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Welcome back Wranglers!

August 16, 2017 | By | Reply More

Do State Issued Tests Cause Unnecessary Stress for Students?

By Trinity Russell   Kids all across America have been taking some form of state issued test for the majority of their life. Every day kids are prepared for this test but in the end, they are still scared! When one test can determine whether or not they pass or fail it can add a […]

May 9, 2017 | By | Reply More

Congratulations to two master teachers!

Mrs. Melissa Bauernfeind has been teaching 5th through 8th grade science for 16 years.  He was honored with the Trinity Prize for Wood Middle School this week.  She has also taught PE, pre school, and was a coach during the first five years of her tenure.  When asked about her proudest moment, Mrs. Bauernfeind stated, […]

March 3, 2017 | By | Reply More

No Awards Needed to See Great Things Happening at Wood Middle School

Everyday great things happen at Wood Middle School.  Here are just a few examples of the daily student success on campus. Boys play pickleball. Girls roll with their skating unit. Video here. 6th graders making ceramic wind chimes using their 3d printed designs as “cookie cutters” for the chimes.             […]

February 2, 2017 | By | Reply More

Wranglers Advance to Championship!

The Wood Robotics team completed Saturday, January 21st for the first time at the First Lego League Regional Qualifier.  The student showed off all their hard work on the robot game, extensive research project, and their core values of working together. The team successfully placed in the top five and will move on to the […]

January 25, 2017 | By | Reply More

SA Zoo Representative Visits Wrangler Robotics Team

On Monday, December 12th the Wrangler Robotics team hosted Mr. Craig Pelke, Director, Ectotherms.  Mr. Pelke talked about his position at the San Antonio Zoo and fielded may questions from the students.  The Robotics students invited Mr. Pelke to the campus as part of their preparation for their first competition. The students have been preparing […]

December 13, 2016 | By | Reply More

No Place for Hate

Wood Middle School sponsored a “No Place for Hate” essay contest.  The winner will receive two Spurs tickets that include a courtside experience.  More importantly, there were a lot of submissions and great ideas about how society can change for the better.  The winning essay is posted below.  Congratulations to Ember Reyes, 8th Grader. No Place for […]

November 26, 2016 | By | Reply More

College Night

On Monday night our students participated in the 2nd Annual Avid College Night Showcase. Our 6th graders researched community colleges, the 7th graders researched Texas colleges and universities, and our 8th graders researched colleges and universities outside the state of Texas. The research focused on the college and its programs, but also the college’s admission […]

November 17, 2016 | By | Reply More
8th Grade Students Became Detectives

8th Grade Students Became Detectives

  The eighth grade U.S. History students at Wood Middle School were ready for the challenge. Students became history detectives as they examined evidence and solved various crimes regarding the start of the American Revolution. They analyzed primary and secondary sources, examined artifacts, and watched video clips to help solve the crime. The activity was […]

October 7, 2016 | By | Reply More

Power Up Day!

By Ms. Jennings       The governor of Texas proclaimed September 15th to be Power Up @ Your Library Day for all Texas Libraries.  Two hundred sixty-two Wood Wranglers participated in Wood Middle School’s Passport to PowerUp event in the library.  All day, students could explore a variety of activities that can power up students.  […]

September 19, 2016 | By | Reply More