Welcome to Westergard!
Westergard Wildcats are Awesome!
REGISTRATION TIME - It is that time of year - time when we need families to register for the 2021/22 school year. The sooner, the better. To make things fun, the class which has the most students registered by March 5 will win a pizza party!
Please use the following link to complete the online registration. https://washoenv.infinitecampus.org/campus/portal/parents/washoe.jsp If you have a student moving to 6th grade next year please register for Billinghurst. You can use the same link. If you are registering a student for Kindergarten or your child is moving to Westergard, please visit our registration page.
OUR PTO'S "NO FUSS" FUNDRAISER - Learn how you can support Westergard March 1 - 12 with our PTO's special fundraiser. All the details to donate are here.
BILLINGHURST WELCOMES OUR 5TH GRADE WILDCATS - If your 5th grader is attending Billinghurst Middle School in the fall, this newsletter for 6th graders and this PowerPoint about 6th grade registration will help you with the transition to middle school.
READING WEEK - Westergard will celebrate Reading Week March 8-12 with the theme, "Change Your World - Read". The dress-up days for the entire week are here. Have fun and keep on reading!
CROSSING GUARDS NEEDED! - We are in need of awesome parents to commit to our morning and afternoon crosswalk duties. Here's a link to sign up for spots. https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090b4ca8a72fa4fa7-crossing2 And, a huge shout out goes to our parents who have given their time to escort others safely across Ambassador Drive. Thank you for your kindness and commitment.
KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION - Click here to learn how to register your child for Kindergarten for the 2021/2022 school year.
DAILY SELF-SCREENER - Parents and students, before coming to school each day, please be sure to use the Washoe County School District's self screener. Visit this special page with information about where you can find flu vaccines.
S.H.A.R.E INFORMATION - Families of our 4th and 5th grade students attending in person or through distance learning, please read the attached information from our counselor, Mrs. Mecham.
ATTENDANCE - We want our students learning every day. Attendance is vital to their success as a student. To learn all about our attendance policy, please visit this link.
THIS SCHOOL YEAR - Please watch Mr. Dickson's Welcome Back Wildcats video with your student and read all our updates on our reopening page. For our distance learning students, we have a special digital resources page for you. We hope you find this helpful. Be sure to check out our most current Self Screening Tool, too.
WESTERGARD'S ONLINE LIBRARY - Mrs. Newcomb has filled our online library with some amazing resources that you can enjoy at home - books, virtual tours, videos, web cams, and so much more. Click here and have fun! This link will also take you to the district's library catalog.
SUPPORT WESTERGARD'S PTO - Our PTO does amazing things for our students, staff, and families. And, they are always looking for more parents to get involved. Be sure to bookmark their new website, https://www.georgewestergardpto.org/ and like their Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/WestergardPto/.
SHOPPING ONLINE? Westergard's PTO can earn funds when you shop through AmazonSmile. Bookmark the link after you enter Westergard Elementary School PTO. AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop.The Washoe County School District website may contain links that lead to resources, video, etc., which is located on servers that are not maintained or controlled by the District. The District is not responsible for the contents of any such referenced websites or for the availability of access to such websites.
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From the District...
Notice of Non-Discrimination and Web-Accessibility
The District prohibits bullying, cyber-bullying, harassment, sexual harassment, discrimination and/or retaliation in any of its educational programs/activities, employment, and employment opportunities. For the District's full Notice of Non-Discrimination statement as well as methods to address questions and concerns please visit our Notice of Non-Discrimination and Web Accessibility page. For more information, visit the Civil Rights Compliance Department page.
WCSD Parent Student Handbook