Ross Woodward Classical Studies Interdistrict Magnet School | Grades PreK to 8th Grade
185 Barnes Avenue, New Haven, CT 06513 | (475) 220-3100

Posts by Elizabeth Finn

Introducing Sora!


In collaboration with New Haven Free Public Library, we are proud to announce the kick-off of the Sora e-book application.  Sora, available through NHPS, connects directly to the NHFPL Overdrive application and offers our Pre-K through Grade 12 students and teachers access to almost 3000 eBooks and 800 audiobooks. ​Features: Google Single Sign On allows student…

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Summer Reading 2020

Hello Ross Woodward Parents & Guardians!   This is the time of year I usually visit each classroom and talk about the importance of reading over the summer.  I usually tell students about the “summer slide” and let kids know that reading over the summer is one of the most important things they can do to…

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Pre-K-3 November Theme

Month of November Homework Project Each month we will have a project that corresponds with the theme in our curriculum, which will be due at the end of the month. This month you have three choices, YOU ONLY NEED TO HAND IN ONE PROJECT, unless you wish to do more with your child. Projects are…

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Welcome to Prekindergarten

Some important information to know: Tuesday September 3rd at 10 a.m. is mandatory orientation. Thursday September 5th is a half day with dismissal at 1:15 p.m., for students whose last name begin with letters A-L only. Friday September 6th is a half day with dismissal at 1:15 p.m., for students whose last name begin with…

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Summer Reading

Studies show that students who read over summer break avoid the “summer slide” and are better prepared for the new school year.  Visit the New Haven Free Public Library for more information on how to participate.

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RW Student Wins 3rd Place at District Science Fair!

CONGRATULATIONS Felicity! One of our talented and hard working 7th-grade students won 3rd place for her grade at the New Haven District Science Fair! We are so proud of her accomplishment, and for articulating the promotion of clean energy use through wind power! Great work Felicity!

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6th Grade Goes to Mystic Aquarium!

Last week the 6th grade students enjoyed a beautiful day at Mystic Aquarium! The students had a great time learning about both local and exotic sea life! Thank you to all of the students for representing Ross Woodward so positively while on our trip, and a HUGE thank you to all the chaperones for coming!

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Library Books Due!

All books are due back to the Ross Woodward Library Media Center by this Friday, June 7, 2019. Notices have been given to students with overdue books listed.

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Social Studies States and Regions Project Due Jan 9th

Hi Parents, Guardians, and Students, Our class has been working since the beginning of the year on our regions and states, and will continue completing our rubric worksheet for our 2nd quarter projects before making our slideshows for presentations. All students received their rubrics in November. In January, we will be testing our knowledge of…

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