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December 6, 2019

From the Office

Congratulations to all of our 1st Trimester Honor Roll students! Here is a link to our HONOR ROLL list that we shared at the event today. Thank you to everyone who attended our Honors Recognition this morning. We enjoyed seeing all of the parents and relatives who were able to join us to celebrate the academic achievement of our students. Your support is vital to Westfield's success. We would also like to extend a huge thank you to our fabulous PTO for their support of today's event!


This morning, our Jazz Band played a tune for us at the Honors Recognition. Thank you to Mrs. Metzger and the Jazz Band for entertaining us! If you missed it, or would love to hear more great tunes, please join us at the Cadet/Concert Band performance on Wednesday, December 11th at 7:00pm. In addition, our Holiday Choir Concert will be held on Thursday, December 12th at 7:00pm. Please join us if you can!


Reminder ~ 5 Essentials Survey

Parents, we would appreciate you sharing your feedback by taking a few minutes to complete the 5Essentials Survey. To complete the parent survey, please visit https://survey.5-essentials.org/illinois/ and select Westfield Middle School. Thank you in advance for your time!


Looking ahead...Wednesday, December 18th is a 1:40pm dismissal....Monday, December 23rd - January 3rd is Winter Break and schools will be closed....Monday, January 6th school resumes.

Have a wonderful weekend!


Stefan Larsson

Principal


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!

Upcoming Dates

Please visit our Google Calendar for all activities and schedules!


  • Donation Children's Book Drive: December 9th--13th to the WF LIbrary
  • Student Council Sharing Tree Shopping Trip: December 10th
  • MAP Testing: December 11th & 12th
  • TEK/Club Create-Canvas Paining: December 11th
  • Cadet/Concert Holiday Band Concert: December 11th 7-8pm
  • Holiday Choir Concert: December12th 7-8pm
  • SIP Day/Early Dismissal: December 18th at 1:40pm; LUNCH 11:50 & 12:11

WESTFIELD THIS WEEK

6th Grade Goes to the Museum of Science and Industry

Optional Outdoor Clothing for PE

Optional Westfield Physical Education apparel is available for purchase. These items may be worn as an extension of the Westfield PE uniform during class. Please visit the online shop to place your order. The shop closes on Thursday, December 12th. Westfield Physical Education Online Shop

Make Your Painting Glow in Club Create

Join us to create a Glow Painting, on Wednesday, January 8th 2019 from 3:30pm-4:50pm with Artist & Teacher Susan Weres

Children in Need this Holiday Season

Sharing Tree Collection donations to help buy gifts for needy children will be accepted during Parent Teacher Conferences at our Praise Cards table as well as in the Main office the week of December 2nd. If you would like to donate funds, please drop it off at the office by December 6th.Thank you for sharing with a child this season!

Support Your WF Warriors with Team Spirit Wear!

Holiday Children's Book Drive

Please, donate new and gently used children's books through December 13th to the Westfield Library. Thank you!

Book Drive Information

Show Off Your Spelling Skills

Join the District 13 Spelling Club! Practice is held at DuJardin Room 116 on Tuesdays 3:30-4:30pm with competition on February 11, 2020.

Spelling Club Information

Don't Forget to Order a Yearbook

To get delivery in time fo the end of the school year, order now--your student will be able to get their yearbook signed by teachers and friends in May 2020!

Yearbook Order Link

The Activity 'Late' Bus Takes Students Home Monday through Friday

The Westfield 'Late' Bus will take Westfield students home after 4:50pm for clubs, sports and activities. It will leave about 5:00pm from the front parking lot.

Forgot Something at School?

If you find that you left an item at school after dismissal, the Main office is open until 4:00pm and the custodians will check the Front Door once again at 4:50pm if you need to enter the building briefly to retrieve an item.

Student School Supplies for 2019-2020

2019-2020 School Calendar

For legal holidays, early dismissal days, spring break etc. click this link:

2019-2020 District School Calendar

FROM WESTFIELD'S PARENT TEACHER ORGANIZATION (PTO):

The Un-Fundraiser Shirts are In--Thank You for Your Donation!

Westfield PTO would like to thank all who participated in the ”Un-Fundraiser." The donations have already supported the Student Council Sharing Tree, PE Department and Back to School Bash. Thank you for your support!

Note - This voluntary fundraiser is in addition to PTO Dues. The PTO will not be doing any other fundraising. If you would like to participate, please CLICK HERE.

PTO Newsletter


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

1) Click this link to see our SignUp: https://signup.com/go/xZeejVZ

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

Big thanks to Bloomingdale Rosati's Pizza for partnering with PTO for hot lunch! Mention Westfield for discounts on catering (630-894-6200).

BLOOMINGDALE PARK DISTRICT PROGRAMS:

Holiday Activities in December

The Park District has it going on this December! Register online at www.bloomingdaleparks.org or in person at the Johnston Rec Center (JRC), 172 S. Circle Ave, Bloomingdale 630-529-3650.

Open Gym--"To put it another way, Michael Jordan was a gym rat."

Youth Open Gym for Bloomingdale middle and high schoolers! There are special dates when school is out.

The Lounge for Grades 6, 7, and 8; a Place to Hang Out and Have Fun

  • Ping Pong
  • Video Games
  • Food (bring $)
  • Free WiFi

Parents, Need an Evening Out?

Park District child care for ages 4-10 on December 13th 5:30-8:30pm!

FROM THE HEALTH/NURSE OFFICE:

Protect Your Child from the Flu

E-Cigarette Smoking Dangerous for Children, Teens and Adults

Teenage Depression and Anxiety

Measles Message from the DuPage County Health Department