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Kindergarten- Grade 8 Registration Form to download: Click here

School Cash Online - sign up now! dsbn.org/schoolcash

Entry bell rings at 8:40am

Supervision begins at 8:25am

Important Dates

Please see our Calendar for all of the important dates this month.

 

My Grad » Edge Imaging

 

PHOTO DAY IS COMING NOVEMBER 8TH, 2021

Details to follow as orders will only be done on line by school link.

 

Westdale SAC MEETING - Wednesday, October 13th 6:30 p.m.

 

Join us Virtually on:

Microsoft Teams meeting

Join on your computer or mobile app

Click here to join the meeting

Or call in (audio only)

+1 289-273-8166,,163091865# Canada, Saint Catharines-Thorold

Phone Conference ID: 163 091 865#

 

 

SAC parent/guardian are all welcome to attend our first SAC meeting on Wednesday October 13th from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Please note there will be a link on this web site for TEAMS platform prior to the meeting for all to join. We look forward in connecting and working together.

We are so excited to announce that the Scholastic Book Fair is coming to Westdale, live and in-person for our students October 19-22!

Students will visit the library with their class to purchase books

This year, since parents/guardians will still be unable to attend the book fair, we will also receive a virtual link that we will send to them so they can use to make the purchases at home.

If parents order online, books will be sent to the school and we will arrange for pick-up or will send the books home directly with students.

More information will come out through your child's teacher next week.

Thanks for your continued support! All proceeds and credits from Scholastics will help purchase reading material and books for our library and classrooms.

 

DSBN Back to School Guide 2021

DSBN Kindergarten Parent Guide

BUSSING

For information about your bussing, please log in to https://nsts.ca/ Be sure to OPT IN!

ENTRY and DISMISSAL

Westdale Safe Zones Map 2021-2022

Westdale Bell Times

PARENT SCREENING AGREEMENT (School Cash ONLINE, sent home first day)

You will be receiving a Parent Screening Agreement.

This can be completed through School Cash ONLINE. Please attend to this promptly.

RETURN of TECHNOLOGY

Please bring any technology loaned to you during the At Home Learning to school on the first day and hand it in to the homeroom teacher or office.

HEALTH AND SAFETY

Many of our enhanced health and safety procedures are outlined in the Parent Guide. For any specific COVID-19 support, please contact the Niagara Public Health Hotline at 905-688-8248 or 1-888-505-6074, press 7.

FIRST DAY FORMS

You will still receive Verification Forms and Prevalent Medical Forms on the first day of school.

We will be posting Permission to Participate, Parent Screening Agreement and other forms on School Cash Online.

Be sure to have your account set up. This will reduce the amount of paper going between home and school. You will be able to sign up right on line! If you are not yet set-up, please do so ASAP or contact us if you need assistance.

VENTILATION

To support the safe reopening of schools, the DSBN has made upgrades to improve ventilation infrastructure in our schools. All major ventilation projects will be complete for the start of school. However, Westdale is still undergoing extensive upgrades and will continue well into the Winter. Please know that we are working to ensure your child’s class is safe despite some intermittent movement to accommodate our HVAC renovations.

Ventilation systems in all schools are frequently inspected and are in good working order. We will continue your inspections and maintenance throughout the year. For any occupied learning environments in parts of schools without mechanical ventilation, we will have stand alone HEPA units in place. As an additional health and safety measure and to recognize that JK/SK students are not required to be masked in the classroom all kindergarten classrooms and full day daycare spaces will have stand alone HEPA units regardless if there is mechanical ventilation.

More DSBN Return to School Information can be found at www.dsbn.org/

Westdale Public School Information can be found at Westdale Public School Community Calendar

Which can be found on our School Website at Westdale Public School Website or http://westdale.dsbn.org/index.html

We appreciate your kindness and patience as we work through another very different start to our year!

We look forward to greeting our students back on September 7th, 2021.

Sincerely,

L. Tisi,

Principal and Westdale Public School Staff


 

 

We are pleased to provide an outstanding education for our students at Westdale Public School. Innovative programs that meet the needs of all of our students are taught by our dedicated and professional staff. Our school provides many extra-curricular opportunities which encourage the development of excellence, integrity and respect.

The District School Board of Niagara is focussed on literacy and numeracy achievement and creating an environment in which we are working together on our goal of success for every student. We also value the community partnerships and parent involvement which are so crucial to a successful education for our students.

We welcome your input and questions.

 

School Cash On-line - Sign up now :)
We are pleased to offer School Cash Online. You will be able to pay for everything from pizza to school trips online - never worry about searching for change again. In addition, all important forms to be signed for school start-up, other than verification forms, will be done through this portal.Please

Please sign up go to: dsbn.org/schoolcash