Class of 2022

September Newsletter

Welcome To Senior Year!

Greetings, Class of 2022 Students, Parents, & Guardians,


I am happy to be sharing our first Senior Class newsletter! This will allow me to send regular monthly updates, share pictures, recognitions, and activities as well as give a head's up for important information.


It is great to see all the smiling faces this year! Our kids are truly glad to be back in the building. I will do my best to give as much info as possible each month. Some items will be consistent as they are important each month, especially the college information! Please do not hesitate to reach out to Mrs. Cibulka or I if we can help or answer any questions! If we don't have the answer, we will get you to someone who can.


Looking forward to a great year!

Dr. Kate Piffel

Senior Principal


Mrs. Laura Cibulka

Senior Assistant

Inside This Issue

1. September Senior Events & Activities

2. WPO Info & Planning

3. Counseling Curriculum & College Checklist

4. Senior Survival Fund

5. Longhorn Letter Project

6. Senior Yearbook Pictures and Senior Ads

7. Recognitions & Accomplishments

West Senior Events & Activities

See the entire Senior Calendar here.

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West HIgh Homecoming Events 2021

Check out the events happening for Homecoming this year! Spirit Days will be announced soon!

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Powder Puff Football is Back!

Powder Puff returns on Thursday, September 23! (If you're like me, you sang the Monday Night Football Theme in your brain just now). Forms can be picked up in the senior office. Completed forms must be returned to the senior office by 3:00 p.m., Thursday, September 16.

Class of 2022 WPO Info & Planning

Senior Counseling Curriculum & College Checklist

Seniors had an opportunity to attend the College Admissions 101 seminar during Ac Lab. The first one was held on Friday, Sept. 3, and the second, on Wednesday, Sept. 8 in the theatre. Topics that were covered included:


  • College Application Steps, Types, Deadlines
  • Naviance Student - Transcripts and Letters of Rec Requests
  • Important Admissions Deadlines
  • Financial Aid Tips


This meeting is not required to attend, but is important to understanding the steps involved in the college application process. If your senior would like to attend, they should utilize the AcLab Form to travel to the theatre. The presentation will last for the duration of AcLab, so plan on being in the theatre during both modules. Seniors should contact their counselor with questions.



The Senior Parent Meeting will be held virtually on Wednesday, Sept. 29 from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Mr. Lorenz, West Guidance Counselor, will highlight topics from the same College Admissions 101 with parents. The instructions for joining this zoom meeting are below:


Join Zoom Meeting https://parkwayschools-net.zoom.us/j/91635519039

Meeting ID: 916 3551 9039

Senior Survival Fund

Are you willing to help a senior have the BEST senior year ever? Here is how! Thank you for your support of the Class of 2022!

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Senior Longhorn Letter Project

Celebrate your senior by having family and friends write letters of congratulations. Seniors will receive these letters during their graduation practice in May!

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Senior Yearbook Pictures

If your senior has not scheduled a time to get their picture taken with Wagner Portrait studios, please see the directions on the flier to schedule a sitting. This is for the yearbook ONLY, not the traditional senior pictures.


Fun Fact: Do you recognize this Class of 2022 Longhorn?

Senior Yearbook Ads

Check out this info on how to place an ad for your senior in the yearbook!

Recognitions & Accomplishments

Contact Information

Dr. Kate Piffel

Assistant Principal

Class of 2022

314.415.7502

kpiffel@parkwayschools.net


Mrs. Laura Cibulka

Class of 2022

Administrative Assistant

314.415.7506

lcibulka@parkwayschools.net