Westridge Wildcat News
March 6, 2020
In This Edition
- Message from the Principal
- Important Dates
- A Midsummer Night's Dream
- School News
- Office Information
- District News
Message from the Principal:
Please provide your input to the latest iterations of the boundary maps by completing the two online surveys on the boundary landing page. Each survey correlates to a draft map. Please complete both surveys, telling us which draft your prefer, why and why not.
The survey will remain open through Sunday, March 8.
Feedback shared in this survey and at the Open House hosted last week will help inform the Boundary Review Committee at its last meeting coming up.
Wednesday, Mar. 11
Staff Development Room
To view the most current iteration of the boundary map (and past drafts), as well as meeting materials, minutes and Frequently Asked Questions, please visit the boundary landing page on losdschools.org.
- A Midsummer Night's Dream production: March 7th 2:00pm and 4:00pm
- PTSO Meeting March 19th at 1:15pm
- Early release March 20th at 11:00am (No lunch will be served)
- Spring Break: March 23-27th
- Conferences April 2nd and 3rd
The students of Westridge Elementary School proudly present:
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Saturday, March 7, 2020
2:00 PM and 4:00 PM
Westridge Elementary School Gym
3400 Royce Way, Lake Oswego, OR 97034
Free Admission! We welcome donations to help support the Wildcats Theater Production Team!
Regional Battle of the Books is this weekend!
STEM Lab donations needed!
There is no longer a need for bottle caps, egg cartons, or TP tubes for the foreseeable future.
Lakeridge Girls Lacrosse Clinic
Lakeridge Girls Lacrosse Clinic
Saturday, March 7, 2020 With Varsity Head Coach: Susan Bankowski JV Head Coach: Megan Logsdon Lakeridge Girls High School Lacrosse Players
Who: All youth girls, grades 1-8
What: LAX skills clinic
Learn new skills and practice with high school players
When: March 7, 2020 10am-12pm (please arrive 15 minutes early)
Where: Lakeridge High School, Turf 1
How: Register @ www.losdcommunityschool.com
Class title: LHS GIRLS LAX SPRING YOUTH CLINIC (Grades 1-8) For more information: email@example.com
Cost: $45/player, $5 discount for siblings
Bring: Your stick, goggles, mouth guard, cleats and water bottle
The Pacers GLAX team is excited to introduce new players to the sport of lacrosse and to help experienced players elevate their game. Girls will be placed in groups according to age and experience.
Thank you for supporting the Lakeridge Girls Lacrosse Program.
You are Cordially Invited
Please join us for our inaugural Foundation Gala – an evening dedicated to our wonderful community and the amazing schools we support.
We look forward to celebrating with you!
March 7, 2020
6:30 to 10:00 p.m.
525 3rd Street
Lake Oswego 97034
Making Sure You Receive Important District News
The Lake Oswego School District newsletter The Current is emailed to all families every Friday afternoon. It contains important district-wide news and information. As of this November, it is now coming to you from LOSD's new director of communications, Mary Kay Larson, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Because Mary Kay is a new sender, the newsletter message is going straight to many people's Spam folders. To recover the message and start receiving it directly in your in-box, please follow these steps:
- Go to your Spam folder.
- Find the message to move out of Spam.
- Click on “not spam” and the message will move to your in-box
Please note, in Spam, the newsletter formatting is compressed as a way of protecting your system from potentially unsafe content. Moving the message out of Spam will open up the newsletter in full view.
After moving the message out of your Spam folder once (maybe twice), your system should start accepting the newsletter directly into your in-box.
Lake Oswego School District App:
The Oregon State Police is pleased to announce the availability of SafeOregon, a new school safety tip line program available to all public k-12 schools in Oregon. SafeOregon is a way for students, staff, or other members of the public to anonymously report and share confidential information of a threat or a potential threat to student safety. Trained staff are available 24-hours-a-day, 365-days-a-year reached through a phone call, text message, mobile application or website. The main goal of SafeOregon is to intervene at the earliest possible point in the life of a young person who is struggling, helping them when they need it, before the situation turns into a tragedy.
SafeOregon is designed to encourage Oregon students to share and respond to anything that threatens their safety or the safety of others, anything that makes a student feel unsafe, or if a student knows someone who feels unsafe. Here are a few examples: safety threats, violence, threats of violence, fights, drugs, alcohol, weapons, bullying or friends that talk about hurting themselves, harassment, intimidation, cyber bullying, or self-harm.
Tips can be submitted 24/7/365 through the SafeOregon.com web portal, by email to email@example.com through the SafeOregon mobile application (available for android or ios device), or by calling or texting 844-472-3364. Tips are promptly analyzed and routed for the most appropriate follow up and urgency. This may be to school officials, law enforcement, community mental health programs, or other appropriate local or state agencies. Tip Line staff make sure follow-up is noted.
For more information, please visit safeoregon.com.
Additionally, it is a violation of ORS165.570 to improperly use the SafeOregon system.
Oregon State Assessments Opt Out:
Every year, Oregon students take assessments prescribed by the State Department of Education. The purpose of these assessments is to provide data that schools can use to ensure each and every child is on track and achieving learning goals. Results are also used to inform course placement and provide focused feedback to students and parents.
State law requires us to inform you that a form is available from the Oregon Department of Education that allows you to opt your child out of the math and English Language Arts assessments for the 2019-20 school year. Should you wish to opt out your child, fill out the form and submit it to the main office at your child’s school.
If you have questions or want more information about state assessments, please contact your child’s principal or teacher(s).