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California Distinguished School

California Distinguished School

Principal's Newsletter

California Distinguished School

I am very pleased and excited to share with the Woodland community that Woodland Elementary has been 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. 

“I am extremely proud of the schools and would like to recognize the administrators, staff, teachers, parents and students for their commitment and hard work in supporting the comprehensive and lengthy application process,” N-MUSD Superintendent Navarro said.  “Their dedication is exemplary.”

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. 

Distinguished School

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.

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.


Pyramid of Success

Pyramid of Success

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 School News

Board Approves 2014/15 District Priorities
The N-MUSD Board of Education approved the District's 2014/15 Priorities on Tuesday, August 26, 2014.  The priorities can be accessed via the district's website at: or via the attachments. Continue
Posted by: Laura Boss
Published: 8/28/14

Notice of Public Hearing - September 9, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. - Proposed Solar Photovoltaic Project

September 9, 2014 6:00 p.m.
Newport-Mesa Unified School District Office 
2985-A Bear Street, Costa Mesa, Ca 92626

Notice is hereby given pursuant to Government Code section 4217.10 et seq. that the New... Continue
Posted by: Laura Boss
Published: 8/26/14

Now Enrolling for NMUSD's Preschool Neighborhood Peer Program for the 2014-2015 School Year!
Click here to learn more about the Neighborhood Peer Program! Continue
Posted by: Emily Luevanos
Published: 5/1/14

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Today: 9/1/14

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!

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