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Wagner Farm 2019

Fourth Grade Visit to Wagner Farm: As a part of our study of the Midwest region of the United States, each fourth grade class will visit historic Wagner Farm. “Wagner Farm stands as one of the few remaining farms in north suburban Cook County, Illinois. It sits on 18.6 acres of land, surrounded by suburban homes and major roadways. Though engulfed by a 21st century landscape, the site holds a history of... More

Agriculture in the Classroom

Fourth Grade Study of the Mid-West Region: To enhance our fourth graders’ study of Illinois and the Mid-West Region of the U.S., we have invited the Cook County Farm Bureau to visit each fourth grade classroom. Our students will be learn of the variety of everyday products that come from our Illinois farm fields. Corn and soybeans have many uses that aren’t part of our meal plan. The facilitators will teach our... More

Third Grade Cultural Arts 2019

Poetic Classroom: poet Bill Buczinsky will kick-off a four day poetry residence program to begin Wednesday, April 3rd.  Mr. Buczinsky will lead workshops to help third graders create original works of poetry.  As a culmination of this project, all third grade parents are invited to an open mic poetry performance on Wednesday, April 10th in the West School Library.  Check with your child’s teacher to confirm the presentation time. If you would like more... More

West School S.T.E.A.M. Fair

We are excited to announce the first annual West School Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (S.T.E.A.M.) Fair (in conjunction with the District 35 evening event We Care for our World: Designing a Better Future)! The event will take place on Thursday, April 25th from 5:00-6:30 PM at Central School.

Your child was given information about the STEAM fair during CLC class last week.

While this is a voluntary, extra-curricular event,... More

On the Horizon at West

Mark Your Calendar:
The following are important dates pertaining to West School activities and events:

March 25 - 29: Spring Break
April 3 and 4: Fourth Grade Agriculture in the Classroom
April 3, 4, 5 and 10: Third Grade Cultural Arts
April 8 - 15: Fourth Grade Wagner Farm
April 11 - 17: Illinois Assessment for Readiness
April 16: Chorus Club Concert
April 18: Earth Day Exchange
April 19: Good Friday…No School
April 22: Institute Day…No Student Attendance
April 23: Author John David... More

Morning Routine at West

Routines are important: Every morning our library is open at 08:00 for students to do quiet work. This is a good time to catch up on reading or maybe some school-work that may not have gotten the attention that it should have before coming to school. No pre-registration is required for the “library before school.” The front-lawn of the school is supervised every morning beginning at 08:20. Students usually make good use of the... More

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Keeping the Car Line Safe

Welcome to West School: On the first day of school all third-graders and new fourth-graders, will be instructed on the safe way to enter and exit cars in our car line. Students will be taught to enter and exit cars on the curbside. For the West School Car Line, this means that students will enter and exit cars on the driver’s side of the car, which will be the curbside. Please be... More