Join the PTC Today

Your support is essential for everything we do for our kids!  Each membership includes one free copy of the West School Directory which includes class lists, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses and school information. 

Click here for more information and to join the PTC online.



The West School PTC will be welcoming back our wonderful, dedicated faculty and staff at our Welcome Back Lunch on Friday Sept. 1st.

Click here to donate an item for the luncheon.

Thank you for supporting our amazing West School teachers!

Questions? Contact the Social Chairs at:

The PTC needs parent volunteers throughout the year to keep our programs running smoothly. We hope all parents will find an opportunity to get involved.

Click here for our general volunteer survey and to sign up for the popular Classroom Coordinators volunteer opportunities.

Click here for currently available volunteer slots including Teacher Appreciation Lunch, Fall Family Fun Night, and Lunchroom.

Click here to volunteer for the Media Center.

For more details and signup, please click here


Thank you for your time!  It is because of your volunteering that our events are as great as they are! Please click here to sign up.

West Family Photo Days


Family Photo Days are back! The PTC is thrilled to announce that both photographers, Andrea Chalon and Lisa Wiltse (Little Voice Photos) are returning this year to support one of West School PTC's most popular fundraisers! Book your FAMILY PHOTO DAYS SESSION TODAY!

Click here for all the details and to sign up.

Media Center Volunteers

"When in doubt, go to the library."
• J.K. RowlingHarry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

The library needs you this year! Sign up to volunteer for the 2017-18 school year.

Click here.

Click here for all the details and to sign up.

Spirit Wear

Show your West School Spirit!  New styles/colors available for 2017-2018! Choose from a great selection of shorts, t-shirts, sweatshirts, flannel pajamas, water bottles, headbands and much more!  Spirit Wear will be available for sale at the school on: 

      • 8/24, New to West Orientation
      • 8/28, Meet and Greet with Teachers (Grades 1-4)
      • 8/30, Meet and Greet with Teachers (Kindergarten)
      • 9/12, Welcome Back PTC Coffee
      • 9/19, Open House (Grades K-2)
      • 9/26, Open House (Grades 3-4)

Shop early to get the best selection and Be Ready for school-wide Spirit Days.  Don't delay as styles/sizes often run out before Open House!  

For more information about Spirit Wear, contact Julie Passios and Hadley Denny (

New Canaan Board of Education

"The New Canaan Board of Education is pleased to be the bridge between our community and our school system. Pursuant to Connecticut state law and our By-Laws, we are the municipal body within New Canaan which governs public education in our Town."

For information about the BOE, click here to visit their website.

Questions? Please contact the West BOE Reps, Janee Hunter and Mary Blanc (

To submit an item to the West Friday Folder e-newsletter,
please click here.

Submission Deadline: Wednesdays at Noon

Upcoming Events

Click here for the full year 2017-18 PTC Calendar.

For the New Canaan Public Schools calendars, click here.


Welcome Back to School!

If you didn't order one of the EPI school packs, click
here for a list of supplies your child will need at school in the fall. Happy shopping!

Questions? Please contact

Welcome Back PTC Coffee

Join us on September 12th

Coffee and Networking 9:05 AM

- Sign up for great volunteer opportunities
- Hear about PTC programs
- Pick up your 2017-2018 West School Directory
Speakers 9:15 AM
- School and District Updates: Principal Jan Murphy and Superintendent Dr . Brian Luizzi
- Tips for a Strong Start to the School Year: Meg Domino, New Canaan Cares
- What's Happening at the New Canaan Library: Cheryl Capitani, New Canaan Library

New to West? 

The New to West (NTW) Team is excited to announce that there are 13 new families at West this year! If anyone has any questions, please feel free to contact the grade level representatives (click a name to send an email):

Grade 1 NTW Representative: Jen Holland

Grade 2 NTW Representative: Kirsten Bossin

Grade 3 NTW Representative: Patricia Mee

NTW Chair & Grade 4 Representative: Meredith Petitjean

Kindergarten Ambassadors: Shannon Kieske and Adrienne Fulk

Please click here for the West Quick Reference Guide.

PTC Communications

If you are not receiving PTC emails (such as the weekly 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.

Contact Us
Have a question for us or a question about the PTC?  Have an idea or suggestion to truly make West the Best? We want to hear from you! Share your thoughts by sending us an email.  Click here.

Parent Education Presentations
We've had some incredible presentations from our administrators and community members that our parents can access if they missed the meetings, or want to review the material again.

Click here for the list of the meetings and links to the presentations.

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