Please note the following upcoming important dates to remember:
Access Parent Meeting – Effective Discipline & Communication
Improve your parenting skills by attending a meeting on Tuesday April 16th at 9:30am in the WoodworthMediaCenter that will focus on Effective Discipline & Communication with your children. An ACCESS representative will facilitate the session.
Bond Renewal Informational Parent Meeting
We need your help passing a school improvement bond at the November election that will provide Woodworth with 3-4 million dollars to use on badly needed building renovations. Your taxes will NOT increase, but Dearborn Public Schools will be able to renovate buildings throughout the district. Please attend a brief meeting on Monday April 22nd at 2:00pm in the MediaCenter.
Are You Registered to Vote?
If not, soon you will be able to register to vote here at WoodworthMiddle School. More details will follow.
PTA Meeting – Voting for next year’s PTA Board
Thursday May 9th – 9:00am – Room 212 (current 6th and 7th grade parents)
Fordson High School Informational Parent Meeting
Thursday May 9th – 9:00am – MediaCenter
Please join Mr. Mosallam, FHS Principal, and Mrs. Alcodray, 9th Grade Assistant Principal, for an informational meeting to ensure your 8th grader has a successful 9th grade school year.
Attention all 8th graders!! Don’t miss the 8th grade Extravaganza at Fordson High School
Tuesday May 28th – 5:30-7:00pm
You are encouraged to attend a fun-filled, informational evening at the FordsonHigh School cafeteria. The event is designed to ensure you have a positive, successful experience in 9th grade. Meet your teachers, meet new friends, and learn about all the opportunities that await you!
Woodworth 8th Grade Farewell Assembly
Thursday June 13th – 9:30-11:00am Woodworth Gymnasium
More details will be mailed home with 5th card marking report cards.
Extra Credit opportunity for music students:
You have the opportunity to hear older student musicians within the district:
Recruiting Concert Extra Credit Assignment—
Students must bring a copy of the program back to me with a parent signature on the cover verifying the student attended the concert—you are not performing—you are attending as an audience member.
6:00 pm-7:00 pm
The Fordson High School Jazz Band will be featured along with combined school performances
On Thursday, February 14, the Woodworth PE department sponsored a Jump Rope & Hoop for Heart fundraiser for the American Heart Association. Students collected donations and either shot baskets or jumped rope during their PE classes. We collected at total of $1,176.74 for the American Heart Association ($268.89 for Jump rope for Heart and $907.85 for Hoop for Heart). Our top donors were Abraham Chaalan (7th grade) collecting $120.00 for Hoops and Hala Nimeh (6th grade) collecting $53.00 for Jump. The PE Department would like to thank everyone who participated and made a donation to this annual event.
Has your child ever complained to you that he/she is being bullied at school and you were unsure of how to handle the situation? Empowering your child’s self esteem and coping skills are the best gifts any parent can give. Please join us on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 to learn more about the warning signs, prevention techniques, and solutions to bullying. We will have a guest speaker joining us from ACCESS. The meeting will be held in the Media Center at 9:30 a.m. For further questions please call our parent liaison Ms. May Dakroub.
Woodworth Middle School
Please note the following important dates to remember:
On Thursday February 28th at 9:30am OR Wednesday March 6th at 5:30pm you are invited to attend an informational question and answer session about the Meap test student score report and Star math test score report that was sent in the mail to you with the third card marking report card. The session will take place in the media center.
On Thursday March 7th the PTA meeting will begin at 9:00am and be followed by a brief presentation by Officer Renico with the Dearborn Police Traffic Division regarding traffic concerns expressed by parents.
On Tuesday March 12th at 9:30a.m. a parent education session will be presented by ACCESS regarding the most effective parent responses when bullying situations arise. This session will be held in the media center.
Reminder: Parent-Teacher Conferences are on March 20th from 4:30 – 7:30pm at Woodworth Middle School.
We are looking forward to seeing all of our parents. Have a good evening.”
Woodworth Middle School
Table Tennis Intramurals will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 26 and Wed., Feb. 27 from 3-4 in Gym C. See Ms. Mily to sign up.
Dear PTA Members,
This is a reminder that we will have a PTA Meeting this Thursday February 7th at 9 am in the media center.
Also, we will have a bake sale this Friday, February 8th after school. If you could please donate a baked good that would be appreciated. Please send baked goods to either Mrs. Dakroub’s Room or the office.
Have you ever wondered if your child is using illegal or controlled substances?
During the age of adolescence, many students experiment with smoking cigarettes, argelah, and qaat. Please join us on Monday, February 11, 2013 to learn more about the warning signs, prevention techniques,and harms of use. We will have a guest speaker joining us from ACCESS. The meeting will be held in room 100 at 9:30 a.m. For further questions please call our parent liaison, Ms. May Dakroub.
