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Picture Day is Coming!

Monday, October 7th is picture day for Westside. The easiest way to order school pictures is online at mylifetouch.com. Please submit your order before Monday, October 7th.

Storybook Pumpkins

It is time for Westside's Annual Storybook Pumpkin Patch. Students are invited to choose a book to read at home and then decorate a pumpkin to look like one of the characters from the story. Please bring decorated pumpkins to the library on Monday, October 14th. Pumpkins will be on display during parent teacher conferences.

Parent Teacher Conferences

Be sure and schedule a time to meet with your child's teacher during conferences on October 15th and 17th. School dismisses at 3:00 p.m. both days, and conferences will be held from 3:15 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Report cards will be given out at conferences. There will be no school on Friday, October 18th.

Flu Shots

The Cabot Health Unit is offering flu shots to students and families at no cost on October 15th and October 17th. For more information, please contact the health unit at (501)843-7561.

Tips for Reading Success

Please visit https://www.readingrockets.org/article/top-ten-tips-parents for The Top 10 Tips for Parents to help set the stage for reading success.

Notes from Nurse Alli

Hearing and vision screenings will be October 24th and 25th for K, 1st, 2nd, and 4th grades.

Lunch Charges

Please make sure that you keep your child's lunch balance in the cafeteria up to date. You can pay online or you can send money with your child to school. Make sure that you secure money in an envelope with your child's name on it.

Birthday Treat Days

October 31

November 22

December 19

January 31

February 14

March 19

April 24

May TBA (End of Year Party)

PTO Corner

Thank you so much to all the volunteers who helped make Grandparents' Day and Book Fair a success!

This month's PTO meeting will be held on October 8th instead of the 7th due to school pictures. Meetings throughout the rest of the year will be on the first Monday of the month at 8:30 a.m.

Be on the lookout for information about Boo-Grams to be sent home later this month.

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Mark Your Calendars for These Upcoming Events


4 Cabot Homecoming Parade/2:15 p.m. Dismissal/Parade at 3:30 p.m.

7 Fall Pictures

15 3:00 p.m. Dismissal/Parent Teacher Conferences 3:15 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

17 3:00 p.m. Dismissal/Parent Teacher Conferences 3:15 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

18 No School

22 50th Day of School/1st Grade will dress in 1950s attire/outfits

23 2nd Grade GT Field Trip

24 K, 1st, 2nd, and 4th Grade Vision and Hearing Screenings

25 Inspiration Run

27 Fall Fest/Math and Literacy Night 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

28-11/1 Red Ribbon Week

29 4th Grade GT Field Trip/Pre-K Pumpkin Patch Field Trip


3 Daylight Savings Time Ends

7 Picture Retakes

11 Veteran's Day Celebration

25-29 Fall Break

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