Daily Announcements/Weekly E-Blast
Wednesday, November 1342018
Congrats to senior reporter Zak Keel for his second news story “Coalition of young voters,” to senior editor-in-chief Kate Kealey for her feature “Breaking the stereotype,” and junior reporter Tim O’Leary for his news story “Senior superlatives get a new look” being featured as Best of School Newspapers Online over the weekend! Congrats to the entire Beak ‘n’ Eye/WHSToday.com news team for being recognized as 11th in the nation for coverage online! This means that WHSToday.com has received the School Newspapers Online Distinguished Site honor! Congrats to all! https://bestofsno.com/by-school/?school=25439669
The Boys’ Swim Team is selling spirit wear. The more items we sell, the more money we raise for some much needed equipment! Follow the link below if you are interested in purchasing some new school apparel and supporting a team of really great kids! The sale will close on November 15th! http://shop.fancloth.com/52804/455851 P.S. not all items are swimming affiliated. There are Falcons/West High School only items. Thanks for your support!! Coach Mandel & The Boys Swim Team
Are you interested in learning more about careers in the human services field? A representative from a local agency is coming to talk to our students during Falcon Flex this Friday. Make sure to sign up under Guidance today before 2:00 p.m. if you would like to attend!
Hey Ecology Club members, faculty, and staff interested in painting with us this Friday at 5:30 pm in the cafeteria. Please turn in your forms and payment so that we have the correct number of canvases and brushes for you to create your masterpiece. Sample work is in Room 207 Thanks West, and remember, all proceeds go to our outdoor classroom!
2018 Robotics Wreath Fundraiser – 20” diameter, metal-banded wreath with an assortment of baubles and ribbon. Only $20. It makes an excellent gift and will stay fresh into the new year. Contact Alexa Christiansen at AlexaLuciaC@gmail.com or 563-265-0870. Order now through November 15th.
Attention Seniors, are you looking for scholarships to help pay for college? The Community Foundation of the Great River Bend just opened up their applications online. These are local scholarships offered only to students in the Quad Cities. Check out their website at cfgrb.org, or look on the West High Scholarship page for the link under local scholarships. You can also see Mrs. Murphy in the Counseling Office. Get started on some applications today.