Monday, April 16, 2018

Today for lunch you may choose from Tony’s Pizza, General Tso’s Chicken, or or a Cheeseburger. The side for today is Green Beans.

 

April is national poetry month!

Some say the world will end in fire,

Some say in ice.

From what I’ve tasted of desire

I hold with those who favor fire.

But if it had to perish twice,

I think I know enough of hate

To say that for destruction ice

Is also great

And would suffice.

 

Author: Robert Frost

#nationalpoetrymonth

 

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!

 

There will be a brief student council meeting after school on Thursday after school in room 709. Please plan to attend or see Cherup or Dufresne if you absolutely cannot be there. We will be organizing the academic awards.

 

Are you interested in learning more about Engineering?  Is engineering a path you want to take in the future?  What about Logistics and supply chain management?  Did you know Columbus State has programs available that will get you the required education needed for these paths, along with a job?  The Modern Manufacturing Work Study and Logistics Engineering Technology Work Study programs at Columbus State allow students to get a two-year degree (that is transferable to a 4-year college), valuable work experience, and the potential to earn $55,000-$70,000 a year!

Representatives from this program at Columbus State will be at Westland to speak with interested juniors and seniors on Friday, May 4 during 2nd period.  Their presentation will include some hands-on activities, and one that includes robots!  Students will need to sign up via Naviance….Be sure to print your confirmation as your pass!

 

Class of 2019!!!  Get your class t-shirts for $12.00 at the Activity Window during your lunch periods!  The proceeds will help us fund this year’s prom and our senior activities!

 

If you are a student interested in Tech or Fashion, but need financial assistance in order to attend a camp, Experience America is offering up to $1500. Simply fill out financial aid application.  It’s easy & takes only about 5 minutes! Visit http://www.experienceamerica.com for more information.

 

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

 

Looking for job? Help put together The Dispatch for some extra cash! Apply online at dispatch.com/careers or fax your resume to 614-461-5565

$11/hr – 5300 Crosswind Drive off Georgesville Rd.

 

There are two colleges coming to WHS to speak to students.  On April 19, Florida Polytechnic University will be here during 7th period.  This university has a focus on the STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, and math) and is located in Sunny Lakeland, Florida which is between Orlando and Tampa.

On April 23 during 6th period, St. Mary’s College will be here.  St. Mary’s College is an all-women’s college located in Notre Dame, Indiana.

WHS students can sign up for these college visits using Naviance.  Please sign up at least 24 hours before the college is scheduled to be here!

 

 

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

 

 

ATTENTION WESTLAND GRADUATING SENIORS:

The diploma list has been posted on the Student Office window.  Please check for the correct spelling of your name.  IMPORTANT:  This is how your name will appear on your diploma.  If any corrections need to be made, stop in the Student Office and ask to fill out a correction form. Changes must be made no later than Friday, April 20.

 

Check your inbox! Before spring break, Mrs Young sent all Westland students an email survey asking about their impressions of the library and what they would like to see in the library. Surveys responses are due May 15.

 

For students interested in learning more about majors & careers in pharmacy, OSU is offering a FREE event to current high school students. It is on April 21 from 11:30-3:30. You will need to provide your own transportation. Sign up for the event at http://go.osu.edu/pharmacyday2018.

 

Are you interested in learning more about Engineering?  Is engineering a path you want to take in the future?  What about Logistics and supply chain management?  Did you know Columbus State has programs available that will get you the required education needed for these paths, along with a job?  The Modern Manufacturing Work Study and Logistics Engineering Technology Work Study programs at Columbus State allow students to get a two-year degree (that is transferable to a 4-year college), valuable work experience, and the potential to earn $55,000-$70,000 a year!

 

Attention graduating seniors: South-Western Education Association is offering a $500 scholarship. Any student residing in the South-Western City School District & attending a district high school is eligible. Visit Naviance or see your school counselor for more information. Deadline: Friday, May 11, 2018.

 

Mathletes unite! Our next meeting is this Wednesday, April 18, at 3:30. As always, it is in room 508. See Mr. Kissel for questions!

 

Attention graduating seniors: The Don Gentile Unit 532 of the American Legion Auxiliary, Dept. of Ohio, has a scholarship fund “The Gladys Caudill Scholarship Fund.” You must be a child, grandchild or great-grandchild of a veteran who served honorably in the US armed forces. Scholarship is worth $500 and can be applied to any post-secondary school in Ohio. See Naviance or your school counselor for more details. Deadline to apply is May 25, 2018.

 

April is School Library Month! Celebrate by participating in our WHS library trivia contest on the Library Twitter or Instagram (@westland_lib). Trivia questions will be posted on Tuesday and Thursday each week of April and the student who gets both questions right that week wins a prize!

 

April is National Poetry Month! Show off your poetry skills in the library with book spine poetry, blackout poetry or push-pin poetry. Each poem you create earns you an entry in our raffle giveaway! Come to the library to check it all out!

 

Prairie Township is seeking a limited number of students that live in the township to participate in its 2018 Summer Jobs Program.  This is an 8-week program that will begin on June 13 and run until August 7.  Eligible students are those that reside in incorporated Prairie Township, are at least 14 years old, and have completed grade 8, 9, 10 or 11 during the 2017-2018 school year.  Students will work 2-3 days per week, approximately 4 hours per day, between the hours of 8:00AM and 4:00 PM.

 

Sports

Interested in throwing flags, rifles or sabers in the air? Do you enjoy working hard with your friends? Join the Westland High School Color Guard!! Clinics are April 23rd, 24th, 26th and 27th, and auditions are April 30th and May 1st – all from 6:30-8:30! Can’t wait to see you there!!

 

Are you interested in being a Westland cheerleader for the 2018-2019 school year? If so, there is a mandatory parent meeting on April 17th at 6pm in the school library. You will receive information about tryouts and the upcoming season.

 

There is a track meet after school tomorrow against West High School at home starting at 5:00 PM. Come cheer on your Cougars!

 

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