Westwood Updates

Week of October 19-23rd 2015

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This Week's Happenings -

Monday- 10-19-15

2:15 Epi Pen training- see Mary's email

**Safety Team meeting immediately following EPI pen training

Tuesday- 10-20-15


2:20 Grade Level Team meeting to set goals


Friday- 10-23-15

** Kaleb off campus

8:00 Friday Flag

Upcoming Dates to Know

Ø Oct 19-23 Red Ribbon Week.

Ø Oct 26: GATE meeting for parents. E-32 from 2:10-2:40pm by Kathy Turner-Knopp.

Ø Oct 26: Ident-A-Kid photos and fingerprints for those who sign up. - MPR

Ø Oct. 26 @ 2:20 optional REPORT CARD training with Stacey Campo in Computer Lab

Ø10/29/15 Kaleb hosts October Fest cookout in lounge!

Ø Oct 30 : Halloween parade 8:15

Ø Minimum Day dismissal & Professional Growth Day.12:30-4:00pm

**Trimester 1 Writing Window is OPEN (see ELA MyConnect for Details)

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D39 Visits....

Share your thoughts & reflections about your visits on our Discussion Board on our MyConnect site. Just click your way over to discussion boards.

Report Card Training Resources...

Are already available on the MyConnect site.


Understand. Create. Deliver. Connect.

Design Camp, San Diego 2016 is a FREE, participant driven deep dive into all things related to design thinking: school culture, leadership, curriculum integration, engineering, humanities, collaborative problem solving, project based learning and more! We will host this event and educators (novice to expert, educators to engineers) will be here at Westwood!. It’s a great way to learn, right here in our back yard! Alt eval: Check! Flex time: Check! This event was created by Design39Campus, Vista Innovation Design Academy, and Westwood. Click here for more details!http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0d49afa82ba5fa7-design

Federal Survey Forms - Due in Office October 21

Check for Jackie's email regarding details.

October Game of the Month is Basketball Shootout!

Share with your students that Ms. I hosts will host Basketball Shootout each Wednesday at the courts. Here is the Voki commercial for you to share-

Superhero Friday Phone Calls Are BACK!

Calling all Super heros!

Check your box Monday to see if you are the next teacher who has been tapped to find a super hero. Use your x-ray vision to identify one student that has used their superpowers to grow. At recess on Friday, after you have bragged about them in front of their peers, send that student up so we can make a shout out phone call and take their picture!

** If you have a Superhero that just can't wait, let us know so we can recognize those growing powers!

College & Inspiration T-Shirts on Wednesdays

Show your spirit by sporting your favorite college or inspiration T-shirt each Wednesday. Encourage your students to join in.
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Innovate - Design - Create ........ Resources

Caine's Arcade
critique and feedback - the story of austin's butterfly - Ron Berger
Your elusive creative genius - Elizabeth Gilbert
Jo Boaler - Enquiry Based Learning for mathematics.
Growth Mindset Video
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From LSS

Culturally Responsive Resources

As we celebrate Native American Day and head into the season of holidays, please be aware of our culturally responsive guidelines posted on the MyConnect- Thanksgiving page.


Trimester 1 Writing Window

Begins Monday! Go to our ELA MyConnect for prompts and rubrics.