WHS Family Newsletter

Oct 3, 2022

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Congratulations Pride of Westfield!

Our very own Pride of Westfield had an incredible weekend at the Bands of America Regional Championship in Louisville, KY this past weekend. For the first time in school history, they made finals and placed 9th amongst competitors with long lists of National championship awards. A huge shout out to our Band Director, Andrew Muth, and all of these talented student musicians and band members. Congratulations!

October Monthly Theme-Kindness

Westfield High School is excited to focus on monthly themes that are aligned with our Life Ready skills. In addition, these themes match CORE content as well as national/global awareness months.


October's monthly theme is Kindness. Our CORE sessions this month will offer enrichment activities encompassing the Kindness theme. Additionally, there is a monthly nomination form for those students and staff that demonstrate each of our monthly themes.


For Kindness month, these individuals would exhibit compassion, awareness and care of others. They look for ways to serve others without anything in return. These individuals make time to notice and care for others in need they might not know even if it might be uncomfortable. In addition, they share kindness and compassion with others.


If you know a student or staff member who is a role model in showing these characteristics, nominate them today! Please complete this brief form so that we can recognize those going above and beyond in regards to this attribute. Thank you.

Special Education Advisory Council-Oct. 6th

Consider participating in SEPAC!

October 6th, 6-8pm, Washington Woods Elementary School

MISSION: To improve the quality of life for students and their families by connecting them with resources as well as communicating ideas, making recommendations and collaborating with the school district.

WWS wants to hear your needs. Click HERE to complete a short survey.

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PSAT Scheduled for Oct. 12th: Grades 9-11

On Wednesday, October 12th, WHS students in grades 9-11 will be taking the PSAT. There will be no classes on this day. Seniors will be excused for college visits, community service, job shadowing, or other approved activities. Transportation will be provided at the end of the normal school day. Students may elect to leave early with parent permission.

There will be NO early dismissals during testing.

9th-11th grade testers without accommodations will be released at 1:10pm.

Those students with extended time accommodations will be released at 3:05pm.


*Parents DO NOT need to call their student out via the attendance line.

Early pick up will be at doors 1, 2, 3 & 32. Those students riding the bus home will report directly to the cafeteria following testing.


For detailed information on the PSAT, please click HERE.

Rocks Showcase Tour-Oct. 14th

The Rocks Showcase Tour is next week on October 14th! Please join us for this inaugural event and check out our Life Ready culture here at Westfield High School. There will be a detailed school tour, refreshments created by our very own Foodie Rocks students and prizes. All WWS parents and community members are welcome. Join us right before the football game on Friday and then head over to the stadium to support our ROCKS football team! Look forward to seeing you there. Sign up below with the QR code or at this link.
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Hamilton County Kids Coats

Do you have coats in your closets that you no longer use? Pass them along to someone who will! Beginning Monday, Sept 26th through Friday, Oct 14th, we will be collecting gently-used coats of ALL sizes (as well as other "winter wear" such as snow pants, boots, hats, gloves, etc.). Donated items will go directly to Hamilton County Kids Coats to support their six coat giveaways across Hamilton County later this fall. Simply bring in your items and drop them in the donation boxes located at the main entrance, door #9 and door #32! Click the link for more information on donations and volunteering. Each year, HCKC distributes thousands of coats and so on behalf of kids and families across Hamilton County, we thank you for your support!

Need a coat? Visit this link for more information and to schedule an appointment by Oct 15th.

Westfield Washington Schools is committed to meeting the needs of each student. The best way to accomplish our mission and vision is to ensure that every position in the district is filled with a caring individual dedicated to ensuring each student learns and grows. Being part of a dynamic team, working to ensure each student achieves their full potential is inspiring and energizing. Applying and working as an Instructional Assistant (IA) in one of our schools is an excellent career choice for individuals who would like to make a profound difference in the lives of children. All nine schools currently have open IA positions. We offer full-time and part-time positions. Our IA positions allow parents to work during their students' school schedule - thus eliminating the need for child care - while directly contributing to the success of their student’s school. We operate at optimal levels when we are fully staffed with IAs.


If you are interested in joining our team, please contact your building principal or assistant principal or click here to apply. If you have any questions about these opportunities, please contact Stacy McGuire, Assistant Director of Human Resources, at mcguires@wws.k12.in.us.

ROCK STRONG Award


Westfield Washington Schools is proud to announce a new staff appreciation initiative: the Rock Strong Award presented by the Westfield Education Foundation!


Westfield Education Foundation will present the award winners with a commemorative plaque and a $50 Amazon gift card as a way to show appreciation for all that they do.

Click here to nominate someone now. It only takes a minute!

Purposity


Want to help Westfield families with the click of a button? The Purposity app allows you to anonymously purchase clothing and home essentials for students that were identified by our school counselors.

Click here to help a Westfield family

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