Message from the Principal
Welcome to GREATNESS! Wooddale Middle School is the home of the Eagles and we are committed to transforming public education so every child can be successful in college, leadership, and life. We proudly serve the Hickory Hill community, providing free, high quality, college ready education, in a safe and nurturing environment. We invite you to partner with us in our efforts to build a great neighborhood school, one that will build and sustain pathways to prosperity for our students and their families.
Bienvenidos a la grandeza! Wooddale Middle School, es el hogar de las Aguilas, y estamos comprometidos, en transformar la educacion publica, de manera que cada estudiante pueda ser exitoso, en la universidad, en liderazgo, y en la vida. Nosotros nos enorgullesemos de servir a la comunidad de Hickory hill, proveyendole de educacion gratuita, de alta calidad y que prepara para la universidad, en un ambiente de seguridad y de apoyo. los invitamos a asociarse con nosotros en nuestros esfuerzos de construir maravillosas escuelas comunitarias, en donde podamos construir caminos hacia la prosperidad de nuestros estudiantes y de sus familiares.
Latest Updates from Wooddale
- Three Green Dot Schools Achieve TVAAS Scores of 5 as 2018-19 School Year CommencesThree Green Dot schools – Bluff City High School, Kirby Middle School, and Wooddale Middle School – all achieved Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System (TVAAS) scores of 5 as they opened in early August for the 2018-19 school year. The scores show significant growth and achievement for Green Dot Public Schools’ students. We began operating schools in Memphis since 2014 when we were invited by the state’s Achievement School District to transform several local middle and high schools. TVAAS measures student growth year over ... read more
- Edutopia– Alyssa Nucaro: The Value of Compassion in Teachingby Alyssa Nucaro for edutopiaSpecial Education Teacher, Wooddale Middle School I began my teaching career as a transplant to the Memphis community and felt an enormous culture shock. I quickly learned that many of my students needed a lot of support due to the troubling circumstances they faced on a daily basis—Memphis is one of the most violent ... read more
- Tis’ the Season: Students Create Opportunities to GiveThe season of gratitude and giving is upon us, and our students are leading the charge! Schools across the Green Dot network have worked with their community and local organizations to host events that encourage their peers and neighbors to give and foster a spirit of generosity. As we educate students and inspire them to use their minds to create change, we aim to also encourage them to use their hearts. At our schools we encourage students ... read more
- Solar Eclipse Sparks Curiosity of Green Dot’s Young Scientists Across the NationThis summer, Green Dot students witnessed the first total solar eclipse in the United States since 1979. Green Dot educators saw this as a great opportunity to continue linking current events and natural phenomena to the classroom, encouraging students to tap into their innate curiosity. Exploring Natural Wonders ... read more
- Soaring with the Eagles in Memphis, TNSitting in the library at Wooddale Middle School in Memphis, Sharon Gorsich beams as she says, “I love math. I geek out on it! I think math is, honestly, just beautiful.” A west coast native, the enthusiastic new Assistant Principal was raised in San Diego and attended UCLA, where her lifelong love of math collided with a burgeoning passion for public education in the university’s Teacher Education Program. ... read more