Woods Lake Elementary

Weekly Update December 07-11, 2020

Hello Woods Lake Family,

Thank you for getting your child online and ready to learn daily! The additional teacher-student time is proving to be of great support. Your child is able to attend specials at the start of the school day and log on to the google classroom by 9:30 a.m. to attend 70 minutes of synchronous learning with the homeroom teacher.

Your child should attend a small group in the afternoon and complete a lesson in both Lexia (Reading) and Dreambox (Math) daily. Thank you for your continued support! This is a shorter month as we will be on winter break from December 21st to January 3rd. Each day of learning counts! Let's continue to work together for the success of your child.

Our monthly virtual PTO meetings are held on the third Monday of each month from 5:15 to 6:00 p.m. This month, our virtual PTO meeting will be on Monday, December 14, 2020. We look forward to seeing you there!

As always, Stay Safe and Stay Healthy!

Micole D. Dyson, Ph.D.


Parent and Family Community Project!

Hello Woods Lake Families, check out our "Thankful Puppets" slideshow!

Who Do I Call?

(269) 337-0790

Scheduling/Appointments: Mrs. Janice Garneau

Behavior Specialist: Mrs. Natalie Orbe

Communities In School: Ms. Blaec Arevalo

Unresolved Issues: Dr. Micole D. Dyson

Social Emotional Learning

The Learning Hub has a Social Emotional Learning webpage with a Family SEL Guide and interactive links, PDFs to print, and more!

Why Is Social Justice Important?

Social justice promotes fairness and equity across many aspects of society. For example, it promotes equal economic, educational and workplace opportunities. It's also important to the safety and security of individuals and communities.
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Kalamazoo Kids in Tune (KKIT)

  • We will have another Netflix watch party over winter break. Stay tuned for specific date/time! We will be featured in the upcoming KSO virtual concert: Sounds of the Season. It will air and be available to live stream on Dec. 20th!
  • New Support Initiative: We have started a Family Resource Hub for all of our KKIT families. All KKIT families received care packages over Thanksgiving Break with some snacks, masks, cards from staff!
  • New Academic Support: We will be hosting weekly homework help / virtual study hall sessions. We will meet with our students over zoom to provide additional support. Families received a call to confirm interest levels.
  • Now Enrolling: We are enrolling students for our second trimester.


What are Woods Lake Elementary School's office hours?

Monday through Friday, 8:00-4:00 p.m.

When will I know about my child's new learning schedule for Trimester II?

Your child's teacher will provide their new daily schedule. Be sure to look in your child's google classroom for this information!

First Day Shoe Fund?

First Day Shoe Fund has lengthened their fundraiser through December 7th. If you missed the first distribution/order window, you may contact me. My phone number is 269-815-8209 and my email is arevalobc@kalamazoopublicschools.net

Woods Lake Virtual Village

Our PTO invites you to the Woods Lake Virtual Village Facebook Page, click on the link above.