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As part of the Westmoreland School's Emergency Plan, this section has been set up as one possible location information will be posted.
In the case of a school emergency, evacuation, or weather related early dismissal, information will be posted on this section.
In the case of emergency or evacuation, instructions will state any special contact information, relocation sites and/or instructions for pickup of children.

Important Number(s) 603-399-4421

Principal's Weekly Newsletter

6/14/16

Reminder: Today is a HALF DAY, so pickup is at 11:30 (instead of 2:30) and all busses should be arriving 3 hours earlier than normal.

 

Thank YOU to everyone who helped decorate and set up our school and helped create an awesome graduation experience for everyone. (I have promised to wear a shirt next year that does NOT blend in with the town mural.)

 

Summer Community Service Options: Get next year’s community service done before the school year even begins! Many options-=working on gardens and helping with other school maintenance projects. Email Mr. Hayward if interested.

 

Report Cards for Middle School will be sent home by the end of the week. Elementary will be sent home with students today.

 

Attention Middle School Students summer reading forms will be coming home for grades 5-8 (grade they will be in the fall) with report cards.

 

Correction: The top student finisher at the Bulldog 4 Fun Run was the one and only amazing Gunnar (not Connor) Shonbeck!

 

Upcoming Dates to Keep in Mind:

 

June 18: HSCC Wyman Tavern Festival (10am-4pm)

 

June 25: WVFD Chicken BBQ and Westmoreland Town Band Concert.  (Please see Mr. Hayward if you would like tickets, as it really helps with planning so we know what to expect for numbers)

 

August 22 PTA Meet & Greet, 6:00 - 7:00 PM.

 

Aug. 25 1st Day of School for the 2016-2017 School Year

 

-Mr. Hayward

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6/13/16

Bulldog 4 Fun Run News

 

Thank you to Ellen Levasseur and her family and everyone else who helped out with the PTA Bulldog 4 Fun Run/Walk! It was a great success thanks to your hard work.

 

Thank you to the Fowler family for donating and setting up the awesome tent.

 

Congratulations to Connor Shonbeck, Jett Giza, and Nina Priebe for being our student top finishers!

 

Graduation: The eighth grade parents will be setting up for graduation this Sunday, June 12th at 10am.  We will be setting up the stage and many hands make light work!  We are asking all eighth grade parents to come and lend a hand.

 

Other End of the Year News

 

Running Club Results:

Big congratulations to the Running Club! The Club ran a total of 225 miles!  And 5 students logged over 20 miles themselves!  Thank you to everyone who participated! Thank you to Mrs. Hills for her leadership in this effort.

 

Student Pick up on Tues= Please make sure your child has a note if the pick-up or bus situation is different from the norm.  This will help us ensure a smooth and safe transition.

 

Looking for after school care next year? We are exploring the possibility of partnering with Chesterfield School’s program if there is enough interest.  If anyone is looking for after school day care and this might work for you, please let me know ASAP. If anyone is looking to offer after school care, please come to the Meet and Greet on Aug. 22 to let families know.

 

We have three FREE chickens hatched from Mrs. Patty’s incubator. We are looking for a good home for the chicks, so let Mrs. Patty or I know if you are interested (or just stop by and take them!)

 

 

 

Attention Middle School Students summer reading forms will be coming home for grades 5-8 (grade they will be in the fall) with report cards.

 

Summer Community Service Options: Get next year's community service done before the school year even begins! Many options=working on gardens and helping with other school maintenance projects. Email Mr. Hayward if interested.

 

Report Cards for Middle School will be sent home next week. Elementary will be sent home with students on Tuesday.

 

Parents: Interested in getting involved? The PTA and the Lion’s Club are always looking for new members. A little commitment goes a long way.

 

The town Conservation Commission is also always looking for support too if you are interested.

 

Reminder: With the end of year approaching, we need to get all School Lunch balances cleared up, so please make sure to help us get it all settled in the next few weeks. Any extra money can be carried over to next year, but we especially need to make sure all 8th graders are paid up before they can graduate.

 

Upcoming Dates to Keep in Mind:

June 13: Grades 2/3 to Montshire and 8th Grade graduation at 7pm

June 14: Last day of school=half day. (Pick up at 11:30, busses leave at 11:45)

June 18: HSCC Wyman Tavern Festival

June 25: WVFD Chicken BBQ and Westmoreland Town Band Concert.  (Please see Mr. Hayward if you would like tickets, as it really helps with planning so we know what to expect for numbers)

August 22 = PTA Meet & Greet, 6:00 - 7:00 PM.

