Jan 15
No School - Professional Development Day
No School - Professional Development Day

Monday, January 16
7:00p Iowa Wild Westwood Night!
Iowa Wild Westwood Night!

Saturday, January 21
7:00p - 9:00p
Wells Fargo Arena
5:00p Spirit Night at Pizza Ranch!
Spirit Night at Pizza Ranch!

Monday, January 23
5:00p - 9:00p
201 SE Oralabor Rd, Ankeny
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Westwood PTO has a monthly newsletter! Find important information on upcoming dates, events and Westwood news here:
January 2017 PTO Newsletter
*Upcoming Dates & Events*
The Westwood Annual Pizza Ranch Night will be held on Monday, January 23rd from 5 to 9 PM.  This is the most anticipated restaurant night of the year per the Westwood students!!

Here are the details (we’re doing it a little different this year)!

  • What:  Family Night @ the Ankeny Pizza Ranch
  • When:  Monday, January 23rd from 5 to 9 PM
  • Why:  To say thank you to all of our Westwood families for their overwhelming support during the Warrior Challenge and throughout the school year!
  • Details:  Show up, purchase your meals and then sit back, relax and visit with your friends/family/Westwood Staff while we clear your tables and hold drawings at the end of the evening! 
  • New and exciting:  In appreciation of our families, we will be holding free drawings at the conclusion of the evening.  You need not be present to win and we have some great things for you to win….. so far we have ….
    Two 60 minute Swedish massage gift cards from Lala Salon in Ankeny.
    $125 birthday party package from Dojos of Ankeny.
    Two $25 gift cards from Pizza Ranch.
    Five $10 gift cards to Casey's General Store.
    Shear Madness in Ankeny has signed on to sponsor a drawing item.
    QB Studios has signed on to sponsor a drawing item.
    An art case has been donated and will be drawn for.
  • The drawings will take place live on the Westwood PTO Facebook page at the end of the evening!

If you and your kiddo would like to bus tables this night, please sign up on the electronic sign up sheet here:

  • Feb 2 ~ PTO Meeting in the Media Center 6:30pm

*Important Information about Volunteering*

Planning to volunteer at Westwood? Please plan ahead as you need to complete a two-step process prior to volunteering. In order to volunteer, a volunteer handbook and background check must be on file in the Westwood office. Please note that a background check can take up to 2 weeks to complete.

Step 1: Every School Year– The Volunteer Handbook must be signed and turned in to the Westwood office. 
Step 2: Every 5 Years – A background check must be completed online.
Both the handbook and the online background check system can be found here:

 • If you are unsure of your last volunteer background check, please call or email the Westwood office to confirm the date. Phone: 515-965-9690 / Mrs. Aplin email:

*Please be sure to bring you photo ID every time you volunteer.