Class of 2022

January Newsletter

Greetings, Class of 2022 Students, Parents, & Guardians,

As I write this, our Seniors are preparing for the second to last finals of their high school careers. I wonder so many things.....

.....if it has settled in that they are almost done and will be heading off to college soon?

.....if, or when, senioritis will hit them?! (I hope not!)

.....if, in these crazy last four years, they have been able to have fun and enjoy high school?

.....have I supported them enough to know they can do it on their own, yet still ask for help when they need it? they know they are never too old to come back "home"?

As we finish out this last semester, my hope is the Class of 2022 takes in all the memories they make as a group and squeeze out every last ounce of fun they can. I hope they leave their positive legacy at West and show the underclassmen what it means to be a spirited Longhorn. I am very much looking forward to the next few months! I hope you all are too!

Dr. Kate Piffel

Senior Principal

Mrs. Laura Cibulka

Senior Assistant

Inside This Issue

1. January Senior Events & Activities

2. Final Exam Schedule

3. PAMEE Meeting Dates

4. WPO Info & Planning

5. Jostens Graduation Announcement Online Order Info

6. Senior Panoramic Pic Info

7. Grad Fee Info

8. Counseling Curriculum & College Checklist

9. Senior Survival Fund

10. Longhorn Letter Project

11. Recognitions & Accomplishments

West Senior Events & Activities

See the entire Senior Calendar here.

Final Exam Schedule

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PAMEE 21-22 Meeting Dates

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Class of 2022 WPO Info & Planning


Click on the link to place your orders for graduation announcements and senior apparel by January 21st! We will not be able to order after that date!

Senior Panoramic Picture Day

Senior Panoramic Picture Day is Thursday, January 20, 2022 during Ac Lab! Pre-order for best prices and free shipping to school! Click on the box above to place your pre-order. You WILL have an opportunity to purchase after the photo as well!

Directions to Pre-Order:

1. Click on the green above box "Senior Panoramic Pic."

2. That should take you to the Wagner link. Fill in the student's First and Last Name in the boxes provided.

3. Put "West High" in the box that says "Team or Group Name."

4. Hit "continue."

From there, you will be able to select the type of 10 x 24 class photo you would like to purchase.

Grad Fee Info

Please make sure you take care of your grad fee by April 15 by paying either online or in the school store! All fees and fines must be paid before you are allowed to pick up your diploma!
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Senior Counseling Curriculum & College Checklist

On Wednesday, September 29th, we held a Senior Parent Meeting in which we discussed activities related to senior year, as well as the College Admissions 101 seminar your student heard at the beginning of September.

If you were not able to make the meeting, here is the video recording.

Senior Survival Fund

Are you willing to help a senior have the BEST senior year ever? Here is how! Thank you for your support of the Class of 2022!

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Senior Longhorn Letter Project

Celebrate your senior by having family and friends write letters of congratulations. Seniors will receive these letters during their graduation practice in May!

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Recognitions & Accomplishments

Congratulations to Ja'Marion Wayne for signing his letter of intent last month to play football at the University of Missouri. I know we are all looking forward to seeing him in black and gold next year!

Contact Information

Dr. Kate Piffel

Assistant Principal

Class of 2022


Mrs. Laura Cibulka

Class of 2022

Administrative Assistant


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