February 22, 2021

Congratulations Seniors! You have almost made it! Graduation is rapidly approaching and as of right now, we are planning on an in-person graduation ceremony. This is a reminder that in order to participate in the graduation ceremony you must have a cap and gown. There is still time to order yours through Jostens.com. Don’t wait, order yours today.


Seniors, Would you like to speak at graduation? We are looking for highly motivated energetic speakers. If this describes you, please submit or share a typed 2-3 minute speech to Ms. Campbell in the registration office. Speeches should be 12 point font and double spaced All speeches must be submitted by Wednesday, March 17th For more information, please contact Ms. Campbell or Ms. Avendano in Registration.


Seniors, Please check your student portal to ensure your name is spelled correctly. The name listed in your portal is the name that will be printed on your diploma. If your name is spelled incorrectly, please come to registration and see Mrs. Avendano to correct it. Sorry, no name substitutions will be accepted as the name on your diploma must match your birth certificate.


BSU is hosting Black History Month Spirit Week this week! Today afterschool in room #310 there will Black History Trivia, and tomorrow during lunch express your voice through spoken word. Contact Ms. Schulte in room #310 to sign up to perform.


The Westwood Library Resources Course is Now on your Canvas Dashboard! Be sure to check it out for instructional videos on databases, Destiny Discover (the Library Catalog), new student orientation, and more. The Library Book Request Form for in-person learners and Curbside Pickup Form for remote students are also there.

Boys volleyball try-outs are next week, March 1st-4th at Carson Junior high! Please visit Coach Haagen's room, 649, to get the required paperwork outside of her door. Make sure to check your registermyathelete account to ensure you are cleared for try-outs, as well. We want to see YOU at try-outs!


Congratulations to all of the students and staff in the cast, crew, and band for Westwood's musical production of SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD! After only 3 weeks of rehearsals, they will be filming their show tonight. The musical will be available for streaming next week. More details coming soon. Break a leg!


The first ever Warrior Senior FAFSA battle is raging. At stake, in addition to the possibility of over $6000 in FREE money to go to school, the winning English class will win gift cards for every senior who participates in the competition. How can you win? It's easy! Just complete your FAFSA or a selected scholarship and submit a screen shot. Look for the entry form on CANVAS or the Compass Center page. The class with the most participation at the end wins. It is that simple. Help your class by getting your FAFSA done now. Need help? There are FAFSA experts standing by TODAY 3:30-5:30 through the Compass Centers virtual office hours. Look for the link on CANVAS or on the Compass Center page.


Are you a DACA or Undocumented student who is interested in attending a trade or tech school, community college university? If so, please contact your counselor or Mrs. Mason for information about scholarship that are available, including full tuition scholarships to some of our private instate universities. 


Seniors planning to attend ASU, NAU or BenU should plan to attend an important NEXT STEPS presentation this week. ASU is offering sessions today through Wednesday, NAU's last scheduled session is Tuesday and Ben U is scheduled for Wednesday. Do not miss out on this important information. Register for links to these virtual meetings through links on CANVAS or through the Compass Center Event Registration 


Are you looking for some tips on being successful in college next Fall, then join representatives from Mesa Community College for COLLEGE 2021, TIPS FOR SUCCESS. This virtual workshop is available to drop in on Wednesday February 24th from 2-3 or 6-7. The link to join is on the Compass Center Events Calendar.


Girls Tennis Tryouts start Next week Monday March 1st @ 4 PM. In order to play you must first get cleared through register my athlete. Tryouts will take place on the tennis courts. If you have any questions please see coach Powell in room 306!

 

Baseball season is here. Tryouts are Monday March 1st. If you are planning on trying out for this years team please contact Coach Langston. Remember, you will need to complete the register my athlete to participate at tryouts.

 

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