Westside School Insider newsletter, Monday, September 28, 2015

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September 28, 2015

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Monday, September 28 through Friday, October 2: ERB Testing (third through eighth grade students)

Tuesday, September 29High School Information Night, seventh and eighth grade students and families, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m., Theater, RSVP today!

Sunday, October 3: Kindergarten through third grade Cross Country Championship, 1:00 p.m., Woodland Park

Monday, October 5Westside School Enrichment classes begin, Register today!

Friday, October 9In-service DayNO CLASSES, Childcare provided, Register today!


The Westside School play structure is coming! Installers and concrete trucks will be erecting the play structure this week. Workers will be onsite between 9:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. It is anticipated the structure will be complete by the end of this week and the manufactured wood chips will be blown in on Monday, October 5. It is our hope the area will be good to play on beginning on Tuesday, October 6!


Time to say ‘Cheese!’ Picture Day is on Thursday, October 15. Students are encouraged to look their best and be present that day for their school portrait. Order your children’s portraits by clicking here. The Westside School Picture Day ID is LS615366Q0. All individual portraits and class photos will be taken on Thursday, October 15. A make-up day for individual portraits is scheduled for Wednesday, November 18. Class photos will not be re-taken. If you have any questions about Picture Day please contact Jessica E. Butler (jessicab@westsideschool.org.)


Westside School Enrichment classes begin on Monday, October 5! Classes are quickly selling out. Click here to sign up for a fun and educational eight week session.


Friday October 9 is a teacher in-service day. We will be offering childcare for students in kindergarten through eighth grade from 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and for students in pre-kindergarten from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. If your child is going to be enrolled in childcare, please send them with a morning snack and lunch. An afternoon snack will be served. Register for childcare here.
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Let’s keep belongings out of the Lost & Found! We’ve partnered with Emily Press Labels, maker of high-quality, waterproof stick-on labels to make labeling your children’s belongings easy.  These personalized name labels are super durable, dishwasher, microwave and laundry safe. Available in lots of cool designs and colors too!

· Slim labels for lunch boxes, water bottles and school supplies

· Shoe labels for shoes, boots and sandals

· Clothing labels for jackets, sweatshirts, and hats

When you, or your friends and family, shop through a special shopping link Specially, a portion of all sales will comeback to Westside School and support student scholarships and financial aid. Please contact WPO member Monica Duke at monicajduke@gmail.com with any questions. To learn more, click here.

WPO is excited to announce the first Westside School Family Movie Night of the year!
Save the dateThursday, October 8, 2015 at 6:15 p.m.
ShowingBig Hero 6
Doors open: 5:30 p.m.
Concession Stand: Pizza, popcorn and other snacks will be available for purchase downstairs in the lunchroom before movie starts.
Running Time: One hour and forty-two minutes, you’ll be on your way home by 8:00 p.m.
Dress code: Come in your jammies, bring your sleeping bag and get ready to have a little movie fun.

Click here to volunteer to make this evening fun for all!


1. ERB Testing is this week! Plenty of rest, a hearty breakfast, and lots of water are recommended to make testing go well!

2. Enrichment classes begin Monday, October 5Sign up today!

3. Picture Day is Thursday, October 15. Mark your calendars and click here to order portraits.
Lifetouch ID: LS615366Q0

4. Friday, October 9Teacher in-service day, no classes, childcare offered. Click here to register.

5. Lost & Found is already overflowing! New efforts are underway to keep your children’s items out of the bins. Check out more here!