May 1, 2015

May Events

buzzing-bee-clipart-dT8yzjxTeMay is a very busy month at Westgate. Click here to see the calendar!

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Apr 30, 2015

Westgate Adopt-A-Class Program

ef-stlucie-county-headerThis year the Westgate Adopt- A – Class program led the county in  classroom donations. More than $2,450.00 was donated to various classrooms.  The teachers would like to thank our parent community for their generosity.   And a special thanks to teacher Dawn Mealing, and super parent, SAC member, Dana Stonelake, for working so hard to spread the word about this special program.

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Apr 29, 2015

Westgate’s Alex’s Lemonade Stand honors Julian Fraga


Alex Lemonade Stand Foundation Fundraiser
Students at West Gate K-8 raised over $1000 dollars for the Alex Lemonade Stand Foundation. ALSF is a childhood cancer foundation which raises money for childhood cancer research and families. All donations were made in memory of our 3rd grade student Julian Fraga who passed away in February.

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Mar 4, 2015

Celebrating Dr. Seuss at Westgate


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Feb 25, 2015

Second Grade Celebrates

20150219_152038(0)Gung Hay Fat Choy! Ms. Schumacher’s 2nd graders at West Gate K-8 rang in the Chinese New Year with their new lanterns. They spent the day learning about China’s culture and customs. They were excited to get their hands on the Chinese alphabet to write to their friends and to decorate their lanterns. They also incorporated math, too! By using rulers, they were able to measure one inch borders around their paper (to know where not to cut!).

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Feb 18, 2015

Parent Survey- Exceptional Student Education

The Florida Department of Education is conducting a survey for parents of students who have an Individual Educational Plan (IEP), receive Exceptional Student Education (ESE) services and are currently attending a Florida Public School.  The survey is open now through May 31, 2015. Please complete the survey at:


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Dec 8, 2014

Former West Gate Student Lends his Voice to Help Autism


Mozart Sobrinho stopped by his former school, West Gate K8, to perform a benefit concert for autism. Students in grades 3 through 8 were treated to a half hour concert which included his song “Stay with You” inspired by his former teacher and her autistic daughter. His performance allowed West Gate to raise over $500.00. The monies raised will help sponsor the April 11th, 2015 Walk for Autism Speaks.

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