http://wcs.d300.org/sites/wcs.d300.org/files/documents/vb112613.pdf

This weeks virtual backpack includes information on the following:
December Elementary Lunch & Breakfast menus
WCS Hands Club Project
Box Top Info
Breakfast with Santa
Young Rembrandt
 
 
WESTFIELD BULLETIN
Friday, November 22, 2013
 
Staff:
 ·         Just a reminder today (11/22) is the School Based Dental Program.   Students will be called down for an appointment throughout the day ONLY if their parents filled out and returned a form to the nurse.  Thanks for your cooperation!

Elementary School:
 ·         Capture your favorite memories of your teacher, classmates and friends by purchasing an elementary yearbook.  Orders can be made online or with a check made out to Inter-State Studios for $17 by Friday
Dec. 20th.   www.inter-state.com/yearbook code 436865

 ·         'Tis the season for giving, HANDS Club is teaming up with the Hearts for Gold to collect nonperishable food and hygiene items for needy families in our school community.  Donations can be dropped off in the boxes outside the elem. office by Mon. Dec. 9th. Please no glass items. 
 
·         Now, for the moment you have been waiting for, the box tip winning class will be announced Monday, Dec. 2nd. But since we have your attention, we would like to congratulate the four classes that won pizza parties for turning in 100 or more box tops this week:  Mrs. Saldivar’s class, Mrs. O’Brien’s class, Mrs. Kendall-Smith’s class and Ms. Soland’s class.  Way to go! Don’t forget to save box tops over break.

Middle School:
 ·         Yearbook Cover Design Contest:  Are you interested in designing the cover for the Middle School Yearbook? Combine your artistic skills with your school spirit and create a design to enter into the
Yearbook cover design contest.  All designs must be original artwork, meet the contest rules and be submitted by December 2, 2013 to be eligible.  Rules and entry forms are available in the Middles School office.
 
·         There will be a 7th Grade Dance on Friday, December 6th from 6:30-8:30pm.  The cost is $5 and includes admission to the dance, professional DJ, and a slice of pizza and a drink.  Please turn in your
  ticket order form to the office no later than Wednesday, December 4th.  If you need a ticket order form they are in the office.  If you have any questions please see a Student Council member. 
  
·         There will be a Middle School PBIS Howl-a-gram table today (11/22) during lunch.  Please remember to bring your Howl-a-grams to lunch and have them labeled with your name and team.  This week’s raffle item is pizza delivered to your lunch table.  
 
·         Capture the school year in pictures.  Order your middle school yearbook now.  Middles School Yearbooks are an 80 page full color book.  The yearbooks will include an autograph insert sheet for friends to sign at the end of the school year.  Yearbooks will be delivered over the summer so we can be sure to capture recognition night and spring sporting events in the book. 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.  After this date, the cost will increase to $25.  All orders must be received by April 30, 2014. Visit https://www.inter-state.com/store/preorder and order today.
 
PTO:
 ·         Time is running out…….Westfield Spirit Wear is available for purchase either online at http://www.promoplace.com/37589/stores/westfield or via paper order forms. Order forms are available in both offices. Samples for sizing are also available in both offices – smaller sizes in elementary and larger sizes in the middle school. The sale will continue through Parent-Teacher Conferences. Merchandise will be delivered in time for the holiday gift giving season! (VB 11/5)
 
Parents:
 ·         Attn. Parents of Kindergartners:  All kindergarten students are required by Illinois law to have proof of an eye exam by an optometrist or eye doctor (ophthalmologist) on file with the school by October 15th.  Ifyou
have not submitted your paperwork to the school nurse, please do so asap.  Required foms can be found on the D300 website under Health Services.   Any questions, call Julie Yelton at 847-532-7608.
 
·         Phone Messages:  Please inform your child of changes in transportation or after school plans BEFORE they leave for school as messages interrupt the instructional program. (Parent/Student Handbook)
 
·         Students are expected to be dressed to go outside every day.   Students will only stay indoors if the temperature is less than ten degrees or is raining.  If your student is not wearing boots and snowpants, he/she must remain on the shoveled black top area. (Parent/Student Handbook)
 
·         Kindergarten & Preschool Registration will be held on Thursday, February 20th, 2014 from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  Please call the elementary office 847-532-7800 if you have an incoming kindergartener, who will be 5 as of September 1, 2014 and Preschoolers must be 3 years of age to being preschool at Westfield.
 
