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May 24, 2019

From the Office

Today, we were fortunate to have a wonderful group of professionals join us for Career Day presentations to our 8th graders. We appreciate the insight and experiences they shared with our students. We encourage parents to hold discussions related to career options and to ask their child about the information they received from today's presentations. Thank you to all of the volunteers and Junior Achievement for such an awesome opportunity for our students!

Yesterday, the 7th graders visited Springfield while our 8th graders went on their end of year celebration trip to Chicago. The weather could not have been better! Please check out the photos below from both trips.

Looking ahead….No School on Monday, May 27th

Warrior Excellence Assembly on Tuesday, May 28th

8th Grade Dance on Tuesday, May 28th at the Bloomingdale Golf Club at 7:00pm

8th Grade Graduation on Wednesday, May 29th at Lake Park East at 6:00pm

6th & 7th Grade celebration trips on June 4th

Last day of school for students on June 5th, with dismissal at 10:00am

Have a wonderful holiday weekend!

Stefan Larsson


Nicole Gabany

Assistant Principal

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Warriors of the Week

Each week the staff recognizes students for demonstrating outstanding character based on attitudes or actions that fall under the Character Counts Pillars. We would like to congratulate the following students on their nominations for the week!

Westfield this Week

Pictured with his own Artwork!

One of our very own was able to be pictured with his own artwork in Springfield!

Upcoming Dates

Please visit our Google Calendar for all activities and schedules!

Memorial Day/No School: May 27th

Last Day of School for 8th Grade ONLY: May 29th 11:00 am dismissal

8th Grade Commencement/Graduation: May 29th at Lake Park HS-East

6th Grade Trip: June4th

7th Grade Trip: June 4th

Last Day of School for 6th/7th Grades: June 5th at 10:00am

Community Outreach - Short Survey

The survey below is a vehicle to collect your experiences with the outreach strategies used by Bloomingdale School District 13 during the 2018-2019 school year. There are only a few questions and your time in completing the survey is deeply appreciated.

Community Outreach Short Survey

Student School Supplies for 2019-2020:

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Summer Job Opportunity

Bloomingdale School District 13 is looking for full-time summer help starting in June thru mid-August. Must be at least 16 years old. Starting salary is $10/hour, 40 hours per week, 7 am to 3:30 pm. Job duties include: grass cutting, bush trimming, spreading mulch, and other grounds keeping duties as well as working inside with custodians, moving furniture, etc. Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds. To complete an application go to http://www.generalasp.com/ndep/onlineapp/ For more information contact the Director of Buildings and Grounds at 630-582-5188.

Message about Measles from the DuPage County Health Department

School Safety Newsletter: Teenage Depression and Anxiety

Attention Parents of Current 8th Graders: Just a reminder about 9th grade high school physicals

The Illinois State Board of Education in conjunction with the Illinois Department of Public Health require that all students entering 9th grade show proof of receiving mandated vaccinations, in addition to receiving a physical exam, and a dental exam. Please make certain that your child receives the required immunizations and that they are recorded on his/her immunization record. These completed requirements (vaccinations, physical exam, and dental exam) will ensure that your student will be ready to start high school in the fall of 2019.

The physical examination must be recorded on the Illinois Certificate of Child Health Examination form and dated within one year of the first day of school attendance for the 2019-2020 school year. (This form may be used in lieu of a sports physical form, but a sports physical form may not be used for the 9th grade mandated physical!) Physicians have the mandated form in their offices.

Please be aware that physicians’ offices are often busy during the summer months; be certain to book your appointment early!

2019-2020 School Calendar

Click here to see the 2019-2020 District School Calendar

Registration for the 2019-2020 School Year

Please see this letter regarding information for 2019-2020 School Registration. This letter was also sent home in 6th and 7th grade Report Cards.

Represent Westfield in the 60th Annual Roselle Rose Parade on June 2nd at 2pm

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Lake Park High School Soccer Camps for 3rd through 8th Grades

LPHS Soccer Camps have registration open for boys and girls from 3rd Grade to 8th Grade.

Sign up now!

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Lake Park HS Boosters Openings for 2019-20

Join Our 9 Surrounding Communities in Relay for Life

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From the Westfield PTO

PTO Newsletter

We're using SignUp.com to organize our upcoming Westfield Hot Lunch Volunteers.

1) Click this link to see our SignUp: http://signup.com/go/FRAEinD

2) Review the options listed and choose the spot(s) you like.

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PTO Make-up Hot Lunch Dates

  • Wednesday, May 22nd (make-up for Jan. 31)
  • Friday, May 24th (make-up for Feb. 1)