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Upcoming Events
PWCS News
 
Welcome to Springwoods Elementary School!
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Springwoods Elementary School is CLOSED to new transfer requests for the 2015-16 school year.
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Superior Ratings
 
The following students performed at the Solo & Ensemble Festival at Godwin Middle on Thursday night, April 23, 2015:

Sandra Guerra, Julianna Kelley, Lyan Echevarria-Serrano, Loren Boyd, Adina Hudisteanu, Kankuma Dauda, Hannah Hasselius, Ama Obeng, Nyehl Howard, Ryan Quick and Hugo Kendzie.

They performed solos or duets in front of a judge, and we are delighted to announce that all of our students received Superior Ratings - the highest ones possible!  They will all receive medals from the state.   Congratulations to all!

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Baby Chicks
 Springwoods Elementary School has taken part in a chick-hatching project using 4-H embryology curriculum. This is the fourth year we have been fortunate to bring the Chicken Embryology project to Springwoods.  Mrs. McKee's third grade class and Mrs. Bradish's first grade class have been caring for 18 chicken eggs each for the last three weeks.  We are super EGGS-CITED to announce that for the first time ever, we have been able to create a live feed on one of the incubators.  Chicks take 21 days to hatch and Day 21 of the project is Monday, April 27th.  However, sometimes chicks will hatch as early as Day 20.  We welcome our Springwoods community to click here to monitor the process of the chicks through a live web cam.  If you are lucky, you may see a chick or two hatch on Sunday.

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5th Grade Memories
It is hard to believe that our fifth graders will soon be ending their time at Springwoods.  We would like to take a moment during the traditional Fifth Grade Breakfast and Promotion Ceremony to share in these memories.  Fifth grade parents please click here to find out how you can help make this an exciting and special project for our students.

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School of Excellence Assembly


Our School of Excellence assembly was held on April 10, 2015. Please click here to view some pictures taken during our celebration.

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Chinn Park Regional Library Contest
 
Congratulations to Joseph Hughes (Kindergarten) and Malia Sarmac (Third Grade) on being named semifinalists at the Chinn Park Regional Library bookmark contest.    Each entry had to create a bookmark that reflected the book Pirate vs Pirate.  Over 400 bookmarks were submitted and just 10 entries per grade level were selected.  Winning bookmarks are on display at the Chinn Library.  We are very proud of our two winners.  Great Job!!

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Kindergarten registration will be held on April 9, 2015, from 10:00am - 2:30pm and on April 23, 2015, from 10:00am - 2:30pm and 4:00pm - 6:00pm.  Please remember to bring your kindergarten child with you. Click on the registration letter and check list for further information.

                 Registration Letter                      Check List

 

If you cannot make these times, please feel free to call the office to set an appointment.

Please share this information with your friends and neighbors who might have rising kindergarten students.


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Volunteers Needed

 
A school wide Career Day is planned for students in grades K-5 on Friday, June 12,2015.  Career Day is a time when parents and community members share information about their careers.  We are in the process of seeking speakers to participate.  If you would like to share information related to your profession with the students or know someone who would be interested, please click here for more information.

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      The following is the SOL schedule for Springwoods:

                      MAY                                 
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
  3rd Reading
Part 1
3rd Reading Part II 4th
Reading
5th  Reading 4th
VA Studies
 
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
   
Holiday
No
Testing
5th Science 3rd
Math
Part 1
3rd
Math
Part 11
 
 
 
                                             
  tgesting
                                         
                                      JUNE     
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
  4th
Math Part 1
4th
Math Part 11
5th
Math
Part 1
5th
Math Part 11
Make-up Day  
 

 
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Reading Challenge - Pie to the Face

  Although we did not meet our reading goal of 288,000 minutes for the month of March, Mrs. Marsilio decided to have 3 pies in her face because we were so close.  Please click on the links below to view the videos and pictures from the assembly.

                       video 1             video 2             pictures
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Rising Six Graders Tdap Requirement


The Tdap booster vaccine is required for sixth grade students before the start of school in September 2015. Please give written documentation of this immunization to your school nurse once your child receives the vaccine. If your child has not received this immunization before the end of school in June, you will need to give the documentation to the middle school staff. Meeting this requirement as soon as possible will help your child have a smooth transition to middle school.

Unfortunately, no sixth grade student will receive their home room assignment until the Middle school has written verification of the Tdap immunization. These students will be excluded from school in September until immunization requirement is satisfied. Even if your student is only 10 yrs old in September, they will need to get the 10 yr old vaccine.

Please contact Mrs. Williams, our school nurse, if you have any questions.


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School Zone Flashing Light Schedule
 
  Please be advised of the extended times the school zone flashing
  lights will be enforced on Springwoods Drive:

  School Zone Lights will flash: 8:15am - 9:15am and 2:55pm - 3:55pm

  Our School Hours: 8:45am - 3:25pm 

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National Alliance on Mental Illness

Family-to-Family Course.  Free education for families who have relatives with serious mental illness.  Click here for more information.

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School of Excellence
   Springwoods Designated 2014
          School of Excellence

 

Our students have the distinction of attending a newly named PWCS School of Excellence. This is the 14th consecutive year Springwoods has earned the coveted title.

School of Excellence is the highest recognition awarded to schools by the PWCS School Board. It signifies high levels of performance on state accreditation, Annual Measurable Objectives, and in moving toward the goals of the Division’s Strategic Plan.

Congratulations to everyone who helped to earn this important indicator of student success.

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PWCS Weather Related School Closing Procedures

 Delayed Opening and School Procedure Letter                                              

Inclement Weather Closing and Delays Procedures Page     

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New Attendance Line Phone Number
We have a new attendance line phone number. Please call 571-298-0357 to leave a message regarding your child's absence. Thank you!

 
Walker Dismissal
This year we will continue to dismiss Kindergarten - 2nd grade students from the cafeteria. Parents can enter at Door 3 to get into the cafeteria. Staff will dismiss students to parents or approved adults.

Please remember that Kindergarten students must be picked up by an adult (at least 18 years old). Students grades 1 and 2 can be picked up by older siblings. Thank you!
 
Lunch Menus
Elementary School monthly menus are included in the Divisionwide 2014-15 Elementary Guide and Calendar. School menus will no longer be handed out monthly.
Supply Lists

      The grade level supply lists are below:


Kindergarten 
Supply List

First Grade  Supply List

Second Grade  Supply List

Third Grade  Supply List

Fourth Grade  Supply List

Fifth Grade  Supply List





Information Regarding the Renovation
Please see the attached memo regarding the renovation at Springwoods.

Springwoods Renovation 2014



Middle School SACC information
Please see the attached information regarding middle school SACC information.

Middle School SACC  and  Spanish text Middle School SACC


Addition of Portable Classrooms
The School Division will be adding three portable classrooms to Springwoods. Please read the attached letter with information. Additional Portable Classrooms.    

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