“I have never denied my background or my culture. I have taught my child to embrace her Mexican heritage, to love my first language, Spanish, to learn about Mexican history, music, folk art, food, and even the Mexican candy I grew up with.” - Salma Hayak, actress and producer
The Westbrook High School Civil Rights Team would like to encourage all students and staff to take time this month from September 15th to October 15th to recognize and celebrate Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month.
The Westbrook High School Civil Rights Team meets Thursdays during ACE in Room 223 - All Students are welcome to attend!
Franklin Pierce University, Monday, 9/30 @ 12:30 p.m.
Salisbury University, Monday, 9/30 @ 1:00 p.m.
College of the Atlantic, Thursday, 10/3 @ 8:00 a.m.
St. Joseph's College, Thursday, 10/3 @ 12:00 p.m. (full)
Maine Maritime Academy, Thursday, 10/3 @ 12:30 p.m.
Rice University, Friday, October 4 @ 11:00 a.m.
Bath Iron Works, one of Maine's largest employers, will be at the high school during ACE, Thursday, October 17. Learn more about the many career opportunities (nurses, lawyers, doctors, lab techs, security, firefighters/EMTs, design, engineering, business and finance roles). They will be hiring over 1,000 in the next few years. Interested? Please email Mrs. Sturgis to ask for a tag.
Interested in the legislative process? The Maine State Senate is providing students the opportunity to be Honorary Pages through their Honorary Page Program. You get to see firsthand the legislative process and deliver messages and documents to State Senators. For more information and to apply to the program: http://legislature.maine.gov/senate/honorary-page-program/9349