WHS Family Newsletter

Oct 10, 2022

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Passport to the Globe

We are so excited to announce our Passport to the Globe event is being held this week on Thursday, October 13th, from 6:00-8:00pm. This event features a Steel Pan Drum Concert, Global Cuisine by our WHS Culinary Arts program, cultural booths, displays & demonstrations. There will also be a Kids Zone with multilingual story times & songs, global games & challenges and international themed crafts. This is a fun, community event every year. You can pre-purchase tickets at this LINK. Advanced tickets include samples of cuisine from 9 different countries. Event only tickets will be available at the door for $3 per person and will not include samples of the cuisine. We look forward to seeing you there!


Don't forget that the PSAT is on Wednesday, Oct 12th, for 9th-11th grades. It is a late start date and the PSAT will begin promptly at 9:05am. There will be NO early dismissals during testing time. More detailed information is below.


Have a GREAT week ROCKS!

Upcoming Events

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PSAT, Wednesday, Oct 12th

On Wednesday, October 12th, WHS students in grades 9-11 will be taking the PSAT. There will be no classes on this day. Seniors will be excused for college visits, community service, job shadowing, or other approved activities. Transportation will be provided at the end of the normal school day. Students may elect to leave early with parent permission.

There will be NO early dismissals during testing.

9th-11th grade testers without accommodations will be released at 1:10pm.

Those students with extended time accommodations will be released at 3:05pm.


*Parents DO NOT need to call their student out via the attendance line.

Early pick up will be at doors 1, 2, 3 & 32. Those students riding the bus home will report directly to the cafeteria following testing.


For detailed information on the PSAT, please click HERE.

New Second Trimester Courses

Check out the videos below to find out about our new Agriscience courses and Officiating courses still! Students may still meet with their counselors to enroll in these courses for next trimester!
AG Science
Officiating Class

Winter Band Program Call Outs

We are excited to get our 2023 winter seasons underway. Students in grades 9-12 are eligible to participate in Westfield Winds, Westfield Indoor Percussion, Westfield Winter Guard. No prior experience is necessary and coming to the callout meeting is not a commitment to the program. Come find out about how to be a part of our champion programs.
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Save the Date! Maze of Madness, Oct 27-28

Bring your family and friends to this Halloween event on October 27th & 28th from 6-9pm! Get ready for a fun, scary time. Admission is $5 and it will be held in the LGI and Union Courtyard. Concessions will be available.

Lifeguard Training

The YMCA in Westfield is offering Paid Lifeguard Training on October 28-30. FREE certification for employees of Westfield YMCA and 22 hours of paid training. Students 16 years and older can attend. Email Alex Van Winkle to apply: avanwinkle@indyymca.org

Shout Outs

Varsity Competition Cheer Team places First!

This weekend the Varsity Competition Cheer team took first place at the HSE Royal Rumble Competition. This is their second first place finish this year and they are so excited to be heading into prelims in a few weeks. The partner stunt group Brie, Katie, Rachel, Emaleigh and Charlotte took second place this weekend as well! Congrats to all our teams this weekend- Go Rocks!

Cross Country Teams ROCK Sectionals

Cross Country Sectionals: ROCKS placed 2nd and 3rd overall! Individually, Liz Smith placed 2nd, Sydney Klinglesmith placed 3rd, Sam Hinds placed 5th and Jack Loiselle placed 6th. Regionals is this Saturday, 10/15 in Noblesville.

The Pride of Westfield Shines!

The Pride of Westfield had an absolutely awesome day of competitions this Saturday! First, they performed their show The Dark Horse at the ISSMA State Scholastic Marching Band Prelims - where they earned a GOLD rating with distinction in Music, Visual, and General Effect, advancing them to State Finals on October 22. Then, they headed to Center Grove High School for the Cavalcade of Champions Invitational, where they not only received FIRST PLACE in Open Class A, but also Best Music, Best Visual, and Best General Effect. Huge congratulations to the band and guard, as well as to Mr Muth and Mr Sparks - all of your hard work is paying off!


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SENIORS-Class of 2023 College Planning Website

The WHS Counseling Center is here to help and to guide you through the college

application process. We have created the Class of 2023 College Planning Website for you to

access video tutorials, resources, and links to frequently used websites.

ROCK STRONG Award


Westfield Washington Schools is proud to announce a new staff appreciation initiative: the Rock Strong Award presented by the Westfield Education Foundation!


Westfield Education Foundation will present the award winners with a commemorative plaque and a $50 Amazon gift card as a way to show appreciation for all that they do.

Click here to nominate someone now. It only takes a minute!

Purposity


Want to help Westfield families with the click of a button? The Purposity app allows you to anonymously purchase clothing and home essentials for students that were identified by our school counselors.

Click here to help a Westfield family

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