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    Absence Reporting

    All absences must be reported to the school within 72 hours.

    You can report this absence in any of the following ways:

    • Send an email to suttonk@mdusd.org
    • Call (925) 682-8000, extension 7060
    • Send a note to your teacher and/or the office

    Attendance is critical to student success. One day out is equivalent to approximately 2 days of lost instruction. Keep your children at home if they are truly ill, otherwise, please make your best effort to get your children to school on time, every day! Start good habits early!

     

    By the 6th grade, if a student continues to be chronically absent, it is a leading indicator of whether he or she will drop out of high school.

     

    Westwood Happenings

    It is that time of year again! Teacher of the Year nominations are being currently being accepted. Parents and/or students may nominate classroom teachers who have demonstrated a passion for teaching, an ability to differentiate instruction to meet students’ needs, and teachers who connect with and support their school community.  All nomination forms must be submitted by Wednesday, January 23, 2019.​ Please consider taking a few moments to recognize the hard work and dedication of our Westwood teachers. We would be honored to be represented among the other amazing educators in our County!

    Nomination Form


    Thank you for your support!


    Posted 1/16/19
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    MDUSD is in the process of reviewing the proposed Facilities Master Plan, which will provide all sites, including Westwood, with much needed upgrades. Your feedback is important to this process! Please take time to complete the brief survey (link below) by January 25th, and join us for our Town Hall Meeting at Concord High School on Tuesday, February 19th, 2019, from 6-8pm.

     

    Links to copies of the Facilities Master Plan:

    http://lpamasterplans.com/mt-diablo-usd-fmp/process/meetings/

    http://lpamasterplans.com/mt-diablo-usd-fmp/

     

    Survey Links: 

    English: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MDUSDparents

    Spanish: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MDUSDparents_sp

    Posted 1/15/19

    Begin your child's enrollment process now. Check requirements and procedures in the link below. We will be hosting a Kindergarten Registration event on Tuesday, February 5th from 9:00am-3:00pm to review and collect paperwork, and schedule your child's screening appointment.

     

    https://mdusd-ca.schoolloop.com/enrollment

    Posted 1/1/19
    Events
    Daily Schedule

    Kindergarten 

    Early Birds:  7:45 am to 11:05 am

    Late Birds: 9:30 am to 12:50 pm

    Grades 1 to 5

    Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays

    7:45 am to 2:20 pm (2:22 for 4th/5th)

    Wednesdays

    7:45 am to 1:00 pm

    Spotlight

    Westwood Staff

    About Westwood

    Westwood Elementary, established in 1958, is a K-5 public school in the Mt. Diablo Unified School District.  We have an enrollment of approximately 400 students.  We currently have two classrooms at each grade level in addition to our six Special Education Classrooms.  We have a dedicated staff of 60 including our Principal, Teachers, Classroom Assistants, Interpreters, Custodians, Office, Noon Supervisors, Librarian, Cafeteria Manager, Vocal Music, Physical Education, ELD and more!

    Westwood Elementary became a California Distinguished School in 2008!  

    Westwood is proud to be part of the El Dorado Middle School and Concord High School feeder pattern.