Wildcat Weekly

October 7-11, 2019

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This Week's Schedule

Monday, October 7 – B Day

Boys Soccer @ Beaverton 7:30 pm

Girls Soccer vs. Beaverton 7:00 pm


Tuesday, October 8 – A Day

Volleyball vs. Southridge 6:45 pm


Wednesday, October 9 - B Day - College Day

Mandatory Senior Class Meeting during community 10:35 am


Thursday, October 10 - A Day

Boys Soccer vs. Mountainside 7:00 pm

Girls Soccer @ Mountainside 7:00 pm

Volleyball vs. Sunset 6:45 pm


Friday, October 11, 2019 – No Students

Football vs. Tualatin 7:00 pm

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Upcoming Dates:

October 14 – Pink+ Week at Westview

October 15 & 16 – Jostens taking senior orders during lunches

October 16 – PTO Meeting 6:30 pm N113

October 17 & 18 – Club Rush during 7th & 8th periods in upper gym

October 17-19 – Westview Theater presents Junie B Jones Is Not A Crook

October 19 – Band Camp

October 23 – Choir Concert 7:00 & 8:15 pm

October 25 – Picture re-takes, library 7:00 am – 2:00 pm

October 28 – Trunk or Treat – Clubs hosting 6-7:30 pm south parking lot

October 30 – Band Concert 7:00 pm

October 31 – Cat Walk for Costumes during lunches

November 1 – Grading Day – No Students

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Photos From the Week

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Westview and Back to School Night Feedback

Please fill out the following (very quick) survey to give feedback on Back to School Night and Westview as a whole.


Westview Survey

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Student Success Act

Speak Up 4 Student Success: HB 3427 - Student Success Act


The Oregon Legislature passed and the Governor signed the $2 billion Student Success Act (HB 3427) in Spring 2019. This is an historic and much needed investment in K-12 schools. The Beaverton School District could be able to access an estimated $34 million per year through a state application process.


School districts are required to apply for funds, and must engage their community in a needs assessment process prior to the application for funds. We will host a series of Community Conversations - Speak Up 4 Student Success in several locations throughout the BSD. Schools will also be engaging their communities in these conversations during September and October.


Please join us to talk about what student success looks like in the Beaverton School District? What is going well in Beaverton schools? What areas/services/programs could we improve?


Your voice matters! We welcome your perspective and opinion.

Speak Up 4 Student Success Community Conversations offered in English & Spanish:

· Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at Southridge High School, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

· Thursday, September 26, 2019 at Cedar Park Middle School, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

· Monday, October 7, 2019 at Stoller Middle School, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

· Monday, October 21, 2019 at Aloha High School, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. (Budget Listening & Learning Session)


For more information, and to complete a BSD Needs Survey, please visit the Student Success Act webpage.





De su Opinión sobre el Éxito Estudiantil: HB 3427 - Ley de Éxito Estudiantil


La Legislatura de Oregon aprobó y el Gobernador firmó la Ley de Éxito Estudiantil de $ 2 billones (HB 3427) en la primavera de 2019. Esta es una inversión histórica y muy necesaria en las escuelas K-12. El Distrito Escolar de Beaverton podría acceder a un estimado de $ 34 millones por año a través de un proceso de solicitud estatal.


Se requiere que los distritos escolares soliciten fondos y deben incluir a su comunidad en un proceso de evaluación de necesidades antes de la solicitud de fondos. Organizaremos una serie de conversaciones comunitarias para qué de su opinión sobre el Éxito Estudiantil, en varios lugares del BSD. Las escuelas también incluirán a sus comunidades en estas conversaciones durante septiembre y octubre.


Por favor, vengan para hablar sobre el éxito estudiantil en el Distrito Escolar de Beaverton. ¿Qué está funcionando bien en las escuelas de Beaverton? ¿Qué áreas, servicios y programas podríamos mejorar?


¡Su voz es importante! Agradecemos su perspectiva y opinión.

