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

End of the 1st Marking Period: Today marks the end of the First Marking Period.  Grades will be entered and finalized over the next week.  Report cards will be distributed during their 5th period class and available on Aeries on Monday, September 27.

National Community Schools Manager Week: Next week, September 20-24 is National Community Schools Manager Week.  Please take some time to acknowledge and celebrate our amazing Community Schools Manager, Mr. Moses Omolade.  Feel free to send him an email (moses.omolade@ousd.org), make him a card or even stop by to let him know how much he is appreciated.

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.

PE Uniform: Our second shipment of PE clothing has arrived.  Scholars that were waiting have started to receive their first FREE set of PE clothes (shirt and shorts).  We will continue distributing uniforms this coming week.  If you have any questions please call the main office.

Community Conversation on Vaccination Concerns: OUSD is hosting a Community Conversation via Zoom on September 27 (Spanish) and September 28 (English).  This community event will hold space for families and students to discuss their concerns about the vaccine.  All OUSD families are encouraged to attend.  

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
Friday, September 17- End of the 1st Marking Period
Monday, September 20- Friday, September 24- National Community Schools Manager Week
Wednesday, September 22- School Site Council (SSC) Establishment Meeting, 5:30 PM, via Zoom
Thursday, September 23- Westlake Food Pantry, 3:15 PM - 5:30 PM
Monday, September 27 & Tuesday, September 28- Community Conversation on Vaccination Concerns

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.