The Cub Corner
Expect Excellence In Everything
May 19, 2023
A Message from Dr. Brown
Wow! I cannot believe this is our LAST Cub Corner for the 2022-2023 school year! It has been an absolute delight and dream to serve as your Principal this year. I am excited about the progress that we have made and even more excited about the new school year. I look forward to learning from you and listening to you. Thank you for supporting Woodward Mill as we work to provide the best, world-class education possible for our Cubs! Have a wonderful weekend and let’s close out next week strong!
Remember-At Woodward Mill, we expect excellence in everything!
HAVE A HAPPY AND SAFE SUMMER!
LSPI Goals 2022-2023 WMES
Blueprint for the Future / Introduction
Resources / Calendars
5/23 5th Grade Walk 2:00pm
5/24 5th Grade Ceremonies 9:00am and 10:45am
5/24 Last Day of School
Please pick up any medications that your student may have in the clinic by 3:00 on 5/25. Medications that aren't picked up by that time will be disposed of. If you have any questions please e-mail or call Mrs. Bacon in the clinic. Thank you.
End of Year Meal Charge Procedure
May 22-24, 2023
Students will not be eating in the cafeteria on Tuesday or Wednesday!
Tuesday: Pullapart cheesy bread
*Menu is subject to change due to supply shortages.
Spotlight: Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
A Big Mooncake for Little Star by Grace Lin
Little Star loves the delicious Mooncake that she bakes with her mama. But she’s not supposed to eat any yet! What happens when she can’t resist a nibble? This gorgeous picture book that tells a whimsical origin story of the phases of the moon.
All outstanding media center books have been marked as lost. Per GCPS policy, the fine for a lost or damaged book is $15.00. Fines will appear in the fees section of MyPaymentsPlus. Fines can be paid by credit card in MyPaymentsPlus, in cash, or with a check made payable to Woodward Mill ES. If the book is found, a refund will be generated and mailed to the home address. Thank you for your help in closing out our student media accounts. Please contact the media center staff if you have any questions.
Summer Reading Challenge Dates: June 1- July 31
All students that read and log 600 minutes in their SCHOOL Beanstack account will be recognized and rewarded in August 2023!
All summer reading minutes will be logged into our school Beanstack accounts this year. Follow the Beanstack instructions on the media center link of the school website to access your account. Be sure to look for the suggested summer reading list and Beanstack informational handout in today’s Friday folder!
If you have any questions, please email Jennifer.Alden@gcpsk12.org.
May 1-30, 2023
During the month of May, encourage your child to read and log at least 300 minutes in the Teacher Appreciation Challenge! Students will login to Beanstack using their GCPS student number and their birthday month and date (MMDD) as their password. Students are able to log reading minutes either on their laptop or on a mobile device.
Refer to the media center link of the school website for helpful resources to get your child started with Beanstack. Contact Jennifer.Alden@gcpsk12.org if you have any questions about this digital reading program.
What a wonderful school year we’ve had! Strong4LIfe through Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has some great information on how you can support your child’s social-emotional growth over the summer.
Join us on Facebook for more updates & upcoming PTA meeting information!
Do you have a MyPayments Plus account set up for you students? Need help setting one up? Watch the video below to learn how to set up a MyPaymentsPlus account for your family.
Remember, at the beginning of the year, each student will need to have the beginning of year documents signed off! MyPaymentsPlus is also how you add funds to your students’ lunch accounts.
Support your school every time you shop!
Publix Partners has contributed $38.7 million to more than 4,950 schools across the Southeast since the program's inception.
Participating is easy! Simply sign up for Club Publix or log in to your existing account, click Publix Partners, and select a school. Then, every time you shop at Publix, pay with the Publix app or enter your phone number at checkout. We’ll give back to the school of your choice—one of the many perks of being a Club Publix member!
Woodward Mill would like to take this opportunity to thank the numerous business partners that support the students and teachers at our school. Our business partners support our school in various ways such as sponsoring after-school clubs, providing teacher appreciation gifts, donating supplies, and mentoring students. Please check out our wonderful business partners below: