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Check out what our students get to experience at Woodvale!


Teacher: Lanie Marcantel


Teacher: Ms. Bordelon

Physical Education

Teachers:  Ali Brabner and Melodie Gallet

Assistants: Erin Richard & Linda Mitchell

The Physical Education classes focus on all aspects of learning:

  • physical
  • emotional
  • social
  • & cognitive

Our program develops all the skills related to physical fitness:

  • agility
  • balance
  • coordination
  • power
  • speed
  • flexibility
  • and cardiovascular fitness

The different activities vary with different grade levels:

  • Kindergarten & 1st grade may do parachute activities
  • 2nd - 4th grade may play football games

Throughout the year, we do fun activities and work on improving the student's physical fitness levels.

Science Lab

Teacher: Mr. Rocky Baudoin

The Science Lab is an active learning environment where children explore scientific concepts. Each student at Woodvale has a weekly lab session where they are given hands-on work related to their classroom studies.

We study:

  • physical science
  • life science
  • earth & space
  • energy
  • environment
  • & science as inquiry

Activities are varied:

  • Kindergarten may dig for fossils or recycle paper
  • 1st grade may measure gummy worms or raise tadpoles
  • 2nd grade may launch alka-seltzer rockets to work with variables or work with cars and ramps
  • 3rd grade may make a "mummy" carrot or cook in a manila file folder solar oven
  • 4rd grade may build a kaleidoscope or make a battery-powered car. Whatever we are studying, we use hands-on science!

Visual & Hearing Impaired Classes

Teacher: Mrs. Allie Cortese

The program for the visually impaired provides services for students who are blind or partially sighted. Students come throughout Lafayette Parish, as well as, Vermilion Parish, St. Martin Parish and Acadia Parish.

When necessary, students are taught Braille using a curriculum developed specifically for the blind. Partially sighted students utilize large print material.

Blind and partially sighted students are mainstreamed into regular classes. The teachers of the visually impaired make the necessary modifications needed to compensate for their loss of vision.

Gifted Education

We are one of the two elementary schools that house our academically gifted students. Teachers incorporate enrichment into their curriculums and students learn standards one grade above in ELA and math.


Woodvale Synergy Network

Head of Club:  Mrs. Mercado and Mrs. Wallace

Fourth Grade students at Woodvale are able to apply and interview for our morning news cast positions! Whether you like to be in front of the camera or behind it, we have a leadership position for you! 

4-H Club

Head of Club: Nicole Boudreaux

The goal of 4-H is to develop citizenship, leadership, responsibility and life skills in students. The 4-H motto is "To make the best better".The 4-H slogan is "Learn by doing".The emblem is a four-leaf clover with a white H on each leaf standing for Head, Heart, Hands, and Health. 4H is offered to fourth grade students.

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