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Building A Better World One Student At A Time!
 
  Welcome to Westwood Primary School
          
           2006 and 2012 A+ School of Excellence

     2014 "A" School Label by AZ Department of Ed

   
Where Children Learn and Grow!

 

Westwood Primary School
Believes in YOUR Child


 

“I believe that every child deserves a classroom environment that meets their individual needs by challenging and supporting them to grow beyond where they are.” - Melissa McKinsey, Principal
 

“I believe that every student deserves a high quality education and it is my responsibility to ensure the success of every child.” – Scott Lawrence, Outreach Coordinator


 


Week of December 15th


POLAR EXPRESS DAY & REINDEER RUN
Friday, December 19, 2014


 
Parents are welcome to join us for the Reindeer Run

Schedule is as follows:
Kdg – 1:00 pm
1st Grade – 1:15 pm
2nd Grade – 1:30 pm
3rd Grade – 1:45 pm
 


 

DECEMBER 22, 2014 - JANUARY 2, 2015

 
 
Westwood Primary School Core beliefs to the Westwood community
 

The Alhambra School District Superintendent, Dr. Karen Williams, has guided all school principals to share their core commitments about students and learning.  As principal of Westwood Primary School, I am proud to share my core commitment as well as the core commitments of the entire Westwood Staff.

 

“I believe that every child deserves a classroom environment
that meets their
individual needs by challenging and
supporting them to grow beyond where they are.”

- Melissa McKinsey, Principal

 

“I believe that every student deserves a high quality education and
it is my responsibility to ensure the success of every child.“
- Scott Lawrence
, Outreach Coordinator

 
This year’s grade level team core commitments can be found
hanging proudly
down the main corridor at Westwood Primary School!
 
“A Stepping Stone Preschool commits to provide each student and family a comprehensive family literacy program through age appropriate and challenging curriculum.”
 

“Together we are committed to building a strong foundation through rigorous learning by educating the whole child.”

 

“ Westwood 1st Grade is committed to a rigorous curriculum where students thrive under high expectations!”

“Together We achieve excellence!"

 

“The 2nd Grade Team will collaborate to create rigorous, intentional instruction that engages and empowers children to achieve their educational goals and do their personal BEST!

 

“We will collaborate to achieve a common goal of student achievement. We will incorporate technology in routine lessons. We will create positive relationships with our school families. We will plan and execute engaging lessons to maintain high attendance."

 

“The Special Area Team through Art, Music, and PE are committed to providing students with a well-rounded education and opportunities to use their special talents and gifts.”

 
“The Special Services Team Strives to enhance learning by meeting the needs of THE WHOLE CHILD!"
 

“The Leadership Team at Westwood is committed to making student driven decisions, and supporting teachers in professional growth to ensure all students make academic growth.”

“WE WILL DO WHATEVER IT TAKES!”

 

 
2014 Rodel Teacher Winner
Second Grade Teacher
Jennifer Hollenbeck
Recognized as a
Rodel Exemplary Teacher


 
Congratulations to Ms. Hollenbeck for being named one of seven Phoenix-area teachers named as a Rodel Exemplary Teacher!  The exemplary teachers will receive $5,000 and will mentor six Rodel promising student teachers over a three-year period.  Westwood is very proud to have Ms. Hollenbeck as a member of our staff.  Check out the feature article in The Arizona Republic.


 

 
2014-15 Superintendent High Five Winners
We have some amazing students at Westwood!  Many show the characteristics to be a Superintendent High Five Winner!!  Here are a few of our special students.....
 
Alan Lopez Rios - Kindergarten - November 2014


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