February 28, 2019 Announcements

The Civil Rights Team would like to invite any and all students to watch the film The Hate U Give this Friday at 3pm in Room 317. There will be snacks and drinks provided. We look forward to seeing you there! “I must confess that over the past few years I have been gravely disappointed with the white moderate...the white moderate, who is more devoted to "order" than to justice; who prefers a negative peace which is the absence of tension to a positive peace which is the presence of justice; who constantly says: "I agree with you in the goal you seek, but I cannot agree with your methods of direct action"; who paternalistically believes he can set the timetable for another man's freedom;...

February 27, 2019 Announcements

Civil Rights Team would like to invite any and all students to watch the film The Hate U Give this Friday at 3pm in Room 317. There will be snacks and drinks provided. We look forward to seeing you there! “We must reject not only the stereotypes that others hold of us, but also the stereotypes that we hold of ourselves.” - Shirley Chisholm is an American politician, educator, and author. In 1968, she became the first black woman elected to the United States Congress. The Westbrook High School Civil Rights Team would like to encourage all students and staff to take time this month, along with every month, to recognize and respond in some positive ways to Black History Month. Read books by

February 26, 2019 Announcements

"Never forget that justice is what love looks like in public.” - Cornel West, philosopher, author, activist, educator The Westbrook High School Civil Rights Team would like to encourage all students and staff to take time this month, along with every month, to recognize and respond in some positive ways to Black History Month. Read books by black authors, watch films or TV shows by black creators, spark positive conversations about race, wake up, pay attention, and speak out against ignorance whenever you see it or hear it. Black History is American History. The Westbrook High School Civil Rights Team meets Friday during ACE in Room 317 - All Students are welcome regardless of race, skin c

February 25, 2019 Announcements

YLC for Tuesday (2/26) has been moved to take place in the cafe during ACE. It is no longer in room 114! Jazz choir meets tonight (Monday) at 6:30. Tomorrow (Tues) we leave school at 1:45 in our all-solid-black outfits Congrats to the girls and boys indoor track team for their State Championship! Hope Higgins finished 6th in the shot put, Dante Lingley finished 5th in the 55 m dash, Camron Holloway state champion in the 55 hurdles, Mahamed Sharif state champion in the 800 m; set a new state record. Nyagoa Bayak state champion in the high jump and triple jump; set a new state record with a 6 foot jump. Dante, Camron, Mahamed and Nyagoa will compete at the New England Championship on March 2n

February 15, 2019 Announcements

"ESports will be meeting in room 417 on Friday during ACE." Seniors-Ms. Crouse has the open campus list at the attendance window! SPECTRUM MOVIE AFTERNOON: We are rescheduling our showing of To Wong Foo Thanks For Everything! for Friday, March 1 right after school in room 108. Snacks provided!!! Hope to see you there!!! All those interested in joining Chamber Singers: Auditions are THIS week during ACE on Tues and Thurs (request a tag) Or by appointment. You do not have to prepare a song. Email or see Ms. Proulx for more info Sophomores interested in attending RYLA—Rotary Youth Leadership Camp at Camp Hinds in Raymond this summer-June 23-26, please see Mr. Dyer or Guidance for an applicati

February 14, 2019 Announcements

"Though it be a thrilling and marvelous thing to be merely young and gifted in such times, it is doubly so - doubly dynamic - to be young, gifted, and black." - Lorraine Hansberry, playwright and writer of A Raisin in the Sun The Westbrook High School Civil Rights Team would like to encourage all students and staff to take time this month, along with every month, to recognize and respond in some positive ways to Black History Month. Read books by black authors, watch films or TV shows by black creators, spark positive conversations about race, wake up, pay attention, and speak out against ignorance whenever you see it or hear it. Black History is American History. The Westbrook High School

February 12, 2019 Announcements

“Justice is never given; it is exacted and the struggle must be continuous for freedom is never a final fact, but a continuing evolving process to higher and higher levels of human, social, economic, political and religious relationship.” - A. Philip Randolph - leader in the Civil Rights Movement, the American labor movement, and socialist political parties. The Westbrook High School Civil Rights Team would like to encourage all students and staff to take time this month, along with every month, to recognize and respond in some positive ways to Black History Month. Read books by black authors, watch films or TV shows by black creators, spark positive conversations about race, wake up, pay

