Upcoming Dates

  • Spirit Store Closes

    Sunday, August 25th 

  • Fall Picture Day

    Monday, August 26th 

  • Standards Based Grading Parent Night 

    Thursday, August 29th @ 6 PM

  • Labor Day – No School

    Monday, September 2nd

  • WAVE Board Meeting 

    Thursday, September 5th @ 6:30 PM

Celebrations

4th grade has launched their California Regions thematic unit.  This week, students were engaged in expert groups for each of the regions in California and they are preparing to share their expertise with the rest of the class.

4th grade has launched their California Regions thematic unit. This week, students were engaged in expert groups for each of the regions in California and they are preparing to share their expertise with the rest of the class.

Our students LOVE visiting the library! Thank you, Mrs. Polanco, for sharing your love of reading with our campus, and for making the library a welcoming, fun and calm environment.

Our students LOVE visiting the library! Thank you, Mrs. Polanco, for sharing your love of reading with our campus, and for making the library a welcoming, fun and calm environment.

We love collaborating with our families at Back to School Night! Thank you for visiting your student’s classrooms, trying on spirit gear, logging a volunteer hour, and building community.

We love collaborating with our families at Back to School Night! Thank you for visiting your student’s classrooms, trying on spirit gear, logging a volunteer hour, and building community.

Announcements

Fall Picture Day: Fall Picture Day is Monday, August 26th. This will be a uniform picture day, not free dress. Click HERE to order online. Picture packets will come home in backpacks this week. For parents with 3 or more children, please call the Excel office at 916-565-1620 to pay for your third child for a 50% off discount. 

Standards-Based Grading Night: Join us this Thursday, August 29th, at 6:00pm to learn more about Standards-Based Grading, Illuminate Parent Portal, and the new report card.  

Call for Coaches: We are still looking for FIVE adults to help with co-ed flag football and THREE adults to help with co-ed volleyball. Click HERE for the detailed fall schedule, and click HERE  to sign-up to coach or referee. Thank you for demonstrating what’s possible when school and community collaborate through athletics. Email live@westlakecharter.com with questions.

Room Parent Sign Up: Click HERE to be a room parent for your class. We need one parent per classroom, including advisory teachers. This is a great opportunity to demonstrate what is possible when school and community collaborate! 

Volunteer Site: Click HERE  to log your hours on our volunteer website. Our goal is to log 20,000 volunteer hours this year and our volunteer website makes it easy! It’s a one-stop shop to log volunteer hours, see upcoming volunteer opportunities, and sign up to volunteer for upcoming WAVE events.

School Supplies and Field Lesson Donations: Great News Explorer families! Westlake Charter has already reached 31% of our School Supplies goal and 20% of our field lessons goal! Note: When you make a monthly donation, our grade level campaigns are credited for the entire year in advance on our goal thermometer! Keep up the great work, Explorer families! Click HERE to make your donation today!

Enrichment Sign Ups: Some enrichment classes start as early as next week; sign up today! Click HERE for the enrichment class offerings. The link at the top of the document will take you to the sign-up form. Email live@westlakecharter.com with questions.

In Case You Missed It: 

After School Site Updates: Our After School page is updated with information for the 2019-2020 school year. Access it using the drop down menu at the top of our school website. Documents and information are on the right-hand side of the page. Email live@westlakecharter.com with any questions.

Bingo Night: Please join us Friday, September 6th at 6pm for a wild and exciting night of FREE Family Bingo. The evening will be full of competition, prizes, snacks and fun. You do not want to miss our first community event of the year! 

We need volunteers to make this event fun and successful. Please Click HERE to volunteer for a shift. Thank you Explorer Families!

Fall Festival: It’s not too early to “Save the Date” for this year’s Westlake Charter Fall Festival! Be sure to mark your calendars for Saturday, September 28th from 2-6pm. Please contact WCSFallFestival@gmail.com to find out how you can help!

Calling all Volunteers!: WAVE is searching for volunteers to lead or partner on many of our exciting committees. Please Click HERE to find out how to get involved or to log your volunteer hours. To join a committee or learn more please contact waveparentvolunteers@gmail.com.

Kudos: Thank you to the entire Westlake Charter School staff for an incredible Back to School Night. It was fantastic to hear about all of the incredible learning our students will be engaged in this year, explore their specialty classrooms and to meet the Student Support Services team. The entire presentation including the video, links and activities were thoughtful, organized and fun. Thank you to the WCS staff, WEB Leaders and volunteers at the WAVE table. What an incredible night!

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