George School's Family Update

January 12, 2018

Have a Wonderful Long Weekend!

Looking for something to do this long weekend. Read a Book! Play some games! Write a story! Challenge yourself on IXL Math! Students at George School have already answered over 115,000 questions! Wow! Only 85,000 to get to 200,000 for a George School Pajama Day!

Don't miss Westwood Recreation 2018 Winter Programs Registration

WESTWOOD RECREATION

2018 WINTER PROGRAMS

CLASSES FILLING UP QUICKLY

Sports Squirts 4:30 class is full

LAST CALL TO REGISTER

MOST CLASSES BEGIN THE WEEK OF JANUARY 15TH

2018 WINTER PROGRAM FLYER IS ATTACHED TO THIS E-MAIL

We have several new offerings for this season and will continue to provide over 20 program choices for children and adults.

The following programs are for children and are New for this winter:

Robotic Arm Technology on Thursdays for grades 4-8;

Knitting on Tuesdays from 3:45-4:45 for grades 2-8;

Teen paint Class on Mondays for grades 5-9

Back by popular demand are Mommy/Daddy and Me for children ages 18-36 months on Thursday mornings, Ballet/Tap or Hip Hop Dance classes, Sport Squirts for children ages 3-5 on Mondays, Indoor Tennis Lessons for children in grades K-8 on Fridays; Piano Lessons for children ages 3-6; Abrakadoodle Art on Tuesdays; Colorful Warriors Yoga and Art On Wednesdays for ages 4 and up. Ceramics for grades 1-6 on Thursdays; and Ping Pong for grades 1-8. After School Kids Club will be held on Fridays for children in grades 4-5.

Adult classes are as follows: New for this winter: Pickelball on Tuesday evenings.

Open Gym Basketball on Mondays for ages 18-29 and Thursdays ages 30 and up, Recreational Volleyball on Monday evenings and Power Volleyball on Wednesday evenings, 10 Week Fitness Challenge on Tuesdays/Thursdays.

Forever Young Over 55 Classes on Tuesdays/Wednesdays/Thursdays/Fridays.

Contact the Recreaiton Department for a full schedule of fitness/art /social classes

You may register for these winter programs at the Community Center, 55 Jefferson Ave, or on-line at www.westwoodnj.gov. Non-residents are welcome to register after January 8th if there are openings for an additional $25.00.

Please contact the Recreation Department Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pmat 201-664-7882 or e-mail recreation@westwoodnj.gov if you have any questions.

Jessie F. George School - 4th and 5th Grade Concert - Jan 30, 2018- 9:15 a.m.

We are looking forward to our Jessie George School Band/Choir Concert on Tuesday, January 30th at 9:15 a.m. It is amazing to hear and see the progress these musicians/singers have made since the beginning of the school year and how collaborative and melodic their efforts have become. I look forward to seeing you at this event.

Coaches vs. Cancer

JOIN THE FIGHT – IT’S US AGAINST CANCER AND WE’RE IN IT TO WIN

CARDINALS VS. CANCER

On Saturday, January 13th, 2018 the Westwood High School Boys Basketball Team is hosting its Fifth Annual Cardinals vs. Cancer Alumni Basketball Day at Westwood Regional Jr/Sr High School. This year’s event will support the fight against cancer by benefitting one of our own – Joey Bulger. Joey, a resident of Westwood and a student at Berkeley Elementary School, is courageously battling leukemia. The event will start at 10:00 am and will include basketball games between Westwood and Paramus High School Freshman, JV & Varsity teams. The Westwood Boys Basketball Alumni game will conclude the day’s events.

The itinerary for the day is as follows:

10:00 am Westwood vs Paramus Freshman

11:30 am Westwood vs. Paramus JV Boys

1:00 pm Westwood vs. Paramus Varsity Boys

Westwood Boys Basketball Alumni Game immediately following Varsity

There will be special events, activities, prizes and raffles throughout the event, so come on out and have a great day of basketball and join the fight. For more information and to donate prizes, please contact

Co-Chairperson Lisa Badach at gldbadach@verizon.net or Boys Basketball Coach John Micheal Santulli at jmsan@msn.com.

The Westwood Cardinals Athletics Association is a non-profit organization (501c3) and your donation is tax-deductible. 37-1698641

Kindergarten Registration 2018-2019

ANNOUNCEMENT

2018-2019 Online Kindergarten Pre-Registration Opens December 1, 2017


The Westwood Regional School District will begin online kindergarten pre-registration for the 2018-2019 school year on Friday, December 1, 2017. The online registration is a pre-registration only, and students will not be considered enrolled until parents/guardians submit the required information during in-person registration in January 2018.

A child residing in the Borough of Westwood or Township of Washington who will be five (5) years old on or before October 1, 2018 is eligible to enter kindergarten. There are no exceptions to this date. To help facilitate your child’s registration, please follow this process:

  1. Beginning December 1, 2017 go to the district’s website at www.wwrsd.org > Find It Fast> 2018-2019 Incoming Kindergarten.


  1. Complete the process, review important registration procedures, and download the required forms. Registration packets may also be picked up at the Board of Education office located in the Jr./Sr. High School, 701 Ridgewood Road, Township of Washington, N.J.


If you require further assistance, please send an email to kindergarten.registration@wwrsd.org. We look forward to having your child join us in the Westwood Regional School District!


Girl Scout Collection for Pediatric Patients

A few of our former students at working on their Girl Scout Silver Award Project in conjunction with the Pediatric Department of Valley Hospital. To help these young patients express their creative side, they will be collecting any of the following items: New Crayons, pencils, notebooks, markers, gift cards to stationery or craft stores in any denomination. Thank you from Troop 94343 scouts, Bri, Erin and Diana.
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Upcoming Events

1/15/18 No school for Students - Professional Day for staff

1/22/18 George School Spirit Day

2/28/18 Tricky Tray Fundraiser at Seasons - More exciting details to come