Today . . . and . . . in the Future

February 27

Read Across America and Spirit Week Begins

March 9

PTA Board Meeting @ 3:30

March 10-16

Scholastic Book Fair

March 14 & 16

Parent Teacher Conferences 3:30-6:30

March 14

PTA Nacho Night 5:00-6:45

March 20-24

Spring Break

March 28

Class Pictures

March 31

Quarterly Awards for 3rd Quarter/Patriot of the Month/Nutrition Waiver Day for March Birthdays

April 3-7

ITBS Testing for Grades 1 and 2

April 6

PTA Board Meeting Time TBA

April 13

Spring Individual Pictures

April 14

Good Friday—No School

April 17

Professional Development--No Students

April 18-20

3rd and 4th Grade ACT Aspire Testing

April 21

Earth Day

April 24-28

Secretaries Week

April 25-27

5th and 6th Grade ACT Aspire Testing

Collection for Humane Society

April 28

Patriot of the Month/Nutrition Waiver Day for April Birthdays

Spring Carnival 5:30-7:30

May 1-5

Teacher Appreciation Week

May 11

PTA Meeting @6:30 in Woods Cafeteria

May 16

6th Grade Party and Dinner 

May 19

Patriot of the Month/Nutrition Waiver Day for May, June, and July Birthdays

Field Day

May 25

Last Day of School/Quarterly and Year End Awards at Wake Up Woods

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 3:00 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 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! We take great pride in serving students and families of Fort Smith for over 40 years. 

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.

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 motto for our school is:

Guiding Students in
Opportunities for
Leadership and


                WOODS Patriots are Proud, Positive, and Persistent!








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See our Woods Parent Involvement Plan: CLICK HERE 


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

Our 2016-2017 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!


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!

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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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