Once again another retail store is closing its doors. Why? It probably has a lot to do with all of the online shopping and new clothing stores popping up everywhere digitally.Read More
On Saturday, March 30th, the elementary cheerleaders got a chance to cheer their hearts out! We embarked on an exciting challenge for the first time going to an actual Cheer Starz Varsity Competition and competed for the first time at the junior high school division level!Read More
We continue to hear about all of these businesses closing down. Well, today another company has announced it is calling it quits, and this time it is Payless Shoe Stores. Payless said last week that they have officially closed down for good. The company will shut down over 2,500 stores in North America alone.Read More
Story by Noel Thomas. Photo by Christian Outten.
Woodridge Eagle Bots participated in Friendship’s 5th Annual First Lego League Regional Competition. It is their way of kicking off the Robotics season by having all of the schools participate. The Woodridge team presented a solution-oriented presentation called “The Radiation Crisis in Space.” This project helped us to find out the many contributions of the deep-space radiation environment. A better understanding of the sun’s modulation of this radiation environment will allow mission planners to make better decisions for a future Mars mission.
We also learned that waves or subatomic particles transport energy to another entity, whether it is an astronaut or spacecraft component. Learning all of these things helped us make our project special.
Everyone was super engaged and excited to share their creation. This league helps students to be science and technology leaders by working on engineering skills. The Eagle Bots’ self-confidence soared like eagles as the team was able to talk about our work to the judges. Through our dedication and hard work we were able to receive 1st place in the Division I Project Category.
Noel Thomas and Christian Outten are 4th grade scholars at Friendship Woodridge International School.
This week, Woodridge’s very own Ms. Sarah Frayer, 2nd grade teacher, has been named the D.C. Finalist for the Sanford Teacher Award! This is certainly a monumental achievement for Ms. Frayer, our entire school, as well as the Friendship community. Ms. Frayer’s achievement is just one of the many examples of the excellence in teaching that resides within our school.Read More
Woodridge had a Tier 1 celebration and everyone from our Community office came out. We had a carnival with several different moon bounce machines, game trucks for playing video games, a dance area with live music, and cupcakes.Read More