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Westchester Public Schools, District 92½, will apply inquiry-based strategies within the curriculum and foster a culturally responsive, caring and safe environment that addresses the instructional needs of all students while developing leadership skills and opportunities.
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The Board of Education is Accepting 2016 "Person of the Year" Nominations

The Board of Education is currently accepting nominations for the Westchester Public Schools, District 92½, "Person of the Year" for 2016. To nominate a candidate, complete the nomination form and return it to the District Office at 9981 Canterbury Street, Westchester, IL 60154, by 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 1, 2016. Thank you for assisting the Board in its search for a District 92½ volunteer/parent, staff member, administrator or Board member worthy of this special recognition.

Fall Festival Update – Monday, October 31

The WPTC officers, room parents and staff members have been working hard to provide safe, fun-filled activities for our children. At 9:45a.m., the AM Early Childhood and Kindergarten students will participate in a costume parade around the building if the weather permits. At 1:45 p.m. Early Childhood, Kindergarten, First Grade and Second Grade students will participate in a costume parade around the building. Family members are invited to view the parade at this time. Following the parade, the children will return to their classrooms to participate in parties sponsored by WPTC. Costumes may be worn to school and should be appropriate for recess, classroom and bus transportation. All regular school subjects will be part of our school day. Costumes should be comfortable for inside and outside wear. Please observe these guidelines in preparing your child’s costume.

If your student wears a costume to school, the following guidelines are in place. Phone calls home will be made to any student not following these guidelines and a change of clothing must be brought to school.

*No masks are allowed.

*No vulgar or indecent attire is allowed.

*No bare midriffs or bare backs are allowed.

*Clothing and costumes must cover to at least mid-thigh.

*No heavy jewelry or heavy chains are allowed.

*No violent-themed attire or props are allowed.

*WPS is not responsible for the damage or loss of items brought to school. This may include, but is not limited to: costumes, materials, props, clothing, coats, jewelry, cameras and cell phones.

If you have any questions regarding appropriate attire, please call the school office for clarification. Thank you for sending your WPS student to school in clothing that promotes safety and supports our school’s positive environment. Your support is appreciated!

WPS/WIS Fall Family Dance - Friday, October 21

This year's event will take place on Friday, October 21 at WIS on Canterbury Street. Doors open at 6:30 pm and the dance goes until 8:00 pm. Admission is $1 per person and children 4 and under are free! Pizza, nachos, soft drinks/water and candy will be sold at the event. There will also be a DJ, dancing, face painting, and more!

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