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The Woods Academy

Where curiosity and confidence thrive.

Special Events

Throughout the year, The Woods Academy has many special events. We encourage all families to join us and we also welcome new ideas. We would love for you to get involved with by serving on one of the committees or attending the event. Volunteering allows opportunities to get to know other parents and support Woods at the same time. We also welcome and encourage grandparents, alumni, and parents of alumni to participate in and attend these special events.

Upcoming Events

Mrs. Gerber's Retirement Party

Friday, June 9, 2017 | 6:00 - 9:00 PM | The Woods Academy

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We invite you to join us in showing Mrs. Gerber our tremendous appreciation by:

  1. Contributing a memory, a message of best wishes, gratitude, or the like, and/ or photos to the memory book which will be presented to her at the party on June 9. Messages and photos can be sent via e-mail to or by mail to Jodie Shoemaker at The Woods Academy. To ensure that your contribution is included in the book, it must be received by May 22.
  2. Making a gift to The Woods Academy in her honor. Your gift will help establish The Joanne Gerber Montessori Fund. Mrs. Gerber's wish is for this fund to significantly impact our preschool students.

Donate to The Joanne Gerber Montessori Fund

2016-2017 Post Event Details

13th Annual Arts Celebration

Thanks to the entire Woods community for coming out and supporting the 13th Annual Arts Celebration and our 7th and 8th grade production of Madagascar Jr. on Thursday, May 18 and Friday, May 19, 2017. The Art Gallery was a huge success and both performances of Madagascar Jr. were outstanding. The Arts Celebration is a huge undertaking and could not be pulled off without the entire community involved. A special thanks to the Arts Team for their tremendous dedication to our students during this process, to the numerous parent volunteers that spent countless hours working at school, and to our maintenance staff for preparing the building for this special occasion!

27th Annual Night Owl Auction: Woodsfest

Sponsored by Sauf haus Bier Hall & Garden

Thank you to the entire Woods family for supporting Woodsfest on Saturday, March 4, 2017 here at The Woods Academy. As a result of your collective efforts, we brought the entire community together for a memorable and fun night that raised $120,000 in vital funding for our incredible school!

2nd Annual STEAM Showcase

STEAM is a framework for teaching across disciplines – science, technology, engineering, the arts, and mathematics. STEAM education is engaging, hands-on, and reality-based with the goal of developing knowledgeable citizens who can keep up with the modern world. On Saturday, December 3, 2016, students came to The Woods and engaged in the dozens of hands-on activities and interactive displays Woods Faculty from all grade levels prepared to highlight The Woods STEAM curriculum. It was a fun and educational day for everyone!

12th Annual Woods Academy Golf Classic

The 12th Annual Woods Academy Golf Classic was held on a perfect fall day at the Bretton Woods Golf & Country Club on Friday, October 7, 2016. It was our best Golf Classic yet as golfers, sponsors, volunteers, & staff came together in fellowship to raise funds for the Sharing in Growth Fund for Financial Aid which enables us to retain and attract the best students in our area.

Save the date for the 13th Annual Golf Classic to be held on Friday, October 6, 2017!

32nd Annual Grandparents & Special Friends Day

The 32nd Annual Grandparents and Special Friends Day was held here at The Woods on Friday, October 7, 2016. We enjoyed the largest attendance ever from our cherished Grandparents & Special Friends. Thank you to the entire amazing WAPTO team (led by Brooks Kenny, WAPTO President, & Kerrie Rushton, WAPTO Vice President) and all Woods Faculty & Staff for making the day so memorable.

We look forward to seeing everyone again next year!