West Side Story 2.0
Wednesday, March 4th
Assuring learning excellence and readiness for a changing world.
"They Lied. We Know." Anti-Vaping Campaign
A special thank you to Cambria for providing this opportunity to our schools!
Congratulations to some of the BEST at West!
NATIONAL MERIT SCHOLARSHIP FINALISTS: Congratulations to Isabella Aase and Afnaan Hashmi who have qualified as a National Merit Finalist! They will be considered for National Merit Scholarships.
3X STATE CHAMPION WRESTLER: On Saturday, senior Charlie Pickell won his third state championship title at the State Wrestling Meet!
BOYS SWIM & DIVE: Congratulations to our boys swim and dive team who competed at the State Swimming and Diving Meet this past weekend!
Triple "A" Winners
Will Fischenich and Claire Hemstock
National Merit Scholarship Finalists
Isabella Aase and Afnaan Hashmi
3X Wrestling State Champion
It's Testing Season
- ACT Testing: Tuesday, March 24th for all juniors
- MCA & NWEA Testing: Tuesday, April 21st - Wednesday, April 22nd for all freshmen, sophomores, and juniors.
- MCA Testing: Last week of April for juniors (based on science course).
For more information, please see the testing letter shared with all parents and guardians.
Tuesday, March 24th, 7:45am
WHAT: ACT Exam (Free - Students will register in school.)
WHEN: Tuesday, March 24th
WHERE: Mankato West High School Gym
ZAPS ACT Prep Seminar
Guthrie Field Trip
Thursday, March 5th, 7:45am
818 South 2nd Street
On Thursday, March 5th, students from West will attend the Guthrie's production of Shakespeare's comedy Twelfth Night, a romantic comedy full of mistaken identities, love triangles, and (of course) a happy ending.
Standards-Based Grading Conference
We will continue to share information with students and families as we develop our practices around Standards Based Grading.
Order Your Yearbook Today!
Order your yearbook online HERE.
If you are the parent of a senior and are interested in purchasing a grad ad for your student, follow the link HERE to find out more about ordering and designing an ad. Grad ads must be ordered by Wednesday, March 11th.
Contact Yearbook Advisor Meredith Mayra with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Naviance Password Reset (Parents Only)
Naviance, our district College and Career Readiness tool, has updated its password requirements for parents. If you are a parent/guardian who has not logged into Naviance yet this year, you will be required to reset your password the next time you log in, starting on January 27th. (Note: If you have logged into Naviance AFTER Dec 16th, your login experience will not change.) Student login access has not changed.
If you need additional support with Naviance or have questions, please reach out to your student's counselor.
Choir Concert - Monday, March 9th @ 7:0 PM
2 Hour Late Start - Tuesday, March 10th
String Fest '20 - Tuesday, March 10th @ 12:00 PM
Find Basketball events here:
Visit the MWHS Calendar of events here:
In the Counseling Center
- Army - Wednesday, March 4th @ 10:00 AM
- National Guard - Wednesday, March 11th @ 10:00 AM
- University of Minnesota (Morris) - Monday, March 16th @ 10:00 AM