Aug. 25=1st Day of School for the 2016-2017 School Year

 

On September 30th, The Historical Society of Cheshire County is having the annual Auction of Historic Proportions. Donations are being sought and there is a raffle for a beautiful painting by Mary Iselin.  See Mr. Hayward or call 352-1895 if interested.

 

-Mr. Hayward

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6/6/16

Thank you to all the awesome students and staff of this school who made another successful field day possible today!

 

PTA News: The PTA Bulldog 4 Fun Run/Walk  is TOMORROW,  Saturday, June 4, 9:00 AM at the school. 

 

New: Kids Challenge Course (ages 5-10) and photo booth.  We are still in need of bagels and bottled water.  If you are able to help, please contact:  Ellen or Dave Levasseur, ertlevasseur@yahoo.com or 399-7702. See you at the finish line!

 

The last PTA meeting of the year is on Thursday, June 9, 7:00 PM. And, save the date for the PTA Meet & Greet:  August 22, 6:00 - 7:00 PM.  Hope to see you at both gatherings!

 

End of Year News

 

Announcement from Mr. Barrett: At 10:15 AM on 6/2/16, we broke the record for the number of Box Tops collected here in one year and we did it beginning in mid November!! Grand total right now - 4,020. Thank you all!

 

KHS Project Grad Needs Your Help! Keene High School is looking for help from any adult who may give some time for a wonderful event for the Senior Class of 2016 called "Project Graduation".  Adults can help beginning today, June 3 through June 10th.  Project Graduation provides a free full night of activities for all KHS 2016 graduating seniors including food, activities, gift prizes and entertainment.  Please consider donating time this week and or also time on June 10th as a way to celebrate and give back to Keene High.  Project Graduation has been a Keene High tradition for 29 years and is a volunteer based group of dedicated community members.  You may go onto the Facebook page - "Keene High School Project Graduation" to get information or sign up directly online at the following link: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f084aafa728aa8-20162 It is a wonderful way to meet other Keene High community members, staff, parents, alumni and provide a safe and entertaining night for our wonderful Senior Class of 2016. 

 

Reminder: With the end of year approaching, we need to get all School Lunch balances cleared up, so please make sure to help us get it all settled in the next few weeks. Any extra money can be carried over to next year, but we especially need to make sure all 8th graders are paid up before they can graduate.

 

Feedback Time: Time is running out and we would love to get your input! Below are two links, one for students and one for parents, where you can take a short 10 question survey to help us see where we need to improve in meeting the needs of every child. Thank you for your participation!

 

Student School Climate Survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/S7SYP9F

 

Parent School Climate Survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/S75S6RN

 

Looking for something to do after the Fun Run? Mr. Barrett (with the Cast and Brass tractor crew) and I will be down at the 1st Annual Farm Fest put on by the Historical Society of Cheshire County (HSCC).  This is a free event from 10am -2pm.

 

Upcoming Dates to Keep in Mind: Many updated/new

June 4th: Westmoreland PTA “Bulldog 4” Fun Run (and HSCC Farm Fest after)

June 7: Grades K-3 at Wares Grove and Sports Banquet at 6

June 8: Grades 4-7 at Fisher Cats Game

June 9: (Thursday):  PTA- Last meeting of the year

June 10 (rain date-June 9)-8th Grade to Six Flags

June 13: Grades 2/3 to Montshire and 8th Grade graduation at 7pm

June 14: Last day of school-half day. (Pick up at 11:30, busses leave at 11:45)

June 18: HSCC Wyman Tavern Festival

June 25: WVFD Chicken BBQ and Westmoreland Town Band Concert.  (Please see Mr. Hayward if you would like tickets, as it really helps with planning so we know what to expect for numbers)

 

Fisher Cats Day on 6/8: Greats 4-7 show school spirit-wear Bulldog Gear!

Theme for Friday 6/10: Class of 2016 Class Color day-Blue and Silver/white

 

-Mr. Hayward

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Is an idyllic community-based K-8 school with a talented staff of professionals who are eager to educate, serve, and partner with students and families. Situated in a pastoral setting, Westmoreland School's roots grow deep - providing students a nurturing education and ample opportunity for creativity and innovation.

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At Westmoreland School, we believe that quality education is a fundamental right of all children. The education and social development of each child is the shared responsibility of the community, school, parents, and the child. We strive to provide each child with the skills they will need to face the challenges of a changing world. As a community of lifelong learners, we will treat each other as worthwhile individuals.

Westmoreland PTA Annual Fun Run/Walk

June 4, 2016

Westmoreland PTA Fun Run/Walk

 

Fun Run Information

 

2016 Registration Form

 

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