George School's Family Update

January 5, 2018

Happy New Year to all of our George School families

Welcome Back! It is good to get everyone back in the swing of things! In the spirit of the New Year, our students wrote about how they want to "Make their Mark this Year". Students said they want to be a good friend, be honest, respectful and kind! So proud of these role models!
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Best Things to do on a Cold Day!

Hunker down with a good book! Write a story! Challenge yourself on IXL Math! Students at George School have already answered over 100,000 questions! Wow! Let's do 200,000 for a George School Pajama Day!
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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.

Please note - Registration is now open for the Westwood Rec programs for Winter 2018

Coaches 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 or Boys Basketball Coach John Micheal Santulli at

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

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

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

1/15/18 No school for Students - Professional Day for staff

1/22/18 George School Spirit Day

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