WCHS Homecoming Spirit Week
September 18th – 22nd
Sports Day Spirit Day (K-12)
Friday, September 22nd
Middle School Dance
Friday, September 22nd
WCHS Homecoming Dance
Saturday, September 23rd
Olympic Triathlon Event Day
Friday, September 29th
Westlake Weekly Podcast: CLICK HERE for this week’s Westlake Weekly Podcast.
Classroom Ambassadors: We are looking for one or two family members from each K-5 class and Middle & High School Advisory class to act as a liaison between the school and families. Ambassadors will help in ensuring important information gets to every family and help volunteer needs get met. CLICK HERE to sign up.
Volunteer Process: We are delighted to welcome volunteers to campus as classroom volunteers, field lesson chaperones, WAVE event volunteers and more! To help our families better understand what documents or clearances are needed for different volunteer opportunities, so please CLICK HERE to read the 2023-24 Volunteer process. CLICK HERE to log your volunteer hours.
Olympic Triathlon: We are so excited for our Olympic Triathlon event day on Friday, September 29th! We have less than 2 weeks left until event day and have raised 27% of our fundraising goal. Congratulations to Mrs. Weiner’s 1st grade class who continues to lead the way with the most money raised thus far during the Olympic Triathlon season! It’s not too late to participate.
- You can get started fundraising now! CLICK HERE to set up a family donation page.
- You can also drop off donations in person:
Fall Break: Both campuses will be closed for Fall Break Monday, October 2nd through Friday, October 6th. We look forward to welcoming staff and students back on Monday, October 9th. Our BASE program will also be closed during Fall Break.
Middle School Dance: Our student leadership team is preparing for our first Middle School dance of the year! The music, food, and photo booth fun will take place on Friday, September 22nd from 3:30 – 5:00 PM in the gym. If you are interested in chaperoning or supporting, please CLICK HERE to sign up!
Yearbook Orders: CLICK HERE to order your K-8 yearbook directly through TreeRing and get two pages to personalize with your own pictures! Use code 101667583471473 or see the email with the link to purchase. Get 10% off your purchase until 10/31. Need help? Contact: Mrs. Liechti, [email protected]
Upcoming Home Athletics:
- Tuesday, September 19th: Home – Girls JV Volleyball vs. Chesterton Academy @ 5:00 PM
- Thursday, September 21st: Home – Boys Soccer vs. Fortune @ 4:00 PM
- Saturday, September 23rd: Cross Country Jessup Invitational @ 8:00 AM
Homecoming Dress Up Days Announcement: Homecoming Week will take place from September 18th – 23rd. This year’s celebrations will consist of daily dress up days. CLICK HERE to check out this year’s great dress up days for homecoming.
Homecoming Dance, Saturday September 23rd: WCHS students are invited to celebrate at our semi-formal Homecoming Dance, A Hollywood Night, on Saturday, September 23rd from 7:30 – 10:30 PM at our K-8 Campus, 2680 Mabry Drive. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased on campus from September 11th – 21st. Students may purchase a ticket for a guest if they have completed a guest pass application and had it approved prior to purchasing. If you would like to help set up, clean up, and/or donate please CLICK HERE.
9-11 Conferences: WCHS’ first conference week of the year will take place October 9th – 13th. Our Canyon Creek conference scheduler will open for families to schedule a conference on September 18th. Please remember, during conference week students will dismiss at 1:30 PM every day of the week. CLICK HERE for Step-By-Step Parent/Guardian Instructions for scheduling Parent-Teacher Conferences.
PSAT/NMSQT: We will administer the PSAT/NMSQT (National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test) for all 11th graders on site here at WCHS on October 25th. Families will have a chance to opt their student out of taking this assessment. Details on the special schedule for the day will follow as the testing date gets closer.
Olympic Triathlon: Congratulations to our leading classes for last week: Mrs. Weiner’s first grade class, Ms. Mackie’s 7th Grade Advisory class, Mr. Paredes’ 9th Grade Advisory class! Our weekly raffle winners, Gianna Hernandez from Mrs. Khera’s class, Kiana Arciga from Ms. Ho’s class, and Tyler Hopper from Ms. Stamas’ class, will each receive a donut party for their entire class!
We have less than two weeks left, and have reached 27% of our goal. Great job to everyone who has participated so far! The funds we raise support our Enriched Educational Opportunities which includes specialities at our K-8, athletics, clubs, and many other activities. Ask your student what they love about these incredible opportunities at Westlake and proudly reach out to family, friends, and your community to support.
- It’s not too late to get started fundraising now! CLICK HERE to set up a family donation page. You can customize it with a student name, a photo, and donation goal. It is easy to quickly request sponsors via email or text explaining why WCS is amazing and how they can help us meet our goal this year.
- You can also drop off donations in person:
Spirit Store: Our Spirit Store is open with over 50 new items including High School athletics gear. CLICK HERE to purchase hats, mugs, bags, sweatshirts, ladies fit items, and more. WAVE does not carry an inventory so please be sure to check sizing information before placing your order. All items are made to order and shipped directly to you. Shop now to get items just in time for fall!
- September 22nd: Middle School Dance – Our first middle school social of the year is this Friday! We can help support them by chaperoning, donating food and beverages, or helping with setup and clean up. Students will have games, activities, food, and of course-Dancing! CLICK HERE to donate supplies and volunteer to chaperone.
- September 27th: Dos Coyotes Restaurant Fundraiser – Skip the cooking and clean-up on Wednesday, September 27th and go out to enjoy some delicious food while supporting our school. Make sure to mention Westlake and 20% of purchases will go back to our school.
- September 29th: Olympic Triathlon Event Day – The Olympic Triathlon event day is less than two weeks away! Our Explorers will participate in a fun day of activities highlighting our amazing specialty classes: Spanish, Art, and P.E. This event is completely staffed and planned by our parent volunteers and supported by our amazing staff. We need your help to make sure this event is successful. CLICK HERE to sign up to volunteer on event day.
- October 21st: Fall Festival – Our 11th Annual Fall Festival is fast approaching on Saturday, October 21st from 3:00 – 6:00 PM. This family event is open to the entire community with games suitable for all ages! The Fall Festival features food, a treat walk, games, and the ever popular silent auction baskets where all proceeds go directly to the classrooms.
- We’re looking for Classroom Ambassadors to help our teachers put together their class baskets. CLICK HERE to sign up to be a classroom ambassador.
- Do you or someone you know own a business they would like to share with our community? Sign up to host a sponsorship booth at our Fall Festival! CLICK HERE to download the sponsorship packet.
- Planning is well underway but there is still plenty of time to get in on the fun. If you’re interested in joining the planning committee please reach out to Toni Elgamiel at [email protected].
- CLICK HERE to view our flier
- CLICK HERE to volunteer for the event day
- September 28th at 8:30 AM – Coffee Talk with admin in the OASIS on our HS campus. We hope to see you there!
- October 11th at 6:00 PM – WAVE board meeting in the library
If you’re interested in adding the rest of the meetings to your calendar, CLICK HERE to see the entire 2023-24 schedule.
Kudos: Thank you Rodriguez family for your support of our school. They hosted a fundraiser at their restaurant, Algo Bueno, which was a delicious success. Not only did they offer up their restaurant to our community but made a generous contribution as well. We’re very lucky to have you in our Westlake family!