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Westwood Announcements
Booster Club Summer Camps registration open:
Take advantage of excellent opportunities for your child to develop and maintain fitness while improving sports skills and techniques. Coaches from AHS, ACHS, Northview, Southview, Parkview, and Prairie Ridge will be coaching at an abundance of camps this summer to benefit students of all ages. Go to www.ankenycamps.com to view camps and register now!

(Please note, when using this link you are leaving the Ankeny Community Schools website. The school district does not control this site or any sites linked to it, nor the content therein.)

Honors Science qualification and application:
Letters regarding Honors Science placement for incoming 6th–11th grade students were sent on March 24-28 to those who qualify. The district offers Honors Science courses to middle and high school students based on student academic need.
If your student did not receive a notification letter, and wishes to enroll he/she can complete an Honors Science application for consideration. Applications are due April 30. Please contact the Ankeny Extended Learning Program (AELP) teacher or principal at your student’s school if you have questions.

Westwood Playground Renovation Project
This renovation project seeks to update the current playground site to make it safe, functional and FUN. The current playground surface is a combination of sand and mulch which no longer meet the code for school playgrounds. The WW Playground Renovation Project will provide a new playground surface that will meet code, re-purpose some of the existing equipment and replace outdated equipment. Many pledges are needed from the Westwood community. If you can help in any way, please fill out this pledge form and return it to Westwood, directed to Westwood PTO: WW Playground Pledge. THANK YOU for supporting Our Kids Playground Project!

Safety Town
Safety Town is a five day comprehensive sefety course for children entering kindergarten in the fall. The cost is $50. for the one week session. Students will be learning many aspects of safety including: fire, bike, pedestrian & traffic, stranger, poison, weather, pool, internet, camping, bus, playground, gun, seat belt safety and much more. Classes are limited so please register early!
5th Grade Choral Festival Practice MP3s Available
MP3 files of the 5th grade choral festival music are now available to download and use to practice on your own. If you're participating in the 5th Grade Choral Festival, just download the MP3s of your part and start practicing!
If you have questions or difficulties with the MP3s above, please contact Lisa Evans at lisa.evans@ankenyschools.org.

Security Procedure Changes for 2013-2014 School Year
Safety and security of students is a top priority of Ankeny Schools.  Plans have been accelerated to provide new security features in our schools.  Security experts have recommended limiting building access during school hours as an important strategy in protecting students. As a result, new procedures will be implemented this school year, of which parents need to be aware.  Read Dr. Kimpston's letter to parents regarding new security procedures. 
 
City seeks applicants for crossing guard positions:

The City of Ankeny is in need of school crossing guards and substitute crossing guards. This position pays $13.00/shift. If you are interested in becoming a crossing guard, please complete an employment application as soon as possible at city hall or online.  Deadline to apply is April 25.


Before and After-School Program registration is now open:
Registration for the 2014-2015 Ankeny Schools Before and After-School Program is now open.  Select the links below to register your student.  Registrations are time-date stamped and are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.  

School surplus items “garage sale” auction is now open:
The Ankeny School District is holding its annual inventory surplus sale. Unlike the past in which the district has held a “garage sale” format, beginning this year we will utilize K-Bid, an online auction service to sell surplus items.  Our auction is now OPEN and will close on April 23.  Photos are available online, or appointments to inspect items in person can be made by calling 515-480-1604, or emailing desmoines@kbidusa.com. Please visit the K-Bid auction site here to view items for sale and bid.

Interpreting Your Student's Iowa Assessments Scores
In January, Ankeny students took the Iowa Assessments test, which replaced the Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS) and Iowa Tests of Education Development (ITED) last year. Test results are now being sent home to parents.  Ankeny Schools provide several resources to help you interpret your student’s test scores.   It is recommended that you review this online information. 

Review the Iowa Assessments interpretation resources here.


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