About Teacher

Phone: (210) 356 - 6200


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor's of Science from LeMoyne College. Master's of Science from St. Mary's University. Texas Teaching Certifications in: English Reading Science English as a Second Language

Mrs. Joanna Lemoine-O'Dowd

I have received the Texas PTA, Congress of Parents and Teachers Honorary Life Membership Award for outstanding service to children and youth. 
The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International named me a PAUL HARRIS FELLOW in appreciation of tangible and significant assistance given for the furtherance of better understanding and friendly relations among peoples of the world.
The University of Texas at San Antonio, College of Education and Human Development; UTSA Teacher Award for Outstanding Work with Preservice Teachers.  

I am the Academic UIL (University Interscholastic League) Coordinator for Wood Middle School. Please go to my UIL page to see what is going on this year. 

Class Schedule

  •    1st Period     
    8th grade Reading 
       2nd Period 
    8th grade Reading
       3rd Period     
    8th grade Reading
       4th Period     
    6th, 7th, & 8th grade Debate
       5th Period     
    8th grade Reading
       6th Period 
    8th grade Reading
       7th Period     
    8th grade Reading
       8th Period 
    8th grade Reading  

    School days are from 8:25 am until 3:40 pm. Buses will arrive between 3:30 - 4:20. 

    Academic Coaching will be mandatory for students with less than a 76 in class. Live Academic Coaching every day after school, except Monday and Wednesday, from 3:50 to 4:10pm. Come right after your last class. Do NOT go outside. You will not be let back into the building.