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Audience: Homepage, Staff, Principals, Assistant Principals, Sys Admins, Teachers, Associates, Students, Parents and Homepage

Support the PTSA and feed your family at the PTSA Restaurant Night at El Tesoro Taqueria on Wednesday, February 28.  Bring the attached flyer to donate a portion of your the proceeds to our PTSA.

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Posted by: Joe Toy
Published: 2/20/18




Audience: Policies, Helping Your Child Succeed, Staff, Principals, Assistant Principals, Katie Phelps, Sys Admins, Teachers, For Parents, Associates, Students, Parents, Homepage, Homepage, Grade 06, Grade 07, Grade 08 and All Grades

Hi WMS students,

 

We will be celebrating National School Counseling Week starting Monday 2/5 through Friday 2/9.

 

Ms. Richards and Ms. Phelps have lots of fun activities planned that we hope you'll join us and participate in.

 

Please see flyer (attached) for details on what activities will take place each day. To show your spirit, we've created a theme for each day. Dress the part!

 

Monday: Pajama Day

Tuesday: Dress to Impress

Wednesday: Rock your favorite sports gear

Thursday: College Gear

Friday: Wildcat Pride

 

- Your Counselors

 

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Posted by: Katie Phelps
Published: 1/31/18




Audience: Homepage, Staff, Principals, Assistant Principals, Sys Admins, Teachers, Associates, Students, Parents and Homepage

The PTSA will be holding a restaurant night at Panda Express at Serramonte Mall on Wednesday, January 24.  Visit from 10am-11pm to buy food and support Westborough.  Bring the attached flyer to donate 20% to our PTSA.

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Posted by: Joe Toy
Published: 1/18/18




Audience: Homepage, Staff, Principals, Assistant Principals, Sys Admins, Teachers, Associates, Students, Homepage and Parents

The January PTSA meeting scheduled for this Wednesday, January 10, has been cancelled.  

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Posted by: Joe Toy
Published: 1/8/18




Audience: Homepage and Homepage

Check out the attached newsletter from SSFUSD Nutrition Services.

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Posted by: Joe Toy
Published: 12/12/17




Audience: Grade 06, Homepage, Grade 07, Grade 08, All Grades and Homepage

Westborough will be selling Fundraiser Cards to Dave and Busters and Jamba Juice.  Order forms are due Wednesday, December 13.  Cards will be sent home the following week.  These make great gifts and stocking stuffers!

 

 

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Posted by: Joe Toy
Published: 12/4/17




Audience: Homepage and Homepage

Just a reminder that the PTSA Mixed Bag Fundraiser ends soon.  Orders are due Tuesday.  Check out the attached flyer for more info.

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Posted by: Joe Toy
Published: 11/26/17




Audience: Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

The PTSA will be holding a fundraiser at Take One Pizza at Westborough Square on Wednesday, November 15.  Bring the attached flyer, and 10% will be donated to the PTSA.

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Posted by: Joe Toy
Published: 11/7/17




Audience: Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

Attached is the agenda for the upcoming SSC/ELAC meeting on Wednesday, November 8.  All are welcome to attend.

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Posted by: Joe Toy
Published: 11/2/17




Audience: Katie Phelps, Parents, Homepage, For Parents, Helping Your Child Succeed and Policies

Please join Ms. Richards and Ms. Phelps, Westborough's school counselors, this Thursday 11/2 at 7:45am. We will be meeting in the staff lounge, which is reached through the main office. We will provide coffee and hold space for a conversation between parents/guardians and the counselors. In the past, we've spoken about social media safety and are open to discuss any topics you're interested in learning more about.

 

See you this Thursday!

- Ms. Phelps & Ms. Richards

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Posted by: Katie Phelps
Published: 10/30/17




Audience: Homepage, All Grades, Grade 06, Grade 07, Grade 08 and Homepage

The Boys and Girls Club will be offering a South City Day Camp on Wednesday, November 1 - the date of the district-wide teacher in-service.  Please see the attached file for more information.

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Posted by: Joe Toy
Published: 10/25/17




Audience: Homepage, All Grades and Homepage

Please check out the attached Newsletter from our district Nutrition Services Department.

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Posted by: Joe Toy
Published: 10/23/17




Audience: Homepage, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins and Teachers

Monday evening, Westborough will be hosting all three middle schools as we gather together in support of bullying prevention and community building.  Join us from 5-7PM in the MUR for a free night of games, activities, and prizes!  Families are encouraged to attend.  Meet your friends and make news one as the SSF middle schools get together to show how our schools are bully free.

 


 

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Posted by: Joe Toy
Published: 10/5/17




Audience: Homepage, All Grades, Grade 06, Grade 07 and Grade 08


 

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Posted by: Joe Toy
Published: 9/29/17




Audience: Homepage, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins and Teachers

Westborough is holding its annual Cookie Dough and Frozen Treats Sale.  All funds go to grade-level class treasuries, which fund grade-level activities and events.  Please sell to family and friends.  All orders are due on Wednesday, September 20, to homeroom.

