WESTFIELD BULLETIN
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
 
Staff:
 ·         All elementary classes are invited to the 3rd grade music program“Mighty Minds” on Wednesday Oct 23rd at 8:30am.

Elementary School:
 ·         Can you smell them?  They’re back, your favorite smencils like watermelon, cotton candy and root beer.  Smencils will be on sale for $1.00 during lunch time.  HANDS club will be using the profits to help prevent malaria.  Did you know a child dies every minute from malaria?
 
·         Through November 8th, in honor of Veteran’s Day on November 11th, our school will be participating in a district wide collection for our service men and women.  We are asking each student to bring in boxes of baby wipes for soldiers to wash with.   Items will be then sent overseas in time for the holidays for our
servicemen.  There are boxes in the office to place your items.  Please take the time show you care about the men and women serving our country.  Your support is very important to our veterans.
 
·         Veteran’s Wall of Honor:  If you know of anyone who is or has been in the armed forces, consider honoring them by decorating a star with their name and/or picture on it.  If you don’t know anyone, you can decorate the star with a thank you note on it.  Starts need to be turned in by Nov 4th.
 
·         Picture Retakes are scheduled for Friday, October 25th.  Students that were not here on picture day can turn in a picture order form to the photographer (available in the office) or pre-pay online and give the printed receipt to the photographer.  Students wanting retakes must return original photo packets to the photographer at the time of the sitting.  Order online at www.inter-state.com using code 407293 (Elementary School) or 407291 (Middle School.)
 
Middle School:
 ·         Starting today and running through November 8th, in honor of Veteran’s Day on November 11th, out school will be participating in a district wide collection for our service men and women. We are asking each student to bring in boxes of individual packets of hot chocolate.  Items will be then sent overseas in time for the holidays for our servicemen.  There are boxes in the office to place your items. Please take the time show you care about the men and women serving our country.  Your support is very important to our veterans.
 
·         Remember that this week is Red Ribbon Week.  Tomorrow's theme is Drugs are Bad, so Wear Plaid!  Show that you are anti-drug by wearing your favorite plaid shirt, pants or socks and don't forget to keep wearing your Red Ribbon each day this week.
 
·         Come out and join us on Thursday, October 24th for our Annual F2MN.  It’s a chance for you to find out that math isn’t so scary!  10 extra credit points are awarded to each student who participates.  Please make sure to enter and sign in at the appropriate door: 6th graders use Door 1, 7th graders use Door 2, and 8th graders use Door 5.

 ·         Volley for a Cure is Tuesday, October 22nd from 6:30pm – 8:30pm.  Come out and support a great cause and take part in the many activities that will be going on in addition to the exciting volleyball game.  We will be selling yummy treats, pink accessories, and loud noise makers. You can have something made by the air brush artist.  You can pink yourself up with face paint and hair spray.  You can win awesome prizes at our raffle table.  You can honor someone you love whose life has been altered by cancer. Tickets can be purchased during lunch or at the door for $5.00. Hope to see you there!

 ·         Sixth grade students: Don’t forget to turn in your Halloween Dance permission slips and money to the middle school office.  If you need a new form please pick one up in the office.  Remember that you are allowed to wear a costume to  the dance but that it must follow school dress code.  If you have any questions please see Mrs. Hager.

 ·         Picture Retakes are scheduled for Friday, October 25th.  Students that were not here on picture day can turn in a picture order form to the photographer (available in the office) or pre-pay online and give the printed receipt to the photographer.  Students wanting retakes must return original photo packets to the photographer at the time of the sitting.  Order online at www.inter-state.com using code 407293 (Elementary School) or 407291 (Middle School.)
 
PTO:
 ·         Family Fun Night is Wednesday October 23rd from 5pm – 8pm at Culvers in Carpentersville.  Please come and enjoy dinner or some dessert after the 3rd grade program.  No flyer required.  Hope to see you there.

 ·         School directories are available to purchase by sending $3.00 to the office in an envelope marked "Directory." Please include your student's name and teacher or team. Though not necessary, order forms are available in the 9/24 VB. Checks may be made payable to "Westfield PTO."

 
Parents:
 ·         Would  you like to help at the Sixth Grade Halloween Dance?  Please contact Mrs. Hager at or 847-532-7776 if you would be interested in helping serve pizza and drinks at this year’s dance.  The dance is on Friday, October 25th from 6:30-8:30.  Thank  you!

 



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