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March 13, 2016


COMING UP AT WESTHILL


* Tues 3/15 - All Star Drivers Ed Class Begins  2:30 - 4:30pm
* Thurs 3/17 - Period 8 Tutoring Program - Media Center
* Thurs 3/17  FASHION SHOW & SCHOOL SHOWCASE 7:00pm
* Fri 3/18 - LanD Crew Leadership Speakers Series  noon - 1:00pm
* Sat 3/19 - AP Study Sessions:
                               AP US History                  9:00am - noon
                               AP World History            9:00am - noon
                               AP Psychology                  1:00pm - 4:00pm
                               AP Human Geography    1:00pm - 4:00pm
* Sat 3/19 - Baseball Tryouts     10:00am - 1:00pm
* Sat 3/19 - Boys Lacrosse Tryouts   10:00am
* Sat 3/19 - Softball Tryouts     8:00am - 10:00am


                                 Link to Westhill's website



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ON THURSDAY, MARCH 17th

THE WPTSO WILL BE HOLDING

OUR ANNUAL

FASHION SHOW & SCHOOL SHOWCASE

 

 This is always a great night but it would not be possible without the help from all of you.  Please review this volunteer sign-up sheet and pick the slots that you are available to help.  Please know that a chair person will be there with you to assist you that evening.

Thank you!


CLICK HERE TO VOLUNTEER




Bake Sale




Fashion Show 2

Students, Parents, Families and 
Friends of Westhill
 
Please join us this
Thursday, March 17th at 7:00pm
for Westhill's Fashion Show
 and School Showcase.  

The show features our students modeling the latest fashions from our sponsors, plus performances from our band, choirs, JROTC, dance teams, cheer and more.

Concessions and raffles will be available
 the night of the show.  

Tickets on sale at the door starting at 6:00pm
$5  Students
$10  Adults
$15  VIP front row seating
 
 Funds raised by the WPTSO go toward scholarships, various programs, and our
 drug-free, alcohol free after prom event.

Thank you for supporting Westhill and our students.

We look forward to seeing you at the show!

Please Volunteer and Donate!
 
For further information, contact the Co-chairs
Jeanne Carrillo   jmcarrillo@optonline.net
Lisa Wise   gaprop@optonline.net


SPECIAL REMINDER TO STUDENT MODELS FOR MANDATORY REHEARSAL THIS WEEK:
For Juniors:  Tuesday, March 15th in the Finch Cafeteria, 2:15pm start
For Seniors:  Wednesday, March 16th in the WHS Auditorium, 2:15pm start
 


VIKING SPORTS

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Click the link below to access
Westhill's athletic schedules:




SPRING TRYOUTS

BASEBALL - Sat 3/19  10:00am - 1:00pm.  Baseball Field
GOLF - Mon 3/21  2:30pm.  Brennan Golf Course
GIRLS LACROSSE - Mon 3/21  2:15pm.  Front Turf
BOYS LACROSSE - Sat 3/19  10:00am.  Upper Field
SOFTBALL - Sat 3/19  8:00am - 10:00am.  Softball Field
GIRLS TENNIS - Mon 3/21  2:15pm.  Tennis Courts
BOYS TENNIS - Mon 3/21  4:00pm.  Tennis Courts
TRACK & FIELD - Mon 3/21  2:40pm.  Track


LACROSSE STARTS MARCH 18TH!

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Mandatory meeting for all prospective Lacrosse players and their parents this Wednesday March 16th @ 6:30 pm 
in the cafeteria. 
*If you have any gently used Lacrosse equipment that you are no longer using, please bring it to the meeting.  Any questions contact George Talboys gtalboys@gmail.com




LanD

LanD Crew
 Leadership Speakers Series

LanD Crew Leadership Speakers Series is proud to welcome Dr. Eric Kung.  Dr. Kung is CEO of Stamford Young Philharmonic Board of Directors, Medical Director and Associate Director of Neurology at Stamford Hospital, and an advisor for the
 Chelsea Piers Concussion Center.

