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Mr. Mark Grossenbacher, Principal

At Woodland Middle School, we place heavy emphasis on positive relationships and service within our North Port community. In fact, our Vision is to place learning at the center to enable ALL learners to lead a productive, responsible and morally-driven lives. In order to do this, we take time to recognize the dedicated efforts of our students, staff and community members. It is our goal that every student who enters Woodland Middle School has at least one adult, mentor, teacher, club, and/or program who identifies with them each and every day.


As principal of Woodland Middle School, I emphasize building innovation and success strategies into my interaction with students. Communication centered on a growth mindset for all students is a key factor into building an exemplary community. At Woodland Middle School, we take pride in recognizing our diversity where as a school team We Share Our Similarities and Celebrate Our Differences working at cultivating each of our students toward academic and moral success. It is our mission to prove that we are always urging our students to achieve at the highest level each and every day.  



Mr. Grossenbacher

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District News & Announcements

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    Important Updates: Sarasota County Superintendent Search

    Sarasota County, FL, June 5, 2023 – During its Special Work Session on Monday, June 5 at 9:30 AM, the School Board of Sarasota County made the following determinations about its Superintendent Search.

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    Join Our Team!

    You are invited to attend a Job Fair on Tuesday, June 13, from 10-1 PM at Suncoast Technical College - North Port campus to learn about a variety of career opportunities available throughout Sarasota Schools.

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    Summer Aide Opportunities!

    SCS employees and substitutes have the opportunity to work in an aide capacity over the summer. (Apply to be a substitute today!)

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