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Author Visit: Liesl Shurtliff

On Friday, January 27th author Liesl Shurtliff will be visiting West School students.  Ms. Shurtliff is the Bluestem nominated author of Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin.

She has been named to nine state award lists and won an IRA Children’s Book Award, as well as earning a starred review from Kirkus, proclaiming it “as good as gold.”  Author Liesl Shurtliff will be happy to sign and personalize books for students.  Please click here... More

West School Video Announcements

West School Video Announcements: The Video Broadcasting Club is sponsored by the PTO. This club is facilitated by Mrs. Kelly and Mrs. Zuhr. The students meet in the mornings to write, edit, tape, and produce the results that you see at this link: Video... More

Fourth Grade Field Trip

Underwriter’s Laboratory: During the next few weeks, each fourth grade classroom will visit Underwriter’s Laboratory in Northbrook. This field trip conincides with their energy science unit. What is Underwriter’s Laboratory? “World’s largest, not-for-profit product safety testing and certification organization with global name recognition and acceptance. Founded in 1894 in the US, it permits the use of its listing mark (the UL mark) as its stamp of approval on goods and materials after standardized and... More

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On the Horizon at West

Mark Your Calendar:
The following are important dates pertaining to West School activities and events:

January 4, 5, 10, 11, 18: Fourth Grade Fieldtrip to Underwriter’s Labortory
January 27: Author Visit… Liesl Shurtliff

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.

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Keeping the Car Line Safe

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