Monday, October 8, 2018

Today for lunch you may choose from an Italian Sub, Sriracha Chicken with Rice, or a Cheeseburger. The side for today is green beans.


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!


A Friendly Reminder: The In the Know team will meet tomorrow morning at 7:30 in room 403.  See Mr. VanDyne if you have any questions.


Students- if you left anything behind at homecoming please check with Ms. Caldwell in office.


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

Today – Bowling Green State University & Wittenberg University

Tomorrow- Oct 9 – Virginia Tech

Thurs, Oct 11 – Marshall 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 @


The Annual College Fair for our district is TONIGHT at Central Crossing HS.  Admission is free and the event is 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!


Hey creative cougars! Each month for the rest of the year, Pencil Dust, our school’s creative arts magazine, will be asking for submissions based on a theme. Since it’s October, our theme this month is spooky stories. Whether it’s stories about monsters, ghosts, or things that scare you in the night, we would love to see your best ideas. Please bring all submissions to Mr. Spooner.


Listen up Seniors!  Make your vote count!

Senior class officer elections are being done via a Google Form.  Check your email this week and be sure to vote for your class president, vice-president, and secretary.

Good luck to those students who are running.  Elected officers will be announced next Monday!


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 THIS 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. SIGN UP ASAP AT THE ACTIVITY WINDOW! GO! SIGN UP! THIS IS GREAT PRACTICE and MAKES YOU ELIGIBLE FOR SCHOLARSHIPS!


On October 4, 2018 the DECA program participated in the fall contest at Central Crossing.   The two categories included Public Relations and Parliamentarian.  Congratulations to the four students that placed top five in the competition out of the whole SWCS district.  In Public Relations, William Holland placed fifth.  In Parliamentarian, Madison Lopez placed third and Michael Ritchie placed fifth.  Out of the ten medals given out to the whole district, Westland brought home four.  A special congratulations to Yaretzi for placing first. She will now be competing at state level at the Career Development Conference on October 30th to compete for State Officer.  Congratulations!



Your Lady Cougar Soccer team took on Whitehall this past Saturday for their Senior Day. After celebrating our seniors, the girls put together two great halves of soccer and took down the Rams, 3-1. Bella Garner started the scoring early, and Shelbey Barnhill added to the Cougars’ lead off a corner kick and a late Penalty Kick.


Tomorrow, we play our last home game against Central Crossing. Please come out and cheer us on as we look to improve from last season and challenge our rivals.


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