May 19th, 2017
Greetings Westlake Families!
This is Mr. Ferrer, Principal of Westlake Middle School with your weekly parent update.
A special thank you to all the parents who supported our Parents of Westlake parent group in celebrating our staff during staff appreciation. We are all very thankful for your surprises and treats.
Thank you to all the parents who attended our Golden State Warriors engagement meeting this week. Parents & students who attended were in support of changing our school’s mascot & logo for next year to the Westlake Warrior Eagle. For more information please contact Mr. Moses.
Thursday, May 25th after school is our Glow in the Dark Party from 4:00-6:00PM. If scholars have 0 tardies and 0 absences next week entry is only $1 or $5 for general admission for all grades.
Westlake Middle School will be holding a “Summer Just West of The Lake” summer program from June 19th - June 30th. This 2 week program will focus on dancing, reading, and outdoor education. Please consider enrolling in the program and contact Mr. Moses if you have any questions.
Attention 8th grade parents, here are the upcoming dates for the 8th grade promotion events:
-Wednesday May, 31st: 8th Grade Honors Night (no cost, by invitation)
-Friday, June 2nd: 8th grade Dinner Dance ($10)
-Monday, June 5th: 8th grade Great America trip ($58 no season pass, $26 with season pass)
-Monday - Wednesday, June 6th -8th: mandatory promotion rehearsal during school
-Thursday, June 8th 6:00PM: Promotion Ceremony at Oakland Tech Auditorium
-Friday, June 9th: distribution of Promotion Certificates during the school day
Promotion gowns and tickets will be distributed at rehearsal. Scholars will receive 4 tickets if they are eligible to participate in the promotion ceremony. Everyone attending will need a ticket to enter. Please contact Ms. Taylor if you have any questions.
From Friday, June 2nd through Friday, June 9th each day we will be on a Short Day schedule with school ending at 12:38.
Tuesday, May 23rd- School Site Council meeting & English Learner Celebration
Wednesday, May 24th- Spring Music Concert
Thursday, May 25th- Glow in the Dark Party
Friday, May 26th & Monday May, 29th- No School: Memorial & Lincoln Holiday
Friday, June 9th - Last Day of School
That’s all for now- “Stay Fly & SOAR!” Please remember to Take Care of Yourself, Take Care of One Another, and Take Care of Westlake!
Students To Receive Free Bus AC Transit Bus Passes
Westlake is one of five OUSD schools that have been chosen to participate in Alameda CTC’s transit pass program for the upcoming 2017-18 School Year. ALL students will receive free AC Transit bus passes that will be valid year-round! Sign ups will begin during registration. Questions? Contact the school office.
The Warriors and NBA come to Westlake!
We are Westlake!