George School's Family Update

December 22, 2017

Holiday Wishes to the Wonderful George School Families!

I wish all of you a peaceful and joyful Holiday and a happy and healthy New Year. I am so grateful to be part of this wonderful community and school. Each day I am welcomed by the most positive families and faculty. This time of year makes us all think of friends and family, and with that I am overjoyed to have George School as my new family. Wishing you all peace and joy.

Box Top Winners - Students collect 100+ Box tops for Education

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Holiday Cheer!

News from our School Counselor Mrs. Rachel Guyt

Make sure to check out our districts Elementary School Counselors winter newsletter! This edition focuses on mindfulness. The newsletter provides techniques on how to achieve mindfulness and what activities and lessons our counselors have been doing with our students! Also included in the newsletter are some helpful resources parents can access for additional information on all the benefits mindfulness has to offer!

A Note Regarding Lunch Purchases

Just a note to let you know that if your child gets second helpings, such as on Pizza day, they are charged double. If you have any questions, please contact Food Services.

Coaches vs. Cancer

JOIN THE FIGHT – IT’S US AGAINST CANCER AND WE’RE IN IT TO WIN

CARDINALS VS. CANCER

On Saturday, January 13th, 2018 the Westwood High School Boys Basketball Team is hosting its Fifth Annual Cardinals vs. Cancer Alumni Basketball Day at Westwood Regional Jr/Sr High School. This year’s event will support the fight against cancer by benefitting one of our own – Joey Bulger. Joey, a resident of Westwood and a student at Berkeley Elementary School, is courageously battling leukemia. The event will start at 10:00 am and will include basketball games between Westwood and Paramus High School Freshman, JV & Varsity teams. The Westwood Boys Basketball Alumni game will conclude the day’s events.

The itinerary for the day is as follows:

10:00 am Westwood vs Paramus Freshman

11:30 am Westwood vs. Paramus JV Boys

1:00 pm Westwood vs. Paramus Varsity Boys

Westwood Boys Basketball Alumni Game immediately following Varsity

There will be special events, activities, prizes and raffles throughout the event, so come on out and have a great day of basketball and join the fight. For more information and to donate prizes, please contact

Co-Chairperson Lisa Badach at gldbadach@verizon.net or Boys Basketball Coach John Micheal Santulli at jmsan@msn.com.

The Westwood Cardinals Athletics Association is a non-profit organization (501c3) and your donation is tax-deductible. 37-1698641

Kindergarten Registration 2018-2019

ANNOUNCEMENT

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 www.wwrsd.org > 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 kindergarten.registration@wwrsd.org. We look forward to having your child join us in the Westwood Regional School District!


Girl Scout Collection

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


12/18 Spirit Assembly Wear your George School

12/25-1/1/18 Winter Holiday Break (Enjoy!)

1/2/18 - Welcome Back!