Tuesday, February 25, 2014

 ·         The 6th, 7th, and 8th grade AVID classes will be attending an in-house field trip on February 25 during 7th and 8th periods. If you have any questions, please see an AVID teacher.
Elementary School:
 ·         Our Westfield Middle School Beta Club is running the Pasta for Pennies Fundraiser through February 27th. This is a fundraiser that benefits children who suffer from blood cancers like Leukemia and Lymphoma. Last year we raised $3,000 and were ranked 80th out of the 700 schools in Illinois that participated.  That was great, but we want to do even better this year! If you have any change to donate, please put it in the bin in the elementary office.    
Middle School:
 ·         So what is art club? It is a club where students can explore new art mediums and techniques and build upon their existing artistic skills as well as learn to appreciate art all around them and most of all…add more art to their existing school day. In this club we will make creative projects as a club and as individuals. Please complete the form in 2/25 VB, and return it to front office. Space is limited; so make sure to turn in your application in as soon as possible.  Please direct any questions to Mrs. Hilton atkristen.hilton@d300.org
·         Order your middle school yearbook now.   Order your Middle School yearbook online. Use flyer code: 446323 or complete an order form and return it to school to pay by check.  The full color yearbook is only $23 if ordered by Thursday, February 28, 2014.  Visit https://www.inter-state.com/store/preorder.

PTO Activities:
 ·         Don't feel like cooking tonight?   Eat at Chili's! Bring in the voucher and they will give back 10%. Event ends March 31, 2014! 

·         Do you have gently used books that your kids have outgrown?  If so, why not donate them to the WCS PTO Used Book Drive?  We are collecting gently used preK thru 12th appropriate books to distribute to D300 teachers.   The books are given to the teachers to use in their classrooms and to give kids in their classrooms who may not have books at home!   You can drop off your gently used books at Westfield Middle school &
Elementary offices.

 ·         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, 2014.  
·         Preschool 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.
Local Opportunities:
 ·         Jr. Eagles Girls Basketball:  Tryouts for the Jr. Eagles girls basketball spring teams will be held February 28th at Dundee Middle School. This program is open to all girls in grades 5-8th planning to attend Jacobs. Please pick up a flyer in the main office. GO EAGLES!
·         Excellence, perfection, teamwork, success; that’s what makes Eagles the best!  Registration for the 2014 Jr Eagles Cheerleading (K- 8th) season will be March 1st and April 5th from 12pm to 4pm at LITH Village Hall.  Please see our website for additional information jreaglescheer.com or feel free to contact us
at jreaglescheer@yahoo.com


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