Westpark Eagle Announcements

October 13, 2016

HARVEST CUP SOCCER TOURNAMENT

This weekend, our upper grade girls and boys each have a team competing in the city-wide tournament. The boys' team kicks off against University Park at Hicks Canyon at 4:00 on Friday, October 14th. Later that night, the girls' team faces Alderwood at Heritage Park at 7:00. I wish our teams the best!

WESTPARK ELEMENTARY PRESENTS RED RIBBON WEEK

ALL WEEK: “Pennies for Prevention Contest”

Bring in pennies throughout Red Ribbon Week. Westpark earns $1 for every pound of pennies collected. Target goal is $2.00 in pennies per student. Winning classrooms will receive a Popsicle Party! The teacher from the winning classroom will receive a $50 gift card! (No pennies will be sold at school.)


Monday 10/17: “Red Bracelet and Pledge Day”

Bracelets will be handed out to wear all week as a reminder you only live once-YOLO! Kids will sign pledge cards at school to stay drug free!


Tuesday 10/18: “Team Up Against Drugs”

Wear your favorite team jersey or shirt to school to show your support of being drug free! Visit the DARE truck, which will be parked on the playground during recess.

5-8PM: Have dinner at the District Chick-fil-A and Westpark will get 15% of the income. Remember to bring the restaurant night flyer!


Wednesday 10/19: “Wear RED and Walk to School”

Wear as much red as you can!

7:15AM Join your friends and Principal Rutter on a short ¼ mile walk to school from San Marino Park. The first 125 students doing the walk will receive a free goodie bag with healthy snacks courtesy of Sprouts!


Thursday 10/20: “Sock it to Drugs”

Wear crazy or mismatched socks to show your commitment to being drug free!


Friday 10/21: “My Future is Bright”

Wear your favorite sunglasses to school to show how bright your future is!

MAKE-UP PICTURE DAY IS OCTOBER 20th

GREAT SHAKE OUT EARTHQUAKE DRILL

Thursday, October 20th, Westpark will participate in the state-wide drill to practice procedures in the event of an earthquake.

BOX TOPS APP FOR FALL COLLECTION DRIVE

Download the app today to help us earn more!

GREEN TEAM RECYCLING CONTEST - OCTOBER 25th

Our first recycling contest for this year will be on Tuesday , October 25th. Please save all your water bottles and cans and bring them to school that day to the MPR. The primary and upper grade class with the most will earn a treat. Please do not bring them in early since they will attract ants.

Thank you for your support of Westpark’s Green Team!

ACE FALL SESSION

The ACE Fall Session begins October 24 with a great lineup of classes right here at Westpark after school:

  • Storytelling with LEGO® (Gr 1-3)
  • Webpage Design (Gr 4-6)
  • STEAM-based Engineering & Invention (Gr 1-3)
  • Jewelry Making Workshop (Gr 1-6)
  • Yoga (Gr 1-6)
  • MakerStudio: LEGO® Drone Developer (Gr 4-6)
  • Chess (Gr 1-6)

We cannot run these ACE classes without your help! If you'd like to be a monitor, please contact Joanna Su: ace.westpark@gmail.com. You will receive a discount code for registration or a partial refund to your method of payment for volunteering!

For more information and to register your child for classes, see the attached schedule and visit: https://www.ipsfacademy.org/ace