Wildcat Family News

Senior Events Edition

Senior Dinner

The Senior Dinner is May 25th, from 6:00-8:00 PM, in the Cafeteria. Senior Dinner attendance must be confirmed with Mrs. Ruel. Please contact Mrs. Ruel at lruel@westportschools.org if you have any questions.

Junior/Senior Safe Prom Assembly

The Westport Police and Westport Fire Departments will be conducting a "mock crash" safe prom assembly for all Juniors and Seniors on Thursday, May 26th, from 9:00-11:00 AM. In this assembly, the Westport Police and Fire Departments will also be discussing the dangers of driving while impaired. If you have any questions about the safe prom assembly, please contact School Resource Officer Davis at SRO@westportschools.org. Additionally, Officer Davis is looking for parent volunteers to participate in the assembly. Please email him if you are interested.

We recognize that this assembly could be traumatizing for some students. Please know that students do have the right to opt-out if they don't feel comfortable. If any parent would like to opt their child out of the prom assembly, please email either Mrs. Ruel at lruel@westportschools.org or Mrs. Medeiros at mmedeiros@westportschools.org.

Junior/Senior Prom

Westport's Junior/Senior Prom is on Friday, May 27th, from 6:00-10:00 PM, at Shining Tides in Mattapoisett, MA. The address of the venue appears below:

Shining Tides

38 Reservation Road

Mattapoisett, MA 02739

Dinner will be buffet style. If any students have food allergies, please email Mrs. Silva at asilva@westportschools.org as soon as possible.

The prom permission slip and ticket cost must be turned into the Main Office by Friday, May 20th. Additionally, please remember that all disciplinary obligations must be served before May 27th to be eligible to attend prom.

Last Week of School for Seniors

The week of May 30th is the last week of school for Seniors. All days this week are full school days. However, there is no school on Monday, May 30th, due to Memorial Day.

Final exams or final projects will be administered on Wednesday, June 1st for C and D blocks and Thursday, June 2nd for A and B blocks.

All Seniors must remedy any obligations such as returning textbooks, Chromebooks, and library books, submitting missing work or money owed, or serving outstanding disciplinary consequences by Friday, June 3rd. Any Seniors who do not remedy their obligations by Friday, June 3rd will not be able to participate in the graduation ceremony, per the Obligation List policy on page 31 in the Student Handbook.

Boatbuilding Launch

Boatbuilding has been offered at Westport High School for the past 7 years in partnership with Dharma Voyage. All are invited to attend the public launch of Osprey, the boat built by WHS students. The launch is on Saturday, June 4, 2022, from 3:00-4:00 PM, at the Head of Westport Town Landing. Parking is available at Westport Middle High School with shuttle service to the landing.

Athletics Awards Night

Athletic Awards Night is Tuesday, June 7th at 6:00 PM in the Auditorium. All student-athletes that played a sport during this school year will be recognized. Also, all Seniors will receive a gift from the Westport Athletic Boosters. If you have any questions about Athletic Awards night, please email jpacheco@westportschools.org.

Awards & Scholarship Night

Awards and Scholarship Night is June 9th, from 6:00-8:00 PM, in the Auditorium. A letter will be mailed with details to the homes of each recipient. If you receive a letter, please email Mrs. Ruel at lruel@westportschools.org to confirm your attendance for this night.

Senior Breakfast and Graduation Rehearsal

Senior breakfast and graduation rehearsal is on Friday, June 10th, beginning at 7:45 AM in the Cafeteria. Seniors should expect to remain at school until approximately 10:30 AM to prepare for Saturday's graduation ceremony.

Senior Walk at WMHS and WES

Following graduation rehearsal on Friday, June 10th, Seniors are welcome to participate in the Senior Walk at WMHS and the WES. The Senior Walk is anticipated to begin around 10:30 AM.


Graduation is on Saturday, June 11, 2022, beginning at 11:00 AM. Weather-permitting, the graduation ceremony will occur outside. If it rains, the graduation ceremony will take place in the Auditorium. Each graduate will receive four tickets at graduation rehearsal unless the graduate identified a different number on the student graduation ticket survey that was sent out last week.