Local:
 ·         Toys for Tots with US Marines Corp Reserve collection has started at WCS.  Boxes are in both offices to drop off your unwrapped gifts.  Collection will continue thru Dec.13th.
 
·         Donation Drive for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.  See VB 11/19 for list of suggested items or email questions to a_rabor@yahoo.com (Westfield parent)

 ·         5th, 6th, 7th, & 8th grade boys interested in Jr. Eagles Basketball:  tryouts will be Saturday Nov. 23rd 3 – 5pm AND Saturday Dec. 7th 8 –10am.  Both tryouts will be held at Jacobs HS and players should attend BOTH tryouts.   Questions should be directed to Coach Martens at daniel.martens@d300.org.

 
 
WESTFIELD BULLETIN
Thursday, November 21, 2013
 
Elementary School:
 ·         H.A.N.D.S. Club will be meeting after school today in room 214 from 2:30 – 3:30pm
 
  ·        Capture your favorite memories of your teacher, classmates and friends by purchasing an
  elementary yearbook.  Orders can be made online or with a check made out to Inter-State Studios for $17 by Friday Dec. 20th.   www.inter-state.com/yearbook code 436865
 
Middle School:
 ·         Yearbook Cover Design Contest:  Are you interested in designing the cover for the Middle School Yearbook? Combine your artistic skills with your school spirit and create a design to enter into the
Yearbook cover design contest.  All designs must be original artwork, meet the contest rules and be submitted by December 2, 2013 to be eligible.  Rules and entry forms are available in the Middles School office.
 
·         There will be a 7th Grade Dance on Friday, December 6th from 6:30-8:30pm.  The cost is $5 and includes admission to the dance, professional DJ, and a slice of pizza and a drink.  Please turn in your
  ticket order form to the office no later than Wednesday, December 4th.  If you need a ticket order form they are in the office.  If you have any questions please see a Student Council member. 
  
·         Capture the school year in pictures.  Order your middle school yearbook now.  Middles School Yearbooks are an 80 page full color book.  The yearbooks will include an autograph insert sheet for friends to sign at the end of the school year.  Yearbooks will be delivered over the summer so we can be sure to capture recognition night and spring sporting events in the book. 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.  After this date, the cost will increase to $25.  All orders must be received by April 30, 2014. Visit https://www.inter-state.com/store/preorder and order today.

 PTO:
 ·         Middle School:  Box Tops, Box Tops, Where fore art though Box Tops! No Really, where are all those box tops? If your grade simply fills your container we will draw multiple winners– from every grade who fills their containers. It’s that simple!
 
·         Elementary School:  Do you want to have a pizza party on Friday? Get those box tops turned in no later than this TODAY (11/21).  If your whole class brings in box tops this week and it totals 100 or more – you win a pizza party!  
 
·         Pie order forms due TODAY (11/21).  Funds are supporting Westfield Cares Fund which helps our own WCS Families.  Get your pie orders in to your teacher or office no later than Nov. 20th with pick up on Nov.  25th.  Please help support this great fundraiser and get some great pies for the holidays! (VB 11/12)
 
·         Westfield Spirit Wear is available for purchase either online at http://www.promoplace.com/37589/stores/westfield  or via paper order forms. Order forms are available in both offices. Samples for sizing are also available in both offices – smaller sizes in elementary and larger sizes in the middle school. The sale will continue through Parent-Teacher Conferences. Merchandise will be delivered in time for the holiday gift giving season! (VB 11/5)
 
·         Operation Christmas Child:  Help needy children this season by packing a shoe box with toys, candy, and toiletries or donate $10.  Turn it into Ms. Petersen's room by FRIDAY (11/22).  Last year we collected 188 boxes -help us beat that number this year and win a prize for your class.  For more information: see https://sites.google.com/site/wcswolvespto/classroom-news/brightentheholidaysforchildrenallovertheglobe#  (VB 11/12) – Ms. Russell’s class is still in the lead!
 
