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The Westford Robotics Club takes first place in the Robot Design Challenge at Norwich University FLL Qualifier Tournament.  Read More


PTO sponsored Buy Local Fundraiser Fall 2014 Orders due by December 3rd  Read More


The Connect 5 Notification System (alert phone system) annual test is scheduled for Friday, November 14 @ 11:00am.  Read More


The Westford School wonderful holiday meal tradition is quickly approaching. Please join us on Thursday, November 13th for a holiday meal with your child. Read more for order forms and details.  Read More


Standards Based Reporting K-8 Parent Night November 5, 2014 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm. Parents are invited to the Westford School Common Area to learn more about the change in report cards. This is a opportunity to learn more, ask questions, and provide feedback.  Read More


New to Westford? Westford School is a member of the Chittenden Central Supervisory Union (CCSU) located in the beautiful town of Westford, Vermont. Westford School serves approximately 190 children in preschool through eighth grade.  Read More


Westford School Action Plan 2014/15  Read More


Read about the shift to standards based reporting in grades 5-8. Sample report card and Q & A.  Read More


Westford School promotes a healthy learning environment by supporting good nutrition and regular physical activity as part of an overall wellness policy. As we begin all celebrations at Westford School for 2014/15, I want to make you aware of a few new practices that reflect healthy snack standards from the United States Department of Agriculture.  Read More


Have you ever wondered what assessments teachers use to inform their instruction and why?  Read More


Please read Secretary of Education Holcombe's Memo... "Under the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB), as of 2014, if only one child in your school does not score as “proficient” on state tests, then your school must be “identified” as “low performing” under federal law. The Vermont Agency of Education does not agree with this federal policy, nor do we agree that all of our schools are low performing. "  Read More


Westford School Bus Routes 2014/15. Westford School contracts bus services through CCR transportation and takes great pride in providing safe and reliable transportation for students to and from school. You can find exact routes here.   Read More


Eighth grade is an exciting time for our students and is filled with opportunities to deepen their friendships and celebrate their time at Westford School. Please read more to learn about these activities as well as dates and contact information.  Read More


Westford School has revised the traditional recess and club options for middle level students. This year students have more options and a longer block of time to participate in clubs and high interest activities.  Read More


Please note a difference in the 2014/15 School Calendar specific to December and February Break. This change supports a full teaching and learning week in March and a full vacation week for students and families in December.  Read More


Westford School has a plan to improve the function of the front entrance that creates an outdoor learning space that welcomes all to our community school.   Read More


Westford School places a high value on the safety of students including how they best enter and exit the school building. We have two designated and separate areas for bus and car drop off and arrivals based on safety. Thank you for supporting all safety procedures.  Read More


The structure of the 3rd & 4th Grade Team has been revised for the 2014/15 school year. This revision allows students to benefit from specialized teacher professional development in the areas of math, science, and writing, builds and connects to the strength of the middle school team models at Westford without significant transitions for students, and maintains the importance of a multiple year relationship between students, families, and teachers.   Read More


Please click more to see a sample copy and a brochure outlining some of the most common questions specific to reporting student progress based on standards-The K-4 Report Card.  Read More


Questions & Answers about the new K-4 Report Card  Read More


Parents, please view this sample primary standards based report. This is an example of a Primary Westford Report Card that reflects Common Core State Standards in Literacy & Mathematics.  Read More


Welcome to the Westford Wildcat Newspaper! Here you will find sports, news, comics, games, and more.   Read More


The type of volunteer work including the parameters of student contact informs the level of screening requirements. A noteworthy improvement is the requirement for a criminal background check for a level III volunteer. A volunteer who provides extensive, unsupervised direct services to students is required to under go a criminal records check.  Read More


Westford Elementary School is a proud recipient of the Exxon Mobil Educational Alliance Grant. This grant will be used to support science and math opportunities for our students.  Read More


Learn more about the Common Core State Standards including links to PTA publications for each grade level. http://pta.org/parents/content.cfm?ItemNumber=2583&RDtoken=17269&userID=  Read More


Secretary of Education, Armando Vilaseca acknowledges Westford School for meeting AYP and for an increase of 10% or more in mathematics for a subgroup of students.  Read More


Arbor Day: Sometimes one good idea can make a real difference. Westford students celebrate Arbor Day and enjoy a new Sugar Maple on the playground.  Read More




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Upcoming Events

Sun. Nov 23(Raindate) Annual Turkey Trot
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Mon. Nov 24No School -- In-Service Day
Tue. Nov 25No School -- In-Service Day
Wed. Nov 26No School
Thu. Nov 27No School -- Thanksgiving Holiday

 

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