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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.


Upcoming events/opportunties

Westwood Cultural Festival - Friday, January 23rd (4pm - 7:30pm) Please join us for the 2nd annual Cultural Festival that is hosted by the Westwood IB students/parents. We will have a wide variety of games, food and vendors in the Westood Amphitheater from 4pm - 6pm followed by an amazing cultural performance in the auditorium from 6pm - 7:30pm. The show costs $3 in advance and $5 at the...
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Westwood IB Applications for 2015 now open!

The Westwood IB Program is now accepting applications for the the 2015-2016 school year.   Application materials and letters of support are available online at  http://www.mpsaz.org/westwood/academics/ib/apply/ . Applications are due to the Westwood IB office no later than  Friday, February 6th, 2015  to be considered in the initial application review process....
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Summer 2015 opportunities - apply now!

Below are multiple summer program offerings available for students - be sure to check them all out to see if there is one you may be interested in!       Office of Pre-College Programs 2015 Summer Scholars   Program Date:  June 27 – July 11, 2015 Summer...
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IB Seniors - Apply now for a $1,000 Student Community Service Award!

MESA CITIZENS OF THE YEAR ASSOCIATION:  STUDENT COMMUNITY SERVICE  AWARD 2014 General Information: Monetary awards will be given to two seniors graduating from Mesa Public Schools who have completed 150 hours or more of outstanding community service during their years in high school. At least 150 of the student’s service hours must be recorded on their MPS...
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Congratulations to Mr. Bowman - the 2015 Arizona Teacher of the Year!

A huge congratulations to Mr. Bowman on being recognized as the 2015 Arizona Teacher of the year by the Arizona Educational Foundation. He earns many great prizes including $15,000 cash, a full scholarship for an advanced degree, technology for his classroom, a trip to the International Space Camp and a meeting with the President of the United States to name only a few. We are proud of...
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Congratulations to our 2014 National Merits!

The National Merit® Scholarship Corporation announced six Mesa Public Schools seniors were named Semifinalists in the 60th annual National Merit ®  Scholarship Program. Less than one percent of high school seniors nationwide are eligible. The district Semifinalists are: Dobson High: Rick A. Hewitt and Robert J. Walls ...
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IB Takes on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Congratulations to our Westwood IB Students who raised $320 for ALS! In response... Dr. Davis, Mrs. Johnston, Mr. Ott, and Mrs. Murphy accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. We now challenge our Partner IB Schools, the Mesa Academy and Summit Academy, to do the same! Raise $1 per student, and if the goal is met, their principal and IB Coordinators are nominated for the ALS Ice Bucket...
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IB Warriors are the best in the state!

Westwood is proud to announce that we are home to the 2014 IB Student and Teacher of the year ! Congratulations to Paige Zuraw who was selected as one of only two 2014 Arizona IB Diploma Program Students of the Year . She received this award from the Arizona IB Schools Association (AZIBS) for distinguished academic performance and exemplary fidelity to the IB Learner Profile. Along...
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Congratulations IB Warriors

Congratulations to Michele Wang ,   who is the co-author of a recent study that has been published in the journal of  Neuroscience Letters.  She helped complete the research for this paper while working with scientists at the   electrophysiology lab at Barrow Neurological Institute. Click here to read the paper . Way to go Michele! ...
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Congratulations to our Westwood Robotics and National History Day Winners!!

Westwood Robotics Wins in Las Vegas! Congratulations to our Warriors on Westwood Robotics Team 2478 for winning the Las Vegas Regional FIRST Robotics Competition Tournament.  It was a hard fought battle with some of the best teams from across the Southwest but our Westwood Warriors rose to the challenge  to go undefeated in the final rounds for the #1 trophy! Westwood...
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