Wildcat Family News

February 2022 Edition

Wildcat Athletics

Fall Sports Recognitions

Congratulations to the following Westport High School Athletes recently recognized as All-Scholastics for their performance on their Fall Sports teams!


Field Hockey

1st team: Avery Avila, Molly Bazinet, and Lily Gifford

2nd team: Sarah Carney and Raurie Laliberte


Golf

1st team: Ben Bernier

2nd team: Owen Boudria, Jackson Forbes, and Avery Viveiros


Girls Soccer

1st team: Laura Martel and Jesse Skov

2nd team: Lily Pichette


Boys Soccer

1st team: Hunter Brodeur (Player of the Year), Antonio Dutra Africano, Noah Amaral, Nick Arruda, and Domanick Vitorino

2nd team: Jonathan Letendre and Coltrane McGonigle


Volleyball

Abby Gaudreau (Co-Player of the Year), Madison Benson, and Kyleigh Finglas


Congratulations, Wildcats!

Winter Season Highlights

The WHS boys and girls basketball teams had their Senior Nights on February 18th and February 23rd. A photo from each Senior Night appears below. Also, congratulations to Leah Sylvain! Leah Sylvain, a WHS Junior, scored her 1000th point during the girls' Senior Night game against Greater New Bedford Vocational Technical High School.


The boys and girls basketball teams play their first MIAA tournament games this week. Please support the girls at home tomorrow, March 1st, at 6:30 PM, where they will play Prospect Hill. Please support the boys at home on Friday, March 4th, at 6:30 PM, where they will play Millis.

Go Wildcats!

Big picture
Big picture
Big picture

Spring Sports Registration Information

FamilyID is now open for any students in Grades 7-12 who wish to register for a spring sport. Baseball, softball, boys and girls tennis are open to 7th-12th graders, while co-op lacrosse and track & field are open to 9th-12th graders. The registration deadline is March 14th. All spring sports tryouts begin on Monday, March 21st.

If you have any questions, please email jpacheco@westportschools.org.

Wildcat Academics

Course Selection for Next School Year

Please refer to the Program of Studies to preview the variety of classes offered at Westport High School. Students will be meeting with their guidance counselors in early March to determine course selections for the next school year. After meeting with the guidance counselors, students will bring home their course selection ballots for parent review. If you have any questions on course selection, please contact your child's guidance counselor.


Quarter 3 Progress Reports

The halfway point for Quarter 3 is Wednesday, March 2nd. Progress reports will be available in the Community Portal on Tuesday, March 8th. If you need Community Portal login information, please email kmckinnon@westportschools.org.

March MCAS Information

The grade 10 ELA MCAS test administration dates are:


  • Tuesday, March 22nd
  • Wednesday, March 23rd


Students will begin the MCAS test sessions promptly at 7:30 AM. Tuesday's session is anticipated to last approximately 2.5 hours and Wednesday's session is anticipated to last approximately 2 hours. Please note that MCAS is an untimed test. Students requiring additional time will be provided as much time as needed until the end of the school day.

Wildcat Activities

STEEL Heart Health Initiative

During the month of February to recognize the importance of Heart Health, STEEL organized a "Wear Red on Friday" initiative. All students and staff from grades 5 through 12 participated and a group photo was taken each of the three Fridays. One of the photos is shown below.
Big picture

Drama Club

This year the WHS Drama Club is putting on Pippin. Since the cancellation of our 2020 musical, Pippin, our first stage show is a classic show full of dance, charisma, and magic. The show will take place on March 18th and 19th at 7 PM, and 20th at 2 PM. Please see the WHS Drama Clubs Facebook, Instagram, or reach out to Mr. Shivers for any more information at mshivers@westportschools.org.

Student Council Fundraisers

The Freshman Class is hosting a Chipotle fundraiser on Tuesday, March 1st, from 4-8 PM at the North Dartmouth Chipotle at 349 State Road. Please see the flyer below.


The Junior Class is hosting a Nintendo Switch Fundraiser. Please see the flyer below.


Your support for these fundraisers is appreciated!

Big picture
Big picture

WHS Graduate Lawn Signs

Ms. Amy Silva, Class of 2022 Advisor, has organized a WHS Graduate Lawn Signs order. If you are interested in ordering a lawn sign to advertise that you have a Class of 2022 WHS graduate or that you are a supporter of a Class of 2022 WHS graduate, please complete the linked Google Forms HERE.

