WESTFIELD BULLETIN
Monday, September 30, 2013
 
Elementary School:
 ·         5th grade chess club will be meeting tonight in room 214 from 2:30 - 3:30pm
 
·         Paw Print Winners:  Mrs. Dubow’s Class (K-1st)& Mrs. Buhrow’s Class (2nd – 3rd).  We are sorry to
announce none of the 4thor 5th grade classes earned more than one paw print, so we have no winner for that
category.

 ·         Walk to School Day is Wednesday Oct. 9th. Start making posters why walking to school is important to you.  Show that you care for the Earth by wearing GREEN or spirit wear that day too!  (2ndgraders will wear their “Respect” shirt)
 
Middle School:
·         Congratulations to 7B’s Catch of the Week:  Bryce Vincent.  You have been selected by your Team 7B teachers for showing respect for Everyone, Education, and Your Environment! Way to go! Thank you for being such a role model student!

 ·         Attention 8th Graders:  There will be an informational meeting on Thursday, October 3 at 7PM in the middle school gym about our 8th grade Washington, DC trip.  You will receive the cost and registration details then.  If you are unable to attend, Ms. Bolding will have the information packet available in room 130 Friday, October 4.

 ·         Punt, Pass & Kick Competition will be held on Wednesday Oct 2nd right after school.  If you are
interested in competing in these football skills, see Mrs. Sink for a competition rule sheet.  The competition will only be held on Oct 2nd from 3:30 to 4:30pm.
 
·         Westfield Boys Basketball tryouts for 7th & 8th graders will begin the week of Oct 7th.  In order to try out a sports physical and athletic packet MUST turn in PRIOR to try outs.  Specific try out dates and information will be coming soon.  Please see Mr. Martens (7th grade coach) or Mr. Russell (8th grade coach) with
questions.
 
·        Attention Dance Team, our first practice will be at 8:00am Monday, September 30th.  All 8th grade dancers need to see Mrs. Flowers before going to lunch and 7th grade dancers please see Mrs. Flowers during ELT or after school regarding uniform sizes.
 
PTO:
·         Fall Fundraiser pick up: October 8th from 2:30-6pm in the Multi-Purpose room.
 
·         PTO Volunteer Help Needed:  Please read the upcoming available volunteer opportunities and if you can help contact the event coordinator directlyRemember, you only need to respond if you are able to help or if you have a question.
 
Punt, Pass, Kick event on Sunday, October 13th:  We need 8 more volunteers to help with this event.  No prerequisites are required but an understanding of football skills would be helpful. Please contact Mr. Belin directly if you are able to help or have questions at Korry.Belin@D300.Org

·        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."

 
 
WESTFIELD BULLETIN
Friday, September 27, 2013
 
Staff:
 ·         All the 5th grade classes will be on field trip TODAY from 8:30 – 1:45pm at Midway Village Museum in Rockford.

 ·         7th & 8th grade AVID students will be out of the building all day TODAY. They are responsible for getting their work ahead of time.
 
Elementary School:
 ·         Walk to School Day is Wednesday Oct. 9th. Start making posters why walking to school is important to you.  Show that you care for the Earth by wearing GREEN or spirit wear that day too!  (2ndgraders will wear their “Respect” shirt)

 ·         Elementary half day hot lunch order forms for October 3rd are available in the office and will be in the 9/24 virtual backpack – they must be turned in by Monday (9/30).
 
Middle School:
 ·         Attention 8th Graders:  There will be an informational meeting on Thursday, October 3 at 7PM in the middle school gym about our 8th grade Washington, DC trip.  You will receive the cost and registration
details then.  If you are unable to attend, Ms. Bolding will have the information packet available in room 130 Friday, October 4.

  ·         Punt, Pass & Kick Competition will be held on Wednesday Oct 2nd right after school.  If you are
interested in competing in these football skills, see Mrs. Sink for a competition rule sheet.  The competition will only be held on Oct 2nd from 3:30 to 4:30pm.
 
·         Westfield Boys Basketball tryouts for 7th & 8th graders will begin the week of Oct 7th.  In order to try out a sports physical and athletic packet MUST turn in PRIOR to try outs.  Specific try out dates and information will be coming soon.  Please see Mr. Martens (7th grade coach) or Mr. Russell (8thgrade coach) with  questions.
 
·         Attention Dance Team, our first practice will be at 8:00am Monday, September 30th.  All 8th grade dancers need to see Mrs. Flowers before going to lunch and 7th grade dancers please see Mrs. Flowers during ELT or after school regarding uniform sizes.
 
PTO:
 ·         PTO Volunteer Help Needed:  Please read the upcoming available volunteer opportunities and if you can help contact the event coordinator directlyRemember, you only need to respond if you are able to help or if you have a question.
 
