Westview Virtual Field Day Schedule
9:30 a.m. All School LiveStream to Begin Field Day--click HERE
- FlipGrid Field Day Activities--click HERE for entire Grid
6 Activities by Topic:
- Click the link using your Chromebook.
- Login using Google.
- Read instructions and gather materials.
- Practice each activity several times before you record one attempt.
- Be sure you are in an area with a lot of light when you record.
- Record only your best attempt of each activity using FlipGrid from only your Chromebook.
- View each other's videos as well!
Videos will be selected by Mr. Bidlingmeyer for a highlights reel to be broadcast at 11:30 a.m. All-School Livestream!
11:30 a.m. All School LiveStream to See Highlights--click HERE
1:30 p.m. All School LiveStream--Closing 2019-2020--click HERE
All students are expected to view & participate in all three Livestream sessions as part of our school community bringing the 2019-2020 school year to an end.
- Meeting with students over summer--Many Westview teachers intend to check-in periodically with students through Google Meets with their current students through the summer months. Teachers are encouraged, but not expected to do this, and parents should understand that this is strictly voluntary for both staff and students.
- Resources--All online resources that students have available during the school year will be available through their Chromebooks during the summer:
- More coming soon...
We will make it through this, and when the day comes, we will be ready for your kids to walk through our Westview doors again!
Locating Lost & Found Items
As you know, kids sometimes leave things behind!
We've tried our best to put student belongings in labeled bags for pick-up on June 4th and 5th. However, we ask that you please take a look at this VIDEO of the items from our Lost & Found collection. If you identify anything the belongs to you or your family, please complete this brief FORM to claim the item and have it placed into your bag of student belongings. Thank you!
End of Year Announcements
While we’re still focused on Remote Learning activities, these last several days are full of excitement, celebration, and anticipation!
Monday, June 1st--Students and teachers will engage in final required academic remote learning activities for the regular school year. The afternoon of June 1st will include a Recognition Ceremony for all 5th grade students, and parents are invited to join us at 2:00 p.m. HERE.
Tuesday, June 2nd will be our annual Field Day--Virtually! Many thanks to our P.E. Teacher Mr. Bidlingmeyer for coordinating our activities online using FlipGrid! Details will be posted on the Westview web site and shared with students through Otus! Please take a look at this SUPPLY LIST to gather common household items for students to use on June 2nd. This day will also feature a virtual art show and chorus performance!
Thursday, June 4th & Friday, June 5th--Student belongings may be picked up at your designated time. Please see form HERE to indicate your preference.
Ongoing--On May 28th, a new banner will be installed outside of Westview facing Addison Road. For students and families to experience a sense of closure of the 2019-20 school year, we encourage you to visit Westview with your child and take a photo with the banner. Please consider posting the photo to Twitter and share with @WestviewSchool1 and add hashtags #wdsd7 and #ILschoolsstepup. These photos will also be highlighted on the Westview school web site!
Thanks for a great school year!
FYI--The Westview School Office remains open for much of June and August. Please call ahead at 630-766-8040 if there is anything that we can do to assist you or your family during the summer. If you have any difficulty reaching someone at Westview, please contact the Wood Dale School District 7 Board of Education Offices at 630-595-9510.
Student Belongings Pick Up--June 4th or June 5th
Student belongings have been placed in labeled plastic bags and organized by class in our gymnasium. This includes items such as notebooks, folders, pencil cases, and other belongings from their desks, coat racks, and lockers.
Families are invited to pick up student belongings on June 4th or 5th, or leave student belongings to be delivered to their classroom for the 2020-2021 school year.
Please complete this brief Google Form to indicate your preference: Student Belongings Pick Up Preference
PLEASE NOTE: Students keep their Chromebooks over the summer, unless your family is moving and the student will not be attending school in District 7 for 2020-2021.
Westview Elementary Mission Statement
The Mission of Westview Elementary School is to provide learning experiences for children which will enable them to learn how to solve problems, gather and communicate information, and develop strong character within a safe, nurturing, and welcoming environment.Westview Elementary Vision Statement
Our vision is to be an exemplary elementary school. Our students will be lifelong learners with an appreciation for the rewards of education.