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WESTWOOD CHOCOLATE FUNDRAISER- October 7-22

Posted October 4, 2019

Dear Parents & GLS Chocolateuardians:

We are asking for your support and participation to help raise funds again this year!

Westwood PS Chocolate Fundraiser starts on Monday, October 7th and we need your help to raise funds to support initiatives at the school and make it a huge success! …

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Principal’s Update for October

Posted October 3, 2019

If your child was in grade 3 or 6 in the spring, you will recall they wrote EQAO which is a Provincial Assessment that focuses on Reading, Writing and Math.  The results are in and have been sent home with your child.  School results will be shared with School Council and posted to the …

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Job action and labour updates: Information for parents/guardians 

Posted October 3, 2019

Parents/guardians are encouraged to visit www.ugdsb.ca/labour for on-going updates from the school board regarding provincial job action. 

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2019-2020 Immunization Assessment Calendar from Public Health

Posted October 2, 2019

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Dear Parents & Guardians,

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health (WDGPH) is required to collect and review immunization records for all students.

If the parent/guardian fails to update missing information, the student may be suspended for up to 20 school days. Please make sure Public Health has all …

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October 2nd is International Walk to School Day!

Posted September 30, 2019

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Participate in International Walk to School Day on October 2nd, 2019!

A walk outdoors is good for our hearts and minds!

In October we celebrate …

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Debunking Myths About Vaping!

Posted September 30, 2019

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Information from Public Health:
Myths about vaping
E-cigarettes, also known as e-cigs, e-hookahs, vapes, vape pens, mods, and tank systems, are battery-operated devices that change a liquid chemical (e-juice) into an aerosol that can be inhaled. Knowing the facts about the risks of vaping can …

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School News from Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health October 2019- Immunization Date: November 6, 2019!

Posted September 30, 2019

Information from Public Health:
Cancer sucks! It’s a devastating, horrible disease that tears families apart, causes financial and psychological stress, and brutally takes lives.
Cancers such as cervical, anal, penile, vaginal, oropharyngeal, vulvar are caused by a Human Papillomavirus (HPV) infection. Researchers have been frantically working on a vaccine to prevent the infection from happening in …

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Westwood Hornets Spirit Wear Orders

Posted September 27, 2019

Dear Westwood Community!

We have received the sample items in our office.  A  flyer was sent home with your child/ren recently. Should you want to order any items, please use that flyer to complete and send it back to our school with the exact amounts by October 9th. The orders will be sent to the …

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GAFE- Google Apps For Education

Posted September 25, 2019

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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!

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