Punt, Pass, Kick event on Sunday, October 13th:   We need 8 more volunteers to help with this event.  No prerequisites are required but an understanding of football skills would be helpful. Please contact Mr. Belin directly if you are able to help or have questions at Korry.Belin@D300.Org

 ·         ES Box Tops:  GREAT JOB turning in all those box tops!! You have until Monday morning to turn in any more before we announce the winning class on Tuesday morning. It’s a close race between Mrs. Mucha,
Mrs. Dubow, Mrs. O’Brien and Mrs. Chieppa.  Who will win the trophy for September?
 
·         MS  Box Tops:  Today is the last day to turn in Box Tops for the September contest. It you have them, they need to be turned in by 9am TODAY!!  Good luck and Thanks for saving those Box Tops!!

 ·        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."
 
Local Activities:
 ·         DMS
  is presenting “The Legends of Sleepy Hollow” on 10/31 & 11/1, 7pm at DCHS
  Auditorium.  Cost is $5 for
students and $8 for adults.  For
additional information contact Jenny Olson at Jennifer.olson@d300.org
or view the following link http://dmslegendofsleepyhollow.webs.com/

 
 
WESTFIELD BULLETIN
Thursday, September 26, 2013
 
Staff:
 ·         All the 5th grade classes will be on field trip Friday, Sept. 27th from 8:30 – 1:45pm at Midway Village Museum in Rockford.

 ·         7th & 8th grade AVID students will be out of the building on Friday, Sept. 27th all day. They are responsible for getting their work ahead of time.
 
Elementary School:
 ·         Walk to School Day is Wednesday Oct. 9th. Start making posters why walking to school is important to you.  Show that you care for the Earth by wearing GREEN or spirit wear that day too!  (2ndgraders will wear their “Respect” shirt)

 ·         Elementary half day hot lunch order forms for October 3rd are available in the office and will be in the 9/24 virtual backpack – they must be turned in by Sept 30th.
 
Middle School:
 ·         Attention 8th Graders:  There will be an informational meeting on Thursday, October 3 at 7PM in the middle school gym about our 8th grade Washington, DC trip.  You will receive the cost and registration
details then.  If you are unable to attend, Ms. Bolding will have the information packet available in room 130 Friday, October 4.

 ·         Punt, Pass & Kick Competition will be held on Wednesday Oct 2nd right after school.  If you are
interested in competing in these football skills, see Mrs. Sink for a competition rule sheet.  The competition will only be held on Oct 2nd from 3:30 to 4:30pm.

 ·         Westfield Boys Basketball tryouts for 7th & 8th graders will begin the week of Oct 7th.  In order to try out a sports physical and athletic packet MUST turn in PRIOR to try outs.  Specific try out dates and information will be coming soon.  Please see Mr. Martens (7th grade coach) or Mr. Russell (8thgrade coach) with questions.

 ·         Attention Dance Team, our first practice will be at 8:00am Monday, September 30th.  All 8th grade dancers need to see Mrs. Flowers before going to lunch and 7th grade dancers please see Mrs. Flowers during ELT or after school regarding uniform sizes.

 PTO:
 ·         PTO  Volunteer Help Needed:  Please read the upcoming available volunteer opportunities and if you can help contact the event coordinator directlyRemember, you only need to respond if you are able to help or if you have a question.
 
Punt, Pass, Kick event on Sunday, October 13th:  We need 8 more volunteers to help with this event.  No prerequisites are required but an understanding of football skills would be helpful. Please contact Mr. Belin
directly if you are able to help or have questions at Korry.Belin@D300.Org
 
·         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."
 
Local Activities:
 ·         DMS is presenting “The Legends of Sleepy Hollow” on 10/31 & 11/1, 7pm at DCHS Auditorium.  Cost is $5 for
students and $8 for adults.  For
additional information contact Jenny Olson at Jennifer.olson@d300.org
or view the following link http://dmslegendofsleepyhollow.webs.com/

 
 
WESTFIELD BULLETIN
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
 
Staff:
 ·         All the 5th grade classes will be on field trip Friday, Sept. 27th from 8:30 – 1:45pm at Midway Village Museum in Rockford.
 
Elementary School:
 ·         Walk to School Day is Wednesday Oct. 9th. Start making posters why walking to school is important to you.  Show that you care for the Earth by wearing GREEN or spirit wear that day too!  (2ndgraders will wear their “Respect” shirt)
 
·         Elementary half day hot lunch order forms for October 3rd are available in the office and will be in the 9/24 virtual backpack – they must be turned in by Sept 30th.

 Middle School:
 ·         There will be a student council meeting after school TODAY (9/25). It will be in Mrs. Hager’s room starting at 3:30 and it will end at 4:00. If you have any questions or cannot make it to the meeting, please let Mrs. Hager or Ms. Sarff know. 

