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WANTED: -FINtastic Math Detectives

To celebrate April's Math Awareness Month, Mrs. Lafin, our math specialist, is challenging WPS students to be "FINtastic Math Detectives" and find the Mystery number of the week. A flyer is hung in each classroom to encourage students to participate. There will be a new "Mystery Number Story of the week" for all of April.

Beginning on Friday, April 6th, they can be found on Mrs. Lafin's website in the folder titled "Mystery Number of the week." Here is the link to her website. Be sure to scroll to the bottom! https://sites.google.com/a/sd925.org/mrs-lafin-math-specialist/file-cabinet

At the end of April, 5 winners will be drawn from K, 1st, and 2nd grades to eat lunch with Mrs. Lafin and receive a treat. Please encourage your child to be a FINtastic Math Detective and solve each week's Mystery Number! Copies can also be found in your child’s classroom beginning on Monday.
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1st Grade Writers’ Round-Up

Thursday, May 3rd between 6:00-7: 00 PM - Attention 1st grade parents! You’re invited to the First Grade Writers’ Round-up on Thursday, May 3rd between 6:00-7:00PM. All first grade students have been learning about different types of writing and would love to share their portfolios with their families. The Writers’ Round-Up will take place in each child’s classroom. Light refreshments will be served. Cowboy attire is welcome.
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ABC Countdown

The Last 26 Days! – April 30th through June 5th - Believe it or not, the school year is coming to an end. During the last 26 days of school, WPS will be participating in the ABC countdown. Each school day we will have a different activity depending on the letter of the day. Your child may need to bring or wear certain things on various days. Please Note: Participation is not required. A sheet will be sent home to help your child remember what day in the Countdown we are on. I hope your child enjoys his/her last days!
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Operation Care Package

It’s that time of year again where we let those who protect us know how much they mean to us and how much we appreciate everything they do. Operation Care Package in collaboration with the Proviso Public Partnership is once again reaching out to the Proviso community to express our gratitude by sending care packages to members of the military who are currently active overseas.
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WPS Has Talent 2018

Westchester Primary School is excited to announce our 1st annual talent show! All students of Westchester Primary School are welcome to participate in this event. This event will take place at Westchester Intermediate School on the evening of Wednesday, May 23rd at 6:00 pm. Students can sing a song, perform a dance routine, tell jokes, create a magic act, develop a skit, play an instrument or demonstrate their own particular talent in their very own unique way. Creativity is a must! All acts must be two minutes or less. Please see the attached document for more information. All permission slips are due Wednesday, April 25th.
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Kindergarten Pre-Registration and Screening for 2018-2019

Children who will be five (5) years old on or before September 1, 2018, are eligible to attend kindergarten. All eligible students who will be attending Westchester Primary School are required to pre-register and attend kindergarten screening. To pre-register parents must have the following:

• Completed New Student Enrollment Packet which can be obtained at the
WPS office
• Official Birth Certificate
• State or Government-issued photo identification with your name and
current address on it

Screenings will be held at WPS by appointment only on the following dates:

• Wednesday, April 25, 2018, from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
• Thursday, April 26, 2018, from 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Both a parent and pre-registered child must attend the screening. For more information on kindergarten screening, please click on the Registration Tab. 

Registration and fee payment will begin in July.
If further information is needed, please call the School Office at (708) 562-1509.
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WPS is proud to announce the 2017- 2018 School Citizen of the Year (S.C.O.T.Y.) Winner: Dylan Lawrence

Dylan is an outstanding student and great friend. Her academic accomplishments are due to her eagerness to learn, hard work, and positive school attitude.

Dylan is always showing her kindness and willingness to help others. Her great attitude makes her a wonderful friend and a pleasure to have in school. Dylan is always smiling. Her excitement and happiness makes everyone's day. Dylan is consistently offering a compliment or something nice to say to someone whom she feels may need cheering up. Dylan is a positive leader and sets a great example for other students at WPS.

We are extremely proud to have Dylan represent Westchester Primary School as the SCOTY Award recipient.

Congratulations Dylan!
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Transferring Schools

Let us know if your child will not attend WPS for the 2018-2019 school year.
If your child will not be returning to WPS for the 2018-2019 school year, please email Mrs. Chayka gchayka@sd925.org. This information will assist us in scheduling students for next year.
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