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 September 18, 2016



COMING UP AT WESTHILL


* Mon 9/19 - Cheerleading Fundraising Week
* Tues 9/20 - Coffee with Camille  6:45am - 7:30am
* Fri 9/23 - Deadline for SGC Nomination Forms
* Sat 9/24 - Class of '76  -  40th Reunion


 



VIKING SPORTS

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




HOME GAMES THIS WEEK:

Mon 9/19 - V Field Hockey vs. Wilton @ 4:00pm
Mon 9/19 - JV Field Hockey vs. Wilton @ 5:30pm
Mon 9/19 - V Girls Volleyball vs. Bridgeport @ 5:30pm
Mon 9/19 - JV Girls Volleyball vs. Bridgeport @ 4:00pm
Tues 9/20 - V Boys Soccer vs. Brien McMahon @ 4:00pm
Tues 9/20 - JV Boys Soccer vs. Brien McMahon @ 5:30pm
Wed 9/21 - V Girls Swimming & Diving vs. St. Joseph @ 4:00pm
Wed 9/21 - V Girls Volleyball vs. Danbury @ 5:30pm
Wed 9/21 - JV Girls Volleyball vs. Danbury @ 4:00pm
Thurs 9/22 - V Boys Soccer vs. Fairfield Warde @ 4:00pm
Thurs 9/22 - JV Boys Soccer vs. Fairfield Warde @ 5:30pm
Fri 9/23 - FR Field Hockey vs. Staples @ 4:00pm
Fri 9/23 -V Girls Swimming & Diving vs. Norwalk/McMahon@ 3:30
Fri 9/23 - FR Girls Volleyball vs. Greenwich @ 4:00pm
Sat 9/24 - V Football vs. Trumbull @ 1:30pm
Sat 9/24 - V Field Hockey vs. Bethel @ 10:00am
Sat 9/24 - JV Field Hockey vs. Bethel @ 12:00pm




Coffee With Camille

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Tuesday, September 20th
from 6:45 - 7:30am
in The Little Theater  Room 118


Our principal Camille Figluizzi will be on hand to answer any questions you may have about
 Westhill High School.  This is a great opportunity to learn more about Westhill, so come on out 
for a cup of coffee with Camille.





* Reminder to all parents
 and students *


You cannot order lunch and
 have it delivered to Westhill






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WE HAVE SPACES OPEN FOR PARENTS TO SERVE ON THE WESTHILL SCHOOL GOVERNANCE COUNCIL 
THIS FALL

Make a Difference at Your School!

School Governance Councils are an opportunity for Connecticut schools to become centers of excellence that prepare all students for success. They represent the many interests of the families and staff that make up your school’s community. This is important because research has shown that:

  • Partnerships among families, school and community members can make a powerful contribution to greater student success.
  • No matter what their income or background, students with involved families tend to have higher grades and test scores, better attendance, and higher rates of homework completion.

What Does The School Governance Council Do?

The School Governance Council serves as an important role to the school administrator by:

  1. Bringing together parents, school staff, students and community leaders to work together to improve student achievement and
  2. Assisting the school administration in decisions impacting students’ education in areas such as:
    • Analyze data and school needs;
    • Review the school’s resources; and
    • Advise the principal in making programmatic and operational changes.



Forms should be filled out and dropped off in the Main Office.
Contact David Greenberg with any questions.
dmgreenberg@optonline.net


*  DEADLINE FOR DROPPING OFF NOMINATION FORMS IS
 FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23rd *




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Your next opportunity to buy Spirit Wear
 will be Friday,
September 23rd
11:00am - 1:15pm


Please make checks payable to "Westhill PTSO"




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PELLICCI'S ADULT SOCIAL FUNDRAISER FOR WESTHILL
 
Join us for an evening of great food, friends and fun!
 
