Konstella Archiving on August 1

Wed, Jul 14 2:00pm

Hi Parents and Staff,   On August 1st, we will be archiving 2020-2021 Konstella contents to get ready for the 2021-2022 school year. We will be resetting Konstella classrooms, removing graduated paren ... [More]

Book Fair Wrap Up

Wed, Jun 9 5:37pm

Our community purchased a whopping 686 books at the Virtual Book Fair! Thank you for your amazing support of the West Library, and we hope you enjoy all your new summer reading books! See you in the Fall!  

Art In Action Supplies Return

Tue, Jun 1 5:25pm

Hello Westies, Art-In-Action committee was able to organize and send home an art supply bag with each student at the beginning of the year. We are gathering the art supplies back to get ready for next ... [More]

CALLING 2021-2022 Parent Volunteers

Tue, Jun 1 4:28pm

As this school year is winding down, planning for next year is already underway! This google sheet includes committees for 2021-2022 school year. If you would like to chair, co-chair or volunteer for ... [More]

West Wed. Wrap-Up May 27, 2021

Thu, May 27 9:52pm

Important Dates & Events  5/24 (Mon) - 6/6 (Sun): Scholastic Book Fair Online Connect your kids with books they'll love at West's Scholastic Book Fair Online from May 24th - June 6th! All purchases be ... [More]

West Wed. Wrap-Up May 12, 2021

Wed, May 12 8:47am

Important Dates & Events  5/12 (Wed) 3:15pm: Site Council Meeting - Join the West School Site Council The School Site Council is an advisory group made up of parents, teachers and the principal. The S ... [More]

Test Pick Up Today & return tomorrow

Tue, May 11 7:20am

  Omecare saliva tests will be offered at each school site Tues 5/11 and collected back on Wednesday 5/12; you can return them at morning traffic circle or drop off in the bins before 1PM. Please reme ... [More]

Last Call - Staff Appreciation Homemade cards & video messages

Thu, May 6 1:54pm

Thank you all for participating in Staff Appreciation Week this week to celebrate our awesome teachers and staff here at West! If you have homemade thank you cards, please bring them this afternoon or ... [More]

West Wed. Wrap-Up April 28, 2021

Wed, Apr 28 9:01am

Important Dates & Events  5/3 (Mon) - 5/7 (Fri) :Staff Appreciation Week  The West Parent Group would like to invite all families to join us in showing extra gratitude to the incredible teachers and s ... [More]

Covid test return tomorrow (Wednesday April 28) by 1pm

Tue, Apr 27 3:03pm

*Please read West School Email sent this morning by Ms. Mata for details.    Hi West Families, Please note that this week we are using saliva test kits. Please have nothing in the mouth for at least 3 ... [More]

Staff Appreciation Week May 3-7 - Call for video & handmade cards!

Tue, Apr 27 2:54pm

Staff Appreciation Week is May 3-7! Let’s show our appreciation by sending as many teachers and staff a video or a note showing how much we appreciate them! We would love for all West students and par ... [More]

Important: Omecare Testing for Families Returning to School on 4/19

Mon, Apr 12 8:16am

If you plan to return to campus on 4/19 ( or when you complete your quarantine period) please plan to pick up an Omecare test kit on Wednesday 4/14 from 8-6pm outside District Office.  Please return y ... [More]

Testing Day 4/12 & Return to School 4/13 - Are you ready?

Fri, Apr 9 3:59pm

Hello Westies, Just checking in to make sure everyone is ready for Post Spring Break Testing Day on Monday April 12 & Return to school on Tuesday April 13. As you know, this is a multi-step process to ... [More]

NEW ZOOM LINK for Service Learning Assembly happening RIGHT NOW!

