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West Haven Public Schools e-newsletter: The Westie Wrap-Up
Published on Dec 5, 2014 16:37


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  The Westie Wrap-Up: Your weekly review of West Haven Public School news, updates and reminders.

Bailey students' art chosen for Mayor's card
December 8: Meeting for WHHS parents of student-athletes in winter sports, 6 p.m.

December 8:
Pagels Family Math Night, 5:30 p.m.

December 9:
Mackrille concert, 6:30 p.m.

December 10: WHHS choral concert, 7 p.m.

• December 10: Washington Holiday Craft Night, 6 p.m.

December 11: Bailey band/chorus concert, 6:30 p.m.

December 11: Bailey Night at McDonald's on Saw Mill Road, 4-7 p.m.

• December 11: Haley Family Math Night, 5:30 p.m.

December 12: WHHS and Bailey students perform at Trees of Hope, New Haven, 11 a.m. and noon.

• December 12: Mackrille Holiday Movie Night, 6:30 p.m.

• December 16: Pagels concert, 1:30 p.m. or 6:30 p.m.

• December 17: Carrigan chorus concert, 6:30 p.m.

• December 18: WHHS band concert, 7:30 p.m.

Bailey Middle School eighth-graders Natalie Martinez, Wendy Weng and Richard Zayas are the winners of Mayor Edward M. O'Brien's Christmas card design campaign. The three designs will now be on Mayor O'Brien's Christmas cards. The students also helped light the tree on the Green.
WHHS students volunteer to help neighbors

West Haven High School students who are members of Student Government, the Leos and VolunTEEN raked and bagged leaves for WHHS neighbors Thursday as a goodwill gesture with teachers Trish Thompson and Adair McCormack.
 News and Notes
The WHHS Mock Trial team competed in a regional tournament this week at New Haven Superior Court.

Applications for the UNH Charging Ahead program are due Monday, Dec. 8. Accepted juniors and seniors have the chance to earn free college credit.

Washington Elementary School is holding a food drive this month for WHEAT through Dec. 12. Bring in an item and get entered into a raffle for a movie pack.

Carrigan's Student Council is holding a toy drive Dec. 15-19 for Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital.

Bailey's math newsletter has been posted. Click here to read it.

Savin Rock's math newsletter has been posted. Click here to read it.

Forest's math newsletter has been posted. Click here to read it.

West Haven Adult Education has published a fall newsletter.

School Climate Surveys for Pagels; Mackrille; Forest; Haley; Savin Rock; Washington; Carrigan; Bailey; and WHHS. All answers are confidential and used to improve our schools.

  Family Math Nights held across district
math nights
Forest Elementary School, Washington Elementary School and Savin Rock Community School all had Family Math Nights this week. Students and their families had a chance to get dinner at the event and play math games or read a math-related storybook. Family math and literacy nights are held at district schools throughout the year to give parents another opportunity to be involved in their child's education and to help students continue developing academic skills while having fun.

UConn engineering students visit WHHS classes
uconn visit
Engineering students from the University of Connecticut recently visited West Haven High School chemistry and engineering students to hold workshops about alternative energy, conduct an experiment, and discuss industry opportunities. The visit is part of a partnership with UConn.

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