Updated: March 14, 2018
SCHOOL COMMITTEE - The School Committee welcomes parents and community members to attend School Committee meetings, which are held on alternate Monday evenings at 7:30 in the Millennium’s Conference Room B. Meeting agendas and supporting documents are posted online the Friday prior to a meeting via the town’s Document Management System. Other helpful School Committee Links are listed below.
- P7301 Development of Policies
- P7302 Adoption of Policies
- P7303 Review of Policies
- P7304 Dissemination of Policies
- P7307 Suspension of Policies
- P7209 Special Committees and Advisory Committees
NEW EVENT POSTINGS
WESTFORD CHALLENGE SUCCESS presents Finding the Right Fit: A Conversation about the College Search. We invite Westford parents and students to join us in the Westford Academy Performing Arts Center this Saturday morning, March 17, at 10:00, as we welcome Maria Furtado, Executive Director of Colleges That Change Lives. Colleges That Change Lives is dedicated to the advancement and support of a student-centered college search process, and Ms. Furtado will share her wisdom on finding a college that is a healthy fit for your student. For more information or to RSVP, please email email@example.com.
And don't forget to join the Challenge Success Westford Community Book Club. This spring, we will be reading and discussing Frank Bruni's book Where You Go Is Not Who You Are. There will be three book discussion groups, so pick the date/time that works best for you and sign up online (bit.ly/WestfordCSBookClub). There is still room in the first group, which will be next Tuesday, March 20th. The J.V. Fletcher Library will soon be acquiring a number of copies, or you can order your own copy online. Email Pamela Tricca at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
6th Grade TEEN NIGHT!! Our 6th Grade Teen Night is on Friday, April 6 for sixth grade students from both Stony Brook and Blanchard. Activities include: DJ, floor hockey, basketball, board games, karaoke, snacks. It takes place at Blanchard at 7pm. VOLUNTEERS are needed to make it a successful night. Please see the sign-up genius link below to volunteer. It's a fun, fast evening and we'd love to have you join us! Please note that all volunteers will need a CORI through WASA, even if you already have a WPS CORI. Feel free to email Barbie Goodhue with any questions @ email@example.com. The Volunteer link at Sign up Genius can be found @ http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090545afac2ea31-wasa1
WESTFORD PARENT CONNECTION/WESTFORD HEALTH DEPARTMENT - Worried About Drug Addiction? The Westford Parent Connection - along with the Westford Health Department, Westford Against Substance Abuse (WASA), and Westford Academy - is hosting The Adolescent Brain & The Physiology of Addiction on Thursday, March 22 at 7:00 PM. The presentation, which is free and open to the public, is being given by Dr. Ruth Potee, a board-certified family and addiction medicine physician and chair of the Healthcare Solutions Opioid Task Force of Franklin County. Dr. Potee travels extensively to talk to parents about drug use and addiction and the impact on families and communities. Her presentations are thoughtful, well researched, and compassionate. No need to register. Join us on March 22 at 7:00 in the Stony Brook Middle School
auditorium, 9 Farmer Way. For more information about Dr. Potee, go to https://ruthpotee.com/. All other questions, go to http://www.westford.org/wpc/ or contact Mary Anne Seraphin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
DECA Fundraiser: "Comedy Hypnotist Returns to Westford Academy" - Comedy Hypnotist Frank Santos Jr. RETURNS to Westford Academy's Performing Arts Center on Friday night, April 6th at 7:00. Tickets for this entertaining, family-friendly show are $8 in advance and $10 at the door, if still available. Proceeds to benefit WA's DECA business club. Don't miss out on the funniest event of the year. It has sold out quickly the past two years! For more details, contact WA business teacher John Rogers at email@example.com.
RECYCLING Fundraisers - Saturday, April 7th from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM at Miller School:
Electronic Recycling: Ready for Spring Cleaning? Clean out your house and support Westford Troop 95's 3rd Annual Electronics Recycling Fundraiser! Our event will be held Saturday, April 7 from 10 AM to 1 PM at the Miller School (1 Mitchell Way.) Please see our website for items accepted and nominal fees charged at http://www.westfordtroop95.com.
ShoeBox Recycling: Bring along your gently-used, wearable pairs of shoes this year to support Miller School's fundraising program called ShoeBox Recycling. Donated shoes are shipped around the world for resale and reuse. Our schools earn $20 for each filled box of shoes! ShoeBox Recycling money goes directly toward funding our schools' many activities, including arts and education programs. We are also partnering with The Mary's Community Thrift Store to increase our schools' profits. Shoes must be in wearable condition, without holes in the soles, cannot be wet or mildewed, and must have shoelaces if they are necessary for the shoe to function.
Items for Sale: A small quantity of LED light bulbs, desk lamps and smart power strips will be for sale.
Proceeds benefit Troop 95. Thank you for your support!