As a reminder, dates for high school transition activities for 8th grade students are listed on our website at
Attention Westfield Community School,

Have you been going through your attic, garage, or basement this past week getting your holiday decorations out?  Are you noticing a lot of “stuff” that you don’t use? How about your closets and toy rooms…. Do you have extra items accumulating there? We have a solution for your stuff!

The Westfield Community School Relay for Life team is hosting an in-door Rummage Sale and Craft Fair on Saturday, January 25. Why not bring your extra “stuff” and try to sell it? We will provide the space, tables, and advertising, you bring a cash box and your items priced to sell. You get to keep any profit you make, all while supporting a good cause- the Westfield Relay for Life Team.  See the attached flier for more information or contact the Middle School office at 847-532-7600. 
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To order your middle school yearbook, please follow these steps:
  • Go to
  • 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.

Book Fair


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

Westfield Middle School Parents:

If you have been experiencing issues logging into the PTC Wizard, please try the following steps:
  1. enter the email address that you use to log into the Infinite Campus Parent Portal.
  2. enter your temporary password, which is parent.
  • Click on the Sign In button. 
If you continue to have issues after trying this method, please contact Cindy Rakowski via email at or telephone at 847.532.7804 so that we can address the issues.

We apologize for the inconvenience this has caused, and thank you for your patience.

We are looking forward to seeing you at parent teacher conferences.

8th Grade Parents:

Attached to this message is a flyer containing information about the 2013 High School EXPLORE Night which will occur on December 2, 2013, from 6:30-8:00 pm. Please plan on attending this event at the high school that your child will be attending next year.

At this event, parents/students will learn about electives, clubs, sports and other activities as well as meet high school staff. Students will also receive results from the recent EXPLORE test.

Please view the flyer when you have the opportunity. If you have any questions, please contact the individuals identified on the flyer.
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Dear Middle School Parents:

As you may know, parent teacher conferences will be upon us soon. In order to make the process as smooth as possible, we wanted to provide you with some specific informtion. Please note that you will not be able to register for a conference until October 28. Please view the parent letter as well as the PTC Wizard help guide for parents:
We believe that parent-teacher communication plays a vital role in the success of children. Therefore, we strongly encourage you to participate in a conference and we look forward to seeing you. As always, thank you for your continued support.

As part of our school improvement plan, we are working at creating a home-school compact. A compact is a document that outlines the basic shared responsibilities of staff, parents and students to ensure our students have a fruitful learning experience. To create the document, students and staff at Westfield have provided ideas and given feedback to several drafts. Before finalizing the document, we would like for parents to provide input as well. Below are two links. The first link is the most recent draft. Please review this draft while completing the survey. The second link is the survey. All information that you provide is confidential, and we will not ask you for any personal information. Please also note that while we will not include all suggestions, we will strongly consider all comments in the formulation of this document. The survey will close on October 7, 2013. Thank you for your input!

As a reminder, tomorrow is another middle school late start. School begins at 10:10am.

2013 ISAT Results


ISAT results will be sent home today with students in grades 4-8, including sixth graders who attended Lincoln Prairie, Neubert, and Lake in the Hills Elementary School last year. There are two specific items that you should expect to see.
  1. The student booklet containing your child's individual results. Students in grades 5 and 8 will have results in the areas of math, reading and science, while students in grades 4, 6, and 7 will have results in the areas of math and reading.
  2. A letter from Community Unit School District 300. Last year the state board realigned the scoring of the ISAT. Please view the letter to gain a better understanding of these changes.

If your child began attending Westfield (or the elementary feeder school for sixth graders) after March 2013, he/she may not be bringing home results. In this instance, contact your child's previous school for this information.