·         Attention 8th Graders:  There will be an informational meeting on Thursday, October 3 at 7PM in the middle school gym about our 8th grade Washington, DC trip.  You will receive the cost and registration details then.  If you are unable to attend, Ms. Bolding will have the information packet available in room 130 Friday, October 4.

 ·         Punt, Pass & Kick Competition will be held on Wednesday Oct 2nd right after school.  If you are
interested in competing in these football skills, see Mrs. Sink for a competition rule sheet.  The competition will only be held on Oct 2nd from 3:30 to 4:30pm.
 
PTO:
 ·         PTO Volunteer Help Needed:  Please read the upcoming available volunteer opportunities and if you can help contact the event coordinator directlyRemember, you only need to respond if you are able to help or if you have a question.
 
Punt, Pass, Kick event on Sunday, October 13th:  with Mr. Belin.  We need 8 more volunteers to help with this event.  No prerequisites are required but an understanding of football skills would be helpful. Please contact Mr. Belin directly if you are able to help or have questions at Korry.Belin@D300.Org
 
·         Families wishing to purchase a school directory, which contains class listings and student addresses, may do so by sending $3.00 to either the middle school or elementary 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 September 24th Virtual Backpack. Checks may be made payable to "Westfield PTO."

 ·         ES Box Tops:  We want September to be  HUGE, can you help us?  If every student brings in a sheet of 10 box tops by Friday (9/27) that will do it!!  Also TRIPLE TREATS are this week too.  
 
·         MS Box Tops:  September collection sheets are due Friday Sept. 27th in the middle school office by
10am.  Winners will be announced on Tuesday Oct. 1st.  A few of the prizes are iTunes & Five Below gift cards, roller skating passes, Jamba Juice & more.  You can’t win if you don’t turn in box tops.  Keep saving those box tops!! 
 
Local Activities:
 ·         DMS is presenting “The Legends of Sleepy Hollow” on 10/31 & 11/1, 7pm at DCHS Auditorium.  Cost is $5 for students and $8 for adults.  For additional information contact Jenny Olson at Jennifer.olson@d300.org
or view the following link http://dmslegendofsleepyhollow.webs.com/


·        
Attention
Westfield Middle School soccer enthusiasts!  ALITHSA U14 Mixed (boys and
girls ages 12 - 14) needs additional recreational players to cover open
spots on our team.  If you are
interested, please call or email Coach Chris Adams at cadams12@gmail.comor 847-533-8843.

 
 
Good Afternoon - below is the link to this weeks vitual backpack.
Few of the items you will finds are:
 Walk to School Day Info
 Elementary Half day lunch order form for Oct 3rd
October Lunch & Breakfast Menus
PTO Directory Order Form
Box Top Info

http://wcs.d300.org/sites/wcs.d300.org/files/documents/vb092413.pdf
 
 
WESTFIELD BULLETIN
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
 
Staff:
 ·         All the 5th grade classes will be on field trip Friday, Sept. 27th from 8:30 – 1:45pm at Midway Village Museum in Rockford.
 
Elementary School:
 ·         Walk  to School Day is Wednesday Oct. 9th. Start making posters why walking to school is important to you.  Show that you care for the Earth by wearing GREEN that day too!

 ·         Elementary half day hot lunch order forms for October 3rd are available in the office and will be in the 9/24 virtual backpack – they must be turned in by Sept 30th.

Middle School:
 ·         There will be a student council meeting after school on Wednesday. It will be in Mrs. Hager’s room starting at 3:30 and it will end at 4:00. If you have any questions or cannot make it to the meeting, please let Mrs. Hager or Ms. Sarff know. 
 
·         Attention 8th Graders:  There will be an informational meeting on Thursday, October 3 at 7PM in the middle school gym about our 8th grade Washington, DC trip.  You will receive the cost and registration
  details then.  If you are unable to attend, Ms. Bolding will have the information packet available in room 130 Friday, October 4.
 
PTO:
 ·         PTO Volunteer Help Needed:  Please read the upcoming available volunteer opportunities and if you can help contact the event coordinator directlyRemember, you only need to respond if you are able to help or if you have a question.
 
Punt,  Pass, Kick event on Sunday, October 13th:  with Mr. Belin.  We need 8 more volunteers to help with this event.  No prerequisites are required but an understanding of football skills would be helpful. Please contact Mr. Belin directly if you are able to help or have questions at Korry.Belin@D300.Org
 
·         ES  Box Tops:  We want September to be HUGE, can you help us?  If every student brings in a sheet of 10 box tops by Friday (9/27) that will do it!!  Also TRIPLE TREATS are this week too.  
  
