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Well-being Health and Youth (WHY) Surveys- for STUDENTS in Grades 4-8.

Posted November 4, 2019

Dear Parents/Guardians,

Upper Grand District School Board will be taking part in the Well-Being Health and Youth (WHY) Surveys from November 5-15. Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health has partnered with Upper Grand District School Board to conduct a survey in your child’s school.  All students in Grades 4 through 12 will be asked to complete this survey.

We …

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Principal’s Message for November

Posted November 2, 2019

November is here and the weather has certainly turned colder!  With the drop in temperature, please ensure your children are coming to school with warm clothes for outside.  Students are outside twice daily for recess and some classes engage in outdoor learning too.

As of November 1, our playground is closed for the season.  It …

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WESTWOOD SCHOOL COUNCIL PRESENTS—MACMILLANS GOODIES FUNDRAISER!

Posted October 31, 2019

Dear Parents/Guardians,

The Westwood School Council is running a fundraiser offering various MacMillams Gourmet Cookies, Gourmet Muffins, Delectable Desserts, Peanut Free Cookie Dough, Artisan Soups, and Entertaining Treats.

All the proceeds will be going to Westwood to support getting additional Technology for our children to access and use.

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PIZZA ORDERS DUE TOMORROW!

Posted October 30, 2019

This is a quick reminder that Pizza Orders are due tomorrow for the upcoming 8 weeks.

Thanks and have a great day!

Flu Clinics 2019!

Posted October 28, 2019

Parents & Guardians,

Public Health drop-in flu shot clinics have begun! Check out https://wdgpublichealth.ca/clinics-classes/flu-clinics for clinic dates and locations.

Flu season generally runs from October to April each year. The flu shot is recommended for everyone 6 months and older.

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CHOCOLATE FUNDRAISER FUNDS DUE TO SCHOOL!

Posted October 28, 2019

Hello Parents & Guardian,

We would like to thank all of our school community for taking part in our School Fundraiser and also donating.

Chocolates and/or funds were due to our school on October 22.

If you have not returned the funds or the chocolates that were not sold, please return them to the school office as …

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Immigrant Services and Settlement Worker for Westood PS!

Posted October 24, 2019

Parents/Guardians,

Our Immigrant Service Settlement Worker for Westwood is Katty Lam and her contact information is 226-332-0785.

Her email address is [email protected]

The settlement worker in schools provide newcomer parents with information and support on:

Learning English
Finding a job
Housing
Education in Canada
Health care and doctors
Legal rights and responsibilities
Other settlement needs

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LUNCHROOM SUPERVISOR WANTED!

Posted October 23, 2019

Hello Parents/Guardians,

We are looking for a lunch hour supervisor from 10:30-11:10 and 12;50-1:30 Monday to Friday.

If you are interested, please stop by the school office and drop your resume.

Thank you

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Creating a Culture of Privacy

Posted October 21, 2019

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It is the responsibility of everyone to protect students’ personal and confidential information

 

All parents, guardians, and visitors to our school are reminded that the privacy of all our students must be maintained at all times.  We are ultimately responsible for the safety and security of our students …

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The Kindness Campaign 

Posted October 17, 2019

 

 

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Let’s work together to #IncreaseKindness online

On Nov. 20, the UGDSB is launching The Kindness Campaign and we’re excited to join in! The Kindness Campaign will focus on promoting the positive use of social media and will share tips and resources for students, educators and parents/guardians.

We …

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LUNCH BOX ORDERS- Information and Ordering Details…. Please read

Posted October 16, 2019

Hello Westwood parents & guardians,

Please see below the Lunch Box Orders for the additional days of food offerings. Please take a look at the link below for the details and timelines. If you have any questions, please contact our office or Lunch Box Orders for additional support.

Wednesdays will be Boston Pizza

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COMING SOON…Additional Lunch Options through Lunch Box Orders!

Posted October 15, 2019

Hello Parents & Guardians,

We are currently in the process of organizing to have more lunch options available.

In the next couple of weeks, we will have Pasta & Chicken Fingers Wednesdays and Subway Fridays.

More details will be made available through our School Website and our Weekly Call Out.

Thank you!

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Reminders Around Early Pick Up!

Posted October 4, 2019

Hello Parents & Guardians,

If you know in advance that you have to pick up your child before the end of the school day (3:10 PM) for a previously arranged appointment,Reminder please write a note in your child’s agenda to inform the classroom teacher so that they can …

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