Thu, Apr 1 9:11am

5th graders will present to the whole West community Project Helping Hand - a student-led service project for the 3rd trimester. Please join in the Zoom Assembly happening right now with this new link ... [More]

West Virtual Variety Show: *NEW* YouTube link

Wed, Mar 31 11:08pm

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL THE WESTIES WHO PERFORMED and EMCEED IN TONIGHT's SHOW!    The YouTube premiere video received nearly 300 views tonight. Wow.   Below is the *NEW* permanent YouTube link for the ... [More]

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)D ... [More]

West Wed. Wrap-Up Mar 17, 2021

Tue, Mar 16 9:42pm

Important Dates & Events      3/17 (Wed), 3/24 (Wed) & 3/30 (Tue) 1:30pm: Battle of the Books 14 West Teams of 2-4 upper grade students have signed up for this year's Battle of the Books. They have be ... [More]

West Wed. Wrap-Up Mar 3, 2021

Wed, Mar 3 2:58pm

Important Dates & Events    3/5 (Fri) 6pm: West Family Bingo If you have pre-purchased tickets last week, wear your favorite West Wear to show your school spirit at Bingo Night! Send your photo to Wes ... [More]

Submit Yearbook Portraits if you missed picture day

Mon, Mar 1 3:52pm

Hello West families, Please email a photo to WestPix2020@gmail.com TODAY or at the latest by Friday March 12 if you missed picture day in the fall.  Yearbook committee is excited to be wrapping up and ... [More]

Test Kit Pick Up This Morning - Wed Feb 24

Tue, Feb 23 10:10pm

Wednesdays are Test Kit Pick Up days! Please pick up during morning drop off & Return tomorrow - same as last week. Any questions? Reach out to Nicole Salama & Steve Juno, our HCSD CARES Reps. 

Sign up for Virtual BINGO Night by Friday, February 26th!

Sat, Feb 20 11:25am

Our 1st ever virtual Bingo Night is Friday, March 5th from 6-7pm.  It's going to be a really fun time and winners all receive a prize.   Sign up here by 2/26 for West Family Bingo Virtual Edition! $10 ... [More]

OMECARE Test Kit Return - Today Feb 18 by 1pm

Thu, Feb 18 7:55am

  Please refer to school email sent yesterday for collection, registration & return details  Test Kit Return is today Thu Feb 18. You can return during morning drop off & at the latest by 1:15pm. Plea ... [More]

West Wed. Wrap-Up Feb 17, 2021

Tue, Feb 16 11:29pm

Important Dates & Events  2/17 (Wed) & 2/18 (Thu): HCSD Parent Feedback Meetings Sign up here to provide feedback about 2020-21 school year & participate for 2021-22 school year planning.  2/20 (Sat) ... [More]


Thu, Feb 11 10:54am

Edited to add - if you have already turned in your bio bag & test kit, please bring the forms separately by 1pm. We will collect them and try to reunite them with the test kits. Thank you for your pat ... [More]

Test Kit Return Today by 1pm @ West

Wed, Feb 10 4:30pm

Please remember to return your test kits to West by 1pm today! Please refer to 2/9 email for details!

HCSD CARES Announcement 2/10/2021

Wed, Feb 10 4:28pm

HCSD Cares Update Hello Parents, Quick reminders for today's Omecare test (kindly read in entirety): Please check immediately upon receipt that all materials (swab, tube) are enclosed in your bag and ... [More]

Test Kit Pick Up This Morning Feb 10

Wed, Feb 10 7:23am

Don't forget to pick up your test kits during morning drop-off today!

HCSD CARES Announcement 2/9/2021

Tue, Feb 9 2:49pm

HCSD Cares Update Weekly Covid Testing for Students We are so lucky that starting next week, West students will be tested for Covid-19 on a weekly basis.   New Testing Day for West!  Going forward we ... [More]

Pets in Quarantine - HTV needs your pet photo!

