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Parent's Weekly Update May 22-26th, 2017

Parent's Weekly Update May 22-26th, 2017
by Carol DeFehr - Saturday, 20 May 2017, 4:45 PM

Happy Long Weekend Parents! I am typing to you from the beautiful Shuswap Lake! Hope you enjoy your Victoria Day on Monday with your kids. I am also going to become an Auntie at some point today so that is really exciting!

Here is a glance at the week ahead:


Thanks for your support parents of our REGIONAL FINALIST placement in the SAMSUNG Canada #SOLVEFORTOMORROWCHALLENGE. We are busy working on our video to send in for phase 2! Thanks to all the parents that sent in permission forms of consent to video your children.

DISTRICT TRACK MEET QUALIFIERS- you will get a permission slip from Mr. Blower as soon as we get the results from the Zone Track Meet. District Track Meet is Friday May 26th.

The SCHOOL SPIRIT VENDING MACHINE with stickers in it has arrived. We are still awaiting our custom Westmount Wolfpack stickers, but other collectors stickers are in the machine. They are $1. Thanks for supporting our school fundraiser.

PAC UPDATE: LAURA's PIES fundraiser is currently underway. Please return your order forms by Monday May 29th. PIE PICK UP is JUNE 14th.  PAC FREEZIE FRIDAY- thank you for all your support. Send $1 again on Friday May 26th. It is also PAC HOT DOG DAY on May 26. Thank you PAC for providing these hot lunch options. We all really enjoy it!

Parents please send in your donation item for the PAC BBQ CLASSROOM BASKETS for the year end bbq. Teachers are collecting those item for their themed baskets and need your help.

THE BOOK FAIR IS COMING! Mrs. Sauer is busy preparing  for this. It will start next week in the library. Great to get some summer reading materials for your children while supporting the school. Mrs. Sauer can accept cash, cheque or can take an imprint of your visa/mastercard for payment. The Happy Campers Book Fair runs next week May 29-June 1.

BIKE TO SCHOOL WEEK IS ALSO COMING UP NEXT WEEK! Get those bikes ready and promote your children riding to school please!

Gr. 7 PARENTS- please send in your child's baby picture! Either hard copy or email it to

This week at Westmount:

Monday May 22- VICTORIA DAY- no school for staff or students

Tuesday May 23- Pizza with the Principal Lunch for the Lucky Winners!

Wednesday May 24- Mrs. MacDonald and Mrs. Connolly's classes to Isobel Lake. Mother Goose Program 9-10 am.

Thursday May 25- PBIS POST IT NOTE PROJECT- come into the school to see all the positive messages written to the students. They will be all over the school. District 1000/1200 m Races at Hillside for those students that qualified at DT.

Friday May 26- DISTRICT TRACK MEET at Hillside. PAC HOT DOG DAY- we will eat at 12:01. PAC FREEZIE FRIDAY.  Mrs. Connolly's class to the Museum and Art Gallery.

Next week: Virtue of Humilty


TUESDAY is WHUNDA DAY at Westsyde Centennial Park for our Gr. 6/7's. Please return Payment and Forms. Mrs. Edstrom and Mrs. Zirnhelt's classes to Isobel Lake

Wednesday is our last Recognition Assembly for this year 8:45 am.  Fruit and Veggie Program Day- Tomotoes!

Friday June 2 is our Welcome to Kindergarten Event! We look forward to seeing all of our K parents. Please come for 8:45 for sign in and meet and greet. First session begins at 9 am. Primus' class goes to gymnastics on Friday.  PAC Freezie Friday- Send $1

WESTMOUNT WILL BE HOSTING THE SUMMER READING PROGRAM at our school for Gr. 1-3. Teachers and LARTs are preparing nominiation packages. There is a Summer Math Program as well for students that are C or C- students. For more information contact Mrs. Sierra Haw

THE BRIGHT RED BOOK BUS will be at WESTMOUNT every TUESDAY in JULY! July 4-28 stop by Westmount between 10-12 and your child will get a brand new book to keep and enjoy! We are thrilled to have this on our campus. Parents- take advanage of this and make a reminder in your calendar!

Thanks everyone,

Mrs. DeFehr