149 Fairfield Way
Bloomingdale, IL 60108
School Hours: 8:20 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
(In use between 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 a.m.)
Westfield Office Staff
Located at 149 Fairfield Way in Bloomingdale, Westfield School
opened in 1975, receiving its moniker from the names of two bordering
subdivisions, Westlake and Fairfield. Attended by 435 students,
Westfield School's staff includes Stefan Larsson, principal,
and Heidi Weeks, assistant principal, and approximately 60
teachers and instructional aides.
Supply List 2013 - 2014
Homework Lab Schedule
Use of School Facilities Application
Common Core Resources
Westfield Music Department Fund-Raiser
- Please help the Westfield Music Department raise money to help
cover the costs of future trips. Go to 2Clickfundraising.com
before you do your on-line shopping at over 100 sites including
Amazon.com, Shutterfly.com, Peapod, KBtoys, 1-800 Flowers, Gap.com,
iTunes, Barnes & Noble. The Westfield Music Department will
earn a percentage of your final sale. Thank you for your support
of the Music Department. Click here for
||S.T.E.M CLUB WEBSITE
The Westfield S.T.E.M. Club website is created by students and contains news and information about the club.
Check out the District
13 Virtual Backpack for information from local non-profit
organizations, intergovernmental agencies and business partners.
||POWERSCHOOL PARENT ACCESS
Parent Access is now available to all Westfield parents.
PowerSchool Parent Access provides online access to student
grades and attendance. Click here
to learn how to use PowerSchool Parent Access.
||PTO VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
Several volunteer positions will be available next year.
Click here to find out
more about these positions
In an effort to improve safety, security and supervision of
the Westfield Campus, D13 has installed video surveillance cameras
throughout the school building. The cameras will be used in
common areas of the school for the primary purpose of promoting
a safe and secure environment for students and staff. Video
recordings will only be viewed by students, parents and/or staff
with an administrator present. Disciplinary action may be taken
with students based on video documentation.
Westfield has a late bus that leaves school at approximately
5:05 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, beginning
the second week of school. This one bus covers most of our district
bus territory, makes fewer stops, and takes an
hour or more to complete its run.
ISAT Testing – March 4th – March 7th
It is that time of year again! ISAT testing will take place during the week of March 4th through March 7th. During ISAT week, students will show what they know in the areas of Math, Reading & Science. These state required assessments will take place each day that week from 8:30 to 11:30. The results of these assessments will be shared in the Westfield School Report Card as well as mailed home in the fall. As with all assessments, we rely on this information to guide us as we improve and develop new instructional programs for students.
To make sure that your child does their best on these assessments, please help out with the following:
- Make sure your child is in attendance this week and arrives to school on time.
- Help that your child has a good night’s sleep each night before testing.
- Provide a breakfast on the mornings of testing
Testing of any kind can cause anxiety for children, it will be helpful to build up their confidence and let them know to do their best and show us what they know! Lunch times are also altered for this week, so if you are planning on dropping off a lunch for your child please refer to the testing schedule.
Eighth Grade Graduation Pictures
Graduation pictures will be taken on March 4 and 5, 2014 from 5:40 until 7:30 pm in the Commons. More information can be found here.
Westfield Spirit Wear
The Westfield PTO is working with Janor Sports to offer Spirit Wear sales online through the Janor Sports Online Store. Login using the password: westfield. Items are paid for online and mailed directly to homes.
Spotlight on Concert Choir
here to view a slideshow about Westfield's Concert Choir.
Kindles, Nooks and iPads
Students have been asking their teachers if they may use these "e-readers"
(electronic readers) for their silent reading during the school
day. The answer is "YES!" Our students are digital learners
and if this makes them want to read even more, of course we would
want to encourage them to use this personal equipment to enhance
their reading abilities.
To that end, it is essential that you, as the parent,
review the technology agreement that was signed at the beginning
of the year. You can access this information in the gold pages in
the front of the student planner or pages 13, 14 and 15 or go to
our Westfield website and open the link to the "Student Planner",
Please remind your student that they must exercise care in using
these privately owned electronic devices. The school is not responsible
for lost, damaged or stolen personal electronic devices. If you
elect to have your student bring these personal electronics to school,
your student is assuming the liability and responsibility for taking
care of their personal belongings. The privately owned electronic
devices are to be used for ONLY the intended purpose within the
educational environment. The responsibility for appropriate use
of the Internet lies solely with the student user.
Does Your Student
NWEA MAP Parent Toolkit
RtI: Response to Intervention at Westfield
Students needing additional help with reading and/or math are
participating in intervention programs called Reading Plus and
Compass Learning in place of their exploratory class. These computerized
learning programs are part of a system of student interventions
called Response to Intervention, or RtI. RtI provides systematic,
research-based interventions to students who have demonstrated
that they could benefit from additional instruction and practice.
Both Reading Plus and Compass Learning are computer-based academic
skills enhancement programs within RtI that focus on improving
students’ reading comprehension and math skills. Students
are identified for this programming based on their MAP, ISAT and
OLSAT test scores, as well as teacher recommendation. Student
progress is being monitored weekly through dynamic progress monitoring
tests and assessments.
We will continue to monitor all students' progress in building
their reading and math skills. Building students' reading and
math skills is a top priority, as a student's reading and math
ability impacts their learning in all of their classes on a daily
For additional information about RtI in District 13, you can
also refer to the District 13 RtI web
District 13 Bullying Policy
On October 25, 2010 the Board of Education updated the Anti-bullying
policy 7:180, entitled "Preventing Bullying, Intimidation,
and Harassment." This policy reflects new state mandated
legislation that gives school greater ability to address bullying
behavior that may occur at school. Please take time to read this
policy as it is aligned with our Code of Conduct in the Student
Westfield students will take part in an Internet Safety program,
as required by law. Students will complete the following anonymous
survey as part of this program: