SCHOOL
of
the
WOODS
MONTESSORI EDUCATION
1321 Wirt Road, Houston, Texas 77055

Celebrating 52 Years
of Learning!

1962 - 2014

     
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Welcome to
School of the Woods!
A COLLEGE PREP MONTESSORI SCHOOL
EARLY CHILDHOOD THROUGH GRADE 12
Located in Houston, Texas
For Information Phone 713-686-8811
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call 713-756-3919

Coming to the Woods
( Printable All School Calendar )
December 15 - 19
Middle School: Independent Study/Drama Class  
December 19
Middle School: Dinner, 6:00 p.m.; Drama Performance, 7:00 p.m.  
December 22 - January 2
WINTER BREAK / No Academic Classes / School offices closed 
January 5
Academic Classes Resume  
January 12 - 16
High School: Intersession 2  
January 13
Open House Program: Upper Elementary, 7:00 p.m.  
January 19
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Observed/ STUDENT HOLIDAY (No Classes in Session) 
January 20
Open House Program: Elementary, 7:00 p.m.  
January 21
Early Childhood / Kindergarten: Morning of Learning - Children Teach Parents, 8:30 a.m. Lutzel/Shpata 
January 22
Early Childhood / Kindergarten: Morning of Learning - Children Teach Parents, 8:30 a.m. Funk/Caldwell 
January 27
Early Childhood / Kindergarten: Morning of Learning - Children Teach Parents, 8:30 a.m. Tomlinson/Vargas 

See the printable
All School Calendar

2014-15 School Year - Highlights
  • THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY, Student Holiday, School Offices Closed - November 26-28
  • WINTER BREAK, Student Holiday, School Offices Closed - December 22 - January 2
  • School Resumes - January 5
  • MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY, Student Holiday, School Offices Closed - January 19
  • PRESIDENTS' DAY, Student Holiday, School Offices Closed - February 16
  • SPRING BREAK - March 16-20
  • GOOD FRIDAY, Student Holiday, School Offices Closed - April 3
  • All School Spring Picnic - April 26
  • MEMORIAL DAY, Student Holiday, School Offices Closed - May 25
  • LAST DAY FOR STUDENTS, May 28
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Athletic Event Calendars

 
Girls Basketball Varsity
Boys Basketball Varsity
Boys Basketball Junior Varsity
Winter Soccer
School Location Maps

Girls Varsity Basketball wins
Central Christian Tournament

Our Varsity Girls Basketball team played their best basketball of the season this past weekend at Central Christian's annual basketball tournament. We played Humble Christian on Friday and won 39-19. On Saturday we played Lighthouse Baptist and won 42-4. This put us in the Championship game versus host Central Christian. We played a very exciting game that went into double overtime. It came down to free throws and turnovers, and we secured first place in the final seconds for a 34-30 win.

We also earned four all tournament players awards and the tournament MVP award. These girls gave it their all and it paid off. They were exhausted when the game was over, but they were ecstatic about the win.

Go Wildcats!


Winter Sports seasons are underway!

Our winter sports teams have been working very hard and have already experienced some tough competition.

Our Boys Soccer team played three games in November. The first match was a 3-3 tie at Briarwood. The second game was a tough 8-1 loss at Cristo Rey. The third game was the squad's first victory at 5-2. This team has learned a lot with each game, and has continued to improve.

Our Varsity Girls Basketball team played four games in November. We won our first two games of the season versus Briarwood and Yes East End. We lost our next two games on the road at Southwest Christian and Family Christian. We are still trying to adjust to new personnel on the squad and a new offense, but we look strong so far. I am eager to see how we do at out first tournament of the year this weekend at Central Christian.

Our JV Boys Basketball team has done very well so far. They have won some very exciting games versus Briarwood, Yes East End, and Southwest Christian. Their only losses have been versus RCHA and Family Christian.

Our Varsity Boys Basketball team has had a very busy year so far. They have earned wins versus Briarwood, Southwest Christian, Family Christian, and Faith Academy. Their losses have been versus RCHA, Yes East End, Brenham Christian, Northeast Christian, and Legacy Prep. They've competed in the Faith Academy tournament in Bellville, where they got valuable court time and learned a lot about themselves and what they need to work on.

We look forward to what the month of December will bring for all of our sports. We have young and eager players that give it their all each day, and the coaches couldn't be happier with their efforts. We welcome our entire Woods community to come out and cheer for each team this season. All schedules are posted on this website, and we thank you all for your support.

Go Wildcats!

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December 2014 Inside the Woods 
  Featuring - Open House programs in January, Book Discussion, E-reading for Young Children, On the Road to Reading, Poem: "The Duel", Conducting Interactive Reading Experiences
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Below:August 18, 2014, the entire School of the Woods Staff gathers for a kickoff meeting to start the 2014-2015 school year. After a joint morning session, everyone dispersed to the classrooms and offices to prepare for arrival of the first students on August 25.


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School of the Woods Participates
in Montessori Census

The largest effort ever to collect data on Montessori programs in the United States is underway. The 2013-2014 USA Montessori Census is a collaborative effort between all major Montessori associations in the USA. The Montessori School Census will, for the first time, provide authoritative information on the size, location and organization of Montessori education in the USA. Learn More ...


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   School of the Woods
 
NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATORY POLICY AS TO STUDENTS
The School of the Woods, a Montessori school, admits students of any race, color, national & ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs & activities, generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national & ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship & loan programs & athletic & other school administered programs.