GAFE- Google Apps For Education

Posted September 25, 2019


Many of our staff at Westwood have Google Classroom Websites.

GAFE is a acronym for Google Apps for Education. Google is currently offering schools a hosted solution for their EmailCalendarDocsDrive,  …

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Orange Shirt Day- September 30, 2019!

Posted September 24, 2019

Orange Shirt Day: communities coming together in a spirit of reconciliation and hope because every child matters.

What is Orange Shirt Day?

Orange Shirt Day (September 30th) is a day when we honour the Indigenous children who were sent away to …

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Open House

Posted September 18, 2019

Looking forward to seeing families Thursday night from 6:00-7:30pm for our Open House.  In addition to meeting your child’s teacher, staff from Immigrant Services will be on site, as well as some of our Westwood School Council members.  Also, Mr. Akyol will have information available and a “help” station if you are having difficulty …

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Terry Fox Run

Posted September 17, 2019

On September 26th, Westwood Public School will be participating in this year’s Terry Fox School Run for cancer research. We are proud to continue the legacy of one of our country’s greatest heroes. We hope you will …

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School/Home Communication

Posted September 15, 2019

There are still a few glitches with our communication app UG Connect.  We will have information to assist parents available at our Open House on Thursday night.  Thank you for your patience!

Clothing Donations

Posted September 15, 2019

We are looking for extra clothing, particularly for kindergarten-grade 2 students.  If you have pants, shirts, or coats that your children have grown out of and you are looking to donate, we will gladly take them at the office.  Thank you!

Mr. Akyol – Vice Principal’s Message

Posted September 13, 2019

Dear Parents and Guardians:

My name is Ibrahim  (Alex) Akyol and I am the new Vice Principal of Westwood Public School. Over the past 12 years, I was a teacher and Vice Principal in the Toronto District School Board. I am very excited to be joining the Upper Grand District School …

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What you need to know to register your child for school

Posted August 12, 2019

The 2019-2020 school year begins on September 3, which means it is almost time to register your child if you are new to the Upper Grand District School Board.

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Westwood Office hours

Posted July 15, 2019

Please be aware that the school office will be CLOSED as of Friday, June 28 at 4pm, and will re-open the afternoon of Tuesday, August 27, 2019. If you need assistance over the summer, please contact the UGDSB office at 519-822-4420.  Registration for new students …

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School Messenger

Posted July 15, 2019

In the fall, Westwood will continue to use its website, online calendar and twitter to share out information to the community.  We will also be regularly using the UGDSB School Messenger app to share more immediate information through push-notifications. The app can also be used to access the website, tweets and School …

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Grade 8 Camp!

Posted June 17, 2019

The campers are off to Wahanowin for the week.  They’ll be back on Friday.  If you need to get a hold of your child, please contact the school.

Grade 8 Camp

Posted June 11, 2019

The grade 8 students are heading to Camp next week.  Be sure to pack according to the list Mr. Collier has sent you.  Campers will leave Westwood Monday morning and arrive back on Friday afternoon around 3:00pm.

School Council’s Yard Party

Posted June 8, 2019

On Monday, a flyer for our annual Yard Party (June 20th) will come home with your child.  If you would like to order pizza for your family, you must do it on-line on School Cash.  If you haven’t already signed up to pay on-line and need assistance, please contact Ms. Bulmer in the office.  …

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