Girl Standing next to Science Experiment


Thursday evening the USD475 K-5 STEM Team hosted the third annual STEM Fair at JCMS. This event celebrates projects that combine Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. The night offered a glimpse into STEM learning that is happening in our elementary Read more

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Gemini Presentation

Gemini Redesign Westwood Gemini Vision Vision: We commit to inspire, encourage and prepare all students to think critically and to use their talent and creativity to thrive in the global community. Gemini Smart Goals Westwood students will engage in project Read more

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Online Enrollment

We’re glad you’re spending the year in Geary County Schools USD 475! When to use Returning Student Online Registration: If your student is currently enrolled and attending a school within our district and will return to that same school for the coming school Read more

May 2018 eNewsletter

Mark Your Calendar Thursday, May 3rd • Schools in Review, 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 7th • Professional Development Day, No School Thursday, May 17th • Field Day, All Day. Plan for an active day. Please wear sunscreen and Read more

Students Dressed as Insects

The Little Pollinators

Second graders at Westwood Elementary have been immersed in learning about life cycles of plants and bugs for several weeks now.  A great culminating activity was sought and the Reader’s Theater titled “The Little Pollinators” was born.  Students studied their Read more

Student with Chef Hat and Apron on in front of Table of Ingredients

Mrs. Major’s Little Chefs At Westwood

Mrs. Debra Major’s Kindergarten class at Westwood Elementary is doing something very unique this semester! Each child has been asked to share a recipe from their family that is significant or meaningful in some way. Every Wednesday two students get to Read more

Student Painting on Paper at Table

Kindergarten Round Up

If you have a child that will be five years old on or before August 31, 2018, you will want to attend one of Geary County Schools USD 475 Kindergarten Round Ups. Parents will have the opportunity to: meet kindergarten Read more

Student Standing in front of Mowers

Career On Wheels

As part of Westwood Elementary’s State Assessments kick off, they are having a College and Career week to help students to think about the future! With many activities planned out, a big activity is their Careers on Wheels event on Wednesday March 28th. Read more

April 2018 eNewsletter

State Testing During the month of April, state tests will be given to our 3rd/4th/ 5th graders in the subject areas of reading, math and science. Teachers will send home notes about dates and times for each grade level. Eat Read more