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Morning Announcements

Kindergarten- Grade 8 Registration Form to download: Click here

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

Entry bell rings at 8:40am

Next Virtual SAC meeting Wednesday, November 17th 6:30 p.m.

Supervision begins at 8:25am

Important Dates

Community Calendar

Niagara Region Public Health School Health Newsletter

December 2021 Parent Newsletter. Click here

What To Do When A Child Has COVID-19 Symptoms. Click here

Westdale SAC MEETING#2 Link- Wednesday, November 17th

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,,681024480# Canada, Saint Catharines-Thorold Phone Conference ID: 681 024 480#

 

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