Summer 2014 Newsletter

July 8th, 2014

Click here to view the summer 2014 newsletter.

Sports Forms Now Available on Website

July 7th, 2014

The PIAA physical form packet and sports transportation permission forms are now available to print and complete. Go to “Activities/Sports,” choose “Athletics” and both forms are on the drop down menu.

Any further questions, please contact the Athletics Office at 215-672-5050 Ext. 260.

Flynn O’Hara Uniforms

July 7th, 2014

Your invited to an in-store event to purchase school uniforms. Click on the link below to set-up your appointment.

Archbishop Wood In-Store Event

Attention Classes of 2015 and 2016

June 29th, 2014

Prepare for the SAT’s or PSAT’s with Dr. Pace’s one week seminar offered at Archbishop Wood from July 14 to July 18, 9am to 2pm.  Cost $510.00  Wood students have had great success after taking this seminar.
For more info go to:  drpaceseminars.com

Welcome Mrs. O’Grady!

June 24th, 2014

Mrs. Cloe O’Grady has begun her tenure as Assistant Principal for Academic Affairs at Wood.  Mrs. O’Grady will be addressing rostering questions and conducting interviews with transfer students in addition to overseeing our academic program.

If you need to reach Mrs. O’Grady:
e-mail:  cogrady@archwood.org or by phone 215-672-505 ext. 271.

Any questions on report cards or end of the past year issues should be addressed to mwarner@archwood.org.

Follett Book Buy Back

June 20th, 2014

Fed Ex was late in picking up the returned books.  Follett is aware of this and has extended the deadline to June 27, 2014.  Do not be alarmed by emails telling you the books are late.  All books returned to Wood have been sent back to Follett.

It Can Wait

June 17th, 2014

Don’t forget to sign up for the Phillies “It Can Wait” pledge drive to not text and drive.
Go to www.phillies.com/ipledge
Wood is currently in the top five.  Let’s show them who is the BEST!

Summer Sports Camps

June 17th, 2014

This summer Archbishop Wood High School will have the following sports camps.

Boys Basketball
Week of June 16th-20th (9 AM-3 PM)
Week of June 23rd-27th (5 PM-8 PM)
E-mail contact: mosco425@comcast.net

Baseball
Week of June 23rd-27th (9 AM-3 PM)
Week of July 14th-18th (9 AM-3 PM)
E-mail contact: woodbaseball14@comcast.net

Football
Week of June 3-July 4th (9 AM-3 PM)
Week of July 7-11th (9 AM-3 PM)
E-mail contact: coachdev12@aol.com

Girls Volleyball
Week of July 28th-August 1st (9 AM-3PM)
E-mail contact: sspadafora18@gmail.com

Girls Basketball
Week of August 4th-8th (9 AM-3 PM)
E-mail contact: woodgirlsbball@comcast.net

Friday, June 13:

June 13th, 2014

It Can Wait
The Philadelphia area It Can Wait Pledge Drive continues to see record numbers! Our school is in contention to WIN an appearance by a Philadelphia Phillies player to speak with students, faculty and staff about the dangers of texting and driving! As a reminder, to further increase the amount of pledges for your school, students are encouraged to become It Can Wait ambassadors and to get their friends, family and neighbors to log in and take the pledge. Additionally, students can take the pledge once a day throughout the duration of the promotion.
All pledges must be submitted by 11:59 PM ET on June 29, 2014 in order to qualify! Enter at www.phillies.com/ipledge
So go on www.phillies.com/ipledge to help Wood win the It Can Wait Campaign!

Closing Days Information:

The last day for all late activities buses is Monday, June 9.
For the final 3 days of school: Wednesday, June 11, Thursday, June 12 and Friday, June 13 and the 11:00 Dismissal time the following Districts will take home at that early time on all 3 days: Abington, Bensalem, Cheltenham, Springfield and Wissahickon. Also taking home on these 3 days will be Yellowbird Transportation & Tropiano. The Lower Bucks Van will take home on Thursday, June 12 and Friday, June 13.
Hatboro-Horsham will take home only on Thursday, June 12 and Friday, June 13
Lower Moreland and Upper Moreland will take home only on Friday, June 13.

For Wednesday, June 11, Thursday, June 12 and Friday, June 13 the following districts will only bring in in the morning and they will NOT be taking home at the 11:00 dismissal time: Centennial, Central Bucks, Council Rock, Neshaminy and North Penn.

The Viking Alumni Magazine – an opportunity for student writers:
Ms. Mancuso, our Director of Alumni Relations, is looking for some students who may be interested in writing for the next issue of the Viking Magazine. This is our annual alumni magazine that gets sent out in the Fall of each year to all Wood graduates.
She is looking for some students who are seriously interested in writing. In the magazine, they will write articles as well as shorter paragraphs. This is a great way for a student to volunteer if you need hours. It is also something nice to have on a college transcript.

Please stop by Room 237 to see Ms. Mancuso for further information.

 

Thursday, June 12:

June 12th, 2014

It Can Wait
The Philadelphia area It Can Wait Pledge Drive continues to see record numbers! Our school is in contention to WIN an appearance by a Philadelphia Phillies player to speak with students, faculty and staff about the dangers of texting and driving! As a reminder, to further increase the amount of pledges for your school, students are encouraged to become It Can Wait ambassadors and to get their friends, family and neighbors to log in and take the pledge. Additionally, students can take the pledge once a day throughout the duration of the promotion.
All pledges must be submitted by 11:59 PM ET on June 29, 2014 in order to qualify! Enter at www.phillies.com/ipledge
So go on www.phillies.com/ipledge to help Wood win the It Can Wait Campaign!

Closing Days Information:

The last day for all late activities buses is Monday, June 9.
For the final 3 days of school: Wednesday, June 11, Thursday, June 12 and Friday, June 13 and the 11:00 Dismissal time the following Districts will take home at that early time on all 3 days: Abington, Bensalem, Cheltenham, Springfield and Wissahickon. Also taking home on these 3 days will be Yellowbird Transportation & Tropiano. The Lower Bucks Van will take home on Thursday, June 12 and Friday, June 13.
Hatboro-Horsham will take home only on Thursday, June 12 and Friday, June 13
Lower Moreland and Upper Moreland will take home only on Friday, June 13.

For Wednesday, June 11, Thursday, June 12 and Friday, June 13 the following districts will only bring in in the morning and they will NOT be taking home at the 11:00 dismissal time: Centennial, Central Bucks, Council Rock, Neshaminy and North Penn.

The Viking Alumni Magazine – an opportunity for student writers:
Ms. Mancuso, our Director of Alumni Relations, is looking for some students who may be interested in writing for the next issue of the Viking Magazine. This is our annual alumni magazine that gets sent out in the Fall of each year to all Wood graduates.
She is looking for some students who are seriously interested in writing. In the magazine, they will write articles as well as shorter paragraphs. This is a great way for a student to volunteer if you need hours. It is also something nice to have on a college transcript.

Please stop by Room 237 to see Ms. Mancuso for further information.