Mon, Feb 8 11:23pm

Hi Westies, Did you add a special member(s) to the family during quarantine? HTV is looking to showcase your pet(s). Send us ONE favorite photo of your pet(s). Your photo may be included in our next H ... [More]

!!URGENT!! HCSD CARES Please complete Ambry Test Registration GOOGLE FORM

Fri, Feb 5 5:40pm

Hello Parents, If you have not done so, please complete the Ambry Test Registration Google Form HERE for each student who took an Ambry test this week. This is an online form IN ADDITION to the two pa ... [More]

West Wed. Wrap-Up Feb 3, 2021

Wed, Feb 3 12:27pm

Important Dates & Events     2/1 (Mon) - 2/10 (Wed) Conference Week (and a Half!) February conferences go from Feb 1-10. Students will have normal school hours (NOT minimum days as in the past) during ... [More]

HCSD CARES Newsletter 1/28/2021

Thu, Jan 28 9:44am

HCSD Cares Update Weekly Covid Testing for Students We are so lucky that starting next week, West students will be tested for Covid-19 on a weekly basis. Tests will be passed out on Thursdays and coll ... [More]

West Wed. Wrap-Up Jan 20, 2021

Wed, Jan 20 3:12pm

Important Dates & Events    1/19 (Tue) - 1/29 (Fri) Project Replay Lego Donation Drive   Project Replay wants to share the power of play with others who may not have the same resources.  By sharing ou ... [More]

HTV Mask Fashion Show - Photos Due Jan 25

Tue, Jan 19 11:49am

Hi Westies, WE NEED YOUR HELP! We are looking for photos of you in your favorite mask!  Maybe your mask is bright and colorful, or maybe it has a unique print or saying.  Perhaps it's just so comforta ... [More]

Distance Learning for All Today (Tue Jan 19)

Tue, Jan 19 7:36am

Please see yesterday's email from West school & HCSD for details. 

Covid Questions? West HCSD CARES Reps are here for you!

Wed, Jan 13 8:38am

If you have any questions related to Covid - testing, contact tracing, etc, please reach out to our awesome HCSD CARES West Reps!   Steve Juno stevejuno@hotmail.com (415)531-4975   Nicole Salama nrsal ... [More]

Kids4kids, Winter Wonderland & Lego Drive

Sun, Dec 20 10:34am

West Service Learning 2020 Updates and 2021 Preview   Kids4Kids Thank you our project leads Nisha Somani and Jen Midle, parent and student ambassadors & all our West families in participating in Kids4 ... [More]

West Wed. Wrap-up 12/16/2020

Wed, Dec 16 5:30pm

Important Dates & Events 12/17 (Thu) Kids4Kids West Service Learning Project Thank you so much for the outpouring of generosity for this project! West students really got to know their buddies during ... [More]

West Winter Wonderland - Open Tonight 5-7:30pm

Fri, Dec 11 5:21pm

It's open! Come by before the rain gets here!

We Want Your West Winter Wonderland Pictures!

Fri, Dec 11 5:19pm

The lawn at West has been transformed into a fully immersive and enchanted Winter Wonderland! It will be open, weather permitting, 5-7:30pm every night until Dec 19. As your children take part in walk ... [More]

Winter Wonderland - skipping tonight due to wind

Thu, Dec 10 5:49pm

Hi everyone, Just a quick note to say we will NOT be operating West Winter Wonderland tonight due to high wind conditions! We apologize for any inconvenience! Hope to be back tomorrow at our regularly ... [More]

West Wed. Wrap-up 12/3/2020

Thu, Dec 3 5:57pm

Important Dates & Events   12/4 (Fri) - 12/8 (Tue) West Winter Wonderland Set Up West lawn will be transformed into a Winter Wonderland for the holiday season! We NEED more help to bring this to its f ... [More]

Covid Test Drop Off - Wednesday 12/2

Tue, Dec 1 9:31pm

Test Return Day!!   Please remember to complete your test on Wednesday 12/2 (nothing in mouth 45 mins ahead pls) Please drop off at your school's labeled bins at District Office by 1pm   *Please inclu ... [More]

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]