WHS Warrior Bulletin

1/27/2022

Upcoming Dates

  • January 29 Competition of Excellence Show Choir Competition
  • January 31 Presentation Legal Issues for Students 7 pm
  • February 1 Westside School Board Caucus
  • February 5 Coffee with Counselors 9-10:30 am
  • February 5 Winter Dance and Battle of the Bands 7:30-10:30 pm
  • February 16 1:10 dismissal for homeroom adviser/advisee meetings
  • February 18 No School for Students
  • February 21 No School for Students

Link to past Warrior Bulletins

Winter Dance/Battle of the Bands

Westside will host our traditional winter dance called the Winter Formal. This also is our Battle of the Bands. It does not need to be super formal from an attire standpoint, just look nice.


  • Saturday, February 5.
  • Doors open at 7:30 pm.
  • Battle of the Bands starts at 9 pm.
  • Event ends by 10:30 pm.
  • Students may bring a guest from another school.
  • Registration and tickets are available in the main office for $10 per person.
  • If bringing an outside guest students must purchase tickets in advance and provide guest information.
  • Current standard is masks are required for this event.

Coffee with Counselors

Come join members of our school counseling staff to learn about all things related to the transition to college.
  • Application Process
  • Financial Aid
  • Scholarships
  • NCAA and NAIA eligibilty for sports
  • and more


Saturday, February 5 9-10:30 am. To RSVP go to the most recent School Counseling Newsletter and fill out the RSVP form on the Coffee with Counselors announcement

Recruiting Sophomores for Initial Avenue Scholars Cohort at WHS

We are currently recruiting 10th grade students to join our initial Avenue Scholars cohort. Avenue Scholars serves students:


  • whose family qualifies for free/reduced lunch.
  • interested in going to work, seeking certification, or may be interested in a community college program.
  • interested in Trades/Manufacturing, Information Technology, Transportation/Auto/Diesel, Business, or Health Services.
  • seeking mentoring through high school and beyond.
  • See the flyer below for more info and/or contact Ashley Knott at knott.ashley@westside66.net.
Avenue Scholars Quick Facts Graphic

Homeroom Adviser/Advisee and Parent Conferences

Your student's homeroom teacher will be reaching out to set up a time for these meetings.


  • February 16 1:15-8 pm
  • Meetings can be in person, by Webex, or by phone.
  • An opportunity to discuss class choices, progress towards graduation, and future plans/opportunities.
  • Your student has been doing initial work on class choices with school counselors in seminar class.
  • Buses will run at normal times after school. Students can wait in the Courtyard for transportation on this day.

Spring Calendar Dates

Homeroom Advisor/Advisee/Parent Meetings
  • Wednesday, February 16 1:15-8 pm

Parent Teacher Conferences for high school students

  • Thursday, March 10 8 am-4 pm

Prom

  • Saturday, April 9 Lauritzen Gardens
  • This is the Saturday preceding spring break from April 11-15.
  • Conflicts with different school activities and venue availability impact the choice of prom each year. This is the best date considering all factors.
  • Prom is for junior and senior students and a guest.
Spring Break
  • April 11-15

Senior Honors Night

  • May 11 (This is a change)

Graduation

  • May 15, 2022 2 pm Baxter Arena

Last Day of School

  • May 27, 2002