Upcoming Dates

  • WCS Development Committee Meeting

    Thursday, November 18th @ 4:30 PM 

  • Whole School Morning Meeting

    Wednesday, November 20th @ 8:45 AM

  • Glee Club Concert  

    Wednesday, November 20th @ 6:00 PM

  • WCS Finance & Charter Impact Committee Meetings 

    Thursday, November 21st @ 5:00 PM & 6:00 PM 

  • Middle School Dance

    Friday, November 22nd @ 5 PM

Celebrations

Congratulations to Flag Football Team 2 on winning the WCS Athletics Championship! Special shout out to Coach Aaron Ramirez, for leading these Explorers to the championship game. #ExplorerAthletics

Congratulations to Flag Football Team 2 on winning the WCS Athletics Championship! Special shout out to Coach Aaron Ramirez, for leading these Explorers to the championship game. #ExplorerAthletics

Our middle school Explorers participated in the Advisory Fishbowl this week, where they had the opportunity to be in the

Our middle school Explorers participated in the Advisory Fishbowl this week, where they had the opportunity to be in the “hot” seat. This activity allowed our Explorers to learn more about each other and assists in building community amongst their fellow peers.

80 of our students, from Kindergarten to 8th grade, auditioned to be part of Missoula Children's Theater Company production of The Tortoise Versus the Hare. #WestlakeCharter

80 of our students, from Kindergarten to 8th grade, auditioned to be part of Missoula Children’s Theater Company production of The Tortoise Versus the Hare. #WestlakeCharter

Announcements

Parent Survey: The Parent Survey is taken at the end of each trimester. Click HERE to to answer six questions to rate your family’s experience at Westlake Charter School during the 2019-20 school year.

Joey’s Food Locker Canned Food Drive: We are excited to be partnering with Joey’s Food Locker to help those in need in and around our community. Please bring canned food donations to the front office by November 22nd

BASE Newsletter: Click HERE for the BASE November Newsletter.

Conference Week: Conference week is November 18th – November 22nd. Remember, during conference week we will dismiss early to allow time to meet with each of our families – Kindergarten will dismiss at 1:00 PM and 1st–8th grade will dismiss at 1:30 PM. Our BASE program will be open after school until 6:00 PM each day. Click HERE to scheduled your conference. Click HERE for instructions on how to sign up. 

Middle School Dance: Our middle school Explorers can attend our first middle school dance of the year on Friday, November 22nd! The dance will be held from 5 PM – 6:30 PM in the cafeteria and multi-purpose room. Students can sign up and get their tickets at lunch recess on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday,  November 20th – 22nd. Pizza and drinks will be provided. Parents, please pick up your students at the flagpole at 6:30 PM. 

Thanksgiving Break: School will be closed November 25 –November 29th for Thanksgiving Break. Our BASE program will be open from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM on Monday, November 25th & Tuesday, November 26th. 

Lost & Found: Our lost and found is overflowing with jackets, lunch boxes, water bottles and more! Please check for any missing items by Friday, November 22nd. All unclaimed items will be donated over Thanksgiving Break.

Call for Coaches: We are currently looking for Coaches to help with Girls and Boys Basketball! Also we need 4 adults to help with co-ed Dodgeball on Wednesdays. Click HERE for the detailed winter 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.

Middle School Winter Athletics Sign-ups are Starting Now: It’s time for the winter Explorer Athletics season! The program is open to all 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students. No prior experience is necessary to play, just a positive attitude and a growth mindset. Teams will meet twice a week throughout the season for practices and games. Practice days are consistent, but game days vary due to scheduling. Practices and games last from 3:25 – 4:15 every day except Wednesdays.

  • Middle school students wanting to participate in Basketball will need to attend the clinics the first week back after winter break. Boys Basketball clinics are Monday and Thursday, January 6th and 9th. Girls Basketball clinics are Tuesday and Friday January 7th and 10th. Regular practice schedule begins Monday, January 13th, and games begin Monday, January 27th.
  • Click HERE for the Explorer Athletics Participant Packet.
  • Click HERE for the Winter Schedule. Email live@westlakecharter.com with any questions.

Enrichment Sign ups: Enrichment sign-ups for our winter session are live! Feel free to sign up now for the winter and/or spring session(s) of classes. 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. Sign up now, enrichment classes start December 2nd! 

WAVE: Don’t forget to click the WAVE tab for more details on Olympic Triathlon results and our annual Princess and Me Dance!

In Case You Missed It: 

Whole School Morning Meeting: 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, celebrate students and build community in the same way we do in class each day.

  • K-2: Wednesday, November 20th, 8:45 AM – 9:30 AM
  • 3-5: Wednesday, November 20th, 9:45 AM – 10:30 AM

Olympic Triathlon Results: The Olympic Triathlon was a fantastic event raising over $42,000 for Westlake Charter School! Congratulations to Mrs. Block’s and Mrs. Hilliard’s class for having the highest classroom total which earned them a class party. Additionally, congratulations to Mrs. Leggett’s and Mrs. Weiner’s class for reaching the highest percentage of participation. They also win a class party!

Here are the individual students with the highest total raised:

  1. Megan Gawlick
  2. Ethan Moore
  3. James Chisum
  4. Will Chisum
  5. Declan Wilson
  6. Albita Owens
  7. Cadence Tinio
  8. Calista Tinio
  9. Marco Santiago Rodriguez
  10. McKenna Campbell

Congratulations to all of you! Prizes for winners and all participants will be delivered in the next few weeks. Thank you, Explorer Families!

My Princess and Me Dance: Save the date for the 8th Annual My Princess and Me Dance on February 1, 2020. Tickets sales begin soon so be on the lookout for more information.

Kudos: As we head into Conference Week, we would like to thank our fantastic teachers for making sure each and every family has time to sit down and discuss their student’s education. This week is such an incredible opportunity for teachers and families to collaborate. We are better together, Westlake Charter School! 

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