Parents:
 ·        WCS is participating in a FREE dental program available to all students PreK – 8th grade on Friday Nov. 22nd.   It includes an exam by a licensed dentist and cleaning.  This exam fulfills the dental requirement for Kindergarten, 2nd & 6th grades.  Forms are available in all WCS offices (Elementary, Middle & Nurse) and must be filled out by a parent and returned to the nurses’ office no later than Friday Nov. 15th.  Any questions, call the nurses offices at 847-532-7608 or email Julie.yelton@d300.org (VB 11/5)
 
·         Attn. Parents of Kindergartners:  All kindergarten students are required by Illinois law to have proof of an eye exam by an optometrist or eye doctor (ophthalmologist) on file with the school by October 15th.  If you
have not submitted your paperwork to the school nurse, please do so asap.  Required forms can be found on the D300 website under Health Services.  Any questions, call Julie Yelton at 847-532-7608.

 ·         Phone Messages:  Please inform your child of changes in transportation or after school plans BEFORE they leave for school as messages interrupt the instructional program. (Parent/Student Handbook)
 
·         Students are expected to be dressed to outside every day.  Students will stay indoors if the temperature is less than ten degrees or is raining. If your student is not wearing boots and snowpants, he/she must remain on the shoveled black top area.  (Parent/Student Handbook)
 
·         Kindergarten & Preschool Registration will be held on Thursday, February 20th, 2014 from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  Please call the elementary office  847-532-7800 if you have an incoming kindergartener, who will be 5 as of September 1, 2014 and Preschoolers must be 3 years of age to being preschool at Westfield.
 
Local:
 ·         Toys for Tots with US Marines Corp Reserve collection has started at WCS.  Boxes are in both offices to drop off your unwrapped gifts.  Collection will continue thru Dec. 13th.
 
·         Donation Drive for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.  See VB 11/19 for list of suggested items or email questions to a_rabor@yahoo.com (Westfield parent)
 
·         5th, 6th, 7th, & 8th grade boys interested in Jr. Eagles Basketball:  tryouts will be Saturday Nov. 23rd 3 – 5pm AND Saturday Dec. 7th 8 –10am.  Both tryouts will be held at Jacobs HS and players should attend BOTH tryouts.  Questions should be directed to Coach Martens at daniel.martens@d300.org.

 
 
WESTFIELD BULLETIN 
Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Elementary Staff:
 ·         The nurse’s office will be doing vision/hearing screenings this week (Tue & Wed) in the workroom by Mrs. Dubow’s class throughout both days.   Typically 5 students (in K-3rdgrade) will called at a time.  Thank
you.
 
Elementary School:
·         Capture your favorite memories of your teacher, classmates and friends by purchasing an elementary yearbook.  Orders can be made online or with a check made out to Inter-State Studios for $17 by Friday Dec. 20th.  www.inter-state.com/yearbook code 436865

Middle School:
 ·         Student council will be having their monthly meeting on November 20th instead of November 27th. It will start at 7:45 A.M. in Mrs. Hager’s room (room 259). For any questions, please see Mrs. Hager or Ms. Sarff. 
  
·         Yearbook Cover Design Contest:  Are you interested in designing the cover for the Middle School Yearbook? Combine your artistic skills with your school spirit and create a design to enter into the
Yearbook cover design contest.  All designs must be original artwork, meet the contest rules and be submitted by December 2, 2013 to be eligible.  Rules and entry forms are available in the Middles School office.
 
PTO:
 ·         Next PTO Meeting is Wednesday November 20th at 7:00pm in the Multi-Purpose Room.
Please join us to hear all of the exciting things we have planned for the remainder of this year!
 
·         Middle School:  Box Tops, Box Tops, Where fore art though Box Tops! No Really, where are all those box tops? If your grade simply fills your container we will draw multiple winners– from every grade who fills their containers. It’s that simple!
 
·         Elementary School:  Do you want to have a pizza party on Friday? Get those box tops turned in no later than this Thursday (11/21).  If your whole class brings in box tops this week and it totals 100 or more – you win a pizza party!  
  
