Wild West K Round-Up Thursday night! Free! 5:30 to 7 pm. Y'all come! Learn more about our Fall 2016 programs.

Looking Ahead: Feb. 4 - Feb. 12

Kindergarten Enrollment We are currently accepting kindergarten enrollment for the 2016-2017 school year! Please stop by the West main office during school hours and pick up an enrollment pack. If you are interested in our TWBI . . .

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Looking Ahead: Jan. 28 - Feb. 5

Carnival This is the week! Carnival is here!! Below is what you need to know. Admission to the carnival is $1 per person, which includes one entry for a raffle basket. This year we are supporting Kids Food Basket of Holland, for . . .

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Looking Ahead: Jan. 21 - 28

From Mrs. Ramirez, Principal

From Mr. DeBoer I would like to thank HPS administration, teachers, parents and the thousands of children I have had over the past 21 years in Holland for your amazing support of music and music education. You are an example . . .

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Looking Ahead: Jan. 15 - 22

Wild West If you are someone you know is getting ready to enroll their child in Kindergarten for the 2016-2017 school year we would like to extend an invitation to our “Wild West Kinder Roundup” event on Thursday, . . .

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Looking Ahead: Jan. 8 - 14

Carnival Night We are so excited to invite all of our West families to our annual Carnival Night! On Friday, January 29 our West PTO will transform the school into a place of fun, games, cakewalks, bingo and so much more! You will . . .

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West K-7 Geography Bee Champ Crowned

Three cheers for Alex Marko, a 7th grader at West!   Students from fourth through seventh grade at West competed with their  classmates to win the classroom competitions. Then they entered the Final Championship with . . .

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Looking Ahead: Dec. 17 - Jan. 7

 E-Books Over Break Don’t let the break stop your child from their 20 minute a day reading goal! Here is an easy way to get that literacy in during your time away from school.  Your child can read along or let the . . .

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Looking Ahead: Dec. 11 - Dec. 18

Calm Elephants Mrs.Deenik’s first grade class is learning about different ways to calm their bodies, refocus their brains, and to reduce stress and worries. They have tried Yoga, dancing, coloring, and listening to . . .

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Looking Ahead: Dec. 3 - Dec. 10

From Mrs. Ramirez, Principal

Safety Patrol   Congratulations to Loreana Guerrero-Bernal on being October's safety patrol of the month and to Payton Heer & Brea Pratley for being November safety patrols of the month. Thank you girls for being . . .

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Looking Ahead: Nov. 23 - 24

From Mrs. Ramirez, Principal

From the Office If your child is absent please remember to call your child in! 24 Hour Attendance Line 494-2422 If your child will be absent or coming in late for any reason PLEASE remember to call your child . . .

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Looking Ahead: Nov. 5 - 12

From Mrs. Ramirez, Principal

What is PBIS? PBIS stands for Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports. It is a proactive approach to creating the behavioral support and developing the positive social culture to help all students in a school to achieve . . .

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Online Sing-A-Long

Music students take part in worldwide event

Students of Mrs. Daniza Palmateer's second grade T.W.B.I. class had the oppurtunity to participate in a gigantic online sing-a-long known as " The Largest Online Gathering of K-5 Classrooms " during their music . . .

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Looking Ahead: Nov. 2 - 6

From Mrs. Ramirez, Principal

West All Star Ask your child if they have received any all-star tickets recently. Students can receive all-star tickets from any staff member in the building by showing respect, taking responsibility, acting safely and being ready . . .

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Looking Ahead: Oct. 23 - 30

From Mrs. Ramirez, Principal

Parent Teacher Conferences It’s hard to believe that it’s time for fall conferences! Soon you will be receiving a scheduling note from your student’s teacher, please fill this out and return back to school . . .

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Looking Ahead: Oct. 19 - 23

5 th Grade Band/Orchestra On October 23 5th graders will travel to Holland High to see a concert featuring the high school band and orchestra.  Be sure to have your child's permission and medical form completed and . . .

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Looking Ahead: Oct. 12 - Oct. 16

From Mrs. Ramirez, Principal

Calling All Colors On Monday October 5, 2015, 15 of our middle school students accompanied by Assistant Principal Mrs. Vasquez-Ochoa and Staff CAC Liaison Mrs. Webb-Doyle, attended the Fall Calling All Colors Conference at Hope . . .

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Looking Ahead: Oct. 5 - 9

From Mrs. Ramirez, Principal

Fall Count Day Is Near Did you know that Count Day is when all public schools in Michigan tally the number of students attending their schools?  Count information is critical to districts, because each student translates into . . .

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Looking Ahead: Sept. 28 - Oct. 2

Keeping You Safe! A big THANK YOU to the many students who signed up for the very important job of Safety Patrol & thank you to the parents for supporting their student who wanted to do it! We've got the best safeties!! The . . .

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9/17/15 Newsletter

School Drop Off Welcome to the second week of school at West! By now we hope that you have been able to find a good groove for drop off and pick up of your student. We have a smooth flowing system in place, however dismissing 720 . . .

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I'm excited to be with Principal Ramirez and the entire West family!

Greetings from Mrs. Ochoa, Assistant Principal (First Day info is below this article)

  I want to welcome you to the 2015-2016 school year.   As your newly appointed assistant principal (in late August), I'm fortunate to be working under the leadership of Mrs. Ramirez. You can count . . .

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Raise Your Voice

Holland students featured on Nickelodeon news show

Peer pressure is typically conceived as a negative behavior. A group of Holland High students recently discussed its positive side on a national television program. In late February, a production crew from Nickelodeon’s “ Nick . . .

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