Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Today for lunch you may choose from Mini Corn Dogs, a chicken sandwich, or grilled cheese or twisted cheddar breadsticks. The side for today is tomato soup.


Latinx Space for Enrichment and Research has OSU students coming in every Monday from 12:00-1:30pm, room 807 to help out with FASFA, college/scholarship applications, and resume building!


Attention Juniors & Seniors: The following Universities will be visiting Westland in October:  

Thurs, Oct 4 – Cleveland State University

Mon, Oct 8 – Bowling Green State University & Wittenberg University

Tues, Oct 9 – Virginia Tech

Thurs, Oct 11 – Marshall University

Mon, Oct 15 – University of Rio Grande

Wed, Oct 17 – Tiffin University

Thurs, Oct 18 – Youngstown State University

Tues, Oct 23 – The George Washington University

Thurs, Oct 25 – Heidelberg University

Mon, Oct 29 – Kent State University

Tues, Oct 30 – Wilberforce University

If you are interested in visiting with a rep from any of these universities, you must sign up in Naviance. If you need help with Naviance see Mrs. Williams in the student office or email @ marcia.williams@swcsd.us


The Annual College Fair for our district is next Monday, October 8th at Central Crossing HS.  Free admission and open to the public.  Over 100 colleges and universities will be there giving out information and answering questions.  Time is 6-8pm.  You should go!



Today is Class Color Day- Freshmen wear Blue, Sophomores wear RED, Juniors wear Black, and Seniors wear PINK! Staff should wear green!

Wednesday is Character/Meme Day

Thursday is Decades Throwback Day

And Friday is Cougar Pride Day and the day of our big Pep Rally! There is also a tailgate after school on Friday! Woohoo! Friday is shaping up to be a fantastic day.


Attention students! Speaking of pep rally, Are you interested in participating in games and activities during the pep rally? If so, sign up sheets will be available during the lunch periods this week. Activities include a lip singing contest, relays, and musical chairs. Again, if you are interested, sign up sheets will be at a table near the activity window during each lunch period.


Seniors!  We have some winners from the Senior Raffle that you entered on Friday when you got your free lunch.

Maria Araujo

Vanessa Evans

David Mejia

Nick Martin

Tyler White

Jasmine Kupisch

William Gaige Holbrook

Eyonce Potts

Ashley Bertschi

Dalmar Ali

Barwaqo Salah

Yuliana Juarez Gonzalez

Anour Zoring

Shukri Abdikadir


Congratulations to all of the winners!!!  All winners should see Mrs. Hibbitt in the student office by the end of the week to claim your prize!  Bring your school ID with you!


Attention college bound students – The PSAT is now for sale at the activity window during your lunch periods. This is a great way to practice for your college entrance exams. Juniors – this test is especially important for you as it can qualify you for National Merit Scholarship consideration. The test is Wednesday October 10th in the gym. The cost is $16. If you have free or reduced lunch you can qualify for a fee waiver. We have 100 tests and 62 fee waivers. Once they are gone they’re gone. So sign up today



Congratulations to the follow students for being elected to be a 2021 Class Officer.

President- Sofia Rodriguez

Vice President- Alex Mohler

Secretary- Saray Guevara

Treasurer- Victoriah Shade

We look forward to your leadership for the class of 2021!




Attention all track athletes.  Coach Eckard is still in need of 5-7 athletes to help work concessions at this Friday’s home football game.  The sign-up sheet is outside of room 801.  Coach will pay you $25.00 towards your pay to play if you work this night.


Congratulations to the Westland High School Marching Band on their “Superior” rating at the Buckeye Invitational! They received straight superior ratings in all captions, and placed 8th out of 44 bands!! Go Cougars!!


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