West Wed. Wrap-Up March 31, 2021
Wed, Mar 31 3:38pm

Special Announcement

NAVICA App for Post Spring Break Testing

PLEASE read HCSD email sent 3/30 in its entirety about NAVICA App for post spring break testing on 4/12. It is a multi step process to 1)Download App, 2)Create parent account, 3)Add student profiles, 4)Link each student with HCSD, 5)Fill out forms and 6)Sign up for testing time slot. Download the app and get started with the process today!


Important Dates & Events 

3/31 (Wed) 6pmWest Virtual Variety Show
Come and be AMAZED by our talented Westies! We have dancers, musicians, magicians, snowboarders and much more! Here is the YouTube Link, so that you can share it with family and friends. Participants, please refer to a separate email sent Monday 3/29 for joining the Zoom watch party. 


4/1 (Thu) 9am: Service Learning Assembly - Project Helping Hand

ProjectHelpingHand is West's first-ever Student-Led Service Learning Project. Eighteen 5th Graders have volunteered to lead the project, educating their schoolmates about the importance of personal hygiene and healthy bodies for ourselves and our community.   

Please come to Zoom Assembly and listen to our student leaders present the project, getting everyone excited to donate, and supporting our community partner Samaritan House.


4/2 (Fri) - 4/11 (Sun) Spring Break

Enjoy the well deserved break! Stay safe! Please refer to the Post-Spring Break Flow Chart (PDF attached) for info about how to return to school safely after traveling. 


4/12 (Mon) Asynchronous Distance Learning for all & NAVICA rapid test

Students will have an Asynchronous Distance Learning day on Monday 4/12 to allow for NAVICA rapid test that day. Please read HCSD email sent 3/30 in its entirety about NAVICA App for post spring break testing on 4/12.


4/17 (Sat) - 4/18 (Sun) :Screen Free Saturday (or Sunday) 
Please explore our parent packet(PDF attached) for background on Screen-Free Week, suggested themes for each Screen-Free Saturday (or Sunday) and a list of exciting activities for your family to try out. 
Unplug to Write -- Write letters to friends and family and then put them in the mail.
Unplug to Compete -- Family Olympics - How many different games/sports can you play with your family and who will win gold, silver and bronze?


Be In The Know

*West Wear Store

West Wear blow-out sale - EVERYTHING IS 30% OFF! We are opening a new store with a new vendor soon, so current supplies must go! We still have some t-shirts, hoodies and baseball shirts on hand. Please order your "vintage" WestWear today while supplies last! West Wear Store


*Hillsborough Sschools Foundation

Supporting HSF is more important than ever this year. West is currently at 75% participation, which is awesome, but we can do better! Thank you to all who already have contributed! We are just 12 families away from 80% and really want to get to 90% so we can get an additional $5,000 of extra funding for our school! Every little bit helps! Please consider making your contributions today! For Paypal click HERE, text “HSF” to 56512, or go to hsf.org/donate


Thank you to Liz Koo, Susan Shih, Becky Leao, Jeremy Slater & Jen Midle for all their hard work putting together our West Virtual Variety Show! And a big thank you to all West volunteers for continuing to make West BEST! Please look for other volunteer opportunities on Konstella & start thinking about next school year as well! Thank you!