Kids Explore With Google Expeditions

Kids Explore With Google Expeditions

Augmented reality brings dinos and more to elementary classes Woodstock students recently had their chance to get up close and personal with a dinosaur. Students in Pre-K through fifth grade immersed themselves in more than just dinosaurs — there were planets,...
Celebrated Spanish Author Visits Schools

Celebrated Spanish Author Visits Schools

An award-winning Spanish author whose children’s books have been translated into a dozen languages visited Woodstock schools last week. Margarita del Mazo held storytelling sessions for kindergartners through fifth-graders and conducted workshops for teachers...
PE Leadership Class Gives Hands-On Training

PE Leadership Class Gives Hands-On Training

High school students work with elementary school classes Twice a week, Olson Elementary School physical education teacher Jackie Anderson hands over the reins to her first- and second-grade class to another group of students. The PE leadership class offered at...
Board Postpones Decision on Closing Dean

Board Postpones Decision on Closing Dean

A proposal to close an elementary school was put on hold after board members asked for more information and community members pushed to keep the school open. Woodstock School District 200 administrators presented the Board of Education with a plan Oct. 10 to close or...
Running Program Aims to Encourage Boys

Running Program Aims to Encourage Boys

A small group of boys completed a 5K race Nov. 4 at Emricson Park where winning wasn’t the goal. The 13 fourth- and fifth-grade boys were bound together by the shared experience of training for the race. The boys, representing teams from Olson and Mary Endres...

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