West for the WIN - What I Need!
All teachers and staff are invested in helping our learners at West be the best they can be! During our WIN Time, every staff member at West is supporting small groups of students with what they need to be a successful learner at West! WIN Time @ West!
Outdoor Movie Night!
Check out the linked flier for a fun outing for our students and families to enjoy together sponsored by our amazing PTO!
Safety Drills Begin at West!
Our Westies enjoyed a perfect day to practice their emergency bus evacuation drill. Everyone did a fantastic job. Check out all the happy faces!
PTO Club Registration
Club registration remains OPEN and space is available in select clubs. You must select club options and provide registration information for each child. Club registration will close on September 28th at 4:00 pm. Register for clubs HERE.
Go to School Night at West!
Check out pictures from our Go to School Night celebration at West! Our classroom teachers had a wonderful time sharing and connecting with our parents about our students’ learning experiences at West. Celebrating and growing our home-school partnership to best support our Westies!
Check out our new CLC and Innovation Lab!
Our brand new CLC and innovation lab is ready for our Westies to explore, learn and grow this year! Check it out on our photo gallery!
West Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
Hispanic Heritage Month is a time to recognize and celebrate the many contributions, diverse cultures, and extensive histories of the American Latino community. Learn more about National Hispanic Heritage Month here.
Please note the following updated procedures in place at West:
1. enter via the main entrance, buzz at the door, wait to be greeted by a staff member over the intercom, confirm your appointment/meeting
2. if you have a confirmed appointment, please be ready with your license so we may screen with our visitor system
3. please wear your visitor lanyard at all times while in the school for a pre-scheduled appointment
4. return to the main office, return your lanyard, collect your license, and exit via the main entrance
If you are simply dropping a lunch or item for your child, please do so in the vestibule. School staff will be monitoring for items throughout the day and ensure items are brought in for your child.
Our commitment to student safety is unwavering as we embark upon the 2022-23 school year. Thank you for working with our school teams as we implement these new procedures.
MEDICAL FORMS DUE - OCTOBER 1st
Students new to District 35 must provide proof of recent physical and immunization and vision exam to the school nurse by October 1st, 2022. In accordance with state law, a student that is not in compliance with these mandates must be EXCLUDED from school beginning on October 15th until proof is obtained. Please see the District 35 Student Health Requirements page for detailed information.
West School Carline
Please review the carline procedures for student pick-up and drop-off at West School.
West Absence Reporting
If your child will be absent from school, please report the absence with this FORM before 9:15 AM. You will be asked to share the date and reason for the absence. This information will be shared directly with Nurse Balling for attendance and follow-up purposes. In addition to this email, the online form can be found on the front of our West School website and under the Parent Resources tab.