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Westminster School District Specialty Programs
Halloween celebration
Halloween celebration
Stacey Gym Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
New Stacey Gym
Opening Day 2018-19
Opening Day 2018-19
Opening Day 2018-19
Opening Day 2018-19
Opening Day 2018-19
Opening Day 2018-19
Sequoia Elementary Carnival
Schroeder Students Performing at Board Mtg
i4 Technology Showcase
Lunch on the Lawn
Nutrition Services Voice Your Choice Event
Nutrition Services Voice Your Choice Event
Spanish Dual Immersion Performance
School Employee Appreciation Night at Angels Stadium
Colette Gregorio WSD Teacher of the Year
Tet Parade 2018
Finley Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
ASES Pride After-School Program
Spanish Dual Immersion Students
Westminster Teachers Association
Computer Science Magnet School
First day of kindergarten
Kindergarten teacher reading to class
Archery Tournament
Computer Science Kinders

Calendar

Board Meeting
Date: 12/13/2018, 7 PM
Location: Board Room
LCAP Community Meeting
Date: 1/23/2019, 8:30 AM 9:30 AM
Location: Board Room
LCAP Community Meeting
Date: 1/23/2019, 5:30 PM 6:30 PM
Location: Board Room

News & Announcements

Retiring Board Members Honored

Interim Supt. Dr. Gary Rutherford, Trustee Mangold, Trustee Loomer, Sheri Loewenstein

The District recently honored Mrs. Mary Mangold and Mrs. Penny Loomer, two distinguished Board Members that are retiring from service after many years of outstanding governance. They both leave legacy’s to be proud of and are leaving the district a better place than when they started.

Johnson MS Hosts Important Parent Information Night

Johnson Middle School Parent Information Night

Johnson Middle School held a great Parent Information Night at school recently. It was a relevant, impactful event coordinated by the school counselor, Rita Neumann. Johnson parents were empowered through knowledge from speakers from Orange County Department of Education and our Westminster Police Department. Even Westminster Chief of Police, Ralph Ornelas, came to share some insights! Parents learned about significant topics including the dangers of vaping, signs of human trafficking, gang recruitment, and the importance of sleep for kids. Parents were able to ask questions in a group setting, as well as one on one with presenters and all attendees enjoyed a free dinner after the event. Johnson Middle School believes that as a learning community, it is important to model what it means to be lifelong learners and they would like to thank the parents and staff in attendance who set such a great example.

8 Schools Receive PBIS Awards

PBIS Award

The Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports (PBIS) Coalition has announced eight WSD schools as recipients of awards for implementing PBIS at their school sites! PBIS is a process for creating safer and more effective schools. The process focuses on improving a school's ability to teach and support positive behavior for all students.

A Gold level award is earned by schools that have established strong tier one behavior supports for all students and strong tier two behavior supports for students needing additional support. Schools that have established strong tier one behavior supports for all students earn a Silver level award. Congratulations to the award-winning schools that will be recognized at the 3rd Annual California PBIS Conference in Sacramento this week!

*Gold Level Award*
Meairs Elementary School

*Silver Level Award*
Anderson Elementary School
Clegg Elementary School
Fryberger Elementary School
Schmitt Elementary School
Schroeder Elementary School
Warner Middle School
Willmore Elementary School

Calling All Students - West Arts Wants You!

West Arts Productions

What is West Arts Productions (WAP)? It is a Musical Theatre group designed to help students reach their dreams and potential in the performing arts, led by Program Director, Edward Muñoz. Some shows WAP has done in the past include Little Mermaid, Little Women, The Music Man, You're a Good Man Charlie Brown, Oliver, Blast, Alice in Wonderland, Sound of Music, Once on this Island, and many more! Rehearsals are held at Stacey Middle School every Tuesday and Thursday in the MPR from 3:00pm-4:30pm. All Westminster School District students in kindergarten through 8th grade are invited to join WAP! For more information visit www.westartsproductions.com, email, Westartsproductions@hotmail.com, or call (714) 837-9402.

Grand Opening of New Gymnasium at Stacey

WSD Board Cutting Ribbon

The District held a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new state-of-the-art gymnasium and multi-use facility at Stacey Middle School. The facility is approximately 21,000 square feet and includes a full-size gymnasium, a fitness studio, a dedicated music classroom, and a stage that can accommodate full-scale performances and presentations. The building has enough space to accommodate 2,250 people! “The students, teachers and staff are very excited about the new gymnasium,” Stacey Principal Heidi DeBritton said. “We can hold school-wide assemblies, 8th grade promotions, basketball games, musicals and so much more inside this beautiful facility. It really enhances our school and will benefit the community for decades to come!” The building was designed by LPA Inc. and built by AMG & Associates, Inc. The project cost $15 million and was funded through the Measure T modernization program.

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