HCSD CARES Newsletter 11/14/2020

Mon, Nov 16 1:10pm

HCSD Cares Update As published in Louann’s 11/13 Friday Newsletter, HCSD Cares wants to remind everyone that testing WORKS!! 592 students participated in the HSF funded COVID-19 testing on October 7th ... [More]

West Wed. Wrap-up 11/12/2020

Thu, Nov 12 1:03pm

Important Dates & Events   11/11-18 Shop for HSF - HSF.org  Please shop for HSF to support our schools in this 40th Anniversary "Virtuoso" fundraising event!   11/12 (Thu) Operation Gratitude 1:30-4:3 ... [More]

HTV needs you!

Tue, Nov 3 9:49am

HTV Newscasts for the 2020-2021 are in full swing and keeping West community connected!   *Make Me Laugh - HTV* Think you have what it takes to "Make Me Laugh"?  Please submit your jokes and riddles t ... [More]

Non-carved Pumpkin Pick-up today (Carved pumpkins went into compost)

Sun, Nov 1 1:49pm

Thank you all for participating in the West Halloween No-Trick-Just-Treat celebrations this week! We loved all of your creative pumpkin entries!!!   If you have submitted pumpkins that were either 1)m ... [More]

More Halloween Costume Photos Needed

Sat, Oct 31 4:08pm

Hello Westies, Please send in photos of your student in their Halloween costume to WestPix2020@gmail.com if you haven't had a chance yet. (Big thank you to everyone who has already, so fun!) We would ... [More]

A Safe Halloween Drive Thru

Fri, Oct 30 11:07am

A note on health and safety, because...pandemic. This is meant to be a fun and contactless activity. Please stay in your cars, pop open the trunk and we will put the goodie bag(s) in your car during t ... [More]

Attention: What to do if you get a Red Badge

Wed, Oct 28 9:28pm

WHEN WILL YOU GET A RED BADGE? Ambry screening questions place you at elevated risk when you have symptoms of COVID-19 or you were in close contact with a confirmed COVID-19 case.   DO YOU KNOW WHAT T ... [More]

West Wed. Wrap-up 10/28/2020

Wed, Oct 28 4:52pm

Important Dates & Events    Wed 10/28 - Sun 11/1 No-Trick-Just-Treats Halloween Celebration is this week 1. Pumpkin Drop Off: Bring your carve, painted, and/or decorated pumpkin to school front lawn.  ... [More]

West Wed. Wrap-up 10/14/2020

Wed, Oct 14 12:05pm

Important Dates & Events TODAY (Wed 10/14)    3:15pm West Site Council Meeting https://hcsdk8-org.zoom.us/j/89816784266        4:45pm HCSD Board Meeting - Special Session      Director of Educational ... [More]

Please register your student at Ambry CARE app

Mon, Oct 12 1:24pm

    *For detailed info about registration, please refer to 10/9 HCSD Newsletter & recording of 10/7 HCSD Testing Info Webinar.*   Please register your student on the Ambry CARE App for Daily Symptom S ... [More]

Please Complete West Social Contract

Mon, Oct 12 10:00am

Hello West Parents, Today is the first day of Return to School! Please complete HCSD Covid-19 Social Contract for West School today as students will start attending school physically at West starting ... [More]

URGENT! K-5 Student Covid Test Information

Tue, Oct 6 8:15am


UPDATES - HCSD Book Fair Oct 3-11

Mon, Oct 5 9:22pm

HCSD Virtual Book Fair is on now until Sunday Oct 11!  *Important Updates & Details Below*     Join us at HCSD Hicklebee’s Book Fair-- the perfect way to support school libraries & promote a love of r ... [More]

Didn't Get a Goodie Bag or Missing Items?

Sun, Oct 4 11:59am

Hi Families, Did you miss your chance to get a goodie bag yesterday or are you missing some items?   Stop by the school SUNDAY 2-5PM to pick items up.   PLEASE, only those who are truly missing items ... [More]

NEW! West Wildcats Weekend Information

Sat, Oct 3 4:16pm

It was so wonderful seeing your families today at the goodie bag pick-up.  Hope the kids are enjoying all their treats! We still have one more day of F-U-N.    We recommend each student use their own ... [More]

West Wed. Wrap-up 9/30/2020

Wed, Sep 30 8:14am

Important Dates & Events *HCSD Return to School Survey Due TODAY (Wed 9/30)    -Please complete the APG/HSF survey regarding COVID testing/screening as we plan our return to school. The survey can be ... [More]

West Wear Online Store is OPEN!

