On OMSI exhibit showing phases of the moon

Woodlawn Students Take a Virtual Voyage Through Space

Do you wish you could take a planetarium tour during the pandemic? All of our classesat Woodlawn took a tour of the universe without even leaving their seats. The K-2students attended a scientist led virtual indoor star party and our 3-5th attended ascientist led virtual astrobiology lesson. These virtual voyages through time and space were fully funded by a NASA grant and our Woodlawn Wildcats were chosen by OMSI, based on an application process. I am lucky enough to have a third grader and a first grader at Woodlawn so I sat in on each presentation. I learned that life may exist in some surprising places and that Mount Hood is tiny compared to the mountain on Mars. Remember the […]

How do we build community when we can’t be together?

In ordinary times, we would be looking forward to regular Woodlawn school events, assemblies and celebrations. We would be finding our own way to connect with and get involved in our school and our communities.

This year we are experiencing a pandemic, and struggling to find…