·         Pie order forms due Thursday (11/21).  Funds are supporting Westfield Cares Fund which helps our own WCS Families.  Get your pie orders in to your teacher or office no later than Nov. 20th with pick up on
Nov.  25th.  Please help support this great fundraiser and get some great pies for the holidays!(VB 11/12)
 
·         Westfield Spirit Wear is available for purchase either online at http://www.promoplace.com/37589/stores/westfield or via paper order forms. Order forms are available in both offices. Samples for sizing are also available in both offices – smaller sizes in elementary and larger sizes in the middle school. The sale will continue through Parent-Teacher Conferences. Merchandise will be delivered in time for the holiday gift giving season! (VB 11/5)

 ·         Operation Christmas Child:  Help needy children this season by packing a shoe box with toys, candy, and toiletries or donate $10.  Turn it into Ms. Petersen's room by FRIDAY (11/22).  Last year we collected 188 boxes -help us beat that number this year and win a prize for your class.  For more information: see https://sites.google.com/site/wcswolvespto/classroom-new/brightentheholidaysforchildrenallovertheglobe#  (VB 11/12) – Ms. Russell’s class is still in the lead!
 
Parents:
 ·         WCS is participating in a FREE dental program available to all students PreK – 8th grade on Friday Nov. 22nd.  It includes an exam by a licensed dentist and cleaning.  This exam fulfills the dental requirement for Kindergarten, 2nd & 6th grades.  Forms are available in all WCS offices  (Elementary, Middle & Nurse) and must be filled out by a parent and returned to the nurses’ office no later than Friday Nov. 15th.  Any questions, call the nurses offices at 847-532-7608 or email Julie.yelton@d300.org (VB 11/5)
 
·         Attn. Parents of Kindergartners:  All kindergarten students are required by Illinois law to have proof of an eye exam by an optometrist or eye doctor (ophthalmologist) on file with the school by October 15th.  Ifyou
have not submitted your paperwork to the school nurse, please do so asap.  Required forms can be found on the D300 website under Health Services.   Any questions, call Julie Yelton at 847-532-7608.
 
·         Phone Messages:  Please inform your child of changes in transportation or after school plans BEFORE they leave for school as messages interrupt the instructional program. (Parent/Student Handbook)
 
·         Students are expected to be dressed to outside every day.  Students will stay indoors if the temperature is less than ten degrees or is raining. If your student is not wearing boots and snowpants, he/she must remain on the shoveled black top area. (Parent/Student Handbook)
 
·         Kindergarten & Preschool Registration will be held on Thursday, February 20th, 2014 from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  Please call the elementary office 847-532-7800 if you have an incoming kindergartener, who will be 5 as of September 1, 2014 and Preschoolers must be 3 years of age to being preschool at Westfield.
 
Local:
 ·         Toys for Tots with US Marines Corp Reserve collection has started at WCS.  Boxes are in both offices to drop off your unwrapped gifts.  Collection will continue thru Dec. 13th.
 
·         Donation Drive for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.  See VB 11/19 for list of suggested items or email questions to  a_rabor@yahoo.com (Westfield parent)

 ·         5th, 6th, 7th, & 8th grade boys interested in Jr. Eagles Basketball:  tryouts will be Saturday Nov. 23rd 3 – 5pm AND Saturday Dec. 7th 8 –10am.  Both tryouts will be held at Jacobs HS and players should attend BOTH tryouts.   Questions should be directed to Coach Martens at daniel.martens@d300.org.

 
 
To order your middle school yearbook, please follow these steps:
  • Go to https://www.inter-state.com/store/preorder
  • Use flyer code 446323


If ordered by Thursday, February 28, 2014, the cost of the yearbook is $23.
If ordered after this date, the cost will increase to $25.
All orders must be received by April 30, 2014.
 
 
http://wcs.d300.org/sites/wcs.d300.org/files/documents/vb111913.pdf

This weeks virutal backpack included the following....
Kindergarten & Preschool Registration:  Feb 20th
HS Explore Night:  Dec 2nd
WCS Spiritwear:  Due Nov 26th
Box Top Bonus Opportunity
Donation Drive
AAYO Baseball & Softball Registration
 
 
WESTFIELD BULLETIN
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
 
Elementary Staff:
 ·         The nurse’s office will be doing vision/hearing screenings this week (Tue & Wed) in the workroom by Mrs. Dubow’s class throughout both days.   Typically 5 students (in K-3rdgrade) will called at a time.  Thank
you.

