Woodridge Elementary School
12619 SE 20th Place
Bellevue, WA 98005
Main Office: (425) 456-6200
NEWS AND UPCOMING EVENTS
National PTA Reflections Art Contest
Unleash your creativity and join the 2023 Reflections Art Contest, a prestigious national competition designed to celebrate and showcase the artistic talents of young students across the country!
The submission deadline is December 1st.
You can find more information HERE.
For questions, please contact our Reflections Chairperson
Parents Day Off
NEED TO GET SOME HOLIDAY SHOPPING DONE?
DROP OFF THE KIDS FOR A FEW HOURS OF FUN!
DATE: SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2023
TIME: 2:30 – 6:30PM
LOCATION: NEWPORT HIGH SCHOOL AUX GYM
4333 FACTORIA BLVD SE, BELLEVUE 98006
REGISTER / PAY ON TOUCHBASE AT:
Makerspace Supplies Needed
Please drop off only used and clean items that we could turn into something new.
You (or your child) can drop off the supplies at the Front Office.
We are looking for the following items:
Cardboard: tubes, boxes, cartons, packaging
Art Supplies: pipe cleaners, lace, paper, fabric, clay, ribbon, buttons, felt, yarn, craft sticks
Plastic: containers, lids, tubing, spools
Other: thin wood, corkboard/corks, Legos® (used), blocks (used)
Thanks for your help!
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The Bellevue Schools Foundation's will spend nearly $1 Million this year to fund preschool programming, in-school mental health support, computer science and so much more. Please consider making a donation as your contribution will touch the lives of ALL Bellevue School District students!
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Knights of Pi Math Tournament
Newport Math Club will be hosting their annual Knights of Pi Math Tournament (KPMT) on December 9th, from 12:30 PM to 8:00PM. KPMT is an annual math competition for 5-8th graders. Students can participate as a team of 4 or as individuals.
If your team is interested in attending the competition, please sign up using the following FORM. Registration will close on December 1st, 11:59PM.
Payment will be made on Touchbase. The price is $7.50 per student or $30.00 per team. If your student(s) is in the Bellevue School District, you can pay through your account. Otherwise, you will need to create a guest account and pay that way.
More information about the competition and past tests will be posted the Newport Math Club Website HERE.
If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Woodridge parents can post their information to help create a team HERE.
KPMT is run by Newport High School's math club.
After School Chess- Winter Session
Join Chess Wizards for their winter session. This after-school program at Woodridge runs on Tuesdays from January 23- March 26. $207. Register at www.chesswizards.com.
Winter Art- After School Program
After school art class registration for winter session is open: https://bit.ly/artatwoodridge. 10 Week on Wednesday from 1:25-2:25 pm starting January 17th. $279.
Holidays with WISE
Does your student enjoy science experiments? Let us take care of the mess while you get some holiday shopping done! "Holidays with Wise" is a STEAM event for kids ages 4 through 5th grade and will be at Hazelwood Elementary School (in Newcastle) on Wednesday, December 6th from 5-7:30 p.m. A Costco pizza dinner with sides is included in the $50 cost. Sign up today at www.wisecamps.com/minicamps! There will be snow, peppermint oobleck, sled races, cookie decorating, shrinky dink ornament or keychain-making and more! :)
Registration now open for Spring 2024 Season.
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Little Wolverines is Back!
Who it's for: Girls in K-3rd grade interested in learning basketball
What: Our Bellevue High School Girls coaches & players will lead the clinics and make it very fun & interactive for the girls to learn the love of basketball
When: 5 Saturdays - 1/6, 1/20, 1/27, 2/3, 2/10 from 10-11:30am at BHS
How much: $150, and you can save $50 if you refer a friend!
Sign up by 12/22: https://www.bellevuegirlsbasketball.org/little-wolverines
Math Kangaroo Registration is open!
Math Kangaroo is a fun individual math competition. Each participant will receive a T-Shirt and a small gift!
If you are new to Math Kangaroo, you can learn more and view sample questions on their website: Math Kangaroo USA – International Math Competition.
