Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Elementary Staff:   
·         All elementary classes are invited to the 4th grade recorder concert on April 10th at 8:30am.

 ·         Attention boys and girls going into kindergarten thru 8th grade next school year:  The 18th annual
Westfield Summer Basketball Camp registration forms are now available in both offices as well as on the school website. Sign up early for summer basketball fun, spots fill up fast!!  Please contact Mr. Russell with questions.

 ·         D300 Relay for Life bracelets are available in the MS office for $1.   All proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society.   Help support Team Westfield in the fight against cancer.
Elementary School:
 ·         Field Day 2014 will be on Friday, May 23rd!!  Westfield will be holding a t-shirt design contest for the Field Day t-shirts this year, the theme is “Wide World of Fitness”.  Be as creative as you want and draw how Fitness is a World Wide activity and how it brings all of the different countries across the World together.
(See VB 3/4/14 for details due April 4th)
Middle School:
 ·         Westfield is participating in the Algonquin Public Arts Commission 3rd Annual Student Art Exhibit. This Art Exhibit will be featuring 40 plus artworks done by local students, grades 6-8!!   Several of our own talented artists here at Westfield will be showcased in the show.  Please congratulate them when you see them today.  o    The artists featured are: Vincent Cheesman, Riley Holtzapple, Kaitlyn Wilson-Witte, Andrea Aguirre, Alex Wulf, Kameron Mack, Rachael Beech, Miranda Murray, Cassandra Kowalski, Andie Voss, Nicolas Seiler, Madi Santos, Elizabeth Schwartz, Colin Brenizer, Geran Caywood, Natalie Lupa, Chloe Frank, Grace Valentine 
o    The committee selects three ribbon winners. Congratulations: Vincent Cheesman, Natalie Lupa & Nicholas Seiler on being selected as Westfield’s Art Show ribbon winners. 
o    The committee also selects 1 piece out of all the schools to be Best In Show. We are happy to say that one of our very own Westfield students was selected and given the honor of being selected Best In Show! Congratulations Cassandra (Andie) Voss on being awarded the Richard Rehwalt Award - Best In Show.
o    Congratulations again to all the artists participating in the art show! You all have done amazing job.  The art show will run from April 1st -14th at the Algonquin Area Public library. The opening reception will take place tonight (April 2) and run from 6pm- 8pm. Go check out the great art work produced by Westfield’s artists as well as other local schools.  Flyers can be picked up in the main office. If you have any questions regarding the show please contact. Mrs. Hilton. 
·         Attention Washington, DC travelers:  A mandatory meeting will be held for all DC participants and at least one parent on Tuesday, April 8 at 7PM in the WCS large gymnasium.  Please use Door 5 (sports
entrance door).  At that time you will receive flight information, meeting times, emergency information, itinerary, roommates and chaperones, and much more.  If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Bolding at (847) 532-7701 or lynda.bolding@d300.org

 ·         TO ALL FUTURE GOLDEN EAGLES AND PARENTS ~ The Jacobs HS football program will be
  having a meeting for all incoming freshman interested in playing football. This meeting will be for both the parents/guardians and athletes.  The meeting will be held on Wednesday April 9th at 7:00pm in the Jacobs
Auditorium. If you have any questions or want to be added to our email please contact me at astarr2@icloud.com Thank you, hope to see you all there!
·         Any student who will attend Jacobs next year and is interested in trying out for Jacobs Cheer or the Jacobs Dance Team should plan to attend an informational meeting on Wednesday, April 9th at 6:30pm in the JHS Auditorium.  Coaches will discuss plans for the upcoming season, summer camp and tryouts. Students should plan to attend, along with at least one parent.  Please contact Allison Preston (dance) at Allison.preston@d300.org or Shannon Jamrozy (cheer) at Shannon.jamrozy@d300.org with any questions.
PTO Activities:
 ·         Are some of the books your family once adored now gathering dust on their shelves? Give them another chance to grow a child’s love of reading while kicking off your spring cleaning! The Westfield Community School PTO-Jacobs High School Rotary Interact Club Community Book Drive has been extended. Please drop off gently used children’s and young adult books in the front offices at Westfield or Jacobs through April 4, 2014.   Teachers receiving donated books will add them to their classroom libraries for silent reading or give them to students with too few books to read at home. Donations of educational aids, such as flashcards, also are welcome. Thank you!
 ·         Kindergarten Registration has begun.  Please call the elementary office at 847-532-7800
  if you have an incoming kindergartener, who will be 5 as of September 1,

  Registration has begun and is already full. If you have a preschooler that will be 3
years of age and you would like to be put on the waiting list please call the
elementary office at 847-532-7800.


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