Parent Communication


Important Dates/Notices
● April 27:  School Closed -- Staff In-Service Day
● April 28:  50th Anniversary Shirt Order Form Due
● April 29:  WRS Clothing Drive
● May 1- May 5: Staff Appreciation Week
● May 3:  WRSHA General Meeting
● May 12:  WRS Talent Show
● May 18:  Family Art Extravaganza
● May 19:  Field Day
● May 22:  Field Day Rain Date
● June 1:  WRS 50th Anniversary Celebration
● June 5:  Fourth Grade Party
● June 6:  Young Author's Day
● June 8:  WRSHA General Meeting

50th Anniversary Shirt Orders, Due April 28th:  Join in the celebration of Woods Road School's 50th Anniversary on June 1st by wearing a 50th Anniversary shirt.  More info to follow on the June 1-50th Celebration.  See link for order form. Orders are due by Friday, April28th.  Any questions please contact Kelly Ward at

WRS Clothing Drive, April 29th:  WRSHA will have a Clothing / Toy Drive on Saturday, April 29 from 9am to 4pm. Drop-off will be in front of Woods Road School. 
Accepted items in well tied plastic bagsWearable & usable clothing (men, women and children), shoes (all shoes must be bagged separately - not mixed with clothes), belts, handbags, backpacks, hats, gloves, scarves, pillows, blankets, quilts, sheets, curtains, table linens, stuffed animals, bikes and hard toys (put in cardboard boxes that are 24"x24"x21"). 
Items not accepted: over-sized toys, strollers, high chairs, car seats, cribs, play centers, bouncers, walkers, swings, books, VCR tapes, or CD/DVDs.
Additional volunteers are still needed for the event.  You can sign up for as little as one hour or all day. The Clothing Drive helps WRSHA partially fund the 4th Grade End of Year Party.  Please click on this link to sign up.  
Any questions please reach out to Nicole Radis at or Lara Schachter at

WRSHA General Meeting, Wednesday, May 3rd:  The fifth WRSHA General Meeting  of this school year is scheduled for Wednesday, May 3rd at 7p.m. in the school library. This is your opportunity to speak with WRSHA and Ms. Howe about how to help shape WRS activities, and to provide insight on how we can help you and enhance your child's school experience throughout the year.  

 Staff Appreciation Week, May 1st to May 5th:   Woods Road School will be celebrating Staff Appreciation Week during the first week of May!  We need volunteers to donate items for Smoothie Day, the Staff Lunch and Dessert Day.  Click here for the Sign-Up Genius if you are able to help the celebration.  A packet will be coming home with your student with other information about the week. 
Monday, May 1st:  
Smoothies for Staff Day and Teacher Appreciation Day.  Wear your teacher's favorite color. Click here for Favorite Colors list.  
Tuesday, May 2nd:
Special Area Teacher Appreciation Day
.  Wear your special area teacher's favorite color – it’s Day 5 of the cycle. Click here for Favorite Colors list. 
Wednesday, May 3rd:
Lunch Teachers and Staff Day. Lunch provided from WRSHA for all teachers and staff.  
Thursday, May 4th:
Something Sweet for Teacher and Staff.  
Dessert provided by generous donations from parents for all teachers and staff.
Friday, May 5th:
Staff Appreciation Day. 
Wear the favorite color of your favorite academic support or office staff.  Click here for Favorite Colors list   
Thank you parents for your generous donations!

Field Day Volunteers:  We are looking for parent volunteers to help during our Field Day event from 8:30am to 11:30PM on Friday, May 19, 2017.  (Rain Date: Thursday, May 25).  If you are interested, please sign up via this link by Friday, May 5th. Station assignments/instructions will be provided to you about one week prior to the event.  Any questions please reach out to Maggie Dao  at, Nicole Radis at, or Melissa Rice at

Family Art Night; May 18: Save the date for Family Art Extravaganza Thursday, May 18th 7pm-9pm!  This year Mrs. Banker has decided to combine Family Art Night and WRS School Wide Art show into one fun event.  There will be art activities in the all purpose room as well as artwork from EVERY STUDENT in the school displayed in the halls. Family and Friends all welcome; kids must have an adult with them.  Mrs. Banker will be collecting LARGE lids, such as this, to fill will with model magic and use beads for a mosaic station in the APR.  Please start saving similar lids of wet ones wipes or larger (nothing used for any products containing nuts) and send in with your child.  I will have a large bin outside the art studio to collect the items.  Thank you for your help.  

YAD Shadow Needed: WRSHA is looking for committee chair volunteers to help run and organize next year's 2018 Young Author's Day event.  This year's committee chairs, Edith Pisciotta & Eileen Falk, are already gearing up for YAD 2017.  We are looking for an individual to shadow Edith & Eileen for their knowledge and expertise at the YAD June 2017 event.  If interested, please contact Ami Capizzano ( 

Support WRSHA Through Amazon: Shop at AmazonSmile every time you shop Amazon and they will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchases to WRSHA. Be sure to select "Woods Road School & Home Association" as your designated charity! 

Every Friday is Spirit Day:  Be sure to wear your Spirit Wear or school colors Blue/Red on Fridays!

WRS on Twitter:  Did you know Woods Road School is on Twitter?  Stay up to date with @WildcatsWRS.

Yearlong Collections
Notebooks/Magnets: Notepads and magnets are available to order.  For order form please click here.

Invest In Your Child: Interested in donating to WRSHA directly instead of purchasing fundraising products? If so, please click here.
Box Tops and Campbell Soup Labels: Collected by WRSHA's Box Top Committee. Box Top collection forms can be found in the school lobby and here.
Recycling: Ink Cartridge, Cell Phones, Toner Cartridges collected by WRSHA's Green Committee. Drop in appropriate boxes in school lobby.

Important Website Links

● WRSHA Facebook Page: Please 'Like' us to get the latest updates!  Contains important reminders, notices, forms, and news.
●  WRS Lunch Menu
● Support WRSHA Through Amazon: Shop at AmazonSmile every time you shop Amazon and they will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchases to WRSHA! Be sure to select "Woods Road School & Home Association" as your designated charity! 

-Your WRSHA Executive Board

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