Today . . . and . . . in the Future

August 28
Nutrition Waiver Day for July & August Birthdays
Grades 3-6 Student Council Classroom Rep Elections
Benchmark Recognition
Cookie Dough Fundraiser Kick-Off

September 3
Skate Night 6:00p

September 7
No School - Labor Day Holiday

September 8-11
Custodian Appreciation

September 10
PTA Board Meeting, 2p
PTA State of the School Address, 6:30p

September 11
Patriot Day - Wear Red, White, Blue

September 16
Cookie Dough Fundraiser Ends

September 18
Tailgate, Sponsored by PTA

September 25
Patriot of the Month Award
Nutrition Waiver Day for September Birthdays


10-15 End of First Quarter
10-16 Professional Development - No Classes, Teachers Report
10-26 Board of Education Meeting
11-23 Board of Education Meeting
11-25 Thanksgiving Recess - No School

Open Month View

School begins promptly at 8:00 a.m.

Students are considered tardy at 8:10 a.m.

School dismisses at 3:00 p.m.

Breakfast begins promptly at 7:30 a.m. and ends promptly at 7:50 a.m.
Breakfast is free for all students.

Lunch is served at the following times:
Lunch Period A - 11:00-12:00
Grades 2, 3, 4

Lunch Period B - 11:45-12:45
Grades 5, 6

Lunch Period C - 12:30-1:30
Grades Kindergarten, 1

Lunch Period D - 1:00

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"

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

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.

Welcome, Mrs. Shaffer, our new Assistant Principal!

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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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