Walter Woodward School Newsletter
November 2011 Sherrie Jamero, Principal
Volume 3, Issue 4 Rebecca Robinson, Vice Principal
Principal’s News What’s New
PTC- The breakfast is Saturday,
November is upon us, where has the time
December 3rd from 7:00-11:00 a.m.
gone?? We are gearing up for busy times at
If you would like to volunteer to
help, please contact Stacy Hutchison
On Monday, November 14th, parent at 209-815-5351 or Christy Robison
teacher conferences begin. This is an Woodwardptc@yahoo.com.
important time for parents to go over Tickets will go home with students
student progress and receive a copy of the on Thursday, November 10th .
report card. Notes have already gone Teachers will be sending home notes
Upcoming Events home with students in grades K-6 with about the items needed for the grade
conference day and times. level basket fundraiser.
PTC Meeting Tuesday, Junior High Conferences will occur in the
November 1nd 6:30 p.m.
gym. Teachers will be available Monday Woodward Family
English Learner Committee the 14th-Thursday the 17th from 1:00-4:00 Business Owners
November 1st 6:00 p.m. p.m. On Thursday evening, junior high The PTC would like to extend an
Parent Teacher teachers will also be available between 6:00 invitation to Woodward Family
Conference Week -8:00 p.m. Parents should meet the second Business Owners who want to get
period teacher to collect the report cards. their name out there to please donate
School Board Meeting Parents can then talk with the other a product or service for the Omelet
November 15th 7:00 p.m.
District Office teachers as needed. Breakfast Raffle. The business name
School Site Council will be placed on our Donor Board at
Meeting November 16th the breakfast and they may be able to
Sherrie Jamero use this as a tax deduction. The raffle
MUSD District Spelling Bee Principal funds go to the PTC and help fund
so much for the students and school
Lathrop High School
Office Closure-During the
Thursday, Nov. 17th throughout the year. If you wish to
6:30-8:30 p.m. Thanksgiving Break, November 24th-
participate, please contact Stacy
First Grade Friendship 27th. The school office will be closed.
Hutchison at 209-815-5351 or
Feast November 23rd Please plan in advance if you would
8:45 a.m. in Cafeteria firstname.lastname@example.org to coordinate.
need to speak with the ladies or get any
Minimum Day paperwork.
Thursday, November 24th -
27th No School
Woodward is currently collecting Woodward School participates in
canned and non-perisible foods for the Box Tops for Education and the
Saturday, December 3rd
7:00 -11:00 a.m. in the Kids Can Food Drive. Students can Campbell’s Soup label programs.
bring items to the classroom and this
Manteca Evening Christmas food will be donated to the Second
This money directly benefits your
Parade Saturday, Dec. 3rd child at school. Have your child
5:00 p.m. Downtown Harvest Food Bank in Manteca. The
Manteca Leadership Class will be offering class drop them off in the Soup can in the
incentives….so bring in those cans!! office.
Follow us on Last day to bring cans in is Friday,
Facebook! November 18th.
Make the Most of Parent-
Teacher Conferences ...
Our Watch Dog program is holding its annual 1. Talk to your child before the
“Dads and Kids” Pizza night on Tuesday, conference. Ask them “What is your
November 8th at 6:00 p.m. If you are teacher going to say about you?”
interested in attending, please return the
RSVP by Friday, November 4th so we can plan 2. Ask questions. What is your homework
our pizza order. Dads can listen to policy? What is the best way to
information regarding volunteering at school. communicate? Phone, email?
Our students are excited and will benefit 3. Share information about your child.
greatly from this program. If you would like You know your child best! Let teachers
more information about becoming a Watch know your insights.
Dog, please contact Mrs. Jamero at
Walter Woodward email@example.com. For updates or to receive 4. Raise issues of concern.
School valuable parenting information, you can visit
575 Tannehill Drive www.fathers.com. 5. Take notes.
Manteca, CA 95337
Phone: 6. Make the most of your time & be
(209) 858-7430 Science Camp Update - Our cookie dough positive. Teacher, parent & student are
fundraiser has been completed. Current a team working to get the best possible
Fax: account balances have been sent to parents results for your student’s educations.
following the completion of the fundraiser. No
E-mail: Woodward Running Club is Here!
further fundraisers are scheduled for the
firstname.lastname@example.org year. Parents may submit payments on
Woodward Mustangs balance due amounts with checks made out to
'Woodward PTC' and turn them in to their
Intelligent - Strong - student's classroom teacher. Students going to
Adaptable camp must have funds submitted by February
15, 2012. Please contact your child's teacher if We are introducing Woodward
Woodward Mustangs you have any questions regarding the Elementary’s First Ever Running
are intelligent and outstanding balance for your Club! Running Club members are
resourceful. child. Scholarships are available for those challenged to walk, jog, or run a Progressive
families that are experiencing financial Marathon (26.2 miles) during the 2011-2012
Woodward Mustangs hardship. Again, please contact your child's school year! Every Monday and Thursday
are strong in heart, mind teacher for further information. afternoon, Running Club Members are
and body. Community Advisory Committee invited to run/walk a mile. The Running
Club Coordinators will be keeping a log of
Woodward Mustangs Business meeting November 7th
all the miles completed over time. Club
have the ability to adapt Room: Greenwood 1 /11:00 a.m. members will be given a toe token for each
and meet any challenge. December 5th, 2011-Presentation mile they complete. Toe tokens can be worn
“Resources for Supporting Individuals with as a bracelet or hung on a backpack. The last
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Their miles of the Progressive Marathon may be
Families” run at a local running event (more info to
Presenter: Ananda Aspen, Diagnostic Center of
come) where students will be awarded a
Finisher’s Medal. We are looking for
Room: Chartville 1 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
volunteers to help out on run days. If you
are interested, please contact Mrs. Crippen at
Tdap Rule 858-7430 or email@example.com
Incoming 7th graders to the 2011-12 school
year need vaccinations by July 1, 2012 News 10 Coats for Kids
California Legislature enacted AB 354 that
requires, beginning July 1, 2012, that students
Woodward School will be accepting coats for
must be “fully” immunized prior to school
donation to the Coats for Kids program.
entry against Diptheria, Haemophilus influenze
We’re on the Web! They will be cleaned and distributed in our
type b, Measles, Mumps, Pertussis (whopping
http://manteca.schoolspan.com/school community. They will be collected until the
cough), Poliomyelitis, Rubella, Tetanus,
/walterwoodward/index.asp first week of December. Look for the
Hepatitis B, Varicella (chicken pox) or other
decorated boxes on campus.
diseases deemed appropriate by the California
Department of Public Health.