Fourth Grade Cultural Arts

Fourth Grade Cultural Arts

Fourth Grade Cultural Arts

Fourth Grade Cultural Arts

Fourth Grade Cultural Arts

Fourth Grade Cultural Arts

Fourth Grade Cultural Arts

Fourth Grade Cultural Arts

Fourth Grade Cultural Arts

Fourth Grade Cultural Arts

Fourth Grade Cultural Arts

Fourth Grade Cultural Arts

Fourth Grade Cultural Arts

Fourth Grade Cultural Arts

Fourth Grade Cultural Arts

Fourth Grade Cultural Arts

Fourth Grade Cultural Arts

Fourth Grade Cultural Arts

Fourth Grade Cultural Arts

Fourth Grade Cultural Arts

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Hour of Code

West School students will participate in the Hour of Code during Computer Science Education Week, December 4-10, 2017.  The Hour of Code is a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify code and show that anybody can learn the basics.  During library class, students will be given an introduction to computer programming and work with a variety of tools as they learn more about coding.  Please click here for more... More

Family Support Group 2017-18

West School Social Worker, Talia Nathan, will be offering a support group for students whose parents are separated or divorced.  It will be held during the school day for 30 minutes once a week over the course of 6 weeks.  If you would like your child to participate, please complete the attached permission slip and return it to Mrs. Nathan by Thursday, December 15th.  Please call Mrs. Nathan at 847-835-6600... More

Art is what you make others see!

Exciting things are happening in the art department at West School! Currently, third grade students are completing a Keith Haring-inspired painting. Students reviewed their knowledge of verbs by creating bright figures, illustrating various verbs in the style of Keith Haring. Be sure to check out West School’s Artsonia page; these third grade artworks are being uploaded as they are completed! Fourth graders are learning about 1-point perspective, using the technique to... More

Chicago History Museum

Third Grade Social Studies: As part of their study of Chicago, third graders will visit the Chicago History Museum to learn more about the “Windy City.”  Students will be able to view large glass dioramas to learn facts about the White City, the Great Chicago Fire, bridges in Chicago, early forms of family entertainment, and more.  There will be exhibits on the early settlers of the area, the World’s Columbian Exposition, El train, and a timeline... More

Music Week at West

Music in the Air: December 11th and 12th is Music Week at West School!  Parents are invited to come to their child’s music class to see and hear all the things we do in music.  This is a review of all the musical concepts we’ve been learning since the beginning of the year.  Attached is the class schedule for Music Week: Schedule

Kids View Fall Edition

Kids View: This on-line publication is written, edited, and formatted by the students in the Kids View morning club…with a little help from Mrs. Juozaitis and Mrs. Salzman. Fall Edition

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On the Horizon at West

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

December 5, 6, and 7: Third Grade visits Chicago History Museum
December 11: Music Week at West
December 14: Chorus Club Concert, 6:30 Misner
December 20: Chorus Club field trip to Gidwitz
December 22: West School Skates at Watts
December 23 through January 7: Winter Break

Read more about these West School events by regularly visiting our school web page: West School Web... More

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Keeping the Car Line Safe

Welcome to West School: On the first day of school all third graders were instructed on the safe way to enter and exit cars in our car line. Students were 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... More