February 11, 2019 Announcements

*National Honors Society will be selling Valentine's Day carnations for $4 in all three lunches. Buy a carnation and send it to someone who is special to you, friend, teacher, significant other, and write a small message! Happy Valentine's Day! Congrats to the girls and boys indoor track teams at the SMAA Championship! Individual winners: Mahamed Sharif in the 800m, setting the league record Nyagoa Bayak in the high jump and triple jump, setting league records in both and winning the Outstanding Field Event Athlete Award "I will not have my life narrowed down. I will not bow down to somebody else's whim or to someone else's ignorance." - bell hooks - Author, Professor, Feminist The Westbrook

February 8, 2019 Announcements

*National Honors Society will be selling Valentine's Day carnations for $4 in all three lunches through the rest of this week. Buy a carnation and send it to someone who is special to you, friend, teacher, significant other, and write a small message! Happy Valentine's Day! "I know why the caged bird sings, ah me, When his wing is bruised and his bosom sore,— When he beats his bars and he would be free; It is not a carol of joy or glee, But a prayer that he sends from his heart’s deep core, But a plea, that upward to Heaven he flings— I know why the caged bird sings!" - From Sympathy a poem by Paul Laurence Dunbar, a Poet, Novelist and Playwright. The Westbrook High School Civil Rights Team

February 7, 2019 Announcements

*National Honors Society will be selling Valentine's Day carnations for $4 in all three lunches through the rest of this week. Buy a carnation and send it to someone who is special to you, friend, teacher, significant other, and write a small message! Happy Valentine's Day! There will be a SHORT meeting for National ART Honor Society the last 10 min of ACE on Thursday, Feb. 7th at 11:10 in room 315. Please make arrangements with any tags you have beforehand. It is ONLY the last 15 minutes. If you need a written pass let Ms. B. know. “When an individual is protesting society's refusal to acknowledge his dignity as a human being, his very act of protest confers dignity on him.” ― Bayard Rust

February 6, 2019 Announcements

There will be a SHORT meeting for National ART Honor Society the last 10 min of ACE on Thursday, Feb. 7th at 11:10 in room 315. Please make arrangements with any tags you have beforehand. It is ONLY the last 15 minutes. If you need a written pass let Ms. B. know. "A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots." - Marcus Garvey Political Leader, Publisher, and an early supporter of Pan-Africanism The Westbrook High School Civil Rights Team would like to encourage all students and staff to take time this month, along with every month, to recognize and respond in some positive ways to Black History Month. Read books by black authors, watc

February 5, 2019 Announcements

“The way to right wrongs is to turn the light of truth upon them.” -Ida B. Wells Journalist, Educator, one of the founding members of the NAACP The Westbrook High School Civil Rights Team would like to encourage all students and staff to take time this month, and every month, to recognize and respond in some positive ways to Black History Month. Read books by black authors, watch films or TV shows by black creators, spark positive conversations about race, or speak out against ignorance whenever you see it or hear it. Black History is American History. Counselors will be meeting with students in study halls this week and next to sign up for classes for next year. Please be prepared with y

February 4, 2019 Announcements

Freshman, Sophomores & Juniors-If you are unable to log onto your Infinite Campus account, please email Ms. Bailey at baileys@westbrookschools.org The Freshman class will meet in the auditorium during ACE on Monday to learn about Trio/Upward Bound, who is eligible, and the benefits of applying. Anyone interested in playing a Spring sport please sign up online @ www.westbrookschools.org. If you have previously signed up for a sport, you do not need to sign up again. Any questions please see Mrs. Wescott in the guidance office. Blue Day 3rd Period Study Hall Rooms 9th grade-room 304 10th grade-room 308 11th grade-room 205 12th grade-room 310 White Day 3rd Period Study Hall Rooms 9th grade-

February 1, 2019 Announcements

Freshman, Sophomores & Juniors-You will be registering for classes on Monday. If you are unable to log onto your Infinite Campus account, please email Ms. Bailey at baileys@westbrookschools.org The Freshman class will meet in the auditorium during ACE on Monday to learn about Trio/Upward Bound, who is eligible, and the benefits of applying. Anyone interested in playing a Spring sport please sign up online @ www.westbrookschools.org. If you have previously signed up for a sport, you do not need to sign up again. Any questions please see Mrs. Wescott in the guidance office. Blue Day 3rd Period Study Hall Rooms 9th grade-room 304 10th grade-room 308 11th grade-room 205 12th grade-room 310 W

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