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The Pyramid of Success

The Pyramid of Success

Principal's Newsletter

California Distinguished School

I am very pleased and excited to share with the Woodland community that Woodland Elementary has been recommended to be recognized as a California Distinguished School (CDS)!  It has been a long, yet rewarding process, which has ended with a feeling of total validation for all the hard work on the part of the Woodland staff for past many years. 

The application process began last November when the school was selected among many schools to apply for the California Distinguished School award.   The staff immediately began gathering information and data on our two agreed upon “Signature Practices” that we would be highlighting in the application.  A team of teachers and I began writing the application and submitted our final copy in December.  We were excited to be notified in March that Woodland would be visited by a CDS Validation Team.   That visit took place last Wednesday and at the end of the day the CDS team met with our staff to complement us on the educational program we offer our students, particularly highlighting our Signature Practices, as well as the school climate as a whole.  The CDS team lead left the following message for me on behalf of the staff:

“It was our honor and privilege to visit Woodland today.  We commend you and your staff for the obvious dedication to implementing and continuously improving your RTI and Character Pyramid (Response to Intervention and Character Education programs).  We very much enjoyed meeting your staff, children and community and will be recommending Woodland to be recognized as a California Distinguished School.  Congratulations!”

I would like to give a huge shout out to our wonderful parent community because it would have been impossible to achieve this distinguished award without your help and the delightful children you send us each and every day.  Thank you so much!

Perhaps we have all taken Coach John Wooden’s advice: “Make each day your masterpiece.”  Every day we come to school, whether we are parents, teachers, staff, or students, with the attitude of making each and every day the best it can be. Because of this, together, we have achieved success! 

New Fall 2014-15 Kinder Registration

If you have a student who will turn five years of age on or before September 1, 2014 your child is eligible for Kinder enrollment. If you have a child who will turn five years of age between September 2, 2014 and December 2, 2014, your child is age-eligible for the Transitional Kindergarten program. Please call or visit our school office for more information.


Woodland Elementary School

2025 Garden Lane, Costa Mesa, CA 92627



Kindergarten Orientation will be held

Friday, June 6th, 2014

9:00—10:00 am in the MPR - Parents only, no children.

Senate Bill (SB) 1381 (Chapter 705, Statues of 2010) amended California Education Code (Section 46300, 48000, and 48010) to change the required birth date for admission to kindergarten beginning in the 2012–2013 school year. A child shall be admitted to kindergarten if his or her 5TH birthday falls on or before November 1 for the 2012-13 school year, October 1 for the 2013-14 school year and September 1 for the 2014-15 school year and each school year thereafter.

Our enrollment and address verification process this year will be available to you in April 15th, 2014.  The following are the steps you must follow in order to complete this process.


For Enrollment Information and instruction in April please follow the instructions below.

1. You must verify your address through our address verification office before registering beginning Tuesday, April 15th.  The address verification office is open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 8:00 am—3:00 pm.  NOTE: VERIFICATION MUST BE COMPLETE BY 3:00 PM WHEN THE OFFICE CLOSES.  THE LINE MAY BE CLOSED EARLIER TO MAKE SURE THOSE WAITING WILL BE THROUGH THE PROCESS BY 3:00 PM. (Verification information on back of this page)

2. You may access the Student Registration forms online at:


 When you have completed your address verification (gold copy) and online registration, please bring both the address verification (gold copy) and your completed & printed online registration paperwork to the office along with:

à Birth Certificate or Passport

à Current Immunization Records only if up-to-date (see back)

à A Current Physical is a requirement within 6 months of entry to Kindergarten (March 2014 or after) .  The current physical needs to be signed by doctor and stamped with doctor address stamp.

à The only exception would be due to age or insurance requirements your child cannot have a physical or immunization until a later date.


Woodland School News

From OC Health Care Agency - Measles Outbreak in Orange County - MMR Vaccine Highly Recommended
Measles Outbreak in Orange County MMR Vaccine Highly Recommended (Santa Ana) – Orange County has twenty-one confirmed cases of measles in 2014, the most reported by any county in California.  The Health Care Agency expects that the meas... Continue
Posted by: Laura Boss
Published: 4/14/14

April is Autism Awareness Month. On Tuesday We Wear Blue!!
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Posted by: Emily Luevanos
Published: 4/7/14

Pilot Cup Entry Forms - Due by May 2nd.
Sign up for the 15th annual Pilot Cup! Entry fees must be received by no later than Friday, May 2nd. See the attached flyer for more details! Continue
Posted by: Matthew Jennings
Published: 4/3/14

You're Invited to the District String Workshop - Performance Time At 6p.m.
The District String Workshop will be held Tuesday, April 29 at Ensign Intermediate School.  Performance time is 6:00pm. Ensign is located at: 2000 Cliff Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92663. This will be a fun evening of string music which will hig... Continue
Posted by: Matthew Jennings
Published: 4/3/14

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Woodland's Calendar

Today: 4/20/14

Woodland's character education program is based on Coach John Wooden's book, Inch and Miles - The Journey to Success. Throughout the journey, Inch and Miles find out the real meaning of success by meeting fourteen characters in the story who represent the values that will guarantee success. By the end of the journey, Inch and Miles understand that:

Success isn't having trophies or toys.

It isn't a medal or friends of your choice.

What is Success? That's easy to see.

It's trying to be the best that you can be!

Don't worry what others may have or might say.

When trying your best,

Success comes your way.

Thank you Coach John Wooden for allowing us to share your Pyramid of Success with our students.

Woodland's Art Enrichment Program

Woodland is keeping the ARTS alive! Our enrichment art program was successful thanks to Mrs. Faye and our school PFO! Our student art pieces were submitted to our annual Knights and Dragons Carnival for silent auction which raised money for our school!

Keeping the Arts Alive

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