Reading Challenge Update

We hope students had a relaxing spring break, and got to read every day!

Students should turn in their reading logs by this Wednesday, April 10. Students who meet or exceed their goals will be entered into a drawing for a Books Inc gift card! Parents/ guardians whose students meet or exceed their goals will be entered into their own drawing for a gift card!

Multicultural Night, April 12!


We’re looking forward to seeing everyone at Multicultural Night, this Friday, April 12th, 6-8 pm in the MPR! Please join us for a fun evening as we celebrate our diversity and share entertainment, activities, and food from our cultures!  

Please bring a dish to share for 12 and wear your traditional clothing! No time to cook? No problem! $5 gets you an entry wristband to enjoy all the goodies.  PTA will also provide pizza and drinks.

Would you like to share your cultural arts in a performance or demonstration? Sign up here, or contact Blanche at
blanchepta@gmail.com with any questions.

Disney Tickets – Drawing April 12!

Don’t forget to get your Wood PTA Spring Raffle tickets for a chance to win great prizes, including multiple chances to win Disney Park Hopper tickets!

Tickets will be on sale at Multicultural Night and are also are available from Ms Tamara in the school office.

6 Great Prize Packages

Disney #1: 4  one-day Disney Park Hopper passes 

Value $796

Disney #2: 3  one-day Disney Park Hopper passes

Value $597

Disney #3: 3  one-day Disney Park Hopper passes

Value $597

Family Fun: Lawrence Hall of Science & High Scores passes

Value $84

Shopping Spree: Gift cards for iTunes, eBay, Oaktown Spice Shop

Value $75

Wood Swag: Sweatshirt, t-shirt, magnet, socks

Value $30

TICKETS ONLY $5 each; 5 tickets = $20; 15 tickets = $50; 40 tickets = $100

Winners will be announced during Multicultural Night, April 12, 6-8 pm. Need not be present to win.

Reading Challenge

Wood Middle School’s 2nd Annual Reading Challenge will take place March 25th – April 7th! Your student is encouraged to read, read, read!

Your student should have received their reading log (reading goals can be set by English teacher or parents), and students will log their daily reading time. Make sure to keep reading over Spring break!

Turn in the reading log by April 10. Students who meet or exceed their goals will be entered into a drawing for a Books Inc gift card! Parents/ guardians whose students meet or exceed their goals will be entered into their own drawing for a gift card!

Family Enrichment Event, March 27

AUSD & PTAC present the next Alameda Family Enrichment Series event: Screentime: Can We Strike a Balance in our Children’s’ Digital Lives? by Common Sense Media on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 from 7–8:30 p.m. at Encinal High School (210 Central Ave). English: Cafeteria, and Español: Media Center. This event is for parent/guardians, caregivers, educators, and 5th grade+ students. The event is free ($10 suggested donation).