Wednesday, September 27th: Tom Watson, author of the fun and popular children’s book series, Stick Dog and Stick Cat, will visit with West School third graders. Mr. Watson’s book, Stick Dog has been nominated for the 2018 Bluestem Book Award, Illinois Children’s Choice Award. Mr. Watson will be happy to sign and personalize books for students. Please print out the book order form and return to Mrs. Kelly in the West CLC by Friday,... More
An American Road Trip: This year’s West School Fair will be on Friday, October 20. Our theme is “An American Road Trip.” The West School Fair is an annual PTO event where families and friends enjoy games, food, and fun. As part of the fair, the PTO sponsors the ever-popular Cake Walk. We need cakes, and a lot of them.
Please support the fair by baking or buying a cake: Cake Order Form
Botanic Garden Pondering the Prairie: In a few weeks, our third graders will be visiting the Chicago Botanic Garden. This field trip will support the third grade science curriculum. “While at the Garden, the third graders will explore the Garden’s Dixon Prairie to learn about plant adaptations and ecosystem interactions. Their observations will provide evidence to explain why these plants survive well in a prairie habitat and to argue that the... More
Mark your calendars for the annual West School Fair! It will be held on October 20 from 5:30pm - 7:00pm at West School. Plan ahead and order your dinner now: West School Fair Flyer More information will be available here and on the PTO web site in the coming weeks.
Mark Your Calendar:
The following are important dates pertaining to West School activities and events:
October 3, 4, 5: Third Grade to Botanic Gardens
October 19, 20: PTO Scholastic Book Fair
October 20: West School Fair
October 27: End of 1st Quarter
October 31: Halloween Parade at 2pm
Read more about these West School events by regularly visiting our school web page: West School Web Page. We will keep the West School Calendar current.
Welcome to West School: On the first day of school all third 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... More