Westview Wildcat Weekly

Wildcat Family Newsletter - Tuesday, July 25, 2023

Dear Wildcat Parents/Guardians,

Our first day of school is on the horizon, and we are preparing our return for staff and students! Please review some important information below as we prepare to launch the 23-24 school year.

Please also know that communication will be sent weekly with any new updates and information.

Will Jaramillo, Principal

Westview Middle School



6th Grade Transition Camp - 8/3/23

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The transition to 6th grade can come with excitement and some nerves for students and parents. Sixth grade is a very important year where students will adjust to a new schedule and new routines. We want all incoming 6th grade students to feel fully supported in this transition!

Our 6th Grade camp is just around the corner, and we are very excited to meet our future Wildcats next Thursday, August 3rd from 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Students can arrive starting at 8:10 a.m. and will receive a breakfast bar, juice, and t-shirt after checking in.

Our students will participate in the following topics during orientation:

  • Introduction of administrators and counselors
  • Get to know each other
  • 1st day procedures
  • Hallway & campus expectations
  • Dress code
  • Campus map & tour
  • Pick-up and drop-off procedures
  • Cafeteria protocols
  • Bell Schedule
  • Goal Setting

New Student Registration - 7/26/23 & 7/27/23

New student registration for Westview Middle School is taking place the following dates/times on campus (1805 Scofield Lane, Austin, TX 78727):

  • Wednesday, July 26th: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, July 27th: 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

If your student is enrolling in the 6th grade, it will be important to bring at least one proof of residency. The following documents are accepted as Proof of Residency:

  • Mortgage statement from the last 30 days
  • Lease from the last 30 days
  • Legal affidavit regarding sublease
  • Legal affidavit from landlord affirming tenancy
  • Section 8 agreement
  • Utility bill or work order dated within the past 30 days
  • Water bill
  • Gas bill
  • Electric bill
  • Utility work-order (for new residents)

Please have copies of the following as well:

  • Child's birth certificate
  • Immunization records (especially important for incoming 7th grade students)
  • Child's social security card, if available
  • Recent report card, if available
  • STAAR results, if available

Lunch & Breakfast Information

Westview Middle School will provide free breakfast and lunch to students for the 2023-2024 school year: (Click the campus below to log-in to Skyward)

Seven campuses in PfISD are now qualified to operate under the USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service Community Eligibility Provision (CEP), which allows PfISD to provide breakfast and lunch at no-charge to all students, eliminating the need for the free and reduced meal application under the National School Lunch Program (NSLP). PfISD is requesting that families complete our District's Socioeconomic Information Form. Your reported income levels found on the form and the form itself will not be sent to TEA. PfISD will only report a student's socioeconomic status to TEA using the information found on the form.

The online form is available online through the Skyward Parent Portal, available by clicking “Log in here” at: pfisd.net/skyward

Back to School Fair / Regreso a la Escuela Pferia

PfISD is hosting a back-to-school fair Tuesday, August 1st from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. at The Pfield (1440 W. Pecan St.). Free backpacks and school supplies will be issued while supplies last. Please see the flyers below and mark this date on your calendar!
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PfISD Bus Route Finder

You can click on this link to find bus routes for your student. Please note that although the link is currently active, bus routes for the 23-24 school year will not be available until the first week of August.

Outside Food Deliveries to Students

As part of enhanced safety at campuses starting last school year, all Pflugerville ISD campuses do not accept deliveries from meal delivery services or restaurants for student lunches. Campuses no longer have drop-off tables for student meals. Parents may still bring outside food for their children if they plan to deliver the meals directly to their child’s designated lunch period. All guests are required to follow existing safety protocols and check in with ID at the front office.

Mandatory Student IDs

Safety continues to be a top priority here at Westview Middle School. Per district policy, all secondary students are required to wear campus-issued student ID badges around their neck at all times during the entire school day. ID(s) must be worn and not kept in a backpack/purse/wallet.

The first student I.D. badge is free, and the additional issuances of an I.D. badge will cost the student $5.00. Lost or defaced badges must be replaced at the cost of the student.

Campus Visitors & Student Pick-Up

As previously noted, campus priority is paramount. All visitor must check-in through the main office and will be required to present a state issued ID or driver's license to receive a visitor's pass through our raptor system.

Visitor's badges must be worn on the shirt and must be visible at all times. Any adult without a badge will be escorted to the main office immediately to check-in.

A parent or authorized adult must come to the office and show identification to sign the student out. A campus representative will ask the student to report to the office. For safety purposes and stability of the learning environment, we cannot allow any unescorted adult to go to the classroom or other area to pick up the student. If the student returns to campus the same day, the parent or authorized adult must sign the student back in through the main office upon the student’s return. Documentation regarding the reason for the absence will also be required.

Electronic Devices & Cell Phones

Per PfISD policy, students are permitted to possess personal cell phones for safety purposes; cell phones are only allowed to be used in the classroom for approved instructional purposes. The use of cell phones or any device capable of capturing images is strictly prohibited in locker rooms or restroom areas while at school or at a school-related or school-sponsored event. Additionally, the following procedures are in place regarding inappropriate cell phone usage:

  • 1st time phone is confiscated: Phone is taken up and turned into office. It will require the Parent/guardian to pick up. Emergency contacts are not allowed to pick up the property.
  • 2nd offense and beyond: Phone taken up and thereafter turned into office. Parent/Guardian must pick up with $15.00 return fee. Emergency contacts are not allowed to pick up the property.

The student is never allowed to pick up their phone. Only a parent/guardian will be allowed to pick up the cell phone.

Important Contacts at WVMS

Assistant Principals

David Hawkins - 6th Grade Assistant Principal



Sonya Jackson - 7th Grade Assistant Principal



Marissa Gamez - 8th Grade Assistant Principal




Joe Valenzuela

6th Grade, 7th Grade (last names A-M)



Laura Holtz - Lead Counselor

7th Grade (last names N-Z), 8th Grade




Stephanie Hilchey




Weicheng Fan



Save the Date

6th Grade Orientation: Thursday, August 3rd - 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Wildcat Open House: Friday, August 11th - 5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.

First Day of School: Tuesday, August 15th @ 8:20 a.m.

Labor Day (No School): Monday, September 4th

Staff Development (No School): Tuesday, September 5th

Meet the Teacher: Wednesday, September 6th

Student Holiday (No School): Thursday, October 5th

Student Holiday (No School): Friday, October 6th

Student/Staff Holiday (No School): Monday, October 9th

End of 1st-9 Weeks: Wednesday, October 20th