Window on The Woods

Keep up with all the great Woods stories by visiting Window on The Woods, The Official Blog of The Woods Academy. Here we will feature posts from our teachers, students, and other members of The Woods community.

Creative Expression
Mrs. Papazian, Director of Extended Care

The benefits of creative expression do not end at any specific age. All children, youth, adults, and the elderly can and should participate in creative or artistic expression.

At The Woods Academy Extended Care, we encourage creative expression in indoor and outdoor play spaces.

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What Do Owls Eat?
Ms. Camalier & Mrs. Phelps, 2nd Grade Teachers

In Science, the second grade has been studying the barnyard owl. They are investigating what they eat and how they regurgitate an owl pellet.

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The Arts Unlock the Doors of Learning
Mrs. Tanzi, 5th Grade Language Arts & Social Studies Teacher

According to Harvard Graduate School, “incorporating the arts into the curriculum, raises the educational outcomes for learners.” With this in mind, 5th grade's recent book report project required the use of creativity and the arts.

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Christmas Around Hispanic America
Sra. Skolnik, Spanish Teacher

In keeping with this year’s Christmas concert theme, our Spanish classes explored Christmas traditions of two countries of the Spanish-speaking world: Peru and Spain.

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Active & Healthy Students are Better Learners
Mr. Parker, PE Teacher

The holiday season is very close and it is always a busy time here at The Woods. No matter how busy we get, there is always time for being active. Physical Education classes and recess help our students lead healthy and active lifestyles.

PE classes leading up to the Christmas break will incorporate some holiday cheer. Here is a look at what we have planned.

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