·         MS Box Tops:  September collection sheets are due Friday Sept. 27th in the middle school office by
10am.  Winners will be announced on Tuesday Oct. 1st.  A few of the prizes are iTunes & Five Below gift cards, roller skating passes, Jamba Juice & more.  You can’t win if you don’t turn in box tops.  Keep saving those box tops!! 
 
Local Activities:
 ·         DMS is presenting “The Legends of Sleepy Hollow” on 10/31 & 11/1, 7pm at DCHS Auditorium.  Cost is $5 for students and $8 for adults.  For additional information contact Jenny Olson at Jennifer.olson@d300.org
or view the following link http://dmslegendofsleepyhollow.webs.com/

 ·         Attention Westfield Middle School soccer enthusiasts!  ALITHSA U14 Mixed (boys and girls ages 12 - 14) needs additional recreational players to cover open spots on our team.  If you are interested, please call or email Coach Chris Adams at cadams12@gmail.comor 847-533-8843.
-     Practices are held on Monday & Wednesday from 6-7 pm at High Hill Park in Algonquin.
-     Games held on Saturday.  Parents unable to drive player to games?  No problem!  We can arrange for your child's transportation.  
-     Great coaches and players.  Some of your WCS classmates are already on this team.
Season ends October 26th.  Don't wait to call!
 
 
WESTFIELD BULLETIN
Monday, September 23, 2013
 
Staff:
 ·         All the 5th grade classes will be on field trip Friday, Sept. 27th from 8:30 – 1:45pm at Midway Village Museum in Rockford.
 
Elementary School:
 ·         5th grade chess club will be meeting tonight in room 214 from 2:30 - 3:30pm
 
·         Walk to School Day is Wednesday Oct. 9th. Start making posters why walking to school is important to you.  Show that you care for the Earth by wearing GREEN that day too!
 
·         Elementary half day hot lunch order forms for October 3rd are available in the office and will be in the 9/24 virtual backpack – they must be turned in by Sept 30th.

PTO:
 ·         ES Box Tops:  We want September to be HUGE, can you help us?  If every student brings in a sheet of 10 box tops by Friday (9/27) that will do it!!  Also TRIPLE TREATS are this week too.  
  
·         MS Box Tops:  September collection sheets are due Friday Sept. 27th in the middle school office by
10am.  Winners will be announced on Tuesday Oct. 1st.  A few of the prizes are iTunes & Five Below gift cards, roller skating passes, Jamba Juice & more.  You can’t win if you don’t turn in box tops.  Keep saving those box tops!! 

Local Events:
 ·         DMS is presenting “The Legends of Sleepy Hollow” on 10/31 & 11/1, 7pm at DCHS Auditorium.  Cost is $5 for students and $8 for adults.  For  additional information contact Jenny Olson at Jennifer.olson@d300.org
or view the following link
http://dmslegendofsleepyhollow.webs.com/

 
 
WESTFIELD BULLETIN
Friday, September 20, 2013
 
Middle School:
 ·         Congratulations to 7Bs Catch of the Week:  Elizabeth Garza.  You have been selected by your team 7B teachers for showing Respect for Everyone, Education & Your Environment!! Way to go!! Thanks for being a role model student.
 
Elementary School:
·         Elementary half day hot lunch order forms for October 3rd are available in the office and will be in the 9/24 virtual backpack – they must be turned in by Sept 30th.
 
PTO:
 ·        ES Box Tops:  We want September to be HUGE, can you help us?  If every student brings in a sheet of 10 box tops by next Friday (9/27) that will do it!!  Also TRIPLE TREATS are next week too.  
 
·         MS Box Tops:  September collection sheets are due Friday Sept. 28th in the middle school office by
10am.  Winners will be announced on Tuesday Oct. 1st.  A few of the prizes are iTunes & Five Below gift cards, roller skating passes, Jamba Juice & more.  You can’t win if you don’t turn in box tops.  Keep saving those box tops!! 

Local Events:
 ·         DMS is presenting “The Legends of Sleepy Hollow” on 10/31 & 11/1, 7pm at DCHS Auditorium.  Cost
is $5 for students and $8 for adults.  For additional information contact Jenny Olson at jennifer.olson@d300.org or view the following link http://dmslegendofsleepyhollow.webs.com/

 
 
WESTFIELD BULLETIN
Thursday, September 19, 2013
 
PTO:
 ·         Thank you to all that attended the TAP/Room parent Breakfast.  If you still wish to TAP please contact your teacher. There is always room for more helpers. If you wish to help out with your child's class parties please contact your teacher/Head Room Parent. 
Thank you to all that have signed up to volunteer for these two great
programs.  Your Teachers and
Children Thank you!!

 
 
WESTFIELD BULLETIN
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
 
PTO:
 ·        Thank you again to everyone for bringing in your box tops.  KEEP THEM COMING!  We are hoping for a record breaking SEPTEMBER TURN IN.