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August 17, 2017

August 16 Debrief

By |August 17th, 2017|

Dear, Explorer Families,

We had an incredible first day and we are looking forward to an even better day two!  Below are three things each family can do to help make Day 2 even better than day one!

Make sure that your Welcome Back Packet has been returned to your teacher. […]

July 31, 2016

July 31, 2016

By |July 31st, 2016|

Upcoming Dates

Del Paso Campus New Families Orientation: August 3rd, 6:00-7:00 pm
Pebblewood Campus All Families Orientation: August 4th, 6:00-7:00 pm
NUSD / Westlake Charter Ground Breaking Ceremony, August 6th, 9:00 am
Back to School BBQ & Ground Breaking Party, Valley Oaks Park, August 6th, 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Meet The Teacher: […]

Westlake Weekly – July 24, 2016

By |July 24th, 2016|

Upcoming Dates:

New Family Orientation Night, Del Paso Campus: August 3rd at 6 pm
Family Orientation Night, Pebblewood Campus: August 4th at 6 pm
Meet The Teacher: August 9th, Del Paso 12:00 – 1:00 pm, Pebblewood 1:30 – 2:30 pm
First Day of School: August 10th
Kinder Conferences: August 10th – August 12th
Back […]

May 29, 2016

Westlake Weekly – May 29, 2016

By |May 29th, 2016|

Upcoming Dates:
Monday, May 30, 2016

Memorial Day – NO SCHOOL

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Finance Committee Meeting – Pebblewood – 4:00 pm
Governance Committee Meeting – Pebblewood – 5:00 pm

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

4th grade Always Changing Parent Preview – Ms. Hewitt’s Room – 6:00 pm

Thursday, June 2, 2016

WAVE Volunteer Appreciation – Del Paso […]

April 7, 2016

April GATE Newsletter

By |April 7th, 2016|

Resources for Home and School for Our Gifted Students
Math Resources
The National Society for Gifted and Talented and Exquisite-Minds  websites have very comprehensive lists of online math resources for GATE students.  These exhaustive lists have many ideas for supplementing and extending math standards for gifted students at home and at […]

March 1, 2016

March GATE Newsletter

By |March 1st, 2016|

Resources for Home and School for Our Gifted Students
Coding is a great way to enrich learning for GATE students.  Coding allows GATE students, who tend to be inquisitive learners, to tinker and explore computer programming.  It encourages problem solving and boosts analytical reasoning skills, along with other 21st Century […]

February 2, 2016

February 3, 2016 GATE Newsletter

By |February 2nd, 2016|

Resources for Home and School for Our Gifted Students
Depth and Complexity Icons

The Depth and Complexity Icons are critical thinking tools that were developed by Sandra Kaplan. Sandra Kaplan is a professor at the University of Southern California and the past president of the National Association of the Gifted and […]

January 17, 2016

Westlake Weekly – January 17, 2016

By |January 17th, 2016|

Upcoming Dates:
Monday, January 18, 2016

NO SCHOOL – Martin Luther King Day

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Talent Show Group Dance Rehearsal – Del Paso Cafeteria – 4:00 PM

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Walking Wednesday – Del Paso

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Prospective Parent Tour – Del Paso – 9:00 AM and 12:00 PM

Talent Show Group Dance […]

January 6, 2016 GATE Newsletter

By |January 5th, 2016|

Resources for Home and School for Our Gifted Students
This TedX Video is a talk by gifted student Emilie Wapnick. In her talk she discusses having strong passions for many interests, and coins this as being a multipotentialite. This is a fun video to watch while thinking about our gifted […]

December 2, 2015

December 2, 2015 GATE Newsletter

By |December 2nd, 2015|

December 2, 2015 GATE Newsletter
Resources for Home and School for Our Gifted Students
The development of 21st Century skills is important for our students.  All students must learn how to effectively collaborate, communicate, think critically, and think creatively.  The development of these 21st century skills in our GATE identified students […]