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October 12, 2018

From the Office

Thank you to those who came out to the District 13 Parent University last night presented by Lisa Westman on Standards Based Grading practices! If you missed it you can watch the live broadcast on YouTube thanks to Mr. McCall!


It was a busy 4-day week at Westfield! Wednesday, our 6th grade was invited to Lake Park High School for a drama performance. Today, many Warriors represented our school well for Breast Cancer Awareness Day. Also today, the 7th graders had their field trip to the Chicago Art Institute; make sure you ask them what their favorite piece was!


Parent-Teacher conferences will be held on Monday, November 19th and Tuesday, November 20th from 1:00pm - 5:00pm and 6:00 - 8:00pm on both days. The dinner break for staff is from 5:00 - 6:00pm. Each 10 minute time slot will consist of an 8 minute conference time and a 2 minute travel time. On Wednesday, October 17, parents will receive an email with the link for signing up for conferences. This link will also be accessible on the website at that time.

Have a wonderful weekend!


Stefan Larsson

Principal


Nicole Gabany

Assistant Principal

PowerSchool Update

Please see the letter from Dr. Bartelt regarding a solution to our PowerSchool issue. This is the same information sent via email yesterday. Follow these steps to create a new Parent Account:


  1. Friday afternoon, October 12th - The District 13 technology department will delete previous parent accounts.
  2. Friday evening, parents will receive an email with the new PowerSchool access code.
  3. Following the email, please re-create your parent account using your email address and the access code.
  4. For step by step instructions see the link in Dr. Bartelt's letter or watch this video tutorial walking you through the process. (There is no sound to the video tutorial).

Warriors of the Week

Each week the staff recognizes students for demonstrating outstanding character based on attitudes or actions that fall under the Character Counts Pillars. We would like to congratulate the following students on their nominations for the week!

Photos from the week:

Upcoming Dates:

Please visit our Google Calendar for all activities and schedules!


8th grade and students taking 8th grade math: PSAT Testing October 20th @ LPHS East

T.E.K.Pumpkin Carving - October 22 See Flyer here forms due October 19th

Fall Play (Anne of Green Gables): October 18th and October 19th 7pm.

Quarter 1 Ends: October 19th

Fall Dance: October 26th 6-8pm

Westfield Drama

Mark your calendars: Westfield Drama Presents ANNE OF GREEN GABLES for two nights only! Thursday October 18 and Friday, October 19th at 7:00 pm. Admission is Free! Come experience the story of an orphan girl who discovers that love and devotion are what actually make a family and the importance of having and keeping friends.

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From Student Council

Socktober Collections: 10/1/2018-10/31/2018

Halloween Themed Dance - 10/26/2018

Club Hype


UPCOMING:


Pumpkin Carving - 10/22/2018

Candy Bar Bingo #2 - 11/5/2018
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From the Nurse

Please see this information from the Illinois Department of Public Health.

Warrior Athletics

Order Westfield Basketball Spiritwear

See this link for Basketball Spiritwear. Orders due October 17th

6th Grade: Intramural Basketball

6th graders! Intramural Basketball is starting October 17th and will run through January.


See this link for information.

A Letter from the Bloomingdale Police Department

Please see this letter from Bloomingdale PD, Director of Public Safety, Frank Giammarese, regarding student conduct concerns in the community during Early Dismissals.
Attention 8th grade parents and students taking 8th grade Math. PSAT testing will be held at LPHS on October 20th for Westfield students. Please refer to the link above or see the Parent Letter from Lake Park attached below, for more information.
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From the Westfield PTO

PTO Newsletter


We're using SignUp.com to organize our upcoming Westfield Hot Lunch Volunteers.

1) Click this link to see our SignUp: http://signup.com/go/FRAEinD

2) Review the options listed and choose the spot(s) you like.

Halloween Information from the Bloomingdale Police Department