1338 Farragut St. NW · Washington, DC 20011 · (202) 576-6226
Celebrating Over 100 Years of Excellence in Education!
Spring Food Fundraiser
We are pleased to be partnering once again this year with Claire's Gourmet for our annual Spring Food Fundraiser! Our drive runs through Wednesday, April 23rd and orders will be available for pickup on Monday, May 5th. You can also order on-line and have your order shipped anywhere! Visit their website hereand during checkout enterOrganization #3883. We will have a $100 prize for our top seller, and a gift card drawing for every 5 items a student sells! Please support our cause!
DC CAS Testing Period
Our Annual DC CAS Testing period runs from Monday, March 31 - Friday April 11th. We are seeking support from our parents and community in a variety of ways. Please contact the Main Office for information on how you can help, in particular with our CAS Cookout on the 11th!
Spring Break is here! Please remember our last day of instruction is Friday, April 11th, and students return to classes on Tuesday, April 22nd! Camp City Year is offering a Spring Break Camp. Information can be found here.
West is honored to have been chosen as a recipient of the 2014 Comcast Cares program. Through this program, we will be receiving a grant from Comcast, as well as participate in a day of giving on Saturday, April 26th, where hundreds of volunteers will do a variety of projects to improve West! Interested in participating? See the flyer for more information!
Spotlight on the Schoolwide Enrichment Model - Science
Our Middle School students have been hard at work with a variety of projects in Earth and Elemental sciences. They even have created Stop Motion animations through our Technology Enrichment program to demonstarte Plate Tectonics!!! Curious to see their amazing work? Click here!
Boxtops & Cell Phones
We have partnered with a number of organizations to help our school's fundraising efforts! Please visit our fundraising page for details on how you can help!
After School Program Calendar
This week, The W features our April After School Program Calendar for your convenience. You can also view the calendar online anytime, to keep abreast of any possible changes. We will begin publishing the schedule with the last edition of The W each month for the next month, and you will see it hung around the school.
After School Activities - March 2014
Our weekly newsletter is available on-line! Click HERE to see this or past week's edition!
Have you taken a moment to join or renew your membership in the West Parent, Staff and Community Organization (PSCO)? Please remember that for Parents and Staff Members, membership is FREE, you just need to fill out the membership form here. Donations are (of course) VERY welcome. We can accept donations via PayPal right here by clicking the DONATE button at the top of this page. Remember, the West PSCO is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, so your donation is 100% tax deductible. Additionally, the sole purpose of PSCO donations is to directly support West students and activities. For more information about the PSCO, please click here.
Uniforms and Uniform Closet
Please make sure you have read your Family Handbook thoroughly this year, as there are changes to the Uniform Policy. Additonally, we are pleased to announce to return of the West Uniform Closet. This is a way that families can share gently worn, outgrown uniforms with other West Families, and that those who are in need can ensure their students adhere to our policies. Please click here for details on the policy and how you can donate to the closet.
School Meal Menus
Did you know you can view and print school Breakfast, Lunch and Supper Menus on-line? Visit the DCPS Website Here.