Westwood Weekly

May 1, 2022

Thank You!

I wanted to say how proud I am of our entire school community and how everyone has rallied to support each other. Thank you to MARESA, Pathways, GLRC, The Marquette County Health Department, our neighboring school districts, the HOPE organization, Pastor Thompson at Christ the King Lutheran Church, and anyone who reached out in support of our students and staff. Your kindness, presence, and willingness to help have made a tremendous impact as we continue to heal and mourn the loss of our friend.

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WHS Students and Staff Attend the Excellence In Education Banquet

Please join us in congratulating the seven Westwood High School Seniors who were honored at the Excellence in Education Banquet held last night at Northern Michigan University. They, along with their influential educators, were honored for their academic excellence.

Also included in the Excellence in Education celebration were two NICE Community Schools teachers who were awarded professional development grants for their classrooms.

Pictured below, left to right, are the students and teachers from NICE that were honored.

Mrs. Christina King, Ms. Lisa Ruby, Kalle Keranen, Mrs. Ronalyn Arseneau, Natalie Prophet, Sarina Maki, Jillian Koski, Natalie Blanck, Daniel Ostola, Zakary Senske, Mrs. Emily Grout, Mr. Steve Annelin

Westwood Students Compete At UP Welding Competition

Congratulations to Westwood High School Juniors TJ Seablom and Bryce Markham for placing third in the Upper Peninsula Welding competition held last Friday. TJ placed third in the TIG welding competition and Bryce placed third in the all-around (MIG TIG Stick) competition.

The UP Welding Competition was attended by schools from across the UP and nearly 100 welders competed.

Our Westwood High School Welding instructor is Mr. John Jessen. Great job to all!

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Important Dates

May 18th

  • Collage Concert - 7 pm in the WHS gymnasium

May 19th

  • Senior Award Night - 7 pm in the gymnasium
May 20th

  • Senior Breakfast - 8:00 am in the cafeteria
  • Senior March at Aspen Ridge - 9 am
  • Seniors' last day of school

May 25th

  • Graduation Practice - 1 pm in the WHS gymnasium

May 26th

  • Graduation - 7 pm in the WHS gymnasium

NICE Community School Sinking Fund Renewal

Tuesday, May 3rd, 8am

Ishpeming, MI, USA

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Westwood High School Athletic Schedules

Please note that schedules are subject to change.