West Hills STEM Academy News

March 2022

An Update From Principal Melissa Rohr

Hello Families!

Spring conferences are just around the corner. This is a wonderful time for you to discuss your student's progress over the year and what the next steps are to finish out the 2021-2022 school year. Conferences will be online this spring. Teachers should have communicated with you around their schedule.

Spring conferences also mean we are almost to spring testing. This year our SBAC testing will take place after Spring Break. Students in grades 3-8 will test in both Math and Language Arts. Students in grades 5 and 8 will be testing in Science as well. We are excited to see how they have progressed and share with you.


March - June Calendar

March 25 - Non-Student Day - No School

March 31 - Parent/Student Conferences

April - 1 Parent/Student Conferences

April 4-8 - Spring Break

May 27 - Possible Snow Make‐Up Day

May 30 - Memorial Day

June 17 - Last Day of School


Character Trait for March - Perseverance

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Join Our PTA

You can participate in volunteer opportunities to benefit our school. You will have the opportunity to connect with other parents!

We'd love to have you!!

Join at http://www.memberplanet.com/s/westhillspta/join


Please Complete Your Family ABCs!

The ABCs are our improved Annual Back-to-school Check-in process or ABCs (formerly known as the Annual Demographic Update). Please take a few moment to complete this important process.

The ABC process must be completed for all students in the district - including both previously enrolled as well as newly registered students.


Tech Support for Families

We have updated our Tech Support for Families website for 2021-22 and invite you to check it out!

A link to the tech support webpage is on every school and the District website (look for the graphic like the one on the left), and can be accessed at BremertonSchools.org/TechHelp.


New! Free online tutoring for grades 3-12!

We are pleased to offer free online tutoring through TutorMe for all Bremerton School District students in grades 3-12. Students can access TutorMe through Clever.

More information is available on the District's Family Technology Support website.


FREE therapy available to all Bremerton School District students and staff

The mental health of our students is a top priority. That’s why we’re offering a free new service: Gaggle Teletherapy.

If your student is feeling sad, hopeless, angry, or anxious—or having challenges with family, friends, or relationships—therapy could help.

Gaggle Therapy is a free, confidential option to connect weekly with a therapist online and on your student’s schedule. Students can be referred by a teacher, counselor or parent, and students age 13 and older can self-refer.

Getting started is easy and only takes a few minutes. Learn more or sign-up your student here.


PCHS School-Based Health Clinic at Mountain View Middle School

The Peninsula Community Health Services clinic at Mountain View Middle School provides services to Bremerton School District students (Preschool - 12th grade) and staff. PCHS can bill most insurance companies. Learn more at BremertonSchools.org/Clinic.



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