Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Today for lunch you may choose from Big Daddy’s Pizzeria Style Pizza or a Cheeseburger plus a side of vegetarian baked beans.


March is Women’s History Month!

Susan B. Anthony is the 19th century women’s movement’s most powerful organizer. She fought for women’s right to vote. She was also very involved in the fight against slavery and the temperance campaign to limit the use of alcohol. #womenshistorymonth


We have started our annual Reach out and Read book collection.  This is an annual school-wide effort to collect books for Nationwide Children’s Hospital.  Please help by  donating new or used children’s books for up to age 12 to your homeroom class. Students AND teachers can both donate! We will collect books during the weeks of March 5-March 23.

* The homeroom with the most donations will be provided breakfast on the day of that teacher’s choice


* A running score will be given each Monday  and Friday through The Growl


Seniors! Listen up! The time has come to submit photos to be included in the senior video for the end of the year Senior Breakfast. Help us out! Send your photos of you and your friends from any year of schooling to the 2018 senior video email address at

You can send in photos from ANY email address (even your school email) or even text them to this email address from your phone! So, start sending in those photos! We nice a wide variety to make the best video possible!

Again, the address to share your videos with the Growl is


Ohio Dominican College is making their Spring visit to Westland High School on Thursday, March 8 during 2nd period,  All current juniors and seniors can sign up for this college visit on Naviance.

University of Dayton is offering engineering camps this summer for minority young men (METEC) and for women and also for honor students with a GPA of 3.5 or higher. Discover career opportunities in engineering & technology as well as life on a college campus. For application details and cost visit, or

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.

Attention ALL WESTLAND COUGARS!!! We are looking for the next MR. WESTLAND.  If you are interested in becoming 2018’s Mr. Westland be sure to visit the student office to pick up your application.  Deadline to get applications back to Mrs. Walton is NOW extended until TODAY  We are looking for at least 8 guys to participate!  So, if you are feeling up to the challenge and are up for a “THRILLER” of a time, sign up today!!!



Ohio Business Week 2018 will be held July 22-28 on the campus of Ohio University in Athens. High school students participate in a series of fun & exciting workshops with business professionals and develop skills needed for success. Visit to download an application.


Interested in being a library student worker next year? Pick up an application in the library. Applications are due by March 19.


Hola a todos! Join us for Spanish Club, Thursday March 20th. We will eat some delicious empanadas and part of a cultural film about South America from 3.30-4.30pm. Nos vemos allí!



Sophomores! Sophomores! Sophomores!

Are you interested in starting your own business someday? It’s not too late to apply for the Innovation & Entrepreneurship DECA program! Don’t miss out on your opportunity to be a part of the new student-run clothing business, learn in a newly redesigned classroom, go on field trips to OSU, Columbus Blue Jackets, and DECA competitions, or participate in our own Shark Tank Pitch Night.

If you have any questions or would like to apply talk to Mr. Peters, Mr. Kramer, or your guidance counselor.



Tickets foir the in-school performance of Bring It On will go on sale at the activity window starting March 16.  Tickets will be $5.00 and only available to students of good standing.



Attention all Freshmen!!

Do you want to look cool?

Do you want to show your love toward the class of 2021?

Do you want to make the seniors wish they were you?

If you said yes to any of these questions, you will want to buy a Westland class of 2021 T-shirt.  There are flyers available at the student office front desk that provide you with a website to check out our cool T-shirt design.  You can also use this website to order and pay for your T-shirt.  The online store deadline is Sunday, March 25th.



The Franklin County Youth Council is seeking high school students between the ages of 14 – 18 to become actively involved in the council for 2018-19. Their purpose if to encourage youth involvement in the community, build leadership skills and voice policy ideas & concerns of community youth. Applications will be accepted thru Monday, March 19. Check out our blog for the link to apply!




Attention  all girls interested in playing soccer. We will have conditioning in the rec from 3.30 to 4.30, Tuesday March 6th and Thursday, March 8th. We will condition for about 45 minutes before playing a short scrimmage with those that complete the full workout. Find Coach Schwarten or Coach Harris.



Attention all boys interested in playing soccer:  on Wednesday, March 7, we will start conditioning and playing in the Rec Center after school from 3:30 – 4:30 on Wednesdays and Fridays.  If you have any questions, please see Mr. Dato in room 302 or Mr. Neal in room 604.


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