Mon, Sep 28 1:14pm

West Wear Online Store is open now! Order by Thurs. October 1, you can pick it up at the Drive-thru on Sat. October 3.  Perfect for the Family Photo Contest during WEST WILDCATS WEEKEND (10/3-10/4)!! ... [More]

COVID Testing/Screening Survey - Due 9/30

Mon, Sep 28 11:39am

APG/HSF Return to School Survey is Due Wednesday 9/30   We hope you have all received Superintendent Carlomagno's HCSD Friday Newsletter emailed on Fri 9/25. Please take a moment to submit the APG/HSF ... [More]

Learning From Home Survey

Mon, Sep 14 9:53am

This survey is an opportunity for you to provide information to help us reflect on West School’s distance learning program as we’ve started the new school year and to help us as we continue to refine ... [More]

Volunteer Committees Need Chairs/Co-Chairs!

Tue, Sep 8 10:51am

Hello West Parents,  What makes West so special is the combination of our dedicated teachers/staff, our beautiful kiddos, and our AMAZING PARENT VOLUNTEERS! With two weeks of successful distance learn ... [More]

Choicelunch: order by 9/2 for pick-up 9/8

Tue, Sep 1 8:37pm

Choicelunch will continue to offer HCSD a Weekly Lunch Box during distance learning*. Your order helps continue a meal delivery program for those with food instability and provides for continued emplo ... [More]

West Wed. Wrap-up!

Wed, Aug 26 8:45am

PLEASE READ CORRECTIONS TO FRI SEP 4 BELOW! THANK YOU! Westies got off to a fantastic start to the new school year, yay us!    Important Dates & Events Wed Aug 26 (2-3pm) - 5th Grade Material Pick up ... [More]

West Wed. Wrap-up!

Tue, Aug 25 11:42pm

Be in the Know Check out HCSD district website here for                  - 2020-2021 School Reopening Plan                 - COVID19 FAQs                 - Recordings of Zoom parent meetings   Many vo ... [More]

West Parent Group Welcome Video

Mon, Aug 24 10:58am

Please check out Welcome Video from Ms. Mata & the members of the West Parent Group. If you have any questions or comments through the school year, please feel free to get in touch with all of us at W ... [More]

PLEASE SHARE - 1st Day of School Photo w Sign

Sun, Aug 23 4:30pm

Welcome Westies for the new school year!    We want to start off the year strong & celebrate our first day of school!   Attached below is a First Day of School sign -- please snap a photo of your Wild ... [More]

Class Materials Pick Up Times & Locations - MAP ADDED

Sat, Aug 22 11:40am

NEW! I have added a map of school showing the pick up locations! Monday Aug 24 1st Grade      12:45-2:15pm @ Front of school   Tuesday Aug 25 3rd Grade      1:45-3pm @ Front of school   Wednesday Aug ... [More]

HSF Giving Day

Wed, Aug 19 5:55pm

Please support Hillsborough Schools Foundation!

This week at a glance - Parent meetings this week with ALL ZOOM LINKS

Mon, Aug 10 7:34am

DID YOU KNOW several important parent meetings are happening this week? Mark your calendars!     K-5 Virtual Classroom Parent Meeting: 12 PM on Monday, Aug. 10th Please click this URL to join. https:/ ... [More]

Presentation and Agenda for Tomorrow's Special HCSD Board Meeting

Tue, Aug 4 3:08pm

  Wed. August 5, 2020 - 5:00PM   Listen in as HCSD administrators present our start of school plans to the Board of Trustees for their approval: Recommendation - begin the year in Full Time Distance L ... [More]

IMPORTANT! Return to School Information

Sat, Jul 18 12:15pm

Please take note of the following important information from HCSD and Superintendent Carlomagno sent in an email to all parents in the recent weeks:   HCSD Frequently Asked Questions document - HCSD r ... [More]