WST Weekly Update

October 4 - October 8, 2021

From the Director

How swiftly September has come and gone and October is already here! That means soon the first progress reporting period will be here along with cooler weather. Every 30 days, students at WST receive a progress report giving students and families a point in time grade report.

Staff will complete the progress reports on Tuesday, October 19. Please check your student's grades prior to that to see where they may need support in completing projects and summative assessment activities.


Speaking of cooler weather, safety is our priority at WST and our programs simulate the workplace and expected workplace safety. At times, your student may be required to work outside in the rain and should have rain gear to support their continued learning while on campus. If your student needs rain gear for their program and qualifies for free or reduced lunch, please contact Nora Zollweg at nora.zollweg@westsoundtech.org.


There is no school for WST students on Monday, October 11, 2021. WST will be closed for the day.


WST understands that student sending schools have a variety of activities happening during the day, such as state testing, senior meetings, and more. If your student will be tardy, have to leave early, or will miss WST for one of these events, please contact the registrar to approve the absence. Erin Mckiernan can be reached at erin.mckiernan@westsoundtech.org.


A big thank you to families for following all Covid rules and expectations, we appreciate all of those that are following the face mask expectations (wearing a cloth or medical mask from top of nose to under their chin) and distancing expectations. Students, thank you for helping to keep WST Covid Free! Keep reporting close contact, exposure, or Covid positive information.

Reminders for Students

Tabacco Products:

Please remind students that vaping, smoking, and tobacco products are not allowed on campus. In any school building, individuals must be at least 1,000 feet from the school building to use any tobacco products, including vapes.


Parking Lot:

Parking at WST is a privilege and students are to obey all parking rules and expectations.

  • Follow all laws while in the parking lot
  • Register for a parking pass (the parking pass is FREE, but students must register)
  • Ensure safety while driving, following the speed limit for the parking lot (5 miles per hour)
  • When arriving to campus, leave vehicle and go directly to class, do not hang out in the parking lot
  • When leaving campus, go directly to vehicle and leave, using good parking lot etiquette
  • Do not vape or use tobacco products in vehicle while on campus
  • Park in the south lot beyond the yellow tape, not along the grass
  • Leave the parking lot using the 1st street to National exit


Keeping WST Clean:

There are many garbage cans throughout the building, please encourage your student to use the garbage can rather than littering on campus. The custodian is finding a lot of trash in the student parking lot and around the campus. It takes all of us to keep our campus clean, please help!

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Association of Washington Business Manufacturing Week Tour Coming to WST 10/4

Manufacturing Week 2021

October 1, 2021 @ 8:00 am - October 8, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

Doubling the Manufacturing Sector by 2031

How do we get there?

This annual event raises awareness of the role manufacturing plays in Washington state, supports the successful growth of our state’s manufacturing sector, and also gives us the opportunity to spotlight some of our state’s manufacturers who are contributing to their communities and the state economy in innovative and impactful ways.

AWB’s Manufacturing Week will shine a spotlight on Washington’s makers, highlight the importance of manufacturing to the state’s economic recovery and call attention to ways policy makers and others can support manufacturers. Challenges facing manufacturing include a complex regulatory environment, relatively high taxes and a skills gap making it difficult to find qualified workers. This is all on top of the unprecedented challenges posed by the coronavirus.

To learn more about our tour, including highlights from previous years, click here

Styling it up in Cosmetology

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2021-2022 WST ASB Officers

Congratulations to our new 21-22 ASB Executive Officers
  • Amanda Joseph - President (PMC)
  • Aubrey Trammell - Co Vice President (Welding)
  • Christopher Lindberg - Co Vice President (Culinary)
  • Kate Thompson - Secretary (PMC)
  • Emily Thompson - Treasurer (PMC)
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October Calendar for West Sound Tech

October 4: AWB Manufacturing Tour on WST Campus

October 11: Non-School Day

October 14: School picture day for WST

October 18: WST Fall Advisory Meeting, 5:30 - 7:00 pm

October 18: Progress Reporting

WST Construction Careers

WST Wednesdays!

Show your WST pride on Wednesdays! Wear your WST gear and represent your program and WST.

Click here to go directly to our WST sideline store to get your gear today!

West Sound Technical Skills Center

Mission: The mission of West Sound Technical Skills Center is to ensure that all students are prepared for life, career, and college through industry-based, technically rigorous programs.

Vision: To prepare every West Sound Technical Skills Center graduate to be career and college ready, enter the global workforce, and be a successful and contributing citizen through innovative and flexible program opportunities.

Non-Discrimination Statement

The Bremerton School District does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employee(s) has been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: GarthSteedman, at 360.473.1031, email garth.steedman@bremertonschools.org or the Section 504 Coordinator, John Welsh, at 360.473.4400, emailjohn.welsh@bremertonschools.org. Mailing address: 134 Marion Avenue North, Bremerton, WA 98312.