“I feel so much pride to represent my community and be Latino. No doubt about it, above my career and sales being a Latino comes first.” - Ramon Luis Ayala Rodriguez (Daddy Yankee - The King of Reggaeton)
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 and beginning in October LGBTQ+ History Month.
The Westbrook High School Civil Rights Team meets Thursdays during ACE in Room 223 - All Students are welcome to attend!
Freshman: Class council elections will take place today during ACE.
THE JAZZ CHOIR WILL MEET TODAY during ACE.
Any student interested in doing the Interact Club—a service group at WHS, please see Dr. Dyer or Kamdyn Russell
1) “October is LGBTQ+ History Month! Please take advantage of the events that are happening this month by checking out the list of events happening this month!”
2) “Spectrum, Westbrook High School's LGBTQ+ club, will begin meeting on October 3rd in room 325 during ACE. Please request a tag from Mrs. Joyce or Mr. Taylor to attend!”
Auditions for the fall play, Almost, Maine, will be held after school in the auditorium on Monday the 7th and Tuesday the 8th. See Mr. Solomon in room 314 if you have any questions.
Homecoming tickets will start being sold Wednesday, October 9th during lunches. You need a signed dance forms and guest form (if needed) in order to buy a ticket. Guest forms will no longer be accepted after Thursday, October 17th so take care of it early please. Tickets will be $10.00 a piece. Homecoming is October 19th from 7-10PM.\
Sport team pictures will be on October 10th!
Rice University, Friday, October 4 @ 11:00 a.m.
The following colleges will be visiting our high school next week:
Messiah College, Tuesday @ 10:30
University of New England, Tuesday @ 12:00 p.m.
Wheaton College, Wednesday @ 10:30
University of New Hampshire, Wednesday @ 11:00
Keene State College, Wednesday @ 11:30
Vermont Technical College, Thursday @ 8:00
University of Connecticut, Thursday @ 9:30
COOKING MATTERS: Any students interested in Cooking after school please join our Cooking Matters google classroom. For more information see Mr. Russell in room 101.
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STEP CLUB: If you're interested in being a part of the Step Club/Team please join our Google Classroom for more information or see Mr. Russell in room 101.
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TEEN TRENDSETTERS: Any students interested in joining please see Mr. Russell in room 101 or email him firstname.lastname@example.org.
SCHOOL YEAR BRIDGE PROGRAM: If you’re a 9th or 10th-grade students and want to be a part of Mr. Russell’s 21st Century School Year Bridge program, Stop by and see him in room 101.
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