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Toiletries Drive

Thank you so much for your support of the Homeless Toiletries Drive.

Here are the impressive numbers of what was collected:

Kindergarten: 181 NEW toothbrushes
1st Grade: 85 NEW tubes of toothpaste
2nd Grade: 93 NEW dental flosses
3rd Grade: 186 NEW shampoos / conditioners
4th Grade: 160 NEW hair brushes and combs
5th Grade: 190 NEW body soaps

We may be small in number here at West Lab, but we are great in generosity and heart!

Thank you!!!!!!
Principal's Honor Roll

Congratulations on attaining Principal’s Honor Roll for the first nine weeks! We are proud of you!
November 2015: Toiletries Drive for Citizenship
The Character Trait for November is Citizenship. Additionally, during the month of November, MDCPS Division of Student Services will be acknowledging Homeless Awareness Month. The intent of Homeless Awareness Month is to have students and school personnel become aware of and sensitive to the needs of homeless individuals in our schools and community. According to the National Coalition of the Homeless, there are an estimated 5.1 million homeless persons in the United States, and the number is increasing each year. Miami-Dade County Public School’s Project UP-START is a Homeless Education Program which provides help for students who are homeless and assists in county-wide homeless awareness.

Many organizations collect canned food in November; as a result, the Food Banks are well stocked. West Lab will collect canned food in the Spring when the Food Banks are depleted and need it the most.

West Lab will show our good Citizenship and also help the Homeless by collecting full sized or travel sized toiletries for Project UP-START Homeless students and families
Red Ribbon Week

School-wide participation...students, teachers, and staff! Huge human Red Ribbon!

Congratulations to Ms. Duran's and Ms. Ward's Homerooms for winning first and second place respectively for the Red Ribbon door decorating contest.
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Principal’s Message

Dear West Lab Families,
We are excited to announce
the launch of our newly
designed website! After many
months of planning and
development, our goal was
to create a site where
parents and

Ms. Barbara Soto
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