May 3, 2018 Announcements

FYI: Canal School will be conducting a drill to practice our district’s emergency response plan with students, staff and first responders today from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. We will conduct this drill as if it was a real situation. Because of this, the Westbrook Police and Fire Departments will respond in their vehicles with sirens. Again, this will just be a drill. Westbrook High School will not be actively involved in this drill and therefore classes and the school day should not interrupted other than by the possible brief sound of sirens.

Today the WHS track and field team is having a fun fundraiser!

All you have to do to help is to bring the flyer to Applebee's. Car side to go counts too. Share the flyer on social media and invite everyone :)

The fundraiser is all day - lunch and dinner. Team members have fliers and there are some in the Main Office.

There will be a civil rights team meeting Thursday during ACE - we will be working on our bulletin board outside of the library, but will gather in 114 to start.

Attention Seniors~PROM tickets will be on sale starting Monday, May 21. The cost is $40 each and includes dinner, a cash drawing, photography, and entertainment.

If bringing a guest from another school, a completed dance contract & photo ID must be submitted BEFORE tickets can be purchased.

Please see Ms. Sbardella in Room 323 with any questions.

Juniors starting to explore college options--we will be taking a bus to the Augusta College Fair on Thursday, May 24th.

All juniors were sent an email with details.

Sign-ups and permission slips are in the guidance office with Ms. Shackley.

The sign-up deadline is May 10th--and there are a limited number of seats on the bus, so don't wait--Sign up!!

Junior Prom Tickets are being sold this week during ALL lunches. They are $32 and the Theme is Enchanted Woods. Also, when you buy your ticket, place your vote for prom King and Queen! ALL STUDENTS MUST SIGN A DANCE CONTRACT FORM PRIOR TO BUYING A TICKET. ANY GUESTS MUST HAVE A SIGNED DANCE CONTRACT AND GUEST FORM, ALONG WITH A COPY OF A PHOTO ID (USE YOUR PHONES TO TAKE A PIC AND SEND!) PRIOR TO PURCHASING A TICKET!

The Juniors are looking to borrow white Christmas lights for their prom on May 5. If you have some, please see Mike Russell or Sadie Cross!

There will be a brief meeting this Thursday after school in the auditorium for everyone participating in next week' s talent show. See Mr. Solomon in room 314 if you cannot attend this meeting.

Friday during ACE there will be an Academic Night rehearsal in the Auditorium.

SENIORS: CHECK YOUR EMAIL! Seniors will be receiving detailed emails about any outstanding library materials that must be returned before marching practice begins.

Academic Support! (Beginning Now)

Math Center (w/ Mr. Adams, Mr. Chabot, Mr. Thornton) in Rm. 104 Mondays and Thursdays from 2:40-4:00pm

Language Arts Completion Club (w/ Ms. Sbardella) in Rm. 323 Mondays and Thursdays from 2:40-4:00pm

Science Completion Club (w/ Ms. Keefe) in Rm. 205 Thursdays and Fridays from 2:40-4:00pm

Tutoring (w/ Ms. Phelps) in Rm. 225 on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 2:40-4:00pm

For Math Center, Language Arts Completion Club, and Science Completion, just show up ready to be productive.

For tutoring, please connect with Michael Russell at or J Dionne at to secure your spot as space is limited. As usual, work hard.

Any student needing a Prom Dress, contact your guidance counselor to go to the clothing closet. We have been given a ton of Prom Dresses that need a good home!!!! These dresses are all free. Please reach out to us!

SMCC orientation for WHS seniors attending next fall has been scheduled for May 23. Students attending this orientation will choose their classes and get their ID card. Parent permission is required. Please email Nicole Sturgis, Aspirations Coordinator, if you would like to attend.

Any senior that still needs to take or retake their Accuplacer exam will be able to take it on Tuesday, May 1 or Wed., May 2 in the Aspirations Center. Make sure to bring your charged laptop. Not sure if you need an Accuplacer test? Email any questions to Nicole Sturgis, Aspirations Coordinator.

All Sophomores are invited to apply to RYLA, a high school leadership week at Camp Hinds taking place June 24-27. Applications are available from Mr. Dyer. Students apply and interview. No cost.

For Juniors Only: The University of Maine (Orono) admissions representative will be at the high school on Monday, May 21 to meet with juniors one-on-one. Using your transcript and SAT scores, you will get a "pre-read" on your application and find out about merit scholarships and ways to improve your application. Are you taking the right classes next year for your major? Come meet with UMaine to learn more. Only 30 spots available. To save your spot email Mrs. Sturgis, Aspirations Coordinator.

All PM WRVC are expected to be in ACE every day until 10:50, at which time they will be dismissed from ACE to report directly to WRVC. Students who are not in ACE or leave early will be marked unexcused absent.

WHS' LGBT+ club will be meeting on Thursdays after school in Ms. Joyce's room – 108.

Students are required to purchase a parking pass for $6.00 in the Main Office to be eligible to park in the Student Lot at the high school. Students who do not have a parking pass will be ticketed. Students are not allowed to park in the teacher lot.

21st CCLC Programs

Email Mr. Russell at

Geeks Templar

Cooking Matters

Dungeon and Dragons

After School Gaming club

Telling Room Writing club

*Big Brother & Sister

*K.I.C (Kids in Community)

*S.A.M (School Academic Mentors)

*Youth Court


*Youth Leadership Coalition

A reminder that NHS requires members to be involved with clubs and to generate community service hours. All programs with a * qualify for NHS.

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