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Posted by: Joe Toy
Published: 9/17/17




Audience: Grade 06, Grade 07, Grade 08 and Homepage

Hey Wildcats! It is not too early to order your Westborough 2018 yearbook. The cost is $40.00 and can be purchased by clicking on the "Buy Your Yearbook" icon below or by filling out an order form and turning it into Mr. Vina in room 10. The order form can be printed from the attachment below or can be picked up from Mr. Vina in room 10. Prices increase in January so buy now and save. Help make the year unforgettable by purchasing a 2018 yearbook.

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Posted by: B. Vina
Published: 9/15/17




Audience: Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

Please see the attached newsletter from SSFUSD Nutrition Services Department regarding pricing, payments, and more.

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Posted by: Joe Toy
Published: 8/29/17




Audience: Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

Hello Families,

 

We hope you can join us for Back to School Night - Wednesday, August 30, from 7-9 PM.  The night will begin in the MUR with a welcome from administration from 7-7:15. Students will bring home a copy of their schedule and a map, so families can go from 1-8th periods (no homeroom). Teachers are excited to meet you and share information about their classes. 

 

I hope to see you Wednesday,

 

April Holland, Principal

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Posted by: Joe Toy
Published: 8/29/17




Audience: Homepage and Homepage

Please check out the attached flyer regarding Disaster Preparedness Day, Saturday, June 10, at the San Mateo County Fair.

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Posted by: Joe Toy
Published: 5/17/17




Audience: Katie Phelps, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 06, Grade 07, Grade 08, Homepage, Policies, Helping Your Child Succeed and For Parents

Hello WMS Staff,

 

Happy May! Please enjoy the latest edition of our Counseling Newsletter and the final one for the 2016-17 school year. Any tips or suggestions for future newsletter topics would be greatly appreciated and welcomed with open arms. Parents/guardians, we look forward to hosting more “Coffee w/ the Counselors” and are interested to hear what time is most convenient for your attendance.

 

And some fun facts about the month of May:

  • The birthstone of May, the emerald, symbolizes success and love.
  • The month May was named for Maia, the Greek goddess of fertility. 
  • The United Kingdom celebrates May as the National Smile Month. 
  • According to old superstitions, it is unlucky to marry, buy a broom or wash a blanket in May.
  • In 2004, a study of 40,000 people showed that people born in May think themselves luckier than those born in any other month. 

 

Have a safe and restful summer.

 

Best,

Ms. Phelps

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Posted by: Katie Phelps
Published: 5/1/17




Audience: Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

Dear South San Francisco Unified School District Community Member,

 

Under California's new Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF), South San Francisco Unified School District must create a Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) in conjunction with community members. Therefore, we need your input. The School Board, Superintendent Moore and staff value your opinions about South San Francisco Unified School District, so please take a few minutes to complete this brief survey.

It is crucial that your voice is heard as we work together to meet the needs of all South San Francisco Unified School District students. Your candid feedback will help us make decisions and plan for programs and services that best reflect the needs of our students and community.

 

Your time and consideration are greatly appreciated.

South San Francisco Unified School District

(Survey is OPEN April 3 through May 12, 2017)

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Posted by: Joe Toy
Published: 4/4/17




Audience: Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

Please read the attached newsletter from our district Nutrition Services department about our lunch program.

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Posted by: Joe Toy
Published: 4/4/17




Audience: Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

Please read the attached flyer sent from our district health services department regarding Type 2 Diabetes.

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Posted by: Joe Toy
Published: 3/6/17




Audience: Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

District 5 Supervisor David Canepa is hosting a Cultural and Resource Fair on Saturday, March 18, from 11-2 at Jefferson High School Theater.  See the attached flyer for more info.

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Posted by: Joe Toy
Published: 3/2/17




Audience: Katie Phelps, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 06, Grade 07, Grade 08, Homepage, Helping Your Child Succeed and For Parents

Happy March Westborough Community!

 

Please enjoy the latest issue of our Monthly Counseling Newsletter. Here are some fun facts about the month of March:

 

  • March is named after Mars, the Roman god of war. This is probably because the Roman battle season began in spring.
  • March is the time of the year when animals start to wake up from hibernation.
  • An old proverb says, “March comes in a like a lion, and goes out like a lamb,” which is reference to winter ending and spring beginning. Another popular saying is "March is mad as a hare," which is a reference to the animals fighting each other.
  • Not only is March Women’s History Month, but it’s also American Red Cross Month and Fire Prevention Month.

Symbols of March

Birthstone = aquamarine & bloodstone (both symbolize courage)

Flower = Daffodil

Zodiac Signs: Pisces & Aries

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Posted by: Katie Phelps
Published: 3/2/17




Audience: Katie Phelps, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 06, Grade 07, Grade 08, Homepage, Helping Your Child Succeed, Policies and For Parents

Hello Parents/Guardians!

 

Happy February. Please enjoy the latest issue of our Counseling Newsletter.

 

Here are some fun facts to kick off the month of February:

 

- The month is named for the Latin word februum which means purification.

- The birthstone for February is amethyst, which symbolizes piety, humility, spiritual wisdom, and sincerity. The birth flower is the violet or iris. 

- February is Black History Month in The United States and Canada. Black History Month had its beginnings in 1926 in the United States

- February frequently occurs in lists of the most commonly misspelt words in the English language. 

 

Cheers!

- The Counselors

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Posted by: Katie Phelps
Published: 2/1/17