Friday, September 5

September 5th, 2014

Attention all actors, singers, and dancers: anyone interested in performing in the theater department’s fall musical Meet Me in St. Louis or being part of our 50th Anniversary Showcase, should attend our informational meeting Monday, September 8th at 2:30pm in the auditorium. Learn all about how the theater department works, and what to prepare for auditions. If you’d like to be involved in the shows, but prefer to be back stage, come to our stage crew informational meeting on Wednesday, September 10th at 2:30pm in the auditorium. Learn about our needs for the fall shows and how you can help us bring it all to life. Each meeting will be approximately half an hour.

Opera Trip – The annual trip to the opera this year will be on Wednesday, September 24. Any interested student is welcome to attend. Permission forms are available from Mrs. Tecce in room 243. The cost is $35 which covers a noon lunch at Bertucci’s and the bus to the Academy of Music for a 2pm performance of the comedy opera “The Barber of Seville.” We will return to Wood by 6pm. Signed permission slips and money are due by Friday, September 12. Please stop by room 243 for more information.

KAIROS – To Seniors and Juniors
Applications for the Oct Kairos will be available in the ministry office on Monday. Those who want to be a leader for the Oct Kairos see Fr. Paul today in the ministry office.

From Guidance – The deadline to register for the October SAT is September 12th
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Pro Life Group – Volunteers are needed to help with the Pro Life information booth at the Polish Festival at Our Lady of Czestochowa. You duties will be to stand at the pro life booth and hand out literature and sell pro life pins. Volunteers are need for THIS Saturday and Sunday. Please see Fr. Paul TODAY if you want to volunteer.

 

Thursday, September 4

September 4th, 2014

Attention all actors, singers, and dancers:
anyone interested in performing in the theater department’s fall musical
Meet Me in St. Louis or being part of our 50th Anniversary Showcase, should attend our informational meeting on Monday, September 8th at 2:30pm in the auditorium. Learn all about how the theater department works, and what to prepare for auditions.
Or if you’d like to be involved in the shows, but prefer to be back stage, come to our stage crew informational meeting on Wednesday, September 10th at 2:30pm in the auditorium. Learn about our needs for the fall shows and how you can help us bring it all to life. Each meeting will be approximately half an hour.

The first class of driver education will be held on September 29.
Applications are available in the business office.

News from the Cafeteria

September 2nd, 2014

When putting money on a student’s Cafeteria account, go to www.payforit.net. Enter Archdiocese of Philadelphia as the school district. When entering the student number put a 20 in front of it so that you are entering a 10 digit number. That will direct the money to Archbishop Wood.

Freshmen Parents

September 2nd, 2014

Thank you to all who attended the Freshman Parent Information Night on August 26, 2014. An envelope of forms and information was given to each family. If you were not able to attend the meeting, your son or daughter will receive the envelope on Wednesday, September 3, 2014.
Please note that the following forms that must be returned:

  1. Catapult Permission form: required for all 9th grade students. This allows all freshmen to participate in our yearlong orientation program that included study skills and standardized test taking skills. This form is in the envelope.
  2. Parent acknowledgement form: This form is found on the web site under Student Services. Please download this form and return to school. On the web site.
  3. Health Information: Forms will be distributed to the freshmen on the first day. These forms must be filled out, signed and returned. Distributed in homeroom on September 3.
  4. Honor Code: Information found in packet and forms will be distributed in homeroom. These forms are to be signed by both student and parent. Distributed in homeroom on September 3.
  5. Acceptable Use Policy: Important information regarding the use of technology at Wood. This form must be signed by both parent and child. Distributed in homeroom on September 3.
  6. Parental Permission for General Technology Use. There are two forms. These forms allow students to use technology and to communicate with teachers and coaches. Distributed in homeroom on September 3.
  7. Please also note the invitation to the Freshmen and New Family Communion Breakfast on September 21 and the Parents Association Membership Form found in the envelope. Please plan to join the members of the Class of 2018 and other new families on September 21. Also, join the Wood Parents Association. A great way to support your child’s school and keep up with all that is happening.

 

Great Cultural Opportunity for All Students

August 22nd, 2014

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 interested students will be attending a performance of “The Barber of Seville” at the Academy of Music. Any student interested is welcome to attend, but the bus will accommodate only 42 students. The cost is $35 per student for lunch at Bertucci’s and the bus transportation. The opera tickets are free as part of the Sounds of Learning program sponsored by the Opera Company of Philadelphia. A letter to parents, menu selections and permission forms will be available the first day of school in room 243. Payment, signed permission forms and menu selection are due by Friday, September 12, 2014. to Mrs. Tecce in room 243. Students will be fully prepared as each student attending will receive a libretto which we will work on in school. The libretto covers the opera and related topics so when attending the opera, the students can sit back and really enjoy the performance. Although it is early in the school year for a field trip, this is a wonderful opportunity for students to experience something that they might not otherwise see on their own.

Important Message from Aramark

August 21st, 2014

Click here to read a letter from Aramark regarding 2014-2015 school year cafeteria news.

Important Information from Our Guidance Department

August 21st, 2014

There have been a number of changes in our Guidance and Counseling Departments. Mr. Frank Tobias has resigned his position due to his continuing health issues. Our new Director of Guidance is Mrs. Mary Desmond.
During the second semester of the last school year, Mrs. Kristen Bogart served as the substitute for Mr. Tobias and worked with the students in the first third of the alphabet last year. Mrs. Bogart has been hired by the Intermediate Unit as the replacement for Ms. Lang who retired.
Mrs. Bogart will stay with the first third of the alphabet, Mrs. Desmond will take care of the middle third and Mrs. Butts will continue with the last third.
The IU Counseling Center is located on the second floor North, we have moved the Guidance Office from the second floor South to the second floor North so all Guidance and Counseling Services will be in one location.
The following are the Counselor Assignments for the upcoming year:

COUNSELOR ASSIGNMENTS
2014-2015

GRADE 9
A – GA MRS.BOGART
GE – MU MRS. DESMOND
NA – Z MRS. BUTTS

GRADE 10
A – FE MRS. BOGART
FI – MC MRS. DESMOND
ME – Z MRS. BUTT

GRADE 11
A- G MRS. BOGART
H – MI MRS.DESMOND
MO – Z MRS. BUTTS

GRADE 12
A – G MRS. BOGART
H – N MRS. DESMOND
O – Z MRS. BUTTS

 

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