Westwood Updates

April 4th - 8th 2016

Assemblies and Special Events:

Ø Monday & Tuesday, April 4 & 5, PTA Spring Photos, see the posted schedule – MPR

Ø Monday-Thursday, Foundation’s Disneyland One Day Park Hopper Tickets for 4 Auction, jar in the office for bids. Supports Teacher Mini-Grant program. Only adults can bid, minimum $200 bid.

Ø Wednesday, April 6:

1. Running Club due to Spring Photos on Tuesday.

2. Kaleb off campus at Principal Meeting

3. All Staff Meeting in MPR 2:20

Ø Friday, April 8 – Student Council Crazy Hat or Hair Day

Ø Friday, April 8, Miss I’s Dance Party at lunchtime – MPR

Ø Friday, April 8, 1-2pm, 5th grade: Boys Hygiene Talk in MPR. Girls Hygiene Talk in E34-E35.

** REMINDER: Turn in Chrome Books as specified in Elise's email**

Ø April 11-15, District Spring Break


Ø Monday, April 4 last day to pre-order for yearbooks. All classes with 100% orders will receive an extended recess time for a special signing party on May 31.

Ø Keep collecting those old shoes for the Recycling Club’s Shoes for Heart. Students will be asked to bring the shoes in next month in May.

Ø Lounge Respect for April: 5th Grade

Ø Candy Grams will be delivered this Friday, April 8th.

Looking Ahead:

Ø April 18, PTA Art Corps Matting Workshop, 8-11am - MPR

Ø April 22, PTA Open Association Meeting after Friday Flag.

Ø April 23, PTA Family Dance Night, the Westwood Hoedown, 5-7pm – Blacktop

Ø May 27, PTA Musical Theater Club performance at 6:30pm. - MPR

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All Team Meeting April 6th, 2016

2:20 - 3:20

MPR: Visit from District regarding principal process;update on Exploration wheel; a few nuts and bolts~

TECH Tuesday- April 19th: Hands On CAASPP Trainings

Want a little hands on time with the CAASPP interface so that you will comfortable administering the test? Swing on by the computer lab Tuesday after school and get some 1-1 help at your own pace.

** You will need your CAASPP password so if you can not find it in your email, send an email to Pauline Moroz over in testing or email caaspp@ets.org*

Tech Tools -

Check out Kiddle- it is a visual search engine that can really help your students understand concepts and terms. -

Why Passion & Purpose Matter!

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Weekly Wire Creativity Post

Read more of David Culberhouse's article, "Four Habits of Creative People" here-
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Common Core Resources