Dorchester Elementary

May 26 ~ 12:30 Dismisal
May 29 ~ Memorial Day, School Closed

Transition Meetings
Gr. K into 1: June 1 @ 7:00 p.m.
Gr. 2 into 3: May 25 @ 7:00 p.m.
Gr. 3 into 4: May 25 @ 8:00 p.m.
Gr. 4 into 5: June 1 @ 8:00 p.m.

Save the Dates!
June 2 ~ Field Day (Rain date June 9)
June 6 ~ District Art Show: 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
June 7 ~ Kindergarten Celebration @ 9:00 a.m.
June 8 ~ Spring Band/Choral Concert @ 7:00 p.m.
June 12 ~ Grade 5 Moving Up Ceremony @ 9:00 a.m.
June 14 ~ Grade 5 Clap-Out

Lost & Found
Our Lost & Found is overflowing! Please encourage your children to check the L&F in the lunchroom for items they may be missing. Items not claimed by the end of the school year will be donated to charity.

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

May 25 ~ Baseball vs Franklin Lakes
May 26~ Early dismissal, no lunches will be served.
May 29 ~ School Closed - Memorial Day
May 31 ~ 8th Grade Trip to Fairview Lake
June 1 ~ Spring Concert
June 5 ~ Stem Regatta & 8th Grade Field Day ( Rain Date June 9)
June 6 ~ Art Show
June 8 ~ 6th & 7th Grade Field Day
June 12 ~ 8th Grade Dinner Dance
June 13 ~ 8th Grade Promotion Ceremony
June 14 ~ 8th Grade Bagel Breakfast
June 14 ~ Last Day for Students - 12:30 Dismissal


WCMS Math Club Competition coming this Fall, click here for more info

End of school reminder..All books must be returned to the Media Center by June 2. Any book that is lost may be replaced or a $25.00 fee must be submitted to the Media Center. Checks should be made out to Woodcliff Middle School.
Students will not receive their Chromebook for the next school year, and 8th graders will not receive their yearbooks until all books and or fees are received.

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

Show your SCHOOL SPIRIT! Warrior Wednesdays is every Wednesday; please join Staff & Students and wear your WCMS Warrior colors.
Spring Celebrations
Exciting news! We’ve extended the raffle sales until tomorrow! Don’t miss your chance to win! Mark your calendars, because we’ll be announcing the lucky winners next week on Tuesday, 5/30. Click here to grab your tickets and enter our priority seating raffle! 

7th Grade Pool Party
Attention 7th grade families! Get ready to make a splash! The 7th grade pool party is scheduled for 6/5 at the Old Mill. Click here to purchase tickets by 6/1. 

Volunteer Survey
Want to get involved next year? Look out for our volunteer survey coming soon with opportunities to sign up for class parent, pizza service, special event help and more!

No Fuss Lunch and Pizza Service
Please note that because of Field Day (and its proposed rain date), No Fuss Lunch will not be offered at Dorchester on Friday, 6/2 or Friday, 6/9. The last day of No Fuss Lunch for the year will be on Tuesday, 6/13 and last day of pizza will be Wednesday, 6/7.

Congratulations to the WCLEF’s 2023-2024 Board and Committee Chair Members
Congratulations to our 2023-2024 incoming Board and Committee Chair Members! You can see the list here on We are looking forward to the next school year. Also, thank you to the outgoing Board and Trustee members for their work and support. Please email if you are interested in joining the WCLEF.

7th Annual Charity Golf Classic Pictures
Pictures from the May 15 Annual Charity Golf Classic are posted. View the pictures on our website. Thank you again to all of those who participated and supported the event.

Last Meeting of the School Year - Zoom Only
Our last meeting of the year is June 7, 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 which include an update from the school district’s administration team. For the Zoom link, please email We hope to see you online!

ATTENTION DRIVERS: a visually impaired individual with a guide dog is navigating the WCL school pathways. For everyone's safety, we kindly request that you exercise caution while driving in this area. Your patience and cooperation is greatly appreciated.

ATTENTION PET OWNERS: The Woodcliff Lake School District would like to kindly remind everyone that our school campus has a no-pet policy. We appreciate your understanding and compliance with this rule.

WCL's Girls Scout Troop #96985 invites all K-5th grade Dorchester students to Layla's Light & Love Talent Show on Monday, June 5 at 5 PM in Our Lady Mother of Church gym. Fifth Grader, Emilie Mohan, along with Mohan Music School, hopes you come out, show your support, and rock! Please click here for details.

WOODCLIFF LAKE SWIM TEAM: Visit us on Facebook (Woodcliff Lake Swim Team) and register now at under the Recreation tab. Our season runs June 19 through July 28th. Practices and meets are held on weekday evenings. For more info, please email:

PHHS MARCHING BAND & COLOR GUARD SIGN-UPS! Please see flyer for details and sign-up information.

BRONCO PREP! Come train with PHHS coaches to gear up/get in great shape for your next season! For WCL and Montvale students only; week of June 19 and week of June 26. Please click here for details/registration information.

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