The 2021 Annual Senior Citizens' Breakfast is scheduled for May 6th. Please Contact Tina Winslow with questions or to make a reservation at 326-2151 ext 217.
Reminder to Our Juniors & Seniors: @SUNYJCC is offering the new Summer EARN grant, which will allow you to enroll in a course this summer tuition-free. The grant is limited to the first 100 students who enroll. Visit www.sunyjcc.edu/EARN for more details! #SUNYJCC The grant is available to the first 100 students who apply and complete all the required documentation necessary to be registered, so don’t wait! Summer Session I runs May 19 – June 30 and the deadline to register is May 7. If funds still remain, Summer Session II runs July 5 – August 12) and the last day to register is June 25. Visit www.sunyjcc.edu/EARN for full details and to apply.
Vote for Mrs. Oakes' 4th Grade Class!!! We encourage you to take a minute to watch the students in Mrs. Oakes' class talk about the benefits of having a class pet and vote them in to the next round of "Pets in the Classroom's" Class Pet Success Story contest. http://woobox.com/shzess/gallery/tt2Kl5j5LK4
Congratulations to Westfield junior, Lauren Bills, on receiving the Seal of Biliteracy in English and Spanish. This honor recognizes students that have studied and attained proficiency in two or more languages through a series of written compositions, podcasts, videos and other cultural projects. The final evaluation of a candidate's language proficiency comes from a culminating panel presentation and includes a native speaker. We are very proud of Lauren's hard work towards this incredible honor. Lauren will receive her seal next year at graduation.
Attention juniors and seniors: @SUNYJCC is offering the new Summer EARN grant, which will allow you to enroll in a course this summer tuition-free. The grant is limited to the first 100 students who enroll. Visit www.sunyjcc.edu/EARN for more details! #SUNYJCC The grant is available to the first 100 students who apply and complete all the required documentation necessary to be registered, so don’t wait! Summer Session I runs May 19 – June 30 and the deadline to register is May 7. If funds still remain, Summer Session II runs July 5 – August 12) and the last day to register is June 25. Visit www.sunyjcc.edu/EARN for full details and to apply.
Student Mock Interviews were completed via Zoom this week in Ms. Alonge's Career and Financial Management classes. Thank you to Sorena Gilkinson (ERA Real Estate), Travis Heiser (Inner Lakes CU), Hillary Pattison (Absolut of Westfield), Bobbi Randall (NE Welch CU), Scott Cooper, (WACS Guidance), Amy Webb (Webb's Captain's Table) and Lauren Ryan (WACS CSE) for their time and support for our students as they practice this very important skill.
Fall II - Volleyball Spectator Guidelines Please read the following link to help explain our expectations and regulations for spectators at our HOME contests. At this time, a maximum of 2 spectators per HOME athlete are allowed for our games. https://5il.co/r1s8
There will be a special meeting of the Westfield Academy and Central School Board of Education held today, March 26, 2021 at 3:30 pm in the Large Group Instruction Room at Westfield Academy and Central School 203 East Main Street, Westfield, NY 14787. It is anticipated that the Westfield Academy and Central School Board of Education will recess into Executive Session to discuss matters leading up to potential litigation.
Our 4th grade scientists have been learning all about plate tectonics, changes in the Earth over time, earthquakes, volcanoes and landforms with some really cool experiments!
March 19th - Middle & High School Just a reminder that tomorrow MS & HS students will not report. Please refer to the mailing from last week regarding Teacher Office Hours in the morning. Tomorrow will be an A-Day for MS & HS students to meet with their teachers. For our students attending Maple Avenue, PTech, Hewes, Chautauqua Lake and LoGuidice BOCES programs, the district will provide transportation to these programs tomorrow. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Secondary Office. Mr. Markham - MS & HS Principal
Senior Bradley Babcock signed on to play baseball with Pitt-Bradford today. Congratulations and best wishes from all of us at WACS on this exciting next step.
Watch our Second Graders present their leprechaun traps! https://ensemble.e2ccb.org/Watch/Zj62HyDi
We were notified that an elementary student has tested positive for COVID – 19. The student was last present on Friday, March 12th. All direct contacts have been notified. This does not impact our in-person learning model. Please continue to practice social distancing and wear face coverings. Be well WACS.
Be sure to check out our 2nd graders and their leprechaun traps! This is a recording of the livestream from earlier today. https://ensemble.e2ccb.org/Watch/Zj62HyDi
SUNY recently launched the 'Big Dreams, Small Step' campaign to assist high school students with navigating the steps to college admission. Use this link to learn more: https://www.suny.edu/start/
We were notified of a positive COVID – 19 case involving a student in our high school. The student was last present on 3/9/2021. All direct contacts have been notified. This does not impact our in-person learning model. Staffing levels remain consistent. We encourage everyone to continue practicing social distancing and wear face coverings even when outside of school. Have a wonderful weekend WACS.
March 16th will be a special night for our Varsity Boys' Basketball team and Coach North. Senior night will take place before the varsity game, and our recognition of Coach North and his years of service to WACS will be held after the conclusion of what will be his last game. If you would like to submit pictures or stories from Coach North's career as our Varsity Coach, you may join the "Recognizing Coach North" facebook page or email our AD, Christopher Kelly.
From Mr. Cooper: If you would like a copy of your course requests for the 2021/2022 school year, please contact the Guidance and Counseling Department by Tuesday, March 16, 2021. Please remember these are course requests. Student schedules will be available in August 2021.
Good afternoon WACS! 2021-2022 Budget Development is under way. Please visit our website for up-to-date 2021-2022 budget information. We will continue to update the information on our website as the budget development process continues. Click here for addional information: https://www.westfieldcsd.org/browse/195637
4-Day Instruction - MS & HS We apologize that the link to yesterday's announcement did not work. Here is our announcement in regard to MS & HS 4 Day Instruction starting on March 15th - https://5il.co/qc7s. Also, this is a reminder that we are hosting a Parent Zoom Meeting about our transition to 4-day instruction on Thursday at 6:00. Please contact the Secondary Office if you would like to attend.