Live & Silent Auctions, Basket Raffles, 50/50 drawing and more
 
Meet and mingle with other Westhill parents - Adults only please

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4TH
 
7:00PM
 
PELLICCI'S RESTAURANT
98 STILLWATER AVENUE
 
$50 PER ADULT

Family Style Dinner Includes:
Appetizers, Pasta, Baked Chicken, Garden Salad, Cookies and Coffee
Beer, Wine & Soda included

Only 110 tickets are available, 
so purchase your tickets as soon as they are available.
 
For questions or to volunteer contact:
Antonia Brennan  (203) 561-5640
Brennanparty@hotmail.com



Please CLICK HERE to donate




The WPTSO is a member of the Parent Teacher Council of Stamford





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

 


* Mon 9/19 - Boston University - Boston, MA

* Wed 9/21 - Gettysbury College - Gettysbury, PA

* Wed 9/21 - Western Connectituct State U - Danbury, CT

* Fri 9/23 - Springfield College - Springfield, MA

* Fri 9/23 - University of New Haven - West Haven, CT

* Fri 9/23 - University of South Carolina - Columbia, SC

* Mon 9/26 - Indiana U at Bloomington - Bloomington, IN

* Tues 9/27 - Albertus Magnus College - New Haven, CT

* Thurs 9/29 - University of Maine - Orono, ME

* Fri 9/30 - Eastern CT State University - Willimantic, CT

* Fri 9/30-Pace University, Westchester Campus- Pleasantville, NY

* Wed 10/5 - Tufts University - Medford, MA

* Thurs 10/6 - Morrisville State College (SUNY) - Morrisville, NY

* Thurs 10/6 - University of Hartford - West Hartford, CT



If you are interested in any of these schools, sign into NAVIANCE , 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.


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For 9th - 12th Graders Interested in Medicine

We are allowed to nominate up to 10 students from our school
to the following program...

Get Your Hands On Your Future in Medicine

National Youth Leadership Forum (NYLF): Medicine is your chance to gain real-world medical career experience and explore professional opportunities in the expanding fields of medicine
 and health care.


An interactive curriculum will allow you to use your personal and academic strengths and skills in direct, hands-on medical and health care activities and true-to-life medical simulations created by top medical training professionals.

Visit.........https://www.envisionexperience.com/explore-our-programs/national-youth-leadership-forum-medicine

See your counselor to be nominated.

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Seniors:

Please see your guidance counselor if you would like to apply to The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) for free - your counselor has a very limited number of application fee waivers - first come-first served basis.






FINANCIAL AID NIGHT

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Westhill High School 
Financial Aid Night will be 
Thursday, October 6, 2016
 from 6:30pm - 8:00pm
 in the Media Center

Presentation will be given by
 Diana M. Draper, Director of Financial Aid at Fairfield University.
Diana will review the application process and help guide you through Financing a Higher Education. Look forward to seeing you there!





FOOD DONATIONS ARE NEEDED FOR OUR WEEKLY BACKPACK PROGRAM

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Please help the WPTSO feed over 30 students through the weekly Backpack Program.  We fill backpacks with donated food every Friday and students at risk of going hungry over the weekend pick them up and return them empty Monday morning.  Please consider donating non-perishables which you or your student can drop off in the main office.   Suggested items include:

Cans of Tuna fish, chicken and/or ham
Spam, protein packets, cans of beans,
Canned vegetables and beef ravioli
Small containers of peanut butter, jelly , crackers
Carnation breakfast packets
Cans/boxes of soup, chili, mac 'n cheese
Fruit cups
Small boxes of milk, drink packets, juice
Stop & shop or Shop Rite gift cards
Gently used or new backpacks

Individual servings and/or small sizes (no glass please) work best for packaging.  We would happily accept monetary donations as well.



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
 


PLEASE REGISTER YOUR STOP & SHOP CARD

stop shop 2Go online to www.stopandshop.com/aplus
and register your Stop & Shop savings card.
Enter Westhill High School ID # 08108
Every time you shop and scan your card at
check-out (works for Peapod, too) we get
points that = $$$


** You need to register your card each year **



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