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Category: Education

Knowledge Bowl 2014

  • Posted on Mar 19, 2014

Last week, the 2014 Woodward Academy Knowledge Bowl took place with the winning dorm earning a trip to Kansas City. This year’s format had all of the teams answering common knowledge questions, where the correct Last week, the 2014 Woodward Academy Knowledge Bowl took place with the winning dorm earning a trip to Kansas City. This year’s format had all of the teams answering common knowledge questions, where the correct… read more

Conference Academic Bowl

  • Posted on Mar 13, 2014

Five WA students recently competed in the West Central Activities Conference Academic Bowl. Annually held at Des Moines Christian High School, the Academic Bowl pits schools against each other in a competition of academic knowledge. Five WA students recently competed in the West Central Activities Conference Academic Bowl. Annually held at Des Moines Christian High School, the Academic Bowl pits schools against each other in a competition of academic knowledge…. read more

Intro to Business College Course

  • Posted on Mar 7, 2014

This semester, three WA students are taking a college course online through Iowa Central Community College. These students are considered good candidates to be college bound once they leave WA, but they have not yet This semester, three WA students are taking a college course online through Iowa Central Community College. These students are considered good candidates to be college bound once they leave WA, but they have not yet… read more

Roller Skating Unit // Video

  • Posted on Jan 23, 2014

The P.E. class offered a new unit this semester that they had never done before: roller skating. The teachers felt very confident that the students would love the unit, and they were not disappointed. Skating The P.E. class offered a new unit this semester that they had never done before: roller skating. The teachers felt very confident that the students would love the unit, and they were not disappointed. Skating… read more

GED Graduates

  • Posted on Dec 3, 2013

The month of May marks the end of the academic school year and is the time when we honor the senior class with a commencement ceremony. But May is not the only time when academic The month of May marks the end of the academic school year and is the time when we honor the senior class with a commencement ceremony. But May is not the only time when academic… read more

Veterans Day

  • Posted on Nov 11, 2013

In November 1919, President Wilson proclaimed November 11 as the first commemoration of Armistice Day and Congress later passed a bill making it an official national holiday. The day recognized the end of fighting in In November 1919, President Wilson proclaimed November 11 as the first commemoration of Armistice Day and Congress later passed a bill making it an official national holiday. The day recognized the end of fighting in… read more

Google Chromebook

  • Posted on Oct 11, 2013

Thanks to the Boone County Community Endowment Fund, Woodward Academy received the Community Foundation Grant that allowed us to utilize a classroom set of Samsung Google Chromebook devices in some core content areas. The goal Thanks to the Boone County Community Endowment Fund, Woodward Academy received the Community Foundation Grant that allowed us to utilize a classroom set of Samsung Google Chromebook devices in some core content areas. The goal… read more

Back to School

  • Posted on Aug 20, 2013

The fall semester official started today, marking the beginning of the 2013-2014 academic school year. Even though the title notes “back to school,” that sentiment does not necessarily apply to our residential students. They attend school The fall semester official started today, marking the beginning of the 2013-2014 academic school year. Even though the title notes “back to school,” that sentiment does not necessarily apply to our residential students. They attend school… read more