Westwood Updates

January 4th - 8th 2016

This Week's Happenings -

Monday- 1/4/16



2:20 All staff workshop - MPR


7:25 School Site Council Meeting - Library


8:00 Friday Flag - Good Citizens

Upcoming Dates to Know:

January 15th

Pro. grow day- more to come

January 30th

Design Camp here at WWES!

February 25th

Screening of Most Likely to Succeed- based on the work of Creating Innovators

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Typing Agent Program to Be adopted District Wide

From LSS: Typing Agent was purchased for grades TK – 8. This program is differentiated for lower grades and upper grades and has a great opportunity to support our students in a critical life skill and to be better prepared for Smarter Balance Summative assessment.

Implementation dates will be announced in the next few weeks-

Why Passion & Purpose Matter!

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Student Recognition- Second Trimester

Character Counts Catch- in the moment behavior that illustrates the pillars; send slip home with child for a parent signature and then return to the office to be read at the third Friday Flag of the month.

Superhero Phone Calls- on a rotating basis, teachers have the opportunity to recognize a student for meeting a personal goal, illustrating the Westwood Way lessons, and showing character traits. Phone calls are made on Fridays.

Good Citizens- two students per class each month that demonstrate pillar of the month and Westwood Way lessons will be recognized the first Friday of the month.

Common Core Resources