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July 24, 2014
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Students must not be on the school grounds before 8:30 A.M. unless they are attending an organized activity. . . .

 

 Preschool Program

We currently operate a Torrance Tykes classroom on our school site.

Lunch with the Principal
This program was developed to acknowledge and award . . .
Conflict Strategies
In addition to reporting problems to an adult . . .
Academic Awards
Students must fulfill criteria to qualify for these awards. . . .
Accident Insurance for Students
District-sponsored group plan available. . . .
Accident Policy
If a student is injured while at school, an . . .
Adapted Physical Education (APE)
This physical education program is for students with exceptional . . .
Adventures in Art
This is a PTA sponsored art education program. . . .
After School Child Care
The Torrance YMCA offers a fee payment before and . . .
Back to Basics
Wood School has always taught the basics - . . .
Business - Education Partnerships
Wood School was formally adopted by Alcoa Fastening Systems in Torrance.
Calendar
A calendar is sent home at the beginning of each school year . . .
Casts, Braces, Splints
Children wearing casts, braces and/or splints may only be readmitted . . .
Change of Address and Telephone Numbers
Parents/Guardians are required to report, in writing, a change . . .
Child Abuse Reporting
All school employees are required by law to report to the police . . .
Classroom - Teacher Assignments
Students are assigned to classes through a collaborative effort of . . .
Classroom Rules
Each of the teachers has a classroom discipline plan for their class. . . .
Communicator
The PTA collates and distributes a weekly Communicator . . .
Computer Lab
Our computer lab is located in room 2. . . .
Conferences
Parent conferences are scheduled following the first . . .
Heartattendance
Heartattendance is a reward program recognizing students who have pe . . .
High Five
High Five student recognition program based on the High Five Standards. . . .
Home-Made Foods
In accordance with county and state health laws, home-made or home-baked goods . . .
Homework Policy
Howard Wood School recognizes that homework is an essential part of . . .
Independent Study
Please contact your child's teacher at least one week in advance . . .
Music
Students in grades 4 and 5 are eligible to receive instruction . . .
Kindergarten Roundup
Each spring we conduct a "Roundup" for the next year's kindergarten . . .
Library
PTA volunteers run the library program and collaborate . . .
Lost and Found
Lost and found items are turned in to the office. . . .
Lunch Money
We do not have a lunch fund at school for students who have lost or . . .
Sexual Harassment
TUSD is committed to an educational environment in which all students . . .
Smoking on Campus
Wood School is a smoke-free school. . . .
Daytime Loitering Ordinance
Students who appear in public places between the hours of . . .
Detention/Accountability
To help maintain a happy and safe campus, we have set up a lunch . . .
Discipline Plan/Suspension/Expulsion
If it becomes necessary to discipline a student, our goal at Wood is to be . . .
Dogs on Campus
Please do not bring your dogs on campus. . . .
Dress
Students are expected to dress appropriately for school . . .
"E" Club
Students in grades K-5 are eligible to belong to "E" Club . . .
Electronic Equipment
Electronic equipment (pagers, cell phones, video games, etc.) are NOT . . .
English Language Multicultural Advisory Committee - ELMAC
This is a group of parents that meets three times a year to give . . .
Emergency Information - VERY IMPORTANT
New copies of the following documents must be completed yearly to . . .
Emergency Kits
Emergency/Disaster Kits must be prepared and brought to school each . . .
Field Trips
Prior to leaving the school for an instructional trip, each student . . .
Family Education Nights
Be on the lookout for flyers announcing Wood School Family Education Nig . . .
Medication at School
According to the California State Education Code, . . .
Money and Valuables
Children should bring money to school to meet lunch needs or for . . .
Multi-Age Classrooms
Often times we have the opportunity to have more than one grade level . . .
Multicultural Activities
In May or June, we culminate our year long appreciation of cultural . . .
Parent and Teachers Association (PTA) and School Volunteers
The Wood Chapter of the PTA provides vigorous and ongoing support to . . .
Parents and Visitors on Campus
To protect your children, state law requires that all persons not . . .
Parents on Campus at Lunch
School District Policy mandates that you do not sit with your child . . .
Parking on School Grounds
There are no provisions for parents to park their cars within the . . .
Permission to Leave Early
If it is necessary for your child to leave during the school day, . . .
Permits
Permits to attend Wood School are issued through the office of Child . . .
Picking-up Children After School
As 235th Street is a very dangerous street, we ask that students be . . .
Playground Equipment
From time to time school equipment "strays" from school. Parents and pupils . . .
Progress Reports
Progress reports will be sent home to all students in grades 1-5 . . .
Report Cards
Report cards are issued at the end of each trimester. . . .
Returning to School Following Illness
If your child has been absent due to illness, please . . .
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