Thursday, February 1, 2018

Good morning! Today for lunch you may choose from BBQ Chicken flatbread or super nachos with Tostitos. The side of the day is corn. Tomorrow’s lunch options will be Bosco sticks with marinara sauce or chicken chunks or drumsticks and waffles with a California blend of veggies with cheese sauce.


REMINDER: After school tutoring is every Thursday from 3:30-4:30 in the ERC. All subject areas welcome! Please make sure you have your own transportation! Again, after school tutoring is every Thursday from 3:30-4:30 in the ERC. See Miss. Rogers if you have any questions.


Tomorrow is Wear Red Day to support heart disease in women. Heart disease is the number one killer in women. Wear Red tomorrow to show your support!


Pencil Dust will be meeting after school today in room 706. If you are interested in creative writing or any other for of creative arts, come by and check it out. Speak to Mr. Spooner if you have any questions about the club.


The next student council meeting will be on Thursday, February 8 after school in room 709. Please plan to attend the Student Council Valentine’s Day Party. Let Cherup or Dufresne know if you are unable to attend.


Attention all Girls interested in playing soccer next year. We will have an open gym open to all girls next Tuesday 2/6 from 3.30-4.30 in the REC on court 3 . Come play and have some fun. Go cougars!


February is Black History Month. Join the Growl as we celebrate with information each day.

Thurgood Marshall was the first African American ever appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court. He was appointed by President Lyndon B. Johnson, and served on the court from 1967 to 1991.


The Sports section of the City of Columbus Recreation and Parks is hiring crew members for Spring. This job offers great experience to prepare you for many different positions in today’s Sports Industry. Wages begin at $9.00/hr. To apply contact Jay Clark at  either work-614-645-3366, or cell-419-236-2593 or email



It’s time for the annual Valentine’s Day Carnation sale!!! Show your friends and sweetie how much you care… surprise them with flowers delivered to their homeroom on Valentine’s Day. Red carnations show you love them, Pink carnations show you value their friendship, and White carnations are from a secret admirer!!! Buy them during lunch periods Feb 5-12. Cost is $1.50 for one flower. Or you can send one person 6 flowers for $7.50 or a dozen for $15. You can keep spreading the kindness by donating an additional dollar and we will send a flower to a local nursing home resident!!! Show them how much you care, Westland!!!!



Summer Linguistics Institute for Youth Scholars is offering courses to learn the Basics of Language for Language Learners at The Ohio State University. Scholarships are available. Application deadline is May 31st. For more information visit:




Class of 2020- applications are now available for the Career Academy.  Priority deadline to apply is February 16th.  Applications are available on line at

Please see your counselor with questions.


Sophomores- class of 2020.  Your “Career Day” is today! This is also the deadline for the Career Academy field trip forms.  Turn them in by the deadline to go on the field trip to our Career Academy. No exceptions!


The National Coalition of 100 Black Women is excited to announce the 2018 Academic Scholarship Award of $2000! The Trailblazer Scholarship application is available to qualified African American Female graduating seniors who plan to attend a 2 or 4 year college.  Visit naviance to apply. Deadline is March 16.


The Veterinary Exploration Conference, held in conjunction with the MVC, is an opportunity for students to get a glimpse of everything the veterinary medical field has to offer and what it takes to get there.  This event is open to current juniors and seniors only. At the conclusion of the conference, attendees are invited to a college fair where representatives from several veterinary and technician schools will be available to answer questions about admissions criteria, how to finance a veterinary education, and more.

When: Saturday, Feb. 24, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Hyatt Regency Hotel (350 N. High St., Columbus)

Registration: $10/student, $20/parent (includes lunch);

pre-registration required by Feb. 9, 2018.

How to Register: Register online to pay by credit card (please note, there is a small processing fee) or download a paper registration form to pay by check.

See your counselor if you have questions.



Happy New Year! The William D. Squires Educational has been awarding college scholarships to high school students from the great state of Ohio since 2000. The scholarship has increased from $3000 per year to $4000 for 15 new recipients.  Visit naviance to apply and for more information. Deadline is April 15.



Attention National Honor Society and Renaissance members: The candy bar sale is wrapping up. Please sell the remaining candy bars and turn in money to Mrs. Walton in room 505 ASAP! We would like to complete the sale within the next 2 weeks. Thank you!




Congratulations to the boys basketball for their win over Watkins Memorial on Tuesday!

Come out on Friday and see the Girls basketball team compete against Upper Arlington at home. Show your Cougar Unity!


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