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Welcome to West!

Welcome to West!

Below is some fun information to know about West School!

 

West School Mascot

Westy the Whale

School Colors

Green and White

Motto for the Year

“Be Kind - It's a Great Day at West!”

Number of enrolled students

488

Number of PreK - 4 classrooms

26

 

Who are our West School Staff Members?: 

West School Certified Faculty 2018-19

ADMINISTRATION

Jan Murphy, Principal

Ashley Furnari, Asst. Principal

Janine Farkas, Principal’s Secretary  

Kelly Maar, School Secretary

Jennifer Van de Graaf, Lib. Secretary

Sylvia Sylvester, Sp. Ed. Secretary

PSYCHOLOGIST

Don Siegel

Jennifer Nielsen

SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHERS

Lenore Dweck, Administrator

Kathy Rupp

Deborah Carney

Ann Fisher

Suzanne Schoenig

RELATED SERVICE STAFF

Kelly Conte,  PT

Laura Craighead, SW

Allison Elwell, SLP

Suzanne Heckt, OT

Alicia Sullivan, SLP

Alyson Schroeder, SLP

Liz O’Brien , COTA

SPECIALISTS

Gianna Bavido, Spanish (FLES)

Darren Bruce, Writing Specialist

Kathy Crosby, Challenge

Michelle Daab, Science

Gail Felberbaum, Writing Specialist

Monica Fitzgerald, Music

Erin Gildea, Reading Specialist

Trish Gracia, Math Specialist

Ilya Levitin, Instrumental Music

Patrick Murren, Library Media

Jennifer O’Connell, Reading Specialist

Isobel Owen, Spanish                                     

Stefanie Sommerville, ICT

Tim Stella, Physical Education

Liz Zeiss, Art Teacher

PRESCHOOL:

Daniella Mini

Cathy McClure

Meghan Ragusa

KINDERGARTEN:

Jessica Borges

Lorraine Cerino

Jennifer Eldredge

Tara Karlson

FIRST GRADE:

Nicole Hauser

Maria Hedus

Jennifer Kennedy

Joanna Tamburro


“Be Kind, Show Empathy”

West School Learning Community Focus

NURSE

Jozie Bell

CUSTODIANS

Darryl Johnson

Ted Milone, Head Custodian

Viktor Gjuraj

Robert Plaza

CAMPUS MONITOR

Dave Wannagot

TEACHING ASSISTANTS  

Lauren Della Vecchia

Mary Chilla

Jennifer Derby

Michelle DiPanni

Brianna Curcio

Kate Ferretti

Natee Garcia

Christina Gencarelli

Liz Hogan

Deborah Hurn

Michelle Hutchinson

Alexis Palazzo

PRESCHOOL TEACHING ASSISTANTS

Kristen Anderson

Dorinda Beglin

Erin Boyd

Raffaela Iovieno

Stacey Sanseverino

Haley Schmaling

Jessica Verrastro

INTERNS

Christina DiBlasi

Keleigh Power

Taylor Saccoccio

SUPERVISORY AIDE:

Lauren Radigan

SECOND GRADE:

Ryan Brady

Iliana Felton

Alison Kass

Shelby Land

Julia Willman

THIRD GRADE:

Maureen Correa

AnnaMarie Drummond

Chrissy Fortmann

Ashleigh Merritt

Holly Myer

FOURTH GRADE:

Vicki Creutz

Kelley Girnys

Kimberly Montaner

Tania O’Leary

Kerry Zrenda







   

 At West, we have two playgrounds:

 

-       The Preschool and the K-1 Playground are located in the front of the school to the right of our bus drop-off area.

  

-       The Grades 2, 3 and 4 playground is located behind the back of the school and includes a blacktop, fields for sports, a walking path and playground equipment to climb on. 

 

School Hours

 

Regular

Start

Regular

End

Early

Dismissal

Delayed

Opening

NCHS

7:30

2:05

11:30

9:30

Saxe 7-8

7:30

2:05

11:30

9:30

Saxe 5-6

8:20

2:55

12:20

10:20

South

8:15

2:45

12:15

10:15

East and West

9:05

3:35

1:05

11:05