Westlake Elementary

January 7, 2022

Mrs. Lamb's Corner ..........

Westlake families,

It has been a cold week back! We do go outside for recess when the weather is above 10 degrees so please continue to send your students with hats, gloves, snow pants, and boots. We do have extra in the building if students need to use them. Students did a great job adjusting back to school this week, although we had a few that said they were tired and missed sleeping in!

Shelly Lamb

Westlake Principal


January 14th ~ 1/2 Day of School

January 17th ~ No School, MLK Day

January 28th ~ Popcorn Day!!

Upcoming Events/Important Information .....

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Little Ceaser Fundraising Information

We have our first fundraiser for Shelby, our therapy dog. We will be doing a Little Ceasers fundraiser. The Fundraiser will go now through February 2. This fundraiser will be all didgital with on-line payments and no money will need to be collected in-person and pizza kits will be delivered directly to the buyers home. Kits vary from pizzas, crazy breads and desserts. Westlake will receive a $6.00 profit for each kit sold. Our Goal is to have each student sell 5 kits. Please click on the link below to access the fundraiser. You will have to create an account from within the link. Once in, you can purchase kits for yourself by clicking on the cart or act as a seller by clicking on the S in center of page. Once in as a seller, scroll down and copy link listed and share out in email with family and friends along with a message about our fundraiser. Your family and friends will be able to purchase kits toward our fundraiser. Thanks again for all your support for our school. Please contact the office for help our with any questions.

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Westlake Needs ..............

Thanks for all the donations. We are still in need of:

Larger Boys Boots (size 3,4,5,6)

Little Boy Underwear (size 4-8)

Westlake Happenings ...............

Salvation Army Bell Ringing:

In December families represented Westlake by ringing the Salvation Army bell at Sam’s Club. Over $300 was raised to support the Salvation Army programs.

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Staff/Teacher Highlights .............

*We are going to highlight staff/teachers each week in our Weekley Newsletter

Next Staff Member highlighted will be in the 1/14/22 newsletter.

Foodservice Information ..............

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Ms. B's Corner ............

Westlake Families,

Thanks so much for all the donations!! Here are some differnet things that we are still in need of:

Larger Boy Boots (size 3,4,5,6)

Little Boy Underwear (size 4-8)

If you need any help from Ms. B., please don't hesitate to reach out :) Have a wonderful Winter Break!!

My email is sbever@lakeviewspartans.org

Office Phone #: (269) 565-4952

Make it a Great Day!

Ms B :)

PTA information ....................

PTA News:

January’s monthly PTA meeting is being cancelled due to scheduling conflicts, please join us for our next meeting in February.

In prep for next school year we will have open Officer positions, if you are interested please contact us at:WestlakePTAinfo@gmail.com

Happy New Year from the PTA, we are excited for the remainder of this school year, here is a snapshot of our calendar:


28th Popcorn Friday


7th-11th Book Fair, additional information will be shared in the near future

25th Popcorn Friday


It’s reading month

14th Monthly PTA Meeting at 6PM

21st-25th Spirit Week

‘Merica Monday

Camo Tuesday

Wacky Wednesday

Hat Day Thursday

PJs all day Friday

25th Popcorn Friday


11th Monthly PTA Meeting at 6PM

18th Spirit wear Sale

22nd Popcorn Friday


2nd-6th Teacher Appreciation Week

9th Monthly PTA Meeting at 6PM

16th-20th Penny Wars

27th Popcorn Friday


1st Field Day

Volunteer Opportunities:

Staff Snack Cart:



21-22 School Day Start & End Times

Monday Early Release - 8:25 a.m. - 2:55 p.m.

Tuesday-Friday Schedule - 8:25 a.m. - 3:25 p.m.

Half Day Schedule - 8:25 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.

Contact Us at Westlake

Michelle Lamb, Principal

Beth Buck, Secretary to the Principal

Christina Rogers, Building Secretary

Westlake Elementary School

1184 South 24th Street
Battle Creek, MI 49015
P. (269) 565-4900
F. (269) 565-4908

Report Student Absences:
(269) 565-4901

Important Links and Phone Numbers ........

Required annual notices are available on the district website using the following link:

Annual Notices

Updated Parent Handbook