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September 13, 2019

From the Office

We started off this week with picture day! If your student was absent, please keep a look out for our picture day retake information. Students also participated in the Fall MAP (Measurements of Academic Progress) testing session on Tuesday and Wednesday. We use these assessments to monitor students continued growth throughout the year and throughout their careers in District 13. They will participate in this assessment in the Winter as a midpoint check-in and in the Spring as an end of the year check.

Cross Country kicked off their season at Clauss Park in Roselle on Thursday! We were thankful the rain held off, and Westfield Cross Country had a strong showing in their first meet! Congratulations to all our Cross Country Team runners and coaches!

Upcoming Early Release Day

Wednesday, September 18th is our first SIP Early release day of this school year. School dismissal on Wednesday, 9/18 is at 1:40pm. In the past many students have chosen to walk to the nearby business district and visit places like Starbucks, Chipotle, the Dollar Store, Walgreens and Portillo's on our Early Release days. We would like to ask you to help us in reminding your child to demonstrate great character when they visit locations in the community and interact with local residents. Thank you in advance for your assistance!

PTO Fundraiser

If you have not had a chance to participate in the PTO Fall "UnFundraiser", please consider doing so. We appreciate the amazing support we receive from our PTO parents!

Have a wonderful weekend!

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!

Upcoming Dates

Please visit our Google Calendar for all activities and schedules!

Westfield PTO Meeting: September 17th at 6pm

Girls Basketball Info Meeting: September 18th 8am

1:40 Dismissal: September 18th Lunch at 11:50a/12:13p

Corn Maze Permission and Fee Due: September 19th

Hot Lunch (pre-ordered): September 19th

Hot Lunch (pre-ordered): September 20th

Candy Bingo #1: September 23rd

Corn Maze Event: September 27th 4:15-10:30pm

T.E.K. Corn Maze Event

Grab a friend and travel by bus to a family farm!--pet some animals, navigate through a corn maze and eat some s'mores. All grade levels are welcome! When? Friday, September 27th from 4:15pm to about 10:30pm. Where? Kroll's Farm in Waukegan. How much? $20.00 & permission slip due on SEPTEMBER 19th. Questions? See Mrs. Dulian or Mrs. Edwards.

Permission Slip

2019-2020 School Calendar

Click the link for legal holidays, student days off, etc. on the 2019-2020 District School Calendar

Westfield This Week

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.

New District 13 Student Lunch Delivery Policy from Dr. Bartelt, Superintendent:

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8th Grade **PSAT Testing at Lake Park High School

All 8th graders will take the PSAT placement exam at Lake Park EAST Campus on Saturday, Oct. 26th from 7:45am-11:15am. Questions? Call Lake Park HS at 630-529-4500

**Please read the PSAT Test Information.

Important! for 6th Graders from the Nurse

6th grade parents: School physicals were due the first day of school! If you have not submitted your student’s physical, please do so as soon as possible! Be certain to complete, sign, and date the parent portion of the physical exam form. Please call the Health Office at 630.671.5315 if you have questions. Thank you!

Student Council is...for Real!

Please check out the 2019-2020 Westfield Activities, Spirit Days and Student Council Meetings Calendar

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Westfield Girls Basketball Team Tryout Information

"We must go on, because we can't turn back."--Treasure Island

Is your child in the cast or working on one of the many crews for our fall production of TREASURE ISLAND? Then you may want to order them a shirt that was designed by our own “Billy Bones” aka Jack K.! Orders close 9/22. Drama T-Shirt Order Form

SAVE THE DATE: Performances will be Thursday, October 17th and Friday, October 18th in the evening at 7pm.

Please follow WF Drama:

  • Westfield_drama on Instagram

  • @WestfieldDrama on Twitter

  • @DramaWestfield on Facebook

Bingo AND Candy? It's Interact Club

Students, Friends & Family, Join Westfield Staff in playing Candy Bingo after school on Monday, September 23rd 2019 in Mrs. Foley’s Room 216!

September is Hunger Action Month

Help support Hunger Action Month by donating non-perishable food

and personal care items to our Westfield Collection! Easy drop-off bin inside the front doors.

Reclaim Time with Your Family!

Character Day is September 27th & 28th 2019 - Check out some of the videos or weekly changes with your family members!

Find Creative Expression in Club Create

Create a Pour Painting with a visiting Artist at a Club Create session on Wednesday, September 25th 2019 after school in the Art Room!

Author! Author! Chris Colfer from "Glee" Visiting Westfield October 3rd

Lake Park High School Sports Need You to Know...

  • Any non-high school age student attending contests at the high school must be accompanied by a supervising adult. Students arriving without an adult chaperone will not be admitted to the game.
  • Backpacks and opened outside beverage containers are not allowed in our stadium so please plan accordingly and bring what you need to be prepared for all weather.

  • Admission of $3 is charged to non-high school age students over the age of five (5) years old.

  • If you are not being driven home by your adult chaperone, please arrange for your ride to pick you up immediately following the contest in the circle drive in front of West Campus and not in the stadium parking lot. This helps to reduce traffic near the stadium.

"If I cannot fly, let me sing." Join Choir!

Become a member of the Westfield Choir! All students are encouraged to join. Visit this link to see when the next rehearsal takes place. Contact Mrs. Krzysiak with any questions: kkrzysiak@sd13.org

Good News! The Activity Bus Will Run Monday through Friday

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


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.

"So many books, so little time." -Frank Zappa

The JRC Park District Parking Lot is Closed Sept. 9-29

S.T.E.M. and Engineering at College of DuPage

Student School Supplies for 2019-2020

Lions Club: Peace Poster Art Contest

Message about Measles from the DuPage County Health Department

Warning! Dangers of E-Cigarette Smoking--children and adults

School Safety Newsletter: Teenage Depression and Anxiety