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Upcoming Dates

  • Finance Committee Meeting

    Thursday, February 28th @ 5PM

  • Charter Impact Meeting

    Thursday, February 28th @ 6PM

  • Trimester Ends

    Friday, March 1st

  • Parent Teacher Conferences – Early Release

    Monday, March 4th – Friday, March 8th  

  • Public Random Lottery

    Monday, March 4th @ 5PM

Celebrations

Our 8th grade explorers shared their creativity and voice at the Forces showcase. Powerful words written and performed by students!

Our 8th grade explorers shared their creativity and voice at the Forces showcase. Powerful words written and performed by students!

Shout out to our BASE staff for having fun with our students over President's Week Break! Students enjoyed their favorite activities like basketball and crafts, as well as special activities like kinetic sand, pancakes, and homemade salsa!

Shout out to our BASE staff for having fun with our students over President’s Week Break! Students enjoyed their favorite activities like basketball and crafts, as well as special activities like kinetic sand, pancakes, and homemade salsa!

We want to thank all of the talented students who auditioned, practiced, and performed in this year’s talent show!  Also, thank you to staff and families who donated their time and supplies to make this show a success!

We want to thank all of the talented students who auditioned, practiced, and performed in this year’s talent show! Also, thank you to staff and families who donated their time and supplies to make this show a success!

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Announcements

March Pedestrian Safety Month: March is Pedestrian Safety Month. We would like to kick off the month with parent volunteers assisting with Pedestrian Safety in crosswalks and in our parking lot. Click HERE to select a date and time to help.

Whole School Morning Meeting: Families are welcome to join us for our end of trimester whole school morning meeting! At the whole school morning meeting, we celebrate students and build community in the same way we do in class each day.

  • K-2: Wednesday, March 6th, 8:45 AM – 9:30 AM
  • 3-5: Wednesday, March 6th, 9:45 AM – 10:30 AM

6-8 Advisory Fishbowl: Please join us as our 6-8 grade students discuss ways to address the important topic of Bully Prevention. On March 15th from 8:15 AM – 8:57 AM, you will join a small group of 6-8th grade students and a staff member and engage in a guided conversation about Bully Prevention. Click HERE to sign up to be a part of this event.

Parent Teacher Conference: Parent Teacher March 4th – 8th. Click HERE to sign up for your student’s conference. Click HERE for instructions on how to sign up. Remember, March 4th – 8th will be early dismissal for all grades to allow for time to meet with each of our families.

Spring Enrichment Classes: Our spring session of enrichment classes will start in mid-March. Click HERE to see a list of class offerings and to sign your student up. Remember, scholarships are available! Email live@westlakecharter.com with questions.

In case you missed it:

BASE Newsletter: Click HERE for our February BASE newsletter to find out what’s happening in our before and after school program!

BASE is Open Conference Week:  All grades have early dismissal for the week of conferences, March 4th – 8th. Kindergarten will dismiss at 1:00pm and 1st – 8th grade will dismiss at 1:30pm. BASE will be open all week until 6:00 pm.

BASE Food and Book Drive: This February, BASE is excited to work with two amazing organizations that help those in need in and around our community. Please bring donations to the front office or BASE rooms February 4th to 28th.

  • Food Drive: Canned food donations will be given to Joey’s Food Locker that benefits those in need right here in Natomas.
  • Book Drive: New and very gently used books will be donated to the Salvation Army for their Family Rehabilitation Center Library.

Game Day Volunteers: Our Westlake Charter School basketball season is in full swing and games have begun! We’re looking for volunteers to help Mr. Beau referee games to support our Explorer Athletes and earn volunteer hours! All games are 3:30-4:15 in the Westlake Charter School gym. Email Allison Chavez (achavez@westlakecharter.com) with any questions. Please CLICK HERE for the schedule and to sign-up.

Healthy Living Night: WAVE is hosting a Healthy Living Night on Friday, March 15th at 6pm. We will be talking, learning and participating in topics like food, gardening, fitness, finances and more. If you have a business interested in getting involved please email Amber Hustead (amberhustead@gmail.com). Don’t forget to save the date for this fun evening for the entire family!

2019 International Festival: Save the Date for this WCS favorite! The International Festival Committee is busy planning this incredible event which is quickly approaching on April 6th from 3-7pm. Are you interested in hosting a cultural booth to share food, crafts or activities of your heritage? Please contact wcs.ifc.culturalbooths@gmail.com for more information or sign up to host a booth HERE.

WAVE Board Elections: Are you interested in being part of the WAVE board? All board positions for President, VP of Business Affairs, VP of Parent Participation, Treasurer and Secretary are coming up for elections in April. If you’re interested in getting more involved with WAVE, please contact Amber Hustead, WAVE President, at amberhustead@gmail.com.

Kudos: Over the past few weeks staff members, parents and students have been working hard to make the 2019 WCS Talent Show fantastic. We are so thankful for everyone involved in this production!