Las conversaciones comunitarias para que de su opinión sobre el éxito estudiantil serán en inglés y español:

· Martes, 24 de septiembre de 2019 en Southridge High School, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

· Jueves, 26 de septiembre de 2019 en Cedar Park Middle School, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

· Lunes, 7 de octubre de 2019 en Stoller Middle School, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

· Lunes, 21 de octubre de 2019 en Aloha High School, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. (Sesión Informativa del Presupuesto)


Para obtener más información y para completar una encuesta de necesidades de BSD, visite la página web Student Success Act

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Nutrition Services

October 15th, 2019 is the last day students will receive free meals from last year’s benefits.


Every family must re-apply for Meal Benefits every school year. If you’ve already received a letter that says your students are Approved for Benefits, you do not need to do anything further. Go to www.schoolcafe.com to apply today! Or pick up a paper application at any school and turn it in quickly. As a parent or guardian, you are responsible to pay for all meals received at school. If your application is not processed before October 15th, your students will go into “Paid” status and you will be responsible to pay for all meals they receive at school. Avoid a gap in your student’s benefits – apply today! Applying is confidential and easy.


If you need help, please call Meal Benefits at (503)356-3957.

Questions? Call Laurie Bishop Meal Benefits Specialist (503)356-3957

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Chromebook Insurance

Hello WHS community,

Some important dates and information regarding the technology at Westview.

➱ All WHS students are expected to have a school-issued Chromebook or a personal laptop fully charged and with them at school every day.

All families were automatically charged the Chromebook Damage and Loss Protection fee of $20.

All students are automatically enrolled in the District’s Chromebook Damage/Loss Protection Program to financially protect the student against damage or loss. The fee is $20 per school year per Chromebook, up to a maximum of $60 per school year per family. The fee is waived for families who qualify for the free or reduced meal benefits program and have completed the Permission to Share Form.

➱ Though your account was charged, you do not have insurance until the fee has been paid.

➱ On October 18, 2019, the payment option will be removed and you will no longer have the option to pay.

That means that if you checked out a device, but did not pay the protection fee, you are NOT covered for the rest of the school year. You are charged $300.00 for the device if it lost or damaged.

➱ What is NOT coverage under the Damage/Loss Protection Program.

The new Chromebooks use an USB-C power cord. If you lose or damage it, the replacement cost is $30. The new Chromebooks also have a hidden stylus in the back cover. If you lose or damage it, the replacement cost is $15.

➱ Can I opt out of a BSD supplied device?

Yes. If you choose to opt out of having a BSD chromebook, please return the device and charger to the library as soon as possible.

➱ What if you have your own device?

If you are planning to bring your own device you must agree to bring it every day to class. BSD assumes no responsibility for your device if it lost, damaged or stolen. The “Bring Your Own Device” form is available through this link: Link To Form to Decline Chromebook Damage/Loss Coverage

➱ The device requires wifi, but I do not have access to wifi at home.

Please also note that if you do not have reliable access to Wi-Fi at home, you automatically qualify to receive a free Wi-Fi hotspot thanks to a grant from the Sprint 1Million Project. The Sprint 1Million program is available to high school students. Middle school students may check out a Kajeet hotspot for the school year if needed. Applications for this free Wi-Fi program are available in the library.

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AP Exams

October 1st was the deadline for AP exam registration online. Students who missed the deadline but are still interested in signing up for an AP exam with the additional late fee must see Mrs. Ferris. Fees for exams will be applied to student accounts this week. Fees must be paid by October 22. Exams are $85 each.
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Vaping - Please talk with your student

Another alarming article about the dangers of vaping.
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Beaverton Education Foundation Phone-a-Thon October 9-17 - Answer the Call!

The 21st Beaverton Education Foundation Phone-a-thon takes place October 9-17, 2019. This annual dialing tradition provides critical funds that support innovative educational programs for students in the Beaverton community. During the five-fun-filled nights, more than 350 student volunteers make over 30,000 phone calls, dedicating their time, energy and enthusiasm to supporting BEF programs.


Last year, BEF served over 27,000 Beaverton students in grades K-12, funding 124 academic programs or projects. Through this funding from our supporters and community engagement, $390,603 was invested back into our schools.

This year our goal is to fund 130 projects impacting 30,000 students. Together, we will make it happen.


