Welcome Letter 2020 Update

News and Announcements

August 4, 2020

The Donald E. Woods Opportunity Center Parents, Staff and Community: As principal of the Donald E. Woods Opportunity Center, I would like to welcome you to the 2020 – 2021 school year. Polk County Public Schools is a “B” rated school district. On behalf of the students we serve ‘Thank You All’ for your continued support and efforts. With a STUDENTS FIRST mind set, increasing the graduation rate and becoming an “A” school district will become a reality. The custodial staff has cleaned, students have been registered and with ‘GRACE, MERCY and FLEXIBILITY’ we are ready to get the new school year started. Collectively committed, jointly supportive and mutually accountable will guide this challenging work we all do daily. It is a choice to make it a great day. Important DWOC Upcoming Dates Instructional Staff reports on August 17, 2020 at 8:00 AM Student Orientation – August 20, 2020. By appointment.

Note: Orientation is mandatory for students and parent(s) attending DWOC. Please be on time for your appointment and the attending student and parent(s) will be the only people allowed to attend orientation. Para-professionals Report on August 20, 2020. Students’ First Day of School is August 24, 2020 It is a pleasure to serve as principal of DWOC. “I am very proud of all the accomplishments, high achievement and awards over the last four years.” Let’s make it a great year and again Welcome Back!


Mr. Rodney Bellamy, Ed.S. Principal