Sometimes it's difficult to remember how strong we are during challenging times...here's a reminder: https://tinyurl.com/BerkeleyStrong
In an abundance of caution and to lower the transmission potential in our school community, WWRSD will transition to remote instruction for 2weeks and will resume in person instruction on Nov. 2. For more details and info click https://www.wwrsd.org/article/328560?org=wwrsd
Old and new--- both are true - now more than ever, let Berkeley's kindness shine through! Take a look at our inspirational t-shirt messages from today and our video from spring 2020: https://tinyurl.com/kindnessspring2020
The Back to School edition of the Cardinal Connection is now available . https://sites.google.com/wwrsd.org/cardinal-connections/cardinal-connection/september-2020
Check out the early summer edition of the Cardinal Connection for important information including an update on our plans for restarting education in September. https://sites.google.com/wwrsd.org/cardinal-connections/cardinal-connection/summer-2020
K-5 Virtual Venture Field Day is one day away! Friday, June 5, 2020. All details here: https://sites.google.com/wwrsd.org/2020fieldday/home
The May / June Cardinal Connection and Continuity of Education Update are available online at https://sites.google.com/wwrsd.org/cardinal-connections/cardinal-connection/mayjune-2020
K-5 Virtual Venture Field Day Opening Ceremonies: https://tinyurl.com/wrsdvirtualventure Thank you K-5 PE teachers for planning a great week and Virtual Venture Field Day this Friday, June 5!
Congratulations to Westwood Regional Schools for being named to the NJ Dept. of Health Influenza Honor Roll to recognize our efforts to promote influenza awareness and prevention within our school communities. https://www.nj.gov/health/cd/edu_training/vpdp_flu_honor_roll.shtml
The revised start and end times for the 2020-2021 school year are now official and can be found on the revised school calendar. https://5il.co/g4x8
Last night the Board of Education approved a revision to the school calendar to make the last day of school for students FRIDAY, JUNE 12, 2020. https://5il.co/g4x7
Our annual wedding of "Q" and "U" in kindergarten was a 'remote' success! Click here to watch: https://tinyurl.com/Q-and-U-wedding
Thank you K-5 Guidance Counselors for helping celebrate World Gratitude Day: Thank you HEALTHCARE WORKERS and FIRST RESPONDERS! Click here: https://tinyurl.com/ybjfsscf
WE ARE BERKELEY STRONG! We will all get through this! How strong are we? Click here: https://tinyurl.com/BerkeleyStrong
Local assistance for food subsidies: If you are facing food insecurity for any reason, please take advantage of the assistance that is available. Donations are gratefully accepted too. https://sites.google.com/wwrsd.org/wrsd-coe/resources?authuser=0#h.2wmhu2q1mmiu
Reminder: food and supplies available at the Parkside Church on 4th Ave. in Westwood for anyone in need every Saturday beginning at 12 until 5, but it is first come first served until stock is depleted. Open now!
Thank you Miss Beisel's Class for today's Wellness Wednesday Remote Activity! Click here: https://flipgrid.com/4c3194ec
Click here for more warm Berkeley Memories: https://padlet.com/sandramassaro/r3vdx5q2aagf We miss you all!
Way Back Wednesday! Take a look at some fond Berkeley memories for today's Theme Day: https://padlet.com/sandramassaro/r3vdx5q2aagf
Check out https://www.westwoodpubliclibrary.org/ for many family resources, including a Poetry Out Loud Challenge to post a poem on Facebook or Instagram and tag the Westwood Free Public Library: #poetryoutloudchallenge
Wishing you all good health and patience! Click here for a Berkeley Spring Break Message: https://tinyurl.com/Berkeley-Spring-Break-Message
Thank you to WRSD K-5 Guidance Counselors! "Be Someone's Rainbow". Click here: https://tinyurl.com/see-a-rainbow
Thank you Berkeley for exploring ways to use https://info.flipgrid.com/ during remote learning days. I hope my answer was correct!
Social distancing and celebrating a teacher's birthday? Sure, it can be done...click here for grade 5 teachers celebrating this week: https://tinyurl.com/v585em9
WE MADE IT! We are pleased to report that due to the cooperation and collaboration of our entire school community, our historic transition to remote learning is officially underway. Check out our latest community update at https://www.wwrsd.org/article/208154?org=wwrsd
What kindness language do you speak? Watch Berkeley spreading our kindness language! Click here: https://tinyurl.com/rmzjyqt #thegreatkindnesschallenge #berkeleychooseskind
We are pleased to announce that this year's Summer Enrichment Program, LEAD With STEAM 2020, will run for 5 weeks from June 29 - July 31.Registration begins March 9, 2020. You can find out more by visiting https://sites.google.com/wwrsd.org/leadwithsteam2020/home
Although we are 'Waking up to Kindness' in our pajamas today, fifth graders are comparing and contrasting stories in different genres. https://thegreatkindnesschallenge.com/
Unfortunately, due to a family emergency, Dr. Sileo has cancelled his parent presentation tonight.
Congratulations to Mrs. Loughner, Bergen County Coach of the Year, for the SECOND time in three years! http://www.bcwca.us/
Don't forget: Next Wednesday, 12/11/19 @ 7pm for "United States of Anxiety" by Dr. Sileo. This K-12 parent presentation at Brookside School is part of the WWRSD Wellness Series. RSVP here: https://tinyurl.com/uanyyc9
Thank you to all our guest readers for helping us "Read for the Record" https://www.jstart.org/read-for-the-record Special thanks to Mrs. Brennan, SLP, for organizing another successful event! #readfortherecord
Thank you ESL parents, teachers, Mrs. Massaro for translating, and Ms. Katz , the coordinator for the Literacy Volunteers of Pascack Valley for giving us information on adult ESL tutoring and English conversation classes offered at the Westwood Public Library. https://www.literacyvolunteerspv.org/
We hope you are enjoying our new app! For those of you with an iPhone, the iOS 13 update is now available. Visit the App Store to download it today https://apple.co/2Ix8ZVO
Thank you to Rob Surette: www.amazingheroart.com and our PSO for sponsoring such a powerful display of positive thinking, kindness, and Rob's incredible artistic talent! Each and every one of us has the power to change the world!
Continued progress on the Middle School Expansion. Steel is up. Roof is up. Walls are going up. Check out the video for an insider's view. https://youtu.be/4Yooh4OVXE0
See you all tonight for our Back to School Night and Book Fair! Please note our NEW schedule: 6:00 ESL parent meeting 6:30 Grades K-2 Homerooms 7:10 PSO Showcase in Gym 7:20 Grades 3-5 Homerooms
Check out the Memos, Notices, and Resources for parents! It's organized by date. The newest addition is the PSO Membership Kit.
All WWRSD Schools are now on Facebook! Berkeley School: https://www.facebook.com/BerkeleyElementary/
Progress on the Middle School expansion continues. Demolition, concrete, steel, and excavation is on-going. Check out the progress in our online album. https://photos.app.goo.gl/Kg7HHT4SiA3gtvKo6
Our 2019 Summer Enrichment Program is off and running! https://sites.google.com/wwrsd.org/leadwithsteam2019/home
The End-of-Year edition of the Cardinal Connection is now available. Check it out at https://sites.google.com/wwrsd.org/cardinal-connections/cardinal-connection/summer-2019
Registration is still open for our Summer Enrichment Program - LEAD with STEAM! Check out the online information portal at https://sites.google.com/wwrsd.org/leadwithsteam2019/home
The May edition of the Cardinal Connection is now available. Check it out at https://sites.google.com/wwrsd.org/cardinal-connections/cardinal-connection/may-2019