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Woodward Elementary

WOODWARD ELEMENTARY
1201 S. Woodward Avenue
Deland, FL 32720
(386) 740-7910
    • WELCOME TO WOODWARD AVENUE ELEMENTARY!
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    ​Welcome to Woodward Avenue Elementary home of the Superstars!  Located in DeLand, Florida, Woodward was built in 1966. Our high performing, community-oriented school has a rich tradition and legacy of academic excellence. Woodward Avenue Elementary currently serves 654 "Amazing" students in Pre-K through fifth grade. With more than ninety high performing faculty and staff members, Woodward Avenue Elementary provides students the opportunity to excel in a variety of educational programs including Single Gender, Gifted, and Exceptional Student Education. Thanks for visiting our school's website.  Remember, Superstars Always RISE to the Top!

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    SCHOOL SAFETY FIRST!

    If you plan to visit or volunteer on our campus, please contact the Main Office in advance to share your plan.  We want to make visiting our campus a convenience for you​.  Call ahead!  All visitors will have to complete an online application using any computer. 

    CONGRATULATIONS 2021 TOTY!

    Our Woodward family congratulates Mrs. Carol Larson for being selected by her peers as Woodward's 2021 TOTY.  Mr. Larson continues to have a positive impact on her students and colleagues through mentorship and effective instructional practice.  We love Mrs. Larson!

    VCS CLOSED THROUGH MAY 29

    VCS families and staff,

    We received additional guidance  from Governor Ron DeSantis regarding the COVID-19 coronavirus situation. Here is the latest information:

    • Schools will remain closed and Distance Learning will continue  for the remainder of the school year.
    • All extra-curricular activities are canceled (field trips, sporting ​events etc. ) during this time.
    • All school district meetings will be held virtually.
    • Special events like proms and graduations will be scheduled at a later date.

    The VCS Distance Learning plan or Instructional Continuity Plan (ICP) can be found here: 

    https://www.vcsedu.org/icp

    STUDENTS' PERSONAL ITEMS PICK UP/RETURN DAYS JUNE 1-3

    Students' personal items will be available for pick up from their classroom teachers Drive By style following the scheduled days and times below.  Pick up times will take place in our East Parent Loop.  See the attachment below for more details.

    WAE's 2020 Personal Items Pick Up Schedule.pdf

    NEW STUDENT SINGLE GENDER APPLICATIONS​​​

    Woodward Avenue Elementary is proud to announce the offering of Single Gender classes in grades K-3 for the 2020-2021 school year.  Students in Single Gender classes engage in the same curriculum as the co-educational classes.  However, Single Gender teachers plan ​lessons and activities that are specifically designed to address learning styles of either boys or girls based on research.

    If you would like your student to be considered for a Single Gender class (all boys or all girls), please fill in the required information below and return this form.  You can drop your completed form off to the Main Office Mon. – Thurs. from 8:00-11:30 AM or you can email your completed form to Mrs. Thurmond at: dsthurmo@volusia.k12.fl.us.  The deadline to return completed applications is May 29, 2020.

    2020-2021 New Student Single Gender Application.pdf

    ​VIRTUAL KINDERGARTEN ROUNDUP THE WEEK OF APRIL 20

    ​​VCS will begin Virtual Kindergarten Roundup starting the week of April 20.  Parents will be able ​learn about the Kindergarten Curriculum, get their questions answered about the registration process, and ​​watch videos detailing how to register.  See the link below for flyer information or visit the District's website​.  

    Virtual Kindergarten Roundup Flyer 4-10-2020.pdf

    https://www.vcsedu.org/news/virtual-kindergarten-roundup

    5th GRADE PROMOTION COMMUNITY PARADE 

    ​5th grade parents please join your Woodward family as well celebrate our 5th graders.  Join us for our special 5th Grade Promotion Community Parade on May 27 from 5-6:30 PM.  Decorate your cars, make congratulations signs, and make some noise as we provide a congratulatory send off for our students.  Parade line-up begins at 4:00 PM in our Kindergarten Loop.  Be There and HONK your horns​!​ 

    WAE's 5th Grade Promotion Community Parade Flyer.pdf

    THANKS PARENTS AND FAMILIES

    Thank you parents and families for your continued support​ of our school activities, events, and our teachers and students. Your partnership is greatly appreciated by your Woodward school community. 

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          SUPERSTARS ALW​AYS RISE TO THE TOP!