The Phone campaign and the associated mailings are the Foundations largest fundraising activity of the year. Funds raised are reinvested in a wide variety of after and summer school programs for students at all of Beaverton public schools. Please Answer the Call for our students!
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Hackathon 2019

In case you missed it, this is a nice article with good pictures of last week’s hackathon.

https://pamplinmedia.com/bvt/15-news/439589-351990-students-try-hand-at-cyber-security-during-hackathon

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College & Career Center

Click the link to learn more about FAFSA, the scholarship of the week, and college rep visits for next week
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Technology

Site http://bit.ly/whsfuture:

Library

Don’t miss the awesome author Rene Watson and her book talk this upcoming Wednesday, October 9, from 4-5pm at the Cedar Mill Library. Come to the talk and pick up a free book!

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WCCLS has some great events open to our students. From GameFest Hangouts from now until December, Anime Club, and Free Books students can pick up in anticipation of the upcoming book discussion by one of Portland’s own author’s Renee Watson. Check out all of these great experiences for your student at WCCLS.org.

Canvas

Missed speaking with me at Back to School Night about how to access your Canvas Parent account? Have issues with your ParentVue? Click this link for help on both accounts: http://bit.ly/18BSDCANVASPARENT

Digital Citizenship tip of the week:

In the age of the internet, with just a few clicks, almost anything can be downloaded. But just because we can download something, does that mean we should? Reminding students of copyright laws, and reminding them of the importance of citing their sources--even on images--will help them to not only become better digital citizens, but succeed in college and beyond. Click the link for helpful tips on how to discuss plagiarism and copyright with your student: http://bit.ly/copyright18

Sprint 1Milion Project

In 2017, the Beaverton School District was awarded 2,000 hotspots from the Sprint 1Million Project Foundation. The devices provide free wireless service for up to 4 years to eligible high school students in grades 9-12 who do not have adequate internet access at home.

To help solve this problem, a team from the Beaverton School District researched opportunities and wrote a grant for the Sprint 1Million Project.

These devices will provide free wireless service for up to 4 years to eligible high school students in grades 9-12 who do not have adequate internet access at home. If your student needs a device, please have them contact either Ms. Schulz in room S216 or Mrs. Dean in the library. To download a consent form, click this link: http://bit.ly/sprintconsent20
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Reminders

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Yearbook and Senior Portrait Information

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Daily Class/Bell Schedule

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Important Phone Numbers and Support Information

Attendance Phone: 503-356-3022

Main Office Phone: 503-356-3020

Counselor Alpha List:

Mr. Baker (A-Caq) patrick_baker@beaverton.k12.or.us

Ms. Budhi (Car-Fo) amanda_budhi@beaverton.k12.or.us

Mr. Shaw (Fr-Ji) tim_shaw@beaverton.k12.or.us

Mr. Rosser (Jk-Mb) forrest_rosser@beaverton.k12.or.us

Dr. Wright (Mc-Pg). megan_wright@beaverton.k12.or.us

Ms. Stremme (Ph-Sr) tanya_stremme@beaverton.k12.or.us

Ms. Pearson (Ss-Z) hope_pearson@beaverton.k12.or.us

Admin Alpha List:

Mrs. Myers (A-Ji) tina_myers@beaverton.k12.or.us

Mrs. Fitzpatrick (Jo-Pg) diane_fitzpatrick@beaverton.k12.or.us

Mr. Westhora (Ph-Z) david_westhora@beaverton.k12.or.us

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Performing Arts Department

This fabulous season pass is good for one ticket at each of our scheduled productions this year. Reserved seating tickets for the musical will be available to you prior to the general public. Join the Westview High School Performing Arts Department for this wonderful season of shows:


Junie B. Jones Is Not A Crook

The Beaux’ Stratagem

Give My Regards To Broadway

XANADU

The Giver

Annual One-Act Play Festival

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Athletics

For information on Westview athletics click the link below.


Westview Athletics


Click the banner below for upcoming athletic events.

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Follow us on Instagram and Facebook

We routinely post announcements, celebrations and highlights on our Instagram page.


@westview_cats


Westview Facebook Page

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We are a community that inspires students to believe in themselves and successfully

advocate for their future goals.

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