Category Archives: Leading a Learning Community

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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Let’s Talk!

Early last school year I worked with our School Council Chair, Alicia Shea and together we wrote this blog post, titled Let’s Stay Connected . It was in response to conversation during a school council meeting on communication between home and … Continue reading

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Wrapping up the Year… sort of

It’s hard to believe that we are almost on Christmas break and wrapping up the 2016 year! We know it’s true with the fantastic Christmas Concerts we’ve seen from our band program, our gr 5’s and 6’s performing the Elf … 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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Words of Wisdom…. errr “Advice” for new teachers

I was recently asked to join a panel of Parkland School Division staff to share my “advice” to teachers new to our division. Typically this is a pretty diverse group of people, coming from near and far, with varying levels of … 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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