If your student
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Thanks for you
March 2011 help!
Mission Statement – Inspiring children to become confident and creative builders of their future
Vision Statement – Providing an exemplary educational environment that promotes individual development, intellectual
growth, and responsible citizenship
Two Spring Fundraisers Kindergarten Registration
The West PAC fundraising committee is planning
two spring fundraisers: Family Fun and Fitness On March 8 & 9, West will hold
(FFF) Night and Teacher Pizza Delivery Night. Kindergarten Registration for the
2011-2012 school year. Please bring a
Here are the tentative plans for these fundraisers:
certified copy of your child’s birth
FFF – will be held on April 28 from 4:30 pm to certificate, social security number and
6:30 pm. Fitness/Fun booth activities will be immunization records with you.
offered for kids to participate in. No need to make
dinner. Pizza, drinks, cotton candy, and popcorn
will be sold. Raffle prizes will also be awarded to Parking
winners. Again we ask that you drop off and pick
up your child on King Street before
Teacher Pizza Delivery Night – will be a fun and after school. This really lessens
evening for all involved. On Tuesday, May 17, traffic and congestion in the bus
from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm West teachers will be drop-off lane near the front doors.
delivering hot pizzas. Spearfish families and If you are in doubt about where to drop-off in the
community members who order their pizza can morning, just visit with Bill, our friendly custodian,
designate the proceeds to this special West who is out every morning helping parents and
fundraiser. drivers safely deliver kids to our school.
We are in the initial stages of planning both
fundraisers and will need parent volunteers to sign National School Breakfast Week
up to help. A sign-up sheet is available in the main Please come join your students for breakfast during the
office or call 717-1205. More information will be week of March 7-11.
coming home soon. Monday: Cereal or Oatmeal with Yogurt
Tuesday: Chocolate Chip Pancakes and Sausage
Wednesday: Cheese Omelet and Bacon
Thursday: Biscuits and Sausage Gravy
Friday: Egg, Cheese and Sausage Biscuit
Hope to see you at breakfast! Rumor has it a special
guest may be visiting at breakfast that week!
March 2 Read Across America
March 2 PAC Fundraising Mtg. – 10:00 am
March 7-11 National School Breakfast Week
March 8 & 9 Kindergarten Registration
March 3 P/T Conferences 3:30-7:00
March 14 School Bd. Mtg. – 5:30 pm
March 16-18 NO SCHOOL - Spring Break
March 22 Spring Pictures
March 23-25 Kindergarten Screening for next year
March 23-25 NO SCHOOL for Kdg., Mrs.
Klinkel’s or PreK Classes
March 24 Jump Rope For Heart 3:30-5:00 at
Jump Rope For Heart the High School
This year’s Jump Rope for Heart “jump-a-thon” April 15 LATE START (In service) – Bell
will be held on Thursday, March 24th, from 3:30 – rings at 10:15 am.
5:00 pm at the High School Gymnasium for those April 22 & 25 NO SCHOOL – Easter Break
students participating. Students
are responsible for their own
transportation to and from the
event. Late Start
Students will be able to ride the On days when the School District
bus on that day from West calls for a “late start” for the
Elementary to the High School school day, please bring your child
if they wish.
no earlier than 9:50 am. The
Jump Rope for Heart is a program school bell will ring at 10:15 am.
designed to promote physical fitness and heart
health through the fun activity of jumping rope. It
is co-sponsored by the American Heart Association
and the American Alliance for Health, Physical
Education, Recreation and Dance.
Students will have six person teams with two
members jumping at all times. Drawings will be
held for door prizes donated by many local
businesses during this time. All of the money
collected will be sent to the American Heart
Last year West and East Elementary together raised
over $20,000! If you have any questions, please
contact Mr. Martin @ 717-1205 or email: