September 2017

Westside Fun Run!

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Hey Party People, join us for the Fun Run Night!!! This is an awesome community event with great food, fun, family and friends! 

The Fun Run with your grade(s) is totally free and each runner gets a special treat! We only take tickets for the food and other activities. 

Chalk Fest TOMORROW!!

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Westside PTA

CHALK FEST! One of our very favorite things is Chalk Fest! Registration is $15 dollars and you get your own box of sidewalk chalk and a portion of sidewalk to show off your artistic skills!

The PTA will be there with candy, music and a camera to take a picture of you with your artwork for a special display! 

Exploring the Seasons

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This week the 6th grade students learned how and why we have seasons. Using an ohm meter, they measured the amount of heat reaching different parts of the earth at different points in its' revolution around the sun. They were able to see that the northern and southern hemispheres receive different amounts of heat, and therefore have opposite seasons. 

Team Building and Problem Solving

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Last week US Synthetic sent several of their employees to Westside for the morning to work with 6th graders on problem solving. The students worked together in teams to build towers out of notecards over three successive tries, learning in between about what it means to think, plan, revise, and not give up. 

Follow us on Instagram

Westside now has an Instagram account! To follow us and see even more pictures and find out more about what is going on in our school, you can either click on the link to the right, or search for westsidewildcatsut. We'd love to see you there!

School Community Council Elections

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Westside will be holding School Community Council elections on Tuesday, September 26th at 9:15 am.  If you are interested in running, please come to the school and put your name in the ballet box located in the office by Friday, September 22.

The purpose of School Community Council is as follows:

1. To build consistent and effective communication among parents, employees, and administrators.

2. To allow parents an opportunity to be actively involved with the school in their children's education. 

3. To make Good schools Better.