March 29, 2019 Announcements

Join us this Friday for another Westbrook High School Civil Rights Team sponsored film. In honor and recognition of the conclusion of Women's History Month, we will be watching Hidden Figures at 3pm on Friday, March 29th in Room 317. All are welcome, there will be snacks and drinks! "The purpose of feminism is to free the uniqueness of the individual and to understand that inside each of us is a unique human being who is a combination of heredity and environment." - Gloria Steinem, feminist, journalist and social/political activist If you would like to show support in light of the recent violence in New Zealand for the Muslim Communities here in Southern Maine, please join us in writing lett

March 28, 2019 Announcements

There will be 9th grade vision screening on Friday. Please bring your glasses and contacts. The medical clinic will be closed during the screening. Join us this Friday for another Westbrook High School Civil Rights Team sponsored film. In honor and recognition of the conclusion of Women's History Month, we will be watching Hidden Figures at 3pm on Friday, March 29th in Room 317. All are welcome, there will be snacks and drinks! "Freeing yourself was one thing, claiming ownership of that freed self was another." - Toni Morrison, novelist, essayist, editor and teacher. If you would like to show support in light of the recent violence in New Zealand for the Muslim Communities here in Southern M

March 27, 2019 Announcements

There will be 9th grade vision screening on Friday. Please bring your glasses and contacts. Still missing many sophomore permission slips for the April 9th College Visits. Please get those in to one of your teachers or ACE advisor this week! WENDY NEDDS YOUR HELP IN THE CAFETERIA: We have made great strides with making our school a more environmentally friendly place this year. At lunch time, Wendy has been spending her time sorting through the bins, and picking silverware out of the compost and trash. * COMPOSTING (green bin with orange): Please put ONLY FOOD AND PAPER * RECYCLING IN THE CAFE: All recycling must be EMPTY and CLEAN. If you are questioning an item, it is better to throw

March 25, 2019 Announcements

Join us this Friday for another Westbrook High School Civil Rights Team sponsored film. In honor and recognition of the conclusion of Women's History Month, we will be watching Hidden Figures at 3pm on Friday, March 29th in Room 317. All are welcome, there will be snacks and drinks! "I never paint dreams or nightmares. I paint my own reality." - Frida Kahlo - Mexican artist. 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 Women's History Month. Women's History is American History. The Westbrook High School Civil Rights Team meets Friday during ACE in

March 26, 2019 Announcements

There will be 9th grade vision screening on Friday. Please bring your glasses and contacts. Still missing many sophomore permission slips for the April 9th College Visits. Please get those in to one of your teachers or ACE advisor this week! Over this past weekend, the chest team had one team finish for in a three-way tie for first place in the championship section of the Claude E. Webber chess tournament, while the reserve team finished in sole possession of first place in the same tournament. Please congratulate the following students & stop and see the trophy in the Main Office. Sebastian Johns Haroon Abid Tyler Brackett Cam Daye Matt Hutchins Gabe Larsen Alek Opacic Sean White Join us th

March 22, 2019 Announcements

"I am not satisfied in making money for myself. I endeavor to provide employment to hundreds of women of my race.” - Madam C.J. Walker, entrepreneur, philanthropist, activist 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 Women's History Month. Women's 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 color, national origin and ancestry, religion, disabilities, gender (including gender identity and expression), and sexual orientation. Pleas

March 21, 2019 Announcements

"The young intellectuals are all chanting 'Revolution, Revolution,' but I say the revolution will have to start in our homes, by achieving equal rights for women." - Qui Jin, Chinese revolutionary, writer, and feminist during the Qing dynasty - she was executed for her stance on women's rights issues and her opposition to the ruling Qing government at the age of 31 in 1907. 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 Women's History Month. Women's History is American History. The Westbrook High School Civil Rights Team meets Friday during ACE in R

March 20, 2019 Announcements

"Remember the dignity of your womanhood. Do not appeal, do not beg, do not grovel. Take courage, join hands, stand beside us, fight with us." - Emmeline Pankhurst, Leader of the British Suffragette movement 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 Women's History Month. Women's 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 color, national origin and ancestry, religion, disabilities, gender (including gender identity and expression

March 19, 2019 Announcements

The Unified Team will move on to the Maine State Championships @ Edward Little HS tonight. The game starts at 6:00pm. The Sophomores will have a brief Class Ring ordering meeting in the Auditorium during ACE on Tuesday, 3/19. There will be a brief meeting for all girls and boys interested in spring track & field on Tuesday, 3/19, at 2:45 in the cafe. There will be an informational meeting in Room 220 at 3:00 on Tuesday, March 19th for any boy interested in playing lacrosse this season. There will be a meeting in room 222 after school today for girls interested in playing lacrosse. There will be vision testing for freshman on March 22, at 9am (blue day) and March 29 at 8am (white day). Studen

