Today is April 23, 2014 -- cycle day 1
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West Side Elementary
Ms. Charity Zawatski, Principal
Ms. Lynn Nicholl, Secretary
Mrs. Tracy White, Records Clerk

25 Wilson Street
Gouverneur, NY 13642
(315) 287-3200
Fax: (315) 287-7222
"A diverse community where all work together to achieve success."

 
Announcements



UPK & KINDERGARTEN PRE-REGISTRATION
We are in the process of planning both UPK (must be 4 on or before 12/1/2014) and Kindergarten (must be 5 on or before 12/1/2014) for the 2014-2015 school year. We will once again use an on-line pre-registration form that can be found at
http://www.gcsk12.org/enrollment/preregistration.php
Please note: students currently enrolled in the Gouverneur Central School's UPK program do NOT need to pre-register for kindergarten.



Information about the Common Core


 

ACTIVITIES THAT MIGHT BE OF INTEREST

GOUVERNEUR REC CENTER
Fun & Fit Kids (Interactive Fun Physical Fitness)
every Wednesday in April from 6-7:30pm

Youth Activity Game Night
Friday, April 11 6:30-8:30pm

Easter Extravaganza
Friday, April 18 1-4pm

Spring Break Bonanza
Youth Activity Days
1-4pm
April 14-18 & April 21


Circus Circus
sponsored by Walker International Events
Saturday, April 12 - 3 & 5:30pm

Farm Day Camp
sponsored by Cornell Cooperative Extension in Canton
July and August
Applications are available in the school office


Several West Side classrooms are participating in a recycling challenge program sponsored by the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Jefferson County.  Plastic will be accepted until 11 am on Friday, April 11. Even if your child's class isn't participating you are encouraged to bring in your plastic to donate to another classroom's collection.
Please click on the picture to find out what type of plastic bag is recyclable.




The total amount of bags collected by West Side students is:
66,539

 

The pool at the Gouverneur High School will be open the following days over break:

 

*Family Open Swim

Sunday, April 13 - 1:00 to 3:00 pm

Monday - Thursday, April 14 - 17
 1:00 to 3:00 pm

Friday, April 18 - Good Friday - CLOSED

Wednesday, April 16 - 7:00 to 8:00 pm

*Children under age 14 must be accompanied by an adult

                                                          Adult Water Walking

Tuesday, April 15 - 7-8 pm


Fees

Children Under 8 years - free with parent 
Student: $1.00
Adult: $1.25
Golden Age Pass: no fee    

 


2013/2014 Student Yearbooks

Advance order price is $15.00.  After April 25th the price will be $20.


SIGN-UPS
T-BALL/BASEBALL/SOFTBALL
West Side School Cafeteria
April 22 & 23
6 - 7:30 pm




The April Student Awards Assembly will be held on Friday, April 25th at 8:30am in the school gym.
WANTED:
Our school nurse's office is always in need of boys and girls pants (preferably elastic waist) in sizes 5-8. We like to keep some on hand for the inevitable spills that occur in elementary school!


NEWS FROM OUR OPT
Our 4th grade classes will be holding a Dime Raffle on Wednesday, April 23rd during lunch.
Bring your dimes as there will be a lot of neat items to take a chance on!

AUTHOR VISIT
Children's author Mr. Mike Thaler will be visiting us on Thursday, April 24th.
He will also do a presentation for families at East Side School on April 23rd from 6:30-7:30pm.
Mr. Thaler is the author of the popular "Black Lagoon" and "Tales From The Back Pew" series.
Click on the book to visit his website.







West Side Pledge
I pledge allegiance to West Side School of Gouverneur, New York. With its sparkling colors of gold and blue, it will shine in us the whole day through.



SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT:

Whatever you are, be a good one.
~ Abraham Lincoln, 16th United States President


West Side Elementary School, 25 Wilson Street, Gouverneur, NY 13642 -- (315)287-3200 Fax: (315)287-7222