Woodland High School has been named a Model PLC School! This honor has been bestowed on fewer than 100 high nationwide. Model PLC schools show continuous improvement in student achievement, high performance among ALL student groups and commitment to a collaborative culture focused on student learning. The staff of Woodland is committed to these values and our vision of ALL students achieving at the highest levels.
Woodland thanks our Bartow County School Board for its support of education in our great community. We appreciate your service and commitment!
Mrs. Brown loves her students and it's due to her ability to start conversations and personally invest in their learning. She consistently works on her Tier 1 instruction and identifies students in need of remediation and extension. Congratulations Mrs. Brown!
Congratulations to the US History Team for being named collaboration team of the month for February. The US team truly embraces All Means All!
Family Resource Fair
Congratulations to Mrs. Beard, WHS Teacher of the Week! Mrs. Beard is a fantastic educator that loves her students and Woodland High School.
WHS had a hot dog cook out for staff and students...Thank you to FFA, Foods, Publix, and The Farm Bureau for feeding us to celebrate CTAE month and FFA week!
Congrats to Ms. Phillips our Teacher of the Week at WHS! Ms. is an excellent science teacher and has a terrific rapport with her students!!
Mr. & Miss Woodland 2023 Celebrating the 25th anniversary of the school opening, we threw it back to the 90's with all the favorites of 1997-1998. All contestants were amazing and excellent Class of 2024 representatives! Congratulations to the winners: Miss Woodland - Olivia Berry Mr. Woodland - Cadyn Wade Miss Woodland 1st runner up - Lili Womack Mr. Woodland 1st runner up - Kwady Wilson Miss Woodland 2nd runner up - Faith Owens Mr. Woodland 2nd runner up - Zack Wiggins Miss Fitness - Heaven Dennis Mr. Fitness - Brayden Pope Miss Congeniality - Keira Pedigo Gentleman's Award - Carson Haley People's Choice - Peyton Dorn Fan Favorite Girl Group - Anastyn Jones, Faith Owens, Heaven Dennis, Samantha Nycum Fan Favorite Boy Group - Sam Carlsen, Jack Webb, Jesse Gore, Cadyn Wade
This week we celebrated our students that scored a level 3 (proficient) and level 4 (distinguished) on the winter EOC's. We had a Papa Johns pizza and dessert party for over 200 students during wildcat period. We are so proud of our Wildcats that show EXCELLENCE in all they do, especially academically! Way to go!
Let's congratulate the following Wildcats for being selected to the state round of selections for the Governor's Honors Program: juniors William Doerfler (Music: French Horn), Delaney Matthews (Music: Saxophone), Emily Stockinger (Dance), Christian Koontz (Visual Arts), and sophomore Hannah Willoughby (Music: Soprano). Woodland's fine arts programs continues to develop immense talent in our Wildcats!
Our Teacher of the Month is Ms. Tiffany Tindall! From her colleagues; " Ms. Tindall is a professional, kind, accommodating and thoughtful teacher and leader. She deeply cares about student success and also teacher support. She works very hard to advocate for the success of her department and shows consistency in her leadership and genuine care for her team. Mrs. Tindall has an enthusiasm to include executional education students in her classes and concerts! She provides so much opportunity for Woodland"
Woodland High finishes 4th overall at GA Traditional Wrestling Championships. Champ Higdon is State Champion! Placing were: Hayden Santora- 3rd, Paul Lanier- 4th, Zach Wallace- 4th, Kwadrus Wilson- 4th and Heath Tatum- 5th. With a big group returning, the tradition continues!
National school Counselors Week Today we spotlight Dr. Boone Benton! Dr. Boone Benton is our counselor for students with last names starting with Q-Z. He is also our Lead Counselor! Dr. Benton handles all senior recognitions and graduation procedures, NCAA and NAIA clearinghouse, HOPE transcripts, and GA Virtual School enrollments. He also leads our crisis response whenever required. Dr. Benton came to us from Gwinnett County where he was named the 2021 Counselor of the Year and the First Runner-Up for the Georgia School Counselor of the Year. He received his doctorate in Counseling from the University of Georgia. He earned a master’s degree from Georgia State and graduated from Presbyterian College. He has valuable experience working with students hoping to enroll in competitive colleges as well as joining the military. Dr. Benton has been in the counseling field for over 30 years. He and his family bought a farm and enjoy caring for their goats, chickens, and donkey. He and his wife have two children in college and one in middle school.
National School Counselors Week On Thursday we spotlight Mrs. Kimberly Oertley! Mrs. Kimberly Oertley is our counselor for students with last names starting with F-K & Dual Enrollment students. She is our Dual Enrollment Coordinator, 504 Coordinator, and YouScience Assistant Coordinator. She also helps manage our counseling department's website and designs our graphics and promotions. This is Mrs. Oertley’s third year as a high school counselor. She graduated from University of North Georgia (BA) and University of West Georgia (M.Ed). Ms. Oertley is grateful for knowing she can make a difference in our students' lives. Outside of education, she is married to a wonderful husband and enjoys spending time on walks with her dog Rosie.
National School Counselor Week On Wednesday we spotlight Mrs. Wendy Mallis! Mrs. Wendy Mallis is our counselor for students with last names starting with L-P. She is also our Magnet Counselor, our SAT/ACT and PSAT Coordinator, our CAT PAWS sponsor and our Governor’s Honors Program contact. She graduated from Kennesaw State and Georgia State University and was the first person in her family to attend college, so she loves working with First-Generation Students. This is her second year at Woodland – she loves being an advocate for her students. Outside of school, her favorite thing to do is hang out with her orange cat named Sphinx.
It's National School Counselors Week! Mrs. Kathi Shedd is our school counselor for students with last names starting with A – E. She graduated from Pepperell High School in Lindale, Ga. Mrs. Shedd received her Bachelor of Science degree from Berry College, her Master’s degree in counseling from Jacksonville State University, and her Specialist degree in Administration from Lincoln Memorial University. Mrs. Shedd is entering her 36th year in education and first year in counseling. For 23 years, she was Woodland’s head cheerleader coach where they won five state championships! She works with the Whisper program and is our YouScience Assistant Coordinator. She can also help student athletes complete the paperwork for the NCAA or NAIA Clearinghouses to ensure college eligibility. Mrs. Shedd will tell you that her greatest accomplishment is her family. She has been married to her high school sweetheart Gary, for 38 years. They have three Woodland Graduates, Derrick, Brett, and Bryce.
Woodland Wildcats' Baseball Schedule
Our Support Staffmember of the Month is Ms. Fredda Rogers. Ms. Rogers is committed to making sure that ALL students, including those with unique needs, receive the care, support and learning they deserve. Her students and her peers all know how deeply she cares!
Woodland's Teacher of the Week is Ms. Holly Maldonado, our Associate Band Director! Focused on building each and every Wildcat musician into being their very best, Ms. Maldonado provides continual assessment and instruction to her students.