Halloween Parade 2018
West School Halloween Parade: Halloween is on Wednesday, October 31. The best place to see the parade is in the front of the school along the bus lane and along Willow Tree Lane. Students will parade from the bike rack, which is located near Dundee and move south along the bus lane. The parade then turns west along Willow Tree Lane and concludes when the students reach the teachers’ parking lot.... More
Silent Auction West School Fair
West School Fair Silent Auction and Raffle: The West School Staff will host their annual silent auction and raffle to raise funds for Tails of Hope, the no-kill animal shelter in Highland Park. This auction and raffle will take place during our annual West School Fair and American Road Trip on Friday, October 19, from 5:30 - 7:00. The following list of “silent auction” items that will be up for bid:
1. Join Mrs. DeHorn for... More
We Need Cakes!
An American Road Trip: This year’s West School Fair will be on Friday, October 19. Our theme is “An American Road Trip.” The West School Fair is an annual PTO event where families and friends enjoy games, food, and fun. As part of the fair, the PTO sponsors the ever-popular Cake Walk. We need cakes, and a lot of them.
Please support the fair by baking or buying a cake: Cake Order Form
Are you ready for the West School American Road Trip?
The West School Fair is an annual tradition filled with family fun – play games, shop the Book Fair, watch the Chorus Club perform and win a cake at the famous Cake Walk!
What do you need to do?
Mark your calendar: Friday, October 19, 5:30pm to 7pm
Pre Order Dinner: Click here to order your Lou Malnati’s Personal Cheese Pizza, Fruit Cup, and Water for $9. (very limited quantities will be available the... 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
On the Horizon at West
Mark Your Calendar:
The following are important dates pertaining to West School activities and events:
October 16: Picture Re-Take Day
October 18 and 19: Scholastic Book Fair
October 19: West School Fair
October 26: End of First Quarter
October 31: Halloween Parade at 2pm
November 1: Wildlife Discovery Museum visits West
November 1 - 4: Parent/Teacher conference sign-up and registration
November 21 - 23: Thanksgiving Break
Read more about these West School events by regularly visiting our school web... More
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