Thursday, August 30, 2018

Today for lunch you may choose from Personal Pan Pizza or Top n Go Crazy Tacos with Doritos. The side for today is Golden Corn. Other Daily Options include a Chef Salad with Bread item, a Deli Sandwich, or an uncrustable PB&J Sandwich.


Are you wanting to get more involved in things at Westland? Do you want to help plan Homecoming? Are you looking for a way to earn service hours? Do you love pizza? If you answered “Yes” to these questions, Student Council is the group for you! The first Student Council Meeting of the year will be after school on Thursday, September 6. The meetings take place in room 709 and are from 3:30-4:15. If you think you are interested in joining student council OR if you are a returning member, this is the meeting for you. Please plan to attend. See Mrs. Dufresne or Mr. Cherup with any questions.


We currently have many available spaces for The ALC programs. Here are the available courses and/or programs.


STEM Academy = Currently has 20 spaces for Year I:

You would take

CHEM 1171

ENGL 1100 and ENGL 2767

MATH 1150 (Pre-Calc)


General Liberal Arts = Currently has 40 spaces for Year 2:

You would take

CLASS 1222 (Classical Mythology)

POLS 1100 (American Government)

HART 1201 (History of Art)

PHIL 1130 (Philosophy)

HIST 2223 (Afr American Hist to…)

GEOL 1105


Software Development = Currently has 8 spaces for Year 1:

You would take:

CSCI 1101 – Computer Concepts and Applications

CSCI 1103 – Intro to Programming Logic

CSCI 1320 – Database Fundamentals

CSCI 1511 – Python


Students can take advantage of the entire program OR take advantage of individual courses I’ve listed. Included in the individual course is any student who wants to take Calculus II (assuming they’ve taken AP Calculus I and scored a 3 or higher). Calculus II, known as MATH 1152 is offered during the second semester of the STEM program.


Students will need to meet the placement score requirements if interested. See Mrs. Hibbitt with any questions by FRIDAY 8/31.



Hey Seniors!  Do you want to be more involved with making decisions for the senior class?  Do you have great ideas on end-of-the-school year activities?  Are you interested in running for the Class of 2019 President, Vice-President, or Secretary?  Petitions to become a senior class officer are available in the student office.  The deadline to have the petition turned is September 21.  Voting will take place soon after!  See Mrs. Hibbitt or Ms. Dillon for more information!


Attention Cougars!! Voting for Homecoming King, Queen, and Court will be coming soon to your email inbox! Voting will begin in early September. Now is the chance to spread the word if you want to be on court or if you want to be King or Queen! Be sure to check your student email accounts often for important information from your teachers, counselors, and other clubs and groups.


The first Art Club meeting of the year will be next Wednesday after school in room 1001 (Mr. Meeker’s room) until 5 PM. Anyone interested in joining art club can come! See you there.


WHS Gymnastics – Open gyms start Wednesday, September 5, 2018 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm at Gotta Flip Gym and will continue every Wednesday at the same time through the end of September. Season starts November 2018 so get signed up now. Stop in the Student Office and get a flier or stop by the Athletic Office for more information.


Conditioning begins Saturday, September 1st from 6 AM to 8 AM in the Rec. You are responsible for arranging your own transportation to and from conditioning. There will be no games played on conditioning dates. Study tables will be Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:30 to 4:30 on the mezzanine above the cafeteria in September and October. The first Open Gym will be Wednesday, September 5 from 7 PM to 8:30 PM in the gym. For preseason paperwork, see the Athletic Office. Direct any questions to Coach Hayes via email.


Attention all track athletes and those interested in running track this year.  Track and cross-country are working the home and visitor concessions for October 5th, home football games.  There is a sign-up sheet outside of room 801 to sign up to work.  You will earn $25.00 toward your track pay to play if you work this night.  Also, track is working concessions for all of the home volleyball games.  There are sign-up sheets outside of room 801 for these games as well.  You will earn $25.00 toward your track pay to play for every volleyball game you work.  There are a limited number of volunteers needed so sign up ASAP.  See Coach Eckard if you have any questions.


Wrestlers have lifting after school Monday through Thursday until 5:30 in the Rec Center.


This week, the football team takes on the Marion Red Devils at home. Let’s show up on Friday and show our support! The theme for the game is “White Out”. Games start at 7 PM.


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