Westwood Updates

January 11th - 15th

This Week's Happenings -

Monday- 1/11/16


2:20 Leadership Team- Studio 21



7:25 School Site Council Meeting - Library


Professional Growth Day

8:00 MPR

Upcoming Dates to Know:

January 18th

Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King

January 30th

Design Camp here at WWES!

February 3rd

Global Play Day (see below)

February 17th

National Digital Learning day (see below)

February 25th

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

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Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King


Friday, January 08, 2016 11:34 PM

The National Holiday honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will be held on January 18th this year. The theme of this day is:

"In the Spirit of Unity and Service:

The district web resources and lesson plans for Martin Luther King Jr. Day have all been updated in MyConnect. We’ve gathered some of the best tools and source documents to help students learn more about how they can honor Dr. King by understanding his mission, committing themselves to peace, and promoting interracial cooperation.


Global Play Day 2016!

Global School Play Day: A Superintendent's Perspective

National Digital Learning Day is Coming!

This will be Westwood's third year participating in the event.

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