George School's Family Update

December 15, 2017

Brrr! Inside Line Up is going well

Inside Line up has been going well! Please note that we will no longer put out the Red Flags each morning, since we will have inside line up for the foreseeable future. (The flags will be going on vacation!) However, if the temperature allows we will still have outside recess, so please dress children for outside play.

George School Spirit Day - Monday 12/18/17

Don't forget to wear your George School Spirit Wear on Monday 12/18/17, or our school colors, Red and Black! Our Character Trait of the Month is Trustworthiness! Looking forward to our Spirit Assembly!
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Fourth Grade Fundraiser at the Blue Moon in Woodcliff Lake

What a great way to cap off an evening of shopping or holiday festivities! Twenty percent of sales generated by our school will be donated back to our organization. Includes take out and E-gift cards. Now that the Family Bingo night has been cancelled, this is a great way to support our Fourth Grade (and future 5th Grade) students!!

George School Rocks IXL Math! Keep up the good work!

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Coding at George School - From our Media/Tech Specialist Ms. Lisa Breen

December has been Coding Month for Grades K-5 in the Media Center!!! Kindergarten and 1st Grades has been playing a board game called Robot Turtles and Scratch Jr. While Grades 2-5 have been working on Hour of Code. Hour of Code features Star Wars, Minecraft and then different Course Level work practicing higher level coding!! All grades have really enjoyed learning how to code, it’s been a fun month!

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Coaches vs. Cancer



On Saturday, January 13th, 2018 the Westwood High School Boys Basketball Team is hosting its Fifth Annual Cardinals vs. Cancer Alumni Basketball Day at Westwood Regional Jr/Sr High School. This year’s event will support the fight against cancer by benefitting one of our own – Joey Bulger. Joey, a resident of Westwood and a student at Berkeley Elementary School, is courageously battling leukemia. The event will start at 10:00 am and will include basketball games between Westwood and Paramus High School Freshman, JV & Varsity teams. The Westwood Boys Basketball Alumni game will conclude the day’s events.

The itinerary for the day is as follows:

10:00 am Westwood vs Paramus Freshman

11:30 am Westwood vs. Paramus JV Boys

1:00 pm Westwood vs. Paramus Varsity Boys

Westwood Boys Basketball Alumni Game immediately following Varsity

There will be special events, activities, prizes and raffles throughout the event, so come on out and have a great day of basketball and join the fight. For more information and to donate prizes, please contact

Co-Chairperson Lisa Badach at or Boys Basketball Coach John Micheal Santulli at

The Westwood Cardinals Athletics Association is a non-profit organization (501c3) and your donation is tax-deductible. 37-1698641

Parent/Guardian Surveys for G&T and Social Studies

We are in the process of surveying parents/guardians on our Gifted and Talented programming and our K-12 Social Studies Curriculum. Please take a moment to complete these surveys by December 22, 2017. Your input is valued and appreciated. It will help shape our future programming.

Social Studies

Gifted and Talented Grades K-7 - please only complete this survey if your child is part of the G&T program.

Kindergarten Registration 2018-2019


2018-2019 Online Kindergarten Pre-Registration Opens December 1, 2017

The Westwood Regional School District will begin online kindergarten pre-registration for the 2018-2019 school year on Friday, December 1, 2017. The online registration is a pre-registration only, and students will not be considered enrolled until parents/guardians submit the required information during in-person registration in January 2018.

A child residing in the Borough of Westwood or Township of Washington who will be five (5) years old on or before October 1, 2018 is eligible to enter kindergarten. There are no exceptions to this date. To help facilitate your child’s registration, please follow this process:

  1. Beginning December 1, 2017 go to the district’s website at > Find It Fast> 2018-2019 Incoming Kindergarten.

  1. Complete the process, review important registration procedures, and download the required forms. Registration packets may also be picked up at the Board of Education office located in the Jr./Sr. High School, 701 Ridgewood Road, Township of Washington, N.J.

If you require further assistance, please send an email to We look forward to having your child join us in the Westwood Regional School District!

Girl Scout Collection

A few of our former students at working on their Girl Scout Silver Award Project in conjunction with the Pediatric Department of Valley Hospital. To help these young patients express their creative side, they will be collecting any of the following items: New Crayons, pencils, notebooks, markers, gift cards to stationery or craft stores in any denomination. Thank you from Troop 94343 scouts, Bri, Erin and Diana.
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Upcoming Events

12/18 Spirit Assembly Wear your George School

12/25-1/1/18 Winter Holiday Break (Enjoy!)

1/2/18 - Welcome Back!