The Buzz at Westbrook School

May 6th, 2022

From the Principal...

May 6th, 2022

Dear Westbrook Families,

We cannot thank you enough for showering our staff with appreciation this week. Our staff received the kindest cards from students, and the PTO kept us fed with snacks and lunches. Room parents and volunteers decorated the school with a storybook theme. Students loved finding out which book was represented outside of their classroom. We are grateful for your generosity.


Our first graders listened to presentations from Lions Park and Fairview fifth graders this week. The fifth graders did a great job sharing all of the exciting things the elementary school offers. The principals, Mrs. Kelly, and Mr. Ophus, stopped by each first-grade classroom to greet every first grader. The students were so excited and asked great questions! First graders will be taking their field trip next week to River Trails. Please ensure your child has dressed appropriately for the weather, as this is an outdoor field trip.


On Friday, May 13th, we will have half-day attendance for students throughout the District. Only first-grade students will attend from 9:20 AM to 12:20 PM at Westbrook. Please note the different dismissal times for our bussers and walkers. First-grade students will not need to bring lunch on half days. Our Kids’ Corner program will only be available to first-grade students from 7:00 a.m. to 9:20 a.m. Please inform your private daycare providers of this variance in the schedule. Circle of Friends and Kindergarten students will NOT attend school on Friday, May 13th.


For your children,

Danielle Crandall


Kona Ice Reminder

The Westbrook PTO is excited to offer Kona Ice to all Westbrook students on Friday, May 20th. Please complete this Kona Ice Permission Form to indicate if your child can participate. Nutritional information and ingredients can be found at this link.

Mark Your Calendars:

May 9th, 10th, or 11th First Grade Field Trip

May 13th Half Day of School for First Grade (Kindergarten/Early Childhood, No School)

May 18th PTO BMX Rider Assembly

May 20th Kona Ice and Last Day of Early Childhood

May 25th 6th Grade Visits Westbrook

May 26th Field Day (First graders should wear their new LP/FV shirts), 3:30pm 1st Grade Clap Out (Parents are invited)

May 30th No School

May 31st Last Day of School for Kindergarten and First Grade


For more dates, please click: D57 Calendar

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It's time to order your Westbrook PTO School Supply Kit

2022/23 Kindergarten & 1st Grade families:

Save time and money by ordering a school supply kit through the Westbrook PTO. Orders can be placed beginning April 25th. https://educationalproducts.com/shoppacks

School code: WES468

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Fairview and Lions Park PTO School Supply Kits

2022/23 2nd Grade families:

If you would like to order a school supply kit at Fairview or Lions Park, please click the links below.

LIONS PARK School Supply Kit

FAIRVIEW School Supply Kit

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District 57 Information and Community News

Fairview PTO is looking for volunteers to help with Fun Fair

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