In anticipation of our trip to Québec in February, 7th and 8th graders have been learning about how to travel internationally by plane and talk about it in French.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Our accredited Montessori preschool is the foundation of a Woods education. Our program for three- to six-year-olds includes a kindergarten year, where students internalize the basics they learned as three-year-olds and four-year-olds and are armed with the tools they need for life.
Our elementary school program gives students in Grades 1 through 4 a solid foundation in basic academics, as well as regular opportunities to practice and develop their analysis, evaluation, and critical thinking skills. We capture their enthusiasm and excitement and channel it into a program that emphasizes learning, community involvement, and global understanding.
Our Upper School program for Grades 5 through 8 encourages the development of responsible young men and women through a rigorous curriculum that emphasizes critical and independent thinking, while recognizing that these students have different interests, strengths, and learning styles.
First Grade utilizes the 6 + 1 Traits of Writing and we are currently focusing on conventions.
During the month of November, the 4th Grade hosted the Thanksgiving Mass and they have been working diligently on their service project.
In science this year, the third graders will confront questions about the world around them similar to the way a professional scientist does.
6th Grade explored New York City from Broadway to Ellis Island.