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Westside Staff rock Read Across America Week!

Wacky

Wacky Wednesday at Westside!

Wacky

Wacky Wednesday at Westside!

Wacky

Wacky Wednesday at Westside!

goodwyn

Mrs. Goodwyn's Class - Uniquely Us!

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volunteers

Fabulous Fourth Grade Library Volunteers!

aubrey
hats

The Cat in the Hat loves our hats!

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Happy Read Across America Week!

laila

Laila McNair as Madam CJ Walker

logan

Logan Young as Jesse Owens

brinkley

Brinkley Scianalepore as Katherine Johnson

marcus

Benjamin Davis, Jr. as portrayed by Marcus Smith in Mrs. Rowe's Museum of African American History Makers

janet

Janet Jackson as portrayed by Canyon Gaulden in Mrs. Rowe's Museum of African American History Makers

gym
gym
reader
6th
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Westside loves reading!

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reader

Westside Eagles love reading!

reader

Westside Eagles love reading!

4th
4th grade
4th Math
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Bailey

Mr. Bailey's hard-working 5th graders!

Kobe

Mrs. Terwilliger's class honors Kobe Bryant!

Spirit
music

6th Grade Music with Mrs. Amit

Aydin
Christiansen

Mr. Christiansen goes red for Heart Health Awareness!

students red

Fifth Graders wear red for Heart Health Awareness!

books

Even our books go red for Heart Health Awareness!

notes

Sixth grade students write encouraging notes to help combat bullying!

talent

Jashire Shears, Jamyra Ridley, and Za'Hara Seaborne have talent!

Georgia

Georgia Rountree's Got Talent!

Leila

Leila Cameron's Got Talent!

Daniel

Daniel Province's Got Talent!

Campbell

Campbell Lowery's Got Talent!

awards

6th Grade House Honorees

house celebration

6th Grade House Celebration

st. george

Mrs. St. George rocks her Sabiduria House Spirit!

award

Sabiduria House Awards

Ognisko

Ognisko Spirit!

Sabiduria

Ms. Fortner has Sabiduria Spirit!

Britt

Coach Britt has Vahvuus Spirit!

Sabiduria
Ognisko

Ognisko Spirit!

interview

Mrs. Satorre-Harris's class interviews a local resident for their Legacy Project.

math 6

Our sixth grade math ladies rocking their math shirts!

6th band
Christiansen
games

Game Time in Ms. McGowan's room

sattore-harris

Building relationships

coding

6th Grade Coding Class

mancala

A fierce game of Mancala with Ms. Kardos

SEARCH

SEARCH class

STEM

Future Engineers in STEM Class!

meditation

Meditation in Ms. Goodwyn's 4th Grade Class

veterans

Lieutenant Colonel Christopher Fontana speaks to our students, staff, and guests for Veterans Day

veterans

Honoring Our Veterans

veterans

Honoring Our Veterans

Vahvuus

Team Vahvuus in the House!

vahvuus

Celebrating our first House Champions . . . Vahvuus!

Lleva reads

5th Grade Readers from Ms. Lleva's Class

Jones reader

6th Grade Readers from Mrs. Jones's class

McGowan

The Mystery of the Missing Bubble Yum in Ms. McGowan's Reading Class

drawing conclusions

Ms McGowan's 5th graders learning to draw conclusions based on clues they found in “What am I” riddles

drawing conclusions

Ms McGowan's 5th graders learning to draw conclusions based on clues they found in “What am I” riddles

primary colors

A color scheme found in art class: look at these dashing 5th graders in primary colors! Simply smashing ;)

self portrait

Self-Portrait in Art Class

house cup

6th Grade House Cup

house cup

6th Grade House Cup

house cup

6th Grade House Cup

house cup

6th Grade House Cup

readers

Ms. K. Smith's 4th grade readers

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You can read anywhere!

6th Grade House Sorting and Slide Certification

6th Grade House Sorting and Slide Certification

6th Grade House Sorting and Slide Certification

6th Grade House Sorting and Slide Certification

6th Grade House Sorting and Slide Certification

6th Grade House Sorting and Slide Certification

6th Grade House Sorting and Slide Certification

6th Grade House Sorting and Slide Certification

6th Grade House Sorting and Slide Certification

6th Grade House Sorting and Slide Certification

6th Grade House Sorting and Slide Certification

6th Grade House Sorting and Slide Certification

6th Grade House Sorting and Slide Certification

6th Grade House Sorting and Slide Certification

Remembering 9/11

Remembering 9/11

Remembering 9/11

Remembering 9/11

Remembering 9/11

Remembering 9/11

iPad tower

Mr. MacLaren’s class competes to build the tallest tower that will support an iPad 

iPad tower

Mr. MacLaren’s class competes to build the tallest tower that will support an iPad 

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School News

Class Registration for Rising 7th Graders at SMS (click here)

7th grade registration

This is an important message regarding class registration for rising 7th graders at Smithfield Middle School next school year. Attached below is a direct link to Smithfield Middle School's online registration form:

https://forms.gle/DvD4NourvPZPgmS4A

Parents and guardians must approve their child's selection before submitting, as only ONE submission is allowed. It will also need to be submitted with an IWCS student email account.

Registration is open now until June 11th. Any student that does not complete a registration form before the deadline, will have classes chosen for them.

There will be an option for families that cannot digitally access the forms, to come to either school; Westside Elementary School or Smithfield Middle School to complete a form outside the front doors. Forms will be available along with boxes to drop completed forms in.

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact Principal Matthew Johnson or Assistant Principal Deborah Oakes.

mjohnson@iwcs.k12.va.us
doakes@iwcs.k12.va.us

Encore Course Selection for 2020-2021 School Year

Families of rising 5th and 6th grade students are invited to complete the following Encore course selection forms to indicate their choices for the 2020-2021 school year. Please complete the form by June 3, 2020; if you have any questions about the form, please reach out to your child's homeroom teacher.

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Upcoming Events

6th grade expedited retakes
Date: 6/2/2020
4th grade expedited retakes
Date: 6/3/2020
PTA meeting
Date: 6/3/2020, 5 PM 6 PM
5th grade expedited retakes
Date: 6/4/2020
Bayport Credit Union CAES
Date: 6/4/2020, 8:30 AM 9 AM