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
ON THURSDAY, MARCH 17th
THE WPTSO WILL BE HOLDING
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.
CLICK HERE TO VOLUNTEER
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
$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
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
Click the link below to access
Westhill's athletic schedules:
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!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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
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.
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.
Stamford Art Assoc. Townhouse Gallery
39 Franklin Street, Stamford
Thursday/Friday 11:00am - 3:00pm
Saturday/Sunday noon - 3:00pm
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:
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
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 email@example.com.
** WE ARE IN NEED OF SPIRIT WEAR VOLUNTEERS! **
Your next opportunity to buy Spirit Wear
will be Friday,
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.
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.
PowerSchool Parent Portal
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.
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It's quick and easy -- and it will help make a difference!
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