Elementary School:
·         Capture your favorite memories of your teacher, classmates and friends by purchasing an elementary yearbook.  Orders can be made online or with a check made out to Inter-State Studios for $17 by Friday Dec. 20th.  www.inter-state.com/yearbook code 436865

Middle School:
 ·         Student council will be having their monthly meeting on November 20th instead of November 27th. It will start at 7:45 A.M. in Mrs. Hager’s room (room 259). For any questions, please see Mrs. Hager or Ms. Sarff. 
 
·         Yearbook Cover Design Contest:  Are you interested in designing the cover for the Middle School Yearbook? Combine your artistic skills with your school spirit and create a design to enter into the
Yearbook cover design contest.  All designs must be original artwork, meet the contest rules and be submitted by December 2, 2013 to be eligible.  Rules and entry forms are available in the Middles School office.
 
PTO:
 ·         Next PTO Meeting is Wednesday November 20th at 7:00pm in the Multi-Purpose Room.
Please join us to hear all of the exciting things we have planned for the remainder of this year!
 
·         Middle School:  Box Tops, Box Tops, Where fore art though Box Tops!  No Really, where are all those box tops?  If your grade simply fills your container we will draw multiple winners – from every grade who fills their containers.  It’s that simple!
 
·         Elementary School:  Do you want to have a pizza party on Friday?  Get those box tops turned in no later than this Thursday (11/21).  If your whole class brings in box tops this week and it totals 100 or
  more – you win a pizza party!  
 
·         Middle School:  If you haven’t taken home a pie order form, please pick one up in office or from your gym/health teacher.  It’s for a really great cause – we are supporting Westfield Cares Fund which helps our own WCS Families.  Make a difference, pick up and order from today and turn it in TOMORROW (11/20)!
 
·         Elementary School:  Guess What?   Pie order date has been extended to TOMORROW (11/20). 
You can still turn in your pie order form and earn Free Open Gym with Mr. Belin.  Come play hide and seek in
the whole school –it’s gonna be awesome.  Order those yummy pies and then come have some super
fun!!
 
·         Westfield Spirit Wear is available for purchase either online at http://www.promoplace.com/37589/stores/westfield or via paper order forms. Order forms are available in both offices. Samples for sizing are also available in both offices – smaller sizes in elementary and larger sizes in the middle school. The sale will continue through Parent-Teacher Conferences. Merchandise will be delivered in time for the holiday gift giving season! (VB 11/5)
 
·         The Westfield Cares fundraiser is in full swing. Get your pie orders in to your teacher or office no later than Nov. 19thwith pick up on Nov. 25th. Order forms are available in either office. Please help support this great fundraiser and get some great pies for the holidays! (VB 11/12)
 
·         Operation Christmas Child:  Help needy children this season by packing a shoe box with toys, candy, and toiletries or donate $10.  Turn it into Ms. Petersen's room by FRIDAY (11/22).  Last year we collected 188 boxes -help us beat that number this year and win a prize
for your class.  For more information: see https://sites.google.com/site/wcswolvespto/classroom-news/brightentheholidaysforchildrenallovertheglobe#  (VB 11/12) – Ms. Russell’s class is still in the lead!
 
Parents:
·         WCS is participating in a FREE dental program available to all students PreK –  8th grade on Friday Nov. 22nd.   It includes an exam by a licensed dentist and cleaning.  This exam fulfills the dental requirement for Kindergarten, 2nd & 6th grades.  Forms are available in all WCS offices (Elementary, Middle & Nurse) and must be filled out by a parent and returned to the nurses’ office no later than Friday Nov. 15th.  Any questions, call the nurses offices at 847-532-7608 or email Julie.yelton@d300.org (VB 11/5)
 
·         Attn. Parents of Kindergartners:  All kindergarten students are required by Illinois law to have proof of an eye exam by an optometrist or eye doctor (ophthalmologist) on file with the school by October 15th.  Ifyou
have not submitted your paperwork to the school nurse, please do so asap.  Required forms can be found on the D300 website under Health Services.   Any questions, call Julie Yelton at  847-532-7608.
 
