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May 25 Newsletter

Open Enrollment Period for HPS Non-Resident Enrollment-Open Enrollment Period for 2017-2018. The Open Enrollment Period for  limited spaces  begins on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 and ends on June . . .

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May 18 Newsletter

Dutch Costume Returns Thank you to those who participated in the Thursday children’s parade and represented West!  What a fun day!  . . .

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May 11 Newsletter

Music Notes 6 th /7 th grade orchestra concert  is Monday, May 15 at 7:00pm at the Holland H.S. Performing Arts Building.  Students need to report at 6:15pm for warm-up. Girls will be turning in the skirt . . .

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May 4 Newsletter

Healthy Food Choices A healthy school environment for the students makes better learners.  One way to achieve this is to have the students eat healthy foods.  If you send a lunch or snack to school with your child please . . .

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April 27 Newsletter

Kinder Parade Permission Slips 1 st -5 th grade students must have a signed permission slip and a Dutch costume in order to march in the Kinder Parade on May 11.  There are costumes available to rent for $5 and can be picked . . .

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April 19 Newsletter

M-Step The schedule for M-Step is listed below. Please mark your calendar with the dates that pertain to your student. It is very important that your child is not absent on or during the testing dates and times. We . . .

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April 13 Newsletter

M-Step The schedule for M-Step is listed below. Please mark your calendar with the dates that pertain to your student. It is very important that your child is not absent on or during the testing dates and times. We . . .

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West students eat their lunch while Site Manager Stephanie Rhoda and Principal Dr. Ramirez chat with each other while being hung up on the cafeteria wall by duct-tape, March 30.

Hanging Around

School leaders duct-taped for a good cause

Students of Holland West K-7 got a big surprise during their lunch hour before heading to Spring Break and it wasn't what they were eating. West Principal Dr. Kathleen Ramirez and Site Manager Stephanie Rhoda surprised the . . .

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March 20 newsletter

Spring Break! Reminder that school is not in session March 31-April 9.  School resumes Monday, April 10.  Lost and Found Parents, please check the lost and found rack after school.  Any remaining items . . .

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March 23 Newsletter

Thank You! The students and staff at West want to say a BIG “Thank You!”to our cafeteria staff.   This is how our students start out the day at breakfast.  We appreciate all the time you put in to making . . .

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March 9 Newsletter

March is Reading Month  This year our theme for March is Reading Month is "Be a star! READ!" REMEMBER: March 10: Read-In Day. Wear comfortable clothes (Comfy clothes). March 17: Dress up like a favorite . . .

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Holland West third-grader Landen Butch

The Weather Kid

West third-grader gives weather forecast for Fox 17 News

Today's forecast calls for smiles! Landen Butch, a third-grader from Holland West, gave the weather report of a lifetime on the the Fox 17 Morning Mix  news show in Grand Rapids, Michigan on March 3. "I like . . .

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March 2 Newsletter

March is Reading Month  This year our March is Reading Month will have the theme, "Be a star! READ!" There will be weekly prizes, and the grand celebration at the end will be seeing a movie based on a book! . . .

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February 23 Newsletter

From the West PPC  Teacher Appreciation Luncheon is fast approaching. Our PPC luncheon team is organizing a soup and salad luncheon for our teachers on March 16 at 11am. It is a half day of school for parent teacher . . .

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February 16 Newsletter

Middle School Parents Both 6th and 7th grade field trip forms have been sent home with students. 6th grade forms and money for Camp Geneva are due by May 1.  The forms and money for the 7 th grade Chicago trip are due . . .

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February 9 Newsletter

STEM  Our STEM classes are in need of some items.  If you are able to donate any of these, please have your student bring them to the office.  The needs are: pill bottles, paper towel tubes, toilet paper tubes, . . .

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Students learn how to use

Working with Coding

Students learn how to use Bluetooth Robots

Elementary students in Chris Bower's technology class at West and Jefferson K-7 schools recently had the opportunity to work with coding using robots. Instructional Technologist Dr. Anne Thorp, from the Ottawa . . .

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February 2 Newsletter

Kindergarten Open House The Kindergarten open house/information night for the 2017/18 school year will be on Monday, February 6, 2017 from 6-7pm. HPS Orchestras and Moxie Strings Concert The 6th/7th grade . . .

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January 26 Newsletter

Are They Sick?             The following guidelines, recommended by the CDC, are appropriate reasons to keep your child home from school: A fever 100 degrees or . . .

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January 19 Newsletter

Help is Needed! Our West Family Carnival is scheduled for Friday, January 27 from 6:30-8:30pm. This event is always a blast, but it requires many helpful hands to make it a success.  Can you help?  We . . .

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January 12 Newsletter

Help is Needed! Our West Family Carnival is scheduled for Friday, January 27 from 6:30-8:30pm. This event is always a blast but it requires many helpful hands to make it a success. Can you help? We need . . .

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January 5 Newsletter

Carnival is Coming! Our Annual West Family Carnival is scheduled for Friday, January 27 from 6:30-8:30pm. This event is always a blast but it requires many helpful hands to make it a success.  Can you help? . . .

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Dec. 22 Newsletter

  West Takes Over Baja! Coming soon: West Takes over Baja Fundraiser-Tuesday, January 17, 5-8pm Enjoy anything on the menu, but it is Taco Tuesday ($2.50 ea) and ALL profits and tips . . .

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Dec. 15 Newsletter

West Pick Up Line Expectations In order for a safe & efficient pick up line, all drivers must follow these expectations: No Parking along the curb. You must remain in your vehicle and continue the flow of traffic . . .

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Dec. 8 Newsletter

West Holiday Spirit Week December 19-21 will be a Holiday Spirit week for West students. Monday -RED, WHITE & GREEN day Tuesday -Holiday ACCESSORY day…think ornament earrings, Santa hat, reindeer headband, . . .

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Dec. 1 Newsletter

West V.I.P. Day West is excited to extend an invitation to our student's V.I.P.s to attend our first V.I.P. Day on Friday, December 16. All students, K-7, are allowed to invite 1 (one) V.I.P. Each student was given a V.I.P. . . .

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Nov. 17 Newsletter

Title 1 Curriculum Night We invite parents and caregivers to attend our Title 1 Curriculum night at West! Please join us on Tuesday, November 29 at 6:30 pm for a 45 minute event. We will spend 15 minutes discussing . . .

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November 3 Newsletter

From the Desk of Dr. Ramirez  Honor Roll for 6th and 7th Grade Students : Congratulations to all of our 6th and 7th grade students who received all A's and B's on their Report Card and made the Honor Roll List.  . . .

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Oct 27 Newsletter

From Mrs. Ramirez, Principal

Lost and Found Has your child lost something? We want them to find it! We are asking that you please take a few moments next week while attending conferences, to look over our lost items. After conference week is over we will be . . .

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