Woodworth Middle School
Attention 7th & 8th Grade Girls
Volleyball tryouts will be held in Gyms A & B on:
7th Grade Girls: Tuesday, February 5th from 3:05 – 5:05pm
8th Grade Girls: Wednesday, February 6th from 3:05 – 5:05pm
In order to tryout you must have received at least a 2.0 GPA for the 3rd marking period and you will need to bring a completed physical form signed by a doctor with the insurance line filled in to tryouts. If you already turned one in for basketball and/or swimming (this year), then you do not need another one. If you need a physical form, see any physical education teacher.
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6th grade (girls): All girls swimming Wednesday, January 16th from 3-4 pm. I still have a few openings. See Ms. Mily to sign up.
7th & 8th grade (girls): All girls volleyball Thursday, January 17 & Friday, January 18 from 3-4 pm. I still have a few openings for both days. See Ms. Mily to sign up.
We understand that parents with middle
school children may encounter many
different and challenging situations.
After listening to parent concerns about
disciplining their children and
motivating them to do well in school,
Woodworth Middle School has arranged
for a meeting that can answer many of
the questions that parents might have
during these situations.
Please come join us for an
meeting and special opportunity for
questions and answers.
“Discipline and The Role of Law
Officer Jack Lengyel-Dearborn
Tuesday January 15, 2013 at
Woodworth Middle School
Please contact Mrs. May Dakroub for any
questions or concerns.
We look forward to a full attendance.
This is a fun music tutorial and I am offering students extra credit if they “print screen” their results after each section
The DEADLINEfor Middle School SOC is FEBRUARY 1, 2013 for the 2013-14 school year. Parents can obtain the SOC application at any school, Student Services office, or online. The School of Choice (SOC) is attached along with Boundary Line Exemption (BLE) Hardship application, which also needs to be filled out for SOC cases that have a hardship. As part of the attachment is the ‘language assistance statement’ that needs to be included on the back side of each application.
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Students who would like to participate in the Woodworth PBIS Movie Day will need to turn in 5 Hornet High 5’s to their A2 teacher on Monday, December 17th for a permission slip. Parents must sign the permission slip in order for a student to participate in the Movie Day. On the Movie Day, students will be escorted by available staff to the Gym C and must have their permission slip in order to enter the movie.
To vote for your choice of movies, please click on the link for your grade level below:
Notice to Parents and Students:
Cell Phone Policy:
In order to protect the learning environment, cell phones are not to be seen or heard in the school. Students may place them in their lockers and take them out after the dismissal bell. Once they exit the building, they are allowed to use their cell phones. All students will sign a copy of the policy to acknowledge the awareness of the cell phone policy.
First offense: Phone is returned to parent on the following Monday.
Second offense: Phone is returned to parent on next Monday (count two Mondays).
Notice to Parents and Students:
December 11, 2012 | Woodworth | Comments Off
Proposed Legislation Will Have Devastating Effects – Take Action Today!
Dear community member,
- 26 consecutive years of increased enrollment
- Graduation rate up 6%
- Five schools in Dearborn recognized by the state as “Beating the Odds”
- Continuous improvement on local and state tests
- A five year program allowing students to graduate with both a high school diploma and a two year college degree at no cost to parents
- Students earning millions of dollars in scholarships each year
- Districtwide Response to Bullying and Positive Behavior programs ensure a safe learning environment
- Choices for students include magnet programs, Early College program, STEM program, AP courses, and dual enrollment
Download : Support Material.pdf
Does this sound like a school district that needs to be overhauled, reformed, and taken-over by a state controlled board? I don’t think so, but obviously some legislators in Lansing do.
Tuesday, Dec. 11 is 7th & 8th grade 3 on 3 basketball in Gyms A & B. Sign up after school TODAY in gym hallway with Ms. Mily
Wednesday, Dec 12 is all girls swimming for 6th and 7th grade girls in Mr. Robar and Mr. Wetmore’s classes. Sign up after school on Tuesday.
Thursday, Dec. 13 is 6th grade 3 on 3 basketball in Gyms A & B. Sign up after school on Wednesday.
PARENTS: Look for the latest copy of School Life. Students should have started brining the latest issue home last Friday. If your student didn’t bring it home ask them to…….
School Life works closely with the district to provide the content that we want to share with the community and the important information that we need to share with parents.
Just a few of the many great stories in the December edition include:
o Increased graduation and enrollment rates
o District musical and instrumental students receiving State recognition
o Universities answering more important questions from our students about going to college
o The impact students are having on ‘teaching teachers’.
o A robust Events Calendar
o Students Receiving Advanced Placement Academic Recognition
o Plus much, much more