February 2020 Newsletter

Winter Reminder
Students will go outside for recess if the temperature or wind chill factor is above 20 degrees. Please keep your winter safety guidelines near in case we have a bad winter storm. It lists the radio stations to listen to for the school cancellations or early dismissals.

Nurse Notes
Hands-free is the way to be-for cold and flu prevention. Don’t touch your face with your hands during cold and flu season. Germs that cause colds and flu that are on your hands will not enter your body unless you touch your eyes, nose, or mouth.

National School Counseling Week
This year’s theme is School Counselors: Helping Build Better Humans
with several activities planned for the week of February 3-7.

New Westwood Gym Ribbon Cutting
On Wednesday, February 12th please join us at 1:30 p.m. for the ribbon cutting ceremony on our new Westwood Gym. Come and see this new space that we are extremely thankful for!

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Happy Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day Parties
Classroom Valentine’s Day parties will be held on Friday, February 14th. Students are asked to wear hearts or red, pink, and white that day. Healthy party snacks are encouraged.

Absences
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.

Lost & Found
Come in and check for any missing items.

Westwood PTO
Join us for our meeting on Tuesday, February 11 at 4:30 pm.

Westwood Site Council – 2/14
We encourage all parents to join our Site Council meeting on
Friday, February 14th at 12:00. This group serves to provide advice and counsel on the implementation of the School Improvement Plan.

No School – 2/17
No School on Monday, February 17th due to a Professional Development Day for staff.

Class Pictures
Photographer is coming Thursday, March 26th.

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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