Upcoming Dates

  • Parent Teacher Conferences – Early Release

    Monday, March 4th – Friday, March 8th  

  • Public Random Lottery

    Monday, March 4th @ 5 PM

  • Whole School Morning Meeting

    Wednesday, March 6th

  • WAVE Board Meeting

    Thursday, March 7th @ 6:30 PM

  • WCS Governance Meeting/WCS Board Meeting

    Thursday, March 14th @ 5:30 PM & 6:30 PM

Celebrations

Our second grade Explorers wrote nominations to a mystery panel of judges convincing them that the books they are reading all deserve awards! #WCSJoyfulLearning

Our second grade Explorers wrote nominations to a mystery panel of judges convincing them that the books they are reading all deserve awards! #WCSJoyfulLearning

Our athletes are enjoying the 2nd season of our Explorer Athletics program! This season, we have students participating in Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball, and Dodgeball.

Our athletes are enjoying the 2nd season of our Explorer Athletics program! This season, we have students participating in Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball, and Dodgeball.

Our middle school explorers practiced their engineering skills with the egg drop experiment today.  #eggdropPBL #WestlakeCharter

Our middle school explorers practiced their engineering skills with the egg drop experiment today. #eggdropPBL #WestlakeCharter

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Announcements

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. All specialty teachers will be in their classrooms and our PE teachers will be in the Media Center.

Parent Survey: Please click HERE fill our parent survey use to rate your family’s experience at Westlake Charter School during the 2018-19 school year.  These questions help us evaluate how we are doing on our current strategic plan. Deadline 8:00 AM on Tuesday, March 12th.

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.

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 March 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.

Box Tops Competition Results: Congratulations to Ms. Kavanas’ class and Mr. Aichele’s class for winning the Box Top competition. Please be on the lookout for another competition before the school year is over. Thank you for the continued support!

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. We will be having a meeting with additional information about hosting a booth on March 7th at 6pm in the WCS front office. Please stop by to learn more or sign up to help!

Parent Mixer Survey: WAVE invites you to participate in our first Parent Mixer! A parent/guardian event is a great way to meet or reconnect with other families at Westlake Charter School. This is a parent/guardian only event so childcare will need to be obtained. Please Click HERE to fill out a survey to help us organize our first ever Westlake Charter School Parent Mixer.

School Cents and Shopping to Educate Programs: Don’t forget that WCS earns points for every dollar spent at Arden Fair Mall, Loehmann’s Plaza and Lake Crest Village. It is quick and easy to upload receipts at https://www.marketingguru.com/receipts/. Westlake has earned thousands of dollars over the last few years by participating in these programs.

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: Huge thanks to Gaby Haueter for leading our Box Tops program. This program provides free money for our school and we could not do it without a parent picking up, sorting and mailing in our Box Tops. Thank you, Gaby!