President's Message

November 2014

Hello Bulldogs!

Upcoming Dates/Events (for a complete list of events, see the calendar)

  • BITS tutoring continues: 11/8, 15 and 22
  • Report Cards Distributed: 11/11
  • Traffic Safety Meeting: 11/11
  • Planning for College, Sophomore Night: 11/13
  • PTSA Meeting: 11/20
  • Academic Letter Ceremony: 11/25
  • Thanksgiving Holiday – 2 hour early dismissal on 11/26
  • Little Known Secrets of Paying for College Presentation: 12/3

Thank you to everyone who has joined the PTSA already this year!  We welcome and encourage anyone who hasn’t yet joined to join and be part of the academic booster organization! The PTSA strives to help all students and staff succeed.  Membership is only $10 for the first adult member, $5 for additional adult members, student members and staff members.  A bargain!  And, any additional Bulldog Bankroll donation is tax deductible, as the PTSA is an IRS recognized 501(c)(3) organization. The membership form can be found at PTSA Membership Form

Already this school year the PTSA volunteers have proudly done the following for Westfield:

-approved over $1700 in staff minigrants for/toward things such as books for the English Department and Special Ed, Social Studies in–school field trip support, an iPad for Math, and help toward the Language Lab fundraiser

  • sponsored the Social Media awareness and Library resources presentations
  • coordinated volunteers for numerous events
  • created the student directory
  • BITs tutoring
  • sponsored the Bulldog Café during Back to School Nights
    • Thank you to Franklin Farm Subway for its support
  • offered the Reflections Contest to all students
  • sent out regular e-blasts with updates about WHS goings-on
  • spruced up the front landscaping
  • Honor Roll certificates and prize drawing (mid-November)
  • and more…

 Please be part of the impact and become a member today.  Thank you.

 In looking ahead, there is a need for a few volunteers for the following:

  • Mulch Day planning and coordinating (starts now for the April 10/11 mulch day)
  • Honor Roll certificates

Please check out the volunteer page at Bulldog Volunteers

For a complete list of businesses and individuals who donated to this year’s silent auction, please visit. We greatly appreciate the support of our business community and ask that you consider supporting these businesses that support us!

Please contact me with questions or concerns.

Cathy Pisarcik 
Westfield HS PTSA President