Our Spring Book Fair will be Monday, March 3rd - Friday, March 7th. Students will be able to browse and shop during school hours for their favorite books.
Make sure to Join Us on Thursday, March 6th from 6:00pm - 8:00pm for our Family Reading Night. The Food Trucks will be back and this time they are bigger and better! We will have 3 trucks to choose from. Come get a bite to eat starting at 5:30pm. This is another great event for the entire family that you do not want to miss!
Our next PTA meeting will be held Tuesday, March 11th at 9:00am in the cafeteria. There will not be a PTA meeting in February.
CHORUS IS CANCELLED
Monday March 3rd and Wednesday Marth 5th
Rehearsals will resume on Monday, March 10th.
The Pre-Sale of the 2013-2014 yearbook is underway.
We are excited to be able to include an image of the cover design to prepare you for what will be the most excitingcollection of images and memories of this year at Westchester Elementary School.
Click here for the order form and place your payment in an envelope, and have your child give it to his/her teacher at school.
Click here to see a sample of the cover.
NORTH AREA MAGNET SHOWCASE
Parents and student are invited to the
First Annual North Area Magnet Showcase!!!
Receive information about
Magnet and Innovative Programs from 23 schools!!!
Application Window: December 1, 2013 - February 12, 2014
Broward Estates - Charles Drew - Deerfield Park - Royal Palm - Sanders Park
Crystal Lake - Margate - Parkway - Pompano
Silver Lakes - Sunrise - William Dandy
Atlantic Technical Center - Blanche Ely - Boyd Anderson - Coral Springs
Deerfield - Fort Lauderdale - Northeast – Pompano - South Plantation
Grades 6-12 Schools
Dillard - Lauderhill
When: Monday, December 9, 2013 from 5-9 PM
Where: Broward College, North Campus (OMNI AUDITORIUM)
1000 Coconut Creek Boulevard
Coconut Creek, FL 33066
Free Admission and Parking
Please share with parents and students!
For Additional Information
Contact: Lenecia McCrary
ACCEPTING REGISTRATIONS FOR
2013-2014 SCHOOL YEAR!
In order for your child to attend Westchester Elementary you must live within our boundaries.
The following documents are required for registration:
ORIGINAL PROOF OF AGE
(Child must be 5 years old on or before September 1, 2012)
CURRENT IMMUNIZATION ON HRS FORM
PHYSICAL EXAM DATED WITHIN ONE YEAR OF THE DATE THE CHILD ENTERS SCHOOL.
TWO (2) PROOFS OF RESIDENCY
PARENT/GUARDIAN PHOTO I.D.
SchoolPaymentSolutions.com is an online payment portal especially designed to allow parents to make quick and easy online payments to their children's school accounts. The system allows parents to manage their children's lunch accounts, and manage other school accounts (such as lab fees or book fees), quickly and easily.
Some parents have been dropping students off on campus too early. Students should
not be dropped off before 7:30 a.m., there is no adult supervision on campus before 7:30 a.m. Dismissal time is 2:00 p.m. Please be sure to arrive for pick up on time. We are having many students picked up late in the afternoons. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.
The Florida Department of Education has developed an online tool to help parents and families throughout the state learn about changes to our standards and accessments. This new resource, Success Measures will provide parents and students with information on what is being taught and tested in our classrooms.
Log on today to learn more about:
The materials students will be learning, when and how students will be tested, and
why our accessment program is changing.
Try these three steps to learn more:
1. Go to www.fldoe.org/successmeasures
2. Select a grade level and school year
3. Submit the course(s) in Reading/Language
ACCESSING VIRTUAL COUNSELOR
1.Click here or vist https://www.browardschools.com/virtualcounselor/
2. Sign in as a STUDENT
3. Enter STUDENT ID # (found in your child's agenda)
4. Enter your child's birthday in the following format month/day/year ex: 11/30/2003
You can click on the drop down box on the top left and access all test scores by clicking on TEST SCORES at the bottom.
Pursuant to the Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment (PPRA) (20 USC §1232h; 34 CFR Part 98),
parents, guardians, or eligible students (over the age of 18 or emancipated) have certain rights
pertaining to surveys, the collection and use of information for marketing purposes, and certain
physical exams. Click here for more information
The School Board of Broward County, Florida, prohibits any policy or procedure which results in discrimination on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, marital status, race, religion or sexual orientation. Individuals who wish to file a discrimination and/or harassment complaint may call Equal Educational Opportunities (EEO) at (754) 321-2150 or Teletype Machine TTY (754) 321-2158.
In addition to this statement, under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the District is responsible for notifying job applicants, employees, students, parents and the public of our obligation to provide accommodations to otherwise qualified individuals with disabilities. Therefore, any notice inviting parents, employees, students or the public to apply for vacancies, register for classes, or attend functions, meetings, conferences, training or any other District or school-based event, must include the following statement:
Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call Equal Educational Opportunities (EEO) at
(754) 321-2150 or Teletype Machine TTY (754) 321-2158.
Should you have any questions regarding these statements, please contact Ms. Dildra Martin Ogburn, Director, Benefits/Compliance at 754-321-2150.
Florida Senate Bill 1908 requires that schools post a copy of their most recent kitchen sanitation inspection on their website. Click here for a copy of the inspection.