George School's Family Update

January 19, 2018

IXL Update

135,000 and counting. Keep up the good work! Students at George School have already answered over 135,000 questions! Wow! Only 65,000 to get to 200,000 for a George School Pajama Day!

Red Flag Drop Off

Thank you to all of the parents who have been Red Flag Warriors, many of you regulars, volunteering each morning with our drop off procedure. Many of you have expressed support of our Red Flag Drop off, and I would like to continue this practice for the foreseeable future given our unpredictable weather. Just a couple of notes when dropping off in the front, after drop off, please be aware of children walking close to the curb as cars pull away. Also, please do not drop off students before 8:30. The morning supervision does not start until 8:30. Thank you so much for your support with this.

Don't miss Westwood Recreation 2018 Winter Programs Registration




Sports Squirts 4:30 class is full




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 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 if you have any questions.

Don't Miss Baseball and Softball Sign up

Spring training is only five weeks away! Register on line by February 10, 2018 to avoid late fee. See link for details.

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.

Kindergarten Registration 2018-2019


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 > 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 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

1/22/18 George School Spirit Day -Wear your Spirit Wear or School Colors

1/30/18 - 4th and Fifth Grade Concert

2/9/18 Valentine's Dance - George School

2/19 & 2/20 - No School

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