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Welcome to West Hills Primary School!    The vision of WHP is to nurture a respectful environment where teachers, along with the community utilize best practices to meet the needs of ALL students, academically, socially, and behaviorally.

Title I

Summer Reading 2020   
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Hi Parents/Guardians!
 
Happy Summer!!  Everyone is excited for summer and we worked hard all year so now its time to RELAX!
 
While you're enjoying summer break, keep reading/writing apart of your daily routines!  Look below for summer reading ideas and free programs. These are all easy activities you have access to all summer.
 
Please know we are still available via email or message us on our Remind 101 app if you would like any help with reading ideas or book suggestions. Go to "WHP Title 1 Staff" to find your Title 1 Teacher's personal web-page and email.
 
~We wish you all a happy, healthy summer, Mrs. Tommasini, Mrs. Transue, Ms. Balsone
Remind 101
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BOOK IT! Summer Camp from PIZZA HUT!
Pizza Hut is offering a free summer reading program for students!  Parents sign-up for free and students read 20 mins/day.  Keep track of how many days your child read books to win a personal pan pizza!  
 
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Click the picture above to sign-up!
 
**Rules and additional information can be found below on the WELCOME LETTER!**
 
EPIC Reading FREE for summer 2020
Great news!  EPIC will remain FREE for students this summer!  If your child has already been logging in to read, there is nothing new you need to do.  If you are not signed up yet, follow the directions below or email/send REMIND message to any of the reading specialists to sign up!  Keep reading your favorite books all summer long!!
 
EPIC!
EPIC Directions: (Click the picture)
Sign in as "student" with the code from your teacher below:
Mrs. Tommasini’s class code:  qtr7774

Mrs. Transue’s class code: iyt4402

Mrs. Balsone’s class code: nph3225

June/July Calendars
View the summer calendars below for fun ideas to do each day to keep learning all summer!!
Weekly Learning Menus - K, 1, 2, 3
If you would like your child to review any reading skills taught during our "Distance Learning", click on your grade level (to the right) to see lesson videos, games, and activities!
What is Title I?
The Title I Reading Improvement Program is a federally funded project that provides supplemental reading instruction to eligible students beyond what is provided in the classroom.  Title I offers support to eligible children in the primary grades K-3rd. Specific and direct supplemental reading instruction in the skill areas of phonics, vocabulary, and comprehension is offered to students in small group settings. Reading specialists work directly with students to strengthen their reading skills and support children as they become proficient independent readers.  Reading progress is sent home to parents/guardians weekly!  Parents/guardians are encouraged to become involved in the design of the building level Title I Parent Engagement & Involvement Policy/Plan, School-Home compact, and working together with reading specialists to plan parent involvement opportunities including parent trainings throughout the year.  The goal in Title I is to promote positive communication between the home and school and offer plenty of training opportunities.
Parent Resource Center
Title I also offers free resources to all families involved.  Check out our WHP Parent Resource Center in the video below!  Contact your child's Title 1 teacher for a sign out slip if you would like your child to bring home any of these games/activities!!
Raising Readers Parent Training Workshops
WHP Parent Training Events 19-20
We held 3 "Raising Reader" Workshops this year!
Thank you to all who were able to attend! We had fun!
If you were unable to attend, many of the resources we went over are posted below under our "parent resource" section.
Family Fun Night - POSTPONED!!!
Parent Documents
Parent Surveys
Title 1 program evaluations (see right below for links)
You can complete this forms sent in your child's Title 1 folder or print from the documents below.  Return to your child's Title 1 Teacher by March 25, 2020!
 
We appreciate any and all feedback! :-) 
Thank you for taking the time to complete these parent surveys!
-Mrs. Tommasini, Mrs. Transue, Ms. Balsone
Additional Parent Resources
Parent Newsletters
Get TIPS and IDEAS for fun games and activities to help your child with their reading skills at home!
 
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