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a private, co-educational, inclusive Catholic school, preschool – grade 8, where curiosity and confidence thrive.

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Of a Woods Education

Daily World Language

From preschool through Grade 8, our students learn French or Spanish, developing a love for languages that they carry to high school and beyond.

Faith life & Community Service

As a Catholic school, the faith development and character education of our children is devoted to enriching students’ lives and preparing them to lead lives of significance. Lessons on faith and values anchor everyday life.

The Arts

Our talented, creative arts faculty cultivates our students’ artistic gifts, engaging their minds, bodies, and spirits through art education that includes music, visual arts, and performing arts.

Montessori Preschool

The Woods Montessori program meets the needs and interests of three to six year olds. Learning is intrinsically motivating and joyful in the multi-age classroom and prepared environment.


Our students’ foundation in technology includes understanding how it works and how to use it to change lives. Our technology supports innovative learning at all ages – from interactive whiteboard projectors in all classrooms, to iPad learning stations in our Montessori Preschool, and one-to-one student devices in Grades 1 through 8.


Our athletics program is a critical part of our children’s education. It provides building blocks in their development while giving them an appreciation for health and fitness as well as habits that will last a lifetime.

From the Blog

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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