Long Beach Westerly School

Westerly School serves students in Kindergarten through eighth grade by igniting a lifelong love of learning through innovative instruction, collaborative projects, and community involvement through student leadership. With its whole-child philosophy and safe-learning community, Westerly nurtures students’ creativity, forming problem-solvers and idea-makers prepared for the ever-changing world. Westerly School is a non-profit, non-denominational independent school located on a five-acre campus in the heart of Long Beach.

Westerly 8th Graders Build Sustainable Garden in Nicaragua

This global service project taught the eight grade students lessons that could not be learned in the classroom. They also had a chance to practice their Spanish. This global service project taught the eight grade students lessons that could not be learned in the classroom. They also had a chance to practice their Spanish. Ten eighth graders from Westerly school traveled over 3,000 miles last week to Nicaragua to build a sustainable learning garden at a school in a rural farming community near Villa El Carmen.

Enter the 6th Annual Valentine’s Card Contest for Shelter Pets

kittens-555822_1280 City of Long Beach Animal Care Services, Haute Dogs, Justin Rudd, and Westerly School of Long Beach are sponsoring the 6th-annual handmade Valentine’s card contest for Long Beach-area students (K-12) to create lovable Valentine’s cards for the 120+ dogs and 50+ cats housed at the Long Beach Animal Care Services shelter.

Westerly School Selects Patrick Brown to Lead School

Patrick Brown has been appointed the new Head of School at Westerly School Patrick Brown has been appointed the new Head of School at Westerly School Westerly School proudly announces Patrick Brown as the new Head of School, officially starting July 1, 2015. Mr. Brown joins the Westerly community with over 25 years of experience in independent school education and administration, with 15 of those years as Head of School.

Westerly Students Travel to Nicaragua and Make Global Impact

From left to right Gregory Navarro Pickens, Logan Senn, Tiffany Holguin, Duane Smith, Eryn King, Abbie Cherin, Senecca Salameh, David Perram, Andrew Kadrlik-Petrarca, Makhi Garvey, and Rowan Cullen. From left to right Gregory Navarro Pickens, Logan Senn, Tiffany Holguin, Duane Smith, Eryn King, Abbie Cherin, Senecca Salameh, David Perram, Andrew Kadrlik-Petrarca, Makhi Garvey, and Rowan Cullen. Last week, Westerly’s eighth grade class accomplished a project that went beyond local service and aimed to create an impact on a global scale.

Westerly School Students Help Precious Lamb Preschool Students Follow Their Dreams

Precious Lamb Preschooler trying on the fire equipment. Westerly 7th grader and Precious Lamb Preschooler enjoying the fire station demonstration. Westerly School’s dedicated leadership class and the energetic children from Precious Lamb Preschool got together for a day of inspiration and motivation by way of a traveling career day.

Learn About Local Schools at Westerly’s High School Decision 2014

Westerly High School Decision Westerly School created High School Decision 2014 to provide middle school students and their families an opportunity to meet high school educators. Westerly School is please to invite middle school students and their families to attend “High School Decision 2014” on Thursday, October 24, from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m..

Westerly Student’s Make New Friends by Hosting a Group of Visiting Chinese Students

Westerly Student’s host Visiting Chinese Students Group Photo of Westerly Student’s and visiting Chinese Students Westerly student’s had a fantastic cultural experience as the school has hosted small groups of Chinese students over the past couple weeks. The Chinese students are visiting beautiful California in hopes of improving their English, gaining a better understanding of the United States Education system and doing a little sightseeing in their free time.

Westerly Students Partner With Oasis Community Center; Create Murals for Residential Playground

westerly-oasis-mural Westerly 7th grader Andrew Petrarca and 6th grader Christina working side by side with child resident of the Villages. Westerly School’s 6th through 8th grade Leadership class is reaching out to provide hope for kids fighting homelessness.

Westerly School to Host “High School Decision 2013” October 25

High School Decision 2013 Westerly School, Long Beach’s premiere independent school, is please to invite middle grade students and their families to attend “High School Decision 2013” on Thursday, October 25th. The event, which is free and open to the public, will feature more than 20 representatives from public and independent high schools in Southern California and beyond.

Westerly School Partners with Goodwill For Collection Drive

westerly-school-goodwill Goodwill, Serving the People of Southern Los Angeles County (Goodwill SOLAC) and Westerly School teamed up to hold a goods collection drive and filled up a Goodwill truck with more than a ton of clothing, furniture and assorted household goods at the school’s campus on Monday, June 11.

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