·         Phone Messages:  Please inform your child of changes in transportation or after school plans BEFORE they leave for school as messages interrupt the instructional program. (Parent/Student Handbook)
 
·         Students are expected to be dressed to outside every day.  Students will stay indoors if the temperature is less than ten degrees or is raining. If your student is not wearing boots and snowpants, he/she must remain on the shoveled black top area.  (Parent/Student Handbook)
 
·         Kindergarten & Preschool Registration will be held on Thursday, February 20th, 2014 from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  Please call the elementary office 847-532-7800 if you have an incoming kindergartener, who will be 5 as of September 1, 2014 and Preschoolers must be 3 years of age to being preschool at Westfield.
 
Local:
·         Toys for Tots with US Marines Corp Reserve collection has started at WCS.  Boxes are in both offices to drop off your unwrapped gifts.  Collection will continue thru Dec. 13th.

·         5th,
  6th, 7th, & 8th grade boys interested in
  Jr. Eagles Basketball:  tryouts
will be Saturday Nov. 23rd 3 – 5pm AND Saturday Dec. 7th 8
–10am.  Both tryouts will be held
at Jacobs HS and players should attend BOTH tryouts. 
Questions should be directed to Coach Martens at
daniel.martens@d300.org.

 

Book Fair

11/18/2013

 
Picture
The book fair is here! Come see the books, student made decorations, and support our school.

The book fair will be open:
8:00 am - 4:00 pm on November 18 through November 22
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on November 21
11:00 am - 8:00 pm on November 25
8:00 am - 11:00 am on November 26

If you are unable to make it to the book fair at these times, please visit our online book fair at http://bookfairs.scholastic.com/homepage/wolves.

 
 
WESTFIELD BULLETIN
Monday, November 18, 2013
 
Elementary School:
 ·         4th grade chess club meets today in rm 214 until 3:30pm.
 
·         Capture your favorite memories of your teacher, classmates and friends by purchasing an
  elementary yearbook.  Orders can be made online or with a check made out to Inter-State Studios for $17 by Friday Dec. 20th.   www.inter-state.com/yearbook code 436865
 
Middle School:
 ·         Student council will be having their monthly meeting on November 20th instead of November 27th. It will start at 7:45 A.M. in Mrs. Hager’s room (room 259). For any questions, please see Mrs. Hager or Ms. Sarff.  

·         Yearbook Cover Design Contest:  Are you interested in designing the cover for the Middle School Yearbook? Combine your artistic skills with your school spirit and create a design to enter into the
Yearbook cover design contest.  All designs must be original artwork, meet the contest rules and be submitted by December 2, 2013 to be eligible.  Rules and entry forms are available in the Middles School office.
 
PTO:
 ·         Next PTO Meeting is Wednesday November 20th at 7:00pm in the Multi-Purpose Room.
Please join us to hear all of the exciting things we have planned for the remainder of this year!
 
·         Middle School:  Do you want Taco Bell or McDonalds on Monday Dec 2nd? If the answer is YES, turn in as many box tops as you can by next Friday (11/22) – put your name on them in a baggie. We will pick the top 2 collectors in each grade – plus if all three collection containers are full by next Friday we will pull names from all three grades for great prizes like iTunes & 5 Below gift cards, Epic Air & more!!   Staff, we are thinking of you too.  If your grades collection container over flows, you will get a gourmet bagels for breakfast on Monday Dec. 2nd.   Please pickup collection sheets for your class in the mailroom.  Thank you so much!
 
·         Elementary School:  Calling all box top collectors –next week is the last collection for November. 
Please, please, please bring them in next week.  Every class who brings in 100 box tops between now and next Thursday will get a pizza lunch next Friday (11/22)
 
·         Westfield Spirit Wear is available for purchase either online at http://www.promoplace.com/37589/stores/westfield or via paper order forms. Order forms are available in both offices. Samples for sizing are also available in both offices – smaller sizes in elementary and larger sizes in the middle school. The sale will continue through Parent-Teacher Conferences. Merchandise will be delivered in time for the holiday gift giving season! (VB 11/5)
 
·         The Westfield Cares fundraiser is in full swing. Get your pie orders in to your teacher or office no later than Nov. 19thwith pick up on Nov. 25th. Order forms are available in either office.  Please help support this great fundraiser and get some great pies for the holidays!  (VB 11/12)
 
·         Operation Christmas Child:  Help needy children this season by packing a shoe box with toys, candy, and toiletries or donate $10.  Turn it into Ms. Petersen's room by Nov 22nd.  Last year we collected 188 boxes - help us beat that number this year and win a prize for your class.  For more information: see https://sites.google.com/site/wcswolvespto/classroom-news/brightentheholidaysforchildrenallovertheglobe#  (VB 11/12) – Ms. Russell’s class is in the lead!
 