Please note that the deadline to order lawn signs is Tuesday, March 15, 2022.

Please email any questions to asilva@westportschools.org.

Yoga Club Information

Good Vibes Only Club

6 Week, Yoga & Meditation Afterschool Group

Week of March 7th - Week of April 11th at Mondays @ 2pm

60 minutes


In this group we will learn different techniques to create positive energy and attract success in all areas of life, including health, finances, and relationships. Using Yoga, Meditation, Breathing Exercises and Sound Healing, we will stretch our body, clear our mind, and calm our nervous system to attract and manifest all that we desire. This is a beginner friendly class, no experience necessary. Wear comfortable clothes, bring your yoga mat if you have one. Meet us in the 1500 common area past the band/chorus rooms.


This group will be led by Sarah Moniz, Owner of Solshine Yoga Studio and mom to a Westport middle schooler. Sarah is a 400 Hour Registered Yoga Teacher, Certified Meditation Instructor, Reiki Master and Energy Medicine practitioner.

WMHS PTO and Boosters Information

WMHS PTO

Hello Friends and Families,


Greetings from the Westport Middle-High PTO. We hope everyone is doing well and look forward to seeing you at some of our upcoming events!


We would like to thank our board members, teachers, staff and the amazing volunteers that make the PTO successful!! Together we were able to host the first 5th and 6th grade dance of the year in the new school and it was an amazing experience for the students! The 8th grade DC trip and Semi Formal are also a Go!! We would like to extend a heartfelt THANK YOU to Mr. Jonathan Bernier for his leadership and work coordinating this trip. We could not do it without him!


As of today, All of our March dances are on HOLD. We are excited to support and cheer on Both of our basketball teams as they continue through to playoffs for the MIAA state tournament. Girls play home on Tuesday 3/1/2022 and the Boys play home on Friday 3/4/2022. We will resume our dances once the tournament is complete.


Please keep in mind that in order to make our dances and fundraisers successful, we NEED your help. We need chaperones and planners for each dance and event. Please volunteer. We can’t continue to offer events for the students and staff without you!!


Mark your calendars for the following upcoming event:


March 5, 2022 - Casino Night Fundraiser @ the Cultural Center Sponsored by the Middle-HS & WES-MAC PTO. Tickets on Sale, Buy Yours Today!

We look forward to celebrating and seeing you all there.


Visit our WebSite for the latest PTO information and updates! If you have questions or need to contact us, please email us at whspa02790@gmail.com.


We Thank You for your support,

❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

Westport Athletic Boosters

Congratulations to all of our student athletes for another spectacular season!!

  • Varsity Jacket order forms are available in Mr. Pacheco’s office. Other apparel can be ordered by email or in person. Just send us an email.

  • WAB is currently selling Fundraising Calendars to help fund our scholarship program. Calendars are just $10 each!!! Please email us if interested.

  • Our big Mattress Fundraising Event is coming up!!! Save the Date: March 26, 2022. Time for a new mattress, new sheets, or new pillows? This event will be set up in the gym of the new Middle-High School. Come check it out! They have a variety of items and prices, financing options will also be available!

Click here for more info!


We are also looking for new board members and volunteers!!! If you are interested please reach out to us by email or on Facebook. We would love to see you at our next meeting.

Looking Ahead

Upcoming March Events


March 1st - Freshman Class Chipotle Fundraiser from 4-8 PM at the Chipotle on State Road in North Dartmouth.


March 2nd - Term 3 progress report date. Progress reports will be available on March 8th.


March 7th - Good Vibes Yoga Club begins.


March 10th - Early Release for Students for Staff Professional Development. Students will be dismissed at 11:00 AM. Lunch will not be served.


March 10th - Parent-Teacher Conferences from 2:15-4:15 PM, by appointment.


March 12th - Daylight Savings. Remember to turn your clocks ahead one hour!


March 17th - Show your school spirit by wearing green for St. Patrick's Day!


March 18th through March 20th - Drama Club's Pippin Production


March 22nd and 23rd - ELA MCAS administration


March 25th - Wear green for Cerebral Palsy Day


March 28th - School Council meeting at 2:30 PM. Please email kmckinnon@westportschools.org if you are interested in participating.