Washington Update

May 13, 2016

Thank you to all who contributed to the Gala by donating, volunteering, setting up, or attending! Thank you to our PSO for their amazing effort in planning the event!

Congratulations to all third, fourth, and fifth grade students for successfully completing the PARCC! We are so proud of your hard work all year long :)

5th Grade Students! Middle School Orientation is coming up!

All fifth grade students are invited to attend Middle School Orientation on May 16th at 7:00 PM at the Westwood Regional Middle School. It is important that you attend!

Calling new Kindergarteners!

If you are the parent of an incoming kindergarten student and have not yet registered your child at the BOE, it is important that you do so immediately!! Our welcome letters are going out next week with dates for important upcoming events for our new students!

Summer STEAM Camp

Registration is now open for the Westwood Regional School District’s Summer STEAM Camp for students entering Grades K-7 in September 2016. Located at Brookside Elementary School, Westwood, the program runs from July 5th through July 29st. Enrichment offerings include such classes as “Amazing Arty Facts,” “Animation Adventures,” “Move & Groove”, “Mindfulness”, and “Introduction to Coding”. In addition, students can enrich their literacy and mathematics skills with “Phonics Fun”, “Wonderful World of Writers”, and “Space Maniacs”. Classes are also available for incoming Kindergarten students to enrich their learning before Kindergarten begins. Children do not need to be a student in a WWRSD school to enroll in this affordable summer program.

For complete details and necessary forms, visit the district’s website at www.wwrsd.org

Just click on 2016 Summer STEAM Camp listed under Find It Fast.

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Bergen County Department of Health Services would like to invite all Bergen County Families...

You are invited on SATURDAY, MAY 21st for an AWESOME FUN-FILLED DAY at Van Saun County Park in Paramus.

You’ll learn simple steps your family can take towards improving wellness among ALL your family members – from the youngest baby to the most treasured elder.

You’ll ENJOY FREE train rides, FREE admission to the zoo and FREE rides on our carousel as you learn about our county parks AND all of the wonderful community resources here in Bergen County.

RSVP to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bergen-county-family-fun-fest-tickets-24258372445

A Note Regarding Community Flyers...

In our on-going efforts to reduce paper and go green, the district is piloting an online opportunity for managing the flyers we receive from our community partners. If you click on http://bit.ly/WWRSDcommunityflyers you will be taken to the community portion of our website where you can access: 1) the newest flyers received in the current week, 2) flyers received previously and are still active, and 3) an archive of older flyers that are no longer active, but available for your review.

Join us on Twitter!

If you haven't joined us yet, you are missing out! Many of our teachers now have Twitter accounts and are sharing the fun things going on everyday at Washington! It is so simple to join and you only receive information from those you choose to follow. Go to Twitter.com and follow Washington School @WashCardinals.

Calendar of Events

May 23: Spirit Day

May 24: School Store

May 25: Fourth grade NJASK Science

May 25: Birthday Lunch Bunch **new date!

May 26-May 31: No School!

June 3: Field Day