Upcoming Dates

  • Holidays Around the World

    Wednesday, December 19th

  • FinanceCommittee/Impact Committee Meeting

    Thursday, December 20th @ 5:00 PM & 6:00 PM

  • Spirit Day – Pajama Day

    Thursday, December 20th

  • Talent show Deadline to Sign Up

    Thursday, December 20th

  • Winter Break

    Friday, December 21st – Friday, January 4th

Celebrations

Thank you to the Explorer families who supported our Barnes & Noble Bookfair this year by wrapping presents and attending our family night! It was an enjoyable event for all!

Thank you to the Explorer families who supported our Barnes & Noble Bookfair this year by wrapping presents and attending our family night! It was an enjoyable event for all!

Our Glee Club After School Enrichment program performed their winter recital this week. Students sang songs from the Greatest Showman. Thank you to all of the families who came out to support our Explorers!

Our Glee Club After School Enrichment program performed their winter recital this week. Students sang songs from the Greatest Showman. Thank you to all of the families who came out to support our Explorers!

The energy in Mrs. Miksits sixth grade Science class was so exciting this week. Students studied, blew bubbles, and measured their circumference. #JoyfulLearning

The energy in Mrs. Miksits sixth grade Science class was so exciting this week. Students studied, blew bubbles, and measured their circumference. #JoyfulLearning

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Announcements

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Spirit Day – Pajama Day: Thursday, December 20th is pajama day. Please follow the dress code guidelines below for spirit day:

  • Clothes must be free of inappropriate wording and images
  • All shirts must have sleeves, no sleeveless shirts.
  • All clothing must be free of rips and tears
  • All clothing must fit properly. Pants around the natural waist, tops completely covering the torso area

Talent Show Audition Sign-Ups – Due Thursday 12/20: Click HERE to sign up to audition for our Talent Show. Please note that we will not have group dance performances this year, instead will be showcasing our After School Enrichment programs with short performances.

  • Audition sign-up Deadline: Thursday, December 20th
  • Audition time slot notification: Friday, January 11th
  • Talent Show Day: Friday, February 15th @ 6:00 PM

Lost and Found: Our lost and found is overflowing with jackets, lunch boxes, water bottles and more! Please check for any missing items by Thursday, December 20th. All unclaimed items will be donated over Winter Break.

Winter Break: School will be closed Friday, December 21st to Friday, January 4th. Our BASE program will be open from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM on December 21st and January 2nd to 4th. As a reminder, Thursday, December 20th is a full day of school, not an early release date.

In case you missed it:

Winter Enrichment Classes – Sign Up Today: Click HERE to see AS Live class offerings, prices, and links to sign up. Enrichment will start Monday, January 7. Scholarships are available; there is a spot on the sign-up form to indicate that you would like a scholarship. Email live@westlakecharter.com with questions.

AS Live Clubs Volunteers: UPDATE: We have TWO student-led clubs that simply need an adult supervisor. If you would like to jump on this opportunity (no prep required!!), email Allison Chavez. You can also click HERE to sign up to lead your own club next session. It’s fun and easy, and the kids love the experiences you offer! Email live@westlakecharter.com with questions.

Call for Coaches: Families, we’re recruiting BASKETBALL and DODGEBALL coaches and referees for our winter season of Explorer Athletics! Click HERE for more information, to sign up to help out, OR refer a coach! Click HERE for the link for teen coach sign-ups. Email Allison Chavez achavez@westlakecharter.com with questions.

Olympic Triathlon Results: The Olympic Triathlon was a fantastic event raising over $55,000 for Westlake Charter School! Congratulations to Mrs. Block’s and Mrs. Hilliard’s classes for hitting their class goal of $3,000 and earning a class party. Additionally, congratulations to Mrs. Rice’s and Mrs. Riehl’s classes for reaching the highest percentage of participation. They also win a class party!

Here are the individual’s with the highest total raised:

  1. Megan Gawlick
  2. Destiny Rogers
  3. Albita Owens
  4. James Chisum
  5. Will Chisum
  6. Aiden Ao
  7. Sophia Rose-Chubb
  8. Cadence Tinio
  9. Alan Attarian
  10. Gia Sandhu

Congratulations to all of you!

My Princess and Me Dance: The 7th annual My Princess & Me Dance is coming up on February 2nd from 6-8pm.  Dads, Grandpas, Uncles, Friends or Father-figures are invited to escort their special girl (ages 4 to 13) to this enchanted evening and make them feel like a Princess. The evening includes dancing, dessert, photos and many unforgettable memories. Tickets are now available for purchase at http://westlakewave.com/events/dance/.

Rubio’s Family Night Out: Please join us on December 19th from 4:30-8:30pm at Rubio’s located at 3551 Truxel Road for another Family Night Out Fundraiser. They will be giving 50% of the pre-tax sales back to WCS! We hope to see you there!

Kudos: Thank you to our incredible WCS Admin team. Years ago our school made a commitment to work side by side with the community to accomplish Westlake’s mission. This team has gone above and beyond to guarantee WAVE is successful, impactful and supported. Our Administration works behind the scenes each and every day to ensure academic excellence and social emotional development, student safety, staff support and so much more. We are proud and honored to have such a caring and dedicated Administrative Team at Westlake Charter School!