Woodland Star School
Woodland Star School

Our Vision

Woodland Star has developed a powerful educational vision that incorporates Waldorf education methods and embraces the developmental model of the unfolding child. This education, built on a strong academic foundation, also brings forth creative imagination, critical thinking, self-confidence, and a sense of delight, wonder and respect for nature and humanity.

Woodland Star provides an innovative public-school alternative for Kindergarten through Eighth Grade. The school opened in fall 2000.

Schools of Hope - Volunteers Needed - Grandparents would be ideal!

W O O D L A N D    S T A R    C H A R T E R    S C H O O L

Learning to think, to care, to create.

17811 Arnold Drive, Sonoma CA 95476

June 24, 2014

Dear friends,

A few weeks ago Woodland Star received the great news that our school was accepted into the United Way’s Schools of Hope program.  This program is an early grades reading initiative focused on providing reading support and tutoring to qualifying students in grades 2-4.  Our goal is to strengthen the student’s reading abilities and support the class teacher’s work in bringing the students to reading proficiency.  If a child cannot read, they cannot succeed and early intervention is the best way to support a student’s on-going academic success.  Schools of Hope is a volunteer program and as such we are seeking community members who would like to volunteer to work with our students in weekly tutoring sessions.  The minimum commitment is 30 minutes per week. Volunteers do not need to be teachers or members of our community.  We will provide the training and United Way will provide background checks and volunteer clearance. Below are links where you can find out more information about how to volunteer and FAQ’s about the volunteer role.  Feel free to pass this information and invitation on to anyone that you feel might enjoy being part of a child’s success story. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact me.  Grandparents and retired persons are especially encouraged to apply!

Volunteer FAQ link:

http://www.unitedwaywinecountry.org/our-work/education/schools-of-hope/schools-of-hope-tutor-faq/

To sign up:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Lq5lzcy2bs1whKoP-Cqe5baqFKB9sHjO4UQ_QSCPan0/viewform

Sheila Reilly

Administrator

The 2014-15 Calendar is now available

The monthly calendar for next school year complete with festivals, assemblies and important school dates is now avaialble by clicking this link:

http://ws.communitygrove.com/sites/files/ws/uploads/Monthly%20calendar%2...

You can also find the calendar by clicking on the "Documents" tab on the right hand side of the home page.

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