Westowne Fall Into Reading
Join the school for an informational session focusing upon foundational reading skills for your kindergarten, first or second grade student. There are three workshop in the fall.
Attendance at all three workshops is not required.
TUESDAY, Sept 24, 5pm - 6pm
This session will focus upon building students' phonemic awareness skills. Materials for additional practice at home will be provided.
TUESDAY, Oct 29, 5pm - 6pm
This session will focus upon developing your student's phonics skills and sight word recognition. Materials for additional practice will be provided.
Westowne Schoolwide Houses
The school-wide house system is a fun way to promote team-building, community, and positive behavior. The administration hopes to encourage student to have a positive attitude toward teachers and rules, have better academic performance and feel better about themselves.
At the monthly house meetings, students will work together in various competitions while wearing their house color. House members work together to earn points through activities which should increase connectedness and school attendance.
MONTHLY HOUSE MEETINGS
FRIDAY, Sept. 27
FRIDAY, Oct. 25
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 27
FRIDAY, Dec. 20
FRIDAY, Jan. 31
FRIDAY, Feb. 28
FRIDAY, Mar 27
FRIDAY, Apr 24
FRIDAY, May 29
Battle of the Books
Battle of the Book is an intermediate reading program at Westowne that is designed to encourage students to read a variety of book throughout the year. The program is open to 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders.
The Battle of the Books competition will take place on a date TBD. Students will be working in teams in order to answer a variety of questions associated with chosen books. All competitions will occur during school hours, however meetings will be either before or during school hours. See schedule below.
Meeting Days and Books to be Discussed
Thursday, Oct. 10
Thursday, Oct. 24, 8:15am
Thursday, Nov. 7, during school
The Season of Styx Malone
Thursday, Nov. 21, 8:15am
Short and Skinny & My Beijing: Four Stories of Everyday Wonder
Thursday, Dec. 12, during school
Thursday, Jan. 9, 8:15am
The Truth As Told By Mason Buttle
Thursday, Jan. 23, during school
The Real McCoys
Thursday, Feb. 13, 8:15am
24 Hours in Nowhere
Thursday, Feb. 27, during school
Thursday, Mar. 12, 8:15am
Strongheart: Wonderdog of the Silver Screen
3/26 During School
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