Good Evening Westlake Warrior Eagle Scholars and Families.  This is your Principal, Ms. Taylor, with your weekly update for Friday, September 10, 2021. We had a great Week #5.  Next Friday, September 17 marks the end of the first marking period. Let’s keep encouraging one another to continue operating in excellence.

Required Immunizations: Attention 7th and 8th Grade Parents.  Please be sure that your scholar has taken their TDap shot.  This is a required immunization. You can bring documentation of having taken the shot to the main office. All 7th and 8th grade scholars must take this vaccination.  The deadline for submitting documentation is today, Friday, September 10 in order to remain in school.  If you have any questions or concerns please call the main office and check in with Nurse Wong. If you would like to email your documentation to the school please send it to ebado.ismail@ousd.org

Fall Sports Update: Tryouts for Flag Football and Girls Volleyball will continue next week.  This Saturday, the Oakland Athletic League is hosting a Sports Fair for all athletes at McClymonds High School from 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM.  All athletes must register at this link

End of the 1st Marking Period: The end of the 1st Marking Period is next Friday, September 17.  We will be following a minimum day schedule, so school will be dismissed at 1:26 PM.  Please encourage your scholar to check in with their teachers to ensure they are meeting the expectations of their classes.

School Site Council Establishment Meeting: The School Site Council will host its Establishment Meeting on Wednesday, September 22 at 5:30 PM via Zoom.  This is a space for all community members to come and support the school staff in making decisions about the programming and services offered here at Westlake.  All families are encouraged to attend. Zoom information coming soon.

Masks & Rapid COVID Tests: In an effort to support safety on campus we are asking that all scholars please bring your own mask from home daily.  We also have Rapid COVID Test Kits available to all Westlake scholars and families. We are also asking all families to please log onto the Primary Testing website at
http://www.ousd.org/covidtestingregistration and register your scholar to participate in COVID testing on site in the event we have a confirmed case.

Tech Survey: Warrior Eagles, if you are in need of a chromebook to complete your assignments at home, please click on this link (Tech Survey) to sign up to receive a loaner device. Please reach out if you have any questions.

Important Upcoming Dates
Saturday, September 11-Sports Fair at McClymonds High School, 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Friday, September 17- End of the 1st Marking Period, Early Dismissal at 1:26 PM
Wednesday, September 22- School Site Council (SSC) Establishment Meeting, 5:30 PM, via Zoom

Please do not hesitate to reach out if you need assistance with anything by calling the main office at (510) 879-2213 or emailing a staff member directly.. That’s all for now, Stay Fly and SOAR and please remember to take care of yourself, take care of one another and take care of Westlake.