Parents:
 ·         WCS is participating in a FREE dental program available to all students PreK – 8th grade on Friday Nov. 22nd.   It includes an exam by a licensed dentist and cleaning.  This exam fulfills the dental requirement for Kindergarten, 2nd & 6th grades.  Forms are available in all WCS offices (Elementary, Middle & Nurse) and must be filled out by a parent and returned to the nurses’ office no later than Friday Nov. 15th.  Any questions, call the nurses offices at 847-532-7608 or email Julie.yelton@d300.org (VB 11/5)
 
·         Attn. Parents of Kindergartners:  All kindergarten students are required by Illinois law to have proof of an eye exam by an optometrist or eye doctor (ophthalmologist) on file with the school by October 15th.  If you
have not submitted your paperwork to the school nurse, please do so asap.  Required forms can be found on the D300  website under Health Services.   Any questions, call Julie Yelton at 847-532-7608.
 
·         Phone Messages:  Please inform your child of changes in transportation or after school plans BEFORE they leave for school as messages interrupt the instructional program. (Parent/Student Handbook)
 
·         Students are expected to be dressed to outside every day.  Students will stay indoors if the temperature is less than ten degrees or is raining. If your student is not wearing boots and snowpants, he/she must remain on the shoveled black top area. (Parent/Student Handbook)
 
·         Kindergarten & Preschool Registration will be held on Thursday, February 20th, 2014 from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  Please call the elementary office 847-532-7800 if you have an incoming kindergartener, who will be 5 as of September 1, 2014 and Preschoolers must be 3 years of age to being preschool at Westfield.
 
Local:
 ·         Toys for Tots with US Marines Corp Reserve collection has started at WCS.  Boxes are in both offices to drop off your unwrapped gifts.  Collection will continue thru Dec. 13th.
 
·         5th,  6th, 7th, & 8th grade boys interested in Jr. Eagles Basketball:  tryouts will be Saturday Nov. 23rd 3 – 5pm AND Saturday Dec. 7th 8 –10am.  Both tryouts will be held at Jacobs HS and players should attend BOTH tryouts.  Questions should be directed to Coach Martens at daniel.martens@d300.org.

 
 
WESTFIELD BULLETIN
Friday, November 15, 2013
 
Elementary School:
 ·         Capture your favorite memories of your teacher, classmates and friends by purchasing an
  elementary yearbook.  Orders can be made online or with a check made out to Inter-State Studios for $17 by Friday ec. 20th.   www.inter-state.com/yearbook code 436865

 ·         Pledge to Play60 and you could win a trip to Super Bowl XLVIII.   All you have to do is answer three questions about staying fit.  What do you think your favorite player does to stay fit? Go to
NFLRush.com/Superkid to register to win by Nov. 25th.  (VB 10/29)
 
Middle School:
 ·         It’s back!! Fuel week in the cafeteria!  This month’s feature is ‘Breakfast for Lunch’. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day – even if it’s for lunch.  Today (11/15) will be Ranchero Breakfast Pizza.  Break
from your daily habit and try the awesomeness of these breakfast specials.  Fuel Up – Go Lunch!
 
·         Student council will be having their monthly meeting on November 20th instead of November 27th. It will start at 7:45 A.M. in Mrs. Hager’s room (room 259). For any questions, please see Mrs. Hager or Ms. Sarff. 
  
·         Yearbook Cover Design Contest:  Are you interested in designing the cover for the Middle School Yearbook? Combine your artistic skills with your school spirit and create a design to enter into the
Yearbook cover design contest.  All designs must be original artwork, meet the contest rules and be submitted by December 2, 2013 to be eligible.  Rules and entry forms are available in the Middles School office.
 
·         The Book Fair is coming to Westfield and we need your help to make it a successful event. Come and earn service hours as you help create decorations, cut out book marks, and prepare flyers. If you are interested in being a part of the Jr. Crew, sign up in the Media Center today. 
 
