COMING UP AT WESTHILL
Tues 11/1 - CARE Team's 2nd Meeting - The Health Center 2:15pm
Tues 11/1 -Northstar Playmakers Meeting - The Little Theater 2:15pm
Fri 11/4 - Deadline for seniors to submit baby photos for yearbook
Fri 11/4 - End of 1st Quarter
Fri 11/4 - Pellicci's Fundraiser 7:00pm (sold out)
To All Cooperative Educational Services (CES) Parents and Students
The CT State Department of Education has implemented a feedback process in order to prepare a response to the 2016 Every Student Succeeds Act. Part of this process involves an online survey concerning four key policy questions – Standards, Assessments and Accountability; School Improvement; Improving Outcomes for English Learners; and Effective Teachers and Leaders. They are also conducting in-person focus groups to provide insight on these policy questions.
Parents and Students focus group will take place on November 14 from 4-6pm at CES, 40 Lindeman Drive, Trumbull CT. Each focus group must be limited to 15 participants. If you have any questions, you can contact Jennifer Webb at the CT State Dept of Education at Jennifer.Webb@ct.gov.
CLICK HERE to RSVP
PLEASE DONATE AN ITEM FOR WESTHILL'S FUNDRAISER AT
on Friday, November 4th
WE STILL NEED:
Car wash gift cards
Netflix gift cards
Antonia Brennan (203) 561-5640
or Jennifer Edwards (203) 918-9645
Purchase this coupon book
Shop Saturday, November 19th
Includes two 25% off coupons
15% off savings pass
on cosmetics and fragrances
Contact Virginia Prial at
Westhill's Marching Band
for winning the Class III Championship
at the Musical Arts Conference
On Saturday, October 22nd
Vivek James for being named a National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist and
Jordan Benzaken, Ben Freedman,
Sam Greenberg, Rachel Lese, Leah Schwartz, Siddarth Suresh, Benjamin Chan,
Rebecca Gatz, Emma Jelliffe, Andy Putterman and Paige Sottosanti for being named National Merit Scholarship Commended Students.
They were honored at the Government Center on Tuesday, October 25th.
Click the link below to access
Westhill's athletic schedules:
HOME GAMES THIS WEEK:
Thurs 11/3 - FR Football vs. Ridgefield @ 3:30pm (Rippowam)
Friday, November 4th is the deadline for submitting your baby photos for the yearbook. Email them to firstname.lastname@example.org and put your FULL NAME in the subject line.
If you still haven't taken a Senior Portrait, or want to retake them, the only remaining dates are
November 4, 7 and 8.
If you want to be in the yearbook, must call 1-800-426-9533
and make an appointment.
UPCOMING COLLEGE VISITS
Juniors and Seniors: Representatives from the following schools will be visiting Westhill in the coming weeks:
* Mon 10/31 - Castleton University - Castleton, VT
* Mon 10/31 - Alfred University - Alfred, NY
* Tues 11/1 - Iona College - New Rochelle, NY
* Tues 11/1 - Rochester Institute of Technology - Rochester, NY
* Wed 11/2 - Pace University - Pleasantville, NY
* Wed 11/2 - Manhattan College - Riverdale, NY
* Wed 11/2 - Syracuse University - Syracuse, NY
* Wed 11/2 - Newbury College - Brookline, MA
* Thurs 11/3 - Berkeley College - White Plains, NY
* Thurs 11/3 - Sacred Heart University - Fairfield, CT
* Thurs 11/3 - University of Saint Joseph - West Hartford, CT
* Fri 11/4 - Massachusetts College of Art and Design - Boston, MA
* Wed 11/9 - Paul Mitchell, The School - Danbury, CT
* Wed 11/9 - Caldwell University - Caldwell, NJ
* Thurs 11/10 - Maine College of Art - Portland, ME
* Thurs 11/10 - Hartwick College - Oneonta, NY
Maine College of Art (MECA) will be visiting the Fine Arts Department on November 10th at 11:40 a.m. Room 7- Art Level Get a pass from your Art teacher, and permission from the teacher whose class you may be missing! or get a pass from Naviance, and STILL get permission from the teacher whose class you will be missing! Passes and permission must be documented by Mr. Pereira AFTER they are signed when you attend the session. An attendance list will be posted, for all teachers to check, in the Daily Bulletin the next day. (Eat first wave and then come.)
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.
If you need help in filling out the FAFSA (financial aid) - please book an appointment with Ms. Blackwell for this Monday, October 31st on NAVIANCE under COLLEGE VISITS.
You must see your counselor for the paperwork. You will need key info (creating the FSAID), tax info, and must fill out the CONNTAC sheet. If you cannot do these three tasks, please do not book a spot. Also, please do not book a spot and then forget to show up. This has been happening and if you are guilty of this please know you are taking away spots from other students that ARE READY TO WORK WITH MS. BLACKWELL.
Northstar Playmakers Meeting
Tuesday, November 1st
in The Little Theater
All current and prospective members welcome!
WESTHILL MARCHING BAND'S
PARKWAY DINER NIGHT
Please come support
Westhill's Marching Band
by eating at The Parkway Diner
1066 High Ridge Road
Wednesday, November 9th
5:00pm - 9:00pm
Marching Band members will be
your wait staff. All tips go to Westhill's Marching Band program
See you then!
NORTHSTAR PLAYMAKERS PRESENT
Thursday, November 17th
Friday, November 18th
Saturday, November 19th
Sunday, November 20th
STAMFORD ALL-SCHOOL MUSICAL
TICKETS ARE NOW ON SALE
Saturday, 12/3 at 7:30pm
Sunday, 12/4 at 3:00pm
(followed by a Meet & Greet)
Friday, 12/9 at 7:30pm
Saturday, 12/10 at 7:30pm
Sunday, 12/11 at 3:00pm
All performances will take place at
Westhill High School
Your next opportunity to buy Spirit Wear
will be Friday,
during lunch waves
You can make checks payable to
Please volunteer to help at the Spirit Wear Table. There will always be a Spirit Wear committee member at the table, but a second set of hands during the sale really helps.
TENNIS COURT PETITION
Show your support for the cause to
resurface Westhill's tennis courts
Help us renovate the ARTS (Alternative Routes to Success) Program greenhouse. For years now this space has gone unused, and our goal is to bring life back to the greenhouse!
FOOD DONATIONS ARE NEEDED FOR OUR WEEKLY BACKPACK PROGRAM
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
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.
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