Nominate a Super Teacher!

Do YOU Know a Super Teacher?
Does your child’s teacher go above and beyond classroom duty to inspire students? Does she lead them to new understanding and knowledge breakthroughs? Does he motivate them to reach higher and achieve their potential?
Answering “yes” to any of these questions means your child may know the most amazing of all super heroes – a Virginia Lottery Super Teacher.
Help us identify and recognize these education heroes!
Between now and February 15, 2016, nominate your child’s Super Teacher at Out of the nominees, eight Virginia educators will be selected in 2016 as Super Teachers, winning $2,000 from the Virginia Lottery and $2,000 in classroom supplies from The Supply Room Companies.
Let’s show our outstanding teachers how super-thankful we are for their hard work. Nominate a Super Teacher today!

PTA Meeting and New Year Celebration on 2/11

Come and join the PTA in celebrating the Chinese/Lunar New Year and get to know your Woodburn community.  Join the celebration and bring a dish or dessert to share!
The whole event will take place Thursday 2/11 6:30 PM – 9:00PM.

The PTA meeting will begin at 7:30.  Childcare will be provided.



Enrichment Programs: Register Now

Register NOW! Last opportunity to sign your child up for the following enrichment programs.
Exciting New Enrichment Programs start next week,  the week of 1/12.
  • Electrical Engineering by Ascendly – learn and create different challenges each week with electricity. 
  • Minecraft by STEMexCEL – learn different strategies and ideas on how to create mods.  You get to play and collaborate with others.
  • Introduction to computer science and coding by STEMexCEL – learn what programming and coding is all about by different group and individual weekly projects.
  • Starting 2/9 – Chess Club back by popular demand – practice and learn chess moves and strategies with others on Tuesday mornings before school.
Information will be coming home in Thursday Folder and Wildcat Weekly for you look over and register.  If you would like more info right away, please email Sharon Toda, PTA Enrichment Coordinator,  at  

Holiday Breakfast for Teachers & Staff

Let’s say Happy Holidays to our Wonderful Woodburn teachers and staff!
Here are ways that you can help:
  • Donate items mentioned above
  • Coordinate decorations and raffle gifts
  • Help set up in the Teachers’ Lounge on Friday morning (7am).
Items to donate include:

Individual servings of drinks (juice, water, sodas, etc.)
Individual servings of yogurt
Muffins, breakfast breads, croissants, etc.
Bagels/cream cheese
Hot casseroles that are not too messy
Whole fruits (apples, oranges, bananas)
Individual packets of granola/nuts/dried fruit
Other fun treats!

Items should be delivered by 7:45am on Friday, December 11. If non-perishable, items can be left in the office on Thursday, December 10.