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Category: Education

The Next Crew of College Bound Students

  • Posted on Oct 9, 2012

Every week, Woodward Academy’s Educational Liaison, Jon Shelness, works toward transitioning students away from WA.  He makes contacts with home high schools and helps make arrangements for when the students return.  Beyond that, he is Every week, Woodward Academy’s Educational Liaison, Jon Shelness, works toward transitioning students away from WA.  He makes contacts with home high schools and helps make arrangements for when the students return.  Beyond that, he is… read more

Conservation Class Takes to the Wild

  • Posted on Aug 9, 2012

On Tuesday, Woodward Academy’s summer Conservation class went on a field trip to the Don Williams Park where they experienced some of the great Iowa outdoors.  Based on concepts from class, this trip was an On Tuesday, Woodward Academy’s summer Conservation class went on a field trip to the Don Williams Park where they experienced some of the great Iowa outdoors.  Based on concepts from class, this trip was an… read more

Water Bottle Blast Off!

  • Posted on Jul 26, 2012

Earlier this week, students in Sara White’s physical science class launched their water bottle rockets as a part of a week long project where students built them around 2 liter bottles.  After accumulating pop bottles Earlier this week, students in Sara White’s physical science class launched their water bottle rockets as a part of a week long project where students built them around 2 liter bottles.  After accumulating pop bottles… read more

Ed Update: Summer school recycles

  • Posted on Jul 20, 2012

Woodward Academy is unlike most public schools in that we have school year round.  Summer school at WA is great for students as it allows them to gain credits toward graduation throughout the summer and Woodward Academy is unlike most public schools in that we have school year round.  Summer school at WA is great for students as it allows them to gain credits toward graduation throughout the summer and… read more

CPR for high school seniors

  • Posted on May 31, 2012

The State of Iowa recently passed legislation for the Healthy Kids Act that has required high school seniors to take a course in CPR.  This law is effective starting with the Class of 2012.  Pictured The State of Iowa recently passed legislation for the Healthy Kids Act that has required high school seniors to take a course in CPR.  This law is effective starting with the Class of 2012.  Pictured… read more

Congrats Class of 2012!!

  • Posted on May 25, 2012

The graduating Class of 2012 was honored at their commencement ceremony yesterday, Thursday, May 24 in the WA gymnasium.  This school year, 21 students received their high school diploma and 28 their GED certificate.  This The graduating Class of 2012 was honored at their commencement ceremony yesterday, Thursday, May 24 in the WA gymnasium.  This school year, 21 students received their high school diploma and 28 their GED certificate.  This… read more

WA Students Display Work at Conference Art Show

  • Posted on May 9, 2012

The West Central Activities Conference (WCAC) held its annual Art Conference this past Monday at Madrid High School.  Sixteen students went to the event to view student artwork from all schools in the activities conference.  Fourteen The West Central Activities Conference (WCAC) held its annual Art Conference this past Monday at Madrid High School.  Sixteen students went to the event to view student artwork from all schools in the activities conference.  Fourteen… read more

WCAC Academic Bowl Team – 2012

  • Posted on Mar 8, 2012

As a member of the West Central Activities Conference (WCAC), Woodward Academy participated in this year’s WCAC Academic Bowl that was held at Des Moines Christian School on March 6.  WA’s brainy team is pictured As a member of the West Central Activities Conference (WCAC), Woodward Academy participated in this year’s WCAC Academic Bowl that was held at Des Moines Christian School on March 6.  WA’s brainy team is pictured… read more