Good Evening Westlake Warrior Eagle Scholars and Families.  This is your Principal, Ms. Taylor, with your weekly update for Friday, May 6, 2022. We are 13 days away from the end of the 2021-22 school year.  Please support your scholar in having a strong finish!

Staff Appreciation Week: May 9-13 is Staff Appreciation Week.  This is a time set aside each year to honor all of the amazing staff here at Westlake.  Each day we will be recognizing a different staff group on campus. Please contact our Assistant Principal, Dr. Logan Manning if you would like to participate in recognizing staff during this time.

High School Readiness Program: High School Readiness continues next week for 8th Grade Scholars that are not meeting the promotion requirements.  HSR meets on Mondays 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM, Wednesdays 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM and Thursdays 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM.  All scholars are welcomed to attend.

SSC- The School Site Council will meet on Wednesday, May 11 at 5:00 PM via Zoom.  The link will be shared via email.

New Scholar/Family Welcome Night- Westlake will be hosting a New Scholar/Family Welcome Night on Thursday, May 12 from 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM. We are in need of parents to come and speak with incoming families about all that Westlake has to offer. If you would like to be a part of this event, please contact our Assistant Principal, Dr. Manning.

Encanto: Come out on May 12 at 6:00 PM to enjoy a production of “ENCANTO”!  You don’t want to miss this show. All Westlake Community members are invited!

8th Grade Dinner Dance- Friday, May 13 is the annual 8th Grade Dinner Dance.  Scholars received a flier for this event earlier this week. In order to attend they must be meeting the 8th Grade Promotion Requirements, attend all classes and not receive a lunch reflection or referral leading up to the dance.  We are in need of parent volunteers.  If you are interested please contact our Community Schools Manager, Mr. Omolade.

Intent to Return Survey: OUSD is asking all parents to please complete the Intent to Return Survey.  This survey will help to identify families intentions on returning to their current school in the district.  Click the link to complete the survey: Intent to Return Survey

Summer Programs: If you are interested in your scholar participating in a summer program please contact our School Counselor, Ms. Nguyen.  There is the AIM High Program which will be located on the Westlake campus and there is the OUSD Summer Program which will be located on the West Oakland Middle School (WOMS) campus.

Important Upcoming Dates                     
Mon. May 9- Fri. May 13- Staff Appreciation Week
Wed. May 11- School Site Council, 5:00 PM via Zoom
Thu. May 12- Westlake Food Pantry, 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
                       New Scholar/Family Welcome Night, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
                       Encanto, 6:00 PM, Westlake Cafetorium
Fri. May 13- 8th Grade Dinner Dance, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

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.