Labor Day – No School
Monday, September 5th
WAVE Meeting – K8 Campus
Thursday, September 8th @ 5:30pm
WCS Governance Committee Meeting
Thursday, September 8th @ 5:30pm
WCS Board Meeting
Thursday, September 8th @ 6:30pm
Coffee Talk – High School Campus
Thursday, September 22nd @ 8:30am
Westlake Weekly Podcast: CLICK HERE for this week’s Westlake Weekly Podcast.
Labor Day: Westlake Charter School and our BASE program will be closed on Monday, September 5th for Labor Day.
Supply Donations: CLICK HERE to make your donation today! Great News! We have already reached 19% of our total School Supplies goal. Note: When you make a monthly donation, our grade level campaigns are credited for the entire year in advance on our goal thermometer!
WCS is Hiring: Did you hear? WCS is looking for substitute teachers, as well as full and part time positions! Instructional Aide and support staff positions are now open. We are looking for innovative, collaborative, positive staff members with a growth mindset. Do you know someone that would be a good fit at Westlake Charter School? Visit: wcsinfo.cc/hiring2022 to see a list of all available positions.
Call for Coaches: Our 6-8 basketball season is coming soon! We are looking for ten high school or adult volunteer coaches. Coaching materials will be provided and Coach Sterling will be present every day to support. Practices and games are 3:20-4:10 and start after October break. Please email Sterling Wynne at [email protected] if you are available to help. This program is not possible without community volunteers, so please spread the word!
Gate Times: Our campus gates are locked from 8:30 am when school begins and are unlocked again at 3:15 pm for dismissal. We appreciate your support keeping our campus and students safe. Students are not permitted to open gates for family members or staff. Please do not ask students to do so.
Sign up for basketball: We are excited to kick off our 6-8th basketball season in just a few weeks. CLICK HERE to sign up your middle school students to play!
Suicide Prevention Week: September 6th through September 9th our counseling staff will launch our suicide prevention week of activities for our middle school Explorers. Grades 6th – 8th will have lunch activities as well as visits from the counseling team during their Advisory periods. These lessons and activities will provide students with resources to assist them in understanding how to get help if they are having ideas about self-harm or suicide. Our counselors and teachers recognize the sensitive nature of the topic of suicide and we are glad to have the opportunity to inform and educate our students so that they are safe. If you have questions or concerns about your student, please contact our Director of Student Support Services Kevin Simas at [email protected].
Back to School Night Resources: Did you miss our Back to School Night event? Don’t worry the information is still available for you to review! If you were not able to join us or would like to revisit your student’s class slides please CLICK HERE.
Otus Login Information: Details on how families can access the Otus Family Portal went home at Back to School night. If you have any questions, please email [email protected]
WCHS Games of the Week: Come out and cheer on our Explorer Athletes at the next Westlake Charter High School games of the 22-23 fall season! All home games will be played on our K-8 campus.
- September 6th at 4PM: Girls JV Volleyball @ Alexander Twilight
- September 6th at 5PM: Girls Varsity Volleyball @ Creative Connections
- September 10th: Girls JV Volleyball @ Sutter Volleyball Tournament
- September 12th at 5PM: Girls Varsity Volleyball vs. Trinity Christian @ Home
Food Truck Friday: Friday, September 16th is Food Truck Friday! High school students will be able to purchase alternative lunch items from our Food Truck Friday Event during lunch block. Prices range from $8-$13 per meal. Our regular lunch service will still be offered on Friday as well. We will have the following Food Trucks on campus:
- Fry Boys
- Mykonos Gyros
- Daisy’s Desserts
Suicide Prevention Program: September 6th-September 9th our counseling staff will launch our suicide prevention program of activities for WCHS students beginning September 6th. WCHS counseling staff will have lunch activities to provide resources and information to students. Counseling staff will also schedule time in classes to deliver lessons and resources from September 12th to September 16th. These lessons and activities will provide students with information on how to get help if they are having ideas about self-harm or suicide. Our counseling staff and teachers recognize the sensitive nature of the topic of suicide and we are glad to have the opportunity to inform and educate our students so that they are safe. If you have questions or concerns about your student, please contact Kevin Simas at [email protected]
Monthly WAVE Meeting: The WAVE Meeting has been rescheduled to make sure all of the Sacramento Republic fans can watch the U.S. Open Cup final game. The meeting will be held on Thursday, September 8th at 5:30pm at the K-8 campus in the covered dining area. A copy of the meeting agenda can be found by CLICKING HERE We will be discussing the Fall Festival, Bingo Night, Olympic Triathlon, and other upcoming events. If you are interested in learning more about WAVE or finding out how to get involved, this is a great opportunity to ask questions and learn more about our fantastic parent group.
Bingo Night: Please join us Friday, September 16th at 6pm for a wild and exciting night of FREE Family Bingo at our K-8 campus. The evening will be full of competition, prizes, snacks, and laughs. 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 the 2022 Westlake Charter School Fall Festival! This family favorite will take place at our K-8 campus on Saturday, October 15th from 3-6pm. Please CLICK HERE or contact [email protected] to find out how you can help!
Olympic Triathlon Committee: The Olympic Triathlon is our largest fundraiser of the year and we are looking for volunteers to help us make it the most successful one ever. The event is quickly approaching and we need help with ideas, planning, and execution. Please contact Amber Hustead at [email protected] to learn more or join the OT committee. We cannot do it without your help!
Kudos: Picture Day on both campuses was a huge success. Huge thanks to our fantastic operations team for putting this together. Picture Day is always such a happy day at Westlake Charter School!