Boating Across the Anacostia River

Boating Across the Anacostia River

On March 22, 2018, Woodridge’s 8th graders enjoyed an entire day out of school to visit the Anacostia Watershed in Southeast Washington, DC. This was a great field trip before heading off for a week-long springbreak. Ms. Beckwith, Woodridge’s 7th and 8th grade science teacher, wanted us to have a real-world experience with science while learning about the watershed community and the impact that people have on the natural world.

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Third Grader Wins LEGO Science Championship

Third Grader Wins LEGO Science Championship

This year Woodridge Elementary has a LEGO Junior League. This afterschool club is sponsored by our 3rd grade math teacher Ms.Taylor Dow. During the program, students are taught tons of math and science concepts through real-world application. We are able to design, build, and create using LEGO’s products.

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The Kings and Queens of Woodridge: A Dance to Remember

The Kings and Queens of Woodridge: A Dance to Remember

Woodridge Aftercare had an incredible event to recognize scholars for all of their hard work entitled Friendship Cares Scholar Achievement. Scholars in Preschool and Kindergarten were celebrated for their behavior and participation. In grades 1st thru 6th, scholars were recognized for their grades with a G.P.A. of 3.0 or better.

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4th Graders are Buzzing Over an Electrical Circuit

4th Graders are Buzzing Over an Electrical Circuit

Today at Woodridge, students acted as if they were electrical engineers by making a representation of a circuit. There was so much buzz going on in Ms. Lewis’ 4th grade science classroom. The electrical circuit was the topic of the lesson and students reviewed the concepts of a closed circuit, an open circuit, and a short circuit.

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Woodridge Checks Out Alexander’s Terrible and Horrible Bad Day

Woodridge Checks Out Alexander’s Terrible and Horrible Bad Day

On Wednesday, February 28, 2018, the 2nd through 4th grades took a field trip to see the play Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day at Adventure Musical Theater in Rockville, Maryland. It is a short 45-minute play about a boy who has a horrible day. His day starts out with him having gum in his hair.

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