PTO:
 ·         Next PTO Meeting is Wednesday November 20th at 7:00pm in the Multi-Purpose Room.
Please join us to hear all of the exciting things we have planned for the remainder of this year!
 
·         Middle School:  Do you want Taco Bell or McDonalds on Monday Dec 2nd?  If the answer is YES, turn in as many box tops as you can by next Friday (11/22) – put your name on them in a baggie. We will pick the top 2 collectors in each grade – plus if all three collection containers are full by next Friday we will pull names from all three grades for great prizes like iTunes & 5 Below gift cards, Epic Air & more!!  Staff, we are thinking of you too.  If your grades collection container over flows, you will get a gourmet bagels for breakfast on Monday Dec. 2nd.  Please pickup collection sheets for your class in the mailroom.  Thank you so much!
 
·         Elementary School:  Calling all box top collectors –next week is the last collection for November. 
Please, please, please bring them in next week.  Every class who brings in 100 box tops between now and next Thursday will get a pizza lunch next Friday (11/22)
 
·         Westfield Spirit Wear is available for purchase either online at http://www.promoplace.com/37589/stores/westfield  or via paper order forms. Order forms are available in both offices. Samples for sizing are also available in both offices – smaller sizes in elementary and
larger sizes in the middle school. The sale will continue through Parent-Teacher Conferences. Merchandise will be delivered in time for the holiday gift giving season! (VB 11/5)
 
·         The Westfield Cares fundraiser is in full swing. Get your pie orders in to your teacher or office no later than Nov. 19th with pick up on Nov.  25th. Order forms are available in either office. Please help support this great fundraiser and get some great pies for the holidays!  (VB 11/12)
 
·         Operation  Christmas Child:  Help needy children this season by packing a shoe box with toys, candy, and toiletries or donate $10.  Turn it into Ms. Petersen's room by Nov 22nd.  Last year we collected 188 boxes - help us beat that number this year and win a prize for
your class.  For more information: see https://sites.google.com/site/wcswolvespto/classroom-news/brightentheholidaysforchildrenallovertheglobe#  (VB 11/12) – Ms. Russell’s class is in the lead!
 
Parents:
 ·         WCS is participating in a FREE dental program available to all students PreK – 8th grade on Friday Nov. 22nd.   It includes an exam by a licensed dentist and cleaning.  This exam fulfills the dental requirement for Kindergarten, 2nd & 6th grades.  Forms are available in all WCS offices (Elementary, Middle & Nurse) and must be filled out by a parent and returned to the nurses’ office no later than Friday Nov. 15th.  Any questions, call the nurses offices at 847-532-7608 or email Julie.yelton@d300.org (VB 11/5)

 ·         Attn. Parents of Kindergartners:  All kindergarten students are required by Illinois law to have proof of an eye exam by an optometrist or eye doctor (ophthalmologist) on file with the school by October 15th.  Ifyou
have not submitted your paperwork to the school nurse, please do so asap.  Required forms can be found on the D300 website under Health Services.   Any questions, call Julie Yelton at 847-532-7608.
 
·         Phone Messages:  Please inform your child of changes in transportation or after school plans BEFORE they leave for school as messages interrupt the instructional program. (Parent/Student Handbook)
 
·         Students are expected to be dressed to outside every day.  Students will stay indoors if the temperature is less than ten degrees or is raining. If your student is not wearing boots and snowpants, he/she must remain on the shoveled black top area. (Parent/Student Handbook)
 
·         Kindergarten & Preschool Registration will be held on Thursday, February 20th, 2014 from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  Please call the elementary office 847-532-7800 if you have an incoming kindergartener, who will
be 5 as of September 1, 2014 and Preschoolers must be 3 years of age to being preschool at Westfield.
 
Local:
 ·         Toys for Tots with US Marines Corp Reserve collection has started at WCS.  Boxes are in both offices to drop off your unwrapped gifts.  Collection will continue thru Dec. 13th.
 
·         5th, 6th, 7th, & 8th grade boys interested in Jr. Eagles Basketball:  tryouts will be Saturday Nov. 23rd 3 – 5pm AND Saturday Dec. 7th 8 –10am.  Both tryouts will be held at Jacobs HS and players should attend BOTH tryouts.   Questions should be directed to Coach Martens at daniel.martens@d300.org.