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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

Welcome to Title 1!  
Hi Parents/Guardians!
Congratulations on finishing another successful school year! Everyone has worked very hard and we are so proud of our students.  We hope you enjoy your summer but also remember to keep reading and/or working on skills every so often throughout the next few months.  Check out your child's summer bag of reading goodies for books, games, and reading ideas!
Click below and to the right for other "Parent Resources". We have provided reading ideas and free programs/resources.  These are all easy activities you have access to all school year!
Please know we are 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
Click here to join WHPtitle  or Text: 81010  Message: @whptitle
EPIC Reading 
Our online reading library!  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 year long!
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

What is Title 1?
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!!  *For the 20-21 school year, we will have individual activities/strategies/games to send home to you as resources*
Raising Readers Parent Training Workshops
Thank you to all parents/guardians who participated in our Training Workshops this year!!
**If you were unable to attend these events, all paper documents are posted with the video on Canvas or in the "Additional Parent Resources" below**
WHP Parent Training Events 20-21
Fall Annual Title 1 Parent Meeting - held via Google Meet on October 8th and 9th
"Raising Readers" Parent Training Session #1
"There's an App for that?" - Technology/Homework Strategies
-held via Google Meet on Tuesday, November 10th
"Raising Readers" Parent Training Session #2
"Wonder of Words" - Word building/Sight Words
-held via Google Meet on Tuesday, December 22nd 
"Raising Readers" Parent Training Session #3
"Comprehension 101" -questions to ask before, during, after reading
-held via Google Meet on Thursday, March 18th @ 5-6pm
**If you were unable to attend these events, all paper documents are posted with the video on Canvas or in the "Additional Parent Resources" below**
Title 1 Parent Documents
Additional Parent Resources
Parent Newsletters
Get TIPS and IDEAS for fun games and activities to help your child with their reading skills at home!
Click on the Monthly newsletters below!
WHP Reads Across America!
We will celebrate this year the week of March 1st - 5th, 2021
It was a fun week!  Check out the pictures below!