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 School a more inclusive and accepting place.
FLAME video & contest winners
The modern and classical language department of Westbrook High School would like to congratulate senior Pethuel Mutalenu for winning 2nd place, and Angelica Johns for winning 3rd place in the Gen Z themed video contest, and Nathan Tshibemba for winning 3rd place in the Gen Z poster contest sponsored by the Foreign Language Association of Maine (FLAME). All three students brought home cash prizes for their work which will be featured on the FLAME website.
There will be vision testing for freshman on March 22, at 9am (blue day) and March 29 at 8am (white day). Students please bring/wear your glasses, contact lens or both!
It is not too late to sign up for spring track & field - see Mrs. Lally, Mr. Card, or Mrs. Westcott if you need help signing up online.
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 Tuesdays, 1st and 3rd Thursdays & Fridays from 2:30-4:00 in Ms. Keefe's room 205 for any science questions.
The Math Center is open Mondays & Thursdays from 2:30-4:00 in rooms 104 & 106. Please stop by if you need help or have any questions about your math homework.
English Tutoring is available Mondays & Thursdays from 2:30-4 in Room 323 with Mrs. Sbardella. Even if you just need a quiet place to study and/or do homework, please stop by...
Building hours for students are 7am to 2:30pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, and 7am to 1:30pm on Wednesdays. For safety reasons, no students should be in the building before or after that without a specific plan in place with an adult in the building who can supervise them. Please do not arrive at school before 7am, as it is getting cold out and we don't want you waiting outside. This is the same for after school pick-up. Please communicate these hours to your parents so you don't have to wait outside after school.
SPECTRUM WHS' LGBT+ CLUB: We will be meeting on Thursdays from now on! All are welcome!
Any student looking to be involved with the following programs email, Mr. Russell at Russellm@westbrookschools.org
Trendsetter Program: Tuesday & Thursday after school or During period 4 on Blue & White days.
Big Brother & Sister Program: Looking for Mentors and Mentee.
Peer Mentors: AKA Freshmen mentors & K.I.C Kids in Community and Unified Sports Mentors.
NHS Student Mentors: Mentoring students in academics during and after school.
Geeks Templar: Boffing, D&D, Magic the Gathering.