Author Visit: John David Anderson

Author Visit: John David Anderson

Author Visit: John David Anderson

Author Visit: John David Anderson

Author Visit: John David Anderson

Author Visit: John David Anderson

Author Visit: John David Anderson

Author Visit: John David Anderson

Author Visit: John David Anderson

Author Visit: John David Anderson

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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. RSVP.

Readers are Leaders

Wednesday, April 24th The PTO’s annual Readers are Leaders program will take place on Wednesday, April 24th. The goal of this program is to motivate 3rd and 4th grade children to read. Guest readers will highlight the impact that reading has had on their careers and conclude their classroom visit by reading to the students.  Since 1998, Glencoe students have had the unique opportunity to hear from local professionals about the significant role that reading plays in their... More

4th Grade Music Program: May 3rd

Friday, May 3, at 2:15 Friends and family are welcome at West to see this year’s Fourth Grade music program titled: Musical Style: Up and Down the Radio Dial. The performance will commence at 2:15 and conclude about 3:00. Ms. Porretta and the fourth graders have an inspiring song and instrumental selection that has taken a great deal of practice and dedication.  Guests should avoid parking on Forest Way Drive as Glencoe Public Safety will be enforcing... More

Instrumental Music Fifth Grade

Welcome to Instrumental Music! Fourth Graders will have an opportunity to participate in instrumental music when they start fifth grade at Central School. On Friday, April 26, the Central School Music Department will visit West School for a musical instrument demonstration. Fourth grade students will see and hear the different instruments that can be played in band and orchestra. On Monday, April 29, from 4pm - 6pm, the instrument selection process will begin at Central... More

Bike Safety Program

In partnership with Glencoe Public Safety, West School is pleased to offer a new BIKE SAFETY PROGRAM. This program is geared for third and fourth grade students. Riders will learn the rules of the road and sidewalk for safe riding and safe walking for pedestrians. All participants should have a working bicycle and a helmet to participate. Space is limited to include 24 students. Participants will need to commit to all three sessions.
May 8th,... More

On the Horizon at West

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

April 24: Readers are Leaders
April 25: We Care for Our World at Central
April 26: Music Instrument Demonstration for 4th graders
April 29: Music Instrument selection at Central for 4th graders
May 3: Fourth Grade Music Program
May 6 - 10: Fourth Grade Art and Spanish Open House
May 7: Project Welcome 2nd - 3rd...parents at 6:30pm…West
May 17: Third Grade Music Program
May 20 - 24: Third Grade Art... 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 08:20 - 08:35... 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 mindful of our neighbors... More