Birthdays

May 2-6
Teacher Appreciation Week

May 9-13
Collections for Humane Society

May 2-25
K Literacy and Math Windows

May 5
Skate Night, 6:00p - 8:00p

May 6
Carnival, 6:00p - 8:00p

May 9
National Honor Society Induction

May 12
PTA Meeting, 6:30p

May 19
6th Grade Dinner

May 20
Patriot of the Month at Wake Up Woods
Nutrition Waiver Day for May & June Birthdays

May 24
Field Day

May 25
Last Day of School, End of 4th Quarter

May 26
Professional Development

Dates are subject to change, please contact 
our office with questions or concerns.

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

School dismisses at 3:05 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 A - 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Grades 2, 3, 4

Lunch Period B - 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Grades 5, 6

Lunch Period C - 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Grades Kindergarten, 1

Lunch Period D - 1:00 p.m.

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

Rise and Shine is every Friday morning in the cafeteria- parents are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Woods Elementary School

Greetings from the Principal, Andrea Schwartz!

Welcome to Woods Elementary School and our 40th year of serving the families of Fort Smith!

We are proud of our heritage and look forward to the future. Woods Elementary has smart students, excellent teachers, interested staff, involved parents, and a caring atmosphere.

This year Woods will be celebrating 40 Happy Years of Learning in Our Neck of the Woods! We are proud that we provide a learning environment focused on collaborative effort committed to academic and personal growth that will prepare our students for the 21st Century.

We are committed to our mission statement:
Woods School - A safe place where we work,
think, and learn together for success in tomorrow's world.  

Our theme for the 2015-2016 school year is:
"Woods Patriots are Proud, Positive and Persistent!"

Andrea Schwartz


Come join us and discover:

  • A new book
  • How to read
  • How to draw
  • New friends
  • That learning is fun
  • That P.E. is twice a week
  • That math isn’t that hard
  • “You never know who’s watching”
  • That procedures are important to follow
  • That every Friday is "Red, White, and Blue Day"

See our 2015-2016 ACSIP and Parental Involvement Plan

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This School is accredited by the North Central Association and the Arkansas Department of Education.

Our 2015-2015 Parental Involvement Policy has been posted! You can find out how we're doing at the below link. Please note, it does require a login and password. Click to read more!


Guess who won the Bessie B. Moore Economics Newcomer Award? Two Woods teachers! Find out who they are.

New inclement weather procedures have been posted!

New pick up and drop off procedures, including a detailed map!

New security measures will be required and are in place for the upcoming school year. Please read this very important announcement.

Copyright © 2016 Fort Smith Public Schools   |  479-785-2501
PO Box 1948 | 3205 Jenny Lind Road | Fort Smith, Arkansas 72902

In compliance with federal nondiscrimination laws, the Fort Smith Public School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, genetic information, or disability in its employment or educational practices. If you have questions regarding the professional qualifications of your child's teachers or paraprofessionals, you are encouraged to ask Dr. Annette Henderson, Associate Superintendent for Human Resources and Support Services. • Le invitamos a que hable con la Dra. Annette Henderson si usted tiene alguna pregunta sobre las capacitaciones profesionales de los maestros o asistentes de maestros de sus hijos.

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