Virtual International Festival
Sunday, April 25th – Sunday, May 2nd
First Day of Increased Capacity
Monday, April 26th
Staff Appreciation Week
Monday, May 3rd – Friday, May 7th
WCS Governance Meeting
Thursday, May 13th @ 5:30PM
WCS Board Meeting
Thursday, May 13th @ 6:30PM
Westlake Weekly Podcast: Click HERE for this week’s Westlake Weekly Podcast.
Increased Capacity Starts Monday, April 26th: We are excited to welcome our A and B cohorts to come to campus 4 days a week starting Monday, April 26th. Students who have selected to return to campus will be on campus Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, with all students in Distance Learning on Wednesday. For those families who are returning to campus the first time on April 26th, check your email on April 21st, 22nd, and 23rd for important return to campus information.
- Click HERE for our updated guidebook including updated Bell Schedule, and Spirit Friday.
- Click HERE Virtual Orientation for important health and safety information
Book Fair: Our book fair this year will be virtual and take place on 5/3 – 5/16. Look for more information coming out next week.
Staff Appreciation: Click HERE to fill out our staff appreciation form to share some gratitude for each of our staff members, submit as many as you’d like! You can celebrate staff from this year or previous years and we will make sure they receive your message during Staff Appreciation Week May 3rd – 7th!
ASL Sign Ups – It’s Not Too Late: It’s time to sign up for the next rotation of After School Live’s Virtual Clubs. Clubs are hosted via google meet and all are welcome. Please click HERE to complete the sign up form!
Jibe Family Bike Ride: Please join Jibe for a family friendly organized bike ride beginning at Regency Community Park on Saturday, May 1st. Check-in begins at 8:30am and the group will depart at 9am. This family ride will complete a 5 mile route through portions of Jackrabbit Trail, Regency Community Park and Natomas Community Park. 2 restrooms are located along the route. We will be riding at an approximate 6-8 miles an hour pace. All ages welcome and no one will be left behind. No RSVP needed, but helmets and signed waivers will be required to ride with the group. Join us for pre-packaged snacks and goodies provided at the end of the ride!
Notify of COVID-19 Exposure: If a member of your household has been exposed to COVID-19 or has tested positive to COVID-19 in the past 14 days, please be sure to email [email protected] so we can partner to follow the quarantine or isolation guidelines. Also, if you student has had any COVID-19 symptoms in the last 24 hours, please email [email protected] and your student’s teacher so your student can participate in Distance Learning until they have been symptom free for 24 hours. JoinWestlake.com: We have community members who are interested in how to enroll in Westlake Charter School. If you have friends or family who are interested, you can point them to JoinWestlake.com. While our enrollment lottery has already taken place for the 2021-2022 school year, it is not too late to be added to the waitlist.
High School Happenings:
Click HERE to join a team of families who are helping to provide input for our high school food services program. This team will meet with our food services team on May 6th at 6 PM.
Click HERE to check out the Outdoor Space at our High School Campus. We have been working with an amazing design team who has brought this space to life. We are excited to get into the space to begin making it a reality.
In case you missed it:
Office Schedule: During Level 3: Baseline, our office is open and welcoming one family at a time from 8:00 am to 1:15pm. If you need to pick up a missed Distance Learning Kit pick up, please come to the office from 8:00 am to 1:15 pm. For virtual support, you can call 916-567-5760 or email f[email protected].
BASE: During Level 4: Increased Capacity, our BASE program will be available for students from 11am-3pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, and 8am-3pm on Wednesdays. BASE will not be a drop-in program due to the need to ensure social distancing. Families will be required to make reservations and pre-pay for BASE. On Distance Learning scheduled days, 8:00am-3:00pm, BASE will be $45/day and on in-classroom scheduled days 11:00am-3:00pm, BASE will be $25/day.
- Click HERE to make a BASE Reservation
- Click HERE for the BASE Registration Packet
- If you are not yet registered, please complete, scan and email the registration packet to [email protected]. You may also drop it off to a BASE staff member between 8:00am-2:00pm. Please call 916-567-5768 and someone will come out.
- Please note: Reservations and payments must be made a week in advance in order to attend BASE during Level 4: Increased Capacity.
Staff Appreciation: We are very excited to celebrate each and every Westlake Charter School staff member during National Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week. Beginning May 3rd, we will celebrate our staff members both on campus and virtually. We are accepting donations for raffles, treats and gifts to be dispersed on campus throughout the week. Please email [email protected] to make a donation. Thank you for continuing to show your appreciation to our incredible staff!
2021/22 WAVE Committees: Are you looking for a way to get more involved next year? We have several committees including Community/Family Nights, Fireworks Booth, Olympic Triathlon, International Festival, Staff Appreciation, Corporate Donations, Spirit Gear and more. All committees are in need of leads and members. Please send an email to [email protected] or attend the next WAVE Meeting to learn more about these opportunities. Together we can make the 21/22 school year fantastic!
Kudos: Thank you to each and every family and staff member who shared with us and gave a peek into their culture during the International Festival. We truly enjoyed learning more about your family and appreciate your willingness to share.