Westside School Insider newsletter, March 22, 2016

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March 22, 2016

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Tuesday, March 22: Online Auction closes tonight at 10:30 p.m. PST, click here to put your final bids in!

Thursday, March 24: First and second grade Musical Performance, E-I-E-I Oops!, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Friday, March 25: Westside School SPIRIT Wear and Pizza Day; First and second grade Musical Performance, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

Thursday, March 31 and Friday, April 1: Lower School Parent/Teacher Conferences and Middle School Student Portfolio Conferences; no classes; childcare during conference time is complimentary; all-day childcare sign up here

Monday, April 4: Digital Safety presentation for Middle School parents with guest speaker Jo Langford, 6:00 p.m., theater, for childcare sign up here

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The lights have gone down and the show is over, but there’s still two ways to help make this record-setting Spirit Auction a brilliant success. Donate today to support Tuition Assistance! And don’t miss the final hours of the Online Auction. Click here to Bid for Good. The Online Auction closes at 10:30 p.m. PST tonight!

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Teachers are looking forward to the the upcoming Parent/Teacher conferences and conversations with you on Thursday, March 31 and Friday, April 1. If you have not yet signed up for a time, please contact your child’s teacher directly. During conferences, childcare is complimentary. If you need childcare for longer than the duration of your conference, please sign up here.

Students in first and second grade will take the stage on Thursday, March 24 and Friday March 25 in E-I-E-I Oops! Be sure to catch one of their performances!

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Middle School students are hard at work preparing for their Student Portfolio Conferences to be held on Thursday, March 31 and Friday, April 1. If you have not yet signed up for a time to meet with your child and their Advisor, please email your child’s Advisor as soon as possible. During conferences, childcare is complimentary. If you need childcare for longer than the duration of your conference, please sign up here.

We encourage you to save the date of Monday, April 4 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. for a Digital Safety presentation by Jo Langford designed to provide parents with tips and tools on how to navigate having difficult conversations as well as how to help promote healthy, positive and safe sexual behavior for your child. Please contact Michael Le (michaell@westsideschool.org) or Susannah Muench (susannahm@westsideschool.org) for more information.

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We are excited to announce an addition to the line up for Westside School Summer Adventure Camp! Three camps, led by Jeremy Luscher (fifth grade STEM) and Lauren Sherwonit (sixth grade STEM), and Mike Thomas and Danielle DeLappe, are exclusively for Middle School students! Click here to learn more and sign up.

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Speaking of Going Places, it’s time to get our riders in place for the King County Metro Bus 991 for the 2016 – 2017 academic year. To successfully launch the morning bus service for Westside School students this coming fall, a minimum of 30 riders (students in kindergarten through eighth grade) will need to commit by April 8, 2016. Your deposit of $200 will be refunded in full should we not receive enough interest. To sign up and to learn more, please find the Westside School Custom Bus Service Agreement and FAQ’s here!

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1. Check the Westside School Calendar to stay up to date on what’s going on around school!

2. Check out the Athletic Calendar for upcoming games!

3. If you have not yet signed up for your child’s Lower School Parent/Teacher conference or your Middle School child’s Student Portfolio Conference please contact their teacher or advisor today!

4. Today is the final day to participate in the Westside School Online Auction! Bidding closes tonight at 10:30 p.m. PST time. Click here to Bid for Good!