Dear Westwood High School and Thurston Middle Students, Parents, and Guardians,

We are pleased to announce the continuation and expansion of the Westwood Public Schools 1-1 Chromebook initiative. As a result of this initiative, all students in Grades 7 - 12 will be issued a school-owned Google Chromebook that will be available to them at all 

times, whether at school or home.


Important information about receiving your Chromebook (updated for the 2016-17 school year):

  • Chromebooks will be issued to high school students in Grades 9 and 12 during the last week of August per the schedule below:
Freshman & Seniors: Tuesday, August 23th, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Alternate pick-up date (ONLY if necessary)
Thursday, August 25th, 9:00 am - 11:00 am (optionally, students can pick up their Chromebooks at the STAT Help Desk during the first week of school)
  • Chromebooks will be issued to students in Grades 7 and 8 during the first week of school. Parents are being asked to attend a brief orientation session during the Thurston Open House on Thursday, August 25th which is held from 4:30 pm - 7 pm. Each orientation session will begin on the half hour, starting at 4:30 pm and lasting for approximately 20 minutes. Details about specific times will be included in a mailing that will go out in early August.
  • Students must have a signed (parent and student) Chromebook Loan Agreement in order to receive his/her Chromebook. This document will be included in an email that goes out to parents in early of August.
  • It's also highly recommended that parents purchase optional insurance to protect against accidental damage. Information about insurance will be included in the mailing or by clicking the 'Insurance Info' tab at the top of this page.

If you have any questions about the information contained on this page or the related agreements, please contact us.
Regards,