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Dr. Kung will speak on Friday, March 18th
from 12:00 - 1:00pm
in the Media Center 
with lunch to follow.



Westhill High School Junior College Night


Wednesday, March 23rd

6:30pm

Westhill Media Center

 

Come meet with the Westhill Counselors as we review with you the college selection process. We will discuss picking the college for your son/daughter, how to write an eye catching essay, and what college admissions officers are looking for in the students they choose. We will also discuss how to maximize your success in being admitted to the right college or university for your son/daughter and offer many other bits of information to make this journey less stressful.

Hope to see you on March 23, 2016, at 6:30 p.m. in the Westhill Media Center.

Sophomore Families welcome as well.




43rd ANNUAL 
STUDENT ART SHOW

February 28th to March 17th

A multimedia juried art exhibit featuring over 80 junior and senior high school artists selected by their art teachers from 
11 Fairfield County high schools.

Free Admission
Stamford Art Assoc. Townhouse Gallery
39 Franklin Street, Stamford

Thursday/Friday  11:00am - 3:00pm
Saturday/Sunday  noon - 3:00pm



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UPCOMING COLLEGE VISITS

  

 Juniors and Seniors:  Representatives from the following schools will be visiting Westhill in the coming weeks:



* Wed 3/23 - United States Army Recruiter


 

If you are interested in any of these schools, sign on to Naviance at: 

 

www.connection.naviance.com/westhill 

 

Click on the COLLEGES tab, and then click on the COLLEGE VISITS link to sign up to attend the presentation.  Print out your confirmation, and get an authorized signature AT THE VISIT.

 


The PT Council - Maureen Tobin scholarship has been posted on Naviance. Each year, several students are chosen for a total of $6,000 in scholarship dollars. Please check Naviance for further details



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Stamford Public Education Foundation is seeking volunteers to help prepare Westhill students for success after high school. Success Plan Workshops help students develop plans for their future through Naviance, a user-friendly online college and career planning tool used by 7,500 Stamford students in grades six through twelve. SPEF provides volunteers with step-by-step guides to activities that will be worked on at each session. Activities include but are not limited to creating college essays, creating game plans, college searches, scholarship searches, career searches. Volunteers will likely work with a different student at each of the sessions. Sessions take place on Thursdays from 1:15-2:00pm, and there are 4 sessions left in this school year on March 31st, April 14th, April 28th, and May 5th. If you are interested in volunteering, or if you would like more information, contact Cindy Newman at 203-965-7733 or at cnewman@spefct.org.



** WE ARE IN NEED OF SPIRIT WEAR VOLUNTEERS! **

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Your next  opportunity to buy Spirit Wear 
 will be Friday,
March 18th
11:00am - 1:15pm

Please make checks payable to "Westhill PTSO"

We need volunteers to help sell Spirit Wear on Friday afternoons.  There will always be a Spirit Wear Committee member at the table, but a 2nd set of hands during the sale really helps. 

Please CLICK HERE to sign up




Studies have shown that parental engagement in a child’s education is the single most important factor in student achievement.  The PowerSchool Parent Portal will provide you with secure access to information about your middle school and/or high school children’s grades and attendance records through a single account.


 Additional information


   PowerSchool Parent Portal 

    Parent Portal Help Desk

If you are having difficulty accessing the site, please provide your full name, your child's name and grade and as much information about your problem as possible so that we can resolve your issue quickly and route your question to the appropriate person.

 



RENEW YOUR MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTIONS AND MAKE A DIFFERENCE AT WESTHILL!      

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You can purchase or renew subscriptions to your favorite magazines at up to 85% off! Each time you make a purchase, our WPTSO will receive up to 40%!  You can also support us by sharing this information with friends and family.


It's quick and easy -- and it will help make a difference!

If you have any questions, please contact Zoe Schwartz at 203-595-9185 or danzoe@optonline.net
 


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