WAVE Board Meeting
Wednesday, February 7th @ 6:00 PM
WAVE Coffee Talk – WCHS Commons
Thursday, February 8th @ 9:00 AM
WCS Governance and Board Meetings
Thursday, February 8th @ 5:30 & 6:30 PM
Development Committee Meeting
Monday, February 12th @ 5:00 PM
K-11 Spirit Day – Decades Day
Friday, February 16th
K-12 Talent Show
Friday, February 16th @ 6:00 PM
Presidents Week – NO SCHOOL
February 19th – 23rd
Westlake Weekly Podcast: CLICK HERE for this week’s Westlake Weekly Podcast.
Talent Show: You are invited! Join us in the K-8 gymnasium on Friday, February 16th @ 6:00 PM for our K-12 Talent Show! Come show your WCS spirit by supporting our performers! Don’t miss the amazing staff dance! The event is free to attend.
Presidents Week: Both campuses and BASE will be closed for Presidents Week Monday February 19th through Friday, February 23rd. We look forward to welcoming students back on Monday, February 26th.
After School Live – MS Volleyball: Sign-ups for our middle school volleyball program have ended and teams have been formed. An email was sent to families of participating Explorers with the schedule of practice and game dates. If you haven’t received the email, please reach out to [email protected].
Pedestrian Safety Campaign Launch: Mark your calendars! From February 26th – March 8th, WCS will be launching a Pedestrian Safety Campaign based on data collected in the neighborhood that was analyzed by our amazing parent and community partners.
- The first week of the rollout will focus on reteaching our students about safely crossing at the crosswalks and not exiting a vehicle before being in a legal parking spot.
- The second week will focus on teaching our families and community members and celebrating those who are following safety protocols.
We need YOU! Join Mrs. Ghalambor in planning the launch and recruiting volunteers this Wednesday, February 7th from 5:00 – 6:00 PM in the K-8 Library.
Upcoming Home Athletics:
- Thursday, February 8th: Home – Boys JV, Girls Varsity, & Boys Varsity Basketball vs. John Adams Academy, El Dorado Hills, 4:30 PM, 6:00 PM, and 7:30 PM
Ninth Grade Field Lesson to Sonoma State: Our ninth grade students will be exploring the Sonoma State campus on Monday, February 5th. Students will have a chance to tour the campus, learn about the CSU application requirements and experience eating in the dining hall. Student do need to complete their permission slip and turn them in to participate.
Boys Volleyball and Girls Soccer Tryouts: We’ll be launching our Boys Volleyball and Girls Soccer season with tryouts THIS WEEK. Boys Volleyball tryout will take place on Tuesday, February 6th from 5:30 – 7:30 PM and Friday, February 9th from 5:30 – 7:00 PM. Soccer tryouts will take place on Wednesday, February 7th and Friday, February 9th from 4:30-6:00 PM. Tryouts for both teams will take place at our K-8 campus at 2680 Mabry Drive. Students must have current athletic paperwork and valid sports physicals submitted online through www.HomeCampus.com prior to participating in team tryouts. Questions can be directed to [email protected].
Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT): Our 11th grade students will have the opportunity to take the SAT here on campus during the school day on Wednesday, March 13th. Students must opt-in to participate in testing. CLICK HERE for the form to opt in if you would like your 11th grader to take the SAT on March 13th.
NASA Hunch Judging: We are excited that WCHS will be hosting a preliminary round of the NASA Hunch Culinary Challenge. The competition will take place in WCHS’s Commons on Wednesday, February 28th from 4:30 – 5:30 PM. Do you or someone you know have a culinary background? Would you be interested in being a judge for this event? Please reach out to Lila McIver at [email protected] to express your interest in being a NASA Hunch Judge.
International Festival: Save the date for our 19th Annual International Festival on Saturday, April 27th! Planning is already under way and we need volunteers to help with the planning, setup, event day fun, clean up, and, the highlight of our International Festival: The Cultural Booths hosted by our very own WCS families. We are in need of booth hosts to make this event a success!
- Cultural Booth Hosts may provide a small sampling of native cuisine, cultural artifacts, a children’s activity/game and/or anything else you would like to demonstrate or display. The booth can be as simple or complex as you would like. We would love to have as many cultures represented as possible. If you are interested in hosting a cultural booth, representing your family’s culture and heritage you can reach out to [email protected].
Staff Appreciation: While we appreciate our staff everyday for taking care of and nurturing our children’s education, we take one week out of the school year to really show our gratitude. We decorate the staff lounge and bring breakfast, lunch, snacks, sweets and a special gift to show how much we appreciate all our Westlake staff does for our families. If you are interested in helping to decorate or setting up the meals and treats for our staff, please reach out to [email protected].
2024-25 WAVE Board Elections: Are you interested in getting more involved with the Westlake Association of Volunteer Explorers (WAVE)? Join the WAVE board and help us make the 2024-25 school year amazing! All board positions of President, Vice President of Parent Participation, Vice President of Business Affairs, Treasurer, and Secretary are coming up for election in May. Joining the WAVE Board is a great way to guide school culture and make the WCS community a wonderful place for all staff and families. If you are interested in learning more or finding out how to get involved, please contact Toni Elgamiel, WAVE President, at [email protected] or Shari Kantor at [email protected].
Save the Date:
- February 16th @ 6:00 PM: K-12 Talent Show
- February 28th from 4:00 – 8:00 PM: Restaurant Fundraiser @ Chipotle (2800 Del Paso Rd.)
- March 4th – 10th: Missoula Children’s Theatre
- March 27th @ 5:30 PM: Science Night
- April 27th: 19th Annual International Festival
- May 6th – 10th: Staff Appreciation Week
Spirit Store: CLICK HERE to purchase Westlake gear
Kudos: Thank you to all the families who joined us for our K-5 Family Dance! It’s so wonderful to spend time with the people in our community and we look forward to many more experiences together.