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November 8, 2019

From the Office

Today, marks the end of the First Trimester. Report cards will be mailed home the week of November 18th. Students will be notified of their official GPA in their report cards and will also receive their Honor Roll ribbons with the report card if they earned a 3.2 or higher.


Honor Roll Recognition - December 6th

We are hosting our First Trimester Honor Roll recognition on December 6th from 7:40am - 8:10am in our Athletics Gym, entrance 32. Students who earn a 3.2 or higher GPA for the First Trimester, will be eligible to attend. Parents and relatives of Honor Roll students are also invited to join us! Our PTO will be providing drinks and treats & the morning will include a performance by our Westfield Jazz Band. Families and students will be able to choose their seating and may sit together. As part of the program, students will be invited to stand and be recognized for their achievement. At 8:15, students will be dismissed from the gym to go to their lockers and all parents and guests will be required to exit the building. Attending the Honor Roll recognition is optional.


Veterans Day

We are fortunate to have several local veterans planning to visit our classrooms as part of our Veterans Day activities on Monday, November 11th. We encourage students to take the time this weekend to talk with friends and relatives who are veterans and to recognize them for their service.


2019 Bags for Blood Cancer Tournament

Today after school, the Wellness Department will sponsor a Bags for Blood Cancer Tournament. All proceeds are donated to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. The cost is $5.00 per person. Thank you to Mr. Tom Buchholz for leading this fantastic event! Please see the flyer below for more details.


Happy Veterans Day weekend to all U.S. Service members past and present. We thank you for your service to our country!

Have a wonderful weekend!


Stefan Larsson

Principal


Nicole Gabany

Assistant Principal

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!

Upcoming Dates

Please visit our Google Calendar for all activities and schedules!


  • End of Trimester 1: November 8th
  • Bags Tournament: November 8th 4-5:30 PM; spectators welcome!
  • Veteran's Day: November 11th; classroom activities with visiting Veterans
  • Sports/Clubs Team Pictures: November 13th in Commons at 7:30 AM
  • 7th Grade Parent Meeting--Springfield Trip Info: November 13th 5:30-6 PM, Commons
  • Mandatory Boys Basketball Tryout Info Meeting: November 14th at 8:00 AM, Old Gym
  • D13 Holiday Card Contest Entry Due: November 15th to Art Teacher

WESTFIELD THIS WEEK

Calling Teams/Clubs for Group Photos!

On Wednesday, November 13th at 7:30 AM, team and club group photos will be taken before school in the Commons. Bring your uniforms, tshirts, etc for your group shot. Refer to this list for groups!

International Peace Poster Contest Results!

Click Here to see all the Westfield student artists' posters!

Congratulations to Eva for being chosen as contest winner!

7th Grade Parent Meeting for Upcoming Springfield Trip

Attention 7th grade parents/guardians: Join us for an informational parent meeting on Wednesday, November 13th 5:30-6:00pm in the Westfield Middle School Commons regarding our upcoming 7th grade Springfield Field Trip.

Use Your Markers, Crayons, Pencils, Paints! Enter the District 13 Holiday Card Contest

Students! Your holiday drawing could be the one chosen by District 13 for their annual District Holiday Card Contest. Use the space on the attached form, and submit your drawings to Art Teacher, Mrs. Matt before November 15th.

Get Ready for Cheer and Poms Clinics/Tryouts!**

**ALL STUDENTS MUST HAVE A CURRENT PHYSICAL ON FILE TO PARTICIPATE

Cheerleading Team:

  • Clinics will be held on December 2nd and 3rd 3:40-5:30pm in the Commons
  • Tryouts will be held on December 4th 3:40-6:30pm in the Commons

Pom Pons Dance Team:

  • Clinics will be held December 5th 3:40-5:30pm in the Commons
  • Tryouts will be held December 6th 3:40-6:30pm in the Commons

Questions? Please contact Stacy Kougias at akougias@sd13.org

Parent Teacher Conference (PTC Wizard) Sign Up is Open

If you would like to schedule a conference with one, some or all of your student's teachers, the conference sign-up window is open! Conferences are happening on Monday, November 25th 1-8pm and Tuesday, November 26th 1-8pm. Please go to the Westfield Webpage at sd13.org or click this Conference Signup Link. If you have scheduled before, find your name and add your student. If you are new to the District, please go to the Conference Signup Link and click Create Account.

Order Your Yearbook in November and Save 5%!

Good News! The Activity Bus Will Run Monday through Friday

The Westfield 'Late' Bus will take students home after clubs, sports and activities. It will leave about 5:00pm from the front parking lot.

Forgot Something at School?

If you find that you left an item at school after dismissal, the Main office is open until 4:00pm and the custodians will check the Front Door once again at 4:50pm if you need to enter the building briefly to retrieve an item.

Student School Supplies for 2019-2020

2019-2020 School Calendar

For legal holidays, early dismissal days, spring break etc. click this link:

2019-2020 District School Calendar

FROM THE WESTFIELD PARENT TEACHER ORGANIZATION (PTO) :

PTO Newsletter


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

1) Click this link to see our SignUp: https://signup.com/go/xZeejVZ

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

Big thanks to Bloomingdale Rosati's for partnering with PTO for hot lunch! Mention Westfield for discounts on catering.

Bloomingdale Park District Programs:

Bloomingdale Lightening Soccer Travel Team Mid-Season Tryouts

For information and to register Click Here

Questions? Contact Tony Clifford at bnd2sxcd@gmail.com

A Place for Teens and 'Tweens

Youth Open Gym and...The Lounge for middle schoolers!

Learn to Think Like Computer!

Park District class for ages 5-7 (siblings of Westfield Warriors)

From the WF Health/Nurse Office:

Warning! Dangers of E-Cigarette Smoking for Children and Adults

School Safety Newsletter: Teenage Depression and Anxiety

Message about Measles from the DuPage County Health Department