March 9 - 13, 2020
This Week's Schedule
Monday, March 9 – A Day
Mental Wellness Week Begins
Tuesday, March 10 – B Day
ACT Make-Up Test Day 7:30 am
Wednesday, March 11 – A Day – College Day
Thursday, March 12 - B Day
Screenagers - Parents/Community 7:00 pm
Friday, March 13 - A Day – PRIDE Friday
March 14 - Winter Procession Regionals
March 17 - Choir Concert 7:00 & 8:15 pm
March 18 - PTO Meeting 6:30 pm
March 18 - 19 - Band Concert 7:00 - 8:30 pm
March 20 - OSAA State Dance
March 23 - 27 - Spring Break - School Closed
March 31 - OSAS State Testing (ELA) Main Gym
April 1 - OSAS State Testing (Math) Main Gym
April 2 - 4 - Thespian State Conference
Screenagers Viewing on Thursday
Over the weekend, our robotics team, Team 1510 competed in the PNW Regional Event at the Clackamas Academy of Industrial Sciences. They were ranked 22/36 in the qualifying matches and they were picked to play in the quarter finals. The team, all Westview Students, put in a lot of effort, congratulations!
Coach Delaney and our wrestlers had a great year!
Angel Sanchez won the state championship and Tre Blasingame finished 3rd at state!
Westview Theater presents XANADU
March 5-7 at 7:00pm
Access Tutorial Next Year
Access Tutorial (Per 8) - Access Tutorial (A.T.) is designed to provide academic support
for students by allowing them the opportunity to access a variety of academic assistance and
all of their teachers during 8th period. Students are assigned to a teacher who takes
attendance. The first portion of 8th period is considered homeroom where students complete
their Career Education requirements, participate in school-wide advisory lessons, or prepare
for how they will use their Access time. Then students may check out of their homeroom
classroom to see one or two of their teachers, go to the library, go to peer tutoring, make up
tests and activities, etc. Access tutorial is a school wide study hall with academic support.
We expect students to take advantage of this opportunity.
Every other day our students will learn to prioritize their study time and support
needs. Access Tutorial provides an opportunity for our students to embrace ownership
of their learning and gain valuable self-advocacy skills. Student ownership of learning
and self-advocacy are skills that have proven to directly translate to success after
Access Tutorial is required for all 9th, 10th, and 11th grade students and encouraged
for 12th grade students who desire extra support. For students in grade 12 whose
academic record indicates they do not need the Access Tutorial supports offered period
8, have met Essential Skills, and are on track to graduate may opt for Early Release
during period 8. Any student who fails a class in the prior semester will have Access
Tutorial period 8.
This year we are raising money to grant the wish of Sasha. She is a 4-year old who is a leukemia survivor. Her wish is to go to Disney World!! Our incredible community has already met our goal!
THE WESTVIEW COMMUNITY IS AMAZING!
You can still donate through the link below, or:
Text "wildcat" to 44321 to donate
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Pictures from the Week
Westhora, Pedersen and Prange all-nighter for Make-A-Wish
Westhora, Pedersen and Prange all-nighter for Make-A-Wish
Westhora, Pedersen and Prange all-nighter for Make-A-Wish
GRAD NIGHT PARTY
(An all night party for 2020 Graduates on June 6th. Hosted by the PTO*)
Don't Delay! REGISTER NOW at WestviewGradNight.org
Remember, you need to REGISTER & PAY!
Questions - email firstname.lastname@example.org
*The activities associated with this event are not sponsored by or affiliated with the Beaverton School District or WHS.
New this week on our WHS Technology for Parents and Students Site http://bit.ly/whsfuture:
Digital Citizenship: Screenagers
We would like to invite you to view the documentary, "Screenagers" on Thursday, March 12, at 7pm in the auditorium. We will also be showing the documentary during 8th period to a few of our classes.
Here is their website and preview of the video. We look forward to seeing you there!
Tinker Thursday Thirty
Does your student need to create a project? Do they need craft resources, technology help, or do they just want to create something for fun? Have them stop by S216 to explore all the offerings in our Creative Space.
Library: Educational Resources
Spring 2020 Events (for more information, click here)
STEM Time: Building Lego boats at the Bethany Library Annex (Ages 11-18)
Saturday, March 7th| 2-3pm
Can you build a boat out of Legos that will float AND hold the most pennies? Join our challenge and win a prize!
Super Smash Bros. Tourney for Teens at the Cedar Mill Library (Ages 11-18)
Saturday March 14 | 2-4 PM
Compete against your friends to see who has the best Smash Bros skills with the Switch version of the game. Multiple consoles with other games will be set up as well.
College & Career Center
Quest Bridge College Prep Program for high school juniors. If you’re a high-achieving student from a low-income background, the College Prep Scholars Program may be for you. Receive specialized support and opportunities to help you develop a strong college application. You’ll have access to 40 of the nation’s best colleges at a Questbridge National College Admissions Conference, have a head start on applying for college, and possibly attend college for free.
Complete a free, online College Prep Scholars Program application at www.questbridge.org by March 24, 2020.
Visit College Navigator: Dig into college comparison data. Be an informed consumer. Find colleges that meet your definition of a good value. Learn about costs, typical financial aid packages, student activities & services, programs & majors, graduation rates, measure outcomes, and much more. https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/
Early College High School Presentation for students Thursday, March 12th 1:45 in the CCC.
Early College High School is an options program available to students in the Beaverton School District. Juniors and eligible seniors may apply during the fall, winter, and spring terms. It is an opportunity for students to blend high school and college in a coherent, personalized and rigorous education program at Portland Community College.
