Welcome to Westwood!

View the latest PAW newsletter here. 
 
 

Kindergarten Information Meeting for upcoming students will be held in the Gym at Westwood on Thursday, May 8th from 6:00-7:00 PM. Join us for a meeting followed by a tour of the kindergarten rooms and light refreshements. Children will participate in classrooms while parents are at the meeting.

Mark your calendars for the end of the year Westwood School Picnic!

Join us for food and fun on Thursday, May 22nd, 5:00 to 7:30.  The Boy Scouts will serve dinner for those interested in purchasing it.  Inflatables are available from 6:00 - 7:30.  Don't forget, the BOGO Book Fair is held in the library during that week also. It will be open during the picnic.  See you there.

Watch the fun interview with UTVS on the Coin Wars here

Geography Bee

On January 10, Grade 5 held their grade level Geography Bee.  The winning student received a certificate and a medal.  In addition, the first place winner takes a written, multiple-choice Qualifying Test for the state competition.  The first place winner of the state competition Bee advances to the national level.  The televised final round of the 2014 National Geographic Bee will be held on May 21, 2014.  Visit www.nationalgeographic.com/geobee to find broadcast information for the 2014 National Geographic Bee.

Congratulations to Eryn Bloom, Westwood's Geography Bee winner.  Tyler Gaustad received the second place ribbon and Megan Vasek received the third place ribbon and both received certificates.  The students were coached by Mrs. Witte-Nyberg. Good luck Eryn!

Spelling Bee

Grade 5 held their grade level Spelling Bee on January 17.  The winner of the Spelling Bee was Chloe Swanson.  Chloe received a ribbon and certificate and also receives a FREE one-year subscription to Encyclopedia Britannica Online for Kids (a $69.95 value).  Second place went to Lydia Deavel, third place to Arin Campa and fourth place to Olivia Goedert.  All of these students received ribbons and a certificate.

April Students of the Month

 

March Students of the Month

 

 

February Students of the Month

 

January Students of the Month

December Students of the Month


Check out the student art work on display at SCSU.

 

Click here to view art work

Westwood hosted a 6 team US Academic Triathlon meet on Friday, December 6 and congratulations go out to Westwood Team C089 who took first place. Team members are Lydia Deavel, Heiley Jongeward, Ethan Logeman, Chloe Swanson and Megan Vasek. Coaches are Connie Logeman and Jona Deavel. Second place ribbons went to St. Katharine Drexel School.  

Congratulations again to Westwood's USAT Team C089 for taking first place at Sartell Middle School's USAT meet on January 10.  This was a nine team competition with teams from Sartell, Clearview, St. Katharine Drexel, Kennedy, Madison and St. Boniface.  Team members are:  Lydia Deavel, Heiley Jongeward, Ethan Logeman, Chloe Swanson and Megan Vasek.  Coaches are Jona Deavel and Connie Logeman.

Westwood was the host site on January 31 for a six-team USAT meet.  There were (4) Kennedy teams and (2) Westwood teams at this competition.  Congratulations to Westwood Team C089 for taking second place.  Team members are:  Lydia Deavel, Heiley Jongeward, Ethan Logeman, Chloe Swanson & Megan Vasek.  They are coached by Jona Deavel & Connie Logeman.  

Regional competition meets are scheduled for February 28.  Westwood teams will compete at Madison and Talahi schools. All teams taking first place at the five area Regional Meets will advance to the State Tournament on March 22.  Good luck to our Westwood teams at Regionals.

 United Way offers quality after school activities and help for students and parents. Check out the available links through United Way!

See the 5th grade Bully PSA, click here: "Stand Up...Don't Bystand!"

Congratulations to Westwood's LEEA Winners!

"Leadership in Educational Excellence"

Ms. Dollman Stoll and her Art Students

Fifteen Westwood artists have work on exhibit in the Vera Russell Gallery, located in The College of Education Building at St. Cloud State University. The exhibit consists of 45 large frames for two-dimensional work and three glass cases.  The location allows viewing by hundreds of students, staff, and faculty members of St. Cloud State each day.  You are welcome and encouraged to visit the exhibit. The College of Education Building is open most evenings and Saturdays.  

November Students of the Month
October Students of the Month
September Students of the Month

P.A.W. needs you!  
Parent Association of Westwood
Want more offered for your kids?  Enjoy being creative?  Don't mind helping out? Want to get to know other parents? Enjoy being a leader or organizing events? We need you!  Parents who get involved in their child's school, improve their students test scores and grades, their attendance at school and getting their homework done. It helps their children have a positive attitude, makes them more likely to graduate from high school and go on to college.  Can't beat all of those positives! P.A.W. meets at Westwood Media Center the first Monday of the month at 6:30 P.M.

  Looking to register for school at Westwood?

Registration for all new students will be taken at the School Link Welcome Center in the Roosevelt Education Center--3015 3rd St. N, St. Cloud.

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