West Side Story 2.0
March 24, 2019
Assuring learning excellence and readiness for a changing world.
Happy Spring Break!
Quarter 3 has ended and teachers have been busy grading! Grades will be posted in Infinite Campus by April 1.
We hope all of our Scarlet families are enjoying Spring Break! We look forward to seeing all of our Scarlets back in the building on Monday, April 1st. Let's have a strong 4th quarter, Scarlets!
The Germans Are Coming!
ACT April 2nd
Students will be testing for most of the day with a few short breaks. Snacks and a beverage will be provided. Because the test will last for approximately 5 hours, Juniors will have lunch available to them at the conclusion of the test and will be dismissed for the day.
Please remind students to get a good night’s sleep and eat a good breakfast the morning of the test.
Testing Days April 23 and April 24
On April 23 and 24, all freshmen, sophomores, and juniors will be testing from 8:15am to 10:00am, with regular classes beginning at 10:15am. Seniors are welcome to attend a study hall in the cafeteria beginning at 8:15am, or can choose to report to school at 10:15am.
Freshmen will be taking the NWEA reading and math tests. Sophomores will be administered the MCA Reading test and juniors will be administered the MCA Math test.
MAPS Family Academy
Message from Mankato Area Public Schools Department of Educational Technology & Information Services
Mankato Area Public Schools is partnering with Securly to provide an online student
safety solution for students in grades 6-12. Families with email addresses on file with
the district will be automatically enrolled and will receive a weekly email from
Securly.com that will show you a preview of your child’s online activity. To receive
access to their full online activity history, you can enter the free Parent Portal. Parents
can now view their children's activity across educational sites and time syncs, in-school
and at-home across all of their school-owned devices. All of this is delivered via
beautifully designed dashboards and e-mail reports.
- VEX Robotics demonstrated their robots at Roosevelt Elementary's March Celebration
- The Diversity Council shared lessons on respect
- Career Creations class has new merchandise for sale - paracord lanyards for $10
- 25 Scarlets are advancing to the State History Day competition
- Concert Choir had a video chat with the composer of the piece, "Fire" which they will be performing at Big 9
- P4T leaders are working on a PSA on the dangers of vaping
- Students participated in Culinary Regional Arts Venue in Education event, better known as CRAVE
- Adaptive Bowling season kicked off with the East/West meet
- Scarlet Knowledge Bowl team took 1st in the region and will be competing in the state meet
- Scarlet Math League team took 2nd in the state meet
- Scarlet DECA students competed in the state competition
- Spring sports have started
- Governor Walz visited West High School
Governor Walz Visits West High School
Thank you and good luck to Mr. Hansen!
April 12 - 3rd Quarter Shining Scarlets Breakfast
April 19 - No School
April 22 - School is in session
April 23, 24 - Testing Days
April 24 - 10th grade Career Expo
April 27 - Prom
May 3 - Big 9 Music Festival
May 7 - 18 - AP testing
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