September 2, 2022
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Attention any student taking an Advanced Placement test
The LAST DAY to drop an AP class without incurring the first obligation ($42.00) is Friday, November 11th. Please note after Monday, November 14th the fee for the exam is subject to increase.
BRIGHT FUTURES INSTRUCTIONS
Bright Futures Instructions are located on the Guidance website. Please complete this application by June 30, 2023. It is highly recommended that you complete this application even if you plan on attending an Out-of-state college/university.
Do you need help with college applications, scholarships, FAFSA, etc. TRIO Educational Opportunity Centers visits WBHS on Wednesdays from 12:15-2pm. If you are interested, please email your school counselor to sign up.
ATTENTION SENIORS! DO YOU NEED TO ORDER A TRANSCRIPT?
PLEASE FILL OUT ONE OF THE GOOGLE FORMS BELOW:
Common App transcript request form: https://forms.gle/VWdp6KVon7RUJR118
Electronic transcript request for Florida PUBLIC college/university ONLY: https://forms.gle/oNvQMZrrfqVaj8iH8
Out of state and Florida private college/university transcript request form: https://forms.gle/WZDRYhh97BYveYWD6
ALL TRANSCRIPTS ARE $3.00 PAYABLE TO SCHOOLCASH ONLINE.
College and Career Fair
Our College and Career Fair is rescheduled for Tuesday, November 1, 2022, at the South Florida Fairgrounds from 5:00 P.M.-8:00 P.M. Students, families, and staff members are invited to join us. We are excited to welcome the following:
US Armed Forces
FAFSA help sessions
ACT NCR will be held on Nov 1, 2, and 3 !
The ACT NCR will be offered to 11th and 12th grade students who have not met their Algebra 1 EOC and/or FSA ELA graduation requirement. The test is 3 days (1 section per day) and will be held on November 1st (English section), November 2nd (Math section) and November 3rd (Reading section) at 7:30am. This is a great opportunity for those specific 11th and 12th grade students to try to earn a concordant score and meet their testing requirements. These specific students do not need to sign up. Testing locations will be released closer to test day.
Mandatory conditioning for track will start on Monday, November 14th and packets must be completed on Aktivate before participating. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions, comments, or concerns.
Boy's Basketball Tryouts are Oct 31 - Nov 2.
9th Grade / 10th Grade Try-Outs will be from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. on the Outdoor Basketball Courts.
11th Grade / 12th Grade Try-Outs will be from 5:30 -7:30 p.m. in the gymnasium.
Congratulations to the Debate-a-Bulls on their wins!
On Saturday, West Boca Raton's Debate Team placed in the PBCFL #2 Tournament at John I. Leonard High School, winning five awards:
Novice Gabriella Zarubinsky placed 2nd
Ashley Sorato won Best P.O. AND placed 3rd
Dylan Gaynor placed 6th and Simone Mikulinsky won Best P.O.
WB Medical students attend Stem Clinicals at Palm Beach State College
Bulls Faculty Shout Outs
Nurse Barb - Nominated by Diane Esola for always being there for our staff and students!
Mrs. Jacobwitz - Nominated Ms. Barlow for always being willing to share materials and collaborating.
Ms. Santoro - Nominated Ms. Barlow for helping out when I had an emergency and had to leave my class unexpectedly.
Dr. Sawyer - Nominated by Chaela Monesterio for walking a student directly back to apologize to her for his inappropriate behavior. The student has been well-behaved every since!
Mr. McCallum - Nominated by Jacqueline Van Dyke for the courage to step into something new, the tenacity to stick with it, and the heart to make it work!
Ms. Ali - Nominated by Elena Singer for putting together a wonderful Family Engagement Night - West Boca's first!
Ms. Ostrow - nominated by Mrs. Stiepleman for "I was so impressed how she handled our emergency on Monday. She was professional and knew what to do!"
Coach Potts and Coach Gamboa - Nominated by Ms. Ostrow for being quick on their feet and assisting me by grabbing the fire extinguisher when called for during our fire alarm on Monday.