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Westwood High School in Mesa, Arizona is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School offering both the IB Middle Years and the Diploma Programs.


Informational meeting on supporting youth homelessness - Tuesday from 6pm - 7:30pm (Sponsored by Backyard Taco!)

Mesa Public Schools began partnering with Homeless Youth Connection (HYC) last school year. They do so much for our homeless youth and are a wonderful community partner! However, one thing that has been lacking here in the East Valley is the availability of "Host Families". We all know the value of a stable, loving household and how that can positively impact the outcomes of our youth. ...
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Governor Doug Ducey and Mesa Mayor John Giles Visit Westwood!

Westwood was proud to host our Governor and City of Mesa Mayor today to showcase our awesome programs and school! Pictured top-right are IB students Tara Ruhland and Asia Bach who toured our guests around. From Left to Right is City Councilman Freeman, Mesa Mayor John Giles, Governor Doug Ducey, Tara and Asia.       Pictured middle-right IB...
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Scholarships and Summer Travel Opportunity

Wood Foundation Scholarship - DUE DATE REMINDER Seniors with a GPA of cumulative 3.2 or better who are planning to attend an in-state university or community college are encouraged to apply This scholarship could be worth over $20,000 and is awarded to several High School student in Mesa each year. Applications available in Compass Center and are due  Monday,...
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Way to Westwood Academic Decathlon!

Our Westwood Academic Decathlon Team "cleaned house" this past weekend at the regional competition... coming in 2nd place overall and even toppling Mountain View! A Special shout out to the following IB students who also individually placed at the competition: Gordon He placed 3rd in the Honors division. He won a silver medal in Math and bronze medals in Language and Literature...
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Senior Scholarship Opportunities

Leadership Scholarship for All Seniors The 2019 Student Spotlight on Leadership Award is a scholarship for a Senior that has demonstrated leadership. Click here for the applicatio n. The Compass Center also has hard copies available... The completed application is due back to Mrs. Mason in the Compass Center by 3:15 pm on Friday, February 8th, 2019. The #IAM Project Scholarship -...
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Scholarships and Summer Opportunities

1/28/19 - Desert Club Scholarship (LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP FOR SENIORS) Application Available in Compass Center or on-line at http://christmasideahouse.org/sites/cih/scholarships/ Deadline: January 28, 2019       Eligibility Requirements include:   Rank between 6%-50% of graduating class Verifiable Financial Need...
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IB History Students Supporting Local History!

Come check out some Local History and see our IB Students in Action! The Arizona Museum of Natural History is putting on a program called Blast from the Past on Saturday, February 23 from 10 am to 12 pm at our satellite site Mesa Grande Cultural Park in collaboration with Mr. Buck and some of our IB social studies students... our students will be filling all the roles of the...
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IBPG Announcements

UPCOMING IBPG MEETING Do you ever wonder about the requirements for the IB Diploma Program?  What classes does your child need to take?  What is CAS?  What is the Personal Project?  What is the EE?  When does your child do all of this?  What are HL classes versus SL classes?  So many questions!!  If you want to know the answers to these...
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IB Warriors continue to do great things!

Congrats to Liam Wilson , an IB senior, who contributed to a University of Arizona research study this past summer as part of a KEYS Research Internship. He and his fellow KEYS interns were named co-authors on the resulting paper and were featured in recently in the UofA news: https://uanews.arizona.edu/story/internships-lead-scientific-publication-high-school-students...
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Opportunities for current sophomores and seniors applying to ASU.

Opportunity for Sophomores - Sophomores are invited to apply to be Westwood representative at the Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership Seminar (HOBY) . HOBY will be held the ASU West Campus June 6-9, 2019.  Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership is an organization dedicated to "training and nurturing the young leaders of tomorrow." Its mission is to provide lifelong leadership...
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