August 27, 2021
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Per federal mandate, students must wear masks on school buses. Face shields do not meet this mandate, so students must wear a face mask on the bus at all times.
Students will have opportunities to take mask breaks. Students do not need to wear masks at lunch or while outside.
The Indiana Department of Health mandates contract tracing. Wearing a face covering can greatly reduce the number of students who must quarantine due to being close contacts.
Free Vaccine Clinic
No one mitigation measure will solve this problem by itself. Vaccines, masks, social distancing, and hand washing can help. If we all team together and implement these measures, we can reduce the spread of the virus and keep kids in school!
Monitor Students for COVID-19 Symptoms
Deborah Honeycutt of Jim, Deb & Kevin to speak at WHS
Westfield Education Foundation Grant from Duke Energy
“I hear consistently from Indiana businesses that well-trained workers are one of their greatest needs,” said Duke Energy Indiana president Stan Pinegar. “Many of the jobs don’t require a college degree but instead need skilled workers with specialized training. These grants support that demand. Developing a skilled workforce is key to attracting and retaining business in Indiana, and it’s a high priority of Duke Energy.”
Extended Learning Days
What to expect
Westfield Washington Schools has included three (3) Extended Learning Days in the school calendar for the 2021-22 school year. The dates for these Extended Learning Days are:
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Wednesday, April 20, 2022
For students, it is time outside of the traditional school day for students to work on projects, take educational trips or visit a university. These days are not eLearning days. Teachers will not be providing specific assignments and school work for the day.
For teachers, it is a time to work on our Continuous Quality Improvement process through professional development and the PLC process to improve our horizontal & vertical alignment in curriculum and instruction.
BAC on Extended Learning Days
BAC is open for all day care on the district's scheduled professional development days (September 15th, January 12th, April 20th). Each elementary school and the intermediate school will offer care on these days but enrollment is limited and spots will be filled on a first come first serve basis.
Dear 4th Grade Parents,
Westfield High School’s Theatre Department is producing The Wizard of Oz this fall and we would love for your 4th grader to be a part of it! We will be hosting a parent informational meeting at the Westfield High School Auditorium on Monday, August 23 at 6:30pm. This opportunity is open to all 4th graders in the WWS district. If you have any questions, or cannot attend the meeting on August 23 but would like more information, please email one of the Theatre Directors below.
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Homecoming Collection - Presale
With Westfield High School's homecoming a month away, the Rock Shop has a new collection of shirts designed just for you! The Homecoming Collection has shirts individually designed for the classes of '22, '23, '24, '25 as well as staff and alumni. Order your Homecoming shirt today and have it delivered in time for the big day!
What to Do if You Suspect a Disability
If you suspect your child may have a disability or have concerns related to your child’s IEP, please contact your child’s teacher, school principal or call the student services/special education office at 317-867-8006.
For children at least two and a half years of age, but not yet age-eligible for kindergarten, you should contact the Early Childhood Assessment Team at Washington Woods Elementary (317) 867-7900.
Apply for Financial Assistance
Even though school lunches are free to all students, to receive financial assistance for curricular materials (Chromebooks, textbooks, workbooks, classroom novels, online resources, and supplies like science lab chemicals, and art supplies) families still need to apply to the free and reduced program.
The application must be completed online. If you need access to a computer or assistance filling it out, please contact Gladys Salas at Central Office at 317-867-8002.
If you do not qualify for the free and reduced program, there are payment plans designed to help parents pay their student(s) fees in smaller amounts.
Shamrock Shout Out
"At the end of the 2020-21 school year, upon the learning of the cancer diagnosis our daughter Londyn, Joshua coordinated $5 Starbucks gift card donations from classmates to be used for our daughter's healthcare workers as thank yous. I think he sold almost 500 (!) of them which have been special tokens for us to give to Riley nurses and healthcare workers as appreciation. This was a truly unique way to show support for a friend and support the community!"
Great job Joshua!
Keep being Rock Strong, Londyn!