Designed as an option for the last two years of high school, students generally attend PCC full time for six terms. Tuition is paid for by the Beaverton School District. It is possible for a student to earn a high school diploma as well as an Associate’s Degree or up to two years of transferable college credit in their career pathway.
See more opportunities for students in the CCC and notices for parents by clicking the link.
FROM OUR PTO
Dear Westview Community,
I have enjoyed serving as your PTO President for the past six years. At the end of the school year my youngest graduates! This means we are truly in need of volunteers to join the PTO in leadership positions. We currently have all positions open except President, Secretary and Treasurer. Please read through our descriptions of the various jobs we have available. If you’ve always wanted to do something to help out the school without having to be on campus during the school day, we have opportunities for you! None of these are a large task, individually – but when just three parents are handling all of these alone, it is a lot.
We are looking to fill all of these open positions. If you would like to join us in supporting Westview staff, students, clubs, sports and activities, please read through the attached job descriptions. Then join the Executive Board for our meeting on Wednesday, December 15 , at 6 o’clock PM in the Career Center at Westview, if you would be interested in any of these positions. The General PTO meeting will follow immediately after at 6:30 PM. We always do the meetings back-to-back on the third Wednesday of each month throughout the school year. There are no meetings in December or June.
We expect to vote on adding a Communications Person at this meeting, as multiple people have expressed interest in this job. All other positions are completely open so please come join us, ask questions, get support along the way, and enjoy doing something to help support our school and community!
Smarter Balanced Test Update
Last spring, students in grades 3 – 8 and 11 in the Beaverton School District and throughout Oregon took the state tests (Smarter Balanced) in English Language Arts and Mathematics.
In addition to content standards, these assessments are designed to measure critical thinking, problem solving and communication skills. The test results provide you, our schools, our district and the state with information about how well we are preparing our students for their next steps including college and career readiness.
Our students will take these tests once between January and June 2020. House Bill 2655 permits parents and adult students to annually opt-out of Oregon’s statewide summative tests in English Language Arts and Math by submitting a form to the school the student attends. The school shall provide any student who is exempted from a state test with supervised study time while other students are testing.
Here is a link to additional information: https://www.oregon.gov/ode/educator-resources/assessment/Documents/Opt-Out_Form_2019-20.pdf
Student Survey February 3-June 5.
Each year the District surveys students, staff, and parents to gather information for planning, program evaluation, and assessment of progress on the District's Strategic Plan.
The student survey takes about 20 minutes during the regular school day. The data gathered from the survey are anonymous; your child will not put his/her name or other identifying information on the survey. Like other surveys, results will be presented only about groups. No individual data will be reported.
Student surveys of middle and high schools include three optional questions for students to identify their gender, ethnicity / race, and sexual orientation. These questions allow for additional levels of analysis of questions on inclusion, safety and bullying.
Your child may skip questions or stop filling out the survey at any time. Refusing to participate or withdrawing from the survey does not affect your child's grades or class standing in any way. If you or your child does not want to participate, your child can read or do some other activity while his or her classmates complete the survey.
A copy of the survey is available from your child's school under the Annual Surveys tab and is posted at https://www.beaverton.k12.or.us/departments/accountabiity/research-reports
After reviewing the survey, if you do not want your child to participate, please notify Westview High School at 503-356-3020
Encuesta Anual de Estudiantes
Cada año, el distrito lleva a cabo encuestas para los estudiantes y el personal con el fin de obtener información para la planificación y la evaluación del programa así como del progreso del Plan Estratégico del Distrito.
La encuesta de estudiantes toma aproximadamente 20 minutos durante el día escolar. La información que obtengamos de la encuesta es anónima; su hijo no incluirá su nombre o cualquier información de identificación en la encuesta. Al igual que otras encuestas, los resultados que se presentan son sólo acerca de los grupos. No se proporcionará información de su estudiante.
Las encuestas del estudiante de las escuelas de secundaria y preparatoria incluyeron tres preguntas opcionales para los estudiantes identificar su género, grupo étnico/raza, e inclinación sexual. Estas preguntas permiten niveles de análisis adicionales en cuanto a la inclusión, la seguridad y la intimidación.
Su hijo puede no contestar las preguntas o dejar de contestar la encuesta en cualquier momento. El negarse a participar en la encuesta o no terminar de contestarla, no afecta las calificaciones o rango de su hijo. Si usted o su hijo no quieren participar, su hijo puede leer o hacer alguna otra actividad, mientras que sus compañeros de clase completan la encuesta.
Una copia en blanco de la encuesta, está disponible en la escuela de su hijo y se encuentra publicada en
Después de revisar la encuesta, si usted no quiere que su hijo participe, por favor notifique a Westview High School at 503-356-3020
Daily Class/Bell Schedule
Important Phone Numbers and Support Information
Attendance Phone: 503-356-3022
Main Office Phone: 503-356-3020
Counselor Alpha List:
Mr. Baker (A-Caq) email@example.com
Ms. Budhi (Car-Fo) firstname.lastname@example.org
Mr. Shaw (Fr-Ji) email@example.com
Mr. Rosser (Jk-Mb) firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Wright (Mc-Pg). email@example.com
Ms. Stremme (Ph-Sr) firstname.lastname@example.org
Ms. Pearson (Ss-Z) email@example.com
Admin Alpha List:
Mrs. Myers (A-Ji) firstname.lastname@example.org
Mrs. Fitzpatrick (Jo-Pg) email@example.com
Mr. Westhora (Ph-Z) firstname.lastname@example.org
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