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  • April 26, 2021

    Try-It Thursday: Sugar Snap Peas

    Last week’s Try-It Thursday… Sugar Snap Peas! …

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  • April 23, 2021

    Incoming Kindergarten Families – Virtual Meeting Recording

    The recording from the April 22 virtual Kindergarten Informational Meeting is now available! You can watch the meeting here, or by going to our Ankeny Schools YouTube channel.

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  • May 31
    12:00 AM

    No School – Memorial Day

icon A note from Principal Martin

Welcome to Westwood Elementary!

On behalf of Westwood Elementary, it is my pleasure to extend a warm and heartfelt welcome as we begin a new year.  As the principal at Westwood I am confident that we will ensure learning for all students by continuing to build on the strong foundation cultivated thus far through our school/community partnership, positive culture and climate, guaranteed and viable curriculum, quality instruction, and assessment. We will continue to hone our craft in a cycle of continuous improvement. Through many stakeholder interactions I have observed that Westwood is a high functioning team in which the students at Westwood are the responsibility of all of us. This is a dedicated team focused on collaborative efforts and making data based decisions that encompass all students. This is also an environment where, “All really means ALL!”  I will diligently strive to develop our parent/community partnership. It is also a focus of mine to support our faculty and continue to foster an atmosphere that promotes a learning community characterized by child centered instruction and decisions, best practices ensuring academic excellence, trust, respect, faculty community involvement, consistent constructive communication/feedback, and the recognition of both student and staff successes. I am committed to supporting the Westwood team in providing a high quality education that is focused on student learning and data driven results. Working as a team, we BELIEVE, we ACHIEVE, and we INSPIRE.
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