July 30, 2023
August 27, 2023
Westridge students are awesome!
It has been great getting to know the students this week! They have already shown remarkable enthusiasm and curiosity during this first full week. From engaging classroom discussions to creative projects that showcase their unique talents, it's clear that their eagerness to learn knows no bounds. We can't wait to see the incredible achievements and milestones they'll reach this year!
As always, if you need anything please call the main office at (308) 385-5886.
Mrs. Kayla Wichman
Important Pickup Reminder
- All week - Aimsweb Plus (replacing MAP) ELA testing during ELA. Day varies by teacher.
- Aug 28th - 6:30 pm - PTO meeting in the cafeteria
- Aug 31st - 4:15pm - Football scrimmage at Westridge
- Aug 31st - 4:15 pm - 7th grade Volleyball at Barr
- Aug 31st - 4:15 pm - 8th grade Volleyball at Westridge vs Barr
- Aug 31st - 6:15 pm - Cross Country at Overton Golf
- Sept 1 - No School
- Sept 4 - No School
This is just a reminder that breakfast is available in the cafeteria daily from 7:45 am - 8:10 am. If a bus is late to school students should check-in in the main office for attendance purposes and then may get breakfast.
Parent involvement is great for children, great for teachers, and great for Westridge! Just an hour or two of your time in a term makes all the difference. We even have jobs you can do from home! Won't you join us? Your help makes a difference! If you can’t make a meeting, feel free to follow our Facebook page, Westridge PTO, to see what’s going on and important updates.
Mr. Clancy’s PE class beat the heat this week by kicking off their football unit up on the deck in the gym. The boys PE class started off the unit by working on route running with Mr. Clancy playing the role of quarterback. Once the extreme temps subside the class will be able to continue working on their football skills outside. Way to adapt and stay focused during adverse conditions, Mr. Clancy and the 7th grade boys PE class!
Ms. Hazelton and Mr. Zeller are working with our orchestra students to prepare them for their first concert. This class was practicing reading music and identifying the correct strings. I am so excited to hear the progress that this group has made by the time we reach the night of the Winter Orchestra Concert. The concert will be at 6:30 PM on December 19th in the Westridge auditorium.
Chromebook Protection Plan
Don't forget to signup for our Chromebook protection plan for $10. Your student can sign-up in the main office or you can pay by using this link: https://gips.revtrak.net/district-payments/#/v/gips-computer-protection-plan
Students are required to have a student ID visible on their upper body at all times when they are in the building. All students will receive a temporary ID and lanyard on the first day of school. They will need to exchange that temporary ID for their permanent ID approximately 1 week after school pictures are taken. If a student forgets their ID they may purchase a temporary sticker ID in the main office for $1. Students may also purchase a new lanyard in the main office for $1. If a student loses their ID they may purchase a new ID and lanyard for $5 in the main office.
Dress for Success
To help ensure we start the year with positive momentum at Westridge, we wanted to share a friendly reminder about the “Dress for Success” district dress code.
Your students deserve to be confident AND prepared while at school. Part of those preparation efforts include dress code.
Apparel must comply with health and safety codes and not detract from learning.
For all students, mid-thigh to top of chest are to be covered while also concealing undergarments.
Approved religious attire or protective headwraps are approved. At this time, due to safety - hoods, caps, bandanas, durags, etc. are not approved to wear while in school buildings.
IDs must be worn and be visible at all times.