Westwood Contact Information

Main Office952-806-7200 
Main Office Fax952-806-7201 
Transportation Department952-681-6300 
Hugh Roberts, principal952-806-7250hroberts@isd271.org
Libby Kieser, secretary952-806-7200lkieser@isd271.org
Leanne Docherty, health office952-806-7208ldocherty@isd271.org
Kelsey Beerling, Youth and Family coordinator952-806-7207kbeerling@isd271.org
Krystle Vancura, PTA president westwood271pta@gmail.com
Steph MacPhail, school web editor992-806-7209smacphail@isd271.org
Nelly Korman, School Board ambassador952-881-1885nkorman@isd271.org
Rachel Hammarberg, social worker952-806-7234rhammarberg@isd271.org
Max Utterberg, LPCC-S, contract, Washburn Center therapist max.utterberg@washburn.org

Harassment and Violence Reporting Form
Bloomington Public Schools maintains a firm policy prohibiting all forms of harassment and violence. Use this form to report issues relating to harassment and violence.

Crisis Lifeline
If you or someone you know is in a mental health crisis or at risk of suicide, call or text 988 or chat 988lifeline.org/chat. The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline (988 Lifeline) is free, confidential and available 24/7.

School Hours

  • First bells rings: 8:50 a.m.
  • School begins: 9 a.m.
  • Free breakfast: 8:45 - 8:55 a.m.
  • School dismissal: 3:20 p.m.
  • Office hours: 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Kids’ SAFARI hours:  6:30 - 8:50 a.m. and 3:15 - 6 p.m.

Building Security

In order to ensure the safety of all Westwood students and staff, anyone entering the building must report to the office to sign in. Visitors must wear a visitor badge while on school premises. The main entrance (north door) is the only door open during the school day.

Before & After-school Programs

Kids' SAFARI is a before- and after-school child care program. Children participate in structured activities like gym or art, or they may choose to have free play in the game room or outside. Kids' SAFARI also offers full-day care on most days when school is not in session. This is a fee-based program and is open only to children who are enrolled at Westwood.

Before school: 6:30 - 8:50 a.m.
After school: 3:15 - 6 p.m.

Register for Kids' SAFARI

Academic Programs

Preschool SAFARI offers a quality extended-day preschool experience for three, four, and five-year-olds. Licensed preschool teachers provide 2.5 hours of instruction with learning opportunities that focus on social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development.

Preschool SAFARI

All grade five students have the opportunity to participate in band and orchestra.

Band And Orchestra Website