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Category: Education

One Conversation that Made Me Think…

  • Posted on Feb 12, 2015

Every day, the collective staff at Woodward Academy works with students to help them make positive decisions in their life. Whether it be guiding students in phase work, teaching them how to add fractions, or Every day, the collective staff at Woodward Academy works with students to help them make positive decisions in their life. Whether it be guiding students in phase work, teaching them how to add fractions, or… read more

Self-Portraits in Art Class

  • Posted on Dec 17, 2014

“Draw what you see, not what you know,” was the common phrase used by Sarah Elmore, art teacher at Woodward Academy when students started working on self-portrait projects. After taking their picture, students determined their “Draw what you see, not what you know,” was the common phrase used by Sarah Elmore, art teacher at Woodward Academy when students started working on self-portrait projects. After taking their picture, students determined their… read more

State Senator Steve Sodders visits Campus

  • Posted on Dec 5, 2014

Iowa State Senator Steve Sodders visited Woodward Academy campus today and talked with students about his experiences in the Iowa State Senate. During the two government classes, the Senator discussed a range of topics that Iowa State Senator Steve Sodders visited Woodward Academy campus today and talked with students about his experiences in the Iowa State Senate. During the two government classes, the Senator discussed a range of topics that… read more

National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC)

  • Posted on Aug 1, 2014

The NCRC is a standardized test that is designed to assess workplace employability skills in a person. It comes from the makers of the ACT, a standardized test used for college admittance, and is being The NCRC is a standardized test that is designed to assess workplace employability skills in a person. It comes from the makers of the ACT, a standardized test used for college admittance, and is being… read more

Summer School 2014

  • Posted on Jul 25, 2014

This time of year, most teenagers are enjoying their last days away from school as the fall semester is quickly approaching. This isn’t the case at Woodward Academy, where educational programming runs year round. There This time of year, most teenagers are enjoying their last days away from school as the fall semester is quickly approaching. This isn’t the case at Woodward Academy, where educational programming runs year round. There… read more

Graduation 2014 // Video

  • Posted on May 22, 2014

The Woodward Academy commencement ceremony took place on Wednesday, May 21 and celebrated the end of a journey for the Class of 2014. This academic school year saw 47 students either earn their high school The Woodward Academy commencement ceremony took place on Wednesday, May 21 and celebrated the end of a journey for the Class of 2014. This academic school year saw 47 students either earn their high school… read more

Governor’s Scholar Recipient // Claudio Maciel

  • Posted on Apr 29, 2014

On Sunday, April 28, Claudio Maciel (pictured in blue) was honored for his academic performance at the Governor’s Scholar Recognition Ceremony held in Des Moines. This is the 11th annual ceremony that is put on On Sunday, April 28, Claudio Maciel (pictured in blue) was honored for his academic performance at the Governor’s Scholar Recognition Ceremony held in Des Moines. This is the 11th annual ceremony that is put on… read more

College Course Update

  • Posted on Apr 24, 2014

In March, we wrote a story about 3 Knights who started taking an online college Intro to Business course from Iowa Central Community College. You can read the story here. The courses were paid for In March, we wrote a story about 3 Knights who started taking an online college Intro to Business course from Iowa Central Community College. You can read the story here. The courses were paid for… read more