Shamrock Blast

September 13, 2021

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Due to the governor's executive order that changes in the parameters of quarantining, starting this week, you will see a new row on the school-level case spreadsheet called "Quarantined at home." This number represents how many students, from the identified close contacts, that must quarantine at home.

COVID-19 Vaccines

Getting vaccinated is one way to help fight the spread of COVID-19. If you would like to schedule an appointment to get yourself or your child vaccinated, click the button below to find a location near you.

Monitor Students for COVID-19 Symptoms

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Shamrocks in the News

Embrace the Chaos with Deborah Honeycutt

Embrace the Chaos with Deborah Honeycutt
Deborah Honeycutt, host of WFMS' Jim, Deb & Kevin, spoke at Westfield High School. She talked about the benefits of bringing levity and self-care into our lives. If you didn't get a chance to attend, click the video above and check it out!

WMS Sports This Week

To find out who and where our 7th and 8th grade Shamrock sports teams are playing this week, click the button below and select the team you want to watch!

WHS Sports this week

Click the button below to find out who and where all of our high school sports teams are playing this week.

WYSA to Honor Vets at WHS soccer game

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Transportation

If you've noticed slight changes in the timings and capacity of the school buses, be aware that our transportation team is working very hard to ensure that all of our students get to their destinations safely and on time.


If you or someone you know would like to be a bus driver or driver's aide, please click the link below and apply today!

Extended Learning Days

No school on Wednesday

Don't forget, this Wednesday, September 15 is our first extended learning day. There will be no school for students. Teachers will be doing professional development.The deadline has passed to enroll in BAC for Wednesday, but you can still sign up for January 12 and April 22.

What to expect

Westfield Washington Schools has included three (3) Extended Learning Days in the school calendar for the 2021-22 school year. The dates for these Extended Learning Days are:


  • Wednesday, September 15, 2021

  • Wednesday, January 12, 2022

  • Wednesday, April 20, 2022


For students, it is time outside of the traditional school day for students to work on projects, take educational trips or visit a university. These days are not eLearning days. Teachers will not be providing specific assignments and school work for the day.


For teachers, it is a time to work on our Continuous Quality Improvement process through professional development and the PLC process to improve our horizontal & vertical alignment in curriculum and instruction.

BAC on Extended Learning Days

BAC is open for all day care on the district's scheduled professional development days (September 15 registration closed). Each elementary school and the intermediate school will offer care on these days but enrollment is limited and spots will be filled on a first come first serve basis.


Click the button below to enroll.

Need Childcare over Fall Break?

We offer BAC over fall break, October 18-24, but you have to sign up by the deadline of October 4. Click the button below to enroll.

Are you ready for Homecoming?!

WHS Fall Homecoming Information 2021 final

A New Homecoming Tradition: HoCo Fest

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Westfield Apparel

It's (almost) hoodie szn!


Fall is around the corner and you know what that means... it's about to be hoodie season! The Rock Shop is just the place a new hoodie to go along with your pumpkin-spiced [insert beverage here]. Click the button below and check out the selection.

Coat drive

Hamilton County Kids Coats is preparing for our 2021 give-a-way in Hamilton County.


This year some of the sites will remain a drive thru site while others will return to in-person shopping. The drive thru sites will have pre-picked each child’s coat based on information gathered during sign-up. They will receive a coat, hat and gloves in a bag and will show up to their assigned give a way site and time and will be handed their items. The traditional give a way sites will have families show up and shop for their items on their own at their designated time.


Here is information for families that may need some assistance this year, or if your family or organization would like to volunteer in helping with the coat drive.


2021 give-a-way sites in Hamilton County


  • October 28 Arcadia – In person shopping
  • October 30 Westfield – Drive thru
  • November 6 Carmel & Fishers – Drive thru
  • November 13th Sheridan & Noblesville – In person shopping


The Online appointment sign-up is live now for kids that need coats until

October 15th https://kidscoats.org/appointments/ (You can also call if you do not

have internet at 317-324-8818)


Volunteers are welcome to visit our website https://kidscoats.org/volunteer to

schedule your time to assist.

What to Do if You Suspect a Disability

If you suspect your child may have a disability or have concerns related to your child’s IEP, please contact your child’s teacher, school principal or call the student services/special education office at 317-867-8006.


For children at least two and a half years of age, but not yet age-eligible for kindergarten, you should contact the Early Childhood Assessment Team at Washington Woods Elementary (317) 867-7900.

Apply for Financial Assistance

Even though school lunches are free to all students, to receive financial assistance for curricular materials (Chromebooks, textbooks, workbooks, classroom novels, online resources, and supplies like science lab chemicals, and art supplies) families still need to apply to the free and reduced program.


The application must be completed online. If you need access to a computer or assistance filling it out, please contact Gladys Salas at Central Office at 317-867-8002.

If you do not qualify for the free and reduced program, there are payment plans designed to help parents pay their student(s) fees in smaller amounts.

Shamrock Shout Out

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This week's Shamrock Shout Out goes out to Mrs. Myers, kindergarten teacher at Maple Glen Elementary School!


"She has been such a blessing as we start the new school year. We received a phone call one day from Joslyn to celebrate her first PINK day! It meant so much to me that Mrs. Myers went above and beyond to acknowledge Joslyn's great day. Joslyn has continued to strive to hit those top level behaviors because she was recognized for being exceptional. Thank you so much for cultivating a place of kindness, mindfulness, and positivity!"

Submit to the Shamrock Blast!

We want to celebrate our Rocks! If you are a Westfield Washington Schools student, teacher, staff member or parent and have a positive story to share, please send us the details! Send an email to comms@wws.k12.in.us. We encourage you to send stories that include personal achievements of your child such as: attaining the rank of Eagle Scout, performing in a community play, earning Scout badges, serving as a volunteer in a non-profit organization, etc., etc. You might just see your story in a future edition of the Shamrock Blast, on our Facebook page or website!

Subscribe to the Shamrock Blast

If you do not have a student in our school district but would like to receive the Shamrock Blast each week, please fill out the form below. If you are an alumnus of the district, a family member of one of our students, or just someone in the local community who wants to keep up with the latest and greatest of Westfield Washington Schools, click the link below.

Questions or Concerns?

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About Westfield Washington Schools

Westfield Washington Schools is the fastest growing school district in the state. With an “A” rating from the Indiana Department of Education, WWS enrolled nearly 8,600 students, in 2020-21, across six elementary, one intermediate middle and high school. The district employs more than 600 teachers and nearly 250 support staff. Westfield High School is ranked in the top 3 percent nationally by U.S. News and World Report, and has a graduation rate of 98.3 percent with 86 percent of its graduates continuing onto higher education.