Growth Through Mindfulness Returns
Starting this week, Growth Through Mindfulness will return to West School. A “live” zoom session is scheduled once a week with each of our two grades for the morning sessions, and then replayed in the afternoon for the afternoon sessions. In addition to this SEL support, each day teachers have a audio link to a pre-recorded “Mindfulness Minute.” For more information about this Growth Through Mindfulness, visit their site: GTM
Welcome to Week Three!
We are off and running! As our routines become established, we want to remind you of your part in helping us to keep everyone safe so that we can continue to welcome the children into the building. Here are a few reminders:
1. Morning session should arrive no earlier than 08:35 No gathering of children outside of the building before the bell rings. Students will have 10 minutes to enter the building. Tardy bell rings at 08:45.... More
West School Car Line Procedures 2020-21
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 mindful of our neighbors... More
Frequently Asked Questions
We appreciate the many questions which have been shared regarding our plans for the opening of the 2020-2021 school year. In order to more thoroughly address these, we have prepared a Frequently Asked Questions document. This reflects the latest information from CDC and the Illinois State Board of Education as of July 26, 2020. We will continue to update this as additional information is shared to guide our planning.