Dorchester Elementary

2023-24 Kindergarten Registration Is Open
Visit Registration Page for information.

2023-24 Integrated Pre-School Application - due February 10, 2023
See letter for details.

Student Council Hot Chocolate Stand
The Dorchester Student Council will be selling cups of hot chocolate during all lunches on Friday January 27, 2023. This initiative is to support the Susan G. Komen Charity (to raise money for anyone diagnosed with breast cancer) by purchasing cups of warm hot chocolate (or an alternative for those with a milk or nut allergy) for $2 each. For details click here for the flyer. To order, click here for the permission slip and order form (due Fri., Jan. 20).

Culture Video Library
We are continuing to seek one-to-three-minute videos from families describing their holidays, language, music, etc., that can be used to help educate our staff and students about the rich cultural traditions celebrated within our town. To see samples and contribute to the Dorchester Culture Video Library, please click here.

Dorchester 2022-23 Yearbook
Click here for details and to order. Order deadline is Sat., May 13, 2023
Woodcliff Middle School

January 19 ~ Girls and Boys Basketball vs River Vale
January 19 ~ Small Ensembles Coffeehouse - 6:30 PM
January 20 ~ 6th Grade Dance 7 pm to 9:30 WCMS Gym
January 24 ~ Girls and Boys Basketball vs Westwood
January 25 ~ Girls and Boys Basketball vs Park Ridge

8th Grade Parents ONLY 2023 Spirit Recognition Ad.

Show your SCHOOL SPIRIT! Warrior Wednesdays is every Wednesday; please join Staff & Students and wear your WCMS Warrior colors.

Night of Illusions
Tickets are now on sale for our biggest fundraiser of the year. Night of Illusions will take place Thurs., April 27, at the Park Ridge Marriott from 6:30-9:30 pm. To purchase tickets for this fun parents night out, visit

Winter Enrichments
Just a reminder that our winter enrichment mini-session classes begin next week. Please click here for more information. 

Adventure Hill
We are excited about the new immersive playground coming to Dorchester's upper level. For more information, or to donate to the Adventure Hill fund, please visit

Enter the Winter Wonderland Family Dance Party Snowflake Contest!
The WCLEF is excited to announce a SNOWFLAKE CONTEST at the Winter Wonderland Family Dance Party! Visit our site to find the correct snowflake to color. Each grade has its own unique snowflake to enter! Each student can download and print the snowflake, color it and bring it to their homeroom teacher by Friday, February 3. The dance will be decorated with these snowflakes, and the class that has the most displayed in the gym will win a prize at the dance! Multiple entries ARE accepted, so join the fun! If you have any questions, please reach out to the WCLEF at
Winter Wonderland Family Dance Party Tickets, Pizza, and Raffle
Tickets, pizza, and raffle tickets are now available for the WCLEF Winter Family Dance Party on February 3, 6-8 pm, at the WCMS gym. Make sure to pre-order delicious pizza from event sponsor Uncle Louie’s Pizza. There will be fabulous dancing, door prizes, tricky tray baskets, raffles, a rocking DJ, dinner option, games, and more! The dance is a family-friendly event with all children supervised by parents, (please, no drop-offs)! For tickets and to stay up-to-date, go to our website at or on Instagram @the_wclef or Facebook @WCLEFoundation

The PHHS PFA Parent Academy Presents "Keeping Your Kids Safe: A Closer Look Into Cyber Safety and Alcohol Usage in Teens", presented by the WCLPD on Tuesday, January 24, @7pm via Zoom. Please click the flyer for details and register here. *This event is appropriate for parents of Middle School and High School-aged children.*

12U Baseball Cyclebar Fundraiser: The Woodcliff Lake Warriors 12U baseball team is hosting a spin class fundraiser at Cyclebar in Montvale on Thursday, January 26, at 7:30 PM. All proceeds will go towards their trip to compete in the Cooperstown Dream Park tournament this summer. Please see flyer for additional details and to sign up. All registered riders will receive 3 complimentary rides ($75 value).

The PHHS PFA Parent Academy Presents: Body Image Issues: Helping People to Love Themselves, Inside and Out on Wednesday, February 8th @7pm in the Pascack Hills High School Media Center. Space is limited; please click flyer for details and RSVP here.

Snow Tubing! All are invited to join the Borough of Woodcliff Lake and the Woodcliff Lake Police Department for charity snow tubing on February 9th from 4-6pm at Campgaw Mountain. Check out the attached flyer and sign-up!

The Pascack Hills Marching Broncos will perform prior to the Feb. 9th NJ Devils Hockey Game. Please see flyer for details/ticket information.

Spring 2023 Softball Registration is now OPEN! This program is geared for girls in Pre-K through 8th grade. Please click here for details. Registration deadline is Wednesday, February 15.

Woodcliff Lake School District
134 Woodcliff Avenue Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07677