Next week is the West School Variety Show! Don't miss seeing "West School's Got Talent" on the 18th at 6:30 pm in the New Canaan High School Theatre. (Snow date Jan. 25)

3rd and 4th graders will be displaying all of their talents -- singing, dancing, playing musical instruments, magic tricks, and comedy routines. Admission is free and open to everyone. You and your children won't want to miss this special West School night out!

3rd & 4th graders who have signed up,

please see important information here

Author Gigi Priebe to Visit West School January 23rd

Local children's book author (and Stepping Stones Museum founder) Gigi Priebe will be visiting West to share her writing process with 2nd - 4th graders. To order signed copies of her books, please click here.

Nutmeg Book Discussion Group

for 3rd & 4th graders

Click here for more information + sign-up forms

Mighty Math

Mighty Math is a program open to all West School students. It is designed to encourage the practice of mathematics at home and recognize students at school for their efforts. This program is voluntary, although we encourage all students to give it a try.  

Click here to learn more about the program including examples of Mighty Math activities and how to record minutes.

Any questions, email

Click here to read the current (and past) Friday Folder e-newsletters.

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

Submission Deadline: Wednesdays at Noon

Spirit Wear

To purchase Spirit Wear, please contact Julie Passios and Hadley Denny at

West School is collecting Box Tops for Education.  

The T.U.R.T.L.E. Student Ambassadors have set a goal of collecting $500.  Each Box Top is worth $0.10, with some worth double or triple that amount. 
Box Tops can be dropped off in your student's classroom. A list of items that qualify will be posted in the West School Office.  For more information about Box Tops and to see a list of participating products, click here.  

Questions? Contact Hadley Denny at

Upcoming Events

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

For the New Canaan Public Schools calendars, click here.

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.

Join the PTC Today

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 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 currently available volunteer slots including Lunchroom and Variety Show.

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.

Have 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.

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 (

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