Welcome to Westbrook Elementary School Home of the Eagles Where Learning Soars
Westbrook currently has enrollment of more than 400 students in grades kindergarten through fifth grade. This also includes several students in primary and intermediate special education classes. Westbrook incorporates a Community of Caring character development program in all aspects of its academic and social programs. Starting in kindergarten, all Westbrook students learn five core values - caring, respect, trust, responsibility and family.
Congress Designates May as National Military Appreciation Month
Congress designated May as National Military Appreciation Month in 1999. During this month Americans are asked to honor the current and former members of our armed forces, including those who have died in the pursuit of freedom. Observe the following days: May 1, Loyalty Day; May 11, Military Spouse Appreciation Day; May 18, Armed Forces Day; and May 27, Memorial Day.
Westbrook Expansion Update
We are bursting at the seams and need more classrooms. By August 2013 we will have 12 new classrooms and a brand new gymnasium! Follow along on the journey by following Ms. Jones on Twitter @ Westbrookmcps or below at the Westbrook Expansion site where pictures and progress reports are also added regularly. Check out a time lapse video of the construction progress.
The Office of Special Education and Student Services (OSESS) is conducting a survey that will be distributed in late May to all parents/guardians of elementary school students whose families participated in an Individualized Education Program (IEP) meeting between February and mid-May 2013.
The Aqua Eagles Shad eggs will be arriving on Monday May 29th.
The new sign outlines the procedures for visitors to Westbrook ES. Please review it and share it with other family members or caregivers who may be coming to the school during the course of the school year.
Registration for the Montgomery County Recreation Department’s summer camps opens on Tuesday, Jan. 22. Popular programs fill quickly, so be sure to register early!
Did you know that the Westbrook PTA launched a new Blog?
Register your store loyalty cards at Giant and Safeway and earn money for Westbrook every time you shop.
Read the guide written by Westbrook parents.
U.S. Department of Education Releases Blueprint to Elevate and Transform the Teaching Profession, Calls Educators to Action
The U.S. Department of Education (ED) will release the Obama Administration's blueprint for elevating and transforming the teaching profession, also known as the Blueprint for RESPECT (Recognizing Educational Success, Professional Excellence, and Collaborative Teaching).
RESPECT was first launched in February of 2012 as a national conversation on the teaching profession, shortly after the President committed to support the development of a new, comprehensive teacher policy in his state of the union address.
Visit http://www.ed.gov/teaching for more information.
MCPS Parent Guides
The MCPS Parent Guides will give you an overview of the grade level program and explain what your child will be learning in reading and language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies. The information in these guides will assist you in providing support for your child throughout the school year.