Looking Ahead: March 30 - April 2

From Mrs. Ramirez, Principal

Table Tennis Champs Mr. Shears would like to give a big shout out to the 7th grade table tennis champions. 1st hour Wyatt Oonk 2nd hour Vivian Book 3rd hour Simon Awad It was a four day double elimination tournament, all the kids did a wonderful job!   Mrs.Vandyke’s Mystery Reader . . .

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Looking Ahead: March 23 - 27

Student Learner Profiles Available You are now able to access student learner profiles for the 2015-2016 school year. You can find them online at www.hollandpublicschools.org under the “helpful links” then “parent . . .

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Looking Ahead: March 16 - 20

From Mrs. Ramirez, Principal

Reading Month Heroes Our superhero Friday got off to a great start last week! The children were so excited to be read to by the Holland Police Department and City Council personnel. This Friday, March 13 we look forward to our . . .

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Looking Ahead: March 9 - 13

Scholastic Book Fair Is Back!! West PTO is so excited to host our Spring Book Fair! Because of your tremendous support in November at our last fair, we were able to purchase $2,400 in new books for our school library! In addition to . . .

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Looking Ahead: March 2 - 6

From Mrs. Ramirez, Principal

March is Around the Corner! What an exciting month we have ahead of us at West! Each Friday in March we will have special dress up days, as well as guest super hero readers. March 6- College Day   March 13- Red, White . . .

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Looking Ahead: Feb. 23 - 27

From Mrs. Ramirez, Principal

March is Reading Month! Our Superhero themed reading month is underway and we have lots of great things planned for our kids. We are asking local superheroes to join us in the school by reading one of their favorite childhood books . . .

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Looking Ahead: Feb. 9 - 13

From Mrs. Ramirez, Principal

Important Date!! February 11, 2015 is count day! We ask that you make every effort to have your student on time and present the whole day of school. Did you know that 90% of our school state funds come from the amount of children . . .

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Looking Ahead: Feb. 2 - 6

From Mrs. Ramirez, Principal

Spring Total Trek Quest Applications for this program are now available in the office; they must be mailed to TTQ by February 7. TTQ is a program for boys in 3 rd -5 th grade that incorporates a 5k training program while developing . . .

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Looking Ahead: January 26 - 30

From Mrs. Ramirez, Principal

We just finished our 2 nd quarter and ended our 1 st semester and the 3 rd quarter began yesterday.  Mr. Pugh and I met with all 6 th and 7 th graders yesterday and reviewed our WEST EXPECTATIONS with them.  Below is a . . .

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Looking Ahead: Jan. 20 - 23

From Mrs. Ramirez, Principal

TWBI Program Is Now K-7! Our state award winning TWBI, Two Way Bilingual Immerson, program is now a K-7 program! We are thrilled to announce that we have a plan in place to continue this program in middle school! Students who have . . .

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Looking Ahead: Jan. 12 - 16

Brrrr. We're hoping the weather will cooperate and allow us to get back on schedule!  Please watch the calendar and our other sources of information about any re-schedulings and other changes we've had to make.

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Looking Ahead: Jan. 5 - 9

I hope everyone had awonderful holiday break and is eager to begin a great new year! Let's make 2015 a season in our lives filled with new challenges and new accomplishments. Welcome back!

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Looking Ahead: Dec. 15 - 19

From Mrs. Ramirez, Principal

This week, December 15-19, we want your student to spread some cheer! A flyer is going home highlighting all the fun spirit days they can participate in. We have comfy day, Red and Green day, Twin day, Holiday accessory day and an all time . . .

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Looking Ahead: Dec. 8 - 12

From Mrs. Ramirez, Principal

Holiday Musical 12-8-2014 Have you invited friends and family to attend our amazing show next week? Please remember to have your children dress in their best clothes and arrive to Central Wesleyan church no later than 6:45 pm. The . . .

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Looking Ahead: Nov. 24 - Dec. 5

From Mrs. Ramirez, Principal

DeVos Coin Drive Update Thank you again for participating in the coin drive for DeVos Children’s Hospital. The donation total was $1014.00 and we were able to go shopping at our book fair and buy 205 books for children . . .

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Looking Ahead: Nov. 17 - 21

From Mrs. Ramirez, Principal

PTO Movie Night Reschedule Please take note that we are going to reschedule our movie night due to building schedule changes. More information with the new date will be coming home soon! DeVos Coin Drive The West . . .

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Looking Ahead: Nov. 10 - 14

From Mrs. Ramirez, Principal

This Week Is Conference Week! Please Remember: When you attend your scheduled conference time please take a few moments to look our Lost and Found over, we have many items that need to be found! We need your signature on . . .

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Looking Ahead: Nov. 3 - 7

From Mrs. Ramirez, Principal

Scholastic Book Fair is Back! Be sure to visit our book fair in the media center during conference week. The fair provides a great selection of books at very reasonable prices and all profits go directly back to West in the form of . . .

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Looking Ahead: Oct. 27 - 31

From Mrs. Ramirez, Principal

Title I Family Reading Night Please join us for our annual Reading Night this Thursday, October 30th from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the West gym. The Reading Night is for students in grades Kindergarten – 5th.  We will have . . .

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Looking Ahead: Oct. 20 - 24

From Mrs. Ramirez, Principal

Cold Weather Policy Change With Michigan weather being so…well, Michigan, we have to be prepared and start thinking ahead! We need to let families know of a new policy that is being implemented across the ISD, school will be . . .

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Looking Ahead: Oct. 13 - 17

From Mrs. Ramirez

A reminder to all about Holland Public Schools’ attendance and tardy policy, this policy is the same district wide for K-7 buildings. The policy allows for 4 excused tardies. Any beyond the 4 will be considered unexcused. After 12 . . .

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Looking Ahead: Oct. 6 - 10

From Mrs. Ramirez, Principal

Thank you for helping your child participate in Spirit Week.  The West students had a lot of fun dressing up and it was great to see their school spirit. A huge THANK YOU to all the TWBI families who provided all teachers and . . .

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Looking Ahead: Sept. 29-Oct. 3

From Mrs. Ramirez, Principall

Please join us for Spirit Week, Go HPS!    Monday - Dress in your comfy clothes.  Tuesday - Dress for success day. Wednesday  - Dress as your favorite superhero day. Thursday . . .

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Looking Ahead: Sept. 22 - 26

From Mrs. Ramirez, Principal

Discovery Testing will finish up this week for our 6th/7th graders and make-up testing for any students who were absent last week.     Support the CASA Program by taking the family to Orange Leaf  on Tuesday . . .

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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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