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Message from the Principal

Dear Families,

 

The faculty have just finished the third term checklists, and they will be online at the beginning of the week.  Look for an email on Monday.

 

As we head into break, here's a checklist for the next two weeks.  I hope you and your children get to travel to:

 

●       The outdoors – wherever it may be

●       A museum

●       Longwood Gardens – always plenty of places to roam there

●       Your couch – with a stack of books

●       The movie theater  - to see A Wrinkle in Time, if age appropriate

●       The Westtown lake – to hike the lake trail

●       An art store  - for sketch books, new markers and watercolors

●       The kitchen  - to cook up a new or favorite dinner

●       A coffee shop  - to linger together – maybe even to "Westtown's" coffee shop, The Buttery in Malvern

●       Your favorite playground

●       A friend's house

●       A bookstore to reload the couch

 

In the next two weeks, I hope you discover something new with your children, see something you have not seen before, laugh and have the time to just be.  May your break be filled with curiosity, play, sleep and exercise.

 

Onward to spring, despite the snow of the last week,

Kristin 

Important Messages

Moosekids' Spring Enrichment registration:  Please CLICK HERE to see the summaries for spring enrichment classes.  There is also a link on this page to log into the registration site. When you log into CampMinder, please remember to click on the year "2018" to see the correct information. There is no extra fee to be at MooseKids that day, as you have already pre-paid for your child to be attending an enrichment class. Questions?  Contact Nicole Davidson at nicole.davidson@westtown.edu or 484-459-9411. 

Upcoming Events

Monday, 3/26 - Faculty In-Service, No LS/MS/US classes


Tuesday, 3/27 - All classes resume

 

Friday, 3/30, 8:30 a.m., Barton Test Theater - 3rd Grade African Dance (NEW DATE) - Families and friends of our 3rd grade students are invited to enjoy this amazing performance.

All-School Information

Support the Metal Moose This Weekend!
Westtown School will host the FIRST ® Robotics Mid-Atlantic District Competition on March 10th and 11th. Approximately 38 teams, totaling more than 1,000 students, will participate in the competition. Come on out anytime from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. for this high intensity event. Free and open to all!

 

We Town
You may have seen the trailer for Sports Illustrated's We Town, a documentary about our boys basketball team. In case you haven't, you can watch it here. We will be hosting an on-campus screening and Q & A session with the producers after spring break, so stay tuned for details!

 

Senior Projects
The Class of 2018 has departed on their Senior Projects.They are in 14 countries and several states around the U.S. In addition to the school-led trips to China and Quebec, seniors are engaged in 42 independent projects. Some seniors are blogging about their experiences. Read the blog and follow their journeys!

 

Adult Community Yoga Classes
Yoga classes will be offered to Westtown employees, their spouses/partners, and current parents! Classes will be led by Sharon Bennett and Wendy Keslick in the Lower School Gathering Room. Four classes will be offered: Mondays at 4:00 and at 5:15, and Wednesdays at 4 and at 5:15. There will be an introductory class on March 5th and the 10-week session will begin March 26th. The cost will be divided among participants and payment is due in advance. Bring your own mats and yoga bricks. Registration is required, please fill out this form. If you have questions, please email Betsy Swan.

 

Swing for the Students Golf & Tennis Outing - Tuesday, May 22nd
Enjoy golf, tennis, cocktails, live music, dinner, live & silent auction and so much more! Outing proceeds benefit all Westtown students. Online registration is open - register here! For more information, visit www.westtown.edu/golfandtennis or contact Megan Schlickmann at (610) 399-7858.

 
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