West Wind

Elementary School

Inspire all students to achieve their greatest potential

  • "There are far better things ahead than any we leave behind."--C.S. Lewis, Author

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West Wind Events


  • One of Lancaster School District's goals is to help our students continue their education outside of the classroom using a variety of web-based resources. The best way to help your child access these resources is by adding the Launchpad Classlink app to your home computer, laptop, tablet, or mobile device.


    How to obtain the Classlink app


    Apple devices should access the Apple app store or iTunes

    Search for and install "Classlink Launchpad"


    Android devices should access the Google Play app store

    Search for and install "Classlink Launchpad"


    For desktop and laptop computers, you must first have installed the Chrome web browser (http://google.com/chrome/browser)

    Once you have installed the Chrome browser, visit the Chrome web store (http://chrome.google.com/webstore)

    Search for and install the Launchpad Classlink app


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Student Computer Protocol

    • Keep Your Password To Yourself


    • Watch Where You Click


    • Keep Food And Drink Away From Technology


    • Think Before You Print


    • Save Your Work


    • Respect The Computer


    • Keep Eyes On Your Own Screen


    • Leave The Tricky Stuff To Experts
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Technology Checklist (Grade K-2)

    • Student uses basic keyboarding skills (Grade K: letter indentification/Grade 1: 5-10 words a miniute/Grade 2: 10-20 words a miniute)


    • Student illustrates and communicates original ideas and stories using digital tools and media rich resources


    • Student identifies, researches, and collects data using digital resources and proposes a developmentally appropriate solution


    • Student works in collaborative groups to produce a digital presentation or product in a curriculum area


    • Studnt finds and evaluates information related to a current or historical person or event using digital resources


    • Student uses simulations and graphical organizers to explore and depict patterns of growth such as life cycles of plants and animals


    • Student demonstrates the safe and cooperative use of technology


    • Student communicates about technology using developmentally appropriate and accurate terminology


    • Student demonstrates the ability to navigate in virtual environments such as electronic books, simulation software, and websites
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Technology Checklist (Grade 3-5)

    • Student can appropriately use keyboarding skills (3rd Grade: 1 paragraph/4th Grade: 1 page/5th Grade: 2 pages all in a single sitting)


    • Student produces a media-rich digital story or report using formatting and editing tools


    • Student uses digital presentation software to modify/create works of art, graphically display information, and communicate effectively during oral presentations


    • Student recognizes bias in digital resources while researching an issue with guidence from the teacher


    • Student selects and applies digital tools to collect, organize, and analyze data to evaluate theories or test hypothesis


    • Student indentifies and investigates issues and generates possible solutions using digital tools and resources


    • Student conducts science experiments using digital instruments and measurement devices


    • Student conceptualizes, guides, and manages individual or group learning projects using digital planning with teacher support


    • Student uses technology appropriately to prevent injury to self or damage to equitment


    • Student debates the effect of existing and emerging technologies on individuals, society, and the global community


    • Student practices safe behavior on the web and understands copyright law with guidence from the teacher
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School Day Schedule

  • Gates Open @ 7:10am


    Breakfast Served 7:10am-7:40am

    Regular Days


    Preschool AM--8:00am-11:00am Start, 10:00am-10:45am AM Recess


    Preschool PM--12:30pm-3:30pm Start, 2:00pm-2:45pm PM Recess


    Kindergarten Room 1, 3--7:50am Start, 8:55-9:10am AM Recess, 10:45am-11:35am Lunch

             12:35pm-12:48pm PM Recess, 2:33pm Dismissal


    Kindergarten Room 2,28--7:50am Start, 9:10am-9:25am AM Recess, 10:45am-11:35am Lunch

              12:48pm-1:01pm PM Recess, 2:33pm Dismissal


    Kindergarten Room 4,6--7:50am Start, 9:25am-9:40am AM Recess, 11:10am-12:12:00pm Lunch

              1:01pm-1:14pm PM Recess, 2:33pm Dismissal


    1st Grade--7:50am Start, 9:25am-9:40am AM Recess, 11:20am-12:10pm Lunch

              1:00pm-1:13pm PM Recess, 2:33pm Dismissal


    2nd Grade--7:50am Start, 9:40am-9:55am AM Recess, 11:40am-12:30pm Lunch

              1:18pm-1:31pm PM Recess, 2:33pm Dismissal


    3rd Grade--7:50am Start, 9:55am-10:10am AM Recess, 11:30am-12:20pm Lunch

              1:30pm-1:43pm PM Recess, 2:33pm Dismissal


    4th Grade--7:50am Start, 10:10am-10:25am AM Recess

              11:50am-12:35pm Lunch, 2:33pm Dismissal


    5th Grade--7:50am Start, 10:25am-10:40am AM Recess

              12:10pm-12:55pm Lunch, 2:33pm Dismissal


    Minimum Days


    Kindergarten Room 1, 3--7:50am Start, 8:40am-8:55am AM Recess, 10:30am-11:00am Lunch

    12:05 Dismissal


    Kindergarten Room 2, 28--7:50am Start, 8:55am-9:10am AM Recess, 10:35am-11:05am Lunch

    12:05pm Dismissal


    Kindergarten Room 4, 6--7:50am Start, 9:10am-9:25am AM Recess, 10:40am-11:10am Lunch

    12:05pm Dismissal


    1st Grade--7:50am Start, 9:25-9:40am AM Recess, 10:50am-11:20am Lunch

    12:05pm Dismissal


    2nd Grade--7:50am Start, 9:30am-9:45am AM Recess, 11:10am-11:40am Lunch

    12:05pm Dismissal


    3rd Grade--7:50am Start, 9:45am-10:00am AM Recess, 11:00am-11:30am Lunch

    12:05pm Dismissal


    4th Grade--7:50am Start, 10:00am-10:15am AM Recess, 11:20am-11:50am Lunch

    12:05pm Dismissal


    5th Grade--7:50am Start, 10:15am-10:30am AM Recess, 11:30am-12:00pm Lunch

    12:05 Dismissal


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After School Program

  • Enrichment Center at West Wind Elementary

    Monday -- Friday: After School to 6pm


    The Program Provides:

       A Safe and Secure Environment

       Structured and Interactive Play

       Homework Assistance

       Professional and Caring Staff


    For More Information Contact:


    Park, Recreation & Arts Department

    City of Lancaster

    44933 Fern Avenue

    Lancaster, CA 93534

    (661) 723-6077




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