April 2019 Newsletter

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 a good breakfast and be on time. Do your best!

Online Enrollment Opens for 2019-2020
Process opens around April 25th, 2019
•Go to www.usd475.org
• Click Skyward
• Click Family Access
• Enter your log in: stop in office if you do not have this
•Click each section to update/add any info
•Open each section and click “Save”
•Click “Submit” when enrollment is complete
If your family does not reside in the Westwood boundaries a Transfer
Request will need to be completed. Please pick up in the office.

Kindergarten Round-up
Informational meetings for parents and students who will enter
kindergarten in August 2019 will be held on Tuesday, April 23rd at
4:30pm in the Westwood Library. Please let friends and neighbors
know if they have a student that turns 5 years old on or before
August 31, 2019.

Classroom Field Trips
This is the time of year that we are planning many field trips. Please
remember to dress your child accordingly for these days and to wear
proper shoes for the type of trip. Also, remember to send a light
jacket if the weather is subject to change.

Scholastic Book Fair – April 8-12
This Scholastic Book Fair will be a BOGO (Buy one, Get one Free!), for
every item purchased. Look for a flyer coming home soon with the
times to visit the Westwood Library.

Be sure to call in your child’s absence by 8:30 a.m. If a parent doesn’t call, the absence is unexcused.

Doctor’s Note
All absences and tardies for appointments need a doctor’s note for our files.

Phone Numbers & Address
If your phone number or address changes please notify the office. It is very important that we are able to reach parents in case of an emergency.

Westwood PTO
Join us for our meeting on Tuesday, April 9th at 4:30 pm.

Safety Issues
With springtime here, we must remember that more students will be riding bikes and walking to and from school. Please remember to use safety at all times when crossing intersections and to respect the property of others.

Spring Cleaning
As you spring clean your children’s closets, please donate to Westwood. We are in need of shorts or pants with elastic waistbands in all sizes (children’s

No School: April 19th and 22nd
Enjoy your Easter weekend!

Westwood Elementary School | Home of the Wildcats!
1600 N. Eisenhower Dr | Junction City, Kansas 66441
Phone: (785) 717-4150 | Principal: Mrs. Kimberly Dressman

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