Thank you! Thank you!

The Westwood Staff have been spoiled this week and we want to say a huge thank you to all the families who sent in food, cards and took the time to reach out and thank us for all of our hard work and dedication.  We think Westwood is a wonderful place to be and this week only highlighted how fortunate we are in this community.  Have an amazing long weekend!  See everyone on Tuesday!

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January’s WOW awards!

On Wednesday, we held our WOW awards assembly for January’s theme of Perseverance.  The following students demonstrated determination and a “stick to it” attitude in all areas of school life.

KA  – Zach Lewis and Hanna Qin

KB – MacKenzie Harrison and Hayden McMurrer

KD – Jude Muncey and Katelyn Rogers

KF – Logan MacKenzie and Gideon MacSweyn

KG – Grace Cranford and Sebastien Morford

KH – Daniel Grandy, Isabella MacKay and Lucas Wolfe

KI – Robbie Dennis

KJ – Emrys Burt, Savannah Gagnon and Griffin Gairns

1A – Alistar MacDonald

1B – Hannah Peters

1C – Layla Full and Carter Mill

1D – Aiden Connolly and Carter Dowling

1E – Olivia Brett and Gavin MacDonald

1F – Lily Fisher and Kable Richards

1G – Levi McKinnon and Anna Murray

1H – Wyatt Csernyik, Charlotte Lord and Madison Myers

2A – Dakota Mullally and Sadie Stead

2B – Dylan Cavanagh and Carter MacDonald

2C – Kiara Cheung and Nancy Yoo

2E – Kynissa Landry and Colton McMurrer

2F – Zach Kirby and Simon Morash

2G – Ava Davies and Henry Steeves

2H – Geordon Frizzell and Chloe MacInnis

3A – Theresa Burt, Canaan Ellsworth-Reid and Janie Reardon

3B – Danika Laybolt

3C – Brody Boulter and Rebekah Woodworth

3D –  Alex Full

3E – Caden MacAusland and Bronwyn O’Meara

3F – Alexa Aiken and Carmen Greencorn

3G – Ava Grace Lumsden and Chloe Paynter

Our progress so far this year…

It is hard to believe, but we are almost half way through the school year!  At Westwood, we are committed to continual professional growth. As educators, we are dedicated and focused on providing quality education for all of our students.  An important part of growth is taking the time to reflect on all the positive things happening at Westwood.  Our school goals team met last week to review all of the work we have completed thus far on our school goals.  Please click on the following to read on all the great things happening at Westwood!

Mid Year School Goals Reflection 2018

 

A mountain of LOST and FOUND

 

 

       

Dear Families, 

Our lost and found bins are once again overflowing!  Today, we weeded out items with names, but this is what has been collected since Mid-December (three tables)!!!  Teachers send their students up to check for lost items, but we notice that children don’t often recognize their own things.  If you are missing any clothing, would you please stop by the school and have a look?   These items will be bagged up and sent to charity by the end of next week (January 26th).

Also, please ensure you are labeling ALL of your children’s clothes.  This helps us get things back to their owners!  

 

 

 

Our Empathetic Students!

We held our WOW assemblies last week.  The following students were rewarded for demonstrating great Empathy during the month of December.

KA Dean Chew

Joey Cormier

KB Lauren Kenny

Isaac Platts

KD Lincoln Clements

Jack Pickard

KF Kole Carter
KG Skye Bowness

Mae Chisholm

KH Camden Tremere
KI Luke Peters

Brooklynn Clark

KJ Emrys Burt

Raylynn Richards

Evelyn Brioux

1A Emily Corbett

Savannah MacVane

1B Sullivan Fanning
1C Isaac MacNevin

Dane Simpson

1D Danica Dennis

Judah McQuillan

1E Taite Wooldridge
1F Braylynn Murphy

Logan Stretch

1G Chloe Cameron

Colm Mansour

1H Hannah Jack

Molly Mitchell

2A JonahMacDonald

Jamie Peterhans

2B Mya Coakes

William MacLean

2C Jorja MacDonald

Nolan Potts

2E Beth Ashley

Jovi MacEachern

2F Jace Larter

Ben McMillan

2G Owen Livingston

Aislyn McAdam

2H Ruby Keller
3A Lila Arsenault

Devin Havenga

3B London Corbett
3C Reese Fall

Jack MacDonald

3D Parker MacKinnon

Dustin Thompson

3E Darby Marshall

Halle Murray

3F Ava MacDonald

Fiona Muise

Jax Ulvstal

3G Alyannah Morrissey

Griffith Stewart

Desperately Seeking Breakfast Program Volunteers !!

We are in need of volunteers for our Breakfast Program!! Particularly for Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays. Our Breakfast Program is incredibly busy and an important part of our school day. We simply cannot run it without our amazing volunteers. Volunteering for the program will take a little over an hour of your time in the morning (7:45 – 9:00 a.m. or so). We appreciate the volunteer efforts of parents, grandparents, and community members in keeping this wonderful program going. Please contact Terra at 902-368-6855 if you are interested in volunteering (or need more information).  All volunteers must complete a criminal record check including the vulnerable sector. 

Unfortunately, if we are unable to secure enough volunteers our Breakfast Program is at risk of closing on some days.

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays

Over the last couple of weeks, Christmas spirit has taken over Westwood Primary as each hollow attempted to “out do” each other decorating, showcasing their work and sharing their Christmas joy.  On Friday, Hot 105.5 visited to judge our decorated hollows and chose Yellow Hollow as the winners in the hollow challenge.   Well done, Yellow!  Of course, we think all of our hollows were beautiful and that all of our students and teachers did an amazing job!

Yellow Hollow – Santa’s Workshop Winners
Green Hollow – Land of Sweets – Nutcracker
Blue Hollow – Griswald’s Family Chirstmas
Red Hollow – Winter Wonderland

Wishing all of our Westwood families a wonderful Chirstmas and a very happy New Year! See you in 2018! 

Sincerely, 

Westwood Primary