Monday, September 21st @ 4:30pm
Finance Committee at 5pm
Thursday, September 24th
Charter Impact Committee at 6pm
Thursday, September 24th
Friday, September 25th
Wednesday, September 30th to Friday, October 2nd
Level 1 Distance Learning Extended: In July, we let our families know that we would be in Level 1 – Distance Learning at least through September 11th, which was last Friday. Sacramento County is currently on the State of California widespread watchlist which means that our Distance Learning level will be extended. The next checkpoint will be mid-October, so we will inform you no later than the October 11th Westlake Weekly newsletter about our next checkpoint which will be October 19th. Be sure to read the parent weekly each week for information.
Drive Through Picture Days: We are excited to be able to offer Drive Thru School Picture days for our students! Appointments will be available from 2:00-7:00 PM on Wednesday 9/30, Thursday 10/1, and Friday 10/2 Check out next week’s Westlake Weekly for information on how to make an appointment and how to purchase school pictures.
Supply Donations: Great news! We are currently at 32% of our Supply Donations goal. These donations allow us to not only have individual supplies for students in their classroom when they return to campus, but also give us the ability to send home ongoing Distance Learning kits. Click HERE to donate today.
BASE Distance Learning Camps: We are taking reservations for BASE Distance Learning Camps! Please click HERE to reserve a spot in our BASE Distance Learning Camps, you only need to complete the form once to reserve your students spot. Space in each grade level Distance Learning Camp is limited to ensure social distancing – reserve your spot today! Full and partial scholarships may be available for qualifying families.
Counselor’s Corner: Each month our School Counselor, Jessica Krivoy, will be publishing a newsletter intended to spark ideas, provide support and offer reassurance. Click HERE to view September’s edition on the Counselor’s Corner page.
Parent Tech tips from Mr. Aichele: Click: bit.ly/wcsgmail to watch a video on how to make your students Gmail work for you. Click: bit.ly/wcspics to watch a video on how to upload images to your students Google classroom from your phone!
High School Happenings:
After much anticipation, it is here! Our first of six videos describing our high school program. This week’s video unpacks our Academic and Social-Emotional Commitments, which are the foundation for our high school program. As you watch each video, think of them as one conversation or imaging that you are sitting in our cafeteria for a High School Town Hall Meeting. Click on the FAQ link to ask any questions you have after watching each video. Click HERE to watch the first of six videos! Click HERE to visit our WCHS Communication Site.
In case you missed it
Free and Reduced Meal Application – RESPONSE REQUESTED: Each year, we ask families to complete a Free and Reduced Price School Meals (FRPSM) application. We need every family to complete the form below for each student by Friday, September 18th. Even if you choose not to complete the FRPSM application, we still need the form completed for each student so that we can ensure every family had the opportunity to complete the application.
- Click HERE to apply for Free and Reduced Price School Meals
- Click HERE to complete the form for each student by 9/18/2020 to let us know you had the opportunity to apply for FRPSM.
Distance Learning Technical Help Desk – Now Open: Westlake Charter School has created a digital Help Desk to support our families during this time of Distance Learning. Our Help Desk can be contacted via chat, email or phone. For more information on how to contact our Help Desk, and our operating days and hours, please click HERE.
Chipotle Dinner Fundraiser: Please save the date for our first fundraiser of the year! On 9/29 Chipotle will donate 33% of supporters’ sales to WAVE! Be on the lookout for more information, including an online ordering code!
Volunteers Needed: We need your help! WAVE is currently in need of a Fireworks Booth Team, Dinner Fundraising Coordinator and Corporate Donations Coordinator. WAVE is only possible with incredible parents like you! To learn more please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you!
Kudos: Thank you to everyone who attended the recent WAVE Meeting and Coffee Talk. The meeting was full of brainstorming, celebrations and optimism. The Coffee Talk had special guests, so many helpful tips and some humorous moments. Thank you for joining in, contributing and helping make this unique year a little brighter!