News, Events, and Announcements
The 6th, 7th, and 8th grade band students attended a concert by the University of Iowa Brass Quintet on Monday April 1st. The students were bussed to the North High Auditorium for the one hour concert. It is always great to hear professional musicians perform quality literature and using high technique to inspire our musicians. Read more
The Wood Intermediate 6th , 7th and 8th choirs gave an outstanding performance at the annual Spring concert held on Tuesday, March 12 at the North High School auditorium. The choirs sang advanced selections performed in 4 different languages. The concert also premiered the new choral dresses purchased with the help of our Wood Parent-Teacher Organization and Read more
Five groups of students received special awards on March 4 at St. Ambrose University: 1) Tim Considine presented the Association of the United States Army Military History Award to 7th graders: Logan Anderson, Pierce Howard and Tyler Woolison for their website on the Cuban Missile Crisis. 2) The Judge’s Applause Award in recognition of great primary research and passion for Read more
The Wood combined 6th, 7th, and 8th Grade String Orchestras under the direction of Kris Kendell and Michele Nemmers combined to perform four elementary school outreach concerts on Friday, March 1.
This year’s Tour theme was “Super Hero Music Awards” and featured music from Spider-Man, Batman, Superman, The Avengers, and String Man.
Red carpet corespondents were Destiny Ellingworth and Kaitlyn Read more
On February 20, 2013 from 5-7 p.m., students fromWood Intermediate School held a National History Day (NHD) Showcase. This year’s theme was, “Turning Points in History: People, Ideas, Events.” In preparation, students chose topics to research that were 25 years old or older that they had to tie to the theme. Students went on field trips to both the Main Read more
Suzuko Jackson and Carliesha Carpenter work on a project called “Protect a Pringle” during National
Engineers Week activities at the Putnam Museum, Davenport. They attended an engineering conference on February 20.
Fifteen 8th grade female students from Wood Intermediate were invited to participate in the 3rd Annual Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day on February 20th at the Putnam Museum Read more
Mrs. Picchiotti and Ms. McGlynn’s 6th grade Advisory Periods joined forces to celebrate National Random Acts of Kindness Week (February 12-February 18th). We worked together to learn about empathy, teaching the students how to “put themselves in someone else’s shoes.” We brain-stormed ideas as a team, and the students collectively decided they wanted to make cards for the custodial staff, Read more