February 17 - 21, 2020
This Week's Schedule
Monday, February 17 – Presidents Day - School Closed
Tuesday, February 18 – No School for Students
B Basketball @ Sunset 7:00 pm
G Basketball vs. Sunset 7:00 pm
Wednesday, February 19 – A Day – College Day
Extended Community (Erin's Law for Seniors, Forecasting for 9-11)
PTO Meeting 6:30 pm
Thursday, February 20 - B Day
Curriculum Night 6:15 pm
Friday, February 21 – A Day – PRIDE Friday
Pack the Pit Girls Basketball
MORP Dance - start time: 30 min after the end of the game
G Basketball vs. Aloha 7:00 pm
B Basketball @ Aloha 7:00 pm
February 23 - DECA to State
February 24 - Chipotle Fundraiser for Make-A-Wish 5:00 - 9:00pm Tanasbourne Location
February 25 - ACT Test Day
February 28-29 - Musical 7:00 pm
March 5-7 - Musical 7:00 pm
March 10 - ACT Make-Up Test Day
March 17 - Choir Concert 7:00 & 8:15 pm
March 18 - PTO Meeting 6:30 pm
March 19 - Band Concert 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Curriculum Night, February 20
Curriculum Night is coming this week, on February 20!
Here is schedule for the evening:
February is Forecasting Month
On February 12 during Community, students will begin the forecasting process for the 2020-21 school year. Students will receive updated transcripts, forecasting forms, and instructions on how to enter their course selections in the online forecasting portal. The online forecasting portal only works with a computer or Chromebook and will not work on a mobile device. After this session, students should review the online Academic Planning Guide found on the Westview website under Academics>>Academic Planning and work with their families, counselors, and teachers to choose their courses. Once their paper forecasting form is completed, students can complete the online forecasting process and choose their first and alternate courses. The due date for online forecasting is February 26, 2020.
February 20, 2020 is Curriculum Night at Westview. It is a great time to visit with teachers about course options. [Put details or links here about Curriculum Night]
On February 26, the paper forecasting forms are turned in and students complete their online forecasting in Community class. It will be important for students to bring their charged Chromebooks/computers to this class to complete the forecasting process.
Students are expected to enroll in and complete the classes selected during the forecasting season. Staffing and the Master Schedule are determined by the courses students select during forecasting. Therefore, after February 26, 2020, students will not be able to request changes to their course selections.
Counseling Notes for Current Seniors
Counselors are in the process of uploading mid-year transcripts to Coalition, Common App, and Sendedu.
You can donate through the link below, or:
Text "wildcat" to 44321 to donate
Pack the Pit next Friday
Our MORP Dance will follow 30 minutes after the game.
The first 50 students who come to the game will get free nachos from Qdoba.
All students who arrive for the first quarter and stay for the whole game (and have also purchased a dance ticket) will be allowed to enter the dance through an express entrance.
ACT Day February 25
On February 25, all Juniors will be taking ACT Exam here at Westview. Sophomore will be participating in the Pre-ACT exam. 9th graders will have a wellness and academic support day available for them. Seniors will be excused to visit colleges, participate in a job shadow / internship, or other self-arranged off-campus activities.
This is an early release day. Lunch at 12:30pm and busses depart at 1pm.
More information coming soon.
Multicultural Assembly Auditions
We are looking for talented performances that represent culture!Auditions will be held February 26th, during 7th period and after school and February 27th, during 8th period and after school. Sign-ups for auditions will be on the door of N131 beginning Wednesday, February 19th. The assembly will be the week before Spring Break.
Pictures from the Week
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
GRAD NIGHT PARTY
(An all night party for 2020 Graduates on June 6th. Hosted by the PTO*)
Tickets $85 until Dec 31! Prices go up to $100 on Jan 1!
Don't Delay! REGISTER NOW at WestviewGradNight.org
Remember, you need to REGISTER & PAY!!
Questions - email email@example.com
*The activities associated with this event are not sponsored by or affiliated with the Beaverton School District or WHS.
College & Career Center
Solar Energy Career Day March 4th 9-12pm. Meet professionals from different Solar Agencies, hear from a representative from the EPA, learn about jobs in sustainability and energy. Find out about job forecast along with the skills and education required for each career. Register and learn more details here: https://hillsborochamberor.com/stc/stc-online-registration-2/
Engineering Expo March 3rd, 9-12pm. Meet professionals in various engineering fields. Hear from the head of OSU’s Nuclear Engineering Dept. Learn about skill and education requirements, job outlook, and get a peek at the world of options available to engineers. Learn more and register here: https://hillsborochamberor.com/stc/stc-online-registration-2/
Business & Entrepreneur Academy, The Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce School to Career Program is offering a FREE academy for seniors who wish to have an immersive experience meeting local business entrepreneurs. This is a 5 week program, meeting once a week Feb. 20th-March 3rd, and covering a variety of topics and hearing from speakers. These include The Power of Networking, a rep. from Oregon Entrepreneurs Network, a rep. from Young Entrepreneurs Business Week, Express Personnel Services, and multiple business owners. Students provide their own transportation. Space is limited, only 5 spots left. Complete registration form and submit to firstname.lastname@example.org Come by the College Career Center (CCC) to pick up a registration form.
West TV Elementary School is offering a scholarship to one of its graduates. Click on the CCC News link to see the full details.
Enrolling Juniors Now
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!
PTO Support Drive
Westview High School PTO
2019-2020 Support Our School Drive
While many students at Westview are involved in sports and activities, well supported by our Westview community, every one of our students needs our support to graduate and succeed in the future. We try not to take away from all of our clubs, sports, and other groups, by hosting car washes, bake sales, or dine out nights; instead we ask that you consider contributing once per school year.
The PTO receives requests from different programs and teachers throughout the year, and we do everything we can to fulfill all of these requests - from graduation mentor program support, to the science department, to the arts. We have helped teachers afford supplies for the classroom and assisted in funding to support field trips. With the end of the calendar year fast approaching, please consider giving today.
Our suggested contribution is $20/student, but please give anything you can - every dollar helps!
We are a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization and your donation may be tax deductible. Please consider making a contribution today! Make checks payable to: "Westview PTO" no amount is too small! Mail to: Westview High School * ATTN: Westview PTO * 4200 NW 185th Ave. * Portland, OR 97229 or Contribute right now online
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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