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Save the Date

Monday, January 18

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday, NO SCHOOL
Tuesday, January 18
  • Technology Night for Elementary and Middle School Families, 6:00-8:00 PM, more information in this newsletter
Thursday, February 4
  • End of grading period
Friday, Feb 5
  • Teacher Grading Day, NO SCHOOL
Monday, February 15
  • Presidents' Day Holiday, NO SCHOOL

Technology Night Jan. 19

Tech Night for Elementary and Middle School Families:

How iPads Make Learning Easier

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

6:00-7:00 English

7:00-8:00 Bilingual (English & Spanish)

*Come learn on Zoom with an expert trainer from Apple and one of our instructional coaches on how the settings on the iPad can make learning easier for your elementary and/or middle school student.

**Please join us with your student and their iPad on Zoom.

You will learn how your iPad can:

  • Read to you

  • Type for you

  • Change English into another language for you

  • Make the size of words bigger

  • Spell words for you

  • Create shortcuts to do things in less time

Kindergarten Registration Opens Online March 1

Kindergarten registration for 2020-21 officially begins March 1 and will primarily be online. We will have some appointment times available for families unable to enroll online.

A child must be 5 years old, on or before September 1, 2021 to enroll for Kindergarten in the fall. You will need a birth certificate, proof of address, and proof of immunizations for enrollment.

Social Emotional Learning

Here are the family videos for this week: Developing a Good Work Ethic

What is one way you will show a strong work ethic today? How will it help you succeed? Have each family member share.

English Family Video

Etica Laboral

Handout for families to use at home:

When I Work Hard

Cuando trabajo duro

Food Delivery Information from Valli

Families have been asking about the the 16 oz plastic (polypropylene) deli containers with lids that the kitchen uses for the main menu occasionally. These 16 oz deli containers are microwavable, freezer safe, dishwasher safe, and reusable.

Also, this is a reminder that you do not need to apply for the food delivery service. This program is for any child, ages 1-18. The bus schedule for delivery is attached, and the bus always stops at the school at 2:00 pm for families to pick up lunches. The bus then leaves at 2:30. We encourage you to use the program, regardless of financial need. It makes life a lot easier for parents, as making lunch is one less thing you have to do during these busy days of distance learning!

Valli Kiehlbauch

Kitchen Manager

Need Books?

Visit TTSD's Digital Library on Sora. Sora can be found at:

1. Visit


2. Download the Sora app


3. Visit the Sora link on

Need help? Check out the YouTube video tutorial (link on attached infographic) or email Kasey Fernandez at

Please see the infographic attached to this email.

MW PSO Information

Our next PSO virtual meeting is January 21, at 6:30 pm. The link will go out as we get closer to this meeting. At this meeting we will be discussing goals for next year, looking over our current budget and looking at our current need for volunteers for the 2021-22 school year. It's important to know that all positions are volunteer. The PSO board member positions are voted in by you, parents, guardians, grandparents and anyone who attends our meetings. Your votes matter. Currently all board positions are OPEN for the 2021-22 school year. These must be filled in order for us to continue to have a PSO board at Mary Woodward. Please reach out to any of your current board members with questions. Board positions will be voted in at our March meeting!

If you would like to provide input, please plan on attending. We begin at 6:30. If you can’t attend, you can also send me an email at with your thoughts/questions.

Danielle Smart

PSO President

Visit our PSO website at

Our Facebook page that keeps up to date with school happenings. Follow us on Facebook, just search Mary Woodward PSO.

Sign up for Smile Amazon! AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service. Support your charitable organization by starting your shopping at Mary Woodward PSO is listed as a charitable organization. What a great way support our school while you do your shopping!

Staying Connected with TTSD

This link show a chart on all the different ways to stay connected to what is going on in TTSD.