Category Archives: Engage Our Students

Welcoming our Newest Families at Wolfpack Night!

Recently, on May 11th, we were fortunate to have many of our incoming grade 5 students and parents come to join us at Woodhaven Middle School for our Wolfpack Welcome Evening! Thank you to those who were able to join … Continue reading

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Welcome to our Newest Members of “The Pack”

On behalf of the staff of Woodhaven Middle School, I would like to welcome all of our incoming grade 5 students and their parents to Woodhaven, Home of “The Wolfpack”. Over the next few months I will share some information … Continue reading

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Celebrating our Kids!

At the previous two Woodhaven Middle School Council meetings, the sometimes controversial topic of awards has come to the forefront. While there are many opinions and views in this area (check out Alfie Kohn or my friend George Couros), this … Continue reading

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Physical Education At Woodhaven Middle School

At Woodhaven Middle School we are proud to offer a strong physical education program to every one of our students! We recognize the numerous benefits of physical activity for adolescents not only on learning, but also for physical and emotional well-being, … Continue reading

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3 Quick Tips For Our New Families..and Great Reminders For Our Current Ones

Another school year is approaching quickly and with it comes much excitement… and many questions 🙂 We are excited to welcome so many new students and families to the Woodhaven learning community  from Greystone Centennial Middle School, Brookwood School, Millgrove School, and from … Continue reading

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Students Leading the Change

While middle school can bring with it some unique challenges, it also presents exciting opportunities along the way that just don’t exist in the early years. I was reminded of this recently when a small group of students left me … Continue reading

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Awards at Woodhaven Middle School

We have been discussing awards and their purpose in the Woodhaven learning community for the past several months. It’s been a good, eye opening conversation in so many ways. I’ve heard from parents how they still remember being excluded from … Continue reading

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