Westwood Middle School

January Newsletter

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We hope that our families had a restful and enjoyable holiday. We are just about a week away from the end of the 2nd quarter. Our first semester will end next Friday, January 13th. Please be sure that your student is completing all assignments and checking Powerschool for updates to their grades. Report Cards will be send via e-mail on January 20th.

Please reach out if you have any questions or concerns to our main office at 440-284-8017.

Theresa Lengel


James Rollence


January Calendar

January 5- 8th grade job shadow day

January 13- End of quarter 2

January 16- No School MLK day

January 17- No school Records Day

January 19- Boys Basketball game -Home

January 19- Dental Sealants ( 6/7 grade)

January 24- Boys Basketball game- Home

January 27- Students learn from home

January 30- Basketball Jones assembly

January 31- boys Basketball game- Home


The use of vaping devices is becoming more prevalent in our school. Students have been found with vapes that are used for tobacco as well as marijuana. As time goes by, manufacturers are disguising these devices so that it is becoming difficult to determine whether items confiscated are designed for use with tobacco or marijuana. While we realize that the use of both tobacco and marijuana vaping devices is becoming more accepted for use in our society, it remains illegal for our students to use these devices. Additionally, the use of either tobacco or marijuana while in school is concerning. Please continue to be our partners in helping to educate our students. More information regarding helpful resources will be coming soon.

News from the Nurse

  • Dear Families,

    We have come to the time of year to expect cold and flu symptoms. Some of these are unavoidable but there are several things you can do at home to help prevent illness and keep everyone feeling healthy. Here are some tips to remember:

    WASH, WASH, WASH YOUR HANDS! This is still the best defense against illness. Encourage your children to wash, especially before meals, using soap and warm water. To ensure they are taking enough time to adequately kill germs, have them sing the ABC song while scrubbing.

    Get plenty of rest. School age children should get 9-11 hours of sleep each night. Grownups should try to get 8 hours.

    Drink lots of fluids and eat a balanced diet - especially breakfast! I'm seeing a lot of children with stomachaches and headaches due to hunger.

    Dress appropriately for cold weather. Please help your child choose warm, comfortable clothing for school each day, including socks. Make sure they are wearing a coat and you may want to consider a hat and gloves as well. Even in cool weather they need the exercise and fresh air.

    Unfortunately, even with the best care, a virus can make us sick. Cold symptoms are best relieved with rest and fluids and may last as long as 10 days. If symptoms persist longer than this, the child should see a physician. Please keep in mind the guidelines below when deciding if your child should come to school. Any child with the following symptoms should stay home:

    -A fever 100 degrees or higher. A child should not come back to school until the temperature is normal for 24 hours without medication.
    -vomiting or diarrhea
    -a frequent cough
    -any rash accompanied by a fever
    -ear pain and/or eye drainage
    -sore throat with a fever and/or rash

    Please call if you have any questions or would like to discuss your child's illness. If you have a change in address or phone number, remember to contact the school office. It is very important to be able to reach you in the event your child becomes ill at school. Have a safe and HEALTHY winter!

    School Nurse

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