Westwood Elementary

News and Announcements

Back to School Curriculum Night & Last “Chromebooks at Home” Presentation

You’re invited to Back to School Night here at Westwood on Thursday, September 1, from 6:00-7:00pm.  There will be a brief welcome from our new principal in the auditorium at 6:00pm, followed by grade level presentations of information on 1:1 technology implementation, curriculum, & classroom/grade level procedures. 

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D200 Employees Recognized for Service

More than 1000 total years of hard work were recognized recently at the District’s annual back-to-school kick-off meeting for all staff.  Fifty-seven staff members from all areas of the district were recognized and thanked for their contributions.  Special congratulations went to Kirk Benda, Joy Fister, Kathy Shea and Tom White, for 30 years of service.  Please see “Read more” below for photos and a listing of all who were honored.

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Welcome to the Westwood Library!

Welcome to the Westwood Library!  As the school’s Library Media Specialist, I would like to share with you information about our library program, and about book checkout procedures and policies.

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Welcome to the Elementary Band Program!

District 200 5th grade families – now is the time to join band!  In the first few weeks of school, all 5th grade students will see a band instrument demonstration assembly, hear all the instruments and learn about how band works, and then get the opportunity to try out the instrument choices. The Band Handbook and registration materials will be going home shortly after the assembly to get students signed up.  

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D200 Staff: Apply Now for Education Foundation Grants!

A reminder to D200 staff members – The motto of the District 200 Education Foundation is “Making Things Happen That Ordinarily Would Not.”  Let them help YOU make things happen in District 200 by applying for a 2016-17 Ed Foundation Impact Grant.  The grant application process is now open.  

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4th Grade Orchestra Begins Soon!

4th Grade Beginning Orchestra will be starting very soon!  The students will hear demonstration concerts on Friday, August 19th at their elementary school.  The instruments are Violin, Viola, Cello, and Bass.  The 4th grade students will all receive information packets to bring home on August 19th. 

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New System Allows Parents Easy Access to Bus Routing Information

District 200 is pleased to announce the implementation of a new online system which will allow parents easy access to current bus routing information. The information available to parents reflects all changes in busing routes.  However, it does not provide real-time tracking of buses. See "Read more" below for log-in information.  The log-in link can also be accessed from all school websites by using the blue navigational bar on the left side of the page, labeled "Bus Route Info."

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Help Your Bus Driver Find You!

As we prepare for a new school year, the D200 Transportation Department has an important reminder for our rural families: Please make sure that your address is clearly marked in front of your driveway or road so the bus driver can easily find your stop.

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Upcoming Events

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August 30, 2016

School Picture Day

August 31, 2016

One Hour Late Start

September 1, 2016

Westwood Back to School Night

September 1, 2016

Last Chromebook at Home Presentation

September 5, 2016

No School - Labor Day Holiday

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