Westwood Regional School Counseling Quarter 2 District Newsletter is available to view. You can access the newsletter either in your inbox from yesterday, on our district school counseling website or using the link copied here: https://shorturl.at/suPRZ
4 months ago, Kelly Riedel
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Ms. Calderón, Ms. Hughes, & Mrs. . Vélez attended PD on how to build a thinking classroom in math. Building Thinking K-12 Classrooms in Mathematics helps teachers implement 14 optimal practices for thinking that create an ideal setting for deep mathematics learning to occur.
4 months ago, Bronwen Calderon
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Save the Date: “Parent's Guide to Growth Mindset” Please join us to learn strategies to understand, develop, and promote a growth mindset for yourself and your children. Care Plus clinicians will teach effective communication strategies and coping skills to help you support your child. During this presentation, you will learn how to approach your child mindfully and decrease conflict in setting expectations and helping your child succeed.
4 months ago, Kelly Riedel
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Brookside's 4th graders launched their new reading unit by experiencing a classroom transformation into StarBOOKS! A special thank you to Westwood's Starbucks for providing the cups and bags to complete the transformation. #BESTatBrookside
4 months ago, Kelly Hughes
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Brookside's 4th graders learned all about fractions! Students used pattern blocks to build different shapes and visualize different fractions. Then they used fraction dice to practice multiplying to create equivalent fractions. Fractions aren’t so scary! #BESTatBrookside
4 months ago, Kelly Hughes
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Brookside's first graders were hard at work this morning learning how to skip count by tens. Mrs. Jones incorporates math rotations into her daily instruction. #BESTatBrookside
4 months ago, Kelly Hughes
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Thank you to Brookside's PTO for sponsoring The Great Kindness Quest assembly to kick off our upcoming Kindness Week. What's better than glow sticks, a light show and an important message about kindness? Don't forget to wear your PJs tomorrow for Kindness Week! #BESTatBrookside
4 months ago, Kelly Hughes
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Brookside's 2nd graders studied properties of insulators and conductors this week! Hands on learning at its best! #BESTatBrookside
4 months ago, Kelly Hughes
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Thank you to our Brookside School Counselors, Ms. James and Ms. Asfour for coordinating events to celebrate The Great Kindness Challenge starting Monday, January 22- Friday, January 26, 2024. A kindness pledge along with books and activities will be shared throughout the week. Please see images for daily activities to show kindness.
4 months ago, Kelly Riedel
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In light of the current weather predictions and with the safety of our staff and students in mind, Westwood Regional Schools will have an early dismissal scheduled for tomorrow, Friday, January 19, 2024. The district will continue to monitor the storm’s progress throughout the night. If we feel a closure is necessary due to a change of the storm’s pattern, we will notify everyone by 6:30 a.m. The dismissal schedule is as follows: Pre-School will be dismissed at 12:05 p.m., Grades K-5 will be dismissed at 12:50 p.m., Middle School will be dismissed at 12:36 p.m., and High School students will be dismissed at 12:11 p.m.
4 months ago, Westwood Regional School District
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Thank you to Westwood Regional School Districts' maintenance, buildings & grounds, and custodial staff for everything they do especially during the recent weather conditions. You are the best! We appreciate you!
4 months ago, Frank Connelly
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Due to the inclement weather and icy road conditions, there will be a delayed opening tomorrow, Wednesday, January 17, 2024. This decision has been made to allow ample time for our families and staff to safely commute and manage the impact of this specific weather event as well as allow our Buildings & Grounds Department ample time to ensure each building is safe for staff and students. All schools will open 90 minutes later than their normal start times: High School 9:25 a.m., Middle School 9:45 a.m., Grades K- 5 10:20 a.m., and Pre-School 10:20 a.m.
4 months ago, Westwood Regional School District
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Due to the inclement weather and icy road conditions, there will be a delayed opening today, Tuesday, January 16, 2024. This will allow time for our families and staff to navigate the impact and travel related to this specific weather event. All schools will open 90 minutes later than their normal start times (High School – 9:25 a.m.; Middle School – 9:45 a.m .; Grades K-5 – 10:20 a.m.; and Pre-School – 10:20 a.m.).
4 months ago, Westwood Regional School District
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Brookside is closed for students today in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
4 months ago, Kelly Hughes
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Good morning WWRSD! Friendly FYI! The district will be closed on January 15, 2024 for all students. We want to wish our students a wonderful three day weekend!
4 months ago, Bronwen Calderon
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Miss Iozzia and Mr. McDermott’s third graders and Miss Candusso’s kindergarteners are celebrating Law Enforcement Appreciation Week. Students worked with their buddies to create thank you cards for the officers. We are thankful for all they do for our community! #BESTatBrookside
4 months ago, Kelly Hughes
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Dear Westwood Regional Parents and Staff: Due to the impending inclement weather, there will be a delayed opening tomorrow, Wednesday, January 10, 2024. As the storm arrives, significant rain, flooding and power outages are anticipated. Tomorrow’s delayed opening schedule will allow time for our families and staff to navigate the impact and travel related to this specific weather event. All schools will open 90 minutes later than their normal start times (High School – 9:25 a.m.; Middle School – 9:45 a.m.; Grades K-5 – 10:20 a.m.; and Pre-School – 10:20 a.m.) All before school clubs and Champions before care programs will be canceled. The after school care program and all after school activities will be held as usual. Lunch will be served in all schools. All students will be dismissed at their normal time. All bus pick-ups will be 90 minutes after normal time. Information is also available on the district's website under the Inclement Weather Procedures tab. Thank you! Thank you, Frank Connelly
5 months ago, Frank Connelly
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Brookside teachers set their "One Word" intentions for 2024 after watching a video clip from Jon Gordon. We looked to the future and thought of what positive beliefs will get us to reach our goals for both personal and our professional growth. #BESTatBrookside
5 months ago, Kelly Hughes
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Nothing better than having your teacher come cheer you on at your travel basketball game! Thank you Ms. Jung for being one of the BEST at Brookside! #BESTatBrookside
5 months ago, Kelly Hughes
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First graders in Mrs. Jones' class have been learning how to organize and graph data. They decorated cupcakes with different colored sprinkles and then graphed the data using a bar graph. #BESTatBrookside
5 months ago, Kelly Hughes
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