School News & Blogs
With the conclusion of the fall trimester on the horizon, it is time to reflect upon the agency of learners in a Woodland classroom.
We welcome in November and the season of gratitude and giving.
Head of School Marja Brandon was recently featured in the NAIS Member Voices podcast in which she shared stories about her upbringing and about Woodland.
Middle School Dean of Faculty Tim Campbell discusses how middle school students, like ultramarthoners, build resilience and perseverance.
For those who know Sean, it comes as no surprise that this young inventor and innovator is leading the way in Bay Area Hackathons.
Lower School Dean Meena Tahiliani discusses how overcoming stereotypes is an important part of becoming a global citizen.
Head of School Marja Brandon discusses resilience in the context of a difficult subject matter.
In the fall of 2017, Woodland announced the launch of its 5th- and 6th-grade Girls' Mentor Program.
With Parent-Teacher Conferences approaching and as you consider your child's progress at school, it may be helpful to know more about the instructional practices we employ at Woodland to support student learning. Our effective practices are informed by research, such as the research of John Hattie as shared in this article from Edutopia, and include:
Read more on Back to School Anxiety in Marja Brandon's Head of School Blog.
Losing sleep before school starts? This may describe both you and your kids.
Two Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, Sonia Arrison of Atherton and Mac Harman of Portola Valley, join Woodland's Board of Trustees.
Students of the class of 2017 are headed to some great high schools next year. Read through for the full list.
For nine days, Woodland students lived and worked alongside a community in Nicaragua.
21 Woodland Students Received Awards in the National French Contest
Head of School Marja Brandon discusses how students at Woodland aren't waiting to make a difference--they're doing it now!
Woodland fourth graders met with and learned about Xavier Becerra--in his office in Sacramento!
When unfettered play leads to meaningful learning... Read the latest from our Teaching & Learning Blog.
Woodland students competed in the Future Problem Solvers' California FPS State Competition last month.
All seventh grade students participated in a Science Colloquium in early May.
Third grade students stand up to bullying and share their message with the world. Will you join them?
Woodland School is celebrating Earth Week with five daily-themes.
Woodland's team of "Future Problem Solvers" team is headed to California State Competition.