The Westside Wonder

Westside Parent Newsletter

Parental Involvement Plan

Click the link to view our parental involvement plan. We would love to have you volunteer!

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  • Instruction begins at 7:45 and the tardy bell rings at 7:50. If you arrive past 7:50 please walk your child to the doors so you can sign them into the office.
  • Please do not pass in the car rider line. This is not safe for our students or parents. Please make sure your child exits out of the passenger side so that they do not have to cross in front of cars.
  • If you have any transportation changes, please make sure that you let Ms. Donna know by 2:30. This helps ensure that she has enough time to alert teachers of the change.
  • Parents will be able to come eat lunch with their child at our outdoor picnic area.
  • Your child may bring a water bottle to school and refill it our touch less water fountains.
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Important Dates to Note

  • January 10th-Report Cards
  • January 10th-14th- K-2 MAP Testing
  • January 11th-PTO Meeting
  • January 17th-No School/MLK Day
  • January 21st- Safety Drills
  • February 8th-Progress Reports
  • Feburary 21st-President's Day/No School

A Quick Note from Ms. Krogman and Ms. Baker


As a reminder, students should be fever free, vomit/diarrhea free for 48 hours before returning to school. If you or you child have been exposed or tested positive for COVID, you MUST contact nurse Kristi Williams at 501-581-1191 for further instructions. We are hoping for semester full of healthy children!

Thank you for all you do to help us!

Mrs. Krogman and Mrs. Baker

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A Peek at the Week

Counselor Corner


It was a great first week back with your kiddos. We just love them so much. Our word of the month for January is LEADERSHIP! We are discussing what a good leader is inside the classroom, within our school and outside of school. Here are some examples of what makes an excellent leader.

In our counseling lessons over the next few weeks, we will discuss leadership and tie it into our character strong word of the month: creativity. Being a leader isn’t always easy and we need to get creative on how to be a positive leader in our school.

If you have any questions or need anything, please do not hesitate to contact her. or 501-679-1029 ext 3.
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Notes from Nurse Gina

If you have had a child sent home in clothes from the Nurse's office, please launder them and send them back.We are running low on clothing items for our students.
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RISE up Greenbrier!

The purpose of this section of the parent newsletter is to provide information to parents and community members to promote the RISE iniative that our state is enacting! RISE helps students understand the science of reading and provides strategies that help students read. Please read the following information to learn more about what we are doing in Arkansas to support literacy!

RISE Newsletter for January

Each month, the RISE Team produces a newsletter to explore and promote the Science of Reading in Arkansas. Within the newsletter, there are lots of resources that you may find helpful as you help your child on their reading journey. Click here to read the newsletter!
Helping your kid with.....

This website has great videos to help your child with all kinds of skills!

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Lunch Times for 2021-2022

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District Point of Contact

If your child is potentially exposed to COVID-19 and you have concerns about what to do, call our district's Point of Contact, Nurse Kristi Williams at (501) 581-1191.

You can find information about our district COVID plans here.

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Word of the Month

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Subs are Needed!

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