March 18, 2019 Announcements

In light of the horrific events that occurred in Christchurch, New Zealand on Friday, the Westbrook Civil Rights Team would like to express our sympathies and condolences to those who are effected and suffering as a result of this attack. Hatred and bigotry have no place in our community, our nation or the world. We also would like to show our support and appreciation for the wonderful, vibrant Muslim community here at Westbrook High School. If you are looking for ways to help or get involved, please visit here. "Girlfriend, let me break it down for you again You know I only say it cause I'm truly genuine Don't be a hard rock when you really are a gem Baby girl, respect is just a minim

March 14, 2019 Announcements

“If adventures will not befall a young lady in her own village, she must seek them abroad.” - Jane Austen, English novelist 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 Women's History Month. Women's 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 color, national origin and ancestry, religion, disabilities, gender (including gender identity and expression), and sexual orientation. Please join us in our efforts to make Westbrook High Scho

March 13, 2019 Announcements

Attention all baseball players: There will be a baseball meeting today, March 13th @ 3:00 in room 222. Sophomores--you must get your College Visit permission slips in to one of your team teachers or your ACE advisor ASAP! If you have misplaced your permission slip, please see Ms. Wescott in the Student Services Office for a new one. The Portland Sea Dogs are hosting their 12th Annual College Fair on Wednesday, May 8 from 3-5pm. Each student attending the fair receives two complimentary tickets to the 6pm baseball game. Names are due by April 12. If you are interested in attending please send an email to Mrs. Sturgis, Aspirations Counselor NEED EXTRA HELP? The Science Lab is open 2nd and 4th

March 12, 2019 Announcements

Unified Basketball will have its Semi Final Basketball game today, March 12th, 4:00pm @ Westbrook High School. Please come support the team in our run for another Championship. “One's life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, and compassion” - Simone de Beauvoir , writer, philosopher, activist, feminist 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 Women's History Month. Women's History is American History. The Westbrook High School Civil Rights Team meets Friday during ACE in Room 317 - A

March 11, 2019 Announcements

SENIOR CAP & GOWN ORDERING TODAY DURING ACE! Please congratulate the cast and crew of the one-act if you see them. The kids represented WHS with poise and dignity.. Four of our actors received 'all festival' acting commendations: Zoe Popovic, Abby Milewski, Gabe Hirst, and Aiden Lucas. Unified Basketball will have its Semi Final Basketball game Tuesday March 12th 4:00pm @ Westbrook High School. Please come support the team in our run for another Championship. Attention all baseball players: There will be a baseball meeting on Wednesday, March 13th @ 3:00 in room 222. The Portland Sea Dogs are hosting their 12th Annual College Fair on Wednesday, May 8 from 3-5pm. Each student attending the f

March 8, 2019 Announcements

The Senior Class Number will be done today in the gym during ACE. Go to ACE first for attendance and then you will be called down! Today, March 8th, is International Women's Day. "Feminism is, of course, part of human rights in general—but to choose to use the vague expression human rights is to deny the specific and particular problem of gender. It would be a way of pretending that it was not women who have, for centuries, been excluded. It would be a way of denying that the problem of gender targets women.” - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichi, novelist and nonfiction writer. Watch her powerful TEDtalk, We Should All Be Feminists The Westbrook High School Civil Rights Team would like to encourage all

March 7, 2019 Announcements

“Clearly it's not easy for women in modern society, no matter where they live. We still have to go the extra mile to prove that we are equal to men. we have to work longer hours and make more sacrifices. And we must emotionally protect ourselves from unfair, often vicious attacks made on us via the male members of our family.” - Benazir Bhutto, the first, and so far, the only women to be elected prime minister of Pakistan, she was assassinated in 2007 for her progressive views. 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 Women's History Month. Wo

March 6, 2019 Announcements

Interact Club will be visited Springbrook Nursing Home this Thursday during ACE. See Kimmy Goddard or Mr. Dyer. Sophomores applying to RYLA: Deadline is Friday. “The world has never yet seen a truly great and virtuous nation because in the degradation of woman the very fountains of life are poisoned at their source.” - Lucretia Mott - Women's Rights Activity, Abolitionist, Quaker, and Social Reformer 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 Women's History Month. Women's History is American History. The Westbrook High School Civil Rights Team

March 5, 2019 Announcements

Upcoming Play: We will be presenting this year’s one-act festival play during Ace on Thursday, March 7th. The play is a 35 minute comedy by Ed Monk entitled “A Company of Players.” We will also be performing 2 evening shows for the public, Wednesday, March 6th at 7pm, and one that Thursday evening March 7th at 7pm. "I declare to you that woman must not depend upon the protection of man, but must be taught to protect herself, and there I take my stand." - Susan B. Anthony, women's rights activity and abolitionist 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

March 1, 2019 Announcements

"And ain't I a woman? Look at me! Look at my arm! I have ploughed and planted, and gathered into barns, and no man could head me!" - Sojourner Truth - born into slavery, abolitionist, author and women's rights activist. 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! 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 Women's History Month. Women's History is American History. The Westbrook High Sch

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