Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Today for lunch you may choose from Mac and Cheez-its, Mini Corn Dogs, or a Chicken Sandwich. The side for the day is seasoned sweet potato fries.


March is Women’s History Month!

Indira Gandhi: As the leader of India, the world’s most populous democracy, Indira Gandhi became an influential figure for Indian women as well as for others around the world. #womenshistorymonth


Do you want to join The GROWL? Pick up an application in the student office. Applications and teacher recommendations are due Friday, March 16.


Attention Seniors: If you have been accepted to any colleges, please bring your acceptance letter to the student office.  Mrs. Williams is keeping track of the colleges our students have been accepted to. Mrs. Williams is also going to track the amount of scholarship dollars that our students earn. When you receive notification of any scholarships, please also bring in a copy of this letter as well!


The Westland Gaming Club has their second meeting of the year tomorrow, March 14th, from 3:30-5pm in Room 106 in the music wing. All WHS students are welcome to attend! Students are free to bring any consoles, controllers, or games they would like to play during the meeting. The more games students bring, the more there is to do! Remember to bring signed permission forms from the first meeting. Please contact Mr. Kaufman or Mr. Clark for more details. We hope to see you there!


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 go.udayton.edu/metec, go.udayton.edu/wie or go.udayton.edu/shec


Mount Carmel West is currently accepting applications for summer Teen Volunteering. This opportunity is for students age 16 and older currently enrolled in HS to gain experience in the hospital environment. Teens are invited to serve (1) four hour shift per week during their summer break. Applications must be picked up in person, by the teen, at the Mount Carmel West Volunteer Services Office and must be returned no later than Friday, May 11. Questions? Contact Rachel Silsdorf at 614-234-5260 or rachel.silsdorf@mchs.com


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 http://www.ohiobusinessweek.org 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!



Attention Seniors: There are (2) scholarship opportunities open to Westland High School students only! The Garrett P. Burton Good Samaritan Scholarship  is for a student “Being an Agent of Change.” You must be able to show how you help people feel more accepted and go above and beyond to spread joy & compassion. The deadline to apply is April 26th.

Also, The James Tolliver Cultural Diversity Scholarship is available. This scholarship is for a WHS student who has participated in at least 2 WHS Cultural Diversity Club activities. See Naviance for more details.



The second to last French club of the year will be held on TOMORROW, March 14th. French club is held in room 901 after school until 4:15. We will enjoy a traditional african dish called chicken couscous. Come join in the fun!


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


Walgreens is the proud sponsor of a Pharmacy Summer Camp at the University of Toledo, June 17 -20 and June 24-27,  2018. Camp includes job shadowing, pharmacy labs, crime scene chemistry and more. For more details and to apply visit: utoledo.edu/pharmacy – click on pharmacy camp. Deadline is April 2.



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.



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. https://uwco.wufoo.com/forms/2018-franklin-county-youth-council-application/



Grove City United Methodist Church is offering a scholarship for a Westland High School Senior. Visit Naviance to fill out an application or see your counselor for more information. The deadline to is April 1, 2018.


Attention Gifted & Talented Juniors and Seniors: Martin W Essex is offering a residential camp at Otterbein University this summer, June 17-23. Experience unique workshops on the arts, sciences & humanities. For more info: 614-823-1570 or visit http://www.otterbeing.edu/essex to register.


Are you interested in business, finance or accounting? Have you ever thought about owning your own business? If you are a high school student of color and want to learn more about these careers you can spend a week this summer (June 17-22) exploring opportunities to get the future you want! All expenses paid The Ohio State University. Apply today www.ohiocpa.com/ACAP.


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.




Westland AFJROTC attended the Tecumseh Regional Drill Meet Championship and scored an amazing victory, Hannah Hodge competed in the Open Knockout competition against 350 Drill Team Cadet’s and won 1st place overall in the competition. Cieran Adair placed sixth in the same event, congratulations on their hard fought victories.


Congratulations to the WHS Concert Band who received an “excellent” rating this weekend and to  Our Symphonic Band, Symphonic Choir and Chorale who all received “superior” ratings, which qualifies them for OMEA State Contest! Great job!



The boys’ basketball banquet will be Tomorrow from 6 PM to 7:30 PM in the Commons.

You must have completed the season as a member of the team to attend the banquet.

IF you CANNOT attend, contact a member of the coaching staff immediately.


Attention  all girls interested in playing soccer. We will have conditioning in the rec from 4.30 to 5.30, Tuesday March 13th and at 3.30-4/30 this Thursday, March 15th. 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.


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