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Aiming to Keep You Informed

November 16, 2018

From the Office

We started the week off hosting local Veterans in 6th grade, making paracord bracelets and collecting donations for Veterans exiting homelessness through Military Outreach USA. We are so thankful for the Veterans who were able to visit with us as well as all who serve. We are also proud of our students efforts in donation collections!

Parents: The 5 Essentials Survey is live and we would love your feedback! The 5 Essentials survey is administered by the Illinois State Board of Education and measures schools in 5

key areas: Effective Leaders, Collaborative Teachers, Involved Families, Supportive Environment, and Ambitious Instruction; it should take about 10 minutes to complete and is phone friendly! We really value your feedback and we encourage you to complete the survey by clicking the link above and type in "Dupage" and "Westfield Middle School". Thank you in advance for your time! Students and staff will also be sent a survey link after the break.

Please see the information below about our Honor Roll recognition for this grading period on December 6th. Parents and relatives of Honor Roll students are also invited to join us.

No school for students next week! Parents, we look forward to seeing you at Parent Teacher Conferences next Monday and Tuesday!

We hope you all have a wonderful Thanksgiving break!

Stefan Larsson


Nicole Gabany

Assistant Principal

Warriors of the Week

Each week the staff recognizes students for demonstrating outstanding character based on attitudes or actions that fall under the Character Counts Pillars. We would like to congratulate the following students on their nominations for the week!

Photos from the week

Upcoming Dates

Please visit our Google Calendar for all activities and schedules!

Parent Teacher Conferences: November 19th and 20th (No student attendance)

Sharing Tree Collections: November 26th-30th

6th Grade to Museum of Science & Industry: November 27th

Pajama Spirit Day: November 30th

Parent Teacher Conferences

Conferences will be held on November 19th and 20th from 1-5pm and 6-8pm. These are student non-attendance days; students will not be in attendance the entire week of November 19-23.

Honor Roll Recognition - December 6th

We will have our Honor Roll Breakfast on December 6th from 7:40am - 8:10am. Students who earn a 3.2 or higher GPA for the First Trimester, will be eligible to attend. Parents and relatives of Honor Roll students are also invited to join us! Our PTO will be providing coffee, juice, and treats in the Commons. The morning will include a performance by our Westfield Choir in our gym. Families and students will be able to choose their seating and may sit together. As part of the program, students will be invited to stand and be recognized for their achievement. At 8:15, students will be dismissed from the gym to go to their lockers and all parents and guests will be required to exit the building.

Students will be notified of their GPA in their report cards and will also receive their Honor Roll ribbons with the report card. Attending the Honor Roll breakfast is optional.

Artwork Winners

Congratulations to Sara Fabian for winning the International Peace Poster Contest and to to Kasandra Baylosis for winning the Westfield Holiday Card Contest!

Book Fair

Westfield Middle will be hosting our annual Anderson’s Book Fair starting Monday, November 12th through Friday, November 16th throughout the academic day (8:30-3:30), and also Monday, November 19th through Tuesday, November 20th during parent-teacher conferences (1:00-8:00pm). Please use this opportunity to shop for some WONDERFUL gifts for friends and family members located in the Reading Room off the Library. The profits that Westfield Middle School earns from the sales will be used for future author visits as well as activities to promote THE LOVE OF READING throughout the school year for our students.

Club Hype


Snowman Crossing - November 26, 2018

Holiday Candy Making - December 7, 2018

Student Council

Sharing Tree Donations: December 3-7, 2018

Westfield's Got Talent

Your child has many talents, and we would like to showcase one of them on the stage during our annual talent show. Tryouts happen on Dec. 11th or 12th. For more information/permission slip: Westfield's Got Talent

From the Westfield PTO

PTO Newsletter

We're using SignUp.com to organize our upcoming Westfield Hot Lunch Volunteers.

1) Click this link to see our SignUp: http://signup.com/go/FRAEinD

2) Review the options listed and choose the spot(s) you like.

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