ACCEPTING REGISTRATIONS FOR
2015-2016 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, 2015)
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.
Code of Student Conduct Distribution Process 2015-2016
Statement to Parents:
“Parents and students, on July 1,2015 the 2015-2016 Code of Student Conduct Handbook will be posted on Broward Schools’ website at [ http://www.browardschools.com/ ]http://www.browardschools.com.Parents and students may also access theCodeof Student Conduct Handbook through the BEEP Portal or use their smartphones to scan the Quick ResponseCode (QRC) on any of the Code Book posters displayed throughout the school’s campus.”
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.
5th Graders Getting Ready to Travel to Washington, DC
The 5thgraders are planning to travel to Washington, DC on December 9 – 11.
If you are interested in this exciting trip please see Mrs. Marsitand let her know of your decision.
There will be 45 spots available for the trip. A waitinglist will be started if more names are needed.
A request to visit the White House has already been made.Other sites visited will include: Lincoln Memorial, Jefferson Memorial,Washington Monument, The Capitol, Ford’s Theater, World War II Memorial,Holocaust Museum, Arlington Cemetery, Smithsonian Museums and more.
A non – refundabledeposit will be needed before August 28th to reserve your spot.Act now and have an opportunity to travel to our nation’s capital.
Westchester Shoe Laces Being Sold NOW
Forthe very first time, Westchester students will have the opportunity to purchasecustomized shoe laces. The cost of thepair is $5.00. They went on sale at the Meet and Greet Day August 21, 2015.All students attending Westchester can purchase them and show their WILDCATSPIRIT.
If you want to purchase your pair, come to the cafeteria in the morningbetween 7:30 am and 8:00 am.
Please bringthe exact cost with you. COST FOR THE LACES IS $5.00/pair.
(The purchase of the laces is helping our5th graders attend the field trip to Washington, DC)
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.
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.
Click here to view your child's school financial report.
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.
If you would like to order a class shirt please click here and you will be directed to the site with the shirts/
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.