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Woodland Elementary Works To Ready Kids, Parents For The Summer

21 May , 2019  

Woodland Elementary School will welcome parents and guardians on Thursday for an evening of activities focused on maintaining students’ academic skills during June, July and August.

A flyer sent home with students says “Stay sharp over the summer with ideas from our Woodland Family Night, Thursday, May 23, 6 to 7:30 PM.”

The evening will include make-and-take math, reading and art activities. More…

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Kindness Rocks Mansfield This Week Starting At Woodland Elementary

14 Feb , 2018  

So what can you do with a box of rocks? At Woodland Elementary School, the answer is simple: Spread colorful thoughts of kindness throughout Mansfield this week.

The project is part of a Kindness Week concept developed three years ago by guidance counselor Taryn Nall after she heard a teacher remark that she wished students would be nicer to one another. More…

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Woodland Elementary Continues Arts Integration This Year

5 Sep , 2017  

Good student behavior, a PTO mum sale and plans to welcome teaching artists from Akron-based ArtSparks are part of what Principal Kim Johnson calls “a great start” to the school year at Woodland Elementary School.

“It’s been wonderful, a great start,” Johnson said Thursday. “The kids know our expectations. They come in excited to learn. They’re helping each other too. The older students are showing the younger ones how to behave in the hallways and cafeteria and how to listen to their teachers.” More…

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Grandparents Day At Woodland

15 Oct , 2016  

It wasn’t the glazed yeast doughnuts that brought grandparents from near and far to Woodland Elementary School Wednesday morning. Nor was it the orange juice, milk and coffee.

Woodland’s grandparents breakfast gave the older generation an opportunity to share school time with their little ones in kindergarten through third grade. “It was nice to see the support of so many grandparents,” said Principal Kim Johnson. “And it was nice for them to see where the kids learn every day, visit the classrooms and meet our teachers.” More…