Tag Archives: Woodward High School
Comments Off on Architect Selected for Woodward High Renovation Project
From Bethesda Beat
The Montgomery school board plans to funnel $125 million into renovating the former Charles W. Woodward High School in Rockville and on Monday appointed a Calverton architectural firm to lead the design process.
Grimm and Parker Architecture Inc. was selected as the “most qualified firm to provide the necessary … services,” according to school board documents.… Read More
Comments Off on Arts Magnet Program Considered for Woodward High School
From Bethesda Beat
The county school board is exploring using the former Charles W. Woodward High School in Rockville for the first countywide secondary-level arts magnet program and has turned to the former chief executive of the Strathmore arts center to lead a committee studying options.
Woodward, on Old Georgetown Road, is the current home for Tilden Middle School students while their building is being remodeled and expanded.… Read More
County Council President Hans Riemer and Catherine Leggett are teaming up to propose renaming the former Woodward High School after the Rev. Josiah Henson, who was enslaved on a plantation near the North Bethesda school.
Montgomery County Public Schools plans to overhaul and reopen the high school on Old Georgetown Road to relieve crowding in the Walter Johnson High School cluster and in the Downcounty Consortium.… Read More
Comments Off on BOE votes yes to a new Woodward and to searching for a site for a new elementary school
As a former Woodward Wildcat, it gives FOWF executive director Amy Ginsburg great pleasure to announce that the Board of Education last week approved a $1.83 billion school construction plan that includes reopening Woodward High School.
The board also approved a resolution to begin the site selection process for a new elementary school in the Walter Johnson Cluster in the spring of 2018.… Read More
Comments Off on Woodward High School Reopening Study Group Presentation
Curious about the re-opening of Woodward High School? Want to learn more about what MCPS is considering for Woodward? Then scroll through their presentation from a May 31, 2017 meeting of the Woodward High School Reopening and Nontraditional Facilities Study Group.
Below are a few highlights from the presentation.
The earliest Woodward HS reopening would be September 2022. … Read More
Comments Off on MCPS To Hold Informational Meetings on Woodward HS Reopening
From Bethesda Beat — Superintendent forming study group on best use of additional school space
School officials are planning a series of information-sharing meetings on the reopening of Woodward High School in Rockville.
Superintendent Jack Smith has called for a study group to discuss using the high school to alleviate overcrowding at Walter Johnson High School in Bethesda and other area high schools.… Read More
Comments Off on Will Woodward by Woodward Again?
As a member of the Woodward Class of 79, I (Amy Ginsburg, FOWF Executive Director) am personally cheered by the news that Woodward may once again be home to a high school.
A just released and quite lengthy report included the discussions and options that the Walter Johnson Cluster Roundtable came up with to deal with overcrowded schools.… Read More