West Family Updates 11/7/22
West Senior High Week of November 7th, 2022
Nov 8 - Early Release Schedule
Nov 8 - Student 'mock election'. Please take 3-5 minutes at the end of 2nd hour to vote (ballot will be in student e-mail). Voting closes at 10:30am.
Nov 11 - Musical Opens
Nov 17 - Parent Teacher Conferences 4:30-7:30 (sign up link will be e-mailed this week)
School-wide calendar and specialty calendars (Band, Orchestra, Choir, Robotics):
Titan Training Athlete of the Week
Congrats to Mallory Smith & Drew Esper, our Titan Training Lifters of the Week! https://www.facebook.com/TCWSHTitanTraining
Congratulations to the WSH November Kiwanis Students of the Month Rylee Herban & Liam Hoxsie.
XC State Finals
Congrats to our Girls Cross Country TEAM + Jonah Hochstetler & Willem Degood for competing in the MHSAA State Finals!
Titan Training Athlete of the Week
Students - Check Smart Pass Daily
WSH Parent Walks
Parents, have you ever wondered what it looks like at West Senior High during the school day? The next 'Parent Walk' opportunity at West will be December 8th at 8:30am. The guided tour is for CURRENT parents/guardians and will last 90-100 minutes. The tour capacity is limited and advanced sign-up is required. Parents/Guardians can sign-up through this link. We will offer additional opportunities in the future if interest continues. Parents will check in and meet at the main office on the east side of campus. SIGN UP LINK
Academic Assistance & The Testing Center: Available during school hours M-F in the LMC
Homework Hub: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday from 3:15-4:15pm afterschool in the LMC
Writing Center: Available during 4th hour/all lunches in C202. Contact Mrs. Rintala for details or appointments RintalaKe@tcaps.net
Math center: Available during 4th hour/all lunches in A108. Contact Mr. Vandalson for details or appointments VanDalsoJe@tcaps.net
Peer Mediation: By appointment only, contact email@example.comFood Pantry: Titan Food Pantry Requests
English Learner Support: Available during 4th hour/all lunches in B108. Contact Dave Richardson for details or appointments RichardsDa@tcaps.net
Community Resource Guide: Here is an updated list of community resources available to students and parents. Families can use 2-1-1 for assistance as well (their website also provides Live Chat, e-mail, and texting options). Mental Health crisis (if not a 911 situation), call 1-833-295-0616 and ask for FAST.
TCAPS Superintendent Monthly Office Hours - Tuesday, November 8, 2022
Dr. John VanWagoner's monthly open office hours for community members will be held in person on Tuesday, November 8 at 5:00 pm at Horizon Books, 243 E. Front Street, Traverse City, MI 49684. Meetings are held on the second floor (Mezzanine level).
Tickets & sports passes are available on GO FAN https://gofan.co/app/school/MI10300
Titan basketball games are radio broadcast on 106.3FM or streamed/archived at https://q100-fm.com/podcasts/traverse-city-west-titans-sports
Answers & Resources for Commonly Asked Questions at WSH
Direct links to calendars for: WSH School Year, TCAPS School Year, Athletics, Robotics, Band, Orchestra, Vocal & Music Boosters
PowerSchool App code is TGFL Your Neighborhood Office can provide parent access codes
Students that need an OFFICIAL transcript sent can do so online via Parchment.com
If you are in need of any food, personal or household supply items, please complete this survey. You will be contacted discreetly when items are ready for pick-up from your Neighborhood Office.
Written Daily Announcements via Power School (also viewable in the PowerSchool app Dashboard as 'School Bulletin' ).