USCF National winners,
Jones Leadership April 2018
Winning at TPS Tourn 4/21/18 and
USCF Nationals 4/29/2018
Toledo's Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz visits Woodberry Park Chess at Jones 3/2018.
Alveon beats mayor in chess game.
Events we were able to take chess students to 2017 - 2018
Christmas Chess parties 2016 and 2017
Jones Leadership beats
undefeated St. Francis Chess Club
Warren Woodberry celebrates birthday at Jones Leadership Academy Sept 27,2017

Jones’ Leadership Academy Mustangs dominates TPS chess tournament
April 26,2017

Ohio State All-Girls’ 2017 Team champions Jones Leadership Academy
Jones Leadership defeats Maumee Valley Country Day in chess match Dec 2, 2016

Rochelle Ballantyne, Cover Girl #GirlsCan-Bio, plus she talks to Woodberry Park Chess Club students at TPS, Jones Leadership in 2017, while she was attending Standford on a Chess Scholarship.
Rochelle Ballantyne is an African American chess player. She is best known for appearing in the 2012 documentary Brooklyn Castle. Her USCF rating is 2062. (Please turn off music player at bottom of this page before viewing videos)
Coverage of Our Chess Program at Jones Leadership Done by: 13 abc News Toledo, Kristian Brown and other reportts.

 2014 11th Annual TPS Chess Tournament
March 22, 2014

1st place 6th-8th grade Anntay,
2nd place 6th-8th grade Ronald.
2nd pl. Team trophy
for 6th to 8th grade.

We took 6 students and won 5 trophies.
From left to right, Warren Woodberry,
 Ronald, Ylisia, Teron (2nd grade),
Giovanni, Anntay and Ilias (2nd grade).
144 students & 21 schools competed

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Our Jones Chess players beat St. Frances High 3.5 to .5 on 12/11/17. This loss was the only one for them in Nov and Dec 2017. St. Frances is one of the top high school chess teams that we play.

Michael Colyar - Comedian
visited The Woodberry Park Chess Club at Jones Leadership. He was so kind to video our chess room to facebook Oct 7, 2017. (Before Clicking the video below, go to the bottom of this Home page & turn off the music player, to stop double audio.)

Woodberry's with Geoffrey Canada
Woodberry's with Geoffrey Canada Seot 11, 2012
Woodberry's with Geoffrey Canada on Sept 11, 2012

Since 1990, Mr. Canada has been the President and Chief Executive Officer for Harlem Children's Zone, which The New York Times Magazine called "one of the most ambitious social experiments of our time." In October 2005, Mr. Canada was named one of "America's Best Leaders" by U.S. News and World Report.

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Woodberry Park Foundation

is a 501c3 organization

Please contact us for tax deduction information and receipt.

 The Woodberry Park Chess Program is located at the

Jones Leadership Academy

   430 Nebraska Ave. Toledo, OH, 43604


Chess Program

MON - FRI  3:00PM TO 5:30PM
Cell Phone  419-329-0361

Thank you TPS for your support

Students of Young Men of Excellence (YMOE) & Young Women of Excellence (YWOE) and Superintendent Dr. Romulus Durant at UT on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, behind a paintings done by Warren Woodberry

Superintendent Dr. Romulus Durant enjoyed the Toledo Symphony Orchestra with the students.

Click on the video links below to view the program with our students on June 3rd, 2013.  Checkmate! Moody Manor kids learn creative thinking through chess NBC24 News Toledo

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Thank you Home Depot for supporting the Woodberry Park Inventors & Art Program 

Our Children will benefit from your support

Take your children to be creative at Home Depot's Kids Workshop. Free every first Saturday of every month.

Quality education means...... Safe Communities, Individualized Support, Life-Long Learning,
Inspiring Role Models,Engaged Parents.

They must know the past to invent the future.



Cell Phone  419-329-0361

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