This year, the competition will take place at Woodridge on the evening of Thursday, March 21 2024 from 7:00 PM to 8:15 PM.
1. Log into the Math Kangaroo website or establish your user account if you are new.
2. Click on the tab By Invitation.
3. Copy and paste this code in the field Invitation Code: W2024MK
Registration fee: $21 until Dec 15. Late Registration (Dec 15th -Dec 31): $35.
Limited scholarships are available.
Questions? Contact the parent volunteers at email@example.com
Hosted by Woodridge Elementary PTSA
Wise Camps STEAM Nights / Academic Day Camps
Does your student enjoy science, technology, engineering, art and/or math? We invite students ages 4 through 5th grade to join our monthly camps during the 2023-24 school year! Wise Camps is offering five STEAM nights on Wednesdays from 5-7:30 p.m. where students rotate through five exciting stations and a Costco Pizza dinner is provided! On Friday, November 10th and Monday, January 15th, there is no school in honor of Veteran's Day and MLK Jr. Day, so we are offering a full day STEAM experience from 8:30-3:30 p.m. with Panda Express lunch provided! Cost of STEAM nights is $50 and the cost of full day STEAM camps is $150. Buy a 2023-24 Camp Pass for all 7 camps and save $50. Sibling discounts and scholarships available. All camps will be held in elementary/middle schools on the Eastside (Bellevue, Mercer Island, Newcastle, Renton Highlands). Visit https://www.wisecamps.com/minicamps/ to register--spots are limited! :)
Wise Camp Volunteer Hours for Students in grades 8-12
We are also looking for students in 8th through 12th grade to help us at these events and earn volunteer hours. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if interested in helping out!
Mini-Wolverines BHS Dance Camp
Bellevue High School Co-ed Dance Team is thrilled to announce its first annual K-8 Mini Dance Camp to build community awareness around the BHS Dance team and develop relationships with future upcoming dancers.
Sign up at https://bit.ly/bhsdancecamp23 for our 1st annual Mini-Wolverine camp!
Event: K-8 Dance Camp at Bellevue High School
Event Date: Saturday, December 09, 2023
Event Time: 10:00am - 3:00pm
Event Cost: $75.00
Event Registration Deadline: November 25
Registration includes pizza lunch and a t-shirt.
Each age category will learn a dance routine and perform a showcase to parents and spectators. Come join a day of fun!
Bellevue Downtown Ice Rink
Featuring the region’s largest covered open-air ice (real frozen water) skating experience, admission/reservations can be made on-line as of early November.
Our school earns $3.00 form every paying visitor that tells the ice rink staff that they are part of Woodridge Elementary School!
Ice skating opens to the public on Friday, November 17 and closes on Sunday, January 15. Families can make it a night of holiday fun with a visit to Snowflake Lane at The Bellevue Collection and stroll through Garden d’Lights at the Bellevue Botanical Garden.
UW-Winter ‘24 Afterschool STEAM Learning Opportunities Online
Unique Online Afterschool Learning Opportunity for 4th – 5th grade students
STEAM Innovation Lab: Circuitry & Coding
What You’ll Learn
• Foundations of electrical circuits, coding and robotics
• Critical thinking and problem-solving skills used in the design process
• How to collaborate with peers, tackle challenges and learn from one another
This remote course is taught via Zoom video conferencing. Classes meet in real time and are not recorded. To participate, you need access to a computer with a high-speed internet connection, a headset and webcam.
We’ll provide supplies and will mail them prior to the start of the course. Note: We cannot ship supplies internationally.
Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays, January 2 – March 7, 6:00 p.m.– 7:30 p.m.
For more details and to register visit www.youth-teen.uw.edu
Join Cub Scouts!
Is your student interested in learning more about Cub Scouts at Woodridge? All returning and interested scouts (boys and girls, grades K through 5) are invited to join the Cub Scout Pack 643. Meetings are held once a month in the Woodridge Cafe.
You can email email@example.com to find out more.
All are welcome!