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Category: Student activities

Dorm Weekend Camping Trip

  • Posted on Sep 27, 2012

This past weekend, members of Mountaineer Hall spent a night camping away from campus. They set up camp Saturday and moved right into getting wood ready for the camp fire and getting sleeping arrangements prepped This past weekend, members of Mountaineer Hall spent a night camping away from campus. They set up camp Saturday and moved right into getting wood ready for the camp fire and getting sleeping arrangements prepped… read more

Woodworking Extracurricular

  • Posted on Sep 18, 2012

After school extracurricular activities have started again this fall with a new set of interest oriented classes.  Running in nine week segments, the topics of the extracurriculars rotate based on which staff members are organizing After school extracurricular activities have started again this fall with a new set of interest oriented classes.  Running in nine week segments, the topics of the extracurriculars rotate based on which staff members are organizing… read more

Welding Course Update

  • Posted on Sep 10, 2012

In May, we reported on a welding vocational class that WA students started taking at the Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC).  You can read that blog post by clicking here.  To recap, the 4 In May, we reported on a welding vocational class that WA students started taking at the Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC).  You can read that blog post by clicking here.  To recap, the 4… 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

Fall Sports Begin

  • Posted on Aug 7, 2012

This week marks the beginning of high school fall sports across the state of Iowa.  For boys, football and cross country are now in full swing, including at Woodward Academy with two-a-day practices this week. This week marks the beginning of high school fall sports across the state of Iowa.  For boys, football and cross country are now in full swing, including at Woodward Academy with two-a-day practices this week…. read more

Dorm Life: Increased activity and exercise

  • Posted on Jul 31, 2012

What happens when you put 30 boys on a dorm and 240 across campus?  A lot of activity!!  That is precisely what happens when a student begins attending Woodward Academy.  This activity serves multiple purposes, What happens when you put 30 boys on a dorm and 240 across campus?  A lot of activity!!  That is precisely what happens when a student begins attending Woodward Academy.  This activity serves multiple purposes,… 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

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