Fourth Grade: Erin’s Law 2021
Erin’s Law: The State of Illinois mandates that children in grades pre-kindergarten through high school be educated on the topics of child sexual abuse, awareness, and prevention. The week of March 15th, fourth grade classes will be participating in a social-worker-led awareness program on this topic. Our social worker, Talia Nathan and Anum Zafar, will be visiting each classroom to address the topic in an age-appropriate manner for our 4th grade students. Our teachers and... More
March: Women’s History Month
West Students Learn About Women’s History: March is Women’s History Month. Students and staff will be learning about the lives, history, and contributions of both well-known and not so well-known American Women. Using their iPads, students are able to access information about these notable women through QR codes that are attached to posters and bulletin boards throughout our main corridor.
West School Carline Procedures 2020-21
Welcome to West School: On the first day of school all third-graders and new fourth-graders, were instructed on the safe way to enter and exit cars in our car line. Students were taught to enter and exit cars on the curbside. For the West School Car Line, this means that students will enter and exit cars on the driver’s side of the car, which will be the curbside. Please be mindful of our neighbors living along the... More
Frequently Asked Questions
We appreciate the many questions which have been shared regarding our plans for the opening of the 2020-2021 school year. In order to more thoroughly address these, we have prepared a Frequently Asked Questions document. This reflects the latest information from CDC and the Illinois State Board of Education as of July 26, 2020. We will continue to update this as additional information is shared to guide our planning.