Dorchester Elementary

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

  • Dress appropriately for recess. We will go outside when the weather permits.
  • If your children's snack or lunch requires a utensil, please be sure to pack it for them.
  • Tuesday, March 21, 7:30 p.m.: 2023-24 Kindergarten Orientation
  • Wed., March 29, 9:00 a.m.: Gr. 5 Parent Visitation

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

March 17 ~ French Trip 11:00 am until 2:00 pm.

Cell Phones For Soldiers
Students In Action is collecting old or broken cell phones, tablets, and any accessories in the original packaging. If you, a family member, or friend have a device that isn't used anymore, no matter how old or broken, please bring it to school and put it in one of the green boxes located around the school. With your donation, you will be making a difference in the lives of our soldiers! Click here for more info

Winter Edition of Media Center Newsletter Click here for more info

Save the Date ~ March 29 & 30: Spring Musical 7pm WCMS Gym

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

Neighborhood Collections
We need your help! Tomorrow is the last day to donate to our neighborhood basket collection. Your contributions help us make the best raffle baskets for our upcoming Night of Illusions. If you prefer we’ve also added an Amazon wish list that you can check out here. Thank you to all who have already contributed. 

PFA Book Drive
Tomorrow is the last day to donate new and gently-used children’s books for under-resourced schools. You can find PFA collection boxes at both Dorchester and Woodcliff Middle School entrances. Click here to learn more. 

Annual Read-a-Fun
It’s not too late! You can still get sponsors and log your minutes! Our annual Read-a-Fun ends tomorrow. Visit our website for additional information or contact us at

Night of Illusions
Our Night of Illusions is just SIX weeks away! Get your presale event tickets and raffle bundles today! Visit our website for more info or contact us at

Fifth Grade Class
Come watch the new Super Mario Bros. movie with the Class of 2023. Join us for 5th Grade Movie Night on April 13 at 6:45 pm! Please see our website for more details. This event is for 5th grade students only

Spring BOGO Book Fair
Our spring Buy One, Get One Free Book Fair is coming back the week of April 17. Stay tuned for more details and volunteer opportunities. 

Early Birdie Pricing for WCLEF Golf Classic Ends April 15!
Our 7th Annual Charity Golf Classic will be Monday, May 15, 2023, at a new location, the River Vale Country Club! The event includes lunch, 18 holes with drinks and snacks on the course, cocktail hour, and event wrap-up with prizes for the top three foursomes and so much more! Register now to get your chance to win a car or free trip! Early Birdie pricing ends April 15. Go to to learn more and register. Please email us at with any questions or if you would like to sponsor our golf event. It is an amazing marketing opportunity for business owners.
Sponsorships Available for the 7th Annual Charity Golf Classic
The WCLEF is offering amazing sponsorship opportunities for the 7th Annual Charity Golf Classic. For over 35 years, the WCLEF has raised funds to support the local schools. These funds have provided a new digital library, Dorchester 1st-5th grade tablets/chromebooks, the Imagination Lab, a new TV Studio, a new Math and STEM Lab, musical instruments, keyboards, books, anti-bullying programs, smart boards, and so much more! There are different levels of sponsorships for businesses and families. Sponsor a golfer, team, a prize or a hole! Learn more about our sponsorship opportunities here or visit our site to sign up.
April WCLEF Monthly Meeting
The WCLEF invites new and returning parents to join our next meeting April 19 at 7:30 pm. This is your chance to make a direct impact for your child. Not only do we need your support at events, but more importantly, joining our team! Our meetings typically last one hour to one hour and a half and include an update from the school district’s administration team. We have options for people to choose to attend either in-person or via zoom. All monthly in-person meetings are held in the WCMS Media Center. Join us for a meet and greet at 7 pm with light refreshments. For the zoom link, please email We hope to see you there!

WCL United's 2nd Annual Community Day is this Sunday, March 19 from 1-4 PM at Tice Corner Marketplace. Free event focused on bringing our community together and giving back. Get ready for a touch-a-truck, music, wellness activities, charity projects, and crafts for the kids! Please see flyer for details.

PHHS PRESENTS . .. MAMMA MIA . . Thurs-Sat., March 23-25 at 7 PM and Sun., March 26 at 2 PM. Please see flyer for details and ticket information.

RECREATION LACROSSE! This program is open to girls & boys from Montvale and Woodcliff Lake for grades Kindergarten to 3rd grade. Session dates have been revised to minimize conflicts with Pascack's Lacrosse clinic schedule. Please click here for details/registration information. Registration deadline is Saturday, April 1.

The Hills Valley Coalition Presents: Letting Go of Perfectionism: An evening dedicated to surrendering and leaning into your fears to ultimately live a happier and more authentic life. This event will be held on Wednesday, April 12, 2023 at 7PM at Pascack Hills HS. Please see flyer for additional details and register: 

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