PTC Coffee


March 10th, Brown Bag Theater

9:15  - Coffee and networking

9:30 - Superintendent Dr. Bryan Luizzi: BOE Budget discussion

9:45 - Mrs. Joanne LaVista, former West School Principal:


Help your children develop confidence, competence, and multiple friendship groups


We are thrilled to announce the following nominees for the 2015-2016 Executive Board. We will take an official vote on this slate of nominees at this meeting.
Co-Presidents ~ Janet Lee and Katrina Parkhill
Secretary ~ Stacy Murphy
Fundraising ~ Marjorie Furman and Elizabeth Michels
Social ~ Krista Cody and Alicia Meyer
Programs ~ Annie Drapkin and Kim Birmingham
Classroom Coordinator ~ Christen Garcia
Treasurer ~ Ann McMahon
Assistant Treasurer ~ Elichia Brown
Parent Education ~ Jayne Benton

Join the PTC Now

and receive a free school directory!

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Nutmeg Book Discussion Group

for 4th graders

This is an opportunity for fourth graders to read and discuss great books with their friends!

Click here for more information.

Registration is closed.  To be added to a wait list, please send us an email.

Mighty Math

Click here to enter your minutes on-line.

Problem of the month, click here
Kids Care

The mission of Kids Care is to develop compassion and a sense of citizenship in children through hands-on service projects that benefit West School and the needy in our community.

Registration for the Winter/Spring 2015 session begins on Friday, February 13th. First come first served. First meeting is Wednesday, March 11th.

Please click here for program details and online signup.

New Canaan Board of Education

BOE Communication Committee Resources

Please click below links to access handouts provided by the BOE Communication Committee:

Be in the know!

Meetings of the Board are live on Cablevision channel 78 at 7:30pm and rebroadcast on Thursdays at 7:30pm and Mondays at 4:00pm.

New to West? 

Please click here for the West Quick Reference Guide.

                             PTC Calendar                               

3 Executive Board Meeting 9:30
10 PTC Meeting
20 Spirit Day

26 Science Fair

27 Parent Social & Silent Auction
7:00 PM
31 Executive Board Meeting 9:30

Click here for the full year 2014-15 PTC Calendar.

For the 2014/15 New Canaan Public Schools calendar, click here.

Parent Social and Auction

Kentucky Derby
It's that time of year again!!!  Friday, March 27, 2015 is the date for our spectacular Social and Auction at the Woodway Country Club.

Purchase your tickets before March 10th, to be eligible to win a LIMO ride for you and 5 friends to and from the event! (Courtesy of Hoyt Livery.) We will draw the winner at The PTC meeting, Tuesday, March 10th. Click here to view invitation and register. (Note: The winner does NOT have to be at the meeting to receive the prize).

Nadine Donalds and Lindsay Regan, Auction Chairs
Alicia Meyer and Krista Cody, Social Chairs


The Auction Team is excited to announce a new "Only at West" item known as Grade Level Book Bags. Each grade is sponsoring a Westy tote bag containing approximately 25 books handpicked by our teachers. We would love your help purchasing these books - a great way to contribute to our Auction and West school wide fundraising efforts. If you are interested in helping out, please click here. Thank you for contributing to this effort before the March 15th deadline.

Spirit Wear

Sales have been very strong, but a limited selection is still left. Click here for the details and sample photos.

Any questions? Contact Tania Prochilo or Lise Schonfield (

Building a love of reading and family memories…   one book at a time.

For all the details and the submission form, click here.

PTC Communications

If you are not receiving PTC emails (such as the Friday Folder) and would like to do so, please click here to fill out and submit a short form to give us the important ability to communicate with you.

Also - please click here for a printable copy of the West School Quick Reference Guide.

Click Online and Give WEST your Dime!

Label the things you love and West receives 20% of your purchase!  Click here for more details or click here to order.

  • Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to West School Parent Teacher Council whenever you shop on AmazonSmile.
  • AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service.
  • Support the West PTC by clicking here before you shop on Amazon.

Parent Education Presentations
We've had some incredible presentations from our administrators that our parents can access if they missed the meetings, or review the material again even if they were able to attend.

Click here for the list including links to the presentations.
For information on how to submit an item to the West Friday Folder e-newsletter, click

                           PTC Suggestion Box                         
Have an idea or a question about the PTC?  Want to share your thoughts with us?  Click here to let us know.